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4 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Garden Hill West, Storrs Park, Bowness on Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3LF

Withdrawn from Market £1,750,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 4 Bedrooms, 2 Fine Reception, Large 'Farmhouse' Kitchen
  • Good Garage, Useful Cellarage, Ample Parking
  • Fabulous Terrace overlooking the Lake
  • 50ft Direct Lake Frontage with Jetty

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Description: Built in the early 1900's as a superior gentleman's residence Garden Hill was subsequently split into two in the 1960's. Garden Hill West offers spacious and elegant family accommodation of character. The well laid out accommodation comprises of a fabulous large lounge with full glazed wall to take in the view of the lake. The dining recess, living room and large farmhouse style kitchen/diner along with 4 bedrooms (2 en suite) and good cellarage.

Adjacent double garage has planning permission for conversion to staff accommodation if so desired.

The mature grounds and lawn lead down to the 50ft of lake frontage with a 'small bay' having summer house and jetty. 

Location: Enjoying one of the most sought after settings in the Lake District National Park. Garden Hill West is set in the most enviable position on the shores of Lake Windermere in the well regarded area of Storrs Park. Discreetly located away from the road approximately 1 mile south of Bowness on Windermere and affording the most wonderful open views.

From Bowness bay head towards Newby Bridge on the A592 and on passing the Windermere Marina, Garden Hill West can be found approximately 1/2 mile along on the right. 

Accommodation: (with approximate measurements) A most impressive pine front door opens to  

Entrance Hall Pine parquet flooring. 

Living Room 18' 3" x 14' 9" (5.56m x 4.5m) Again with fine pine parquet flooring, timber framed and marble inset open fireplace. Feature tall ceilings with deep cornices.  

Fabulous Enlarged Lounge-Sitting Room 27' 0" x 16' 6" max overall (8.23m x 5.03m max overall) Side door to terrace and full glazed picture windows to take advantage of the views. Feature twin pillars, corner fireplace with marble hearth. Built in cupboards with bookshelves over. 

Dining Area 11' 4" x 8' 2" (3.45m x 2.44m) Pillared entrance and exposed trusses. 

Inner Hall Linen cupboard and fine grittall safe with built in shelves. 

Cloakroom Store cupboard and separate WC 

Fine Kitchen/Diner 22' 9" x 22' 6" max (6.93m x 6.86m max) An extensive range of bespoke pine base units, oak framed recess with lintel containing blue Aga. Feature central unit with sink. Fine picture windows over looking terrace towards the lake. Sink unit is a wide Belfast sink. Large tiled floor, down lights. Built in appliances comprise Bosch dishwasher, Bosch large fridge freezer and door to outside terrace. 

Internal Staircase to basement accommodation  

Utility Room 11' 0" x 7' 2" (3.35m x 2.18m) White base units and worktops, inset bowl, washer and drier.  

Additional cellar storage rooms  

External staircase to adjoining cellarage Comprising 3 rooms and containing Camray oil fired boiler. 

Return staircase leading to First Floor  

Master Bedroom 1 16' 5" x 11' 6" max (5m x 3.51m max) Triple wardrobes and drawers, deep window sills, wall lights. 

En Suite Bathroom 3 piece white suite, comprising bath under archway with mixer shower over, vanity unit and WC. Heated towel rail, tiled floor and half tiled walls. Built in mirror. 

Bedroom 2 14' 2" x 11' 11" (4.29m x 3.68m) Built in cupboard. 

Bedroom 3 14' 4" x 8' 0" max (4.34m x 2.44m max) Built in cupboard. 

Shower Room WC and wash basin, shower cubicle, heated towel rail, shaver lights, attractive tiling. 

Second Floor  

Bedroom 4 18' 4" x 17' 1" (5.59m x 5.21m) An interesting room with exposed beams and possessing fabulous views from the low window. Built in cupboard. 

En Suite Bathroom Comprising 3 piece white suite, white tiled walls and floor, heated towel rail, shaver point, mixer shower over bath. 


Double Garage 21' 9" x 16' 0" (6.63m x 4.88m) Sliding door and large windows. Open boarded tall ceiling.

Note: We understand this garage has planning permission for conversion to staff accommodation.  

Beautiful large Lakeland paved terrace overlooking the lake, steps down through mature gardens and rockery, to large lawned area leading in turn to approximately 50ft private lake frontage with small bay and jetty with cedar summer house overlooking.

Tarmac driveway with additional forecourt parking and turning.

Note: Garden Hill the adjoining semi-detached house has its own driveway entrance. 

Services: Mains water and electricity, septic tank drainage, central heating to radiators from oil fired boiler. 

Council Tax: South Lakeland District Council - Band G 

Tenure: Freehold, vacant possession on completion 

Viewings: Strictly by appointment with Hackney & Leigh.

Note: The property is currently a very successful holiday let and viewing may therefore be limited to changeover times. 

Energy Performance Certificate: The full Energy Performance Certificate is available on our website and also at any of our offices. 

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Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs)

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
30 March 2016


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