For sale: Brow Foot, Backbarrow, Near Ulverston, Lake District, LA12 8PX
Summary: An interesting detached stone and slate built Lakeland house. Two reception rooms, kitchen, three double bedrooms, a bathroom and attic room. Garage with a workshop. Outbuilding. Manageable gardens. In need of some upgrading. Perfect as a holiday home, investment or permanent home.
An interesting detached stone and slate built Lakeland house. Two reception rooms, kitchen, three double bedrooms, a bathroom and attic room. Garage with a workshop. Outbuilding. Manageable gardens. In need of some upgrading. Perfect as a holiday home, investment or permanent home.
Sought after location close to Newby Bridge and Lake Windermere. Energy Rating 'F'.
An interesting double fronted detached stone and slate built house of character.
Two reception rooms.
Three double bedrooms.
Upvc double glazing and central heating.
Garage/workshop and an outbuilding.
In need of some upgrading but with excellent scope for the creation of a delightful family home or holiday home.
Coming from the direction of Newby Bridge proceed south along the A590, heading in the direction of Ulverston, for about a mile. Take the first turning on the right, signposted Backbarrow. Follow the road to a junction and the property will be found on the left-hand side, opposite the White Water Hotel.
The property is situated in the centre of the thriving tourist village of Backbarrow, which occupies a picturesque location in the spectacular Leven Valley, just a mile or so from the foot of Lake Windermere and Newby Bridge.
Backbarrow is an historic village where there are the remains of an old ironworks. Tourist attractions include the Lakeland Motor Museum and the Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway.
Backbarrow is perfectly placed for exploring the southern part of the Lake District and for the south Cumbrian Coast. Being located just off the A590 road the village is also conveniently placed for Ulverston, Grange-over-Sands, Kendal and junction 36 of the M6 motorway.
|Entrance Hall:|| A "through" hall with upvc double glazed entrance doors to both front and rear.|
|Living Room:||21'7" x 10'8" (6.58m x 3.25m). A spacious room featuring a fireplace with a carved wood surround, slate inset and hearth and a wood burning stove. Upvc double glazed windows to both front and rear. Recess lined with shelves (originally a doorway).|
|Dining Room:||13'3" x 12'11" (4.04m x 3.94m). Currently a sitting room, this versatile room features a splendid fireplace with a substantial stone lintel and a wood burning stove. Upvc double glazed windows on two sides. Shelving. Two built-in storage cupboards.|
|Kitchen:||12'8" x 7'11" (3.86m x 2.41m). Range of built-in floor and wall units together with work surfaces and a stainless steel sink. Built-in double oven, ceramic hob and extractor hood. Plumbing for a washing machine. Upvc double glazed windows on two sides.|
|First Floor|| |
|Landing:|| Approached by a dog leg staircase in pitch pine. A tall upvc double glazed window overlooks the half landing.|
|Bedroom No.1:||13'1" x 13' (3.99m x 3.96m). An L-shaped double bedroom. Upvc double glazed window to front.|
|Bedroom No.2:||13'4" x 9'11" (4.06m x 3.02m). A well proportioned double bedroom. Upvc double glazed window to rear.|
|Bedroom No.3:||15'2" x 7'10" (4.62m x 2.39m). A double bedroom. Upvc double glazed window to front.|
|Bathroom:||12'8" x 8' (3.86m x 2.44m). Refitted with a modern suite in white comprising a corner panelled bath, a pedestal wash hand basin, a w.c. and a shower cubicle. Built-in storage cupboard. Upvc double glazed window to rear. A fixed staircase/ladder leads to the attic room.|
|Attic Room:|| A useful store room.|
|Garage/Workshop:||26'3" x 13'3" (8m x 4.04m). Attached to the side of the house. A good sized garage, partitioned to create a workshop area to the rear. Power and lighting. Side entrance door leading to the rear courtyard.|
|Outbuilding:||9' x 4'1" (2.74m x 1.24m). A stone and slate built storage outbuilding, currently used as a coal house.|
Garden to front with herbaceous flowerbed. Stone walled courtyard to rear.
Mains electricity, water and drainage. Central heating served by the multi-fuel stove in the dining room.