Burr Gill Underskiddaw


Burr Gill, Underskiddaw, Keswick, Cumbria
Detached House

Burr Gill sits perfectly in a stunning, elevated setting, commanding a prominent position in a tranquil, sought after location nestling beneath Skiddaw. Occupying a good sized plot within beautiful mature landscaped gardens, this is a wonderful opportunity to purchase a detached, spacious home with outstanding south facing panoramic views of dramatic Lakeland scenery.

The property provides light filled, comfortable living space which is immaculately presented throughout comprising dining kitchen with Aga, dining room with fabulous bay window overlooking the garden and offering superb Lakeland views, living room leading to large conservatory with access to the garden, office, utility and cloakroom.  To the first floor are four double bedrooms, one with en-suite shower room, and a family bathroom. 

Externally, there is ample parking to the side of the property and expansive, landscaped gardens incorporating substantial lawns and several patio areas to sit out and relax. Garden sheds and wood storage.  

This truly is an exceptional opportunity to purchase a unique residence in this sought after location.

Situated just over two miles from Keswick town centre, Underskiddaw is within a short distance of the A66 to Cockermouth and Penrith and the A591 towards Carlisle. Keswick is a bustling market town with a good range of amenities including a variety of shops, hotels, restaurants, pubs and other tourist related businesses and facilities, good schools (both primary and secondary), together with the renowned Theatre by the Lake.  For those wishing to commute, the A66 provides excellent access to the M6 (junction 40) and there is a mainline railway station in Penrith (approx. 15 miles).

Entrance Hallway

4.33m x 1.85m (14' 2" x 6' 1") Accessed via steps at the front of the property to a glazed entrance door. A spacious, light filled hallway with ceiling coving, coat hooks, radiator, large, shelved, under stairs storage cupboard (with light and coat hooks), tiled floor and stairs to first floor accommodation. Part glazed door to:-

Dining Kitchen

3.06m x 5.25m (10' 0" x 17' 3") A spacious, dual aspect room with windows to front and side elevations. Fitted with range of wall, base and glazed units with complementary work surfaces, tiled splash backs and 1.5-bowl stainless steel sink/drainer unit with mixer tap. Oil fired Aga, integrated dishwasher, radiator, TV and telephone points and tiled floor. Ample space for dining table. Access to:-

Utility Room

1.89m x 2.18m (6' 2" x 7' 2") With window to side aspect, space for fridge freezer, housing for electric meters, tiled floor and uPVC part glazed door to front of the property.

Dining Room

3.87m x 3.96m (12' 8" x 13' 0") A beautiful bay window offers views over the garden and towards Derwentwater and the Lakeland fells. Ceiling coving, wall mounted lights, radiator and wood burning stove set on tiled hearth with wood mantel over.

Inner Hall

3.86m x 1.24m (12' 8" x 4' 1") With continuation of tiled floor to that in the main entrance hallway. Radiator and inset, feature fireplace set on tiled hearth with wood mantel.

Laundry Room

2.78m x 2.51m (9' 1" x 8' 3") A rear aspect room (also housing the Worcester boiler) with shelved alcove, coat hooks and tiled floor.


1.42m x 1.54m (4' 8" x 5' 1") Fitted with WC and wash hand basin with tiled splash back. Radiator and tiled floor.


2.42m x 2.35m (7' 11" x 7' 9") A rear aspect room with radiator and built in shelved, bookcase.

Living Room

5.37m x 5.84m (17' 7" x 19' 2") A beautiful, light and spacious, L-shaped, reception room with two windows to side elevation and further glazed doors to the sunroom. Beamed ceiling, wall mounted lights and picture lights, two radiators, TV and telephone points and gas fire set on slate hearth with wood mantel over.


5.34m x 3.74m (17' 6" x 12' 3") A fabulous space to enjoy the stunning outlook over the landscaped garden and beyond toward Keswick and Catbells. Wall lights, power supply and tiled floor.

Half Landing

With window to rear aspect.

Main Landing

3.55m x 1.03m (11' 8" x 3' 5") Also incorporates an area which could be utilised as additional office or storage space. Window to front aspect and radiator.

Principal Bedroom

3.71m x 5.85m (12' 2" x 19' 2") A dual aspect principal bedroom offering stunning views toward Derwentwater, Scafell Pike and the Borrowdale fell range. Windows to front and side aspects, two radiators and built in wardrobe/storage/dressing table units providing hanging, shelving and drawers.

En Suite Shower Room

1.84m x 1.65m (6' 0" x 5' 5") A partly tiled en suite with window to front aspect, shower cubicle fitted with electric shower, WC, wash hand basin with mirror/shaver socket/light above, radiator and extractor fan.

Bedroom 2

3.93m x 3.99m (12' 11" x 13' 1") A rear aspect bedroom with a beautiful, feature, arched window offering views toward the fells. Radiator and wash hand basin with tiled splash back and light/shaver socket above.

Bedroom 3

3.92m x 2.70m (12' 10" x 8' 10") A front aspect bedroom with feature, arched window providing superb views toward Derwentwater, Scafell Pike and the Borrowdale fell range. Wall light, radiator and vanity wash hand basin with splash back and shelf/mirror above.

Inner Landing

1.57m x 3.35m (5' 2" x 11' 0") With two radiators and access, via hatch, to boarded and insulated loft space.

Family Bathroom

2.45m x 2.33m (8' 0" x 7' 8") A partly tiled bathroom with rear aspect window, radiator, extractor fan and five piece suite comprising bath, panelled shower cubicle fitted with electric shower, vanity wash hand basin with mirror/light/shaver socket above, WC and bidet.

Bedroom 4

3.14m x 5.29m (10' 4" x 17' 4") A dual aspect bedroom with windows to front and side elevations offering stunning views over the garden and beyond toward Derwentwater, Scafell Pike and the Borrowdale fell range. Two radiators and wash hand basin with splash back and light/shaver socket above.

Substantial Garden Shed

3.97m x 3.47m (13' 0" x 11' 5") Accessed via part glazed door and having windows to front aspect, power, light, stainless steel sink/drainer unit and shelved, storage cupboards.


The property benefits from extensive, beautifully landscaped and maintained gardens incorporating substantial lawned areas, boundary copper beech hedging, trellises, established shrubs, colourful flower borders and several patio seating spaces throughout the garden. The garden is a wonderful, secluded space with fabulous views toward Keswick, Derwentwater and the Lakeland fells - perfect for al fresco dining or to sit and relax. Access via a pathway to a second wooden shed situated at the bottom of the garden.



Referral & Other Payments

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  • Substantial 4 Bed Detached Home
  • 2 Reception Rooms and Conservatory
  • Stunning Lake and Fell Views
  • Large Kitchen Diner and Utility
  • Landscaped Front Garden
  • Tenure - Freehold
  • Council Tax - Band G
  • EPC Rating - F
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