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5 bedroom character property for sale

Main Street, Thorpe, Nottinghamshire, NG23


Property Description

Key features

  • Traditional Threshing Barn
  • Six Double Bedrooms
  • Four Bathrooms
  • Dining Kitchen
  • Two Reception Rooms
  • 1/2 Acre Plot
  • Double Garage
  • E.P.C Rating D

Full description

An 18th century barn conversion completed to an exceptional standard and offers 3900sq ft of living space. Occupying over ½ acre of gardens on the edge of Thorpe village, the house will appeal to those wanting privacy and seclusion, while at the same time demanding convenient access to the road and rail networks around Newark. The versatile accommodation offers six double bedrooms and four bathrooms (three en-suite) as well as generous drawing room, dining room and magnificent living dining family kitchen ( the focal point of the house) with the opportunity for a self contained annex for extended family and home office use. EPC rating D.

Owners Comment - "After 15 years we will be sad to leave our wonderful home. The house has offered us space, comfort and privacy and we have also felt part of a strong village community. Access into Nottingham has become much quicker and it is so easy by train into London."

Reception Hall - 25'10" x 12'3" (7.87m x 3.73m) - Having two single panelled radiators. Oak flooring. Built in double cloaks cupboard. Staircase off.

Cloakroom - Comprising of a white low flush W.C and pedestal wash hand basin. Tiled floors. Door opening to the boiler/drying cupboard housing the oil fired central heating boiler.

Drawing Room - 25'8" x 17'6" (7.82m x 5.33m) - Entered via double doors. A delightful sunny room with two sets of french doors opening to the South West facing garden terrace and picture window overlooking the garden. Feature brick fireplace with a yorkshire hearth and a timber over mantle. Four wall lights. Solid oak flooring.

Dining Room - 20'4" x 16'11" max (6.20m x 5.16m max) - A perfect room for entertaining friends and family. Having exposed ceilings beams and oak flooring. Brick fireplace fitted with a multi-fuel burner. Two wall lights. Double panelled radiator. Built in store. French doors leading to the terrace area.

Living Dining Kitchen - 31'2" x 15'0" (9.50m x 4.57m) - The focal point of the house and ideally suited to a modern family life. The kitchen area is extensively equipped with Shaker Style cupboards under a granite style worksurface and features an inset enamel sink, twelve base units and six wall cupboards with a walk in full length store cupboard. Integrated Neff dishwasher, Falcon five ring gas hob with an electric grill and double electric oven beneath, one oven being fan assisted, Rangemaster extractor canopy over. Also featured is a wonderful walk in larder fridge. The dining area has double french doors opening onto the garden terrace, while the living area has television, telephone and intercom connections. Double panelled radiator. The entire room has quality oak amtico flooring.

Landing - 16'3" x 12'2" (4.95m x 3.71m) - A split level area with doors opening off to:

Master Bedroom - 18'4" x 17'5" (5.59m x 5.31m) - Full height ceiling with exposed oak beams. Fitted double wardrobe with sliding doors. Television aerial point. Two double panelled radiators. Ceiling fan.

En-Suite Dressing Room - 6'10" x 6'6" (2.08m x 1.98m) - With extensive fitted shelving and hanging space.

En-Suite Bathroom - 10'7" x 6'9" (3.23m x 2.06m) - Luxuriously fitted with contemporary suite in white comprising of panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin, low flush WC and a shower cubicle. Tiled walls and flooring. Heated towel rail radiator. Windows to two elevations.

Bedroom Two - 20'2" x 16'10" (6.15m x 5.13m) - A split level room featuring a central aspect Kings Post Truss and having a separate sleeping area (16'10" x 9'10") with double panelled radiator and a dressing/study area (9'8" x 7'3").

En-Suite Bathroom - 9'8" x 5'10" (2.95m x 1.78m) - Having a white suite comprising walk in shower cubicle, low suite WC and a pedestal wash hand basin. Complimenting wall and floor tiling. Heated towel rail.

Bedroom Three - 17'0" x 19'8" (5.18m x 5.99m) - Also a split level room centred with a Kings Post Truss with a sleeping area (17' x 9'10") with windows to two elevations over looking the garden. Double panelled radiator. Television aerial point. Study area (9'6" x 7'7").

En-Suite Shower Room - 9'5" x 5'9" (2.87m x 1.75m) - A traditional white suite featuring a modern walk in shower cubicle, low flush WC and a pedestal wash hand basin. Heated towel rail and complimentary tiling to the walls and floors.

Inner Hall - Accessed from the living family kitchen is the inner hall with doors off to:

Utility Room - 11'0" x 10'4" (3.35m x 3.15m) - Tiled walls and flooring. Stainless steel sink and drainer. Plumbing for a washing machine. Boiler cupboard housing the secondary oil fired boiler. Door opening to the garden.

Bedroom Four - 14'5" x 11'9" (4.39m x 3.58m) - Full height ceiling with exposed Kings Post Truss and ceiling trusses. Television point and single panelled radiator.

Bathroom - 10'10" x 7'1" (3.30m x 2.16m) - Fitted with a white suite in a contemporary style comprising panelled bath with a shower over, low suite WC, vanity wash hand basin with storage cupboard below. Built in linen cupboard. Heated towel rail.

Bedroom Five - 11'4" x 11'0" (3.45m x 3.35m) - Single panelled radiator.

Bedroom Six/ Study - 11'4" x 11'0" (3.45m x 3.35m) - Single panelled radiator.

Valuers Note - The versatile layout of the accommodation allows for the adaption of the ground floor to bedrooms and bathroom to be a self contained annex or office for those wishing to work from home.

Outside - A granite chipping drive leads off Main Street through electronically operated wrought iron gates to a parking and turning area which stands in front of the double garage (19' x 19') of matching brick and pantile construction with two up and over doors, electric power and light supplied. To the rear of the garage is a useful screened storage area.

The main garden area is predominantly laid to new lawn. It features a flagged terrace which can easily be accessed from the drawing room and kitchen. The garden is securely fenced on all sides and is a safe play area for children and pets. The garden and grounds amount to 0.5 acres (4000Sq M) in total.

Access - The recently completed dualling of the A46 between Bingham and Newark has significantly reduced travelling times to Newark, Nottingham and Leicester, and can be accessed in approximately 3 minutes. Newark East Coast Railway Station is within 10 minutes drive with regular trains to London Kings Cross (80 minutes).

Services - Mains electricity and water are connected. Private drainage and a water treatment plant. Bottled gas (LPG) provides the cooking source for the five ring hob. The central heating system is operated by two independent oil fired boilers. Television and satellite connections are provided throughout the property and the principle room has 5amp light sockets in addition to the 13 amp power sockets.
We are informed that B.T Infinity is due to be installed installed in Thorpe and due to go live within the next two months.
We have not tested any apparatus, equipment, fittings or services and so cannot verify that they are in working order. The buyer is advised to obtain verification from their solicitor or surveyor.

Local Authority - Newark and Sherwood District Council, Kelham Hall, Newark, Nottinghamshire. Tel 01636 650000

Viewing Information - By appointment with the agents office at Newark on 01636 700888 or email us at

These particulars, whilst believed to be accurate are set out as a general outline only for guidance and do not constitute any part of an offer or contract. Intending purchasers should not rely on them as statements of representation of fact, but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to their accuracy. No person in this firm's employment has the authority to make or give any representation or warranty in respect of the property. Floor plans have been prepared with care to assist the prospective purchasers in their search for a new home. It is not to an exact scale and its accuracy is neither implied nor guaranteed.

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09 May 2016


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