Two beautiful Grade II listed country cottages in walled grounds in South Yorkshire have come onto the market.

Vine and Pear Tree cottages are two characterful period houses in South Yorkshire. Both have been through an extensive programme of restoration and retain many period features, which sit along side modern conveniences. The houses remain separate dwellings and as such would suit extended families or those looking for a workspace at home.

Vine Cottage is the principal dwelling, and boasts beamed ceilings and oak floors in its principal reception rooms, and an Italian marble fireplace in the dining room. The handmade oak farmhouse breakfast kitchen is also a useful and elegant family space.

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The oak staircase leads to the galleried landing which in turn leads to the principal bedroom, which sits in the south east corner of the house overlooking the grounds – there are a further three family bedrooms and a family bathroom.

Pear Tree Cottage is a characterful stone-built cottage/barn conversion, again with beamed ceilings in principal rooms. The ground floor has a sitting room, a hall and a study which leads through to the breakfast kitchen, which has French doors out to the garden. The dining room is an impressive space with a vaulted, beamed ceiling; from here an archway leads through to the home office; upstairs are three bedrooms.

The properties come with outstanding formal gardens which include shaped lawns and well-stocked flower beds and borders, mature climbing shrubs and grape vine. The raised sun terrace has a pergola, but the stand out feature is the formal lavender garden on the south side of Vine Cottage which leads into a private walled garden area – the gardens and grounds come to around 2.5 acres.

The picturesque hamlet of Owston has a church dating back to Norman times and is located just seven miles from Doncaster, seven miles from the M62 and three miles from the A1. York is 30 miles and Leeds is 25 miles.

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The guide price is £1m. For further information please contact Carter Jonas on 0113 203 1090 or visit www.carterjonas.co.uk.

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