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Merehead, Walkington, Beverley

Offers In The Region Of £650,000

5 bedroom house

Detached bungalow set in more than two acres overlooking the village pond. Excellent development opportunity. For Sale by Informal Tender - 5.30pm, 1st July.

Merehead is a detached 1960s bungalow with outbuildings surrounded by gardens of more than two acres and overlooking The Mere in this popular East Riding village. It offers potential for re-development as a high quality single dwelling or refurbishment of the existing bungalow along with the adjacent garage and outbuildings. Built by a builder for his family’s own occupation the property has been a much loved family home for a generation and is now ready for a new chapter in its history.

House: 2 reception rooms, kitchen, wc, house bathroom, 5 bedrooms

Garage block: double garage, outbuildings

Gardens and grounds

In all some 2.12 acres

  • Detached bungalow of 2664 sq ft
  • Garaging and outbuildings
  • Sits in the centre of its gardens and grounds
  • Plot of 2.12 acres
  • Potential for re-development
  • Heart of a superb East Riding village
  • Walking distances to shops and amenities
  • No onward purchase
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House: 2 reception rooms, kitchen, wc, house bathroom, 5 bedrooms

Garage block: double garage, outbuildings

Gardens and grounds

In all some 2.12 acres

For Sale Freehold


The extensive gardens are predominantly laid to lawn, punctuated with ornamental conifers and, towards the boundaries, mature hardwood trees. From the house the gardens descend to the village pond, The Mere, and the street. Beyond the northern boundary are fields and pastures. A fenced off former dog exercise area lies to the west of the house and garden.


The garage is constructed of a pitched Rosemary tiled roof with a felted flat roof to the rear section, has panel radiators and a water tap. There is a double up-and-over garage door to the front and double timber doors open to the rear yard. Adjoining the garage is a range of brick outbuildings including three stores, boiler house and gardener’s wc. In addition, there are three timber felt roofed sheds. The steel oil tank lies to the rear of garage.


Merehead lies a short stroll from the heart of the village of Walkington where there is a range of facilities including a primary school, public houses, village shop, village hall, bowling green and regular bus services. The market town of Beverley – ranked as one of the best towns in England - lies some five minutes away by car, the M62 is within ten miles and York can be reached comfortably in under an hour.


Tenure: Freehold with vacant possession offered on completion.

EPC rating: F

Services & Systems: Mains water, electricity and foul drainage. Oil-fired central heating (Worcester Bosch boiler).

Development Uplift Clause: The property is offered subject to a development uplift clause. The 30% clawback payment is to apply for a period of 30 years from the date of completion of the sale. The precise terms of the development uplift clause will be prepared by the vendor’s solicitors.

Restrictive Covenants: 1) The purchaser is required to maintain a cattle-proof fence along the northern boundary of the property. 2) There shall not be erected on the property any buildings other than one detached private bungalow or dwelling house of brick or stone or both, such materials with necessary outbuildings and garage accommodation and greenhouse. 3) No building is to be erected on the property which is not in accordance with plans and elevations which have been approved in writing by the vendor, such approval not to be unreasonably withheld. 4) No trade or business shall be carried out on the land or any part thereof.

Fixtures & Fittings: Only those mentioned in these sales particulars are included in the sale. All others, such as fitted carpets, curtains, light fittings, garden ornaments etc., are specifically excluded but may be made available by separate negotiation.

Viewing: Strictly by appointment

Local authority: East Riding of Yorkshire. Council Tax G. A small part of the curtilage is included within a Conservation Area – the north and east side of The Mere.

Directions: Heading into Walkington from the east/Beverley on the B1230 village road, you will find Merehead on the right hand side. The drive lies just before ‘The Mere’ opposite Autherd Garth.

Photographs, particulars and showreel: April 2022

NB: Google map images may neither be current nor a true representation.

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