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5 bedroom detached house for sale

East House, West Witton, DL8 4LS
Detached house
5 bedroom
4 bathroom

Key features

  • Superb Character House
  • Family Home Or Guest House. 5 Double Bedrooms. 3 En-Suites & 2 With Shared Bathroom
  • Sitting Room. Dining Room/Entrance Hall
  • Large Farmhouse Kitchen
  • Cloakroom. Utility Outbuilding
  • Oil Central Heating. Part Double Glazed
  • Private Lawned Garden.
  • Ample Parking.
  • Period Features Including Inglenook Fireplace
  • Video Viewing Available

Property description

BRIEF DESCRIPTION Guide Price £550-600,000. East House in West Witton was built in the 1760's and is a spacious, detached house with many characterful features. It is currently run as a successful guest house, in the ever popular Yorkshire Dales National Park, a stones throw away from the renowned Wensleydale Heifer.

West Witton is only 4 miles from the bustling market town of Leyburn. It is most famous for the award winning Wensleydale Heifer Restaurant and Hotel, however, it also has a thriving community with a number of activities in the village. These include a table tennis club, book club, scrabble club, ladies handicraft and WI. There is also a village shop, mobile post office three times a week, church, and a traditional public house, The Fox & Hounds, which offers regular quizzes, darts teams, and quoits. For families there is a large playing field with adventure playground.

The property benefits from oil central heating and part double glazing, and has many features such as coving, stone flags, window shutters, alcoves and niches.

The accommodation on offer is spacious, over three floors and has five double bedrooms. Three of these are to the first floor and have en-suites, a further two are to the second floor and share a separate bathroom. To the ground floor there is a lovely inviting entrance hall, which has been used as a dining room in the past. The large sitting room has a feature Inglenook fireplace housing a stove, an under stairs cloakroom with old pantry shelves, and a large farmhouse kitchen with granite worktops and electric Aga with an LPG Rangemaster cooker.

Externally, to the front is a private suntrap patio and lawned garden with well established flower and rose beds, shrubs, bushes and trees and a path to the front door and side gate. Rear vehicle access is from the A684 onto a shared tarmac drive with just one neighbouring house. There is ample gravel parking for several vehicles, a small patio, flowerbeds, bin store and stone outbuilding, used as a utility and housing the boiler.

This property would make a perfect family home or guest house. A video viewing is available to watch before a physical one, to make sure this is the one for you.  


STONE ENTRANCE Outer stone porch. Steps up to the front door.  

ENTRANCE HALL/DINING ROOM 12' 3" x 12' 0" (3.73m x 3.66m) Beautiful entrance hall. Fitted carpet. Coco matting. Front door.  

SITTING ROOM 20' 0" x 11' 3" (6.1m x 3.43m) Large room with fitted carpet. Ceiling beam. Ornate coving. Ceiling spot lights. Inglenook stone fireplace with multi fuel stove. Radiator. Windows to the front and rear, one with wooden shutters.  

REAR HALL Fitted carpet. Staircase to first and second floor.  

WC Step down to the large under stairs cupboard. Stone flag steps. WC. Washbasin. Old pantry shelves. Small window to rear.  

KITCHEN DINER 20' 3" x 14' 0" (6.17m x 4.27m) Large farmhouse kitchen. Stone flag floor. Beamed ceiling. Spot lights. Excellent range of wall and base units with granite worktops and breakfast bar. Plumbing for dishwasher. Space for fridge freezer. Stone shelves. Electric Aga and LPG Rangemaster cooker. Windows to the front and rear. Door to the rear porch.  


LANDING Fitted carpet. Window to the rear on half landing. Radiator. Staircase to the second floor.  

BEDROOM 1 13' 11" x 9' 2 " (4.24m x 2.79m) Double bedroom with a couple of steps up. Fitted carpet. Ceiling spot lights. Ceiling beams. Radiator. Windows to the front and rear with views down the village.

En-suite: 13' 4" x 7' 0" Fitted carpet. Bath with tiled splash back and mixer tap. Wash basin. WC. Radiator. Chrome towel rail. 2 Windows.  

BEDROOM 2 12' 6" x 12' 0" (3.81m x 3.66m) Good double bedroom. Fitted carpet. Cast iron feature fireplace. Wall cupboard. Radiator. Window to the east with views down the village.

En-suite: Couple of steps down. Fully tiled walls and floor. Ceiling spotlights. Panelled bath with mixer taps. WC. Wash basin. Extractor fan. Shaver point and light.  

BEDROOM 3 11' 3" x 11' 0" (3.43m x 3.35m) Double bedroom. Fitted carpet. Cast iron feature fireplace. Radiator. Shelved alcove. Window to the front with a lovely view down the village.

En-suite: Fitted carpet. Bath. WC. Wash basin. Large airing cupboard. Window to the rear.  


BEDROOM 4 17' 7" x 9' 0" (5.36m x 2.74m) Double bedroom. Slightly sloping ceiling. Fitted carpet. Vanity unit with wash basin. Two cupboards with shelves and wardrobe. Window to the side with lovely views over to Preston Under Scar. 

BATHROOM Bathroom suite in the process of being renewed. Colour schemes can be chosen depending on timescale.  

BEDROOM 5 17' 7" x 9' 0" (5.36m x 2.74m) Double bedroom. Slightly sloping ceiling. Fitted carpet. Vanity unit with wash basin. Two cupboards with shelves and wardrobe. Window to the side with lovely views over to Penhill.  


FRONT GARDEN Large lawned garden with mature, well established flower beds and rose garden. Mature tree and bushes. Suntrap patio seating area. Gate to street and path to the front door and rear.  

UTILITY/OUTBUILDING 13' 6" x 8' 0" (4.11m x 2.44m) Stone outbuilding. Tiled floor. Power and light. Shelves. Plumbing for washer and space for dryer. Oil central heating boiler. Window and door.  

PARKING Large gravel area to the side which provides ample parking for several vehicles.  

REAR The property is accessed from the A684 onto a tarmac shared drive with the neighbouring house. There is a small patio area and flower beds. Access to the front garden, utility room and rear porch.  

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