5 bedroom detached house for sale

Church Farm House, Lenton

Sold STC £425,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Former Farm House
  • In Need Of Modernisation
  • Stone And Brick Built
  • In All Approx 1 Acre
  • Stables & Crew Yard
  • P P For New Driveway
  • 3 Principle Reception Rms
  • 5/6 Bedrooms

Full description

Positioned in the lea of St Peter's Church in this rural location and over looking open fields this most attractive former Ancaster Estate farmhouse is in need of complete modernisation.

LOCATION 
Lenton is approximately 10 to the South East of Grantham, providing shopping and recreational facilities. Grantham also provides excellent schooling and a main line rail link to London Kings Cross. it is approximately 10 miles to the West of the A1 trunk road which also provides a good road link to the North and the South. Stamford is approximately 18 miles and Sleaford approximately 17 miles. There is also Belton Woods Hotel and Country Club and Stoke Rochford Country Club within a 15 mile radius of the village of Lenton.

DESCRIPTION 
Positioned in the lea of St Peter's Church in this rural location and over looking open fields this most attractive former Ancaster Estate farmhouse is in need of complete modernisation having been vacant for a number of years but represents a rare opportunity to acquire one of these stunning properties and modernise it to your own personal standard to make a superb family home. At present the accommodation in brief comprises of rear porchway, kitchen area, rear hall, principle hall, 3 large reception room. On the first floor there are 5/6 bedrooms, bathroom and a further cot room. Externally there is a range of brick built stabling and barn with open stalls, centred around a crew yard. There is also an inner courtyard immediately to the rear of the property accessed from the larder and rear lobby. In addition to the garden there is paddock land extending to approximately just under an acre with orchard area. The garden and paddock are enclosed by post and rail fencing and...

ACCOMMODATION 
Glass panel door through to rear porchway with windows to all sides and timber door through to:

KITCHEN AREA 
5.28m(17'4'') x 4.78m(15'8'') max
Basic units and single drainer sink unit, quarry tile flooring, cupboards, range style cooker. Double glazed window to the side. Walk in larder with doorway out to inner courtyard. Further doors through to rear lobby and:

REAR LOBBY 
Quarry tile flooring, door to the inner courtyard with 2 further windows to the courtyard, walk in storage cupboards, painted stone arched doorway through to principle rear hall and:

MAIN HALL 
Patterned quarry tiled flooring, shallow staircase leading off to first floor with turn balustrade, front door giving access to the outisde, built in under stairs store, 2 windows to the front.

RECEPTION ROOM 
4.77m(15'8'') x 4.89m(16'1'')
Windows to the front, cast iron fireplace, high shoulder skirting boards, built in cupboard, open stripped floorboards.

RECEPTION ROOM 3 
5.73m(18'10'') x 4.88m(16'0'')
Cast iron fireplace inset with coloured tiles surround with hearth, high shoulder skirting boards, window to the front, open stripped floorboards

FIRST FLOOR LANDING 
Split level area with skylights, built in storage cupboard, stripped floorboards, doors through to bedrooms.

BEDROOM 
5.36m(17'7'') x 3.85m(12'8'')
Window to the front and further double glazed window to the side, radiator, open floorboards, built in store.

INNER LANDING 
2.92m(9'7'') to upright x 2.81m(9'3'')
Open floorboards, angled ceiling

COT ROOM 
2.80m(9'2'') x 1.94m(6'4'') to upright
Open floorboards, angled ceiling, double glazed window to the side.

BATHROOM 
3.70m(12'2'') x 2.78m(9'1'')
Fitted with a 3 piece suite, open floorboards, built in airing cupboard, potentially a false wall with space behind.

EXTERNAL DETAILS 
The property is positioned so the principle reception rooms all have a Southerly aspect and overlook open farmland. There are a range of outbuildings including former garages.

INNER COURTYARD 
With 2 stores and an outside WC

CREW YARD 
Surrounded by 3 brick built stables and a large barn. Stables and barn have pantile roofs.

LARGE BARN 
20.00m(65'7'') x 4.89m(16'1'')
With open feeding stalls, open trusses, twin doors and windows into the crew yard.

PADDOCK LAND 
In addition to the gardens to the South side of the property the paddock land extends to approximately 1 acre and is enclosed by post and rail fencing and hedging.

PLANNING PERMISSION 
An application that extends to both Church Farm Barns and Church Farm House was made to South Kesteven District Council and Full Planning Permisission was granted subject to conditions on 17th December 2014 under reference S14/2827. The one application is for the conversion of Church Farm Barn to dwelling, provision of a new access drive to existing dwelling, Church Farm House and demolishion of pole barns. As far as Church Farm House is concerned the application provides for a new driveway off an existing gateway access off School Lane. A copy of the planning permission as well as drawings are available from South Kesteven District Council Planning Portal or alternatively from ourselves at Richardson.

AGENTS NOTES 
The purchaser will be responsible for the construction of the proposed driveway according to the planning permission and drawings along with the connection of a new water supply and electric supply to the farmhouse. These, we understand are located within School Lane althought it will be the Purchasers responsibility to confirm their location. The purchaser will also be responsible for installing a suitable septic tank/waste water system. The vendor will provide for the timescale of 9 months from the exchange of contracts a metered supply for water and electricity from Church Farm to Church Farm House along with access down the existing driveway to the property. The Purchaser will be responsible for the doors at the end of the large barn and the gateway into the crew yard being bricked up using matching bricks/materials to be agreed with the vendor, within 9 months of exchange. The curved wall by the Crew Yard is to be retained at its current height and shape.

VIEWING 
Strictly by appointment through Richardson, tel: 01780 762433

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
21 September 2016

Nearest station

  • Grantham (7.6 mi)
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Richardson Estate Agents, Sales & Lettings Stamford

Sheepmarket House, Sheep Market, Stamford, PE9 2RB

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Richardson Estate Agents, Sales & Lettings Stamford

Sheepmarket House, Sheep Market, Stamford, PE9 2RB

01780 695017 Local call rate

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Nearest station

  • Grantham (7.6 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Richardson Estate Agents, Sales & Lettings Stamford

Sheepmarket House, Sheep Market, Stamford, PE9 2RB

01780 695017 Local call rate

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