8 bedroom detached house for sale

8 Thorny Hills, Kendal, Cumbria

Guide Price £850,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Designed by the nationally renowned Kendalian Architect, George Webster.
  • Many original features from the Georgian Era.
  • Imposing Entrance Hall and Staircase with 'Westmorland' window.
  • Ornate plasterwork, cornices, archways and freezes.
  • Located in perhaps one of the most sought after Kendal addresses.
  • Elevated position with westerly aspect overlooking Gooseholme and the River Kent.
  • Fine views from the first floor over the town towards Scout Scar.
  • Only a few minutes walk to the town centre.
  • Presently five apartments, four in the Main House and The 'Coachmans' Cottage off the rear courtyard.
  • The first floor apartments have recently been refurbished.

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

One of the finest Period Houses in the Town. Grade II Listed, Georgian detached residence. Currently divided into five Apartments. Capable of being restored to a single dwelling.


Directions
From Kendal town centre follow the one way system and the signs to Sedbergh.

Turning left at the end of Wildman Street, just before the bridge, turn into Castle Road and bear right along Crescent Green to Thorny Hills. No 8 Thorny Hills is on the crest of the cul-de-sac.

Alternatively, Thorny Hills can be approached on foot by the footbridge from the car park on New Road. Once over the bridge, turn left on Little Aynam which adjoins Thorny Hills. No 8 is on the right hand side on the crest.

The whole is edged blue on the Sale Plan within these particulars.

Location
8 Thorny Hills is situate within a popular residential area of the town, being only a few minutes walk from the town centre on the far side of the River Kent, just beyond Gooseholme.

Outside
OUTSIDE

FRONT GARDEN: Enclosed front garden, lawn and hedges.

COURTYARD: Parking facilities for several vehicles. Steps from the courtyard lead down to the

REAR GARDEN: Divided into sections. Lawns. Borders. Splendid variety of flowering trees and shrubs. Garden Shed.

Services
All mains services are available and connected.

OCCUPATION OF APARTMENTS/THE COTTAGE

Vacant possession can be obtained, but three of the four Apartments are currently let. The Cottage is also occupied. Apartment 4 is vacant. All the occupied Apartments are subject to periodic tenancies following the expiration of the initial term of the Assured Shorthold Tenancies. Vacant possession can be obtained by the Landlord serving a two months notice.

The tenancies will continue. They will only be terminated should the buyer request vacant possession.

The property can be purchased subject to the existing tenancy agreement.

LOCAL/PLANNING AUTHORITY
South Lakeland District Council: 01539 733333.

PLANNING
Planning Permission will be necessary to restore the property to a single dwelling. Prospective buyers are recommended to consult with the Planning Authority.

COUNCIL TAX
Apartment 1 - "B"
Apartment 2 - "B"
Apartment 3 - "C"
Apartment 4 - "B"
The Cottage - "C"

VIEWING
All viewings strictly by appointment. Please contact our Kendal Office.


PARTICULARS 
Private parking is available for residence and owners at Thorny Hills on the private road, but to the side is the entrance drive, which passes under an archway to the courtyard and extensive parking area to the rear, next to The Cottage. From the enclosed front garden, a set of steps lead to the

Entrance Porch: 
1.3m x 1.1m
Glazed panelled door into the impressive

Entrance Hall: 
10.25m x 1.6m
Ornate ceiling and door surrounds leads to a post and rail curved staircase. Large arched window with arched recess. Access to Apartments 1 and 2.

Rear Entrance Hall: 
2.2m x 1.4m
Door from main hall. External access door to courtyard. Door to Cellar. To the left is

APARTMENT 1 

Living Room/Kitchen: 
6.2m x 4.5m
Large window overlooking Gooseholme. Marble fireplace. Feature ceiling rose and coving. Fitted base and wall units. Window shutters.

Inner Hall: 
2.4m x 1.0m

Bedroom: 
3.5m x 3.4m
Marble fireplace. Two alcove cupboards either side of fireplace. Storage heater. Views across to the rear garden.

Bathroom: 
2.4m x 1.8m
Window shutters. Pedestal wash hand basin, w.c. and bath with shower over. Airing cupboard. Panel heater.

APARTMENT 2 

Drawing Room: 
6.1m x 4.5m
Large window overlooking Gooseholme and side window, both with shutters. Marble/tile fire surround on a slate hearth with gas fire. Ornate ceiling rose and coving.

Apt 2 - Inner Hall: 
2.5m x 2.4m
Airing cupboard.

Apt 2 - Kitchen: 
3.8m x 3.0m
Fitted base and wall units. Window overlooking yard.

Apt 2 - Rear Entrance Hall: 
4.0m x 1.32m
Built-in cupboard. Door to courtyard..

Apt 2 - Bedroom: 
4.0m x 3.0m
Window to rear garden with shutters.

Apt 2 - Bathroom: 
2.3m x 1.44m
Wash hand basin, w.c. and bath with shower over.

Side Yard: 
5.5m x 3.0m
Access to front. The stunning sweeping staircase from the Entrance Hall, with curved bannister and Westmorland window, leads to the

FIRST FLOOR 

Landing: 
2.77m x 2.2m
Ornate ceiling.

APARTMENT 3 

Apt 3 - Entrance Hall: 

Apt 3 - Living Room: 
4.3m x 3.9m
Marble fire surround with gas fire. Window overlooking Gooseholme. Ornate ceiling. Window shutters.

Apt 3 - Kitchen: 
2.9m x 2.0m
Fitted base and wall units. Part tiled.

Apt 3 - Bedroom No.1: 
3.5m x 3.5m
Window overlooking rear garden with shutters. Marble fire surround.

Apt 3 - Bedroom No.2: 
4.7m x 2.5m
Window overlooking Gooseholme with shutters.

Apt 3 - Bathroom: 
2.1m x 1.5m
Wash hand basin, w.c. and bath with shower over. Heated towel rail. Part tiled.

APARTMENT 4 

Apt 4 - Entrance Hall: 
Access to loft. Airing cupboard. Ornate coving and ceiling rose. Storage heater.

Apt 4 - Living Room: 
4.33m x 3.92m
Windows to south and west with shutters. Marble fire surround. Ornate ceiling rose and coving.

Apt 4 - Kitchen: 
2.9m x 2.0m
Fitted base and wall units. Ceiling cornicing.

Apt 4 - Bedroom No.1: 
4.2m x 2.9m
Large windows overlooking garden and Castle Hill with window shutters.

Apt 4 - Bedroom No.2: 
3.8m x 3.0m
Window with views to river.

Apt 4 - Bathroom: 
2.7m x 0.93m
Ornate w.c with header tank. Wash hand basin. Walk-in shower. Part tiled. Heated towel rail.

THE COTTAGE 
The front elevation faces the courtyard, but there is a lovely easterly aspect from the terrace with balcony above from the Lounge and main Bedroom, with views overlooking the garden towards Kendal Castle.

The Ctg - Entrance Hall: 
1.5m x 1.3m

Lounge: 
4.7m x 3.8m
French doors with glazed side panel leading to balcony/patio area. Wood/tile fire surround with marble hearth and gas fire. Central heating radiator.

The Ctg - Kitchen: 
4.5m x 3.9m
Bay window. Fitted base and wall units. Gas boiler. Built-in cupboard. Understairs cupboard. Central heating radiator.

The Ctg - Landing: 
4.2m x 1.8m
Velux window.

The Ctg - Bedroom No.1: 
4.7m x 4.1m
French doors with side glazed panels to balcony. Wood/tile fireplace with marble hearth. Central heating radiator. Balcony with glazed roof.

The Ctg - Bedroom No.2: 
4.2m x 3.9m
Bay window. Pedestal wash hand basin. Central heating radiator. Loft access.

The Ctg - Bathroom: 
3.1m x 1.3m
Pedestal wash hand basin, w.c. and bath with shower over. Central heating radiator.

CELLARS 
From the Rear Entrance Hall, a door opens to the Cellar steps. There are seven rooms:

ROOM No 1: 
6.0m x 3.8m

ROOM No 2: 
5.5m x 1.3m

ROOM No 3: 
2.4m x 1.9m
Gas meters for the individual Appartments.

ROOM No 4: 
3.7m x 1.7m

ROOM No 5: 
2.6m x 2.0m

ROOM No 6: 
2.1m x 1.4m

ROOM No 7: 
No Access These rooms are presently used for storage facilities for the Apartments.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
05 July 2016

Nearest stations

  • Kendal (0.2 mi)
  • Oxenholme Lake District (1.8 mi)
  • Burneside (2.1 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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Michael C L Hodgson, Kendal

36 Finkle Street, Kendal, LA9 4AB

01539 304031 Local call rate

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Michael C L Hodgson, Kendal

36 Finkle Street, Kendal, LA9 4AB

01539 304031 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Kendal (0.2 mi)
  • Oxenholme Lake District (1.8 mi)
  • Burneside (2.1 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Michael C L Hodgson, Kendal

36 Finkle Street, Kendal, LA9 4AB

01539 304031 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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