Looking for a Grand Design? Convert this Yorkshire windmill into your dream home

A disused windmill, which is a familiar landmark for passengers on the East Coast mainline between York and Doncaster, is up for sale, along with planning permission to convert it into a home.

The windmilll, which sits between Appleton Roebuck and Bolton Percy, for sale through Croft Residential.

The Grade-II listed building, between the villages of Appleton Roebuck and Bolton Percy, near York, dates from 1820 and ground corn until the 1930s

Brothers Henry and John Houseman, whose father Harry purchased the windmill in 1964 as part of a plot of agricultural land, are now selling the structure John’s wife Jane says: “We are looking forward to seeing what sort of exciting restoration project will transform this amazing old building.

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Toby Cockcroft, director of Croft Residential, the York-based agency marketing the windmill, adds: “The views from the top of the mill are fabulous with panoramas of York Minster and a vast sweep of the surrounding area. The property is just 20 minutes’ drive from York.”

The windmilll in need of restoration with planning permission to convert

The windmill is for sale by informal tender with a closing date of 12 noon on Thursday, June 21, 2018.

All offers should be submitted in writing to Croft Residential, Pavilion 2000, Amy Johnson Way, York, YO30 4XT or to [email protected]

The guide price is £200,000

The top of the windmill.