Moorcock Cottages, Garsdale, Sedbergh

Guide price

Bedrooms: 2
A Victorian railway cottage occupying a stunning position in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, south facing with plenty of outside space and spectacular views in all directions.

5 Moorcock Cottages

A Victorian railway cottage set in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales National Park on the border between North Yorkshire and Cumbria. It occupies an elevated position with spectacular views in all directions and is perfect for those looking to escape to the country. The property has been extensively renovated by the current owners to include a superb fitted dining kitchen, a beautiful fireplace and cosy stove in the living room as well as double glazing and oil fired central heating. It has two double bedrooms and a loft room. It is set in a large plot with long steep gardens front and rear, parking space, courtyard and useful workshop. The property also has the benefit of planning permission granted for the erection of glazed canopy extension which would occupy the courtyard area. Moorcock Cottages are approximately 0.9 miles from Garsdale train station which can be accessed along the Pennine Bridleway that runs just over the road from the property and crosses an impressive Victorian viaduct. Passing steam trains from Carlisle to Settle can be viewed from the property gardens.

Ground Floor Accommodation

The property is entered via a composite front door into the entrance porch which has wall mounted lights and a half glazed door opening into the living room. This is a spacious room with cornice to ceiling, centre rose, decorative stone effect fire surround with elevated hearth and a multi fuel burner. From here a spindle staircase rises to the first floor and a door leads to the kitchen. The dining kitchen has been completely refitted with high quality wall and floor cupboards with walnut effect frontage and quartz worktops incorporating a ceramic hob with extractor hood above, double electric oven, microwave and an inset stainless steel one and a half sink. There is also a matching breakfast bar with useful store cupboards below. There is also space and plumbing under the work surfaces for a washing machine and dishwasher. A door opens to the courtyard.

First Floor Accommodation

The first floor landing provides access to two large double bedrooms, house bathroom/WC and a space saver staircase to the loft room. The principal bedroom suite is substantial with views over the gardens and adjoining countryside. The second bedroom over looks the rear garden and has shuttered windows. The house bathroom/WC is fitted in a modern white suite with panel bath, bracket wash hand basin and low level WC.

Loft Room

The loft has been opened up and provides a useful store area. It has conservation roof lights to the front and rear elevations, spot lights to the ceiling and eaves storage.


The property occupies a long thin plot with long gardens to the front and rear. The front garden is lawned with some mature trees. The rear garden also has lawn and mature trees. There is a vehicular right of way around the whole terrace of buildings. The property has a parking space to the rear of the property. In addition, there is really useful stone built workshop with power and lighting supplied.


An EPC has been commissioned and are currently awaiting the report.

Services and Other Information

The property is served by oil fired central heating and is double glazed. The water supply is a shared via borehole and pressuried water supply which has newly installed to to all six properties in October 2020. The drainage is a private system shared by all six properties.

Agents Note

We have been advised by the vendor that Hyperfast fibre optic broadband supplied by B4RN has been connected to the property.

Planning Permission

There is planning permission for the erection of glazed canopy extension and associated alterations. This was granted 25th August 2021. Reference: R/56/520


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

Local Authority and Council Tax Band

Richmondshire District Council. Tel 01748 829100.

The property is banded C.

Particulars & Photographs

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

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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