2 bedroom apartment for sale

Pembroke House, 1A Yard 28 Kirkland, Kendal, Cumbria LA9 5AD

Sold STC £215,000

Property Description

Key features

  • A unique property imaginatively created in a 17th century listed building
  • Convenient town centre location
  • Interesting both in architectural and historic terms
  • Splendid oak staircase and timbers

Full description

Tenure: Leasehold

Description: This delightful two double bedroom first and second floor apartment has been created within a 17th century listed building called Pembroke House in Kirkland. Converted and restored in 1987 by the Kendal Civic Society. On entering you will experience an over whelming sense of warmth and a real feel of history, and the character that awaits will delight all who view. Many of the original features having been retained including the magnificent oak staircase, the splendid stone fireplace in the living room and the wealth of oak timbering and delightful oak panelled doors to the first floor bedrooms and bathroom. Those who view will be impressed with the blend of period character and 21st century comforts. A home that is for a new owner to fall in love with, move into and enjoy living in. The next step is an appointment to view, we know you will not be disappointed!  

Location: The popular market town of Kendal known as the 'gateway to the Lakes' still has traditional open air markets on Wednesdays and Saturdays and boasts a library, supermarket, churches, banks and medical practices as well as specialist artisan providers and independent traders. A leisure centre with swimming pool is located on the outskirts of the town, while a renowned venue for theatre, cinema, music and cultural events - The Brewery Arts Centre - is at the hub of Kendal's arts scene.

Kendal is situated to the south of the Lake District, being six miles from junction 36 of the M6 motorway and only eight miles away from Windermere, 13 miles from Ambleside and 31 miles from Keswick.

Kirkland is located at the southerly end of the Market Town of Kendal and is close to the Parish Church, shops, post office and public houses. Entering Kendal from the Milnthorpe Road proceed past the Parish Church on your right hand side and the property is then found on your left a short way past Pete Bland Sports. The entrance to Yard 28 is via a blue gate which fronts the main street to the side of CNL computers.


Note: South Lakeland District Council operates a residents parking scheme where each property is entitled to two free permits for parking in the local vicinity.

Further parking permits can be purchased for the nearby car parks of The Parish Church and Peppercorn car park which is virtually opposite the flat.  

Accommodation with approximate dimensions:  

Covered Porch with door to shared entrance porch.  

Ground Floor  

Private Entrance Hall a welcoming entrance with the magnificent, original 17th Century oak staircase that winds its way up to the first and second floors. Tiled flooring, radiator and a good under-stairs cupboard. 

First Floor half landing leading to;  

Spacious Landing with the splendid oak staircase continuing to the floor above. Inset alcove with useful shelving, radiator and large cupboard with Vaillant boiler and shelving for linen.  

Bedroom 1 14' 5" x 13' 6" (4.39m x 4.11m) A light and airy room with two double glazed sash windows. Attractive original fireplace with flagged hearth and cast iron inset. Exposed beams and timbers and two feature windows to stairs. Radiator and down lights with dimmer switch. 

Bedroom 2 13' 11" x 12' 11" (4.24m x 3.94m) another good double bedroom with two double glazed sash windows. Fitted white gloss finish wardrobes with shelving and rails. Exposed beams and lintels. Display niche, radiator and down lights with dimmer switch. .  

Bathroom with complementary tiled walls and attractive slate tiled floor. A contemporary three piece white suite comprises; pedestal wash hand basin, WC and panel bath with shower over. Window with extractor fan. Mirrored medicine cabinet, underfloor heating and radiator. 

Second Floor half landing with display niche. 

Excellent Open Plan Living Room 28' 6" x 21' 5" (8.69m x 6.53m) a room that really does have that WOW factor - full of character, history and warmth this room will delight all those who view, from the original cruck truss, oak beams and lintels to the polished wide planked oak floor boards. There are three leaded light windows with deep sills to the front elevation and four Velux roof lights to the rear. The attractive stone fire surround with flagged hearth has a Morso gas cast iron stove and there are many inset niches and ledges. There is a fitted book case and two radiators, and to the dining area an original working cast iron fireplace and exposed stone work.  

Kitchen Area with window with deep sill providing a pleasant view of the rear yard and the surrounding roof-scape. Fitted and equipped with a range of soft closing base units and drawer fitments. Complementary surfaces with inset single drainer sink and co-ordinating part tiled walls. Kitchen appliances include a built in Hotpoint oven and four ring gas hob with stainless steel splash back and cooker hood over, integrated fridge, freezer and Beko washing machine. 

Outside Shared area for bins.  

Tenure Leasehold - held on the balance of a 999 year dating from May 1988  

Services Mains electricity, mains gas, mains water and mains drainage.  

Council Tax South Lakeland District Council - Band B  

Viewings Strictly by appointment with Hackney & Leigh Kendal 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:
30 July 2019

Nearest stations

  • Kendal (0.7 mi)
  • Oxenholme Lake District (1.6 mi)
  • Burneside (2.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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Hackney & Leigh, Kendal

100 Stricklandgate Kendal Cumbria LA9 4PU

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To view this property or request more details, contact:

Hackney & Leigh, Kendal

100 Stricklandgate Kendal Cumbria LA9 4PU

01539 304035 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Kendal (0.7 mi)
  • Oxenholme Lake District (1.6 mi)
  • Burneside (2.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Hackney & Leigh, Kendal

100 Stricklandgate Kendal Cumbria LA9 4PU

01539 304035 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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