Are you seeking a large contemporary five bedroom Lakeland property that is set in a mature woodland location offering extensive 21st Century living space, perfect for the family together with a self contained gym and spa, extensive gardens and grounds and a garage that can take three cars – then this may well be the house for you.
The living rooms balance well with the bedrooms, the master suite and the guest suite are first class, and you can watch the tennis from the study. A home to enjoy that you can work from or indulge your hobbies, being located to the north of the market town of Kendal from where local and regional communications could not be easier. A home that will be of interest to those living or working in Cumbria.
Description: The Oaks enjoys a discreet location to the north of the market town of Kendal in a mature woodland setting that offers plenty of space to work from, entertain from, and play from, yet offering easy access for both local and regional communications. The spacious five bedroom accommodation is laid out over two floors enjoying a well-planned, well balanced layout. On the ground floor is a sunny conservatory, a fitted dining kitchen, study and two living rooms together with a bedroom, shower room and utility. Whilst on the first floor you will find a splendid galleried landing, and two splendid bedroom suites both with en-suite shower/bathrooms and dressing rooms, together with two further double bedrooms and the house bathroom.
The present owners have built a splendid annexe that is set to the side of the main house that has its own private decked seating area. The annexe offers the new owners the opportunity to alter and adapt to their own needs but currently enjoys a splendid home gym and Spa with hot tub and sauna, shower room and plenty of room to entertain family and friends.
Outside are extensive well tended gardens and grounds, a tennis court, woodland and play area. The outbuildings and parking are extensive and the there is a triple open garage with loft over.
Note: Local occupancy conditions apply to those who have lived or worked in Cumbria continuously for 3 years or more at the point of occupying.
Location: Situated on the outskirts of the town the property can be found by leaving Kendal on the Windermere Road continue to the Plumgarths roundabout at the junction of the Kendal by-pass (A591) and the B5284, and take the second exit off, signposted Hawkshead and Crook. Continue past the Gateway Hotel and take the first turning right into the shared driveway with Cumbria Wildlife Trust, proceed past the main house and continue through the splendid stone pillared and wrought iron electric gated entrance onto the private drive of The Oaks.
Accommodation with approximate dimensions:
Inset Porch Entrance
Entrance Hall a welcoming entrance with hardwood door with feature oak leaf glazed leaded light panel and two matching double glazed side panels. Tiled floor, useful cloaks cupboard, radiator. Glazed panel door with two glazed side panels to:-
Conservatory bringing the garden into the house with tiled floor, beamed ceiling, double glazed French doors and double glazed side windows to the garden. Two Velux roof lights, radiator and three wall light points, telephone point. Open staircase to first floor and gallery over, two wall light points.
Sitting Room 16′ 7" x 13′ 3" (5.05m x 4.04m) with a double glazed bay window and two double glazed side windows overlooking the gardens and grounds. Granite hearth an wall mounted contemporary electric fire with remote control. Plaster cornicing to ceiling, alcove with cupboard, two wall light points and radiator, telephone and TV aerial point.
Study 13′ 11" x 8′ 3" (4.24m x 2.51m) double glazed bay window with aspect over the tennis court and woodland and side window to the gardens and grounds. Beamed ceiling, inset shelved cupboard, two wall light points, radiator.
Dining Kitchen 24′ 4" x 10′ 5" (7.42m x 3.18m) a through room with double glazed windows to the front and rear gardens. Fitted with a range of wall and base units in Cherry incorporating glazed display cabinets, pelmet lighting and concealed down lighters. Complementary working surfaces with inset bowl and half sink with brass mixer tap, co-ordinating part tiled walls. Integrated fridge and dishwasher, Leisure Rangemaster oven with four ring gas burner, hot plate and griddle with canopy hood and extractor over. Inset shelved alcove and built in shelved pantry cupboard. Tiled floor, two radiators, telephone and TV aerial points. Double glazed panel doors with bevelled panes open into:
Living Room 16′ 2" x 13′ 1" (4.93m x 3.99m) having full length double glazed windows with deep sill to the front garden and a double glazed bay window to the side. Plaster coving to ceiling, down lighters. Splendid fireplace with polished inset and living flame gas fire. Skirting radiator, TV aerial point.
Bedroom 5 19′ 7" x 7′ 5" (5.97m x 2.26m) with two double glazed windows, radiator and spot lights, telephone point.
Utility Room 12′ x 10′ 5" (3.66m x 3.18m) with tiled floor and part tiled walls, fitted with a range of wall and base units with complementary working surfaces and inset single drainer stainless steel sink unit. Plumbing for washing machine and vent for tumble dryer. Worcester oil fired central heating boiler. Deep cloaks cupboard, double glazed window to rear and double glazed door to covered porch.
Shower Room tiled floor, extractor fan and radiator. Corner tiled shower cubicle with Mira shower and seat, wash hand basin and WC.
Half Landing with double glazed window.
Galleried Landing overlooking the conservatory with vaulted ceiling and a splendid aspect over the gardens from the Velux roof lights. Deep inset shelved cupboard. Step to:
Upper Landing with feature double glazed window to the garden, radiator and under eaves storage area. Shelved linen cupboard with hot water cylinder.
Master Bedroom Suite 19′ 5" x 15′ 6" (5.92m x 4.72m) a splendid room with feature double glazed window and double glazed side window with aspect across surrounding fields to the distant fells. Fitted with an extensive range of bedroom furniture in Shaker style light oak finish comprising wardrobes, dressing table, open shelving, bedside cabinets and drawer fitments with seat. Exposed timber beam, four wall light points, radiator, telephone TV aerial points.
En-suite Bathroom:- complementary tiled walls and double glazed window. A four piece suite comprises; large corner spa bath with shower mixer, fitted furniture with wash hand basin and WC, large tiled shower cubicle with power shower and seat. Vertical chrome towel radiator, spot light track and down lighters, extractor fan and shave and light point.
Walk-in Dressing Room with light, hanging rail and shelving. Access to loft space.
Guest Suite/Bedroom 2 (18’11" x 13’4") (5.76m x 4.06m) a pleasant room with double glazed window to the garden, Velux roof light. Fitted wardrobes, four wall light points, radiator, TV aerial and telephone point.
En-suite Shower Room having a four piece suite comprising, large tiled shower cubicle with power shower and seat, wash hand basin, bidet and WC. Part panelled walls and built in toiletry cupboard. Velux roof light, vertical towel radiator, wall light, extractor fan and shaver point.
Walk-in Dressing Room with light and hanging rails.
Bedroom 3 12′ 2" x 10′ 10" (3.71m x 3.3m) having a Velux roof light and double glazed window with aspect to the rear woodland and tennis court. Two wall light points, TV aerial point, radiator and access to loft space.
Bedroom 4/Dressing Room 10′ 11" x 9′ 7" (3.33m x 2.92m) currently used a dressing room with double glazed window and aspect to the rear woodland and tennis court. Wall light point, radiator, TV aerial and telephone point.
House Bathroom with part panelled walls and built in toiletry cupboard, Velux roof light and extractor fan. A three piece suite in white comprises; panel bath with Mira shower over, wash hand basin and WC. Complementary part tiled walls and Amtico tiled floor, radiator, shaver point and wall light.
The Detached Annexe A splendid addition to the house – of stone and render construction under a slate roof, offering the new owners their very own Spa complex with space to entertain and a gym for those with fitness in mind and the enclosed deck to the front offers space to relax overlooking the gardens.
The Gym – has its very own wall mounted air conditioning unit with heat facility, five double glazed windows and down lights.
TV and Wi-fi. Double sliding doors open into:
The Spa – again has a wall mounted air conditioning unit with heat facility, down lights on a dimmer switch. Two sets of sliding patio doors open onto the deck. The Aquvia Spa Cube Hot Tub has a colour sense feature with LED spotlights inside the hot tub and synchronised lighting around the entire perimeter of the cabinet with invisible LED dots and the Infrared Sauna also has state of the art lighting.
Shower Room – with complementary part tiled and part panelled walls, co-ordinating tiled floor with underfloor heating. Large walk-in shower cubicle with rainfall shower head and separate hand held shower, wall hung WC and wash hand basin. Vertical towel radiator, down lighting and extractor fan. Cylinder cupboard. Double glazed window.
Range of outbuildings comprising: Open fronted three car garage
(20’2" x 16’7") (6.14m x 5.05m)
with window, useful store cupboard and cloakroom having a two piece suite, electric wall heater, water heater, extractor fan and double glazed window. Staircase to:
(32’8" x 13’1") (9.95m x 3.98m)
with Velux roof light, power and light.
To the rear of the garage is an attached wooden clad store for the oil tank and LPG gas bottles.
Attractive timber built outbuilding incorporating:
Fuel and log store
(13′ x 10′) (3.96m x 3.05m) adjoining:
(20’11" x 13′) (6.37m x 3.96m) with power and light, shelving and bench.
Stone built hobby and playroom
(32′ x 12’9"overall) (9.75 x 3.88m)
with part glazed stable door, one double glazed window and two single glazed windows and electric wall heater.
The Gardens & Grounds: The property stands in extensive formal and informal grounds enjoying a mature woodland setting with a tennis court, well tended lawns and a children playhouse with slide. The front garden has been landscaped with a south facing paved patio, lawns and well stocked beds and borders.
Services: Mains electricity, mains water. Shared private drainage. Oil central heating. LPG gas for cooker and fire. Four outside water points and a number of outside electric points.
Council Tax: South Lakeland District Council – Band G
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.