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Louvain, Foston on the Wolds, Driffield, East Yorkshire, YO25 8BJ

3 Bedroom, Cottage

Louvain, Foston on the Wolds, East Yorkshire, YO25 8BJ

A unique Period cottage!! This three bedroom semi-detached property has a wealth of character and charm, with many original features, standing on a good sized plot with large garden, Victorian style glass house, driveway and garage.


Located on the Main Street of the conservation village of Foston on the Wolds with open views over fields to the rear.Located off the B1249, Foston has a mix of period and modern well-kept dwellings. It has a warm and friendly community spirit. Holding several activities each month including, Pub night, Film Night, Ladies Group, Over 60's, Pilates and Coffee mornings.

The accommodation consists of

Entrance Hall

With exposed beams, laminate flooring and door leading to:


Fitted with a vanity wash hand basin with granite surface, low level WC and towel radiator.

Living Room and Dining Area 19’9” x 14’2” (6.02m x 4.32m)

On entering through an arched door this room is just full of character!!  With two leaded windows to the front aspect, cast iron range with open working fire and back boiler, wooden plate/shelf rack, original beamed ceiling and radiator. Cupboards to both sides of the fireplace on having a glass display front.

Dining Area

With inner stained glass window through to the kitchen and stairs leading to the first floor. Under stairs storage.

Kitchen 15’8” x 12’10” (4.78m x 3.91m)

With French doors to the garden this room is of excellent proportions.  Fitted with an extensive range of Farmhouse style country kitchen cupboards.  Oil fired Aga with four oven spaces and providing hot water, Belfast sink, radiator and ample room for a dining table.  Door to:

Utility Room

With Belfast sink sat on a fitted cupboards which consist of both wall and base units.  Rear door to the garden.

First Floor

Bedroom One 14’1” x 12’ (4.29m x 3.66m)

A double room with a front and side aspect. Loft access. Built-in fireplace not in use, wardrobes and radiator.

Bedroom Two  12’8” x 9’2” (3.86m x 2.79m)

A double room with exposed beams and views over the rear garden and beyond.

Bedroom Three 8’2” x 7’5” (2.49m x 2.26m)

A single room with a double glazed roof sky light.


Fitted with a three piece suite in cream comprising panelled bath with electric triton shower over, low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin.  Towel radiator and sky light with blind. Floor to ceiling wall tiles.



The garden raises to the rear and mostly laid to lawn with mature shrub borders.  There is a gravelled area around the house and driveway.

Paved steps lead to the Victorian style glass house which has a brick built base with a wooden frame (does require some attention).  To the front of this building is a large paved patio area.


A single rendered garage with store/workshop behind, power and light connected.  Double wooden doors to the front and dual side door

Central Heating

A mix of part oil/part solid fuel heating. Recently had a new bunded oil tank


Mains water and electricity are connected to the property.  Drainage is to a septic tank.


We believe the tenure of the property to be Freehold however this should be confirmed by the Vendors Solicitors.


Strictly by appointment through the Sole Agents Sand and Co Limited 01262 488032.

EPC Rating

Current F, Potential E.

Council Tax

Council Tax is payable to the East Riding of Yorkshire Council.  The property is currently shown as listed in Council Tax Band C.

All measurements are provided as guidance only. Measurement and statements are not to be relied upon as representing of fact.

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