For sale: 2 Dr Manning's Yard, 83 Highgate, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 4ED
£239,500 IDEAL HOLIDAY HOME!
Summary: A thoroughly delightful Grade II Listed courtyard property of considerable character, much improved to create a lovely four bedroom family home, that includes an annexe that provides a valuable income. Discreet town centre location. Fabulous!
|Address||2 Dr Manning's Yard|
A thoroughly delightful Grade II Listed courtyard property of considerable character, much improved to create a lovely four bedroom family home, that includes an annexe that provides a valuable income. Discreet town centre location. Fabulous!
A charming, quirky and interesting Grade II Listed courtyard property.
Bags of character.
Spacious, versatile and attractively presented.
Excellent dining kitchen.
Two reception rooms.
Bathroom and shower room.
Ground floor let out through Airbnb to create a valuable income.
Convenient town centre location.
From the Town Hall at the crossroads in Kendal town centre walk south along Highgate and the entrance to Dr Manning's Yard will be found about half way down on the left-hand side. Go through the arch and the property will be found immediately on the left.
Parking available in the Dowkers Lane carpark where it is possible to enter the yard from the south-east.
The property is tucked away in a discreet corner of the historically important Dr Manning's Yard, which has a handsome row of stone built cottages and a cobbled roadway. Archways at either end lead onto Highgate, Kendal's main thoroughfare, and Dowkers Lane respectively.
Being located in Kendal town centre, the property is perfectly placed within easy walking distance of all town centre amenities including the Brewery Arts Centre, bistro cafes, restaurants, Abbot Hall Art Gallery and Booths Supermarket.
The historic market town of Kendal, renowned as the gateway to the Lake District, is well placed for junctions 36 to 38 of the M6 motorway and for Oxenholme Railway Station for the London to Glasgow West coast line.
|Ground Floor|| |
|Living Room:||10'10" x 9'10" (3.3m x 3m). A versatile room featuring exposed stone work and a period fireplace. Exposed beams. Front entrance door. Plumbing for washing machine. Staircase to first floor.|
|Bedroom:||10'2" x 6'2" (3.1m x 1.88m). Used as a double bedroom. The window has shutters and there are exposed beams and stonework.|
|Shower Room:||6'7" x 4'7" (2m x 1.4m). Shower cubicle, wash hand basin and w.c. Tiled floor.|
|First Floor|| |
|Kitchen/Dining Room:||16'6" x 11'6" (5.03m x 3.5m). A spacious room featuring a splendid stone fireplace with multi-fuel stove. Built-in range of base units finished with oak work surfaces. Belfast sink. Falcon range cooker. Tiled floor. Exposed beams. Split opening main entrance door. Recessed alcove with interesting old window frame, now sealed.|
|Hall:|| Overlooked by the galleried landing and a skylight. A short flight of steps leading up to a leading area with understairs cupboard.|
|Living Room:||21'3" x 12'6" (6.48m x 3.8m). A delightful room with three, tall, shuttered windows overlooking Highgate. Beautiful old floor, principally in oak. Fireplace with multi-fuel stove. Exposed beams. Bookcase.|
|Bedroom No.1:||15'4" x 10'7" (4.67m x 3.23m). A well proportioned master double bedroom. Exposed beams. Large picture window with views of Kendal Castle.|
|Second Floor|| |
|Galleried Landing:|| The skylight provides views across roof tops towards Kendal Castle. You might have to stand on tip toes if you're small!|
|Bedroom No.2:||18' x 9'10" (5.49m x 3m). A good sized double bedroom. Arched dormer window. Range of built-in storage cupboards and shelves. Alcove with old window frame, now sealed. Exposed beams.|
|Bedroom No.3:||11'2" x 11'3" (3.4m x 3.43m). A cosy double bedroom featuring exposed beams and timber partitioning. Arched dormer window. Built-in wardrobe and shelves.|
|Bathroom:|| Reached from a second flight of stairs off the hall. Stylishly refitted with a traditionally styled suite in white, comprising a tile panelled bath, a pedestal wash hand basin, a w.c. and a shower cubicle. Under eaves storage cupboard.|
Cobbled courtyard area in front of the cottage providing a sitting out area.
The main part of the property is leasehold for a 999 year term from 19th August 1992 at a peppercorn ground rent. The cobbled courtyard area in front of the property is freehold.
All mains services. Gas fired central heating.
The ground floor is successfully operated as a bed and breakfast business through Airbnb. The owners website is www.thetinybedandbreakfast.co.uk which provides useful further information. The accommodation has its own separate entrance and is used as a living room, bedroom and shower room. Income for 2016 amounted to £7,422.