Thornthwaite, Wigton Under Offer
A Cumbrian rural smallholding with equestrian potential which includes a substantial five bedroom 18th Century farmhouse, granny flat with lift, varied and many outbuildings and stabling, gardens and around 17 acres of grazing land and 8 acres of woodland.
Situated in the rural hamlet of Thornthwaite just outside the magnificent northern fells of the Lake District National Park - it’s a ten minute walk to Caldbeck Fell - the property is within easy reach of Wigton, Bassenthwaite Lake and Keswick.
With scope for some upgrading, there is exciting potential to create a unique and personal family home. The present owners also run their hairdressing business from one of the outbuildings.
Mains water and electricity; solar panels feeding into the National Grid, Biomass boiler with oil option Private septic tank drainage.
Strictly by appointment only with Fine & Country
From the M6 at Junction 41 northbound, take the first exit onto the B5305 to Wigton. From southbound it’s the third exit. Continue on this road, passing the first left turn for Hesket Newmarket and then - on the long straight section of the road - there is a crossroads signposted to Dalston and Carlisle to the right and to Caldbeck to the left. Take this left turn and follow the road to the top of the fell. At the crossroads, take a right signposted Wigton and the next left signposted Thackthwaite/Cleamire. At High Hall turn right towards Bolton New Houses and at the Bog Hall crossroads turn left towards Thornthwaite. At the end of this road, take a left - signposted to be a dead end - and after the bend the property is on the left.
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