Westerdale, Whitby


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
Duncombe House situated in the rural village Westerdale, is a four bedroom grade 2 listed cottage full of character and charm including original fireplaces and outstanding local craftsmanship on the oak furniture fittings throughout. The property benefits from open views and the peacefulness of the North Yorkshire Moors. Outside are walled gardens to the front and off road parking and a large timber outbuilding to the rear.


The ancient settlement of Westerdale is an ideal base from which to explore the North Yorkshire Moors. The Esk Valley Walk runs through part of the village, which has its own church, village hall, postbox and telephone box. The neighbouring village of Castleton is served by Castleton Moor Railway Station on the Esk Valley Line, which also serves Whitby and Middlesbrough. Teesside 18 miles, Whitby 19 miles, Stokesley 11 miles.

General Description

Approaching Duncombe house via the stone pathway through the well maintained gardens leads to the entrance door into the living room. A warm welcome awaits with the help of the multi fuel burning stove in the characterful stone fireplace adding to the feel are the ceiling beams and wooden flooring. The dining room also with exposed beams has a wonderful old range fitted and oak staircase leading up to the landing. The kitchen breakfast room has all the necessary utilities and an oak drop down table to sit and enjoy your breakfast and leads through to the essential utility room and ground floor WC. The oil fired boiler is located here and provides central heating for the property. Upstairs on the first floor are two large double bedrooms at the front with two smaller bedrooms at the rear. The master bedroom suite has a walk in wardrobe and an ensuite shower room as well as a window seat to enjoy the views. In addition to the family bathroom there is a fully fitted sauna to relax after a day out in the moors. Outside to the rear are two parking spaces a small patio and large timber outbuilding. The front garden also has a patio area and lovely well tended gardens to enjoy.

Living Room

5.19m x 3.64m (17'0 x 11'11 )

Dining Room

5.19m x 4.98m (17'0 x 16'4 )

Kitchen Breakfast Room

6m x 2.39m (19'8 x 7'10 )

Utility Room

2.41m x 2.14m (7'11 x 7'0 )

Bedroom 1

3.52m x 3.05m (11'7 x 10'0 )

Bedroom 2

3.67m x 2.75m (12'0 x 9'0 )

Bedroom 3

3.56m x 1.7m (11'8 x 5'7 )

Restricted Head Height

Bedroom 4

3.24m x 1.7m (10'8 x 5'7 )

Restricted Head Height




Strictly by appointment with GSC Grays of Stokesley. Telephone: 01642 710742.


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

Local Authority

Scarborough Borough Council. Band E.

Particulars and Photographs

Particulars prepared August 2018.

Photographs taken August 2018.

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GSC Grays - Stokesley

26-28 High Street, Stokesley, Middlesbrough

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