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2 bedroom cottage for sale

The Old School, Dishforth YO7 3JU

Under Offer £185,000

Property Description

Key features

  • An excellent opportunity to purchase a characterful, two bedroom property formerly the Village School
  • Affording scope to update and refurbish to maximise the property's full potential

Full description

An excellent opportunity to purchase a characterful, two bedroom village property affording scope to update and refurbish to maximise the property’s full potential situated in the centre of the mid-sized village of Dishforth.
As the name illustrates, the property was formerly the Village Primary School and was originally converted in the late 60’s, now with changing trends the property offer’s scope to update and re-configure the rooms to maximise the space on offer.
The current accommodation briefly comprises: Reception Hall, Sitting Room, Dining Room, Kitchen, rear Porch, two Bedrooms, Bathroom and separate WC.
Further advantages include uPVC sealed unit double glazing, gas fired heating via radiators, paved terrace to the front, enclosed garden/courtyard to the rear enjoying a view towards the White Horse of Kilburn and the Hambledon Hills and small outbuilding/store.

The property is situated in the popular village of Dishforth which is some six miles north of Boroughbridge and eight miles south of Thirsk. There are limited local amenities on offer in the village including two public houses, bus service and primary school.
The village of Topcliffe which is within a two mile drive offers a local shop a number of public houses and a doctor's surgery. Boroughbridge town offers a traditional high street of shops, a large Morrison's superstore, secondary school, a number of high street banks, main post office, library with a community resource centre attached to the secondary school and other sport and leisure attractions. Thirsk which is a larger market town situated north of Dishforth, offers a wide choice of shops around its cobble market square, sports clubs, local racecourse, train station on the east coast mainline offering a service to Northallerton, Darlington, Newcastle to the north and York, Leeds and London to the south. The close proximity of the A1 and A19 offers convenient commuting to Darlington, Teesside, Leeds and York. In addition the spa town of Harrogate, the cathedral city of Ripon, and county town of Northallerton are all within a convenient daily commute


Reception Hall: Via uPVC entrance door. Opaque glazed panels allowing light into the property. Radiator.

Sitting Room: Windows to front and side elevations. Wall mounted, three range gas fire with back boiler serving heating via radiators and domestic hot water. Book/display shelf. Ceiling coving. Telephone point.. Radiator. Opaque glazed, sliding doors leading to:

Dining Room: Window to the side elevation and double, sliding patio doors to the rear garden/courtyard. Two Radiators.

Kitchen: Window to the side elevation. A range of formica units with wood style trim are fitted at floor and wall heights with laminate working surfaces and stainless steel sink. Electric cooker point. Space for fridge/freezer. Plumbing for washing machine/dishwasher. Built in shelved, cupboard providing useful storage. Ceramic wall tiles with floral patterned inserts to working areas.Radiator

Rear Porch: Glazed to three sides.

Inner Hall: Ceiling coving. Access to roof void.

Bedroom 1: Window to the front elevation. Radiator.

Bedroom 2: Window to the side elevation. Two, fitted wardrobes providing hanging space and shelves. Radiator.

Bathroom: Opaque window to the side elevation. Two piece, Pink suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin and panelled bath with electric shower and curtain over. Contrasting ceramic wall tiles. Radiator.

Separate WC: Opaque window to the side elevation. Pink, low level WC. Contrasting ceramic wall tiles.



Gardens: To the front of the property is a paved patio/terrace. To the rear is an enclosed garden/courtyard offering some privacy and enjoying views to the Hambledon Hills and the White Horse of Kilburn.

Garden Shed/Store: Brick built outhouse providing useful storage.


Directions: On entering the village of Dishforth, proceed along the Main Street for approx. 700 yards where the Old School is located on the left hand side, as indicated by the Vinden Estates For Sale Board.


Strictly by appointment with Vinden Estates on 01765 606885.

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Agents Notes: The purchaser will be required to provide information regarding the source of funding as part of the Offer handling procedure.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
11 March 2016


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