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5 bedroom detached house for sale

London Road, Newark

Sold STC £850,000

Property Description

Key features

  • A Fine Town Residence
  • Five Bedrooms (Three En Suite)
  • Three Reception Rooms
  • Architect Designed Orangery Extension
  • Extended Dining Kitchen
  • Domestic Rooms and Basement
  • Oil Central Heating
  • Grounds: 0.927 Acre or Thereabouts
  • EPC Exempt

Full description

* A Fine Town Residence
* Five Bedrooms (Three En Suite)
* Three Reception Rooms
* Architect Designed Orangery Extension
* Extended Dining Kitchen
* Domestic Rooms and Basement
* Oil Central Heating
* Grounds: 0.927 Acre or Thereabouts

* A Fine Town Residence
* Five Bedrooms (Three En Suite)
* Three Reception Rooms
* Architect Designed Orangery Extension
* Extended Dining Kitchen
* Domestic Rooms and Basement
* Oil Central Heating
* Grounds: 0.927 Acre or Thereabouts


A fine Grade II Listed house built circa 1900 with brick elevations, stone terracotta dressings, dentillated eaves and a hipped roof with Welsh slate covering. An addition to the property is the Orangery designed by Guy Taylor, Architect, and the Kitchen extensions.

The property stands with a walled frontage, majestic trees and delightful gardens extending to just under one acre in total extent. The property stands with a prominent frontage on London Road and is described as one of the best houses of its date surviving in Newark. . The elegant and well proportioned elevations are a local landmark and there are some fine examples of architecture in this particular part of Newark with London Road always a highly favoured and prime residential area.

The house is approached by a long sweeping driveway which leads through to a large detached garage just beyond the main house. The principal accommodation comprises on the ground floor: an entrance vestibule; reception hall; cloakroom; drawing room with bow window; spacious dining room; the orangery with roof lantern and French windows to the garden; butler's pantry; kitchen with extension providing ample dining area; laundry room, separate downstairs WC, rear entrance lobby and a basement.

The fine staircase leads to a first floor landing; four double sized bedrooms, two of which have en suite bathrooms; the main bathroom with underfloor heating; inner landing and back staircase. The second floor comprises bedroom 5 with an en suite shower room and a study area.

The tall window openings provide light and airy rooms. The house is principally south facing and the grounds afford privacy and seclusion. The property is substantially built, well maintained and comes to the market for the first time in almost 45 years.

Newark on Trent is an attractive place to live. The town has a long and interesting history. The Georgian market square, fine St Mary's Church, 12th Century Castle and riverside areas are attractive parts of the town. There are many niche shops and boutiques, restaurants and most of the multiples including Waitrose, Aldi, Morrisons, Asda and Marks and Spencer. The town lies on the intersection of the A1 and A46 trunk roads. There are rail services from Newark Castle station to Lincoln and Nottingham. Fast mainline East Coast trains are capable of journey times between Newark North Gate station and London Kings Cross in just over 75 minutes.

The property provides the following accommodation:-

Ground Floor -

Entrance Vestibule - Panelled and glazed entrance door, coat hooks and mirror.

Reception Hall - With solid Oak floor, dado rail, fine moulded ceiling cornice, archway and columns providing an opening to the staircase. Double panelled radiator. Stained glass and leaded light window.

Cloakroom - With wash basin, radiator, separate WC with low suite WC.

Drawing Room - 8.20m x 3.94m (26'11" x 12'11") - South facing bow window with window seat, fine moulded ceiling cornice, picture rail and pelmets. Archway and a beautiful marble fireplace with open fire. Skirting, radiators, two additional box sash windows.

Dining Room - 5.49m x 4.09m (18' x 13'5") - With picture rail, frieze and moulded ceiling cornice, skirting heaters, beautiful Mahogany fireplace surround with tiled inset and open fire. South facing windows.

Orangery - 5.69m x 5.84m (18'8" x 19'2") - Designed by Guy Taylor, Architect, and built approximately 25 years ago with sealed unit double glazed casement windows, three sets of French windows (south facing) and a set of French doors to the rear garden. Tiled floor, recessed halogen lighting and a superb double glazed roof lantern. This room has an electric underfloor heating system.

Rear Lobby - With built in cupboard with the electric RCD box. Here the back staircase with oval window rises to the First and Second Floors.

Butler's Pantry - With base cupboards, china cupboard, tall cupboards and Belfast sink. Radiator.

Lobby - With rear entrance door and door to the Basement.

Lounge - 6.78m x 4.11m (22'3" x 13'6") - With brick fireplace, fitted cupboards and shelving, windows in the east and west elevations.

Dining Kitchen - 7.01m x 5.38m (23' x 17'8" ) - (Overall measurements)
With base units, wall cupboards, integrated electric hob, oven and grill. There are granite working surfaces with cupboards under. Sealed unit double glazed windows and French doors to the garden terrace, Pine panelled ceiling, three radiators and the original old servants' bell box. Tiled floor in the Kitchen area, wood floor in the Dining area.

Laundry Room - 3.66m x 2.24m (12' x 7'4") - With wall cupboards, sink unit, radiator, Pine panelled ceiling and radiator. Plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer, also space for an upright fridge/freezer. Cupboard with shelving. Tiled floor.

Separate Wc - With low suite WC.

Rear Entrance Lobby - With fitted storage cupboards and cupboard containing the hot water cylinder. Pine panelled ceiling, rear entrance door.

Basement -

Cellar Room & Wine Store - There are stone steps leading down to a basement cellar room and wine store.

First Floor -

Landing - The fine winding staircase with turned balustrades and a Mahogany handrail leads to the First Floor Landing. Pair of columns in the galleried area. Radiator.

Master Bedroom - 4.22m x 4.09m (13'10" x 13'5") - With two south facing windows, two radiators, fine moulded ceiling cornice and archway.

En Suite - 2.84m x 2.62m (9'4" x 8'7") - With box bay window, cupboards, double panelled radiator, bath with shower attachment, pedestal basin, shower cubicle and tiled walls.

Bedroom 2 - 3.78m x 3.76m (12'5" x 12'4" ) - With two east facing windows, two radiator, vanity basin and built in cupboard.

En Suite - 3.18m x 2.87m (10'5" x 9'5") - With bath, low suite WC, basin with cabinet, shower cubicle, double panelled radiator, tiled walls and connecting door to the Inner Back Landing.

Bedroom 3 - 4.14m x 4.06m (13'7" x 13'4") - With built in cupboard, two radiators and connecting door to Bedroom 4. Window in the south elevation.

Bedroom 4 - 4.22m x 4.06m (13'10" x 13'4") - With two south facing windows and one east facing window, moulded ceiling cornice and double panelled radiator.

Family Bathroom - 3.76m x 2.84m (12'4" x 9'4" ) - (Overall measurements)
Archway reveal and claw foot bath with shower attachment, pedestal basin, double panelled radiator, fully tiled walls, low suite WC, built in cupboard and electric underfloor heating.

Inner Back Landing - With back staircase to the Second Floor and Ground Floor, radiator.

Second Floor - Approached by a winding staircase with leaded light dormer window.

Landing - With Tank Room containing the hot water cylinder and the cold water tank.

Bedroom 5 - 4.11m x 3.20m (13'6" x 10'6") - With dormer window, fitted wardrobes, old hob fireplace and radiator.

En Suite Shower Room - 2.69m x 2.29m (8'10" x 7'6") - With shower cubicle, electric shower, low suite WC, wash basin with electric water heater. Radiator.

Study Area - With radiator and access door to the roof space.

Tank Room - Housing hot water cylinder and main header tank.

Outside - There are electrically operated gates within the walled frontage area. The tarmacadam driveway leads to a turning area and parking space.
Boiler house with Potterton oil fired central heating boiler and there is a PVC oil storage tank behind the Garage.

Gardens - The front garden contains fine Horse Chestnut, Beech and Holly trees. The rear garden contains a fine Walnut tree, Holly, Fir trees, paths and there is a vegetable garden.

Garage - 7.19m x 6.53m (23'7" x 21'5") - Constructed with brick elevations under a hipped slated roof with electric remote controlled doors. Coal house, water tap and power points.

Rear View Of The Property -

Services - Mains water, electricity and drainage are connected to the property.

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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Added on Rightmove:
30 March 2018

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