Oaklands, Abbey Road, Barrow

Guide price

Bedrooms: 6
One of the finest gentlemen's residences within the Furness area. Private setting within approx. six acres, on town outskirts. Substantial detached Grade II listed property of white limestone, stone and slate. Excellent presentation, modern fitments, gas central heating, beautiful period features and character. Built in 1912, entrance hall with oak panelling and cornice. 23ft bay window lounge, ornate timber/plaster wall, feature fire with surround. Dining room of 24ft, open fire, oak panelling and floor, superb garden access. Third reception, 15ft conservatory, breakfast fitted kitchen of 25ft including appliances. Magnificent 18 step stairs to gallery landing, stained glass window. Six bedrooms, one en-suite, five piece bathroom, mature and private gardens. Double and single garages, ground floor utility, cloaks/WC, workshop.


Twin oak front doors with opaque leaded, glazed panes, brass fitments, affords access from the courtyard area with drive and ornamental pond.

Entrance Vestibule

Oak door with leaded panes leads into the hall.

Entrance Hall

extends to 4.80 (extends to 15'8 )

Fan panel radiator, power point. Cornice and ceiling rose, stunning wall oak panelling. The hallway provides access to the sweeping stairs.

Ground Floor Cloaks/WC

of 2.90 (of 9'6 )

Two opaque windows with a traditional two piece cream suite comprising of a low level flush WC, oval hand basin and mixer tap with cabinet. Single thermostatic radiator. Beautiful oak doors with brass knob /hand plate.


With doors to the under stairs. External/part glazed timber doors leads to the superb formal gardens.

Reception One

7.00 x 4.50 (22'11 x 14'9 )

With four pane bay window integral seat looking to the gardens. Feature plasterwork and painted timber. Ceiling roses and cornice, picture rail, dado rail, alcove shelves, ceiling lighting. Three skirting fan radiators, brass faced power points with a ceiling height of 3.0. Edwardian style tiled chimney recess with living flame gas fire, grate, quarry tiled hearth, outer mantle surround.

Reception Two

7.20 x 4.40 (5.90) (23'7 x 14'5 (19'4 ))

Six pane bay windows to the rear garden. Central feature with open fire, oak surround, quarry tiled inset and hearth. Two ceiling lights, roses, cornice. Skirting radiator, power points, TV aerial. Built in oak bar with counter, another magnificent room with three quarter oak wall panelling, skirtings and flooring. A tremendous family room, discreet timber and glazed external door to the side.

Reception Three

4.20 x 4.10 (13'9 x 13'5 )

With window to the side aspect looking to the orchard. A lovely oak and quarry tiled fire surround, inset/open coal gas fire. The room has fan panel radiator, power points and a TV aerial. Appealing features of the coving, picture rail, lower wall oak panelling, ornate ceiling rose.


4.50 x 4.00 (14'9 x 13'1 )

With dual wall, UPVC opaque double glazed windows, polycarbonate vaulted ceiling. A valuable addition to the house, with tiled floor, two panel radiators, four double power points. External front doors.


of 3.00 (of 9'10 )

With window, quarry tiled floor, electric light and power, ideal for freezer etc.


7.50 x 4.10 (24'7 x 13'5 )

With twin windows to the rear. The kitchen has been fitted with a good range of traditional and attractive Poggenpohl wall and base units white limed oak and contrast candy stripe and worksurfaces of matt white. White composite sink unit with mixer tap and inset drainer. Pastel recess tiling in cream, wine rack drawer unit. The integrated appliances include a AEG four ring ceramic electric hob, Bosch twin electric ovens, Bosh fridge and a Hotpoint full dishwasher. Discrete doors to wall serving hatch, pendant spot lighting. Space for dining suite. Door to the second/servant stairs. Doors to the entrance and inner halls.

Utility Room

3.00 x 2.30 (9'10 x 7'6 )

With external sash window. Stainless sink unit, painted brick walls, gas ideal concord boiler. Space and plumbing for a washing machine, space for a dryer and a walk in pantry.


5.90 x 2.70 (19'4 x 8'10 )

With doors to the garage and utility room. Radiator, electric, light and power.

Stairway Details

The imposing traditional spindled 1.2m staircase of 18 steps (8+5+5) turn with half landing to the Gallery landing.

First Floor Landing

3.60 x 6.10 (11'9 x 20'0 )

Magnificent stained glass (oak frame

ine panes) most elegant window, oak ballustrade and spindles. Double radiator, ceiling rose, oak picture rail and coving. Ceiling height of 3.10, built in larger shelved linen cupboard. timber period doors with brass knob handles.

Bedroom One

5.40 x 4.50 (17'8 x 14'9 )

With twin aspect windows and stained glass upper panes. Of lovely proportions, the bedroom has eight ceiling lights, double and single thermostatic radiators, power points, TV aerial. Fitted furniture to be included in the sale built in wardrobes, dresser unit with drawers, bedside cabinets all cream shaded. Period ceiling height of 3.00, coving and picture rail.

En suite bathroom/shower room

2.90 x 1.70 (9'6 x 5'6 )

With UPVC glazed sash windows. A traditional two piece suite comprising of a low level flush WC and an oval wash basin to a four bay cabinet. Three ceiling spotlights, a radiator with thermostat and a double power point.

Bedroom Two

4.60 x 4.50 (15'1 x 14'9 )

With triple aspect windows affording beautiful (and private) outlooks with the mature gardens. Spot lighting and pendant light. A double thermostatic radiator and power points. The fitted furniture to be included in the sale are the mirrored door wardrobes and bedside dresser/cabinets. With en-suite shower room with external window.

Two piece suite of vanity basin, good cubicle and thermostatic shower, dresser style fitted units, electric, power and spot lights.

Bedroom Three

4.20 x 4.10 (13'9 x 13'5 )

With twin sash windows facing the side aspect and gardens. The bedroom has two wall lights and a central ceiling light, double thermostatic radiator. power points. The fitted furniture to be included in the sale is the built in wardrobe and dresser. Ceiling height of 3.0, with cornice, picture rail, deeper shirting boarders.

Bedroom Four

5.80 x 3.30 (19'0 x 10'9 )

With two windows to the court yard and ornamental garden. The room has four spot and pendant lighting, two single thermostatic radiators, power points. Separate door to the inner stairs, doors to the fifth bedroom.


From the inner stairs adjacent door to bedroom four. External window, two piece suite of low level WC, wash basin and pedestal. Radiator with thermostat.

Bedroom Five

4.30 (4.10) x 4.30 (14'1 (13'5 ) x 14'1 )

With window overlooking the ornamental pond and drive to the rear. The room has four spotlights, double thermostatic radiator and power points. There is a ceiling height of 3.0, separate doors to the fourth bedroom and 'off set' landing.

Bedroom Six

2.90 x 2.20 (9'6 x 7'2 )

With sash window to the rear. Lovely private outlook, with the pond, garden and mature trees. A versatile room, with built in twin door wardrobe, built in airing cupboard with insulated water tank and immersion heater. Single radiator with thermostat and one double power point.

Family Bathroom

3.60 x 2.80 (11'9 x 9'2 )

With lovely three pane stained glass windows. Fitted with a traditional five piece suite: low level flush WC, twin vanity basins to cabinets, low level bidet.


With a lovely pond and drive approach. A paddock extending to one acre to the front of the property. Rear driveway to Abbey approach. Single detached stone built garage to Furness Abbey.

Stone Outbuilding

7.00 x 4.00 (22'11 x 13'1 )

Two external doors, windows, vanity basin and integral WC.

Front External

Light grey and white stone, slate roof, bays/twin turned bays of green slate. Formal lawn orchid with two quince and six apple parkland style garden. Steps lead to twin ornamental ponds. Woodland leading to Abbey approach.


6.3 x 5.00 (20'8 x 16'4 )

A double attached garage with concrete floor, light, power and two radiators. Rear windows and an internal door.

01229 825333

Corrie and Co Ltd - Barrow

68-70 Duke Street, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria

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