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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Cliff Lane, Marston, Grantham

Sold STC £995,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Private position with lovely uninterrupted views
  • Recently constructed to a comprehensive specification
  • Traditional materials and fixtures and fittings of a high modern standard
  • Easily divides to serve the needs of extended families
  • Extensive travertine floors and under floor heating
  • Impressive kitchen with vaulted ceiling
  • Range of stables, open barn and plenty of parking
  • Sitting rooms with fireplaces and high capacity stoves
  • Six bedrooms and five stylish bathrooms
  • Energy Rating C

Full description

The Old Farm House is situated in an enviable rural position with beautiful southerly views over open countryside to the Lincolnshire Cliff yet only a few minutes from Grantham with its range of amenities and main line Station giving a popular and easy commute to London Kings Cross. The property has been recently constructed to incorporate the original farm house and the result is a superb beautifully presented individual home combining traditional materials with fixtures and fittings of a high modern standard. The spacious accommodation extends to over 6500 square feet and is beautifully presented throughout being very flexible and lending itself extremely well to the needs of guests and relatives. The kitchen has a high vaulted ceiling providing an enviable modern feature and enjoys lovely unrestricted views to the south west. It would be difficult to over stress the overall quality, appeal and flexibility the property offers.

The stables and level field are ideal for equestrian use and there is sufficient space to further develop these facilities by the construction of an outdoor school if required and subject to obtaining any necessary planning consents.

The village of Marston is situated approximately 6 miles to the north of Grantham and 12 miles south of Newark with Nottingham some 28 miles to the west and Lincoln 21 miles to the north- west. The Old Farm House is situated approximately 1.5 miles to the south of the village and a similar distance to the A1 which provides rapid access to both Grantham and Newark with their associated amenities. Both towns have a range of national retailers/supermarkets and there is Waitrose store at Newark. In addition the Downtown store and garden centre is nearby at Gonerby Moor and the Arena UK equestrian centre at Allington is only a few minutes away.Trains to London Kings Cross from Grantham with a journey time from around 70 minutes and there is a useful cross-country line into Nottingham.

Entrance Porch - An oak framed entrance porch with tiled roof. Hardwood panelled entrance door to:

Entrance Hall - With travertine tiled floor and an oak staircase off to galleried landing over. Inner hall with door to adjoining accommodation.

Cloakroom - Travertine tiling to floor and walls, vanity unit with wash basin and mirror with LED lighting. Extractor fan.

Kitchen - An impressive kitchen with a high vaulted ceiling producing copious natural light and offering a fine vista to the south. Fitted with a comprehensive range of base cupboards with soft close doors, slide out larders, pan drawers and granite working surfaces over. Sink with mixer tap and waste disposal. Appliances comprising a range cooker (gas and electric) with extractor over, microwave fan oven, coffee maker, wine fridge and large American style fridge-freezer. Travertine floor. Spotlights and down lighters. Oak beams, four velux windows and chandelier. French doors to garden.

Larder - A good sized walk in pantry with travertine floor and shelving.

Rear Lobby - Staircase off to first floor and external door to garden. Travertine floor.

Utility Room - With stainless steel sink and mixer tap, plumbing for automatic washing machine, and travertine floor. Walk in utility cupboard with electric consumer unit and heating manifolds. Built in shoe cupboard. Personal door to garage.

Cloakroom - Low level WC. and vanity unit with inset wash basin. Mirror with LED lighting, travertine floor.

Dining Room - With half glazed double doors from hall and wall light points.

Sitting Room - Of excellent proportions and with lots of natural light from a large bay window with French doors to garden. Views towards the Lincolnshire Cliff. Massive exposed beam and a wide inglenook style fireplace with log store and a high capacity multi-fuel stove. Surround sound points and lamp circuit. Wall light points.

First Floor - Accessed via rear lobby.

Upstairs Sitting Room - Picture window to rear and spectacular view, two radiators, uplighters and lamp circuit.

Office - With dormer windows to front and rear and picture window to side. Oak flooring, two radiators, spot lights and eaves storage cupboards.

Cloakroom - Low level WC. and vanity unit with inset wash basin, chrome towel rail, spotlights and extractor fan. Built in cupboard with hanging space.

Galleried Landing - A large galleried landing with oak balustrade and chandelier. Built in airing cupboard with high capacity water cylinder. Uplighters. Inner landing with radiator, uplighters and access to adjoining accommodation.

Master Bedroom - Dominated by a large bay window giving spectacular views. Additional aspect to side and further open views. Three radiators, uplighters and lamp circuit.

En Suite Bathroom - Containing a stylish white suite comprising a large bath and separate shower with rain head, vanity unit with his and hers wash basins, and low level WC. Travertine tiling, chrome heated towel rail, spot lights and two shaver sockets.

Walk In Wardrobe - A generous walk in wardrobe with ample racking and hanging space. Loft trap with drop down ladder to roof space.

Bedroom 2 - With two built in wardrobe cupboards, radiator and uplighters. Views to rear.

En Suite Shower Room - Shower tray and glass screen, vanity unit with inset sink and low level WC. Travertine tiling, chrome heated towel rail, radiator and shaver point.

Bedroom 3 - Two dormer windows to front elevation. Built in double wardrobe and second walk in cupboard. Two radiators.

En Suite Bathroom - White suite of panelled bath with shower and screen over, vanity unit with inset wash basin and low level WC. Tiled floor and walls, chrome heated towel rail, radiator, spot lights and shaver point.

Landing - Built in airing cupboard (separate hot water system from main house) two radiators and loft hatch to roof space.

Bedroom 4 - Built in double wardrobe, radiator.

En Suite Shower Room - With shower cubicle, vanity unit with inset wash basin, and low level WC. Chrome heated towel rail, mirror, shaver point, tiled floor and walls.

Bedroom 5 - Distant views, radiator and built in wardrobe.

Bedroom 6 - Distant views, radiator.

Bathroom - Containing a white suite of panelled bath with shower and screen over, vanity unit with inset wash basin and low level WC. Mirror with LED lighting, chrome heated towel rail, and radiator. Tiled floor and tiled walls. Spotlights.

Extended Accommodation -

Entrance Hall - Travertine floor and staircase off to first floor.

Cloakroom - With low level WC. and vanity unit with inset sink and mirror over. Travertine floor.

Kitchen - A range of fitted base cupboards with working surfaces and matching eye level cupboards. Inset stainless steel sink with mixer tap, travertine floor, integrated fridge wine cooler and dishwasher. Electric oven and ceramic hob. Built in cupboard and spot lights.

Utility Room - Containing double boiler cupboard with Grant oil fired boiler. Stainless steel sink and work top, plumbing for automatic washing machine, travertine floor and external stable door to rear.

Sitting Room - With box bay window and window seat to front elevation. Brick fireplace with raised hearth and Villager wood-burning stove. Oak flooring, uplighters and patio doors to garden.

Integral Double Garage - Integral double garage with a tiled floor and under floor heating. Twin electric roller doors suited to four by four vehicles and personal door to rear.

Garden Room - An enclosed nautically themed and glazed garden room overlooking the rear garden with a HOT TUB included. Pine panelled ceiling with spot lights, music system wiring and tap.

Garage - A second brick built double sized garage with electric up and over doors and personal door to side. The oil storage tank is housed within.

Outside - The property is approached through electric iron gates with an intercom and remotely controlled. A block paved driveway provides ample hard standing for a number of vehicles and leads to the garages beyond. The house is floodlight at both the front and rear and CCTV cameras monitor visitors. The rear garden includes a wide stone patio and is laid to lawn with fruit trees.

A separate vehicular access leads to an area of hard standing beyond which there are SIX STABLES, a hay store and a large three bay open fronted BARN providing useful covered storage either for fodder or vehicles. The grass land immediately adjoins the property and there is ample space to construct an outdoor school for those seeking to further develop an equestrian facility. In all approximately 7.66 acres.

Land - Whilst we believe the area of the property has been accurately calculated, any prospective buyer who considers this feature to be particularly important is strongly recommended to have the site measurements checked by their own surveyor before submitting an offer to purchase.

Services - Mains electricity and water are connected. Drainage to a private system. Oil fired central heating is installed with under floor heating to the ground floor. A high capacity multi-fuel stove with water jacket augments the oil-fired system to assist radiators. The heating system is thermostatically controlled and can be operated by zones. CCTV security system and intruder alarm with remote access. Electric remotely operated entrance gates. Satellite Broadband via inneedbroadband.

Local Authority - South Kesteven District Council, St Peter’s Hill, Grantham NG31 6PZ. Telephone 01476 406080.

Council Tax - The property is in Council Tax Band F. Annual charges for 2018/2019 - £2,340.62.

Viewing - By prior appointment through Newton Fallowell Grantham on 01476 591900

Directions - Leave Grantham centre via North Parade and proceed to Gonerby, passing through the village and then down to Gonerby Moor. Cross the A1 and turn right to join the northbound carriageway. After a short distance turn right to re-cross the southbound carriageway where signposted Marston. Turn right at the first opportunity and follow the signs to Wagtail Country Park. Turn right again at the next opportunity and follow the road to pass the entrance to Wagtail on your left before entering a private road. Proceed to the end of this road and The Old Farm House will be found directly ahead.

Agent's Note - Although these particulars are thought to be materially correct, their accuracy cannot be guaranteed and they do not form part of any contract. All services and appliances have not and will not be tested.

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19 September 2017


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