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5 bed country house for sale

£375,000 Guide price

Garrigill, Alston, Cumbria CA9

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Property features

  • Private garden
  • Off street parking
  • Fireplace
  • Rural/secluded
  • Barn, workshop and Granny Annex/Holiday Cottage
  • Fast Broadband via Quick Line Communications

Property description

High Ashgill, Garrigill
Pretty Cumbrian stone house offering spacious family living, having five bedrooms, large reception rooms with open fires, log burning stoves and gardens to front and rear with ample private parking. The property boasts a large attached barn with mezzanine floor and include a utility room, old stable/workshop and a studio/office. A large conservatory to the rear of the property enjoys views of the garden and countryside beyond which connects living areas to the bespoke kitchen with oil fired Rayburn and wood pellet stove with access to the annex. There are three good size bedrooms in the main house, the master offering balcony to front and large raised deck to rear with access to the garden via a spiral staircase, the attached annex has two further double bedrooms and a large living kitchen with separate access to the front. The property includes a 3.8kw pv solar array and a bio-mass central-heating system. Fast Broadband via Quick Line Communications.

Ground Floor

Entrance Hall
From the front via solid wood door having stone flagged floor space for coats and boots, window to front aspect with seat and exposed beams to ceiling. Doors to living room and Cloakroom.

Having low level WC and wash hand basin, window to front aspect, quarry tile floor, cupboards for storage and a water filtration system.

Living Room 23’0” (7.03m x 4.82m) 15’9”
Spacious and light room offering two areas, a cosy living space with large window to front aspect and pretty picture windows of various sizes with stone and wood sills to the rear. Georgian cast iron fire set into a stone fireplace and hearth with exposed wood beams to the ceiling. The entrance area to the living room has access to the conservatory and kitchen through wood and glazed doors. A wood staircase with open balustrade leads up to the first floor with unusual picture window with tiered sill sitting under which overlooks the front aspect, stone inglenook fireplace with cast iron log burner set on a stone hearth with exposed beams to ceiling.

Conservatory 23’9” (7.25m x 2.80m) 9’2”
Running the length of the living room constructed of a hardwood frame with dwarf wall, poly carbonate roof, double glazed windows and glazed door to garden. Terracotta tiling to the floor, power, lighting, stone step with wood door giving access to barn and door to kitchen.

Kitchen & Dining Room 22’9” (6.94m x 4.69m) 15’4”
Having a bespoke hand-made fitted kitchen comprising a range of floor cupboards and drawers with shelving above, ceramic double sink with solid wood worktops and black quarry tiles to floor. Space for dishwasher, fridge and freezer, oil fired Rayburn and electric cooker, separate gas hob and wash hand basin.
The dining area has space for table and chairs and seating around the wood pellet stove, having windows the full length of the rear wall which offer unspoilt views over the garden and open countryside with grey slate tiles to floor with under floor heating.

First Floor Landing
With wooden open balustrade to staircase, picture window to front aspect, bookshelves and painted beamed ceiling.
Doors to:

Bedroom 1 11’6” (3.51m x 2.34m) 7’8”
A double room having built in storage shelves to one wall, radiator and window to front aspect.

Bedroom 2 15’5” (4.71m x 2.52m) 8’3”
Double room set at the rear of the property with built in storage, radiator, loft access and two windows to rear aspect with views over the garden, one being an arrow slit window with pretty wood shutter.

Having a three piece suite comprising bath with shower over, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC. Electric heated towel rail, radiator, storage cupboard and window to rear aspect.

Master Bedroom 3 15’2” (4.63m x 5.38m) 17’7”
Large double room with storage cupboards, open fireplace with stone hearth. Window and glazed door to rear with access onto raised deck overlooking the garden with access down via a metal spiral staircase. To the front double glazed doors lead out to a balcony having unspoilt views and overlooking the entrance drive and front garden.

Large attached barn once used as an old mine shop for the local lead miners, currently offering:

With space for washing machine and dryer, stainless steel ink and drainer, wood pellet store and through to:

Having two windows and a sky light window, power and lighting.

Once the old stable with window and wood door to front aspect, stainless steel sink, power and lighting, Barn
Large open space with original stone arched entrance having glazed sides and door. Mezzanine floor, open apex wood beams and interesting inglenooks to the rear wall.

Set at the far end of the house with access from the front garden and internally from the main kitchen. The cottage offers lovely guest accommodation or could be easily separated to offer a granny annex or holiday cottage. The cottage is heated by a log burning stove and electric heaters, with hot water powered by solar panels and comprises:

Ground Floor

Living/Kitchen 14’10” (4.53m x 7.28m) 23’10”
Open plan living space with kitchen, space for fridge freezer, dining area, glazed door to front aspect and large seating area with log burning stove set on a stone hearth. Windows to all aspects, solid wood flooring, exposed beams and staircase to first floor with storage under.

First Floor

Window to front aspect, wood flooring, door to stairs, bedrooms and bathroom. Access to large floored loft.

Having a three piece suite comprising bath with electric shower over, low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin, heated towel rail, exposed beams to ceiling and window to rear aspect.

Bedroom 4 8’8” (2.65m x 2.20m) 7’2”
Double room with storage cupboard, sink with vanity unit and window to rear aspect.

Bedroom 5 8’5” (2.58m x 4.89m) 7’2”
Double room with built in storage cupboard, sink set into a vanity unit and window to rear aspect.

To the front of the property is access from the road via a gate and shared access onto the private drive with parking for several vehicles. To the side are log stores and sheds leading onto grassed and shrub areas. A small stream leads through the corner of the garden with bridge leading to a seating area and bog garden. The path leads around the property to the rear garden which offers space for flower and vegetable beds bordered by dry stone walls. Patio and seating areas with access to the conservatory, oil tank and spiral stairs to the master bedroom. The garden offers unspoilt views to all aspects over open countryside.

Private shared water supply and drainage, septic tank
Mains Electricity with Solar Panels
Heating via Wood Pellet Boiler
Oil fired Rayburn
Telephone and 30meg Broadband available from Quickline Communications

Energy efficiency rating


We are advised by the vendor that the property is freehold

Local Information
The schools at Alston provide education from the ages of 5-16 years. The town also has a dentist, a cottage hospital, doctor’s surgery, fire station and police station. There are also an abundance of local shops in Alston providing for most everyday needs

From the Alston office drive up the cobbled street and continue on the B6277 past Garrigill and High Windy Hall continue along the road and you will reach a stone bridge at Ashgill Force, the property is along the road after the farm on the right hand side with our for sale board to the front.

Property info

Market activity
Average price paid £182,032 Sales 31 Current average value £200,653 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £5,378 ▲ 2.75%

Property value data/graphs for CA9

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £282,700 £166 3.5 £235,594
Semi-detached £169,315 £159 3.1 £110,650
Terraced £136,323 £121 2.7 £124,495
Flats £76,418 - 1.8 £61,000

Current asking prices in CA9

Average: £188,111
Avg. current asking prices in CA9
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £91,317
Flats £50,483
- £120,000
All £70,900

Current asking rents in CA9

Average: £637 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in CA9
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £485 pcm
- - £1,001 pcm
Flats - - - - -
All - £485 pcm
- - £1,001 pcm

Fun facts for CA9

Highest value in CA9
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Brampton Road £296,607
Alston CA9 £287,267
Garrigill, Alston CA9 £253,584
Bruntley Meadows £235,855
Leadgate £220,006
Highest turnover in CA9
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Brampton Road 35.3%
Park Lane 25.0%
Low Byer Park 22.2%
Middle Park 21.4%
Bruntley Meadows 20.0%

What Zoopla users think of Garrigill

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Nearby transport

  • Langwathby (12.3 miles)
  • Appleby (13.0 miles)
  • Lazonby & Kirkoswald (13.1 miles)
  • Newcastle Airport (33.4 miles)
  • Durham Tees Valley Airport (41.6 miles)
  • Leeds Bradford International Airport (68.1 miles)
  • Pooley Bridge Ullswater Ferry Landing (20.8 miles)
  • Howtown Ullswater Ferry Landing (23.4 miles)
  • Glenridding Ullswater Ferry Landing (27.1 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Nenthead Primary School (2.5 miles)
  • Alston Primary School (4.3 miles)
  • Wearhead Primary School (6.0 miles)
  • Queen Elizabeth High School (17.9 miles)
  • Prudhoe Community High School (25.0 miles)
  • Sedbergh School (30.8 miles)
  • Samuel King's School (4.5 miles)
  • Appleby Grammar School (12.9 miles)
  • Haltwhistle Upper School Academy (15.3 miles)
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Monthly running costs Beta

£1,796 Monthly total


Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 37,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £1,349 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Home Insurance

Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £80,000 Average insurance cost £23/mo (£271/yr)
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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 £63 Electricity £66 Estimated energy cost £129/mo

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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: 26200 kWh/year
Electricity: 6000 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

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Estimated tax band F Council tax cost £251 /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 £21 Sewerage £23 Estimated water cost £44 /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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