CA7 8BA Fiddleback Farm, West Woodside, Wigton, Cumbria


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
An opportunity to purchase a substantial, Grade II listed, five bedroom, five bathroom, unique family home set in approximately two acres of grounds, including a small paddock, offering versatile and spacious accommodation.

The current owners run a successful two bedroom “B & B” (rated superb by which has the potential to be developed further by incorporating additional bedrooms.

Fiddleback Farm also provides the potential for renovation/extension and could be equally utilised for equestrian use or commercial development as planning permission has previously been granted for a tea room, carvery and garden centre. The current vendors have also applied for planning for up to 8 glamping units within the grounds.

Steeped in history, Fiddleback Farm and the surrounding area has Roman connections dating between 105 and 140BC, and is believed to have been altered from its original cylindrical shape to the shape of a fiddle in 1709.


Ground Floor


Tiled floor, boiler cupboard and door to entrance hall.

Entrance Hall

Tiled floor, ceiling spotlights, radiator and cloaks cupboard. Doors to living/dining/kitchen and inner hallway.

Inner Hallway

Radiator, staircase to the first floor, linen cupboard, doors to study and utility room. Staircase down to the lounge.


18' 6" x 15' 6" (5.64m x 4.72m) Beamed ceiling, exposed stonework, radiator and storage cupboard. Doors to living/dining/kitchen, cloakroom and bedrooms.

Bedroom 2

16' 9" x 16' 2" (5.11m x 4.93m) Beamed ceiling, exposed feature stone wall, radiator, window, built-in wardrobes, door to the garden and door to en-suite shower room.

En-Suite Shower Room

White three piece suite comprising corner shower cubicle, low level WC and vanity unit wash hand basin. Radiator, beamed ceiling and wood effect flooring.

Bedroom 3

21' 2" x 18' 7" (6.45m x 5.66m) Exposed beams to the ceiling, two radiators, sash window and double glazed window enjoying views to the garden, wood effect flooring, two built-in wardrobes and door to en-suite bathroom.

En-Suite Bathroom

White three piece suite comprising shower above panelled bath, low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Beamed ceiling, radiator and wood effect flooring.


15' 9" x 12' 6" (4.80m x 3.81m) Feature stone wall, original alcove cupboard, beamed ceiling, sash window, radiator, open fire and door to sitting room.

Sitting Room

23' 3" x 16' 9" (7.09m x 5.11m) Original stone flagged flooring, two radiators, open fire, feature exposed stone wall, exposed stone wall, beamed ceiling, door to the front and door to utility.


16' 3" x 15' 4" (4.95m x 4.67m) Two sash windows, radiator, tiled flooring, original fireplace and door to WC.

Living/Dining Kitchen

34' 6" x 25' 7" (10.52m x 7.80m) Apex ceiling with exposed beams and ceiling spotlights.

KITCHEN AREA A range of freestanding units with worksurfaces incorporating a six burner Range style cooker with extractor hood above, dishwasher and larder cupboard. Tiled flooring.

LIVING/DINING AREA Two radiators, wood effect flooring, windows and French doors to the rear. Steps lead down to a tunnelled corridor which opens into the dining room.

Dining Room

15' x 12' 5" (4.57m x 3.78m) Exposed beams, ceiling spotlights, full height windows and door to the rear garden.

First Floor Landing

Doors to bedrooms and family bathroom. Two built-in wardrobes.

Bedroom 4

12' 6" x 9' 6" (3.81m x 2.90m) Two radiators, exposed ceiling beam, loft access, built-in wardrobe and opening to the en-suite shower.

En-Suite to Bed 4

Walk-in shower cubicle, wash hand basin and latch door to the WC. Sash window overlooking the garden.

Master Bedroom

18' x 17' 4" (5.49m x 5.28m) Sash window, original Victorian style fireplace (decorative purpose only), built-in wardrobe, radiator and door to en-suite shower room.

En-suite to Master

White three piece suite comprising tiled shower cubicle, low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Ceiling spotlights, towel rail radiator and frosted sash window.

Bedroom 5

15' 7" x 13' (4.75m x 3.96m) Sash window, radiator, beamed ceiling and feature exposed stone wall.

Family Bathroom

13' 9" x 7' 10" (4.19m x 2.39m) White four piece suite comprising tiled shower cubicle, bath, low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Sash window, further window, towel rail radiator, ceiling spotlights and loft access.


The property sits in approx. 2 acres, including gardens to the front and side, hardstand area and small paddock.


47' x 40' (14.33m x 12.19m) Roller door, electric and water, pedestrian door to the rear.


Planning has been granted for a four bedroom extension (see plan). Further potential to convert to a Granny Annexe/Holiday Cottage or Dependant living with the relevant planning permission. In addition, the current vendors have applied for planning for up to 8 glamping units within the grounds (November 2018).


From Carlisle take the A595 and at the Thursby roundabout take the second exit signposted Cockermouth. Follow this road for approximately one mile and then turn right, signposed Fiddleback Farm, onto the driveway leading to the property.


COUNCIL TAX BAND We are informed the property is Tax Band G.

TENURE We are informed the tenure is Freehold.

SERVICES Mains water and electricity are connected. LPG gas cooker. Oil fired central heating. Drainage to private sewage tank.

FIXTURES AND FITTINGS To be confirmed by the vendor.

VIEWING Cumbrian Properties ELA Ltd, 2 Lonsdale Street, Carlisle. Tel 01228 599940

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