Mealbank, Kendal, Cumbria


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  • Bedrooms: 3
OVERVIEW Located in a semi rural hamlet, yet just minutes from Kendal, this detached bungalow style property offers excellent potential. The versatile accommodation is over two floors with the lower level having a hobby room/bedroom plus a utility space and shower room - perfect for creating additional accommodation for a dependent relative, an extra TV room for teenagers or a work from home space. On the upper level is a open plan lounge diner which leads into a good sized kitchen, the balcony from the dining area has lovely views over treetops towards countryside and hills. There are three spacious bedrooms - all with built in furniture and a bathroom. Some updating is required, however this is a great opportunity to create a long term family home. In a semi rural location offering the best of both worlds - country walks, biking and runs are on the doorstep yet Kendal is just a five minute drive away. Set within a cluster of cottages, houses and bungalows accessed via country tracks, this part of Mealbank has a close community spirit and is popular with a range of buyers. The nearby trading estate is undergoing an evolution and encouraging artisan and community led projects to occupy space.

ACCOMMODATION From the driveway, the most direct entrance to the property takes you into the lower level accommodation however there is a second door on the side accessed via the porch should the ground floor be separated.

LOWER LEVEL ENTRANCE HALLWAY A UPVC double glazed window to the front aspect and a ceiling light. A glazed door leads into the inner hall.

BEDROOM/HOBBY ROOM 17' 9" x 9' 3" (5.41m x 2.82m) inclusive A double glazed window faces the front aspect overlooking the garden towards woodland. Pelmet lighting, a radiator an a triple built in wardrobe providing excellent storage.

UTILITY ROOM 15' 0" x 7' 1" (4.57m x 2.16m) max A double glazed window to the front elevation. Having plumbing for a washing machine, vent for a tumble dryer, two ceiling lights and a telephone point. Fitted worktop and a PVC clad ceiling.

BOILER ROOM Ceiling light and the floor mounted oil boiler.

SHOWER ROOM 8' 6" x 5' 6" (2.59m x 1.68m) Updated in recent years, the shower room has a larger shower cubicle with both fixed head and riser, a vanity wash hand basin and a WC. PVC shower boarding to both the cubicle and ceiling, an extractor and downlights. A double glazed window faces the front and there is a heated chrome towel rail.

INNER HALLWAY AND STAIRWELL An open tread wooden staircase leads to the platform landing and up onto the upper floor. There is a cupboard under the stairs and a further coat cupboard on the platform landing. The secondary glazed entrance door is also on the platform landing and there is access to the glazed porch. Radiator and a ceiling light.

HALLWAY/LANDING Having doors to all accommodation and an internal frosted window into the kitchen. Built in storage cupboard plus an airing cupboard with shelving and hot water cylinder. Access to the loft which is part boarded and has a drop down ladder and light.

LOUNGE 16' 8" x 15' 8" (5.08m x 4.78m) A generous room open to the dining area and having a large double glazed window to the front and a further double glazed window to the side. Lovely outlook to tree tops and countryside beyond. Slate fire surround with grate for a fire and a slate plinth. Four wall lights and a radiator.

DINING AREA 9' 8" x 8' 9" (2.95m x 2.67m) Double glazed window face the front and side and there is a glazed door to the balcony. Views are over Mealbank, treetops and distant hills. Ceiling light, radiator and B4RN router.

KITCHEN 13' 8" x 9' 11" (4.17m x 3.02m) A double glazed window faces the side aspect and there is an internal frosted window to the hallway. Fitted with warm oak base and wall units with speckled worktops and tiled splashbacks plus a darker sink with drainer. Electric hob, double oven, plumbing for a dishwasher and space for a fridge. Tongue and groove panelled ceiling, a ceiling light and a radiator.

BEDROOM 11' 7" x 10' 10" (3.53m x 3.3m) inclusive A double glazed window faces the rear aspect. The extensive fitted furniture comprises two double wardrobes, drawers, overbed storage and bedside cabinets. Radiator and a ceiling light.

BEDROOM 10' 11" x 10' 0" (3.33m x 3.05m) inclusive Also at the rear of the property, the second double bedroom has a double glazed window, ceiling light and a radiator. There is a built in desk area, drawers, wardrobe and shelving.

BEDROOM 11' 5" x 8' 2" (3.48m x 2.49m) excluding cupboards A double glazed window to the side aspect. Built in wardrobe plus additional cupboard, ceiling light and a radiator.

BATHROOM 9' 0" x 6' 5" (2.74m x 1.96m) Frosted double glazed window to the side elevation. Fitted with a coloured suite comprising bath with shower over and alcove shelving, a pedestal wash hand basin and WC. Tilting and tongue and groove panelling to the walls, a ceiling light, vanity light and a radiator.,

EXTERNAL The sloped driveway at the front leads up the car port and a parking and turning area. There is a lawn area with shrub borders. There is access to either side of the property with one side having space for the oil tank and the other, wider, with a veg patch and apple trees. External tap. At the rear the elevated garden has a lawn from which to admire the countryside views shrubs borders and backs onto an open field at the rear. Greenhouse.

The car port at the front has power connected and there is a further wood store and garden shed. External lighting.

GENERAL INFORMATION Services: Water, Electric and Drainage via septic tank

Tenure: Freehold

Council Tax Band: E

EPC Grading: E

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Milne Moser

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