Dunswell Road, Cottingham, East Yorkshire


Guide price



The property comprises of a former Café, timber framed livestock buildings and 3 permanent grass paddocks in all extending to around 2.87 acres. The property has been well maintained and is conveniently located off Dunswell Road, Cottingham. Historically the property has been operated by the Vendor as a childrens play area with associated café. In more recent years the café has been granted planning consent for use as a holiday home. In the Agents opinion the property is suitable for a variety of business or domestic uses such as equine, leisure or agricultural subject to obtaining the necessary consents.

Location and Access

The property is located in close proximity to the villages of Cottingham and Dunswell with access from Dunswell Road. The Hull to Scarborough Railway line adjoins the property to the west.


The buildings situated on the property comprise: Café 318 x 207 (9.65m x 6.27m) of timber construction. The café includes a kitchen/servery and toilet facilities. Livestock Building 370 x 260 (11.28m x 7.92m) of timber construction with part concrete floor.

No 2 Timber Sheds

Method of Sale

The property is for sale as a whole by Private Treaty. Interested parties should register their interest with Dee Atkinson and Harrison to be kept informed as to how the sale will be concluded. The Vendor reserves the right to complete a sale by any other means at their discretion.

Tenure and Possession

The land is for sale freehold with vacant possession available upon completion.

Stewardship Scheme

The land is not included within a Stewardship scheme.

Basic Payment Scheme

The grassland is considered to be eligible for the Basic Payment Scheme but has not been registered on the Rural Land Register by the Vendor and has not been used to claim agricultural subsidies in the past.

Sporting and Mineral Rights

The sporting and mineral rights are in hand and included in the sale in so far as they are owned.

Nitrate Vulnerable Zone

The land is included within a Nitrate Vulnerable Zone.


A Notice of Decision dated 14th December 2015 approved the change of use of the café to a Holiday Cottage. The permission grants use of the building as a holiday cottage for 12 months of the year. Full details are available on the East Riding of Yorkshire Councils planning portal at https:/

ewplanningaccess/ under reference 15/03187/PLF. Planning enquiries in respect of the property should be directed to: East Riding of Yorkshire Council,

County Hall, Cross Street Beverley, HU17 9BA. Tel: 01482 393939


Water and electricity are not currently connected to the property but we understand that connections are located close by. Foul drainage from the café is to a septic tank located with the property which the Vendor advises is emptied by tanker. Prospective purchasers are advised to satisfy themselves as to the availability of services.

Ingoing Valuation

There will be no ingoing valuation

Overage Provision

The area of the property shown cross hatched pink on the plan contained within these particulars will be sold subject to a clause whereby the Vendor or their Successors in Title will receive 40% of any uplift in the value of the land arising as a result of planning consent for a change of use to residential or leisure being granted for 25 years.

Public Rights of Way, Easements and Wayleaves

The land is sold with the benefit of all the accustomed or granted rights of way, water, support, drainage, electricity supplies, light, or other easements, or quasi easements and restrictive covenants and all existing or proposed wayleaves for electricity, drainage, water, gas and other pipes whether shown on the plan or indicated in these particulars or not and without any obligations to define the same respectively.

Plans, Areas and Schedules

The plans provided in these sales particulars and the areas stated are for guidance only and are subject to verification with the title deeds.

Contaminated Land

The Vendor is not aware of any land having been filled with any contaminated matter referred to in the Environmental Protection Act 1990. The Vendor does not give any guarantee in this respect and advises the Purchaser(s) to make such enquiries and investigations, which may be necessary to satisfy themselves that none of this land is so filled.


In the event that the sale of the property or any part of it or any right attached to it becomes chargeable for the purposes of VAT, such tax will be payable in addition to the purchase price.


Viewing of the land can be arranged strictly by prior appointment with Dee Atkinson & Harrison. Please telephone (01377) 253151.

Further Information

For further information please contact: Samantha Mellor BSc (Hons) MRICS FAAV, Tel: (01377) 253151. Email:


Prepared March 2017

Disclaimer: Dee Atkinson & Harrison for themselves and for the vendors or lessors of this property, whose Agents they are, give notice that these particulars are produced in good faith, are set out as a general guide only and do not constitute any part of a Contract. No person in the employment of Dee Atkinson & Harrison has any authority to make any representation or warranty whatever in relation to this property.

Arrange viewing 01377 538009

Dee Atkinson & Harrison - Sales

56 Market Place, Driffield

See all properties from this agent

Send me homes like this by email

York Press