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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Newby Demesne, CA4


Property Description

Key features

  • Character house or residential development property
  • 5 bedroom landmark property
  • In need of full renovation works
  • Annexe for potential extension or conversion plus barns with planning
  • Excellent residential development

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Character House or Residential Development Property
Newby Demesne is a 5 bedroom landmark property in the Scottish baronial style in need of full renovation work. There is an annexe for potential extension or conversion plus barns with planning and listed building consent to convert to 3 number 2 & 3 bed houses plus consent for a detached 3 bed single storey dwelling. This is an excellent residential development but would also make an impressive private house with buildings and the option to purchase up to 1.66 acres (0.67 ha) approx of adjoining grazing land. This is a quiet rural village situation accessible to the City of Carlisle and the M6 with views to the south over agricultural land and the River Irthing.

Newby Demesne is situated to the east of the City of Carlisle in the rural village of Newby East and a short distance from the villages of Warwick Bridge and Low Crosby. The property is however readily accessible to the City of Carlisle, the M6 and Brampton together with the many surrounding villages. Access is onto a minor classified road in the village centre and for directions please see the Location Plans or for sat nav use CA4 8QX with the entrance by the telephone box.

Newby Demesne is a local landmark property and listed building needing full renovation works comprising a grand farmhouse with annexe and buildings and has potential for restoration to a fine family dwelling with buildings and land or for a residential development of the site to include the barns and a detached building plot. The Scottish Baronial style tower and house has views to the south over the River Irving close to its junction with the River Eden. In addition to this property there is additional land available for sale by further negotiation as described under "optional land" and as shown blue on the Sale Plan. The site area is approx 0.89 ac (0.36 ha).

Planning consent has been obtained dated the 11th October 2017 for the conversion of two barns into three dwellings and change of use of a paddock to garden. Listed building consent was also obtained dated the 11th October 2017 for the development. In addition planning consent has been obtained to demolish a hay barn and for the construction of a new build dwelling adjacent to the farmsteading. The cottage is proposed to be a single storey three bedroom dwelling and the barns converted to a semi-detached three bedroom and semi-detached two bedroom units together with a detached three bedroom unit. The house is a listed building described as Newby Demesne Farmhouse and adjoining outbuilding. The listing states that it is probably mid 19th Century and built by Thomas Henry Graham of Edmond Castle of hammer dressed red sandstone with Welsh slate and yellow brick chimney stacks. It is built in the Scottish Baronial style with a two and a half story tower and a two storey extension to include corbelled battlement head parapet with crow-stepped gables. Further information is available online from Historic England. The front screen wall and gazebo are also Listed separately. The Plans provided are for guidance only courtesy of Abacus Building Design.Full details available from Carlisle City Council under planning reference 17/0695, 17/0696 and 17/0697.

We understand mains electricity and water are on site and mains gas and sewer are available in the adjoining highway. Interested parties are responsible for making their own enquiries regarding the potential of any existing services and the availability of any other services from the appropriate utility provider.

The responsibility for boundary maintenance will be as for the "T" marks on the plan.

Minihan McAlister, Warwick Mill Business Centre, Carlisle CA4 8RR.Telephone: 01228 217218

Strictly by appointment only with the sole selling agents on (01228) 792299.
Beware geese in farmyard. Caution is required when viewing buildings and in particular within the house, which is not suitable for children.

Believed to be freehold but to be confirmed by the vendor's solicitors.

Carlisle City Council, Civic Centre, Carlisle CA3 8QG. Tel No: (01228) 817000.


Ground Floor

Front door to an Entrance Hall with understair cupboard.

.77m x 2.44m with stone sconces.

Utility Room
3.67m x 1.98m having stone sconces and sink.

Kitchen/Dining Room
4.18m x 5.66m having a former Inglenook fireplace with cupboards and drawers to the side and staircase to the first floor.

Reception Room 1
4.33m x 5.23m with fireplace.

Reception Room 2
4.24m x 4.25m having an open fire with decorative tiles.

First Floor

There are two staircases to the first floor from the kitchen and from the inner hall.

4.15m x 4.99m accessed off the kitchen staircase.

Off the main staircase;

3.76m x 2.41m.

5.29m x 4.36m.

4.35m x 4.44m.

Second Floor

4.49m x 4.38m.


Adjoining the house is an annexed building and outside W.C.

4.17m x 3.55m with stone sconces and external steps to a first floor loft room over.

There are three ranges of buildings of mainly traditional construction to include;

Western Range

Barn 8.3m x 5.1m with loft over.

Barn 11.2m x 5.1m plus 2.6m x 1.7m

Northern Range

Outbuilding 3m x 2.7m
Outbuilding 4.1m x 3m
Outbuilding 4.4m x 8.4m
Dilapidated outbuilding.

Eastern Range

Former byre 7.2m x 11.4m of stone and slate construction with some brick

Loose box 4.5m x 6.4m with loft over.

The access of the public highway leads to a part cobbled yard or courtyard with areas to the rear of the buildings and a garden area around the house. The site extends to around 0.89 acres (0.36 ha). Note: The Dutch barn and a metal clad lean-to on the west range will be removed by the vendors and a fence will be erected around the electricity sub station.

Around 1.66 acres (0.67 hectares) of adjoining grazing land is available for sale by further negotiation as a whole or in part. The purchaser will be responsible for erecting and maintaining stockproof boundaries to the additional land which is shown coloured blue on the Sale Plan. Point A and B will be demonstrated on viewing (point A is situated approximately 12m to the north of the northern gate stoop to the field and point B approximately 8m from an open drain and 26m from the centre of the pylon line). The land will be accessed from the adjoining Newby Demesne site although we understand there is a former gateway on the roadside that subject to any required highways consent, could possibly be opened up. Please note that an electricity pylon line crosses the optional land.

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26 October 2017

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