Applegarth, Levens, Kendal, LA8 8PJ


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  • Bedrooms: 3
Sale of an immaculately presented 3-4 bedroom detached bungalow which has been extensively refurbished and holds a wonderful position on the edge of the village with a beautiful far reaching aspect at the rear over the lower reaches of the Lyth Valley to Whitbarrow Scar and up the valley with a backdrop of the high fells of central Lakeland. Having undergone a comprehensive programme of refurbishment and improvement in the last few years, the bungalow is well presented and has very comfortable and well planned three/four bedroom accommodation, complete with modern appointments, up to date services, central heating and tasteful decoration with new carpeting throughout. The property will suit a wide variety of purchasers with large living room, dining kitchen, utility, three bedrooms, study and family bathroom, including a detached double garage across the drive. The property and the two tiered gardens are designed to make the most of the stunning views and sunny westerly aspect and a small watercourse at the bottom of the garden brings in a host of wildlife and birdlife. 

The village of Levens has a vibrant community with local services, church and pub and is extremely well placed on the southern borders of the National Park with excellent road access to the busy market town of Kendal, rail connections at Oxenholme and J36 of the M6. 


ENTRANCE Good size entrance porch with a range of base and wall units making this a useful utility with a Belfast sink unit fitted, plumbing for a washing machine and housing a wall mounted gas central heating boiler. The room is neatly finished with tiled floor and tiled splash backs.

LIVING ROOM 17' 9" x 13' 11" (5.41m x 4.24m) Fantastic dual aspect living space with full height windows and patio doors making the most of the panoramic views across the valley and giving access directly out onto the garden. Overlooking the garden is a large bay window and second window either side of a newly installed log burning stove. This fabulous room makes for a lovely family living space with uninterrupted views where ever you sit and is finished with oak engineered flooring.

DINING / KITCHEN 13' 11" x 10' 5" (4.24m x 3.18m) A fantastic open plan dining kitchen, with windows on three sides and oak French glazed doors into the lounge. The kitchen area is fitted with an extensive range of wall, base and full height cabinets which include an integrated electric oven, electric hob with extractor hood over, dishwasher, fridge and stainless steel sink with drainer complemented by solid wood worktops. The kitchen area is finished with a tiled floor and has metro style splash back tiling. The kitchen is open plan to the dining area which has windows on two sides and a recessed alcove with cupboards and is finished with oak engineered flooring.

INNER HALLWAY Oak door from the lounge leads through to hallway which has a suntube allowing plenty of natural light. The hallway provides access to the bedrooms. Walk in storage cupboard.

BEDROOM ONE 10' 11" x 9' 10" (3.33m x 3m) Good size double bedroom with PVC window enjoying views across the terrace and Lyth Valley beyond.

BEDROOM TWO 11' 2" x 10' 5" (3.4m x 3.18m) Second double bedroom with PVC window enjoying views across the garden and to Whitbarrow Scar beyond.

BEDROOM 3 10' 6" x 7' 6" (3.2m x 2.29m) Generous single bedroom with PVC window overlooking the front aspect.

STUDY/BEDROOM FOUR 7' 11" x 6' 4" (2.41m x 1.93m) Ideal home office or study which could also be utilised as a small single bedroom. Finished with varnished floor boards and PVC window enjoying a pleasant view across the Lyth Valley to Whitbarrow Scar.

HOUSE BATHROOM Beautifully finished bathroom complemented with half panelled walls, dado rail and picture rail features. The suite comprises of a panelled bath with glazed shower screen, chrome taps and hand shower attachment and a large raindrop style shower ahead above, low suite toilet and vanity wash basin set on a slate top with storage under. The bathroom features a heated towel rail, shaver point, suntube and is finished with a tiled floor.

ATTIC SPACE 20' 8" x 16' 0" (6.3m x 4.88m) Accessed from the dining area via a drop down ladder, there is a large well insulated loft space which is completely boarded out with two Velux windows and has scope for development if required.

DETACHED DOUBLE GARAGE Large detached double garage at the foot of the driveway with two up and over doors, side door and windows. This extensive garage measures 23'10" x 20'2" and would make an excellent workshop etc.

OUTSIDE A sloping driveway leads off the lane to a level parking area in front of a detached garage. The gardens of Applegarth to the side and rear of the bungalow are particularly appealing with level lawn areas and paved terraces which make the most of the sunny aspect and fabulous open views across the meadows of the lower Lyth Valley with a backdrop of the Lakeland Fells. The lower gardens are tiered to a small watercourse which is an attraction to a host of wildfowl, birdlife and wildlife. 

DIRECTIONS The village can be approached from various directions; off the A590 trunk road at the junction signed Levens Village and continue past the Hare & Hounds Pub on your Right and turn immediately left. Continue along the lane and Applegarth is on the left hand side.

SERVICES All mains services connected. Gas fired central heating installed.

TENURE Freehold


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