Hunton, Bedale


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3

A three double bedroomed family home in the heart of this much sought after, and well placed village at the foot of the Yorkshire Dales and yet commutable to the region with good transport links. The property backs onto fields and has good sized living accommodation with two reception rooms and kitchen. There is also a large room currently used as a shop/post office, however, this could convert to make further accommodation if desired or could provide a lifestyle opportunity for those wishing to combine a business opportunity at home. In addition there are two good sized workshed/stores, a garden shed and garage.

Situation & amenities

Hunton is a picturesque and sought after village at the foot of Wensleydale. It is noted for its attractive beck with playing fields surrounding, primary school, public house - the Countryman's Inn and village hall facilities. The thriving market town of Leyburn is around 5 miles away and has a weekly market, several hotels, restaurants, public houses and many speciality shops. There are secondary schools in Leyburn and Richmond. The A1(M) is within good reach following the A1(M) upgrade with an access point at Colburn around 6 miles away.

Entrance porch

A side porch provides access to the entrance hall.

Entrance hall

From here there is access to the living room, shop area, kitchen and a useful cloaks cupboard.

Living Room

15'10 x 13'6

With views over the front forecourt garden, a stone fire surround and hearth with open grate, wall light points.


11'3 x 14' (max)

A bright, dual aspect room overlooking the rear gardens. Fitted with a range of wall and floor cupboards with wooden frontage incorporating an inset single drainer sink unit and granite effect worktops. The central heating boiler and cooker are located in a recess on a plinth with a tiled back. From here the staircase gives access to the first floor accommodation and an opening leads through to the dining room

Dining room

11'10 x 10'1

A pleasant room with sliding patio doors opening to the rear gardens.

First Floor Landing

From here there is access to all three bedrooms, the bathroom and a walk in storage cupboard with shelves.

Master Bedroom

14' x 14'2 (max)

Good sized bedroom to rear with dual aspect overlooking the rear gardens. Built in wardrobes and airing cupboard.

Bedroom 2

15'4 x 8'9

A double bedroom with views to the front.

Bedroom 3

15'10 x 9'10

A double bedroom with views to the front.


11'4 x 7'10

Bathroom comprises shower cubicle with electric shower, panel bath, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC.


27'10 x 18'10 (max)

This room is accessed both from the entrance hall and from the main road.


To the front of the property there is a tarmac area immediately in front of the shop entrance with a small enclosed forecourt garden with wrought iron railings.

A gate at side of property gives access to the rear porch, and two useful stores, one attached the the house and the other freestanding.

The rear gardens have a paved area and lawns with shrubs and flower beds and back onto open fields beyond. Timber garden shed.


17'5 x 8'10

A prefabricated garage located to the rear of the property with up and over door.

External Store/workshed

13'4 x 9'3

Useful storage building which could be a store room or a work shed with light and power supply.

Stone store/workshed

There is a stone garage to side of property with double timber doors to front and pedestrian access door to rear. Window to side, light and power. This useful garage/store area has restricted width and would probably not accommodate a modern vehicles.

Planning information

The present owners run the Shop and Post Office at times to suit their own requirements and are looking to retire shortly. They have submitted an enquiry to Richmondshire District Council for Prior approval of Proposed Change of use from a Building from a Retail Use (Class A1) Use to a use Falling Within Use Class C3 (Dwellinghouse). Richmondshire District Council has advised that the proposal is not required and that the development may, therefore proceed in accordance with the details of that submission, and shall be begun on or before 19th December 2021 with no conditions.


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

Local Authority

Richmondshire District Council. The house element is understood to be Council Tax Band D with the shop currently exempt from business rates. Any prospective purchasers are recommended to make their own enquiries to the Local Authority.

Commercial EPC

A copy of the EPC relating to the commercial part of the property is available for viewing via the agent's office in Leyburn.


Under the current emergency COVID-19 measures we are unable to arrange viewing appointments unless there are exceptional circumstances. In such cases special arrangements have been made and details will be provided by our staff. We are, however, registering the interest of all parties wishing to view and will be in touch when restrictions are lifted to make suitable diary appointments.


The particulars were written in February 2019.


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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.

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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.

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