Grade II listed double fronted Georgian style Town House ideal for those seeking a well proportioned home with an air of understated grandeur. Set in a quiet corner of Kents Bank, the railway station only a short walk away, this versatile property would make a super family home/home for those downsizing from large properties. Comprising; Sitting Room, Dining Room, Kitchen with Utility Area to the 1st Floor, 2 Double Bedrooms (1 En-Suite) and Family Bathroom to the 2nd Floor and 2 Double Bedrooms to the 3rd Floor. The property also has large, dry Cellar Rooms, Garage and Parking, forecourt Garden and use of Kents Bank House communal Gardens.Location: Part of the redevelopment and restoration of Kents Bank House by 'Priory Builders' in 1998 Laurel House is a fine example of a spacious home containing character and tradition.
From the Grange-over Sands office continue to the mini - roundabout bearing left along The Esplanade. Continue into Kents Bank Road climbing Risedale Hill, passing the large (pink!!) residential home on the right and the Oversands View development on the left. Continue onto Allithwaite Road taking the second left turn into Kirkhead Road just before reaching the village of Allithwaite. Follow the road down the hill with 'Laurel House' being on the left approximately 50 yards before reaching Kents Bank railway station.
Accommodation (with approximate measurements)
the property is approached through the pretty Courtyard Garden with 3 wide stone steps leading to the Georgian style double glazed double doors opening to:-
Entrance Vestibule a handy space for wet coats, dirty boots etc. Wood block floor and Georgian style door opening to:-
Sitting Room 17' 4" x 16' 6" (5.28m x 5.02m) a stylish room with feature recessed fireplace with Living Flame gas fire set on a slate hearth with sandstone surround and alcove with cupboard under to the side. Lovely full height multi pane bay window with French doors, with steps down, opening to the Front Garden. Doors to Dining Room and Kitchen.
Kitchen with Utility Area 17' 3" x 9' 10" (5.25m x 3m) the Kitchen has part tiled walls and an attractive range of wall and base units with integrated Bosch dishwasher and eye level Stoves double oven and grill. Complementary work surfaces incorporating 1 ½ stainless steel single drainer sink unit with mixer tap and Stoves 4 ring gas hob. Inset ceiling down lights and double glazed exterior door, with double glazed side window, opening to rear aspect with short walk to Garage.
Utility area - with room for upright fridge/freezer and space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer.
Dining Room 17' 4" x 11' 10" (5.27m x 3.61m) another distinctive room with original feature fireplace with Living Flame gas fire with tiled hearth and inset and patterned marble surround. Full height multi pane deep bay window with double doors, with steps down, opening to the Front Garden. Door to:-
Hallway having an arched alcove, under stairs storage cupboard, large trap door with ladder style access to Cellar Rooms and a rather grand spindled and balustraded wide return tread staircase to the first floor.
Landing with further staircase to Second Floor, double glazed Velux roof light and doors to all rooms.
Bedroom 1 17' 3" x 12' 6" (5.26m x 3.81m) large double with Georgian style double glazed sash window overlooking the Front Garden. TV and telephone points and door to:-
En-Suite Shower Room larger than average En-Suite with 3 piece suite comprising low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin and shower enclosure with Mira shower, tiled surround and curved sliding door. Shaver point, extractor fan, large chrome heated towel rail and double glazed frosted window with window seat.
Bedroom 2 11' 11" x 9' 1" (3.62m x 2.76m) another double room with Georgian style double glazed window again over looking the Front Garden.
Family Bathroom having part tiled walls and 3 piece suite comprising low flush WC, wash hand basin with vanitory unit under and panelled bath with Mira shower over and folding shower screen. Extractor fan, airing cupboard with slatted shelves and Velux roof light.
From the Landing the spindled and balustraded staircase continues up to the Second Floor.
Small 'Landing' with loft hatch and doors to Bedrooms.
Bedroom 3 21' 7" x 17' 2" (6.57m x 5.24m) a very generous dual aspect double room that has the space to accommodate an En-Suite should one be required. Georgian style double glazed sash window to the front aspect and double glazed Velux roof light. TV point.
Bedroom 4 16' 5" x 11' 9" (5m x 3.59m) yet another double room. Georgian style sash window over looking Front Garden and door to useful good sized storeroom, with small internal window, that could be utilised as a small office.
From the downstairs Hallway their is a large trap door with wooden staircase down to :-
Cellars Cellar 1 has decent head height (approximately 6ft) being a good sized room with original slate cold slabs and shelving, power, light and door to Cellar 2 - with 'walk in wine cellar', a narrower room with shelving to the side - Cellar 2 is another well proportioned room with wall mounted Worcester central heating boiler. An ideal space for a Workshop or Hobbies Room.
Garden to the front of the property there is an enclosed charming Courtyard Garden with gravelled and flagged seating areas. Outside tap and power point. Laurel House also has the benefit and use of the beautiful communal gardens of Kents Bank House with lawned areas and glorious flowerbeds.
Garage and Parking Situated to the rear of the property there is a single Garage (being in a block of 3) with metal double doors, side window and power and light.
There is a designated parking space within the grounds of Kents Bank House.
Services: mains electricity, gas, water and drainage. Gas central heating to radiators.
Tenure: Leasehold. 999 year lease dated from 01.01.1998. Service charge for 2019 - £1,200 which includes building insurance and maintenance, window cleaning and shared gardens.
Council Tax: Band E. South Lakeland District Council.
Viewings: Strictly by appointment with Hackney & Leigh Grange Office.
Energy Performance Certificate: The full Energy Performance Certificate is available on our website and also at any of our offices.