Prospect Hill, Waberthwaite, Millom, Cumbria, LA19 5YN


  • Property Type: Detached
  • Kitchen-Diner
  • Off-road Parking
  • Garden
  • Tenure: Freehold
  • Current Occupant: Vendor
  • Double Bedrooms
Reference number : mitchells_469589844

Full Description

3 bed detached home

Prospect Hill, set in the Lake District National Park, is a unique and spacious cottage boasting a total area of 2142.02 square feet, accommodating two distinct buildings. The cottage, a beautifully designed three-story cottage, offers two bedrooms and two bathrooms. The ground floor features a generous hallway, living room complete with a log burner, a well-equipped kitchen with an electric Aga, a laundry room, a dedicated dining area with underfloor heating, and two bedrooms, one with ensuite, and a family bathroom.


The basement level expands the possibilities further with an additional two internal rooms and one external room.


The first floor loft conversion, houses two additional rooms providing ample living space.


Complementing the cottage is a converted garage into a bothy - a single floor structure that offers an open plan kitchen and living area accented by a log burner. The bothy provides an additional room to the main house for versatile use as a study space for home working or as a workshop, with a basic kitchen provision, a shower and toilet cubicle. This unique property provides an abundance of space and potentials, promising an upscale living experience for discerning homeowners.


To the sides and rear of the property, you will find ample parking and secluded garden areas, with well-established decked areas, that take advantage of wonderful views across the River Esk estuary and the Cumbrian Fells, both of which are within walking distance of Prospect Hill. There is a substantial garden summer house, installed in 2023, with electricity supplied. There are also six fruiting apple trees in a kitchen garden.  The property also benefits from 20 solar panels located on the front and rear of the property with a total of 7.2 kw storage capacity.


Across the road, a little way down a lane, Prospect Hill includes additional land, with a beck running alongside. This land is described as an orchard, with an abundantly fruiting Bramley apple tree, younger apples and damson trees, extending to  0.10 acres/410 square metres. There is a substantial garden shed on this ground.



The property is offered for sale by Private Treaty in a single lot. The Vendor reserves the right to amend these particulars, not to accept any offer received or to withdraw the property from sale at any time.  A closing date for offers may be fixed, and prospective purchasers are advised to register their interest with the selling Agents following an inspection.



Strictly by arrangement with the Sole Agents:

Mitchells Land Agency, Lakeland Livestock Centre, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 0QQ.

Tel: 01900 822016. Email:



The property benefits from mains electricity, water and drainage is to a septic tank. The septic tank has not been surveyed and may not comply with new regulations ‘General Binding Rules’ (effective 1st January 2020) enforced by the Environment Agency, which do not allow septic tank discharge directly into surface water. It is the responsibility of the purchaser to ensure that a compliant system is in place at his/her own cost within 12 months of purchase.



VAT will be charged if applicable.


Tax band E with Cumberland Council






March 2024

Tenure  : Freehold

Council Tax Band  :  E

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