Detached house for sale in Howbarrow Farm, Cartmel, Grange-Over-Sands, Cumbria LA11

Guide price £1,195,000
Detached house for sale - 5 bedrooms 5
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Property features

  • Unique opportunity to purchase a complete small rural Estate in the highly sought after area of Cartmel which has not been publically marketed in the last 100+ years.
  • Substantial five bedroom Grade II Listed character property with original wood beams, oak panelled staircase and double glazed sash windows throughout.
  • Converted attic currently marketed as a successful holiday let with external access and visible cruck frame beams.
  • Recently renovated single bedroom cottage.
  • Range of traditional buildings currently housing leisure facilities including hot tub and endless swimming pool. Approved planning permission for further residential conversion.
  • Of high interest to those with an equestrian interest or those looking for their own small rural Estate.
  • Exceptional views over Cartmel Sands/Morecambe Bay and down towards the Cartmel Valley.
  • Wide array of on farm energy sources, presenting sustainable electricity sources with additional income from the grid.
  • High speed superfast broadband, currently 10.7Mbs through Kencomp.
  • High quality vegetable allotments, polytunnels and orchard.

Property description

A delightful small organic farm in the Cartmel Valley, South Lakeland. Grade II Listed Period five bedroom Farmhouse with self-contained apartment, cottage, ancillary leisure facilities, with hot tub and endless pool, stables, ménage, allotment gardens, polytunnels, orchard, renewable energy sources

In all about 11.46 acres (4.64 hectares). Energy Rating 'C'.

Howbarrow is found in an elevated position overlooking the picturesque Cartmel Valley. Approximately one kilometre east of the highly recognised village of Cartmel.

From the centre of Cartmel village head north on Park View Road alongside the famous Cartmel racecourse. Follow the road around to the left approximately 600m and take the left turn signposted cul-de-sac. Continue to the end of the road which is just over one mile and the farm will be located directly in front of you and marked by the Selling Agents sale board.

Howbarrow Farm

Entrance Hall:18'2" x 4'11" (5.54m x 1.5m). Stone flagged floor. Central heating radiator.

Sitting Room:13'1" x 12'6" (3.99m x 3.8m). Double glazed sash window with window seat overlooking yard. Open beam ceiling. Open fire with tile and wood surround. Brass rail around hearth. Stripped wood floor.

Dining Room:18'4" x 13'5" (5.59m x 4.1m). Double glazed double sash window with window seat. Exposed beams. Stone flagged floor. Central heating radiator. Open fire with wood surround and tiled floor.

Office/Study:13'1" x 6'7" (3.99m x 2m). Double glazed mullioned window to rear garden. Central heating radiator. Stripped wood floor. Exposed beam.

Lounge:17'9" x 16'5" (5.4m x 5m). Patio door to conservatory. Central heating radiator. Exposed beams. Feature exposed stone wall. Log burner set in large fireplace on slate bed. Flagged floor. Small window with wood lintel.

Kitchen:18'4" x 14'9" (5.59m x 4.5m). Double glazed window to yard. Central heating radiator. Two Velux windows. Exposed beams. Esse electric stove. Flagged floor. Glazed doors to conservatory.

Cellar:18'8" x 10'2" (5.7m x 3.1m). Flagged floor. Window to front garden.

Conservatory:17'9" x 9'10" (5.4m x 3m). Central heating radiator. Stone flagged floor with underfloor heating. Folding doors leading to patio and garden.

Utility Room:18'8" x 13'1" (5.7m x 3.99m). Velux window and window to garden. Concrete floor. Biomass boiler. Exposed beam. Central heating radiator.

Shower Room:8'2" x 4'3" (2.5m x 1.3m). W.C and hand basin. Tiled walk-in shower. Velux window.

First Floor Dog leg stairs with double glazed window on mid-landing and built-in cupboard

Landing No.1:11'6" x 4'9" (3.5m x 1.45m). Stripped wood floor. Central heating radiator.

Landing No.2:8'2" x 8'2" (2.5m x 2.5m). Central heating radiator. Door to attic apartment.

Bedroom No.1:18'3" x 12'1" (5.56m x 3.68m). Double glazed sash window with window seat. Central heating radiator. Wash hand basin. Exposed beams. Cast iron fireplace with tiled hearth.

Bedroom No.2:12'9" x 12'2" (3.89m x 3.7m). Double glazed sash window. Central heating radiator. Exposed beams. Wash hand basin. Stone and cast iron fireplace with tiled hearth. Wood window lintel

Bedroom No.3:11'10" x 8'2" (3.6m x 2.5m). Double glazed sash window with exposed wood lintel. Central heating radiator. Exposed beam. Wash hand basin.

Bedroom No.4:12'4" x 5'11" (3.76m x 1.8m). Double glazed sash window. Central heating radiator. Exposed beam.

Bedroom No.5:10'2" x 9'5" (3.1m x 2.87m). Double glazed window. Exposed wood lintel. Exposed beams. Central heating radiator.

Bathroom:10' x 7'7" (3.05m x 2.31m). Central heating radiator. Towel radiator. W.C and wash hand basin. Panel bath. Airing cupboard.

Shower Room: W.C and wash hand basin. Tiled walk-in shower. Stripped wood flooring. Central heating radiator and towel radiator.

Attic Apartment Separate external stairs.

Hall:20' x 8'6" (6.1m x 2.6m). Central heating radiator Exposed beams. Built-in cupboards.

Kitchen:7'8" x 6'5" (2.34m x 1.96m). Velux window. Electric cooker. Fitted base units. Exposed beams.

Lounge Dining Room:21' x 18'8" (6.4m x 5.7m). Exposed wood lintel overlook fields. Wood burner stove. Exposed beams. Two central heating radiators.

Bedroom No.1:12'1" x 9'2" (3.68m x 2.8m). Central heating radiator. Exposed beams.

Bedroom No.2:12'2" x 8'10" (3.7m x 2.7m). Central heating radiator. Exposed beams.

Bathroom:9'6" x 6'2" (2.9m x 1.88m). Velux window. Central heating radiator. Towel radiator. W.C and wash hand basin. Bath with shower over. Under eaves storage.


Kitchen:11'6" x 10'6" (3.5m x 3.2m). Central heating radiator. Tiled floor. Base and wall units. Breakfast bar. Electric cooker.

Shower Room:11'3" x 5'5" (3.43m x 1.65m). Tiled floor. Towel radiator. W.C and wash hand basin. Walk-in shower.

Lounge:16'1" x 12'2" (4.9m x 3.7m). Central heating radiator. Large windows. Exposed beams. Wood burner. Open wooden stairs to bedroom.

Bedroom:17'5" x 12' (5.3m x 3.66m). Central heating radiator. Exposed beams. Exposed stone on walls.

Lean-to Store:17'9" x 5'5" (5.4m x 1.65m).

Boiler Room:19'6" x 11'8" (5.94m x 3.56m). Double pitched slate roof.

Ancillary Buildings:

Main Garage and Old Butchery:24'7" x 13'9" (7.5m x 4.2m). Traditional stone building under slate roof. Garage complete with mechanics pit and former butchery (now utility) with concrete floor, water and electricity.

Wood Chip Boiler Room:15'1" x 19'8" (4.6m x 6m). Traditionally built stone building with slate roof and concrete floor housing wood chip boiler and 40m3. Wood chip storage.

Lofted Main Barn:42'4" x 30'2" (12.9m x 9.2m). Traditional built lofted farm building benefitting from outstanding planning permission to two residential properties but currently subdivided into:

Pool Room With endless swimming pool counter current unit, 4 person hot tub, shower and towel rail.

Farm Workshop Work bench, shelving, hot water and sink unit.

Store Room Additional shelving and storage.

Fully Insulated Cold Room Slab sheep wool insulated (not currently in use).

Large Loft Room Currently used for hay storage, housing three chiller units and additional shelving. Recently re-floored tractor proof floor traditional lime barged roof and open wooden beams.

Stables:15'1" x 59'1" (4.6m x 18m). Traditional stone built stables and tack room under slate roof. Two stables with seated cushioned floor, one stable with concrete floor and one stable with matts on concrete floor. End tack room/feed room also housing water pressure vessel.



Vacant possession on completion.


The properties benefit from mains electricity, private drainage and water.

Fixtures/fittings/farm machinery

Available by separate negotiation.

Council tax/rateable value

Howbarrow Farm House - Band 'F'
Howbarrow Holiday Lets
Presently business rated - benefits from Small Business Rate Relief

Local authority

South Lakeland District Council. Tel No:


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