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Delightful sporting estate in Cumbria for sale

Holesfoot is a manageable private estate steeped in history with extensive sporting rights and a fine country house. The property itself is a period country house dating from the early 19th century and extended later in the 20th century. The property has also more recently been refurbished to make the most of period details including fine carved panelling, detailed plaster cornices and fireplaces. Reception rooms are impressive but the house is also suited to family life – upstairs the house family accommodation of six bedrooms.

Beyond the main house is the 18th century four-bedroom cottage with an attached barn which is ideal for ancillary accommodation or holiday lets. The surrounding grounds include a formal garden part of which is an Italianate garden and to the west are an impressive high walled kitchen garden, and a maze. The grounds also have informal wooded walks.


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The sale includes around 133 acres of farmland and woodland which form part of the well known Holesfoot Shoot which also includes sporting rights over an additional 374 acres.

The estate is located within the magnificent Eden Valley; the closest village, Maulds Meaburn, is just a mile away and Appleby is four miles to the east for further amenities and Penrith and the M6 are just 15 miles.

The guide price is £2m. For further information please contact Savills on 01904 617 831 or log onto

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