8 bedroom detached house for sale

Mill Holme House, Bootle, Millom, Cumbria

Offers in Region of £965,000

Property Description

Key features

  • LARGE VICTORIAN GOTHIC MANSION SET IN 4 ACRES OF GARDENS AND WOODLAND
  • LOCATED AT BOOTLE AND WITHIN THE PICURESQUE SOUTH WESTERN SIDE OF THE LAKE DISTRICT NATIONAL PARK
  • BOASTS EIGHT BEDROOMS, MANY ORIGINAL FEATURES INCLUDING SERVANT BELLS, WROUGHT IRON BALCONY, ORNATE CEILING CORNICE AND ROSES
  • GARDENERS COTTAGE IS ADJOINED WHICH COULD PROVIDE ADDITIONAL INCOME ON A HOLIDAY LET BASIS
  • FULL DETAILS AND BROCHURE AVAILABLE ON REQUEST
  • ENERGY RATING D

Full description

Millholme House Estate consists of a large mansion set in 4 acres of its own mature woodland and landscaped gardens through which a river flows. Located within the picturesque south-western side of the Lake District National Park, it boasts eight bedrooms one of which has a spectacular ornate balcony providing superb views. Gardener's Cottage adjoins the house, it has been carefully restored to retain its original character and is a popular holiday cottage for tourists (sleeps up to four), providing a good incme stream. The main residence is Georgian built. In 1892, the frontage of the main house was redesigned in Victorian Gothic style. The property has been owned by only four families over 124 years and has retained most of its original features. The property has pressurised HW and CH provided by a biomass heating system which is 100% sustainable and carbon neutral, giving the property an environmental A rating, with its own wood source, providing a further income stream. All windows are secondary glazed. For full details on this exceptional, beautifully positioned property and the grounds within it please refer to the sales particulars which are available to download or can be sent by request.

GROUND FLOOR 
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.

Dining Room 
6.58m x 4.06m
With decorative marble fireplace and log burner, chandelier and ornate ceiling cornice and rose and ornate William Morris leaded glass windows that are south facing. Large double radiator with t/stat.

Drawing Room 
5.5m x 4.14m
With decorative white marble fireplace and log burner, and servant’s bell. Chandelier and ornate ceiling cornice and rose and ornate William Morris leaded glass windows that are south facing. Large double radiator with t/stat and Satellite TV point.

Living Room 
5.92m x 4.14m
With decorative marble fireplace and log burner, chandelier and ornate ceiling cornice and 1920’s art décor ceiling paper. Two windows to north and west faces window seats. Large Victorian cupboards built into alcove that is insulated. Double radiator with t/stat and Satellite TV point.

Kitchen 
4.88m x 3.5m
With original slate slabbed floor, lowered ceiling with spots, fully fitted kitchen will 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

Utility Room 
3.07m x 2.84m
Having sink unit with worktop and consumer unit, shelves for laundry/cleaning. Double radiator with t/stat

WC/Shower Room 
Having electric shower, sink, low level WC, heated rail and vent extract. Double radiator with t/stat.

Cellar 
3.1m x 2.8m
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.

Rear Vestibule 
Leads to the rear exterior and has under stairs storage.

FIRST FLOOR 

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.

WC 
2.06m x 1.57m
With Victorian style suite and panelling. Vent extract. Single radiator with t/stat

Bathroom 
3.12m x 2.51m
With Victorian style suite and panelling. Vent extract. Double radiator with t/stat

First Floor 
Landing (7.35m*2.45m) with ornate arch, chandelier and large decorative arched window to north with window seat.

Master Bedroom One 
5.56m x 3.58m
With ornate 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 x 3.43m
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.

Bedroom Three 
4.1m x 3.96m
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.

Bedroom Four 
4.57m x 3.53m
With ornate 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 
3.0m x 2.9m
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 x 0.84m
With ornate balcony providing picturesque views over front gardens. The balcony is well protected by Victorian gothic decorate ironwork, ideal for tea-parties on sunny days.

SECOND FLOOR 
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 with shelf/step that utilize Victorian lights (natural daylight doors).

Main Attic Room 
L shaped room (7m*1.9m by 6.45m * 2.8m) and Under-roof storage area (3.5m*3.5m)

Bedroom Six 
3.48m x 3.07m
With separate eaves storage area (approx 3.5m*2.5m)

Bedroom Seven 
3.45m x 3.23m
With separate eaves storage area (approx 3.5m*2.5m)

Bedroom Eight / Office 
5.26m x 3.3m
With loft access above and with separate eaves storage area (approx 3.3m*3m) opens to snug.

Snug 
3.2m x 3.12m
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 victorian courtyard, it has been carefully restored to retain its original character eg slate flooring and ceiling meat hooks. It is a popular holiday cottage for tourists. Gardener's Cottage is compact and cosy yet fully furnished with all modern appliances. Upstairs the cottage has a double bedroom and a small sleeping mezzanine which accommodates two children/young adults (with limited headroom, accessed via a loft ladder). The east-facing window overlooks the River Annas which is very tranquil. There is a separate shower room upstairs with electric shower, WC and wash basin. The living area has a window seat, satellite TV and a cosy log-burning stove. Outside is a courtyard with footpaths to veranda overlooking the river and several garden areas. There (truncated)

Externally 
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, 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.

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12 August 2016

Nearest stations

  • Bootle (1.2 mi)
  • Silecroft (3.9 mi)
  • Millom (6.2 mi)
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Cumberland Estate Agents Ltd, Barrow-In-Furness

186 - 188 Dalton Road, Barrow-In-Furness, LA14 1PR

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Cumberland Estate Agents Ltd, Barrow-In-Furness

186 - 188 Dalton Road, Barrow-In-Furness, LA14 1PR

01229 244009 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Bootle (1.2 mi)
  • Silecroft (3.9 mi)
  • Millom (6.2 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Cumberland Estate Agents Ltd, Barrow-In-Furness

186 - 188 Dalton Road, Barrow-In-Furness, LA14 1PR

01229 244009 Local call rate

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