5 bedroom mews house for saleCasewick Hall, Casewick, Stamford, Lincolnshire, PE9
- "Few houses in the country fill one with such delight." (Pevsner; The Buildings of England)
- The core of striking Jacobean Manor House
- Two formal reception rooms
- Five bedrooms served by three bathrooms
- Communal formal gardens and parkland
The centre part of a striking Listed Jacobean Manor House, noted by Pevsner, with generously proportioned accommodation with fine features, comprising five bedrooms, three bathrooms and three reception rooms all within landscaped private and communal gardens and grounds.
Casewick park is approached from Uffington village via a single track lane and then over the parkland drive. Uffington village has a primary school, Copthill independent day school, a Church and a village pub, "Ye Olde Bertie Arms". The nearby market town of Stamford caters for most day to day retail and shopping needs, with a good range of independent and high street names, affording a choice of retail, restaurant and sports facilities. There is also a popular weekly Friday market and a fortnightly farmers' market. The area is well served by public and state schools in Stamford, Peterborough, Uppingham and Oundle.
There are good leisure opportunities which include public footpaths and bridleways, Burghley Park, Tallington Lakes with outdoor ski slope and Rutland Water, with its land and water based activities
Entered from the Hall's main courtyard to the rear of the property, where there is parking and a garage within the coach house range, an entrance lobby with exposed stone wall and original stone flagged floor, enters in a large kitchen/breakfast room. The kitchen has integrated appliances and a wooden staircase rising to the first floor with access off to the utility and boot room. The hallway beyond leads past a cloakroom and the Hall's original main staircase to the formal rooms.
The drawing room is a delight, symmetrical and with original French doors opening on to the garden's formal lawn. With original stone flagged flooring, the high ceiling has ornate plasterwork and the west facing walls almost full height windows with working shutters and stunning views over lawn to the parkland beyond. The drawing room opens in turn to the library, which has extensive fitted shelving and cupboards, panelled walls and a striking fireplace, as well as shuttered windows. Three of the four windows in the library have an unusual original stained glass cameo.
The attractive staircase rising to the first floor, features an original large stained glass window on the half-landing, showing the coat of arms of Baron Trollope, Lord Kesteven. There are three generously proportioned bedrooms served by three bath or shower rooms. The principal and guest suites occupy the west frontage and both bedrooms are beautifully proportioned rooms with working shutters and stunning view over parkland. The principal bedroom has a generous, well-appointed en-suite bathroom. The guest bedroom adjoins bathroom 2. Bedroom 3 lies on the other side of the secondary staircase, where there is a second family bathroom.
The second floor is split. The main staircase rises to double bedroom 4, where there was planning consent (now lapsed) f or an en-suite to be created within the roof space over the bathroom below, whilst the secondary staircase rises to bedroom 5, affectionally known as 'The Hobbit Room'.
The formal garden lies to the west (front of the house) which is divided by three freeholders. The garden is lawned and borders a ha-ha, over which there are far reaching views of the parkland. The garden is open to either side, ensuring the view from all the properties is unencumbered.
Across the main courtyard from the Hall, there is garaging in one of the three coach houses, from which twin arched double doors allow access. The property's oil tank, along with two of the neighbouring properties are located within the coach house garage.
Square Footage: 4,758 sq ft
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