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4 bed cottage for sale


Ainstable, Carlisle, Cumbria CA4

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Property features

  • Tenure: Freehold

Property description

Characterful four bed extended cottage with open views, workshop/garage
Located in this idyllic country village, this charming cottage boasts original features that include a beautiful stone staircase and sash windows. Benefiting from a two storey extension to the rear, provides spacious family accommodation that briefly comprises four double bedrooms, two bathrooms, an impressive dining kitchen and two reception rooms. Generous sized front garden, driveway, workshop/garage and rear lawned garden with open views. This realistically priced home must be seen to fully appreciate the size and condition of the accommodation on offer.

Vacant possession

Ground Floor

Entrance Porch
Tiled floor, two storage cupboards, two single glazed windows to side elevations and wooden door into entrance hall.

Entrance Hall
Understairs storage cupboard, radiator and doors to lounge, play room/snug and dining kitchen. Stone stairs to the first floor.

23' 6" x 13' 2" max (7.16m x 4.01m) Sash window to the front and single glazed window to the rear. Feature fireplace, exposed beams, two radiators and wooden single glazed door to the rear garden.

Play Room/Snug
12' 5" x 8' 8" (3.78m x 2.64m) Feature fireplace, radiator and sash window to the front.

Dining Kitchen
25' 9" x 12' 9" to 8' 10" (7.85m x 3.89m) L shaped room. This room has been extended to the rear.
Fitted with a range of wall and base units with complementary worksurfaces incorporating a Belfast sink, built in oven and hob with extractor above. Space for free standing fridge/freezer, storage cupboard housing the boiler, spotlights, tiled floor, radiator and ample space for dining table and chairs. Double glazed sash window and wooden double glazed doors to the rear garden.

First Floor

Split stone staircase with double glazed sash window to the side and doors to bedrooms and bathroom.

Master Bedroom
17' 2" x 12' 4" (5.23m x 3.76m) Sash window to the front and radiator.

Family Bathroom
A three piece suite comprising of bath with shower over, low level WC and wash hand basin in vanity unit with storage below. Radiator and generous sized storage cupboard.

Bedroom 2
12' 9" x 10' 4" (3.89m x 3.15m) Double glazed sash window to the rear elevation, radiator and door to en-suite.

En-Suite Shower Room
A three piece suite comprising a walk-in shower cubicle, low level WC and wash hand basin. Tiled splashbacks, heated towel rail.

Bedroom 3
10' 6" x 9' 6" (3.20m x 2.90m) Sash window to the rear and radiator.

Bedroom 4
12' 4" x 8' 9" (3.76m x 2.67m) Sash window to the front and radiator.


The property is approached via a brick paved driveway providing ample off street parking for up to four cars and leading to garage/workshop. Front lawned garden with flower and shrub borders.
To the rear of the property is a paved patio seating area with steps leading up to a good sized lawned garden with views towards the countryside.

Ainstable is located in the beautiful Eden Valley around 13 miles south east of Carlisle and within easy reach of Penrith where a wide range of amenities are available. There are good transport links in all directions via the A6.

council tax band We are informed the property is in tax band C

tenure We are informed the tenure is Freehold

services Mains water, electricity and drainage are connected. Oil fired central heating.

Fixtures and fittings To be confirmed

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Property info

Floorplan(s): Floorplan 1

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Market activity
Average price paid £227,947 Sales 123 Current average value £254,957 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £2,359 ▲ 0.93%

Property value data/graphs for CA4

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £314,204 £185 3.7 £289,372
Semi-detached £201,447 £192 3.2 £184,847
Terraced £176,738 £172 2.8 £140,950
Flats £178,446 £207 2.0 £153,940

Current asking prices in CA4

Average: £295,694
Avg. current asking prices in CA4
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £193,388
Flats £79,995
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All £79,995

Current asking rents in CA4

Average: £524 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in CA4
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £423 pcm
£475 pcm
£683 pcm
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Flats £423 pcm
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All £422 pcm
£474 pcm
£683 pcm
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Fun facts for CA4

Highest value in CA4
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Plains Road £522,037
Holme Meadow £420,212
Lambley Bank £395,074
Brisco £380,266
Wetheral Pasture £377,873
Highest turnover in CA4
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Scotby Green Steading 71.4%
Back Street 47.8%
Langley Gardens 40.0%
Beech Tree Farm 31.6%
Broomy Hill 28.6%

What Zoopla users think of Ainstable

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  • currently 3.5 stars
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Nearby transport

  • Armathwaite (1.6 miles)
  • Lazonby & Kirkoswald (4.4 miles)
  • Wetheral (6.4 miles)
  • Newcastle Airport (44.2 miles)
  • Durham Tees Valley Airport (56.1 miles)
  • Blackpool International Airport (72.9 miles)
  • Pooley Bridge Ullswater Ferry Landing (14.4 miles)
  • Howtown Ullswater Ferry Landing (17.4 miles)
  • Glenridding Ullswater Ferry Landing (20.3 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Armathwaite School (1.6 miles)
  • Kirkoswald CofE School (3.5 miles)
  • High Hesket CofE School (3.7 miles)
  • Carlisle College (9.8 miles)
  • Progress Schools Ltd (9.9 miles)
  • Annan Academy (24.3 miles)
  • William Howard School (9.2 miles)
  • Kirby Moor School (9.3 miles)
  • Lime House School (9.6 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£1,158 Monthly total


Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 23,000
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £827 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Your home or property may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage.

Home Insurance

Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £100,000 Average insurance cost £12/mo (£148/yr) In partnership with uSwitch
Home insurance costs explained

Home Insurance is based on the average price of a building and contents quote for a property in this area in the last 48 months.

Source: Autonet Insurance Ltd


Gas £55 Electricity £59 Estimated energy cost £114/mo In partnership with uSwitch
Energy costs explained

The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this type, number of bedrooms and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 20000 kWh/year
Electricity: 4900 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority


Estimated tax band C Council tax cost £154 /mo
when paid over 10 months
Council tax costs explained

The Council Tax cost displayed is based on the council tax band and on the basis of 2 adults living at the property. The monthly cost shown excludes any discounts and is rounded to the nearest pound.

Full information on Council Tax discount entitlements can be found on the Gov.UK’s website.


Supply £27 Sewerage £24 Estimated water cost £51 /mo
Water costs explained

Water consumption is based on average water usage for the predicted occupancy of the property based on the number of bedrooms.

Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

Note: If you have 2 separate suppliers for water and sewage, you may receive 2 separate bills.

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