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Sowerby Cottage, Barrow in Furness

Guide £ 300,000
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1.5

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  • Three bed Semi-Detached
  • Conservatory
  • Landscaped Gardens with a Pond and Patio Area
  • Views overlooking the Golf Course
  • Outbuildings with Solar Panels
  • Former Cattery
  • Potential to launch a new Cattery/Kennels Business
  • Sold by private treaty

  • Description

    1 Sowerby Cottages is a characterful three bedroom semi-detached cottage set in large grounds with the benefit of a ‘ready to go’ former cattery building on the edge of Barrow-in-Furness, with excellent access to local transport links.
    This property would be ideal for those looking for a well-located house with exciting potential to launch a new cattery/kennels business with existing facilities in place.
    The property has a large gated driveway with turning area, landscaped gardens with a pond and private gardens to the rear that overlook Barrow Golf Course.

    The property is accessed through an Entrance Porch, with an internal door to the;

    Entrance Hallway:
    with an understairs cupboard, stairs to the first floor and wooden latch doors to the:

    Reception Room One:
    A large bright room with a wood burner on a tiled hearth with a brick surround, wooden ceiling beams and a uPVC double glazed window to the front aspect.

    Reception Room Two:
    A lovely room with a wood-burner on a dark marble hearth and wooden mantle. Wooden latch doors to the kitchen and hallway, wood flooring and door to the:

    A bright room with uPVC double glazed patio doors onto the side gardens.

    With a range of fitted wooden wall and base units with marble work surfaces over a white Carron sink and drainage unit with mixer tap, gas hob with extractor fan. White tiled splash backs, integrated Baumatic oven, space for fridge, built in dishwasher, wooden ceiling beams, uPVC double glazed window to the side and external door. Open archway to the:

    Dining Room:
    A great room for entertaining with space for a large dining table with wooden flooring.

    Having a white three-piece suite with a low-level W/C, pedestal sink, bath, walk in shower unit with Triton shower, radiator, built in storage unit, frosted uPVC double glazed window, tiled effect flooring. Wooden latch door to the kitchen.

    First Floor

    Wooden banister to the landing with a radiator, small loft hatch and a uPVC double glazed window to the front and wooden latch doors to:

    Bedroom One:
    A double room with a uPVC double glazed window with views over Barrow Golf Course, radiator and door to the En-Suite: with a low-level W/C and pedestal sink.

    Bedroom Two:
    A double room with a uPVC double glazed window to the front with a built-in storage cupboard and radiator.

    Bedroom Three:
    A single room with built in wardrobes, radiator and a uPVC double glazed window to the side elevation.

    There are a range of outbuildings with the property which lend themselves to a variety of uses. There is an attached garage with plumbing for a washing machine and an internal door to the Rear Kitchen, with a sink and drainage unit, wall and base units, Baxi boiler and Solax power unit for the solar panels. From here, there is a covered access to the Former Cattery building which is ‘ready to use’ with 20 pen/animal enclosures. Making this an ideal opportunity to launch a new cattery or kennel boarding business.

    There is also a Stable Shed with a further 6 animal pens, which overlooks a pebbled area with bordered flower beds. To the front aspect, there is also a useful storage shed.

    Given the huge potential that this property offers for the creation of a new business and the excellent geographical location for such a venture, we would highly recommend viewing to really appreciate the accommodation and grounds on offer!

    The property is approached over a gated driveway providing parking for numerous vehicles with a large turning area. There are landscaped gardens to the front with a raised patio area, ideal for dining and relaxing outside. There is a private garden area to the rear that is bordered by mature shrubs and trees.


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

    Mains electricity, septic tank drainage. Calor Gas with the tank located behind the stable shed. Solar panels – The Solax unit is in the kitchen located in the back of the attached garage.

    Local Authority & Council Tax Band
    Westmorland and Furness Council, Band B

    From the Tank Square roundabout, travel along the A590 in the direction of Barrow, and proceed along this road for a few miles until you reach the roundabout at Park Road, Barrow. Take your second exit onto Park Road and proceed along this road for a short distance and the property can be found on your left-hand side.

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