Historic ferryman’s cottage for sale
WALLPEPPER, which dates from the early 1700s, was the home of the local ferry master at a Saxon crossing over the River Rye.
The cottage in Butterwick, near Malton, has been significantly extended recently to create a spacious family home. The hamlet remains quaint and now has a stone bridge over the river. The owner of the property has lodged the anchor belonging to the last ferryman into the stump of an old apple tree as a memento.
The house, which is in two acres, has a drawing room, kitchen, dining room, sitting room, garden room, utility, bathroom, study/bedroom five, cloakroom, master bedroom, three further bedrooms, dressing room, bathroom, box room. It is £565,000, www.carterjonas.co.uk