2nd July, 2021

Lakeside Lifestyle: 10 Properties in the Lake District

Lakeside Lifestyle: 10 Properties in the Lake District

Whether you are looking to move the Lake District in the pursuit of a slower, more relaxed pace of life surrounded by rolling hills and peaceful vistas or you are searching for a waterside property to offer you the thrill that only daring water sports can give you – we have an array of properties suited to every persona.

The Lake District provides its visitors and residents a varied lifestyle, with the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty offering experiences and adventure at every turn. From boat tours on scenic lakes, to rural country walks in quaint pretty villages, we have put together some truly unmissable properties for sale with Fine & Country.

1. Kendal, Cumbria, 5 bedrooms

A rare opportunity to purchase a Grade II* Listed Elizabethan manor house of considerable historic value, this hidden gem, occupies a discreet location in an established residential area, next to beautiful parkland just over a mile from Kendal town centre.

2. Penrith, Cumbria, 9 bedrooms

Appletree Estate is a rare and special combination of a family home with an established holiday letting business. Appletree Estate comprises a period four-bedroom family house with three letting properties, a tremendous opportunity to enjoy country living with the support of an excellent rural lifestyle business. It is located in the picturesque Eden Valley village of Newby set within generous gardens and with superb open views to the Pennines, the Lake District is just a few miles away.

3. Arnside, Lancashire, 5 bedrooms

Enjoying a peaceful location upon a private lane in the beautiful village of Arnside, just a short stroll to the promenade and prominent Arnside Knott, Sycamore House is an elegant and timeless detached family home. Built in 2005, this grand home is finished with a natural stone fronting and sits within a private, well-manicured plot of mature gardens and tall trees that attract all the local wildlife. Within, the interiors offer a mix of contemporary and traditional design with luxury finishes and those all-important high ceilings that allow the natural light to flow throughout the entire home.

4. Kendal, Cumbria, 4 bedrooms

This stunning four-bedroom family home is set within this highly sought-after Grade II Listed development. Holme Park is set amidst extensive grounds of 10.5 acres in a tranquil location, with wonderful panoramic views. The earliest known reference to a house at Hill Top dates back to 1663, but it is likely to have earlier origins.

5. Penrith, Cumbria, 3 bedrooms

Located amongst breathtakingly beautiful Lake District scenery, within the secluded and rather private Lowther Valley, Rawhead is an outstanding three-bedroom detached Georgian property. Just nine miles from Penrith and within easy reach of principal road and rail links, this gorgeous and beautifully maintained house represents a special kind of country living.

6. Cleator, Cumbria, 4 bedrooms

This beautiful and sensitively renovated and extended traditional farmhouse benefits from four bedrooms, combined with garaging, outbuildings and about two acres of gardens and land. White Banks Farm enjoys an extraordinary situation, set in a wonderful, secluded location with breath-taking Lake District views, only minutes from Ennerdale and with the national park on its doorstep.

7. Wigton, Cumbria, 5 bedrooms

This beautifully presented and deceptively spacious five-bedroom, Grade II Listed farmhouse is located on the fringe of Hesket Newmarket, in the Northern Fells of the Lake District National Park. With up to four reception rooms to the ground floor and five bedrooms to the first floor, the accommodation on offer can meet a variety of options for flexible family use combined with a beautifully presented dining-kitchen as the central hub of the house. The property has been sensitively renovated over the years, retaining many of its original period features.

8. Ulverston, Lancashire, 4 bedrooms

Situated in the picture-perfect rural district of Pennington, this beautiful country home enjoys an elevated position affording breath-taking panoramic views, looking down on the Hoad Monument of Ulverston, stretching out across Morecambe Bay and reaching as far as Blackpool Tower and Ingleborough Mountain on a clear day. The panoramic vista is mesmerising and ever changing on a daily basis, but that is not the only appeal to this characterful detached home.

9. Wigton, Cumbria, 3 bedrooms

This remarkable three-bedroom, Grade II Listed property is set in around one acre of land with outstanding views to Skiddaw, one of the highest English peaks. On the fringe of the Lake District National Park, Cockgate is only 18 miles from Keswick, which is at the heart of the northern Lake District.

10. Tatham, Lancaster, 7 bedrooms

As a whole, this lovely Grade II Listed farmhouse with hyper-fast broadband offers vastly flexible accommodation that totals at around 6,600 square feet, supporting potential for a spacious family home, private dwelling for dependent relatives or guests, and an adjoining two-bedroom cottage would make for a fantastic and surely popular holiday let. Set within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and surrounded by approximately 17.5 acres of land and views of the Lake District and Forest of Bowland, Thwaite Moss offers a rare opportunity to acquire a charming family home with income potential.

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If you are interested in seeing these homes in person, please contact our offices in the Lake District to arrange a viewing.

For more beautiful homes around the UK or overseas, whether you are seeking a country retreat or a busy city lifestyle, get in touch with your local Fine & Country agent today.

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