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5 bedroom detached house for sale

The Gables, Low Row

Sold STC £675,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Magnificent Residence In Lovely Swaledale Setting
  • Detached Former Vicarage. Beautiful Views
  • 5/6 Double Bedrooms
  • Drawing Room. Dining Room. Lounge. Snug
  • Breakfast Kitchen. Utility
  • Basement Garden Room & Games Room
  • Large Workshop & Stone Store
  • Ample Parking
  • Gardens
  • Superb Business Opportunity or Residence

Full description

DESCRIPTION The Gables is situated in picturesque Swaledale beside the river Swale with uninterrupted views in all directions. The house, formerly Melbecks Vicarage, was built in 1846 for the incumbent of the parish. The present owners purchased the house in 1999 and it has undergone major refurbishment to recreate an elegant country home and guest house. The accommodation is spacious and offers a wealth of original character features.

Externally the grounds are delightful with private parking, lawned gardens, mature trees and superb views. Currently trading as a guest house, it would equally make a very distinctive private Gentlemanís residence or family home. 


RECEPTION/ENTRANCE HALL 9' 3 x 6' 0 (2.82m x 1.83m) UPVC Conservatory with views to the east down the valley. 

HALL/FRONT DOOR Large Hall. Spectacular staircase with wood panelling. Single radiator.


LOUNGE 16' 0" x 14' 0" (4.88m x 4.27m) Coved ceiling and rose. Telephone point. TV Point. Cast iron feature fireplace. Picture rail. 2 x double radiators. 2 x Windows with original shutters giving glorious views 

DINING ROOM 16' 0 x 14' 0 Double aspect large room. Coved ceiling. 2 x Double radiators. Original shuttered windows with views.  

BATHROOM 9' 6 x 6' 9 (2.90m x 2.06m) Fitted carpet. Bath with shower over. WC. Washbasin. Radiator. Shavor point. Extractor fan. Window.  

UTILITY ROOM 12' 0 x 9' 0 Light spacious room. Single drainer stainless steel sink. Plumbed for automatic washing machine. Single radiator. 2 large windows with views. Back door.


KITCHEN 13' 0" x 12' 0" (3.96m x 3.66m) Flag floor. Range of wall and base units. Gas hob. Built in oven. 1 1/2 bowl stainless steel sink. 1 double radiator. Window to rear.  

SNUG 12' 9" x 12' 0" (3.89m x 3.66m) Rear lounge. Fitted carpet. Ceiling rose. Multi fuel stove. Concealed radiator. TV Point. Large window to rear.  

STUDY/BEDROOM 12' 3" x 11' 9" (3.73m x 3.58m) Large double. Fitted Carpet. Coved ceiling. Radiator. Large shuttered window to the front.  


LINEN ROOM 8' 10" x 7' 0" (2.69m x 2.13m)  

GARDEN ROOM 16' 0" x 14' 0" (4.88m x 4.27m) Store. Flag floor. Door to lower garden.  

BOILER ROOM 6' 10" x 4' 11" (2.08m x 1.5m) Flag floor. Oil central heating boiler.  

CLOAKROOM 6' 11" x 5' 1" (2.11m x 1.55m) Useful space. space for storage.  

OFFICE/GAMES ROOM 16' 0 x 14' 0 (4.88m x 4.27m) Flag floor. Double radiator. Telephone point. Window to garden.


FIRST FLOOR Landing Character staircase and Bannister. 2 Radiators. Loft access x 2. Window to front with views down the valley.  

BEDROOM 1 13' 0" x 12' 0" (3.96m x 3.66m) Front double bedroom. Fitted carpet. Coved ceiling. Double radiator. Window to front with superb views.

BEDROOM 2 & EN SUITE 16' 0 x 14' 0 En-suite double bedroom. Fitted carpet. Coved ceiling. Double
and single radiator. TV point. 2 large windows with views.
En suite - Fitted carpet. Shower. Wash basin. WC. Heated towel rail. Expelair. 

BEDROOM 3 & EN-SUITE 16' 0 x 14' 0 En suite Double bedroom. Fitted carpet. 1 Single and 1 double radiator. TV Point. 2 x large windows with fantastic views. En-Suite - Shower. Wash basin. WC  

BATHROOM 10' 0 " x 7' 0" (3.05m x 2.13m) Fitted carpet. Bath with shower over. Wash basin. WC. Radiator.
Wall heater. Shaver point & light. Window with views.


BEDROOM 4 13' 0" x 12' 0" (3.96m x 3.66m) Rear double bedroom. Fitted carpet. Radiator. Window to South with views. 

BEDROOM 5 13' 4" x 12' 0" (4.06m x 3.66m) Double bedroom. Fitted carpet. Fitted wardrobe. Airing cupboard. Radiator. TV Point. Large South facing window with lovely views.  


STONE STORE 19' 9 x 6' 0 Useful store with power and light.


WORKSHOP 22' 0" x 18' 0" (6.71m x 5.49m) Cobbled floor. Power and light. Up and over door. 2 x windows and side door.  

REAR COURTYARD 19' 0" x 17' 0" (5.79m x 5.18m) Flagged suntrap courtyard.  

FRONT & SIDE GARDEN Attractive low maintenance gardens. Lawns. Flower beds. Fantastic views.
Access Gravelled drive to house, narrows towards workshop. Ample parking surrounding the property. 

SERVICES 2 x Septic tanks. Natural well water supply with backup water system from the beck 

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09 October 2009


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