10 bedroom detached house for sale

Aswardby Lincolnshire, PE23

£1,350,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Grand reception hall
  • Peter Jackson bespoke kitchen
  • Library sitting room and orangery
  • 32 foot drawing room and billiard room
  • Cloakrooms and utility room
  • Two bedroom guest suite
  • Eight further bedrooms
  • Four further bathrooms
  • Delightful parkland including 6 hole golf course and lake
  • Approximately 14 acres subject to survey

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Aswardby Hall nestles in the Lincolnshire Wolds - an area of outstanding natural beauty and enjoys an idyllic countryside setting. The nearby market towns of Spilsby, Alford and Horncastle are easily accessible and offer a range of amenities including schools, shops and public houses. Further facilities can be found in Louth and the historic Cathedral city of Lincoln is approximately 30 miles away. The property was originally built around the 1840s but after being destroyed by fire was not properly rebuilt until 1910. This delightful country mansion now enjoys beautifully presented accommodation with contemporary comforts, combined with a wealth of interesting features. It has been completely refurbished throughout and includes a luxury kitchen and bathrooms, 3 south facing reception rooms with spectacular views across the countryside and attention to detail with highly decorative cornice and ceiling mounts, feature fireplaces and attractive marble topped radiator covers. There is also a selection of well-proportioned bedrooms and a self-contained apartment within the house comprising a kitchen, bathroom and sitting room.

Main entrance through double wooden doors leads to the inner porch with ceramic floor, circular sidelight window and 4 built in storage cupboards.

Promenade hallway: with oak flooring, sash windows to one side, wall lights, decorative cornice and leading to a solid oak staircase with attractive newel posts.

Library: south and east aspect windows, oak and marble open fireplace surrounded by light oak fitted cupboards and shelving, a television unit and a cocktail cabinet with built in chopping board and fridge.

Sitting room: with a colonnade feature opening into the hallway, sash windows and a door leading to the loggia and south facing terrace with superb views across the garden and countryside, oak flooring and classic designed marble and granite open fireplace.

Drawing room: oak flooring, south facing sash windows with unspoilt views and west facing bay style windows with garden views. Stunning white marble open fireplace.

Cloakroom and under stairs storage and west door leading out to the garden.

Dining room: 3 sash windows facing west, white marble open fireplace and feature arch recess and cornice.

Billiard room: spacious enough for a full size billiard table, open fireplace with lattice wood decoration, built in aquariums with storage cupboards below. Further cupboard housing the electrics and with cue holder on the front, internal sash window into the orangery and cleverly disguised door leading to a cloakroom with wall hung WC and basin, wall lights and heated towel radiator.

Inner hallway with highly decorative cornice and which leads to a (staff) cloakroom with WC and small basin.

Snug: fully panelled room overlooking the garden and with a slate fireplace and inset wood burning stove.

Back door to courtyard and York stone flooring leading to back staircase.

Office: 2 sash windows, slate fireplace with inset wood burning stove and Russian pine surround. Fitted cupboards and painted shelves, dado rail and down lighters.

Kitchen: Bespoke maple and ebony furniture made locally by Peter Jackson. A vast range of cupboards, drawers, glass fronted display cabinets and granite work surface. Appliances include a Gaggenhau induction hob with concealed hood, Miele jumbo oven, Miele steam oven, Miele microwave oven, Miele coffee maker, black 5 ringed AGA set into a recess with hand painted tiled splash backs. Central island with double width granite work surface and inset prep sink with mono tap and spray, integral dishwasher, plate warmer, further units and vegetable baskets. Co-ordinating free standing larder storage with integral lights and built in coffee machine, 2 wall mounted radiators and Italian marble flooring throughout which leads into:

Orangery: a delightful room with skylight windows and French doors leading out to a loggia with which to enjoy the east aspect.

Utility: Britannia range style cooker and concealed hood. Marble work surface with tiled splash backs and inset Miele BBQ grill, deep fat fryer and weighing machine. Shaws original ceramic sink overlooking the eastern aspect, Maytag washing machine and tumble dryer, dishwasher and AEG fridge and freezer with ice dispenser.

Side door access from the driveway.

Boot room: fitted with pine cupboards, drawers and ceiling meat hooks. Sliding sash windows.

Wine room: slate floor throughout both rooms and with loft access.


FIRST FLOOR

Main staircase leading to a half landing with feature west facing window offering lovely garden views and main landing with oak flooring and seating area.

Guest suite: dressing area with built in cupboards.

Bedroom 2: cast iron fireplace with wooden surround and granite hearth. South and west facing windows offering fabulous views.

En Suite: fully tiled room and with Italian marble flooring throughout. White suite comprising bath with wall mounted central taps, marble topped unit with dual inset basins, walk-in power shower, WC, ebony and maple decorations.

Sitting room: fitted with a range of antique cream cupboards and glass fronted units, cast iron fireplace with marble hearth, French doors leading out to a decked balcony which enjoy south facing views and stone balustrade and coach lighting.

Bedroom 1: 3 south and east facing sash windows, cast iron fireplace with an early 19th century marble surround and slate hearth, built in shelves and with storage either side.

Bedroom 4: 2 sash windows and Gothic style cornice.

En suite: with a white suite comprising bath with central taps, dual traditional style basins, bidet, WC, gold fittings, 2 sash windows and ceramic flooring.

Bedroom 3: west facing sash windows, marble open fireplace with wooden surround, dado rail and recessed cupboard.

En suite: fully tiled roll top bath with claw feet and high taps, table style basin, corner glass shower cubicle, high cistern WC, traditional style heated rail, down lighters and overlooking the garden.

Inner landing: with a feature ornate cupola similar to the local church and a cupboard housing the electrics.

Bedroom 5: east facing sash window, cast iron fireplace with marble tiled hearth and fitted dressing area.

En suite: a half panelled room with a white suite comprising bath with shower over, pedestal basin, WC, heated rail and gold fittings.

Family bathroom: white bath with central taps and shower spray, large shaped shower cubicle, WC, pedestal basin, ceramic tiles and heated rail.

Bedroom 6: 2 sash windows and cast iron fireplace with marble hearth and surround.

Kitchen: with a range of fitted limed cupboards with integral fridge and dishwasher. Tiled work surface with inset 4 ring hob and combined oven/grill beneath and mural.

Airing cupboard: fitted with shelving.

Bedroom 7: currently used as a study with a cast iron fireplace with marble surround, recessed arch and opening out onto a balcony which overlooks the rose garden.

Steps down to an apartment.

Bathroom: fully tiled and with pretty border tiles, white bath with painted panelling, unit with inset basin, WC and sash window overlooking the garden.

Sitting room: with a range of built in pine cupboards and a cast iron fireplace with a pine surround and marble hearth.

Open plan kitchen: fitted with green washed effect units and with a built in fridge, oven and 4 ring hob with extractor over, Belfast sink with traditional taps.

Bedroom 8: with a sash window and loft access.


2nd FLOOR

Kite winder staircase which leads to 2 further west facing - nursery bedrooms - both of which have lovely mural walls and one of which has a quaint painted fireplace.

Landing: with loft storage and roof access (ideal for maintenance purposes).


OUTSIDE

The driveway leads to the main entrance where there is a turning circle with ample parking and central fountain. There is a further tree lined driveway, with access from the Sausthorpe Road.

The extensive landscaped grounds, totalling approximately 14 acres, have been thoughtfully planned by the current owners and include a delightful walled rose garden with central fountain and box hedging. There is also a white garden with a cross shaped pond, a Japanese garden with a pond, a 6 hole golf course, a large lake, a suntrap patio area and a woodland walk. The south facing terrace is a particular feature with open unspoilt views and the gardens are full of mature specimen trees and established shrubs.

OUTBUILDINGS

The gated courtyard leads to outbuildings suitable for storing garden equipment.There is also a woodshed, potting room and gardeners WC as well as a boiler room, oil tank storage and a summerhouse which overlooks the rose garden and is fitted with a wood burning stove, wall lights and a ceramic floor.


Directions

Travelling from Lincoln follow the A46 North towards Wragby. Turn right at the mini roundabout in Wragby and follow the A158 going through Horncastle and Hagworthingham. Look out for a left turn to Aswardby follow this road into the village and take the next available left turn (signposted park farm) with a no through road sign. The entrance is on the left opposite the church of St Helen. Follow the gravel driveway in, with the box parterre on the left, this leads to the main entrance.


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