Property Details


Hidden away and only 1 mile from the centre of Windermere, a 4-5 bedroom extended traditional Lakeland family residence. Built in 1913 by renowned local builders G.H. Pattinson and set in 2.4 acres of grounds bordering on to open fields.

  • 4-5 Bedrooms (1 en-suite)
  • 2.4 acres of grounds
  • Detached double garage and outbuildings and stores
  • Quiet rural position yet only a couple of minutes from the shops by car

Location: From Windermere proceed on the A591 towards Kendal. As you go up the hill out of Windermere into the 50mph zone, half way down the other side of hill, look for a narrow lane on your left hand side with a sign to Common Farm and a blue sign ‘no coaches or HGVs’. Turn left here and proceed along the lane for approximately 1/4 mile where the entrance of Applethwaite Lodge can be found.

Description: Applethwaite Lodge is an interesting detached home offering 4-5 bedrooms in the main house plus a further 1-2 bedrooms in the 2 story extension (built in 2007). With fine reception rooms of Drawing Room and Dining Room, very useful ground floor Study, Breakfast Room, Kitchen and Utility.

Applethwaite Lodge reflects the Edwardian age in terms of design and quality of construction, which is enhanced by 2.4 acres of garden. From the former tennis court lawn to the south, to the sweeping driveway bordering open fields to the side, one is left with a feeling of expansive and elegant privacy.

Accommodation:(with approximate measurements)

Covered Porch

Entrance Hall

Cloakroom Wash hand basin and WC. Under stairs storage cupboard.

Inner Hall Stairs to first floor

Dining Room 15′ 5" x 13′ 10" (4.7m x 4.22m) A dual aspect room with large picture window overlooking the rear lawn.

Drawing Room 18′ 0" x 13′ 10" (5.49m x 4.22m) Large double glazed bay window overlooking the rear lawn. Jetmaster fire with ornate brass surround and tiles, contained beneath a wooden mantle. Door to patio.

Study 12′ 0" x 10′ 5" (3.66m x 3.18m) Fitted corner bookshelf. Television point and telephone point.

Butlers Pantry Fitted wall and base units and inset sink. Access to the cellar.

Cellar Room 1 13′ 9" x 8′ 10" (4.19m x 2.69m) Cold slab.

Cellar Room 2 13′ 7" x 4′ 8" (4.14m x 1.42m)

Breakfast Room 13′ 0" x 12′ 1" (3.96m x 3.68m) Fitted corner bench seat. Wall and base units and electrified period AGA. Television point and telephone point.

Kitchen 14′ 6" x 11′ 3" (4.42m x 3.43m) A dual aspect room with French doors to patio area and garden. Fitted wall and base units, inset sink, electric oven, hob and grill. Integrated dishwasher.

Utility 12′ 0" x 7′ 9" (3.66m x 2.36m) A useful room with fitted wall and base units, inset stainless steel sink. Sime combination boiler.

Stairs to first floor

Landing A wide landing with feature arched ceiling. Built in house maids cupboard and large airing cupboard with pre insulated cylinder with immersion.

Separate WC

Kitchenette Fitted base units and inset stainless steel sink unit.

Master Bedroom Suite

Bedroom 15′ 7" x 14′ 0" (4.75m x 4.27m) A dual aspect room with the main window overlooking the gardens.

Dressing Room 14′ 0" x 13′ 4" (4.27m x 4.06m) Formally Bedroom 2, again overlooking the gardens. Three fitted double wardrobes.

En-suite Bathroom A 4 piece suite of bath, shower cubicle, vanity unit and WC.

Bedroom 3 15′ 3" x 12′ 9" (4.65m x 3.89m) Two fitted double wardrobes.

Bathroom Pleasant aspect overlooking the adjoining fields. Bath with shower over and vanity unit. Part tiled walls and heated towel rail.

Stairs to second floor

Landing Wide landing area. Separate WC and access to roofspace.

Bedroom 3 16′ 7" x 14′ 6" (5.05m x 4.42m) Vanity unit and access to storage area.

Bedroom 4 14′ 1" x 12′ 5" (4.29m x 3.78m) Vanity unit.


Entrance Hall Outside doors to the front and rear. Return staircase to the first floor.

Sitting Room 15′ 4" x 12′ 10" (4.67m x 3.91m) A bright dual aspect room with French doors to rear patio area. Remotely controlled motorised sun awning above French doors to terrace. Built in cupboard and telephone point.

Office 15′ 2" x 13′ 3" (4.62m x 4.04m) Again a dual aspect room. Television point and telephone point.

Separate WC WC with wash hand basin.

All windows and doors in Annexe are UPVC double glazed.

Stairs to first floor

Bedroom 5 (currently used as an office) 15′ 3" x 12′ 9" (4.65m x 3.89m) Window overlooking the rear garden, Velux window for extra light.

Bedroom 6 15′ 3" x 8′ 0" (4.65m x 2.44m) Pedestal wash hand basin (perhaps a potential additional bathroom).

Outside: A sweeping driveway through the gates, over the cattle grid and around. Rear tarmaced parking area to easily fit 7-8 vehicles. Large rear patio, summer house, wood store, kennel and 3 sheds. Orchard, lawn and beck.

Detached Garage 24′ 2" x 24′ 0" (7.37m x 7.32m) Remote up and over door and electric roller shutter door. Electric, light and power.

Outside WC

Services: Oil fired central heating, mains electric, mains water and private drainage to a septic tank which was replaced in 2005.

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.

Video Walkthrough

Floor Plan

Floorplan Applethwaite Lodge, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1JQ



Contact the Windermere Office or call on: 015394 44461
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