3 bedroom detached house for sale

Lower House, Natland, Kendal, Cumbria LA9 7QJ

Sold STC £465,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Delightful family home in a village location
  • Period character and modern conveniences
  • Excellent well tended gardens and private parking
  • Double garage and outhouse

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Description & Location: This delightful period property is tucked away in a discreet position close to the heart of the village and with the well reputed village primary school being just next door. Dating back to the late 17th century, many original features have been retained over the years blending 21st century comforts with period charm and character, and the original oak staircase and some panelling are still in place. Laid out over four floors the generous and flexible living space offers at first floor level - two good double bedrooms and a large single, bathroom, en-suite shower room and access to the splendid attic. On the ground floor is the large family kitchen, the sitting room and living room and a study/bedroom four and the cellar room below completes the picture. Outside is a detached double garage and a useful outbuilding that offers potential for hobbies/workshop or even home working, and there are well tended private gardens and ample parking.


Natland is an attractive and picturesque village that enjoys a thriving community situated to the south of the Market Town of Kendal offering good communications for visiting the Lake District & Yorkshire Dales National parks. Situated approximately 6 miles from the M6 (junction36) and having easy access to the Oxenholme Mainline railway from where you can be in London in under 3 hours.

From Kendal proceed out of the town on the Burton Road, continue past the Westmorland General Hospital and take the first turning right sign posted Natland, onto Oxenholme Lane. Follow the road down and Lower House is then found on your left just after the primary school. The driveway is accessed just after the house.  

Accommodation with approximate dimensions:  

Ground Floor  

Open Canopy Side Porch with part glazed door to: 

Sitting Room 15' 3" x 12' 3" (4.65m x 3.73m) with large double glazed picture window to the front garden and double glazed window to the side garden. Radiator, built in shelved cupboard, access to loft space and glazed folding doors to: 

Splendid Family Dining/Kitchen 17' 8" x 15' 5" (5.38m x 4.7m) with original oak wall panelling and exposed beam, attractive tiled floor and four double glazed windows to the side and rear. Fitted with an attractive range of kitchen units incorporating drawer fitments and wine rack. Complementary working surfaces with inset bowl and half sink, co-ordinating tiled walls. Esse two oven range and four ring gas hob, integrated dishwasher, fridge and freezer. Two radiators. Door to rear porch.  

Glazed Rear Porch with door to garden, plumbing for washing machine and space for tumble dryer. Shelving.  

Shower Room complementary part tiled walls and a three piece suite comprising; shower cubicle with Mira shower, pedestal wash hand basin and WC. Extractor fan, shaver and light point, radiator and double glazed window.  

Inner Hall with original oak staircase. Useful under stairs cupboard with light point. A trap door opens to a stone spiral staircase that leads down to the basement with power and light - at present the access is limited but could be altered if required. 

Living Room 15' 9" x 15' 0" (4.8m x 4.57m) over looking the front garden with two double glazed window, original oak wall panelling and two wall light points. Raised stone hearth and inset living flame gas fire. Radiator and TV aerial point.  

Study/Bedroom 4 8' 8" x 8' 5" (2.64m x 2.57m) again with original oak panelling, radiator and double glazed window to rear garden. Wall mounted Profile gas boiler.  

First Floor  

Half Landing with double glazed window to the rear garden.  

Landing with radiator, concealed staircase to second floor.  

Bedroom 1 15' 5" x 9' 9" (4.7m x 2.97m) enjoying a dual aspect over the garden to the Church tower. Radiator, exposed beams and fitted wardrobes. En-Suite Shower Room with double glazed window, complementary tiled walls. Cubicle with shower, pedestal wash hand basin and WC. Vertical towel radiator, airing cupboard with hot water cylinder and shelving for linen.  

Bedroom 2 15' 9" x 14' 10" (4.8m x 4.52m) with aspect across to the village green, two double glazed windows, exposed beam and range of fitted wardrobes. Radiator.  

Bedroom 3 8' 10" x 8' 3" (2.69m x 2.51m) double glazed window with view across to the Helm. Radiator.  

Bathroom again with view to the Helm, double glazed window. Panelled ceiling and complementary tiled walls. Panel bath with shower over, pedestal wash hand basin and WC. Vertical towel radiator and extractor.  

Second Floor  

Splendid Attic Room 18' 3" x 15' 9" (5.56m x 4.8m) a fantastic room ideal for creating further living space if required or for those with hobbies, a train set or even as the present owners an artists studio. Original oak beams and truss. Double glazed window and two Velux roof lights. Power and light.  

Outside:  

Detached Double Garage 16' 7" x 14' 7" (5.05m x 4.44m) with sliding timber doors, side window, power and light.  

Outhouse/Office 13' 8" x 7' 3" (4.17m x 2.21m) ideal for those working from home, power and light, double glazed window and high level shelving.  

The Gardens & Driveway The property has the benefit of a gated gravelled driveway to the front of the garage together with a further area to the side for further parking.

The gardens have been lovingly created and landscaped by the vendors with formal and informal areas. The lawns are well tended and the flower beds and borders well stocked with a wide variety of colourful plants and shrubs. There are mature fruit trees, paved sitting areas and a corner garden with productive vegetable patch and to the side and rear a paved courtyard.  

Services: mains electricity, mains gas, mains water and mains drainage.  

Council Tax: South Lakeland District Council - Band E 

Viewing: Strictly by appointment with Hackney & Leigh - Kendal Office 

Energy Performance Certificate: The full Energy Performance Certificate is available on our website and also at any of our offices. 

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
09 September 2016

Nearest stations

  • Oxenholme Lake District (0.8 mi)
  • Kendal (2.4 mi)
  • Burneside (4.2 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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Hackney & Leigh, Kendal

100 Stricklandgate Kendal Cumbria LA9 4PU

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100 Stricklandgate Kendal Cumbria LA9 4PU

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Nearest stations

  • Oxenholme Lake District (0.8 mi)
  • Kendal (2.4 mi)
  • Burneside (4.2 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Hackney & Leigh, Kendal

100 Stricklandgate Kendal Cumbria LA9 4PU

01539 304035 Local call rate

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

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