South Walney Island

Walney Island Lighthouse Keeper’s Cottage

Now Under Offer

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 South Walney Island – Lighthouse Cottage (c) 2013 Corrie & Co.

General Details: South Walney Island Lighthouse Compound has a former lighthouse keeper’s house for sale [Lighthouse Tower NOT included]. This gives readers an idea of what ONE former lighthouse keeper’s home can be priced at. The level bears comparison to other similar lighthouse properties elsewhere in the country. It should also be understood how location to towns and cities as compared to the more remote properties does affect price. Of course nowadays it should also be brought to mind how Broadband and e-commerce can help folk to live life very happily in remote areas.

Basically you pays your money and takes your choice.

This particular house is in a very nice location and is sure to fire up the interest of several of our readers going by our current mailbag.

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South Walney Island – Interior of Keeper’s Cottage (c) 2013 Corrie & Co.

Agency Narrative: Entrance Porch: Sash window to the front, red quarry tiled floor, electric light, and power. Stripped pine door leads to the second reception room. Reception One: (size: 4.97m x 3.67m / 3.28m). Sash / opening window looking to the front and the courtyard. The central feature is the black cast multi fuel stove recessed to the chimney breast with stone lintel and slate hearth. There is a single radiator with thermostat, four double power points, and TV aerial. The character is reflected with the exposed stone walling to the alcoves and stained floor boarding. Reception Two: (size: 4.26m / 4.03m x 3.52m).

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South Walney Island – Interior (c) 2013 Corrie & Co.

Paned / sash window to the front and courtyard. The central feature is the substantial black cast multi fuel stove, recessed to the inglenook chimney breast which is brick and cobble. The artex ceiling has a height of 810 / 2.71m. The decor is in a shade of duck egg blue. There is a slate flagged floor, three double power points, telephone point, and smoke alarm. Stripped pine doors lead to the family lounge, entrance porch, and kitchen. An internal door leads to the stairs. Kitchen: (size: 3.04m x 1.74m). The kitchen has window to the rear; point for electric cooker; white enamel Belfast sink unit with chrome mixer tap; and radiator. An internal door leads to the bathroom. Utility / Pantry: There is electric light and power, and slate tiled floor. Rear Porch: The construction comprises a window, corrugated panels and external timber. There is plumbing. Bathroom: (size: 2.52m x 1.71m). Opaque glazed window to the rear. Fitted with a traditional two piece period style suite in white and comprising low level cast bath with over bath electric shower and wash hand basin with pedestal. There is complementary full tiling, a single radiator with thermostat, and slate style floor tiling. Cloaks / WC: Opaque glazed window with opening pane and fitted with a traditional style low level WC. First Stairway: The traditional staircase leads from the second reception room to: First Floor Landing: There is a window, one double power point, and smoke alarm. Stripped pine doors lead to the three bedrooms.

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South Walney Island – Lighthouse Cottage (c) 2013 Corrie & Co.

Bedroom One: (size: 4.98m x 3.76m / 3.38m). Sash / paned window facing the front aspect with a super outlook. There is pine floor boarding, single radiator with thermostat and three power points. This is a well proportioned room.

Bedroom Two: (size: 2.46m x 3.69m / 4.27m). Window to the front overlooking the walled garden and with extensive open views across the Irish Sea and Morecambe Bay. The room has a built-in cupboard with shelving and housing the factory insulated hot water tank and immersion heater. There is a single radiator, two double power points, and access to the insulated loft.

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South Walney Island – Bed Time (c) 2013 Corrie & Co.

Bedroom Three: (size: 2.38m x 2.53m). Sash / paned window facing the rear aspect with an open outlook of Lighthouse Bay and Black Combe in the distance. There is pine floor boarding, single radiator with thermostat, and one double power point.

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South Walney Island – Lighthouse Keeper’s Cottage (c) 2013 Rob Farrow

Exterior: The rear has a concrete and walled garden area with an external tap and outbuilding for store (23 / 7.01m) with electric light and power. The garden has an additional store (17 / 5.13m x 8 / 2.4m) of brick construction. There is a stable and tack room.

Garage: (size: 5.20m x 3.11m). Garage with wooden doors, external side door. Mains electricity supply connected to the Garage, though untested.

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South Walney Island – Lighthouse Cottage Plans (c) 2013 Corrie & Co.

Location: 1 Lighthouse Cottages, South Walney Island, Barrow In Furness, Cumbria, LA14 3YQ.

Tenure: Freehold.

Guide: £250,000Now Under Offer.

Contact Corrie & Co., Agencies Tel: 0800 8620126 or 01229 825 333 Please can you help the Lighthouses For Sale website stay free to use by letting the estate agent know that you found their property on the Lighthouses For Sale website. Thankyou.


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South Walney Island – Sunset At The Lighthouse (c) 2013 Corrie & Co