Cavendish Terrace, Carlisle


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  • Bedrooms: 7
A significant late 19th century detached dwelling with many fine original features in need of further refurbishment. Prominent site above Carlisle Cricket Club in a prime location close to parkland and the River Eden. Easy walk to Stanwix shops, bars and eateries, primary school and the city centre.


An imposing 19th century residence set high on the bank above the River Eden with commanding views back towards Carlisle's historic city centre.  

Entrance hall cloakroom W.C. utility family kitchen dining room play room sitting room living room orangery study First floor master bedroom with en-suite shower five further first floor bedrooms family bathroom shower room second floor bedroom seven cellar and larder boiler room garage with games room above driveway and gated courtyard large side garden generous decked area to rear EPC - E Council tax band G 

APPOXIMATE MILEAGES City centre 0.5 (on foot) M6 motorway 2 Carlisle Lake District Airport 5.6 Keswick 31 Newcastle International Airport 55.5 

LOCATION Situated on one of Carlisle's most sought after residential streets and a private road, Cavendish Mount is conveniently located just a short walk from the city centre and the amenities of Stanwix village including a popular bar restaurant and Sainsbury's Local. The city centre itself boasts a wide range of social, retail and leisure opportunities centred around an impressive pedestrianised area, cathedral and castle. There is also a station on the West Coast Mainline providing fast and frequent services to London Euston in just over three hours and Glasgow/Edinburgh in just over an hour. The city also has the benefit of a close proximity to both the Lake District National Park and Hadrian's Wall World Heritage Sites as well as the Solway Coast AONB.  

ACCOMMODATION Built circa 1871 having been commissioned by a prominent city family, Cavendish Mount provides spacious and characterful accommodation set around an impressive central hallway and grand stone staircase with gallery landing. The property is beautifully proportioned with three large reception rooms being further complimented by a playroom and large orangery on the southern elevation. In addition to the main living space there is a study, and games room above the garage in what would have formerly been the coach house. The gardens are afforded privacy by high hedges to the front. The kitchen features a range of bespoke pine units with dark granite worktops, white sink unit with mixer tap, Aga and substantial Range cooker with cooker hood. Sandstone floor. Integral dishwasher. The main living room features a marble fireplace with tiled hearth and marble fender. Ornate coving and picture rail frame the room with a large bay window with floor to ceiling replacement double glazed windows giving a superb aspect across the cricket ground to Carlisle Castle, Dixon's Chimney and the Lake District fells. Glazed French doors lead to orangery. The family bathroom is home to a freestanding roll top bath with mixer shower and is complimented by an additional shower room. The master bedroom to the rear has wonderful views across the cricket ground and river to the city's historic landmarks beyond. Externally the property features a wide frontage with a front hedge and brick wall with iron railings providing the boundary. Iron gates provide access onto an area of parking and a sandstone arch with double iron gates leads into a flagged courtyard. The principal garden area extends to the west along Cavendish Terrace having mature trees and boundary hedges. This area is relatively private and has views to the city's famous landmarks beyond the cricket club and River Eden. The rear garden features a large timber deck with southerly aspect providing an excellent private area for outdoor living.  

SERVICES Mains connected. Water, gas, electricity and drainage.  

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