Brown Dykes, Scaleby, CARLISLE, Cumbria


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  • Bedrooms: 4
Brown Dykes is a fantastic opportunity to purchase a substantial family farmhouse with attached studio and established gardens. This property offers four bedrooms, three spacious reception rooms with high ceilings, beams and exposed sandstone, conservatory and dining kitchen with Aga. The farm is set back from the road with open views, and there is a range of outbuildings and approximately 40 acres of grazing land beyond. In addition to the farmhouse is a barn conversion, Brown Dykes Stables, renovated by the current owners to a high standard with original features and three en-suite bedrooms. This is currently utilised as a successful holiday let, but could also be perfect for dependant relatives.

The farm is ideally located approximately 9 miles from Junction 44, providing easy access to the M6, western by-pass, Carlisle city centre, Lake District National Park and Scottish Borders. Viewing is highly recommended to appreciate this versatile country property, while also being close to all the amenities the city has to offer.




The front door leads into a vestibule, with stairs to the first floor and doors to the sitting room and lounge.


4.00m x 4.79m (13' 1" x 15' 9")

Bright and airy lounge with open fire with hearth, surround and mantel. Lovely high ceilings with coving and ceiling rose. Window to front overlooking the garden. Door into the conservatory.

Sitting Room

4.80m x 4.47m (15' 9" x 14' 8")

Beautiful inglenook fireplace with inset multi fuel stove, sandstone hearth and surround; the absolute centrepiece of this cosy room. Window to front, storage cupboard, door to dining room and door with wooden lintel into the dining kitchen.

Dining Room

4.82m x 3.66m (15' 10" x 12')

Charming dining room with open painted brickwork, exposed beams and wooden ceiling, dual aspect windows. Door into the studio.


10.36m x 4.80m (34' x 15' 9") max

Extremely versatile space with a mezzanine floor. Previously used as a gallery for the owners amazing paintings, the studio has a lovely feature arch window and door, allowing the light to flood in. Inset multi fuel stove with brick hearth, surround and wooden mantel. Open brickwork, three radiators, storage cupboard and door to the study.


Converted by current owners to provide an art studio to the first floor with storage cupboards and roof windows.


Window to rear, radiator, boiler.


33' 2" x 9' 4" (10.10m x 2.84m)

The hub of the home has a good range of wall and base units with work surface over, sink drainer unit, tiled splashbacks, cream Aga (which heats the hot water and towel rail in the bathroom), electric oven and hob, plumbing for washing machine, storage cupboard, open beams, open sandstone, and radiator. Door into conservatory and door into rear vestibule.

First Floor Landing

Loft access, window to front, two radiators, shelved storage cupboard.

Bedroom 1

4.79m x 4.12m (15' 9" x 13' 6")

Feature fireplace with hearth, surround and mantel. Window to front, radiator.

Bedroom 2

5.30m x 2.87m (17' 5" x 9' 5")

Sloping ceiling, dual aspect windows, wooden lintels, large storage cupboard, radiator.

Bedroom 3

3.73m x 4.38m (12' 3" x 14' 4")

Feature fireplace, wooden flooring, loft access and two windows to front.

Bedroom 4

4.77m x 2.63m (15' 8" x 8' 8")

Open beams, dual aspect windows, radiator.

Shower Room

Corner shower enclosure, low level W/C, pedestal wash hand basin, heated towel rail, part panelled walls, sloping ceilings, window to rear, radiator.

Inner Hall



3.08m x 2.31m (10' 1" x 7' 7")

Spacious family bathroom with panelled Jacuzzi bath, vanity wash hand basin, low level W/C, part panelled walls, heated towel rail, shelved airing cupboard housing tank, window to front, radiator.


The farm is set back from the road and approached by a long track, which leads into a paved courtyard providing parking, rear access to the house and entrance to Brown Dykes Stables. The double fronted farmhouse is complimented by private, well stocked wrap around gardens mainly laid to lawn with fruit trees, well stocked borders, seating area and pond.


This contemporary barn conversion, converted by the current owners, is currently utilised as a successful holiday let. It has beautiful original features with exposed beams and sandstone to the first floor reception rooms, dining kitchen, three en-suite bedrooms, wet room, partial under floor heating, parking and a private garden to the rear with patio and open views.

Dining Kitchen

4.41m x 4.59m (14' 6" x 15' 1")

The bright dining kitchen is fitted with a range of wall and base units with complimentary worksurfaces and splashbacks, 1.5 bowl sink and drainer, inset range cooker with six ring LPG gas hob and electric ovens, integrated washing machine, integrated dishwasher and integrated fridge/freezer. Tiled floor, dual aspect windows, and stairs to the first floor.

Rear Hall

Radiator, storage cupboard, tiled floor, door to rear patio.


Low level W/C and wall mounted wash hand basin.


Window to front, radiator, door to ground floor bedrooms.

Bedroom One

3.32m x 3.38m (10' 11" x 11' 1")

Window to rear, radiator, open beam.

En-suite Wetroom One

1.98m x 1.62m (6' 6" x 5' 4")

Shower, low level W/C, wall mounted wash hand basin, part panelled walls, heated towel rail.

Bedroom Two

2.86m x 4.38m (9' 5" x 14' 4")

Window to rear, radiator, French doors to farm courtyard.

En-suite Wetroom Two

Shower, low level W/C, wall mounted wash hand basin, part panelled walls, heated towel rail, window to rear.

First Floor


4.60m x 6.76m (15' 1" x 22' 2")

A multi fuel stove set into sandstone chimney breast. Two windows to rear, French doors and Juliet balcony to front, two radiators, wooden floor and open beams. Open plan access either side of the chimney breast into the sitting room.

Sitting Room

4.37m x 3.67m (14' 4" x 12')

Dual aspect windows, storage cupboard, two radiators, exposed sandstone wall, wooden floor and open beams.

Bedroom Three

4.40m x 2.87m (14' 5" x 9' 5")

Window to rear, Juliet balcony to front, two radiators and wooden flooring.

En-suite Bathroom

3.31m x 1.61m (10' 10" x 5' 3")

Panelled bath with tap connected shower, vanity wash hand basin, low level W/C, radiator, part tiled walls, heated towel rails, window to rear.


The rear garden is laid to lawn with patio area, borders, open views and parking.

Referral & Other Charges

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 Property Lawyers/Conveyancing Service - completion of a sale or purchase, PFK will receive a referral fee of £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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