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King Acre, Corby Hill, Carlisle, Cumbria

A well-presented country house standing in generous gardens and grounds

Accommodation in Brief
Entrance Vestibule | Hallway | Sitting Room | Dining Room | Conservatory | Snug | Breakfasting Kitchen | Utility/Boot Room | Downstairs Shower Room | Master Bedroom with En-suite | Four Further Bedrooms | Family Bathroom

Two Paddocks | Wrap Around Gardens | Sun Terrace | Detached Double Garage | Driveway & Parking | Workshop/Wood Store

The Property

King Acre is a beautifully presented detached propertywhich provides spacious and flexible accommodation. Set in approximately 2 acres of land in a semi-rural position; including wrap around gardens and two small paddocks.

The front door opens into the entrance vestibule which leads to the main hallway giving access to the downstairs accommodation and staircase.

The bright and spacious sitting room, to the front elevation, benefits from a bay window overlooking the garden, a living flame gas fire with attractive wooden surround and marble insert and hearth. A part glazed door leads to the conservatory which offers a wonderful relaxing space, with coffee-cup height brick walls, glazed to three sides and French doors to the garden. Currently used as an additional reception room, this room enjoys uninterrupted views of the garden beyond and access to the sun terrace, perfect for al-fresco entertaining. From the conservatory, there is access to the snug which offers gas fire, marble hearth and insert with attractive wood surround; this room could also be used as an office.

A part-glazed oak door leads to the stunning breakfasting kitchen to the rear elevation. Offering dual aspect windows flooding the room with natural light, a selection of high specification cream gloss wall and base units with complimentary polished granite work surfaces and splash back, ceramic floor tiling with underfloor heating and a central island. The breakfast seating area, offers a complimentary curved oak surface. Integral appliances, all of which are Neff products, include two ovens, combination microwave, larder fridge, dishwasher and five burner gas hob with elevated extractor. Access to the rear entrance lobby is through a partially glazed oak door and offers a floor to ceiling storage cupboard, access to the garden and useful utility/boot room with additional storage cupboard, sink and drainer and plumbing for a washing machine and vented tumble drier.

Access leads to the dining room, a room of good size, with bay window to the front elevation, open working fire, marble hearth and insert with attractive surround.

The downstairs shower room with separate shower, pedestal wash-hand basin, heated towel rail and WC completes the downstairs accommodation.

The attractive spindle staircase and turned half landing gives access to the front and rear of the property on the upper floor where the landing is flooded with natural light. The master bedroom to the rear of the property, offers dual aspect windows, fitted wardrobes and an on-suite bathroom. Comprising white suite with bath, separate shower, wash-hand basin, heated towel rail and WC. There are three further good sized bedrooms, one with dual aspect to the front and rear of the property, and another with fitted wardrobes, along with a smaller fifth bedroom, used as a study by the current owners. The family bathroom comprises a bath, separate shower, wash-hand basin, heated towel rail and WC; this completes the upstairs accommodation.


Entering the property through a substantial attractive wooden gate, leads to the tarmac drive, a double detached garageand parking space for several cars.The garden has been carefully created so that all aspects of it can be appreciated. There is a paved terrace to the rear with attractive ornamental lighting, ideal for outside entertaining, expansive lawned areas, mature borders planted with native tree species, fruit trees and herbaceous plantings with fencing to mark the boundaries. To the rear of the garage is a useful workshop/wood store with power and lighting. One of the paddocks lies to the front elevation, surrounded by secure fenced boundaries with access to an additional “strip” paddock to the side of the garden, with a further larger paddock to the rear of the property.

Local Information

The property occupies a rural and yet convenient location with easy access to nearby Warwick Bridge, Brampton and Carlisle. The market town of Brampton offers a further range of independent shops as well as a small supermarket and bank. The regional capital of Carlisle is within easy reach and offers an excellent range of social, leisure and retail opportunities and an attractive pedestrian area, along with an impressive cathedral and castle. The property is well located for access to Penrith, the Lake District National Park and the Scottish Borders along with Hadrian’s Wall, plus many other areas of outstanding natural beauty.

There are primary schools in the adjacent villages of Hayton and Warwick Bridge, Great Corby and Scotby and the property is in the catchment area for William Howard School in Brampton which offers schooling for all ages.

For the commuter, the A69 provides access to Newcastle in the east, and the M6 is within easy reach for onward travel north and south. There is a rail station in nearby Wetheral offering regular cross-country services between Newcastle and Carlisle, while the rail station in Carlisle provides fast and frequent services to major UK cities north and south.

Approximate Mileages

Wetheral Station 2.7 miles | M6 J43 3 miles | Carlisle City Centre 5.7 miles | Brampton 3.9 miles | Penrith 22.7 miles | Newcastle International Airport 50.1 miles

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