Heatherdene, Goathland, Whitby YO22


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 8

Built in 1898 by a Barrister from London as a summer residence for his family and servants, this imposing eight bedroomed country house set on a generous plot is situated within the North Yorkshire Moors village of Goathland, enjoying far reaching views of the surrounding countryside. Currently used as a guest house rated five star byTrip Advisor, Additionally planning has been granted to use the house as a private residence. The versatile accommodation would appeal to a variety of purchasers. In particular the house would provide generous home working space within a spacious family home.


In beautiful condition throughout, the property is set over three floors and briefly comprise; entrance vestibule leading into the main hallway, which has doors leading to; the main sitting room, dining room, snug, breakfast/kitchen, utility, scullery, and two downstairs W/c's.First floor landing leads to six bedrooms of varying size all En-suite, house bathroom and a sewing room. The second floor has two further bedrooms both En-suite and a large storage area set into the eaves. The property sits on a substantial plot and must be viewed by appointment only.


In Goathland you will find a general village store and grocers, along with some excellent pubs.Whitby and the coast has many activities to enjoy and is only 9 miles to the north-east, whilst Pickering lies14 miles to the south a good a range of local amenities to include; supermarkets, shops, coffee shops, restaurants and the famous Pickering to Whitby Steam Railway.

Entrance vestibule

The original oak front door opens into the vestibule. A delightful glazed internal door with decorative glazed panels to the side and above leads into ;

entrance hall

This beautiful hallway has high ceilings, dado rails, coving, deep skirtings, a solid oak staircase and balustrade leading to the first floor and doors opening to;

dining room

This beautiful room is positioned to the front of the property, with a solid oak floor, coving, panelled ceiling, open grate fire with stone surround and mantelpiece, stone hearth and a large bay window.

Sitting room

A comfortable room positioned to the rear of the property, with a solid oak floor, coving, panelled ceiling, sand stone fireplace surrounding a wood burner, wall lights and a large bay window with views over the valley.


A cosy room positioned to the rear of the property with a multi fuel burner sitting within original wooden fireplace and built in bookcases to each side, coving and a bay window with beautiful views to the rear.


Large Farmhouse dresser with a range of floor units with solid wood work surfaces. 4 oven Aga, log gas hob with space for free standing appliance underneath. Karndean flooring.

Rear hall

Leads to;

utility room

Functional room with two large hot water tanks, Trianco oil fired boiler, sink with mixer taps, base units, plumbing for washer and dishwasher, Karndean flooring and window to the rear of the property.

Downstairs W/C

There are two downstairs W/C' s, both with wash hand basin's and one positioned to the rear and one to the side elevations of the property.


There are a range of free standing stainless steel food prep units. This room could easily be adapted for a range of uses.

First floor

This split level landing enjoys a spacious half landing with large picture window, doors leading to :

Bedroom one

Double rom with dressing room. Small built in storage and views to the valley behind.


Shower cubicle, W/C and wash hand basin.

Bedroom two

Single room with a built in cupboard, coving and a window overlooking the valley to the rear.


Shower cubicle, W/C and wash hand basin.

Bedroom three

Large dual aspect room with window seat to the bay with superb views to the surrounding moors.


Shower cubicle, W/C and wash hand basin.

Bedroom four

Double room with dressing room and views towards the common.


Shower cubicle, W/C and a wash hand basin.

Bedroom five

Single room with wardrobe, coving and a window to the front elevation.


Shower cubicle, W/C and a wash hand basin.

Bedroom six

Double room with dressing room and views towards the common


Shower cubicle, wash hand basin, W/C.


A white three piece suite comprising of a bath, wash hand basin, W/C and black and white tiled floor.

Sewing room

Currently used as the above, but is versatile to use for other purposes.

Second floor

Landing area has a storage cupboard and doors leading to;

bedroom seven

Double room with a window overlooking the front of the property.


Bath with electric shower over, W/C, wash hand basin, storage cupboard and solid oak floor.

Bedroom eight

Large double room with fitted wardrobes, space and storage into the eaves and windows overlooking the valley to the rear.


Shower cubicle, W/C, wash hand basin, black and white tiled lino flooring.

Front garden

Double gates open to a driveway offering parking for at least ten cars.There is an oil storage tank to the front, screened by wooden fencing, log store and well established herbaceous and shrub borders with Hedge and fence to the perimeter on the left hand-side of the property as you look from the front. To the right hand-side is an area set to lawn for entertaining and Alfresco evenings with hedge to the perimeter.

Double garage

There is a timber framed double garage, with workshop containing power and light.

Rear garden

To the rear of the property is a low maintenance terrace area with fantastic far reaching views across the North Yorkshire Moors

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