This property has been removed by the agent. It may be sold or temporarily removed from the market

View similar properties

4 bedroom detached house for sale

LIttle Town, Newlands Valley, Keswick, Cumbria


Property Description

Full description

Set in the beautiful unspoilt Newland Valley close to the popular tourist market town of Keswick, this 17th century traditional Lakeland property started life as a farmhouse before being extended by the local church and used as a vicarage it is now a spacious detached house offering flexible family accommodation in tranquil surroundings with panoramic views.

– Keswick - 5 miles
– M6 junction 40 – 21 miles
– Ambleside – 23 miles

Reception rooms 4 • Bedrooms 4 • Kitchen
3 bathrooms • Utility • Workshop • Boiler room
Private gardens and grounds • Garaging
Ample parking • EPC rating G

The Old Vicarage is a substantial detached property set in the quiet hamlet of Little Town in the unspoilt Newlands Valley just ‘over the fell’ from Derwent Water with its magnificent backdrop of Skiddaw. The property started life as one of the original village farms and was acquired and extended by the church and used as a vicarage for many years. Further modernised and extended in the 1980s the result of which is the flexible generous range of family accommodation on offer today. The original farmhouse has the benefit of a linked annexe so that could be used as a single dwelling or split to provide separate accommodation for an elderly relative or for use to provide a secondary income (subject to obtaining the necessary approvals).

The accommodation briefly comprises rear entrance porch with slate tiled floor, cloak/WC and utility room off. There is a generous farmhouse kitchen with feature fireplace complete the morsar wood burning stove and modern range of units.
The impressive reception hall with its panel door has a useful
under stairs store cupboard and gives access to a light and airy triple aspect sitting room with feature fireplace and views along the valley and out towards the Skiddaw massive.
There is a formal dining room, studio off of which can be found boiler room and workshop which link through to the annexe which comprises open plan dining kitchen, ground floor wet room shower with toilet, rear entrance hall.

On the first floor there is a cosy lounge with bedroom off.
Returning to the main house the original pitch pine staircase rises from the hallway to a part galleried landing and gives access to a large master bedroom with double aspect and range of fitted wardrobes, shower room with WC, the main house bathroom and 2 further bedrooms.

Outside the property has private cottage style gardens to front and side, offering lawns, decorative borders and patio areas. There is a small orchard, attached garage and additional parking, all surrounded by the dramatic fells and valley bottom of the Newlands Valley.

Littletown is a small hamlet in Newlands Valley which is only
15 minutes approximately by car from the popular north Lakeland tourist destination and market town of Keswick offering excellent amenities and with easy access to both mainline railway and motorway networks with the delights of the Lake District National Park all close at hand.

Additional Information
Services The property has the benefit of oil fired central heating, a private water supply and sewerage plant, there is mains electricity.

Directions to CA12 5TU
From the M6 junction 40 (Penrith) take the A66 west towards Keswick. Continue past Keswick and then at the roundabout take the second exit to remain on the A591/A66. After passing a second turning to Keswick take the next turning signposted Portinscale and proceed through the village bearing right at a fork signposted Stare. At a sharp right hand bend adjacent to the Swineside Inn turn left to follow the road into Newlands Valley. Proceed past Newlands Adventure Centre and on into Littletown. Upon reaching the centre of the village the subject property is the first house on the left hand side before reaching the farm.

Property ref: 121_1314_3855038

More information from this agent

Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs)

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
21 September 2015


Map & Street View

Disclaimer - Property reference 3855038. The information displayed about this property comprises a property advertisement. makes no warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of the advertisement or any linked or associated information, and Rightmove has no control over the content. This property advertisement does not constitute property particulars. The information is provided and maintained by Cumbrian Properties, Keswick. Please contact the selling agent or developer directly to obtain any information which may be available under the terms of The Energy Performance of Buildings (Certificates and Inspections) (England and Wales) Regulations 2007 or the Home Report if in relation to a residential property in Scotland.

* This is the maximum possible speed. Broadband speed may be lower at peak times and can be affected by a range of technical and environmental factors. The speed you receive where you live may be lower than that listed above. Fibre/cable services at your postcode are subject to availability. You can confirm availability on the provider's website. The information is provided and maintained by

Map data OpenStreetMap contributors.