Holly House and Barn, Gaitsgill, Dalston, CARLISLE, Cumbria


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  • Bedrooms: 3
Holly House is a charming detached house on the edge of a popular village, approximately three miles to the south of Dalston. It offers well presented accommodation and gardens, including three double bedrooms, three reception rooms and a modern fitted kitchen. Retaining many period features, generous gardens, garage and parking. It is now being offered for sale together with a barn which has planning consent for conversion to a two bedroomed cottage (planning ref: 18/0047). There is also the opportunity to purchase a paddock by separate negotiation if desired (approx. 0.9 acres).


Entrance Vestibule

Glazed panel over front door, cornice coving, part glazed door to entrance hall.

Entrance Hall

Radiator, stairs to first floor, cornice coving, under-stairs cupboard with storage, floor mounted boiler and a single glazed window to side.


4.27m x 3.53m (14' x 11' 7")

Gas fire with wood surround and tiled inserts to side, single glazed traditional sash windows to the front and side, radiator, coving and ceiling rose.

Sitting Room

3.65m x 3.42m (12' x 11' 3")

Cast iron fireplace with marble surround, single glazed traditional sash window to front, cornice coving and radiator.

Dining Room

3.94m x 3.54m (12' 11" x 11' 7")

LPG stove recessed in chimney breast with sandstone hearth, tiled flooring, coving, single glazed traditional sash window to rear and side, radiator, part glazed door to rear porch and door to kitchen.


4.76m x 2.45m (15' 7" x 8')

Fitted with a range of base and wall units incorporating a larder unit, 1.5 bowl sink and drainer, tiled splashbacks, electric oven and hob with hood over, plumbing for washing machine, two double glazed windows to rear, tiled flooring, radiator, door to entrance hallway, recessed ceiling spotlights and extractor fan.

Rear Porch

Double glazed door to rear, double glazed windows to both sides, tiled flooring and part glazed door to dining room.

First Floor Landing

Traditional arched sash window to side, radiator, open balustrade staircase and cornice coving.

Bedroom 1

4.27m x 3.55m (14' x 11' 8")

Single glazed traditional sash window to front, coving, radiator.

Bedroom 2

3.93m x 3.55m (12' 11" x 11' 8")

Single glazed traditional sash window to front, coving and radiator.

Bedroom 3

3.66m x 3.45m (12' x 11' 4")

Single glazed traditional sash window to front with views of stream and bridge, coving and radiator.


2.17m x 1.21m (7' 1" x 4')

Single glazed traditional sash window to front, coving and loft access point.


4.77m x 2.41m (15' 8" x 7' 11")

Fitted with a four piece suite comprising bath with side and end panels, shower cubicle, W/C, pedestal wash hand basin, part tiled walls, cornice coving, double glazed window to side and single glazed traditional sash window to rear. Wall mounted light over wash hand basin, radiator, recessed ceiling spotlights, built-in cupboard housing hot water tank and shelving.



To the rear of the property there is a double gate leading to a walled yard, with access to the side and front garden and also to the garage. The rear garden has gated access to the oil tank, lawns area, shillied paths, mature borders and an access gate to the side road. There is a paddock that is available to purchase by separate negotiation - approx. 3650 msq (0.9 acres)


With side access door to the rear yard.


Single glazed window to side, wash hand basin in vanity unit, water supply, Belfast sink and separate W/C.


Planning permission has been granted for conversion to a two storey, two bedroom link detached cottage with dining kitchen, garage and garden. Planning ref 18/0047. The barn provides ideal potential to be utilised as a holiday home or workshop - subject to usual consents.

Referral & Other Payments

PFK work with preferred providers for the delivery of certain services necessary for a house sale or purchase. Our providers price their products competitively, however you are under no obligation to use their services and may wish to compare them against other providers. Should you choose to utilise them PFK will receive a referral fee: Napthens, Bendles LLP, Scott Duff & Co Property Lawyers/Conveyancing Service - completion of a sale or purchase, PFK will receive a referral fee of £120 to £180 per transaction; Pollard & Scott/Independent Mortgage Advisors – arrangement of mortgage & other products/insurances, PFK will receive a referral fee - the average fee earned in 2018 was £226.32; ETSOS/EPC and Floorplan Providers - EPC and floorplan £66.00, EPC only £24.00, floorplan only £6.00. All figures quoted are inclusive of VAT.

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