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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Paddock House, Holbeck Lane, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1LU


Property Description

Key features

  • Individual detached Lakeland residence with breathtaking panoramic views across Lake Windermere
  • 3 en-suite bedrooms, open-plan living-dining room, breakfast kitchen
  • Planning permission for a fantastic substantial extension
  • Double Garage

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Description: A modern, detached two-storey house of individual design using wall-to-wall, floor-to-ceiling windows to take advantage of the beautiful panoramic views, flooding the main living areas of the house with natural light.

Outside the property has a double garage, parking for numerous vehicles and pleasant good-sized gardens with lawn, well-stocked flowerbeds and viewing terrace with an outlook over the waters of the ghyll and adjoining fields to the lake and fells beyond.

The property has the benefit of existing planning permission to create a fantastic leisure/guest bedrooms suite by converting and extending the existing garage. This is to be connnected to the house by an additional hallway and comprises a games room, a day room, a boiler room and utility room on the ground floor and two double en-suite bedrooms on the first floor. Permission is also granted for a new double garage with store and separate wc and the foundations for this are already laid. Planning Reference: 7/2004/5077 Plans are available for inspection at our Windermere office.


Location: An excellent elevated location between Windermere and Ambleside giving breathtaking views of Lake Windermere. From Windermere take the A591 three miles towards Ambleside past Brockhole Visitors Centre then turn right onto Holbeck Lane towards Troutbeck. Turn into the entrance of the Holbeck Ghyll Hotel approximately half a mile on the left and continue past the hotel where the gated driveway to Paddock House can be found on the left.  

Accommodation: (with approximate measurements)  

Covered Walkway  

Entrance Hall With attractive open staircase to galleried landing above. Step down to:  

Open Plan Living-Dining Area 31' 8" x 15' 11" (9.65m x 4.85m) A large open room with a floor-to-ceiling wall of windows giving wonderful views over the garden and adjoining fields to the lake and fells beyond. Sliding patio doors leading out to viewing terrace. Step up to:  

Breakfast Kitchen 16' 9" x 15' 8" (5.11m x 4.78m) Door to external covered walkway.  

Bedroom 3 Floor-to-ceiling windows offering beautiful views and sliding patio doors to viewing terrace. Built-in storage unit.  

En-suite Bathroom Fitted with a modern Sphinx three piece suite comprising bath with shower over, pedestal wash basin and wc. Mirrored medicine cabinet, ladder radiator and wall tiling.  

Cloakroom Storage area  

First Floor Galleried Landing Central heating thermostat.  

Bedroom 1 18' 9" x 16' 0 max" (5.72m x 4.88m) Fantastic views to the lake and fells from the floor-to-ceiling picture windows, ceiling beams.  

En-suite Bathroom Fitted with a four piece suite of bath, large shower cubicle, pedestal wash basin and wc. Ladder radiator, extractor fan, built-in toiletries cupboard, part tiling to walls, inset ceiling lighting and access to roof space. Tiled floor. 

Bedroom 2 16' 0 max" x 12' 5" (4.88m x 3.78m) Large picture windows giving beautiful lake and fell views. Beamed ceiling.


En-suite Shower Room Fitted with a three piece suite of shower cubicle, pedestal wash basin and wc. Tiled walls, ladder radiator and inset ceiling lighting.  


Double Garage 17' 2" x 16' 8" (5.23m x 5.08m) With double up and over garage doors, electric light and power, pull down ladder to overhead storage area, steps down to door to external covered walkway. Separate wc with wash basin. Boiler room housing Worcester oil central heating boiler, Mega Flo Heatrae Sadia hot water cylinder and ultra violet water filter system.

Paddock House stands in a good sized plot with parking area for numerous vehicles and pleasant gardens mainly laid to lawn with well stocked bedded borders, mature trees and shrubs and viewing terrace overlooking the ghyll, adjoining fields and lovely views to the lake beyond. Concealed oil tank.  

Services: Mains electricity. Water supply with ultra violet filter system and drainage to septic tank shared with Holbeck Ghyll Hotel. Oil fired central heating to radiators, double glazed windows.

Hot water comes from a centralised biomass boiler from a neighbouring property where discounted cost hot water/heating is charged on a metered basis. Plant room within garage building housing Mega Flo Heatrae Sadia hot water cylinder for back up heating and UV water filter / treatment system. 

Tenure: Freehold. Vacant possession upon completion. 

Business Rates: South Lakeland District Council. The current owner pays business rates, to be confirmed, not currently banded for council tax.  

Viewings: Strictly by appointment with Hackney & Leigh Windermere Sales 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:
20 March 2019


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