5 bedroom detached house for sale

Bratoft Manor & Detached Bungalow, Summer Gates Lane, Bratoft, Skegness

Offers in Region of £685,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Impressive 4/5 Bed Detached Family Home + 2 Bed Detached Bungalow - Ideal Annex for Extended Families
  • 3.5 acre Plot - Extensive Parking/Garages/Stocked Lake/Delightful Landscaped Gardens/Paddock
  • Tranquil Village Location - Close to National Trust Gunby Hall Estate

Full description

Tenure: Freehold


SUMMARY
4/5 BED Executive Family Home & 2 BED adjacent Bungalow, UNIQUE & Beautifully appointed, PERFECT for extended family use. Tranquil setting within approx. 3.5 acre Plot, inc. a large well stocked lake, idyllic mature landscaped Gardens, extensive Parking & approx 1 acre paddock - Viewing Essential!!


DESCRIPTION
TWO for the Price of ONE!!! Once in a lifetime opportunity to purchase a STUNNING 4/5 bedroom family residence, substantial in proportions & the added bonus of the adjacent 2 Bed Detached Bungalow, which is ideal for extended family, disabled use or as presently used a holiday bungalow providing highly desirable family accommodation. Located in the tranquil rural village of Bratoft, home to the Gunby Hall National Trust Estates and properties & surrounded by National Trust Land, the property occupies a 3.5 acre acre plot, including a gravelled sweeping driveway, additional block paved driveway facilities, a double Garage incorporating a Workshop to the rear, whilst the Bungalow itself has an integral Garage. The Gardens are beautifully landscaped, planted with a vast array of mature plants, trees & shrubs to offer all year round interest & colour, whilst lawned areas compliment the well stocked Lake, a real focus point of the Garden. Beyond the formal Garden area is a Paddock, understood to measure approx. 1 acres, ideal for those wishing to pursue equestrian interests. The House itself has 4 well proportioned Bedrooms to the 1st floor, 2 with En-Suite facilities & a 5 piece Bathroom, the Ground Floor includes a 27' Lounge, Separate Dining Room, 18' Breakfast Kitchen, Conservatory, Utility & additional 5th Ground Floor Bedroom/Study. The Bungalow comprises of 2 Double Bedrooms, Lounge, Conservatory, Kitchen, Dining Room, Utility & 4 piece Bathroom.

Entrance  
Entrance is via an impressive colonnade portico porch having inset spotlights with steps leading to the Front entrance door, which has inset decorative leaded panels and matching side screens. The Reception hallway is a stunning full height feature of the home with a return staircase which rises to the 1st floor galleried landing area, with tiled flooring, dado rail, radiator, useful under stair fitted cloak cupboard with coat hooks and doors leading off the Hallway to the principle ground floor rooms as follows;

Ground Floor Wc 
With a radiator, dado rail, coved ceiling, a 'sash' style double glazed window to the front elevation, low flush WC & a pedestal wash hand basin.

Office/ Study/ Bedroom 5 8' 2" x 8' 10" ( 2.49m x 2.69m )
With a double glazed 'Sash' style window to the front elevation, coved ceiling, decorative ceiling rose & a radiator.

Lounge 27' 7" x 12' 10" ( 8.41m x 3.91m )
Boasting a triple aspect allowing for an excellent flow of natural light, with coved ceiling and 2 decorative ceiling roses, radiator, 2 double glazed 'Sash' style windows to the front elevation, 2 further double glazed windows to the side elevation and a double glazed 'Patio' door which leads into the rear Sun Lounge. The focal point of the Lounge is a LPG Gas Fire which is inset into a decorative wooden feature fireplace surround and attractive back & hearth, a door allows access into the Dining Room.

Dining Room 12' 10" x 12' 10" ( 3.91m x 3.91m )
Which is also accessible off the Kitchen, having a dado rail, coved ceiling & a decorative ceiling rose, double glazed patio doors allowing access into the rear Sun Lounge.

Sun Lounge 22' x 11' 10" ( 6.71m x 3.61m )
A great area to relax and fully enjoy the fantastic panoramic views of the stunning rear Garden and the countryside landscape beyond. Having double glazed windows to 3 elevations, attractive leaded detail, double glazed 'French' doors allowing access into the rear garden itself, ceiling spot lights and 3 radiators.

Dining Kitchen 13' 1" x 18' 8" ( 3.99m x 5.69m )
Fitted with an extensive range of white wall, base & drawer units incorporating a 'Dresser' style feature to one wall, with glass fronted cabinets over & traditional storage below. The Kitchen boasts good work top areas & tiled splash backs, an LPG fired 6 ring stainless steel 'Range ' style cooker, which is included in the sale, which incorporates a 'Wok' ring with a double stainless steel extractor over. The kitchen also has an inset 1 ½ bowl sink with mixer tap & a separate drinking water tap, an integrated dishwasher, space for a Dining Table to the centre of the room, coved ceiling & decorative ceiling rose, space for additional appliances & doors leading into the Dining Room & the Utility Room.

Utility Room 9' x 5' 7" ( 2.74m x 1.70m )
This has a dual aspect on account of the 2 double glazed windows, one being set to the rear elevation and the other to the side elevation. The double glazed door with a glass inset panel to the top half, allows access into the rear Garden. The Utility has ample space for additional appliances, a floor mounted oil fired central heating boiler, work top areas, various heating, solar panel control units, a feature radiator, a double cupboard which has incorporated within it a sizeable hot water tank, shelving for storage and electric fuse box. The Utility itself also has plumbing provision, space for a washing machine, a dryer with additional storage space with wall and base units.

1st Floor Landing Area. 
The galleried open bannister 'Horse Shoe' style landing area, is another impressive feature of the home, which looks down into the entrance Reception Hallway area. This has good natural light on account of the 2 double glazed 'Sash' style windows to the front elevation, overlooking the extensive front gardens, driveway and electric gates. The Landing Area also has a dado rail, coved ceiling, decorative ceiling rose, loft hatch access, which leads into a partly boarded area which has the benefit of lighting, with doors off the landing which lead into;

Master Bedroom 13' 1" x 13' 1" ( 3.99m x 3.99m )
Which has a dual aspect on account of the 2 double glazed 'Sash' style windows to the front elevation and the additional double glazed 'Sash' style window to the side elevation, with a radiator, coved ceiling, decorative ceiling rose, dado rail and a door leading into;

En-Suite 5' 3" max. x 9' 8" ( 1.60m max. x 2.95m )
Being fitted with a corner shower cubicle with a mains shower therein, low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin, tiled splash backs, shaver point, double glazed 'Sash' style opaque window to the side elevation, coved ceiling & a radiator.

Bedroom 2  12' 10" max.to wall inc. robes x 13' 1" ( 3.91m max.to wall inc. robes x 3.99m )
With a coved ceiling, decorative ceiling rose, radiator, double glazed window to the rear elevation, allowing for a fantastic view over the rear garden and the open rural vista beyond. The Bedroom also benefits from a good range of fitted Bedroom furniture, including mirror fronted wardrobes, wall mounted over bed wall storage cupboards, creating a bed recess, bedside cabinet, shelving and additional cupboards over, with a door leading into;

En-Suite 
Which has an inset wash h& basin with useful vanity cupboard storage below, low flush WC, enclosed shower cubicle with a mains shower therein, radiator, coved ceiling, extractor, tiled splash backs & a block brick style glass window to the rear elevation allowing for natural light.

Bedroom 3 12' 10" x 14' 4" max. inrto robe to wall ( 3.91m x 4.37m max. inrto robe to wall )
With 2 double glazed 'Sash' style window to the front elevation, radiator, comprising of an extensive range of fitted Bedroom furniture including full height robes, a combination of robe hanging units and drawers below, wall mounted over bed cupboards which creates a recess to accommodate a super king sized bed, with bedside cabinets display shelving and storage facilities to each bedside. It also benefits from a coved ceiling, decorative ceiling rose, 'keyhole' style dressing table, including a seat, in summary the Bedroom has a superb and extensive range of storage within it to suit all needs.

Bedroom 4 8' 6" x 13' ( 2.59m x 3.96m )
With a double glazed window to the rear elevation allowing for a fantastic view over the rear garden and the open rural vista beyond. Has a radiator and coved ceiling.

Family Bathroom 9' 2" x 9' 4" ( 2.79m x 2.84m )
Comprising of a white 5 piece suite which includes a panelled bath with 'Antique' shower style mixer taps over, bidet, low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin & a shower enclosure with tiled splash backs & incorporating a mains shower. There is a useful low level fitted unit for storage comprising of cupboard & drawer space, complimentary tiled splash backs throughout, coved ceiling, radiator & 2 double glazed opaque windows to the rear elevation.

The Bungalow 

Hallway Area 
With a double glazed entrance door with an opaque panel set to the top half & a matching side panel leading into the Hallway, which has a radiator, loft hatch access, coved ceiling, airing cupboard incorporating a wall mounted oil fired boiler & door to;

Lounge 11' 10" x 15' 9" ( 3.61m x 4.80m )
Boasting a dual aspect with 2 double glazed windows set to the side and front elevations allowing for a good amount of natural light and views over the adjacent garden. It has a radiator, coved ceiling, focal fireplace with an inset fire, providing additional heating if required and a door leading into;

Sun Lounge 10' 2" x 12' 6" ( 3.10m x 3.81m )
With double glazed windows set to 3 elevations allowing stunning views over the adjacent garden and the immediate 'Courtyard' style garden area, with a double glazed door allowing access in to the same, ceiling spotlights and a radiator.

Bathroom 5' 8" x 88' 4" ( 1.73m x 26.92m )
Bathroom 5' 8" x 8' 4"
Consisting of a 4 piece suite which includes a panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin, low flush WC & a corner shower cubicle with a mains shower therein, 'Ladder' style radiator, tiled splash backs, an extractor & a double glazed opaque window to the side elevation.

Bedroom 1  11' 10" x 10' 10" ( 3.61m x 3.30m )
Which is set to currently accommodate a King-size bed with a double glazed window to the rear elevation, radiator, coved ceiling, including an extensive range of fitted Bedroom furniture including bedside cabinets with shelves above, fitted wardrobes, drawers and overhead fitted wall cupboards creating a bed recess area.

Bedroom 2  12' 6" max. x 11' 10" max. ( 3.81m max. x 3.61m max. )
This is currently set to accommodate twin beds with a double glazed window to the rear elevation, radiator and coved ceiling. It includes an extensive range of fitted Bedroom furniture including bedside cabinets with shelves above, fitted wardrobes, drawers and overhead fitted wall cupboards creating a bed recess area.

Kitchen 10' 2" max. x 10' 6" ( 3.10m max. x 3.20m )
With a double glazed window to the side elevation, again allowing views over the adjacent garden. The Kitchen is fitted with a good range of wall, base & drawer units, complimentary work top area & splash backs, in addition to open shelf areas, an inset sink which includes a separate water drinking tap, a glass splash back set below the stainless steel extractor, space for an LPG cooker, space for additional appliances, a radiator & open access to;

Dining Room 10' 2" min. x 8' 2" ( 3.10m min. x 2.49m )
Dining Room 10' 2" min x 8' 2"
Which has a double glazed window to the side elevation allowing pleasant views over the adjacent garden, radiator, electric fuse box, ceiling spotlights & a coved ceiling. There is open access into;

Utility 7' 11" x 4' 8" ( 2.41m x 1.42m )
With a double glazed door with an opaque panel set to the top half allowing external access, work top areas, coved ceiling, appliance space & plumbing provision for the same, a really useful feature of the property.

Garage 16' 7" max. x 8' 10" ( 5.05m max. x 2.69m )
With light & power connections, up & over vehicular access door & loft hatch access.

External 
Impressive access to the property is via double wrought iron electric gates with a gravelled sweeping driveway which leads to the front of the property, with a circular driveway feature adjacent to the house creating an 'in & out' driveway element, whilst also allowing access to the additional block paved parking facilities which extend to both sides of the house, to one side leading to the well proportioned garage & to the other, the bungalow & it's integrated garage. The vendor informs us that the overall plot, in total, is just over 3.5 acres, (sts), having been carefully & sympathetically designed by the current owners to combine formal elements, all year round interest & colour, water features - particularly the super lake, which is well stocked with numerous fish including 'Koi' carp & all the associated planting to promote it's replenishment & continuity. The gardens, which have a combination of brick wall, hedged & fenced boundaries, also incorporate a number of feature beds & focal planting, a plethora of boarders which are extremely well stocked, with a vast array of established plants, trees & shrubs, woodland walk/nature garden & an orchard which boasts an array of fruit bearing trees. Other facilities within the grounds include extensive external lighting, water taps, block paved patio seating areas, in which one can relax, in privacy, enjoying fully the outside space & peace & tranquillity these surroundings offer the home owner, along with a courtyard area immediately adjacent to the Bungalow accompanied by raised boarders - providing the perfect area for pot plants, garden furniture & or garden ornaments etc., a screened oil tank & a really practical 'nursery/work area', which comes complete with 3 timber garden sheds, a greenhouse & a poly tunnel. Beyond the formal garden area to the rear & the orchard is a gated paddock area approx. 1.5 acres, a really valuable asset for those buyers wishing to pursue equestrian interests.

Principle Garage  18' 11" max. x 32' 10" max inc. workshop narrowing to 15' 4" min. ( 5.77m max. x 10.01m max inc. workshop narrowing to 4.67m min. )
With windows to the side allowing for natural light, having light & power connections, an electric roller shutter vehicle access door & is of a higher than normal size being 8' 4" tall approx. Ideal to accommodate a Motor Home or Caravan etc. & a useful loft style area for additional storage if required.

Local Interest 
The small hamlet of Bratoft which comprises of an approximate population of 150 people, which is located in the East Linsey district of Lincolnshire, approximately 5 mile east from the historic Lincolnshire Market Town of Spilsby, approximately 2 miles west from Burgh Le Marsh & is conveniently located to offer convenient access to the nearby A158, which is one of the principal access roads through to the thriving East Coast resort of Skegness. The A16, which allows access to the thriving port Towns of Boston to the South & Grimsby to the north, as well as the nearby Market Charter Town of Horncastle & beyond to Lincoln itself. The nearby National Trust Gunby Hall & Estate with its links with notable local historic characters including Alfred Lord Tennyson which is a focal point for the local area, with the National Trust owned estate, ordering Bratoft itself & running adjacent to the boundary of Bratoft Manor paddock. In addition to this to the right hand side of Bratoft Manor can be found Acacia Cottage, which was built in the late 19th Century & is understood to be the oldest house within Bratoft itself, which still belongs to the National Trust as part of the Gunby Hall Estate, whilst the farmland which forms the estate itself is now rented and worked by a variety of local farmers.

Area Information  
Please follow the link below which will provide a useful source of information relating to the local area.
https://lovelincolnshirewolds.com/explore


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