28 North Scale, Walney LA14 3RW

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For Sale: 28 North Scale
Walney, LA14 3RW

Summary: Announcement of the sale by public auction of a Grade II listed Farmhouse dating circa 1725 and adjoining barn with established gardens, set in a desirable coastal village location yet within easy access to local amenities and transport links.

An exciting opportunity to refurbish a truly, charming and characterful dwelling having been in the same ownership for over fifty years.

Thursday 5th September 2019 at 3.30pm
(subject to Conditions of Sale)

Address28 North Scale
LA14 3RW
Reference28 North Scale, Walney

External wooden door to ENTRANCE HALLWAY: 12’6” x 3’9” (3.8m x 1.1m) with wooden panelled walls, understairs storage cupboard, stairs to first floor and door to:

LIVING ROOM:  12’7” x 10’10” (3.83m x 3.31m) having two single glazed sash windows to the front aspect, electric fire with stone surround and slate hearth. Built in wooden storage cupboards. Dimplex storage heater.

PANTRY:  8`8” x 8’10” (2.64m x 2.70m) with single glazed window to the rear, “thrawl” slate shelves/work surfaces and storage shelves.

LOUNGE/THROUGH DINING ROOM: 11’1’’ x 9’11’’ (3.39m x 3.02m)/11’7” x 10’6” (3.52m x 3.19m) having two single glazed sash windows to the front elevation and a single glazed sash window to the rear. A traditional ‘Chattan Special’ cast iron combination stove/fireplace. Part wood panelled walls. Unidore wall heater, wooden storage cupboard and understairs storage cupboard. Door to:

REAR PORCH: 6’ x 4’1’’ (1.8m x 1.2m) with two external doors and door to:

KITCHEN: 13’10’’ x 11’7’’ (4.21m x 3.54m) with a range of basic wall and base units with marble effect work surfaces over. Stainless steel sink and drainer unit with complementary splash back tiling. Space for oven and plumbing for washing machine. Part wooden tiled walls. Beamed ceiling with part wooden panelling. Single glazed skylight and two single glazed windows to either side elevation.


LANDING: 8`9” x 5’8’’ (2.7m x 1.7m) with a single glazed window overlooking the rear and loft access. Door to:

BEDROOM ONE: 13’1’’ x 11’10’’ (3.99m x 3.60m) with a single glazed sash window to the front, Dimplex storage heater. Door to:

BEDROOM TWO: 13’1’’ x 11’3’’ (3.99m x 3.44m) with a single glazed window to the front, corner storage unit and former fireplace.

BEDROOM THREE: 15`0” x 13’1” (4.58m x 3.99m) with a single glazed sash window to the front aspect, Dimplex storage heater and built in wardrobes to one side.

BEDROOM FOUR: 8’8’’ x 8’6’’ (2.65m x 2.59m) with a single glazed window to the rear aspect.

BATHROOM: Bathroom suite comprising bath with Expressions electric shower, pedestal sink and low-level WC. Dimplex storage heater. Single glazed sash window overlooking the rear. Airing cupboard.

OUTSIDE: Accessed via a passageway from the rear porch is a COAL HOUSE with a door to the front aspect. There is also space for the storage of wheelie bins and useful shed. There is a rear patio/ yard area that provides access to a WC and attached barn. Stone steps lead to the enclosed, established gardens that have been well tended by the present owners, with stone bordered flower beds that are interspersed with a variety of colourful plants and shrubs. A pathway links the private, gardens with the OUTHOUSES and seating area. There are a number of useful storage outhouses that could be utilised for a variety of purposes including a former HEN HOUSE: 19’4’’ x 5’6’’ (5.9m x 1.7m) that is currently used for the storage of gardening equipment.

To the side elevation and attached to the farmhouse, is a former AGRICULTURAL BARN: 30’3’’ x 20’2’’ (9.23m x 6.14m) that was previously a shippon and is presently used for storage purposes with access to the: ATTACHED GARAGE: 29’5’’ x 21’4’’ (6.49m x 8.96m) with doors to the front elevation. The property has ownership of the access road approaching the property, which provides space for off road parking.

PLANNING: The former agricultural barn and attached garage have had a pre planning application determination submitted to Barrow Borough Council by the current owners. In summary, the advice states that ‘a sensitively designed and detailed proposal taking on board the design guidance is likely to be supported’. The full planning document is attached to the particulars.




(verbal enquiry only)



1.         Tenure:  Freehold with vacant possession on completion

2.         Wayleaves/Easements: The property is sold subject to, and with the benefit of, all rights of way, whether public or private and any existing or proposed wayleaves, easements or quasi easements whether referred to within these particulars or not.

Money Laundering Regulations

We are now required by law to verify the identity and address of the successful bidder due to the change made to the Money Laundering Regulations.  The successful bid will only be valid and accepted subject to this information being provided to the office.


Strictly by prior telephone appointment with the agents. 

The Conditions of Sale will be available for inspection by prospective purchasers for the seven days prior to sale day at the offices of the auctioneers and the vendor’s solicitors.

Solicitors:  Messrs Forresters Solicitors Ltd, 117 Duke Street, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, LA14 1XA.  Tel: 01229 820297

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