Head House Cottage, Hartoft, YO18 8RP

A traditional semi detached farmhouse with annex, outbuildings & approx 5.5 acres in a rural location within the North York Moors National Park.

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Porch      Garden Room      Kitchen
2 Sitting Rooms      Dining Area      2/3 Bedrooms
Bathroom      Shower Room       Central Heating
Double Glazing      Outbuildings/Stabling     Established Garden


Hartoft is a small community of traditional farm houses and cottages, set in the heart of the North York Moors National Park where there are some lovely walks and terrific views over the surrounding forest and countryside. The nearby village of Rosedale Abbey has a small primary school and provides basic amenities with a wider range of facilities available in the market towns of Pickering, Kirkbymoorside and Helmsley some 9, 11 and 16 miles respectively.

For nature lovers looking for something off the beaten track, Head House Cottage might just be the ticket. A traditional semi detached farmhouse of stone and pantile construction, the property proudly sits on a hillside overlooking a leafy valley with an east/west aspect, completely surrounded by farmland and forestry.

The farmhouse itself offers versatile living accommodation having the benefit of an adjoining barn that at some stage in its life has been linked to the original farmhouse and then converted to create two more reception rooms, a shower room and mezzanine bedroom. If a kitchen were added, this part of the property could become completely self contained. The main house provides a kitchen, sitting room with wood burning stove, 2 bedrooms and bathroom. Central heating is via an oil boiler and windows are double glazed.

As one would expect, there is a traditional range of outbuildings adjacent to the farmhouse that are currently used for storage/stabling, together with a well stocked garden bounded by stone walling and for those wishing to keep livestock, 2 grass paddocks amounting to approx. 5 acres are ideal for horses/ponies, sheep, rare breeds perhaps.

General Information

Services: Mains electricity is connected. Spring water supply. Drainage to septic tank.

Council Tax: We are informed by Ryedale District Council that this property falls in band E

Tenure: We are advised by the Vendors that the property is freehold and that vacant possession will be given upon completion.

Note: A public footpath runs through part of the land.

Plan: An extract from Google Maps, edged in red, is included within these particulars and is purely for identification purposes only.

Viewing Arrangements: Strictly by prior appointment through the Agents, Rounthwaite & Woodhead 26 Market Place, Kirkbymoorside. Tel: 01751 430034

Directions: Travelling north from Cropton towards Rosedale, straight after the Blacksmith's Arms Country Pub, turn right. Proceed along this road.  Just after the telephone box which is on the left, bear right where the sign says 'Ford' and proceed down the hill along this single track road. At the bottom, turn left through the ford and continue along this private road until you reach the gateway to Head House Cottage on the left hand side. Go through the gate and park on the grass in front of the farm buildings.

Price Guide: £375,000