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3 bedroom bungalow for sale

The Bothy, Burrow, Carnforth, Lancashire

Guide Price £575,000

Property Description

Key features

  • A unique restoration and refurbishment project in the Heart of the Lune Valley.
  • Wonderful opportunity to acquire a small country estate with potential to create a home to suit individual needs.
  • Magnificent westerly views across the River Lune towards Whittington.
  • Memorable sunsets, 'grandstand view' for the popular and renowned Whittington point to point meeting.
  • Only a few minutes drive to Kirkby Lonsdale.
  • Local Inn, The Highwayman, opposite the entrance drive.
  • Peaceful location, M6 about 20 minutes.
  • Large Bungalow, about 154 sq.m, 1,657 sq.ft.
  • Self contained annex with two Bedrooms, ideal for dependant relative or for letting.
  • Excellent range of outbuildings; Garages, Workshop, Livestock Buildings, Paddock and Plantation.

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

An absolutely stunning rural retreat on the banks of the River Lune. Spacious three bedroomed Bungalow. Separate self contained annex. Extensive range of outbuildings. Glorious gardens and grounds. Paddock, softwood plantation. About 3.557 ac. [1.439 ha].

In need of renovation/development after recent flooding.

From Kirkby Lonsdale, with many local facilities and amenities, follow the A65 across Devils Bridge and take the first right, signposted Lancaster.

After approximately 3 miles, entering the hamlet of Burrow, The Highwayman Inn is on the left hand side. Just opposite the car park to the Public House, turn right along the private drive. The Bothy is at the end of the drive on the right hand side.

The precise location and extent are shown on the sale plan herewith.

The Bothy is situated approximately 3.5 miles from Kirkby Lonsdale on the westerly shores of the River Lune in the sought after hamlet of Burrow.

One of the many appealing factors is the tranquillity of the site. The Bothy is at the end of a private road, in the ownership of The Bothy, adjacent to the easterly banks of the River Lune, and next to one other residential property. There are wonderful, majestic views across the River Lune in southerly, westerly and northerly directions.

The M6, Junction 36 is approximately 20 minutes drive. Lancaster is half an hour to the south.


Just beyond the pig pens is a paddock with pond.

Two raised vegetable and fruit beds with concrete block walls.

Greenhouse: Four bay aluminium framed. Cold frames. Raised vegetable beds. Trees. Fruit bushes.

Beyond and to the north of the paddock is a plantation of Christmas Trees/Norway Spruce/Frazers.


The superb, well presented formal gardens are beyond the front and side elevations of The Bothy, with lawns, a fine variety of flowering shrubs, trees, including charry, birch, rowan. Specimen beech tree.

Gravelled turning and parking area in front of the Garage block with parking for several vehicles.

Children's play area/french boules area.

Cobbled drive and parking area to the front and side, extending in front of Riverbank Cottage.

West facing terrace in front of the Sun Lounge and main entrance door.

Lower terrace with seating area looking across the river.

Footpath alongside the river bank to the River Leck which forms the northerly boundary.


Lawn rising gently from the front terrace, with ornamental fish pond, rockery beyond. Flowering trees and shrubs. Footpath to the upper level of the lawn. Rear yard with steps to the back garden and lawn.

Mains water and electricity. Private septic tank drainage system in front of the Garages. Oil fired central heating, two separate systems.

Very high speed B4RN fibre broadband internet connection.

Freehold. Vacant possession on completion.

All fixtures, fittings and furnishings referred to in these particulars are included. All loose equipment, materials and fittings in The Bothy and Riverbank Cottage are included.

All items of garden effects, including garden seats, furniture and troughs are excluded.

Lancaster City Council: 01524 582000

The Bothy: Band 'E'.
Riverbank Cottage: Band 'D'.

The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of any existing easements, rights, wayleaves and rights of way.

The Bothy and Riverbank Cottage are a single planning unit.

All viewings to be accompanied by a representative of the Auctioneers staff.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
26 September 2016

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