5 bedroom character property for sale

Rosewell House, Loweswater, Cumbria

Guide Price £695,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached Georgian Residence
  • Set within 1 acre of formal grounds
  • Enjoying dramatic views of whiteside and Grasmoor
  • A short drive from the delights of Loweswater or Crummock Water
  • Currently utilitsed as a High quality Holiday Let

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

This wonderful home is located in the picturesque valley of Loweswater within the Western fells of the Lake District in excellent walking and cycling country with Loweswater Lake just a mile away, offering fantastic woodland walks by the lake shore. Crummock Water and Buttermere are within a short drive, the latter dominated by the peaks of Haystacks and Red Pike which tower over the valley. The village of Loweswater, situated at the foot of the lake, is home to the popular Kirkstile Inn which has been ¿providing food and shelter since Tudor times¿ and has one of the most famous bars in the Lake District serving home-brewed beers. The property is within commuting distance of many busy centres. The nearby market town of Cockermouth provides everyday amenities with a wide range of shops, supermarkets, chemists, medical and dental surgeries, sports centre and many restaurants and pubs.

There is a primary school in Lorton which is just over 4 miles away, while secondary schools are available in Cockermouth and Keswick. For the commuter M6 is within easy reach for onward travel north and south.


Rosewell House is a beautifully proportioned, detached Georgian property situated in an enviable position, surrounded by fells including Whiteside and Grasmoor. The house has been improved by the current owners, yet retains original features including panel-plastered ceilings, sash windows and fireplaces, and sits in grounds of approximately 1 acre.
Double wooden doors lead into the entrance hall, which has arched windows to both sides, and further ornate glazed double doors lead on into the reception hall. The drawing room and dining room both have windows with views over the front garden, original fireplaces and sash windows with original working shutters. The drawing room also has stunning original ornate panel-plastered ceiling. An archway leads from the reception hall through to the rear hall which has flagstone floor and arched window to the rear, stairs to the first floor and useful under stairs storage cupboard. The spacious kitchen/breakfast room has a range of contemporary free-standing units with wooden worktops and includes a sink unit, range style cooker and spaces for an American style fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine, and a door into a walk-in pantry with original stone sconces. There is a large fireplace with raised hearth and log-burning stove with wood store to one side and boiler cupboard on the other; half-glazed double doors with windows to either side open out onto an enclosed courtyard garden with a dramatic view of Whiteside. Also on this floor off the rear hall is a downstairs shower room, fitted with corner shower with electric shower, wash hand basin and WC, and stairs up to the former maid¿s room which has a window to the side and part-vaulted ceiling.

A feature arched window on the main stairs floods the first floor landing with light. Two of the bedrooms are dual aspect, one with a stunning view of Whiteside, and both have cast iron fireplaces. Two further bedrooms have windows overlooking the front garden, while the fifth bedroom/study has a sloping ceiling with exposed purlins, velux window to the rear and an eaves cupboard. The bathroom which is fitted with a free-standing double-ended slipper bath, wash hand basin and WC has a part-vaulted ceiling and painted beams.

Rosewell House enjoys extensive lawned frontage with a circular former carriage drive around the perimeter, with mature trees and rhododendrons and an area to the side which is laid to lawn. The garden extends to approximately an acre and enjoys stunning views of the fells to all sides. To the rear there is an enclosed, sheltered courtyard-style garden with flagstone paving and a stunning view of Whiteside. A useful stone outbuilding, currently used for storage, has plumbing and electrics connected.


Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs)

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
12 June 2015

Nearest station

  • Harrington (10.1 mi)
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Purple Diamond, Cockermouth

39a Station Street, Cockermouth, CA13 9QW

01900 390017 Local call rate

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Purple Diamond, Cockermouth

39a Station Street, Cockermouth, CA13 9QW

01900 390017 Local call rate

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Nearest station

  • Harrington (10.1 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Purple Diamond, Cockermouth

39a Station Street, Cockermouth, CA13 9QW

01900 390017 Local call rate

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Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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