Savills | Westerdale, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 2DE | Properties for sale
2,649 sq ft(246.10 sq m)
Guide price £695,000

WesterdaleWhitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 2DE

  • Under offer

Key features

  • Magnificent position within the North Yorkshire Moors National Park
  • A superb setting within reach of the coastline
  • Four very individual reception rooms with wonderful views from the garden room
  • This is a gardeners dream with rose garden, orchard and vegetable patch
  • There are 6 separate paddocks with a barn, stable and stores

A delightful Grade II listed home with abundance of outside space set in a wonderful area of God's own Country.

About this property

  • Low House is a Grade II listed former farmhouse, dating back to around 1673 set in the heart of the North York Moors National Park with breath-taking views of rolling countryside.

    This much loved family home extends to 2551 sq ft with four individual reception rooms, in particular is the panelled family room with parquet flooring and a log burner. The sitting room has a bay window overlooking the south facing side garden. The garden room is west facing with a door leading on to the terraced patio with wonderful views to Westerdale. The dining room has a serving hatch through to the kitchen with handmade units and an Aga.

    To the first floor there are 5 bedrooms, one with an en suite and a family bathroom.

    The garden is south west facing and has been lovingly landscaped by the current owners boasting a rose garden, vegetable area, an orchard with apple, pear and cherry trees, as well as a couple of lawned terraces. In addition there is a summer house and greenhouse.

    The property sits in about 14 acres with 6 separate grass paddocks and some woodland, there is a wooden stable with store and separate barn with yard area. Opposite the house is a single garage and there are common rights to the Moor.

    Rights of Way, Easements & Wayleaves
    The property is sold subject to, and with the benefit of all existing wayleaves, easements and rights of way, public and private whether specifically mentioned or not.

    Subsidies & Grants
    The land is registered on the Rural Land Registry and is sold with the benefit of Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) Entitlements at no additional cost. The Entitlements are currently held by and will be claimed in 2019 by the vendor, who will assist with transfer of Entitlements to the purchaser(s) in readiness for the 2020 claim. There will be a charge of £100 plus VAT for transfer to the successful purchaser(s). The land is not currently entered into any Countryside Stewardship Schemes.

    Photos taken May 2018

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To find a house with land in such an idyllic spot is so rare.

Ben PriddenProperty agent

Local information

  • Westerdale is within the heart of the spectacular North York Moors National Park within 19 miles west of the historic port of Whitby and 10 miles from Guisborough and Stokesley (12 miles) market towns.
  • Castleton village is less than a mile away and has a local Co-op, café, primary school (Academy), public house and church. The Esk Valley Railway line has services from Whitby to Middlesbrough offering a scenic route in this most beautiful part of North Yorkshire, characterised by lush valleys, high heather moorland and rugged coastline with fine beaches, which have been a magnet for tourism since the advent of the railways. There are onward connections via the East Coast London-Edinburgh route.
  • Middlesbrough (22 miles) is within convenient commuting distance of the property, and Durham Tees Valley Airport lies some 29.5 miles away.
  • Please note all distances are approximate.

Additional information

  • Directions: From the A171 Whitby to Guisborough road turn to Danby or Castleton, drive into the village of Danby and turn right at the crossroads towards Castleton, opposite the pub. Once at Castleton village follow the road up the High Street, past the Co-op store and continue straight taking the slight turning right at the sign, posted Westerdale. Follow the road, when reaching a fork in the road with a red letter box and sign posted Westerdaleside, take the left turn and drive over the cattle grid, Low House is the second house on the right handside marked by the for sale board.
  • EPC Exempt