4 bedroom detached house for sale

The Old Post Office, Crosthwaite, Kendal, Cumbria, LA8 8HX

£650,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Well presented stone and slate detached family home
  • Flexible living space with four/five bedrooms
  • Large walled garden and garage/workshop
  • Village location with good access to Kendal and Bowness-on-Windermere

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Description: The Old Post Office is situated in the heart of the village of Crosthwaite and has been lovingly extended and improved by the vendors, creating a flexible home for a variety of purchasers be it as a large family, or with the annexe being ideal for those with a need for independent living for a family member, or those who are looking to create an income source from the holiday market or even for working from home. Immaculately presented and tastefully decorated the living space enjoys a well balanced layout with four/five bedrooms, four bath/shower rooms, four living rooms plus a garden room and two kitchens. The property stands on a large plot with enclosed walled sunny gardens to the rear and side allowing for privacy and seclusion and completing the picture is a large attached garage together with off road parking to the front. An early appointment to view is highly recommended.  

Location: From Kendal take the Underbarrow and Crosthwaite Road following the road up Greenside over the Kendal By-Pass and down into the village of Underbarrow and through on into Crosthwaite. Continue past the village pub/hotel and church entrance, continue through the village passing the primary school and The Old Post Office can then be found on your right hand side.

From Windermere follow the Lyth Valley road from Bowness-on-Windermere through the village of Winster and turn left to Crosthwaite just before heading off down the Lyth Valley. The Old Post Office is then found on your left close to the centre of the village.



 

Accommodation with approximate dimensions:  

Ground Floor  

Entrance Porch with attractive tiled floor, radiator and part glazed door with window over. Part glazed door to: 

Hall with alcove and attractive timber staircase to first floor. 

Inner Hall/Study 9' x 9' 9" (2.74m x 2.97m) sash window with deep sill to the garden room. Two built in shelved pine cupboards, radiator. Part glazed doors to both dining room and snug. 

Dining Room 12' 9" x 11' 10" (3.89m x 3.61m) two double glazed windows with deep sills, two radiators and two wall light points. Fitted book shelves.  

The Snug 11' 9" x 10' (3.58m x 3.05m) a cosy room with open fireplace with stone surround, raised hearth and multi fuel stove. Sash window to the rear garden, radiator and under stairs cupboards. Glazed double doors to: 

Garden Room 16' 2" x 7' 4" (4.93m x 2.24m) a room for all year round use with vaulted ceiling and three wall light points. Double glazed wrap round windows and two separate double glazed doors opening to the garden. Velux roof light, radiator and attractive Burlington slate floor.  

Fitted Kitchen 12' 10" x 11' 6" (3.91m x 3.51m) attractive tiled floor and double glazed window with south facing aspect. Fitted with an attractive range of wall and base incorporating matching dresser style units, plate rail and shelved pantry. Complementary working surfaces with white butlers sink and coordinating tiled splash backs. Two oven electric Aga Companion with ceramic hob and cooker hood and extractor over, plumbing for dishwasher. Radiator.  

Rear Porch/Utility 10' 11" x 4' 5" (3.33m x 1.35m) with tiled floor, radiator and part glazed door to garden. Plumbing for washing machine, single drainer stainless steel sink. Pull down Shelia Maid airier.  

Shower Room having a three piece suite comprising; tiled corner cubicle with shower, wall hung wash hand basin and WC. Part tiled walls and tiled floor with electric under floor heating. Double glazed window and extractor fan, vertical towel radiator, shaver point and electric wall heater.  

Pantry/Store great space with high level window, power and light and shelving.  

First Floor  

Half Landing with window to garden room and aspect to the rear garden. Radiator.  

Landing with access to loft space. 

Sitting Room 13' 11" x 12' 5" (4.24m x 3.78m) enjoying a south facing aspect over open countryside, double glazed window with deep sill. Cast iron fireplace with tiled insets and hearth and open fire. Coving and ceiling rose. Radiator and TV aerial point.  

Bedroom 1 (rear) 13' 7" x 10' 6" (4.14m x 3.2m) with connecting door to annexe and part glazed door opening to a small balcony and the garden beyond. Exposed stone and timber lintels, two radiators and two wall light points. En-Suite Shower Room with tiled shower cubicle and Mira shower, vanity unit with wash hand basin, WC. Dimplex wall heater, wall mirror and shaver and light point. Extractor fan and radiator.  

Bedroom 2 (front) 13' 6" x 12' 5" (4.11m x 3.78m) again with open aspect, double glazed window and radiator. Fitted with an extensive range of wardrobes and shelved cupboards with matching bedside cabinets.  

Bedroom 3 (rear) 11' 4" x 10' 11" (3.45m x 3.33m) overlooking the rear garden, sash window, radiator.  

Bathroom sash window to the rear garden. A three piece suite comprises; panel bath, pedestal wash hand basin and WC. Part tiled walls, radiator and Dimplex wall heater. Airing cupboard with hot water cylinder and shelving for linen.  

The Annexe  

Ground Floor  

Entrance Hall with part glazed door, tiled floor and staircase to first floor.  

Breakfast Kitchen 11' 11" x 9' 3" (3.63m x 2.82m) with attractive tiled floor with electric under floor heating, double glazed windows. Handmade pine units with complementary working surfaces with inset single drainer stainless steel sink. Co-ordinating part tiled walls, slot in oven and alcoves fridge and freezer. Extractor fan, down lights. Useful under stairs shelved cupboard with light.  

First Floor  

Living Room 13' 5" x 12' 10" (4.09m x 3.91m) with attractive wrought iron and timber staircase to the ground and second floors. South facing with fine open views, double glazed double doors to Juliet balcony. Flagged hearth with multi fuel stove, electric under floor heating, down lights.  

Second Floor  

Spacious Landing with electric under floor heating, fold down desk, double glazed double doors to Juliet balcony and the south facing view. Exposed timber. Airing cupboard with hot water cylinder and shelving for linen, plumbing for washing machine.  

Bedroom (rear) 13' 1" x 10' 8" (3.99m x 3.25m) overlooking the rear garden, with double glazed window and roof light. Exposed beams and electric under floor heating. Two fitted wardrobes. 

Bathroom attractive tiled floor with electric under floor heating, co-ordinating part tiled and part panelled walls. A three piece suite comprises, panel bath with shower over, pedestal wash hand basin and WC. Heated towel rail, shaver and light point, radiator and extractor fan. Roof light.  

Outside:  

Attached Garage/Workshop 20' 4" x 12' 9" (6.2m x 3.89m) with double timber doors, power and light. Oil central heating boiler.

To the front of the garage is off road parking for one vehicle.  

The Gardens The property stands on a large plot with attractive private walled gardens to the side and rear with formal and informal areas. The lawns are well tended and the flower beds and borders well stocked with a variety of colourful plants and shrubs and there are sheltered paved patios on which to sit and enjoy sun all day long. Large water butt.There is a vegetable patch and productive Damson tree, trellis work with climbers and two garden sheds. The paved side garden has a useful timber shed/bike store, water butt and compost bins along with a screened oil tank. A gate leads to the front of the garage.  

Services: mains electricity, mains water and private drainage. Oil central heating. Electric under floor heating. Smoke and fire detectors.

The Annexe has its own electric meter and water meter, and smoke and fire detectors.  

Council Tax: South Lakeland District Council  

Tenure: Freehold 

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:
16 September 2016

Nearest stations

  • Staveley (4.5 mi)
  • Windermere (4.6 mi)
  • Burneside (4.9 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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Hackney & Leigh, Kendal

100 Stricklandgate Kendal Cumbria LA9 4PU

01539 304035 Local call rate

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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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Nearest stations

  • Staveley (4.5 mi)
  • Windermere (4.6 mi)
  • Burneside (4.9 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

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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