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For sale: Watersmeet, Kentrigg, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 6EE

£440,000

Summary: A superb detached family house of distinctive design occupying a private, elevated position enjoying spectacular views. Attractively presented family accommodation including four bedrooms and three reception rooms. Delightful gardens, garage and parking. Exclusive edge of town position.

 
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AddressWatersmeet
Kentrigg
Kendal
Cumbria
LA9 6EE
Property TypeHouse
Sold StatusAvailable
TenureFreehold
Bedrooms4 Beds
Bathrooms2 Bathrooms
Reception Rooms3 Receptions
ParkingGarage
Price £440,000
Reference_KEN170369
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A superb detached family house of distinctive design occupying a private, elevated position enjoying spectacular views. Attractively presented family accommodation including four bedrooms and three reception rooms. Delightful gardens, garage and parking. Exclusive edge of town position.

Energy Rating 'D'.

A fine and prestigious detached house of distinctive design.
Spectacular views.
Extended and improved over the years to create a spacious and versatile family home.
Three reception rooms.
Excellent kitchen with good range of integrated appliances.
Four good sized bedrooms, one with an en-suite shower room/w.c.
Family bathroom and ground floor cloakroom.
Central heating, double glazing and solar thermal panels.
Delightful gardens, garage and parking.
Planning permission for alteration and extension.

From Kendal town centre take the Stricklandgate road out of the town signposted to Windermere. At the traffic lights by St Thomas's Church fork right into Burneside Road. Follow the road passing under a railway bridge. Just as the road starts to climb a hill (opposite Briarigg) turn right into Kentrigg. Follow the private road for a short distance to where it forks. Keep left and the entrance to Watersmeet is immediately on the right-hand side.

The property occupies an elevated position overlooking the River Kent enjoying spectacular views across Kendal towards the surrounding countryside and fells.

The property is located in one of Kendal’s most sought after residential areas. Kentrigg and Kent Lea are private roads and the neighbourhood is very private and exclusive as a result.

Whilst the property occupies an edge of town position it is conveniently placed within walking distance of Kendal town centre. The historic market town of Kendal, renowned as the gateway to the Lake District, has an excellent range of shopping, leisure, cultural and educational amenities. The town is well placed for junctions 36 and 38 of the M6 motorway and for Oxenholme Railway Station on the London to Glasgow West Coast main line.

Entrance Hall:8'10" x 8'6" (2.7m x 2.6m). Large enough for a study the entrance hall is filled with light from the wide double glazed window to the side and the double glazed windows to the front. Part glazed front entrance door.

Hall: Understairs storage cupboard/cloaks cupboard.

Lounge:16'1" x 11'11" (4.9m x 3.63m). A delightful room, light and spacious with double glazed windows on two sides. Contemporary style polished stone fireplace with built-in multi-fuel stove. Open way with built-in folding doors to sitting room.

Sitting Room:10'6" x 10'5" (3.2m x 3.18m). A versatile room ideal as a sitting room, study or home office. Double glazed window to rear.

Kitchen:10'3" x 9'11" (3.12m x 3.02m). Fitted with an excellent range of built-in floor and wall units together with attractive work surfaces and a stainless steel sink. Built-in double oven, ceramic hob, extractor hood, refrigerator, freezer and dishwasher. Part tiled walls. Open way to dining room.

Dining Room:10'5" x 9'9" (3.18m x 2.97m). Double glazed sliding patio door, with matching window leading to stone paved balcony terrace.

Entrance Hall No.2: Front entrance door. Tiled floor. Vaillant gas fired central heating boiler.

Cloakroom:5'2" x 3'10" (1.57m x 1.17m). Suite in white comprising a pedestal wash hand basin and a w.c. Tiled floor.   Double glazed window to front.

First Floor

Landing: Approached by a dog leg staircase with hardwood handrails, spindles and newel posts. A fine lead light stained glass window, protected by additional glazing, overlooks the half landing. Access to loft.

Bedroom No.1:14'1" x 11'11" (4.3m x 3.63m). A good sized double bedroom with double glazed windows on two sides.

Bedroom No.2:12'5" x 12' (3.78m x 3.66m). A double bedroom. Double glazed window to rear.

Bedroom No.3:9'7" x 8'10" (2.92m x 2.7m). A double bedroom. Double glazed window to rear.

En-Suite Shower Room:9'9" x 5'5" (2.97m x 1.65m). Suite in white comprising a shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin and w.c. Part tiled walls. Tiled floor. Linen cupboard with modern hot water storage cylinder. Double glazed to front.

Bedroom No.4:8'11" x 8'4" (2.72m x 2.54m). A well proportioned bedroom with double glazed windows on two sides.

Bathroom:10'5" x 5'3" (3.18m x 1.6m). Suite in white comprising a panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin and wc. Part tiled walls. Tiled floor. Double glazed windows to front.

Garage:16'3" x 8'11" (4.95m x 2.72m). An attached brick built garage with a pitched slate roof. Power and lighting. Shelving. Door to the house. Wooden floor.



A driveway lined by stone walling and hedges leads to a parking area in front of the house with ample parking space.

Attractively laid out lawned garden to side, flanked by laurel hedging, with herbaceous flowerbeds and a paved patio.

Garden to rear with stone paved patios, herbaceous flowerbeds, vegetable plots and a greenhouse. Steps lead up to a balcony terrace.

Undercroft stores to rear.

PLANNING
planning permission was granted by South Lakeland District Council on 4th May 2016 for the demolition of the existing garage and the construction of a single storey extension and garage at a lower level, a single storey extension to the east elevation and the installation of a bay window with roof along the full width of the south elevation (Reference: SL/2016/0168). Full details and plans can be inspected at our Kendal Head Office or by visiting www.southland.gov.uk using the planning application search tool.

SERVICES
All mains services. Gas central heating. Solar thermal panels.

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