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5 Bed Detached House  For Sale  Church Lane  East Cottingwith,York  East Riding of Yorkshire  YO42  - £575,000

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This grand design barn renovation has been lovingly modernised over 20 years into a fantastic 5 bedroom family home whilst maintaining all the character & charm with many features of the original building. Located in the countryside village of East Cottingwith, the traditional farming village is just 8 miles south west of Pocklington which provides an array of amenities, shops and schools, Derwent Ings National Nature Reserve & Pocklington Canal both border the village which offer good walking routes. It is also conveniently located for commute to York, Leeds & Hull via the motorway networks and mainline railway stations nearby in Howden, Goole and York.

This unique property briefly comprises of: Entrance Hall, Living Room, Study, Kitchen, Dining Room, Garden Room, Downstairs Cloakroom, Utility Room, Gardeners Store Room, 5 Bedrooms, 2 Ensuite Bathrooms, House Bathroom, Gallery, Store Room and Large Garden.

The property also benefits from oil fired central heating and wood framed double glazing.


A solid oak door opens into the East Wing of the house to reveal a grand oak staircase escalating from a stone floor. The tall vaulted ceiling allows light to absorb into the hall through a large arch window at the staircase centre. Also offering oak skirting, spotlighting, 2 radiators, window to side aspect and solid oak doors leading to:

6.12m (20' 1") x 5.18m (17' 0")
A large old brick open fireplace with exposed lintel sits to the heart of the room and has an integral decorative oven within the surround. The room also provides exposed original ceiling beams, with 3 windows to front aspect and a single window to the side all with Yorkshire stone window cills, radiator, spotlighting and a small window to each side of the fireplace feature the brick slits previously used for the barns ventilation.

4.14m (13' 7") x 3.20m (10' 6")
Fitted African Iroko book case claims one and a half sides of the room and leads to a solid Iroko wood door, opening to reveal a wine cellar with brick tiled floor, fitted shelving, lighting and plenty of storage. The room also offers a window to side aspect with Yorkshire stone window cill, radiator and oak skirting.

5.66m (18' 7") x 4.27m (14' 0")
The York stone flooring leads from the hallway through to a large kitchen with an original truss housed in its tall ceilings. Fitted with oak wall and floor units with solid Iroko wood worktops offering ample storage and house an integral dishwasher, microwave, fridge and sunken butler sink with mixer tap An exposed brick chimney rises to the ceiling with frosted block glass windows to either side. The room also offers antique terracotta floor tiles, spotlighting, wall hatch to dining area, window to side aspect and door to side kitchen garden.

5.89m (19' 4") x 4.22m (13' 10")
With two exposed trusses, and courtyard views through the large windows positioned to either side of wood framed French doors. An open fire with exposed brickwork and chimney breast sits to one end of the room which also offers antique terracotta floor tiles, 2 radiators, skirting, spotlighting, wall hatch to the kitchen and door to:

With understairs storage, pine skirting, radiator, stairs to first floor, window to front aspect, and doors to:

2.57m (8' 5") x 2.26m (7' 5")
Fitted with white floor units and laminate worktop, with space for washing machine, tumble dryer and a tall fridge/freezer. Stainless steel sink with tiled splash back, antique terracotta floor tiles, frosted block glass window to rear and extractor.

2.57m (8' 5") x 2.08m (6' 10")
With WC & basin, radiator, frosted block glass window to rear and extractor.

10.29m (33' 9") x 3.51m (11' 6")
This exceptionally bright family room offers views to both the courtyard and garden through large windows positioned either side of wood framed double patio doors at both sides. With brick tiled flooring, 3 large exposed trusses, exposed brickwork walls, decorative pendulum lighting, and 2 coloured vertical radiators.

Providing ample storage space and housing the floor standing boiler and electrics. A large door with wood framed windows to either side leads to a side terraced area with further door leading to:

With WC & basin.


The large oak staircase leads to a half landing with a large arch window to the side elevation with Yorkshire stone window cill, before splitting to both left and right. As well an additional window to the side elevation, uplighters and spotlighting, the stairs follow to doors leading to:

5.18m (17' 0") x 4.65m (15' 3")
A twin level double bedroom with vaulted ceilings, exposed trusses & purlins, large arch window with Yorkshire stone window cill and views to the front of the property, further window with views to the south. The lower level offers plenty of room for a large double bed, a radiator with oak beam shelf overhead, Five small windows cascade upwards towards the ceiling making a feature of the brick slits once used for the barn ventilation. The second levels offers space for wardrobes & drawers. A further velux window to the side elevation, and door to:

3.84m (12' 7") x 2.34m (7' 8")
Benefiting from travertine floor tiles warmed by underfloor heating. A luxury double ended stone resin bath with standalone mixer tap sits on a raised dais lit from underneath by floor mounted lighting. A second raised dais has a WC with concealed cistern. Between the daises is a walk in open shower with wall mounted vertical shower mixer and a basin with chrome mixer tap is mounted upon a floating solid oak vanity unit. Travertine part tiled walls surround the room with a large heated towel rail, the room also offers spotlighting, shaver socket, extractor and window to side aspect.

With oak flooring, oak banister, skirting, spotlighting and steps following to a further hatch to:

Housing water tanks for the property on shelving to the far end as well as providing a basin with hot and cold taps, this room offers plenty of storage. With exposed beams, wood floor and Velux window to side elevation. There is plenty of potential with this space to convert and create a further room.

3.84m (12' 7") x 3.25m (10' 8")
A door leading from the East Wing stairway opens into a double bedroom with hardwood framed window and Yorkshire stone window cill offering courtyard views, with oak skirting, radiator and door to:

2.01m (6' 7") x 1.42m (4' 8")
Offering fully tiled walls, a white WC, basin & pedestal, shower cubicle with electric shower, radiator, skirting, and window to side elevation.

Window offering courtyard views, radiator, skirting, access to an insulated loft with storage area and doors to:

5.41m (17' 9") x 2.64m (8' 8")
Double room offering window with garden views, radiator and skirting.

3.96m (13' 0") x 2.57m (8' 5")
Double room offering window with garden views, radiator and skirting.

2.54m (8' 4") x 2.06m (6' 9")
A single bedroom with window to side elevation, skirting and radiator.

A white WC, bath and basin surrounded by part tiled walls with dado rail boarder, radiator, shaver socket, skirting, airing cupboard with shelving, extractor and frosted block glass window to rear.

The property is approached via a gravel driveway, leading to the oil tank and concreted space for a double garage (with current permission) which sits to the end of the driveway. Gravel runs into the courtyard via a brick walled entrance and surrounds a lavender bush centre piece with a circular stone slab border. Various flower and shrub arrangements sit tight to the property walls. A small lawn area to the front with pavestone path leading to a trellised arch and seating area. A herb garden resides at the end of the pathway and access to the property can be gained via a door to the kitchen. To the other side of the property lies a large brick terraced area with access to the garden room as well as gardener’s storeroom. A wood shed with ample wood storage space sits tucked away against the property wall. Steps rise up onto a large lawn area approximately half an acre in size. A semi-circular copper beech hedge features to the centre guarding English Cox and Discovery apple and pear orchard to its rear. A vegetable patch sits to one side of the orchard and a large yew hedge alcove to the other protects a compost area to the very rear.

These are for general guidance only. You are responsible to confirm accuracy by inspection.
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