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Cumbria is a non-metropolitan county in the north west of England. It is the northern most county of England that shares borders with the Scottish councils of Dumfries and Galloway and the Scottish Borders. The Irish Sea makes the western boundary of Cumbria and has blessed it with many serene beaches. Cumbria has a total population of nearly 495,000 that live in six districts. The county has one of the lowest numbers of people living per square kilometre, giving it thousands of acres of wilderness. Carlisle is the county seat and the most populous area of the county. Situated at the confluence of the rivers Caldew, Eden and Petteril, Carlisle is a picturesque town with a strong industrial base and a vibrant trade activity. It also shares a rich history and is home to Carlisle Castle built during the times of William the Second. Find your new home in Cumbria today.