3 of the best for sale in Skelton


1. Lintongill Farm is a Grade II-listed sandstone detached house dating back to approximately 1725, and full of character.

Its dining kitchen has a flagged floor, sandstone counter and Belfast sink. The sitting room has an open fire with a sandstone hearth and a door into a small study. There is also a utility room and bathroom on the ground floor.

To the first floor are four bedrooms and a family bathroom with an additional bathroom.

It is for sale with the adjacent detached cottage, Robble Hill, which offers a cosy living room and kitchen downstairs, two double bedrooms and a bathroom upstairs and wooden flooring throughout.

Lintongill Farm and Robble Hill Cottage, Ivegill, is for sale at £599,000 from PFK Estate Agents. For more details see here.

2. The original mill race outside, and the eaved ceiling with exposed beams and trusses, the Georgian windows, inglenook fireplace and the log burner on the stone hearth inside, all help give this house its character.

So do the stone pillars and Aga in the kitchen diner. There is also a dining room, a utility room, a downstairs bathroom and a room that could serve as a study, snug or fourth bedroom.

Upstairs there are three bedrooms, one with an en-suite, and a separate bathroom.

The garden contains a small orchard, a pond, a vegetable patch and fruit bushes. There is also a separate paddock.

The Mill, Hesket Newmarket, is for sale at £525,000

from PFK Estate Agents.

3. The Old Police House is Grade II-listed, sits opposite the village school and has been extended to provide spacious accommodation.

The downstairs rooms include a lounge with a wood-burning stove and exposed beam, a dining room with solid oak flooring and storage cupboard, and an office which has a water and power supply, and so could be turned into a toilet or shower room with planning permission.

The kitchen has granite work surfaces and space for a cooker, fridge-freezer, washing machine and dishwasher.

Upstairs there are four bedrooms, a bathroom and a separate shower room.

The Old Police House, Plumpton, is for sale at £300,000 from Cumbrian Properties.

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