A very rare opportunity to acquire an individual lakeside residence set in approximately 10.65 acres of private woodland, having almost 1/4 mile direct lake frontage and super boathouse and jetty. This most private location benefits from fine lake and mountain views.

Gummers How House comprises a 5 bedroom detached Lakeland stone house with a substantial extension (1960’s) providing a 2 bedroom self-contained flat over a triple garage.



Property Details

Description: Built at the turn of the last century of local stone under a Lakeland slate roof the property has been extended in past years in a similar style adding the self contained flat and triple garage. The house occupies a elevated position facing due west over the lake and is completely secluded amidst wooded grounds. Most principal rooms enjoy spectacular views over the lake. The comfortable and spacious accommodation comprises of 5 bedrooms, Drawing Room and Conservatory, Dining Room, Kitchen and a self contained 2 bedroomed flat. Triple garage and ample parking, along with a fine boathouse and jetty.

Location: Gummers How House lies on the Eastern shores of Lake Windermere in a most spectacular slightly elevated position in the heart of the Lake District. Bowness being approximately 5 miles and Kendal 12 miles, with good access to the M6. Leave Bowness on the A592 Newby Bridge Road continuing through Storrs Park, past Beech Hill Hotel and the property is located after the Park Cliffe Caravan site bearing down an unmade road on the Lake side.

Accommodation (with approximate measurements)

Spacious Entrance Hall Wood flooring.

Cloakroom WC, washbasin and Mira shower cubicle. Heated towel rail and tiled walls and floor. Cupboard.

Cloakroom Hanging space and good storage.

Drawing Room incorporating Sun Room 33′ 7" x 12′ 9 plus 23’11 x 8’5"" (10.24m x 3.89m) A fine room with picture window giving a spectacular view over Lake Windermere and the fells beyond. Open fire place with marble hearth and surround. Sliding doors to conservatory.

Conservatory 21′ 5" x 17′ 1 max" (6.53m x 5.21m) L-shaped with sliding glazed windows and doors leading to the garden terrace.

Open Plan Dining Room 13′ 1" x 12′ 8" (3.99m x 3.86m) Pine wood flooring, glass fronted illuminated display cabinet with storage cupboard below

Kitchen 14′ 6" x 13′ 6" (4.42m x 4.11m) Wall and base units, double drainer stainless steel sink unit, fitted work surfaces. Baumatic Induction hob and Neff electric oven with extractor over. Plumbing for dishwasher, part tiled walls. Walk in larder cupboard containing Aquafine filtration equipment.

Further storage cupboards leading to

Large Triple Garage 23′ 5" x 13′ 8" (7.14m x 4.17m)

Stairs from Entrance Hall lead to first floor

Bedroom 1 16′ 6" x 15′ 10 max" (5.03m x 4.83m) Built in double wardobes and sliding patio doors to:-

Balcony 17′ 8" x 5′ 4" (5.38m x 1.63m)

Dressing Area Extensive range of hanging and shelved cupboards.

En-Suite Bath with Mira shower over, WC, bidet and washbasin. Tiled walls and heated towel rail.

Bedroom 2 15′ 0" x 12′ 10 max" (4.57m x 3.91m) A dual aspect room and glazed door leading to the balcony.

Bedroom 3 13′ 4" x 8′ 7 max" (4.06m x 2.62m) Built in wardrobe.

Bathroom 3 piece suite of WC, washbasin and bath with Mira shower over, Heated towel rail, marble tiled walls. Extractor fan and airing cupboard with shelving.

Second Floor

Attic Bedroom 4 13′ 3" x 8′ 10" (4.04m x 2.69m) Built in storage.

Attic Bedroom 5 12′ 9" x 7′ 4" (3.89m x 2.24m) Built in shelved cupboard.

Self Contained Flat Integral to the house but with independent access, ideal for generating income from letting or as originally built for housekeeper.

Entrance Hall With large storage cupboard and staircase to 1st floor.

Sitting Room 19′ 2" x 13′ 6 max" (5.84m x 4.11m) An L-shaped room with sliding glazed doors having superb views and leading onto a large roof terrace, designed to take advantage of this special location.

Kitchen 10′ 5" x 5′ 9" (3.18m x 1.75m) Stainless steel single drainer sink unit, fitted work surfaces with cupboards and drawers below, fitted wall and base units. Schott electric hob and built in electric oven.

Bedroom 1 14′ 8" x 9′ 8" (4.47m x 2.95m) Views to Lake Windermere.

Bedroom 2 9′ 1" x 8′ 0" (2.77m x 2.44m)

Bathroom WC, Bath, washbasin. Part tiled walls and shaver point.

Outside: The house is surrounded by approximately 10.65 acres of mainly wooded grounds which slope down towards the shores of the lake with approximately 1/4 mile private lake frontage. An absolute haven for children, dogs and adults.

Boathouse: 32′ 0" x 16′ 1" (9.75m x 4.9m) Steel framed and timber clad with excellent sidewalks and good jetty.

Wooden stable block. Boiler house with the oil fired boiler.

Services: Mains electric, private water and drainage, oil fired central heating.

Council Tax: South Lakeland District Council Band H.

Tenure: Freehold. Vacant possession upon completion.

Viewings: Strictly by appointment with Hackney & Leigh Windermere Sales Office.

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

Floor Plan

Floorplan Gummers How House, Lake Windermere, Nr Newby Bridge, Cumbria, LA12 8NP




Contact the Windermere Sales Office or call on: 015394 44461
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