For sale: Westmorland House, 50 Kendal Green, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 5PT
Summary: A rare opportunity to purchase a fine and very substantial detached house, formerly run as a retirement home and now providing extensive family accommodation. In need of some upgrading the property offers considerable potential. Excellent location in one of Kendal's most sought after areas,
|Address||50 Kendal Green|
|Sold Status||Under Offer|
|Parking||Off Street Parking|
A rare opportunity to purchase a fine and very substantial detached house, formerly run as a retirement home and now providing extensive family accommodation. In need of some upgrading the property offers considerable potential. Excellent location in one of Kendal's most sought after areas,
overlooking Kendal Green and enjoying fabulous views. Energy Rating 'F'.
A handsome double fronted detached house of substantial proportions.
Formerly run as a retirement home but occupied as a family home for many years.
Large rear extension and loft conversion.
Five reception rooms.
Seven first floor bedrooms.
Second floor two bedroom apartment.
Gardens and ample off-road parking.
Now in need of some upgrading.
Tremendous scope and potential for alteration and subdivision subject to planning.
Superb location with outstanding views.
From Kendal town centre follow Stricklandgate and Windermere Road. Go past Maude's Meadow on the left to reach a crossroads. Turn right into Green Road. Take the second turning on the left into Kendal Green. Westmorland House will be found on the right-hand side towards the top of Kendal Green on the corner of Empson Road.
The property is on Kendal Green, one of Kendals most sought after and desirable locations, conveniently placed for access in to the town centre. The property overlooks the Green and therefore enjoys a lovely aspect from the front. From the rear the views across Kendal towards the surrounding hills and fells are sublime.
The historic market town of Kendal, renowned as the gateway to the Lake District, provides an excellent range of shopping, leisure, cultural and educational amenities. The town is well served by bus routes and the railway station provides a rail link to Oxenholme Railway Station for the London to Glasgow West Coast line. Kendal is also well placed for junctions 36 to 38 of the M6 motorway.
|Open Porch:|| Slate roofed canopy.|
|Entrance Hall:|| Fine staircase in pitch pine with intricate carving to the newel posts. Decorative archway and arched alcove.|
|Sitting Room:||19'2" x 13'1" (5.84m x 3.99m). A room filled with light from the windows on two sides, one of which is a splayed bay. Arched recesses, each with stripped pine cupboards and drawers, one with a sink. Picture rail. Ceiling rose.|
|Living Room:||18'1" x 12' (5.51m x 3.66m). An elegant room with a splayed bay window and an arched recess lined with shelves. Picture rail with decorative frieze. Fireplace with Art Nouveau style inset and tiling.|
|Shower Room:||9'5" x 8'8" (2.87m x 2.64m). Modern suite in white comprising a shower cubicle, a wash hand basin with cupboard below and a w.c. Part tiled walls. Picture rail.|
|Inner Hall:|| Access to basement providing a useful range of cellars.|
|Cloakroom:||9'7" x 4'4" (2.92m x 1.32m). Suite in white comp(rising a pedestal wash hand basin and a w.c. Range of original built-in storage cupboards.|
|Study:||15' x 12' (4.57m x 3.66m). A versatile room, ideal as a home office. Large built-in storage cupboard. Wash hand basin.|
|Dining Room:||22'1" x 13' (6.73m x 3.96m). A spacious room. Side entrance door.|
|Hobbies Room:||16' x 10'1" (4.88m x 3.07m). Another adaptable room with windows on two sides. Front entrance door.|
|Kitchen/Breakfast Room:||22'3" x 14'8" (6.78m x 4.47m). A large open plan room with windows on two sides. The kitchen area is fitted with a good range of built-in floor and wall units together with work surfaces and a sink. Built-in double oven, gas hob and extractor hood. Tiled floor. Gas fired central heating boiler.|
|Wash Room:||6'8" x 3'10" (2.03m x 1.17m). Pedestal wash hand basin and w.c.|
|Utility Room:||10'5" x 10' (3.18m x 3.05m). Originally an outbuilding. Plumbing for a washing machine. Side entrance door.|
|First Floor|| |
|Landing:|| A split level landing overlooked by a splendid lead light, stained glass window, now incorporated into one of the bedrooms. Understairs storage cupboard.|
|Bedroom No.1:||17'6" x 15'1" (5.33m x 4.6m). A spacious double bedroom with two windows. Wash hand basin.|
|Bedroom No.2:||12' x 11'11" (3.66m x 3.63m). A double bedroom. Wash hand basin|
|Bedroom No.3:||12' x 9'9" (3.66m x 2.97m). A double bedroom. Wash hand basin.|
|Study/Bedroom No.4:||8'2" x 7'7" (2.5m x 2.31m). A single bedroom or home office. The sash window is double glazed. Wash hand basin.|
|Bathroom:||9'7" x 7'3" (2.92m x 2.2m). Suite in white comprising a panelled bath with screen and shower unit, pedestal wash hand basin and w.c. Part tiled walls.|
|Inner Landing:|| Built-in linen cupboard.|
|Bedroom No.5:||16'6" x 10'2" (5.03m x 3.1m). A double bedroom. Built-in wardrobes. Wash hand basin.|
|Bedroom No.6:||12'5" x 12'4" (3.78m x 3.76m). A double bedroom. Built-in wardrobe. Wash hand basin.|
|Bedroom No.7:||11'1" x 10'11" (3.38m x 3.33m). A double bedroom. Built-in wardrobes. Wash hand basin.|
|Bathroom:||6'7" x 6'6" (2m x 1.98m). Suite in white comprising a panelled bath and a pedestal wash hand basin.|
|Separate W.C:||6'8" x 4'7" (2.03m x 1.4m). Wash hand basin and w.c.|
|Second Floor|| |
|Landing:|| Range of built-in storage cupboards line one wall.|
|Sitting Room:||15'3" x 11'11" (4.65m x 3.63m). A wide, double glazed window provides spectacular views. Upholstered window seat.|
|Kitchen:||7'5" x 6' (2.26m x 1.83m). Built-in floor and wall units. Work surfaces. Stainless steel sink.|
|Bedroom:||11' x 6'11" (3.35m x 2.1m). Built-in wardrobe.|
|Bedroom:||11' x 7' (3.35m x 2.13m). Access to under eaves roof void.|
|Shower Room:|| Shower cubicle and pedestal wash hand basin. Electric towel radiator.|
|Separate W.C:|| W.C and wash hand basin|
The house occupies a stone walled corner plot. A tarmacadam driveway provides ample parking for several motor vehicles. A second, narrower driveway to the other side of the house provides further off-road parking.
Garden with lawn and flower borders. Paved patio.
All mains services. Gas central heating.