Wren Cottage, Wass, York, YO61 4AX | Guide price £350,000

Wren Cottage is a three bedroom stone built cottage, set within beautiful mature gardens in the idyllic village of Wass. When the cottage was built much thought was given to being energy efficient.

Built in recent years this much loved family home comprises; entrance hallway, guest cloakroom, utility room, kitchen and lounge/dining area with doors onto the garden. To the first floor there are three good sized bedrooms with an en-suite to the master and the house bathroom. The cottage is set back from the road with an enclosed English country cottage garden with patio area, raised beds, vegetable plots, fruit trees, greenhouse and summer house. There is a car port that is secure and has power and lighting. Parking accessed to the side of the property via a gate.

Wass is a small south facing valley on the edge of the North Yorkshire Moors and within the boundaries of the North Yorkshire Moors National Park with fantastic walks through ancient woodland right on your doorstep. It is a tranquil setting surrounded by wooded hills and a pretty beck meanders along the western boundary of the heart of the development. There is a village pub, farm shop and church. Within easy travelling distance of Helmsley, Ampleforth, Malton and Thirsk. There is a Catholic primary school St Benedicts and C of E primary St Hildas in the neighboring village of Ampleforth. Ampleforth College has a gym and swimming pool open to public. Coffee shops and tea rooms in Ampleforth and Coxwold are nearby. Wass has a good village community with lots of events; open gardens, scarecrow display, charity nights, Cèilidh nights and pizza nights with a library in the village hall.


EPC Rating TBC


Tiled flooring, power points, stairs to first floor landing.


Natural stone tiled flooring, low flush WC, wash hand basin with vanity unit and extractor fan.


Tiled flooring, wall and base units with sink, airing cupboard, under stairs storage cupboard and door to side aspect leading to garden.

KITCHEN (3.17m x 3.06m)

Window to front and side aspect, tiled flooring, range of base and wall units with granite worktops, integrated dishwasher, integrated fridge/ freezer, electric oven, electric hob and power points.

LOUNGE/ DINING ROOM (6.29m 3.70m)

Windows to side aspect, feature fireplace with log burner, wood flooring, power points and French doors to side aspect leading to garden.


Windows to side aspect and, power points.

MASTER BEDROOM (3.44m x 3.06m)

Windows to front and side aspect, radiators and power points.

MASTER EN-SUITE (1.62m x 2.40m)

Windows to the front aspect, storage cupboard, natural stone tiled flooring with under floor heating, fully tiled walls, corner shower cubicle with power shower, low flush WC, wash basin with vanity unit, radiator, shaver point and extractor fan.

BEDROOM TWO (2.50m x 3.47m)

Windows to side aspect, radiators, power points and loft access(part boarded).

BEDROOM THREE (3.79m x 2.83m)

Windows to side aspect, radiator and power points.

HOUSE BATHROOM (2.65m x 1.41m)

Window to side aspect, natural stone tiled floor with under floor heating, fully tiled walls, low flush WC, wash hand basin with vanity unit, bath with mixer taps, shower screen and shower above.


Beautiful country enclosed garden laid to lawn with patio area, raised beds, fruit trees, green house, summer house, vegetable patches, hedges and security lights.


Car port with lock up storage area with power.


Parking available in car port or to the front of car port.


In order to meet the criteria any prospective buyer must meet one of the following:
(1) Has been permanently resident within the National Park for at least 3 years; or
(2) while not now resident within the parish, has either long standing links with the local community, which must include a previous period of residence of 3 years or more, or an essential need arising from age or infirmity to move to a village to be near relatives who have been permanently resident within the National Park for at least the previous 3 years; or
(3) an essential need to live close to his/her work in the parish or adjoining parishes within the National Park which may include people with the offer of a job within the parish who cannot take up the offer because of lack of local needs housing.


Ground source heat pump and mains drainage. There is also underfloor heating throughout ground floor.


The house benefits from high levels of energy efficiency, noise and thermal insulation levels. Heating and hot water are supplied by a state of the art ground source heat pump which extracts heat from the surrounding gardens and distributing central heating via a combination of under floor heating and traditional type radiators. This cutting edge system has no emissions and no unsightly pipe work or tanks and of course no oil or gas bills.




Floorplan for Wren Cottage, Wass, York, YO61 4AX