• Reception Rooms: 3
  • Bedrooms: 6
  • Bathrooms: 3

Lonsdale Street, Carlisle
Offers over - £400,000

Chain free, large freehold townhouse, with serious kerb appeal on an attractive residential church square yet convenient for all local amenities. Off road parking plus ample visitor parking permits. The street and neighbouring properties which are popular with professionals are enjoying a surge of investment and improvements which adds to this outstanding property’s kudos. Fully renovated for modern living, with its own private parking and secret, suntrap garden… could this be Carlisle’s most eligible Victorian home?

This imposing Grade II listed, 6 bed Victorian townhouse has been renovated to exacting standards and offers over 3,700 square feet of living accommodation. Found in the heart of Carlisle city’s residential centre on the edge of the Historic Quarter, close to amenities and outstanding parks, the property is brimming with charm and character and has the perfect blend of contemporary design and originality having been skilfully renovated over the years to incorporate many period features. The area is undergoing regeneration, and with a number of high value townhouses in the immediate vicinity 33 Lonsdale Street offers tremendous value for money. Light, airy and peaceful, viewing is highly recommended.

33 Lonsdale Street

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The Property

Built in 1874 by the Duke of Devonshire's estate, in appealing red brick, with feature double height sandstone bay windows and matching twin columned doorway. This impressive townhouse was the Headquarters of the Carlisle District Women’s Institute for 70 years. The former WI house has been restored to a simply stunning family home. The current owners have undertaken sympathetic renovations to protect the exceptional period details, including intricate cornicing and ceiling roses along with a Corbel style archway and the original staircase with turned woodwork and Newall post which reflect the properties rich and historical importance.

A truly magnificent home of grand proportions offering over 3,700 square feet of living accommodation this property has space, style and offers tremendous value for money.

The property has been sensitively restored by skilled professionals, most recently the basement has been converted into a versatile recreation room, which has been fully insulated, tanked, replastered and rewired. The kitchen has also had a recent transformation to create a beautiful and relaxed entertaining space with doors to the pleasant, sunny outdoor seating area. The whole house has been painted using Farrow & Ball paint in keeping with its heritage.

Externally, to the front, is a forecourt garden, with architecturally correct Westminster Pike Staff railings, sandstone pillars, whilst to the rear is an enclosed walled 'L' shaped Town garden consisting of sandstone paved courtyard with private seating and an enlarged, 9ft wide, double gated parking area for 2/3 vehicles, backing onto useful private car park. Outside tap and double electric socket, suitable for EV charging point. Occupiers of the property are also entitled to access to Chatsworth Square Gardens.

Excellent potential as a live / work residence or conversion, 33 Lonsdale Street benefits from hard-wired fire alarm system and would also lend itself to a wide range of commercial interests, subject to planning permission.

We are advised that this property has never flooded.

The Location

The property is located in a Carlisle City centre conservation area within close proximity to historic city landmarks shops, cafes and amenities. The property is 500 metres from the main line station, a short walk along safe off road cycleway to outstanding Bitts Park and Rickerby Park with riverside walks and superb facilities., University, Schools, Cathedral and Castle.

The City Of The Lakes: The border city of Carlisle has a great deal to offer including a number of beautiful parks historic attractions and a vibrant pedestrianised centre with shops, cafes boutique bars, art galleries and cinema. The city boasts 900-year-old Cathedral and historic Castle, sports stadiums newly redeveloped Sands Centre theatre, gym and swimming pool (only 10 mins from the property). The Lake District National Park which can be reached in approximately 20 minutes as well as Hadrians Wall UNESCO World Heritage Site, on the edge of the City and the beautiful Solway Coast AONB and SPA just five miles from the property. Carlisle City is presently enjoying a massive amount of inward investment most notably the plans for the £77.5million University of Cumbria City Centre Campus joint medical school in partnership with Imperial College London (2025) which will be only a 10 minute walk, also the redevelopment of Carlisle Citadel Station.

National road and rail links are excellent with the M6 at hand and the West Coast Main Line offering direct rail travel to London, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh and other major cities around the country. Carlisle is a fantastic location for commuters as well as those looking for a more peaceful pace of life. Working from home has played a huge role in many buyers migrating North and this home presents a great opportunity for those in this situation. Superfast Broadband.

Entrance Vestibule

1.89 x 1.43 (6'2" x 4'8")

  • Private Off Road Parking to the Rear
  • Unique Property Boasting over 3,700sq ft
  • 6 Double Bedrooms & 3 Bathrooms
  • 3 Reception Rooms with Magnificent Features
  • Immaculate Renovation Throughout
  • Contemporary Dining Kitchen & Utility Room
  • Stunning Victorian Family Home
  • Renovated Basement Creating a Recreation Room
  • Brimming with Charm & Character Throughout
  • Outstanding City Centre Location

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