House and land for sale in Millom

Waberthwaite, Millom, Cumbria, LA19 5YP
For sale
This property is marketed by:
Davidson & Robertson

An excellent opportunity to purchase a traditional Cumbrian farmhouse with a range of outbuildings and land extending up to 35.76 acres or thereby. Woodside House is surrounded by spectacular unspoiled countryside within the Lake District National Park.

The property consists of Woodside House, outbuildings & grounds extending to 2.31 acres (0.93 hectares) or thereby.

Additional land extending to 33.45 acres (13.54 hectares) or thereby is also available via separate negotiation to the purchaser of Woodside House.

Rural location

Traditional farmhouse

Range of outbuildings

Up to 35.76 acres or thereby

Peaceful and private setting

Within the Lake District National Park

Close to the fells and beach

For sale by Private Treaty


The Property is located within the Lake District National Park and is situated in a private location with excellent access to the Western Lakes and coastland & beaches. The beaches at Bootle and Silecroft are within a few minutes drive, whilst the market town of Broughton in Furness is close by.

Also, easily accessible via pretty drives are the River Duddon, Corney Fell, Coniston Water, the Furness Peninsula, Furness Abbey, The Dock Museum, Walney Island Nature Reserve, Piel Island and the Cumbrian Coastal Way. Muncaster Castle and “La’al Ratty” miniature steam railway at Ravenglass all make for wonderful days out as do the Lakeside and Haverthwaite Railway, the Aquarium of the Lakes and steamboat cruises on Windermere.

For schooling there is Waberthwaite C of E Primary School and both a primary school and secondary school available in Millom. Primary schooling is also available in Broughton, along with a nursery.

There are train links from Bootle, Ravenglass and Millom, with local trains to regional centres, and onward to all national centres.

Ravenglass 3.6 miles

Broughton-in-Furness 12.8 miles

Millom 15.4 miles

Ulverston 22.6 miles

Barrow-in-Furness 28.5 miles

Windermere 33.3 miles

M6 Junction 36 40.9 miles


The approach to Woodside House is via a private country lane.


Travelling from the M6, exit at Junction 36 and take the A590 signposted for Barrow. Keep following signs for A590 Barrow for 23 miles. On reaching the roundabout at Greenod, take the first exit onto the A5092 which becomes the A595 at Grizebeck. Follow the A595, crossing the River Duddon at Duddon Bridge. Stay on the A595 for 15 miles, passing through Bootle and continuing as the road heads north. After 15 miles take the sharp right turn signposted Corney and Broughton. After 0.3 miles turn left onto the lane, crossing a cattle grid. Follow the lane for 250m to Woodside House.


LA19 5YP




Woodside House is a traditional Cumbrian farmhouse with a range of outbuildings surrounded by glorious and peaceful countryside within the Lake District National Park.

Internally, the Property has light and airy accommodation which is flexible and well laid out with generously proportioned rooms. There are period features such as exposed beams and fireplaces, and there is huge potential to create a wonderful country home.

The Property consists of:

Woodside House, buildings & grounds extending to 2.31 acres (0.93 hectares) or thereby. Additional land extending to 33.45 acres (13.54 hectares) or thereby is also available via separate negotiation.

The accommodation briefly consists of:

Entrance Vestibule

Sitting Room


Utility Room

Ground Floor Shower Room

Two First Floor Bedrooms


Two Second Floor Bedrooms


Attached Barn

Detached Barn

Wood Store

Car Port





To the front of the house are large expanses of lawn, screened by mature hedges, and to the rear is a traditional farmyard with the outbuildings to either side, making a nice courtyard setting.

The extensive range of outbuildings provide excellent opportunities for stabling, garaging and storage. There is also the possibility of development, subject to planning permission and necessary consents.


There is a further 33.45 acres (13.54 hectares) of land available via separate negotiation.

The Land surrounds Woodside House and is all currently permanent pasture used for stock grazing and benefits from a natural water supply.

Woodside House, buildings & grounds

2.31 acres

0.93 ha

Additional Land

33.45 acres

13.54 ha


35.76 acres

14.47 ha

Environmental Schemes

It is understood that the land is currently entered into a Countryside Stewardship Mid Tier agreement.


The property benefits from mains electricity, a private water supply, and oil fired central heating. Drainage is to a septic tank. The Land benefits from a natural water supply only.

Please note we have not been able to test services or make any judgement on their current condition. Prospective Purchasers should make their own enquiries.

In particular, the septic tank has not been surveyed and may not comply with new regulations ‘General Binding Rules’ (effective 1st January 2020) enforced by the Environment Agency. It is the responsibility of the Prospective Purchaser to ensure that a compliant system is in place at their own cost as per legislation.

Council Tax

The Property is in the Council Tax Band E.

Energy Performance Certificate

The EPC rating has been assessed as a Band F. For full copies of the EPC information and copies of the reports please contact the Selling Agent.

Fixtures & Fittings

All fixtures & fittings are included in the sale at no extra charge. No warranties are given for the fitted appliances.

Sporting & Mineral Rights

Any sporting or mineral rights are included in the sale in so far as they are owned and included within the vendor’s title. Please contact the Seller’s Solicitors for further information.


The property is for sale freehold with Vacant Possession upon completion.

Local Authority

Cumberland Council, Cumbria House, 117 Botchergate, Carlisle, CA1 1RD.


A deposit of 10% of the purchase price will be payable on exchange of contracts. This will be non-refundable in the event of the transaction failing to reach completion for reasons not attributable to the vendors or their agents.

Date of Entry

By mutual agreement.


Burnetts, 3a Lakeland Business Park, Lamplugh Road, Cockermouth, CA13 0QT.

Plans, Areas, and Schedules

These are based on the Ordnance Survey and Title Deeds and are for reference only. They have been carefully checked and computed by the selling agents and the purchaser shall be deemed to have satisfied themselves as to the description of the property and any error or misstatement shall not annul the sale nor entitle either party to compensation in respect thereof.


By strict appointment with the Selling Agents: Davidson & Robertson Rural. Telephone 01900 268633 or via email [email protected].

Date of Entry

By mutual agreement.

Method of sale

The property is offered for sale by Private Treaty. Offers should be submitted to [email protected] or to Suite 7M, Lakeland Business Park, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9UQ. Should an offer be submitted to the office address please also confirm via telephone or email. The Vendor reserves the right to change the method of sale, sell the property without any prior notification or change the closing date. Prospective purchasers are therefore advised to register their interest with the selling agents, following an inspection and having carried out suitable due diligence with regards to the subjects. The Vendor and their agents reserve the right to exclude, withdraw or amalgamate any of the land shown at any time. The Vendor and their agents also reserve the right to generally amend the particulars of sale.

The agents also reserve the right to conclude negotiations by any other means at their discretion and a degree of flexibility is available to prospective purchasers. A closing date for offers may be fixed. Prospective purchasers who have notified their interest through the selling agents, in writing, will be advised of any closing date, unless the property has been sold previously. The Vendor is not bound to accept the highest or indeed any offer, or go to a closing date.

Third Party Rights and Easements

The subjects are sold together with and subject to all existing rights of way, easements, wayleaves, and others, whether contained in the Title Deeds or otherwise, and purchasers will be deemed to have satisfied themselves in all respects thereof.

Particulars prepared April 2024

Land photographs taken February 2024, other photographs taken prior