The Old Blacksmiths Shop is a lovely stone built barn conversion set in the lovely Dales village of Aysgarth.
Aysgarth, midway between Hawes and Leyburn, is a popular village with a range of facilities, including 2 pubs/restaurants, a church, doctors surgery and well used village hall which holds a variety of activities. Not to mention the walks and famous waterfalls.
This beautiful cottage boasts a wealth of character and charm, with high vaulted ceilings and exposed beams and trusses. The accommodation is set on the ground level and offers a spacious lounge with multi-fuel stove, modern kitchen and sun room, along with a modern house bathroom and good double bedroom. The property has been decorated and furnished to a high standard throughout.
Externally there is a lovely patio and raised lawned garden to the rear.
The property is also subjected to a Local Occupancy Clause, meaning the ingoing tenant must work or have a need to be in the Yorkshire Dales National Park.
LOUNGE [4.27m x 4.01m (14'0" x 13'2")]
Lovely light and airy character room. Polished wood floorboards. Pitched ceiling with exposed beams and trusses. Multi fuel stove set in feature fireplace. TV point. Radiator. 2 windows to front and rear with deep stone sills.
KITCHEN [2.90m x 2.13m (9'6" x 7')]
Wood effect vinyl flooring. Exposed beams. Range of quality wall and base units with single drainer stainless steel sink. Electric cooker, hob and extractor fan. Space for slimline fridge freezer. Plumbing for washing machine. Drop down leaf table. Heated towel rail. Window to front.
Sun room or dining room. Tiled floor. Exposed stone wall. Windows to rear and side. Back door.
Fitted carpet. Feature beam. Cupboard housing central heating boiler with 2 shelves.
BEDROOM [3.73m x 3.48m (12'3" x 11'5")]
Large double bedroom. Fitted carpet. Feature ceiling beams. Radiator. Windows on 2 aspects.
BATHROOM [2.90m x 1.75m (9'6" x 5'9")]
Wood effect vinyl flooring. Feature beams. Suite in white comprising WC, wash hand basin in vanity unit and bath with shower over. Heated towel rail. Velux window.
Patio area and raised lawned garden with flower beds.
Local Occupancy. The following is an extract from the current Yorkshire Dales National Parks planning policy document. 4.32 Definition of Local Need i) Existing residents of the National Park establishing a separate household.ii) A head of household who is or whose partner is in or is taking up full-time permanent employment in an already established business within the National Park (or in another part of a parish split by the National Park boundary). iii) Householders currently living permanently in a dwelling which is either shared but not self-contained, overcrowded, or is otherwise unsatisfactory by environmental health standards and which is within the National Park (or in another part of a parish split by the National Park boundary). iv) Elderly or disabled persons requiring sheltered or otherwise more suitable accommodation who already live permanently within the National Park (or in another part of a parish split by the National Park boundary. v) Persons having to leave tied accommodation within the National Park (or in another part of a parish split by the National Park boundary). vi) Former residents of the National Park (or of another part of a parish split by the National Park boundary) with close relatives in the National Park (or in another part of a parish split by the National Park boundary) whose case is accepted in writing by the National Park Authority as having an exceptional need to return to the National Park. Categories set out in paragraphs i), iii), iv) and v) above will apply only to persons who have resided permanently in the National Park for the preceding 3 years.
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