3 bedroom cottage for saleLow Mill, Farndale, York
An imaginative and sympathetic conversion of an old 18th Century mill building delightfully situated in lovely grounds adjoining Farndale’s River Dove on the edge of the Low Mill hamlet.
The Old Mill House provides accommodation on three levels which has been designed and tailored to the foot print of the original building. The conversion retains and highlights many of the original features; it oozes character and all the rooms overlook the delightful garden and enjoy superb views up and over the Farndale valley to the surrounding hills. At upper level the main entrance and the bedroom accommodation is to be found with the living, dining and kitchen space at intermediate level and utility and stores at low level. External access directly into the garden is obtained from both intermediate and low levels. The sizeable garden extends around the house on three sides with the River Dove forming the boundary on one side and open pasture land on the other two sides. It is laid mainly to lawn but includes a charming sheltered patio/sitting out area which is accessed directly from the main reception room. Farndale is famed for its wild daffodils as well as for its rugged and dramatic scenery. Low Mill is situated approximately half way up the dale which lies in the heart of the North York Moors National Park. The network of footpaths and bridleways which are immediately to hand provide a superb outdoor recreation facility. The nearby market town of Kirkbymoorside provides an excellent range of facilities and amenities.
Main Entrance - The main entrance is approached from the village centre and lies at upper floor level with entrance hall and staircase leading down to the main reception area at intermediate floor level.
Entrance Hall - With cottage style brace and ledge outer door, feature exposed stone walling and window reveal with exposed purlin and door post, deep walk-in wardrobe/airing cupboard with hanging rail, hot water cylinder and racked shelving, electric light. Cottage style board and latch doors to bedrooms.
Main Bedroom Suite - 5.79m x 3.28m (18'11" x 10'9") - Triple aspect with windows overlooking the garden to views of the valley beyond, feature exposed roof truss purlins, window lintels, two radiators and spacious en-suite bathroom.
En-Suite Bathroom - 2.09m x 1.96m (6'10" x 6'5") - With matching suite comprising wood panelled bath with tiled surround, pedestal wash basin, w.c., appropriate wall tiling, Velux roof light, exposed board floor and feature exposed roof truss with purlin.
Bedroom Two - 2.82m x 2.52m (9'3" x 8'3") - Front facing window with sealed unit double glazing and view. Radiator, exposed roof truss and purlins.
Bedroom Three - 1.96m x 2.11m (6'5" x 6'11") - Rear facing window with sealed unit double glazing and far reaching view with timber lintel over, exposed roof truss and purlin, radiator.
House Shower Room - 2.03m x 1.8m (6'7" x 5'10") - Obscure glazed window with curved window reveals, corner shower cubicle with Mira shower fitting, folding door and wall tiling, pedestal wash basin, w.c., radiator, exposed roof truss and purlin and extractor fan
Intermediate Floor -
Living Area - 8.10m x 5.69m (26'6" x 18'8") - A very appealing open plan sitting room with dining area, kitchen and staircase with triple aspect windows facing in all directions with views over the garden and surrounding countryside and stable type outer door with inner screen opening onto a very pretty patio area which accesses into the garden.
Sitting Area - 5.72m x 3.48m (18'9 x 11'5") - A very appealing open plan sitting room with dining area, kitchen and staircase with triple aspect windows facing in all directions with views over the garden and surrounding countryside and stable type outer door with inner screen opening onto a very pretty patio area which accesses into the garden.
Kitchen With Dining Area - 4.57m x 5.18m max (15' x 17 max) - Tile effect flooring, stone slab French style sink with mixer tap, base unit under. Gas fired Aga cooking range. Range of floor mounted cupboard and drawer units with tile work surface over, matching full height unit incorporating fridge, range of matching wall mounted fittings including display cabinets, appropriate wall tiling and spot lights to ceiling. Radiator.
Basement Floor - With staircase leading down from the reception area. Gas LPG fired central heating boiler.
Utility/Storage Area - 3.68m x 5.18m (overall) (12'0" x 16'11" (overall)) - incorporating understairs storage and further large walk-in storage cupboard with door.
Outer door to garden, rear facing window with sealed unit double glazing, plumbing for washer, radiator, power points and electric lights. Large cross beam. Stone flagged steps lead down to an:
Integral Store - 4.88m x 1.96m (max) (16' x 6'5" (max)) -
Exterior - The principal garden encompasses the house on three sides from where uninterrupted views are enjoyed over the surrounding countryside. The south western boundary has a post and rail fence with open grazing land beyond and to the north west the boundary is formed by the bank of the river which is a superb feature of the property as a whole. It is a clear upland stream with wooded banks and sparkling water. There is a sunken patio with narrow steps leading down to the stream providing a perfect sitting out area or fishing platform.
The remainder of the garden is laid to lawn with planted borders including a variety of bushes, trees and shrubs and a delightful patio adjoining the house containing a flagged sitting out area feature, stone walls, steps and pathways and pretty beds and borders containing a variety of flowering plants and shrubs. There is a field gate access which crosses the adjoining paddock to the village car park and Daleside Road. The main approach crosses an attractive garden with stone steps leading down to the property from the car park. Private parking area adjacent to the front door. Adjoining the back of the house is a gravelled area, fuel shed with external ladder for access purposes.
Services - Mains water, electricity and private Eco bio system, LPG Gas.
Council Tax - This property lies in Band F.
Local Authorities - GENERAL: Ryedale District Council, Ryedale House, Malton.
Tel:- 01653 600666.
PLANNING: North York Moors National Park, The Old Vicarage, Bondgate, Helmsley. Tel: 01439 770657.
Epc - Band G
A full EPC is available in the Kirkbymoorside office.
Viewing - By appointment through the agents. Telephone 01751 432792.
Tenure - Freehold
Covenants - There are covenants that apply to this property as it is within the Farndale Nature Reserve. Please ask at the Kirkbymoorside Office for further details.
Directions - From Gillamoor, proceed through the village and down Suprise View towards the Hutton-Le-Hole and Castleton road. Take the first left hand turn signposted Farndale. Continue on this road until you enter Low Mill, proceed around the corner bearing left and the property can be found on the right hand side to the rear of the public car park.
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