Low Moor House, Moorhouse, CARLISLE, Cumbria, CA5 6EL

Asking price £375,000, 5 bedrooms, Detached,
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Agent’s wording:A charming attached Georgian dwelling, Grade II listed and offering good five bedroomed accommodation retaining character. Rural village setting most convenient for Carlisle city centre, the Solway Coast and the Lake District National Park.



A charming attached Georgian dwelling, Grade II listed and offering good five bedroomed accommodation retaining character. Rural village setting most convenient for Carlisle city centre, the Solway Coast and the Lake District National Park.

The property is well located within the village of Moorhouse 4 miles west of Carlisle city centre. The property is situated on a side road just off the B5307 and benefits from good communication links to the main road network including the A595 for travel to Cockermouth and the Lake District National Park and the A596 to West Cumbria and the Solway Coast. The northern relief road, due to open in 2012, will provide access to the M6 bypassing the city centre.

Carlisle is the regional capital and has an excellent range of retail and leisure facilities. It has an impressive castle and cathedral and is served by the West Coast Mainline which provides direct services to London in 3 hours 15 minutes and non-stop to Glasgow in 1 hour 15 minutes. Onward travel to the east including Brampton and Newcastle is within easy reach with Newcastle Airport being approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes by car.

The property is an attractive Grade II listed Georgian house being attached and with the benefit of an adjoining cruck barn which may offer further potential (subject to planning). The property has well proportioned accommodation including five first floor bedrooms. The living accommodation includes a charming sitting room with Inglenook fireplace and two sash windows, a good sized living dining room and a breakfast kitchen. There is also a study and adjoining outbuilding with studio room.

The property has a good sized front lawned garden with copper beech and other mature trees plus driveway and ample parking.

ACCOMMODATION (all measurements are approximate)


Entrance Hall - fitted plate racks.

Sitting Room 18'0 x 13'5 (5.49m x 4.09m) - a charming reception room with two sash windows to the front garden, both incorporating shutters. The room features an Inglenook style fireplace with fitted seat and cupboards in pitch pine. Woodburning stove. Two beams. Wall lights. Door to rear hall with arched toplight. Door to living dining room.

Living/dining Room 24'5 x12'10/10'0 (7.44m x 3.91m) - a good sized second reception room with open fireplace and sash window to front garden aspect. Sash window to rear. Picture rail. Two beams. Door to inner hall.

Breakfast Kitchen 24'4 x 10'8 (7.42m x 3.25m) - with a range of solid wood Thwaite Holme fitted units incorporating Belfast sink with mixer tap. Integral appliances include Zanussi dishwasher, Neff Halogen hob, Neff double wall oven including microwave. Cooker hood. Ample dining area.

Door to adjoining outbuilding. Door to utility room.

Utility Room 14'6 x 7'1 (4.42m x 2.16m) - Belfast sink unit. Plumbing for automatic washing machine. Two double glazed windows. UPVC door to rear yard. Recessed storage area.

Inner Hall & Stairs - understairs store. Radiator.

Study 6'10 x 6'5 (2.08m x 1.96m) - two double glazed windows. Radiator.

Shower Room - three piece suite comprising shower cubicle, WC and vanity wash hand basin. Fitted base and wall cupboards. Panelled ceiling. Wall lights. Extractor fan. Shaver socket. Radiator.


Half landing - rear window.

Main landing - inner landing. Access via stepladder to useful loft area which may offer further potential and including a gable end window and two skylights.

Bedroom four 10'2 x 9'11 (3.10m x 3.02m) - rear facing with beam. Radiator.

Bedroom Two 13'6 x 12'11 (4.11m x 3.94m) - front facing with sash window. Beam. Feature fireplace. Radiator.

Bedroom One 17'7 x 13'5 (5.36m x 4.09m) - a good sized main bedroom with two sash windows to leafy aspect over the garden. Feature fireplace. Two beams. Radiator. Two built-in wardrobes.

Bedroom Three 11'10 x 10'10 (3.61m x 3.30m) - front facing with feature fireplace and garden aspect. Beams. Radiator. Door to:

Dressing Room 11'3 to wardrobe fronts x 5'1 (3.43m to wardrobe fronts x 1.55m) - built-in wardrobes. Potential for an ensuite.

Bedroom Five 11'6 x 6'7 (3.51m x 2.01m) - rear facing. Radiator. Fitted single bed and wardrobes. Wall lights.

Bathroom 16'3 x 6'9 (4.95m x 2.06m) - having four piece suite comprising bath, shower, WC and vanity wash hand basin. Two double glazed windows. Radiator. Fitted airing cupboard and shelves.


The property is set well back from a side road and has a large lawned front garden with mature trees including an impressive copper beech.

There is a gravelled driveway leading to a good sized gravel parking and turning area. There are a number of flower beds and shrubs and access to the barn and outbuildings to the side and rear yard.

Adjoining the house is a small outbuilding which incorporates a porch providing access into the dining kitchen and shed containing oil tank which has external doors and a large store/coal store 13'3 x 11'2 (4.04m x 3.40m). Steps lead up to a studio/office area 12'8 x 8'11 (3.86m x 2.72m) which incorporates a radiator.

To the side of the property and with potential to access the house, is a large barn 51'2 x 14'4 (15.60m x 4.37m) with an impressive range of cruck beams. The barn is in need of renovation but offers tremendous potential to create an annex subject to planning.


Mains water and electricity. Private drainage - Biodisc. Oil central heating. Telephone subject to BT regulations.


Believed freehold - solicitors will confirm.

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From Carlisle city centre proceed west past Carlisle Castle, through the lights turning right at the roundabout and continue on, past the Cumberland Infirmary. On entering the village of Moorhouse turn left and the property is located on the right hand side within approximately 100 yards.


All descriptions, dimensions references to condition, occupation and other details are given in good faith and are believed to be correct but should not be relied on as statements or representations of fact. Interested parties must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of them.


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Hayward Tod AssociatesCA3 8TT

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