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Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria
Guide Price £230,000

Key Features

  • Delightful Grade II Listed Cottage
  • Popular Village Location In Yorkshire Dales National Park
  • Sitting Room With Multi Fuel Stove
  • Dining Kitchen
  • Cloakroom/Utility Room
  • Bathroom
  • Pretty Garden To Rear
  • Stone Sheds
  • Perfect Bolthole, Retirment Or Holiday Use


Guide Price £230,000 To £250,000.

Town End Cottage is a delightful Grade II listed cottage in the very desirable village of Ravenstonedale.

Ravenstonedale is an unspoilt, picturesque village at the foot of the Howgills in Cumbria. It has two pubs, active Church and Methodist Chapel. Ravenstonedale is an ideal base for exploring on foot or by car. It is situated 7 miles from the Market Town of Kirkby Stephen and 8 miles from Sedbergh with their secondary schools, pubs & restaurants, doctors, dentist and a good range of shops and weekly outdoor market.

The cottage dates from 1751 and retains the quaint charm and many original features that one would expect from a property of this age. The cottage is in good condition and has an oil central heating system and recently updated electric consumer unit. The current owners have recently installed 'Heritage' slimline double glazed sash windows to the rear. The front elevation of the roof is in need of replacement, a reputable local builder has provided a quote which is available by request.

On the ground floor is a good sized sitting room with a multi-fuel stove & original Georgian wall cupboard, a lovely dining kitchen with window to the garden and a downstairs WC/utility room which could have room for a shower if required .Upstairs, there are two large double bedrooms with an en-suite bathroom off the rear bedroom and lovely views over the fields to the hills.

Outside, to the front of the cottage is a pretty border and on road parking. To the rear is a beautiful South East facing classic cottage garden with lawn and borders. There is a boiler house & stone built building with 2 dry store rooms, with light & power.

Town End Cottage is a perfect bolt hole in a popular village, particularly perfect for either retirement or holiday living.

Room Details


Entrance Hall

Small hall. Fitted carpet. Radiator. Wide staircase.

Living Room 5.26m x 3.76m (17'3" x 12'4")

Very pretty, elegant room. Fitted carpet. Fireplace with multi-fuel stove. Original Georgian cupboard. Large under stairs cupboard. Radiator. Window to front.

Dining Kitchen 4.52m x 3.45m (14'10" x 11'4")

Lovely light room overlooking the garden. Tiled floor. Range of wall & base units. Hob, microwave, oven and extractor fan. Sink. Radiator. Cubby hole with capped chimney but space for stove if required. Large window with seat.

Rear Hall

Tiled floor. Radiator. Door to garden.

Cloakroom/ Utility

Vinyl flooring WC. Wash basin. Plumbing for washing machine. Space for a shower cubicle if required.



Fitted carpet. Loft hatch. Window to rear.

Bedroom 1 5.18m x 3.50m (17' x 11'6")

Lovely light rear double bedroom. Fitted carpet. Dado rail. Fitted wardrobes. Radiator. Window to rear with views over the garden to the hills beyond.

Bedroom 2 4.57m x 3.84m (15' x 12'7")

Front double bedroom. Fitted carpet. Radiator. Wash basin in pedestal unit. Window to front. Large cupboard.


Modern white suite comprising bath with shower over, WC and wash basin. Oak flooring. Window with views to hills.



To the front of the house, there is a wide border planted with roses. There is an unofficial but respected parking space.

Rear Garden

Delightful South East facing classic cottage garden with lawn, paths, borders & patio. It is imaginatively planted with roses, perennials & bedding plants. A lovely private space to enjoy the sun in peace & quiet. Views to the fields and hills. Oil tank. Coal bunker. Right of way across neighbours land for bins etc.

Stone Built Sheds

2 store rooms. Both providing good dry storage, one for garden storage or as a workshop with electric light & power, and the other as a coal & wood store with shelving.

Boiler House

Worcester Bosch boiler new in 2011. Electric light and sockets. Outside tap.

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