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6 bedroom detached house for sale
- Substantial Detached House
- Grade II Listed
- Situated in Walled Grounds
- Four Reception Rooms
- Breakfast Kitchen & Utility
- Five / Six Bedrooms
- Outbuildings & Garaging
- Snooker Room & Office
Being a former Ancaster farm, The Firs is situated in walled grounds and makes up part of an idyllic street scene in this Rutland Water village. A substantial three storey, five/six bedroom, as one of the bedrooms is accessed through another. three bathroom residence with a separate barn which has been converted to a snooker room with office over, together with a three bay garage converted from a barn which may convert to further accommodation STLAPP with a further range of outbuildings. The house has a homely feel whilst having some more formal reception rooms, impressive wide staircase with second flight of stairs to the rear of the property and servants' bells, breakfast kitchen, utility / laundry room, rear entrance lobby, stone stairs down to large vaulted cellar, downstairs cloakroom, snug / family room, master bedroom with en suite, three further bedrooms and bathroom to first floor with second floor having large bathroom and one/two further bedrooms. The Firs is a Grade II listed property and was built by the Ancaster Estate as one of their principal properties and is an ideal family home ideally located for Oakham, Stamford, the A1 and Mainline Trains at Peterborough.
Main Entrance Hall
12'2 x 8'2 (3.71m x 2.49m)
From the front door there is a small entrance area off of which doors to both main reception rooms and stairs to first floor. This Entrance Hall is accessed from the back of the house. Phone point; wall lights; vaulted ceiling; door into cellar. Archway through to:
Leading to back staircase to the first floor. Radiator; wall lights and window to side. Area for hanging coats.
Low level flush WC; pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splash back; window to side; cupboard off with shelving.
18'2 x 15'2 (5.54m x 4.62m)
Fireplace with wood surround inset with marble and marble hearth. Housing real flame gas fire; UPVC window to front; wall lights; TV point; ornamental detail to ceiling with dado rail. Archway through to: -
11'10 x 8'4 (3.61m x 2.54m)
Ornamental detail to ceiling; dado rail; radiator; window to side; UPVC french doors opening onto the rear patio.
18' x 15'4 (5.49m x 4.67m)
Windows to front and side. Fireplace with wood surround inset with marble and marble hearth housing a real flame gas fire; picture rail; ornamental detail to ceiling; ceiling rose and radiator.
13'6 x 12'4 (4.11m x 3.76m)
Fitted with range of base and wall mounted units incorporating a porcelain one and a half bowl sink; single drainer; mixer taps; rolled edge worksurface with tiled splashbacks. Range cooker with extractor hood over; fitted dishwasher; fitted fridge; tiled floor; exposed beams; exposed stone wall with french doors opening onto the rear garden. Original servants bells; cupboard housing the boiler; window to side; under cupboard lights; satellite TV point and radiator.
11' x 7'10 (3.35m x 2.39m)
Range of wall and base units; single drainer stainless steel sink; rolled edge worksurface; plumbing for washing machine; dryer; water softener; large double storage cupboard off. Stone steps down to:
Cellar - Room One
17'4 x 12' (5.28m x 3.66m)
Cellar Room Two
13'7 x 12'2 (4.14m x 3.71m)
15'3 x 12'6 (4.65m x 3.81m)
Feature inglenook fireplace; exposed stonework; solid wood beam above housing a cast iron wood burner sat on flagstone; windows to both sides; exposed beams; radiator; feature display alcove; TV and telephone point.
First Floor Landings
Two landings to the first floor. The back landing is off the back staircase and the front landing is off the front staircase. The front landing has a window at the top; door to the second staircase to the second floor.
16'5 x 15'4 (5.00m x 4.67m)
Fitted wardrobes; UPVC window to front; radiator; feature cast iron open fireplace with wooden surround; TV point; coving and ceiling rose.
10 x 5'10 (0.25m x 1.78m)
Panelled bath with mixer shower fitting over; pedestal wash hand basin; low level flush WC; bidet; partly tiled; radiator; window to front and coving.
15'2 x 15'8 Maximum (4.62m x 4.78m Maximum)
Sink unit with storage under; fitted wardrobe; window to front and side and radiator.
Runs the depth of the rear of the house; two windows to the side; radiator; double airing cupboard with radiator and shelving.
15'2 x 10'4 (4.62m x 3.15m)
Window to side; fitted wardrobe; fitted cupboard; radiator.
12'3 x 10'9 (3.73m x 3.28m)
Sink unit with storage under; two windows to side; radiator; fitted cupboard off; phone and fax point.
8'5 x 9'7 (2.57m x 2.92m)
Feature roll top cast iron bath with claw feet; fully tiled shower with chrome drop shower; pedestal wash hand basin; low level flush WC; black and white tiled floor; exposed beam; window to side; school style radiator with towel rail; shaving point.
Second Floor Landing
Window to front; storage in eaves. Cupboard housing hot water cylinder and access into roof space.
13'4 x 11' (4.06m x 3.35m)
Panelled bath with mixer shower fitting; pedestal wash hand basin; low level flush WC; radiator; storage in the eaves; window to front.
13'7 x 11'10 (4.14m x 3.61m)
Window to front; storage in eaves; radiator. Door through to: -
22'9 x 11'4 (6.93m x 3.45m)
Exposed beams; radiator; window to side.
Window to side and tank. Leads through to:
13'10 x 10'8 (4.22m x 3.25m)
Exposed trusses; beams and window to side.
To the front of the property is wrought iron railing with two gates; pathways; ornamental lawned areas. To the side is the main driveway. This property owns the main driveway, there are three other properties that have access over this area. Large block paved area for parking.
Large Triple Garage
43'3 x 23'4 (13.18m x 7.11m)
Tall roof, which gives potential to put in a roof for further storage. Power, lights and water.
40'2 x 16'2 maximum. (12.24m x 4.93m maximum.)
Currently used as a games room with a four/fifths snooker table which could be available by separate negotiation. Exposed beams; exposed stonework; brick work above doors and windows; original barn door. To the front is a stable door and window. Bar with wall mounted sink unit with hot water. Downstairs toilet. Stairs to the first floor:-
40'4 x 16'6 (12.29m x 5.03m)
Vaulted ceiling; exposed trusses and beams; exposed stonework to both gable ends; window to side.
With gated access. Two red brick outbuildings, one of which would have been the former outside toilet. Two storage rooms off, currently used as log store/garden store. Storage behind.
Former Wash House
17'8 x 12' (5.38m x 3.66m)
This would make a nice home office with many original features with exposed red brick; old wash basin; pig trough; old stove; window; stable door; power and lighting; storage in the roof space.
Large patio area; large expanse of lawn; well stocked flower and shrub beds. Enclosed by original stone and brick walling. Summer house with power and lighting and paved patio area in front. Stone steps up to a further garden area where there is a small orchard area.
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