Property Summary

Offers over £425,000

4 Bedrooms 1 Garage 4 Reception Rooms

Branch Details


01677 425301

9 South End, Bedale, North Yorkshire, DL8 2BJ

Forge Cottage, Nether Silton

• Grade II listed character cottage • 4 Double bedrooms • 3 Reception rooms • Large enclosed gardens to rear • Garage & off street parking

The Area
Nether Silton is a picturesque village located on the border of the North York Moors national park. Situated just 3 miles from the A19, the rural setting of the village belies its convenience for commuting to both Teesside and the West Yorkshire conurbations.

The village is equidistant from the large market towns of Northallerton and Thirsk; both of which offer a large selection of shopping and supermarkets, schooling and recreational facilities and medical facilities with Northallerton having the local hospital.

The village itself benefits from the Gold Cup Inn public house and a church.

The East Coast main line runs directly through Northallerton train station meaning connections with both London and Edinburgh are easy to access.

The Property
Forge Cottage is a spacious and characterful Grade II listed cottage situated in the heart of the picturesque village of Nether Silton. Formally two cottages the property offers good sized living accommodation and benefits from oil central heating throughout.

An original wooden door leads in to the first of the reception rooms with exposed beams, ideal as a dining room. A feature wooden staircase leads to the first floor and there are doors radiating off to further ground floor accommodation.

From the dining room a door leads through to the kitchen with exposed beams and a range of fitted base and wall mounted units. There is space for freestanding appliances and an integrated oven, hob and extractor hood. A window overlooks the side of the property with a door providing access to the rear garden and to the detached utility room.

The office, which would also make an ideal playroom, lies to the front of the property with window overlooking the gardens.

The living room is a large light and airy room with windows and door to the front of the property allowing natural light in to the room. Being the heart of the house, the room oozes character with the original range with wooden mantle, wood burning stove, exposed beam and board ceiling and original doors.

From the living room a door leads through to the rear hall with original range, exposed beam and board ceiling and the second staircase to the first floor.

A further large reception room lies to the rear of the property with vaulted ceiling, exposed beams and trusses, unusual raised stone corner fireplace and doors opening to the rear garden.

The property also benefits from a downstairs shower room, boot room and rear utility hall.

The first floor comprises of four bedrooms with laundry room, family bathroom and shower room accessed via two separate staircases.

The staircase rising from the rear hall leads to an open plan landing with laundry room with internal window to the landing. 

The master bedroom is a large double room to the front of the property with dressing area which would make an ideal en suite bathroom subject to the necessary alterations and consents.

The second of the bedrooms is also a good sized double or twin room to the front of the property overlooking the village.

The family bathroom has a white suite comprising of bath, WC and wash basin, airing cupboard and frosted window to the rear.

A further two double bedrooms and shower room are accessed via the original staircase in the dining room.

A separately accessed utility room can be accessed via the kitchen or rear utility hall and has plumbing for a washing machine and dryer.

Dining Room
14' 11" x 13' 11" (4.54m x 4.25m)
13' 9" x 10' 3" (4.20m x 3.13m)
Living Room
15' 6" x 24' 5" (4.73m x 7.44m)
Rear Hall
Downstairs Shower Room
Boot Room
11' 4" x 8' 11" (3.46m x 2.71m)
Reception Room
14' 2" x 22' 8" (4.31m x 6.90m)
Master Bedroom
15' 6" x 16' 4" (4.73m x 4.98m)
Dressing Room
6' 8" x 7' 7" (2.04m x 2.30m)
Bedroom Two
10' 1" x 11' 11" (3.07m x 3.63m)
Laundry Room
8' 1" x 8' 1" (2.46m x 2.46m)
Family Bathroom
Bedroom Three
9' 5" x 12' 4" (2.87m x 3.75m)
Bedroom Four
10' 3" x 10' 5" (3.12m x 3.17m)
Shower Room
To the front of the property is a lawned garden with shrub borders with gated paths leading to the front doors and gated access to the gravel driveway leading to the attached garage and providing additional parking for 3 cars.

The extensive rear gardens are large and fully enclosed being mainly laid to lawn with shrub and bush borders and well established hedges. 

Additional land behind the property may be available by separate negotiations. 
Energy Performance Certificate
The property is currently rated ‘E’
From the A19 South take the left hand turning on to Leake Lane, opposite the Northallerton junction, signposted Nether Silton.

Continue on Leake Lane following the road around to the left and on to Berghill Lane. Take the next right hand turning on to West Lane which is signposted Nether Silton.

Follow the road for half a mile and on entering the village, pass the Gold Cup Inn and the property is located on the left hand side.

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