A very rare and unique opportunity to acquire a truly stunning, award-winning home with a wealth of both contemporary and original features in the heart of a highly sought-after village.
Description – An award winning chapel conversion, renovated to an extremely high standard by locally renowned and respected developers Jackson Homes, with a tasteful and attractive blend of both original, period features and contemporary fixtures and fittings. This stunning Grade II listed property is truly unique and breathtaking both internally and externally. Accommodation briefly includes an entrance hall, open plan living space, three bedrooms with ensuites, two additional bath/shower rooms, a mezzanine or fourth bedroom, a gallery and a glass garden room.
It is anticipated that interested parties are also going to be drawn to The Old School House which is also available by separate negotiation and provides a convenient and useful self contained annexe or a source of additional revenue.
Location – Bassingham is an attractive and sought-after village with excellent transport links. Newark and the A1 are about 7 miles away with Newark Northgate providing a convenient train into London Kings Cross within around 75 minutes. The nearby A46 links Lincoln, Newark, Nottingham and the M1.
Dominated by one of the finest cathedrals in Europe and a recently renovated Norman Castle, home to the famous Magna Carta, the nearby City of Lincoln is one of the most historic cities in the country The Cathedral Quarter, at the top of the aptly named Steep Hill, features a mix of independent shops, cafes and restaurants along its cobbled streets, while downhill Lincoln is where you will find all your favourite High Street retailers. The Brayford Waterfront is home to some great bars and eateries, some with fabulous views over the Marina, as well as the Odeon multiplex cinema. This combination of ancient and modern urban living makes Lincoln and the surrounding villages one of the most perfect places to live.
The village itself is well serviced with two shops (one incorporates a post office and the other a butcher and delicatessen) as well as two public houses, a doctors surgery and a respected primary school. A large village hall provides sporting facilities and clubs.
Entrance Hall – 4.22m x 2.27m (13’10” x 7’5″) – Leading from original twin, timber front doors, the entrance hall features chequered tile flooring, solid oak and tongue & groove panelling with LED downlighting, two staircases rising to the first floor, cupboard (housing the high pressure hot water cylinder) and a contemporary LED light fitting.
Open Plan Living Space – 11.41m x 10.21m max (37’5″ x 33’5″ max) – This impressive open plan living space features a full height void open all the way up to the ceiling, oak flooring with underfloor heating, stained and leaded windows to both side elevations, the original pulpit, wood panelling to dado height and chrome up & down lighters.
Kitchen Area – The bespoke kitchen features inset base and larder units, granite work surfaces, tiled flooring, twin ceramic Belfast sinks, an island unit with granite work surfaces, original cast iron pillars, gold leaf splashback details, LED downlighting and a cluster pendant light fitting. The integrated appliances included Britannia range with extractor oven, Smeg oven and coffee maker, Neff microwave, wine chiller, Bosch dishwasher and a Neff Fridge Freezer.
Dining Area – The dining area is fitted with a banquette seating corner and integrated cupboards.
Garden Room – 3.69m x 2.06m (12’1″ x 6’9″) – A beautiful contemporary addition to the property, the garden room is fully glazed with twin doors to side elevation with tiled flooring.
Downstairs Bathroom – 3.41m x 1.42m (11’2″ x 4’7″) – The fully tiled bathroom features a four piece suite comprising of a corner bath, wash hand basin in vanity unit, low level w.c., walk-in shower unit, heated towel rail and LED downlighting.
Guest Bedroom With Ensuite – Located on the ground floor, this room includes twin sash windows to rear elevation with working shutters, tongue & groove panelling to dado height, two cast iron radiators and oak flooring.
The ensuite shower room is fully tiled, including a wooden window with working shutters to rear elevation, a three piece suite comprising wash hand basin in vanity unit, low level w.c., walk-in shower and heated towel rail.
Rear Entrance Hall – A second access point is located to the rear of the property, with a solid wood door to side elevation, tiled flooring, tongue & groove panelling to dado height, a staircase rising to the first floor landing, under stairs cupboard with plumbing for washing machine and a cast iron radiator.
First Floor Mezzanine – 5.75m x 2.89m (18’10” x 9’5″) – This spacious mezzanine features original stained and leaded windows to rear elevation, stripped and stained floor boards, tongue & groove panelling to dado height, a vaulted ceiling, wooden window to side elevation and contemporary LED light fitting. Ideal as either additional living space or as an occasional bedroom.
Shower Room – Wooden window to side elevation, three piece white suite comprising low level WC, wash hand basin in vanity unit, stand-alone shower, tongue and groove panelling to dado height, tiled flooring, heated towel rail.
Atrium – Accessed from the mezzanine, the atrium space allows a 360 view of the open plan living area below. Twin wooden sash windows feature to both side elevations, part tongue & groove panelling, original pews, wall feature of original organ pipes and two cast iron radiators.
First Floor Landings – Wooden sash windows to side elevation, part tongue and groove and wood panelling to walls, cast iron radiators.
Master Bedroom With Ensuite – 5.31 x 4.50m max (17’5″ x 14’9″ max) – Accessed from a private staircase with wooden sash window to the side elevation, the master bedroom features built-in wardrobes and cupboards, tongue & groove panelling to the walls, twin wooden sash windows to front elevation, solid oak flooring, pendant light and cast iron radiator.
The ensuite shower room comprises a large walk-in shower, high level w.c., wash hand basin in vanity unit, a heated towel rail, cast iron radiator, LED downlighting and a wooden sash window to side elevation.
Bedroom Two With Ensuite – 4.52m x 3.53m (14’9″ x 11’6″) – The second bedroom is also accessed by a private staircase with wooden sash window to the side elevation, including built-in wardrobes and cupboards, tongue & groove panelling to dado height, wooden sash windows to front elevation, solid oak flooring, pendant light and cast iron radiator.
The ensuite bathroom is principally tiled, comprising of a panelled bath, wash hand basin on granite plinth, large walk-in shower, high level w.c., heated towel rail, contemporary vertical radiator, LED downlighting and a wooden sash window to side elevation.
Outside – The chequered tiles from the garden room continue to the courtyard garden, featuring hard landscaping with planted beds, twin wooden gates and walled fenced surround, secure electric gated parking courtyard with parking for multiple vehicles.
Services – The property is centrally heated throughout (oil) with mains water, electricity and drainage all connected. The agents have not tested the services and prospective purchasers are encouraged to satisfy themselves that all services and appliances included in the sale are in working order.
Method Of Sale – The property is offered for sale by Private Treaty.
Energy Performance – EPC Rating E
Council Tax Band – Band C
Tenure – Freehold with vacant possession upon completion.
Particulars – Drafted and photographs taken following clients’ instructions of July 2017.
Viewing – By prior arrangement with the Sole Agents (01476 515329).
Additional Cottages – Two cottages are also available by separate negotiation. The Sunday School and The Chapel House are offered for sale with a guide price of £290,000 and £265,000 respectively. Further details are available from the agents.
Additional Information – For further information, please contact Mount & Minster, Grantham:
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Old Church House, Cold Hanworth, Lincoln LN2 3RE, UK