5 of the best cottages for sale in Lancashire and the Lake District

PUBLISHED: 00:00 16 November 2015

Five of the best cottages

Five of the best cottages

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Picturesque and packed full of charm, these are some of the best cottages in the county

Croft Gate FarmCroft Gate Farm

Croft Gate Farm, Edgworth

Set in 5 acres of beautiful countryside, Croft Gate Farm is a hidden gem dating back to circa 1700. It takes full advantage of its elevated position, offering breath taking views from every aspect. The property is immaculately presented and has been exceptionally well maintained over the years with all the character and charm one would expect to find in a property of this era. Externally there is a sheltered, fully fenced paddock and two loose boxes with electricity and water supply. In addition there are two fully fenced grazing fields with field shelter, and a large detached outbuilding which has huge potential for conversion, subject to relevant planning permission.

Price: £625,000

Fine & Country East Lancashire, 01706 826754, www.fineandcountry.com

Rowlandson GroundRowlandson Ground

Rowlandson Ground, Coniston, Lake District

This is a unique opportunity to acquire a small and delightful Lakeland estate with approximately 12 acres - offering privacy, peace and tranquillity. This beautiful Grade II listed property has been sympathetically extended and boasts a wealth of original character features. The five-bedroom accommodation, which has scope for further development if required, is currently split in two to provide a two-bedroom annexe serving as a successful holiday let. However, it is easily able to be returned to its original format.

Price: £1,250,000

Contact: Fine & Country Lakes & North Lancs, 01539 733500, www.fineandcountry.com

Hodder ViewHodder View

Hodder View Cottage, Chaigley

Hodder View Cottage lies in its own private gardens with a large natural lily pond. To the rear, the property adjoins open farmland and to the front overlooks its own one acre paddock. The house comprises: spacious entrance hallway/dining area, lounge, breakfast/family room, dining kitchen and two studies. A feature break staircase leads to three bedrooms and a family bathroom, with the master housing a walk-in dressing area and en-suite shower room.

Price: £740,000

Fine & Country Whalley, 01254 828922 www.fineandcountry.com

Kempnough HallKempnough Hall

248 Kempnough Hall, Worsley

Steeped in local history and carefully restored under English Heritage guidelines, Grade II listed Kempnough Hall is a true gem of a property. Abundant with character and charm, it’s situated in a cul-de sac location at the end of a private tree lined road. This home offers contemporary living, fused with a wonderful cottage feel. Benefitting from a south facing aspect, the property retains an internal timber frame and beams throughout dating from circa 1350. Externally there is ample parking along with a lawned garden to the front, while the rear walled garden boasts woodland and stream views.

Price: £625,000

Miller Metcalfe, 0161 794 9798, www.millermetcalfe.co.uk

Cottage barnCottage barn

The Cottage Barn, Newton-in-Bowland

A delightful detached period cottage, it has been extended to now offer large modern living accommodation and a substantial outbuilding that could ideally be utilised as a separate annexe. Finished to a high standard, it has a bright and airy feel and currently offers three double bedrooms, two bathrooms, large living room, large dining kitchen and utility. Externally are covered patios, large low maintenance gardens and a superb garage and outbuilding. The property is ideal for those wanting to work from home or create a separate annexe, subject to planning.

Price: £595,000

Contact: Savills-Smiths Gore Clitheroe, 01200 411046, www.savills-smithsgore.co.uk

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