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Lissington, Lincoln

Guide Price
£1,250,000
Added on 11/06/2021
Mount & Minster, Lincoln
PROPERTY TYPE
Detached
BEDROOMS
x6
BATHROOMS
x2

Key features

  • Ideal Family Home
  • Five Reception Rooms; Two Offices
  • Traditional Kitchen, Pantry, Laundry Room
  • Six/Seven Bedrooms
  • Large En-suite Bathroom, Shower Room, Three Cloakrooms
  • Two Brick Garages, Three Brick Outbuildings
  • Enclosed Walled Courtyard; Walled Kitchen Garden with Greenhouse
  • Beautiful One Acre Formal Garden With Flower Borders
  • Close to Market Rasen and Lincoln
  • Excellent choice of Local Schools and Universities

Property description

A delightful former Vicarage located in the small rural village of Lissington. The Old Vicarage enjoys bucolic views of the surrounding Lincolnshire countryside and a prominent position adjacent to a charming 18th Century church. The property has retained its heritage with many original features and a stunning mature garden, professionally designed and lovingly developed over many years by the current owners. Rooms on the ground floor are flooded with natural light from large windows that capture the morning and afternoon sun and comprise: Front Hall, Inner Front Hallway, Sitting Room, Formal Drawing Room, Dining Room with French doors leading to a sunny terrace, Traditional Country Kitchen, Laundry Room, two Cloakrooms, Office/Library, 2 Hobby Rooms, and a large Party/Games Room.  The main staircase leads to a half-landing with a further Office/Bedroom. The first floor main landing gives access to a large Master Bedroom with windows facing both sides of the garden, two Dressing Rooms and a large Ensuite Bathroom. Three further Bedrooms are accessed from the main landing.  The rear landing leads to two more bedrooms a bathroom with freestanding shower and separate WC room.  Outside, the property is approached via an impressive tree-lined gravel driveway. The beautiful garden contains a mixture of shrubs, mature trees, vegetable patches and flowerbeds.   There are two garages and three outbuildings, all of brick construction and with power and lighting. The large main terrace provides extended entertainment opportunities.  The gardens have safety features for children and dogs, making this a perfect family and pet-friendly home.

Introduction - A delightful former Vicarage located in the small rural village of Lissington. The Old Vicarage enjoys bucolic views of the surrounding Lincolnshire countryside and a prominent position adjacent to a charming 18th Century church. The property has retained its heritage with many original features and a stunning mature garden, professionally designed and lovingly developed over many years by the current owners. Rooms on the ground floor are flooded with natural light from large windows that capture the morning and afternoon sun and comprise: Front Hall, Inner Front Hallway, Sitting Room, Formal Drawing Room, Dining Room with French doors leading to a sunny terrace, Traditional Country Kitchen, Laundry Room, two Cloakrooms, Office/Library, 2 Hobby Rooms, and a large Party/Games Room.  The main staircase leads to a half-landing with a further Office/Bedroom. The first floor main landing gives access to a large Master Bedroom with windows facing both sides of the garden, two Dressing Rooms and a large Ensuite Bathroom. Three further Bedrooms are accessed from the main landing.  The rear landing leads to two more bedrooms a bathroom with freestanding shower and separate WC room.  Outside, the property is approached via an impressive tree-lined gravel driveway. The beautiful garden contains a mixture of shrubs, mature trees, vegetable patches and flowerbeds.   There are two garages and three outbuildings, all of brick construction and with power and lighting. The large main terrace provides extended entertainment opportunities.  The gardens have safety features for children and dogs, making this a perfect family and pet-friendly home.

Location - Lissington is located 4 miles from the town of Market Rasen, 13 miles from the Cathedral city of Lincoln, and 45 minutes by car from Newark. The village has an excellent pub and is close to the A158 and A46 roads. Market Rasen has Tesco, a rail station, golf club and race course.  Lincoln has 2 universities, all the main supermarkets and a rail station with direct trains to London and the North.  Newark gives access to the A1 and the East Coast rail line.  Humberside, East Midlands, and Doncaster Robin Hood airports are all within easy reach. There is a wealth of well-rated schools in the locality, for example: Lincoln Minster, Caistor Grammar, Horncastle Grammar, De Aston, William Farr, Legsby Primary, Market Rasen Nursery.

Accommodation -

Front Hall - 2.75m x 2.46m (9'0" x 8'0") - Carpet, wooden glazed door and two windows, radiator and ceiling light.

Inner Front Hallway - 4.75m x 2.43m (15'7" x 7'11") - Carpet, wooden glazed door, ceiling light, main stairs to the first floor.

Sitting Room - 5.3m x 4.6m (17'4" x 15'1") - Original wood floor, stone chimney surround with tiled open fireplace, picture rail, sash windows with shutters, 2 radiators, coving, ceiling light, TV connection to aerial in attic.

Drawing Room - 6.14m x 5.46m (20'1" x 17'10" ) - Original wood floor, grey marble chimney surround, wood burning stove, picture rail, ceiling light, ornate ceiling mouldings, 3 sash windows with stunning views of the gardens, shutters, radiator.

Dining Room - 6.79m x 4.28m (22'3" x 14'0") - Carpet, French doors leading to an outside patio, two sash windows with shutters, marble chimney surround,  tiled open fireplace, ceiling light, two built-in cupboards, picture rail, display shelves, three radiators.

Kitchen - 5.82m x 4.69m (19'1" x 15'4") - A delightful country kitchen with fitted 'Murdoch Troon' wall unit with tube light under, Belfast sink, recess for range cooker with extractor and light and both gas and electrical supply, space for a fridge freezer and dishwasher, large sash window with shutters,  double-glazed window, radiator, oil-fired Worcester condensing boiler, tiled floor, space for a central island/breakfast bar/table, numerous ceiling lights, TV connection to aerial in attic.  Walk-in pantry with shelves and light.

Boot Room/Rear Entrance - 1.66m x 1.93m (5'5" x 6'3") - Tiled floor, wooden glazed door and window, shelves, fitted wooden bench, ceiling light, electricity meter, polycarbonate glazed roof, access to courtyard.

Courtyard - 10.17m x 7.79m (33'4" x 25'6") - Fully enclosed by 7’-10’ (2m-3m) brick walls, motion-sensor floodlight, rainwater butt, access to: brick Workshop/Garden Store, brick Wood Store, brick Coal Store, walled garden, and front drive - via full height wrought iron gate.

Rear Corridor - Ceiling lights, back stairs to first floor, half-glazed door to boot room, ceiling light, tiled floor, radiator.

Cloakroom One (Under Back Stairs) - 0.76m x 1.87m - Tiled floor, WC, small basin, radiator, ceiling light, windows.

Laundry Room - 3.65m x 2.89m (11'11" x 9'5") - Tiled floor, double Belfast sink, ceiling mounted clothes drying rack, extensive fitted wall cupboards, ceiling light, radiator, space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer,  sash window, space for wine store.

Cloakroom Two - Laminate floor, WC, small basin, radiator, window, ceiling light, picture rail, shelves.

Lift - Metal door.  Lift has light and alarm, key-operated service to first floor.

Office/Library - 4.34m x 4.03m (14'2" x 13'2") - Carpet, ceiling light, double-glazed sash window, glazed door to terrace, two radiators, adjustable shelving filling two complete walls, Openreach master socket, data connection to Office two/Bedroom seven.

East Wing Corridor - Double-glazed sash window, loft access, rear exit door to walled garden, radiator, ceiling light.

Hobby Room - 4.23m x 2.26m (13'10" x 7'4") - Carpet, ceiling light, radiator, coving, double-glazed sliding door.

Hobby Room Two - 4.23m x 2.43m (13'10" x 7'11" ) - Carpet, double-glazed sliding door, ceiling tube light, vanity sink unit with cupboard, radiator.

Party/Games Room - 8.01m x 5.58m (26'3" x 18'3") - Tiled floor, two double-glazed sash windows, three double-glazed sliding doors, wood burning stove with black granite base, brick bar with wood counter-top and space under for fridge, bar shelving with drinks dispensers and lighting, 3 radiators, ceiling lights, coving,

Main Stairs Half Landing -Office Two/Bedroom Seven - 2.98m x 2.73m (9'9" x 8'11") - Carpet, sash window, loft access, radiator, shelves, ceiling light, data connection from Office/Library.

First Floor Main Landing - Carpet, skylight, ceiling light, fitted wooden child safety gate, radiator, ceiling light.

Master Bedroom - 6.16m x 4.17m (20'2" x 13'8") - Carpet, three sash windows, ceiling lights, period fireplace, two radiators, archways to dressing rooms.

Ensuite Bathroom - 3.35m x 4.18m (10'11" x 13'8") - Laminate floor, free standing roll top bath, WC with cupboard behind, basin, sash window, large Matki shower cubicle with Aqualisa pumped power shower including rain shower head, extractor and light, loft access, recessed spotlights, radiator with towel rack above, ornate fireplace.

Dressing Room One - 1.84m x 2.18m (6'0" x 7'1") - Entrance off main landing, ceiling light, alcove for wardrobes.

Dressing Room Two - 1.77m x 1.02m (5'9" x 3'4") - Radiator, ceiling light, loft access, two sash windows.

Bedroom Two - 5.3m x 3.7m (17'4" x 12'1") - Carpet, two sash windows, fitted wardrobe, ornate fireplace, 2 radiators, ceiling lights.

Bedroom Three - 4.74m x 4.68m (15'6" x 15'4") - Wood floor, loft access, sash window, ornate fireplace, cupboard housing stainless steel hot water tank and shower pump, ceiling light, coving, pedestal basin with tiled splashback and glass shelf, two radiators.

Bedroom Four - 4.32m x 3.82m (14'2" x 12'6") - Carpet, ceiling light, sash window, pedestal basin, tiled splashback, radiator.

First Floor Rear Landing - Carpet,  loft access, two sash windows, wall lights, fitted wooden child safety gate.

Bedroom Five - 5.31m x 4.1m (17'5" x 13'5") - Carpet, sash window, loft access, ceiling light, radiator, basin with towel rails under.

Bedroom Six - 3.66m x 2.98m (12'0" x 9'9") - Original wood floor, 2 sash windows, 2 radiators, ceiling light.

Cloakroom Three - Carpet, vanity wash hand basin with marble surround, raised wooden plinth with ornate WC, black wrought-iron mirror towel rings and toilet roll holder, fitted linen double cupboard, radiator, sash window, ceiling light.

Shower Room - Non-slip tiled floor, WC with high level cistern, pedestal basin, Matki shower cubicle with Aqualisa pumped power shower extractor and light, radiator, ceiling light, swivel-opening window, high-level storage cupboard.

Outside - Vehicle Access: Entry via a double wrought iron gate onto a tree-lined gravel drive, leading up to the front of the house, where there is parking space for 10 cars and two brick garages, each with double doors. 
The Garden: The garden has been thoughtfully designed with perennial plants keeping it leafy and abundant all year round. Paved terraces.  The large main terrace beside the East Wing can accommodate a 4mx12m marquee for extra entertainment space.  The connected smaller terrace can be accessed via French doors from the dining room and office/library. Extensive formal  landscaped lawns, professionally designed,  with full-height yew hedge dividers for privacy. Fully-stocked borders and flower beds some with low box hedge edging. Orchard with fruit trees: damson, apple, pear, medlar, quince, pear arch. Wide variety of trees, including a woodland area and stumpery. Victorian well, safely capped by a reinforced-concrete pad, but accessible when necessary.
Walled 5m x 25m kitchen garden with raised beds, apple trees, greenhouse, rainwater butts, blockwork compost bins.  Many attractive paths leading through the wooded areas at the edge of the garden that have been enjoyed by generations of small children on 'secret adventures'! The complete garden perimeter has walls or wire fencing with hedges, providing a safe environment for children and dogs.  Private pedestrian gate to church grounds.

Method Of Sale - For sale by way of private treaty.

Tenure - Freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

Services - Bunded oil tank. Bottled cooking gas. Mains water and electricity. Klargester sewage treatment. Broadband options (with Feb 2021 indicative data speeds):  BT ADSL/FTTC (4Mbps), Vodafone 4G (12Mbps), Three 4G (15Mbps), EE 4G (40Mbps or 90Mbps with external antenna),  Quickline improved service forecast for late 2021.

Fixtures & Fittings - All furniture, rugs, light shades/chandeliers, mirrors, tapestries, curtains, fixtures, cupboards, and garden ornaments/tools/machinery are excluded from this sale unless listed in these particulars. Some items may however be available for purchase by separate negotiation.

Energy Performance Certificate - EPC rating: E

Council Tax Band - Council tax band: G

Viewings - By prior arrangement with the Sole Agents ).

Particulars - Drafted and photographs taken following clients' instructions of June 2021.

Additional Information - For further details, please contact Daniel Baines at Mount & Minster:
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