- LAKE DISTRICT SETTING
- SUBSTANTIAL VICTORIAN HOME WITH 5-8 BEDROOMS OVER TWO STOREYS
- EXTENSIVE WALLED GARDENS AND WOODLAND OF APROX 2 ACRES
- SUPERB OPPORTUNITY.B & B ACCOMMODATION ETC
- ADJOINING SELF-CONTAINED HOLIDAY COTTAGE
- SEPERATE PLOT OF LAND ALSO FOR SALE OF APROX 2 ACRES MULTIPLE USES
- STUNNING WALKS GIVING A VARIETY OF COASTAL AND FELLS
- ENERGY RATING D
A LARGE PERIOD PROPERTY IN THE LAKE DISTRICT WITH ATTACHED RENTAL COTTAGE! WITH APROXIMATELY 2 ACRES OF VICTORIAN, WALLED GARDEN. PLUS SEPERATE PLOT OF LAND FOR SALE OFFERING MULTIPLE USES. The house itself could also be used as a fantastic bed and breakfast. Millholme House is a Georgian house with a Victorian Gothic style frontage set in extensive mature secluded gardens. Accessed by footbridges across the river is a woodland, lawn areas and a large vegetable patch with a greenhouse (for sale by separate agreement). The property has many original features but has been modernised for comfortable family living with secondary glazing and a sustainable biomass heating system. Millholme House is on the edge of a friendly Lake District village with local conveniences within a few minutes walk e.g. shop, primary school and tea room. Bootle is close to the beach and a short distance from the lakes and fells of the Lake District National Park. (Total acreage of land to be confirmed).
Double/split front doors leading to Vestibule (3.13m*1.45m) with ornate tiled floor and chandelier.
Leading to Main Hall (10.7m*1.82m increasing to 2.45m) with chandeliers, arched ceiling and entrances to four main rooms. Main hall leads to the staircase with Spanish Mahogany banisters to mezzanine and 1st and 2nd floors. Large double radiator with t/stat.
6.58m (21' 7") x 4.06m (13' 4") (Max)
With decorative marble fireplace and log burner, chandelier and ornate ceiling cornice, rose and ornate William Morris leaded glass windows that are south facing. Large double radiator with t/stat.
5.5m (18' 1") x 4.14m (13' 7") (Max)
With decorative white marble fireplace and log burner, and servant’s bell. Chandelier and ornate ceiling cornice, rose and ornate William Morris leaded glass windows that are south facing. Large double radiator with t/stat and Satellite TV point.
5.92m (19' 5") x 4.14m (13' 7")
With decorative marble fireplace and log burner, chandelier and ornate ceiling cornice and 1920’s Art Deco ceiling paper. Two windows to north and west faces with window seats. Large cupboards built into alcove that is insulated. Double radiator with t/stat and Satellite TV point.
4.88m (16' 0") x 3.5m (11' 6")
With original slate slabbed floor, lowered ceiling with spots, fully fitted kitchen with all appliances. Ornate Victorian servant bells in working order. Kitchen leads to utility room, shower/WC and cellar. Large single radiator with t/stat and electric plinth level heater
3.07m (10' 1") x 2.84m (9' 4")
Having sink unit with worktop and consumer unit, shelves for laundry/cleaning. Double radiator with t/stat
Having electric shower, sink, low level WC, heated rail and vent extract. Double radiator with t/stat.
3.1m (10' 2") x 2.8m (9' 2")
With original marble slabs, providing a fridge-free natural cool store for food and drink. There is also a set of sealed high quality deep cycle batteries that provide a 25kWh inverted electrical backup supply. The house also has its own Electric Vehicle charge point installed just outside the cellar, on the caravan hard standing.
Leads to the rear exterior and has under stairs storage.
FIRST FLOOR 1
Mezzanine (split) level
Corridor (5.4m*0.9m) with loft access in false ceiling for access to immersion tank. Victorian roof light to other attic space above WC and bathroom and two double radiators with t/stats. The corridor leads to WC and Bathroom.
2.06m (6' 9") x 1.57m (5' 2")
With Victorian style suite and panelling. Vent extract. Single radiator with t/stat
3.12m (10' 3") x 2.51m (8' 3")
With Victorian style suite and panelling. Vent extract. Double radiator with t/stat
First Floor 2
Landing (7.35m*2.45m) with ornate arch, chandelier and large decorative arched window to north with window seat.
Master Bedroom One
5.56m (18' 3") x 3.58m (11' 9")
With fireplace, chandelier and ornate ceiling cornice and ornate glass windows that are south facing overlooking the front gardens. Large double radiator with t/stat.
Master Bedroom Two
5.84m (19' 2") x 3.43m (11' 3")
With chandelier and ornate ceiling cornice and ornate glass windows that are south facing overlooking the front gardens. Built-in walk-in Victorian style wardrobe with full set of drawers. Large double radiator with t/stat.
4.1m (13' 5") x 3.96m (13' 0")
This room was originally the Housekeepers room, which is why it has a large set of laundry drawers built-in. Also built-in walk in wardrobe. Chandelier and Victorian light doors, glass window to north face. Double radiator with t/stat.
4.57m (15' 0") x 3.53m (11' 7")
With fireplace, chandelier and ornate ceiling cornice and glass windows that is east facing, overlooking the river and gardens. Double radiator with t/stat.
Balcony Bedroom Five
3m (9' 10") x 2.9m (9' 6")
With chandelier and ornate ceiling cornice and glass doors that are south facing, leading to balcony overlooking the scenic front gardens. Double radiator with t/stat.
Outside Balcony Area
3.1m (10' 2") x 0.84m (2' 9")
With ornate balcony providing picturesque views over front gardens. The balcony is well protected by Victorian gothic decorative ironwork.
Split door leading to stairway to 2nd floor which was originally used by the house servants. This is currently used as an office, snug, separate lounge with spare rooms. The 2nd floor could be used for several other uses such as for B&B or it could potentially be converted to provide a self-contained flat, to provide an additional income. The stairway has large Victorian cupboards.
Main Attic Room
L shaped room (7m*1.9m by 6.45m * 2.8m) and Under-roof storage area (3.5m*3.5m)
3.48m (11' 5") x 3.07m (10' 1")
With separate eaves storage area (approx 3.5m*2.5m)
3.45m (11' 4") x 3.23m (10' 7")
With separate eaves storage area (approx 3.5m*2.5m)
Bedroom Eight / Office
5.26m (17' 3") x 3.3m (10' 10")
With loft access above and with separate eaves storage area (approx 3.3m*3m) opens to snug.
3.2m (10' 6") x 3.12m (10' 3")
With versatile use.
DETAILS OF GARDENERS COTTAGE
Gardeners Cottage is part of the original house, adjoining the Victorian Mansion and is full of character and rustic charm. The accommodation comprises of a combined kitchen and dining/lounge room overlooking a secluded courtyard, it has been carefully restored to retain its original character eg slate flooring and ceiling meat hooks. The living area has a window seat, satellite TV and a cosy log-burning stove. It is a popular holiday cottage for tourists. Gardener
The grounds are extensive and the outbuildings substantial. The grounds are split into two main discrete areas, each having around 2 acres, one either side of River Annas. Each of these grounds has long private driveways with ample parking for many vehicles. The 2 acre plot to the east of the river is not included for sale with the property and is available by separate negotiation. There are a range of outbuildings and sheds included in the sale which consist of:- a large detached outbuilding which contains a Coach House, Stable and Stable Cottage, a separate Games Room (Old Pigsty), a Utility Building (Old Prison), a Potting Shed/Fuel store, a Boiler house and a Summer House).
NOTE TO BUYERS
The information detailed in these particulars have been provided by the vendor, any reference to the properties history, maintenance and land sized should be fully investigated for absolute accuracy prior to purchase if they are to be relied upon.
We hold details of a Green Deal Assessment, a sustainable forest management plan and approval by BSL that the property is 100% sustainable on heating energy, please contact us for further information on this.