Seven of the best homes on sale in the Lake District

PUBLISHED: 20:11 14 January 2014 | UPDATED: 20:11 14 January 2014

Bowness on Windermere

Bowness on Windermere

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A selection of beautiful homes for sale across Lakeland

Mirk Howe, CrosthwaiteMirk Howe, Crosthwaite

Mirk Howe, Crosthwaite

A beautifully restored Westmorland farm house with substantial outbuildings including a large stone barn with planning consents to develop in part. The farmhouse stands in 37 acres of meadow and pasture and has undergone high quality renovation and refurbishment while retaining much of the style of the original property. Price: £1,590,000

Contact: Fine & Country Lakes & North Lancs, 01539 733500,

Threlkeld, KeswickThrelkeld, Keswick

Threlkeld, Keswick

This Grade II listed home is full of character and charm and has a reception hall, sitting room, dining room, farmhouse kitchen, a galleried landing, master bedroom with en suite, three further double bedrooms, house bathroom, and guest suite. It stands in 4.5 acre grounds with extensive outbuildings and planning consent to convert to residential dwellings. Price: £1,250,000

Contact: Carter Jonas Kendal, 01539 722592,

Storrs ParkStorrs Park

Storrs Park, on the shores of Windermere

A traditional Lakeland villa with entrance hall, reception hall, drawing room, sitting room, kitchen, utility, galleried landing, master bedroom with en suite, second bedroom with en suite, two further double bedrooms, house bathroom, fifth bedroom. There’s also a 43ft wet dock boat house with day room over and extensive landscaped garden with lake frontage. Price: £3,250,000

Contact: Carter Jonas Kendal, 01539 722592,



This three-storey lakeside house has been refurbished to a very high standard. It retains many character features yet incorporates modern day conveniences such as under floor heating, and has five double bedrooms, five en-suite bathrooms, bespoke oak kitchen and three reception rooms. Set in mature gardens with lawns down to the lakeside; recently built double berth boathouse and jetty. Price: P.O.A.

Contact: Elizabeth Hall Country Houses Bureau, 01200 440988,

Grayrigg, near KendalGrayrigg, near Kendal

Grayrigg, near Kendal

A semi detached bank barn conversion offering substantial accommodation over three floors and maintained to a high standard. A perfect location for those wanting to change the pace of life. Outside there are large well tended gardens with exceptional views, a double garage and workshop and ample parking. Price: £450,000

Contact: Milne Moser Estate Agents Kendal, 01539 725582,

Bowness on WindermereBowness on Windermere

Bowness on Windermere

The spacious accommodation was renovated in 2006 and has two reception rooms, dining kitchen, four bedrooms, three bathrooms and converted roofspace with bedroom and sitting room. There are about 2.5 acres of private grounds including mature well screened lawned gardens and woodland with natural stream. Triple garage. Price: £1,250,000

Contact: Hackney & Leigh Limited, 015394 44461,

Skelwith Bridge, AmblesideSkelwith Bridge, Ambleside

Skelwith Bridge, Ambleside

A picture postcard and idyllic looking double fronted traditional Lakeland cottage with spacious and well planned accommodation providing two reception rooms, three bedrooms one en-suite and house bathroom. The property has private parking for two vehicles and manageable gardens. Price: £450,000

Contact: Matthews Benjamin, 015394 32220,

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