- Detached House
- 4 Bedrooms
- Approximately 3 acres of land
- Quiet location
Staveley CofE School (2.1mi.)
Crosthwaite CofE School (2.6mi.)
St Oswald's CofE Primary School (2.7mi.)
Description: A beautifully finished and extended Lakeland country house set in approximately 3 acres of gardens and woodland. A lovely family home with high quality appointments has been created with careful period detailing combined with contemporary finishes. The house dates from 1861 and the Victorian style has been retained with excellent reception areas together with 4 generous bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. The extensive grounds and landscaped gardens provide an enviable amenity with an outside entertaining area, lawns, garage block, gardens and an established area of mixed woodland with stream bounded by open fields.
Ideally located between the busy market town of Kendal and the bustling Lakeside village of Bowness on Windermere, the property is set amongst the lower fells and countryside of the southern Lake District with very easy access to M6 Junction 36 or the West Coast main line at Oxenholme, There is a good choice of schooling in the area together with various activities close by.
Location: From Bowness on Windermere take the B5284 (Crook Road) towards Kendal. After approx. miles on entering the hamlet of Crook passing church continue down Crook Brow for a further 0.5 miles and Highfield House is set back on the right with the very popular Sun Inn Public House a further on the left.
Accomodation (with approximate measurements)
Double fronted entrance Leads into a fine, wide reception hall with mosaic tiled floor.
Drawing Room 25' 0" x 14' 9" (7.62m x 4.5m) A comfortable and cosy dual aspect room in the centre of the house with wood burning stove, marble hearth and surround. Detailed plasterwork to the ceiling.
Study/Bedroom 5 14' 5" x 11' 7" (4.39m x 3.53m) Glazed door to rear garden. T V Point and telephone point. Inset shelving.
Dining Room 15' 1" x 14' 4" (4.6m x 4.37m) A very tastefully decorated dual aspect room with windows on two sides looking out over the gardens and the surrounding countryside.
Kitchen 25' 7" x 12' 11" (7.8m x 3.94m) A fantastic open room to the orangery being 47' long in total with high quality wall and base units, 4 oven Aga, inset Belfast double sink. Granite work surfaces and central island work surface and cupboards. Built in Bosch dishwasher, built in wine cooler. Exposed beam and space for dining area.
Orangery 18' 4" x 11' 6" (5.59m x 3.51m) This is an excellent modern living space created from the original Victorian house to a modern enlargement with lantern light and French doors opening onto the terrace. The room is finished with hard wood oak floor and offers generous and versatile living space that can be used by all the family.
Cloakroom Fitted with contemporary wash hand basin and WC and built in cupboard.
From the central hall steps lead to a very useful cellar rooms with full head height and flagged floors providing a boiler room, housing a Worcester boiler and Santon preier plus unvented hot water system, a gym area, utility room, with plumbing for washing machines and storage space.
First Floor Attractive landing area with store cupboard.
Master Bedroom 1 14' 4" x 12' 11" (4.37m x 3.94m) An excellent double bedroom with a quality range of fitted wardrobes and outlook over the gardens and surrounding countryside.
En-suite Spacious shower room fitted out with bidet, WC, vanity wash basin and generous corner shower cabinet. Heated towel rail, part tiled walls and inset celling lighting.
Bedroom 2 14' 5" x 11' 9" (4.39m x 3.58m) A very comfortable and generous sized room with a view out over the garden and toward Whitbarrow Scar. Fitted wardrobes.
House Bathroom 4 piece white suite of WC, bidet, vanity wash basin and large walk in shower. Heated towel rail. Part tiled walls and tiled floor.
Bedroom 3 13' 1" x 12' 1" (3.99m x 3.68m) A double bedroom at the front of the house with a range of built in wardobes and storage.
Bathroom 2 A lovely Victorian style suite is a feature of this room which is finished with a black and white tiled floor and provides slipper bath on claw and ball feet with hand shower, WC and pedestal wash basin.
Bedroom 4 13' 1" x 12' 1" (3.99m x 3.68m) An excellent double bedroom with views out over the gardens towards woodland.
Outside: The gardens and grounds of Highfield House extend to approximately 3 acres. There are two driveways serving the property with plenty of parking space together with stone faced double garage block with slated roof. There are terraced gardens around the property together with attractive levelled lawned area and terracing, access from the main reception areas enjoying a beautiful sunny aspect.
To either side of the formal garden areas there is established mixed woodland which form both privacy and shelter and include some fine mature trees and stream.
Detached stone outbuilding, Wood store and timber decked area.
Garage: 26' 0" x 16' 4" (7.92m x 4.98m) 2 double opening doors and pedestrian access. There is a separate driveway to the garage and one to the house.
Services: Mains electricity. Private drainage with septic tank. 2 oil tanks are at the property, one services the Aga and the other services the central heating.
Tenure: Freehold. Vacant possession upon completion.
Council Tax: South Lakeland District Council - Band G.
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.
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