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5 bedroom detached house for sale


Sold STC £499,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached period Grade II listed home
  • Central village location
  • Master bedroom with En suite
  • Five bedrooms
  • Double garage and extensive parking
  • Annexe/Games room
  • Superbly re fitted kitchen family room
  • Private walled garden with views over to the Church

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Virginia Cottage, a Grade II Listed stone family home set in the heart of the village under a pantile roof with many original features being retained including exposed beams and inglenook fireplace.

The accommodation briefly comprises:

Ground Floor: Large Reception hall, Drawing room, Dining room, Study, Superbly refitted kitchen with Barratt & Swann units opening through to a lovely Breakfast-Family Room, Utility and Cloakroom.

First Floor: Master bedroom with En suite and Dressing room, Four further bedrooms and Family bathroom.

Outside there is a graveled driveway leading to Double garage and annexe, which is presently a Games Room, this could provide an office and be incorporated with the main property, subject to planning.

To the rear is a walled lawned garden with views to the Church.

Front Entrance
Reception Hall:
5m (16ft 5in) x 4.55m (14ft 11in)
Window to front elevation with window seat, quarry tiled floor, stairs to first floor with cupboard under, telephone point, two wall points, boxed radiator, feature fireplace and hearth, timber door to front elevation.

Drawing Room:
4.9m (16ft 1in) x 4.4m (14ft 5in)
With feature inglenook fireplace with exposed beams, dog grate and canopy, two windows to front elevation, double radiator, television point, two wall light points.

Dining Room:
5.08m (16ft 8in) x 4.85m (15ft 11in)
With woodblock floor, feature stone fireplace, two windows to front elevation, one window to side elevation, exposed beams, three wall light points, recessed cupboard, double radiator, door to Drawing Room and Kitchen.

4.44m (14ft 7in) x 3.66m (12ft 0in)
Dual aspect window, recessed shelving, double radiator, telephone point, television point, triple spotlight, fitted storage units, dimmer switch, door to Reception Hall.

Kitchen Breakfast Room:
Kitchen area: 5.31m x 2.28m (17'5 x 7'10) Recently refitted with quality hand made Barratt & Swann maple wood units with an extensive range of base and eye level cupboards with under cupboard lighting, including double pan drawer, pull out tall standing larder unit, recess for fridge freezer, recess for range with canopy over, built in microwave, plumbing for dishwasher, cutlery drawer, granite work surfaces, window to side and rear elevations, built in maple storage unit, inset 1 1/2 bowl stainless steel sink unit with integrated waste bin, teracotta tiled flooring with underfloor heating, recessed ceiling lighting.
Breakfast-Family area: 5.05m x 4.59m (16'7 x 15'1) Deep windows overlooking gardens with French doors, two wall light points, recessed ceiling lighting, television and telephone points, teracotta tiled floor with underfloor heating.

Breakfast - Family area
Kitchen Breakfast Room.
Inner Hall:
With quarry tiled floor, cupboard housing boiler, cloaks rail.

With contemporary white suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin with tiled surround, low level WC, laminate floor, two windows to rear elevation.

Inner Lobby:
With walk in shelved pantry, teracotta tiled floor

Utility Room:
3.61m (11ft 10in) x 2.24m (7ft 4in)
With a range of Shaker style base and eye level cupboards, window to rear elevation, glazed door to rear garden, inset single drainer coloured sink unit with mixer tap, plumbing and space for automatic washing machine, venting for tumble dryer, single radiator, tiled floor..

Access to insulated roof space, boxed radiator, window to side elevation capturing views to Church, former mullion window with display.

Master Bedroom :
4.57m (15ft 0in) x 3.35m (11ft 0in)
With window to front elevation, further recessed entrance area - dressing area 1.83m x 1.83m (6' x 6') with radiator, two built in double wardrobes, further built in double wardrobe, two wall light points. From the dressing area there is a further walk in storage area 3.17m (11'3 length) with restricted height and built in airing cupboard with lagged hot water cylinder, window to side elevation, original feature entrance door.

En Suite:
Refitted with a contemporary white suite comprising corner bath with mixer tap and power shower over, shower screen, heated towel rail, shaver point, eye level vanity unit with lighting, inset wash hand basin, amtico floor, low level WC, window to side elevation, full and half tiling to walls.

Inner Landing:
Radiator, double airing cupboard, window to rear elevation.

Bedroom Two:
4.04m (13ft 3in) x 3.99m (13ft 1in)
With two built in double wardrobes, vanity unit with inset wash hand basin, window to front elevation, exposed beams, single radiator.

Bedroom Three:
3.94m (12ft 11in) x 3.12m (10ft 3in)
With window to front elevation, single radiator, exposed beam, built in double wardrobe with cupboards over.

Bedroom Four:
3.94m (12ft 11in) x 2.77m (9ft 1in)
With dual aspect window, one overlooking the Church, single radiator, built in wardrobe.

Bedroom Five:
4.55m (14ft 11in) x 2.54m (8ft 4in)
Two built in cupboards, one housing lagged hot water cylinder, window to side elevation with views to Church, single radiator.

Accessed from Inner Landing and fully refitted with a contemporary white suite comprising panelled bath with shower unit over and shower screen, recessed ceiling lighting, window to rear elevation, eye level maple wood vanity unit and further vanity unit with shaver point, inset wash hand basin, mirror and light, low level WC, single radiator, amtico floor, tiled splashbacks.

To the side of the property there is a Games Room 6.60m x 4.70m (21'8 x 15'5) - suitable as an office or annex. The main part of this area has a vaulted ceiling and French doors to garden, laminate floor, wood burner, exposed beams, telephone point, door to Garden Store. Concealed oil tank.

This area could possibly be incorporated with the main property subject to planning.

Garden Store: 4.34m x 2.21m (14'3 x 7'3) With oil fired boiler serving domestic hot water and central heating system, access to roof storage space.

The gardens to the front are enclosed by mature hedging, laid to lawn with deep well stocked flower beds with a variety of mature shrubs and plants, a sweeping gravelled driveway with hardstanding for several vehicles leads to a:

Double Garage: (21'8 x 15'5) With electric up-and-over door, power and light connected.

A double gated side access leads to the rear garden with extensive tiered terracing which leads through to the formal lawned garden with further terraced seating area with ornate stone wall capturing a westerly aspect. There are deep well stocked flower borders with a variety of mature plants and shrubs, stone arch with handgate, enclosed by dry stone walling with views towards the Church.


On leaving the offices of Knight Partnership in Red Lion Street proceed through St John's Street, St Mary's Street and down over the town bridge taking the second left turning onto Barnack Road. Proceed through the villages of Pilsgate, Barnack and Bainton towards Helpston. Continue through the village of Helpston and just past the crossroads you enter the Glinton Road where the property will be found on the left hand side.

Rear Elevation
Annexe/Games Room: 8.84m (29ft 0in) x 4.65m (15ft 3in)
Annexe/Games Room.

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
12 October 2010

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