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4 bedroom character property for sale

Cairn Cottage, Main Street, Norton Disney, Lincoln

Sold STC £350,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached Village House
  • Four Double Bedrooms
  • Two Reception Rooms & Family Room
  • Spacious Well Appointed Kitchen
  • Bathroom and Separate Shower Room
  • Recent Double Glazing Throughout
  • High Feed In Tariff Solar Panels
  • 25' x 15' Approx Workshop
  • Four Bay Storage/ Carport Facility
  • Plot Size 0.224 Acre

Full description

Detached Village House
Four Double Bedrooms
Two Reception Rooms & Family Room
Spacious Well Appointed Kitchen
Bathroom and Separate Shower Room
Recent Double Glazing Throughout
High Feed In Tariff Solar Panels
25' x 15' Approx Workshop
Four Bay Storage/ Carport Facility
Plot Size 0.224 Acre

*Detached Village House
*Four Double Bedrooms
*Two Reception Rooms & Family Room
*Spacious Well Appointed Kitchen
*Bathroom and Separate Shower Room
*Recent Double Glazing Throughout
*High Feed In Tariff Solar Panels
*25' x 15' Approx Workshop
*Four Bay Storage/ Carport Facility
*Plot Size 0.224 Acre

Cairn Cottage, a detached four bedroomed house built circa 1850 retains considerable original character and charm. The property has been restored to an exceptionally high standard and there is a well designed family room extension with pitched roof and French doors to the garden.

The house is beautifully presented throughout and improvement works carried out in recent years include re-roofing with reclaimed Welsh slates, new purpose made wood framed double glazed windows installed two years ago and interestingly these are designed on the front elevation to open inwardly as 'French windows' providing a very pleasant summertime feature. There are 3.3 kilowatt solar panels with a high feed in tariff providing an income and exceptionally low electricity bills. There is also a fully working alarm system installed.

The property stands on a substantial frontage with picket fencing, field gate entrance, a four bay building providing storage and under cover car space, greenhouse and a large 35' x 15' workshop in the rear garden area. In all the property extends to 0.224 Acre or thereabouts.

The accommodation provides on the ground floor an enclosed porch entrance, sitting room, living room, dining kitchen with Rayburn cooking range and solid fuel central heating boiler, family room extension, rear entrance porch and well appointed downstairs shower room. The first floor provides four bedrooms (two of the bedrooms are interconnected) and there is a 'Jack and Jill' bathroom with a very attractive Victorian style suite.

The village of Norton Disney is approached by country lanes from the A46 north of Newark and the A17 through Stapleford Woods at Coddington. This small settlement has just over 200 residents. St Peters Church dates back to the 15th Century and the village has the well known Green Man Public House and Restaurant. Schooling is within the Lincolnshire catchment areas, the nearest primary schools are at Bassingham and Witham St Hughs. Newark is approximately 5 miles and Lincoln 9 miles. There are rail services from Newark to Lincoln and Nottingham. Also the main east coast line with journey times from Newark Northgate to London Kings Cross in just over 75 minutes. Access points to the A1 are approximately 3 miles.

Constructed with brick and part rendered elevations under a slated roof, the property provides the following accommodation:-

Porch Entrance - With leaded light and stained glass front entrance door, stone floor and panelled entrance door to the Sitting Room.

Sitting Room - 4.04m x 3.73m (13'3" x 12'3") - With arched brick chimney breast and fireplace opening with wood burning stove. Windows in the south and west elevations, panelled dado and old pine doors.

Living Room - 4.57m x 4.11m including staircase area (15' x 13'6 - With brick built chimney breast and fireplace with provision for a wood burning stove (the existing wood burning stove is not included in the sale). There is a pine shelf with brackets above, quarry tiled floor, windows in the south and east elevations, old pine internal doors.

Dining Kitchen - 5.97m x 3.96m (19'7" x 13') - With bespoke painted kitchen units, Travertine stone work surfaces incorporating a double Belfast style sink unit and drainer. Rayburn solid fuel range with hotplates, ovens and boiler for the central heating and hot water systems. There is also the Rangemaster cooking range with LPG gas burners and electric ovens. Single glazed internal French doors to the family room, recessed LED lighting in the ceiling and a designer type radiator.

Further View Of Kitchen -

Family Room - 6.55m x 2.31m (21'6" x 7'7") - With centre opening French doors to the garden, windows in the west and east elevations, two double panelled radiators, stone flagged floor and LED recessed ceiling lights.

Rear Entrance Porch - With stone flagged floor, rear entrance door and LED lighting.

Shower Room - 2.39m x 2.26m (7'10" x 7'5") - With shower cubicle, electric shower, pedestal basin, low suite WC, panelled dado, ceramic tiled floor, heated towel rail, LED lighting and plumbing for a washing machine.

First Floor Landing - With hatch to the roof space.

Bedroom One - 5.08m x 4.11m overall (16'8" x 13'6" overall) - 10'4" wide in the double bed area.

There are two south facing windows and a west facing window. Ample space for wardrobes, dressing table and there is a connecting door to the Jack and Jill bathroom.

Jack And Jill Bathroom - 3.94m x 2.11m (12'11" x 6'11") - With claw foot bath, pedestal basin, low suite WC, separate shower cubicle (electric shower), heated towel rail, LED lighting, half tiled walls and extractor.

Bedroom Two - 3.96m x 3.25m (13' x 10'8") - A double sized bedroom with pine boarded floor, radiator, connecting door to the landing and opening to Bedroom Three.

Bedroom Three - 4.17m x 3.05m (13'8" x 10') - A double sized bedroom with pine boarded floor, radiator, window in the north elevation and connecting door to the Jack and Jill bathroom.

Bedroom Four - 3.28m x 3.18m (10'9" x 10'5") - A double sized bedroom with painted wood boarded floor, south facing window, fitted recess shelving, hatch to the roof space.

Outside - The property stands on a substantial plot frontage with a pailing fence, iron pedestrian gate and footpath to the front door. There is a small greenhouse in the frontage area. A field gate gives access to an extensive gravelled driveway with ample parking and access to the outbuildings.

Four Bay Pole Building - With profile roof, suitable for storage and motor vehicles.

Workshop - 7.62m x 4.57m approximately (25' x 15' approximate - Constructed with breeze block elevations under a mono pitch roof. Electricity connected.

There is an outside water tap.

Rear Garden - Provides a turfed area and gravelled areas. Just to the rear of the Family Room is a pleasant patio and garden area. There is Lincolnshire post and rail fencing to the rear with wonderful views overlooking open fields.

Services - Mains water, electricity and drainage are all connected to the property. The solar heating system is to be included in the sale. We understand the new owners will be required to apply for the Feed In Tariff Scheme currently providing the owners with an income and low electricity bills.

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.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
12 February 2018

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