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4 bed detached house for sale

£825,000

Westlinton, Carlisle CA6

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Property features

  • Beautiful Georgian Property
  • Original Period Features
  • Massive Development Opportunity
  • Extensive Gardens
  • Incredible Courtyard With Barns
  • Less Than 7 Miles To Carlisle

Property description

Firbank is an exceptional property. Sitting in approximately 1 acre of garden and grounds with an additional field of 2.2 acres in front of the house, there is endless potential for this property. The Georgian Grade II Listed house boasts beauty and elegance with its traditional architecture and its picturesque courtyard surrounded by brick barns with slate roofs. There is great potential for development of additional accommodation or equestrian facilities (subject to planning consent).

The property retains many of the original period features, which you'll notice when you first set foot into the house. The grand entrance hall with high ceilings with the original stone floors and plasterwork, setting the tone for the rest of the house. You'll find two formal reception rooms, both with cosy log burners and working original shutters. These two rooms have South facing views over the garden and to the northern Lake District fells beyond. A focal point is the spacious farmhouse with Aga, fitted cupboards, breakfast bar and dining area. Next to the kitchen is a large dining room which leads to the entrance hall from which is access to the cellar complete with sandstone slabs and to the Butler's Pantry fitted out as a downstairs WC. Off the hall is the entrance to the anteroom, which opens out to generously sized living room with vaulted ceiling making it a real peaceful haven or entertaining space with a large log burner. The staircase with original hand rail and bannister lead to the master bedroom with a modern four piece en suite and large dressing room. There are three further double bedrooms, all with original fireplaces and the large recently renovated family bathroom.

Externally there is a lawned garden to the South of the property with a small woodland area to the West. There is also a vegetable garden, orchard to the East. To the rear of the property, there is a beautiful courtyard with a fish pond and a host of sheds, barns and storage.

Kitchen

19'01" x 15'05"
Farmhouse kitchen with four oven oil fired Aga and breakfast bar/island. There is a range of fitted kitchen units with cupboards and drawers, together with larder storage, coat hanging and shoe racks. There is room for a farmhouse kitchen table along with room to socialise.

Dining Room

14'03" x 13'01"
Leading through from the kitchen, another lovely bright room with views out to the courtyard. Large fire place with original iron work and exposed brick housing a wood burner.

Reception Room One

20'03" x 14'11"
High vaulted ceiling with interlocking beams, this room is gorgeous to be in. Glass door out to the front garden as well as two large windows, the light floods into this room. The impressive exposed brick fire place with multi fuel stove, making this room incredibly warm!

Reception Room Two

13'09" x 12'11"
To the front aspect with marble fire place. The original wooden shutters are in full working order. The room has high ceilings with original plasterwork. Views over the front garden and paddock.

Reception Room Three

13'09" x 12'11"
Mirror image of reception room two, currently used as an office. Marble fireplace, original working shutters and log burner.

Reception Room Four

13'01" x 10'01"
Smallest of the three reception rooms, views over the courtyard and currently used as an second office.

Cellar

17'04" x 5'03"
Length of the hallway, great for storage.

Bedroom One

13'11" x 13'0"
Master bedroom looking over the courtyard, neutral décor. Steps down to hallway leading to master bedrooms dressing room and en suite.

Master Dressing Room

15'0" x 9'0"
Large dressing room with fitted storage running the width of the room.

Master En-Suite

11'08" x 6'0"
Modern four piece suite. Free standing bath. Fitted units and airing cupboard. Separate shower. Skylight bringing natural light into this room.

Bedroom Two

14'0" x 12'11"
Double bedroom to front aspect. Original fire place. Neutral décor and original plasterwork.

Bedroom Three

13'0" x 12'11"
Double bedroom to the front aspect, original fire place, neutral décor and views out to the paddock.

Bedroom Four

13'0" x 13'0"
Double bedroom to rear aspect over looking the courtyard. Original fire place and neutral décor.

Family Bathroom

8'10" x 7'10"
White three piece suite with fantastic views out to the northern fells of the Lake District. The large window allows plenty of natural light to fill the bathroom. Fitted base unit for storage and heated towel rail.

Outside

Private driveway and extensive parking space. Beautiful square courtyard with approx. 82" x 10" to the West is a single storey outbuilding. Approx 82" x 13" to the East is a further single storey range of out buildings. The main barn to the North is two storeys and approx. 82" x 17". To the South is a lawned garden laid out with flower beds. To the West is a woodland garden with a colourful display of spring bulbs from January to May, a vegetable garden and orchard lie to the East. There is a. 2.2 acre paddock to the South of the property.

Utilities

The property has oil central heating, septic tanks, mains water & electricity.

Property info

Floorplan(s): Floor Plan

Floor Plan View original

Market activity
Average price paid £185,377 Sales 122 Current average value £227,228 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £11,015 ▲ 5.09%

Property value data/graphs for CA6

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £297,102 £198 3.7 £224,853
Semi-detached £168,596 £187 3.1 £179,888
Terraced £129,974 £186 2.7 £135,189
Flats £102,052 - 2.4 £110,144

Current asking prices in CA6

Average: £230,212
Avg. current asking prices in CA6
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £135,000
(1)
£144,227
(13)
£186,900
(24)
£292,450
(21)
£470,000
(2)
Flats - £124,783
(3)
- - -
All £135,000
(1)
£140,581
(16)
£186,900
(24)
£292,450
(21)
£470,000
(2)

Current asking rents in CA6

Average: £525 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in CA6
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £528 pcm
(4)
- £975 pcm
(1)
-
Flats - £373 pcm
(3)
- - -
All - £461 pcm
(7)
- £975 pcm
(1)
-

Fun facts for CA6

Highest value in CA6
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Vestaneum £367,941
Kirklinton £356,847
Bewcastle £347,495
Roweltown, Carlisle CA6 £333,965
Crindledyke Lane £330,369
Highest turnover in CA6
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Claremont Drive 46.2%
Blackbank 38.5%
The Scaur 33.3%
Rosetrees Lane 33.3%
Powdrake Crescent 33.3%

What Zoopla users think of Westlinton

Overall rating:

  • currently 3 stars
Good - 59%

Ratings breakdown:

  • currently 4 stars
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  • currently 2 stars
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Schools & public services
  • currently 3 stars
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Nearby transport

  • Gretna Green (4.3 miles)
  • Carlisle (5.9 miles)
  • Wetheral (8.2 miles)
  • Newcastle Airport (50.8 miles)
  • Edinburgh Airport (69.2 miles)
  • Durham Tees Valley Airport (69.3 miles)
  • Leaplish Ferry Landing (22.5 miles)
  • Belvedere Ferry Landing (23.9 miles)
  • Tower Knowe Ferry Landing (24.0 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Blackford CofE Primary School (1.7 miles)
  • Rockcliffe CofE School (2.2 miles)
  • Longtown Primary School (2.5 miles)
  • Annan Academy (11.7 miles)
  • Langholm Academy (12.5 miles)
  • Lockerbie Academy (18.8 miles)
  • James Rennie School (3.5 miles)
  • Austin Friars (4.7 miles)
  • Trinity School (5.5 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£3,493 Monthly total

Mortgage

Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 82,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £2,969 /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 £20/mo (£243/yr)
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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

Energy

Gas £52 Electricity £57 Estimated energy cost £109/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: 20000 kWh/year
Electricity: 4900 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority

Carlisle

Estimated tax band H Council tax cost £344 /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.

Water

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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