Irthington, Carlisle

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Added on 26/02/2020
Fine & Country, North Lakes and Eden Valley

Key features

  • Rural location around five miles from Carlisle
  • Excellent transport links
  • Generously sized property totalling around 385m2 (4145 ft2)
  • Six double bedrooms three with Ensuites
  • Luxurious house bathroom with copper bath and double shower
  • Wonderful countryside and fell views
  • Sweeping driveway leading to parking areas and double garage
  • Magnificent private two acre grounds

Property description

Watch Cross is a magnificent six bedroom country house set in wonderful two acre grounds. This impressive residence is approached by a sweeping driveway to a large parking area. The property has been renovated to a high standard and offer a flexible living option.  Located in a rural setting alongside the Carlisle to Brampton road overlooking beautiful open countryside, within close proximity to major road links, Carlisle Airport, Brampton and Carlisle. 

The house dates from 1910, built to an exceptional standard with Kirkstone Sandstone cavity construction.  The interiors have been sympathetically renovated, with luxurious fixtures and fittings blending with beautiful period features, including a magnificent English Oak staircase. 

The rooms are of generous proportions and include three reception rooms, six bedrooms and five bathrooms with potential for creating annex accommodation in the East wing.  Both properties have beautiful private gardens, with raised terraces to relax and enjoy the wonderful views of the surrounding countryside and distance Pennine fells.

Watch Cross is situated in a rural yet highly accessible location, with excellent amenities and schools nearby in Brampton, Low Crosby and Warwick bridge.  The historic border city of Carlisle is only around five miles away with major amenities and West Coast Main Line station, taking you to London in around three and a half hours.  The property is just off the A689, offering excellent transport link to Carlisle, Newcastle and the M6 and only one mile from Carlisle Lake District airport.


Mains electricity and water
Oil central heating 
Septic tank drainage
Partial underfloor heating

Other info
Council Tax band: G

Getting to Watch Cross
From Carlisle Hardwicke Circus roundabout take the A7 North and at the top of the hill, bear right onto Brampton Road, continuing onto the A689.  Follow A689 towards Carlisle Airport, go past a left hand sign for Laversdale and the entrance to Watch cross is on your right.  If you get to the roundabout, you've gone too far.

Address: Watch Cross, Irthington, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA6 4NE


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NEAREST STATIONSDistances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode

  • Wetheral Station3.4 miles
  • Brampton (Cumbria) Station4.2 miles
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