We have put a special list together of the most expensive home in the county – so when the day comes when you scoop that Lotto win, you’ll know exactly where to look. The most expensive one is currently on the market for a staggering 4.5m but fear not, there are loads of homes that have a multi-million price tag on them.
And OK, if winning the lottery is a bit far fetched – it’s always nice to have a nosy isn’t it?
Nanny Brow Clappersgate, near Ambleside
Nanny Brow was built in 1903 by the architect Francis Whitwell, who decided what his perfect home would look like then picked Clappersgate as his dream location.
The family were friends of Beatrix Potter and regularly met with her on Loughrigg Fell. Nanny Brow was showcased in the book “The Arts and Craft Houses of The Lake District” and named as one of the significant properties in The Lake District for the successful bid for UNESCO World Heritage Status in 2017.
This 14 bedroom, 15 bathroom home has been sympathetically restored by the current owners to enhance and preserve the period features.
The stunning home is on the market for a cool £4,500,000. For more details contact Strutt & Parker, National Country House Department
Low Rough Hill Askham, Penrith
Low Rough Hill is an impressive, grade II listed former Lakeland farmstead with substantial grounds and breath-taking, wide-ranging views towards the Howgills, the Pennines, the Lowther valley and the Lakeland fells.
The home sits in a private, rural location, in about 1.2 acres of grounds with beautiful, landscaped gardens, which have been designed and planted by the current owners and include lawns with country style flower borders, two ponds, a rose garden and an enclosed vegetable garden with a large greenhouse.
This four bedroom home has hit the market for £2,750,00 for more details Fine & Country, Penrith
The Grange Country House Manor Brow, Keswick
An imposing Lakeland residence dating from 1850, combining classical elegance and character of the period with modern extensions and improvements to create a beautiful home.
The Grange Country House is nestled in the Lake District National Park – which has World Heritage status, and sits on an outstanding, elevated position enjoying stunning, far-reaching lake and fell views, yet conveniently situated just a short walk or drive from Keswick town centre.
This 13-bedroom 13 bathroom home is on the market for £2,500,000 and for more details contact PFK, Keswick.
Low Shepherd Yeat Farm, Crook, Kendal
Secluded in its serene setting, yet not isolated, Low Shepherd Yeat Farm is one of a handful of very special Lake District homes that transcends the tourist trail while remaining only moments from all the pubs, shops, bars and restaurants of the honeypot towns.
The 1700s farm, where luxurious, five-bedroom, modern family living awaits. Follow the steps up past the hot tub and terraces, entering directly into the glass-enclosed dining room.
Part of a modern extension to this fully refurbished home, the incredible, unobscured views down the valley instil a resounding first impression.
The five-bedroom home with another two bedrooms in a cottage is on the market for £2,400,00 for more details contact Ashdown Jones, Windermere.