Fern Terrace, Main Street, Burton in Kendal


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
INTRODUCTION Deceptive from the front, this traditional terraced house is much more than expected. The accommodation is over three floors offering four bedrooms in total along with a good sized lounge, characterful kitchen and lovely conservatory opening onto the garden. Character features have been retained where possible and combined with modern gas central heating and double glazing. The rear garden is a true delight, offering privacy and there is a range of workshops/outhouses which are a real bonus. Appealing to family or first time buyers as well as those looking to downsize closer to facilities.

The village of Burton in Kendal is conveniently placed for access to the M6 at both junctions 35 and 36. Kendal and Lancaster are only a short drive away. The Lake District is some 20 miles away. There is a thriving community with local shops, Church, primary school and public house. The village is also within the catchment area for the highly acclaimed Queen Elizabeth School in Kirkby Lonsdale.

ACCOMMODATION The front forecourt leads to the porch.

PORCH A useful addition to the property with a UPVC double glazed window and original wood door leading to the lounge. Tiled floor, ceiling light and coat hanging space.

LOUNGE 16' 11" x 12' 8" (5.16m x 3.86m) max Sash style UPVC double glazed window facing the front aspect. Wood burner set to exposed stone recess and alcove cupboards adjacent. Two ceiling lights, a radiator and television aerial cabling. Trap within floor to cellar storage.

INNER HALLWAY Stairs lead to the first floor and there is a ceiling light and radiator. Concealed under the stairs, a utility space has been cleverly created. With plumbing for a washing machine, light and wall mounted Glow Worm boiler.

KITCHEN 12' 5" x 12' 1" (3.78m x 3.68m) A characterful kitchen with white washed stone walls, alcove shelving and a UPVC double glazed window at the side. Range alcove with cooker and canopy, central island with shelving and wood block top and a circular sink unit. Downlights to the ceiling and space for a fridge freezer. A pantry provides additional storage with shelving and light.

CONSERVATORY 12' 6" x 9' 0" (3.81m x 2.74m) A wonderful addition to the property with a full glazed roof and UPVC double glazed sliding doors leading to the garden. Usable all year round, there are two wall lights and a radiator.

LANDING A split landing with an alcove on the half landing. A UPVC double glazed window faces the rear aspect and there is a ceiling light. From the landing stairs continue to the second floor and attractive original doors lead to three bedrooms and the bathroom. Ceiling light and alcove shelving.

BEDROOM 13' 5" x 9' 6" (4.09m x 2.9m) Facing the front aspect, there is a UPVC sash style double glazed window, ceiling light and a radiator.

BEDROOM 11' 6" x 8' 9" (3.51m x 2.67m) Another double bedroom with a UPVC double glazed sash style window, a wall light, ceiling light and radiator.

BEDROOM 12' 0" x 7' 8" (3.66m x 2.34m) max Currently used as a study, the third bedroom faces the rear and has a good view over gardens to hill beyond. A UPVC double glazed window, radiator, ceiling light and telephone point.

BATHROOM 11' 4" x 5' 7" (3.45m x 1.7m) Frosted UPVC double glazed window facing the rear elevation. Fitted with a four piece suite comprising bath with mixer attachment, vanity wash hand basin, concealed cistern WC and a larger shower cubicle. Downlights to the ceiling, tiling to the walls and heated towel rail. Exposed wider floor boards.

SECOND FLOOR There is a half landing on the stairwell with a UPVC double glazed window and radiator. The stairs lead into:

BEDROOM 17' 5" x 16' 10" (5.31m x 5.13m) max inclusive Located within the roof space and having some restricted head height, there is a UPVC double glazed window at the side and a large Velux rooflight facing the rear. The view from the rooflight is lovely over the garden towards distant hills. Eaves storage, and two ceiling lights.

EXTERNAL At the front of the property is a low maintenance forecourt and gate to the main road. The rear garden is a true delight and a credit to the current owner. Offering screening and privacy the garden is an oasis, divided into two areas. Close to the house is a patio and lawn with shrub borders. An arch leads to a further area with wildlife pond, rockery and flagged path. There is an external tap and lighting.

An excellent bonus to the property are the outhouses. The largest measures 10' 11" x 9' 8" and has power and light. There is a further coal house (with light) and a WC. Finally there is a potting shed with large sink, power and light.

GENERAL INFORMATION Mains Services: Water Gas, Electric and Drainage

Tenure: Freehold. The property has a right of access across neighbouring properties for bins etc.

Council Tax Band: C

EPC Grading: E

Please note the current owner rents a parking space in close proximity. Please ask for further details

Marketed by Arrange viewing 01539 725582

Milne Moser

100 Highgate, Kendal, Cumbria

See all properties from this agent

Send me homes like this by email