Park House Denton Gisland, Cumbria CA8 7AG United Kingdom

Guide Price £310,000

Property Details

Park House Denton Gisland, Cumbria CA8 7AG United Kingdom

Guide Price £310,000

Park House, Denton, near Gilsland

Detached house - Gisland Cumbria


Property overview

Park House, Denton, near Gilsland

An attractive detached three bedroom traditional stone-built house retaining many of its original features throughout.  The property has stunning views over unspoilt countryside.

Externally, there is a good-sized garden to the rear and a cobbled courtyard.  There is an attached barn, the first floor of which has been converted into a private artist’s studio.  There are also some additional stone-built outbuildings, which could serve as holiday accommodation (subject to obtaining the necessary planning consents)

This is one of the “greenest” houses we have ever offered for sale.  Park House benefits from a large Biomass Wood Heating system (installed on the ground floor of the adjoining barn), solar panels and UPVC double glazed windows throughout.

Ground Floor

White double glazed composite door though to:

Front Porch

An entrance porch decorated in neutral colours with floor tiles and single radiator.

Original wood door through to:

Open Plan Kitchen / Lounge 13’08’’ x 23’87’’ (8.18m x 7.2m) a.w.p.

A large open plan Kitchen Lounge decorated in neutral colours.

The lounge area benefits from a large inglenook fire place with stone surround and hearth with a small wood burning stove. Wood flooring, double radiator and white UPVC double glazed window to front aspect overlooking unspoilt views.

A traditional country-style kitchen with a range of floor units and shelving with splash back tiles above wooden kitchen worktops and stone flag flooring. A large gas range set within the alcove of the former fireplace with stainless steel sink & chrome mixer tap.  White UPVC double glazed window to rear aspect.

Utility Room 7’08’’ x 7’08’’ (2.35m x 2.35m)

A good sized utility/boot room to the back of Kitchen decorated in neutral colours, black floor tiles, plumbing for washing machine and white ceramic 1 ½ sink and drainer with chrome mixer tap.

UPVC double glazed window which leads to the courtyard and gardens.

Downstairs WC

A useful small downstairs WC with white hand basin, decorated in neutral colours with splash back tiles above hand basin and black tiles to floor.

The Study or Snug 12’02’’ x 10’00’’ (3.73m x 3.05m)

A cosy study decorated in neutral colours with wood flooring and fitted shelving.  A centrepiece wood stove set within a stone ingle nook fire surround and hearth, double radiator and white UPVC double glazed window to front aspect.

Cold Store (Pantry) 9’11’’ x 8’08’’ (3.03m x 2.66m)

A useful traditional cold store with original stone shelving, double radiator and wood single glazed window to rear aspect.

Stairs & First Floor Landing

A spacious light first floor landing decorated in neutral colours with beige carpet to stair and stone flag floor to bottom of stairs. An arched white UPVC double glazed window to stairs, loft access and double radiator. A large under stair cupboard ideal for storage.

First Floor

Bedroom 1 10’01’’ x 8’09’’ (3.09m x 2.69m)

A single bedroom decorated in neutral colours, double radiator and white UPVC double glazed window with rear aspect and views over the surrounding countryside.

Bedroom 2 12’04’’ x 12’03’’ (3.78m x 3.74m)

A second double bedroom which would easily accommodate a king size bed, decorated in neutral colours with carpet to floor. Doubled radiator and white UPVC double glazed window to front aspect.

Bedroom 3 12’03’’ x 13’02’’ (3.74m x 4.02m) a.w.p

A third double master bedroom, double radiator with carpet to floor and white UPVC double glazed window with front aspect and views over the open countryside with en-suite shower room.


A small shower en-suite with white hand basin and white low level WC, decorated in neutral colours with splash back tiles to sink and shower area.

Bathroom 9’06’’ x 10’00’’ (2.9m x 3.05m)

A large family bathroom comprising of a three piece bathroom suite decorated in neutral colours, white splash back tiles and wood flooring. A double walk in shower unit, double radiator and white UPVC double glazed obscure window to rear aspect.


Courtyard & Gardens

A good size cobbled courtyard with ample private parking for several vehicles with raised gardens mainly laid to lawn overlooking unspoilt views of the open countryside.

Boiler Barn 14’00’’ x 23’09’’ (4.27m x 7.25m) a.w.p

Stone built barn / stables with cobbled and concrete floor, electricity fitted, and housing the biomass wood boiler that controls all heating and hot water.

External Stone steps lead up to:

Hayloft 23’06’’ x 13’04’’ (7.8m x 4.08m)

Large spacious first floor barn conversion currently used as Art Studio. Decorated in neutral colours with wood flooring and open wood beams. Two wood framed double glazed windows to both front and rear aspect with single glazed unit to side aspect.

Long Barn 11’08’’ x 21’10’’ (3.56m x 6.67m)

Wood stable door into the large stone barn with cobbled / concrete floor. Obtaining the necessary planning consents needed could hold great potential for possible holiday let or bunk house.

Outbuilding 1 10’02’’ x 11’09’’ (3.11m x 3.58m)

A third and final stone built barn attached to the long barn under a slate roof, cobbled and concrete floor with hen shed attached.

Outbuilding 2 & 3

Stone built outbuildings currently used as storage.


Mains electricity & water (non-metered), bottled LPG supplies the stove & private drainage via a septic tank located in the field downhill from the property on the opposite side of the road. 

Council Tax Band E.

Energy efficiency rating – to be advised.


The vendor has advised the property is Freehold.

There is a small square of the garden (back far-right) which is rented from a local farmer for a nominal amount each year.

Additional Information

The boiler comes with RHI payments of £3,000 per annum until June, 2021.  We are advised by the vendor the solar panels on the roof now exceed the cost of the electricity used and come with FIT payments for the next 20 years.  The green credits & payments are included with the sale.

It is though the “long barn” would make a good bunk house or holiday cottage, subject to obtaining the necessary planning consents.

The property is located one mile from the A69 which is a useful artery connecting Carlisle & Newcastle.  So on the one hand you are in the middle of the countryside and on the other Park House is easily accessible.

Local Information

Denton is an attractive rural village with its nearest neighbour being Gilsland a small local village which straddles the border between Cumbria & Northumberland.  The village is close to local historic sites such as Hadrians wall & can be a popular tourist destination. The village is with easy commute to both Newcastle & Carlisle via the A69. The village has a very popular and highly Oftsted rated infant & junior school which also provides nursery education. There are two public houses, one with a restaurant. There are two churches, village hall and small cosy café/bistro. There is a popular campaign underway at present to try to re-open the railway station at Gilsland.

Directions CA8 7AG

From the Haltwhistle Office head West, follow the road round to the left, turn right onto West Road, at the junction turn right onto the A69, take the second right sign posted for Spade-adam, Denton, take the first left, the property is on the left.

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.

To view more of our properties for sale or to let, please check our website


We will be pleased to provide unbiased and professional advice without obligation on the marketing & current value of your present home.  Just contact one of our offices to request a valuation.

Pennine Ways Ltd for themselves and for the vendors or lessors of this property whose agents they are give notice that (1) the particulars are set out as a general outline only for the guidance of intending purchasers or lessees and do not constitute part of an offer or contract, (2) all descriptions, dimensions, references to condition and necessary permissions for use and occupation, and other details are given without responsibility and any intending purchasers or tenants should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of them, (3) no person in the employment of Pennine Ways Ltd has any authority to make or give any representation or whatever in relation to this property.  May we also courteously advise that whilst every care is taken to ensure the accuracy of the measurements in these details, please do not incur any expense until you have verified the sizes to your own satisfaction.

Loading Map