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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Winceby, Horncastle

Offers in Excess of £585,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Stunning Secluded Lincolnshire Wolds Character Country Home Circa 1861
  • Lounge, Dining Room, Study, Breakfast Kitchen & Garden Room off Grand Hallway Area
  • 4 Bedrooms, 'Jack & Jill' En-suite & Family Bathroom
  • 1 Bed Coach House/Annex with Holiday Let Planning Permission
  • 'Parkland' Style Grounds approx. 3.5 Acres (STS)

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Stunning Secluded Character Country Residence, in a Historic Lincolnshire Wolds setting with views to match, complemented by 'Parkland' style grounds of Approx. 3.5 acres (STS) & adjacent Annex style Coach House, an ideal Holiday Home facility for the owners, VIEWING UTTERLY ESSENTIAL.

Stunning Character Manor House, situated in the Historic Lincolnshire Wolds setting of Winceby, boasting an abundance of character features offering all-round views of this beautiful countryside, much of which being classed as an area of outstanding natural beauty. The property which has a broad appeal & boasts generous sized accommodation which comprises of a central hallway which allows access to the Formal Dining Room & adjacent Sitting room, a separate Study, Utility Room, Breakfast/Kitchen, Front Formal Porch Reception Area, Rear Entrance Lobby & an 'Hexagonal' style Garden Room/Orangery Extension, which allows for far reaching views over the Gardens & the attractive landscape beyond. To the 1st Floor are 4 generous Bedrooms, the Master having the benefit of an En-Suite 'Jack & Jill' Bathroom, in addition a separate Family Bathroom, both of which are sympathetically presented to maintain the Character of the property. Externally the Coach House/Annex accommodation which is presented to a high standard recently undergone a refurbishment by the Owners offers to the ground floor area a Lounge, Breakfast/Kitchen & Bathroom, whilst there is a galleried Bedroom to the 1st Floor Area. Access to the Manor is via a gravelled Driveway, the grounds are set in a 'Parkland' manner which offers a tranquil & secluded environment with Lawn & Patio areas, a Fishpond, in addition to Numerous Outbuildings including a Plant Room, Garden Store & Coal shed. Viewing is absolutely essential.

Entrance Porchway 
Entrance from a covered storm porch through a part glazed timber door leading to inner porch having glazed feature circular window to the side elevation, decorative tiled flooring, timber door leading through to the:-

Entrance Hallway 8' 2" x 26' 8" (max. into staircase) ( 2.49m x 8.13m (max. into staircase) )
Having stairs off leading to the first floor landing, automatic lighting which is connected to all of the downstairs service rooms, dado rail, coving to the ceiling, doors to;

Study 12' 10" x 9' 3" (max. into recess) ( 3.91m x 2.82m (max. into recess) )
Having Double glazed window to the front elevation, oil fired central heating boiler, radiator, high and low level storage cupboard, picture rail, coving and rose to the ceiling.

Lounge 15' 1" x 17' 1" ( 4.60m x 5.21m )
Having sash dual aspect Box Bay windows to the front and side elevations both with original wooden shutters, coving to the ceiling, open fire with decorative surround, two radiators, picture rail.

Dining Room 18' 2" x 16' 4" (max. into box bay) ( 5.54m x 4.98m (max. into box bay) )
Having double sash window to the side elevation with wooden shutters, open fire with decorative surround and tiled hearth, picture rail, coving to ceiling, radiator.

Having obscure glazed window with wooden shutter to the rear elevation, corner wall mounted hand wash basin, WC with 'period' style high level cistern, tiled flooring, wood panelling to half height, built in high level storage cupboard, radiator, picture rail and coving to the ceiling.

Inner Hallway 
Having Loft Access, wooden flooring, wall lights, coved ceiling, two feature side windows to match the design of those in the Garden Room itself and glazed door with access to the;

Garden Room 13' 1" (max) x 16' 6" (max) ( 3.99m (max) x 5.03m (max) )
Having two French doors leading to the patio area, with a stylish Arch design, wood flooring with under floor heating, slate roof. The room is well illuminated with glazing all around and a gothic style clearstory and mirrored rear wall, wall lights, picture arch style windows to all external elevations allowing for an abundance of natural light via an 'Orangery' style roof and roof window sections.

Side Hallway 
Having vinyl flooring, storage cupboard and access to the cellar.

Utility/washroom 8' 10" x 8' ( 2.69m x 2.44m )
Having Double glazed window to the side elevation, vinyl flooring, enamel sink and double drainer, units at base level with work surface over, shelving, plumbing and space for washing machine, dishwasher and space for further appliances if required.

Kitchen 12' 11" x 16' 6" (max) ( 3.94m x 5.03m (max) )
Having Double glazed window to the side elevation, coved ceiling with ceiling rose, automatic lighting and fitted with a bespoke handmade Oak Kitchen which has units at Eye level and matching base cupboards with drawers beneath, integrated wine rack and work surfaces over, splash backs, white 'Belfast' style double sink with separate Drinking Water tap, 'Range' style cooker which is run on LPG and is being included in the Sale, space for fridge, inset Wood Burner with tiled back and hearth and bespoke wooden surround, under unit lighting and space for a table, wooden feature flooring, door to the Butlers staircase which leads to the first floor landing.

Rear Porch Entrance  8' 11" x 9' 11" ( 2.72m x 3.02m )
Having glazed window with coloured top lights to the side elevation, timber door leading out into the rear courtyard, built in storage cupboard, radiator and feature flooring.

Stairway - (from the entrance hallway to the first floor landing)
Having a large feature window to the front elevation, rope pull for former school bell (not currently connected), coved ceiling, Dado and Picture rail, open banister area, doors to ;

Bedroom 2  17' 2" x 14' 4" (max) ( 5.23m x 4.37m (max) )
Having Double glazed dual aspect window to the front and side elevations giving good natural light, with views over the grounds and towards Snipe Dale Country Park and beyond, radiator, coving and Rose to the ceiling.

Bedroom 1 14' 2" x 18' 3" ( 4.32m x 5.56m )
Having Double glazed window to the side elevation which offers stunning views over the grounds and towards Snipe Dale Country Park and beyond, radiator, coving and Rose to the ceiling. Doors to;

Jack & Jill En-Suite Bathroom 
Having Double glazed window to the rear elevation, wooden panelling to the walls, radiator with cover, and being fitted with a 4 piece suite,in keeping with the character of the property comprising, inset bath, inset vanity wash hand basin, low level WC and bidet, further access door off to the landing area.

Bedroom 3  13' x 13' 4" ( 3.96m x 4.06m )
Having dual aspect Double glazed windows to the side elevations with views towards the stunning Cathedral of Lincoln in the distance, and the surrounding countryside, radiator.

Family Bathroom 8' x 8' 11" ( 2.44m x 2.72m )
Having original glazed window to the side elevation, Deep panelling to half height, radiator with cover, coving to the ceiling, and a 5 piece fitted suite in keeping with the character of the property comprising of a Roll Top Claw Foot Bath, Vanity Wash Hand Basin, Bidet, WC with high level 'period' style cistern, Walk in Shower cubicle with Mains Shower therein, tiled splash backs, and a fitted Wooden Bench.

Bedroom 4 13' 11" x 9' 4" (max) ( 4.24m x 2.84m (max) )
Having double glazed window, to the front elevation, radiator, and airing cupboard housing hot water tank.

Coach House 
(The Vendors have advised us that the Coach House does have Planning permission for use as a holiday let). The Coach House is entered from the courtyard on the Western side of the house and has a storm porch, Brick Flooring, with a timber door leading to the:

Entrance Hallway 
Having feature flooring, return stairs to the first floor landing, tongue and groove style panelling to half height to the walls, glazed sash window with slide covering to the rear elevation and automatic lighting, coat hanging facility.

Kitchen 12' 6" x 9' 2" ( 3.81m x 2.79m )
Having single glazed window to the front elevation, automatic lighting, 2 free standing kitchen units housing an LPG gas hob, Electric Oven and white ceramic inset sink, with work surfaces with cupboards beneath, Loft Access, wall mounted electric heater, walk in storage cupboard with Water tank, feature flooring and exposed feature wall, coving to ceiling.

Having a fitted 3 piece suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splash backs, low level WC, heated towel rail, panel bath with power shower over, white 'Ladder' style radiator, splash backs and an Extractor.

Lounge 15' 1" x 17' 1" ( 4.60m x 5.21m )
Having double glazed French door with side panel leading to the external gravel driveway, inset LPG gas fire (imitation wood burning)set within an exposed brick fireplace surround. TV point, coving to the ceiling and loft access.

Galleried Bedroom 8' x 13' 8" ( 2.44m x 4.17m )
Having single Double glazed window to the front elevation, built in wardrobe, open banister stairway, beamed ceiling.

The Manor is approached via a gravelled driveway and is set within what the vendor believe to be approximately 3.5 acres (sts) of stunning 'parkland' style grounds with views all round, set within a secluded and tranquil environment. There is a variety of specimen trees and an ornamental fishpond a raised patio along with an established terrace and steps, outside tap and lights, shrubs and flowers planted to numerous beds and borders.
There is ample off road parking on the gravelled courtyard driveway. The Vendors also have Planning permission for a double car port (planning reference no. 5/109/01926/94). In addition to this there is an attached 8'11 x 6'2 (approx.) Shed with store, having lighting, power and space/plumbing for Washing Machine/Dryer, an unattached Coal Shed with light and a Garden Store 9' x 5'9 (approx.)

Local Area Information 
Winceby itself is notable for having been the site of a Civil War battle between the 'Royalist's & the 'Roundhead's in 1643. In addition, to this the property itself occupies a position which is adjacent to the 'Snipe Dale' Nature Reserve & Country Park which is owned by the Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust. The Manor is ideally positioned to offer convenient access to both Horncastle & Spilsby which are popular Lincolnshire Wolds Market Towns both being located approx. 5 miles away. The property is also located to offer convenient access to the thriving East Coast Resort of Skegness & the Cathedral City of Lincoln.

Originally built circa 1860 as a Rectory, having been designed by the well-known Louth Architect 'James Fowler' The Manor has been used for a variety of purposes in the past including a Farm House & School House - the bell still being is Situ.

Travel east on the A158 Skegness Road, after Horncastle, looking out for a sharp right turn onto the B1195 towards Spilsby. Just after the Winceby sign turn immediately left onto the lane where our For Sale board is situated, where 'The Manor' is situated on the right.

1. MONEY LAUNDERING REGULATIONS: Intending purchasers will be asked to produce identification documentation at a later stage and we would ask for your co-operation in order that there will be no delay in agreeing the sale.
2. General: While we endeavour to make our sales particulars fair, accurate and reliable, they are only a general guide to the property and, accordingly, if there is any point which is of particular importance to you, please contact the office and we will be pleased to check the position for you, especially if you are contemplating travelling some distance to view the property.
3. Measurements: These approximate room sizes are only intended as general guidance. You must verify the dimensions carefully before ordering carpets or any built-in furniture.
4. 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.

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26 February 2016


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