Overview| INTRODUCTION Located to the first floor of this beautifully restored Grade II House, this two bedroom apartment has views over the grounds and is to the rear of the development. Dating back to the 1860s, Sedgwick House is Grade II listed Gothic Revival style property, converted to apartments in 1989. Designed for the local gunpowder factory owner, William Wakefield, the property retains period features throughout and each apartment has been carefully created and features restored. Number 12 has mullioned windows, high ceilings and a useful mezzanine creating additional reception or guest sleeping space. The larger of the two double bedrooms has an ensuite shower room and there is a well fitted kitchen. The grounds of Sedgwick House are well maintained and there is a communal all weather tennis court and a covered swimming pool. Ideal for those looking to downsize to a property of note or those looking for a manageable second home.
On the fringes of the Lake District, Sedgwick is easily reached from Junction 36 and 37 of the M6 motorway. Mainline train station links to Manchester/ London Euston are within a short drive, Junction 36 of the M6 motorway is also a short drive away making this home perfect for commuters or for a second home. Positioned on the southern fringes of Kendal, ASDA, Westmorland General Hospital and Oxenholme Station can be reached easily. It is within minutes drive of schools and churches too. Sedgwick is a popular small village perfect for those who enjoy the outdoors and a semi rural lifestyle !
ACCOMMODATION The impressive communal entrance hall with sweeping stair case leads to the first floor with number 12 being the first apartment to the left hand corridor. The property can also be accessed via a lift.
ENTRANCE HALL Having spotlighting to the ceiling, a radiator and telephone point. An inner hallway has stairs leading to the mezzanine, spotlighting to the ceiling light and security intercom phone.
LOUNGE 20' 0" x 13' 4" (6.1m x 4.06m) A stone mullioned window with window seat faces the rear aspect with open outlook over the grounds and parkland. A lovely room with two radiators, spotlighting and television and telephone points.
KITCHEN 13' 9" x 8' 2" (4.19m x 2.49m) A window faces the side aspect. Fitted with an extensive range of painted base and wall units with marble style worktops and tiled splashbacks. Electric hob with canopy over and electric oven, integrated dishwasher and fridge and freezer. Under unit lighting, one and a half bowl sink with drainer, spotlighting and a radiator.
MEZZANINE/GALLERY 19' 11" x 11' 0" (6.07m x 3.35m) max Having good ceiling height, there is a balustrade gallery looking down to the lounge. an ideal study or occasional guest space, there are two ceiling lights.
BEDROOM 17' 5"/12' x 10' 9" (5.31m/3.66m x 3.28m) Having a mullioned window facing the rear aspect with lovely outlook. Television aerial point, two ceiling light and a wall light.
ENSUITE Fitted with a three piece suite with a shower cubicle with folding door, pedestal wash hand basin and a wc. Rooflight, heated towel rail, extractor and downlights. Fully tiled there is also a touch illuminated mirrored wall cabinet.
BEDROOM 13' 4" x 8' 7" (4.06m x 2.62m) A mullioned window faces the rear elevation. having a radiator, telephone point and two wall lights.
BATHROOM 5' 5" x 4' 6" (1.65m x 1.37m) Fitted with a four piece suite comprising bath with mixer attachment and screen, concealed cistern WC, pedestal wash hand basin and a bidet. Having spotlighting to the ceiling, heated towel rail and a shaver point. Extractor and fitted mirror.
EXTERNAL Surrounding the property are communal gardens, beautifully maintained. Within the grounds are historic trees, manicured lawns for croquet and an all weather enclosed tennis court. Visitor and residents parking areas are generous and there is a swimming pool housed within a large conservatory style building. Below the main house is a leisure suite with gym rooms, sauna, pool table and table tennis.
GENERAL INFORMATION Mains Services: Water, Electric and Drainage. Central gas boiler which services all residents for heating.
Tenure: Leasehold. Balance of 999 year lease, each property owns a share in the freehold.
The management charges are currently £350 per month and includes upkeep of the grounds and facilities, buildings insurance and heating from the communal boiler
Council Tax Band: E
EPC Grading: C