Grange House Townhead Alston, Cumbria CA9 3SL UK

Reduced Guide Price £165,000

Property Details

Grange House Townhead Alston, Cumbria CA9 3SL UK

Reduced Guide Price £165,000

Period 5 bedroom Town House NO ONWARD CHAIN

Property - Alston Cumbria


Property overview

Grange House, Town Head, Alston

Lovely period townhouse set in an elevated position at the top of the popular market town of Alston. The property boasts five good size bedrooms, three reception rooms and a kitchen dining room. Set over three floors with many original features such as doors, fireplaces, cupboards and stone flagged flooring. The property is in need of modernisation but benefits from gas central heating, good size private garden and unspoilt views.

Ground Floor

Through the part glazed front door

Entrance Hall

Having space for coats and boots, wood panel wall, wood beams, electric meter and glazed door through to.

Reception Room 1

Large room having window to front aspect, One double and one single radiator, open fireplace with painted surround and cast iron inset and grate, beamed ceiling, storage cupboard and doors through to rear hallway and sitting room.

Reception Room 2

Currently used as a sitting room with large window to front aspect, stone fireplace with gas fire and double radiator.

Rear Hallway

Having original stone flagged floor, doors to dining room, kitchen, garden and office with open balustrade staircase to first floor and single radiator.


Dining Room & Kitchen

Inglenook fireplace with painted stone surround, original cupboards to both sides one housing central heating controls, space for dining table and step down to kitchen area. Stainless steel sink with double drainer and mixer tap, space for gas cooker and fridge freezer, pantry shelving to walls and window to rear aspect overlooking the garden.

Reception Room 3

Currently used as an office with storage cupboard and shelving, single radiator and window to rear aspect overlooking the garden.

First Floor Landing

Having doors to bedrooms and shower room, wood panel wall, window to rear and open balustrade staircase to second floor.

Bedroom 1

Nice size room set at the rear of the property with single radiator and views over the garden and hills beyond.


Bedroom 2

Large double room set at the front of the property having single radiator, fireplace (boarded) and hanging cupboard.


Bedroom 3

Double room set at the front of the property with single radiator, original built in cupboards with shelving, drawers and hanging. Fireplace (boarded) and window to front aspect.


Shower room

Modern shower/wet room, walk in shower with glazed door and seat, double radiator, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC, cupboard, space and plumbing for washing machine and window to rear aspect with extractor fan.



Second Floor Landing

Wood flooring, door to sloping attic store room to rear and doors to:


Bedroom 4

Double room currently used as a workshop and store room with wood floor and window to front aspect.


Bedroom 5

Double room with cast iron fire surround and window to front aspects, currently used for storage.



The property is set back from the road by a walled garden with hedging and shrubs with stone flagged path leading to front door. To the rear is a stone flagged patio stepping down to two lawn areas with conifer trees and shrubs bordered by stone walls and hedging with coal/log store.


Mains water and drainage

Mains electricity

Mains gas

Gas central heating


Energy efficiency rating


Additional Information/History

Grange House was built 1640ish – a smallholding on the edge of town, connected to Albert cottages. There were stables and the houses either side were a later edition. The front and back sitting rooms were a wheelwrights shop and year later it became a boarding house.



We are advised by the vendor that the property has an Alston Lease, more information about this 1000 year lease can be obtained from our Alston Office.


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 hour’s drive.



From our office drive up the street and the property can be found on your right after the junction to Nenthead.

VIEWINGS are strictly by prior appointment with the sole agent,

PENNINE WAYS LTD.  To arrange an appointment, please call

Haltwhistle 01434 322277 or Alston 01434 381808


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