Mount Cottage, Cowling Hill, Cowling BD22


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  • Bedrooms: 3
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The property

Mount Cottage sits snuggly into Cowling Hill with superb views across Cowling, Lothersdale and into The Dales. Originally built in 1825 as four farm cottages, the property was substantially re-designed and re-furbished in 1975 and now offers spacious four bedroom living accommodation with magnificent views from every aspect. Boasting delightful south-facing gardens, a dining-kitchen with bespoke units, separate dining room, large living room with multi-fuel stove utility room and a delightful south-facing garden room. Also with a large, dry, full height basement providing hobby rooms and storage. Constructed of punch faced stone with stone mullions, jambs and heads to the windows and set under a pitched-stone slate roof, Mount Cottage offers a cosy family home with exposed oak beams, multi-fuel stove and set in stunning countryside.

Cowling hill

Cowling Hill offers a delightful rural location approximately 3 miles to the west of the combined villages of Sutton, Cross Hills and Glusburn. Cross Hills has a busy main street with a good range of independent shops, a Co-op supermarket and a number of cafes, restaurants and public houses. There are excellent primary schools in Cowling, Lothersdale, and Glusburn. South Craven Academy(ofsted outstanding) provides a local secondary school along with Ermysteads Grammar School and Skipton Girls High. The popular market town of Skipton has direct train links to London along with an abundance of independent and national retailers and with an excellent choice of pubs and restaurants. The Yorkshire Dales National Park and Bronte Country are both within a 20 minute drive, and offer fantastic walking and recreational pursuits.

Entrance lobby

Approached from the attractive front gardens via stone pathways through a timber stable-style door into a very handy space for storage of outdoor gear. Double glazed window units providing natural light and having a tiled floor.

Entrance porch

Off from the entrance lobby and into an entrance hall with an archway to the dining-kitchen and with a straight flight of stairs rising to the first floor landing. Having heating radiator, recessed lighting and glazed and panel door to the entrance lobby.

Reception room 2 / bedroom 4

Currently set up as a reception room with a large double sofa-bed and ample space for further furniture. Featuring an attractive recessed stone fireplace with stone jambs and head and incorporating a multi-fuel stove sat on a raised stone hearth. With exposed beams, double panel heating radiator, fabulous natural light from three double glazed windows to the south-facing front elevation and further double glazed window to the rear, all with spectacular views. Having recessed lighting and timber panel door to the entrance hall.

Dining kitchen

A spacious and superbly fitted dining kitchen offering a range of bespoke, solid wood base and wall units finished in light ash and incorporating pan drawers and display cabinets with matching recessed built-in cupboard having display shelving and storage below. To the kitchen area there is a mixture of solid wood and granite worktops incorporating a large Neff five ring gas hob and an under-mounted stainless steel sink sat below a double glazed window providing great natural light and magnificent views. With built-in canopy hood over the hob and a Neff eye-level oven and grill. Further features include a peninsula breakfast-bar providing seating for three or four, along with built-in wine rack below. Having recessed lighting, exposed roof beams and full-height door giving access to a walk-in pantry. To the dining end there is a large mullioned-double-glazed window with double panel heating radiator below, and offering splendid views of the south-facing gardens and across onto the moors. Having ample space for a four seat dining table and with quarry tiles to the floor, recessed lighting, exposed roof beams and open archway to the entrance hall.

Inner hall

Approached from the dining kitchen via a short flight of stairs into an inner entrance hall with built-in cupboards, recessed lighting, radiator, loft hatch giving access to the roof space and exposed timber flooring.

Cloak room

Comprising of a two piece suite with close coupled w.c. Contemporary-style Villeroy and Boch wash basin with mixer lever tap and tiled splash back. With attractive views from the double glazed window to the rear elevation, heating radiator and centre light point.

Utility room

A handy and good-sized room with space for a chest freezer if required and with shelving over. Also incorporating a worktop across the length of one wall with a double base sink unit incorporating a stainless steel sink with mixer lever tap and further space and plumbing for an automatic washing machine and tumble dryer. Natural light from a double glazed window with splendid views across the open fields, as far as the eye can see.

Dining room

Accessed via an open archway from the inner hall and being close to the Kitchen, a spacious dining room providing space comfortably for a six or eight seat dining suite and having great natural light from a large double glazed mullion window and a further double glazed window to the front elevation with splendid views. Featuring exposed timber floorboards, coving to ceiling, recessed lighting and a double panel heating radiator. Having a range of built-in natural wood dining furniture providing storage and display areas.

Living room

A spacious and square-shaped living room offering ample space for a couple of sofas and living room furniture. Featuring a modern multi-fuel stove sat on a raised stone hearth with carved stone surround. Offering the most stunning views from the panoramic double glazed window with stone sill. Having coving to ceiling, exposed timber floorboards, recessed lighting and a range of built-in book cases and display areas to either side of the fireplace. Further through light via an attractive exposed-stone-mullioned window looking through the garden room onto the front gardens and moors beyond.

Garden room

Approached from the living room or from the front gardens. A south-facing, traditionally built sun room with panoramic double glazed windows across the length of the front elevation and returns. Providing a delightful place to sit and relax taking in the world outside including the front gardens and moorland beyond. With a gas fired stove, slate floors and space for a sofa, a couple of chairs and having exposed timber ceiling.


Approached from a straight flight of stairs out of the entrance hall to a split-level landing with return balustrade, exposed roof timbers, central heating radiator and with natural light from a double glazed window to the rear elevation, with fabulous views.

Bedroom 1

A double bedroom with ample space for a king-sized bed and bedroom furniture including two sets of built-in shelving. Having exposed roof timbers, double panel heating radiator and natural light with fantastic long-distance views from two double glazed windows.

Bedroom 2

A further double bedroom, again at the front of the property and with two double glazed windows looking over Cowling onto the moors beyond. With ample space for bedroom furniture and having double panel heating radiator, exposed roof timbers, loft hatch giving access to the roof space and built-in shelving over the stairs bulk-head and above hot water cylinder cupboard containing immersion heater.

Bedroom 3

A single bedroom with natural light from a double glazed gable end window with far reaching views onto the moors. Having a built-in storage cupboard, exposed roof timbers and heating radiator.


An attractive and well-presented bathroom featuring a modern suite to include a tiled panel bath with mixer taps and shower head attachment, full pedestal basin with close-coupled dual-flush w.c. With the added benefit of a separate 900 x 900 shower enclosure incorporating a thermostatic shower with adjustable head, mermaid boarding and recessed fan-light. Natural light from a double glazed window with the now familiar views, timber panel ceiling having recessed lighting, tiled floor, chrome heated ladder-style radiator, four fitted mirrors and a shaver point.

Boiler room, basement storage and workshop

Approached from the front gardens via a full-height timber panel door giving access into the first room which houses the property’s oil-fired condensing-central-heating boiler and also provides excellent storage for garden equipment. The second room in this dry and good-sized basement space provides perhaps a hobby room, bike storage and a workshop area and also houses the property’s borehole water filtration and storage system. The third and final room provides more hobby or storage space and benefits from a sink unit with pumped water available. There is lighting and power sockets in all 3 rooms.


A tarmacadam drive gives access to the garage and with a sliding timber door off this area giving access to the south-facing front gardens with stone pathways leading to the front entrance and garden room. Offering generous and superbly presented gardens having well-stocked borders including specimen trees and shrubs - of no doubt interest to people who are gardening enthusiasts. With attractive pebbled and stone pathways leading across the front of the house to a lawn area including raised fruit beds, sitting out areas and also a small ornamental pond. To the easterly end of these delightful cottage gardens there is an octagonal greenhouse and also the property’s heating oil tank. Having the most amazing views from any aspect of this good-sized outside space which is bounded by drystone walls incorporating a pedestrian gate onto Cowling Hill Lane.


Mains electric, septic tank drainage, borehole water which is in the garden, propane gas for the hob and stove in the garden room, oil fired central heating and there is a solar panel to the front of the property providing an additional energy source for the property’s hot water system.

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