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For sale: The Ghyll, Brigsteer Road, Kendal, LA9 5DY


Summary: A fine and substantial 18th Century detached house of character offering exceptionally spacious six bedroom accommodation perfect for family living. Excellent potential for sub-division. Extensive gardens, ample parking, a garage and outbuilding. Energy Rating 'G'.

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AddressThe Ghyll
Brigsteer Road
Property TypeHouse
Sold StatusAvailable
Bedrooms6 Beds
Bathrooms2 Bathrooms
Reception Rooms3 Receptions
ParkingDouble Garage
EER/EI Ratingschart

A fine and substantial 18th Century detached house of character offering exceptionally spacious six bedroom accommodation perfect for family living. Excellent potential for sub-division. Extensive gardens, ample parking, a garage and outbuilding. Energy Rating 'G'.

Discreet edge of town position in one of Kendal’s most sought after areas.

Interested parties should note that the land immediately adjacent to the western boundary has planning consent for residential dwellings and that the surrounding farmland is allocated by South Lakeland District Council for residential development. Interested parties requiring further information should make their own enquiries by contacting the local Planning Authority direct.

A fine 18th Century detached house and barn conversion.
In need of some upgrading but offering considerable potential for the creation of a magnificent and prestigious home.
A wealth of character features.
Scope for sub-dividing into two or three dwellings, subject to requisite consents being obtained.
Three main reception rooms, breakfast room and kitchen.
Impressive games room/studio in a converted attached barn.
Ample ancillary accommodation.
Extensive gardens and grounds of around 0.75 acres together with ample parking, outbuildings and a double garage.
Delightful edge of town location in a highly sought after area.

From Kendal town centre, opposite the town hall, follow Allhallows Lane and continue along Beast Banks to Greenside. Go past the green and turn immediately left at a crossroads. Take the first turning on the right into Brigsteer Road and follow it for a few hundred yards to a private drive on the right signed the Hylands and The Ghyll. follow the drive. Keep left where it splits to the gated entrance to The Ghyll.

The property occupies a delightful and discreet edge of town location approached by a private drive (mostly in separate ownership) off Brigsteer Road in one of Kendal's most sought after areas, close to Greenside and within easy reach of the town centre.

The historic market town of Kendal, renowned as being the gateway to the Lake District, provides an excellent range of shopping, leisure, cultural and educational amenities. The town is well placed for junctions 36 to 38 of the M6 motorway and for Oxenholme Railway Station which is on the London to Glasgow West Coast line.

Porch:8'8" x 6'4" (2.64m x 1.93m). A conservatory style entrance porch with timber framed double glazed windows and roof. Stone flagged floor.

Dining Room:17'2" x 14'6" (5.23m x 4.42m). Open fireplace with wood burning stove on a flagged hearth. Recess lined with shelves and a storage cupboard. Window seat. Openway to kitchen/breakfast room. Serving hatch.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room:27'6" x 10'4" (8.38m x 3.15m). The kitchen is fitted with a range of built-in floor and wall units, work surfaces and a stainless steel sink. Aga twin hob stove.

The breakfast room has an open ceiling with double glazed roof windows and a wide expanse of double glazed windows. Side entrance door. Stone flagged floor.

Inner Hall: Access to useful

Store Room:6'2" x 4'3" (1.88m x 1.3m). with limited headroom.

Cloakroom:7'4" x 3'11" (2.24m x 1.2m). Circular wash hand basin on a granite topped wash stand. W.C. Stone flagged floor.

Lounge:14'11" x 14'4" (4.55m x 4.37m). A well proportioned room with a marble fireplace. Built-in glass fronted display cabinet with cupboard below. Bookcase. Corniced ceiling.

Reception Hall:18'6" x 8' (5.64m x 2.44m). Part glazed front entrance door with coloured glass detail. Attractive dog leg staircase overlooked by a window with coloured glass.

Open Porch: An elegant timber framed porch with a pitched slate roof and a tiled floor.

Living Room:18'4" x 11'10" (5.59m x 3.6m). A spacious room featuring a Florentine arched recess with cupboard below. Corniced ceiling. Marble fireplace.

Inner Hall No.2: Second staircase leading to first floor with floor hatch. Rear entrance doors.

Utility Room:14'8" x 9'5" (4.47m x 2.87m). Fine stone sink set into the window opening.

Boiler Room:16'2" x 9'7" (4.93m x 2.92m). Gas fired central heating boiler. Front entrance door.

First Floor

Landing: A light and airy landing with space for a study area. Corniced ceiling and picture rail.

Bedroom No. 1:18'10" x 12'3" (5.74m x 3.73m). A spacious double bedroom with one wall lined in wardrobes. Recess lined with shelves. Corniced ceiling. Picture rail. Window seat with cupboard below.

Bedroom No.2:14'10" x 9'6" (4.52m x 2.9m). A double bedroom. Corniced ceiling. Fireplace.

Bathroom:9'10" x 7'9" (3m x 2.36m). Refitted with a suite in white comprising a panelled bath, wash hand basin with cupboard below, a corner shower cubicle and a w.c.   Chrome ladder towel radiator. Slate tiled floor. Double glazed windows on two sides.

Study:13' x 9'1" (3.96m x 2.77m). A versatile room with doors connecting the two sides of the house. Fireplace. Built-in storage cupboard. Corniced ceiling.

Inner Landing: Second staircase, the stairwell having a "drawbridge/hatch" leading to the far side of the house.

Bedroom No.3:14'1" x 11'1" (4.3m x 3.38m). A double bedroom. Built-in wardrobe. Corniced ceiling.

Bedroom No.4:14'5" x 11'4" (4.4m x 3.45m). A double bedroom. Window seat. Corniced ceiling. Built-in wardrobe.

Bathroom No.2:6'8" x 6'8" (2.03m x 2.03m). Panelled bath with shower unit, pedestal wash hand basin and w.c.

Bedroom No.5:10'4" x 9'9" (3.15m x 2.97m). A double bedroom.

Sitting Room/Bedroom No.6:17' x 9'6" (5.18m x 2.9m). Another versatile room. Windows to both front and rear. Stainless steel sink.

Games Room/Studio:31' x 20'8" (9.45m x 6.3m). A spectacular room being part of the converted barn. Open beamed ceilings. Hardwood flooring. A range of useful storage cupboards line one wall. Double glazed bi-folding doors to front. Double glazed window to side and a further window above.

Outbuildings Integral with the main house and forming part of the attached barn conversion is a useful, multi-purpose

Store:20'8" x 11'1" (6.3m x 3.38m). With a window, a rear entrance door and a door to the boiler room.

Double Garage:19'7" x 17'9" (5.97m x 5.4m). An open fronted garage of block construction.

Store:21'2" x 6'6" (6.45m x 1.98m). A detached stone built outbuilding with a pitched slate roof, sub-divided into two useful store rooms.

A gated sweeping driveway, which splits into two, provides ample parking for several motor vehicles.

Extensive, partly stone walled, established gardens and grounds to the front, side and rear with lawns, herbaceous borders and an interesting array of trees. Paved patio terrace to the front of the house.

Interested parties should not that part of the boundaries on the south and west sides are unfenced and open to neighbouring gardens.

Mains water and electricity. LPG gas supply. Gas central heating. Septic tank drainage.

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