Old Camms House, Askrigg

Guide Price £1,350,000

Status: Available




Old Camms House is attractively situated between Askrigg and Hawes. It stands superbly in an imposing position with panoramic views of the surrounding Dales. It is situated in a “Designated Dark Skies” area with regular sightings of the Northern Lights.

Askrigg is beautifully situated in mid Wensleydale made famous with its connection to James Herriot. It is well placed in relation to the thriving market towns of Hawes and Leyburn and within reasonable commuting distance of the A1 interchange at Leeming Bar.

Although situated in a quiet rural location, it is equidistant between the M6 and A1(M), bringing the Lake District, Newcastle and Leeds/Bradford Airports within easy reach.
Old Camms House comprises a beautiful detached dales farmhouse residence enjoying over 2700 Square Feet of accommodation. The property was acquired by the vendors in 2004 and has been completely refurbished to exacting standards. The accommodation is incredibly flexible. Period features such as beams and open fireplaces are prevalent throughout.

The property also comprises “Old Camms Barn” which is a substantial four bedroom converted barn that has been used by the family as guest accommodation but could also be used as holiday lets.

The Recreation Barn sits at the rear of the property and provides a superb space for entertaining. The whole property is surrounding by delightful gardens and grounds.

Old Camms House comprises a magnificent detached dales farmhouse with 2,750 Square Feet of accommodation. It has been superbly refurbished to exacting standards. Rarely does a property of this quality come onto the open market. An internal inspection of this property is recommended to appreciate the quality and craftsmanship of this outstanding family house.

The property is approached along a sweeping driveway where there is ample parking for several vehicles.
The house is accessed through a traditional Entrance Hall.

To the Western side of the house there is a delightful Sitting room/Snug/Study and garden room which leads into a most useful Utility room with storage facilities.

To the Eastern side of the house there is an inviting Drawing Room which leads into a magnificent Dining Room overlooking the garden. Doors lead onto the patio areas making it ideal for entertaining. This then leads into a most useful “servery” which is a fantastic feature when having guests.

At the heart of the home, is the stunning Kitchen which was handmade by “Simpsons” and centres around a beautiful Aga. Bespoke units and top of the range integral appliances are featured throughout.

On the first floor there are four large double bedrooms, three of which are ensuite. There is a superb master bedroom with dressing area and ensuite bathroom together with further family bathroom.

The gardens and grounds form a particularly attractive feature to this property. Old Camms House faces South and enjoys private and secluded grounds.

The barn provides substantial ancillary accommodation to the main house including four ensuite rooms, kitchen and large reception room with inglenook fireplace and woodburner. The vendors have sympathetically refurbished to a very high standard. It has been used by the vendors for extended family and guest accommodation. It is a superb feature with letting potential.

This is a superb detached barn that has been used by our vendors for family weddings, parties and get-togethers. This includes a snooker room, gymnasium, kitchen and wet room together with a stunning vaulted reception hall.

The gardens and grounds form a particularly attractive feature and are divided into various entertaining areas.

At the front of the property there is a lawn with traditional iron railings and views over the Upper Wensleydale. To the side and rear of the property there are several further attractive patio and barbeque areas that are ideal for entertaining surrounded by lawns and mature borders.

The whole property is complemented by some attractive grassland to the south and west, and in all extends to 3 acres approx.

The Buildings
There is an extremely useful general purpose building (see floor plan). This provides useful garaging for up to 5 vehicles and storage. It has obvious equestrian potential as either an indoor riding arena and stabling. It also has potential as a leisure suite subject to obtaining the necessary planning consents.


  • 8 Bedrooms
  • Superbly Appointed
  • Four Bedroom Barn
  • Party Barn
  • Gardens and Grounds
  • A Hidden Gem
  • Viewing By Appointment



Tim Gower
(01969) 622800


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