Thornton Rust, Nr Aysgarth, Leyburn

Guide price

Bedrooms: 3
An attractive, stone built detached property, occupying a lovely position on the edge of the rural village of Thornton Rust. Built in 1909, this superb property originally formed part of Thornton Lodge, the country retreat of a wealthy Industrialist. Retaining a wealth of Edwardian character throughout, including fireplace, spindle staircase, cornicing detail and sash windows to name a few, yet improved by the current owners to create a cosy and charming home.

Entrance Hallway

A partially glazed front door leads into the entrance hallway with two doors leading to the kitchen and sitting room, traditional style staircase to the first floor, cornicing detail and original flooring.

Dining Kitchen

With a good range of solid wood wall and base units with an off white frontage, granite and solid wood work surfaces. A Rangemaster style cooker with alcove and tiled splashbacks and extractor fan above. Integrated appliances including a dishwasher, wine cooler, fridge and freezer. There is also a ceramic sink with mixer tap and drainer, three windows overlooking the front and side gardens, ceiling roses, space for a dining table and a central island. Wooden flooring, two doors leading into the hallway and garden room and a door leads to the ground floor WC.

Garden Room

Windows to three sides overlooking the rear gardens with a glazed roof, views over the rear gardens and countryside, door leading to the rear gardens, wooden flooring and exposed stone wall.

Sitting Room

With windows overlooking the front and side gardens, cornicing detail, picture rail, an electric fire with a granite hearth and a traditional wooden surround and a door leading into the office.

Home Office

With a window overlooking the side garden and into the garden room and cornicing detail.

Ground Floor WC

With a low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin and a frosted glazed sash window into the garden room.

First Floor Landing

With a traditional spindle banister, doors leading to three bedrooms and two bathrooms, loft access with drop down ladder, cornicing detail and a window to the front.

Bedroom One

A good sized double bedroom with a dual aspect to the front and side and superb views over the Dales, cornicing detail, door leading to the bathroom.


With Jack and Jill style doors and a white suite comprising panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC, partially frosted glazed windows to the side with superb countryside views, wood panelling and cornicing detail.

Bedroom Two

A double bedroom with a dual aspect to the front and side and cornicing detail.

Bedroom Three

A double bedroom with a window to the side, cornicing detail and picture rail.

Shower Room

With a step-in corner shower, vanity wash hand basin, low level WC, chrome heated towel rain and windows overlooking the rear gardens.


The property is approached from the rear through a timber gate to a private driveway with off-road parking for several vehicles. There is a timber garage and the rear gardens are mainly laid to lawn with well stocked flower beds and borders, there are a number of mature trees within the rear gardens with stone walled boundaries. There is a timber shed and stone paved patio seating areas at the rear of the garden. To the side of the property, there are lovely views across the Dale.

There are lawned gardens to the front and sides, iron railed and stone walled boundaries with a range of pathways and a gravelled seating area. There are additional mature trees, shrubs and planting to the front garden. The property has a lovely outlook onto Thornton Lodge.


The property is believed to be freehold with vacant possession on completion.

Local Authority and Council Tax Band

Richmondshire. Tel 01748 829100.

The property is banded D.

Services and Other Information

The property is served by oil fired central heating, mains electric, water connected. The property is served by a private treatment plant, which is shared with a neighbouring property.

The Little White Bus runs daily through the village to Leyburn, Hawes and Garsdale station with trains to Leeds and Carlisle. Aysgarth village only a few miles away offers a variety of amenities including a doctors surgery with its own dispensary and a garage with MOT and repairs, as well as a shop and a Post Office.

The vendors have also advised that there are good levels of broadband speed available.

Particulars & Photographs

The particulars were written and the photographs taken in September 2022.


GSC Grays gives notice that:

1. These particulars are a general guide only and do not form any part of any offer or contract.

2. All descriptions, including photographs, dimensions and other details are given in good faith but no warranty is provided. Statements made should not be relied upon as facts and anyone interested must satisfy themselves as to their accuracy by inspection or otherwise.

3. Neither GSC Grays nor the vendors accept responsibility for any error that these particulars may contain however caused.

4. Any plan is for guidance only and is not drawn to scale. All dimensions, shapes, and compass bearings are approximate and should not be relied upon without checking them first.

5. Nothing in these particulars shall be deemed to be a statement that the property is in good condition, repair or otherwise nor that any services or facilities are in good working order.

6. Please discuss with us any aspects that are important to you prior to travelling to the property.

01969 368025

GSC Grays - Leyburn

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