Carperby, Leyburn

Guide price

Bedrooms: 4
A period home set in the Yorkshire Dales National Park with versatile accommodation to suit a large family or potential home and holiday-let option. It backs south with walled gardens and has on-site parking.

Cecilia House

A period home set in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. The property offers substantial living accommodation, backing south with pleasant enclosed walled gardens and views to Pen Hill. It has a long road frontage which includes barn style doors opening to the garage which opens straight through to the gardens, enabling parking for two cars if required. The current owners have used a portion of the house as a holiday let. The flexible arrangement of the first floor accommodation makes it possible to have either a four bedroom/three bathroom home, or, a two bedroom main house with one bedroom apartment. In addition there is plenty of reception space to the ground floor making Cecilia House an option which may suite a variety of purchasers.

Situation and Amenities

Carperby, with its traditional dales public house and stone cross, lies approximately half way between Leyburn and Hawes, in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. The nearby town of Askrigg has two public houses, a restaurant, hairdressers, deli and bakery and a village shop. Both Leyburn and Hawes have a weekly local market as well as several public houses and restaurants, post office and many other speciality shops. There are primary schools at Askrigg, Bainbridge and Leyburn with state secondary schools at Leyburn, Richmond, Bedale and Ripon Grammar School.

Ground Floor Accommodation

A small forecourt with a wrought iron gate provides access to the entrance hall which provides access to the shower/WC, music room and sitting room. The principal reception room is the sitting room with a stone fire surround and a range. From here French doors open to the garden room and another door opens to the dining kitchen. The dining kitchen runs the full depth of the building with windows to the front and rear elevations, there is plenty of space for a dining table and chairs and the kitchen area is fitted with a range of wall and base units with a mixture of pine and white frontage and an oil fired Aga. From the kitchen area there is access to the utility room; and the study and music room are accessible from the dining area. The study is a spacious room with a feature period fire surround and the music room has a tiled floor, and stone window sills, this leads back into the main entrance hall.

First Floor Accommodation

The first rooms reached on the landing are two double bedrooms and the house bathroom. This is the portion of the house used by the current owners as a self-contained holiday let with one of the bedrooms currently converted to a living room with kitchenette. There is a separating door on the landing which can be locked. Beyond the separating door are another two bedrooms; one of which is the master bedroom with en-suite dressing room and en-suite bathroom.


The rear garden is enclosed with lovely views of Penhill. The garden has a flagged patio area, accessible from the garden room and utility room. The pleasant garden is partly laid to lawn, with well stocked flower beds, vegetable patch and a raised patio seating area to the rear corner of the garden.


The garage has arched timber doors to the front and rear, leading to another paved area for additional parking, if desired.

Services and Other Information

The property is heated by oil fired central heating


The property is freehold with vacant possession on completion.

Local Authority and Council Tax Band

Richmondshire District Council. Tel: 01748 829100.

The property is banded F


By arrangement with the agents GSC Grays 01969 600120

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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.

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