4 bedroom detached house for saleNocton Road, Potterhanworth, Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Guide Price £545,000
Full descriptionUnique and stunning converted Water Tower - Beautifully presented property - Superb views over the adjoining countryside & Lincoln Cathedral - Situated in the popular village of Potterhanworth - Detached annexe and double garage
Description - Believed to be one of only ten or so converted water towers of similar design in the country, this unique and stunning conversion of a late Victorian building has been transformed to the highest quality to provide a light and versatile living space with superb views over the adjoining countryside and Lincoln Cathedral. Originally built at the start of the 1900s, this beautifully presented property enjoys an idyllic position within the much sought after village of Potterhanworth, with views across St Andrews Church, and provides many classic features including feature fireplaces and exposed timbers, open truss work, a turret stairwell and high ceilings, with a particular feature being the water tank which has been converted into a stunning living space.
Accommodation briefly comprises kitchen/diner, dining room, summer room, utility and cloakroom to the ground floor, with reception room, two bedrooms and bathroom to the first floor and stunning master bedroom with en-suite bathroom and mezzanine area to the second floor. The Water Tower also provides an extremely useful detached annexe which can be used a home office, gym or bedroom.
To the front elevation, there is a small walled garden with gated access whilst to the rear there is an enclosed paved driveway with ample parking, double garage and gated access to the property and a delightful rear walled garden with paved terrace area and ornamental gardens.
Front Entrance Hall - Obscure glazed solid wood door. Under stairs storage, tiled flooring. Spiral stairs rising to first floor reception room.
Dining Room - 6.08m x 5.38m (19'11" x 17'8") - Double glazed arch windows to front and side elevations. Stunning dining room with high ceilings, ornate cornicing and
dado rail, feature fireplace with cast iron mantle and mirror, brick surround set to tiled hearth housing gas burner, storage
cupboard, solid wood flooring and three cast iron radiators. Solid wood door leading to front entrance hall and turret stairwell.
Kitchen/Diner - 5.47m x 3.94m (17'11" x 12'11") - Double glazed window to side elevation. Bespoke kitchen with a range of wall and base units with marble work tops, Brittannia range cooker with six ring induction hob with extractor over, twin oven with grill and warming drawer, integrated Miele dishwasher and fridge, part tiled with dresser, open beams to ceiling, tiled flooring and radiator. Stairs rising to first floor landing. Leading to:
Summer Room - 4.32m x 3.19m (14'2" x 10'6") - French doors leading to garden area, double glazed windows to three elevations. Part brick with two Velux roof windows, open truss work, ornate wall tie, parquet flooring, built in TV unit and two radiators.
Rear Entrance Hall - Entrance via obscure glazed solid wood door. With tiled flooring and alarm box.
Cloakroom - Obscure double glazed window to side elevation. WC, wash hand basin, tiled flooring and radiator.
Utility - 2.94m x 2.36m (9'8" x 7'9") - Obscure double glazed window to side elevation. With a range of wall and base units with roll top work surfaces, stainless steel sink and drainer, space and plumbing for washing machine, storage cupboards, housing boiler with tiled flooring.
Boiler Room - Housing Range Tribune water cylinder with tiled flooring, Minimax water softener.
First Floor Landing - Access to Reception.
Bedroom One - 3.26m x 2.87m (10'8" x 9'5") - Double glazed window to rear elevation. Built-in wardrobes.
Bedroom Two - 3.10m x 5.45m (10'2" x 17'11") - Double glazed window to rear elevation, Velux roof window. With shower cubicle and two radiators.
Bathroom - Double glazed window to side elevation. Three piece part tiled suite comprising WC, wash hand basin in vanity unit, bath with
shower attachment and radiator.
Reception Room - 6.08m x 5.38m (19'11" x 17'8") - Double glazed arch windows to the front and both side elevations. Access via a solid wood door to turret stairwell.
Stunning reception room with high ceilings, comprising feature fireplace with ornate wood surround, set to marble hearth
housing gas fire, cornicing, storage cupboards and two radiators. Bespoke stairwell with handmade balustrade leading to second floor Master bedroom:
Master Bedroom - 7.59m x 6.41m (24'11" x 21'0") - Double glazed windows with shutters to the front and side elevations with superb views over the adjoining countryside and
Lincoln Cathedral. Set in the original Water Tank, this beautiful bedroom comprises a vaulted ceiling with feature beams, original wall to wall tie bar, dressing area with cabinet and storage below, built-in wardrobes, solid wood flooring and three radiators.
En-Suite Bathroom - 2.58m x 3.39m (8'6" x 11'1") - Obscure glazed window to rear elevation. Comprising bath with shower attachment, WC, wash hand basin in vanity unit and
shower cubicle with solid wood flooring, airing cupboard and radiator.
Mezzanine - Two Velux roof windows and useful living space.
Entrance - Entrance via obscure glazed door.
Kitchen - 2.95m 5.42m (9'8" 17'9") - Double glazed window to rear and side elevations. Part tiled with a range of wall and base units, roll top work tops, stainless steel sink and drainer, space for fridge and freezer, tiled flooring, storage cupboard and radiator. Stairs rising to first floor, separate alarm.
Shower Room - Obscure double glazed window to side elevation. WC, wash hand basin with splash backs, shower cubicle, tiled floor and radiator.
Home Office/Gym/Bedroom - 8.40m x 4.03m (27'7" x 13'3") - Three Velux roof windows. With storage cupboards, solid wood flooring and two radiators.
Integral Double Garage - With electric doors, alarm, power and lighting.
Outside - To the front elevation, there is a small walled garden with gated access and pathway which leads to the front door and gardens to the side elevation. The property can also be approached from Barff Road via a shared tarmac driveway which leads to an enclosed paved driveway with ample parking and gated access to the property. The Water Tower further benefits from a delightful rear walled garden with paved terrace area, planted beds, ornamental shrubs and hedging with outside lighting.
History - Potterhanworth Water Tower was built in 1903 with a tank capacity of 37,000 gallons filled from a 150ft deep artesian bore
hole in a nearby field. It was financed by an Endowment from Christs Hospital as the 16th century philanthropist Dr.Richard Smith, founder of Christs Hospital in Lincoln had land in Potterhanworth, his coat of arms can be seen in the brickwork.
The two rooms below the tank were used for Parish Council meetings, the Mens Institute and, during the war for the Home
Guard platoon. The tower was declared redundant in 1978, auctioned in 1988 and converted into a private house in 1996.
Situation - Potterhanworth is a small village situated some seven miles to the south east of Lincoln, just off the main B1188 Lincoln to Sleaford Road. Local amenities include a Primary School, Public House, St. Andrews Church, Village Memorial Hall and Parish Council maintained Playing Field. The village lies within easy travelling distance of the nearby historic Cathedral City of Lincoln with 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 a excellent choice of schools, shops, restaurants, public houses and leisure activities and provides one direct train a day to London Kings Cross, with further regular connections to Newark-on- Trent which has connections to London by train of approximately 1 hour 20 minutes with very good roads links via the A46, A1 and A17. Both Lincoln and Newark North Gate railway stations have a mainline link to London Kings Cross.
Directions - Leave Lincoln via Canwick Hill and proceed along B1188 through the village of Branston turning left onto Station Road
where signposted for Potterhanworth. Follow Station Road to its conclusion, turning right at the end and follow the road for
approximately 500m. The property is located on the left hand side, off Barff Road.
Viewing - Strictly by confirmed appointment with JHWalter LLP.
Agent - Ben Kendall
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