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2 bedroom apartment for sale

Elleray Bank, Carriage Drive, Windermere, Cumbria

Guide Price £400,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Stylish 2 bedroom apartment
  • High specification fixtures
  • Former home of television legend and comedian, Roy Walker
  • Immaculately presented with high quality furniture negotiable separately
  • Retained traditional features
  • Private sunny balcony
  • Secluded, peaceful location with magnificent Lake & Fell views
  • Parking, garage, beautiful communal grounds
  • 5 minute off road walk into Windermere town & station
  • Village location

Full description

Tenure: Leasehold

No.3, Elleray Bank is an outstanding and elegant apartment, which boasts breath taking views across Lake Windermere, with an outline of the familiar fells such as Coniston Old Man, Crinkle Crags, Bow Fell and Great Gable. Situated on Orrest Head, it is home to one of the views that inspired the Lakeland legend Alfred Wainwright.

Being one of six apartments within this fine Lakeland residence, once the home of a Lancashire cotton mill owner. Elleray Bank is set in an elevated position surrounded by nearly six acres of well cared for woodland and gardens.

The Accommodation
Upon entering the property, the private hallway leads to a fabulous elegant living room with open plan fitted kitchen. The kitchen and living area is bright and spacious, with lovely ornate features. The beautiful bay window enjoys stunning views and the stone fireplace with coal effect stove is a great place to relax on a winters evening. There is decorative ceiling mouldings throughout the apartment. One of the best features of the property is the extensive private balcony. Looking out on to stunning views, this relaxing space is an ideal retreat post-fell walking.

The kitchen has a range of attractive wall and base units, with fitted and integrated appliances. With illuminated contrasting worktops, splashback tiling and extractor hood, oven and induction hob and is tastefully finished with wood effect flooring.

Bedrooms & Bathrooms
Along the hallway is the Master Bedroom, with a good range of built in wardrobes, providing excellent storage, modern shower en-suite and stunning views onto the surrounding gardens. The Master Bedroom is of a generous size, and has been tastefully decorated throughout.

There is also a second double bedroom, with dual aspect providing pleasant views over the Lakeland grounds.

The family bathroom has been modernised to an extremely high standard, fully tiled throughout and comprising of wide-head shower over bath, wash basin and W.C. The bathroom has modern fixtures and fittings and is finished to a very high quality.

This property provides the perfect Lakeland home, whether it becomes your forever home or your holiday bolt-hole, with minimum maintenance. Elleray Bank benefits from modern fixtures and fittings, plenty of useful storage, garage, parking and shared use of the beautiful private grounds.

Holiday letting is prohibited which keeps a peaceful tranquil environment, residential letting is permitted.

The Outside
Garage with boarded loft space above in the nearby block and ample communal parking. Use of the communal grounds of Elleray Bank which include 6 acres of beautiful established well kept gardens with meandering pathways through the woodland with an assortment of substantial trees and shrubs. Access directly on to Orrest Head.

The Freehold is held by the Management Company with each flat owner holding one share. Held on the residue of a 999 year lease from September 1983. The Elleray Bank (Windermere) Flat Management Company LTD deals with the maintenance and repair of the exterior of the building, grounds and gardens, heating and lighting of the communal areas, building insurance etc. The annual charge is in the region of £2,800.

No.3, Elleray Bank is ideally located at the edge of Windermere village and is only a five minute traffic free stroll to the village centre. Now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, this part of the Lake District is well served by local transport.

Within Windermere there are a wide range of amenities, including Windermere train station, a good range of schools, health centre and a broad variety of shops, high quality restaurants, cafes and other amenities, including a seasonal theatre, cinema, golf club, motorboat and yacht club.

For the commuter, the railway station at Windermere links with the mainline station at Oxenholme, giving speedy access to Edinburgh, Manchester and London Euston. There is easy access to the M6 motorway, within a 30 minutes drive to J36.

At the top of Windermere village turn left on to the A591, Ambleside Road. Continue past St. Mary's church towards Ambleside on the A591 for approx.1/3 mile, turn right up Carriage Drive. Bear right at fork in the lane and proceed to the top, pass through the stone gateposts and Elleray Bank is straight ahead.

Agents Notes
This property cannot be holiday let.
The high quality furniture negotiable separately.

Mains water and electric. Electric heating and woodburner.
Private drainage to shared septic tank with neighbouring apartments.

Local Authority
South Lakes District Council
Council Tax Band 'D'

All viewings to be arranged by prior appointment through Humberts Windermere office
01539 482 692 or

For advice on financing your purchase, please call the office on 01539 482 692

The nearest primary school is Windermere School and the nearest secondary school is The Lakes School. For an official list of schools and distances, please click on the 'School Checker' tab.

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Added on Rightmove:
16 March 2018

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