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5 bedroom character property for sale

The Green, Collingham


Property Description

Key features

  • Fine Georgian House
  • Three Reception Rooms
  • Studio/Family Room
  • Five Bedrooms
  • Gas Central Heating
  • Basement Cellar
  • Lovely Enclosed Garden
  • Village Green Location
  • Grade II Listed

Full description

* Fine Georgian House * Three Reception Rooms * Studio/Family Room * Five Bedrooms * Gas Central Heating * Basement Cellar * Lovely Enclosed Garden * Village Green Location * Grade II Listed *

* Fine Georgian House
* Three Reception Rooms
* Studio/Family Room
* Five Bedrooms
* Gas Central Heating
* Basement Cellar
* Lovely Enclosed Garden
* Village Green Location
* Grade II Listed

Yew Tree Farmhouse stands opposite to the picturesque village green within the Collingham conservation area. The handsome double fronted Georgian facade with Victorian bay windows is South facing. The house is predominantly built with red brick elevations under a pantiled roof and a stone elevation to the rear part of the property dates back to the 17th Century. Indeed this is a house of immense charm and character with many original features, beamed ceilings, fireplaces, panelled doors and fine joinery.

The principal reception rooms are spacious and adaptable. There are front and back staircases to the first floor, winding staircase leading to a second floor bedroom. The house has gas fired central heating and most of the windows are double glazed.

The accommodation on the ground floor provides a reception hall with the front staircase, sitting room with bay window and built-in bookcase with fine Georgian fluted columns. Dining room has a heavily beamed ceiling, there is a rear lobby with access to the cellar accommodation, galley type kitchen and downstairs shower room. Forming part of the 17th Century part of the house is the sitting room with a wonderful oak framed inglenook and heavily beamed ceiling. This room has French windows to the garden. The accommodation extends to a studio or family room with a cathedral ceiling, Velux lights and rafters.

The first floor provides a mezzanine level, study or bedroom number 5, galleried landing and the principal bedrooms on first floor level together with an inner landing and the family bathroom. The winding staircase which rises from the sitting room continues to a second floor bedroom with gable window. Indeed the accommodation is quirky and very interesting whilst the rooms are of a practical size for contemporary modern living and family accommodation.

Collingham is situated just 6 miles North of Newark, the village has a large population and excellent amenities. There is a railway station and good services to Lincoln, Newark and Nottingham. The village provides a great deal of self sufficiency which includes a recently built Co-operative store, a one-stop convenience shop, Post Office, family butchers, a large modern medical centre with doctors, dentist and pharmacy. There is a library and an excellent primary school. The picturesque cricket ground and the village green conservation areas are local landmarks, social facilities in the village are excellent with many active clubs and societies. Access points to the A1, A46 and A17 trunk roads are approximately 5 miles. Main East cost mainline trains are capable of journey times between Newark Northgate and London Kings cross in just over 75 minutes.

Yew Tree Farmhouse stands with a prominent frontage to The Green with a forecourt typical of this period. The house has been occupied by the present owners for many years who have maintained the property very well indeed. The house is attached to Yew Tree cottage and the driveway belongs exclusively to Yew Tree Farmhouse with Yew Tree Cottage having pedestrian right of way only. Inset gates provide access to the garden which is designed with patio areas and decking areas to benefit from the morning, afternoon and evening sun.

The property is constructed with brick elevations under a pantile roof. A later extension to the rear has a mono-pitched slated roof. The 17th Century rear wing is constructed with coursed blue lias stone and the following accommodation is provided:

Ground Floor -

Entrance Hall - With panelled front entrance door, staircase with panelled stairwell and fitted wall light.

Lounge - 4.70m x 3.99m (15'5" x 13'1") - Excluding the South facing bay window with window seat and chest.

Dining Room - 4.27m x 3.96m (14'0 x 13'0) - Excluding the South facing bay window. Fireplace with brick hearth and oak beamed mantel. A heavily beamed ceiling, oak floor and Finlock radiator.

Lobby - With beamed ceiling, Finlock radiator, door to the cellar and connecting door to the kitchen.

Kitchen - 4.85m x 2.01m (15'11" x 6'7") - With wall cupboards, base units, working surfaces, sink unit, electric oven and gas hob (which are near end of life) with stainless steel hood. Range of fitted tall cupboards, outside door and connecting door to the shower room.

Shower Room - With fully tiled walls, basin, low suite wc, electric shower, heated towel rail and tiled floor.

Sitting Room - 4.67m x 4.57m (15'4" x 15') - With fine 17th Century inglenook fireplace with oak surround, Efal stove and brick hearth. Heavily beamed ceiling, panelled dado, double glazed windows and French doors to the garden. Fitted book shelving and backstairs to the first floor. Connecting door to the studio.

Studio - 4.88m x 4.22m (16' x 13'10") - With cathedral roof, exposed purlins and rafters with Velux roof lights. Centre opening glazed doors to the garden, multi-fuel stove in the corner, painted stone and brick walls. The oak cabinet is available to purchase by negotiation if required.

Basement -

Cellar - 3.96m x 2.74m (13' x 9') - With beamed ceiling and gas fired central heating boiler.

First Floor - The staircase rises from the front hall to a mezzanine level with door to the study/bedroom five.

Study/Bedroom Five - 2.36m x 1.93m (7'9" x 6'4") - With panelled dado and fitted book shelving.

Galleried Landing - With access to the loft space.

Bedroom One - 4.32m x 3.99m (14'2" x 13'1") - With hob fireplace, original picture rail and two radiators.

Bedroom Two - 3.35m x 2.57m (11' x 8'5") - Plus 5'6" x 4'11". With radiator and original picture rail.

Inner Corridor - With exposed oak cruck post and built-in airing cupboard containing the hot water cylinder.

Bathroom - With large bath, basin, bidet and low suite wc. Panelled walls and tiled bath recess, heated towel rail, radiator and fitted lighting.

Bedroom Three - 4.85m x 4.29m (15'11" x 14'1") - With heavily beamed ceiling, Yorkshire sash encasement windows, two Finlock radiators, door to the backstairs and looby.

Lobby - With winding spiral staircase leading downstairs to the sitting room and upstairs to the second floor.

Second Floor -

Bedroom Four - 4.72m x 3.00m (15'6" x 9'10") - Approximate measurements. With panelled partition to the room, purlin and rafters exposed and gable end window.

Outside - The gravelled driveway belongs exclusively to Yew Tree Farmhouse with Yew Tree Cottage (No.18) having pedestrian access over. There is access which leads through to a paling fence and gated entrance to the property. The garden contains a decking area designed for the morning sun, a brick patio area for the evening sun, lawned area and garden containing various trees and shrubs. There is an enclosure with a garden shed and hen house.

Garden View -

Services - Mains water, electricity, gas and drainage are all connected to the property.

Tenure - The property is freehold.

Possession - Vacant possession will be given on completion.

Mortgage - Mortgage advice is available through our Mortgage Adviser. Your home is at risk if you do not keep up repayments on a mortgage or other loan secured on it.

Viewing - Strictly by appointment with the selling agents.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
19 July 2016


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