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6 bedroom character property for sale

Cold Harbour Lane, Averham, Newark, NG23

Sold STC £525,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Grade II listed home with original features
  • 6 double bedrooms, 2 dressing rooms, 3 family bathrooms and 1 en suite
  • Balcony and En-suite to master
  • Modern breakfast kitchen
  • Three reception rooms
  • Heated outdoor pool
  • Rear garden leading to an orchard and woodland
  • Paddocks approx 1.8 acres (subject to seperate negotiation)
  • Short distance to market towns of Newark and Southwell
  • Internal viewing a must

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Entrance Porch

Half brick and hardwood with double glazed glaxed windows to the sides and ceiling, double doors open out to the front aspect, wooden flooring and original hard wood entrance door to:

Entrance hall

Steps leading to the first floor, door to inner lobby with doors to

Gym    14'10" (4.52m) x 7'1" (2.16m)

Original hard wood entrance door and sash window overlooking the side aspect. A feature cast iron fireplace and ceramic tile flooring.

Games Room    18'4" (5.59m) into bay x 15' (4.47m) max

With sash window overlooking the courtyard and ornate fireplace. Opposite this room is an under stair storage cupboard and door to one of the two staircases which leads up to the accommodation in the original part of the house. A door opens into an inner hall with display wall niche.

Drawing Room   23'3" (7.09m) x 15' (4.47m)

Spacious and light, with light oak parquet flooring, large sash window overlooking the drive and views over open countryside. French doors open to the side garden and driveway. There is an extensive period fireplace, cornicing and ceiling rose.


Comprising corner hand basin, low level WC, wooden wall panelling and ceramic floor tiles. From the inner hall, a door leads down to the Cellars. Steps and a door lead to an inner corridor with display wall niches, a glazed door to the Dining Room,  two glazed doors to the Kitchen and further glazed door to the inner courtyard.


These spacious cellars have herringbone brick floors, barrelled ceilings and house the 2 oil fired boilers.

Dining Room   17'11" (5.46m) x 13'5" (4.09m)

With two sash windows overlooking the rear of the property and one overlooking the side garden and driveway. There is a large period fireplace, with two arched recesses either side, storage cupboard to one side, cornicing and central ceiling rose.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room   23'2" (7.09m) x 11'4" (3.45m)

This room has a high beamed ceiling and benefits from a comprehensive range of Shaker style wall and base units with composite work tops, butler’s sink with mixer taps, wood panelling splash backs. Integrated units include: American style fridge/freezer, dishwasher, electric oven, and 4-ring induction hob with extractor hood above with additional lighting. There is also a white 2-oven Aga set in a recess, with an original fire-surround restored above and ceramic tile flooring.

At the end of the hallway/corridor there is a further inner hall with attractive wood block floor and wall display niches. An archway leads to the main staircase with wine cellar/storage cupboard below and there are French doors to the garden, glazed door to the Family Room and a door to the Laundry/Utility Room:

Utility Room 

Plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer, storage shelving, butler’s sink and space for a fridge/freezer.

Family Room   25'5" (7.74m) x 13'11" (4.24m)

Very spacious with French doors opening out to the enclosed swimming pool area with extensive patio and decking, brick-built barbecue and views over open countryside. There is a working raised open multi fuel burner set on a stone hearth.

The main staircase, with large window half way up, leads to the bedrooms in the main part of the house. Another window at the top of the stairs overlooks the inner courtyard.

Guest Suite (Bedroom 1)   16'6 (5.03m) x 13'11" (4.24m)

A door from the landing opens into this extensive double bedroom suite with sliding door fitted cupboards to one side and a door to the en-suite bathroom comprising hand basin, low level WC, panelled bath, walk-in shower and ceramic tile floor. There are three sash windows; one over the courtyard and the other two overlook the garden with views over open countryside.

Steps lead to Bedroom 6 with fitted cupboards

Family Bathroom 1

Comprises raised free-standing claw foot roll top bath, walk-in power shower with glass enclosure, wash-hand basin, low level WC, airing cupboard, ceiling rose and sash window.

Along this landing there are more sash windows overlooking the inner courtyard. There is also a second airing cupboard and access to the roof.

Bedroom 6   12'9" (3.89m) x 10'1" (3.07m)

Double room with extensive fitted wardrobes, integral storage cupboard, feature fireplace and sash window over the rear of the property.

Dressing Room 1   15'6" (4.72m) x 13' (3.96m)

Extensive fitted wardrobes, integral storage cupboard, and a sash window overlooks the rear of the property.

Bedroom 5   13'10" (4.22m) x 9'4" (2.84m)

Spacious double room with fitted wardrobes, has a sash window overlooking the front garden. An adjacent door from the landing leads to a small number of steps down to a slightly lower level and access to the Master Bedroom:

Master Bedroom (Bedroom 2)   16'5" (5.00m) x 15'2" (4.62m)

A grand, spacious double room with high ceiling, cornicing, has two large sash windows overlooking the front garden and a doorway opening onto the east facing balcony with extensive views over the front garden. 

Step down to en-suite bathroom (Family Bathroom 2)

Family Bathroom 2

En-suite to master bedroom, with raised free-standing claw foot roll top bath, low level WC, wash hand basin and sash window.

Bedroom 4    15' (4.57m) x 13'8" (4.17m)

Large double room with fitted cupboards and sash window overlooking garden and courtyard.

Family Bathroom 3

With panelled bath, integral power shower, low level WC, wash hand basin and sash window.

Dressing Room 2   14'1" (4.29) x 7'1" (2.16m)

Adjacent to the master bedroom, with extensive fitted wardrobes, has two sash windows overlooking the front garden and driveway.

Outside Front

The Grange is approached through remotely automated double wrought iron electric gates and along a gravel drive.  Both sides of the drive are laid to lawn with mature trees including oaks, limes and sycamores. There is an area to the right of the entrance to the grounds with pre planning approval for a 3 bay oak framed garage (1 enclosed and 2 open bays)

Adjacent paddocks approx 1.8 acres (paddock land available subject to separate negotiation) can be seen beyond the driveway.

Main Garden

This rear, south facing garden is approx. half an acre, laid mostly to lawn, bounded by mature shrubs and trees. At the west end of the garden is an orchard with fruit trees including peach, apple, plum and cherry. There is also a large wooden storage shed and greenhouse. The south facing fenced off heated swimming pool area has been landscaped with paving stones and raised decking. Behind the decked area is a mellow brick stone wall providing privacy.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
23 November 2016


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