5 bedroom character property for sale

Mill Lane, Castor, Peterborough

£2,500,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Converted former corn mill
  • Village location, set on The River Nene
  • Stunning countryside views to all aspects
  • Grounds of approximately 4.5 acres (STS)
  • Drawing room with open fireplace
  • Reception rooms - Breakfast/kitchen
  • Self-contained apartment within
  • Attic rooms - giving the option for additional accommodation (STP)

Full description

Tenure: Freehold


SUMMARY
A fantastic opportunity to acquire a former mill, set in the sought after village of Castor on The River Nene. The Old Mill is a former working corn mill dating back to The Doomsday Book and is Grade II Listed. Over recent years, The Old Mill has been restored and updated to a high standard.


DESCRIPTION
A unique opportunity to acquire a historic and beautiful property, set in the sought after village of Castor, The Old Mill is a former working corn mill dating back to The Doomsday Book and is Grade II Listed. Built in stone with a Collyweston slate roof the house is situated at the end of Mill Lane in the River Nene Valley. Over recent years it has been restored and updated to a high standard creating a fantastic country house with a wealth of character and original features. The property sits in landscaped gardens of approx. 4.5 acres (STS), enjoying open countryside views to all aspects. The Old Mill also benefits from ample parking, a large stone barn/workshops, fishing and mooring rights and substantial river frontages.

The Old Mill is entered via a large reception hall with a stone fireplace and oak staircase to the first floor. Adjacent to the reception hall is a large drawing room with open fireplace and windows to four aspects overlooking open countryside and Mill Streams. Huge oak beams support many of the ceilings.To the South East are further reception rooms, a breakfast kitchen, pantry and large utility room with a rear entrance lobby giving access to the driveway and gardens. To the first floor is a large galleried landing with windows overlooking the River Nene and open countryside. Leading from the galleried landing are four large bedrooms and a self-contained apartment with kitchen, bathroom and living/bedroom area. There are very large attic rooms which could easily be converted (STP) into further accommodation.

Outside
A large sweeping gravelled driveway, with access to further parking areas with garaging and detached stone barn, leads to the House. There is a beautiful Collyweston roofed summer house, a six-hole golf course, various York stone terraces with balustrades overlooking the mill pond and 300 feet of River Nene banks. All set in gardens of approximately 3.4 acres (STS) landscaped throughout. Two other streams leading to the mill pond traverse the property. All have fishing rights. A deep water dock suitable for narrow or large power boats gives access to all the water ways of the region.


Rooms/Measurements

Reception Hall - 33'7" x 19'4" (maximum measurement)

Cloakroom

Drawing Room - 35'10" x 18'10"

Dining Room - 17'5" x 17'1"

Sitting Room - 16'1" x 13'3"

Breakfast Kitchen - 16'1" X 13'3"

Inner Lobby

Pantry

Utility Room - 18'3" x 11'9" (maximum measurement)

Rear Entrance Lobby

First Floor Galleried Landing

Inner Lobby to;

Master Bedroom Suite - 19' x 12'2"
Dressing Room
Study - 17' x 9'7"
Bathroom

Bedroom Two - 17'10" x 14'11"

Bedroom Three - 17'10" x 11'11" (maximum measurement)

Bathroom Two (with airing cupboard)

Inner Landing (to rear staircase)

Rear Lobby (leading to terrace)

Bedroom Four - 16'11" x 14' (maximum measurement)
En-suite

Bedroom Five (storage areas and loft access)
En-suite Cloakroom

Attic Rooms - accessed via loft ladder on landing
Attic Room One - 35'10" x 19'4"
Attic Room Two - 38'2" x 22'10"
Attic Room Three - provides additional storage


Location
The Old Mill is situated at the far end of Mill Lane in the village of Castor in The Nene Valley, surrounded by open countryside to all aspects with the River Nene running beside the property. The Village of Castor is within easy reach of excellent local amenities including churches, two public houses, coffee shop and convenience store. The Cathedral City of Peterborough is approximately 6 miles away, which provides a comprehensive range of shopping facilities, together with the main line train station providing frequent high speed services into London Kings Cross. The Georgian town of Stamford is some 10 miles away and offers a further range of amenities and is home to the well-known George Hotel. Both private and state education is well catered for in the area, with the renowned Castor CE primary school a short walk away. Private schools are situated nearby in Oundle, Oakham, Stamford and Uppingham. Sporting and leisure facilities (sailing, biking, walking and fishing) are to be found at nearby Ferry Meadows and Rutland Water.


Energy rating: Exempt.



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3. Measurements: These approximate room sizes are only intended as general guidance. You must verify the dimensions carefully before ordering carpets or any built-in furniture.
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5 The Barns Milton Lane Castor PE5 7DH

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5 The Barns Milton Lane Castor PE5 7DH

01733 663016 Local call rate

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Nearest station

  • Peterborough (3.9 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Hurfords, Peterborough

5 The Barns Milton Lane Castor PE5 7DH

01733 663016 Local call rate

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