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3 bedroom character property for sale

The Archway, Newstead Abbey Park, Nottingham


Property Description

Key features

  • Stunning Mews House & Clock Tower
  • Grade II Listed
  • Extensive Refurbishment
  • Exceptional Fixtures & Fittings
  • 3 Bedrooms & 2 En Suites
  • Solid Oak Kitchen & Spacious Lounge
  • Wonderful South Facing Views
  • Idyllic Location Newstead Abbey Park

Full description


A most attractive grade II listed mews house and clock tower built c.1862 as part of the former stable block mews (converted c.1984) with stunning views across the Upper Lake, Abbey and surrounding beautiful grounds the former residence of Lord Byron.

The present owners have carried out an extensive program of refurbishment in recent years creating a first class property of high calibre whilst still retaining many character features worthy of an internal viewing inspection. The superb fitted kitchen has solid oak units, integrated appliances, granite work tops and remote controlled lighting. The lounge has a wonderful stone fireplace and a log burner. There is a high specification en suite bathroom to the master bedroom with Spanish tiling. There is gas central heating, new carpets to the lounge, stairs and landing, and new timber double glazed windows to the rear elevation.

The 21st century fixtures and fittings complement really well with the character features which include the original stone mullion windows to the front elevation, beautiful flagstone floor to the kitchen and utility, large skirting boards, coving and large bespoke wood book shelves to the lounge and a feature stone arch to the first floor landing.

The living accommodation on the ground floor comprises a dining kitchen with utility/WC off and spacious lounge. The first floor split level landing with a useful boarded loft space leads to a good sized master double bedroom with wonderful south facing views, walk-in wardrobe and an en suite bathroom. There are two further bedrooms (more stunning views across the lake from bedroom two) and a Jack & Jill en suite shower room.

Outside there is a gravel car standing area to the front and a substantial archway through to a communal gravel courtyard area to the rear with parking for two cars. The clock tower has light points and rises three floors enjoying truly stunning views.


Dining Kitchen - 5.13m x 3.68m (16'10" x 12'1") - A superb refitted kitchen having a range of solid oak units comprising wall cupboards including display cabinets, base units and drawers with brushed stainless steel handles and black Star Galaxy granite work tops. There is an inset one and a half bowl stainless steel sink with chrome mixer tap and stainless steel splashback. Integrated appliances include a CDA fridge/freezer and Gorenje dishwasher. The freestanding appliances the owners would consider including in the sale are; Bosch microwave and a Toledo rangemaster cooker with two ovens, a grill, pan drawer, five ring gas hob with wok stand and plate warmer. There is remote controlled lighting throughout with lights above the cabinets, two kickboard heaters and six ceiling spotlights. Completing this room are two windows to the rear elevation, a beautiful flagstone floor and equally beautiful sold oak door through to the utility room/WC.

Utility Room / Wc - 2.21m x 1.42m (7'3" x 4'8") - Having wall and base units, wall mounted central heating boiler, plumbing for a washing machine, beautiful flagstone floor, inset stainless steel sink with drainer and mixer tap, tiled splashbacks, low flush WC, extractor fan and wall light point.

Lounge - 5.46m max x 5.44m max (17'11" max x 17'10" max) - A spacious south facing reception with beautiful period staircase rising to the first floor, lovely central stone fireplace incorporating a wood burner and bespoke floor-to-ceiling wood bookcases to each side with ample shelving and storage cupboards. There is a radiator, large skirting boards and coving, nine ceiling spotlights and an original stone mullion window to the front elevation.

First Floor Split Level Landing - Having an exposed stone archway, single power point, ceiling light point, four ceiling spotlights and access to a useful boarded attic space.

Master Bedroom 1 - 3.68m x 3.45m max (12'1" x 11'4" max) - A double bedroom with fantastic south facing views across neighbouring gardens, lake and woodland grounds beyond. There is an original stone mullion window to the front elevation, radiator and doors opening through to:

Walk-In Wardrobe - 1.85m x 1.50m (6'1" x 4'11") - Having open fitted furniture with shelving and hanging rail. There is a single power point and ceiling light point.

En Suite Bathroom - 3.40m x 1.63m (11'2" x 5'4") - An exceptional and beautifully appointed en suite with contemporary fittings complemented by chrome fittings comprising a P-shaped panelled bath with waterfall mixer tap, screen and rain shower over. There is a vanity unit with enclosed low flush WC and an inset Vitra wash hand basin with waterfall mixer tap, rolled edge working surfaces to the side and storage cupboards beneath with contemporary high gloss door fronts. Completing this room are attractive Spanish tiles to the walls and floor, chrome heated towel rail, three ceiling spotlights, extractor fan and timber double glazed window to the rear elevation.

Bedroom 2 - 3.91m x 2.62m (12'10" x 8'7") - With radiator, two double power points, television point and roof window to to the front elevation affording fabulous south facing views across the lake and woodland beyond.

'Jack & Jill' En Suite Shower Room - 2.06m x 1.63m (6'9" x 5'4") - Having a quality traditional three piece suite with brass fittings comprising a corner shower enclosure, wash hand basin with storage cupboard beneath, low flush WC, radiator, quality tiling to the walls and floor, extractor fan, two ceiling downlights and loft hatch.

Bedroom 3 - 3.91m x 2.64m max (12'10" x 8'8" max) - With radiator, three double power points, single power point, television point and timber double glazed window to the rear elevation.

Outside - The property stands in the heart of the magnificent grounds of Newstead Abbey Park affording wonderful views across the Upper Lake, Abbey and substantial surrounding grounds. There is a gravel car standing area to the front and a substantial archway leads through to a communal gravel courtyard to the rear.

Clock Tower - Three wall light points and an initial spiral stone staircase rising to the first floor with ladder leading to the second floor and further ladder up to the top floor - all levels affording spectacular south facing views.

Nb - There is no service charge associated with living in the Abbey grounds.

Viewing Details - Strictly by appointment with the selling agents.

Tenure Details - The property is freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

Services Details - Mains gas, electricity and water supply are connected.

Mortgage Advice - Mortgage advice is available through our independent mortgage advisor. Please contact the selling agent for further information. Your home is at risk if you do not keep up with repayments on a mortgage or other loan secured on it.

Fixtures & Fittings - Any fixtures and fittings not mentioned in these details are excluded from the sale price. No services or appliances which may have been included in these details have been tested and therefore cannot be guaranteed to be in good working order.

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04 August 2015

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