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3 bedroom terraced house for sale

Garden Cottage, Underbarrow, Kendal, Cumbria


Property Description

Key features

  • Quiet, secluded location at the north easterly corner of the Lyth Valley.
  • Stunning, southerly aspect with views towards Scout Scar and Lords Lot.
  • Much sought after area within the National Park.
  • Lake Windermere about 6 miles.
  • Many local amenities in Underbarrow and nearby Crosthwaite.
  • Accommodation on four floors. Double glazed.
  • The roof will be replaced in September 2016 at the expense of the seller.
  • Flexibility for use of rooms.
  • Unexpired term of a 999 year leasehold interest.
  • Management Company responsible for the gardens, grounds and car park.

Full description

Tenure: Leasehold

A very fine, rural retreat within 10 minutes of Kendal. Part of a conversion of a handsome period residence. Glorious southerly aspect with views across the Lyth Valley. Sitting Room, Kitchen/Dining/Snug, 3 Double Bedrooms, Bathroom. Enclosed Terrace. Extensive Gardens and Grounds.

operated by the Management Company. Energy Rating "E".

From Kendal town centre, turn left at the traffic lights next to the Town Hall and follow the road along Allhallows Lane and Beast Banks towards Greenside.

After leaving Greenside, pass over the Kendal Bypass and continue up and over Scout Scar, dropping down towards Underbarrow village.

At the hairpin bend, turn left, signposted Greenriggs and after approximately 100m, turn right into the private driveway.

The drive drops down in to a large car parking area with two sets of steps leading to Garden Cottage. The first set of steps takes one to the front door, whilst the second steps provide access to the communal gardens, and to the private enclosed terrace included with Garden Cottage.

Alternatively, from the direction of Crosthwaite, following the signs to Kendal, having passed through Underbarrow village with the Punch Bowl Inn on the right, after approximately half a mile, turn right on the hairpin bend and follow the above directions.

Underbarrow village is about four miles west of Kendal at the head of the picturesque and sought after Lyth Valley in the Lake District National Park.


Pleasant south facing enclosed terrace with raised borders.

Beyond the terrace are extensive, well presented lawned gardens with formal borders, with a fine variety of flowers, shrubs and trees. This is shared between three properties as part of the Greenriggs Management Company. The Management Company is also responsible for the maintenance of the car park and grounds. The cost of the maintenance of the communal gardens is divided by three. The maintenance of the car parking area and grounds is shared between five properties. Details of the annual costs are available on request.

Unexpired terms of a 999 year lease. Greenriggs Management Company owns the freehold.

Mains water and electricity. Private shared septic tank drainage system. LPG central heating. Electric Aga.

All fixtures and fittings referred to in these particulars are included. Fitted carpets. curtains, curtain rails are included. All other items of household effects and furnishings are excluded.

Sitting Room: 
4.57m x 3.58m
Lovely southerly aspect with fine views overlooking the gardens towards Whitbarrow Scar. Moulding architraves. Central heating radiator. Fireplace with wood burner. Staircase to

Lower Ground Floor 

2.38m x 0.92m
Including understairs storage. Flagged floor. Plumbing for washing machine.

3.45m x 3.11m
Central heating radiator. Flagged floors. Exposed beam. Alcove recess.

4.51m x 3.59m
Bespoke, fitted, pine Kitchen with granite work surfaces, base units and wall cupboards. Part tiled walls. Electric Aga with attached electric hob and two ovens. Exposed beam. Flagged floor. Double glazed doors to enclosed garden overlooking the shared gardens.


2.78m x 1.46m

Bedroom No 1: 
4.53m x 3.54m
Picture rail. Two central heating radiators. South facing window with a superb aspect.

Walk-in Wardrobe: 
1.82m x 1.66m
Hanging rail. Shelf. Central heating radiator.

2.59m x 1.72m
Bath with shower above. Wash hand basin. W.C. Ladder radiator. Polished pine floor.


Bedroom No 2: 
4.55m x 3.87m
Westerly aspect with views towards Cartmel Fell. Central heating radiator. Exposed beam. Access hatch to roof void.

Bedroom No 3/Study: 
3.5m x 3.38m
Superb views towards Lords Lot across the valley. Exposed beam.

Front Entrance Door to upper ground floor level and

Entrance Hall: 
3.5m x 3.34m
Dimensions include stairwell. Central heating radiator.

1.56m x 1.12m
W.C and wash hand basin.

Airing Cupboard: 
Wall mounted Worcester LPG boiler. Slatted shelves.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
11 August 2016

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