For sale: Rawfold Farm, Bank End, Broughton-in-Furness, Cumbria, LA20 6DR

Guide Price £595,000

Summary: Period, traditional Lake District Farmhouse, ancillary buildings. Two stone Barns with Planning Permission for three dwellings. Two paddocks. Stunning views across the iconic Duddon Valley. Tremendous potential for upgrading the Farmhouse.   In all About 2.29 acres (0.93 has)

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AddressRawfold Farm
Bank End
LA20 6DR
Property TypeFarm House
Sold StatusAvailable
Bedrooms4 Beds
Bathrooms1 Bathrooms
Reception Rooms3 Receptions
ParkingOff Street Parking
EER/EI Ratingschart

Period, traditional Lake District Farmhouse, ancillary buildings. Two stone Barns with Planning Permission for three dwellings. Two paddocks. Stunning views across the iconic Duddon Valley. Tremendous potential for upgrading the Farmhouse.   In all About 2.29 acres (0.93 has)


An excellent, substantial range of the traditional farm buildings constructed with stone and slate, with the benefit of Planning Permission for conversion to three dwellings.

The barns have the benefit of Planning Permission under Lake District National Park Authority, Ref: 7/2017/5427, for conversion of the three Barns to three dwelling houses. The Planning Consent is dated 25 September 2017.

A copy of the Planning Permission is on the Lake District National Park website, using the aforementioned reference in the planning application search tool.

The development must be commenced before the expiration of 3 years from the date of the consent.

Section 3 relates to the occupancy. The dwelling houses shall not be occupied otherwise than by a person with a local connection.

The definition of locality shall mean the administrative areas of the Parish of Blawith and Subberthwaite; Broughton West; Claife; Colton; Coniston; Dunnerdale with Seathwaite; Hawkshead; Haverthwaite; Lowick; Satterthwaite; Torver and those parishes of the Egton with Newland and Kirkby Ireleth, which are within the Lake District National Park.

The large, 'L' shaped five bay stone Bank Barn, with underhoused shippons and an attached loose box with loft over and a former lean-to Dairy, has consent for conversion into two Units. Units 1 & 2.


This is the northerly section of the Barn incorporating five bays with proposed accommodation on two floors:

Lower Ground Floor

Open plan Living/Dining/Kitchen, two Bedrooms, and House Bathroom. Utility Room.

Upper Ground Floor

Gallery, Master Bedroom with En Suite facilities, Single Bedroom and a Shower Room.

This unit would have superb panoramic views in a northerly direction across the valley.


Lower Ground Floor

Master Bedroom Suite with En Suite facilities, two further Bedrooms and a House Bathroom.

Upper Ground Floor

Open plan Living/Dining/Kitchen, Utility Room and Cloakroom.

Extracts, from the Architects drawings, JCA from Cartmel, are renowned and respected local firm of architects, are incorporated in these particulars, showing the site plan, and
elevational drawings.


The proposed Unit 3 would be a conversion and linking of the two detached Barns, next to the road leading to Ulpha and Dunnerdale.

The larger of the two Barns, next to the sheep handling facilities, is a 3 bay building with external dimensions 9.67m x 5.10m (31'9" x 16'8").

The smaller Barn is adjacent to the road, with an access door from the highway to the Upper Floor level. There is a storage facility on the Lower Ground Floor.

The imaginative design, as shown on the Architects extracts incorporated in these particulars, linking the two Barns, will contain the following accommodation:

Lower Floor

Dining/Kitchen, Utility, Snug or Bedroom, Family Room, being the link between the two buildings, double Bedroom and a Shower Room.

Upper Floor

Master Bedroom Suite being a conversion of the upper floor level of the smaller Barn.

The whole extends to About 2.29 acres (0.93 ha) as shown on the Sale Plan.

Unique and wonderful opportunity to purchase an 'unspoilt' Farmhouse with a substantial range of traditional farm buildings.
Magnificent setting between Duddon Bridge and Ulpha with far reaching views across the valley to the Fells.
Few minutes' drive to Broughton-in-Furness, market town with many associated facilities and services.
Farmhouse; Two Reception, Kitchen, Dairy, Four Bedrooms. Ancillary accommodation in detached 'Entertaining' room.
Three traditional, stone and slate Barns with Planning Permission for three dwellings, subject to local occupancy.
Ideal for Equestrian Interests, Lifestyle Change, Hobby Farmers, Builders and Developers.

From Broughton-in-Furness, following the A5095, signposted Workington and Whitehaven, just before the traffic lights at Duddon Bridge turn right, signposted Ulpha. Continue along the road for approximately ½ a mile and Rawfold Farm is on the left.

Approaching from a westerly direction, on the A5095, immediately after the traffic lights at Duddon Bridge, turn left and follow the above directions.

The popular market town of Ulverston is approximately 12 miles to the south providing connections to the national railway network.

Rawfold Farm occupies a superb setting in the Duddon Valley, about ½ a mile north of Duddon Bridge. The farmstead is just below the Duddon Bridge to Ulpha Road. Broughton-in-Furness is about 1¾ of a mile.

FARMHOUSE A classic, stone and slate farmhouse with tremendous potential for refurbishment and modernisation, a range of useful outbuildings, gardens, two small paddocks, extensive panoramic views across the valley.

There is a small enclosed walled garden adjacent to the front elevation with a wicket gate leading to the front entrance door.

Entrance Hall:7'5" x 3'8" (2.26m x 1.12m). Exposed beams. Stone flagged floors.

Dining Room:16'1" x 14'1" (4.9m x 4.3m). Local stone fireplace. Stone flagged floor. Exposed beams. window with fell views. Window seat.

Kitchen:16'1" x 9'2" (4.9m x 2.8m). Oil fired Rayburn set in large stone fire surround. Exposed beams. Windows to front and rear. External door.

Sitting Room:11'6" x 10'10" (3.5m x 3.3m). Window with window seat. Open fireplace. Wood surround with green slare. Wooden floorboards.

Dairy:14'1" x 11'3" (4.3m x 3.43m). Stone flagged floor. Window. Exposed beams. Slate/stone shelves.


Landing:25'10" x 3'7" (7.87m x 1.1m). Two windows to the rear of the property.

Bedroom No 1:13'6" x 11'1" (4.11m x 3.38m). Window with window seat, overlooking valley and fells. Stone and cast iron fireplace.

Bedroom No 2:12'1" x 11'4" (3.68m x 3.45m). Window with window seat, overlooking side garden.

Bathroom:12'10" x 9'2" (3.91m x 2.8m). Bath. W.C. Wash hand basin. Window.

Bedroom No 3:12'11" x 7'8" (3.94m x 2.34m). Airing cupboard. Window to front.

Bedroom No 4:16'6" x 9'4" (5.03m x 2.84m). Window to front. Built-in corner unit. Stone and cast iron open fireplace.

THE BOTHY: The Bothy has been used for ancillary accommodation in conjunction with the main house and is ideal as either an entertaining or games room.

Bothy:15'5" x 13'3" (4.7m x 4.04m). Window with views up the valley. Stone flagged floor. Much Wenlock wood burner stove. Exposed beams.

Entrance Hall:6' x 5'5" (1.83m x 1.65m). Flagged floor. External door.

Store Cupboard:3'11" x 2'10" (1.2m x 0.86m). Flagged floor. Small window.


Former Pig Hull: Converted to a general purpose store room with the fuse boards.

Tank Room:9'1" x 7'3" (2.77m x 2.2m).

General Purpose Store No 1:14'11" x 13'3" (4.55m x 4.04m).

General Purpose Store No 2:7'9" x 7' (2.36m x 2.13m).


To the field immediately adjoining and to the north of the farmhouse and rear garden is included in the sale. This area contains the holding tank for the private water supply system.

Just beyond The Bothy and the range of Outbuildings is a small paddock.

Freehold. Vacant possession upon completion.

The properties are sold subject to and with the benefit of any existing easements, wayleaves and rights of way.

South Lakeland District Council: Tel No: 01539 733333.



Lake District National Park: Tel No: 01539 724555.

Strictly by appointment.   All viewings will be accompanied by a representative of our staff. Please contact our Kendal Land and Property Office. Tel No: 01539 721375.

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