One of the finest country houses in the area, Willingham House offers extensive living space, finished to a high standard throughout with the added benefit of three further private apartments achieving additional income.
Willingham House is a substantial and versatile Grade II Listed period home situated in attractive and landscaped grounds in a sought after and popular village. Accommodation briefly comprising Entrance Hall, Cloak Room, Hallway, Lounge, Dining Room, Sitting Room, Family Room or Office, open plan Kitchen, Utility, Butlers Pantry, Wine Cellar, 7 Bedrooms (2 En-Suites) and Family Bathroom.
The property further benefits from a 2 Bedroom self-contained annex, and 2 further self-contained apartments.
The attractive village of Willingham by Stow is conveniently located a mere 10 miles north west of the Cathedral City of Lincoln, and 6 miles south east of Gainsborough. Neighbouring villages include Kexby, Stow, Sturton by Stow and Marton.
Sturton by Stow (2 miles from Willingham House) benefits from a Primary School rated Good by Ofsted. Sturton also accommodates a Public House (The Plough Inn), a Village Shop, a Tea Room and the Village Hall. Willingham by Stow further benefits from it’s own Public House, as well as a an active Church Hall and the pretty St Helen’s Church which immediately neighbours Willingham House.
Entrance Hall – Feature entrance hall with entrance door, tiled floor, double panel radiator, picture railing, single panel radiator and stair case rising to the first floor landing.
Wine Cellar – 5.13m x 3.02m (16’9″ x 9’10”) –
Lobby Area With Butlers Pantry – 3.30m x 1.96m (10’9″ x 6’5″) – With a quarry tiled floor and integrated storage cupboard.
Cloakroom – Including a low level w.c. and a pedestal hand wash basin.
Lounge – 7.95m x 5.13m (26’0″ x 16’9″) – With bay window to the front aspect, feature marble fireplace inset with open grate, picture railing and attractive coving to the ceiling.
Lobby Area – 4.34m x 2.44m (14’2″ x 8’0″) – With feature timber fire surround inset with open grate, picture railing, wooden floor and the side entrance door.
Dining Room – 4.95m x 4.65m (16’2″ x 15’3″) – With inverted bay sash windows to the side aspect and further attractive picture railing and coving to the ceiling.
Living Room – 5.61m x 3.33m (18’4″ x 10’11”) – With window to rear aspect.
Breakfast Kitchen – 6.68m x 5.84m (21’10” x 19’1″) – Open-plan with bespoke kitchen units and stainless steel sink with mixer tap inset to solid granite work surfaces and timber fronted cupboards and drawers below. Integrated appliances include dishwasher, double oven, and a fridge-freezer. This well appointed kitchen further benefits from a central island with granite work surfaces housing a five ring hob, integrated wine cooler, further cupboards and drawers below. Attractive features include picture rails, coving and large sash windows.
Laundry Room – 4.98m x 5.26m (16’4″ x 17’3″) – With stainless steel sink and drainer unit with mixer taps inset to work surfaces with cupboards and drawers and plumbing for a washing machine.
First Floor Landing – Stairs rising to first floor landing with picture railing and stairs rising to second floor landing, side landing with additional storage unit.
Master Bedroom – 5.28m x 5.10m (17’3″ x 16’8″) – With feature three windowed sash bay to front aspect and attractive coving to the ceiling.
Master Ensuite – 3.63m x 2.67m (11’10” x 8’9″) – With low level w.c., pedestal wash hand basin, roll top bath, shower cubicle, part tiled walls, coving to the ceiling, down lighting and tiled floor.
Bedroom Two – 5.72m x 5.00m (18’9″ x 16’4″) – With window to rear aspect, built in wardrobe, feature fire surround with tiled hearth inset cast iron fire place.
Ensuite – 4.60m x 3.43m (15’1″ x 11’3″) – With high level w.c., pedestal wash hand basin, feature cast iron rolled top bath, storage cupboard and widows to rear and side aspects.
Bedroom Three – 5.74m x 4.50m (18’9″ x 14’9″) – With windows to side and rear aspects, coving to the ceiling, cast iron fireplace.
Bedroom Four – 5.16m x 3.23m (16’11” x 10’7″) – With sash windows to the front aspect and a feature fire surround.
Family Bathroom – 4.52m x 2.29m (14’9″ x 7’6″) – With low level w.c., pedestal wash hand basin, roll top bath with chrome mixer tap / shower attachment, separate large shower cubicle, part tiled walls, window to side aspect and down lighting.
Stairs Rising To Second Floor –
Bedroom Five – 5.20m x 5.05m (17’0″ x 16’6″) – With window to the front aspect, cast iron fireplace, revealed beams, door to servants staircase.
Bedroom Six – 4.78m x 5.20m (15’8″ x 17’0″) – With window to the front aspect, cast iron fireplace, single panel radiator.
Shower Room – With low level w.c., wash hand basin, shower cubicle with shower over, complementary tiling, tiled floor.
Bedroom Seven – 5.54m x 4.57m (18’2″ x 14’11”) – With sash window to the rear aspect, double panel radiator, TV point, revealed beams, cast iron fireplace.
Main Entrance Hallway – With quarry tile floor, sash window to side aspect, entrance door.
Apartment 1 –
Accommodation includes Kitchen, Lounge, Bedroom and Bathroom. Current Rent: £430 per month. Assured Shorthold Tenancy to May 2018.
Apartment 2 –
Accommodation includes Lounge, Kitchen, Bedroom and Bathroom. Current Rent: £435 per month. Periodic AST
Apartment 3/Annex –
Accommodation includes Kitchen, Lounge, 2 bedrooms and a bathroom. Current Rent: £495 per month. The property will become vacant w.e.f. 5th October 2017.
This prominent house is approached by a gravel sweeping drive with a large grassed turning point immediately in front of the main house. The grounds of the property are predominantly laid to lawn with mature, well stocked flower, shrub and tree borders with an attractive surrounding brick wall. There is a further side garden area, mainly laid to lawn with surrounding wall and paved patio area with superb views of the church.
There is an additional vehicular access to the rear car park for the apartments so as to leave the main drive for the use of the main house.
The property is centrally heated throughout with mains gas, water, electricity and drainage all connected. Apartments 1 & 2 are oil fired. 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.
Freehold with vacant possession of the main dwelling on completion and the apartments subject to any tenancies in place.
Drafted and photographs taken following clients’ instructions of September 2017.
By prior arrangement with the Sole Selling Agents (01522 716204).
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Willingham House, High Street, Willingham by Stow, United Kingdom