The Griffin: SOLD

The Griffin: SOLD

The Griffin: SOLD


Posted: 04/11/2020

Property description

Please quote ref KS0077. An especially fine and elegant traditional double-fronted Village Cottage believed to date from 1672 and positioned within a few yards of the wonderful Village Square of the lovely Market Town of Broughton in Furness which is within the Lake District National Park. Access to the Southern and unspoilt Western Lakes is very easy so it is an ideal location for those who are "Lakeland Lovers".

The Cottage retains many original features including multi-paned bow windows and exposed beams.

The Cottage has a central Hallway with doors leading off either side to the Lounge, Dining Room, Cellar, Step-down Store, Kitchen and Snug.

The gorgeous stairway leads to the Upper Floor on which there are 3 very spacious Bedrooms ( genuine full "doubles") and a huge Bathroom.

The Lounge is massive and has an original fireplace and a pretty multi-paned bow window. The Dining Room too is very generous in size and has a lovely feature multi-paned bow window and a pretty fireplace.. The Snug is to the rear of the Cottage and has a cast iron wood-burner stove. The Kitchen is fully equipped with a fine range of floor and wall units including a cooker, hob, hood, microwave oven and fridge and ample room for informal dining should that be desired. From the Kitchen is the Utility Room and that gives access to the rear of the Cottage and the pretty Garden area.

On the Upper Floor, which is accessed via a lovely stairway with a half-landing there are 3 full "double" Bedrooms, a Housemaid Linen Cupboard and a lovely Bathroom. The Bathroom has a white 3-piece suite as well as a large Shower Cubicle.

"The Griffin" is a lovely true Cottage with many admirable features and occupying a splendid central village location and is offered for sale with the benefit of No Chain.

Approximate Dimensions; Vestibule; 1.08m x 1.40m. Hallway; 5.30m x 1.18m. Lounge; 5.30m x 5.00m. Dining Room; 4.81m x 4.95m. Snug; 3.60m x 3.65m. Kitchen; 3.51m x 3.65m. Utility Room; 1.25m x 3.17m. Cellar; 3.85m x 4.20m. Step-Down Store; 2.38m x 2.40m. Bedroom 1; 4.35m x 5.00m. Bedroom 2; 2.85m x 4.75m. Bedroom 3; 5.00m x 3.73m. Bathroom; 3.40m x 3.70m.

Brief information about the Town of Broughton in Furness.
Broughton-in-Furness is a thriving small Market Town at the southern end of the fabulous Lake District National Park. It is well served by having a school, Quality Butcher's, Home Bakers, Fruit and Vegetable Shop, Post Office and Newsagent, an excellent Cafe, a superb Restaurant and 4 well supported public houses! Each year on 1st August. a Proclamation is read out from the steps of the Obelisk warning the public to keep the Queen's peace and not to short-change customers. Those who infringed those rules were placed in the adjacent stocks. Sea fish from Haverigg and fresh water fish from local rivers was sold on market day and the original slate fish slabs are still in situ.

In 1760 the market square was designed by John Gilpin Sawrey, the Lord of the Manor, who lived in nearby Broughton Towers, to imitate the elegant Georgian squares of London. The obelisk in the centre of the Square commemorates the Golden Jubilee of King George 3rd in 1810.
The Town Hall, which dates back to 1766, was once the Market Hall and now houses the Broughton Information Centre and a craft gallery.
Broughton is ideally placed for very easy access to the Southern Lakes and especially to the wonderfully unspoilt Western Lakes. The nearest Railway Station is at Foxfield ( 2 miles )
and access to the M6 ( J36 ) is about 40 minutes drive.


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