Mealbank, Kendal

Cumbria, LA8 9DW



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MEALBANK HOUSE AND UNDERBANK GROUND FLOOR FLAT, Two properties with separate titles. The Flat is currently tenanted. Mealbank house is an impressive Edwardian 3 to 4 bedroomed character property with a 1 bedroomed self contained flat with its own garden. The properties are set within extensive gardens and are circa 1889 and was the original Mill Managers House, there are extensive gardens and is located in a peaceful rural setting in a delightful hamlet with little traffic but only 5 minutes drive from Kendal town centre. The main body of the house is entered through a beautiful period porch into the hall and hallway with a grand staircase. To the ground floor there is a modern shower room, cloakroom with American cherry Panelling, imposing Garden Lounge (which could be changed into another bedroom), Living Room with wood burning stove which is open plan to the Kitchen. To the first floor there is an unusual landing with access to a double bedroom and modern house bathroom with separate shower, to the landing are wide stairs leading to 2 further double bedrooms. Outside there are extensive gardens, sitting areas with open aspect to the rear and garage. Underbank flat can be accessed from steps from the garden or from the front of the property and comprises: Kitchen, lounge with wood burning stove, double bedroom, bathroom and store to the rear. Rental income is approx. £5520 PA.
This is a very unique property which could be used as extra income or as a granny annex for a relative. A must see home, Mealbank - Energy Rating E. Underbank - Energy Rating D


The Hamlet: The scenic rural hamlet of Mealbank is a hidden gem for those who are seeking the best of village life near the lakes and the benefits of town living. Kendal is approx. 1.5 miles down the road. The people in the village love it here so much that once here they don’t want to leave! The village started life as a woollen mill and has much history. Its location is very convenient for access into all areas of the lakes and Kendal town, as well as out to the M6, north or south.



Entrance Porch

3.66m (12' 0") x 3.00m (9' 10")

Measured into widest points. The entrance door has a canopy over and leads into a most beautiful entrance with pitched roof, windows to three sides, tiled floor, original style door bell and feature arched door into:


1.73m (5' 8") x 1.52m (5' 0")

With tiled floor, Velux roof window and door into:

Entrance Hallway

6.86m (22' 6") x 2.9m (9' 6")

Measured into stairs and widest parts. Beautiful original wooden staircase with central carpet with stair rods. There is a large storage cupboard under the stairs. The hall has a central arch with architrave, coving and ceiling rose to the high ceilings, electric storage heater and storage cupboard.

Shower Room

2.51m (8' 3") x 1.45m (4' 9")

Newly fitted with a curved tiled shower cubicle with Mira shower over and pedestal wash hand basin. Tiled surround, extractor fan and double glazed opaque window to the side.

Downstairs Cloakroom/WC

1.6m (5' 3") x 1.52m (5' 0")

With bespoke American cherry wood half panelling and cupboards with WC with concealed cistern and corner wash hand basin with cupboard under. Double glazed window and tiled splashbacks.


5.64m (18' 6") x 4.9m (16' 1")

Measured into widest areas. An imposing room with two sash windows overlooking the extensive gardens. Original grey marble open fireplace with contrasting marble fender. High ceiling with original coving and ceiling rose. Electric storage heater.

Living Room

5.87m (19' 3") x 4.72m (15' 6")

Another spacious room with Modern Dunsley multi-fuel stove set on flagged hearth (heats water and radiator in bathroom), Two double glazed sash windows, four wall lights and open plan to:

Kitchen 1

3.53m (11' 7") x 2.84m (9' 4")

Bespoke kitchen with oak base and wall units with granite worktops over and inset double sink with mixer tap and matching up-stands. Contrasting white unit with integrated fridge and freezer and granite worktop. Range style electric cooker with hotplate. Pull out herb drawer, extractor over, sash double glazed window with window seat.


First Floor Landing

A spacious landing with further stairs to a higher level with 2 further double bedrooms. There is a double glazed window to each side, loft access and wall light.

Bedroom 1

4.65m (15' 3") x 3.84m (12' 7")

A light and airy room with dual aspect windows with shutters and views over the gardens. Electric storage heater, 2 wall lights, high ceiling with coving and ceiling rose.

Bedroom 2

4.62m (15' 2") x 3.7m (12' 2")

Double glazed sash window with shutters and views over garden, wooden flooring, electric storage heater, high ceiling with coving and ceiling rose. Loft access with a light.

Bedroom 3

6.32m (20' 9") x 2.74m (9' 0")

Measured into recess. A double room with feature sash arched window, eaves storage area.

House Bathroom

2.95m (9' 8") x 2.49m (8' 2")

Recently fitted with a roll top bath with claw feet, separate curved shower enclosure with Mira shower over, pedestal wash hand basin and WC. Tiled floor with under-floor heating, dual aspect windows with a pleasant view, half tiled surrounds, Velux roof window, cupboard housing the hot water cylinder and shelving. Extractor fan and radiator heated from stove in lounge.


Extensive lawned gardens with lawns, sitting areas, fruit trees, vegetable garden, rockery gardens, greenhouse, timber shed and wells stocked with shrubs and plants. Gravel pathway to gated entrance and steps down to the 2 stores and access to Underbank flat.


Built into the bank and accessed from the other side of the house.


Kitchen 2

4.88m (16' 0") x 8.92

Fitted with a range of base and wall units with worktop over. Integrated oven and hob, sink and drainer, space for fridge. Window to the front.

Lounge 2

4.37m (14' 4") x 3.23m (10' 7")

Wood burning stove, window to the front, recessed display cabinet.


4.65m (15' 3") x 3.12m (10' 3")



3.05m (10' 0") x 2.95m (9' 8")

Three piece suite.

Front Garden

Central gate with 2 yew trees, lawned sitting area.

Rear Store

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