Rickerby, Carlisle
Guide price £615,000

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Property Description

  • A charming period property
  • Dating back to the 17th century
  • Grade II listed tower within the walled courtyard
  • Popular village location close to Carlisle
  • Recently renovated to a luxurious standard
  • Many original features and plenty of period charm.
  • Entrance Hallway/Snug and cloakroom
  • Ground floor double bedroom
  • Lounge with feature fireplace
  • Dining room

A charming, ‘chocolate box’ period home with its own Grade II Listed Tower is located in the heart of the popular village of Rickerby, sitting in a private position with beautiful gardens, stunning walled courtyard and a large barn/workshop to the rear.
Dating back to 17th Century, Home Farm has been recently renovated to a luxurious standard by the currently owner, it is beautifully presented throughout with a fabulous mix of modern and contemporary styling combined with many original features and plenty of period charm.

Internally, on the ground floor there is a light filled entrance hallway/snug, a bespoke kitchen with quality fitted cabinetry and large island unit, character filled lounge with feature fireplace and stove, dining room, cloakroom and a large double bedroom.  On the first floor there are three double bedrooms with the master bedroom having an impressive wall of fitted wardrobes, a stylish family bathroom with free standing bath and a separate modern shower room. The internal finished inside this home are luxurious and to a high specification.
Externally, the property itself sits on a generous plot and is approached by a private, gated driveway leading down to the rear courtyard.  To the front there is a large lawned gardens, bordered by established trees, shrubs and flower beds.  To the rear, sitting around a walled courtyard, there is a large barn/outbuilding providing excellent storage.  It could perhaps be converted into a holiday let, gym, studio/office space or simply as an extension of the main home.  Subject to the relevant planning consents this home would make a wonderful lifestyle opportunity with the options to work from home or convert the barn.  Attached to the barn is a wonderful Grade II Listed tower, making this an opportunity acquire a unique period home which oozes character.
Located in the heart of the village of Rickerby, a rural conservation area of beautiful parkland just off Brampton Road, Carlisle with wonderful walks on

Entrance Hallway
UPVC front door having window panels and windows either leads through into the entrance hallway. The entrance hallway is a great size and perfect for flexible living as its currently used as a snug having a wooden laminated floor, two radiators, two central ceiling lights and doorways leading through into a cloakroom, inner hallway, bedroom four and through into the lounge.

A low level WC, wash hand basin, partly tiled walls, extractor fan, radiator and wooden effect laminated flooring.

Inner Hallway
Partly wooden panelled walls, door leading out into the rear courtyard, radiator, wooden effect laminated flooring and doorways leading through into the dining room and through into the kitchen.

Bedroom Four
A large double room having dual aspect windows to the front and side, loft hatch access, built in original storage cupboards, central ceiling light, radiator and a carpeted floor.

A beautiful spacious yet cosy room having a doorway leading through into an under stairs storage cupboard, feature fireplace in the heart of the room with a gas fire sitting on a stone hearth with a brick surround, beamed features, double-glazed window to the rear aspect, central ceiling light, radiator, carpeted floor and access though into the second inner hallway.

Second Inner Hallway
Double glazed window to the rear overlooking the courtyard, staircase with a wooden handrail and carpeted treads leading up to the first floor landing.

Dining Room
A fantastic space for a dining room having a beamed ceiling, central ceiling light, double-glazed window to the rear aspect, radiator and wooden effect laminated flooring.

This is an impressive and stylish kitchen which has been recently fitted by the current owners from Atlantis Kitchens having stone dark coloured wall and base units with a complementary Quartz work surface over and an inset sink with a Quooker tap. Integrated Neff double oven, Integrated Neff five-ring gas hob with extractor fan over, integrated full size wine cooler, space for a dishwasher, space for a full size fridge/freezer and space for a washing machine. Double-glazed windows to the front and side aspect, arched feature window overlooking the rear courtyard, Island unit with seating one side and storage the other, LED lighting, loft hatch access, radiator, Q-Blue speaker and wood effect laminated flooring.

First Floor Landing
Doorways leading through into the three bedrooms, family bathroom and through into the family shower room.

Bedroom One
An impressive master having a beamed ceiling, double-glazed windows to the rear aspect, full wall of fitted wardrobes, fitting for a wall mounted tv, radiator, traditional style wash hand basin with a tiled splash back, central ceiling light and a carpeted floor.

Family Bathroom
A modern and contemporary bathroom which is partly tiled with grey stylish tiles, LED lighting, two windows to the front aspect and a modern vertical heated towel rail. Vanity unit with a marble top and inset wash hand basin, wall mounted illuminated mirror, extractor fan, WC, freestanding bath with shower attachment and a walk-in shower having a rainfall shower head and a glass screen.

Bedroom Two
Double bedroom having a double-glazed window overlooking the rear courtyard, alcove shelving, beamed ceiling, ceiling light, fitted wardrobe, radiator and a carpeted floor.

Bedroom Three
A double room having a window to the front aspect, a wall of fitted wardrobes, radiator, ceiling light and a wooden effect laminated floor.

Shower Room
Completely shower boarded, LED lighting, wall mounted heated towel rail, extractor fan and wooden effect laminated flooring. Corner shower cubicle with brass sanitary ware with a rainfall shower, low-level WC and a small rectangular wash hand basin with storage beneath.

Gated approach to the front with a large sweeping driveway which leads down to the rear courtyard, a large lawn which is bordered by established trees and shrubs and filled with spring bulbs and lovely flower beds there is also a paved terrace area perfect place to sit and enjoy the morning sunshine.
At the rear there is a gated courtyard which has a gravelled turning circle with a central lawned area and across the courtyard there is an array of barns which subject to the relevant planning consents could be converted into a home office/airB&B/holiday let or further living accommodation theses are currently used for storage.
The grade II listed tower can be accessed from the courtyard but would need a set of steps put in place by there new owner to be able to access that.

Mains Electric, Water, Drainage.
Gas central heating.
We have been advised by the vendor the property has not been flooded in the last 3 years they have owned it.
Rickerby has benefited from significant flood defence work since the 2015 floods.

EPC & Council Tax Band
Council Tax Band - E

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.

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Carlisle, Cumbria CA3 9AA
County: Cumbria
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: 32964427