One of Windermere’s first luxury ‘men’s residences’ with period charm is for sale
An impressive luxury property that is part of one of the first men’s residences to be built in Windermere is on the market.
Oakland Hall has the wow factor from its beautiful period features to its beautiful lake and views of the falls – and makes it a perfect family home.
It has been refurbished to the highest standards while retaining many of the original features of the building’s “arts and crafts” including impressive fireplaces and fantastic stained glass windows.
And the views from the Langdale Pikes property and the lake in Windermere are just as special as the house itself, say Hackney & Leigh, who market the property.
Entering the house through a huge set of wooden doors you will find yourself in the entrance hall which leads to the kitchen, living room and dining room.
The living room has a beautiful patterned ceiling and the original fireplace with log burner. The original wooden floor bay window with window seat is the perfect place to relax while looking out over the rear garden.
In the dining room you will find the original and restored “handicraft” fireplace and wood stove which is described as a “beautiful piece of craftsmanship”. There are also two large stained glass windows, original wooden floors which are all dominated by a glass mezzanine balcony.
There is a modern kitchen with eight Velux windows and folding doors, which means the space is flooded with light and gives access to the front patio, ideal during the summer months.
The kitchen units have stunning slate worktops and there is a built-in microwave, dishwasher, and wine cooler. There is a large top with a gas hob and six-burner hood, as well as a huge American-style fridge-freezer with a built-in breakfast bar.
Overlooking the dining room is the mezzanine walkway which opens onto two impressive stained-glass windows bearing the original family motto “Palma Virtuti” – roughly translated as: “Fortune favors the brave”.
The property has four bedrooms which all come with en-suite bathrooms, three of which are on the first floor. On the second floor is the fourth bedroom which has another magnificent stained glass window.
There are good sized gardens to the front and back, both of which have patios and flat lawns. You will also find plenty of parking at the front – with space for eight cars – as well as a garage and carport.
This wonderful house on Carraige Drive in Windermere could be yours for £ 1.4million. You can read more about the property here.