Alston, Cumbria CA9 3SL


Property Details

Alston, Cumbria CA9 3SL


A character one bedroom first floor flat in the market town of Alston. Ideal first time buy or holiday let.

Flat Sold - Alston Cumbria

Property overview

Fenholme, Townhead, Alston, Cumbria CA9 3SL

Spacious one bedroom first floor flat set at the top of the town, a popular location within easy walking distance of shops, pubs and amenities. The property is stone built with traditional stone slate roof and original stone bastille steps to the front. Sliding sash windows to the front aspect and cast iron range with open fire in the living room. Good size living/dining room and a nice size double bedroom with views.


From the street, up stone bastille steps to stone external landing with railings and canopy, solid wood front door to:



Having wood panelling to walls, space for coats and boots, lighting and door to:


Living Room 13’05” (4.10m x 3.60m) 11’09”

Good size living room with space for seating and dining, two sliding sash single glazed windows to front aspect, cupboard with electric fuse board, store cupboard with shelving and space for larder fridge. Traditional features include cast iron range with tiled doors and hearth housing open fire with wood mantle and beamed ceiling. Open plan to kitchen area and doors off to bedroom and bathroom.


Kitchen 5’01” (1.54m x 1.44m) 4’7”

Having a range of wall and floor units with laminate worktop, stainless steel sink and drainer, space for electric cooker and window to rear aspect.


Bedroom 12’4” (3.78m x 2.72m) 8’11”

Double room with feature curved wall, exposed painted beam, electric wall heater and window to rear aspect with views.


Bathroom 6’09” (2.06m x 1.67m) 5’05”

Bathroom suite comprising low level WC, built in wash hand basin and steel bath with electric shower over and modern white tiling to walls. Window to rear aspect with obscure glass and loft access hatch.



To the front of the property there is a storage shed set under the bastille steps.



Mains water and drainage

Mains electricity

Open fire


Energy efficiency rating



We are advised by the vendor the property is served by the Alston Lease.

Alston Moor is unusual but not unique in having a 1,000-year lease attached to many of its house deeds, further information can be obtained from our Alston Office and from local solicitors.  No ground rent is payable.


Local Information

Set in the North Pennines, Alston claims to be the highest market town in England being at 1000ft above sea level and an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. With its cobbled main street, distinctive market cross and ancient stone buildings it is a beautiful place to live, work and visit.

The town offers full amenities, including an array of shops, schools for ages 5 to 16 years, doctor’s surgery, petrol stations, pubs, eateries and post office. Tourist’s attractions include the South Tyne Railway, Lead Mining Museums, art and craft galleries the Pennine Way runs through the town as does the C to C cycle route.

The road links are good being in the centre of the north and you can be in most major town and cities to the East and West in around an hour. Newcastle Airport and main line train stations can also be reached in around an hours drive.



From our office near the market cross drive up the cobbled street, take a left turn signposted to Nenthead and the property can be found immediately on your left.  Parking can be found opposite next to the old police station.

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