Carlton In Coverdale


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  • Bedrooms: 4
A handsome Grade II Listed home in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales National Park with lovely views from the principle reception rooms and all three first floor bedrooms of the walled garden and the dales beyond. The property has lots of period features including a return spindle staircase with stair window, flagged floors, unusual decorative coving, fireplaces and shuttered windows. The accommodation is laid over three floors with two separate reception rooms, four bedrooms (one with en-suite bathroom), and a house bathroom. There is a private walled garden with great views and a newly erected 5m x 4m timber storage building, a courtyard and parking.

Situation and amenities

The small village of Carlton is set in picturesque Coverdale, in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

Carlton has a community owned public house and village hall. Close to the racing town of Middleham (approx four miles), the market town of Leyburn is approximately 6 miles away and boasts a local market, several hotels, restaurants/public houses and a livestock auction mart. Buses from Leyburn connect to Richmond, Hawes, Bedale and Ripon. Local primary schools are at Middleham and Leyburn with secondary schools at Leyburn and Richmond. There are private schools at Newton le Willows (Aysgarth Prep), Barnard Castle and Ripon.

Entrance hall

A six panel wooden door opens directly into the hall. From here there is an inner hall leading through to the kitchen, and doors leading to the living room and dining room. An arch frames the spindle staircase which rises to a half landing with stair window allowing plenty of natural light into this area. A flagged floor in the hall continues through to the dining room.

Living room

With decorative coving to the ceiling, decorative fire surround with open grate and stone hearth, stripped wooden floor, shelved arched display niche and shuttered window overlooking the front garden.

Dining room

With decorative coving to the ceiling, wooden fire surround with open grate, shuttered window overlooking the front garden, shelved cupboard to alcove.


On the way to the kitchen there is an inner hall with a large cupboard under the stairs.

The kitchen is fitted with a range of wall and floor cupboards with an inset single drainer sink unit, Gas cooker point, central heating boiler. Stone steps access the stable door which opens to the side path.

Half landing

With a stair window overlooking the rear courtyard area. From here there is access to the bathroom/wc and the staircase returns to the first floor.


With an arched window to the side elevation. There are two cupboards, one is a utility cupboard housing space and and plumbing for an automatic washing machine and the other houses a hot water cylinder.

The bathroom suite is white comprising wooden panel bath with mixer taps with a shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC.

First floor landing

A galleried landing with access to all three bedrooms.

Bedroom one

With views lovely views over the walled garden to the countryside beyond. Wardrobe in alcove.

Bedroom two

With views over the walled garden and beyond.

Bedroom three

With views over the walled garden and beyond. There is cupboard under the staircase.

Bedroom four

A large double bedroom with vaulted and exposed ceiling timbers, built in wardrobe and storage to the eaves. Velux window to the rear elevation. From here door opens to the en-suite.

En suite

Comprising step in shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin and low level wc. Velux window to the rear elevation.


The front gardens are formal with a stone wall surround and yew hedges to each side of a flagged path leading to the front door.

There is a side driveway which has a right of way granted in favour of Coverley House along with a parking space. Just off the drive is a gravelled courtyard.

Walled Garden

Coverley House has a private walled garden on the opposite side of the road from the house. A tranquil space with a flagged seating area, lawns and well stocked flower beds to one side. To the other side is a crazy paved area with vegetable beds and two timber garden sheds. In addition, there is also a newly erected 5m x4m timber storage building.


The property is believed to be freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

Local authority and tax band

Richmond District Council 01748 829100.

The property is band E.

Services and other information

The property has oil fired central heating and a village water supply.


By appointment with GSC Grays 01969 600120.


The particulars were written and photographs taken in August 2018.


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1. These particulars are a general guide only and do not form any part of any offer or contract.

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