Roseland Townfoot Alston, Cumbria CA9 3RL UK


Property Details

Roseland Townfoot Alston, Cumbria CA9 3RL UK


Detached 4 Bedroom Period House with Garden, Garage & Parking

Property Sold - Alston Cumbria


Property overview

Roseland, Townfoot, Alston

Well-appointed detached Victorian family home nestled along a short lane away from the main road at the foot of the town. The property has a new block paved driveway and attached garage providing parking for 3 vehicles and benefits from 4 first floor bedrooms and bathroom. Good size kitchen/dining room, two reception rooms and a cloak room on the ground floor with the addition of a large conservatory leading out to the enclosed garden.

Ground Floor

From the driveway through a UPVC door to:

Entrance Hall 3’11” (1.21m x 5.40m) 17’06”

Running the width of the property having space for coats and boots, broadband and telephone points, double radiator, cupboard housing electric RCD board, wall lighting and two large storage cupboard with solid wood Victorian panel doors. Doors off to kitchen, cloakroom and front hallway.



Having low level WC, wash hand basin and UPVC double glazed window to rear aspect.


Kitchen 12’10” (3.93m x 5.31m) 17’04”

Bespoke fitted kitchen comprising a range of oak wall and floor units with granite worktops and complementary tiling to walls. Frankies Ceramic 1 ½ bowl sink with Frankie extendable hose mixer tap, built in fridge, Neff electric oven and Neff induction hob. UPVC double glazed windows to side aspects, TV point, tiled floor, space for dining table and door to pantry. Inglenook fireplace with multi-fuel Rayburn with double oven and hobs used in conjunction with gas central heating for radiators and hot water throughout.



Space for washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, freezer and wine cooler, set under a laminate worktop and a range of storage shelves.


Front Hallway

Having double doors to conservatory and doors through to sitting room and snug, single radiator and stairs to first floor.


Sitting Room 16’0” (4.90m x 3.99m) 13’01”

Large family room set at the front of the property with Victorian style fireplace housing gas fire, double radiator and TV point. UPVC sliding patio doors lead into the conservatory which bring light and warmth and can be opened to provide a through family space.



Snug 13’01” (4.01m x 4.55m) 14’11”

Having an enamel log burning stove set on a slate hearth with wood mantle above, period beams and feature stone walls, double radiator and TV point.  Laminate wood floor and UPVC double glazed window to front aspect.



Conservatory 21’0” (6.40m x 3.19m) 10’05”

A good size room offering the property a third reception room having dwarf walls, double radiator and UPVC double glazed window and roof, exposed stone wall, double doors to garden and tiled floor with electric and power.



First Floor Landing

Z shaped landing with UPVC double glazed picture window to rear aspect and solid wood Victorian panel doors to:


Bedroom 1 15’07” (4.58m x 3.96m) 12’11”

Large double bedroom featuring a fireplace with cast iron insert and mantle, UPVC double glazed window to front aspect, double radiator, TV point and painted wood panelling to chimney breast wall.


Bedroom 2 8’11” (2.74m x 3.56m) 11’07” awp

Single bedroom with UPVC double glazed window to front aspect, single radiator and loft access ladder and hatch.


Bedroom 3 15’0” (4.59m x 4.06m) 13’03”

Large double room having chimney breast wall with double recess, UPVC double glazed window to front aspect, double radiator and TV point.


Bathroom 5’11” (1.82m x 2.80m) 9’03”

Modern bathroom suite comprising, bath with shower over and glass screen, pedestal wash hand basin and Victorian style high flush WC, heated towel rail with simmer heating, shaving point, heated mirror with LED lights, wooden effect cushion flooring, complementary tiling to walls and two UPVC double glazed windows to rear and side aspects.


Bedroom 4 12’10” (3.92m x 3.25m) 10’08”

Double room with cupboard housing thermal storage unit, UPVC double glazed window to rear aspect, double radiator and TV point.



To the rear of the property is a walled newly block paved driveway providing parking and leading to the attached garage which has lighting, power and door to front garden. To the front of the property is a large lawn area with pathways to sides and bordered by walling and fencing with well stocked borders with a variety of mature shrubs and fruit trees. At the rear of the garden is a greenhouse with grape producing vines, a large seating area, a wooden storage shed and to the side of the property further storage sheds for coal and logs.



  • Mains electricity
  • Mains water and drainage
  • Mains gas
  • Central heating via thermal store (hot water tank) which is fed by both the solid-fuel Rayburn and the gas-fired boiler.
  • Fibre Optic Broadband available


Energy efficiency rating




We are advised by the vendor that the property is freehold

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, proceed on foot down the street, on the left just before the town hall take the path running alongside the old Vicarage and down under the arch. Take a right and the property can be found on your 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.


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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.


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