A fine Victorian four storey town house offering well-presented generous living space for the modern family to enjoy. The two living rooms and kitchen complement the three double bedrooms and five-piece bathroom, with the two lower ground floor rooms offering self-contained space ideal for working from home or a teenagers paradise.
Situated on the southerly fringe of the South Lakeland market town of Kendal overlooking the River Kent, the property is within walking distance of the many excellent local amenities including schools and Kendal college. A home that blends period character with 21st century comforts together with a large garage/workshop and pretty courtyard garden.
- Three Bedroom Victorian Town House
- Great Location & Close to Local Amenities
- Beautiful Five Piece Bathroom Suite
- The property was Re-Roofed in 2018
Description: The present owners of this delightful Victorian town house have created a warm and welcoming home, which has over the years retained many of the original features including deep skirting’s and architraves, plaster cornicing’s and sash windows and a splendid pitch pine staircase, all complemented with 21st century comforts. Overlooking the river Kent the accommodation is laid out over four floors including excellent self contained space on the lower ground, ideal for those working from home. On the ground floor is the entrance hall, two living rooms and fitted kitchen, with the master bedroom and splendid five piece bathroom on the first floor and two further double bedrooms on the second floor. Completing the picture is a small walled front garden with wrought iron railings and a large garage/workshop and a pretty courtyard to the rear. An early appointment to view is recommended.
Location: The property is situated overlooking the River Kent to the south of Kendal Town Centre and can be found by leaving Kendal on the Milnthorpe Road, turning left into Romney Road and then first left into Park Street. Follow the road down turning right into West Street then first left onto South Road. (South Road has a restricted entry, but allows access back onto Milnthorpe Road).
Accommodation with approximate dimensions:
Entrance Hall warm and welcoming with part glazed door with fanlight over. Original plaster cornicing, ceiling rose and two arched alcoves. Attractive tiled floor, contemporary radiator and staircase to first floor.
Sitting Room 14′ 8 into bay" x 11′ 3" (4.47m x 3.43m) overlooking the river Kent, original sash bay window with secondary glazing. Pine fireplace with cast iron and tiled inset, tiled hearth and open fire. Two fireside arched alcoves, plaster cornicing, ceiling rose and picture rail. Varnished floor boards, contemporary vertical radiator. Open to:
Dining Room 11′ 4" x 11′ 3" (3.45m x 3.43m) with original sash window and aspect to the enclosed courtyard. Attractive feature fireplace with tiled inset and hearth, arched alcove with cupboard, original built in shelved cupboards. Plaster cornicing, ceiling rose and picture rail. Varnished floor boards and contemporary roll top radiator. Part glazed door to:
Fitted Kitchen 13′ 11" x 7′ 8" (4.24m x 2.34m) attractive quarry tiled floor, two double glazed sash windows and part glazed door to courtyard. Fitted with an attractive range of wall and base units with concealed lighting, tiled splash backs and complementary working surfaces, one and a half bowl stainless steel sink and dishwasher. Cooker hood with extractor, space for slot in oven, plumbing for washing machine. Part panelled walls, radiator, and door to lower ground floor.
A flight of wooden steps lead down to:
Lower Ground Floor – Cellar Rooms
Study/Office 13′ 7" x 10′ 4" (4.14m x 3.15m) with laminate flooring, window to the rear and gas meter cupboard. Fitted desk unit, wall lights and electric heater. Useful under stairs alcove.
Family/Entertainment Room 13′ 7 into bay" x 13′ 5" (4.14m x 4.09m) with double glazed door to the front. Excellent range of custom made cupboards and book shelves. Electric radiator, laminate flooring and wall lights. Gas meter cupboard.
Half Landing with sash window with etched panes.
Landing attractive pitch pine staircase and banister.
Bedroom 1 (front) 14′ 0" x 10′ 9" (4.27m x 3.28m) a large double bedroom with two secondary glazed original sash windows overlooking the river. Varnished floor boards, two radiators and picture rail. Excellent range of custom made bedroom furniture incorporating wardrobes, headboard with lights and beside cabinets, cupboards and drawers including a large walk in corner closet. Telephone point.
Bathroom with double glazed sash window with etched panes, attractive flooring and raised polished wood plinth, incorporates a linen bin. A five piece suite comprises; free standing roll top bath on ball and claw feet with tap and shower mixer, bidet and WC, pedestal wash hand basin and excellent tiled shower cubicle with feature glass panel, light. Coving to ceiling, attractive part panelled walls and vertical towel radiator. Four wall lights and down lights. Excellent fitted cupboards and airing cupboard with hot water cylinder and shelving for linen.
Half Landing with sash window with etched panes.
Landing deep over stairs cupboard. Access to loft space.
Bedroom 2 (front) 14′ 1" x 11′ 10" (4.29m x 3.61m) overlooking the river Kent, feature original arched sash window with secondary glazing. Varnished floor boards, radiator, picture rail and fitted shelving. Pedestal wash hand basin.
Bedroom 3 (rear) 11′ 4" x 7′ 11" (3.45m x 2.41m) with double glazed sash window, picture rail and radiator. Pedestal wash hand basin.
Large Garage/Workshop with double opening doors to the rear access lane. Power and light, cupboard housing the gas central heating boiler.
To the front is a small walled and paved front garden with wrought iron railings. Steps to the side lead down to the lower ground floor.
To the rear is a pretty walled, paved and gravelled courtyard garden with outside lighting, seating and pond with water feature.
Note: The cellar rooms were affected by Storm Desmond (which was a 1 in 100 year flooding event), no river or foul water entered the property, it was "clean" surface water, and since Desmond the vendors have installed a flood barrier at the entrance door (as a precaution only, no water entered here), and had an underfloor pump installed. The house had no history of water entry prior to Desmond, and there has been no repeat.
Services: mains electricity, mains gas, mains water and mains drainage.
Council Tax: South Lakeland District Council – Band D
Viewings: 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.