4 Bedroom House Under Offer
A spacious and charming barn conversion set in a rural position, enjoying copious amounts of character and period features with equally impressive gardens and outside space within easy reach of major travel connections, including London by train within an hour from nearby Grantham.
A spacious and attractive barn exceeding 200 years in age, thoughtfully converted to create versatile living at its finest, in a spacious home offering character from top to bottom. Accommodation briefly includes an impressive lounge extending to almost 10m in length with a prominent fireplace, an equally splendid reception hallway providing further space for seating and dining, a home office, utility, four bedrooms and three bathrooms, including two ensuite.
Sleaford is an attractive, busy market town promoting traditional village values whilst encouraging a thriving community. The River Slea and Sleaford Canal run through the heart of the town centre creating a pleasant retailing environment. There are many historic buildings in the town with St Denys Church having one of the oldest broach spires in England. Other visitor attractions in the local area include Cogglesford Watermill, Heckington Windmill and Belton House.
There are plenty of activities and events on offer for all members of the family. The Charity Raft Race and The Water Festival are held annually with music and entertainment. There is an indoor play centre in Sleaford for younger family members and nearby Ancaster offers more adventurous activities of karting, quad biking, paintballing, bowling and lasertag.
The town centre provides a wide range of amenities with plenty of shops, banks, pubs and cafes. Supermarkets in Sleaford include Tesco, Sainsbury, Lidl and Aldi. The thrice weekly market offers a range of stalls selling fresh produce, flowers and clothes. Buses operate regularly to the town centre. There is a popular leisure centre with large swimming pool and separate children's pool with water activities. A recently constructed Co-Op is situated off London Road just 5 minutes walk from the property.
Lincoln, only 17 miles away, is a stunning cathedral city, combining fascinating history with superb modern shopping facilities to enjoy. The University of Lincoln Campus is also located here and offers a wide range of courses. It is easily accessible via train, as well as a further convenient service to Grantham, connecting to London Kings Cross.
The town’s well respected secondary schools – Kesteven and Sleaford High School and St George’s Academy and Carre’s Grammar School - have all been rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted. There are also numerous primary schools, namely Sleaford Church Lane, St Botolph’s CE and William Alvey CE School as well as many nurseries and day care facilities within the area.
The property is approached up a long driveway that sweeps up towards the house and provides access to two driveways, one giving direct access to either of the two garages, the other to a spacious parking area to the front of the property, providing ample parking for multiple vehicles. The extensive gardens are predominantly laid to lawn with orchard trees, vegetable garden, shrubs and perennials. There is a paved area providing excellent space for outdoor eating and entertaining.
There is an additional strip of land opposite the principal holding, suitable for further development (subject to planning).
The property is centrally heated throughout (oil) with mains water and electricity both connected. Drainage is to a septic tank.
METHOD OF SALE
The property is offered for sale by Private Treaty.
Freehold with vacant possession upon completion.
Drafted following clients' instructions of June 2022.
By prior arrangement with the Sole Agents.
For further information, please contact Mount & Minster
T: 01476 515329
Tenure: Please confirm with Mount & Minster whether this property is freehold or leasehold
No EPC available for this property
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