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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Rickerby, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA3

Under Offer £600,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 6 Bedroom Family Home
  • Charming Grade II Listed Property
  • 4.1 Acres
  • 4 Reception Rooms
  • Rural yet highly convenient location
  • Viewings Highly Recommended

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Moorhouse is a stunning Grade II Listed 5 bedroom family home, with generous accommodation spanning two floors. The property has fantastic proportions with 4 reception rooms all enjoying the views out to the front garden and a spacious farmhouse style kitchen diner at the heart of ground floor. The 5 bedrooms are all well-proportioned double bedrooms, with the master bedroom enjoying a private en-suite and dressing room.


Rickerby Park just over the river Eden from Carlisle city centre enjoys a rural and yet highly convenient location with easy access to Carlisle, where local amenities, shops, schools, supermarkets 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. This is complemented by Newcastle, Leeds Bradford and Manchester International Airport offering further communications with the rest of the country and overseas.


From the front garden into the entrance hall which has twin reception rooms to either hand and the rear hallway with staircase to the first floor through from the entrance hall. The main living room has a beautiful feature fireplace, original storage cupboard, twin aspect over the front garden and exposed beams. The drawing room has a feature fireplace, exposed beams, twin aspect to the front and access through to the spacious sitting room / studio. The sitting room has a triple aspect creating a bright and inviting room with a feature fireplace. Off the rear hall is a the ground floor cloaks/WC with fitted storage cupboards. The snug to the rear of the living room connects the entrance hallway and the kitchen and provides access to the side courtyard. The spacious family kitchen diner is the heart of this ground floor with fitted wall and base units, electric cooker, stainless steel sinks and one with drainer, 5 door oil fired Aga, integrated dishwasher and electric oven, tiled floors and exposed ceiling beams. The kitchen has a spacious dining area at one end with views out to the front and rear. The tiled floor from the kitchen continues into the utility room which has fitted base units with twin stainless steel sinks and plumbing for washing machine.

From the main landing two bedrooms, the playroom and the family bathroom are accessed directly. The master bedroom is accessed through one of the bedrooms and two further bedrooms are access via the playroom. The master bedroom, which is a generously proportioned double, has a feature fireplace and double aspect overlooking the gardens. The master en-suite has storage cupboard and a white three piece suite comprising, a bath, wash hand basin and WC. The walk-in dressing room has a conservation roof light and space for dresser and wardrobes.

The second bedroom is a spacious double which has a feature traditional fireplace, storage cupboard and twin aspect to the front. If required this bedroom could be adapted to include a corridor for access to the master bedroom, without affecting the ability to be a double bedroom once completed. The playroom/ 6th bedroom provides access to two of the other bedrooms and again this could be adapted if required, creating a smaller double bedroom and corridor. The family bathroom has a white three piece bathroom suite comprising, a bath with shower over, wash hand basin and WC.

The property is approached along a shared driveway past the steading yard to the front of the property. The side courtyard has parking for several vehicles and access to the double garage, outbuildings/sty, beyond which are the paddocks and tennis court. The grounds of the property extend to circa 4.1 acres and they are mainly mature gardens and two paddocks. The front garden, which is mainly laid to lawn, has mature borders and a beautiful outlook over the neighbouring farmland.

Square Footage: 3,848 sq ft
Acreage: 4.1 Acres


From Carlisle head north out of the city centre on the A7, crossing over the River Eden and then take the first junction on the right onto Brampton Road. Continue on Brampton Road until the traffic lights and then take the right hand junction leading into Rickerby Park. Follow this road for approximately ½ a mile, going through the village of Rickerby, until the farm driveway entrance which is signposted on the left.

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Added on Rightmove:
10 July 2016

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