A rare opportunity to buy a larger than average two bedroomed apartment in the highly regarded and select development of Chapel Ridding with fantastic panoramic lake and mountain views, in arguably one of the best areas of Windermere at the foot of the Troutbeck Valley.A rare opportunity to buy a larger than average two bedroomed apartment in the highly regarded and select development of Chapel Ridding with fantastic panoramic lake and mountain views, in arguably one of the best areas of Windermere at the foot of the Troutbeck valley making it a perfect location from which to discover the beautiful Lake District National Park with its interesting walks and tourist attractions close by. Set in 4 acres of landscaped garden, elevated on the Eastern side of Lake Windermere with the benefit of a West facing balcony, private parking and garaging in this exclusive development which is ideal for buyers looking for a permanent residence or private holiday retreat.
Chapel Ridding was developed in 2000 by New Brunswick Properties creating individual houses and apartments from a fine traditional Lakeland building set in delightful landscaped gardens with streams, water falls and mature woodland, extending to approximately 4 acres. Whilst all of the properties at Chapel Ridding enjoy the splendid view this particular apartment enjoys one of the best aspects from the top of the house with a wide panorama along a good length of the lake with a backdrop of the central Lakeland fells including Coniston Old Man, Crinkle Crags and the Langdale Pikes. In addition, residents of Chapel Ridding also have the facility of a boat landing and launch on a nearby section of the eastern shore of Lake Windermere. The wide range of amenities in Windermere and Bowness are a short drive or enjoyable walk away with a great selection of restaurants and facilities including Windermere Golf Club, Windermere Marina and the Royal Windermere Yacht Club. The rail station at Windermere provides a link to the West Coast main line (Oxenholme) providing a quick service to Manchester Airport and London Euston.
Directions From our office in Windermere, proceed towards Ambleside on the A591 to the roundabout at Cooks Corner. Turn right at the roundabout signposted A592 Kirkstone Pass and after approximately 1/3 mile take a right turn proceeding up the hill for 50 yards to the entrance of Chapel Ridding on the left hand side. The private driveway sweeps up to the property and no.8 is located at the far side of the building with a designated parking space.
Accommodation Communal shared entrance hall only with no.7 leading from the parking area. Landing on the second floor with private door into No.8.
Private Entrance Hall 26.3 x 4'8 ( 8m x 1.4m) Central hallway, lighting and telephone point.
Lounge 19'5 x 17'8 (5.9m x 5.4m) Most elegant light and airy living space with French windows opening onto a balcony with plenty of seating space and fantastic views to the Lake and fells. Adjacent also is a deep bay window with seating area also enjoying the beautiful undisturbed views over the grounds, lake and fells. Central to the room is a large marble fireplace with inset coal-effect gas fire, wall up-lights, coving to ceiling and in built Majik speak system.
Breakfast Kitchen 17'7 x 11'1 (5.4m x 3.4m) Attractive fully fitted kitchen with a range of base and wall units incorporating inset stainless steel sink unit, illuminated display cabinets, wine rack and laminate worktops with tiled splash backs. Integrated is a range of high quality appliances including Neff 4 ring gas hob, oven, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washer/dryer. TV and telephone points. Windows to two sides enjoying views towards the Lake.
Dining Room 15'1 x 9'1 (4.6 m x 2.8m) Formal dining room with four windows to two aspects, serving hatch to the kitchen, inset spot lighting, coving to ceiling, telephone and TV points. This room could also be used as a third bedroom.
Master Bedroom One 19'4 x 12'8 (5.9m x 3.9m) Master bedroom with range of built in furniture including triple wardrobe, bedside cabinets and chest of drawers. This light bedroom enjoys views from the tall deep window to the Lake and fells beyond. Finished with inset spot lighting, coving to ceiling, wall lights and telephone point.
En-Suite Bathroom En-suite to the master bedroom this four piece suite comprises of large shower cubicle, vanity wash basin with storage under, WC and panelled bath with shower attachment. The bathroom is finished with tiling to walls and floor, shaver point, mirror, wall lights, inset spot lighting, PVC window and heated towel rail.
Bedroom Two 15'11 x 9'3 (4.8m x 2.3m) Double/Twin bedroom with tall window enjoying views of the Lake, Claife Heights and to the fells beyond. Built in double wardrobes with matching bedside cabinets and chest of drawers, finished with inset spot lighting and TV point.
Bathroom Three piece suite comprising panelled bath with shower over, vanity unit with inset wash basin and WC. The bathroom is fully tiled, finished with a heated towel rail, mirrored wall cabinet, shaver point and inset spot lighting.
Loft Space Accessed from the entrance hall via a drop down ladder is useful attic space which houses the central heating boiler.
Garage Large single garage with up and over door.
Outside Shared use of 4 acres of attractively maintained communal gardens and woodland including colourful established shrubs, stream, large lawned areas and pathways through the woodland areas. Chapel Ridding has private access to shared lake frontage at Hodge Howe with approximately 125ft of shoreline and beach with space for boat parking and a further acre of woodland to enjoy.
Services Mains gas, electric, drainage and water connected.
Tenure Leasehold for the residue of 999 years from 1999. An annual service charge of £4,602 per annum which covers maintenance of the building, communal gardening, external window cleaning, lighting and cleaning of communal areas, building insurance and security cameras. Each Chapel Ridding owner has a share in the management company who own the freehold.
Council Tax Band G