Kingfisher Cottage, 1 Artle Crag, Cowan Head, Kendal, Cumbria, LA8 9HN


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  • Bedrooms: 3
Situated at the gates of the Cowan Head development, Kingfisher Cottage is a splendid 3 bedroom Lakeland property that enjoys a private, tranquil and secure position yet still benefits from the luxury facilities available within the prestigious development. Cowan Head was created on the site of a former 18th century paper mill and has been meticulously designed to provide luxurious, riverside living with exclusive access to a private stretch of the River Kent with fishing rights, a pristine 9 hole golf course and indoor leisure facility with swimming pool, Jacuzzi, sauna and steam room.

Kingfisher Cottage has been meticulously maintained by the current vendors who made their home at Cowan Head almost 20 years ago. The accommodation offers spacious living set across three floors, briefly comprising 3 double bedrooms, conservatory, dining kitchen & living room. This idyllic countryside cottage has been well cared for over the years and is now ready for a new buyer to place their own stamp on.

Kingfisher Cottage can be found only a few minutes drive from the tourist hotspots of Bowness and Windermere in the glorious Lake District. Nearby Kendal, 3 miles, provides a wealth of local amenities by way of a well supported high street and out of town retail outlets as well as mouth watering restaurants and a host of bars and cafes. Oxenholme station, 4 miles, serves the West Coast main line rail service providing access to London in 2 ½ hours with direct links to Manchester Airport and for road users, Junction 36 of the M6 is less than a 15 minute drive. Excellent first and second stage schooling is available at Windermere, Sedbergh and Lancaster.


CONSERVATORY 18' 1" x 15' 11" (5.51m x 4.85m) The entrance to the property leads into the conservatory that is flooded with natural light and boasts enviable views over the River Kent and across to the countryside beyond.

KITCHEN/DINER 15' 9" x 14' 2" (4.8m x 4.32m) The conservatory leads into the open plan Kitchen Diner area, comprising a range of wall and base units, sink and drainer, a variety of integrated appliances and dining space which enjoys lovely views over the garden and beyond.

LIVING ROOM 15' 11" x 12' 0" (4.85m x 3.66m) This large reception room completes the ground floor with a patio door leading out onto a balcony allowing you to enjoy the outlook over the River Kent and countryside beyond. There is also access down to the paved terrace that provides the perfect alfresco dining experience.

BEDROOM 1 11' 6" x 9' 4" (3.51m x 2.84m) A generous sized bedroom with a dual aspect, benefitting from built in wardrobes, drawers and shelving.

BEDROOM 2 15' 10" x 7' 8" (4.83m x 2.34m) A further good sized bedroom to the first floor with views over the River Kent and local countryside. Built in wardrobes and drawers complete the room with the added benefit of a;

EN-SUITE Comprising shower, wash hand basin, WC and towel radiator.

AIRING CUPBOARD A useful airing cupboard and storage space with built in shelving and houses the hot water tank.

BATHROOM The house bathroom completes the first floor accomodation, comprising WC, shower cubicle, wash hand basin and towel radiator.

SECOND FLOOR To the landing there are built in wardrobes providing an excellent amount of storage space.

BEDROOM 3 16' 1" x 10' 11" (4.9m x 3.33m) A generously sized double bedroom in the eaves with vast amounts of natural light being provided by the Velux along with views over looking the River Kent.

FIRST FLOOR BATHROOM A large bathroom built in the eaves of the property comprising a bath, WC, Vanity unit, towel radiator and velux window affording plenty of light.

OUTSIDE Store room

Useful storage room outside with electric, the perfect space for storage and hobbies.

GARAGE A large double garage, fully tiled, with electric and lighting. Electric up and over doors with private parking in front.

GARDEN The secure and private garden at Kingfisher Cottage is a hidden gem with paved patio areas overlooking the river and countryside. A balcony off the living room also allows you to enjoy an elevated yet private position.

DIRECTIONS From M6 J36 follow the main A591 following signs for Windermere at the Plumgarth's Roundabout. Continue along the small dual carriageway and as the road drops down the hill pass the filling station on the right and take the first right turning signposted Burneside and Cowan Head. Follow the road for approx. ¾ of a mile and turn left at the Cowan Head signpost. Kingfisher Cottage can be found on the right hand side before the gates to Cowan Head.

SERVICES Mains water, gas, electricity and


TENURE Long leasehold for the balance of a 999 year lease. The freehold is vested in the Management Company, each resident being a shareholder in that company. An annual service charge of £3300 covers full maintenance of the development including lifts, heating and cleaning of common parts, leisure facilities, gardens, ground keeping and buildings insurance. A further £1000 is paid directly into the sinking fund each year.

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