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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Rigg House With Cottage, Near Hawes

Offers in Region of £650,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached Country House In A Superb Position
  • Grade II Listed Facade
  • Currently A 4 Bed House With Integral 2 Bed Cottage
  • Flexible Layout Could Easily Be Adapted To Form A 6 Bedroom Dwelling
  • Handmade Pine Kitchen With Aga
  • Impressive Bay Window To Lounge & Main Bedroom
  • Utility Room & Cellars. Oil Central Heating.
  • Large Grounds With Gardens, Woodland & Putting Green
  • Garage & Range Of Outbuildings
  • Spectacular Panoramic Views

Full description

DESCRIPTION Rigg House is an elegant Grade II Listed detached house, dating back to the 17th Century, extensively remodelled around 1800. The house has extensive grounds, with panoramic views to the front, side and rear. It is only 2 miles from the popular market town of Hawes and yet is only 30 minutes to Sedbergh giving easy access to the M6 and Oxenholme Station, with direct train lines to London.

The house, with it's listed facade and impressive bay windows, has been extensively and sympathetically renovated. It has a handmade pine kitchen with an electic AGA, quality bathrooms and good conversions of the attic rooms. At present the main house offers spacious accommodation with 4 bedrooms, a house bathroom and separate shower room. Integral to the main house is a two bedroomed cottage with totally separate facilities, currently let as holiday accommodation. This could easily be re-incorporated to give a spacious 6 bedroomed home.

The property enjoys oil central heating as well as double or secondary glazing.

Outside there is an attractive driveway leading to the main house. There are extensive lawns and a woodland area. To the front, facing south, is a patio area to enjoy the sun and views and to the rear is good gravelled parking, lawns & decking again with lovely views over the fields.

Grounds to the side extend to over an acre, providing a 9 hole putting green and beautiful woodland.

There is a large garage and a range of spacious outbuildings which could be developed for further business, residential or tourism uses, subject to planning approval.

A beautiful Country home in a perfect location. 


PORCH 5' 10" x 3' 5" (1.78m x 1.04m) Stone flag flooring. Stable door. Window. 

DINING KITCHEN 16' 4" x 12' 9" (4.98m x 3.89m) Spacious dining kitchen. Stable door. Vinyl flooring. Half panelled walls. Coved ceiling. Hand made pine kitchen units. Electric AGA. Space for fridge. Large gamekeepers sink. UV Water filter. Shelved cupboard. Radiator. Double glazed window to the North with shutters and views to the hills. 

COAL CELLAR 8' 9" x 12' 4" (2.67m x 3.76m) Stone flag floor. Exposed stone walls and shelves. 

FOOD & WINE CELLAR 15' 0" x 12' 4" (4.57m x 3.76m) A clean, dry room providing invaluable cool storage area. Stone flag floor. Exposed stone walls and shelves. 

ENTRANCE HALL 15' 3" x 12' 6" (4.65m x 3.81m) Impressive light entrance hall with stone flag flooring. Coved ceiling. Feature stone staircase. Two radiators. Telephone point.  

SITTING ROOM 18' 0" x 15' 7" (5.49m x 4.75m) Spacious south facing room. Fitted carpet. Stone fireplace housing Doure multi fuel stove. TV point. Large 3 window bay with shutters, seats and lovely views. 

SNUG 13' 0" x 11' 6" (3.96m x 3.51m) Cosy rear room. Laminate flooring. Coved ceiling with ceiling rose. Picture rail. Stone fireplace. TV point. Radiator. Double glazed window to North with shutter and views. 

UTILITY ROOM Passage to garage. New Oil central heating boiler. Plumbing for an automatic washing machine. Radiator. Window to rear. 

GARAGE 18' 0" x 17' 6" (5.49m x 5.33m) Spacious garage/workshop. Old stone fireplace. Power points and light. Double timber doors. Window to rear. Opportunity to develop. 

WC 6' 9" x 6' 9" (2.06m x 2.06m) W.C. Wash hand basin. Space for a shower. Extractor fan.  


LANDING 15' 4" x 12' 9" (4.67m x 3.89m) Lovely light landing area. Superb office/study area with view. Turned staircase. Fitted carpet. Coved Ceiling. Dado rail. 2 Radiators. Shelved cupboard. Telephone point. Stairs to the attic bedrooms. Connecting door to flat. Window to front with shutters and views. Large window to side. 

BATHROOM 9' 9" x 7' 1" (2.97m x 2.16m) Modern white bathroom suite. Tiled floor. Half panelled walls. Coved ceiling. Ceiling spotlights. Pedestal wash basin. WC. Bidet. Bath. Radiator. Double glazed window to side. 

SHOWER ROOM 7' 1" x 6' 5" (2.16m x 1.96m) Vinyl floor. Coved ceiling. Large shower cubicle. Wash hand basin. WC. Heated towel rail. Airing cupboard. Double glazed shuttered window with views.  

MASTER BEDROOM 18' 0" x 16' 0" (5.49m x 4.88m) Superb master bedroom. Fitted carpet. Picture rail. 2 Radiators. Built in cupboard. 3 Window Bay with shutters, seats and excellent views. 

BEDROOM 2 18' 0" x 9' 7" (5.49m x 2.92m) Rear double bedroom. Fitted carpet. Coved ceiling. Dado rail. Radiator. Double glazed window with shutters and views. 


BEDROOM 4 18' 3" x 12' 0" (5.56m x 3.66m) Large character double bedroom. Fitted carpet. Pitched ceiling with low exposed beams and trusses. Eaves storage. 2 Radiators. 2 Velux windows. 2 windows to rear with views. 

BEDROOM 3 / PLAYROOM 18' 0" x 12' 9" (5.49m x 3.89m) Stairs. Fitted carpet. Pitched ceiling with exposed beams. Eaves storage. Radiator. Double glazed window to side. Velux window.  

COTTAGE The attached cottage is on 3 floors and is currently a successful holiday let. To view the website, go to:

It could be reincorporated into the main house to give further living accommodation or used as a "granny" annex.  

ENTRANCE Ground floor front entrance. Flag floor. Radiator. Staircase.  

LIVING ROOM 18' 3" x 15' 10" (5.56m x 4.83m) Large open plan room with kitchenette. Coved ceiling. Fireplace. Electric cooker. Single drainer stainless steel sink. Staircase. 2 x Radiators. Double glazed windows to the rear. 

BEDROOM 2 9' 1" x 8' 6" (2.77m x 2.59m) Small front double bedroom. Fitted carpet. Coved ceiling. Radiator. Window with seat and view to front. 

BEDROOM 1 14' 6" x 10' 0" (4.42m x 3.05m) Attic double bedroom. Fitted carpet. Pitched ceiling with exposed beams. Radiator. Loft access. Built in cupboard. Double glazed window to rear. 

SHOWER ROOM Fitted carpet. WC. Wash basin. Shower cubicle with Vista electric shower. Extractor. Radiator. Shaver point. Built in cupboard. 


DRIVE Rigg House owns both gravelled drives to the east and west of the property. The neighbouring property has a right of access over the main drive only. 

FRONT & SIDE The property sits in approximately 2 acres of gentle sloping land. Superb views all around. 

REAR GARDEN Large lawned garden. Gravel parking. Decked patio area. Wonderful views. 

OUTBUILDINGS Large block of outbuildings ideal for conversion subject to planning permission. 

STABLE / GARAGE 16' 4" x 11' 0" (4.98m x 3.35m) Useful garage or storage space. Door. 3 Windows to side. 

WOOD STORE 16' 4" x 11' 7" (4.98m x 3.53m) Large useful storage space. Currently used as a wood store. Door. Window. 

TOOL SHED 11' 4" x 3' 3" (3.45m x 0.99m) Useful storage space. Small window to side. Door. 

STORE ROOM 12' 10" x 10' 4" (3.91m x 3.15m) Large storage room. 2 Windows to front. 2 doors. 

STORE Stone built store. 

SERVICES Mains Electric. Economy 7 electric for AGA. Septic drainage with soak away. Private water supply. 

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
13 October 2010


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