Gorgeous grade II-listed Georgian house could be yours for £225,000 but is there room to swing a cat? One of Britain’s SMALLEST detached houses goes up for sale
One of Britains smallest detached houses has gone on sale for £225,000 as a grade II-listed Georgian residence.
The tiny property on the Grimston Park Estate in Tadcaster, 北约克郡, measures just 10ft 5ins by 8ft 6ins above ground and is just 408sq ft.
The cube-shaped home is up for sale for a quarter of a million pounds, complete with an underground living quarters and spiral staircase.
Described as ‘steeped in history’ the grade II-listed home is also known for its quirkiness.
And it sits on the Grimston Park Estate which has been a haunt for the British monarchy since the 1800s.
The tiny property on the Grimston Park Estate in Tadcaster, 北约克郡, measures just 10ft 5ins by 8ft 6ins above ground and is just 408sq ft
The cube-shaped home is up for sale for a quarter of a million pounds, complete with an underground living quarters and spiral staircase. Pictured is the minuscule upstairs bedroom
It is one of two gatehouses that can be found at the entrance of the Grade II Georgian country house in the park.
Its sister house went on sale for £250,000 in 2020. The average house price in the market town of Tadcaster is £338,000.
The mezzanine area is finished with olive green wooden planks and vintage-style wall lights.
Down the stairs is the 13ft long basement, complete with tiny living area, kitchen and bathroom kitted out with character furniture.
的 241 sq ft basement includes yellow walls, a sunroof and tiled flooring.
Down the stairs is the 13ft long basement, complete with tiny living area, kitchen and bathroom kitted out with character furniture. French doors lead to a sunken garden with shrubs and a seating area (图为)
Grimston Park manor once hosted James VI of Scotland, who visited on his way to becoming the king of England. 图为: The house’s dinky bathroom complete with freestanding rolltop bath and check tiles
There are views over Grimston Park and the associated parkland which stretches down to the banks of the River Wharfe, with Tadcaster visible in the distance
French doors lead to a sunken garden with shrubs and a seating area.
Its stately exterior is built from Limestone Ashlad blocks and a figure of a warrior can be seen kneeling on the stepped roof.
Outside there is a lawned garden with outdoor furniture and cast iron railings.
Grimston Park manor once hosted James VI of Scotland, who visited on his way to becoming the king of England.
It was also utilised by the RAF during the Second World War.
The property can’t be rented out for holiday lets but it would make someone a great second or holiday home for those who want to escape the city
With plenty of architectural wonder both inside and out there is a lawned garden flanked by mature hedging and a low wall topped by cast iron railings
The main property has been converted into luxury housing and a little community, which the new owners of this tiny house can also enjoy.
A spokesman for agents Hunters said: ‘Steeped in history and built with a Limestone Asher block exterior lies this Grade II listed Georgian gate house opening towards to stunning Grimston Park Estate in a beautiful rural location.
‘This unique detached home has been improved by the current owners and is arranged over two floors, the ground floor and underground living accommodation.
‘The current owners have lived in this property for many years and have enjoyed the convenient location and the community that the estate has to offer.
‘The estate itself has been visited by many British monarchy since the 1800s and first appeared in the Doomsday Book in 1086.
Its sister house went on sale for £250,000 in 2020 (图为). The average house price in the market town of Tadcaster is £338,000
图为: The sister gatehouse’s small living area with a titchy fireplace to keep residents nice and cosy throughout winter
‘The estate boasts stunning countryside and is within reach of the Tadcaster amenities and links to the A64/A1 roads.
‘Rail links in Church Fenton & Ulleskelf a drive away make this the perfect retreat for those who commute to York or Leeds but enjoy the quiet life.’
Its sister house went up for sale in 2020 for £250,000 with a completely different look.
It boasted a barrel ceilinged cellar bathroom with white mosaic tiles, modern decor and dark wooden accents.
The most striking difference is the stairs – which were straight rather than spiral.
图为: The sister gatehouse’s kitchen with wot much space to entertain guests but enough to cook a treat for visitors who don’t mind a bit of al fresco dining
Tiny properties have gained popularity in recent years as people explore new ways to live.
An uber modern tiny home is up for sale for £429,950 a stone’s throw from Victoria Park, 伦敦.
的 224 sq ft house is poised at the end of a garden and has reduced head height below 1.5-metres in some areas.
A house measuring six feet wide and ten feet tall, known as the Quay House, has become a popular tourist attraction in a Welsh fishing village.
The property in sleepy village Conwy can fit just four people in at any one time.
According to tour guides, people come from as far as Australia, America and Japan to squeeze into the quirky dwelling.