The Oaks, Dalston, CARLISLE, Cumbria


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  • Bedrooms: 6
Outstanding Grade II listed detached house, privately set back from the road on the fringe of the village of Dalston. The Oaks brims with charm and character retaining many features with extensive accommodation set in delightful grounds with established gardens, garage, summerhouse and open views to the rear. Offering five reception rooms and six bedrooms this property is truly versatile, an ideal family home conveniently located with the benefit of the village amenities, easy access to main arterial routes and Lake District National Park.

The Oaks is a spectacular detached house, privately located on a prestigious plot of approximately one acre in the desirable village of Dalston. Approached by electric gates with twin gravelled driveway this Grade II listed property is surrounded by beautifully landscaped mature gardens, established trees and vast lawn to the rear.

Dating back to the 17th century this property has been lovingly restored and extended to create a warm family home, retaining many original features including sash windows, exposed beams and shutters.

The versatile accommodation offers six spacious bedrooms and five lovely reception rooms, the impressive staircase is welcoming with a large feature window overlooking the garden to the rear. The dining room offers class and grandeur with dual aspect windows, feature fireplace and doors into the drawing room, with bay window overlooking the gardens. The cozy sitting room has triple windows to the front providing a bright living space, leading into a breakfast family room with original inglenook fireplace with stone surround. The kitchen offers a wide range of cupboards, integrated appliances, breakfast bar and Lacanche five ring gas range cooker. With two further reception rooms, utility and large home office this home really does offer itself to a growing family.

To the first floor are six bedrooms, two ensuite, family bathroom and a separate staircase leading to a separate bedroom with living area and private ensuite, ideal for an annex.

Externally the front of the house offers ample parking with large driveway, access to single garage and carport to the side. The rear is mainly laid to lawn with established borders, trees, a range of seating areas, children’s play area and lovely campfire to enjoy with friends. In addition, the beautiful garden room is perfect for entertaining all year round or enjoying the peaceful evenings in the hot tub with a glass of wine!

Viewing is highly recommended to appreciate all that The Oaks has to offer.

Further Information

Local Amenities

There are a range of local amenities including shops, public houses, primary and secondary schools, a railway station with links to Carlisle and the West Coast, a Post Office, Pharmacy and Co-op.

Dalston also offers easy access to the M6, A6 and the A595. The Lake District National Park is approximately half an hour drive away.

For those wishing to commute further the International airports of Newcastle, Glasgow and Manchester are also accessible by car or train.


Ground Floor

Entrance Vestibule

1.43m x 2.71m (4' 8" x 8' 11")

Leading into the hallway.


8.72m x 2.71m (28' 7" x 8' 11")

Radiator, double doors into rear hallway, stairs to first floor.

Inner Lobby

Door leading to cellar, Velux skylight. Steps down into the piano room.

Shower Room

2.11m x 1.86m (6' 11" x 6' 1")

With shower enclosure, low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Radiator, dual aspect windows.

Piano Room

3.61m x 2.88m (11' 10" x 9' 5")

Window to side aspect, two skylights, radiator.

Dining Room

5.75m x 5.20m (18' 10" x 17' 1")

Three double glazed windows, radiator, open fire in hearth with surround and mantel, open shelving, storage cupboard, glazed double doors leading into the drawing room.

Drawing Room

5.55m x 5.20m (18' 3" x 17' 1")

Rear aspect bay window overlooking the garden, two radiators, gas coal effect basket fire with hearth, surround and mantel, open shelving, storage cupboard.

Living Room

4.50m x 5.03m (14' 9" x 16' 6")

Three sash windows, feature beams, radiator.

Inner Hallway

4.00m x 1.90m (13' 1" x 6' 3")

Storage cupboard, radiator, second staircase leading to first floor.

Family Living Breakfast Room

4.55m x 6.36m (14' 11" x 20' 10")

Inset electric stove with hearth, surround and mantel, feature beam, part tiled walls, radiator, open sandstone brickwork.

Utility Room and Walk In Pantry

2.60m x 3.27m (8' 6" x 10' 9")

Original sandstone floor with shelving blocks, sink drainer unit, worktops, plumbing for washing machine.

Laundry Room

2.60m x 2.88m (8' 6" x 9' 5")

Breakfast Kitchen

4.55m x 3.61m (14' 11" x 11' 10")

Fitted with a range of wall and base units with complementary work surfacing, integrated dishwasher, Lacanche range cooker with five ring hob and double oven, part tiled splashbacks, sink and drainer unit, window to front aspect, open beams, inset ceiling lights, part tiled and part panelled walls. Door into rear vestibule.

Rear Vestibule

1.67m x 0.79m (5' 6" x 2' 7")

Leading to the patio area.

Cloakroom/Boot Room

2.62m x 2.56m (8' 7" x 8' 5")

Fitted with WC and wall mounted wash hand basin. Sash window.


4.26m x 3.23m (14' x 10' 7")

Window to front aspect, part panelled walls, open beams, skylight, sandstone fireplace, ladder staircase leading to mezzanine floor.


6.63m x 4.15m (21' 9" x 13' 7")

Radiator, open beams, door to rear garden.

First Floor


6.96m x 2.47m (22' 10" x 8' 1")

Radiator, feature sash window overlooking the garden and views to the rear.

Bedroom 1

5.39m x 4.95m (17' 8" x 16' 3")

Bay window to rear aspect, ample storage, airing cupboard housing hot water tank, radiator.

En Suite 1

2.20m x 1.70m (7' 3" x 5' 7")

With low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, shower cubicle. Radiator, part tiled walls.

Bedroom 2

5.53m x 4.12m (18' 2" x 13' 6")

Two sash windows to front aspect, two radiators, ample storage.

En Suite 2

2.10m x 1.50m (6' 11" x 4' 11")

Fitted with low level WC, wash hand basin in built in vanity unit, and panelled bath. Part tiled walls, inset ceiling lights, loft access.

Bedroom 3

4.26m x 3.12m (14' x 10' 3")

Sash window to front aspect, radiator, storage cupboard.

Bedroom 4

4.61m x 3.17m (15' 1" x 10' 5")

Two windows to front aspect, wall mounted wash hand basin with tiled splashbacks, radiator, beams.

Bedroom 5

4.55m x 7.02m (14' 11" x 23')

Three windows to front aspect, pedestal wash hand basin, beams, two storage cupboards, radiator.

Family Bathroom

2.13m x 2.91m (7' x 9' 7")

Fitted with low level WC, panelled bath, wash hand basin, part tiled splashbacks, radiator, window to rear aspect.

Guest Suite / Annex

Upper Sitting Area

2.65m x 2.89m (8' 8" x 9' 6")

Sash windows to rear aspect, radiator, part panelled walls. Leads into guest bedroom.

Guest Bedroom

2.84m x 3.28m (9' 4" x 10' 9")

Sash window to rear aspect, radiator. Door into guest bathroom.

Guest Bathroom

3.29m x 2.57m (10' 10" x 8' 5")

Fitted with panelled bath, low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Radiator, storage cupboard.


Gardens and Parking

The Oaks is approached via electric double gates leading to a large gravelled driveway providing ample parking.

The main principal lawn to the rear of the property enjoys a fantastic outlook with beautifully bedded central feature and borders, with mature tree lined boundary. The main lawn area has several patio and decked seating areas that can be enjoyed at different times of the day, there are further unique garden area including a barbecue/campfire area and children’s playground.

Garden Room

2.80m x 10.35m (9' 2" x 33' 11") From the enclosed kitchen patio area with hot tub is the garden room which is an excellent addition that can be enjoyed throughout the year.

Single Garage

Double Car Port

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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