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Thornleigh Day Nursery, Thornbarrow Road, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 2EW

Withdrawn from Market £450,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Substantial 4 storey building
  • Popular nursery catering from babies up to 7/8 year olds
  • To be sold as a going concern
  • Retirement sale

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Description: Thornleigh Day Nursery was established in 2001, from a large four storey semi detached Lakeland property formerly used as a guest house.

The nursery is split into three areas and can cater for up to 34 children on the premises at any one time although has many more registered.

The second floor is reserved for staff with a small kitchenette, staff room, office and large store. The first floor is allocated for children between the ages of two and three, the ground floor for babies and the lower ground floor which is ground floor at the rear for pre-school children from three to seven/eight years.

More information can be found on their website

Outside is a gated side driveway and purpose designated secure play area to the rear with summer house, store and various outdoor toys.

The current business is run as a mother and daughter team plus several nursery practitioners and its hoped that a buyer can be found as a going concern including all equipment, toys and facilities to allow for the continued service to the children.

Location: Centrally located midway between Bowness and Windermere. Proceed towards Bowness from Windermere on Lake Road, bearing left immediately after the pelican crossing on to Thornbarrow Road. Follow the road up and Thornleigh Nursery is a short way along on the left.

Accommodation: (with approximate measurements)  

Side Entrance Porch  

Hall with stairs to first floor and lower ground floor.

Reception Area with fitted counter.

Ground Floor  

Baby Room 17' 4" into bay x 17' 8" (5.28m into bay x 5.38m) Fitted base cupboards with inset sink. uPVC double glazed bay window, television and telephone points.

Kitchen 7' 5" x 5' 0" (2.26m x 1.52m) Fitted wall and base units, stainless steel sink unit, Bosch dishwasher, Parkinson Cowan gas cooker and Tricty Bendix fridge.

Babies Sleeping Room 11' 6" into bay x 11' 2" inc en-suite (3.51m into bay x 3.4m inc en-suite) with bay window, radiator, small en-suite currently unused with shower cubicle, wash hand basin and w.c.

Stairs to First Floor  

Toddlers Area  

Front Room 13' 1" x 11' 4" (3.99m x 3.45m) with uPVC double glazed window and radiator.

Rear Room 13' 0" x 11' 4" (3.96m x 3.45m) including separate w.c, wash hand basin, extractor fan and tiled walls.

Bathroom Having bath, pedestal wash basin, part tiled walls, radiator and separate w.c with part tiled walls.

Stairs to Second Floor  

Staff Room 13' 0" x 11' 6" including en-suite (3.96m x 3.51m including en-suite) uPVC dormer window. En-suite with shower, w.c and wash hand basin.

Office 13' 2" x 11' 6" (4.01m x 3.51m) Fitted desk, telephone point and uPVC dormer window.

Landing On the landing is a kitchenette area with fitted base units and stainless steel sink unit.

Walk-in Store 9' 5" x 6' 0" (2.87m x 1.83m) Formerly a bedroom with Velux window.

Stairs to the Lower Ground Floor  


Kitchen 12' 10" x 7' 3" (3.91m x 2.21m) with fitted wall and base units, inset sink unit, part tiled walls, Leisure gas cooker, Ferolli modern condensing boiler replaced in 2009, wood effect laminate flooring.

Pre-school Area for the ages three years to eight years.  

Soft Play Area 15' 10" max x 10' 7" (4.83m max x 3.23m) with ball pool.

Central Play Area 12' 10" x 11' 8" max (3.91m x 3.56m max)  

Large Conservatory Playroom 16' 0" x 12' 8" (4.88m x 3.86m) Door to rear play area.

Inner Hall  

Utility 6' 1" x 5' 0" (1.85m x 1.52m) Plumbing for washing machine and vent for dryer.

Bathroom With a three piece suite comprising of bath, w.c and pedestal wash basin. Part tiled walls, extractor fan and separate w.c with wash hand basin.

Outside: Side driveway with secure gated purpose designed children's play area to the rear, part paved, part soft play area, part garden with timber summerhouse and lean to store.

Business Rates: Rateable value of £8400 with the amount payable of £4065.60 for 2016/17. Small business rates may be available.

Services: Mains gas, electricity, water and drainage. Gas fired central heating to radiators. Ferolli boiler (replaced 2009). Mainly uPVC double glazing.

Tenure: Freehold.

Viewings: Strictly by appointment with Hackney & Leigh, Windermere Office.

Energy Performance Certificate: The full energy performance certificate is available on our website or at any of our offices. 

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Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs)

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
04 May 2011


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