Vale Terrace, Leyburn


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 2
A fantastic opportunity to purchase a delightful cottage in the very heart of Leyburn tucked away behind Railway Street within yards of the town centre. The property enjoys a super, south facing plot and would suit a garden enthusiast as it has a very pleasant walled garden with mature shrubs and trees. A large terrace runs the full width of the building with the living room having french doors out to it. In addition there is a garage and outside stores.

Situation and amenities

The property occupies a super position in the heart of Leyburn, just behind Railway Street, within 100 metres of the main street. Leyburn has a local market, supermarkets, several hotels, restaurants and public houses and a number of small speciality shops. It is well served by local transport links and buses connecing to Richmond, Hawes and Bedale. The famous Wensleydale Railway passes through the town on its route from Leeming Bar to Redmire. The area is well known for its beautiful scenery and outdoor pursuits including walking, cycling, country sports and horse racing with many successful trainers based close by.

Entrance porch/Sun room

With a stable door opening to the terrace and gardens. From here a door leads to the entrance hall.

Entrance hall

With a staircase to the first floor and access to the kitchen and bedroom two.


With double glazed sash windows looking out over the front gardens, shelved niche to one wall, range of built-in wall and floor cupboard units with granite effect work surfaces over incorporating an inset single drainer sink unit and Stoves electric cooker with extractor hood over. Space and plumbing for an automatic washing machine, wall mounted central heating boiler. From this room there is access to an inner hall where the shower room is and the main living/dining room.

Living/dining room

A large room with double glazed sash windows over looking the front gardens and french doors opening out to the terrace. A multi fuel stove set to a stone hearth with tiled recess and wooden lintel. From here there is a door leading through to a store room.

Store room

With a quarry tiled floor and door leading to an inner courtyard at the back of the property. Pull down loft ladder with access to a loft space for additional storage.

Inner hall

With under stairs storage cupboard and two steps up to the shower room.


Spot lights to ceiling, large walk-in shower with rain head shower and glass screen, vanity unit with wash hand basin, illuminated vanity mirror above and low level WC. Fitted and matching fitted storage cupboard, heated towel rail.

Bedroom two

A very pleasant room with sash windows over looking the front gardens. This room would make a good reception room too if there was not a need for a second bedroom.

Mezzanine landing

With exposed ceiling beams and Velux roof lights. There is not sufficient head height to stand fully in this area, but a useful area none the less. From here here is access to the eaves and the master bedroom.

Master bedroom

A large double bedroom with en-suite wash room. The wash room has a white suite with pedestal wash hand basin and a low level wc.


There are enclosed and mature gardens comprising a stone terrace which runs the full width of the building with two sets of stone steps which lead down to the garden with and rockery flower beds alongside. The main garden has a lawn area, stone patio and stone raised flower beds, ornamental pond and various mature shrubs and trees. In addition there is an arbour and some stone terracing sloping down towards the lower garden which eventually leads on to an area including a fruit cage and has been used as a vegetable garden in the past. Timber garden shed.

Garage and outside stores

There is a single garage with up an over door and three stone stores on Vale Terrace. The property is accessed from Vale Terrace under a narrow stone archway.


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

Local authority and tax band

Richmondshire District Council. Tel: 01748 829100.

The property is banded C.

Services and other information

The property is served by gas fired central heating, is double glazed and has solar panels.


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 and the photographs taken in September 2019.


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.

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GSC Grays - Leyburn

15 High Street, Leyburn, North Yorkshire

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