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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Coach House, Oakland, Carriage Drive, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1SA

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Property Description

Key features

  • Northern outskirts of Windermere village at the foot of Orrest Head
  • Good sized rooms, tastefully decorated
  • Gas central heating, great outdoor space
  • Amazing views

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Location: Located conveniently for local walks and the amenities of Windermere. From Windermere, proceed towards Ambleside along the A591. Upon reaching the turning for Spooner Vale on the left, take the next turning right onto Carriage Drive. Follow the private winding road up to Oakland and proceed straight ahead through the wooded approach into the grounds of Coach House, where the panorama opens up to reveal this private, magical setting.

Within 1/2 mile of Windermere village centre and with footpath access nearby to Orrest Head and surrounding countryside. 

Description: The Coach House at Oakland dates from mid 1850's, being converted many years ago into a single private dwelling house, retaining many fine character features of the bygone age. They are complimented with modern fitments, bespoke kitchen with Aga, gas fired central heating etc. The accommodation is well laid out with fine reception rooms, TV room, office, conservatory and two staircases leading to the bedrooms and bathrooms.

Coach House has all the attributes for modern living in this first class residential area, possessing fine views to the Lakeland fells and mountains and Lake Windermere itself. 

Accommodation (with approximate measurements)  

Entrance Hall An open plan entrance hall with original feature window. 

Inner Hall With separate WC, pedestal sink and WC. 

Dining Room 16' 2" x 16' 0" (4.93m x 4.88m) A double aspect room with chapel style windows and double doors to rear patio seating area.  

TV Room/ Office 20' 2" x 11' 0" (6.15m x 3.35m) TV Room: Bespoke side/ board library display unit with cupboards beneath and television point.

Office: Built-in bespoke desk, cupboards and shelving. Telephone point. 

Lounge 26' 4" x 14' 4" (8.03m x 4.37m) A fine double aspect room allowing for plenty of natural light with sliding patio door to the rear garden and patio seating area. A fine Sandstone fireplace with gas coal effect fire, built-in television unit large storage cupboard and television point. 

Kitchen 18' 0" x 16' 0" (5.49m x 4.88m) A well designed bespoke kitchen with a good range of wall and base units including inset plate and wine rack. Inset sink, double Aga and central island with base units, drawers and wooden worktops. 

Open Plan Conservatory 16' 6" x 9' 0" (5.03m x 2.74m) A perfect seating area immediately off the kitchen designed to appreciate the fabulous views with window seats. 

Inner Hallway A good range of built-in cupboards, housing central heating boiler. Plumbing for a washing machine. 

Bedroom 4 18' 6" x 11' 4" (5.64m x 3.45m) A large double aspect room with UPVC windows overlooking gardens and fells beyond. Built-in wardrobes and cupboards. 

En-suite Shower Room 3 piece suite comprising shower unit with Mira shower, WC and vanity unit with inset sink. Tiled walls, heated towel rail and wood laminate flooring. 

Staircase 1 to:  

Bedroom 1 17' 0" x 12' 5" (5.18m x 3.78m) Large bedroom with a range of built-in furniture including wardrobes, bedside tables, dressing table and chest of drawers.  

En-suite Bathroom 4 piece white suite comprising bath, corner shower unit and vanity unit with inset sink and built-in WC. Heated towel rail, part tiled walls and extractor fan. 

Staircase 2 leads to:  

Split level landing; Airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder. 

Bedroom 2 16' 3" x 16' 2" (4.95m x 4.93m) Double aspect room, with views of Lake Windermere, a full wall of built-in wardrobes, television point and down lights. 

En-suite Bathroom A 3 piece suite comprising bath with shower over, vanity unit with inset sink and WC. Chrome heated towel rail. 

Bedroom 3 16' 7" x 11' 3" (5.05m x 3.43m) Again a double aspect room with window seats, views of Lake Windermere, a full wall of built-in wardrobes and television point.  

En-suite Bathroom 3 piece suite comprising bath with shower over, vanity unit with inset sink and built-in WC. Chrome heated towel rail. Part tiled walls, laminate flooring and Velux window. 

Outside: Excellent pebbled driveway with parking for several cars and turning area. Tiered front garden with lawned areas, well screened by trees and shrubs for privacy. Raised semi-circular dining terrace to take advantage of the splendid views

To the south of the property is a hidden, walled garden with a lawned area, well screened by trees, shrubs and bushes to allow for privacy and a patio. 

Garage 16' 7" x 8' 1" (5.05m x 2.46m) Up and over door with electric, light and power 

Services: Mains gas, drainage, water and electricity, gas central heating  

Council Tax Band; South Lakeland District Council Band G 

Tenure: Freehold. 

Viewings: Strictly by appointment with Hackney & Leigh -Windermere 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:
31 March 2016


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