5 bedroom detached house for sale

Storrs Holme, Storrs Park, Bowness On Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3JG

£3,300,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Stunning location directly overlooking Lake Windermere
  • 5 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms
  • Superb Boathouse's and 4 car Garage
  • Idyllic, prime location on the shores of Lake Windermere

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Description: Storrs Holme is a distinguished traditional detached Lakeland residence with stone walls having rendered upper elevations, sandstone quoins and rounded chimneys, under a slated roof. Built around 1920 to a superior specification by G H Pattinson of Windermere with well proportioned rooms comprising 2 reception, 5 bedrooms, plus large kitchen and extensive gardens with 4 car integral garage. The house benefits gas central heating, 0.5 acre of mature gardens leading down to 140ft of direct lake frontage with 2 boathouses with jetties.

Storrs Holme has been occupied by the present owners for almost 40 years and offers a very rare opportunity to acquire such a superb site and model into your perfect home. 

Location: Storrs Holme occupies one of the finest locations in the area with gently elevated (house never flooded) site, giving fine panoramic views over a wide stretch of Lake Windermere to the North and South, being opposite Ramp Holme Island and Claife viewpoint with fell and mountain backdrops providing magnificent sunsets.

1/2 a mile south of Bowness village centre with direct access off the Windermere-Newby Bridge (A592). Convenient for M6 motorway with junction 36 within 30 minutes drive.

Bowness On Windermere offers a wide range of activities for all ages with shops, restaurants, leisure facilities, golf and yacht clubs, plus Windermere Marina and some of the finest walks in Britain. The railway station at Windermere links with the mainline station at Oxenholme giving speedy access to Edinburgh, Manchester and London Euston. Manchester airport is approximately 80 miles.  

Accommodation: (with approximate measurements)  

External hall with tiled floor.

Cloakroom and WC with washbasin. 

Imposing Inner Hall/Study Area with fine balustrade return staircase. 

Superb Large Sitting/Dining Room 34' 8 max" x 19' 2" (10.57m x 5.84m) This delightful room would have formerly been 2 separate rooms, with French doors onto covered south facing portico 20' x 5'7"
Moulded surround fireplace, inset marble hearth with gas fire, fabulous splayed bay window to take advantage of the unsurpassed views over the Lake. 

Snug/Morning Room 12' 3" x 10' 4" (3.73m x 3.15m) with fine views and access to basement rooms. 

Kitchen 20' 0" x 9' 7" (6.1m x 2.92m) with excellent range of modern white units, inset sink bowl with waste disposal. 6 ring Britannia Cooking Range, Breakfast Bar, wall units and larder. 

Rear Hall The fine staircase leads to 1st floor. 

Bedroom 1 14' 6" x 13' 1" (4.42m x 3.99m) fabulous views from dual aspect windows.

En-Suite Bathroom - Luxury 5 piece with contemporary fittings, jacuzzi bath, bidet, wc, twin washbasins and thermostatic shower. 

Bedroom 2 14' 9" x 13' 2" (4.5m x 4.01m) 2 double fitted wardrobes and dressing table unit. 

Bedroom 3 14' 4" x 9' 7" (4.37m x 2.92m) 2 double fitted wardrobes. 

Bedroom 4 14' 5" x 9' 8" (4.39m x 2.95m) 2 double fitted wardrobes. 

Family Bathroom with bath, vanity unit and linen cupboard.

Shower Room with 3 piece white suite. 

On the 2nd floor  

Bedroom 5 15' 8" x 12' 0" (4.78m x 3.66m) Fabulous view from dormer window.

Store cupboard on 2nd floor landing. 

Internal staircase from the snug leads down to extensive basement accommodation of:- 

Office 17' 1" x 14' 11" (5.21m x 4.55m) with bay window to front. 

Store 1 10' 8" x 10' 6" (3.25m x 3.2m)  

Store 2/Workshop 18' 9" x 11' 2" (5.72m x 3.4m)  

3 x separate wc

Shower Cubicle

Boiler Room with cylinder tank. 

Large 4 car/Boat Garage 27' 5" x 16' 0 " (8.36m x 4.88m) plus 17'9" x 14'6". Wide sliding access doors, 2 gas central heating boilers. 

Outside: Parking for numerous cars and boat/caravan area. 

Fine stone built and slated boathouse 37' 7" x 20' 0" (11.46m x 6.1m) with 2 jetties and internal walkways providing Wet Dock 34'5" x 16'1" suitable for large boat with double opening doors. Ladder access to storage loft.


Beautiful well tended gardens with mature trees and flowering shrubs tiered down to the lakeshore, large level lawned area (former tennis court) Paved sitting out terraces. 

Note: We understand there is access to 3 nearby boathouses in separate ownership over the driveway. 

Adjacent lean to Boathouse 2 22' 7" x 9' 2" (6.88m x 2.79m) with separate access doors front and rear.
 

Services: Mains water, electric and gas. Gas central heating with 2 boilers. Private septic tank drainage. 

Tenure: Freehold - Vacant possession on completion.

We understand there is an encroachment rent payable in respect of the jetties to SLDC. 

Council Tax Band: South Lakeland District Council - Band H. 

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:
10 June 2016

Nearest stations

  • Windermere (2.4 mi)
  • Staveley (4.7 mi)
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Hackney & Leigh, Windermere

Ellerthwaite Square Windermere LA23 1DU

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Hackney & Leigh, Windermere

Ellerthwaite Square Windermere LA23 1DU

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Nearest stations

  • Windermere (2.4 mi)
  • Staveley (4.7 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Hackney & Leigh, Windermere

Ellerthwaite Square Windermere LA23 1DU

01539 304022 Local call rate

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