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5 bedroom end of terrace house for sale

Old Mealbank School, Kendal, Cumbria, LA8

Removed £410,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Rural setting near Kendal
  • Period features
  • Modern high quality conversion
  • 5 bedrooms
  • 3 reception rooms
  • open plan kitchen family space
  • garage
  • patio rear garden
  • barbecue shelter

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

HouseSimple is pleased to present this stunning 5 bedroom stone built school conversion in the picturesque rural setting of Mealbank within a few minutes drive of the historic Lake District market town of Kendal.  The property has spacious accommodation set over four floors and has been presented by the current owners to exceptionally high standards throughout.  It benefits from a wide range of modern fitments combined with attractive traditional features such as oak ledge and braced doors, arched windows and original beams.  A truly delightful home which cannot fail to appeal to a wide range of potential purchasers.

1 Old Mealbank School is set on a quiet bridleway in Mealbank.  It forms part of the Victorian school which served the mill workers' children of the village.  It has two off-road parking spaces at the front and an inviting entrance hall leading to a superb open plan kitchen and family space, the heart of the home.  The large fitted kitchen has a range of high quality appliances and granite work tops and overlooks a cosy seating area in front of the feature modern log burning stove.  French windows lead out to the patioed rear garden to extend the space.  There is an adjoining seperate dining room also with patio doors leading to the outdoor covered barbecue area.  

The first floor has attractive arched windows in all rooms including the landing leading to the en-suite master bedroom, another double bedroom, study/single bedroom and family bathroom.  Stairs lead to the second floor where there is a full width lounge and dining area with original beams brightly lit with large Velux windows and another en-suite double bedroom with walk in wardrobe.  Spiral stairs then lead up to the newly converted loft space where there is a play room/double bedroom and plenty of storage cupboards.

Externally there is an easily maintained stone flagged rear garden with a covered barbecue area and a detached single stone built garage.

The house is fully covered by fire alarm and security alarm systems.

This is a fantastic opportunity to acquire a simply stunning family home in a peaceful rural setting but conveniently located for Kendal.  Internal viewing is highly recommended to appreciate the wealth of quality modern finish and period character that this property exhibits.

Council Tax: Band E (£1100.00 Per Annum )

Entrance Hall: An inviting entrance to the property with full height glazed front door panel, neutral decoration and polished wooden floorboards. The hallway provides access to the Kitchen/Family Space, the Dining Room, a cloakroom/WC and walk in storage. Stairs lead to the first floor. Security Alarm pad.

Kitchen/Family Space: A fabulous full depth open plan reception room with a stunning modern fitted kitchen and a contemporary family space. The hall leads into the open plan kitchen area which includes a large modern high quality fitted kitchen with a wealth of features: polished granite work tops including a stylish circular breakfast bar, oak units and display cabinets, a central island including wine storage, soft close cupboards and drawers, concealed microwave cupboard, concealed washing machine cupboard with plumbing, pan drawers, carousel storage, under mounted one and a half bowl ceramic sink, feature mixer tap, carved drainage, concealed sockets, feature lighting at 3 levels; high quality built in Bosch appliances: double electric oven, LPG gas 5 ring hob, larder fridge freezer, dish washer; concealed Worcester Bosch LPG central heating boiler with instantaneous hot water.The kitchen space opens out into a seating/family/entertaining space focused on a modern feature multi-fuel stove which can provide a cosy renewable heat source that warms the entire house when required. There are polished wooden floorboards and patio doors extend the space out into the fully paved rear garden. Glazed double doors open through to the separate Dining Room. TV and telephone points.(Room width: 4.02m (13ft 2 in) Room length: 7.43m (24ft 4 in))

Dining Room: A formal dining room with polished wooden floorboards and painted decor with a decorative feature wall. The room has ample space for an 8 seat dining table and other furniture. Glazed double doors lead out to the covered barbecue area of the garden with Mediterranean style barbecue giving outdoor entertaining whatever the weather.(Room width: 3.34m (10ft 11 in) Room length: 3.24m (10ft 7 in))

Cloak Room: Contains white WC and pedestal sink with hand made tiles.

Storage: Under stairs walk in storage handy for coats, shoes, hoover etc.

First Floor Landing: Having an arched window with open views and exposed woodwork, fitted neutral carpets and decor, it leads to 3 bedrooms and a family bathroom.

Master En-suite Bedroom: A spacious master double bedroom currently having a super-king bed and ample room for bedside furniture, dresser and drawers. It is neutrally decorated, has a neutral carpet and an attractive feature arched window with views to woodland. There is a fitted wardrobe with mini airing radiator and oak doors. Access to the en-suite shower room, TV point and telephone point.(Room width: 3.97m (13ft 0 in) Room length: 3.45m (11ft 3 in))

En Suite: The en-suite is half tiled and the large shower cubicle with mixer shower is fully tiled, there is a white WC and pedestal hand basin. The floor is tiled in limestone. It has an extractor and radiator.(Room width: 2.37m (7ft 9 in) Room length: 1.3m (4ft 3 in))

Bedroom 2: Another double bedroom with arched window and view across fields. It has a fitted wardrobe and TV point.(Room width: 4.12m (13ft 6 in) Room length: 2.4m (7ft 10 in))

Bedroom 5 / Study: The third bedroom on the first floor is a single currently used as a study with fitted beech effect desk and storage. It has an arched window with views to woodland and a TV point.It has(Room width: 3.21m (10ft 6 in) Room length: 2.15m (7ft 0 in))

En-Suite Bedroom 3: Another double bedroom with en-suite shower room which features wooden roof beams and feature LED lighting. There is a large walk in storage/wardrobe and access to the en-suite.(Room width: 3.2m (10ft 5 in) Room length: 3.89m (12ft 9 in))

En-Suite: A high quality modern fully tiled shower room with a full width walk in shower cubicle with dual mixer shower and low level WC and white vanity wash hand basin on an oak shelf. There is a heated towel rail, roof beam, feature lighting and extractor.(Room width: 1.76m (5ft 9 in) Room length: 2.56m (8ft 4 in))

Bedroom 4: The spiral stairs give access to a landing with 2 large storage cupboards and access to another double bedroom currently used as a play room. Another bright room with Velux windows, views to the Fells, and original roof beams. There is a full run of under eaves storage cupboards and another full width cupboard. TV point.(Room width: 3.2m (10ft 5 in) Room length: 3.89m (12ft 9 in))

Externally: There are two block paved parking spaces to the front of the property, flower bed, external light and power point. To the rear is an attractive low maintenance fully stone paved patio garden with a raised bed and a pitched slate roofed barbecue area with skylight and Mediterranean style barbecue and flue. There are lights, water and power points. There is a small garden shed and a log store. A rear gate leads to the adjoining single stone and slate garage with lights and power.

Services: The property is served by mains power, sewerage and water, satellite TV, fire alarm and security alarm. The access is by private bridleway.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
03 March 2016


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