Crooklands Road, Milnthorpe, Cumbria

Guide price

Bedrooms: 5
OVERVIEW Dating back to the Georgian Period, Kidside House is a detached gentleman's residence perfect for a growing family and buyers wanting space and grounds. Period features have been retained where possible with fireplaces, high ceilings and elegant sash windows in most rooms. The versatile layout comprises the main house with three reception spaces and four bedrooms, the connecting annexe at the side has a further utility space, bedroom and bathroom and could easily be integrated into the main accommodation or developed further for a dependent relative, guests or separate let. Externally, the level garden sweeps around the front of the house and there is a paddock running parallel. The extensive rear garden is lawned and there is a workshop/outhouse, garage, an orchard and fruit cage. With attic spaces and cellar still to explore, this is a home of real potential and is perfect for buyers wishing to update and modernise to their own tastes. The location is ideal for those wishing to commute further afield with junction 36 just a five minute drive away and Oxenholme mainline station a 15 minute drive. Schools, supermarket and amenities are close by in Milnthorpe and Kendal is easily reached. Rarely does such an example come onto the market and available with no onward chain.

ACCOMMODATION The original front door leads from the driveway into a vestibule area. A further glazed door leads into the entrance hall. Ceiling light and slate floor.

HALL A lovely entrance to the property with a slate floor, ceiling light, radiator and telephone point. Stairs to the first floor.

WC Cleverly hidden under the stairs, this useful cloakroom has a pedestal wash hand basin, WC and a ceiling light.

SITTING ROOM 14' 1" x 15' 2" (4.28m x 4.62m) Sash window to the front aspect with shutters. Painted fire surround with grate for fire and a tiled plinth. Radiator.

LOUNGE 14' 1" x 13' 2" (4.29m x 4.02m) Also facing the front with a view over the gardens towards fields, the second reception room has a dark fire surround with open grate and tiled inset, radiator and ceiling light. Alcove shelving.

DINING ROOM 14' 1" x 14' 9" (4.29m x 4.49m) Impressive windows overlook the rear garden and there are built in alcove cupboards, radiator and two wall lights. Connecting door to the annexe.

KITCHEN 12' 6" x 11' 9" (3.81m x 3.57m) max Also having an attractive original style window, the kitchen is fitted with painted base and wall units with pale worktops and a stainless steel sink with double drainer. Space for an electric cooker and fridge freezer, there are two ceiling light and a radiator. A door connects to the garage.

LANDING There is a sash window on the stairwell, a ceiling light and radiator. The stairs continue to the second/attic floor.

BEDROOM 12' 2" x 15' 3" (3.71m x 4.65m) A sash window has a lovely outlook over the front garden to fields beyond. Radiator, ceiling light, alcove shelving and two double wardrobes. A door leads to the adjoining bathroom.

BEDROOM 9' 6" x 15' 4" (2.9m x 4.67m) Also facing the front the second double bedroom has a sash window, radiator and ceiling light. Double cupboard with sliding doors and alcove shelving.

BEDROOM 14' 0" x 12' 8" (4.26m x 3.86m) Sash window facing the rear aspect with shutters. Another good sized room with connecting door to the annexe bathroom. Radiator and ceiling light.

BEDROOM 12' 6" x 12' 4" (3.82m x 3.76m) The final double bedroom within the main house has alcove shelving, a ceiling light, radiator and sash window.

BATHROOM 9' 4" x 11' 4" (2.85m x 3.45m) A Jack and Jill bathroom with door leading from the landing plus a connecting door to a bedroom. Bath with mixer attachment, vanity wash hand basin an a WC. Radiator with towel rail, double built in cupboard, a ceiling light and tiling. A sash window with shutters faces the front elevation.

SECOND FLOOR AND ATTIC 34' 4" x 26' 5" (10.47m x 8.06m) approx The stairs continue up to a second floor landing with a small window and a ceiling light. Running the length of the main house and having excellent ceiling height, the attic has two Velux rooflights, power and two ceiling lights.

ANNEXE Accessed externally or from the dining room or from a first floor bedroom, the annexe has excellent potential.

MORNING ROOM/SCULLERY 12' 5" x 14' 0" (3.78m x 4.28m) An external door leads into a small rear porch and there is a built in sink unit, a radiator and ceiling light. Good sized cupboard under the stairs.

REAR HALL 10' 4" x 7' 11" (3.15m x 2.41m) A window faces the side aspect and there is a ceiling light and radiator. Stairs lead to the first floor.

LANDING Ceiling light

BEDROOM 10' 10" x 11' 5" (3.3m x 3.48m) A sash window with shutters faces the side aspect and there is a ceiling light and radiator.

BATHROOM 13' 10" x 10' 8" (4.22m x 3.24m) Another generous bathroom with an original bath, WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Three built in cupboards, a sash window facing the rear aspect, radiator and a ceiling light.

GARAGE AND CELLAR Up and over door at the rear plus a pedestrian door. The garage, 14' 3" x 19' 11" (4.34m x 6.06m), has power and light and a boiler room housing the two Vaillant boilers. Steps lead down to the cellar. Divided into three areas measuring 12' 0" x 12' 4" (3.66m x 3.76m), 8' 0" x 15' 4" (2.44m x 4.67m) and a wine cellar of 5' 3" x 15' 1" (1.6m x 4.6m), all with light.

EXTERNAL The established grounds extend to all four sides of the property with a private sweeping driveway leading from the main road. There are both formal and productive areas to the garden with well maintained lawns, mature shrubbery, orchard, fruit cage and herbaceous borders. The Victorian greenhouse at the front/side of the property has also been retained. The paddock to the front is included. The grounds, paddock and house amount to just over 3 acres.

OUTHOUSE/WORKSHOP 9' 2" x 16' 8" (2.79m x 5.08m) A block built workshop with water, light and power connected. Double glazed windows and an adjoining WC.

GENERAL INFORMATION Mains Services: Water and Electric. Drainage via Septic tank and LPG heating

Ultrafast Community Broadband (B4RN)

Tenure: Freehold

Council Tax Band: G

EPC Grading:

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Milne Moser

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