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Oakwood is a superb 5 bedroom, detached house, originally a bungalow; it has been stylishly remodelled and newly refurbished to create an imaginatively designed family home. Four en-suite double bedrooms, lounge, conservatory/dining, open plan kitchen/living room, fifth bedroom or study and modern family bathroom. Located in the secluded setting between Kendal and Staveley, within the Lake District National Park. A wonderful home, which will also be of interest to those seeking a second home or holiday let.

The Property comprises a bright and spacious dual aspect lounge featuring a wood burning stove and ornate fire surround and tastefully decorated in soft neutral colours. Sliding patio doors lead onto the paved sun terrace.
The open plan kitchen and living room has been recently extended to give a real family style kitchen, which is superbly tailored with a Linda Barker designed fully fitted Kitchen, with integrated wine cooler, dish washer, washing machine, fridge-freezer, Neff self cleaning microwave ovens, Neff self cleaning multi functional baker oven. A must for a kitchen of this quality is the Range Master Deluxe Oven in Pearl White and the gas log burner fire sat on matching solid granite to work tops. There is a handy Breakfast Bar in solid Gemini quartz granite. For extra storage there is a larder cupboard to complement the floor and wall units.

The lounge area with its beautiful skylight and comfy sofas is the perfect place to relax, with access to the rear garden from the patio doors, on a sunny day this makes it a great family space.

Leading off from the lounge is the gorgeous newly extended conservatory/dining room, with its full length windows to three sides, Italian Marbled floor this is a wonderful place to entertain or enjoy a relaxing Sunday brunch.

There are 3 great sized bedrooms on the ground floor, all have had new fitted wardrobes, the Master Bedroom has a luxury hotel feel with its stunning and luxuriously finished en-suite, with fitted vanity units and modern white suite comprising an inset bath, wash hand basin, WC with concealed cistern and double shower cubicle. Tiled floor, part tiled walls and chrome ladder towel radiator.

Bedroom Two is lovely good sized room, with new fitted white wardrobes and oak effect tiled floor.

Bedroom Three/Study is Ideal as a home office; at the moment it is being used as a gym but is also suitable as a double bedroom as it has fitted mirrored wardrobes. En-suite comprising a wash hand basin with fitted vanity unit, WC with concealed cistern and double shower cubicle. Tiled floor and fully tiled walls.

Family Bathroom comprising a tiled panelled bath, wash hand basin with fitted vanity unit, WC with concealed cistern and double shower cubicle. Tiled floor, part tiled walls and chrome ladder towel radiator.

Luxurious oak effect tiles and imported Italian Marble run throughout the whole of the ground floor. New double glazing to all the windows, doors and French doors and Orangery roof windows. All the bathrooms have been fitted with new sanitary ware, showers and vanity units; two Bathrooms have built in Media Players.

Newly installed are two Gas Central Heating Systems, which have been fitted to the ground floor and first floors, and can be used separately providing enough hot water for all 5 bathrooms and heating to be used at the same time.

First Floor

Leading from the galleried landing area there are a further two large double bedrooms, both have been attractively decorated in soft neutral colours and with new carpets throughout the first floor.

Bedroom Four is a bright and airy dual aspect double bedroom with recessed alcoves suitable for built-in furniture. The en-suite in white comprising a tiled panelled bath with shower over, a wash hand basin and WC. Tiled floor and part tiled walls. Chrome ladder towel radiator and spot lighting.

Bedroom Five is another bright and airy dual aspect double bedroom with recessed alcoves suitable for built-in furniture. The en-suite in white comprising a tiled panelled bath with shower over, a wash hand basin and WC. Tiled floor and part tiled walls. Chrome ladder towel radiator and spot lighting.

Outside

July this year the garden has been fully redesigned and landscaped, including new turf, gravel, walls and patio with direct access from the Kitchen and has a stunning wood effect tiles to give it a Mediterranean feel with outdoor log burner and fireplace, perfect for outside entertaining. There are a variety of established shrubs and trees. A stream runs alongside the boundary on one side. A driveway secured by high, double entrance gates leads to a tarmac parking area with space for several motor vehicles. Also added drainage.

Location

Situated to the South of the Lake District, and only a short drive to Kendal, which is particularly well placed to cater for everyone's holiday needs. Kendal is often seen as the Southern gateway to the Lake District. The town is home to a fine selection of shopping arcades, can boast two castles, two museums, a host of historical buildings and bridges, fine restaurants, a multitude of public houses, and stunning views over the nearby ruin of Kendal Castle.

Being only a few minutes drive to one of the most picturesque lakes in the Lake District National Park - Lake Windermere 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.

Bowness-on-Windermere is The Lake District’s most popular holiday resort; 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.

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 10 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 3 Michelin Star. There's no better place to come and unwind!

Agents Notes
Planning Permission for Double Garage with Annex above (foundations already in place)

Directions
Oakwood is situated in the centre of Plantation Bridge to the rear of the retail outlet, Lakeland Great Outdoors.

From M6, J36 follow the main A591 following signs for Windermere. Continue along the small dual carriageway and as the road drops down the hill to Plantation Bridge. Turn right into the car park of Lakeland Great Outdoors and park in the lower car park. The driveway to the property is on the right secured by high gates.

Services
Mains gas, electricity and drainage, gas fired central heating, septic tank

Local Authority
South Lakeland District Council
Council Tax Band A

Viewings
All viewings to be arranged by prior appointment through Humberts Windermere office.
01539 482 692 or windermere@humberts.com

Mortgages
For advice on financing your purchase, please call the office on 01539 482 692

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"Oakwood is a superb detached house, stylishly remodelled and newly refurbished to create an imaginatively designed family home"
Windermere - Humberts

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