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Show home opens at The Ridings in Carlisle

October 2014

Ever wondered what life would be like inside a Story Home? The new show home has now been unveiled at The Ridings.

Located close to Carlisle Racecourse, The Ridings is a remarkable development boasting a stylish mix of 2, 3 and 4 bedroom houses and apartments. The attractive exteriors incorporating stone, brick and render create the stunning street scenes for which Story Homes are renowned.

Set at the front of the development the brand new ‘Taunton’ show home is a fabulous 4-bedroom detached house. This spacious much sought after home provides perfect family living and has been designed with that in mind – offering modern lifestyle alongside comfort and elegance.

Huge master bedroom

Huge master bedroom

The double aspect lounge and dining room is filled with natural light glowing through the French Patio doors to the rear and feature bay window at the front. This huge living area is the perfect room for family time and the charcoal greys and blacks give a real contemporary vibe. This understated styling brings a modern twist to the classic look. With a fireplace and fire surround included, it’s pretty easy to see yourself cosying up over the winter.

You’ll instantly feel right at home in this sleek kitchen. The crisp white cabinets and sumptuous tones of real blonde oak worktops combine seductively to delight the senses. And as with most Story Homes properties, it has fully integrated appliances. The kitchen comes with an additional dining area designed with sublime features including the drop down lighting as a delightful feature piece.

It’s impossible not to be impressed when standing in the big hallway which has a skylight window up above, stunning stained staircase, and a mellow quince coloured wall creating a fresh homely atmosphere. Plus there’s an additional downstairs WC and storage cupboard.

Upstairs, the magnificent master bedroom is sure to wow you. This huge room continues the theme of charcoals and quince and is the ideal relaxing retreat after a long day. The room features a dressing table, double bed and fitted wardrobes plus light beams in through the elevated front window. With the additional en-suite it’s the perfect master bedroom.

Spacious living room with bay window

Spacious living room with bay window

Three other well-sized bedrooms upstairs make it the perfect family home. The calming quince and charcoals continue to be used to great effect in each room. The two rear bedrooms offer some lovely views over nearby countryside, while the large front room includes fitted wardrobes and a dressing table.

The family bathroom is fully tiled with whites, blacks and charcoals wonderfully complimenting each other. It includes a separate shower as well as a heated towel rail. Additionally on the first floor there is a storage cupboard on the landing as well as a fantastic amount of light from the window above.

Stop by to experience the quality and high specification for yourself in this luxurious 4-bedroom show home at The Ridings. For more information call Julie on 07968343327 or visit