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Grand Designs – Dome House, Bowness-on-Windermere

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Dome House, Brantfell Road, Bowness on Windermere, Lake District

A 7 bedroom house as featured on the Grand Designs television series. A rare opportunity to acquire a truly unique property in a peaceful location within the Lake District National Park. Dome House possesses some of the most fascinating and spectacular panoramic views across Lake Windermere, taking in the central Lakeland mountains including the Langdale Pikes, Fairfield Horseshoe and Claife Heights.

Property Summary:-

7 Bedroom House, Annexe and Guest Accommodation.
Architect designed eco-home.
Panoramic Views of Lake Windermere.
Eco credentials include: Bow Strung Truss earth sheltered roofs.
Triple height Atrium with 23ft. heat storing slate wall.
Bespoke timber staircase.
Villeroy & Boch Bathroom Suites.
Indoor 10M Swimming Pool.
Ceiling to Floor Windows.
Reclaimed Maple and Beech Flooring.

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Dome House, Brantfell Road, Bowness on Windermere, Lake District

Main Description

Dome House was designed by Architectural Practitioner Robert Gaukroger and built in renewable materials on the site of a former smaller property, being entirely remodelled and significantly extended, orientated to maximise light and views.

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Dome House, Brantfell Road, Bowness on Windermere, Lake District

Built on three levels, Dome House has accommodation with a central, dramatic full height slate stone wall, a feature of the atrium reception space connecting the lower ground floor annexe with ground and first floor main house wing, guest wing and pool wing. The atrium is fully glazed and enjoys views over Lake Windermere, revealed as you climb the bespoke staircase. Arriving at the top of the staircase your eye is drawn to a further staircase leading to a galleried landing and double height Reception Room, the brilliance of light entering from the south and west off Lake Windermere into this simply stunning large open plan family sitting/ dining room area with kitchen / utility is dramatic as light pours through the large expanses of glazing (In addition there is a Bath and Wet Room which could lend this large Reception room to use as an additional Guest Suite) The room features a geometric ‘bow strung’ engineered roof, structural engineered by Chartered Surveyors; maple flooring, log burner and German kitchen with an excellent range of units, integrated appliances, island and Silestone worktop. Two bi-fold doors open to a full length balcony deck enjoying outward panoramic views over Lake Windermere and the Lakeland mountains beyond, seamlessly integrating house and view.

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Dome House, Brantfell Road, Bowness on Windermere, Lake District

The first floor galleried landing overhangs the reception hall below which leads to the ground floor annexe with guest suite comprising of an open plan bedroom, sitting/dining area and galley kitchen, bathroom and access to the garden. The Boot Room, Storage Rooms, Water Tank, and Boiler Room lead off the annexe hallway.

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Dome House, Brantfell Road, Bowness on Windermere, Lake District

The main house wing comprises of master bedroom with extensive storage which includes built in wardrobes along the north wall and having access to it’s own en suite luxury bathroom. Two further bedrooms along the main house inner hallway feature double height mezzanine sleeping platforms, fitted wardrobes and beech flooring. The Inner hallway reveals a bathroom and double height open plan reception room with sitting / dining areas, galley kitchen, mezzanine study area and features beech flooring and an exposed geometric ‘bow strung’ roof. The master bedroom and reception rooms have the benefit of access to an inner courtyard with space for a hot tub, which provides a light well to the main house wing.

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Dome House, Brantfell Road, Bowness on Windermere, Lake District

Emerging from the galleried landing are the Pool and Guest Wings with full height windows facing an inner light well. The Pool Room features a slate wall, pinhead non slip tiled floor and plant rooms. The 10m glass mosaic tiled pool is heated by air source heat pump. There is a double glazed door to an external courtyard with sauna and space for a hot tub. The Guest Wing comprises three suites leading off an Inner Hall each suite comprising of boutique style en suite bath/ shower room (there is a feature wooden bath in the ‘ Green Suite’) maple flooring, partition walls separate the bedroom / lounge area from the galley kitchen areas which comprise a range of fitted units with integral Miele appliances. The full height double glazed bi-fold windows and doors lead to the balcony deck and enjoy fine views.

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Dome House, Brantfell Road, Bowness on Windermere, Lake District

This Grand Design home can either be used as a large, trully unique family home, or alternatively, subject to the appropriate consents, a home plus B&B guest accommodation. There are fantastic entertaining spaces with an Indoor Swimming Pool, Inner Courtyard areas with space for hot tubs, Sauna, Balcony Decks and Terraces crafted into the slopes of Brant Fell.

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Dome House, Brantfell Road, Bowness on Windermere, Lake District

Location: Dome House, Brantfell Road, Bowness on Windermere, Lake District, LA23 3AE.

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Guide: Was: £2,300,000 Now: £1,450,000

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Dome House, Brantfell Road, Bowness on Windermere, Lake District

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Dome House, Brantfell Road, Bowness on Windermere, Lake District

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Dome House, Brantfell Road, Bowness on Windermere, Lake District

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Dome House, Brantfell Road, Bowness on Windermere, Lake District

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Dome House, Brantfell Road, Bowness on Windermere, Lake District

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Dome House, Brantfell Road, Bowness on Windermere, Lake District

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