Price £ 975,000
Reference 47851
Address Low Farm, Ulpha, Broughton-in-Furness, LA20
(Map Location)
Beds 6
Baths 4
Type Detached house
Tenure Freehold

Stunning period property in outstanding location within Lake District National Park. 4 Bed stone farm house (The Low Farm) and separate 2 bed barn conversion (Duddon View Barn) for sale. 4 miles from Broughton-in -Furness, in the beautiful Duddon Valley. Great location for access to the West and central lakes, with amazing views of the river and high fells from both properties.


The property consists of two separate buildings, with a total of 6 bedrooms. Details of each unit as follows:

The Low Farm (4 beds):

Traditional Lakeland stone long house, with many character features, including timber beams, fire places, Aga, slate and oak floors, hardwood doors and windows and much more.

Accommodation consists of 3 double bedrooms, 1 single bedroom, farmhouse kitchen, dining room, large living room, snug / second living room, 1 family bathroom, 1 family shower room, utility room (in adjacent barn), entrance hall, ground floor cloak room and log store.

Kitchen has an oil fired Aga, electric double oven / grill, hob, fitted shaker style units, integrated fridge, freezer and dishwasher. It is light and airy with access to a patio area and lovely cottage garden with stunning views. The front door opens into the kitchen from a small porch.

The spacious Living room has a beautiful slate floor, log burner, oak beams and looks out over the garden and fells to the rear.

The snug is a lovely, peaceful room with TV / telephone point and open fire. Could be used as second living room, study / office or 5th bedroom.

The dining room has many character features and plenty of room for a large family dining table.

The spacious master bedroom has plenty of room for a king sized bed, wardrobes etc and has a charming open fire place (not currently in use).

Bed 2 is a double room with solid oak flooring, oak paneling and exposed beams. It has a built in wardrobe and a vanity basin.

Bed 3 is a large double / twin room with part vaulted ceiling and access to an attic area. It has it's own external door, with balcony and stone stairs to ground level.

Bed 4 is a charming single.

Bathroom, shower room and cloakroom and tastefully decorated and well equipped, including a large cast iron roll top bath to family bathroom.

The large utility room is in the adjacent barn and has plumbing for washing machine and drier, and plenty of space for clothes dryer, fridge / freezer etc..

Heating is by AGA (inc water), storage heaters and electric panel heaters. The property has a well maintained and ample private water supply and compliant septic tank.

There is high speeds fibre broadband to the property.

Duddon View Barn (2 beds):

The barn was recently (2020) converted into a two bedroom self contained unit, ideal for use as an annex or separate holiday let unit. It has been converted to a very high standard, with all modern conveniences, while retaining many of the barn's original features, including exposed stonework, oak beams and crook trusses. It also has local slate flooring, Oak flooring, vaulted ceilings (1st floor) and a log burning stove.

Accommodation consists of Kitchen / diner and living room on the first floor (to maximize stunning views) and two double bedrooms and two bathrooms on the ground floor.

Kitchen / diner has hand made fitted units, solid wood worktops, Oak flooring, vaulted ceilings, integrated oven, hob, dishwasher, washing machine / dryer and a fridge / freezer.

There is a large living room with 2 stunning oak crook trusses, Oak flooring, vaulted ceiling, bay window and picture window, to take in the amazing view of the Duddon valley. Arguably the best view in the lakes. There is also a small gallery between the kitchen and living area, an ideal quiet sitting area.

Bedroom 1 is a large double with exposed stonework and beams and an en-suite shower room.

Bedroom 2 is also a large double, with bags of traditional Lakeland charm.

The family bathroom has a bath, shower, basin and W.C., with slate flooring.

The barn has oil central heating, operated by two Nest controllers and is insulated to modern building regs standards. It shares it's water supply with the house but has it's own sewage treatment plant. It shares fibre optic wi-fi with the house.


The house and barn share a drive and parking (5 - 6 cars). There are ample cottage style gardens front and rear, with areas that can be used independently for each property. There is a small shed and a log store adjoining the house.

Both properties are currently used as self-catering holiday lets, so viewing will need to be arranged between guest bookings. Prospective owners would be required to honor existing bookings (currently to early Autumn 2022) or complete on sale once these have completed.

Both properties are furnished to a very high standard, including many items of antique furniture; all of which are available by separate negotiation, if required.

Ulpha is a small, close knit community, in an area still dominated by sheep farming. It has a church, shop (currently closed) and active village hall (the Browfoot rooms), which often hosts live music events. There are good pubs / restaurants close by, at Seathwaite, Broughton Mills, Eskdale and Broughton in Furness. Shops and other amenities can be found at Broughton or Millom. Eskdale valley, Wasdale, Langdale, Coniston, Windemere and many Lakeland attractions, walks and high fells are within easy reach.

All in all a great location for a slower pace of life with lots to see and do.

View the EPC for this property


  • Central heating
  • Dishwasher
  • Double glazed
  • Garden
  • Parking
  • Washing machine
  • White goods
  • Utilities included
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Broadband/ADSL

Map Location