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Leyburn, Preston-under-Scar
Guide Price £490,000

Key Features

  • Lovely Refurbished Detached Family Home
  • Beautiful Village Location
  • 3 Double Bedrooms & Modern Kitchen
  • Lounge/Diner
  • Modern Bathroom
  • Raised Garden With Patio Area
  • Off Road Parking. Barn At The Rear.
  • Building Plot With Planning Permission for 3 Bedroom House


Guide Price £490,000 - £515,000

Hillcrest is a beautifully presented detached family home in the picturesque village of Preston Under Scar. A popular village only 4 miles from the bustling market town of Leyburn which offers a range of amenities such as shops, pubs, cafes, both primary and secondary schools and a church. It is also within walking distance from both Wensley and Redmire, which both have an excellent public house, serving food.

The property has a modern fitted kitchen with original exposed beams and stonework, WC and a large lounge with dining area. Upstairs there are 3 double bedrooms and a family bathroom.

Outside, with the property being set back on the hillside from the main road, there is off road parking for 2 vehicles and garden to the front and side. The garden is south facing and also has a patio area across the front of the house. To the rear there is a two storey stone barn having potential for extension or conversion subject to planning.

This property has been fully renovated throughout, has oil central heating and double glazed sash windows.

Next to the property is a building plot with planning permission for a detached 2 storey 3 bedroom house, with parking for 2 cars and gardens.

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Room Details


LOUNGE/DINER 6.02m x 4.4m (19'9" x 14'5")

Oak flooring. Wood burning stove. Space for large dining table. 2 Double glazed sash windows to the front. Front door.

KITCHEN 5.77m x 2.62m (18'11" x 8'7")

Oak flooring. Modern wall and base units. Belfast sink. Integrated dishwasher and washing machine. Belling electric range cooker. Space for fridge freezer. Exposed feature stone work. WC with wash basin. Underfloor heating. Windows on 2 aspects. Side door.



Fitted carpet. Loft access to partially boarded loft. Radiator.

BEDROOM 2 4.75m x 2.46m (15'7" x 8'1")

Double bedroom. Stained floorboards. Original exposed beam feature. Radiator. Double glazed sash window to the front with fantastic views.

BEDROOM 1 3.86m x 2.82m (12'8" x 9'3")

Double bedroom. Stained floorboards. Original exposed beam feature. Radiator. Double glazed sash window to the front with fantastic south facing views.

BEDROOM 3 3.43m x 2.46m (11'3" x 8'1")

Double bedroom. Stained floorboards. Radiator. Double glazed sash window with seat to the front with fantastic views to Penhill.

BATHROOM 2.95m x 2.29m (9'8" x 7'6")

Wood effect tiled flooring. Free standing feature bath. WC. Hand wash basin. Large walk in shower. Towel radiator. Frosted window to the side.



Raised garden to the front and side with lawn & flower borders. Good sized patio to the front of the property to make the most of the south facing position. Stone slab steps from the roadside. The external oil boiler is located to the side of the property and there is a small section to the rear where the oil tank is located.


Recessed road side parking for 2 vehicles.


To the rear of the property is a stone built two storey barn. potential for extension or conversion subject to planning.


Plans have been approved to build a 3 bedroom detached property, with off road parking and a front and rear garden. The plot sits in an elevated position in the centre of the village and offers the most spectacular views. Mains water and drainage is accessible. Any new development, outside the national parks, and within Richmondshire, is subject to an affordability restriction. Therefore should the prospective buyer want to sell at the true market value in the future, they will need to pay a one off fee to Richmondshire District Council, to have this restriction lifted. 21/00720/FULL | Full Planning Permission for Proposed Two Storey Detached Dwelling with off Street Parking and New Highways Access | Hillcrest Preston Under Scar Leyburn North Yorkshire DL8 4AJ

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