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3 bedroom character property for sale

The Cottage & The Garden Cottage,Wansford, East Yorkshire

Sold STC £450,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Property with land
  • 3 bed house with 2 bed cottage
  • Equestrian Stables
  • Multi Generation Living
  • Business from Home Potential
  • Possible Holiday Lets
  • Easy For Commuters - Hull, The Humber, Beverley & York
  • No Forward Chain
  • Character Property

Full description

Tenure: Freehold





The Main House

Sun Room
Dining Room
Kitchen with Aga
Utility Room
Master Bedroom with En-Suite
Bedroom Two - Double
Bedroom Three - Single
Downstairs WC/Cloakroom
Vestibule Entrance
Oil Fired Central Heating
Open Fires
UPVC Double Glazing

The Garden Cottage

Utility Room
Bedroom One - Double
Bedroom Two - Double
Shower Room
Oil Fired Central Heating
UPVC Double Glazing

Outside and Outbuildings

The 'Good Life' Living
Large Arrival Yard
Two Large Garages
Large Multi-Purpose Single Span Steel Shed (44' x 13'
Stables, Store and Tack Room
Work Shop
Tin Shed
Lawned Gardens with Mature Hedges & Trees
Rural Views
Dog Kennel
Paddock with Stock Proof Fencing
Separate Drives and Entrances to Main House and Garden Cottage
Wood Store

Business Potential

Possibility to be split into three dwellings
Potential to run a Business from Home (both subject to any necessary planning consents)
Self Sufficient Living
Multiple Generation Living


Set in over THREE ACRES of land is an impressive Period three bedroomed house plus attached two bedroomed cottage, with a wealth of charm and character. In addition is a large single span steel shed, garaging, work shop, store, stabling, fenced paddock and large lawned garden with large arrival yard for parking several cars. This vast property has masses of potential for a Business from Home, Holiday Cottages, Bed and Breakfast or tea rooms.

Being located on fringe of the pretty Yorkshire village of Wansford sets it within the criteria for future planning.

Originally constructed in 1750 with sympathetic 20th Century additions of modern comfort living by way of central heating and UPVC double glazing this extremely versatile property should not be missed and an early opportunity to view should not be made.

Wansford is a popular and conveniently located village situated only 3 miles from the Market Town of Driffield where an excellent range of amenities can be found including excellent transport links including a railway station. The Village of Nafferton is less than 2 miles away and also offers excellent facilities including a train station.

Entrance Vestibule 8'1" x 12'1" plus 15'9" (2.472m x 2.840m plus 4.810m)

With quarry tiled floor, bench seating, double radiator, exposed beams to the ceiling, cloak hooks, burglar alarm controls and staircase leading off.

Dining Room 15'3" x 6'7" (4.65m x 3.785m)

With stained pine floor, open fire set in a brick fireplace with pine alcove cupboards to both sides, exposed beams to the ceiling, double radiator, delft rack and single radiator.

Living Room 15'4" x 13'1" (4.67m x 3.98m)

With open fire set in a brick fireplace, exposed beams to the ceiling, double radiator, three wall light points and TV aerial point. The living room has an open archway to:

Sun Room

With double radiator, two wall light points and door to the garden.

Study 12'8" x 10'8" (3.86m x 3.25m)

With double radiator, telephone point, TV aerial point and exposed beams to the ceiling.

Front Entrance Lobby

With quarry tiled floor, single radiator, expose beams to the ceiling and staircase leading off.


With quarry tiled floor, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, single radiator and exposed beams to the ceiling.

Kitchen 14'11" x 11'9" max (4.55m x 3.60m max)

Fitted with a bespoke handmade range of solid pine units including Belfast sink, base, wall and drawer units, Bosh fan assisted single oven with four ring gas hob and extractor hood over, oil fired two oven Aga which also provides hot water for domestic use, integrated dishwasher, glazed display cupboards, wine rack, worktop lighting to the wood block work surfaces, basket drawers, quarry tiled floor and switch for the immersion heater.

Walk Through Pantry 6'4" x 4'3" (1.93m x 1.30m)

With fitted shelving and quarry tiled floor.

Utility Room 11'5" x 14'1"" max (3.52m x 4.39m max)

This large area is divided into two sections via a central wall and has two large cupboards each of which houses an oil fired central heating boiler (a new Grant Vortex condensing boiler for the main house and a second boiler for the annexe). The utility room is also fitted with a good range of units including a stainless sink, base and wall cupboards. Plumbing for an automatic washing machine, ceramic tiled floor, clothes airier, ample space for fridges and freezers. This room also has pull down ladders lead off to the loft space which has been floored offering additional storage space.


With double radiator and built in storage cupboard.

Master Bedroom 15'4" x 13' max (4.67m x 3.96m max)

With two double radiators, original fire grate, alcove wardrobe, two wall light points and exposed purlins to the ceiling.

En-Suite Bathroom 15'8" x 12'5" (4.82 x 3.89m)

With double ended bath having a telephone style mixer tap and hand spray attachment, large shower cubicle, vanity wash hand basin, low level WC, two double radiators, vanity light and shaver point, low voltage spotlights and staircase leading down to the rear entrance hall.

Bedroom Two 15'3" x 9'9" (4.65m x 2.97m)

With double radiator, two wall light points and exposed purlin to the ceiling.

Bedroom Three 11'11" x 8'3" (3.63m x 2.51m)

With double radiator, pine fitted wardrobes and shelving.


With three piece suite including a panelled bath with telephone style mixer tap and hand spray attachment, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, pine panelled walls, double radiator and airing cupboard housing the hot water tank equipped with electric immersion heater.

The Garden Cottage

The annexe has an interconnecting door from the utility room and provides excellent accommodation which is ideal for use by a dependent relative. This property has its own drive with gated entrance and log store, greenhouse and tin garden shed.

Kitchen 10'2" x 6'1" (3.12m x 2.10m)

With stainless steel sink, base and wall cupboards, drawer unit, double oven and grill, split level four ring gas hob, ceramic tiled floor and front entrance door.

Lounge 14'8" x 11'10" (4.49m x 3.40m)

With an electric fire set in Adams style fireplace, double radiator, single radiator, TV aerial point, Bison 80 curved stair lift to the first floor, coving to the ceiling, staircase leading off and double doors to:

Conservatory 11'4" x 8'6" (3.49m x 2.60m)

With single radiator, ceiling blinds, two wall light points and double doors to the garden.


With access to the roof space and smoke detector.

Bedroom One 10'10" x 15'6" (3.36m x 4.77m)

With double radiator, fitted wardrobes providing hanging and storage space, kneehole dressing table, TV aerial point and telephone point.

Bedroom Two 15'9" x 9'3" (4.81m x2.84m)

With two double radiators, fitted wardrobes, providing hanging and storage space, Velux roof light window.

Shower Room 6'1" x8'11" (2.10m x 2.75m)

With large shower cubicle, low level WC, vanity wash hand basin, heated towel rail and fully tiled walls


The property enjoys a good range of outbuildings to the rear some of which have previously had the benefit of planning consent for conversion and extension to form consulting rooms for a previous occupier. This permission has now expired however it is of the Agents opinion that there is a strong chance of getting the permission reinstated if required.

At present the outbuildings provide:

Garage 20' x 13'6" (6.10m x 4.11m)

With power connected and electric door.

Work Shop 8'11" x 8'2" (2.78m x 2.50m)

Stable 10'6" x 8'3" (3.20m x 2.51m)

Three Wooden Stables plus Lean-To Barn (possibility to make additional stable)

Wash House /Coal Shed 6'2" x 19'8" (2.18m x 6.064m)

Wooden Garage 8' x 11' (2.44m x 3.35m)

The Dog Kennel


The gardens to the cottage lie prominently to the front (west) and are well enclosed by boundary hedging and provide an excellent degree of privacy. The front garden is mainly laid to lawn with flower borders and mature trees. There is also side gravelled utility area with greenhouse.

Single Span Steel Shed

Constructed in 2005 this portal framed shed measures 44'3" x 13'6" (13.5m x 44'7") and has a roller shutter door and personal door.


The property enjoys the benefit of a 2.9 acre grass paddock which is fully stock proofed fenced and has water connected.


Mains water and electricity are connected to the property. Drainage is to a septic tank. Gas is provided for the gas hobs from bottled LPG.


Strictly by appointment through the Sole Agents on 01262 488032


The property is offered under Freehold with vacant possession on completion.

Council Tax

The Cottage is council tax band D
The Garden Cottage is council tax band A

EPC Rating

Current E = 42, Potential D = 60. Full EPC available upon request.

Approximate Distances:

Driffield - 3 miles ~ Bridlington - 12 miles

Hull - 23 miles ~ York - 33 miles

Hornsea 14 - miles ~ Malton - 22 miles Harrogate 47 - miles ~ Scarborough - 23 miles

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
02 November 2016

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