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3 bedroom house for sale

Ginger Bear Cottage, Harwell, Doncaster, Nottinghamshire, DN10 5BU

Sold STC £415,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Charming character property
  • Retaining many character features
  • Finished to a high standard
  • Grand reception rooms
  • Open plan breakfast kitchen/family room
  • 3 double bedrooms
  • 3 bathrooms
  • Courtyard garden

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

The property is finished to high standard throughout and has been extensively decorated both inside and out over the last few months. There is an abundance of natural oak with the majority of rooms having oak boarded floors, there are many oak internal doors, and vaulted ceilings with exposed trusses and purlins to both the dining room and sitting room.  A spacious open plan kitchen family room is at the heart of the property and is the ideal space to entertain guests.


The accommodation briefly comprises a dining room, sitting room, kitchen, family room, cloakroom, bedroom and en-suite bathroom on the ground floor, with two further bedrooms, each with en-suite facilities, on the first floor.


There is a gravel courtyard style area to the front providing parking space for several cars, and a large south facing terrace with lawns and established planting to the rear.


Ground Floor


Dining Room

Entrance door with glazed panel, oak boarded floor, vaulted ceiling with exposed purlins and truss, twin part glazed doors to the side patio, built in cupboard with hanging space and housing the oil fired central heating boiler.



Suite comprising low level WC and wash hand basin, radiator/heated towel rail, oak boarded floor, extractor fan.



An impressive reception room retaining main original features. Oak boarded floor, exposed purlins and truss to the vaulted ceiling with feature up lighting, revealed brick arches, open fireplace with inset Gazco fire on stone hearth, 3 traditional radiators and 2 wall light points.



Fitted with a range of traditional shaker style cupboards and drawers with granite work surfaces over, breakfast bar, integrated appliances including fridge/freezer, dishwasher, and freestanding 5 ring Rangemaster cooker with extractor hood over, matching wall cupboards, loft access, tiled floor, half glazed door to the utility room and rear gardens.


Family Room

Leading off the kitchen the family room is a light and spacious reception area at the heart of the home with both a dining and seating area. Oak boarded floor, ceiling spot lights, glazed door to the front elevation and stairs raising to the first floor accommodation.  Under stairs storage cupboard.


Utility Room

Fitted with a range of base units with wooden work surfaces over, stainless steel sink with mixer tap, floor to ceiling storage unit, Reina electric radiator, flagstone flooring and stables style door leading out to the rear gardens.


Bedroom 2

Ground floor double bedroom, built in wardrobe with hanging storage.Windows within arched opening, oak boarded floor and television point.


En-Suite Bathroom

Suite comprising bath, shower, close coupled WC and wash hand basin, heated towel rail, shaver point, extractor fan, tiled floor and part tiled walls.


First Floor


Stairwell/ Landing

With low level lighting inset into the walls Oak boarded floor, leads through to the two fist floor double bedrooms.


Bedroom 1

A spacious master bedroom with view over the front elevation. Oak boarded floor ceiling spot lights and television point.


En-Suite Bathroom

Resin roll top bath with chrome Victorian style mixer tap and shower attachment, separate shower head over the bath, low level WC and wash hand basin on chrome stand, wall mirror with feature lighting. Oak boarded floor, extractor fan, radiator/heated towel rail and ceiling spot lights.


Bedroom 3

A well-proportioned double bedroom with window to the front elevation. Built in wardrobes with hanging and shelving space, shelved storage cupboard, oak boarded floor, loft access and ceiling spot lights over the window.


En-Suite Shower Room

Corner quadrant shower, close coupled WC and wash hand basin, heated towel rail, travertine tiled walls, oak flooring, extractor fan and ceiling spot lights.



A gravel drive provides parking space to the front of the property for several cars.  A pedestrian gate opens to a brick path leading to the front door with canopy,and rear gardens beyond.There are established borders flanking the path which continues to a large south facing stone patio area along with lawns and planting. There are external coachlights and Victorian style lampposts to the front and rear of the property.


The driveway to the front of Ginger Bear Cottage belongs to the property, however the neighbouring property to the right hand side have a right of access in and out. They cannot park on the driveway.



We are given to understand that the property is freehold.



Mains water, electricity and drainage are connected.  Oil fired central heatingis installed with radiators to the majority of the rooms.


Rating Assessment

We are advised by Bassetlaw Local Authority that Ginger Bear Cottage is in rating Band E.



Ginger Bear Cottage is located in the peaceful hamlet of Harwell, close to the popular village of Everton, and around 3 miles from the attractive market town of Bawtry.  Retford (approximately 8 miles) serves the local villages and has a main line rail link with London Kings Cross (105 minutes). Gainsborough is also within easy reach and offers a wealth of shops and amenities. Harwell is conveniently located for the A1 network at Blyth. The A1 motorway gives excellent access to London and to the North the M18, M62 and M1. Sheffield is approximately 30 minute drive away and Leeds and Nottingham are within an hour commute.


There is a good selection of local junior and secondary schools in the area, with Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar school at Gainsborough being one of the more desirable, and private education is available at Ranby School and Worksop College.  Close by are walks which offer access to open countryside.  On the doorstep is Barrow Hill natural reserve, with Sherwood Forest, National Trust Clumber Park and a variety of other attractions being within short travelling distance. The historic city of Lincoln is just a short drive away, which offers Lincoln Cathedral, Castle, University, Cinema and numerous shops and boutiques along with many eating establishments.



From our office in Bawtry, leave the town to the East on the A631 and continue for about 3 miles.  Take a left hand turn signposted to Harwell and on arriving in the hamlet Ginger Bear Cottage will be found on the left hand side, immediately after Passing Nutcroft Way, as identified by our for sale board.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
04 May 2018

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