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3 bedroom bungalow

The Bungalow, Penton, Carlisle, CA6 5QX

Guide Price £149,500
Property Sold



A detached 3 bedroom bungalow with grazing land situated in an attractive rural setting extending to approx 3.75 acres (1.52 hectares). The dwelling is of unconventional timber construction and has recently been upgraded but could also provide an excellent opportunity to redevelop the site as a residential plot subject to obtaining appropriate planning consent. The accommodation has oil fired central heating, PVC double glazing and comprises a living room, kitchen, 3 bedrooms and a bathroom. There are three storage sheds, ample parking and a grazing field with field shelter, mature trees and a beck running along the north east boundary.  This is a pleasant rural retreat with much wildlife yet readily accessible to local facilities.  EPC = F

Guide Price: £149,500

Carlisle 16 miles, Gretna 11 miles, Longtown 7 miles, Newcastleton 9 miles

Canonbie 4.5 miles, Pentonbridge Inn 0.6 miles (All distances approximate)


This is a rural situation in North Cumbria close to the Scotland border and accessible to local facilities in Canonbie and Longtown as well as the Pentonbridge Inn. The A74(M) and Gretna are approximately 11 miles and the M6 and the City of Carlisle approx 16 miles. The property is in a pleasant rural location readily accessible to open access forest, quiet country roads and riverside walks along the border. The rear boundary of the site is an embankment of the former Carlisle to Edinburgh Waverly railway line and neighbouring the property is the former Penton Station. The position of the property is shown on the location plans.

For directions;

From Longtown, which is on the A7 north of Junction 44 of the M6, take the turning in the town adjoining the Spar shop signposted to Penton and Catlowdy. Follow this road through Moat to the Pentonbridge Inn, where you take a left turning towards Langholm and Canonbie. Shortly after the Inn take a right turning signposted to ‘Penton Station’ and the property will be seen on your left after approximately 0.3 miles.  Alternatively, take the Penton turning at Harelaw, which is on the B6318 Canonbie to Newcastleton road and first left after the river to ‘Penton Station’.


Following enquiry to the Valuation Office website, we understand the property is in council tax band A.


Carlisle City Council, Civic Centre, Carlisle CA3 8QG. Tel No: (01228) 817000.


All enquiries regarding redevelopment of the site for a new dwelling should be addressed to the local planning authority at Carlisle City Council. Provides good potential for a family or equestrian dwelling or possibly a holiday letting lodge or similar.


The property has mains water and electricity and a private sewerage tank. Heating is from an oil fired external boiler.


Strictly by appointment only with the sole selling agents on (01228) 792299.


This property may not be suitable for many mortgages in its present form. Interested parties should consult their mortgage advisor or lender.


The accommodation briefly comprises;

Entrance Porch                    

2.36m x 1.8m leading to main hall

Living Room                         

4.91m x 3.53m max with open fireplace.

Inner Hall to Side Door


3.62m x 3.62m having a single drainer stainless steel sink, base cupboard units and a larder cupboard. Plumbing for washing machine and electric cooker point.


3.79m x 3.52m with built in cupboard with hot water cylinder.


3.82m x 3.56m


3.57m x 3.09m


2.58m x 1.7m with pedestal wash hand basin and WC and bath with shower fitting.


There is a garden area around the dwelling with a covered walkway to the side with raised deck and a stone surfaced parking area and drive Within the garden is the external boiler housing and oil tank. There are outbuildings and a woodland garden leading down to a beck. The field has a gate off the road leading to the field shelter with stone road. There are mature trees and a bank leading to the embankment of the former Waverly railway line.

Buildings Include:-               

Timber Shed

3.7m x 2.8m measured externally.

Timber Shed

3m x 1.8m measured externally

Field Shelter

3.45m x 3.5m measured internally


Timber and corrugated metal store in field


The Energy Performance Certificate is available from the websites we use or by email on request. EPC=F.  PVC double glazing has been installed since this assessment was done

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Key Features

  • Attractive rural setting
  • PVC double glazing
  • Opportunity to redevelop the site as residential plot subject to obtaining planning consent
  • 3.75 acres (1.52ha)
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