This four-bed detached traditional farmhouse tucked away in the countryside is looking for a new owner.

The “beautiful” residential, agricultural and sporting estate is located at Higham Estate, Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth.

On Zoopla it is described as being a “meticulously restored traditional buildings, currently home to The Lakes Distillery.”

According to Zoopla, “Higham Estate is situated in the North West of England in the Northern Corner of The Lake District National Park. It lies to the north of the market town of Keswick with Cockermouth and Penrith being 4 miles and 26 miles away respectively. Higham Estate nestles on the north west corner of the picturesque Bassenthwaite Lake with breathtaking views from various viewpoints, as well as open views onto Skiddaw.

“The Estate encapsulates every element of a perfect traditional English landed estate including a let farm, several let dwellings, let commercial property, outbuildings, productive farmland, well managed woodland and superb sporting potential providing the perfect opportunity to own a stunning part of The Lake District.

“The Estate extends to approximately 1,171.41 acres comprising farms let on short term agreements and farm business tenancies, several let houses, buildings and workshops, let shooting and fishing and commercial property let to The Lakes Distillery. Higham Estate is renowned in the area for its high quality pheasant shooting which is let until January 2022.”

The site has 979.9 acres of productive farmland and 178.5 acres of commercial woodland.

The property is 2.5 miles away from Bassenthwaite Primary School, 3.5 miles away from Cockermouth School, and 6.6 miles away from Apatria train station.

The property is listed as ‘price on application’ (POA) and the selling agent must be contacted for a price.

For more information about the property, contact Edwin Thompson estate agents on 0176 87 33596.