For sale: Robin Hill, Longlands Road, Bowness-on-Windermere, LA23 3AS
Summary: A rare opportunity to purchase a highly attractive detached traditional house occupying a superb site with extensive gardens of around two thirds of an acre, with excellent potential for the development of an additional dwelling, subject to requisite consents.
|Sold Status||Under Offer|
|Parking||Off Street Parking , Garage|
A rare opportunity to purchase a highly attractive detached traditional house occupying a superb site with extensive gardens of around two thirds of an acre, with excellent potential for the development of an additional dwelling, subject to requisite consents.
Stunning views across Lake Windermere towards the Lakeland Fells. Located within a short walk of Bowness village centre.
Robin Hill, which has been in the same family's ownership for many years, occupies a spectacular site enjoying stunning views across Lake Windermere towards the Lakeland Fells.
The house is of a most attractive, traditional design with bay windows to both front and side. elevations are rendered and the roofs are finished in local slate. The house provides well planned family accommodation and now is ready for modernisation and updating with considerable scope for extension and alteration to create a truly spectacular home.
The house stands in extensive gardens and grounds of around two-thirds of an acre with sweeping lawns, beautiful Rhododendrons, an array of fine trees and a narrow strip of woodland which creates a buffer between the house and road.
The property includes a substantial, well proportioned plot with excellent potential for the development of an additional dwelling, subject to requisite planning and building regulation consents being obtained. Interested parties should make their own enquiries through the Planning department of the Lake District National Park Authority.
A most attractive, traditional detached house.
Stunning views across Lake Windermere.
Extensive gardens and grounds of around two thirds of an acre.
Excellent scope for altering, extending and modernisation the house to create an exceptional home.
Potential for the development of an additional dwelling, subject to requisite consents being obtained.
Within a short walk of Bowness village centre.
From Windermere village centre head down New Road in a southerly direction to reach Bowness. Turn right at the Cinema onto Longlands Road. At the T-junction turn right towards the Bowling Club. The entrance to Robin Hill is just past the Bowling Green on the left-hand side.
The property is located on Longlands Road, a private road and one of the most sought after residential areas of Bowness-on-Windermere.
The house is discreetly tucked away, screened by a belt of trees, and yet is only a short walk from the centre of Bowness.
The thriving villages of Bowness and Windermere, popular with tourists and visitors, provide a wealth of amenities, including shops, schools, cafes, pubs, a cinema, doctors surgeries and a range of leisure facilities. The pier and jetties on the lake shore offer opportunities for boating and lake cruises. Nearby are Windermere Marina and The Boat Club. Windermere School is an internationally renowned private school with excellent facilities.
The villages are well served by bus routes for access to Ambleside, Staveley, Grasmere and Kendal and there is a railway station at Windermere for access to Oxenholme for the London to Glasgow West Coast main line. Bowness is a perfect base for exploring this most beautiful part of the world and is also well placed for junction 36 of the M6 motorway.
|Reception Hall:||13'1" x 8'7" (3.99m x 2.62m). A welcoming entrance hall with an attractive panelled front door. Window to front.|
|Sitting Room:||22'6" x 13' (6.86m x 3.96m). A spacious, dual aspect room with a curved bay window to side and a second window to rear. Feature slate fireplace with matching display shelves.|
|Dining Room:||16'5" x 11'9" (5m x 3.58m). A versatile, dual aspect room with a curved bay window to rear and a second window to side. Slate fireplace. Plate display shelves. Serving hatch to kitchen.|
|Inner Hall:|| Good sized under stairs storage cupboard.|
|Kitchen:||15'10" x 8'1" (4.83m x 2.46m). Fitted with a good range of built-in floor and wall units. Work surfaces. Stainless steel sink. Tiled walls. Two windows to rear.|
|Entrance Hall:||7'5" x 3'11" (2.26m x 1.2m). A second entrance hall. Tiled floor. Plate display shelf. Cupboard. Roof window. Front entrance door.|
|Cloakroom:|| Tiled walls. Tiled floor. Window to side.|
|Utility Room:||8'3" x 8'2" (2.51m x 2.5m). Range of built-in storage cupboards, drawers and shelves. Work surfaces. Sink. Plumbing for a washing machine. Door to the garage.|
|First Floor|| |
|Landing:|| Built-in linen cupboard. A large window overlooks the stairwell.|
|Bedroom No.1:||13'1" x 12'11" (3.99m x 3.94m). A light and spacious double bedroom with windows on two sides. Pedestal wash hand basin. Built-in wardrobe.|
|Bedroom No.2:||14'4" x 9'9" (4.37m x 2.97m). A double bedroom featuring a bay window to the rear. Pedestal wash hand basin. Built-in wardrobe/storage cupboard.|
|Bedroom No.3:||13' x 9' (3.96m x 2.74m). A double bedroom. Built-in wardrobes to either side of the bed recess, with cupboards overhead. Window to front.|
|Bathroom:||7'2" x 5'5" (2.18m x 1.65m). Traditional suite comprising a panelled bath and a pedestal wash hand basin. Tiled walls. Double glazed window to front.|
|Separate W.C:|| Modern w.c. Tiled walls. Window to side.|
|Garage:||17'11" x 12' (5.46m x 3.66m). A substantial garage with a pitched slate roof. Folding, wooden front entrance door. Door to the house. Double glazed windows to side and rear. Shelving. Power and lighting.|
GARDENS AND GROUNDS
The house is set within extensive gardens and grounds of around two thirds of an acre, including a substantial lawned plot beyond the far side of the house which has excellent potential for the development of a single dwelling, subject to requisite consents being obtained.
The gardens are laid out with sweeping lawns, herbaceous borders, perimeter hedging and an interesting array of shrubs and specimen trees, including Rhododendrons and Scots Pine.
Between the house and Longlands Road is a slightly elevated strip of woodland with grassy glades, creating a buffer between the road and the house.
A gated driveway leads to a parking area in front of the house and garage with ample room for several motor vehicles. Garden shed/store.
Mains water, electricity and drainage. Electric heating.