Marske, Richmond, North Yorkshire, DL11 7NF | Property for sale | Savills
183.95 sq m(1,980 sq ft)
Guide price £775,000

MarskeRichmond, North Yorkshire, DL11 7NF

    Key features

    • An attractive four bedroom stone-built house
    • Newly extended kitchen
    • Situated in around ten acres of woodland and paddocks
    • Stone outbuildings with potential for conversion, subject to the usual permissions
    • Particularly quiet and picturesque location in the heart of Lower Swaledale

    A charming stone built cottage set in the heart of the picturesque Swaledale countryside

    About this property

    • Skelton Cottage is an idyllic countryside retreat, situated on a plot of just under 10 acres, hidden away in the peaceful hamlet of Marske six miles outside of the market town of Richmond. This charming cottage is full of character with exposed oak beams throughout and wonderful views from every window.

      The property dates back to the 19th century but has recently undergone a number of improvements including an excellent kitchen extension. The property benefits from a number of generously sized outbuildings with potential to be converted into annexed accommodation, subject to the usual permissions.

      The main house has a traditional layout to the front, with two equally proportioned reception rooms, both with log burning stoves. The kitchen sits to the rear of the property, recently extended, this sizeable room benefits from bi-folding doors opening to the rear garden. Just off from the kitchen there is a pantry cupboard.

      Continuing through the ground floor there is a WC with utility area and two further rooms currently used as offices, with potential to be used as a ground floor suite.

      Stairs lead to the first floor where there are four bedrooms served by a house bathroom, all rooms enjoy spectacular countryside views.

      Externally the property sits nestled in around ten acres of land, primarily made up of a fenced paddock, woodland and lawned gardens.

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    This is one of those houses you occasionally see that makes you think – I would love to live there!

    Ed StoyleProperty agent

    Local information

    • The village of Marske sits around five miles west of Richmond, situated in lower Swaledale.
    • Richmond (five miles) is a thriving Yorkshire Dales market town with a range of shops, restaurants and bars and as the gateway to the Yorkshire Dales, providing unrivalled access to the stunning landscapes of Swaledale and Arkengarthdale famous for wildflower meadows, heather moorland and waterfalls.
    • The area is also home to some of Yorkshire's best walking and cycling. Richmond offers a great range of amenities including national and local retailers, swimming pool, cinema, traditional weekly market and a great range of pubs and restaurants and of course the acclaimed Georgian theatre.
    • The station, a restored Victorian railway station, which features a restaurant, cinema and gallery, is also home to a number of artisan food producers and is a popular attraction.
    • The town has a number of schools so there are educational opportunities at both primary and secondary level. Richmond plays host to a number of cultural events throughout the year
    • The property is conveniently located for access to the A1, and with London just two hours twenty minutes from the nearest railway station, Richmond is ideally suited for those looking for town or country living or for the commuter who is looking for good road, rail and air links.
    • Please note all distances are approximate.

    Additional information

    • EPC Rating: D
    • Tenure: Freehold
    • Council Tax Band: E