West Burton, Leyburn

Guide price

Bedrooms: 3
An unique Grade II Listed property offered as an ongoing restoration project. This striking, individual property has a wealth of history to accompany its remarkable interior in a superb setting with open views of rolling countryside.

Sorrelsykes Park Hall

A superb restoration project. This striking, Grade II Listed, individual property has a wealth of history to accompany its remarkable interior; with its tower-like facade, grand central staircase, impressively high ceilings, sash windows and period cast iron radiators. It is offered as an on-going project by the current owners, some of which has been completed, but there is still much to do to bring this property back to its former glory. It occupies an enviable location with superb views across the valley from the sizeable surrounding gardens.

The property has recently had a structural survey carried out in 2021 by a previously interested party which identified settlement to the bay window in the kitchen. The vendors have had a Site Investigation Report undertaken by a Geo Technical Engineer, which is available upon request.

Grand Reception Hall

French doors with their original shutters open into this entrance hall with a grand central staircase with original spindles rising to a tall window on the half landing, decorative coving to ceiling, two shallow cupboards and an enamel multi-fuel stove.

Drawing Room

This elegant room has the original shuttered windows with ornate radiator covers under the bay window, cornice to ceiling, picture rail, marble fire surround with a multi fuel stove set on a slate hearth. Parquet flooring.

Rear Hall

From here there is access to the dining kitchen, utility/WC, the basement and a door opens to the rear of the building.

Dining Kitchen

A large room with an oak floor and circular bay window with bespoke seating to the bay. The kitchen units are bespoke with solid wood units in a stylish blue palette with marble work surfaces incorporating a Belfast sink, integrated fridge, freezer, dishwasher and four oven electric Aga set in a chimney breast with a feature stone effect fire surround. There is a matching island unit with power supplied.

Utility Room/WC

A useful room with space and plumbing for a washing machine and dryer, counter top space and cupboards above. There is also a WC, wash hand basin, and bespoke cupboard.


The extensive basement rooms house the oil-fired boiler, UV water-filtration system and provides a copious amount of storage space. There is a door from the main basement room giving access to the rear of the building.

First Floor Accommodation

The grand central staircase rises to a half landing framed by a beautiful floor-to-ceiling arch window. From here there is access to the third bedroom, a cloakroom/WC and a staircases rise on each side to the main landing.

Bedroom Three

This is located above the dining kitchen with a bay window which look out across the dale. There is a built in raised double bed with ladder access and a stove in this room. There is also access to the loft from here.


With elegant panelled walls, the white suite includes wall hung WC and wash hand basin and a cupboard.

Gallery Landing

The top landing provides access to another two bedrooms and a shelved cupboard.

Principal Bedroom

A dual aspect room with large bay window above the drawing room with fabulous views across rolling countryside. The ceiling coving has been painstakingly restored. There is a separation wall which forms both a bed head area facing the bay window with cupboards on the reverse side where the open plan bathroom is.

Open Plan Bathroom

The individual, tiled, freestanding bath is strategically placed to give charming views across Bishopdale through the window opposite. The white contemporary suite comprises; hand wash basin, low level WC and bidet and shower cubicle with stylish tiling.

Bedroom Two

The second bedroom has southerly views from the shuttered window with traditional seat beneath and a raised double bed platform with step ladder.


There is a large garden to the front of the property with a gravel terrace and stone steps leading down to the formal lawn area which adjoins open countryside. A wrought iron gate opens to a rockery garden to the side which is overlooked by the kitchen. A wrought iron gate leads on to the back of the property where there is a door to the basement, the concrete slab parking area and back door.

Garage & Parking

The single, stone built, garage has double solid timber doors and is found across the way just off the driveway serving the adjoining properties. In addition, to the garage itself, an easement exists to park a vehicle in front of it. Further parking for one vehicle can be found immediately in front of the rear door of the property itself.

Services and Other Information

The property has oil fired central heating.

Drainage is a shared septic tank between number 1, 2 & 3 Sorrelsykes Park Hall and the adjoining farm. We understand that the farm maintains the tank.

The water supply is private.

The first driveway is owned by the farm with a right of way for numbers 1, 2 & 3 Sorrelsykes Park Hall. The driveway into Sorrelskyes is owned by number 1 with private rights of way for access to numbers 2 and 3.


The property is offered Freehold with Vacant Possession Upon Completion

Local Authority and Council Tax

Richmondshire District Council Tel: 01748 829100.

For Council tax purposes, the property is banded F.

Particulars and Photographs

The particulars were written July 2021

Photographs taken July 2021.

Disclaimer Notice

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.

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