Grassgill, West Witton, Leyburn

Guide price

Bedrooms: 5
An attractive stone built, detached home, tucked away in a private location, with lovely countryside views to the front and rear.

Situation and Amenities

The village of West Witton lies on the A684 between Leyburn and Aysgarth, in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. The village has a shop, traditional public house The Fox Inn, a church, a mobile Post Office service three times a week and a children's playground. It is also home to the renowned restaurant and hotel, The Wensleydale Heifer.

There is also an active village hall and several walks available on the doorstep. The nearby market town of Leyburn provides several public houses, restaurants, shops, hotels, supermarkets, primary and secondary schools. The market town is also home to Tennants Auction House and is approximately a 25 minute drive to the A1 (M) providing access across the region.

Accommodation Comprises: Ground Floor

The entrance porch has a dual aspect and leads into the entrance hallway, leading to the living accommodation, garage and a spindle staircase to the first floor.

The breakfast kitchen is a spacious room with solid wood units and ample space for free standing white goods and a dining table. There is a window overlooking the private rear gardens, understairs storage cupboard and a door leading into the formal dining room.

The formal dining room has doors leading out to the patio, exposed beams and double doors into the sitting room, which create a lovely flow. The sitting room has a wood burning stove set on a granite hearth with oak beam above, windows overlooking the front garden and there are also interesting features including an alcove, exposed beam and cornicing detail.

There is a ground floor WC, cloakroom space and integral garage.

First Floor

The landing has doors leading to the bedrooms, house bathroom, a range of useful storage and loft access. The principal bedroom is a substantial double, with windows overlooking the front garden and countryside views beyond, a fitted wardrobe and an en-suite shower room, with contemporary tiling, step-in shower, vanity wash hand basin, WC, heated towel rail, extractor fan and a frosted glazed window.

The second double bedroom has a window to the rear, fitted wardrobe and an en-suite shower room with a step-in shower, vanity basin, WC, heated towel rail and extractor fan.

The third bedroom, is a substantial double, with two windows overlooking the rear garden and Dales beyond. The fourth bedroom, also a double, has windows overlooking the front and view across open fields. There is a well equipped study, which could also be utilised as a single bedroom, has a dual aspect with window to the front and side.

The house bathroom has a roll top bath, Burlington basin, WC, wood panelling, frosted glazed window to the rear and a heated towel rail.


The property is approached by double timber gates, with stone pillars, leading onto the drive, which provides private parking for several vehicles. There are generous and private gardens to the front and the rear, both of which are lawned and have hedged and fenced boundaries. The front lawn has a wild flower meadow area, a substantial flower bed housing a variety of mature flowers, shrubs and plants.

A paved pathway leads round to the side and provides access to the rear garden, which has a stone paved patio seating area and a raised lawn with an additional gravelled seating area and hardstanding. There are also two raised vegetable beds and views across the village towards Preston under Scar.


With a up and over door, plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer. There is a window and pedestrian door to the rear. Light and power connected.


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

Local Authority and Council Tax Band

North Yorkshire Council. Tel 01748 829100.

The property is banded E.

Services and Other Information

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

Particulars & Photographs

The particulars were written and the photographs taken in July 2023.


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.

01969 368025

GSC Grays - Leyburn

15 High Street, Leyburn, North Yorkshire

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