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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Church Street, Scawby, North Lincolnshire

Withdrawn from Market £425,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

DESCRIPTION The Old School is a fine Grade II Listed Building originally dating from the 1850's and in recent years sympathetically renovated to a lovely family home retaining the authenticity of the original school and extending in total to approx. 3006ft2 (285m2) of versatile accommodation of impressive proportions.

The property enjoys an exceptional unspoilt setting next to the Church, with well planned private garden and parking, within the Conservation Area and centre of this convenient and much sought after village yet just 3mins from Jn4 M180.

The principal features of the accommodation include the two large Reception Rooms, the original School Room (currently used as an art studio) with its high vaulted ceiling and south facing arched window, Dining Kitchen and adjacent Breakfast Area, good sized Office/Study, Cloakroom and WC.

To the First Floor is the galleried Landing leading to the Master Bedroom (with arched window and garden aspect to Church beyond) and En Suite, large front Bedroom with feature arched window and en-suite shower room, 2 further Bedrooms and Family Bathroom.

Of particular note is the potential adaptation, if required, of the School Room (516ft2) with its adjoining further Utility/WC and own secondary entrance for separate self contained Annexe/Business/Leisure use. (Subject to usual consents - note the property also has the benefit of an Outline Planning Consent for a previous use as an Arts and Craft Centre and Workshop with Residential Accommodation. Ref: 7/326/86).

LOCATION The property is situated in the attractive centre of this popular village with its amenities including local shop, Post Office, Public House and well regarded Primary School. The market town of Brigg is 2 miles distant.
It is ideally located for commuting to the major employment areas of the region including Scunthorpe, Hull, Grimsby and Lincoln, and has easy access to the M180 for M1 and the Sheffield, Leeds, Nottingham areas. International Airports at Humberside and Doncaster and National Rail Link at Barnetby are within easy commutable distance. 


SITTING ROOM 24' 11" x 20' 3" (7.6m x 6.18m) Two sash windows to the side elevation, two radiators, original polished wooden floor boards, cream multi fuel stove set in chimney recess with stone hearth. 

DINING ROOM 26' 4" x 20' 11" (8.04m x 6.40m) Window to the front elevation, two arched wooden entrance doors to the front elevation, sash window to the side elevation, three radiators, original polished wooden floor boards, brick chimney breast with cream multi fuel stove inset, stairs leading to first floor, built-in cupboard.

Half glazed wooden door leads to: 

DAY ROOM (FORMER SCHOOL ROOM) 25' 11" x 19' 11" (7.9m x 6.08m) Retaining many of its original features including full height vaulted ceiling with exposed beams and metal ties, decorative arched windows and polished wooden floor boards, this room would lend itself to a multitude of uses (subject to the necessary planning) and offers great scope for any potential purchaser. It is currently being used as an art studio.

Two arched wooden entrance doors to the front elevation, decorative arched windows to the front elevation, two sash windows to the side elevation and further sash window to the rear elevation, wall mounted overhead heaters. 

INNER HALLWAY 9' 0" x 6' 7" (2.75m x 2.02m) Arched picture window to the side elevation, radiator, laminate flooring, loft access, spot lighting.

Provides access to: 

UTILITY ROOM Plumbing for washing machine and space for tumble dryer, worksurface over, extractor fan, shelving, loft access. 

CLOAKROOM Arched window to the side elevation, w.c. and wash hand basin, extractor fan.

An external door leads from the lobby to the garden. 

BREAKFAST ROOM 14' 9" x 11' 6" (4.52m x 3.51m) Arched picture window to the side elevation, window to the rear elevation, two radiators, loft access. 

KITCHEN/DINER 15' 3" x 13' 0" (4.66m x 3.98m) Window to the side elevation, radiator, range of Old English style, cream fronted high and low level cupboard and drawer units incorporating a one and a half bowl stainless steel sink, space for Aga/range cooker, plumbing for dishwasher, 'Glowworm' gas central heating boiler in housing cupboard, spot lights.

Aga available to purchase by separate negotiation. 

REAR ENTRANCE HALL Wooden external door leading to the garden, radiator. This gives access to a further Cloakroom with window to the rear elevation, w.c., radiator and separate area with stainless steel wash hand basin and window to the side elevation. 

STUDY/OFFICE 15' 3" x 7' 11" (4.66m x 2.43m) Window to the rear elevation, built-in storage cupboard, radiator. 


GALLERY LANDING Part raked roof with original beam, loft access. 

MASTER BEDROOM (SPLIT LEVEL) 20' 11" x 15' 2" (6.4m x 4.64m) Arched full length window to the rear elevation, radiator, exposed roof timbers, built-in cupboard, walk in wardrobe. 

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM 8' 11" x 5' 3" (2.73m x 1.62m) White suite comprising: fully enclosed corner shower cubicle with thermostatically controlled shower, w.c. and vanity wash hand basin, heated towel rail, airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder, extractor fan, tiled splash backs, spot lighting. 

BEDROOM TWO 13' 11" x 14' 6" (4.26m x 4.43m) Arched full length window to the front elevation with stained glass inserts, further window to the side elevation, hipped ceiling with original beam, radiator. 

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM 11' 11" x 5' 11" (3.64m x 1.82m) Window to the side elevation, walk in shower enclosure with thermostatically controlled shower, w.c., vanity wash hand basin with cupboard beneath, heated towel rail. 

BEDROOM THREE 12' 4" x 8' 11" (3.77m x 2.72m) Window to the side elevation, radiator. 

BEDROOM FOUR 12' 8" x 8' 4" (3.87m x 2.55m) Window to the side elevation, radiator, exposed ceiling timbers, built-in wardrobe with lighting. 

BATHROOM 8' 11" x 7' 0" (2.72m x 2.14m) Window to the side elevation, white suite comprising: panelled bath with thermostatic shower over and glass screen, pedestal wash hand basin, w.c. and bidet, radiator, tiled splash backs, ceiling spot lights. 

OUTSIDE The south facing property is approached through the wrought iron gates to the ample parking and garden area of mature borders set within the original tarmac playground and with evergreen and deciduous planting for year round structure and interest and easy maintenance; brick built Stores and secluded patio and pergola areas. The boundaries are brick walling and fencing with a backdrop of mature trees, woodland and the floodlit Church and grounds and views to the walled garden of the historic Scawby Hall beyond and walks in the Hall Park. 

GENERAL REMARKS AND STIPULATIONS Tenure and Possession: The Property is freehold and vacant possession will be given upon completion.

Council Tax: We are advised by North Lincolnshire District Council that this property is in Band E.

Services: Please note we have not tested the services or any of the equipment or appliances in this property, accordingly we strongly advise prospective buyers to commission their own survey or service reports before finalising their offer to purchase.

Floorplans: The floorplans within these particulars are for identification purposes only, they are representational and are not to scale. Accuracy and proportions should be checked by prospective purchasers at the property.

Hours of Business: Monday to Friday 9am - 5.30pm, Saturday 9am - 12.30pm.

Viewing: Please contact the Brigg office on 01652 654833.

Free Valuation: We would be happy to provide you with a free market appraisal of your own property should you wish to sell. Further information can be obtained from Brown & Co, Brigg - 01652 654833.

These particulars were prepared in July 2016. 

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