carleton | carlisle, cumbria

Imagine experiencing the grandeur of a stately home but without the extensive maintenance of managing your own little estate. Imagine stepping outside of your home and being surrounded by beautiful countryside and wonderful wildlife. Imagine being part of a friendly community with a fantastic range of facilities at your disposal. 

With a stunning new apartment at Scalesceugh Hall, these visions can become a reality.  


Retire in Grandeur

When you move to an apartment at Scalesceugh Hall, you’re moving somewhere truly unique; rich of history, character and charm. A retirement residence unlike any other in Cumbria.

Dating back 500 years when the first farmhouse was built on the land, the Scalesceugh estate comprises 3.5 acres of stunning grounds, surrounded by beautiful countryside, yet only a few miles from the historic city of Carlisle. 


Overlooking Wreay Woods, one of Cumbria's beautiful nature reserves,  the Grade II-listed hall features 4 one bed and 11 two bed apartments, exclusively available to the over 55s.

Alongside the collection of elegant apartments, Scalesceugh Hall offers a range of sociable shared spaces, including a cinema room and communal lounge, to encourage a close-knit community feel. The upcoming on site spa and wellness centre, The Spa by AB Living, will also offer a delightful space for residents to relax and socialise with their neighbours.

To provide support to residents, assist in the organisation of events and the running of the development, a friendly Services Manager will be available.


  • Tranquil countryside location yet 10 minutes drive from the city of Carlisle

  • Designed exclusively for over 55s

  • Fantastic shared facilities including a cinema room, communal lounge and spa

  • Lift access to all floors

  • Private car parking with electric car charging point

  • Fully-fitted kitchens and bathrooms and/or shower rooms designed to a high specification

  • Patio or balcony to selected apartments

  • Video door entry system

  • Bus stop located at the end of the drive for access to surrounding areas including Carlisle and Penrith


Pay no stamp duty when

you buy before 30th June*

The Apartments

Every apartment within Scalesceugh Hall offers its own unique charm, with a beautiful array of styles, shapes and sizes to choose from.


In keeping with the hall’s traditional Edwardian design, apartments on the ground and first floor have been designed with elegant period style features, including cornicing and large sash windows, whilst those on the ground floor have the added benefit of high ceilings. Within a selection of the apartments you’ll also find a range of distinct design qualities, from original cast iron feature fireplaces to exposed sandstone archways, expansive bay windows and generous storage solutions.


On the top floor, the variety of apartments have been created in a contemporary style. Each offers a variety of clever window designs that flood generous natural light into the home, including skylights, rooflights and sun tunnels.


A selection of the apartments include a glass balustrade balcony or patio area, and all are complete with underfloor heating, beautifully-designed bedrooms, a fully-fitted kitchen, as well as a stylish shower room and/or bathroom.


Created with a high-quality design and specification, with bright, spacious interiors, each apartment at Scalesceugh Hall presents an exceptional place to call home.


Development Overview



Scalesceugh Hall Floor Plans

Scalesceugh Hall Apartments

Apartment 1

2 Bedrooms

Ground floor | 1012 sq. ft.

South-West aspect with triple aspect living area and private patio



Apartment 2

2 Bedrooms

Ground floor | 861 sq. ft.

South-West aspect with triple aspect living area



Apartment 3

2 Bedrooms

Ground floor | 883 sq. ft.

South-East aspect with basement level storage 





Apartment 4

2 Bedrooms

Ground floor | 850 sq. ft.

North-West aspect with private patio



Apartment 5

2 Bedrooms

Ground floor | 754 sq. ft.

North-East aspect with private front door and South-facing garden



Apartment 6

2 Bedrooms

First floor | 1055 sq. ft.

South-West aspect with triple aspect living area




Apartment 7

2 Bedrooms

First floor | 1065 sq. ft.

South-West aspect with triple aspect living area, patio and loft storage



Apartment 8

1 Bedroom

First floor | 571 sq. ft. 

South-East aspect



Apartment 9

1 Bedroom

First floor | 624 sq. ft.

North-West aspect




Apartment 10

2 Bedrooms

First floor | 775 sq. ft.

North-East aspect with dual aspect living area



Apartment 11

2 Bedrooms

First floor | 969 sq. ft.

North-West aspect with dual aspect living area



Apartment 12

2 Bedrooms

Second floor | 969 sq. ft.

South-West aspect with balcony



Apartment 13

1 Bedroom

Second floor | 538 sq. ft.

North-West aspect with balcony



Apartment 14

1 Bedroom

Second floor | 581 sq. ft. 

North-West aspect with balcony



Apartment 15

2 Bedrooms

Second floor | 947 sq. ft. 

North-East aspect with balcony




Make the most of the stamp duty savings before 30th June

Pay no stamp duty on any of our apartments when buying before 30th June 2021

The government  has extended its ‘holiday’ on stamp duty meaning that no stamp duty needs to be paid on properties under £500K from now until the 30th June* — so there is still time to benefit from a potential saving of up to £5,725 when purchasing an apartment at Scalesceugh Hall.

*Limited time only. Ts&Cs apply.


A quick & seamless move with Part Exchange*

Avoid the stress and worry of selling your home during these challenging times and allow us to be your guaranteed buyer. With our Part Exchange service*, there’s no need for property viewings and you won’t be stuck in a chain. You could be moving to a new apartment sooner than you think!


Having helped several new residents move to our community last year, we’re here to provide the help and support you need to make your move in 2021.


We can offer a range of services to assist you at all stages of the moving process. Get in touch today to find out more.

*Ts&Cs apply.


Our Service Charge & Fees

Our aim at Scalesceugh is to enable our residents to enjoy a stress-free retirement. When you make the move to one of our apartments in Scalesceugh Hall, you can take advantage of a variety of services and benefits that are all included within a monthly service charge fee. 

Our service charge ensure that all the costs of running our development are met. This includes ongoing costs such as maintaining the estate and grounds, cleaning communal areas and windows, buildings insurance, and a Services Manager, as well as fees associated with managing and operating of the residents' management company.


Additionally at some point in the future, expensive structural repairs or improvements will become necessary, for instance, resurfacing roadways and pathways. 


To relieve our Scalesceugh Hall residents of these concerns, we need to collect two types of fee to ensure we have sufficient funds to cover all the ongoing costs of running the development and the expense of any major works required.

Man Mowing Lawn

Our Location

Living at Scalesceugh Hall, you can enjoy the best of both worlds during your retirement - in a tranquil rural setting with a fantastic variety of amenities, attractions and transport connections within easy reach.


Located off the A6, only four minutes from the M6, Scalesceugh is situated between the vibrant market town of Penrith and the Border City of Carlisle – less than five miles away. There are also a variety of charming villages close by filled with cosy country pubs and friendly village shops, with some offering a delivery service to our development so our residents can shop safely and continue to have access to fresh local produce and household essentials.

Contact Us to Find Out More

We're very much here to help in anyway we can. Get in touch with us today for more information about our apartments and the lifestyle you can expect at Scalesceugh Hall, or if you'd like a copy of our brochure sent to you by post.

In line with Government guidelines, our sales office remains open to safely welcome visitors for private viewings. Alternatively, we can arrange virtual tours of our apartments so you can view from the comfort of your own home. 

Please contact us to arrange an appointment for a viewing or virtual tour.

07853  190765

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