Main Street, Askrigg, Leyburn

Guide price

Bedrooms: 4
South facing, period home with spectacular views of Addlebrough in the Yorkshire Dales set in a large plot extending to almost an acre.

The Old Dairy

The Old Dairy occupies a superb position in the honeypot Yorkshire Dales village of Askrigg, tucked away from the main street, facing south, with spectacular uninterrupted views of Addlebrough. It has a large plot, with an elevated terrace to enjoy the views, walled cottage garden, lower garden which adjoins a Garth extending to just over half an acre, and two large stone garages. It is a period home, with an upside-down style of living, having the principal reception room, dining kitchen with electric Aga and and en-suite bedroom on the first floor. To the ground floor are another two double bedrooms and house shower/WC. In addition, there is a separate annex with a double en-suite bedroom that works well as a bedroom, but equally could make a great work from home space. The property is versatile and could be of interest to a variety of purchasers from those looking for a permanent home with work from home space, a holiday home or family home.

Ground Floor Accommodation

A stable door opens into the entrance porch which provides access to one of the ground floor double bedrooms with a small alcove off suitable for a dressing table. The main hall leads to another ground floor double bedroom, the house shower/WC and a return staircase rises to the dining kitchen.

First Floor Accommodation

The hub of this home is the dining kitchen, it is a lovely room with plenty of natural light, a window seat to enjoy the views and a door which opens to the terrace and external stone staircase. The kitchen has a pale blue, electric Aga and is fitted in a range of wall and floor cupboards with pale grey frontage, wooden work surfaces, integrated fridge, freezer and a Belfast sink. From here there is access to the main living room and the principal bedroom suite. The living room is an absolutely delight, it s dual aspect with uninterrupted views of Addlebrough to the south and pleasant views over the walled garden to the east. It has a painted and exposed beamed ceiling and wooden fire surround with multi fuel stove. The principal bedroom suite has a window seat to enjoy the views. It also has an en-suite bathroom with a white suite comprising panel bath, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC.

The Annex

This has an entrance vestibule which provides access to a double bedroom and a wet room which is fully tiled with wash hand basin and low level WC. The Annex works perfectly well just as it is but could also make a brilliant work from home space.


The Old Dairy has a central courtyard with space for on-site parking and the entrances to the main house, annex, garage and utility room are all located here. There is a covered Portico with stone bench seat to the ground floor entrance and an external stone staircase rises to the terrace and kitchen. From the terrace, a couple of stone steps lead down into the walled garden to the east. From the courtyard, stone steps descend to a lower portion of garden which is lawned with some flower beds and a hard standing area immediately in front of the lower stone garage. There is a pedestrian gate which provides access into the paddock from here making the opportunity for those wishing to keep chickens or animals.


The utility room is accessed from the courtyard and has wall and floor cupboards, work bench and has space for an automatic washing machine and tumble dryer. The hot water tanks are located here.

There are two stone garages, one in the main courtyard and the other in the lower garden with hard standing in front. Please note that the access to this is over grass.

Services and Other Information

The property is served by oil fired central heating via an external boiler which can be controlled by a smartphone.


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

Local Authority and Council Tax Band

Richmondshire District Council. Tel 01748 829100.

The property is banded D.

Wayleaves, Easements and Rights of Way

The Old Dairy is sold subject to, and with, the benefit of existing rights of way, whether public or private, light, drainage, water and electricity supplies and all other rights, obligations, easements, quasi-easements and all wayleaves or covenants whether disclosed or not. Notwithstanding, this there is a public footpath which runs down the drive, through the courtyard and across the paddock. This is shown as a green dotted line on the plan.


By arrangement with the agents GSC Grays 01969 600120.

Particulars and Photographs

Particulars written: February 2022

Photographs taken: February 2022


PLEASE READ: GSC Grays gives notice to anyone who may read these particulars as follows:

1. These particulars, including any plan, 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 do not amount to our presentation or warranty. This should not be relied upon as statements of facts and anyone interested must satisfy themselves as to their corrections 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 once only and is not drawn to scale. All dimensions, shapes, and compass bearings are approximate and you should not rely on them 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

See all properties from this agent

Send me homes like this by email

This field is required
Please enter a valid email address