A charming and elegant, substantial family home. Located within the heart of Windermere, this property was built in 1919 by the renowned builders G.H. Pattinson within a generous garden plot. Having recently been refurbished by the current owners, this beautiful home entwines contemporary living with the original style and character of the property.
The property is set out over four levels, with a lower ground floor level, and briefly comprises of a breakfast kitchen, dining room with study, living room with conservatory, snug and five good sized bedrooms (three with en-suite) and a family bathroom.
Ashdown House enjoys a sunny southerly position, pleasantly situated between Windermere and Bowness.
Entrance Porch with tiled flooring and large deep window.
With WC, washbasin and part tiled walls.
Spacious reception hall with wood flooring and staircase with half landing and feature stained glass window.
A tasteful and large room, with Harmony wood burning stove, marble surround and granite hearth. TV and telephone points, solid wood flooring. Double folding doors divide the living space and dining room. The excellent conservatory extension provides a sunny living space and outlook to the rear garden.
This large room would be ideal as a dining room, however it has many uses, as being shown by being used as a music room. A large bay window makes this room light and airy and has an open fire with marble surround and stone hearth and solid wood flooring. An archway opening leads to:
Study with feature bay window.
An extensive kitchen with English hardwood wall and base units topped with granite work surfaces. Central to the kitchen is a gas fired Aga, integrated appliances including Smeg electric oven, 2 ring Neff gas hob, Neff dishwasher, Neff Microwave and inset Belfast sink and two built in fridges and freezers. Heated towel rail, slate flooring and patio doors lead out to the terrace and rear garden.
Access from the kitchen to covered rear porch, utility room, rear garden and patio area and basement.
Utility Room with stainless steel sink unit, base cupboards, shelving and tiled flooring. Plumbing for washing machine.
Stairs to Lower Ground Floor with two storage rooms.
A built in cupboard housing the Worcester gas boiler and Mega flow cylinder system for the hot water and also the electric meter.
Stairs lead from Entrance Hall to first floor
Wide staircase with half landing.
Master Bedroom Suite
A large room with sash windows, two built in cupboards, TV point.
Walk in dressing room with bay window.
With two piece suite of WC, washbasin and vanity unit, large walk in shower. Fully tiled walls and heated towel rail.
Double bedroom enjoying a pleasant outlook over the rear garden. Fitted cabin bed with storage cupboards above.
Shower room with three piece white suite of WC, washbasin and shower. Part tiled walls and extractor fan.
Double bedroom overlooking the rear garden with built in cupboards.
Shower room with white three piece suite of WC, washbasin and shower. Shaver point, tiled flooring and part tiled walls.
Refurbished by the current owners in 2012 the bathroom comprises of a three piece suite of WC, washbasin, freestanding roll top bath and walk in double headed Grohe shower. Part tiled walls, tiled flooring with under floor heating and two heated towel rails. Built in cupboard.
Stairs to second floor
Landing with Velux window.
Large attic bedroom with dormer windows to both front and rear. Pedestal washbasin, part tiled wall and access to eaves storage.
With velux window, dormer window overlooking the garden an access to eaves storage.
With WC, pedestal washbasin, storage cupboard and part tiled walls.
To the front of the property onto Lake Road there is a shared driveway with parking for two vehicles and access to the main entrance and gated access to the side porch via the courtyard adjacent to the utility room.
To the rear of the property is a separate private driveway off Prince s Road, which gives access to the garage.
There is a generous lawn area with established shrubs and borders. Patio doors from the kitchen lead to a sunny patio seating area. There is also a shed for storage and further patio area towards the rear of the garden.
Electric up and over door with light and power and water connected. The garage also houses a separate electric meter.
The property is perfectly located in between the picturesque town of Windermere and the bustling village of 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.
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.
Please note that there is a covenant restriction on the use of Ashdown House. It is to remain a private dwelling house, with no business use (e.g. use as a B&B).
From our Windermere Office proceed south along A5074 New Road toward Bowness for approximately half a mile. Turn left onto Lake Road, immediately after Baddeley Clock. Ashdown House is on the corner of Lake Road and Prince s Road.
Mains gas, water, drainage and electricity. Part double glazing.
Council Tax Band
South Lakeland District Council Band 'G