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Bridges Lane, Ellerton


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
We offer for sale Fox Covert Farm , a fine country property with equestrian facilities, stables, sand manège, barns and outbuildings, standing in approximately 52 acres of land. Enjoying an idyllic situation surrounded by countryside This is an outstanding and elegantly presented family home. The ground floor offers drawing room, snug, master bedroom with two walk in dressing rooms, fitted breakfast kitchen, family room with mezzanine, utility. On the first floor lie four further bedrooms with en-suite and family facilities. This is without doubt one of the finest houses in the area and must be viewed to fully appreciate the quality on offer.

Fox Covert Farm is located near the village of Ellerton only thirteen miles from York and midway between the market towns of Howden, Market Weighton and Pocklington, giving access to the West Riding Connurbations via the motorway network. North Howden station is only a short drive away with regular access to London and other major cities.


On leaving Pocklington head towards the A1079 via West Green, passing the Pocklington School. Straight on at the roundabout, continue through the villages of Allerthorpe and Melbourne, turning left at the Garage signposted Howden. Continue along this road, take a left onto Bridge Lane and Fox Covert Farm is situated on the right hand side


3.29m x 5.50m (10'10 x 18'1 )

An inviting entrance into this fine home. Having a hardwood front entrance door, tiled flooring, concealed radiator, under stairs cupboard, wall light point and stairs to first floor accommodation.


8.50m x 5.00 (27'11 x 16'5 )

An attractive room, having a LPG fire in set in wooden surround and tiled hearth, double glazed window to the side elevation, two concealed radiator, oak flooring, decorative coving.


3.76m x 4.58m (12'4 x 15'0 )

Two double glazed windows to the front elevation, oak flooring, hwam danish wood burning stove, decorative coving and two wall light points.


3.37m x 4.27m (11'1 x 14'0 )

Double glazed window to the rear and side elevation, concealed radiator, oak flooring, coving to ceiling and wall light point.


3.28m x 1.59m (10'9 x 5'3 )

Having hanging rail and fitted cupboards.


3.16m x 4.57m (10'4 x 15'0 )

Double glazed window to the rear elevation, concealed radiator, tiled flooring and recessed spotlighting.


3.25m x 1.55m (10'8 x 5'1 )

Fitted suite comprising sanitan wash hand basin, extra sized shower cubicle, low flush WC, opaque double glazed window to the rear elevation, tiling, tiled flooring, extractor and coving to ceiling.


3.71m x 8.89m (12'2 x 29'2 )

A most impressive dining kitchen. Fitted with a matching arrangement of floor and wall cupboards, working preparation, built in AEG microwave, freezer, wine cooler, dishwasher, Lacanche range with five ring gas hob, Fornair extractor hood, magic carrousel unit, belfast sink, larder cupboards, concealed radiator and oak flooring.

Pantry off with opaque double glazed window and shelving.


1.46m x 1.46m (4'9 x 4'9 )

Fitted two piece suite comprising Sanitan low level WC, low level WC, tiling, coving to ceiling and chrome radiator.


3.97m x 2.57m (13'0 x 8'5 )

Plumbing for automatic washing machine, one and half ceramic sink unit with mixer tap, double glazed window to the front elevation, tiled flooring and radiator.


Oil central heating boiler and tiled flooring.


5.46m x 5.80m (17'11 x 19'0 )

Double glazed window to the side elevation, arched windows, oak flooring, Astro Flamme log burning stove, two designer radiators and stairs to Mezzanine area.


5.50m x 3.29m (18'1 x 10'10 )

Oak flooring, telephone and Internet point, wrought iron balustrade, rear external door with secret door with eaves shelving and light.



4.28m x 3.43m (14'1 x 11'3 )

Double glazed window rear and side elevation, radiator and oak flooring.


1.46m x 3.32m (4'9 x 10'11 )

Fitted suite shower cubicle, low level WC, wash hand basin, marble tiling, recessed lighting.


4.57m x 5.09m (15'0 x 16'8 )

Double glazed window to the front and side elevation, radiator and oak flooring


3.31m (max) 1.57m (min) x 3.28m (10'10 ( max) 5'2

Fitted suite comprising Victoria & Albert freestanding bath, shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, recessed lighting, tiling, extractor fan, oak flooring and radiator.


1.56m x 1.45m (5'1 x 4'9 )

Fitted suite comprising wash hand basin, low level WC, marble flooring and tiling, wash hand basin, low level WC,


3.76m x 4.27m (12'4 x 14'0 )

Double glazed window to the side and rear elevation, radiator and oak flooring.


3.28m x 3.77m (10'9 x 12'4 )

Double glazed window to the front elevation and concealed radiator.


Electric gates lead to a marshall brick drive with turning area which runs around an ornate feature pond that benefits from a brick and pantile filter house. The driveway runs onto front and rear parking areas and to a detached 3 car garage with electric roller shutter door and pedestrian access door.

To the rear of the property is a formally laid out feature garden with gravel paths and geometric floral beds. The geometric garden is bordered by a stone balustrade beyond which is a flagged patio area with summerhouse and stone table with stone bench seats. Mature conifer borders shelter this outdoor entertaining area.

A side blocked paved area and path leads to a front orchard with apple, pear and plum trees and housing a chicken run and recently constructed hen house.

Attached to the house is a brick built stable block comprising:-


5.04m x 2.63m (16'6 x 8'8 )

With wooden panelling, centrally heated and with 1 bowl sink unit and drainer, hot and cold water, base units, work surface and plumbing for a washing machine.


3.67m x 3.03m (12'0 x 9'11 )

With block painted walls, boarded ceiling, rubber mats and automatic water drinker.


3.64m X 3.05m (11'11 X 10'0 )

With block painted walls, boarded ceiling, rubber mats and automatic water drinker.


5.05m x 3.72m (16'7 x 12'2 )

With painted walls and rubber mats.


3.71m x 2.62m (12'2 x 8'7 )

With polished floor and extractor fan.


3.72m x 2.93m (12'2 x 9'7 )

With painted walls, boarded ceiling, automatic water drinker.

Adjacent to the stables and to the front of the property is a sand arena with wall and fence boundary features.

To the side of the property and quite separate from the residential element is a further equestrian/agricultural section which includes:-


Stable block of render block construction under a pitch pantile roof, each 4.71 metres x 3.45 metres with electric light, concrete apron and covered overhang


6 bay barn, 90 x 30 of steel frame construction under a domed, corrugated steel sheet roof,

3 bays enclosed with steel profile sheet cladding, partial grain walling and partial block walling with gable vehicular entrance door and 3 bays open fronted backing onto the garage. Housed within the barn are the oil tanks for the house central heating and tractor diesel.

Lean-to Pole Barn, 66 x 26

4 Bay construction with rear and gable block walls.

To the rear of the equestrian area is the first small fenced paddock and then to the side of the equestrian area is a separate access track which provides access to three further paddocks, each with post and rail fencing and a water supply. Beyond these is an temporary grass11 acre field which benefits from post and wire fencing and a water tank. Beyond the 11 acre field is a temporary grass 35 acre arable/grass field. It is a very productive cereal land.



The land is registered for Basic Farm Payment and Subsidy Entitlement is included in the sale and will be transferred to the Purchaser immediately after completion.


The land is sold subject to and with the benefit of all existing Rights, Easements and Wayleaves whether referred to in these particulars or not. We are not aware of any rights which affect the property.


Oil, Mains Water, Electricity and septic tank.

There are Solar Panels with Maximum Fit Payment Rates.


None of the electrical appliances have been tested by the Agent.

Clubleys give notice that these particulars whilst believed to be accurate are set out as a general outline only for guidance and do not constitute any part of an offer or contract . Intending purchasers or tenants should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact, but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise aso their accuracy. No person in the employment of Clubleys has the authority to make or give any representation or warranty in relation to the property.

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52 Market Place, Pocklington, East Yorkshire

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