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5 bedroom detached house for sale

The Old Vicarage, 31 Church Street, Glentworth, Gainsborough, DN21

Sold STC £699,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Master bedroom suite
  • Snooker room/guest bedroom
  • 3 further bedrooms (1 en suite)
  • Family bathroom & sauna
  • 4 receptions
  • 2 double garages
  • Walled garden, approx 1.1.acre
  • Tennis court

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Superb 5 bedroom Grade II Listed stone vicarage enjoying many period features with tall ceilings, sash windows and fireplaces. It also has a large walled garden of approx 1.1 acres with a tennis court.


Glentworth itself a conservation village with a church and a village hall. It is an ideal location for commuting with the A15 being easily accessible for travelling to the Cathedral city of Lincoln (approx 12 miles) which has a full range of facilities including a choice of well respected schools, shops, and restaurants, further south Newark has a fast rail link to London King's cross (approx 1hr 20mins). The neighbouring village of Hemswell also provides further local amenities. The M180 and Humberside Airport are easily accessible.


Originally built in 1793 this attractive detached stone Vicarage is hidden away in a large walled garden of approx 1.1 acres between the church and open fields. The property is well presented throughout and enjoys many period features with tall ceilings, sash windows and fireplaces.

In more detail the accommodation comprises Portico Entrance with Doric columns, entrance hall with elegant staircase, double aspect drawing room with internal shutters with original marble fireplace with Serpentine hearth, and French doors to garden with a further set of French doors to the west elevation, opening onto a small paved terrace, dining room with deep sash windows and internal shutters, original marble fireplace with fully functioning open fire and original heavy pine floor, internal hallway with WC, bespoke solid English oak fitted kitchen with a tiled floor and door through to breakfast room with internal shutters and feature fireplace. To the rear is a laundry, utility
room, WC and study with French doors to gravel driveway.

The first floor has an impressive master bedroom complete with custom built in Strachan wardrobes and Jack and Jill doors to luxuriously appointed bathroom suite. Guest bedroom currently set up as a snooker room with en suite sauna and shower. There are three further bedrooms and a family bathroom plus a WC.

Outside the property is approached via double wrought iron gates which lead to a sweeping gravel driveway and the two double garages. The gardens are mostly laid to lawn with an extensive range of mature trees, flower beds, herb garden, vast selection of fruit trees and bushes and established box hedges. The hard tennis court has recently been refurbished and to the rear of the property there is a hidden stone
courtyard with an outside gym/storage area.

Super fast broadband is available delivering 64-80 Mb download speed.

Photographs taken June 2015 (Exterior photographs showing new roof taken August 2016)

Square Footage: 4,661 sq ft


Travelling north from Lincoln follow the B1398 along the edge of the natural escarpment and turn left onto Hanover Hill and into the village. Take the first right onto Chapel Lane and as the road bears right look out for The Old Vicarage on your left.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
18 August 2016

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