Nixonstown, Bewcastle, Carlisle, CA6 6NW

£350,000 Guide Price
Sold STC

Property Summary

A smallholding with a farmhouse requiring renovation, a range of outbuildings and agricultural land extending to 33.99 acres (13.75 ha) located in a peaceful, rural setting with stunning views, close to the village of Roadhead.

Property Features

  • Stone and slate farmhouse with two reception rooms and two bedrooms. The property requires modernisation however has scope to be a desirable family home.
  • Agricultural land extending to 33.99 acres (13.75 hectares)
  • Range of traditional buildings with scope for future development
  • Fantastic views over the White Lyne river
  • Stunning peaceful rural location

Full Details

Nixonstown, Roadhead, Carlisle, CA6 6NW

 A rare opportunity to purchase a smallholding within an attractive accessible location making this a fantastic opportunity with great scope for future development. Approx 33.99 acres (13.75 hectares). Whilst the house is need of full renovation there are a number of other traditional buildings which could be put to a variety of uses which may include the conversion to additional accommodation, a workshop or equestrian purposes subject to any necessary planning consents. 


Nixonstown is a traditional, two storey farmhouse with stone walls and a slate roof that requires modernisation to make it an extremely desirable home. The accommodation is arranged over two floors and has a good balance of reception rooms and bedrooms.

Enter the house through the front entrance porch and proceed through the hallway to the sitting room and the lounge. The sitting room has an open fire and the lounge has a range which supplies hot water. Proceed through to the back hallway to the kitchen and the bathroom and also the stairs to the first floor. Proceed upstairs to two double bedrooms.


There are a range of traditional farm buildings arranged in a courtyard layout, with stone walls and tin roofing offering an exciting opportunity for potential future development subject to any necessary planning permissions.

Schedule of Areas

Field No. OS Grid Ref. Field ID Hectares Acres

1 NY5475 4573 3.05 7.53
2 NY5475 5175 0.65 1.61
3 NY5475 5085 1.36 3.37
4 NY5475 5851 2.91 7.20
5 NY5475 6233 2.54 6.28
6 NY5475 7643 2.86 7.07
7 NY5475 6757 0.37 0.92

Total 13.75 33.99

Services: Nixonstown is serviced by mains water, mains electricity and private drainage. The property benefits from a range in the lounge which heats the hot water. There is also an electric immersion heater. We understand there is a water sub-metre which supplies the neighbouring farm.


Local Authority: Carlisle City Council, Civic Centre, Carlisle CA3 8QG. Tel No: 01228 817000.

Council Tax: Nixonstown is within Carlisle City Council council tax band B.

Solicitors: Bendles Solicitors, Portland Building, Cooper Way, Kingstown, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA3 0JG. Tel No: 01228 522215

Tenure and Possession: The property is held freehold and offered for sale with vacant possession.

Fixtures and Fittings: All standard fixtures and fittings are to be included in the sale.

Sporting and Mineral Rights: Included in the sale insofar as they are owned by the Seller.

Basic Payment Scheme: The BPS Entitlements are available by separate negotiation.

Matters of Title: The property is sold subject to all existing easement rights, burdens, reservations and wayleaves, including rights of access and rights of way whether contained in the Title Deeds or informally constituted and whether referred to in the General Remarks and Stipulations or not. The Purchaser(s) will be held to have satisfied themselves as to the nature of such easement rights and others.

Access: Access to the property is down a private access track, the property The Steppings has shared responsibility for the first half of the track or thereabouts.

Money Laundering Obligations: In accordance with the Money Laundering Regulations 2017 the selling agents are required to verify the identity of the purchaser at the time an offer is accepted.

Viewing: Strictly by appointment only through the sole selling agents, C&D Rural Tel: (01228) 792299.

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Offers: Offers should be submitted to the Selling Agents. The owner reserves the right to sell without imposing a closing date and will not be bound to accept the highest or indeed any offer. All genuinely interested parties are advised to note their interest with the Selling Agents immediately after inspection.