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Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria
Guide Price £675,000

Key Features

  • Superb Detached Home
  • Set In Truly Unique Rural Location
  • 1.2 Acre Grounds include, Garden & Woodland
  • 4 Bedrooms. Front And Rear Porches
  • House & En Suite Bathrooms
  • Family Dining Kitchen & Garden Room
  • Sitting Room & Snug
  • Detached Garage & Garden Store
  • Glorious Views
  • Private Drive & Ample Parking


Hill View is a superb, detached home set in 1.2 acres of garden and woodland. The house sits in a rural location in Artlegarth, a valley just 1 mile from the village of Ravenstonedale.

Ravenstonedale is an unspoilt, picturesque village at the foot of the Howgills in Cumbria. There is a nursery school, 2 good pubs and it’s an ideal base for exploring on foot or by car with scenic walks for all abilities. It is situated 7 miles from the Market Town of Kirkby Stephen and 11 miles from Sedbergh with their secondary schools, pubs, restaurants, doctors, dentist and a good range of shops and weekly outdoor markets. There are 2 forms of broadband currently available, standard ADSL and Kencomp Microwave/Fibre link. Ravenstonedale is soon to be connected to B4RN as well.

Hill View dates back to the 1800's and has been extended over the years and is now a spacious, bright family home. On the ground floor is a lovely, characterful dining kitchen complete with oil fired AGA. There is a lovely sitting room with multi fuel stove, which leads through to a cosy snug and onto a utility room. The current owners added a beautiful garden room only 6 years ago, this is a great space to enjoy long distant views and an abundance of birds and wildlife in the woodland area.

Upstairs off a bright and airy landing are four good bedrooms, three doubles and a large single currently used as a home office. The master is an impressive room having a picture window to the Northeast with views to Ashfell and beyond, there is also an ensuite shower room. There is a modern family bathroom and access from the landing up to a large storage loft.

Externally, the property is surrounded by landscaped gardens and woodland with panoramic views. The garden is a peaceful space with areas of lawn, patio, wildflowers, and woodland.

There is a detached, stone-built garage, this is currently used as a pottery shed. There is a separate tool store for garden equipment. The drive leads down to, two main parking areas, there's ample parking and turning space for at least eight vehicles.

Hill View is a splendid home set in a truly unique location.

Room Details

Side porch

Tiled flooring. Coat hooks. Storage cupboards. Oil fired central heating boiler. Water pump and filtration system. Window to side. Door.

Kitchen Diner 4.80m x 3.10m (15'9" x 10'2")

Lovely beamed dining kitchen. Wooden floor. Good range of country style kitchen units with wooden and marble work surfaces. Ceramic sink unit. Oil fired Aga (used for cooking only). Wooden shelving units. Window to front and side.


Understairs pantry area. Fitted wooden shelves. Space for free standing fridge/ freezer. Small window to the rear.

Garden Room 4.50m x 3.10m (14'9" x 10'2")

Beautiful light room. Wooden floor. Windows and doors out to the gardens.


Fitted carpet. Coved ceiling. Radiator. Staircase to first floor.

Front Porch

Tiled floor. Storage shelves. Front door.

Sitting Room 4.90m x 4.20m (16'1" x 13'9")

Bright reception room. Fitted carpet. Fireplace housing multi fuel stove. 2 radiators with wooden covers. TV point. Windows to front and rear overlooking the gardens.

Snug 3.30m x 2.87m (10'10" x 9'5")

Cosy snug/ home office. Fitted carpet. Pot belly stove. Fitted bookshelves. Window to front.

Utility Room

Tiled floor. Stainless stell sink and drainer. Plumbing for washing machine. Back door.


Tiled flooring. WC.

First Floor


Spacious landing. Wooden floor. Coved ceiling. Partially wood panelled walls. Cupboard with ladder stairs to a well-insulated and boarded loft with light. 2 windows to rear with long distant views.

Bedroom 1 4.14m x 3.12m (13'7" x 10'3")

Large double room. Fitted carpet. Radiator. Exposed stonework. Loft hatch. Window to side and window to rear with beautiful views to Ashgill and beyond.

En-suite 3.07m x 1.20m (10'1" x 3'11")

Laminate floor. Wash basin. WC. Walk in shower. Heated towel rail. Exposed stonework. Window to rear.

Bedroom 2 3.60m x 3.23m (11'10" x 10'7")

Lovely, bright double bedroom. Radiator with cover. Cupboard with storage shelves. Fitted wardrobe. Shelved alcove. Double doors with glass panels. Window to front with long distant views.

Bedroom 3 3.35m x 3.07m (11' x 10'1")

Double bedroom. Wooden floor. Coved ceiling. Plate rack. radiator. Dual aspect windows with views.

Bedroom 4 2.87m x 2.13m (9'5" x 7')

Large single bedroom. Wooden floor. Window to front with long distant views.

Bathroom 3.63m x 1.68m (11'11" x 5'6")

Modern family bathroom. Tiled flooring. Coved ceiling. Corner shower cubicle. Bath. Wash basin. WC. Radiator. Window to the side.



Extensive gardens surround the property, there are areas of lawn, patio, wood land and wild flowers. The land leads down to a stream (no access to the stream). The gardens have been sympathetically landscaped, there is a good range of native trees which provides an abundance of birds, red squirrels and wildlife in the woodland area.


The woodland area runs adjacent to the drive. Mature trees.


The property is aprroached by a private, gated drive. There are two main parking areas which provide ample parking for at least eight vehicles.

Garage/ workshop 5.49m x 1.40m (18'0" x 4'7")

Stone built garage. Currently been used as a pottery. Power and lights. Double timber doors to the front.

Garden Store 5.49m x 1.40m (18'0" x 4'7")

Lean to building. Ideal garden store.

Agents Notes

The property has a private water supply from a borehole. There is also a backup supply (well) but this has never been needed.Septic tank drainage (located in the back paddock towards the far corner of the garden).Broadband is available.

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