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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Newby East, Wetheral, Carlisle, CA4

Guide Price £675,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Highly Private Setting
  • Stunning Views
  • Beautiful Mature and Landscaped Grounds
  • Detached Family Home
  • Stabling
  • EPC Rating = E

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Bankhead is a substantial family home that has been extended to create a charming and unique property with accommodation across two floors. The accommodation is very adaptable and could be utilised in many different ways depending on requirements. Currently the property has 5 double bedrooms with 4 reception rooms, all of which enjoy stunning views of the grounds and gardens which have been expertly tended over many years creating a tranquil ambiance whilst enjoying the splendid Cumbrian setting - A Haven of Privacy.


Wetheral 3.5 miles, Brampton 3.5 miles, Carlisle 6.5 miles, Hexham 31.5 miles, Newcastle 53 miles

To the east of Carlisle on the outskirts of Newby East, the property occupies a rural and picturesque setting which remains highly convenient with easy access to Brampton and Carlisle where local amenities and professional services can be located. For the commuter, the A69, M6 and A74 provide links with the major commercial centres of the region, with Carlisle train station providing excellent links to Manchester, London, Glasgow and Edinburgh along the West Coast mainline railway and Brampton station the Newcastle to Carlisle Tyne Valley line. This is complemented by Newcastle, Glasgow, Leeds Bradford and Manchester International Airports offering further communications with the rest of the country and overseas.

The entrance hallway, with returning wooden staircase to the first floor, has double doors which lead directly into one of the main reception areas at the centre of the property. The sitting room, with feature fireplace surrounding a wood burning stove, enjoys a view out to the rear of the property through double doors into the garden room. The garden room with French doors leading to the decking and patio areas to the rear has the enjoyment of the stunning southerly view and the surrounding garden. The kitchen area has a central island unit with marble work surfaces that has an integrated stainless steel twin sink and mixer tap. Solid oak floor to ceiling kitchen units run the length of the kitchen, opposite which is the gas range cooker. The kitchen has integrated appliances and a space for large fridge freezer, a traditional pantry and family seating area. Beyond the kitchen there is a side hall accessing the dining room which is a bright and welcoming space with a vaulted ceiling, views out to the garden and French doors to the patio area and a downstairs cloaks/WC.
The ground floor has two double bedrooms with en-suite facilities to both, with the main bedroom sharing a Jack and Jill bathroom with a bath, WC and wash hand basin. The second bedroom on the ground floor has a private en-suite comprising a shower cubicle, WC and wash hand basin. The two bedrooms are accessed off the internal hallway which also has the staircase leading to the first floor sitting room. The internal hallway also provides access to the study, the wine store, utility room and sitting room.

The first floor has two separate staircases, with the living room accessed from the internal hall staircase. The living room is a stunning space that is a great family room with an open grate traditional fireplace at the heart of the room and beautiful detailing to the vaulted ceiling.
The main staircase to the first floor landing at the centre of the property has a split level landing with, on the initial landing, the main family bathroom that comprises; double shower, bath, WC, wash hand basin and partially tiled walls. The master bedroom and two further double bedrooms are accessed off the higher landing with views to the rear over the garden and countryside beyond.

Approach along a private brick paviored, tree lined driveway that leads to the property through the front garden past the garaging to a turning circle. The brick paviored parking area is suitable for several vehicles and has access to the outbuildings and stables. The grounds of the property extend to circa 2 acres of mature gardens, with beautifully landscaped lawn areas and heavily planted borders offering a great deal of privacy and colour during the spring, summer and autumn months. The extensive grounds contain countless mature trees and specimen planting. The rear of the property has an exquisite view over a bank of lushly planted rhododendrons, that is best enjoyed from the raised decking area and side lawn with summer house. The garage block has twin double garages and workshop, the stable block and adjoining tack room.

General Information

Mains electricity, gas and water are connected and drainage is to private septic tank.


The property is freehold.

Viewing is strictly via prior telephone appointment with the selling agents:-
Savills, 26 Coniscliffe Road, Darlington, DL3 7JX. Telephone 01325 370 500.

Square Footage: 3,195 sq ft
Acreage: 2 Acres


From Carlisle head east on the A6264 until the roundabout with the A689, take the second exit straight onto the A689. Follow the road and at the next roundabout continue straight over and then take the next junction on the right signposted Newby East/ Little Corby. The gates to the subject property will then be found on the left just after the wood on the left hand side.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
19 October 2016

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