Our pick of the best Lancashire and Lake District properties with gorgeous gardens
PUBLISHED: 00:00 23 August 2013
Having a stunning garden can add significantly to the value of your home. Here are seven of our favourites - perfect plots even if you just want to see your garden grow from the comfort of a deckchair
Bouth, South Lakes
Underfield is a stunning Grade II listed country house with almost 36 acres of formal gardens, grounds, woodland and grazing plus a 17th century cottage. The main house has been comprehensively refurbished using the highest quality fittings and finishes.
Guide Price: £2,250,000.
Contact: Fine & Country Lakes & North Lancashire, Lancaster Office 01524 380560 www.fineandcountry.com
A secluded detached residence with gardens overlooking farmland. The rear has patio areas, raised beds with fruit trees, pond and waterfall, mature borders and decked area with summerhouse.
The house has a master bedroom with stunning en-suite spa room, three further double bedrooms, first floor guest suite.
Contact: Angela Burnett & Company. Tel: 01704 821393 www.angelaburnett.com
Kemple Cottage, Stonyhurst
Nestling in a small hamlet on the slopes of Kemple End with far reaching views, this detached stone built five bedroom period has great character and lies in manicured, well-stocked gardens with a large detached garage block for up to four vehicles and off road parking.
Contact: Fine & Country Whalley, 01254 828922, www.fineandcountry.com
Inglewhite, near Preston
Cringle Brooks is a Grade II listed farmhouse is set in 2.4 acres of stunning grounds with woodland and a paddock. The house has four bedrooms, four reception rooms and there is a detached one bedroom guest suite.
Contact: Armitstead Barnett Garstang 01995 603180 www.abarnett.co.uk
Moor Road, Croston
Fairlands has been described as ‘a gardener’s paradise’ truly with almost 1.5 acres in which this immaculately presented colonial style four bedroom detached residence stands. Cascading wisteria, a drifting canoe on the wildlife pond, amusing follies and attractive planting.
Guide Price: £675,000
Contact: Maria B Evans Estate Agents Tel 01704 892001 www.mariabevansestateagents.co.uk
Haydock Lane,Bromley Cross
Haydock House set in about a 1/3 of an acre of mature gardens and has formal lawns to the front, side patio and garden areas. To the rear a paved patio and substantial detached workshop with potential. The house is a substantial property, built in 1910, which has been meticulously maintained.
Contact: Fine & Country East Lancs Tel: 01706 826754 www.fineandcountry.com
The Hermitage, near Broughton-in Furness
There are delightful well maintained landscaped gardens and grounds with meandering stream, summer-house and views to the Duddon estuary. ‘The Hermitage’ is a pretty detached period house extended and upgraded over the years and now provides a lovely 4 bedroom family home lovingly tended by the current owners.
Contact: Hackney & Leigh, Grange over Sands LA11 6DP, 015395 32301 www.hackney-leigh.co.uk