Preston Mill, Wensley Station, Leyburn, North Yorkshire


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  • Bedrooms: 3
A unique Grade II listed property situated in upper Wensleydale, with accommodation laid over three floors. The property offers versatile living throughout, with almost each room enjoying lovely south facing rural views. Externally is an attached workshop, separate stables and mature elevated gardens to the rear. The property is in need of updating which has been reflected in the asking price.


Leyburn 3 miles, East Coast mainline train service from Northallerton 21 miles, National and International flights from Durham Tees Valley Airport 28 miles, A1 North and South at Leeming Bar 15 miles. Please note, all distances are approximate.


Set between the popular villages of Preston Under Scar and Wensley, the thriving market town of Leyburn is approximately three miles away which boasts a local market, several hotels, restaurants and public houses and many small speciality shops. There is a primary school in Leyburn and secondary schools in Leyburn and Richmond. There are private schools in Newton le Willows (Aysgarth Prep), Sedbergh and Barnard Castle.


ENTRANCE hallway

A traditional wooden entrance door leads you into the hallway, with stairs leading to first floor, and doors leading to the living room and the dining room.


4.5m x 4.3m (14'9 x 14'1 )

Door leads into the Living Room, with multi-paned window to front giving views to the South, window seat, exposed beams to ceiling and radiator with cover. There is a stone fireplace to the western gable, with flagged hearth and wooden mantle.


4.5m x 4.5m (14'9 x 14'9 )

With multi-paned window to front with window seat with views to the South, stone flagged floor, exposed beams to ceiling and original meat hooks. There is a decorative wooden fireplace with multi-fuel stove on a flagged hearth. From here there are doors leading to an under stairs storage cupboard, the utility room and kitchen.


3.5m x 3.95m (11'6 x 13'0 )

Wooden base units with a Belfast sink and tiled splash back.

Rear lobby

From here there is access to the cloakroom and into the garage/workshop.


A useful downstairs cloakroom with WC, sink and tiled splash back.


1.68m x 7.03m (5'6 x 23'1 )

Utility room to the rear of the property with exposed stonework, window to side and plumbing for washing machine.


From here there is access to two bedrooms and a staircase to the second floor


4.5m x 4.5m (14'9 x 14'9 )

With multi-paned window and window seat giving views to the South, exposed beams to ceiling.


4.5m x 3.34m (14'9 x 10'11 )

With multi-paned window and window seat giving views to the South and exposed beam to ceiling. This bedroom also has a feature period style fireplace and a wash basin.

Second floor landing

From here there is access to the third bedroom and the house bathroom.


4.5m x 4.5m (14'9 x 14'9 )

With multi-paned window and a window seat giving views to the South, exposed beams to ceiling. From here a door leads out to a rear porch on an elevated patio at the back of the property.


Door from landing leads into the Bathroom, with multi-paned window to front giving views to the South. It comprises: WC, basin, freestanding bath with electric shower over and tiled surround. Also, with wooden flooring and built-in cupboard housing the hot water cylinder and extra storage.


The property has the benefit of a number of different garden areas and off-street parking at the front. The raised front garden is enclosed by a stone wall and timber fence, with an excellent southern aspect. To the side and rear of the property are further garden areas that run up behind the building and give access to the rear patio and then through a gate into a small orchard. There is a separate walled garden area to the front.


A useful workshop/garage accessed either from the property or via timber double doors to the front houses an oil-fired central heating boiler and has light and power installed.

To the front is a stable block, which comprises a secure tack room and two loose boxes (with light & power).


The property is believed to be offered Freehold with Vacant Possession upon Completion.

As a point of note, there are areas of Flying Freehold due to the age and historical layout of the property.

The property has a private water supply and oil fired central heating.


Local Authority is Richmondshire District Council (Tel 01748 829100) and the Council Tax Band is Band F.


Viewings are strictly by appointment only via the Agent tel: 01969 600120.

Particulars written in February 2019 and the photographs were taken in 2014 & 2019.

Arrange viewing 01969 368025

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