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7 bedroom detached house for sale

Old Melton Road, Normanton-on-the-Wolds, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG12

Guide Price £1,500,000

Property Description

Key features

  • A fine Grade II Listed country house
  • Offering a wealth of period features throughout
  • Glorious mature gardens
  • Seven bedrooms
  • Three reception rooms
  • Summer House
  • Four garages
  • Workshop
  • Approx 1 acre plot

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A fine Grade II Listed 7 bedroom country house dating back to the mid 17th Century with a wealth of period features throughout set in one of Nottingham's most popular villages.


Normanton on the Wolds is a much sought after village lying to the south side of Nottingham and with excellent access into Nottingham city centre (approx 8 miles) which has rail connections to London and the south east.

Trains from Nottingham to London St Pancras approx 102 mins.

The newly dualled A46 lies approx 3 miles to the east providing excellent access to a wide range of regional centres.

Normanton is a largely unspoilt village with a well regarded local public house and other facilities are available in the nearby village of Keyworth.


A fine and substantial Grade II Listed country house set in the heart of one of Nottingham’s most sought after villages. The property originally dates back to the mid 17th Century with significant later additions, with much work having been done over the years to upgrade and improve the accommodation. The Georgian front elevation gives the property an imposing standing within the superb plot which is just under 1 acre in size with mature and private formal gardens and a useful range of outbuildings. Offering substantial internal accommodation within the main house exceeding 6,500 sq.ft with a range of impressive reception rooms on the ground floor and a traditional style breakfast kitchen. Six bedrooms across the first floor including the stunning master suite as well as two well fitted family bathrooms and a shower room. The home office is a particularly useful feature with kitchen attached and a separate staircase leading to it from the courtyard making it ideal for those working from home on a regular basis. Benefitting from a wealth of period features throughout, enhancing the character of the property with beamed ceilings, sash windows and open fireplaces.

Ground Floor
Solid oak door opening into enclosed porch with marble flooring and through to the impressive reception hall, benefitting from Chesney fireplace with feature marble surround and superb solid oak staircase leading to first floor gallery landing. Stunning formal drawing room with rear aspect, two sets of solid oak French doors opening onto the patio area and superb corner bay window. Bespoke solid oak cabinet makes for a striking feature, open fire with stone surround.

Dining room with bay window to the front elevation and wood burning stove. Inner hall with cloakroom with W.C and wash hand basin, secondary dog-leg staircase leading to first floor landing. Sitting room with heavily beamed ceiling, wood burning stove and door leading through to front porch. Traditional breakfast kitchen with beamed ceiling and solid oak wall and base units with granite work tops. Three door Aga and further integrated appliances including electric oven and grill, electric
induction hob, Neff dishwasher and sink and drainer. Walk-in pantry and laundry with a useful range of base units and full height storage cupboard, space and plumbing for washing machine and dryer and traditional Belfast sink. Boot room with vast array of storage units, work top with Belfast sink.

First Floor
Stunning master bedroom with glorious rear aspect over the gardens and two generously proportioned dressing areas with built-in wardrobes. En suite fitted to a high standard with twin bath, shower, wash hand basin, storage units and W.C. Bedroom two with front elevation and luxury family bathroom with free standing bath, walk-in shower, wash hand basin with vanity unit, heated towel rail and W.C. Bedroom three with
front elevation and fitted wardrobes. Door leading through to secondary landing and shower room with steam shower and heated towel rail, bathroom with bath with overhead shower, wash hand basin, heated towel rail and W.C. Bedroom four with built-in wardrobes and bedroom five with substantial walk-in wardrobe and storage area.

Bedroom six leads through to the home office with kitchen fitted with wall and base units, sink and fridge. Accessed via a separate staircase to the ground floor and out to the courtyard this could make for an ideal home office or conversion to a self-contained annexe should it be required.

Second Floor
Approached via a dog-leg staircase to landing with door to substantial loft space. Bedroom seven and en suite with fitted wardrobes, bath, wash hand basin and W.C.

Approached from Old Melton Road with electric gates opening onto a substantial gravel driveway providing parking for multiple vehicles with mature trees and front garden laid to lawn with shrubs and flowerbeds.

Glorious garden to the rear with substantial formal lawn and mature borders offering a good deal of privacy. Detached summer house over looking the garden with bi-folding doors opening into an open plan living/ games room with kitchen area with wall and base units and sink. Shower room with shower and sauna and separate cloakroom with W.C. Separate dining room with French doors opening back on to decking with hot tub area.

To the rear of the main house is a substantial courtyard area with a range of outbuildings including two single garages.

Square Footage: 6,705 sq ft
Acreage: 0.97 Acres

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Added on Rightmove:
20 June 2017

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