Waters Edge is a spacious well appointed duplex apartment situated in the popular and highly regarded Storrs Park area of Bowness-on-Windermere. The property is one of four stunning apartments created by the sympathetic sub division of an impressive traditional Lakeland Gentleman's residence and enjoys a splendid position within private landscaped communal gardens and grounds on the shores of Lake Windermere.
Converted in 2002, and originally known as Cannon Crag, this property was designed and built in 1904 by the Pattinson family. Redesigned into Waters Edge, the building was completely refurbished to create four luxury apartments to an extremely high standard by local builder Charles Cooper. Although completely renovated, the properties maintain their original features and character.
The property is approached from the road by electric gates and a sweeping driveway, which leads to a circular parking and turning area to the front of the property. Waters Edge is accessed through the grand main entrance hall of Cannon Close. The property comprises of first floor entrance hall, lounge, study/bedroom, kitchen and en-suite master bedroom. There are stairs to the second floor with bedrooms two and three, dressing room and bathroom. There is a detached garage, which was recently built in 2015.
The property is set in substantial and beautifully landscaped communal gardens. With a sweeping lawn that leads to the newly built jetty and direct lake access.
The property has stunning views over the beautiful Lake Windermere, and shares well maintained communal gardens. There is space for a small rowing boat or canoe, and the chance to relax in a pergola next to the lake.
Grand entrance hall with original cornice, intercom, radiator and built in storage cupboard.
A fantastic picture window is the centrepiece to this room giving views across Windermere and Bowness Bay to the Fairfield Horseshoe. This room also boasts many original features including dado rail, picture rails, ceiling rose and coving. Inset living flame gas fire with marble fire surround and back panel, picture and wall lights, radiator and large storage cupboard.
A good range of modern cream wall and base units, inset stainless steel sink, 5 ring gas hob with extractor/filter over, Smeg electric oven, inset Neff microwave, integrated fridge and freezer, dishwasher, plumbing for washing machine, cornice, recessed spotlights and pelmet lights. Part tiled walls, radiator and single glazed lead glass window.
DINING ROOM/STUDY/BEDROOM 4
Once used as a dining room this dual aspect room with picture rail, radiator, fitted shelves, cornice and single glazed lead glass windows.
Double bedroom, double glazed window with lake view, radiator, cornice, picture rail.
Radiator, three piece suite in white comprises W.C. wash hand basin to vanity and fully tiled shower cubicle with thermostatic shower, fully tiled walls and floor, extractor fan, wall light with shaver point.
Single glazed window, W.C. and wash hand basin in white, part tiled walls, tiled floor, extractor fan.
STAIRS TO SECOND FLOOR
Double glazed Velux skylight window.
With Velux skylight window, large walk in cupboard housing boiler and water tank. Large walk in wardrobe with storage and hanging space, radiator.
A large double glazed picture window giving views across Windermere to Fairfield Horseshoe, original feature inset cast iron fireplace, radiator
Skylight, radiator, W.C. and wash hand basin in white, wall light.
Double glazed window, radiator.
Large family bathroom with three piece suite in white comprising wash hand basin and bath with mixer shower, WC, part tiled walls, tiled floor, double glazed Velux skylight window and radiator.
The property also has the advantage of additional storerooms accessed from the ground floor communal entrance hall in the form of an under stairs internal storage cupboard and separate basement storeroom.
GARDENS AND GROUNDS
Waters Edge is set in attractive mature landscaped communal gardens with a paved patio having magnificent views overlooking the garden and Lake Windermere. The garden includes mature trees and borders, a well maintained sloping lawn and gravelled pathways leading down to the lake shore amounting to approximately 100ft of lake frontage with a newly refurbished 56ft jetty, a covered pergola allows you to relax and take in the amazing views over Lake Windermere towards the Fairfield Horseshoe, Claife Heights and fells beyond.
To the front of the property there is a courtyard together with ample allocated visitors parking space. Each property is also allocated its own boat store suitable for a small rowing boat/tender or canoe.
Lakeside properties are rare; Waters Edge is equally suited as a permanent residence being convenient to the amenities and services of Bowness-on-Windermere or for use as an exclusive weekend retreat or holiday let with its prime position.
Single garage constructed in 2015.
The property is pleasantly located in the established and highly sought-after area of Storrs Park, which is just over one mile from Bowness-on-Windermere, which nestles beside one of the most picturesque lakes in the Lake District National Park, Lake Windermere, and boasts some of the best amenities and attractions within the South Lakes. It offers a wide range of activities for all ages with shops, restaurants, leisure facilities, golf and yacht clubs, plus Windermere Marina and some of the finest walks in Britain.
Being the largest natural lake in England, Lake Windermere hosts many public attractions and holds a large tourist population. Bowness-on-Windermere is The Lake District s most popular holiday resort and is an excellent centre for boating activities and steamers.
Within Bowness-on-Windermere there are wonderful boutique shops, cafes, bars and restaurants, as well as the usual multiples lining the main street as it winds down to the bay. You are only a few minutes walk and a short ferry crossing to Windermere s western shore, famed for Beatrix Potter s home, Hill Top, the National Trust Claife Viewing Station, the lovely village of Hawkshead and the fells beyond.
Bowness-on-Windermere lies approximately nine miles from the busy town of Kendal with its excellent shopping facilities, theatres, health and leisure centres.
There are some beautiful walks within this area, with links to Ambleside, Grasmere and Langdale - famous for their Wainwright fells.
For the commuter, the railway station at Windermere links with the mainline station at Oxenholme, giving speedy access to Edinburgh, Manchester and London Euston. There is easy access to the M6 motorway, within a 30 minutes drive to J36.
The Lake District National Park has recently been awarded UNESCO World Heritage Status for its scenic and cultural attractions. With stunning landscapes, lakes, mountains, coastline, historic sites and a wide range of restaurants, including three which are Michelin-starred. There's no better place to come and unwind!
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Mains gas, electricity and water. Private drainage to septic tank shared between residents. Gas fired central heating, part double-glazed.
From our Windermere Office proceed south along A5074 New Road; continue to follow A5074 Lake Road. At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto A592 towards Newby Bridge. Pass Windermere Marina Village on you re right and continue for a further ¼ mile Waters Edge, Cannon Close is on your right.
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Council Tax Band G
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The nearest primary school is Goodly Dale Primary School and the nearest secondary school is The Lakes School. For an official list of schools and distances, please click on the 'School Checker' tab.