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Property Detail

Romney Cottage Ormsgill Lane, Barrow In Furness, Cumbria, LA14 4BJ

  • 3 Bed House - semi-detached For Sale
  • Reception Rooms: 2 | Bedrooms: 3 | Bathrooms: 1
Reduced to £249,950
For Sale House - semi-detached

PART EXCHANGE CONSIDERED This a is a unique Grade II listed period house in a discreet setting. Dating back to 1742 and was the early home of the famous eighteenth century artist George Romney. Surrounded by mature woodland which offers total privacy, substantial courtyard/driveway with parking for many vehicles. Good sized gardens and lovely woodland embankment, gardens. Family ownership for 50 years, some updating required.

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Branch Details

Barrow Sales, 68-70 Duke Street, Barrow, Cumbria. LA14 1RX

Tel: 01229 825333
Email: info@corrieandco.co.uk

  • Part Exchange Considered
  • Unique Purchase Opportunity
  • Spacious Family Home
  • Three Double Bedrooms
  • Two Separate Receptions
  • Extensive Driveway & Gardens
  • Garage and Workshop
  • Stunning Original Features
  • Secure Private Location


The timber and painted front door has inset glazed pane, affords access from the rear of this super, listed house into the lounge.


4.00m x 3.90m (13'1" x 12'10")
With timber, sash windows, opening pane - faces the rear with the garden. A central feature is the inglenook, open chimney recess with copper style canopy, central fitted gas fire with quarry tiled hearth, inset timber beam lintel. Two double power points and TV aerial with Skylink. Ceiling height of 2.50m with traditional and appealing beams, decor of white and print to the lower wall, built in cupboard with glazed cabinet. Timber door to the second reception room, doorway to the kitchen.

Reception Two

3.60m x 3.80m (11'10" x 12'6")
With double glazed paned windows, opening pane - faces the front (with woodlands).
There is a modern fitted, open coals living flame gas fire, with brass grate, beige shaded marble surround and hearth - a lovely focal point.
Two double power points. Good ceiling height of 2.50m with stained beams, another super room. Part glazed door to the rear porch with twin external doors. Timber door to the front/inner hall.

Rear Inner Hall extends to

2.80m (9'2")
Window to the front elevation, smoke alarm. Power point. Access to the stairs. Recess with saniflo WC.


3.84m x 2.03m (12'7" x 6'8")
With timber sash windows to the rear, UPVC double glazed window to the side. The kitchen has been fitted with a range of traditional base, wall and glazed display units in a medium oak shade. with circular, pewter style handles, cornice and a marble effect, pastel grey shaded work surface. Stone effect, green shaded sink with brass mixer tap and inset drainer. Complementary tiling of a cream shade.
Fitted appliances to be included in the sale - Steel canopy filter cooker hood with fan and light. Five ring gas hob with wok burner. Fan assisted twin oven with grill, light and timer. Power points. Integral break fast bar area. Adjacent understairs area with electric light, telephone point, space for fridge. Three quarter door to the rear hall.

Stairway Details

The traditional spindled staircase leads from the inner hall and provides access to the first floor landing.

First Floor Landing extends to

3.00m (9'10")
With access to the insulated loft. And smoke alarm. Matching 'grained' doors with knob handles lead to the bedrooms and bathroom.

Bedroom One

4.04m x 3.60m (13'3" x 11'10")
With sash paned window, opening pane - faces rear aspect. The outlook is to the courtyard and the garden area. Two single power points. The bedroom has a second window, part inclined ceiling, built in double sliding door wardrobe with hanging rail and shelving.

Bedroom Two

4.03m x 2.50m (13'3" x 8'2")
With sash, painted timber window to the the rear aspect and the courtyard. Further window to the side. Two single power points and telephone point. Built in twin door wardrobe with hanging rail and shelving, lagged hot water tank with electric immersion heater. Exposed inset beams to the wall.

Bedroom Three

3.70m x 2.65m (12'2" x 8'8")
With sash window, opening pane - faces the front aspect and the woodland. Two single power points. Built in recessed wardrobe with twin sliding doors. Two exposed ceiling timbers.


2.79m x 2.50m (9'2" x 8'2")
Of an 'L' shape. Single glaze sash window to the front. Fitted traditional four piece suite in jade with chrome fitments. low level bath with mixer tap, tiled side panel and over bath shower with flexitrack spray. Low level flush WC, wash basin with pedestal. Low level bidet. Recess tiling in beige with a border. Dimplex fan heater. Tubular heated electric towel rail. Exposed timbers.

Exterior Rear

This is a unique, delightful Grade Two Listed house with open tarmac courtyard to the rear, recreational and parking areas. Border garden to the front - further westerly side mature garden and woodland - obvious potential . There is a neighbour right of access over the drive to Romney Hall. Concrete path to he side and rear.
External - rear store of 2.60m x 1.60m

Double Garage/Workshop

6.60m x 5.64m (21'8" x 18'6")
Attached garage with two sets of wood doors.
Rear external door, window to the rear. Florescent light and power. There is a further garage (on third party land which is leased annually, with a small garden area.

Historical Interest

These photographs you see are dated back to around 1908. This cottage was a home of George Romney from 1742-1755. Romney went to become one of the most celebrated of English 18th Century artists.

Declaration of Interest

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