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8 bedroom detached house for sale

St. Martins House, Church Street, Owston Ferry, Doncaster, DN9

Under Offer £499,950

Property Description

Key features

  • 8 bedrooms
  • 7 reception rooms
  • 4 bathrooms
  • Basement
  • Garage
  • Workshop
  • Gardens & grounds about 2.5 acres
  • EPC Rating = F

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Substantial 8 bedroom former Rectory with garage and workshop, set in about 2.5 acres of grounds.


Owston Ferry is a small rural village just to the south of Epworth. Epworth is a vibrant town with a selection of shops, pubs, restaurants, a leisure centre with gym facilities and swimming pool, primary and secondary school. There are road links to Lincoln (30 miles), Doncaster (17 miles), Leeds (51 miles) or Sheffield (36 miles) and Doncaster Airport is approximately 13 miles away. Retford train station, 18 miles away, provides a direct rail link to London (Kings Cross from 90 minutes). All mileages and times are approximate.


St Martins House is a substantial 8 bedroom former Rectory which enjoys a large mature plot close to the Church from which it takes its name. The property has undergone some restoration and although the work is not complete, St Martins House offers endless potential with over 5,800 square feet and would make an ideal family home.

In more detail the accommodation comprises grand entrance hall with feature staircase with lantern, family room, study, breakfast room, double aspect reception room set into bay window, drawing room with bay window overlooking gardens and fireplace, fitted kitchen, WC, sitting room/snug with fireplace, garden room which leads onto the garage and workshop. The first floor is accessed by two staircases and has six bedrooms and three bathrooms, the top floor has two further bedrooms and a bathroom. These separate staircases could create a self-contained annexe subject to the necessary planning consents.

Outside the property is approached via a gravel driveway with hard standing for several vehicles. The mature gardens surround the house with established trees and beds.

Please note our client will be placing a clawback agreement on the property, please contact the office for further details.

Photographs taken September 2017

Square Footage: 6,296 sq ft
Acreage: 2.5 Acres


From the M180 take the A161 south towards Epworth. Once in the village of Epworth turn left onto High Street which becomes Rectory Street then follow Melwood Hill into the village of Owston Ferry. Once in the village turn right onto Church Street and head towards St Martins Church, as the road bears right continue straight and St Martins House is on the left.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
23 October 2017

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