East Cowton, Northallerton

Guide price

Bedrooms: 5
This traditional farmhouse has been thoughtfully improved over the years whilst retaining traditional character features. It enjoys large, well proportioned rooms, fine open countryside views and occupies a generous plot. Additional land/building available suitable for equestrian use.

Situation and Amenities

This is the ideal location for those wanting a rural position with access to the facilities of population centres. Nearby villages include the Cowtons, Great Smeaton, Croft and Hurworth. These offer access to successful primary schools, popular village pubs, village halls, post offices, excellent GP surgery and dental facilities.

Being equidistant from Northallerton, Richmond, Darlington and Yarm there is plenty of choice for highly regarded secondary schools in both the public and private sectors. These towns also offer access to a wide range of supermarkets, national and independent shops, restaurants, swimming pools, sports facilities, theatres and cinemas. Excellent access to major national roads A1 (M), A66 and A19, together with mainline stations at Darlington, Yarm and Northallerton.

All in all the perfect blend of country living, excellent local services and facilities plus regional and national transport access.

Accommodation Comprises: Ground Floor

The front door leads into a substantial entrance hallway with a doors leading to the living accommodation, dining kitchen and stairs. The dining kitchen has contemporary fitted units with wood effect frontage and granite effect work surfaces, one and a half sink with mixer tap and drainer, a Range style cooker with an extractor hood above, integrated appliances including a dishwasher and fridge. There is also a dual aspect overlooking the gardens. A door leads into the ground floor WC and utility area with plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer.

The spacious L shaped living room provides dining and cosy seating areas, exposed beams, a multi-fuel stove, with marble hearth and attractive stone surround. There is a dual aspect with views over open countryside and the rear garden.

The sitting room overlooks the front garden and open countryside. This lovely room is completed by exposed beams and a multifuel stove with a slate hearth and wooden surround.

First Floor

The three first floor bedrooms and house bathroom lead off from the first floor landing. The principal bedroom is a spacious double with views over open countryside. The generous range of built in wardrobes contains a discrete door leading in to the en-suite shower room with a step-in shower, wall mounted wash hand basin and low level WC.

The second bedroom enjoys views over open fields and also has a further range of built in wardrobes. The third bedroom, also a double, has a window overlooking the main garden with its mature trees. The substantial house bathroom has a corner bath, step-in shower, WC, vanity wash hand basin and bidet, as well as an airing cupboard and a frosted glazed window to the rear.

Second Floor

Traditional latch doors lead from the landing into the fourth and fifth bedrooms. The spacious fourth bedroom has two Velux windows, eaves storage and a recently refurbished en-suite bathroom with a p-shaped bath, WC, pedestal wash hand basin, a Velux window to the rear, extractor fan and heated towel rail. There is also loft access and eaves storage.

The fifth bedroom is also a substantial double which overlooks the main garden and also provides eaves storage and loft access.


The property is approached by a gravelled driveway and double timber gates with off-road parking for several vehicles. To the front of the property there is a walled garden, housing well stocked flower beds and borders. The main garden is situated to the side, mainly laid to lawn with an orchard offering a variety of fruit trees, hedged and fenced boundaries. Adjacent to the kitchen there is a further lawned area with borders. There is a store shed (4.02m x 1.8m) which is attached to the property containing central heating boiler, electric light and several power sockets.

Additional Land and Building

There is the opportunity to purchase around 2 acres of land contained in two ring fenced paddocks which are adjacent to the rear of the property together with a substantial outbuilding/workshop (10.4m x 8.6m). The outbuilding has the potential to be utilised as a workshop, garage or livestock building. The land and outbuilding /workshop are available to purchase by separate negotiation.


The property is freehold with vacant possession on completion.

Local Authority and Council Tax Band

Richmondshire. Tel 01748 829100.

The property is banded E

Services and Other Information

The property is served by oil fired central heating, mains electric and water and private drainage.

Particulars & Photographs

The particulars were updated July 2023 and the photographs taken in July 2022.


GSC Grays gives notice that:

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

2. All descriptions, including photographs, dimensions and other details are given in good faith but no warranty is provided. Statements made should not be relied upon as facts and anyone interested must satisfy themselves as to their accuracy by inspection or otherwise.

3. Neither GSC Grays nor the vendors accept responsibility for any error that these particulars may contain however caused.

4. Any plan is for guidance only and is not drawn to scale. All dimensions, shapes, and compass bearings are approximate and should not be relied upon without checking them first.

5. Nothing in these particulars shall be deemed to be a statement that the property is in good condition, repair or otherwise nor that any services or facilities are in good working order.

6. Please discuss with us any aspects that are important to you prior to travelling to the property.

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