Lake District Properties - Helm Lodge, Helm Road, Bowness on Windermere
PUBLISHED: 14:20 25 October 2012 | UPDATED: 22:13 20 February 2013
This tranquil award-winning home could be the perfect spot for people who enjoy the great outdoorsonto
Where: Helm Lodge, Helm Road, Bowness on Windermere
What: A beautiful lakeland lodge house in a delightful woodland setting.
Originally built in 1897, this is the former lodge to Anisgarth House.
Its situated in a woodland clearing located along a private road and public footpath that is home to just seven properties.
The quiet lane leads directly from the centre of Bowness up to the Matson Ground Country Estate.
The location is perfect for village life being less than ten minutes walk away.
Brantfell and Post Knot are two lovely lakeland walks, both located right on your doorstep where you can enjoy some of the best views of Lake Windermere and the fells .
The property was transformed in 2008 when respected local builders, architect, and craftsmen combined to create a beautiful home.
The local civic society recognised the property was worthy of a design award.
Inside: The quality of build and finish sets this house apart. Gas-fired underfloor heating is installed throughout the house and garage, as is hardwood double glazing.
Oak doors, floors and natural fired earth flooring has been used throughout the property. There is also a superb new stone double garage, built to resemble a coach house, featuring a stunning first floor cinema room.
The lodge has three double bedrooms on three floors and two stylish bathrooms.
A free standing French-style dining kitchen by Fired Earth is bold, vibrant and practical. It comes complete with armoire, butcher block, plate racks and Belfast sink in addition to a Lacanche range cooker.
There are full-height ceilings and deep bay windows in this room and in the ground floor bedroom.
The living room has French doors that open into the garden.
A second large picture window looks onto woodland that is often frequented by roe deer.
A bespoke stone fireplace with wood burning stove makes another impressive focal point.
The central gallery landing is crafted from solid oak and is another special highlight.
The lower ground floor double bedroom is a cosy room with its own en-suite shower room.
The upper floor master bedroom makes a design statement with full height ceilings, feature windows and built in storage.
The adjacent bathroom incorporates a high quality Philippe Stark Duravit bathroom with free standing bath and luxurious step-in shower.
Outside: The gardens have been landscaped by an RHS Gold medal winning garden designer, making full use of the natural stone and rock outcrops.
Contact: Regan & Hallworth Homes of Distinction Tel: 01257 464644 reganandhallworth.com