His­toric fer­ry­man’s cot­tage for sale

Yorkshire Post - Property - - PROPERTY -

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

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