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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Hallbankgate, Brampton, Cumbria, CA8

Guide Price £725,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 5/6 Bedrooms
  • 3 Reception rooms
  • Triple garage
  • 2 Acres
  • Stunning views
  • EPC Rating = E

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Farlam Ghyll is a charming Victorian stone built Rectory dating from the 1850s that has been sympathetically updated creating a stunning family home. Set back from the road within its own grounds, the property has a fantastic rural setting with exquisite views just outside the small village of Hallbankgate which has a primary school, pub and shop. Internally the property has 5/6 luxurious bedrooms and bright and inviting reception rooms overlooking the gardens. Externally there are mature landscaped gardens surrounding the property with split level terraces, Victorian pond, orchard and lawns, including former tennis lawn.


An imposing arched door takes you into the tiled entrance vestibule. The main hall has a broad staircase to the first floor and access to the formal reception rooms. The living room to the front of the property with dual aspects that enjoy stunning views across the gardens, with a Danish wood burner set into a feature stone surround fireplace. To the rear of the property the dining room with dual aspect again enjoys a wonderful view, wooden floors and a traditional feature fireplace. The sitting room is a is currently used as a study/ home office. The principal room to the ground floor is the dining kitchen that has been lovingly created with bespoke handcrafted units that has modern integrated appliances and granite work surfaces and an oak surface to the central island with breakfast bar, a Falcon range cooker has been fitted into the original sandstone inglenook fireplace utilizing that space beautifully. From the kitchen, the rear garden patio area is through the French doors to the rear and the utility room, side entrance hallway and garaging can all be accessed. The side entrance hallway has an external door leading to the gravelled parking area. Off the side entrance hallway the washroom and utility room with fitted wall and base units, plumbing for washing machine and a butler sink with mixer tap are both accessed. The first two integral garages have internal access and could be converted into further accommodation if required subject to gaining the correct planning approval.

The first floor has four substantial and well-proportioned double bedrooms all of which have striking views and many traditional features. The master bedroom has a walk in wardrobe and en-suite bathroom that comprises a bath with shower over, WC and wash hand basin and Amtico tiled floor. The other three bedrooms on the first floor share the large family bathroom that has fitted storage cupboards, airing cupboard, WC, wash hand basin, double shower cubicle and a roll top bath with claw feet, Karndean floor and partially tiled walls. There are uninterrupted views of the Solway Firth and Dumfries and Galloway mountains from the two west facing bedrooms.

The second floor has a return staircase with storage cupboards built into the half landing and access to the eves on the second floor landing. This floor has two spacious bedrooms. This floor could be potentially as a bedroom suite with private en-suite and living room.

The property is approached via a private gated gravelled driveway that leads up to the front and side of the property dividing the orchard and former tennis lawn. Ahead of the driveway and parking area is a beautifully presented parterre, Victorian tiered garden with patio areas and pond that has been wonderfully landscaped creating a setting for the property that enhances the picturesque country views.

General Information

Mains electricity and water, oil fired central heating and drainage is to a private septic tank.

From Carlisle head east on the A69 through Warwick Bridge until you reach the Brampton bypass roundabout. At the roundabout turn right and continue on the A69 for nearly 2 miles and then take the junction on the right, signposted Hallbankgate and Alston. Follow this road over the train line in Milton and stay on the A689 past Farlam Hall Country House Hotel on your left and the Farlam Ghyll's gated driveway will then be found shortly on the right.

To the North West of Hallbankgate near Brampton, the property occupies a rural and yet highly convenient location with easy access to Brampton and Carlisle where local amenities and professional services can be located. For the commuter, the A69, M6 and A6 provide links with the major commercial centres of the region, with Carlisle train station providing excellent links to Manchester and Glasgow along the West Coast mainline railway and Brampton station the Newcastle to Carlisle Tyne Valley line. This is complemented by Newcastle, Leeds Bradford and Manchester International Airports offering further communications with the rest of the country and overseas.

Square Footage: 3,175 sq ft
Acreage: 2 Acres

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
19 October 2016

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