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8 bedroom detached house for sale

Beetham, Milnthorpe, Cumbria, LA7

Guide Price £1,295,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Grade II* listed
  • Country residence
  • Wealth of period features
  • Formal gardens
  • Close to the Lake District

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A stunning Grade II* listed 8 bedroom country residence with formal gardens, tennis court, about 8.3 acres of land and about 4.4 acres of woodland.


Ashton House is situated on the edge of the village of Beetham, just north of the Lancashire border and a short drive from the Lake District. The village also lies within the Arnside and Silverdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The village boasts a village shop, restaurant, Garden Café, Beetham Primary School and a small theatre. The village is popular with visitors looking to walk Beetham Fell.

A short drive from Beetham brings you to Lancaster, the county town of Lancashire and home to historic landmarks including Lancaster Castle. The town provides many services including supermarkets, fuel stations, a hospital, the campus-based Lancaster University, a range of excellent primary schools, secondary schools and colleges, as well as many public houses, restaurants and bars. The M6 is located just outside of the town and provides links to Preston, Manchester, the Lake District and Carlisle. The Lancaster railway station offers links to London Euston, Edinburgh and Manchester. The nearest airports are Manchester and Liverpool, which are both within a two hour drive.

Lake District 5 miles, Kendal 9 miles, Lancaster 13 miles, Preston 33 miles, Manchester 63 miles.


The house is full of original features throughout and really must be seen to appreciate the quality, details and characteristics which the property has to offer.

Square Footage: 7,376 sq ft
Acreage: 12.7 Acres


Coming from the M6, head north towards past Lancaster and towards Kendal. At junction 36, take the A590 exit to Barrow/Kendal/A591/Kirkby Lonsdale/A65. At the roundabout, take the third exit onto the A65. At the next roundabout, take the third exit onto A6070. At the next roundabout, take the second exit and stay on the A6070. After about a mile, turn right and then turn right onto the B6384. Turn left onto Hangbridge Lane and then continue onto Pool Darkin Lane. Turn left onto the A6 and then turn right onto Beetham. The property will be on the right hand side.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
17 February 2016

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