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4 bedroom semi-detached house for sale
Ventnor House, Lincolnshire LN2 1LZ
- Desirable uphill location
- 4 double bedrooms
- 1 en suite & family bathroom
- Garden, courtyard & balcony
- Kitchen & utiity room
- Sitting room & dining room
- Impressive town house with beautifully presented accommodation
Ventnor House is located in the desirable uphill area of Lincoln with many amenities being within walking distance. The well-respected Lincoln Minster School, Cathedral quarter, cultural quarter, Bailgate and Steep Hill are all easily accessible. Lincoln is a vibrant university city offering a variety of facilities including an excellent choice of schools, shops, restaurants, public houses and leisure activities.
This impressive home is believed to have been built around 1850 and was originally one prominent residence that was later divided into 3 substantial properties. An archive of original documents and vellum indentures relating to the property date back to the initial purchase of the land in 1849 showing it to have been an orchard belonging to the diocese. Ventnor House is a delightful town house offering well presented accommodation on three floors with high ceilings, decorative points of interest and its elevated position commands spectacular views across the city. It has the added benefit of a large private garden and a sheltered courtyard leading from the kitchen.
In more detail, the accommodation comprises:
Main entrance leads into an entrance porch with further main door leading into:
Reception hallway: with an arch window, built in cupboards, under stairs cupboard and ceramic floor throughout.
Sitting room: open fireplace with stone hearth and painted surround, walk-in bay window with far reaching views and a further side window.
Dining room: with a seating area having a French door out to the garden, cast iron fireplace with painted surround and tiled inserts flanked by built in Edwardian glass fronted cabinets. Double doors opening into:
Kitchen: fully fitted with contemporary base and full height units incorporating a double oven, run of work surface with inset sink/mono tap, triple sash window overlooking the garden and a central island with inset Bosch hob and extractor over. There is also a French door leading out to a paved courtyard and ceramic flooring throughout the kitchen and dining room.
Lobby: having the original stone floor and an original door leading out to the garden with a further French door access to the courtyard.
Utility/cloakroom: fitted with a long ceramic basin, WC, wall hung gas central heating boiler and plumbing for a washing machine.
Landing with sash window overlooking the garden.
Bedroom 1: recessed shelving and cupboards, triple sash window overlooking the garden and further side window.
En suite: fully tiled bath room with double ended bath and central tap, two heated rails, WC and leading into a dual aspect room fitted with a large basin unit with dual taps.
Walk-in dressing room: incorporating a cupboard that houses the water tank.
Bedroom 3: dual aspect room with built in glass fronted cabinets and superb views of the neighbouring Bishop's Palace vineyard, reputed to be the northern most vineyard in the country.
Bedroom 4: French door access onto the balcony with superb views of the vineyard and beyond.
Bathroom: fully tiled and furnished with a white suite comprising a bath, WC and a unit with semi-inset basin and mono tap.
Bedroom 2: with dual aspect sash windows.
The property has a secure gated entrance and a paved pathway leads to the main entrance. The terraced garden is laid to lawn with some mature specimen trees including established fruit trees and is part walled by the neighbouring scheduled ancient monument of the Bishop's Palace. There is also outside lighting and a charming Victorian timber folly.
The garage is owned with the property but the land is leasehold
The property is within a Conservation Area.
Ventnor House is reached through a gated entrance from Danesgate, go up the steps and turn right and through another gate to Ventnor House. There are car parks near the Collection Museum and the property has a garage space in Danes Courtyard.