3 of the best detached


1. Honeysuckle Lodge is an impressive chalet-style detached split-level home situated in an outstanding setting not far from the pretty hamlet of Kirkhouse.

The area is renowned for its natural and historic interest and has good amenities in the surrounding villages. The market town of Brampton, with superb amenities including William Howard Secondary School, is just three miles away.

The flexible accommodation includes a breakfast kitchen, a generous sitting room with picture windows, a large living room, a conservatory, four bedrooms and a modern bathroom.

The lower ground floor sub-basement area provides a workshop and exceptional storage.

Honeysuckle Lodge, Kirkhouse, Brampton, is for sale at £399,000 from Hayward Tod, tel. 01228 810300.

2. A deceptive well-presented family home is for sale situated in a popular village to the north of Penrith with access to Carlisle and the M6.

The property has generous gardens with excellent views to the rear towards the Lake District fells and open countryside to the front.

An entrance hall leads to a lounge with a multi-fuel stove, a dining room, a kitchen/diner which includes a Belfast sink, an oil-fired range cooker and a stable door leading to a conservatory which has French doors into the garden, a utility room, and a study with a separate wc and basin.

Upstairs are three bedrooms, a bathroom and an attic room leading to a separate box room.

Manor House, Penrith, is on the market at £319,000 through H&H King, tel. 01768 840619.

3. Situated in the popular town of Gretna, which has a range of amenities including schools, shops, and sports facilities, is this extended detached property with gardens, parking and garage.

On the ground floor is an entrance hallway, a lounge with a gas stove, a reception/family room with French doors to an office, a kitchen with a centre island and integrated dishwasher and fridge freezer, a sunroom with ample dining space and French doors leading to the large family rear garden, and a wc.

Off the first floor landing is a master bedroom with an en-suite shower room, three further bedrooms, and a four piece family bathroom.

The house in Empire Park, Gretna, is for sale at £240,000 from H&H King, tel. 01228 810799.

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