An elegant detached four bedroom house. Converted in 2000 from an Edwardian Water Pump House, Filter House retains its wonderful character and charm, alongside its modern fittings and elegant decor. Generous sized gardens, detached double garage and stunning views capturing parts of Lake Windermere, and the outlying fells. With well-proportioned rooms and design, this property comes with every aspect thought of for a property of such stature.
Traditional Lakeland stonewalls feature on part of the property, complemented by slate detailing and feature archways to the exterior and finished with the pitched slate roof.
Filter House is immaculately presented, with excellent decor and modern interior fittings. Solid oak floors feature throughout, along with traditional Parquet flooring. The ground floor of the house comprises of a large entrance hall with wide double opening front doors, wide return staircase to first floor and side hallway allowing direct access to lounge with convenient cloakroom and WC.
Leading off the hallway to the stunning triple aspect lounge with stunning views of the Lakeland Fells, such as Coniston Old Man, Bow Fell, Fairfield and Crinkle Crags; alongside glimpses of Lake Windermere and the terraced area, this lounge comprises of solid stone fireplace made by local stone masons, multi-fuel Morse stove and fitted bookshelves. HiFi and TV aerial points. Doors leading to the dining room and out on to upper walled terrace
Double doors lead to the bright and spacious dining room, complete with solid oak flooring, three wall light points, TV aerial and views through to the well maintained gardens garden.
The kitchen area of the split-level kitchen and morning room consists of modern fitted cream fronted wall and base units, feature lighting, stainless steel sink unit and part tiled walls. Modern appliances such as Falcon double electric oven, with five-ring gas hob, matching Falcon extractor hood, and integrated Neff dishwasher. Completing the look is the lovely solid oak flooring.
Breakfast/Morning Room looks out on to the well maintained gardens and has excellent views to the outlying fells, with a built in cupboard and elegant downlighting.
Stairs in between the two areas lead down into the spacious utility room which comprises of traditional Coniston green slate flooring, plumbing for washing machine, pot sink and extractor fan. Dimplex gas central heating boiler, Heatrae Sadio Megaflow pressurised hot water cylinder. There is a convenient door to the outside of the property.
The spacious and bright wide landing with ornate feature window and access to useful roof space takes you to the four well proportioned bedrooms, with two en-suite double shower bathrooms and a large family bathroom.
Master Bedroom (en-suite) is a wonderfully sized room complete with triple aspect views. Bright and airy and leads on to the ample sized en-suite. This comprises of a modern three-piece shower suite, part tiled walls extractor fan and modern electric appliance points and heated towel rail.
Separate walk-in wardrobe/dressing room is accessed from the landing.
Bedroom Two (en-suite) is a dual aspect room, complete with modern fitted en-suite shower room, comprising a three-piece white suite of large shower cubicle, pedestal wash basin, WC, heated towel rail, extractor fan and shaver point. There is a wonderful circular feature window making the room lovely and bright.
Bedroom Three is a dual aspect room with excellent views to the front garden.
Bedroom Four is another well proportioned room, providing excellent views to the front of the house.
The good size family bathroom completes the first floor. This comprises of a modern white three-piece suite, of bath with shower over, pedestal wash basin and WC. Part tiled walls extractor fan and modern electric appliance points and heated towel rail.
GARDENS & GROUNDS
The outside of the property comprises of various paved and decked upper and lower terraces, which take advantage of the glorious views and provide areas to follow the sun throughout the day, detached double garage, which includes water, gas and electricity connected, twin single up and over remote doors. Complete with excellent storage area in the boarded roof space, with ladder access, with rear lean-to walk in wood store. Gravelled parking areas and wonderful woodland gardens, with meandering pathways and natural water features.
When the planning was granted on the property in 1999, a covenant was placed which states that the occupation of the property shall be limited to:
A person employed, about to be employed or last employed in Cumbria; or
A person who has, for the period of three years immediately preceding his occupation, had his only or principle residence in Cumbria.
Filter house is located in the highly regarded residential 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 Districts 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 Windermeres western shore, famed for Beatrix Potters 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!
Mains gas, electric, water and drainage.
Double glazed windows and gas fired central heating to radiators.
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 your right and continue for a further ¼ mile passing Middle Entrance Drive on your left. Storrs Hill Lane is the next left. Filter House is at the top of the lane on the right.
South Lakeland District Council
Council Tax Band G
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