Curlew Close, Harmby, Leyburn, North Yorkshire


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
Yorkshire Return is a large detached bungalow occupying a superb elevated position with stunning views from the rear elevation over towards Middleham, Lower Wensleydale and Coverdale. The property is in need of updating but offers a superb opportunity for someone to put their own stamp on it. With accommodation including two large reception rooms, kitchen, utility room, three bedrooms, one en-suite and a house bathroom.

Situation and amenities

Harmby is located just of the A684 close to the neighbouring village of Spennithorne and some two miles from the centre of Leyburn. It has a thriving community village hall with a football pitch, tennis court and quoits pitch, there is also a public house and chapel. Spennithorne has a primary school, public house, church and cricket pitch. There are state secondary schools in Leyburn, Richmond, Bedale and Ripon. The nearest private schools are at Newton le Willows (Aysgarth Prep), Sedbergh and Barnard Castle. Leyburn has a weekly local market, there are several hotels, restaurants, public houses and many small speciality shops. It is well served with local transport links with buses connecting to Richmond, Hawes, Bedale and Ripon.

Entrance porch

A spacious entrance porch with door opening to the dining room.

Dining room

An L-shaped room with a full picture window to enjoy the views. From here there are double doors opening to the living room, kitchen and an inner hall providing access to all the bedrooms.

Living room

Triple aspect room overlooking the patio and the views beyond. Double doors open to the patio, feature stone fire surround with stone hearth.


Triple aspect room with fitted wall and floor cupboards to three sides with electric hob, double electric oven, inset single drainer sink unit, fridge and dishwasher.

Utility room

Wall mounted central heating boiler.

Rear hall

From here there is access to all three bedrooms and the house bathroom.

Bedroom one

A dual aspect room overlooking the rear gardens and views. Built in wardrobes.

Bedroom two

With views over the rear gardens and views. Built in wardrobes. From here a door leads to an en-suite shower room.

En suite shower room

Step in shower, wash hand basin and low level wc.

Bedroom three

A small room with window overlooking the front drive, built in wardrobes.

House bathroom

Comprising panel bath, shower tray, wash hand basin with cupboards below and low level wc.


The property occupies a substantial plot accessed from a block paved driveway allowing on site parking for several vehicles, and access to the double garage.

To the rear of the property there is a flagged patio outside the living room with pathways around the building. There are large lawns, screened by mature trees.

The vendor has advised us that there are Tree Preservations Orders on 13 trees.


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

Local authority and tax band

Richmondshire District Council 01748 829100. The property is banded F.

Services and other information

The property is served by LPG central heating with a tank in the back garden.


Strictly by appointment with the selling agent GSC Grays 01969 600120.


The particulars were written and the photographs taken in September 2018.

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GSC Grays - Leyburn

15 High Street, Leyburn, North Yorkshire

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