5 bedroom detached house for sale

Church Lane, Long Bennington

£750,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Substantial detached property
  • Secluded grounds of around 1 acre (subject to survey)
  • In excess of 3000 sq. ft of accommodation
  • Four reception rooms plus conservatory
  • Stunning breakfast kitchen
  • Five bedrooms
  • Two en-suites plus family bathroom
  • Viewing essential

Full description

'The Old Vicarage' is a very individual and substantial detached property, situated in MATURE AND SECLUDED GROUNDS within this popular village location, offering in excess of 3000 sq. ft. of accommodation briefly comprising entrance hall, breakfast kitchen and utility, conservatory, four reception rooms, five bedrooms, two en-suites and a family bathroom. Gas central heating is installed. There is a detached garage with studio above, and grounds of approximately 1 acre (subject to survey) are a particular feature of this delightful home.

Situation 
The Old Vicarage is ideally situated next to the beautiful St Swithun's Church, dating from 1175, with a private gate into the churchyard. The highly sought after village of Long Bennington is well equipped with amenities including a Medical Centre, highly regarded primary school and local nursery, public houses with restaurants, post office/shop and village hall. The village is bypassed by the A1 and located approximately equi-distant between the market towns of Grantham and Newark. THERE IS A DIRECT LINE RAIL CONNECTION FROM BOTH NEWARK AND GRANTHAM STATIONS TO LONDON KINGS CROSS WHICH TAKE FROM A LITTLE OVER AN HOUR.

Accommodation 
The property has two principal entrances, and the details are described from the entrance using the west door. Upon entering the front door, this leads into:

Entrance Hallway 
The entrance hallway has full height fitted wardrobes, and provides access to the utility room and through to the breakfast kitchen. The hallway is enhanced with ceramic tiled flooring and has two radiators and recessed ceiling spotlight fittings.

Utility Room 
The utility room has two windows to the front elevation overlooking the driveway, and is fitted with a series of storage units. There is a work surface incorporating a stainless steel sink, and space and plumbing for both a washing machine and tumble dryer. The central heating boiler is also housed in the utility room.

Breakfast Kitchen 
29' 0'' x 22' 1'' (8.83m x 6.73m) (at it's widest points)
This stunning room is the heart of the family home and is open plan through into the conservatory. The breakfast kitchen is of sufficient size to comfortably accommodate both dining room and occasional lounge furniture. The bespoke kitchen area is fitted with a comprehensive array of base units and storage cupboards, complemented with granite work surfaces. There are two stainless steel sinks inset, and integrated appliances include an American style fridge/freezer, a stainless steel Fisher Paykel two-drawer dishwasher, a wine fridge, and a large Fisher Paykel gas Range with an extractor canopy above. The room is further complemented with a central island which has an integrated breakfast bar. The breakfast kitchen has two windows to the side elevation, and a further feature window looking back through into the study. The beautiful room is complemented with a high gloss ceramic tiled floor, recessed ceiling spotlights, a radiator, and a high level Velux skylight window with...

Conservatory 
6' 5'' x 29' 0'' (1.95m x 8.83m)
Open plan to the breakfast kitchen is the conservatory which enhances the superb room further. The conservatory has triple aspect windows and French doors leading out to the patio, enjoying views of the delightful garden. The conservatory has the same ceramic tiled floor that flows through from the breakfast kitchen. Also open plan to the breakfast kitchen is the family room.

Family Room 
15' 6'' x 14' 1'' (4.72m x 4.29m) (at it's widest points)
This very cosy room has dual aspect windows to the front and side elevations and is enhanced with a feature contemporary gas fire inset to the wall. The family room is further complemented with the same ceramic tiled floor flowing through from the breakfast kitchen, recessed ceiling spotlights and is also wired for hi-fi surround sound (speakers not included). Access to the loft space is obtained from the family room.

Inner Hallway 
The alternative entrance door is located within the inner hallway, and this door was originally the principal front door. From this hallway there is access through to the formal lounge, dining room, downstairs cloakroom and study. The inner hallway also has the staircase rising to the first floor, and is enhanced with stripped wooden flooring and twin ceiling light points.

Study 
12' 11'' x 9' 10'' (3.93m x 2.99m) (at it's widest points)
As previously mentioned, the study has a feature window looking through into the breakfast kitchen. This excellent size study/home office is complemented with wood laminate flooring, recessed ceiling spotlights, a radiator, a picture rail, and a ceiling light point.

Downstairs Cloakroom 
The downstairs cloakroom has an opaque window to the rear elevation, and is fitted with a pedestal wash hand basin, and WC. There is a useful storage cupboard sited beneath the staircase, a ceramic tiled floor, part ceramic tiled walls, a ceiling light point and a radiator.

Dining Room 
13' 11'' x 11' 10'' (4.24m x 3.60m)
Glazed French doors lead into the dining room which has dual aspect windows enjoying views over the garden. The focal point of the dining room is the feature fireplace with an open fire (not tested). In addition there is a picture rail, a ceiling light point and two radiators.

Lounge 
18' 0'' x 13' 11'' (5.48m x 4.24m) (at it's widest points)
This excellent sized and well proportioned reception room has dual aspect windows overlooking the grounds and driveway. The focal point of this room is also the feature fireplace with an open fire (not tested). The lounge also has two radiators, a picture rail and a ceiling light point.

First Floor Landing 
As mentioned, the staircase rises from the hallway to the first floor, and the half landing looks over the rear garden. The first floor landing provides access to bedrooms one and two, together with the family bathroom. A further staircase continues to the second floor. Also located on the landing is a useful storage cupboard. The landing is complemented with twin ceiling light points and a radiator.

Bedroom One 
15' 5'' x 12' 4'' (4.70m x 3.76m)
A fabulous sized double bedroom with dual aspect windows to the front and side elevations. This bedroom has an ornamental fireplace (not tested), a ceiling light point, a picture rail and a radiator. Accessed from bedroom one is the dressing room/walk-in wardrobe and the luxurious en-suite.

Dressing Room 
10' 6'' x 8' 7'' (3.20m x 2.61m)
The dressing room has a window to the front aspect.

En-Suite 
11' 4'' x 6' 5'' (3.45m x 1.95m)
The en-suite has a window overlooking the driveway and is fitted with a walk-in shower cubicle with a pumped power shower, a vanity unit with 'his and hers' wash hand basins and storage beneath, and a WC. There are further vanity units which incorporate additional storage, part ceramic tiled walls, a shavers socket, recessed ceiling spotlights, and a radiator.

Bedroom Two 
14' 0'' x 9' 10'' (4.26m x 2.99m) (excluding the wardrobes)
A further excellent sized double bedroom with windows to the side elevation, overlooking the garden. This bedroom has a radiator, a range of fitted wardrobes and a ceiling light point. A bi-fold door leads through to the en-suite shower room.

En-Suite Shower Room 
The en-suite has a window overlooking the rear garden, and is fitted with a walk-in shower cubicle with a pumped power shower, a vanity unit with a wash hand basin inset and storage beneath, and a WC. The en-suite shower room is complemented with part ceramic tiled walls and recessed ceiling spotlight fittings.

Family Bathroom 
9' 10'' x 6' 0'' (2.99m x 1.83m)
The bathroom has two windows to the side elevation and is fitted with a spa bath with a shower mixer tap attachment, a walk-in shower cubicle with a mains shower, a pedestal wash hand basin, and a WC. The bathroom has a shaver socket installed, and is complemented with part ceramic tiled walls and recessed ceiling spotlights. In addition, there is a radiator installed.

Second Floor Landing 
The second floor landing has a Velux skylight window, and provides access to all three bedrooms. In addition, there is a ceiling light and radiator installed.

Bedroom Three 
14' 3'' x 11' 9'' (4.34m x 3.58m) (plus dormer excluding restricted head height)
This third bedroom is a double bedroom with a window and a Velux skylight to the rear elevation. The bedroom is full of character having exposed roof trusses and therefore has restricted head height. The room further benefits from built-in storage, a radiator and twin ceiling light points.

Bedroom Four 
11' 11'' x 8' 3'' (3.63m x 2.51m)
This bedroom has a window overlooking the driveway and built-in storage located within the eaves. In addition there is a ceiling light point and a radiator.

Bedroom Five 
12' 0'' x 10' 0'' (3.65m x 3.05m) (approximate dimensions)
A good sized fifth bedroom with a window to the side elevation. This bedroom is accessed via a half height door and has restricted head height within the eaves. There is also a fitted wardrobe and desk and a further storage space located within the eaves. This bedroom has a radiator and twin ceiling light points.

Garage/Studio 
25' 10'' x 18' 7'' (7.87m x 5.66m)
A detached garage situated to the front of the principle residence, which has twin electrically operated roller shutter doors to the front elevation. The garage is equipped with both power and lighting. Located to the side is an external staircase which rises to the first floor above the garage where the studio apartment is situated.

First Floor Studio Apartment 
The studio apartment is sited above the detached garage and comprises a lounge/kitchen and a shower room.

Studio Lounge/Kitchen 
19' 8'' x 10' 0'' (5.99m x 3.05m)
This room has three skylight windows to the front elevation. The kitchen area is fitted with a range of base units with roll top work surfaces. There is a stainless steel sink, an integrated electric oven with electric hob and extractor hood above, and also an integrated fridge. This reception room is complemented with wood laminate flooring and also has electric panel heaters and recessed ceiling spotlights.

Studio Shower Room 
The shower room is fitted with a walk in shower cubicle with electric shower, a vanity unit with wash hand basin inset and storage beneath, and a WC. The room is complemented with part ceramic tiled walls, and in addition has recessed ceiling spotlights and a shaver's socket.

Agent's Note 
We are advised by the current vendors that a planning application is pending to convert the garage and studio into a separate three bedroom dwelling.

Outside 
The grounds to The Old Vicarage are a further particular feature of this wonderful residence. There is a block paved driveway to the front of the property where the footpath leads to the front door, and a further footpath leads around to the side to the secondary entrance. The grounds are approximately 1 acre (subject to survey) and comprise of a number of shaped lawns interspersed with well stocked borders. The grounds contain a large variety of mature shrubs, trees and hedgerow. There is a sizeable raised patio adjacent to the French doors from the conservatory which provides an ideal outdoor seating and entertaining area.

Council Tax 
This property is in Band F.

Broadband Availability 
We have been informed by the vendor that fibre Broadband is available for this property (subject to subscription).

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
17 March 2016

Nearest stations

  • Bottesford (3.5 mi)
  • Elton & Orston (5.1 mi)
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67 High Street, Grantham, NG31 6NN

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Nearest stations

  • Bottesford (3.5 mi)
  • Elton & Orston (5.1 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Jon Brambles, Grantham

67 High Street, Grantham, NG31 6NN

01476 242034 Local call rate

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Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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