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The Limes, Great Orton, Carlisle CA5 6NA

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  • Four bedroom house
  • Full of character, charm and retains many original features.
  • Pretty village location
  • Spacious accommodation throughout
  • Two reception rooms
  • Sunroom
  • Utility room and pantry
  • Cloakroom
  • Ensuite to the master and a dressing room
  • Modern family bathroom
  • Gardens
  • Shared access to the rear with a garage and parking space
  • No onward chain

The Limes is a stunning four bedroom period home sitting in the heart of the pretty village of Great Orton near Carlisle. This family home is beautifully presented throughout and has character, charm and retains many original features. This spacious home offers flexible use of accommodation with the possibly of annex potential/mutligenerational living and no onward chain. Internally there is a grand entrance hallway with an imposing stair case, an impressive drawing room with an open fire, a sitting and a sunroom overlooking the courtyard to the rear. The light filled kitchen has a large bespoke island unit and a range cooker set into a sandstone inglenook fireplace, there is also a pantry, utility room and a cloakroom to the ground floor. To the first floor there are four double bedrooms with the master having an en-suite shower room and dressing room and a modern family bathroom with a free standing bath and a separate shower. Externally the front of the property is approached by a gated gravelled driveway, large lawned south facing garden with established trees, shrubs and a shared courtyard to the rear where you can access the garage and parking area. This property is perfectly positioned in the quiet village of Great Orton just five miles from the city of Carlisle, a rural yet very accessible location with excellent transport links to the M6, Carlisle airport, the world heritage site at Hardian's wall, Lake District National Park, Solway coast and the Scottish Borders. The village itself has a village store, church, butchers, primary school, pub and is close to the Watch Tree nature reserve.


Entrance Hallway

Large traditional wooden entrance door leading through into the entrance hallway. The entrance hallway has an original wooden stair case leading up the first floor with wooden panelling, under stairs storage, original mosaic tiled flooring and a radiator.

Drawing Room

Large room with ornate coving, original ceiling rose, picture rail, large original bay sash window, an open fire with a tiled marble hearth and has an inset decorative surround, two radiators and exposed wooden floorboards.


Double glazed windows overlooking the courtyard, wall mounted light and a radiator.


Large light filled room with a large original sash window, a sandstone fireplace which has the Range cooker set inside and extractor fan above and an original storage cupboard to the side with drawers. A bespoke handmade kitchen which has walnut units and drawers and is all centred around an island unit with a stone work surface, an inset stainless steel sink with a mixer tap over and drainer unit integrated into the stone work surface and a raised breakfast bar. Two radiators, a tiled floor and doorways leading through into the sitting room and the utility room.

Sitting Room

Spacious sitting room with a traditional sash windows overlooking the front garden, a door leading out to the front, Open coal fire with a marble hearth and surround and a radiator.

Utility Room

Original sash window to the rear, units with a complementary worktop, stainless steel sink with mixer tap, plumbing for a washing machine, tiled floor, under stairs storage cupboard, radiator, a tiled floor, doorway leading through into the cloakroom, doorway leading out to the rear and an opening through into the rear hallway.


Wash hand basin, Boiler, low level WC.

Rear Hallway

Second stair case to the first floor, doorway leading through into the pantry and a storage cupboard.


Original Sandstone shelving, historically used to salt pigs.

First Floor Landing

Main stair case with a feature arched window half way up the stairs and two original sash windows and the top of the stairs, radiator and a doorway leading through into the master bedroom.

Master Bedroom Suite

Large room with two sash windows to the front and side aspect, an original cast iron fireplace with a marble surround, radiator and an opening though into en-suite shower room.

En-Suite Shower Room

Three piece suite comprising of a wash hand basin, low level WC and a corner shower cubicle. Obscure window to the rear aspect, part tiled with LED spot lights.

Dressing Room

Plenty of room for storage and a wardrobe.

Bedroom Two

Two original sash windows to the front aspect cast iron fireplace and a marble surround, large built in storage cupboard, a radiator and a door leading out to the second rear landing where there is access to the second stair case.

Second Rear Landing

Second stair case leading up to the second rear Landing with having a feature sash window, doorways leading through into bedroom two, three, four and the family bathroom.

Bedroom Three

Spacious double room with an original sash window to the front aspect, cast iron open fireplace and a radiator.

Bedroom Four

A smaller double room with an original sash window to the rear aspect and a radiator.

Family Bathroom

Modern bathroom suite with a free standing roll tap bath having a mixer tap and a shower attachment, corner shower cubicle, wash hand basin and a low level WC. Obscure sash window, built in storage cupboard housing the water tank, LED spot lights, extractor fan, two radiators, part tiled walls and a tiled floor.


Approached via a gated entrance with a gravelled driveway which leads up to the front of the property, two lawned areas one slightly raised, established shrubs and trees. To the rear of the property there is a shared cobbled courtyard which gives access to the other properties behind, garage and a parking space within the courtyard which is shared with other properties.



Mains electric, water and drainage. Oil fired central heating.


These particulars, whilst believed to be accurate are set out as a general guideline and do not constitute any part of an offer or contract. Intending Purchasers should not rely on them as statements of representation of fact, but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to their accuracy. The services, systems, and appliances shown may not have been tested and has no guarantee as to their operability or efficiency can be given. All floor plans are created as a guide to the lay out of the property and should not be considered as a true depiction of any property and constitutes no part of a legal contract.


Great Orton
Carlisle CA5 6NA
County: Cumbria
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: DBE01424
Helen Hodgson
David Britton Estates
P: 017868 881111
PRS Rightmove Zoopla Primelocation