£565,000 For Sale

Maltongate, Thornton-Le-Dale, Pickering


A gorgeous character cottage with parking and a delightful garden
in the very centre of this thriving picturesque village

Front Entrance

Sitting Room

Dining Room

Breakfast Room



Utility Room

Three Double Bedrooms

Family Bathroom

Gas Central Heating


Drive Parking

Private Rear Garden

Grade II Listed

EPC Rating D

Thornton le Dale is a ‘picture postcard’ village that lies within the North York Moors National Park at the foot of Dalby Forest. The market town of Pickering lies some 4 miles to the west and Scarborough, Whitby and York are all within an hours drive away. The popular market town of Malton is less than 10 miles away where the rail network connects to York, Leeds and Manchester. Thornton le Dale has a good range of local amenities including a baker, post office, newsagent and general store, doctors surgery, chemist and grocery store. It also has a vibrant village community, pubs, cafes and restaurants. The village primary school is Ofsted rated good as is the nearby secondary school, Lady Lumley’s school in Pickering. The popular public schools, Scarborough College and Terrington Hall School are half an hours drive away. Maltongate begins in the very centre of the village and extends in a Southerly direction into open countryside and excellent walks.

Keepers Cottage is charming, Grade II listed, colour-washed sandstone cottage with a pantile roof; believed to date back to the late 18th Century. It stands proudly, with the village beck in front of it, in the very centre of Thornton le Dale. The cottage has an adjoining garage/outbuilding with private drive parking and a beautiful, established south facing garden that is both sizeable and secluded. From its entrance this double fronted cottage has a sitting room with a log burning stove as well as a separate dining room. To the rear there is a breakfast room that links to a modern fitted kitchen with integrated white goods, a cloakroom and a separate utility room. Upstairs there are 3 double bedrooms and a family bathroom.

Services: Mains water, electricity and gas are connected. Connection to mains drains. Telephone connection subject to the usual British Telecom regulations. Gas central heating.

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: Keepers Cottage is Grade II listed

Viewing Arrangements: Strictly by prior appointment through the Agents Messrs Rounthwaite & Woodhead, Market Place, Pickering, YO18 7AA. Tel: 01751 4872800.

Directions: Travelling in an Easterly direction along the A170 (from Pickering to Scarborough) the centre of Thornton le Dale is clearly noted by the shops that surround the grassed island lined with trees. Following the beck, Keepers Cottage is found just a few yards beyond the Chocolate shop, along the street signposted Maltongate. It is identified by a Rounthwaite & Woodhead 'For Sale' board.