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Garden Hill Cottage, Storrs Park, Bowness-on-Windermere, LA23 3JF

4 BED 2 BATH £2,250,000

Garden Hill Cottage, Storrs Park, Bowness-on-Windermere, LA23 3JF

  • Ref: 1000_RS0750
  • Type: Detached House
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Tenure: Freehold
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Property Summary

Escape to the shores of Lake Windermere with Garden Hill Cottage and bask in stunning views, a private jetty, and the lull of the water to soothe your soul.

Full Details

* Detached home in a sought-after area
* 4 bedrooms
* Private lake frontage and jetty
* Large garden with fell views
* Balcony from the lounge, overlooking the lake and fells
* Self-contained annexe with open-plan kitchen area, double bedroom with en-suite bathroom and double patio doors that lead to the garden beyond
* Great family home for multi-generational
* 5-minute drive into Bowness
* Private grounds
* Parking up to 3 cars
* Gated entrance

* Mains gas, water and electricity
* Shared septic tank
* Parking for 3 cars
* All phone networks cover this area
* Good internet speed
* Freehold

Brimming with potential, replete with a self-contained annexe and large terrace overlooking the lake, Garden Hill Cottage is the Lake District oasis you've been searching for.

Perfectly positioned just a five-minute drive outside of the vibrant village of Bowness-on-Windermere, enjoy the best of both worlds with this wonderful home.

Wend your way down the shared driveway and pull up beside the pretty flowerbed where there is ample parking for up to three cars. Take shelter in the large arched porch whilst you discard muddy boots and umbrellas to their rightful home, ready for your next adventure.

Walk up the steps and enter the home through the grand solid oak wood door. Hang up your coat as you make your way into the light hallway, enhanced by windows lining the staircase to your left.
Turn right into the cosy kitchen-diner, with natural light pouring in from the large window. Traditional in style, the kitchen has a timeless aesthetic featuring overhead beams, rich wooden cabinetry, and plenty of countertop space.

With an abundance of storage, appliances include two fridges, and double electrical oven.
Cook up a feast for loved ones, ready to be enjoyed at the dining table, as you discuss the day's events whilst watching the trees sway on the path outside.

Next door, make your way into the generous sized lounge with neutral décor, rich cream carpet underfoot and stone feature fireplace.

Light floods in from the large windows which frame the magnificent views of Lake Windermere and the distant rolling hills beyond. Enjoy endless winter nights wrapped up warm by the fire, relishing your own private scenery.

In the summer months, throw open the door leading to the large terrace, and soak up those stunning elevated vistas as you enjoy your morning coffee, or sip from a hot chocolate in the evening.
Invite loved ones over to dine alfresco, glass of wine in hand, as the evening turns to dusk, and the stars make an appearance.

Retrace your steps back through the lounge. Note the second access point to the terrace before ascending the steps to a light and airy double bedroom.
With windows filling the room in light, and framed by roman blinds, it's an oasis of calm. The space also easily lends itself to a home office, gym, or reading room. The possibilities are endless.
Freshen up in the cloakroom next door, comprising WC and washbasin, with the potential to fit a shower if needed.

Return to the entrance hall and ascend the staircase to the upper floor.
Turn left into a spacious double bedroom. Bespoke fitted wardrobes and cupboards line the walls, offering ample storage space for all personal items, and the neutral décor gives a bright and fresh ambience. Wake up to unparalleled views of the lake and watch it change with the seasons as you get ready to start your day.

Cross the landing and enter the second bedroom, with bespoke wall and overhead cabinets, as well as an integrated cupboard for extra storage, there is a place for everything and everything in its place. The window allows for plenty of natural light and overlooks the leafy trees of the driveway.
Discover the large family shower-room at the end of the landing, where the colour palette is both timeless and elegant. Featuring ceiling to floor tiled walls, a walk-in shower, towel rail, floating washbasin, WC, and storage space.

From the lounge, make your way downstairs to discover a self-contained annexe. Perfect for multigenerational families or visiting guests and loved ones who appreciate their own space.

Turn left and climb the three steps that lead into a double bedroom with large windows filling the room in light. The en-suite bathroom next door features a bath with an overhead shower, washbasin, and WC.
Retrace your steps and make your way into a lovely spacious open-plan kitchen area, flooded with natural light from the double patio doors that lead to the garden beyond. A door to the right provides another access point, meaning guests can come and go as they please.

Contemporary in style, the kitchen has sleek white doors combined with black worktops and features a peninsula counter with seating, perfect for taking a seat and chatting with the chef as meals are prepared. With ample storage and worktop space, appliances include dishwasher, washing machine and drier, and free-standing fridge-freezer.

Flow through to the large living area, with unrivalled views of the garden extending down to the beauty of Lake Windermere. Spend lazy days with the doors open, where the boundaries of outside and in are blurred, and where looking out over the gardens will become your favourite pastime.

Tucked away behind the lounge is an area brimming with possibilities. A large open space with an integrated storage room. Currently used to keep household items, why not transform the space into a home gym or cinema room? Imagine quality family time with movie nights and popcorn at the ready!

Gardens And Grounds
With private access to Lake Windermere, including your own jetty, the outside spaces to Garden Hill Cottage are both captivating and exciting.

Drive through the gated entrance, where a shared leafy pathway takes you to this handsome home with flower beds outside the front door. The driveway, framed by a stone wall, provides ample parking for you and your guests.

At the rear of the house, a long, beautiful landscape garden awaits, with different areas to enjoy and explore. There are spaces for quiet contemplation or gardening, both offering a breathtaking view of the lake, from which you'll never tire.

Step out onto the private large patio area, and take in the awe-inspiring view of Lake Windermere, which changes with the seasons. On summer nights, entertain family and friends with the stars as your canopy, and the distant sounds of water lapping the shoreline.

Let all your worries drift away as you wander down through the garden. Pause to take in the beautiful surroundings and flowery scents, and say hello to the visiting wildlife that includes two resident ducks who return year after year! Keep all garden equipment and furniture safely organised in the shed, as you relish every second in your own little oasis.

Stroll to the water's edge and dip your toes in, maybe indulge in childhood memories with a spot of stone skipping.

With direct access to Lake Windermere, why not start your day with an invigorating wild swim to awaken your senses? Moor your boat, ready to spend adventurous days on the water with the wind in your face and the sun on your back. Have the lake all to yourself before the world wakes up and enjoy the health benefits too.

Out and about
Hop into the car and within a few minutes, you'll arrive at the picturesque village of Bowness. Home to the famous World of Beatrix Potter Attraction, where the tales of Peter Rabbit are brought to life. Make your way through the winding streets lined with independent shops, cafes, and restaurants, or nip into The Angel Inn for a glass of your favourite tipple.

Enjoy a cocktail at The Fizzy Tarte, dazzle your tastebuds with a fine dining experience at Porto restaurant, and finish the evening off with a performance at the Old Laundry Theatre. With such a wide selection of activities and eateries to choose from, you'll never run out of options!
For adventures slightly further away, take a scenic ferry ride across Lake Windermere over to Ambleside and visit one of the Michelin star restaurants on offer, followed by some live music or the cinema at Zeffirellis.

Commuting and travelling further afield are a breeze with the A591 and Windermere train station that offers links to all major lines just a short drive away.

** For more photos and information, download the brochure on desktop. For your own hard copy brochure, or to book a viewing please call the team **

Tenure: Freehold


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