5 bedroom detached house for sale

Little Bytham, Grantham, Lincolnshire

Guide Price £1,195,000

Property Description

Key features

  • DRAWING ROOM
  • SITTING ROOM
  • DINING ROOM
  • LIBRARY
  • KITCHEN / BREAKFAST ROOM
  • 5 BEDROOMS
  • THREE BATHROOMS
  • CONVERTED BARN
  • OUTBUILDINGS & STABLES
  • 6 ACRES

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Warren Farm is an attractive and striking period house built of stone with a tiled roof and dating from the 1700's. Originally it formed part of the Grimsthorpe Estate and, in 1848, Lord Ancaster commissioned an extension to be built with a tower as the centre piece. Another extension was added in 2005. Sitting in an elevated position, the house commands far reaching views over rolling countryside.

The front door opens onto a hallway with the drawing room to the left. This room has French doors at both ends, an Ancaster stone fireplace with a Clearview woodburning stove and oak flooring. The dining room is beyond, and again has oak flooring and a woodburning stove. This leads through to an extensive breakfast kitchen with a scullery and wine cellar off. The kitchen has a 4 oven Aga, a central island, Fired Earth oak units and worktops and a double Belfast sink.

Beyond the kitchen is the 2005 extension which, on the ground floor, consists of a sitting room with French doors, a wet room/cloakroom, a boot room/utility room and boiler room.

Upstairs, the principal bedroom has an ensuite bathroom and there are four further bedrooms, two of which are en-suite, and a family bathroom. In the middle of the house, and joining the principal bedroom and bedroom 2 to the rest of the bedrooms, is a library. This is a room full of character with a tartan carpet, floor to ceiling bookshelves, a central Clearview woodburning stove and French doors opening onto a small roof terrace with a circular iron staircase leading down to the terrace below.

Warren Farm sits just outside the village of Little Bytham and only 1.5 miles away from Witham on the Hill and its renowned preparatory school, Witham Hall. Just two villages away in Clipsham is the popular Olive Branch pub and restaurant which won The Good Pub Guide's 'Pub of the Year' in 2014 as well as a host of previous accolades.

Beyond this, the market towns of Stamford and Oakham are within easy reach and provide excellent everyday facilities. Stamford, in particular, is noted for its fine Georgian architecture and the famous coaching inn, The George Hotel.

Peterborough to the south and Grantham to the north provide more extensive commercial, leisure and shopping facilities with fast and frequent train services to London Kings Cross from 50 minutes and 65 minutes respectively.

Schooling in the area is excellent and the renowned public schools of Oakham, Uppingham, Oundle and Stamford are all within easy reach on a daily basis. In addition to Witham Hall, both Copthill and Brooke Priory Preparatory Schools are within sensible journey times. The area has a fine range of recreational and leisure facilities with a choice of golf courses at Greetham Valley, Luffenham Heath, Burghley Park and Stoke Rochford. Water sports including sailing and fishing are available at Rutland Water near Oakham.

The approach to Warren Farm is via a long sweeping driveway, accessed via electric gates, which are flanked by parkland fencing. The drive
bisects the main paddock and curves around to
the front and south-west of the house leading
to a gravelled parking area.

Immediately to the south of the house is a barn which has been converted into versatile accommodation and has been employed variously as a party barn, games room as well as a board room. Additionally, it has a mezzanine floor as well as a shower room and with further conversion it could create an annexe.

There is a further outbuilding which has been
divided to provide a log store, two storerooms, one of which was an office and a double garage
(lengthways). There is a further, more recently built, oak garage block which provides two garages and two carports and is positioned on
the rear drive.

The gardens surround the house and are mainly
set to lawn, sectioned by stone walls and mature
hedging which lead to various patio areas on different levels. The paddocks, of which there are six, run to the north-west of the house and all have water. There are two wooden stables immediately to the north of the house.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
18 April 2016

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  • Stamford (6.6 mi)
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Nearest station

  • Stamford (6.6 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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