The Engine House, Crown Spindle Mill, Embsay BD23


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  • Bedrooms: 2

Crown Spindle Mill was built in 1820 when it made metal spindles, one of the original forges remains in the garden. During the Crimean War it was taken over by The Crown, as the then owner was a pacifist, to make bayonets during the war. It was then used for packing cotton and tobacco, and during the First World War it made shell cases. The property was converted in 1975. The present owners have been there for 20 years of over which time The Mill has seen vast improvements.

Engine house

This part of the mill was originally the Engine House and has now been converted into a two bedroomed, three-storey property. Approached from the gravelled parking forecourt and parking area down the side of the main mill building via a flight of stone stairs. Having a small garden and parking for 2 vehicles. The property does requires some refurbishment throughout.

Entrance hall

A UPVC door gives access into the entrance hall with double panel heating radiator, half height timber panelling and exposed roof timbers. Being open to the kitchen and with hanging space for coasts and outdoor gear and having laminate flooring.


A three piece suite in white comprising of a panelled bath with Triton independent shower unit over, full pedestal basin and a dual flush WC. With full height tiling to the walls and deep recessed window with a double glazed unit providing natural light. Having recessed lighting and Dimplex wall mounted convector heater.


Featuring a large double glazed Georgian-style window offering delightful views onto the fells beyond and bringing in great amounts of natural light. In addition, there is a further double glazed Georgian-style window set into an attractive exposed stone surround looking onto the main house gardens. Featuring a range of white fronted base and wall units with brushed stainless steel contemporary handles offering excellent storage, and with granite effect worktops over the base units. There is space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer along with a fridge and or dishwasher if required. A single bowl sink sits below the previously mentioned window. With exposed roof timbers, multi-point adjustable spotlight and laminate flooring. Cooking facilities include an under mounted fan oven with four ring induction over with canopy hood extractor fan. Stairs lead off the kitchen to the lower ground floor and the first floor accommodation with double panel heating radiator.

Lower ground floor

Featuring two bedrooms both with double glazed windows for natural light and with exposed stone work to bedroom one which is a double room with double panel heating radiator and a built-in wardrobe. Bedroom two, again with a double panel heating radiator is a good size single bedroom, again with a built-in cupboard and recessed lighting.

First floor

The first floor features a full length living room with return balustrade from the stairs out of the ground floor and with two feature arched double glazed windows to either gable bringing in great amounts of natural light and offering some superb long distance views passed the mill chimney onto the open farm land and fells beyond. With space for a couple of sofas and living room furniture centred around an electric fire, set into an exposed stone recess with and Adam's-style timber surround.

Office block, tackroom and stables

There is a stone outbuilding and workshop with sealed unit double glazing, electric lights and sockets, benches, shelves and exposed stone work which leads through to an adjoining store room, again with double glazed units, electric light, power outlets, heating, fitted cupboards and drawers. Three stables and tack room with double glazed windows, light and power.


Mains water and electricity. Septic tank drainage. Mains gas is not available.

Council tax

The Engine House- Band D

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