Preston Under Scar, Leyburn


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  • Bedrooms: 2
A superbly presented conversion of the former village hall occupying an elevated south and west facing position with a very pleasant elevated seating area and views over towards Pen Hill. The property has been converted to a high standard including a high quality fitted kitchen with integrated appliances and an Aga, living/dining room with stove, two very large double bedrooms, a house bathroom and house shower room. Complete with its own parking space, this would make an ideal holiday home, holiday let or permanent home.


Leyburn 3 miles, East Coast mainline train service from Northallerton 21 miles, National and International flights from Durham Tees Valley Airport 28 miles, A1 North and South at Leeming Bar 15 miles. Please note, all distances are approximate.


Preston under Scar is a village and civil parish in the Richmondshire district of North Yorkshire. About 3 miles west of Leyburn with the Wensleydale Railway passing by.

The thriving market town of Leyburn is approximately 3 miles away which boasts a local market, several hotels, restaurants and public houses with many small speciality shops and a livestock mart. It is well served by local transport links and buses connect to Richmond, Hawes and Bedale. The famous Wensleydale Railway passes through the town on its route from Leeming Bar to Redmire.

There are a choice of local primary and secondary schools together with private education options within a manageable distance at Aysgarth Prep School, Barnard Castle School and Ripon Grammar School. The area is well known for its beautiful scenery and outdoor pursuits including walking, cycling, country sports and horse racing with many successful trainers based close by.


Neigarth is a superbly presented period house enjoying an elevated position within the popular village of Preston Under Scar in Wensleydale. With two large bedrooms (possibility to create 2 bedrooms from bedroom 2), this semi-detached house has been tastefully modernised throughout. Internally there is also a breakfast kitchen, downstairs shower room, living dining room and family bathroom to the first floor. Externally there is off road parking, lovely garden with seating area benefiting from views towards Pen Hill and storage to the rear.


Entrance porch

A stone entrance porch. From here there is a door leading to the rear, and a door opening to the kitchen.

Breakfast Kitchen

4.46 x 2.82m

A modern kitchen with a range of floor and wall mounted units with granite work surfaces incorporating electric oven, electric hob, extractor hood, dishwasher, washing machine and a white oil fed Aga. There is an breakfast bar area plus space for a free standing fridge freezer.


A modern shower room with separate cubicle with mains valve shower, WC, mounted wash basin and towel rail.

Living/ Dining Room

6.35 x 4.48m

A large room separated into a living & dining space with dual aspect windows, feature stone fire surround with a multi-fuel stove set on a stone hearth. From here there is a door leading to a concealed staircase with a cupboard below.


A good space which is currently used as a small office area. From here there is access to both bedrooms and the house bathroom//WC

Bedroom One

4.48 x 4.20m

Good sized bedroom with built in wardrobes, dual aspect windows and feature exposed ceiling beams.

Bedroom Two

4.47 x 4.22

Another good sized room currently used as a guest room with a double and single bed, separate walk in wardrobe, dual aspect velux windows and feature exposed ceiling beams.


A modern bathroom suite set amongst the feature exposed beams comprising bath with shower over, mounted wash basin with vanity unit, WC, heated towel rail, velux window and underfloor heating. Tile splash backs and flooring complete the bathroom.


There are shallow stone steps leading up to the front door which provides a pleasant space to sit out.

From the entrance porch a separate door opens to the rear with the oil tank, an outside store and steps up to an elevated patio garden with gabion seating, gravelled beds and inset flower beds. This area backs onto a grassed private footpath.

Parking space

The owners of Neigarth have the right to park one car in a space just along the way from the house and are responsible for 50% of the maintenance of this area.


We believe that the property is Freehold with vacant possession.


The property is served by oil fired central heating and double glazing.

Local Authority

The local authority is Richmondshire District Council. Telephone 01748 829 100. Please contact the council directly for council tax enquiries.


By appointment with GSC Grays 01969 600120.


Particulars written and photographs taken, May 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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GSC Grays - Leyburn

15 High Street, Leyburn, North Yorkshire

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