Commondale, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 2HR | Property for sale | Savills
3,147 sq ft(292.37 sq m)
Guide price £650,000(€769,089)

CommondaleWhitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 2HR

  • Sold

Key features

  • Sold in August 2023
  • One bedroom annexe
  • Mature gardens, woodland and paddocks
  • Excellent bridleways and footpaths on the doorstep
  • Esk Valley Railway line Whitby to Middlesbrough
  • Within the North York Moors National Park
  • No onward chain

A wonderful barn conversion with potential annexe, nestled in the North York Moors National Park.

About this property

  • Box Hall is a superb five-bedroom barn conversion boasting over 3,000 square feet of living space, a sizeable garage all set within less than two acres, situated within beautiful moorland of the North York Moors National Park.

    The entrance leads through to the generous ground floor sitting and dining room with a vaulted ceiling, exposed beams and a central inglenook stone fireplace. The ground floor also consists of the kitchen with a range of base and wall units and an Aga, a door leads through to the conservatory. There is a useful separate utility room with access to the garden. There are two further bedrooms and a bathroom. To the east side of the property, on the ground floor, is a potential annexe with a bedroom, bathroom, open plan living room with dining area and separate kitchen, ideal for a dependent relative or potential holiday let, subject to the necessary consents.

    Stairs are situated to the side of the sitting room and lead to the first floor which entails the principal bedroom suite offering a great size with the benefit of built-in storage and an en suite bathroom. On the other side of the gallery landing is a family room with windows overlooking the garden and across the Moors, this leads through to a study and bedroom five, beyond is a large storage area.

    This flexible home is a great character property and has the space to offer an incoming purchaser the ability to make it their own.

    Sliding doors from the conservatory open on to the large private patio. Situated just under two acres of land which is split into a beautiful garden, woodland, two paddocks and a vegetable area with outbuilding.

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I love this private location set within stunning moorland countryside and yet accessible to the local amenities and a train station. The house offers wonderful proportions along with a vaulted reception room and generous gardens and land which are certain to impress.

Ed StoyleProperty agent

Local information

  • Set on the northern flanks of the North Yorkshire Moors in the breath-taking Upper Esk Valley, an area that has become known as "Heartbeat country"; Castleton (about one mile) is a centre for outdoor pursuits. There is a local Co-op, a refurbished public house, the Eskdale (which is dog and walker friendly and has won accolades for its real ales), a delicatessen (Deli 23), Off the Scale Shop, primary school (Academy), bowling and tennis club, cricket pitch, an active village hall and children's play area close to the Esk river.
  • The Moors Bus running throughout the National Park stops in front of the Downe Arms and The Esk Valley Railway line running from Middlesborough to Whitby stops at Castleton Moor station.
  • 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.
  • The village of Danby is just over a mile and a half away and has a shop, bakery and tearoom, a public house, village hall, doctors surgery, church and The Moors Centre with café, outdoor adventure play area and indoor climbing wall. A mobile Post Office from the village hall is open twice a week. Ainthorpe has a public house and the local primary school (Ofsted Good 2022). Scaling Dam Reservoir, about five miles from Danby offers fishing and watersports and a licensed tea room opposite, The Jack & Jill Coaching Inn.
  • The historic port of Whitby is about 17 miles west and the market towns of Guisborough (about nine miles) and Stokesley (about 11.7 miles) have further facilities. The increasingly popular seaside town, Saltburn-by-the-Sea is about ten and a half miles distant and also has an 18 hole golf club, supermarkets, leisure centre and further amenities.
  • Middlesbrough (about 18.6 miles) is within convenient commuting distance of the property, and Durham Tees Valley Airport lies about 29.4 miles away.
  • Please note all distances and travel times are approximate.

Additional information

  • Scarborough Borough Council, Council Tax Band G
  • Directions: From Castleton Village, pass the Eskdale Pub and under the railway bridge. Continue up the hill until the corner and the entrance to the unmade-up bridle track is on your left hand side.
  • EPC Rating: G
  • Tenure: Freehold
  • Council Tax Band: G