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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Tranby Lane, Swanland, East Yorkshire, HU14


Property Description

Key features

  • Truly Magnificent
  • Detached Residence
  • Superlative View
  • 8,000 Sq. Ft.
  • Stunning Accommodation
  • Luxuriously Appointed
  • Four Acres
  • Triple Garaging

Full description

Undoubtedly one of the finest properties to come to the open market in the region for many years. Truly magnificent, the property stands in four acres of grounds affording one of the best views in the county across the River Humber. Imaginatively designed, the stunning accommodation extends to approximately 8,000 sq. feet. Beautifully decorated and furnished throughout with the style of a boutique hotel yet having a particularly homely feel. Superb living space complemented by five bedrooms including a spectacular master suite.


Undoubtedly one of the finest properties to come to the open market in the region for many years. Truly magnificent, the property stands in four acres of grounds affording one of the best views in the county across farmland, onward to the Humber estuary, Humber Bridge and Lincolnshire Wolds beyond. Built in recent times with quality craftsmanship which combines a blend of carefully selected natural materials including Northumbrian stone and natural slate. This fantastic home has been imaginatively designed to provide a stunning range of accommodation extending to approximately 8,000 sq. ft. With the style of a boutique hotel yet having a homely feel, the accommodation has been beautifully decorated and furnished throughout. The south facing elevation incorporates full height glazed gables and roof terrace accentuating the commanding views across the River Humber. The scale and quality of this luxurious home is evident upon arriving at the entrance with its grand reception canopy, curving facades, stunning hallway with a twisted Helical staircase and part glazed galleried walkway over. The accommodation also includes a stunning kitchen across the rear of the house linking into the lounge, music/recreational area and sun lounge. There is a separate dining room, utility, cloaks/WC, spectacular office and a gym. A large games room is situated over the triple garage.

A particular feature is the wonderful master suite which incorporates a large dressing room (possibly bedroom 5), stunning ensuite and a mezzanine bathroom area with views of the river.


A pair of automated timber entrance gates open to the long private driveway off Tranby Lane. Riverview Grange occupies a plot of some 4 acres with mature borders to the east, west and north elevations providing seclusion yet enjoying open views to the south across adjoining farmland and onwards to the River Humber. Directly to the rear of the house lies an extensive patio area with formal lawn beyond. To the east of the property is a grassed area of approximately 2 acres ideal as further recreational space or indeed could be utilised as a paddock.

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Swanland is one of East Yorkshire's most desirable and sought after villages. It has an attractive centre where a number of shops can be found including a Post Office, Butcher's, Doctor's Surgery, Chemist and Convenience Store. There are a number of amenities and recreational facilities such as a Tennis and Bowls Club and children's playing field. The village also has a well reputed junior/primary school with secondary schooling at the nearby South Hunsley school. A number of public schools are also available. Convenient access to the A63 leads to Hull City Centre to the east and the national motorway network to the west. A mainline railway station lies approximately 15 mins driving distance away in Brough providing intercity connections.

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A grand entrance canopy affords a covered walkway leading up to the entrance. The entrance has a pair of oak doors within a full height glazed gable.

Entrance Reception

This stunning reception hallway has a sweeping Helical staircase with glass ballustrade and oak rail leading up to the first floor. The galleried landing above has a part glazed walkway. A central partition of Northumbrian stone extends up to the height of the roofline some 9.5 metres high. There are recessed downlighters, feature uplighters and a mirror fronted cloaks cupboard.


A very contemporary cloakroom with Starburst granite tiling, Villeroy & Boch concealed flush WC, designer wash hand basin with secret towel store, mirror over within an oak panelled surround.

Lounge Area

5.36m(17'7'') x 5.87m(19'3'') approx.

Situated to the rear of the house enjoying panoramic views to the south through a wall of windows. The focal point of the room is a stone edged fire surround with inset grand cast grate and oak lintel above, window to the side. Recessed downlighters, Bose speakers. Steps up to:

Kitchen Area

6.60m(21'8'') x 5.21m(17'1'') approx.

The heart of the house with a magnificent full height glazed gable to the south means fantastic views are afforded. Bi-folding doors lead out to the terrace.
The stunning kitchen, installed by Websters of North Ferriby, in a combination of a cream high gloss finish and a Braewood veneer are complemented by granite work surfaces and a large central island with semi circular shaped breakfast bar area, inset LED lighting and champagne sink.
The units incorporate a pull-out larder, integrated fridge and freezer with adjacent large Liebherr fridge, Neff microwave and warming drawer, Brittania double oven and Neff steam oven plus further warming drawer. Neff dishwasher, twin Franke inset sinks with instant boiling/filtered water, hot/cold tap, Neff induction hob plus gas wok burner and twin Elica Star globe extractors suspended from the double height ceiling, two wine fridges, Neff coffee maker, pull-out cargo bins. There is a polished limestone floor, i-pod dock station.

Music/Recreational Area

7.80m(25'7'') x 5.44m(17'10'') approx.

Combining a split level with part limestone glazed flooring, recessed downlighters, contemporary slimline inset pebble gas fire within a granite surround flanked by double mirrored doors one side of which providing access to the office.


Situated in music/recreational area.

Sun Lounge

5.18m(17'0'') x 6.65m(21'10'') approx.

Situated to the rear of the house with a crescent shaped floor to ceiling wall of glass to the south. Bi-folding doors to the terrace, fitted cupboard, wall mounted TV.

Dining Room

5.82m(19'1'') x 5.05m(16'7'') approx.

A superb room with polished limestone flooring, a series of windows to two elevations, feature stone wall, double doors leading from the entrance reception and sliding pocket oak door through to living area. Ceiling mounted central circular canopy with inset lighting.


10.36m(34'0'') x 5.28m(17'4'') approx.

Of double height with a curved facade , glazed south facing gable and doors to the terrace.


9.75m(32'0'') x 3.76m(12'4'') approx.

This curved gym provides delightful views to the south across the garden and beyond. There are two sets of bi-folding doors leading out to the terrace, iPod dock and Bose speakers, wall mounted TV.

Utility Room

3.45m(11'4'') x 2.62m(8'7'') approx.

Extensively equipped with a range of high gloss fronted units, contrasting work surfaces, sink and drainer unit with mixer tap, plumbing for automatic washing machine, space for a dryer, laundry chute from upstairs laundry cupboard, window to the garden, polished limestone flooring.

Side Hallway

Providing access from the main hallway to the garaging facilities.


9.14m(30'0'') x 6.10m(20'0'') approx.

A triple garage with electric remotely operated up and over doors, paved flooring.

First Floor

Galleried Landing

In a galleried style extending around a central stone partition with a part glazed walk-way. The galleried area above the kitchen accentuates the views through the glazed gable to the south. Store cupboard off.

Chandelier To Landing

There is a magnificent designer chandelier to the landing.

Laundry Cupboard

With laundry chute leading down to the utility room, shelving.

Master Suite

Bedroom Area

8.15m(26'9'') x 5.18m(17'0'') approx.

This stunning room has a full glazed gable wall to the south. Part of the ceiling is retractable accentuating the height of the gable or providing privacy from the mezzanine bathroom above. Double doors lead out to the roof terrace. There is a wall mounted TV, fitted drawers, full height feature upholstered wall and chandeliers to the side of the bed area, recessed downlighters, iPod dock.


3.61m(11'10'') x 2.46m(8'1'') approx.

With travertine tiled floor and walls, window to rear elevation, twin designer wash hand basins with secret drawer, mirror over, toiletries cupboard, drench head shower plus steam functionality. Heated towel rail.

Separate Wc

With concealed flush WC.

Mezzanine Bathroom

An access staircase leading from the main bedroom area to the bathroom which provides stunning views through the glazed gable to the south elevation. Upon a central oak plinth stands a free standing Victoria and Albert oval shaped bath. There are a range of fitted cupboards to one wall, wall mounted TV. Access to a useful store room is situated off.

Dressing Area

5.03m(16'6'') x 3.43m(11'3'') approx.

Leading off the bedroom past illuminated display shelving with an array of mirror fronted wardrobes, fitted drawers and walk-in closet off. There are windows to two elevations. The picture is of the link between the bedroom and dressing room.

Bedroom Suite 2

Bedroom Area

5.33m(17'6'') x 6.38m(20'11'') approx. max.

Having a full glazed gable wall to the south providing stunning views. A part retractable ceiling accentuates the height of the gable or provides privacy from a suite above. Mirror fronted wardrobing, fitted desk/dresser, fitted drawers, recessed downlighters.


With a Villeroy & Boch concealed flush WC, shower area with glazed partition and drench-head shower, wash hand basin and drawer, tiling to floor and walls, heated towel rail.

Bedroom Suite 3

Bedroom Area

9.14m(30'0'') x 5.16m(16'11'') approx.

This crescent shaped bedroom has a series of windows to the rear, fitted desk/dressing table, wall mounted TV, recessed downlighters. A walk-in wardrobe is situated off with hanging and shelving facilities.

Ensuite Wetroom

With a Villeroy & Boch concealed flush WC, designer wash hand basin and drawer, shower area with glazed panel, drench-head shower, fully tiled walls and floor.

Games/Recreational Room

10.97m(36'0'') x 4.14m(13'7'') approx.

Having a series of windows and Velux windows, fitted cupboards and drawers to one wall, wall mounted TV. Access to this room is via the side hallway or bedroom suite no. 3.

Bedroom 4

6.32m(20'9'') x 2.64m(8'8'') approx.

With a Velux window to side and a stunning elevated view through a glazed gable to the south. Wall mounted TV.


With suite comprising low level WC, wash hand basin and shower enclosure.

Bedroom 5

3.89m(12'9'') x 4.50m(14'9'') approx.

With two Velux windows, wall mounted TV.


Automated double gates open from Tranby Lane and provide access to the private approach gravelled driveway with railway sleeper retaining walls and hedged boundaries. The driveway ultimately opens to the front garden area which incorporates a central lawn with return driveway and the grand canopied entrance area. Access leads to the eastern field being approximately 2 acres which would be ideal as recreational land or paddock.
The property occupies a plot of approximately 4 acres overall and is orientated to take full advantage of the stunning south facing aspect and views. Directly to the rear of the house is an extensive paved terrace with formal lawns beyond.
Triple garaging with electric remotely operated up and over doors, paved flooring


Strictly by appointment through the agent. Brough Office 01482 669982.

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Agents Note

For clarification, we wish to inform prospective purchasers that we have not carried out a detailed survey, nor tested the services, appliances and specific fittings for this property. All measurements and floor plans provided are approximate and for guidance purposes only.
Matthew Limb Estate Agents Ltd for themselves and for the vendors or lessors of this property whose agents they are give notice that (i) the particulars are set out as a general outline only for the guidance of intending purchasers or lessees, and do not constitute any part of an offer or contract; (ii) all descriptions, dimensions, references to condition and necessary permissions for use and occupation, and other details are given in good faith and are believed to be correct and any intending purchaser or tenant should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of them (iii) no person in the employment of Matthew Limb Estate Agents Ltd has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatever in relation to this property.

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Floor Plan - First Floor

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21 October 2011

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