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Widdale Foot, Nr Hawes

Removed £735,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached Period Residence With Cottage
  • Set In Large Grounds With 18 Acres Of Land
  • Rural Yet Accessible Location
  • Main House: 4 Double Bedrooms
  • House & En Suite Bathrooms
  • 3 Reception Rooms. Family Dining Kitchen
  • Utility, Shower Room & Entrance Hall
  • Cottage: 2 Double Bedrooms, Dining Room, Kitchen
  • First Floor Lounge. House Bathroom
  • 3330 Sq Ft Detached Barn & Workshop. Lovely Lawn Gardens. Magnificent Scenery In All Directions

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Widdale Foot is an impressive detached farmhouse situated in the picturesque Widdale valley, at the foot of Widdale Fell, in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. The Victorian property is set within 18 acres of land in an area abundant with wildlife as Widdale is a red squirrel reserve. It is accessed via its own private driveway and situated close to Hawes.

Hawes is a Market Town in Upper Wensleydale, with a good range of shops, restaurants, tearooms & pubs. There is an active community with primary school, Church and good Market Hall. There is still a weekly outdoor market, making it a popular destination for tourists and locals alike. There are great walks and wonderful views all around.

Widdale Foot previously ran as a successful bed and breakfast with an annexe used for self catering accommodation. The current owner now uses the property as a family home and is no longer trading. The property offers extensive living accommodation with many original character features. On the ground floor is an entrance hall with original stone shelving and flag stone floor. There are are three welcoming reception rooms, two with open fires. Stone steps lead down to the basement study. The large spacious kitchen has a multi fuel stove and dining area with patio doors to the garden. There is a utility room, downstairs WC, shower room and rear porch.

Upstairs are four double bedrooms, two with en-suite shower rooms and a modern family bathroom. All bedrooms have a lovely outlook over open fields to the woodland. There is access to the cottage via bedroom three, this allows flexible accommodation.

The attached annexe would be ideal for a dependant relative or a great little holiday let business. The entrance is separate to the main house. On the ground floor is a kitchen and separate dining room. The lounge is on the first floor making the most of the views, there are two double bedrooms and family bathroom.

Widdale Foot benefits from a modern oil fired central heating system, this was fitted in March 2013. This supplies both the house and the cottage.

Externally to the front of the property is a large South facing lawn garden with patio area and mature trees.

The detached barn, adjacent to the house is a large traditional barn with an adjoining workshop. It is in good order, It has a flagged stone floor and electric and water. There are stables doors to the front and double doors allowing vehicular access to the rear. This would be ideal stabling or for livestock. This barn would create further accommodation or possible business premises if required subject to necessary planning permissions.

The land extends to approximately 18 acres. This includes three blocks of woodland and pasture land.

Widdale Foot is an excellent family home with business potential. Internal viewing is recommend to fully appreciate the extent of the property.


ENTRANCE HALL 10' 10" x 9' 3" (3.3m x 2.82m) Stone flag flooring. Original stone shelving. Radiator. Solid wood front door. 

HALL Fitted carpet. Staircase. 

SITTING ROOM 13' 7" x 13' 7" (4.14m x 4.14m) Fitted carpet. Radiator. Fireplace with open fire. Television point. Telephone point. 2 Windows to the front and side over looking the garden.  

LOUNGE 15' 0" x 13' 8" (4.57m x 4.17m) Fitted carpet. Radiator. Rembrandant Fireplace with open fire. Feature alcove. Radiator. Telephone & Television points. Window to the front. Door to patio. 

BREAKFAST ROOM 10' 11" x 10' 4" (3.33m x 3.15m) Fitted carpet. Cupboard housing oil fired central heating boiler. Radiator. Telephone point. 2 Windows to the rear. 

DINING KITCHEN 26' x 13' 5" (7.92m x 4.09m) Family dining kitchen. Fitted carpet over oak flooring. Feature beam ceiling. Wood burning stove with back boiler. Radiator. Good range of wall and base units with a vinyl sink with. Electric cooker point. Integrated fridge and dishwasher. 2 Windows to the front and side and door to patio. 

UTILITY ROOM 11' 5" x 5' (3.48m x 1.52m) Tiled flooring. Wall units and work surface with stainless steel sink unit. Plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. Radiator and electric tubular heater. Window to the side. Door. 

GROUND FLOOR SHOWER ROOM Quarry tiled flooring. WC. Wash basin. Shower cubicle. Extractor fan. Radiator and electric tubular heater. Frosted window to the side. 

REAR PORCH 12' 11" x 10' 5" (3.94m x 3.18m) Rear entrance porch. Quarry tiled flooring. Ceiling beams. Radiator. 2 Windows to the rear. Rear door.  

CLOAKROOM Quarry tiled flooring. Ceiling beam. Part tiled walls. WC. Wash hand basin. Electric wall heater. Extractor fan. 


STUDY 10' 10" x 9' 2" (3.3m x 2.79m) Stone steps down to dry study space. Concrete floor. 2 Radiators. Telephone point. Wall niches. 


LANDING Fitted carpet. Coved ceiling. Turned staircase. Radiator. Telephone point. Loft access with light.  

BEDROOM TWO 10' 8" x 9' 7" (3.25m x 2.92m) Rear double bedroom. Fitted carpet. Radiator. Windows to the rear and side. 

BEDROOM ONE 13' 3" x 13' 2" (4.04m x 4.01m) En suite double bedroom. Fitted carpet. Coved ceiling. Exposed beam. Radiator. Television point. Window to the front over looking the garden.  

ENSUITE Modern en suite shower room. Vinyl flooring. Shower cubicle. Wash hand basin set in vanity unit. WC. Extractor fan. 

BEDROOM FOUR 10' 10" x 8' 11" (3.3m x 2.72m) Rear double bedroom. Fitted carpet. Ceiling beams. Radiator. Fitted wardrobes. Window to the rear. 

HOUSE BATHROOM 10' 2" x 8' 11" (3.1m x 2.72m) Modern family bathroom. Vinyl flooring. Part tiled walls. Bath with shower over. WC. Wash basin set in vanity unit. Radiator. Extractor fan. Window to the front. 

BEDROOM THREE 13' 9" x 8' 7" (4.19m x 2.62m) Front double bedroom. Fitted carpet. Beam and board ceiling. Radiator. Wash basin. Window to the front with pleasant views over the garden. Connecting door to cottage. 

EN SUITE Small en suite shower room. Vinyl flooring. Tiled walls. WC. Shower cubicle. Extractor fan. 



DINING ROOM 14' 4" x 13' 4" (4.37m x 4.06m) Large dining room. Parquet flooring. Staircase. Radiator. Under stairs storage cupboard. Television point. Two windows. 

KITCHEN 13' 6" x 11' 6" (4.11m x 3.51m) Large dining kitchen. Good range of wall and base units. Single drainer stainless steel sink. Electric cooker point. Plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher. Radiator. 2 Windows. 


LANDING Fitted carpet. Loft access to storage loft with light. Window.  

BEDROOM ONE 14' 4" x 13' 5" (4.37m x 4.09m) Lovely double bedroom. Exposed floorboards. Radiator. Three windows.  

HOUSE BATHROOM 11' 6" x 7' 8" (3.51m x 2.34m) Good size bathroom. Vinyl flooring. WC. Wash basin. Bath with shower over. Airing cupboard. Radiator. Window to the side. 

BEDROOM TWO 10' 1" x 9' 7" (3.07m x 2.92m) Double bedroom. Fitted carpet. Radiator. Fitted wardrobes. Window to the rear. 

LOUNGE 15' 6" x 13' 3" (4.72m x 4.04m) First floor lounge. Fitted carpet. Fireplace with open fire. Television point. Radiator. Loft access to storage loft with light. Three windows over looking the garden and surrounding woodland. 

OUTSIDE The property is approached via a single track from the B6255. Neighbouring land owner have access over part of the drive. 

GARDEN South facing lawn garden with patio area. Mature trees. Access to rear. 

PARKING Ample parking for multiple vehicles to rear of the property. 

DETACHED BARN 3330 Sq Ft barn. Original milking parlour built in 1872. Separated in to three sections. Stone flag floors. Exposed roof timbers. Stable doors to the front and rear. Large double doors at rear to allow vehicle access. Power, light and water. Storage above. Could be developed in to extra accommodation or business premises if required, subject to necessary planning permissions.  

GARAGE/ WORKSHOP 26' 10" x 13' 8" (8.18m x 4.17m) Concrete floor. Power & light. Water treatment plant. 4 Windows. 

LAND The land extends to approximately 18 acres. This includes three blocks of woodland. The land comprises four fields and all the land is permanent pasture with better quality land to the South of the property. The fields are gently undulating, rising towards the fells. The land is classified as Grade 4 under the Agricultural Classification for England and is acidic with a base rich loam. The land is not now in any grant schemes, nor are any entitlements available. There is the possibility to take on a small flock of Hebridean sheep.

AGENTS NOTES Private, spring fed water supply.
Septic tank drainage located in the wood to the South of the garden.
Mains electricity.
Broadband Is available. 

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15 February 2016

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