8 High School House, Thorny Hills, Kendal, Cumbria


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  • Bedrooms: 2
Grade II listed, luxurious first floor aparmtent with views overlooking the River kent. Convenient for all that this thriving market town has to offer

Dating back to1823, 8 High School House is a beautifully presented, two bedroom first floor apartment in a most convenient location in the centre of the thriving market town of Kendal. With fine views of the River Kent and out across Gooseholme Park, the accommodation provides quality, spacious accommodation alll on one level and is ideally suited to those seeking a peaceful, period retreat with easy access to amenities.

The building dates back to 1823 when it was built as a gentleman's residence by George Webster, one of a number of famous local architects. The buliding was trasnformed into Kendal High School for Girls in 1911 and continued as a school until its residential converstion in 1988 by renowned local builders, Cox and Allen.

The well proportioned accommodation provides an inner entrance hall with plenty of storage and leads through to a spacious sitting/dining room with two large windows providing excellent views of the River Kent and Gooseholme Park. The kitchen is well equipped with integrated appliances and the apartment benefits from gas central heating throughout. Two bedrooms, one with en-suite shower room also take advantage of the fine views whilst the house bathroom completes the accommodation inside.

The apartment enjoys fine, elevated views over Gooseholme Park and the River Kent and is blessed with private, courtyard parking and a private garage. Electric security gages are installed at the front and the rear of the building. Well tended, landscaped communcal garden areas can be enjoyed by the residents.

The freehold was acquired by the owners of High School House in 2017 with all owners having one share.


Mains electricity, mains gas, water and drainage.

Council Tax

Band E, South Lakeland District Council


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