The Birches, Cornbirthwaite Road, Windermere, LA23 1DG


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  • Bedrooms: 4
Sale of The Birches is a rare and superb opportunity to acquire a prominent Lakeland stone built detached 4 bedroom house occupying a superb corner position bordering both Cornbirthwaite Road and New Road, set within well manicured and beautiful gardens on a plot measuring 0.44 acres with private drive, plenty of parking and a garage. The accommodation is spread out on 3 floors and includes lounge, dining room, sun room conservatory, breakfast kitchen, utility, cloakroom, 4 en-suite bedrooms including an attic bedroom suite. The property has been in its current ownership for 20 years with some previous use as a small guest house and has excellent potential to upgrade this quality built property with the opportunity for someone to stamp their own style internally and would suit a family buyer looking for a conveniently located property with excellent surrounding gardens.

Situated in the heart of Windermere village this well proportioned family home was originally built in 1951 by the reputable Pattinson family well known for building quality Lakeland stone properties within the Lake District National Park. Located in a sought after and well regarded area of Cornbirthwaite a private cul-de-sac of detached dwellings, The Birches is excellently positioned within easy walking distance of the village shops and amenities.

Directions From our Windermere office head in the direction of Bowness on New Road. Passing the Windermere Social Club on the left hand side, take the next right hand turn into Cornbirthwaite Road. The Birches is the first property on the right hand side with private driveway.

Accommodation Covered entrance with timber glazed front door leads into:

Entrance Hall Spacious central entrance hall with built in under stairs cupboard, ground floor cloakroom with WC and wash hand basin.

Breakfast Kitchen 14'11 x 10'11 (4.5m x 3.3m) Breakfast kitchen with fitted base and wall units and central island breakfast bar, sink and drainer facing the window enjoying views over the garden. Inset in the large recess is a gas fired AGA and separate electric oven. The kitchen has two windows, one to the front aspect and one to the side both enjoying views over the gardens. The kitchen turns the corner and leads into:

Utility 9'5 x 6'10 (2.9m x 2.1m) Utility room with fitted units, sink and drainer, plumbing for washing machine, wall mounted gas central heating boiler. Utility has window to side aspect and door out to the drive and garden.

Dining Room 13'9 x 13' (4.2m x 4m) Formal dining room with glazed timber patio doors and windows overlooking and out to the garden. The comfortable reception room has a central inset gas fireplace with adjacent alcove and features delft picture rail.

Lounge 16'11 x 13'6 (5.2m x 4.1m) Largest reception room with large UPVC window overlooking the large garden. Central to the room is gas fireplace with decorative surround, wall and ceiling lighting and built in dresser display unit to the alcove at the rear of the room. Door through to:

Conservatory 13'6 x 12'10 (4.1m x 3.9m) Fantastic sun room which was an addition to the house in 2006, UPVC double glazed with low level wall and patio doors out to the garden. The room is finished with tiling to floor and has central heating.

First Floor Two timber glazed windows on the stairs providing plenty of light to hallway and first floor landing. Landing has built in airing cupboard. Dog leg staircase gives access to converted attic space.

Bedroom One 16'9 x 12' (5.1mn x 3.7m) Large double bedroom with full wall of built in wardrobes, windows to two sides including large window overlooking the front garden, extensive range of built in dressing units and access to:

En-Suite Bathroom Large en-suite facility, comprising panelled bath, vanity wash hand basin with built in storage, bidet and WC. Fully tiled walls and window overlooking the front garden.

Bedroom Two 13'7 x 9' (4.1m x 2.8m) Double bedroom with built in wardrobes, window overlooking the garden and access to:

En-Suite Bathroom Three piece suite comprising panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin and WC. Fully tiled walls.

Bedroom Three 11'7 x 10'6 (3.5m x 3.2m) Large double bedroom with en-suite, formally separate bathroom and bedroom now forming large suite comprising of extensive built in wardrobes, dressing table and bedside cabinets. There is a large window overlooking the front garden.

En-Suite Bathroom Large bathroom comprising corner bath with decorative pillars, shower cubicle with electric shower, pedestal wash hand basin and WC. The bathroom is fully tiled to walls and has a frosted window.

Second Floor Accessed from the landing a narrow dog leg staircase leads to a converted attic, this is split into three rooms with bathroom to one end, large landing area with skylight and a occasional bedroom with skylight making a excellent childs/teenage bedroom suite on the entire floor. There is plenty of eaves storage down both sides of the attic access from all three rooms.

Outside The stone pillar posts at the bottom of the drive give private access up the drive to The Birches and to a level parking area for several vehicles and a detached single garage. The garden at the rear is rather more natural with plenty of large shrubs and trees stick out amongst the rocky outcrops and a greenhouse. The main gardens to the front and sides of the property are well maintained and combine pathways with beautiful shrubs and planted borders and lawn to the front of the property with a stone curved terrace protruding out enjoying an elevated outlook. There is also a footpath and gate providing shortcut out onto the main road when popping up to the village.

Services All mains services connected. Gas fired central heating.

Tenure Freehold.

Council Tax Band G

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