Thornton Steward, Ripon

Guide price

Bedrooms: 2
A modern, detached stone built cottage, situated in the heart of a highly regarded village.

Situation and Amenities

Thornton Steward is a small rural village between Bedale and Leyburn, in Lower Wensleydale. Home to one of the few surviving Norman churches, dating back to the 11th century, St Oswalds is believed to be the oldest Church in Wensleydale and on the edge of the village is Thornton Steward Reservoir offering both sailing & fishing and several walks and footpaths on the doorstep.

There are local Primary schools at Thornton Watlass & Spennithorne, Comprehensive schools at Bedale, Leyburn & Ripon & Private schools at nearby Newton-Le-Willows (Aysgarth Prep School) and Barnard Castle.

The popular market towns of Bedale, Leyburn and Masham are close by and offer weekly markets, a wide range of local & speciality shops, Doctors & Dental surgeries & Leisure facilities.

Main line east coast railway line at Northallerton & the A1(M) for North & South at Leeming. Bedale 7 miles, Leyburn 6 miles, Masham 6 miles, Northallerton 15 miles, Ripon 15 miles, Leeming 9 miles. Please note all distances are approximate.


Ground Floor

The entrance porch leads into the utility/ boot room with a storage cupboard, matching units to the kitchen, a sink and stone flooring.

There is a ground floor shower room/ WC and the dining kitchen has cream country style units with integrated appliances including a ceramic hob, double oven, microwave, dishwasher and fridge/ freezer. There is ample space for a dining table, a dual aspect and a staircase to the first floor.

The sitting room has a multi-fuel stove, window to the front and patio doors leading to the private parking and car port.

First Floor

The landing has an airing cupboard and doors leading to the two bedrooms and house bathroom. The principal bedroom has fitted wardrobes with oak doors and leads into the dressing room/ study. This multifunctional room has some restricted head height in areas, with a window to the side.

The second bedroom, also a double benefits from a fitted wardrobe with oak doors.

The house bathroom has a white suite, including; bath with shower above, basin, WC and traditional heated towel rail.


The property is approached by a private drive to the side providing parking for two vehicles, across the village green and also benefits from an oak framed car port and electric car charging point.

There is a pathway across to the green which provides access to the main entrance and into the stone paved, raised patio garden. The garden has ample space for a seating area and raised flower beds and gravelled areas. There is a pathway to the rear providing access to the parking and provides discreet storage. There is also a timber shed.


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

Services and Other Information

The property is heated by an air source heat pump and benefits from solar panels with battery storage. There is underfloor heating to the ground floor. Mains electric, water and drainage connected.

Local Authority and Council Tax Band

North Yorkshire Council. Tel 01748 829100.

The property is banded D.

Particulars and Photographs

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

Disclaimer Notice:

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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