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Nibthwaite Grange Cottage, Nibthwaite, Ulverston, LA12 8DB

£650,000 Guide Price
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  • Type: Cottage
  • Availability: Under Offer
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Reception Rooms: 2
  • Tenure: Freehold
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Property Features

  • Detached 17tht Century Lakeland Cottage
  • Three/four bedroom
  • Original character features
  • Exposed beams and floorboards
  • Open fire place
  • South facing country views
  • Main residence or second/holiday home

Property Summary

Nibthwaite Grange Cottage is a three/four bedroom, quintessential detached Lakeland Cottage dating back to the 17tht Century.

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Nibthwaite Grange Cottage is a three/four bedroom, quintessential detached Lakeland Cottage dating back to the 17tht Century.

Nibthwaite Grange Cottage is a three/four bedroom, quintessential detached Lakeland Cottage dating back to the 17tht Century.

White rendered under a pitched slate roof. Offering a wealth of original character features, including exposed beams, exposed floor boards and open fire place.

The property has been carefully renovated and extended by the current owners over the years resulting in spacious, well planned and versatile accommodation. With three bedrooms, one bathroom and separate WC with wash hand basin. The property also has a second reception room on the first floor which could easily be a fourth bedroom. A light and airy property, with multiple rooms having the benefit of a lovely dual aspect, with delightful far reaching south facing country views. Nestled on a lovely size plot with extensive garden and off road parking. The property will suit a variety of buyers whether as a main residence or second/holiday home. Presently it is a well established and successful holiday let with booking up to the New year.

Situated at the edge of the tiny peaceful hamlet, of Nibthwaite Grange, just south of Coniston Water, and 2.5 miles to the shores of Coniston Water, in the Southern Lake District and sits within a ¼ acre of private enclosed gardens. The cottage is positioned at the edge of a deciduous wooded hillside which is a haven for birds and a good place for a plethora of walks and bike rides directly from the doorstep. Through the woods leading up to splendid views across Coniston Water to the Old Man of Coniston, one of the most dominant mountains of the South Lakes and Dow Crag and over Morecambe Bay to the south.

Coniston is only 8 miles away and the lake (2.5 miles) .There are several pubs serving real ale and good food within a few miles of the cottage.  The nearest is the Red Lion at Lowick Bridge, a mile away where good food, draught ale and a warm welcome is assured.  At Greenodd,  3.5 miles away there is an excellent bakery, butchers and cafe, wine and ice cream shops also a fish and chip shop. The nearest supermarkets are at Ulverston and Coniston.


Glazed front door leading into:


Polished slate tiled floor, exposed beams and night storage heater.

Living room
5.52m x 3.52m (18'1" x 11'6")

A delightful dual exposed room with a wealth of character. Original exposed beams with feature wood burning stove and slate flagged tiled hearth. Original exposed floorboard, attractive open Mullion window and lovely views over the gardens towards the surrounding countryside.

Stepping up into:

5.52m x 3.36m (18'1" x 11'0" )

An attractive triple aspect split level room with a basic selection of base units,1.5 stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, electric cooker point, plumbing for a dishwasher and extractor hood. Exposed beams and a rear glazed door to south facing patio with plenty of space for outdoor dining. The room benefits from far reaching views over the patio and garden to the surrounding countryside.


White four piece suite comprising of a corner Mira shower, panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin and WC, partially wall tiled and tile effect flooring. Electric wall heater and electric shaver point, slate window cill with pleasant garden country views.

Boot Room/Utility area
2.53m x 1.95m (8'3" x 6'4" )

Good sized room with polished slate floor, an ideal space for a cloaks area. Plumbing for washing machine, electric consumer unit and meters, extractor fan and electric wall heater.

Internal stone staircase leading up to:

First floor landing

Exposed floorboards, night storage heater and airing cupboard housing the cylinder.

Front Bedroom One
3.59m x 2.72m (11'9" x 8'11" )

Attractive double room with enjoyable views over the garden towards the surrounding fields and countryside. Exposed beams.

Rear Bedroom Two
3.59m x 2.59m (11'9" x 8'5" )

Attractive double room with lovely views over surrounding fields and countryside.

Front Bedroom Three
3.26m x 2.78m (10'8" x 9'1" )

Small L shaped double bedroom presently used as a twin room. Views over the front garden and surrounding woodlands.

Separate WC

With wash hand basin and partially tiled. Steps leading up to:

Games Room/Fourth Bedroom
5.60m x 3.54m (18'4" x 11'7" )

Lovely dual aspect room with feature vaulted ceiling and exposed beams, exposed Lakeland stone walls and lovely views over the garden towards surrounding countryside. Restricted head height external door, night storage heater and original pine floorboards.


The property has a private gated drive leading to gravel parking area for two vehicles. Front garden with lawn and a selection of shrubs and bushes including an Acer tree. The garden can be accessed from the side and rear of the property. A delightful private patio and wonderful extensive gardens, benefiting from sunny south facing aspect with a well established selection of mature shrubs and bushes. Large multi purpose shed,small shed (originally for laundry) and stone ex- privvy (WC).


Mains water and electric. Shared private drainage. Night storage heating.

Rateable Value

£3,750.00. Actual amount payable £1,871.25. This could be reduced to ZERO if the purchaser is entitled to Small Business Rates Relief. More details can be obtained from the Local Authority South Lakeland District Council 01539 733333



Internet Speed

15 Mbps download speed (based on results)


Take first left after 4 miles still on the A590, direction Barrow.  Continue on A590 through Newby Bridge, till Greenodd (about 18 miles) and at the roundabout take the right turn signposted Whitehaven, Broughton and Coniston, on the A5092. After 2 miles take right fork signposted to Coniston, continue another mile to the Red Lion pub (on the left) at Lowick Bridge.  Take right turn, then over the bridge, turn immediately left, signposted Nibthwaite, East of Lake. About 1.5 miles after the bridge, take second right (opposite a farm yard, no through road sign.)  The cottage is white, the last house on the right. Two cars can be parked in front of the cottage. The gate opens outwards but if you angle the car going in, the gate doesn't need to be opened wide. There's also parking just up the road.