High Street, Swainby, Northallerton

Guide price

Bedrooms: 3
The Old Post Office is located in the heart of Swainby village, overlooking the beck, and is now presented as a three-bedroom bungalow.

The accommodation includes a large, characterful kitchen and dining room with exposed timbers and a substantial living room with a central fireplace.

Outside, the south and westerly-facing garden is a lovely sun trap with perfect positioning for the 16 large solar panels.

Available with no onward chain.

Situation and Amenities

Swainby sits just inside the North Yorkshire Moors National Park, with Scugdale Beck running through the village against the backdrop of the Holy Cross Church. The characteristics of the village and surrounding area consist of traditional Yorkshire dry stone walls, sweeping hills, sheep, heather and moor land. There is a local shop, tea room, The Rusty Bike Cafe and two pubs, both serving food. The Cleveland Way and National Cycleway pass through the village and there are a number of bridle paths close by.

Stokesley 5 miles, Northallerton 8 miles, Middlesbrough 14.5 miles, Darlington 20 miles (distances are approximate). Excellent road links to the A19, A66 and A1 providing access to Teesside, Newcastle, Durham, York, Harrogate and Leeds. Direct train services from Northallerton and Darlington to London Kings Cross, Manchester and Edinburgh. International airports: Teesside International, Newcastle and Leeds Bradford.


The front door to the property opens into the porch and onwards to the hallway with timber floor, which runs the full length of the property and gives access to all rooms along with handy storage cupboards. A patio door at the far end leads out to the garden.

The living room is dual aspect, with windows to two sides, ceiling beams and a feature fireplace with traditional surround and tiled hearth. Positioned at the rear of the property, the good-sized dining kitchen is fitted with plenty of storage units and has ample space for a table. There are characterful beams to the vaulted ceiling and double doors opening out to the garden, letting in plenty of natural sunlight.

The principal bedroom is situated at the front of the property and has two windows, fitted wardrobes and access to its own en suite w.c. There are two further bedrooms, one of which is a single which could easily be used as a home office or study, whilst the other is a double with windows looking out over the rear garden.

The family bathroom benefits from both a bath tub and a separate shower cubicle, with a large heated towel rail, velux window and vanity mirror with lighting.


The enclosed rear garden is low-maintenance with a paved seating area immediately adjacent to the kitchen. Steps from here lead up to a manageable area of lawn with borders and shrubs.


Strictly by appointment with GSC Grays. Telephone: 01748 829 217.


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


Mains water and drainage, electric storage heating. We understand there are radiators at the property that are connected to a back boiler that is no longer in use.

Local Authority

Hambleton District Council. Council tax band E.

Particulars and Photographs

Particulars prepared March 2024.

Photographs taken March 2024.

01969 368025

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