Appersett, Hawes, North Yorkshire


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  • Bedrooms: 2
A characterful cottage in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales just outside Hawes. Many lovely features including a double height entrance hall with remnants of a chimney breast and mullion window, exposed beamed ceilings to many rooms combined with a tasteful and contemporary decor throughout. The accommodation has two double bedrooms, bathroom/WC, large living room, kitchen and really spacious entrance hall. With a patio outside, and parking, this makes an ideal holiday cottage or bolt hole which it has been successfully used as by the current owners.

Situation and amenities

Just under a mile from the market town of Hawes, the village of Appersett is located in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales National Park in Upper Wensleydale. Hawes has a range of shops (including a small supermarket), four public houses, restaurants, a primary school, church and medical facilities. It also has a weekly market and livestock market. Further amenities are available at Leyburn, Sedbergh and Kirkby Stephen. Secondary schools are at Leyburn, Sedbergh and Kirkby Stephen with private schools at Sedbergh, Barnard Castle and Newton le Willows (Aysgarth Prep). Buses from Hawes connect to Sedbergh, Leyburn, Bedale, Richmond and Ripon.

Mainline stations at Northallerton (East Coast) 36 miles and Oxenholme Lake District (West Coast) 24 miles. Garsdale Station, 5 miles, gives access to Settle/Carlisle line. Access to A1M at Leeming Bar (27 miles) and access to M6 is at Sedbergh (19 miles).

Entrance hall

With pedestrian access from the main front door into a double height entrance hall with a vaulted and beamed ceiling and many interesting features including part of an old fireplace and some stone mullioned windows on the walls. With a return staircase to the first floor landing, under stairs storage cupboard and tiled floor. From here there is access to the first floor landing and into the living room.

Living room

A very pleasant dual aspect room with exposed beam ceiling, stone fire surround and hearth with large multi fuel stove and matching canopy. From here a door leads to a pleasant flagged patio outside and another door leads through to the kitchen.


A dual aspect room. Fitted with a range of wall and floor cupboard units incorporating an inset single drainer sink unit, tiled splash backs, electric oven and electric hob with extractor hob over. Plumbing and space for a dishwasher. Under counter space for a separate fridge and freezer.

First floor landing

A galleried landing which looks down into the entrance hall. From here there is access to two double bedrooms and a house bathroom.

Bedroom one

A large double bedroom with exposed ceiling beams and timbers. Wall light points.

Bedroom two

Another double bedroom with window to the side elevation and exposed ceiling beams.


With exposed ceiling beams. Fitted in a white suite comprising wooden panel bath with Victorian style mixer taps with shower handset over, pedestal wash hand basin and low level wc. There is also a large store cupboard in the bathroom.


There is a flagged patio area which runs round the perimeter of the building providing a pleasant seating area. A wooden gate provides access to a side gravel path which is a useful area for storage of a coal bunker and wheelie bins etc. This runs round to the rear of the building where there are some flower beds and a pedestrian access into the main entrance hall.


There is a parking area with enough space for one car to park opposite the property.


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

Local authority and tax band

Richmondshire District Council Tel: 01748 829100.. We are currently awaiting confirmation of council Tax banding.

Services and other information

The property is served by oil fired central heating.


Strictly by appointment with GSC Grays - 01969 600120


Particulars were prepared and photographs taken in July 2019.

Arrange viewing 01969 368025

GSC Grays - Leyburn

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