The last thatched house in Knaresborough
According to Jackson-Stops & Staff in York, thatched properties are a rarity in North Yorkshire, which makes the offices latest instruction even more noteworthy. Manor Cottage, which occupies an outstanding position overlooking the river Nidd, holds the title of the last remaining thatched property in Knaresborough. Thought to have been constructed in the 14th century as one of a number of thatched cottages in the area, Grade II listed Manor Cottage has withstood the test of time and has undergone extensive renovation and refurbishment, with care being taken to ensure its period features were retained. Situated on Water Bag Bank, named after the ponies that carried bags of water from the river to the town, the cottage enjoys an enviable position with unspoiled views of the magnificent stone railway viaduct that passes over the river. The attractive town of Knaresborough is set around the central market square and offers a range of boutique shops and eateries, as well as various tourist attractions including the famous Mother Shiptons Cave. The property is on the market with our York office for 550,000, for more information click here. Jackson-Stops & Staff also have a number of other historical thatched properties on the market, including Dalleys Cottage in Chilton, Devon. Grade II listed and dating to the 19th century, the property began life as two separate cottages, before being combined to form this spacious four bedroom family home. Situated in the heart of rolling farmland, Dalleys Cottage enjoys seclusion and privacy, yet is within easy reach of nearby Tiverton and Exeter. The property is on the market through our Exeter office for 585,000, for more information click here.  Aptly named, The Thatch is an 18th century cottage that enjoys uninterrupted views of the nearby water meadows of Longparish, Hampshire. Constructed of attractive white wash brick, the property is spacious and has recently been rethatched. The village of Longparish lies in the Test valley and offers a range of amenities as well as the renowned Test Way, ideal for walking and cycling. The property is on the market with our Winchester office for 585,000, for more information click here.