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Northgate, Cottingham

Added on 21/09/2021
Quick & Clarke, Cottingham
2,300 sq. ft.
(214 sq. m.)

Key features

  • Imposing period detached house
  • Abundance of original features
  • Over 2300 square feet of spacious accommodation
  • Three receptions
  • Four bedrooms
  • Two bathrooms and downstairs wc
  • Stunning south facing gardens
  • Double garage with games room above
  • Viewing is a must!
  • EPC: D

Property description

Tenure: Freehold

What a truly stunning family home with an abundance of history and original features of which has been greatly enhanced by the current owners to provide superb family accommodation! Offered to the market with no forward chain the property now awaits its new owners! With FOUR receptions, FOUR bedrooms, TWO baths and downstairs WC. Stunning south facing established gardens, private parking and DOUBLE garage. Viewing is a DEFINITE MUST!

Virginia House is a local 'landmark' in Cottingham. Located on Northgate, the house is most noted for its imposing presence and the two flagpoles which are adorned with flag poles. Built pre-1830, the detached property offers an abundance of original features and extends to over 2,300 square feet (internal) of beautifully presented accommodation which in brief enjoys hallway, two front reception rooms, rear spacious Lounge with log burner, rear lobby, utility, kitchen with breakfast room off, four good sized bedrooms (Three fitted) , spacious bathroom and an en-suite. Fabulous gardens encase the property with walled and fenced boundaries. Stable gates open and lead to ample parking and a double garage with games room to the first floor. Having been modernised by the current family to provide great space and versatility with newly fitted windows to the front aspect, this property is something extremely special to which only a viewing will portray.

Location - Virginia House is located on Northgate which is one of the main entrances into the village of Cottingham. Cottingham lays claim to the title of England’s largest village in terms of population. This East Riding village is so diverse with a good mixture of age groups, superb local amenities and facilities, and is within ease of reach of the historical town of Beverley and the City of Hull. There are two primary schools in Cottingham and a secondary school. The two main supermarkets are the Co-Op and Aldi with a good range of local business shops. Cottingham has its own train station and bus service. Thursday is market day with local traders meeting in the market square.

The Accommodation Comprises -

Ground Floor -

Entrance Hall - Such an impressive, welcoming entrance hallway. Fluted spindle staircase sweeps up to the first floor accommodation, understairs storage cupboard, beautiful tiled flooring, radiator, original architrave.

Secondary Entrance - 3.25m max x 2.79m (10'8" max x 9'2") - Door to driveway, cloaks cupboard and radiator.

Drawing Room - 4.22m x 4.19m (13'10" x 13'9") - Sealed unit double glazed sash window with to the front elevation, uPVC double glazed bay window to the rear, feature fireplace with living flame gas fire, coving to ceiling, two radiators.

Dining Room - 4.65m x 4.17m (15'3" x 13'8") - Sealed double glazed sash window to the front elevation, feature fireplace with electric fire, wood panelled walls with dado rail, two panelled radiators, coving to ceiling. Door to day room/lounge.

Lounge - 7.04m x 4.29m (23'1" x 14'1") - Windows to both side elevations, the uPVC double glazed bay window overlooking the garden, solid oak panelling and Delft rack, two concealed cupboards, parquet flooring, Beautiful fireplace housing the log burner, two radiators, TV aerial point. Door to the side lobby and inner lobby. This dual aspect room has superb views over the gardens.

Rear Lobby - Door to driveway, windows to side elevation and radiator.

Utility Room - Window to the side elevation, fitted range of wall cupboards, space and plumbing for washing machine, vent for tumble dryer and sink unit with drainer. Central heating boiler with controls.

Downstairs Cloakroom - Window to the side elevation, two piece suite in white consisting of low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin, radiator.

Kitchen - 3.99m x 3.58m (13'1" x 11'9") - Windows to the rear and side elevations, extensive range of oak trimmed fitted base and wall cupboards with worksurfaces and contrasting tiled splashbacks, sink unit with drainer, four ring gas hob with electric double oven, integrated fridge and freezer, extractor, panelled radiator and archway to breakfast room.

Breakfast Room - 3.58m x 2.54m (11'9" x 8'4") - French doors to the garden, window to the front and side elevations giving splendid views of the rear garden, panelled radiator, and leading off the kitchen this room is ideally orientated for family living. Tiled flooring flows throughout.

First Floor Landing - Being split level and providing access to bedrooms 1 and 2, radiator.

Bedroom 1 - 3.45m x 3.89m (11'4" x 12'9") - Windows to the rear and side elevations, modern sliderobes providing hanging and storage facilities, radiator.

En-Suite Shower Room - Window to the side elevation stunning suite enjoying a large walk-in shower cubicle with slate tiling, low level WC and wash basin set in contemporary vanity, radiator.

Bedroom 2 - 4.42m x 4.14m (14'6" x 13'7") - Sealed double glazed sash window to the front elevation and side window, fitted wardrobes providing hanging and storage facilities with contrasting cupboard and drawers, radiator.

Bedroom 3 - 4.19m x 4.19m (13'9" x 13'9") - Sealed unit double glazed sash window to the front elevation and window to the rear, fitted wardrobe and cupboards providing hanging and storage facilities, and two radiators.

Bedroom 4 - 2.67m x 4.52m max (8'9" x 14'10" max) - uPVC double glazed to the side elevation, door to the house bathroom and radiator.

Family Bathroom - uPVC double glazed window to side, superb modern three piece suite in white enjoying panelled bath with shower screen and shower, wash hand basin set in modern vanity unit and low level WC, tiled splashbacks to contrast. Door also leads in to Bedroom Four.

External - On approach to Virginia House there are stable gates providing access to the gravelled driveway which provides ample parking and leads to a detached double garage.

Double Garage - 6.20m x 5.44m (20'4" x 17'10") - Two up & over doors, staircase leading to what is being used as a games room, but could have various uses subject to consent. With two Velux windows/emergency escapes to the games room. The garage benefits from having a separate electrical supply, which is not connected to the main property.

Gardens - The rear gardens of which extend to the side beautifully encase the property offering a good degree of privacy and are of an mature, established appearance. Predominantly laid to lawn, there is a superb patio area with electrically operated awning. The large lawned garden provides great outdoor family space.

Services - All mains services are available or connected to the property.

The property offers majority double glazing. Recently having new windows to the front of the property and some further replacement windows.

Central Heating - The property benefits from a gas fired central heating system.

Tenure - We believe the tenure of the property to be to be Freehold (to be confirmed by the vendor's solicitor).

Viewing - Contact the agent’s Cottingham office on for prior appointment to view.

Financial Services - Quick & Clarke are delighted to be able to offer the locally based professional services of PR Mortgages Ltd to provide you with impartial specialist and in depth mortgage advice.
With access to the whole of market and also exclusive mortgage deals not normally available on the high street we are confident that they will be able to help find the very best deal for you.
Take the difficulty out of finding the right mortgage; for further details contact our Cottingham office on or email

Epc Rating - For full details of the EPC rating of this property please contact our office.


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  • Cottingham Station0.6 miles
  • Beverley Station4.0 miles
  • Hull Station4.1 miles
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Quick & Clarke, Cottingham

131 King Street, Cottingham, HU16 5QQ

Established in 1993 and with a network of 6 residential sales and lettings offices our company has been providing a high quality professional service to clients for over 10 years.

Our membership to a number of professional bodies including the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), and the National Asscociation of Estate Agents (NAEA) are just a few ways in which our commitment to quality is registered. Contact Quick & Clarke, prepare to be impressed!

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