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4 bed detached house for sale

Scarsdale, Crosthwaite, Kendal, Cumbria LA8

  • Sold subject to contract
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Property details


  • 4 bedrooms
  • Freehold
  • Tastefully and stylishly altered and improved by present owners, double glazed throughout.
  • Architect designed with principal accommodation on the ground floor including the master bedroom suite.
  • Large entrance hall, inner hall, lounge, dining room, recently installed high quality kitchen/breakfast room.
  • Music room, utility, pantry, cloakroom/w.C, master bedroom suite with dressing area and shower room.
  • Two double bedrooms and shower room on first floor.
  • Large loft storage area, undercroft store, garage.
  • Beautiful, extensive lawned gardens including terrace, vegetable garden, greenhouse, adjacent 2.714 acres (1.98 hectares) with stream.
  • Pleasant southerly and westerly aspects with fine views.
  • Near the village centre, many local amenities and facilities.
  • Immaculately maintained and worthy of inspection to fully appreciate the outstanding attributes and superb ambience.

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A superbly presented, recently refurbished country house. Elevated site in this sought after South Lakeland village. Stunning views across the Lyth Valley towards Whitbarrow Scar. Glorious gardens, adjoining paddock with stream in all about 3.71 acres (1.501 hectares).

The traditional style wooden gate opens to the gravel driveway and parking area, to the left of which is the garage. Energy Rating 'D'.

Crosthwaite, at the head of the renowned Lyth Valley, has a reputation for a strong sense of community. The village includes a primary school, a village hall, recreation ground, bowling club, renowned Punch Bowl public house and church.

Kendal is 6 miles to the east. Bowness-on-Windermere is approximately 10 minutes’ drive. The M6, junction 36, is about 15 minutes.

The precise location and extent are shown edged red on the Sale Plan.

From the centre of Kendal, on the one-way system, turn left at the traffic lights at the Town Hall, signposted Underbarrow and Crosthwaite. Continue in a westerly direction via Greenside and cross the Kendal bypass. Passing through the village of Underbarrow, Crosthwaite is about 2 miles. On entering the village, with the church and Punch Bowl Inn on left, Scarsdale is the first property on the left. Alternatively, approaching Crosthwaite from the Winster Valley, the A5074, Gilpin Bridge to Bowness-on-Windermere Road, turn right into the village. Passing the village hall on the left and the school on the right, Scarsdale is the next property on the right-hand side next to the Punch Bowl Inn.

Entrance Hall:16'3" x 7'3" (4.95m x 2.2m). Large window overlooking side garden. Lakeland slate window sills. Central heating radiator.

Cloakroom/W.C:6'4" x 6'1" (1.93m x 1.85m). Pedestal wash hand basi, w.C. Tiled floor. Central heating radiator.

Inner Hall:9'7" x 8' (2.92m x 2.44m). Oak staircase.

Lounge:18'7" x 14'2" (5.66m x 4.32m). Feature stone/marble fireplace with electric fire. Lovely southerly and westerly aspects overlooking the gardens with fine views.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room:17'8" x 11'11" (5.38m x 3.63m). Superb recently fitted kitchen with granite surfaces, Belfast sink. Electric Aga with additional module which operates as traditional oven in the summer. Fitted oak dresser. Central heating radiator. Fine southerly vista. Archway to

Sun Room:8'2" x 5'2" (2.5m x 1.57m). Lakeland slate sills. Large window overlooking garden and valley. Glazed external door and side panel leading to balcony.

Balcony:25'2" x 5'5" (7.67m x 1.65m). Slate paving.

Dining Room/Bedroom No 4:13'1" x 12' (3.99m x 3.66m). Central heating radiator. Bookshelves.

Pantry:7'6" x 6'4" (2.29m x 1.93m).

Utility Room:8'8" x 8'1" (2.64m x 2.46m). Fitted base and wall units. Tiled floor. Central heating radiator.

Music Room:10'3" x 8' (3.12m x 2.44m). Central heating radiator.

Master Bedroom:13'9" x 15' (4.2m x 4.57m). Central heating radiator.

Dressing Room:8'2" x 6'10" (2.5m x 2.08m). Fitted wardrobes.

En-Suite Shower Room:6'11" x 6'6" (2.1m x 1.98m). Quadrant shower, pedestal wash hand basin and w.C. Tiled floor and walls. Underfloor heating. Heated towel rail.

First Floor

Landing:14'1" x 7'10" (4.3m x 2.39m). Fitted bookshelves and desk. Velux window. Central heating radiator.

Bedroom No.2:14'1" x 14'1" (4.3m x 4.3m). Large built-in cupboard/wardrobe. Under eaves storage. Loft access. Central heating radiator. Velux window.

Bedroom No.3:13'1" x 10'11" (3.99m x 3.33m). Velux window. Under eaves storage. Central heating radiator.

Bathroom:8'8" x 7'5" (2.64m x 2.26m). Quadrant shower, pedestal wash hand basin and w.C. Tiled walls and floor. Central heating radiator. Velux window.

Attic Room No.1:10'4" x 3'9" (3.15m x 1.14m). Built-in cupboard and drawers on two sides.

Attic Room No.2;21'8" x 13'1" (6.6m x 3.99m). Hot water tank. Part boarded. 2.1m maximum headroom.

Undercroft:15'1" x 12'2" (4.6m x 3.7m). Electric meter and consumer unit.

Garage:22'2" x 10'1" (6.76m x 3.07m). Concrete floor. Up and over door.


Freehold. Vacant possession on completion.

Mains water and electricity. Private septic tank drainage system located in the garden with a soakaway extending into the field. Oil fired central heating.
Planning authority

Lake District National Park Authority. Tel No.


Map & Nearby

Local Amenities

  • Bowness Ferry Nab Ferry Landing 4.2 miles
  • Far Sawrey Windermere Ferry Terminal 4.4 miles
  • Crosthwaite CofE School 0.2 miles
  • Oversands School (SEN) 3.3 miles

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Local Amenities

  • Bowness Ferry Nab Ferry Landing 4.2 miles
  • Far Sawrey Windermere Ferry Terminal 4.4 miles
  • Crosthwaite CofE School 0.2 miles
  • Oversands School (SEN) 3.3 miles

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  • £462,065
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  • (2.930%)
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Sold prices provided by Land Registry
10th Jul 2018 £875,000 First listed
15th Jan 2007 £735,000 Last sold

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