Gawthrop, Sedbergh


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
A delightful Grade II listed detached country cottage which must be viewed to be fully appreciated


Hobstones which adjoins farmlands and is situated in the village of Gawthrop, nestled in an elevated position on the slopes of Dentdale. Gawthrop is situated about a 1/4 mile from the village of Dent which has a cobbled main street, church, 2 pubs, cafes, one highly regarded primary school and shop. Within the Yorkshire Dales National Park, the area provides fantastic opportunities for exploring the surrounding countryside. Gawthrop is about a 10 minute drive to the historic town of Sedbergh, famous for its private school and bookshop. Kirkby Lonsdale is a 15 minute drive via Barbondale and Junction 37 of the M6 can be reached within 15 minutes.


From Junction 37 of the M6 motorway follow the A684 to Sedbergh and then the Dentdale road for approximately 4 miles in the direction of Dent. About 1/2 a mile before Dent turn right to Gawthrop and follow the road uphill to the village. Take the first turning left before the milk churn step, Hobstones is the white house in the right hand corner.

Brief Description

Hobstones is a delightful Grade II listed detached country cottage which must be viewed to be fully appreciated. Having just the right mix of retained charm and character of yesteryear combined with the quality of modern day requirements. Exposed timber beams, wooden sash windows to expose feature stone sills. The property is beautifully presented throughout with two large reception rooms, one to the front and one to the rear, a delightful reception hall, utility room, ground floor W/C ,three double bedrooms to the first floor and a family bathroom. Outside the property enjoys a structured front garden which is beautifully laid out with neatly kept herbaceous flowerbeds containing an abundance of mature shrubs, trees and plants, interwoven with pathways and feature dry stone walling. A paved pathway leads around the house to the side and the back to raised hard landscaped sitting courtyard area, again with mature plants and looking out onto open countryside. Beyond the front garden (and beyond a narrow lane leading to the adjacent property) there is a further lawn area and driveway for parking enclosed by dry stone walling and offering excellent elevated views. There is a further lawn garden area approximately 50 yards from the property with mature shrubs, layered hedging and spectacular views.

Living Accommodation

Upon entering the property you are greeted by a spacious and inviting reception hall, a formal front lounge with feature stone inglenook fireplace and multi-fuel fire, utility room with fitted units, separate ground floor W/C, rear reception room ideal for family gatherings and superb potential for further development. Planning permission has been granted to install a kitchen of the purchasers choice, to create a large dining/kitchen area.

All necessary wiring has been installed, Hot/Cold water supply is available in the area. A dog leg staircase with exposed oak beams leads to the first floor and three spacious bedrooms along with a luxury three piece bathroom to further compliment the quality on offer throughout this fabulous property.

Bedrooms & Bathrooms

The impressive staircase leads to the first floor landing with access doors to three bedrooms and the bathroom. The master bedroom is a spacious room with aspect to the front overlooking the front garden. There is a spacious dry storage room off this bedroom. The second bedroom is shown as a twin room but is a comfortable double and the third bedroom again could be a double but is shown as a single with a useful study area and window to open countryside. The bathroom is off the landing and comprises of a low level bath with shower over and a shower screen, pedestal wash hand basin, chrome taps and low level W/C. There is complimentary tiling and a heated chrome towel rail.


The property enjoys a formal and very impressive front garden with an array of spectacular mature shrubs, plants and trees. Adjacent and across the lane is a further garden area, mainly laid to lawn, with off road parking and enclosed by dry stone walling. There is a further additional garden 30 feet away, which is enclosed and offers a further lawn area with spectacular views. A truly unique property in a spectacular position within the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

Reception Hall

17' 5'' x 7' 4'' (5.30m x 2.23m)


16' 8'' x 13' 3'' (5.08m x 4.04m)

Utility Room

11' 6'' x 6' 11'' (3.50m x 2.11m)

Family Room

20' 4'' x 18' 0'' (6.19m x 5.48m)

Bedroom 1

16' 9'' x 12' 3'' (5.10m x 3.73m)

Bedroom 2

11' 0'' x 9' 1'' (3.35m x 2.77m)

Bedroom 3

15' 7'' x 6' 6'' (4.75m x 1.98m)


8' 10'' x 6' 3'' (2.69m x 1.90m)

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