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High Street, Wootton, DN39

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Property Description

Key features

  • Unique 6 Bedroomed property
  • Flexible Accommodation
  • Grounds offering Privacy & tranquility
  • Character Property
  • 0.45 Acre Plot
  • Master Suite with en-suite shower Dressing room and walk on Balcony
  • 3 Bathroom/Shower rooms (one en-suite)
  • Viewing Essential

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Penny Farm Cottage is a unique detached house in the rural picturesque village of Wootton. Offering the quiet tranquil life, yet only a short distance from the M180 and A15 to the Humber Bridge. It is situated 5 miles (8.0 km) south-east of Barton-upon-Humber, 7 miles (11 km) north-east of Brigg and 3 miles (4.8 km) north of Humberside Airport.

This freehold property offers flexible accommodation, benefiting from 4 reception rooms, 6 bedrooms, 2 kitchens and 3 bathrooms. Being a real 'labour of love' over the past 13 years, the current owners have sympathetically restored, renovated and extended the property to provide an individual character cottage blending seamlessly, the 'old' with the 'new'.

The property benefits from gas central heating, double-glazing throughout, an extremely large driveway, a single garage, and a large garden shed. It also enjoys a very high degree of privacy and tranquillity with extensive grounds to the rear.

The house is currently being used as split accommodation between two households of the same family. Each half comprising of 3 bedrooms, a kitchen and 2 reception rooms, both having their own access to outside, thus enabling independent accommodation. But, as the property boasts flexibility, it can also be used as one 6 bedroomed property.

Internal details:

Main Entrance through bespoke Oak and brick porch, into a spacious tiled hallway.

Hallway, leading to the large reception/sitting room, dining room, kitchen and downstairs WC, with a storage cupboard under the stairs.

Kitchen1 in a country style, this breakfast kitchen is fitted with range of shaker style wall and base cupboards including a glass panelled double display unit with solid wooden work tops. Housing a stainless steel gas hob and separate oven, an integrated dishwasher, with space for large fridge freezer. This room has a connecting door into entrance hall 2 to the other half of the property. This door is not used by the present owners but can be opened if the property were to be used as one house.

Step down through the double open doorway to the

Dining Room. Although fully renovated, the internal beams and original hearth remain to keep the original character of the property. As local history stories tell, the stone used in this original 'croft' part of the cottage came from Thornton Abbey, as in other cottages in the village. This room also has access to the cottage side garden.

Through the double part glazed doors from the hallway into the very light and spacious

Reception/Sitting Room 1. This room enjoys a double aspect with the main feature being the view onto the patio and grounds beyond through the French Doors. This room has solid wooden flooring, solid Oak beam feature, inglenook fireplace with bespoke wooden surround.

Up the quarter turn staircase to the landing area featuring exposed brickwork with doors leading off to the bedrooms and a bathroom.

Bedroom 1 has triple aspect windows including french double doors onto the bespoke solid oak balcony. This spacious room enjoys the luxury of a fully fitted walk in wardrobe and en-suite shower room.

Bathroom 1 encompassing a white bathroom suite and painted wooden panelling.

Step down from the hallway into

Bedroom 2 which overlooks the cottage side garden. This room also leads into the large light storage room with sloping roof, Velux window and radiator, which in turn, connects to the other half of the property into bedroom 6

Bedroom 3 also overlooking the cottage side garden.

From the second main external entrance, the hallway is laid with original flagstones leading to kitchen 2 and further living room.

Kitchen 2 encompassing a range of wall and base units including a ceramic hob with separate stainless steel electric fan oven, with space and plumbing for an automatic washing machine. This duel aspect kitchen diner is light and airy enjoying laminate wooden flooring, and wooden beams.

Living Room/Snug has an inglenook fireplace with solid fuel/wood burning stove looking out onto the side garden. This leads into the stairwell and on into

Sitting Room 2 which also enjoys a real fire with a built in cupboard housing the electric meter and a walk in storage cupboard.

Up the stairs onto the landing reaching a further 3 bedrooms and family bathroom.

Bedroom 4 features a door through to a small galleried landing/balcony area over looking the stairs.

Bedroom 5 is double aspect enjoying light also from the Velux window, this room has part sloping ceiling.

Family bathroom 2 being spacious, housing an original re enamelled claw foot bath, separate shower cubicle, white sink and WC, having wooden stripped floorboards and full height storage cupboard.

Bedroom 6 with Velux window and window overlooking the driveway, also having a part sloping ceiling. This room connects to the storage room above kitchen 1 into bedroom 2.


Approached from the road through double wrought iron gates, Penny Farm Cottage has a very large pebbled driveway, which can accommodate numerous vehicles, enjoying long borders of flowers and shrubs.

This unique property enjoys a very high degree of privacy to the rear. The extensive grounds are divided into numerous flower/shrub beds, a large lawned area and sweeping grass walkways to the top of the garden where there is a large chicken shed, run and small Greenhouse. The garden also boasts numerous fruit trees including a large Bramley apple tree, which has become the centrepiece of the grounds.

The concrete constructed garage/workshop at the rear has lighting and power, with surround workbenches. The large decorative garden shed with lighting and power, is used as an external utility room, housing space and plumbing for an automatic washing machine, tumble dryer and white goods with solid worktops and shelving.

The cottage side garden with flower beds and brick pathway, also has access into the stone walled dining room through the bespoke oak archway.


The small village of Wootton surrounds an attractive fishing pond overlooked by pretty cottages. There is an excellent well attended Primary School, a Village Hall & Public House. In the next village only a short distance away, there is a general store & Post office. St Andrews Church in Wootton dates back to Saxon times. The village offers many country walks and bridle paths within the Parish boundaries.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
16 July 2016


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