Property Details


A fantastic 4-5 bedroomed Grade II listed old Westmorland Farmhouse simply oozing character and charm reputedly one of the oldest in the village, with adjoining 1 bedroomed apartment, large detached barn, and outbuildings, sheltered outdoor swimming pool and all set within just over 3 acres of grounds and gardens and only a short stroll into Bowness village.

  • Detached farmhouse with annex and large barn
  • Panoramic lake and fell views from the upper field
  • 3.3 acres
  • Outdoor swimming pool

Description: Reputed to be one of the oldest buildings in Bowness, which has been modernised and extended over the years, maintaining its character and charm with traditional random rubble walls, round Westmorland chimney, oak details through out from ceiling beams, doors and windows. This substantial property sits on a plot of 3.3 acres with the most amazing lake and fell views from the far end of the field.

Perfectly suited for family living with cozy living room and wood burning stove, for the cold winters and brilliant level gardens, outdoor heated swimming pool and morning room for the warmer summers.

Location: Situated in a superb location just outside of Bowness, which is only a short walk away. This is only a 25 minute drive off the M6 taking junction 36. Also within close proximity of Windermere Golf Club, Royal Windermere Yacht Club, Windermere Motor Boat Club, and Windermere Marina Village.

From the mini-roundabout in Bowness continue towards Bowness Bay bearing left onto Kendal road virtually opposite St. Martin’s church. Continue along the road for approximately ¾ of a mile and Bordriggs Farm is the next property on the right hand side after Smithy Lane.

Accommodation (with approximate measurements)

Living Room 20′ 2" x 18′ 6" (6.15m x 5.64m) A room full of character, oak beamed ceiling and windows, spice cupboard, recessed fireplace with wood burning stove. Large oak window seats, fully tiled floor, television and telephone point.
Off this room there is a office (10′ 1" x 8′ 3 " (3.07m x 2.51m)(max))

Kitchen 16′ 2" x 15′ 0" (4.93m x 4.57m) (max) With a good range of wall and base units and central island with polished marble and corian work tops, Aga cooker, built in oven and 2 ring hob, Neff dishwasher, sink and window seat.

Play Room/Bedroom 5 15′ 0" x 10′ 0" (4.57m x 3.05m) Wooden floor, recessed wall with display cabinet.

Larder 10′ 0" x 8′ 9" (3.05m x 2.67m)

Morning Room 17′ 6" x 13′ 0" (5.33m x 3.96m) (max) A bright room original parquet flooring, doors open out onto decked terrace and swimming pool area.

Shower Room Shower, hand washbasin and WC, heated towel rail and part tiled walls.

Stairs towards the kitchen lead to

Large Landing 14′ 10" x 12′ 2" (4.52m x 3.71m) A good sized usable space with a walk in airing cupboard.

Master Bedroom 19′ 1" x 17′ 3" (5.82m x 5.26m) (inc-ensuite) A good sized room with windows to the front and rear passage way to upper Sitting Room.

En-suite comprising free standing Ashton Bentley bath, shower area, washbasins and WC, under floor heating heated towel rail and extractor fan.

Bedroom 2 13′ 9" x 10′ 3" (4.19m x 3.12m) Built in wardrobes, and stairs to

Ensuite, comprising of a 3 piece suite of shower, washbasin and WC. Heated towel rail and built in cupboard with hot water cylinder.

Bedroom 3 13′ 9" x 7′ 6" (4.19m x 2.29m)

Bathroom 4 piece suite comprising free standing Ashton Bentley bath, walk in shower, his & her washbasin and WC. Under floor heating, heated towel rail, fully tiled walls and extractor fan.

Stairs Separate from the Morning Room

Sitting Room/Bedroom 4 19′ 11" x 17′ 7" (6.07m x 5.36m) Triple aspect out over the swimming pool area and fields beyond. Wooden floor. Access out to external stone staircase.

Stable Cottage

External stairs

Living Room 15′ 4" x 11′ 8" (4.67m x 3.56m) Beamed ceiling, built in TV unit, TV and telephone point. Window seat. Lift access from the ground floor, which makes this apartment accessible for those who struggle with stairs.

Breakfast Kitchen 15′ 9" x 15′ 0" (4.8m x 4.57m) Wall and base units with island work unit all with polished marble work tops, integrated Siemens oven and grill with hood over, dishwasher and sink. Enough room for a dining table and window seat.

Bedroom 15′ 0" x 10′ 10" (4.57m x 3.3m) Built in wardrobes and window seat.

Bathroom Stylish and modern 4 piece suite comprising free standing bath, shower, washbasin and wc. Under floor heating, fully tiled walls, towel rail and extractor fan.

Under the Apartment is

Entrance Hall 14′ 8" x 5′ 9" (4.47m x 1.75m) Space for additional storage and lift into the apartment above.

Garage 15′ 9" x 13′ 7" (4.8m x 4.14m) Electric up and over doors.

Utility 16′ 2" x 15′ 0" (4.93m x 4.57m) Being a former stable, stone floors, boiler, sink and worktops. Wooden horse stable, light and power.

Outside: Neat gardens surround the property with lawned area, on the other side of the sweeping drive is the remainder of the 3.3 acres with open fields and the upper field has stunning views of the lake and mountains: Please note that the neighbouring property Langbank Cottage has vehicular access over the 1st part of the drive.

Large Detached Stone Built Barn 31′ 6" x 24′ 0" (9.6m x 7.32m) Sliding doors, some original beams, Light and power.

Stairs to

Mezzanine Floor Above 23′ 10" x 18′ 0" (7.26m x 5.49m) With balcony that looks into the barn.

Soundproof Music Room 14′ 9" x 14′ 5" (4.5m x 4.39m)

Store 16′ 2" x 8′ 0" (4.93m x 2.44m)


Swimming Pool 32′ 0" x 18′ 0" (9.75m x 5.49m) Outside sheltered heated swimming pool with raised decked area, adjacent plant room with changing area and wc.

Services: Mains gas, water, drainage and electricity. Gas central heating to radiators

Council Tax: South Lakeland District Council – H for the main building and band B for the apartment.

Tenure: Freehold. Vacant possession upon completion.

Viewings: Strictly by appointment with Hackney & Leigh Windermere Sales Office.

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

Video Walkthrough

Floor Plan

Floorplan Bordriggs Farm, Kendal Road, Bowness On Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3HU




Contact the Windermere Office or call on: 015394 44461
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