This late Victorian mid terraced town house is located in one of Kendals popular residential conservation areas within easy walking of the town centre and all its amenities. The living space is both spacious and generous with accommodation laid out over four floors. There are two reception rooms, a kitchen and cellar room all of which are complemented by the four good double bedrooms and the bathroom.

The property has over the years retained much of the original character of the period with sash windows, plaster work and fireplaces, but is now in need of some updating which will allow the new owners the opportunity to create a home to suit their own needs and taste. There is a garage located to the rear together with easy to manage gardens with views across to Kendal castle. An early appointment to view is recommended.



Property Details

Description: This delightful Victorian town house offers a warm and welcoming home, which has over the years retained many of the original features including plaster cornicings and sash windows, marble and cast iron fireplaces, and a splendid pitch pine staircase. Laid out over four floors the property offers an excellent cellar room ideal for those with hobbies, a kitchen and two living rooms, together with four double bedrooms and a bathroom. Now in need of a new kitchen and bathroom allowing the purchaser their own choice. Outside are attractive garden areas to the front and rear together with a detached garage and private parking space.

Location: Situated on the south side of the Market Town of Kendal being close to the Brewery Arts Centre and cinema, Ghyllside primary school, restaurants and Abbott Hall Park. The property can be found by way of Kirkland by turning left onto Gillinggate opposite the entrance to Abbott Hall Park. Proceed up the hill, and number 72 can be found on your right hand side towards the top of the road.

Pedestrian and vehicle access to the garage at the rear of the property can be found by way of Captain French Lane.

Accommodation with approximate dimensions:

Ground Floor A short flight of steps leads to an open canopy porch.

Vestibule with attractive Victorian style tiled floor and original part glazed door with coloured leaded lights over. Plaster cornicing and arched alcove, ceiling rose and attractive original glazed panelled door with leaded lights to:

Hallway with plaster cornicing and archway, radiator and pitch pine staircase to first floor.

Living Room 12′ 5" x 11′ 11" (3.78m x 3.63m) light and airy with bay sash window and polished floor boards. Attractive pine fireplace with tiled inset and hearth and living flame gas fire, two matching arched fireside alcoves with wall light points and fitted cupboards. Plaster cornicing and ceiling rose, two radiators and TV aerial point.

Dining Room 12′ 2" x 11′ 10" (3.71m x 3.61m) with two sash windows overlooking the rear yard and garden. Polished floor boards, and original built in pine cupboards, plaster cornicing and radiator. Door to cellar.

Kitchen 11′ 11" x 8′ 10" (3.63m x 2.69m) having two sash windows and stable door opening to the paved yard. Fitted with wall and base cupboards, working surfaces and single drainer stainless steel sink unit. Space for slot in oven and plumbing for washing machine.

Lower Ground Floor

Cellar 15′ 0" x 11′ 11" (4.57m x 3.63m) a flight of stone steps lead down to a useful cellar with window to the front elevation, power and light.

First Floor

Split Landing with coloured roof light. Deep shelved linen cupboard.

Bathroom sash window, part tiled walls and polished floorboards. Panel bath with Mira shower over, pedestal wash hand basin and WC. Radiator and extractor fan.

Landing with splendid pitch pine staircase up to the second floor.

Bedroom 1 (front) 15′ 3" x 11′ 10" (4.65m x 3.61m) a splendid double bedroom with the most splendid marble fireplace with tiled inset and hearth. Two sash windows with a pleasant aspect, two radiators, dado rail and plaster cornicing.

Bedroom 2 (rear) 12′ 5" x 9′ 0" (3.78m x 2.74m) enjoying a pleasant aspect to the rear, sash window, picture rail and attractive cast iron feature fireplace. Radiator and shelved alcove.

Second Floor

Landing with roof light and deep over stairs cupboard.

Bedroom 3 (front) 15′ 8" x 11′ 11" (4.78m x 3.63m) a large double bedroom with dormer window enjoying an open aspect. Polished floor boards, attractive feature cast iron fireplace with flagged hearth, radiator.

Bedroom 4 (rear) 12′ 6" x 9′ 0" (3.81m x 2.74m) feature arched window with aspect across to Castle Howe and distant views to Kendal Castle and Benson Knott. Painted floor boards, picture rail and radiator.


Attached Stone & Slate Store housing the gas central heating boiler.

Detached Garage 16′ 0" x 8′ 0" (4.88m x 2.44m) fronting Captain French Lane with up and over door, three windows.

Gardens The property has a walled front garden with mature hedgerows being paved and planted for ease of maintenance. To the rear is a private walled garden with large paved patio on which to sit and enjoy the views across the town to Kendal castle, and mature planted beds and borders, outside tap and light.

Services: mains electricity, mains gas, mains water and mains drainage.

Council Tax: South Lakeland District Council – Band E

Tenure: Freehold

Viewing: Strictly by appointment with Hackney & Leigh – Kendal Office

Energy Performance Certificate: The full Energy Performance Certificate is available on our website and also at any of our offices.

Floor Plan

Floorplan 72 Gillinggate, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 4JB




Contact the Kendal Office or call on: 01539 729711
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