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Mistlethwaite House, Edlington, Horncastle, Lincolnshire, LN9

Under Offer £1,250,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Solar panels & air source heat pump
  • Income appox 4,000 per annum
  • Gardens & grounds 5.29 acres approx
  • 6 bedrooms (3 en suite)
  • 5 receptions
  • Indoor swimming pool complex
  • Gymnasium
  • Garaging for 6/7 cars
  • Secure walled garden
  • EPC Rating = E

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Stunning 6 bedroom family house with swimming pool complex and gardens and grounds extending to approx 5.29 acres. It has been cleverly constructed within a Victorian walled garden, creating a very secure, modern home. There is an option to buy an extra 10 acres approx of land across the road by separate negotiation.


Edlington is a pretty rural hamlet in the Lincolnshire Wolds on the
outskirts of Horncastle. Horncastle is a popular market town in the Lincolnshire Wolds a designated area of outstanding natural beauty. The town enjoys a range of amenities including shops, restaurants and a choice of schools including the well respected Queen Elizabeth Grammar school. There are excellent road links for travelling to the east coast or west to Lincoln.


Mistlethwaite House is a substantial 6 bedroom family house which has been cleverly constructed within a Victorian walled garden creating a very secure, modern home. With its grand entrance hall and all the principal reception rooms joined together, this property is ideal for entertaining.

In more detail the accommodation comprises:
Grand double height entrance hall with feature staircase, bespoke kitchen/breakfast room with 4 oven Aga, American style fridge freezer, door to pantry, boiling water tap, waste disposal, integral microwave and French doors to terrace. This garden room was constructed using Haddonstone. Dining room with windows overlooking garden and double doors through to drawing room with marble fireplace and fitted bookshelves either side, study with bespoke fitted shelves and desks, entrance hall with access to WC, sitting room, utility, gym and kitchen/breakfast room. Sitting room has two windows overlooking the entrance courtyard and newly fitted bespoke shelving. Large utility room. The gymnasium which is a bright double aspect room overlooking the garden and with a door through to bedroom 4 which has an en suite shower room. Stairs lead to the games room which is on the first floor above the gymnasium. Also on
the ground floor through a secure child proof door is access to the stunning indoor swimming pool complex. This magnificent pool room has a vaulted and partially glazed ceiling with exposed beams and timbers. There is a heated swimming pool with electric swimming pool cover, two changing rooms, shower room, hot tub and French doors which open onto garden. The integral triple garage has electric up and over doors and access to the various pump and plant rooms.

The first floor enjoys a large and open landing, door to master bedroom with views across walled garden and good range of fitted wardrobes, door to luxuriously appointed en suite bathroom. There are two further bedrooms and a family bathroom on the first floor. Along a corridor and down a split level are two more bedrooms, one of which has a luxuriously appointed en suite shower room.

The property approach is through a pair of electric gates into a block paved courtyard with access to the front door, annexe door and garages. A second pair of electric gates give access to the rear garden, which is 0.7 acres (approx.), with block paving to another 3/4 car garage. The fourth bay is currently set up as a gardeners WC, kitchen and dog shower. In this area, which is mostly lawn with specimen trees, is a greenhouse, solar panels ( hidden behind the garage ), Klargester private system, oil tank for Aga and diesel tank for cars.

Inside the glorious walled garden is a large lawned area with mature bedded borders and paved terraces that run from the back of the swimming pool complex right across to the gymnasium, incorporating a breeze house with lighting and heating. Securely hidden behind the swimming pool complex is a brick kennel and a diesel generator capable of running the whole property. Running along the northern edge of the property is 4.047 acres approx of woodland and there is an option to buy an extra 10 acres approx of land across the road by separate negotiation.

Specification sheet:
New pool plant equipment 2013
Air conditioning
Solar panels and air source with income of £4,000 per annum
Windows and doors replaced in 2014
Security lights
New bathrooms 2011 ? 2012
House was built in 1995
Two safes (one being a gun safe)
Cupboard and storage space

Square Footage: 10,549 sq ft


From Lincoln follow the A158 through Wragby and continue towards Horncastle. Approximately 2 miles from Horncastle off the A158 turn right into the village of Edlington. Continue along the avenue of trees which form part of the property, and look out for the electric gates to Mistlethwaite House on the left hand side.

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Added on Rightmove:
19 August 2015

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