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., Penton, Carlisle
Guide Price £525,000

Shawstown, Penton, Carlisle

Sold STC
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  • 28 acre small holding/equestrian facility
  • Extremely private and un-overlooked
  • Three bedroom period farmhouse
  • Variety of out buildings
  • Indoor floodlit arena
  • Easy access to Carlisle

Are you looking for an equestrian facility, small holding or retreat that is off the beaten track, yet close to Carlisle?
This property has 28 acres of land including just under two acres of woodland, various useful outbuildings and a huge floodlit indoor arena. Shawstown is currently being used for equestrian purposes but has vast potential for other uses. The property is positioned in a secluded area and benefits from having no immediate neighbours, making this site ideal for the leisure industry or your own private piece of Cumbria.


Property Description

The detached modernised farmhouse offers versatile accommodation, constructed of local stone, benefitting from oil C.H and double glazing, multifuel stove to lounge and LPG stove to sitting room. The property benefits from a Worcester combi boiler which was installed summer 2017 and a full re-wire was carried out in march. Shawstown is presently run as an equestrian facility which is well equipped and offers an excellent opportunity to purchase a property suitable for equestrian or agricultural use.

Entrance Hall

Understairs cupboard and storage cupboard. Stairs to first floor and timber latch door leading to lounge.


13' 3'' x 12' 7'' (4.03m x 3.84m)

Double glazed window, LPG stove set in recess with stone hearth. Timber latch door to hall, Wooden flooring.

Sitting Room

15' 4'' x 12' 10'' (4.67m x 3.9m)

Double glazed window, multi fuel stove set in an inglenook. Timber latch door leading into kitchen. Double glazed doors leading into conservatory, timber latch door into storage cupboard and wooden flooring.


27' 2'' x 9' 11'' (8.29m x 3.02m)

Constructed of UPVC, fully double glazed with blinds, double french doors leading to garden and patio with uninterrupted views over countryside. Pine timber flooring and electric radiator.


11' 3'' x 12' 9'' (3.44m x 3.88m)

Double glazed window to the front. A range of matching wall and base units, single drainer sink unit with mixer taps, electric range cooker with extractor hood. Integrated wine cooler, fridge and dishwasher, space and plumbing for washing machine. Timber latch door leading through into utility/boot room, tiled flooring.

Utility/Boot Room

16' 5'' x 6' 10'' (5.00m x 2.09m)

Double glazed window to rear aspect. Recently installed combi boiler, a range of units, vented for a tumble drier. Door leading to front of house and tiled flooring.

First Floor

First Floor Landing

Two windows, two loft hatches and a built in cupboard.

Bedroom One

15' 7'' x 12' 10'' (4.75m x 3.90m)

A double bedroom with a double glazed window, built in storage cupboard.

Bedroom Two

16' 8'' x 12' 8'' (5.07m x 3.87m)

A double bedroom with a double glazed window.

Bedroom Three

13' 6'' x 12' 8'' (4.12m x 3.87m)

Double glazed window.

Family Bathroom

13' 6'' x 6' 5'' (4.12m x 1.96m)

Fully tiled, modern white 3 piece suite consisting of low level W.C, wash hand basin, whirlpool corner bath with shower attachment, ladder radiator and electric blow heater.


Enclosed terraced garden leading from conservatory, offering superb views over surrounding hills and countryside. Ample parking for a number of vehicles.

Buildings Briefly Comprise Of:

Indoor School: 140ft x 70ft, the modern school is well maintained and the surface is a mixture of solway sand and wood grain flakes, the school is well lit and has power. This building would could be used as large agricultural shed if not required for equine. Stable Block: 1) Steel and timber framed building providing a well fitted stable block 18.2m x 13m. The main accommodation block is fitted with 10 American style horse boxes, electric supply. Ample storage space. 2) Metal framed dutch barn incorporating 4 horse stables, each measuring 2.88m x 3.66m concrete floor, storage space. 3) Block Building Providing: a. Feed store b. Foaling Box c. Tack Room 6m x 3.78 electric lights and sockets. 4) A block built stable block providing 3 stables 20.1m x 4.3m overall. 5) Brick built building providing: a. Former byer 10.2m x 4.8m, electric light and sockets door leading to : b. Store being former rest room 3m x 4m electric light , power points. Work tops. 6)Block built mono-pitch building 5.6m x 6.5 with 3 stock pens. 7) A metal framed barn 9.25m x 6.25m with concrete floor providing general purpose use storage or garage, plus a timber framed lean to 4m x12m providing stabling or storage. 8) Outdoor Menage 30m x 20m (approx). Post and rail fencing and a drained silica sand and Pvc granule surface. 9) A4 bay electric horse walker with galvanised steel weld mesh panels. 10) Midden.


The land which is adjacent to and largely surroundings the property, comprises of a number of fenced enclosures, suitable for grazing and or/mowing, land extends to approximately 28 acres and this includes just under two acres of woodland.


Shawstown is located between Easton and Catlowdy, approximately 30 minutes Carlise, 15 minutes Brampton.


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.


. Penton
Carlisle CA6 5RT
County: Cumbria
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: DBE00138
Emily Hayes
David Britton Estates
P: 01768 881111
PRS Rightmove Zoopla Primelocation