This charming "chocolate box cottage" in East Yorkshire dates back to the 1770s.

The three-bedroom detached cottage in Main Street, East Cottingwith, is for sale and is being marketed by Purplebircks. It is on the market for £320,000.

The home has a "superb dining kitchen", "impressive inglenook fireplace", and "attractive gardens".

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The three-bedroom detached cottage in Main Street, East Cottingwith, is being marketed by Purplebircks and is on the market for £320,000
The three-bedroom detached cottage in Main Street, East Cottingwith, is being marketed by Purplebircks and is on the market for £320,000

"A charming and spacious detached cottage situated in a pretty conservation village," the estate agent says.

"Contrary to its name, the property offers well-proportioned accommodation extending to around 1300 ft.² and is full of charm and character with many period features including an impressive inglenook fireplace and original beams throughout.

"The cottage dates back to the 1770s with an interesting history and has been sympathetically updated and improved to an exacting standard."

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The estate agent adds: "To the front of this chocolate box cottage is an attractive garden with picket fence and a storage shed.

"To the rear is a superb low maintenance garden, paved with reclaimed York stone flags.

"The mature, cottage-style garden houses a series of raised beds and mature borders, with a large timber shed providing ample storage. The garden offers an excellent degree of privacy."

For more details about the property and all its features, click here.