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Abbey Road, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria








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Key features

  • Outstanding Period Home
  • Stunning Location Close To Furness Abbey
  • Fantastic Grounds With Paddock
  • Superb & Spacious Accommodation
  • Lots Of Original Character Retained
  • Versatile With Six Bedrooms
  • Three Good Sized Reception Rooms
  • Kitchen/Diner, Cloak Room & Utility
  • Workshop & Two Garages
  • Superb Opportunity. Highly Recommended


Magnificent Grade II listed period home situated in a beautiful position to the outskirts of Barrow-in-Furness, nestled between the historic Furness Abbey and The Abbey House Hotel. Set in its own extensive grounds and gardens which we are advised extend to approximately 6 acres, comprising formal gardens and mowed paddock area. This excellent property offers many original features and is of spacious proportions throughout that will be truly appreciated upon internal inspection. Comprising of three reception rooms, up to six bedrooms, conservatory, double garage, further single garage and ample parking. The discreet hidden location is only a minute from Abbey Road and this excellent home offers so much more potential for the right buyer. Viewing Highly Recommended to appreciate this great home and location. 

Accessed through an open fronted shelter porch, with half glazed double doors into: 

ENTRANCE Traditional wooden door with leaded panes giving access to: 

RECEPTION HALL Oak panelling to walls, sweeping staircase to first floor with Oak handrail, newel posts, spindles and stunning leaded glass stair and landing window. Chandelier, Myson fan assisted radiator and internal doors to study, drawing Room, dining Room, inner hall, cloakroom and further door to rear vestibule leading to gardens and an under stairs store. 

CLOAKROOM 9' 6" x 5' 8" (2.9m x 1.73m) plus recess Comprising of wash hand basin inset to marble effect work surface with storage cupboards under and tiled splashback with WC to side recess. Twin leaded sash window to front, further window above the WC and radiator. 

DRAWING ROOM 23' 8" x 14' 9" (7.21m x 4.5m) plus bay Superb room with rectangular bay windows with window seat to front, fan assisted radiators underneath and windows with leaded upper panes offering a superb outlook over the grounds. Further bay window to rear with fan assisted radiator underneath, looking to the driveway and ornamental pond. Substantial traditional fireplace with quarry tiled inset, hearth with alcove recess to side. Panelling around the walls with picture rail, coving to ceiling and two feature ceiling roses with chandeliers. 

STUDY 14' 0" x 13' 10" (4.27m x 4.22m) Feature window to side with leaded upper panes offering an aspect to the driveway and garden. Magnificent central, feature fireplace with beautiful wooden surround and quarry tiled insert and hearth. Panelling to approximately half the walls with wooden picture rail and coving to ceiling. 

DINING ROOM 23' 9" x 14' 8" (7.24m x 4.49m) plus bay Panelled in Oak to three quarter level with matching bar to the corner of the room. Two ceiling light points with detailed roses, coving, magnificent bay window with window seat, door to the rear with leaded upper panes and to the side a magnificent fireplace matching the panelling with an open grate for a real fire. 

INNER HALL Doors to cloakroom and kitchen. 

CLOAKROOM Pattern glass sash windows and built in storage cupboards to both walls. 

KITCHEN 13' 7" x 13' 1" (4.16m x 4.00m) plus breakfast area Fitted with a range of base, wall and drawer units with light patterned work surface incorporating sink and drainer with mixer tap and tiled splash backs. Electric hob with cooker hood over, Hotpoint dishwasher and built-in eye level Bosch double oven and grill. Central island with glazed displays, tiling to floor and built in dresser style unit with hatch to dining room. Integrated wine rack pantry cupboard and door to rear staircase. 

BREAKFAST AREA 11' 4" x 10' 1" (3.47m x 3.08m) Feature illuminated display niches, two windows one offering an aspect over the driveway and ornamental pond and the other to the conservatory. Radiator, inset lighting to ceiling and door to inner hall. 

INNER HALL Multi pane glazed door to conservatory and doors to freezer and utility room. 

CONSERVATORY 15' 0" x 13' 3" (4.58m x 4.05m) Tiled floor, two radiators, power sockets and double doors to driveway and garden. PVC double glazed construction set to a low wall with polycarbonate vaulted ceiling. 

STORE/FREEZER ROOM 6' 6" x 5' 10" (1.98m x 1.78m) Quarry tile floor with window to conservatory and coat hooks to wall. 

UTILITY ROOM 9' 9" x 7' 5" (2.98m x 2.27m) Stainless-steel sink unit with cupboard under, floor Ideal Concorde CX gas boiler for the heating and hot water systems, space and plumbing for washing machine, single glazed sash window, quarry tiling to floor and door to useful pantry cupboard with shelving. Further door to workshop. 

WORKSHOP/STORE 19' 3" x 8' 11" (5.87m x 2.72m) Shelving to two walls, two single glazed windows, electric light and power and radiator. Door to garage. 

FIRST FLOOR LANDING 11' 10" x 11' 5" (3.63m x 3.48m) Double radiator, coving to ceiling, access to bedrooms and bathroom and recessed access to double fronted linen cupboard. Door to inner landing. 

MASTER BEDROOM 17' 11" x 14' 11" (5.46m x 4.55m) Spacious master with comprehensive range of fitted bedroom furniture including wardrobes, dresser drawer and bed side units. Pendant light point, inset lights to ceiling and two radiators. Single glazed windows offering a lovely aspect over the garden and connecting arch to en suite. 

ENSUITE 9' 4" x 5' 6" (2.87m x 1.70m) Two piece suite comprising of WC and wash hand basin set to vanity unit with tiled splash backs and mirror above with lights to either side and storage cupboards under. Pattern glass window and radiator. 

BEDROOM 14' 0" x 10' 11" (4.27m x 3.33m) Double room with fitted bedroom furniture, double radiator and single glazed window to front towards the garden, drive and ornamental pond. Connecting door to a further bedroom. 

BEDROOM/WORKROOM 20' 1" x 10' 10" (6.14m x 3.32m) widest points Two single glazed windows to front, two radiators and connecting door to inner landing and staircase to kitchen. 

WC 6' 2" x 4' 11" (1.90m x 1.50m) Two piece suite comprising of WC and wash hand basin. Radiator and window. 

BEDROOM 9' 6" x 6' 10" (2.91m x 2.10m) Single room with fitted wardrobes, radiator and feature window to front looking to the garden area. 

BATHROOM 11' 8" x 9' 4" (3.57m x 2.85m) Fitted with a coloured five piece suite comprising of corner bath, two wash hand basin's inset to work surface with storage cupboards under, mirrors above and tiled splashbacks, bidet and WC. Radiator, tiling to approximately 3/4 of the walls and traditional leaded and coloured glass window to front. 

BEDROOM 13' 6" x 13' 10" (4.13m x 4.24m) Further double room with a range of built in bedroom furniture. Radiator, window to side giving an aspect to the driveway and garden, coving to ceiling, picture rail, ceiling light points and two wall light points. 

BEDROOM 14' 11" x 15' 8" (4.55m x 4.78m) Double room with raised platform offering a double bed with bedside cabinets to either side, fitted mirror fronted wardrobes and access between to a dressing room/ensuite. Three windows to front, side and rear with the rear offering a lovely aspect over the garden. 

ENSUITE/DRESSING ROOM 7' 1" x 6' 0" (2.18m x 1.84m) Single glazed window overlooking the garden, wash hand basin inset to vanity unit with storage cupboards under and sliding glazed doors to shower cubicle with Mira shower, tiling to walls and radiator. 

EXTERIOR Set on an excellent sized plot creating fabulous gardens and great paddock. Approached by driving through the Gatehouse directly from Abbey Road you are lead to the private grounds belonging Oaklands.
Substantial brick set driveway which sweeps to the front of the property and offers a circular driveway with magnificent ornamental pond to the centre and access around the house towards the garage.
The grounds are extensive, perfect for a home of grandeur offering both formal gardens and woodland, in addition there is an excellent paddock which is perfect for a pony or general recreational purposes.
The main front garden area is well tended with an orchard area to the side. Spacious front terrace offering a seating area with balustrading and stepped access to a lawn with further drive to side and further steps to a sweeping lawn with mature trees, shrubs and bushes around the perimeter and lower ornamental pond.
A secondary sweeping driveway leads down to Abbey Approach with the Ancient Furness Abbey at the bottom. 

GARAGE 20' 8" x 16' 4" (6.31m x 4.98m) Remotely operated double up and over door, electric light and power. Shelving to walls and radiator. 

GARAGE/MOWER SHED 23' 6" x 13' 6" (7.18m x 4.14m) Substantial brick built building with WC, electric light and power. Doors to front and windows to side. To the rear is a greenhouse with open farmland to side. 



LOCAL AUTHORITY: Westmorland & Furness Council

SERVICES: Mains services include gas, electric, water and drainage.  



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Abbey Road, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria


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  • Dalton Station1.5 miles
  • Roose Station1.5 miles
  • Barrow-in-Furness Station1.6 miles
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J H Homes, Ulverston

2 New Market Street, Ulverston, LA12 7LN

Moving is a busy and exciting time and we're here to make sure the experience goes as smoothly as possible by giving you all the help you need with valuable local knowledge, which is combined with a proactive and enthusiastic attitude to keep your sale moving. Janice listens carefully to your individual needs and makes it her priority to ensure you are cared for whilst selling or buying your home.

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