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Key features

  • A Charming Detached Village Cottage
  • Gardens and Grounds, 0.5 Acres or Thereabouts
  • Recent Lounge/Garden Room Extenson
  • Separate Dining Room, Spacious Fitted Kitchen
  • Small Study, Pantry, Store and Lobby
  • Bathroom and Separate Shower Room
  • Solar Panels, Inverter and Battery System, All Electric Heating
  • Outbuildings and Greenhouse, Orchard and Mature Trees including Oak
  • Excellent Village Amenities, Newark 5 Miles, Nottingham 15 Miles
  • EPC Rating D


Appleacre comprises a detached cottage, circa. 1850 with a recent extension, three bedrooms and extensive grounds extending to 0.5 acres or thereabouts.

The property is situated within the Elston conservation area, a pleasant unspoilt village with local amenities with access to the A46 and just five miles from Newark. The property has a double fronted elevation and is traditionally built with brick elevations under a pantiled roof. The lounge/garden room extension features a vaulted ceiling. The accommodation, with some original beamed ceilings, offers considerable character and charm. The property is approached by a field-gate entrance with a long tarmacadam drive, ample parking and delightful grounds containing a variety of apple trees, oak trees and holly.

The ground floor accommodation provides a front hall, dining room, lounge extension, lobby and small study, lobby, pantry, storeroom and kitchen with appliances and space for a breakfast table. There is an adjoining wash house, laundry, garden toilet and rear porch. There is a ground floor bathroom facility. The first floor provides a galleried landing, two double bedrooms, an unprivate single bedroom and shower room with WC. There is a brick and pantile outhouse with electricity connected, a small brick shed, lean-to store, wooden shed and a good sized greenhouse.

The village of Elston is situated just five miles from Newark and ideal for commuting to Nottingham and Leicester via the A46. The village has a good range of amenities including a community shop, bus services to Newark and Nottingham. There is a good primary school and the Chequers Inn, a 19th century pub with bar and restaurant menus. All Saints Church is a focal point of the village and dates back to the 13th century. The nearby Elston Hall is the birthplace of Erasmus Darwin and Elston Towers, once a huge Victorian Folly, is now a health and spa centre situated just outside of the village. The windmill on the road to Sibthorpe is a local landmark.

Access to the A1 is within five miles. Newark-on-Trent is on the main East Coast railway line with regular rail services to the North and London King's Cross, a journey time of just over 75 minutes.

The property is well maintained and provides an unusual opportunity to acquire a village property together with nearly an acre of land. The following accommodation is provided:

Ground Floor -

Entrance Hall - With front door, staircase and electric panel heater.

Lounge/Garden Room - 5.46m x 3.96m (17'11 x 13') - Centre opening uPVC French windows provide access to the garden. This light and airy room has windows in the South and West elevations plus two Velux roof lights in the vaulted ceiling. Fitted wood stove and electric panelled heater.

Dining Room - 4.04m x 3.73m (13'3 x 12'3) - Heavily beamed ceiling, single glazed York slider window, fireplace and provision for electric fire. Electric panel heater and connecting door to the front hall.

Kitchen - 3.96m x 3.66m (13' x 12') - Fitted wall units, base cupboards and working surfaces with a painted finish and cup handles. The work surface incorporates and one and a half sink unit. Integrated electric hob, stainless steel hood and electric oven. Window seat and quarry tiled floor.

Study Area/Lobby - 3.40m 1.96m (11'2 6'5) - Overall measurements. Beam ceiling and quarry tiled floor.

Small Study - 2.11m x 2.06m (6'11 x 6'9) - With indoor Yorkshire slider window, beam ceiling and quarry tiled floor.

Pantry - With shelving and quarry tiled floor.

Store Room - With Duracell battery and PV inverters. The owners have recently contracted with Octopus Energy providing a feed-in tarriff.

Laundry - 2.79m x 1.88m (9'2 x 6'2) - Stainless steel sink unit, plumbing for a washing machine, Velux roof light and single glazed window in the gable.

Bathroom - 2.11m x 2.01m (6'11 x 6'7) - With bath, wash hand basin, close couple W.C. uPVC double glazed window, half tiled walls, electric panel heater.

Garden Toilet - With high level WC and pedestal basin.

First Floor -

Galleried Landing - With single glazed windows front and side elevations.

Bedroom One - 3.99m x 3.71m (13'1 x 12'2) - UPVC double glazed window, tiled fireplace, electric panel heater.

Bedroom Two - 3.66m x 3.51m (12' x 11'6) - Built in cupboard and wardrobe, electric panel heater and uPVC double glazed window.

Bedroom Three - 2.34m x 2.18m (7'8 x 7'2) - An unprivate single bedroom with low uPVC window in the rear elevation and connecting door to a lobby with built-in cupboard.

Shower Room - Shower cubicle, basin, low suite WC. Partition storage area with sliding door. Dimplex heater.

Outside - There is a field gate entrance to the property and a long private driveway. Gravelled parking area to the side of the cottage.

Outbuilding - 3.96m x 2.13m (13' x 7') - A brick and pantile construction with electricity connected and two uPVC windows.

Large Greenhouse - 5.3 x 3 (17'4" x 9'10") - Outside mains water, power connected, low level wall heater surround.

Large Wooden Shed - 4.3 x 3 (14'1" x 9'10") - Power and light connected.

Former Pig Sty And Potting Shed - 5.4 x 3.4 (17'8" x 11'1") - Attached to a small barn, power and light connected.

The delightful gardens contain oak, holly and apple trees.

Services - Mains water, electricity, and drainage are all connected to the property. Mains gas is not connected but available in the village.

Tenure - The property is freehold.

Possession - Vacant possession will be given on completion.

Mortgage - Mortgage advice is available through our Mortgage Adviser. Your home is at risk if you do not keep up repayments on a mortgage or other loan secured on it.

Viewing - Strictly by appointment with the selling agents.

Council Tax - The property comes under Newark and Sherwood District Council Tax Band C.


Low Street, Elston, Newark

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Band: C

Low Street, Elston, Newark


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  • Fiskerton Station2.9 miles
  • Rolleston Station3.0 miles
  • Bleasby Station3.2 miles
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Richard Watkinson & Partners, Newark

35 Kirk Gate, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG24 1AD

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