Stalling Busk, Askrigg, Leyburn


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  • Bedrooms: 5
A traditional dales longhouse situated in the picturesque village of Stalling Busk, which overlooks Semerwater and across the unspoilt valley of Raydale. The property has undergone substantial, and sympathetic, renovation to create a five bedroom/three bathroom home with a versatile layout to the accommodation which may suit a variety of buyers.


A traditional dales longhouse situated in the picturesque village of Stalling Busk, which overlooks Semerwater and across the unspoilt valley of Raydale. The property has undergone substantial and sympathetic renovation in recent years, enhancing the many original features to create a charming home in an idyllic setting. The accommodation includes a through living room/sitting room, dining room, stylish kitchen with an Everhot range style cooker, utility/shower/WC. To the first floor there are five bedrooms, a house bathroom and shower room. The accommodation is arranged in such a way that would lend bedrooms four and five, plus the shower room to be a possible holiday let having its own entrance via an external stone staircase, subject to the necessary consents. The property sits in a delightful garden with stone terrace running the full length of the property and there is a really useful small barn.



A spacious hall featuring an alcove with stone lintel which serves as a great store area, stone window sills and a window looking into the living room. From here there is access to the dining room, living room, utility room and a return stone staircase leads to the first floor. Karndean flooring.


A spacious through room with a step up from the living room to the sitting room. The living room has many characterful features with a feature exposed beamed ceiling, inglenook fireplace with a wooden mantle over and wood burning stove on a stone hearth and a window seat overlooking the pleasant gardens. Karndean flooring. From here a door opens to a porch with access to the garden.


Another characterful room with lots of original features including niches with stone sills and lintels above; making super display/lamp areas, stone slab flooring, feature exposed beamed ceiling and a window seat to enjoy the front gardens. Karndean flooring.


With an opening to the kitchen with exposed stone lintel above, niche with exposed stone lintel above, tiled flooring and a window seat overlooking the front garden. Tiled flooring.


A dual aspect room with plenty of natural light. Fitted with a range of wooden base units with granite worktops, tiled splash backs, single drainer sink unit and integrated appliances including a Neff electric oven and dishwasher. A focal point to the kitchen is a stylish, white Everhot range style cooker. There is space for a fridge/freezer and tiled flooring.


A couple of stone steps lead down into the utility, this room makes the perfect walk in larder, having stone slab shelving to two sides. In addition, there is space for a washing machine, tumble dryer and fridge freezer. Tiled flooring. From here a door opens to the shower/WC


Benefiting from a low level saniflo WC, shower cubicle and hand basin. Stone shelving.


With a spacious landing providing access to four bedrooms and the house bathroom. Bedroom five/the studio is accessed through bedroom four and this room also has steps from the garden for direct access. The landing and all first floor rooms have Karndean flooring.


A spacious double room with views over the garden and fitted wardrobes.


Another spacious double bedroom with views over the garden, there is an alcove creating a lovely feature. Access to the loft.


A double bedroom with views over the rear garden area and the countryside beyond.


With a white suite comprising panel bath with shower over, wash hand basin and low level WC.


A spacious dual aspect double bedroom with stone window sills. This room is used by the current owners as a dressing room. From here there is access to the fifth bedroom and an en-suite shower room.


With a low level WC, hand basin and a shower cubicle. Airing cupboard which houses the water tank.


A spacious double bedroom which is currently used as a studio with a small mezzanine perfect for storage. A stable door opens to an external stone staircase down to the garden.


Busk House sits within it's own grounds. There is a five bar gate that leads to a paved terrace which runs the full length of the building. From the terrace there are stone steps leading to the fifth bedroom/studio and there is a door into the porch. Steps leading up to the garden with lawns, shrubs, flower beds and a dry stone walled perimeter. Continuing around the side of the building, there is a stone built shed and a gate leading to the rear garden area with access to the oil tank and the exterior boiler. The garden is bordered by a stone wall creating a feeling of privacy, while retaining views over to the village and the Fells.


A great storage area featuring a mezzanine floor and benefiting from power and lighting. There is pedestrian access to the rear garden with stone steps down to the terrace.


We believe the property to be freehold with vacant possession on completion.


Richmondshire District Council. Tel: 01748 829100.

The property is banded F.


The property has it's own private septic tank and is served by oil fired central heating.


By arrangement with the agents GSC Grays 01969 600120.

PLEASE NOTE SAT NAV INSTRUCTIONS: this can send people up the Stake, a track/Roman road that heads off up and over to Bishopdale, ignore the Sat Navs at the very last junction, where the village name sign is and the tarmac continues to the right - stay on the tarmac


The particulars were written and photographs taken in March 2020.


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1. These particulars are a general guide only and do not form any part of any offer or contract.

2. All descriptions, including photographs, dimensions and other details are given in good faith but no warranty is provided. Statements made should not be relied upon as facts and anyone interested must satisfy themselves as to their accuracy by inspection or otherwise.

3. Neither GSC Grays nor the vendors accept responsibility for any error that these particulars may contain however caused.

4. Any plan is for guidance only and is not drawn to scale. All dimensions, shapes, and compass bearings are approximate and should not be relied upon without checking them first.

5. Nothing in these particulars shall be deemed to be a statement that the property is in good condition, repair or otherwise nor that any services or facilities are in good working order.

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