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5 bedroom detached bungalow for sale

Roadhead, Carlisle


Property Description

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A very desirable five bedroom detached bungalow completed in 2001 and extended in 2014 with a garage, good size garden and magnificent open views over north Cumbria to the Lake District Fells, the Solway and the Scottish hills. Nestled in the beautiful countryside, High Rigg is positioned in an elevated rural location on the outskirts of the village of Roadhead and is well placed for exploring the countryside and forests along the England/Scotland border yet only 10 miles from lively market town of Brampton with its shopping and schooling facilities.

The accommodation is well appointed and benefits from oil fired central heating and uPVC double glazing throughout. It briefly comprises a living room, double glazed conservatory, kitchen/dining room, utility room, five bedrooms, walk-in cupboard, family bathroom and an en-suite shower room to the master bedroom. There is a garage which can be accessed from hallway.

Externally there is a good size front, side and elevated back garden with block paved rear seating area. Large block paved driveway in the front of the property enables ample parking for several cars.


Rural Location
Five Bedroom Detached Bungalow
Attached Garage
Breathtaking Views
Open Plan Dining Kitchen
Separate Utility Room
Generous Front and Side Gardens
Outside Security lighting
Good Size Block Paved Driveway with Ample Parking for several vehicles
Only 10 miles from Brampton and 15 miles from Carlisle


From Brampton head onto A6071 towards Longtown pass the William Howard secondary School. After the bridge with the traffic lights turn right towards Walton. Go through the village of Walton towards Roadhead on the B6318. The property is the third bungalow on the right after the sign Roadhead.


High Rigg is situated on the southern fringe of the settlement of Roadhead which is in a rural area of north Cumbria close to the Border Forest Park and the England/Scotland border. This is a fairly elevated location at approximately 180 metres above sea level with south westerly views over north Cumbria towards Carlisle, the Lake District Fells, the Solway and the Dumfriesshire hills.

Local shopping and facilities including GP, pharmacy and dental practices are available in the attractive market town of Brampton (10 miles). Wider amenities are located in the City of Carlisle (15 miles) to include access to the M6 and mainline train services. Popular North East City of Newcastle-upon-Tyne as well as Newcastle Airport can be reached in an hour drive by car.

There is also a good choice of local schooling in the area, with well-regarded Shankhill and Bewcastle Primary schools and William Howard Secondary School. There is a school bus service in the village.

(all measurements are approximate)


A uPVC double glazed front door leads to an entrance hall with radiator, storage cupboard and a hatch to a part boarded loft with pull down ladder and electric light and sockets. Telephone point. Central heating and water thermostat.

LIVING ROOM 4.06m x 3.54m (13’4’’ x 11’7’’)

With open views, radiator, television aerial point, two wall lights and the focal point is an electric log effect fire on a marble base. There are two telephone points.

CONSERVATORY 5.0m x 2.54m (16’4’’ x 8’4’’)

Of uPVC double glazed construction on dwarf walls with an excellent views over the fields towards the Lake District, Solway and Dumfriesshire Hills. There is a laminate floor, fitted blinds to all windows. French door to the front garden and patio, radiator and door to the kitchen/dining room.

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM 5.28m x 3.11m (17’4’’ x 10’2’’)

With a range of fitted wall and base kitchen units to include glass display doors, open ended shelves and one and a half bowl stainless steel sink with mixer tap. There is a built-in-fridge, cooker hood, BOSCH cooker with ceramic hob and double oven. View to the side garden. Window to the conservatory which is an added feature that adds lots of natural light. Magnificent views over the rolling countryside. Telephone point.

MASTER BEDROOM 3.88m x 3.62m (12’8’’ x 11’10’’)

With a built-in wardrobe, radiator, television aerial point and telephone point.

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM 2.57m x 1.08m (8’5’’ x 3’6’’)

With WC, was hand basin, shower cubicle with electric shower unit, radiator and shaving mirror with light and socket.

BEDROOM 2 - 3.57m x 2.57m (11’8’’ x 8’5’’)

With built-in wardrobe, shelved cupboard and radiator. Window to the back garden.

BEDROOM 3 - 2.97m x 2.39m (9’9’’ x 7’10’’)

With radiator. Window onto the drive.

BEDROOM 4 - 2.75m x 2.38m (9’1’’ x 7’9’)

With radiator. Window to the back and side garden. Telephone point.

BEDROOM 5 - 2.75m x 2.4m (9’1’’ x 7’10’’)

With radiator. Currently used as a play room. Window to the back elevated garden. Telephone point.

FAMILY BATHROOM 2.4m x 2.37m (7’10’’ x 7’9’’)

With a three piece bathroom suite comprising a panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin and WC. The room is part tiled with a shower and screen over the bath, radiator, towel rail, linen cupboard and shaving mirror with light and socket.

UTILITY ROOM 4.83m x 1.8m (15’10’’ x 5’10’’)

Having a single drainer stainless steel sink with cupboards under, work surface, plumbing for a washing machine, two radiators, a ceiling clothes airer, coat hooks, WORCESTER/BOSCH oil fired central heating boiler and a uPVC double glazed back door. Window to the front of the property.

WALK-IN CUPBOARD 1.72m x 0.88m (5’6’’ x 2’9’’)

Useful storage cupboard.

GARAGE 4.9m x 3.92m (16’1’’ x 12’9’’)

Providing good size integral garage with electric light, sockets, up and over vehicular access door on runners, loft hatch. Door to the back hallway.


To the front there is a good sized paved drive providing a parking and turning area together with a lawn behind a brick front boundary wall and a paved patio adjoining the conservatory. To the side there is a pathway leading to the rear and a further good sized lawn garden area. To the rear of the property there is a courtyard which is part paved blocks and part gravel surfaced with a path continuing around the rear and side of the bungalow where the oil tank is situated.


The property has mains water, electricity and private water treatment system shared with the neighbouring property Rixtonley Peak and situated in the neighbours grounds. There is an oil fired central heating system to radiators throughout the accommodation and uPVC double glazed windows and doors.


The fitted carpets and blinds are included in the sale price.


Details provided by the owners make no warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of these details.

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  • Brampton (Cumbria) (9.5 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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01298 445019 Local call rate

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