For sale: 10-bedroom Yorkshire mansion that has its own hat room and cross-country course

A Grade II-listed Queen Anne mansion with a private equestrian complex has gone on the market.

Sunday, 17th June 2018, 12:31 pm
Updated Tuesday, 19th June 2018, 6:20 pm

Colton Lodge, situated between York and Tadcaster, is so big it even has its own hat room.

This former railway station in Yorkshire is for sale - and it still has the original platformThe country estate has 15 acres of grounds, which include stabling for 10 horses and a cross-country course.

It's being marketed through York estate agents Carter Jonas with a guide price of just below £3million.

Fancy living in this Tolkien-style gentleman's retreat in the North York Moors?The mansion has been extensively refurbished and modernised, although the original sash windows remain. There's an Aga, a Poggenphol kitchen and two glazed extensions on the ground floor.

There is a drawing room, dining room, study, snug, breakfast kitchen, maid's kitchen, master bedroom suite with dressing and bathrooms, three further en-suite bedrooms with dressing rooms, six more bedrooms, a guest sitting room, kitchenette and two house bathrooms.

Outside, the estate boasts stunning gardens, woodland, topiary, a moat and the impressive equestrian complex, which includes a stable block, fold yard, feed room, cross-country course, manege, paddocks and two fields.

Above the garages is a large studio space.