Alston, Cumbria CA9 3DB


Property Details

Alston, Cumbria CA9 3DB


Large 2 Bedroom Detached House with Unspoilt Views

Detached house Sold - Alston Cumbria



Property overview

The Rise, Alston

Traditional stone built detached house offering two double bedrooms. The property has a modern fitted kitchen, dining room and sitting room with large sun room to the rear. The attached barn has been developed and comprises a store room on the ground floor with shower room and cloakroom and a wooden staircase leads up to a large office area, with relevant planning approval this could be made into a granny annex or to extend the current living accommodation into four bedrooms.

Ground Floor

Entrance porch

Having a UPVC door to front, two double glazed windows to side aspects, stone flag floor and wood part glazed door to:

Inner Hallway

With stairs to first floor and Victorian wood panel doors to dining and sitting rooms.

Dining Room 9’9” (2.99m x 4.57m) 14’11”

Having original stone flagged floor, painted wood beams to ceiling, and stone hearth with Morso Squirrel multi fuel burning stove. Window to front aspect, electric night storage heater, under stairs cupboard housing electric RCD boards, wood door to sun room and down step to:

Kitchen 16’2” (4.93m x 2.33m) 7’7”

A fully equipped galley kitchen comprising of modern wall and floor units with laminate worktops and complementary tiling. Built in fridge, freezer, eye level electric double oven. Ceramic hob with extractor above, stainless steel sink and drainer, electric night storage heater, stone flagged floor and three windows to front and side aspects with unspoilt views.

Sun Room 27’6” (8.40m x 2.22m) 7’3”

Running almost the length of the property this large sun room has fully double glazed windows and three doors to garden with UPVC roof. Overlooking the rear garden and fields beyond the room enables you to enjoy the outdoors all year. Having exposed stone walls, paving flags to floor, water tap, door to store room and dining room and window to utility room.

Sitting Room 15’1” (4.61m x 2.68m) 8’9”

A nice size room having exposed wood beams, large inglenook stone fireplace and hearth, electric night storage heater, window to front aspect, step up and door through to:

Boot Room

Space for hanging and boot rack, slate tile floor, doors to utility and store room.

Utility/Shower Room 7’10” 92.40m x 2.49m) 8’1”

Window to sun room, laminate worktop with sink, cupboard space under and plumbing for washing machine. Low level WC and large walk in shower unit with electric shower. Part tiling to walls and floor, electric wall heater and towel rail

Store Room 18’7” (5.67m x 4.66m) 15’3”

Large converted barn used as a store room having electric night storage heater door to sun room and stairs to office above. This room is currently used as a storage room but with the relevant planning consent could be used as additional living space or a granny annex.

From the front hallway up stairs to:

First Floor Landing

Having window to rear aspect, doors to bedrooms and bathroom and a large passageway leading to office with a range of storage cupboards and a further window to rear aspect.

Bedroom 1 8’2” (2.50m x 4.41m0 14’5”

Double room with Victorian solid wood panel door, window to front aspect and unspoilt views.

Bathroom 6’9” 92.08m x 2.34m) 7’8”

Having a three piece suite comprising, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, bath with wood panel. Window to rear aspect, airing cupboard housing hot water tank, wood effect lino to floor and electric towel rail.

Bedroom 2 12’5” (3.80m x 2.68m) 8’9”

Double room with Victorian solid wood panel door, wood effect lino to floor window to front aspect and   views.

Office 15’2” (4.63m x 5.69m) 18’7”

Large room housing four large desks, space for shelving, door to cupboard with stairs to attic (boarded up). Three windows to front and rear aspects, exposed wood beam to ceiling and door to landing and window with stairs leading down to the ground floor store room.


To the front of the property is a walled garden with shingle and stone flagged path to the front porch, to the side is a driveway with water tap leading to a single stone built garage with power and lighting. Patio area to the rear garden leading to the sun room and lawn area with shrub borders.


Mains electricity & water

Private drainage to a septic tank

BT and broadband service

Energy efficiency rating



Alston Leasehold

 Local Information

The schools at Alston provide education from the ages of 5-16 years. The town also provides an ATM machine, a dentist, a cottage hospital, doctor’s surgery, Town Hall and fire station. There is also an abundance of local shops in Alston providing for most everyday needs, including restaurants, teashop, hotel and library as well as local societies, clubs and leisure amenities. There is a daily bus service to Carlisle and a weekly service to Hexham, where you can access the train to take you to mainline services at Newcastle Station.


From our office in Alston drive up the main cobbled street and head towards Garrigill on the B6277, the property can be found on the left hand side just before the Golf course.

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