Rigton Hill, North Rigton

£950,000 Guide Price
  • Type: House
  • Availability: Sold
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Reception Rooms: 3
  • Make Enquiry
  • Floorplan
  • View Brochure
  • Mortgage Calculator
  • Calculate Stamp Duty

Property Features

  • Three bedroom detached period home
  • Sought after village location
  • Stunning countryside views
  • Inglenook fireplace
  • Easy commute to Leeds, Harrogate and York
  • Double garage
  • Private gated driveway with turning area
  • York stone terraces
  • Garden studio with deck
  • Walking distance to village pub

Property Summary

Shambles Cottage is a unique, beautifully presented, three/four bedroom character-filled detached home occupying a prime, hillside location with stunning south facing views of Lower Wharfedale. Situated in the popular village of North Rigton, five miles to the south west of Harrogate, this 17th century farm cottage and attached barn has been much updated by the present owners to provide versatile living spaces with private outdoor terraces and well stocked gardens. The property has original features in abundance including beamed ceilings, an inglenook fireplace and reclaimed timber flooring. Reclaimed, hand-made tiles with underfloor heating feature throughout. The property is ideally situated for short commutes by car to Leeds and Harrogate and is an easy 1.2 miles from Weeton railway station on the Leeds, Harrogate, York line.

The ground floor accommodation comprises: front entrance hall leading to a light-filled vaulted ceiling open plan kitchen/dining room with bespoke oak kitchen cabinets, three oven Aga, large walk in pantry and unrestricted views of open countryside. Double doors give access to York stone outdoor living spaces and rear garden. Steps lead up to the living room with original inglenook open fire and to the snug, which doubles as a fourth bedroom when required and features original beams, fire surround and wood burning stove. There is a generous storeroom with access to the oil central heating boiler.

A short corridor from the living room to the study provides access to the utility room and downstairs shower room/wc.

The study offers dual aspect views of the Wharfe Valley and the private rear garden. Stairs lead to three double bedrooms: the master bedroom has a vaulted ceiling and an en-suite with a roll top bath with overhead shower and countryside views. Bedroom two is generously proportioned and has an en-suite shower room. Bedroom three overlooks the rear garden.

Full Details

Three bedroom detached period home

Ground Floor


Dining Room 4.83m x 4.72m

Kitchen 3.20m x 3.12m

Pantry 2.03m x 1.27m

Living Room 4.83m x 4.19m

Snug/TV Room 4.65m x 3.89m

Utility Room 1.96m x 1.83m

Study 4.34m x 2.16m

Bathroom 2.08m x 1.75m

Store Room

First Floor


Master Bedroom 4.67m x 4.17m

En-suite 3.89m x 2.21m

Bedroom 2 4.17m x 3.84m

En-suite 2.72m x 1.09m

Bedroom 3 2.74m x 2.29m

To the front of the property are lawned gardens with ornamental trees, shrubs and flower borders, an outdoor electric point and water tap.

The rear garden is south-facing and has a choice of terraces and seating/entertaining areas with sectacular views over the river Wharfe valley and adjacent open countryside. The garden is well stocked with trees, shrubs and flower borders.

A gated, wide, gravel driveway with turning area leads to. detached double garage and studio.

Detached Double Garage 5.79m x 2.79m
with power, light and cold water tap.

Studio 4.65m x 2.79m
Currently used as a Pilates studio the garden room features large sliding glass doors, underfloor heating and extensive views. It is perfect as an exercise space, a home office or even a visitor bedroom.

From Harrogate take the A61 in the direction of Leeds to the roundabout at its junction with the A658. Follow the signs for Otley and Bradford. After about 1 mile turn right onto Hall Green Lane and drive up the hill into North Rigton. At the Square & Compass Pub turn right onto Rigton HIll. Shambles Cottage is in an elevated position on the left.