Are you looking for an opportunity to own a quirky, charming, characterful property with many original features located in the National Park? Then this property could very well be the perfect match for you! Set in the village of Brow Edge this elevated home has some super views back down over the village onto surrounding hills and countryside. Comprising 1st floor; Dining Room, Kitchen, Utility room and Bathroom. 2nd Floor; 3 Bedrooms and Lounge. Outside there is a Garden to the side and Car port with room for 2 cars.



Property Details

Location/Description: Brow Edge has a wonderful view Westwards over the Leven Valley, set high above the village of Backbarrow only about a mile from the Lake Districts largest lake. The sunsets are fabulous! With good access to the main road network and to the amenities of the National Park, this is an ideal family or second home in a convenient location only 10-15 minutes from Booths Supermarket or railway station at Ulverston where extensive services and facilities may be found.
From the foot of Windermere Lake at Newby Bridge, follow the A590 westwards for about a mile to Backbarrow, turning left into Brow Edge Road. Continue along this road almost to the top of the hill where you will find a short row of properties on the right with number 8 being the last one.

Accommodation (with approximate measurements)

The half glazed double glazed front door opens to:-

Hallway with exposed ceiling beams and ‘riven slate’ effect floor. Doors to Utility Room and Bathroom and step down to Kitchen.

Utility Room 14′ 11" x 11′ 4" (4.55m x 3.45m) (max) with a continuation of the tiled floor with wall and fitted range of painted finish wall and base units, coordinating with the kitchen and with integrated Bosch fridge, freezer and Indesit washer. Cupboard housing the Mega Flo water pressure system. Work surface with double glazed window over, looking out across the valley to woodland. Exterior half glazed double glazed door. Convector heater.

Bathroom tiled floor and attractive mosaic tiling to walls. 4 piece suite comprising low flush WC with concealed cistern, wash hand basin with vanitory unit underneath, free standing claw foot bath and tiled shower enclosure. Frosted double glazed window with deep display sill, extractor fan, inset ceiling down lights and heated ladder style towel rail.

Kitchen 14′ 0" x 10′ 1" (4.28m x 3.09m) exposed ceiling beam and super original slate flagged floor. Rayburn solid fuel range cooker set into large recessed former fireplace with large stone lintel over. An attractive range of cream wall and base units and display cabinets with built in oven. Complementary granite work surface incorporating ‘Butler’ style sink with mixer tap. Large Bosch Induction hob with extractor over. Built in storage cupboard, inset ceiling lights, half glazed, double glazed external door and window with deep display sill. Stairs rising to First Floor. Door to:-

Dining Room 14′ 0" x 9′ 5" (4.27m x 2.87m) tiled floor and recessed fireplace with multi fuel stove set on a slate hearth with stone mantel over and original cupboards either side. Double glazed window with deep sill looking out over the valley to Finsthwaite Heights and beyond. Ample space for dining table and chairs.

From the Kitchen the original wooden return tread staircase leads to the First Floor.

Landing loft hatch with fold down ladder to boarded storage. Doors to all rooms.

Living Room 19′ 6" x 15′ 3" (5.94m x 4.65m) generous dual aspect room, beautifully modernised with oak effect laminate pine floor and large central beam and exposed stone work around door. Double glazed windows with splendid views to hills, mountains and fells. Wood burning stove set on glass ‘hearth’ and double glazed French doors leading out to a decked balcony. TV point.

Bedroom 1 14′ 2" x 9′ 10" (4.32m x 3m) a double room with original wooden latch door. Double glazed window with window seat providing lovely aspect over the hills to woodland beyond.

Bedroom 2 9′ 2" x 7′ 4" (2.79m x 2.24m) a double room with original latch door and wooden floor boards. Double glazed Window to rear aspect. TV point

Bedroom 3/Study 9′ 3" x 6′ 9" (2.82m x 2.06m) could be utilised as a nursery perhaps or would make a super home office. Double glazed window. Built in storage space.


Parking slate roofed car port to the side of the property with space for two vehicles.

Garden steps to the side of the car port lead up to the Garden with central ‘lawned’ path with attractive planted borders to either side containing established shrubs and fruit trees. At the head of the Garden is a good sized summer house with small seating area to the side. The Garden provides a super outlook over the village and back down the valley and surrounding countryside.

Services: Mains water, electricity and drainage. Modern electric heating

Tenure: Freehold. Vacant possession upon completion.

Council Tax: Band C. South Lakeland District Council.

Viewings: Strictly by appointment with Hackney & Leigh Grange Office.

Energy Performance Certificate: The full Energy Performance Certificate is available on our website and also at any of our offices.

Floor Plan

Floorplan 8 Brow Edge, Backbarrow, Newby Bridge, Cumbria, LA12 8QX




Contact the Grange-Over-Sands Office or call on: 015395 32301
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