Cartmel, Grange over Sands, Cumbria


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  • Bedrooms: 6
OVERVIEW A unique picturesque detached house set within its own grounds and close to the desirable historic Lakeland village of Cartmel. Beautiful character features have been retained throughout the property including large bay sash windows with shutters, original fireplaces, cornicing, staircase with rooflight lantern and orangery leading from the kitchen. An impressive first floor reception room has been created with moulded ceiling and ornate plaster work. Over two principle levels, the accommodation will appeal to a range of buyers including those with dependent relatives or work from home - there is even potential to create a boutique B & B or private wedding venue. With views towards Cartmel Priory from the grounds and first floor, this is a truly rare opportunity to acquire a distinctive period property with a wealth of history and the potential to create a fantastic family home.

The sweeping gravel driveway with turning circle give the property a grand stately feel as you enter the grounds. A covered verandah with wisteria gives access via the original glazed door into the reception hall. A welcoming entrance with a fireplace and doorway with fanlight over leading to the inner hallway. Stairs with original bannister lead to the first floor. To the right is a light bright sitting room with two bay windows, each with shutters, which overlook the garden. The dining room on the opposite side of the hallway also has a large bay window with shutters and a feature gothic arch service door connecting to the kitchen. Located at the side of the property, the kitchen is a large space, ideal for catering for parties or functions and has gothic arch French doors leading to the orangery. A two oven Aga provides a focal point and there are unique painted tiles to the walls. The orangery at the side has beautiful gothic arch style windows and clever mirrors to reflect light and space - there is even a grape vine.

Leading further to the rear of the property, a passageway connects to the side and rear of the property and there is a cloakroom with WC. Leading from the passageway is a parlour with quarry tiled floor connecting to a bedroom or study with an ensuite. Steps lead down to the cellar and there is a boiler room at the rear.

The first floor landing is has a unique rooflight with stained glass and borrowed light from an ornate circular domed lantern above. The stairs split to both the front and rear of the property. Overlooking the garden, the master bedroom has hand painted and stencilled walls and a lovely bay window. Open to a dressing room with ensuite, this master suite has a real sense of sumptuousness. There are two further bedrooms to this portion of the house, each with an ensuite. Towards the rear of the property, an impressive Salon has been created for musical recitals. The ornate vaulted plasterwork ceiling is a unique feature and there are alcoves and mirrors making this a wonderful space. A door connects to a bedroom with ensuite, this has been previously used as a dressing room and there is a further full bathroom at the rear. From the landing an enclosed staircase leads to the attic. A galleried area looks down to the landing and there is a final shower room and additional room within the roof space.

Externally, the property sits within mature grounds with driveway and turning to the front and side, evergreen screening and border beds. A large flat lawned area is bounded by hedging and fencing and is a great space. Mature planting complements the property and there is a gated access onto the front lane. At the side of the property is a large garage with store at the side.

LOCATION Cartmel is located approximately 20 minutes from both junction 36 of M6 and Windermere. Home to the renowned Michelin star restaurant L'Enclume, Cartmel is also boasts to its own racecourse, 12th Century Priory, numerous public houses and is birthplace to the world famous sticky toffee pudding. Grange over Sands is just 5 minutes drive way for larger shops, library and medical facilities.


GROUND FLOOR Reception Hall 16' 6" x 8' 11" (5.03m x 2.72m)


Sitting Room 28' 11" x 14' 4"/11' 5" (8.81m x 4.37m/3.48m)

Dining Room 14' 9" x 20' 9" (4.5m x 6.32m)

Side Passageway


Kitchen 18' 1" x 12' 4" (5.51m x 3.76m)

Orangery 13' 9" x 6' 6" (4.19m x 1.98m)

Parlour 13' 0" x 12' 6" (3.96m x 3.81m)

Bedroom/Study 14' 3" x 11' 0" (4.34m x 3.35m) max


Cellar Rooms


Master Bedroom 20' 8" x 11' 8" (6.3m x 3.56m)

Dressing Room 11' 10" x 11' 10" (3.61m x 3.61m)


Bedroom 11' 10" x 10' 9" (3.61m x 3.28m)


Bedroom 11' 9" x 9' 11" (3.58m x 3.02m)


Salon 18' 1" x 15' 5" (5.51m x 4.7m)

Bedroom 13' 2" x 10' 6" (4.01m x 3.2m)


Bathroom 9' 4" x 7' 5" (2.84m x 2.26m)

SECOND FLOOR Atrium 11' 8" x 6' 1" (3.56m x 1.85m)

Attic 16' 0" x 9' 5" (4.88m x 2.87m) max

Shower room


20' 1" x 8' 7" (6.12m x 2.62m) plus storage

GENERAL INFORMATION Mains Services: Water and Electric. Oil fired central heating and septic tank

Tenure: Freehold

Council Tax Band: H

EPC Grading: TBC

Please note the Executors of the Estate are Partners of Milne Moser Property Ltd and Milne Moser Solicitors

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