CA5 6NX Thursby, Carlisle, Cumbria


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  • Bedrooms: 4
A fascinating stone built barn, dating from 1835 and converted in 1996 to create a fabulous family home with spacious and adaptable accommodation including three reception rooms, superb family/dining kitchen, four bedrooms and three shower/bathrooms. There are central heating and double glazing.

Outside are a delightful cobbled yard, decking, garage/store, further side courtyard and a private, upper level garden. The property stands close to the open green in the centre of one of our area’s most popular dormitory villages just 5 miles from Carlisle city centre and within easy reach of the western bypass and the M6/M74 motorway. The thriving village of Thursby supports a community hall, Parish Church, primary school and Inn. The Lake District National Park is also within a short drive.

This is a stylish home, full of traditional and indeed original character and viewing is highly recommended.

Ground Floor

Reception Hallway

29' 6" x 7' 10" (8.99m x 2.39m) With light oak floorboards, radiator with cover and pine, partially panelled dog leg staircase to the first floor. Exposed pine skirting and panelled doors to rooms. Feature original barn entrance with full height glazed windows and beam supporting the galleried landing above. A fully glazed door leads into the sitting room.

Sitting Room

17' 7" x 16' 2" (5.36m x 4.93m) Wood burning stove set in fireplace recess with marble hearth. Boxed in beams, two radiators and full height glazed door with matching side screen leading to the decking. Six uplighters, TV point and ample power points.

Study/Bedroom 5

12' 2" x 11' 2" (3.71m x 3.40m) Radiator, TV and telephone points, original roundel window and further window to the front.


Radiator and cover, pedestal wash hand basin, close coupled WC, ceramic tiled floor, extractor fan, central light fitting and original stone roundel window.

Utility Room

9' 4" x 8' 10" (2.84m x 2.69m) Built-in cupboard, plumbing for washing machine and original stone roundel window to the front.

Family/TV Room

17' 8" x 10' 8" (5.38m x 3.25m) Boxed in and exposed ceiling beams. Radiator, TV point and windows to front and side elevations.

Family Kitchen

23' 10" x 18' max (7.26m x 5.49m) Featuring handsome stone entrance arch from the main hallway. Light oak flooring throughout, shaker-style painted wall and floor kitchen units and matching open shelving. Oak worksurfaces, asterite sink unit, tiled splashbacks and Rangemaster gas/electric oven with extractor canopy above. Exposed and boxed in ceiling beams, raised multi fuel stove on slate hearth, walk-in corner pantry cupboard, full height glazed windows, patio door and side screens leading out to the decking. Further panelled/glazed door to the side courtyard.

First Floor

First Floor Galleried Landing

With full height exposed ceiling trusses and purlins, radiator, original roundel windows and further window overlooking the garden. Walk-in storage cupboard and pine panelled doors to the various rooms.

Bedroom 1

17' 8" x 16' 4" (5.38m x 4.98m) Double bedroom with exposed truss and purlins, radiator and cover, exposed floorboards, original roundel windows, double window overlooking the courtyard and velux rooflight. Built in double hanging cupboard and stained panelled door leading to the en-suite bathroom.

En-Suite Bathroom 1

A modern four piece suite comprising double ended bath with mixer tap/shower attachment, wall mounted wash hand basin, WC and shower enclosure. Full wall and floor tiling, exposed beams and purlins, extractor fan, chrome heated towel rail and original stone Roundel window.

Dressing Room

Radiator, built-in double cupboards with storage lockers above, and Velux rooflight.

Bedroom 2

13' 2" x 10' 7" (4.01m x 3.23m) Exposed truss and purlins, built in triple wardrobes, radiator and stained pine door to the en-suite bathroom.

En-Suite Bathroom 2

A modern three piece suite comprising thermostatic shower/glazed screen over bath, wall mounted wash hand basin and low level WC. Tiled splashbacks, chrome heated towel rail, extractor fan, marble tiled floor, stone roundel window and exposed truss and purlins.

Bedroom 3

17' 5" x 12' (5.31m x 3.66m) Exposed floorboards, angled roof truss and exposed purlins, radiator, original roundel windows, Velux rooflight and further side window overlooking the courtyard. Pine panelled door to the’Jack & Jill’ shower room.

Shower Room

Three piece suite comprising thermostatic shower in enclosure, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC. Wall and floor tiling, extractor fan, radiator and roundel window. A further pine panelled door connects to bedroom 4.

Bedroom 4

16' 8" x 12' 4" (5.08m x 3.76m) Exposed floorboards, roof truss and purlins, long radiator, full height glazed window overlooking the entrance courtyard and two deep walk-in shelved store cupboards with original stone roundel windows.


Cobbled Yard

still with the original drainage channels, provides ample off-road parking. Terraced decking along the front of the property.

Adjoining Garage/Store

18' x 10' (5.49m x 3.05m) With double timber doors. Please note that the grassed area in front could be removed if required.

Side Courtyard

Approached from the family/dining area in the kitchen, laid to paviours.

Upper Level Lawned Garden

With mature trees, hedging and stone wall boundaries, Wendy House and attractively stocked borders.


Leave Carlisle via Wigton Road, the A595 and continue across the roundabouts, continue for a further mile and take the left turn for Thursby. Carras is on the right hand side of the road immediately before the fork in the road at the village green. A for sale board has been erected for identification purposes.


COUNCIL TAX BAND We are informed the property is in tax band F

TENURE We are informed the tenure is Freehold.

SERVICES Mains water, gas, electricity and drainage; gas fired central heating; double glazing.

VIEWING Cumbrian Properties ELA Ltd, 2 Lonsdale St, Carlisle Tel 01228 599940.

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