Thoralby, Leyburn, North Yorkshire


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  • Bedrooms: 4
A substantial detached family home occupying an elevated position with stunning views of the dale to the front and adjoining open fields to the rear. The property offers spacious and versatile living accommodation including an L-shaped, triple aspect living/dining room, separate dining room, four double bedrooms, one of which is en suite with a freestanding bath, a ground floor house bathroom and two separate WCs. There is plenty of space outside and mature gardens in which to sit outside to enjoy the views. Ample parking and a garage.

Situation and amenities

Thoralby is set in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales, just south of Aysgarth and north of West Burton. The village has local facilities includingThe George Inn and also a Post Office. The market town of Leyburn is approx. 8 miles away and boasts a local market, several hotels, restaurants, public houses and small speciality shops. There is a primary school at West Burton and secondary schools are at Leyburn and Richmond. The A1(M) is within easy reach since the conclusion of the upgrades and is around 20 miles away with access points at Catterick Bridge and Leeming Bar.

Garden room

With superb views over Bishopdale. Wall light points, tiled floor and a door opening to the main entrance hall.

Entrance hall

From here there is a wooden, open tread staircase leading the the first floor and a stained and leaded lit window looking into the living/dining room. There are doors opening to the living room, kitchen, dining room, bedroom four, house bathroom, a separate wc and an inner hall providing access into the garage.

Living/dining room

A large, triple, L-shaped room with plenty of natural light and superb views up and down the dale. The living area has painted wooden panelled walls, a slate fire surround and hearth with a inset multi-fuel stove. The flooring is parquet. From here there is a door from the dining area into the kitchen.


Fitted with a range of wall and floor cupboards units with wooden painted frontage and incorporating and inset single drainer sink unit, double electric oven, ceramic hob with extractor hood over, dishwasher, fridge and freezer. From here a door leads to a rear lobby/utility space with a space and plumbing for a washing machine and a stable door leading to the rear garden.

Dining room

With superb views to the front.

Bedroom four

A double bedroom with views over the rear garden. The vendor has advised that plumbing has been fitted to facilitate an en-suite shower room if desired.

House bathroom

Fitted with a white suite comprising panel bath, step in shower, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC.

Separate WC

White suite with pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC.

First floor landing

From here there is access to three bedrooms, and a separate WC

Bedroom one

With great views over the fields to the rear of the property. From here a door leads to the en-suite.

En suite bathroom

Fitted with a white suite comprising freestanding roll top bath, step in shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC. Shelved recess for storage off and access to the eaves with additional storage.

Bedroom two

A double bedroom with great views over the fields to the rear.

Bedroom three

This is accessed through a small box room. A single bedroom, dual aspect with views up the dale. Access to the eaves for storage.

Separate wc

Fitted with a white suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC.


Bishopfold occupies a substantial plot with a driveway allowing plenty of on-site parking and providing access to the attached garage. The front gardens have a pedestrian path winding up from the main road with lawns and shrubs each side and lead up to the front paved area which facilitates both parking and seating areas.

The rear garden adjoins fields and has smaller lawns, a flagged seating area and the oil tank it located here.


The property is believed to be freehold with vacant possession on completion.

Local authority and tax band

Richmond District Council 01748 829100. The property is banded F.

Services and other information

The property is served by oil fired central heating. Solar panels generating an income.


Strictly by appointment with the selling agent GSC Grays 01969 600120


The particulars were written and photographs taken in January 2019.

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GSC Grays - Leyburn

15 High Street, Leyburn, North Yorkshire

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