4 bedroom link detached house for sale

Church Street, South Leverton, Retford


Property Description

Key features

  • Utility room
  • 2 Cloakrooms with WC's
  • Brick barn
  • Excellent grounds
  • Well presented, character accents
  • Good transport links
  • East of Retford
  • From retford Kings Cross rail service approx. 1 hour 30 mins
  • Garages

Full description

Tenure: Freehold


The Old Manor House is a most interesting attached residence of considerable character. Presenting an appealing Dutch gabled façade, the interior boasts enhanced character attributes which successfully combine with a most appealing specification and standard of presentation.

The property is situated in the heart of the village and has substantial grounds extending to approximately 1.44 acres (0.58 ha) subject to measured site survey with an array of versatile outbuildings suitable for a variety of uses including garaging, stabling and potential for homeworking, gymnasium, annexe style living arrangements etc, subject to all statutory consents and approvals.

The character living space is distributed over four floors including a fitted study to the lower ground floor. The sitting room has an attractive fireplace and the dining kitchen is comprehensively appointed with shaker style units and an Aga. There is a beautiful garden room offering further flexible living space and views over the mature grounds. Ancillary accommodation includes a cloakroom and utility room. At first floor level there is a split level landing, the master bedroom with en-suite shower room, second bedroom and well appointed house bathroom. At second floor level there are two further bedrooms and a useful cloakroom with wc.

The extensive grounds are to be enjoyed by all the family and can accommodate a number of vehicles.

Occupying an elevated position over Church Street the property lies diagonally opposite the village Church of All Hallows in the highly regarded village of South Leverton. The village retains a local pub and there is a village hall which is the hub of village life. The independent Orchard School is within walking distance. The neighbouring village of North Leverton boasts a variety of other facilities including convenience store / post office, doctors surgery, primary school and public house. The market town of Retford lies approximately 6 miles to the west. This area in general is served by excellent transport links of road, rail and air. The A1M lies to the west of Retford from which the wider motorway network is available, the town has a direct service into London's Kings Cross (approx. 1 hour, 30 minutes) and air travel is convenient via Doncaster Sheffield and Nottingham East Midlands International Airports.

Leaving Retford town centre market square via Grove Street, turn left at the traffic lights onto Arlington Way, next right at the traffic lights leaving the town on Leverton Road. After approximately 5 miles turn right signposted South Leverton to enter the village. At the T-junction turn right passing the church on the left and The Old Manor House will be found a short distance after on the right hand side.



STUDY 16'8" x 13'6" (5.09m x 4.11m) charming room, attractive range of fitted book shelving, exposed beam, brick pillars, electric night storage radiators. Staircase to


SITTING ROOM 18'4" x 15'3" (5.60m x 4.64m) focal point of which is an attractive fireplace with cast iron basket grate, dentil cornice ceiling, external door, dual aspect, wainscot panelling, radiator with decorative cover.

DINING KITCHEN 17'6" x 14'4" (5.34m x 4.38m) comprehensively appointed with attractive range of shaker style units to wall and floor level, ample working surfaces, ceramic 1.5 sink unit. Deep tiled recess with substantial beam over and hosting two oven oil fired Aga with adjacent Aga oil fired central heating boiler. Integrated appliances include oven, hob, fridge, freezer, dishwasher. Illuminated pelmet over sink unit and side aspect window, coving, downlighters, tiled flooring, dado rail.

INNER HALL staircase to first floor with spindled balustrade.

CLOAKROOM low suite wc corner washhand basin, electric radiator.

UTILITY ROOM 8'3" x 5'10" (2.50m x 1.79m) fitted with wall and floor cupboards, working surfaces, plumbing for washing machine, sink unit, tiled flooring.

GARDEN ROOM 14'0" x 10'7" to 7'4" (4.27m x 3.22m to 2.25m) offering flexible additional living space with vaulted ceiling, rear aspect over mature grounds, tiled flooring, external door, electric night storage radiator.

FIRST FLOOR split level landing with balustrade around stairwell, coving, radiator, useful linen cupboard.

BEDROOM ONE 14'2" x 13'2" (4.31m x 4.00m) minimum measured to front of range of substantial inbuilt wardrobes, dentil corniced ceiling, picture rails. Attractive oak style flooring, radiator with decorative cover.

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM with square tiled showering enclosure having electric shower, pedestal washhand basin, low suite wc with coordinating tiling, useful storage and shelving, radiator.

BEDROOM TWO 13'4" x 11'9" (4.08m x 3.59m) side aspect window, airing cupboard, coving, dado rail, radiator, decorative cover.

HOUSE BATHROOM with white suite of offset corner bath, separate square showering enclosure with electric shower, pedestal washhand basin, low suite wc, tiled to half height around fittings to coordinate, useful fitted shelving and linen cupboard, radiator.

SECOND FLOOR accessed via spiralling staircase from first floor landing.

LANDING with exposed roof beams

BEDROOM THREE 13'4" x 11'0" to 15'3" (4.08m x 3.35m to 4.65m) with vaulted ceiling, exposed beams, front aspect window, niche shelving, electric night storage radiator.

BEDROOM FOUR 11'6" x 8'9" (3.51m x 2.67m) minimum dimensions vaulted ceiling, exposed beams, inbuilt storage cupboard, downlighters.

CLOAKROOM with low suite wc, washhand basin, wainscot panelling, character exposed beam work, chrome towel warmer.

Without doubt a particular feature of this property is its splendid mature garden in all extending to approximately 1.44 acres (0.58 ha) or thereabouts.

A driveway sweeps off Church Street to the rear where there is ample parking and manoeuvring, two covered car ports which lean to a brick 2 storey barn (approximate gross internal dimensions of 27ft 10" x 12ft 5" (8.50m x 3.79m) offering further potential, light and power.

Timber garage 24'2" x 19'8" (7.35m x 5.98m) with concrete flooring and additional lean to area with light and power laid on.

The Old Manor House overlooks Church Street from an elevated position close to the village Church. A crushed slate and paved stepped path leads up to the side rustic entrance porch with door opening to sitting room.

The immediate rear grounds have a degree of hard landscaping including paving, block paved and crush slate beds. Perimeter shrubberies and paved gravel walkways.

The rear grounds extend beyond, beautifully mature and laid to grass with a wealth of trees, shrubs and plants. This area of garden also features rose clad pergola, further crush slate formal beds.

Set within one corner is a fenced amenity area and former polytunnel adjacent to which some timber outbuildings providing useful general storage.

Brick built outbuildings separated into two providing general amenity stores, double doors onto main driveway. To the rear of this building there is a useful sperate grassed amenity area hosting oil tank and providing additional parking if required.

Tenure and Possession: The Property is freehold and vacant possession will be given upon completion.
Council Tax: We are advised by Bassetlaw District Council that this property is in Band D.
Services: Please note we have not tested the services or any of the equipment or appliances in this property, accordingly we strongly advise prospective buyers to commission their own survey or service reports before finalising their offer to purchase.
Floorplans: The floorplans within these particulars are for identification purposes only, they are representational and are not to scale. Accuracy and proportions should be checked by prospective purchasers at the property.
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Free Valuation: We would be happy to provide you with a free market appraisal of your own property should you wish to sell. Further information can be obtained from Brown & Co, Retford - 01777 709112.
Agents Note: Intending buyers will be asked to produce original Identity Documentation and Proof of Address before Solicitors are instructed.
Financial Services: In order to ensure your move runs as smoothly as possible we can introduce you to Fiducia Comprehensive Financial Planning who offer a financial services team who specialise in residential and commercial property finance. Their expertise combined with the latest technology makes them best placed to advise on all your mortgage and insurance needs to ensure you get the right financial package for your new home.
Your home may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage.
Surveys: We naturally hope that you purchase your next home through Brown & Co, but if you find a suitable property through another agent, our team of experienced Chartered Surveyors led locally by Jeremy Baguley MRICS are able to carry out all types of survey work, including Valuations, RICS Homebuyers Reports and Building Surveys. For more information on our services please contact our Survey Team on 01777 712946.

These particulars were prepared in March 2018.

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  • Gainsborough Lea Road (5.0 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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Brown & Co, Retford

29 - 33 Grove Street, Retford, DN22 6JP

01777 597010 Local call rate

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