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Aiketgate, Armathwaite, Carlisle
Guide Price £525,000

Middle Farm, Aiketgate, Armathwaite

Sold STC
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  • Four bedroom detached period property
  • Extensive range of outbuildings
  • Various Feature fireplace's
  • Two reception areas
  • Study
  • Oak constructed garden room
  • Courtyard and large garden
  • Good transport links

This attractive property has been thoughtfully restored using lime mortars and plasters drawing on the best of Cumbrian skills and traditional techniques. These historic renovation methods are complemented by the use of environmentally friendly paints and oils, contemporary additions such as solar thermal heating, a microwave broadband service, full central heating and double glazing throughout the property.

Located in a rural landscape with far reaching views, Middle Farm with attractive period features is set in its own courtyard and large gardens. From the comfort of this impressive house there is huge potential offered to future owners by the extensive range of outbuildings, all structurally sound and ready for further development. The property has close access to local facilities, good schools and great transport links.


Entrance Hallway

Doors leading to ground floor accommodation, fitted corner cupboard, Stairs to first floor, radiator and stone flooring.

Utility/Shower Room

11' 3'' x 7' 10'' (3.43m x 2.4m)

Low level WC, Belfast style sink and drainer, shower, plumbing for washing machine.

Sitting Room

25' 8'' x 13' 5'' (7.82m x 4.1m)

Wood burner (backboiler) inset in a sandstone fire place, a further feature fire place at the opposite end of the room. Stone and wood flooring, and entrance to study.


15' 9'' x 8' 1'' (4.8m x 2.46m)

Feature stone fireplace with iron grate, door to the front courtyard.


13' 8'' x 10' 2'' (4.17m x 3.1m)

Wood burning stove inset in a feature sandstone, window to the rear garden, under stairs storage cupboard. Stone flooring, doors leading to larder and kitchen.


8' 3'' x 6' 0'' (2.51m x 1.83m)

Fitted base unit with Kirkstone slate work surface, shelves above. Space for fridge and freezer.


14' 2'' x 12' 4'' (4.32m x 3.76m)

This country style kitchen has a range of free standing and fitted units with Kirkstone slate work surface. Sink with drainer, AGA cooker and space for a dishwasher. Stone flooring and entrance to garden room. Stable door to courtyard.

Garden Room

21' 5'' x 13' 10'' (6.53m x 4.22m)

Stunning Green oak frame with double-glazed units. Wood burning stove on a tiled hearth. Oak flooring and French doors to the garden

First Floor Landing

14' 1'' x 6' 7'' (4.3m x 2m)

Spilt stairs leading to inner hallway with doors leading to first floor accommodation. Hatch to loft space

Bedroom Two

14' 11'' x 10' 8'' (4.55m x 3.25m)

Double bedroom with fire place, storage cupboard housing the hot water tank. Hatch to loft space.

Master Bedroom

18' 3'' x 14' 4'' (5.56m x 4.37m)

Double bedroom with Exposed oak beams. A Stone fireplace, solid wood flooring.

Family Bathroom

12' 9'' x 8' 4'' (3.89m x 2.54m)

Low level WC, wash hand basin, large bath and shower cubicle. Heated towel rail, solid wood flooring.

Bedroom Four

10' 6'' x 5' 1'' (3.2m x 1.55m)

Bedroom Three

16' 6'' x 8' 3'' (5.03m x 2.51m)

Double bedroom

Single Story Barn

39' 4'' x 14' 4'' (12m x 4.37m)

This significant stone barn has a wealth of oak beams and has vast potential. From storage to the potential for conversion (stp) this barn represents very versatile space.


This building is dry, solid and would hold several cars. The current owners employed a local engineer to create higher head room, allowing larger cars or vans to be able to enter with ease.

The Stables

Solid and dry storage areas.

Two Story Barn

This barn is partially converted and would make a great office space or potential holiday let (stp).


20' 0'' x 14' 4'' (6.1m x 4.37m)

Ample space for car storage.


This property has a spacious courtyard to the front with paving and shillies. Gardens surrounding with lawn, garden pond and patio areas. Stunning open views to the countryside. Single and double stables, also an outdoor WC and store room. Productive vegetable garden and orchard area and two large greenhouses.




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.


Aiketgate Armathwaite
Carlisle CA4 9TH
County: Cumbria
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: DBE00087
David Britton
David Britton Estates
P: 01768 881111
PRS Rightmove Zoopla Primelocation