Cliff Village Sanctuary

House · For Sale
Guide Price £420,000
SOLD stc

A beautifully proportioned family home with generous sized rooms, while benefitting from being located in an extremely sought-after Cliff Village.

Description – A prominent and handsome dwelling, originally the old Navenby Methodist minister’s rectory, situated in one of the most sought-after Cliff Villages with period features throughout, front and rear gardens, private driveway and a garage. The well proportioned living accommodation briefly includes a lounge, dining room, family room, kitchen and utility, four double bedrooms and the family bathroom.

Location – Navenby is an extremely sought-after Cliff Village, mainly due to its location (Lincoln – 9 miles; Sleaford – 10 miles; Newark – 14 miles), its local services, the views from the Cliff and some of the most attractive homes in the area.

Local services include an award winning butcher, a Co-Op foodstore, a bakery, two pubs, a pharmacy, an antiques centre, Indian and Chinese take-aways, barbers, beauty and hair salon, fish and chip shop, dress agency, tea rooms and a very active Community Centre.

There are a variety of local schools in the area including Navenby Church of England Primary school in the village itself, rated outstanding by Ofsted, as well as Happy Days Pre-School which also has a good rating. There is also a wealth of well-regarded secondary schools including, Kesteven and Sleaford High School for Girls, Carre’s Grammar School in Sleaford and The Priory Academy LSST in Lincoln. There are also several private schools in the locality with Lincoln Minster School educating children between the ages of three and eighteen, Burton Hathow Prep School and St Hugh’s School in Woodhall Spa.

Accommodation –

Entrance Hall – A light, welcoming and spacious reception hall with superb Victorian mosaic tiles throughout and two prominent pendent chains with glass shades. Other features include a recessed floor mat and double doors separating the inner and outer halls with glass panes above.

At the end of the hall, under the stairs, there is a downstairs W.C.

Lounge – 4.58m x 4.12m (15’0″ x 13’6″) – A large and spacious reception room, ideal for both entertaining and relaxing. Carpeted throughout with picture rails, coving, central brass candelabra, sconce lights and a large bay window looking out over the front aspect. The focal point of this well-proportioned room is a cast iron fireplace with a granite fire-surround and granite hearth with open gas fire.

Dining Room – 4.42m x 4.12m (14’6″ x 13’6″) – Exposed original floorboards sit below an attractive brass candelabra light fixture. Another bay window looks out over the front aspect. More picture rails are located up the high ceilings and a brick fireplace is located on the gable-end with a tiled hearth.

Family Room – 3.90m x 3.56m (12’9″ x 11’8″) – A light and welcoming room, carpeted throughout with stunning coving, integrated storage shelves and cupboards, a window looking out over the side aspect and an attractive cast-iron fireplace with tiled hearth and surround, and a wooden mantlepiece and fire-surround.

Kitchen – 4.26m x 4.23m (13’11” x 13’10”) – Beautifully original quarry tiled floor with two brass-effect cluster spotlights above. A recently fitted bespoke kitchen by Hill Farm Furniture is fitted with high and low storage units and attractive wooden work-tops with tiled splash-backs behind. Windows look out over both the rear and side aspects. This superb kitchen has a ‘country cottage’ feel about it throughout, topped off by a Belfast-style sink (with chrome mixer taps and Quooker instant boiling water tap) and an attractive and south-after Aga with granite surfaces either side.

Utility – 4.12m x 2.73m (13’6″ x 8’11”) – The stunning floor tiles flow through into this generous utility room with matching brass-effect spotlights. Useful and versatile storage cupboards are integrated, complimented by wooden work surfaces sitting in front of tiled splash-backs, an additional Belfast sink with twin brass taps and useful coat hooks to the wall. The back door leads out onto the rear patio.

Pantry – 2.49m x 1.50m (8’2″ x 4’11”) – The tiled flooring continues through from the kitchen with a window to the side aspect, a pendent light and four tier shelving.

Stairs & Landing – A beautiful mahogany staircase with timber balusters and handrails lead up to the first floor with carpeted stairs and a window looking out over the rear aspect. Upstairs, there is a galleried landing which is carpeted throughout with access to the loft space through a large hatch above.

Master Bedroom – 4.43m x 4.26m (14’6″ x 13’11”) – A generous sized master bedroom, carpeted throughout with picture rails, duals aspect windows, an integrated wardrobe, pendent light and an attractive feature fireplace.

Bedroom Two – 4.29m (max) x 3.60m (14’0″ (max) x 11’9″) – Carpeted throughout with picture rails, a window looking out over the side aspect, a central ceiling pendent light fixture and an integrated wardrobe.

Family Bathroom – 3.37m x 2.98m (11’0″ x 9’9″) – A spacious bathroom with Artico floors, a window looking out over the front spect, heated towel rail, halogen downlights and integrated ceiling speakers and a victorian-style modern radiator. The suite includes a w.c., roll top bath with stainless steel mixer taps and a hand shower head, bidet, wash basin with tiled splash-back and vanity shelf, as well as a large walk-in shower, fully tiled, with a glass door and dual mounted shower heads.

Bedroom Three – 4.25m x 4.12m (13’11” x 13’6″) – Carpeted throughout with a window looking out over the front aspect, a central ceiling pendent light and the convenience of an additional shower and wash basin.

Bedroom Four – 4.14m x 3.36m (13’6″ x 11’0″) – Another light and spacious double bedroom, carpeted throughout with a window looking out over the front aspect, picture rails, an central ceiling pendent light fixture and an attractive feature fireplace.

Outside – The property is approached either via a wrought iron pedestrian gate at the front, or through the double wrought iron gates onto a paved driveway with recessed LED lighting. A sandstone in the corner elevation of the property reads ‘July 4th 1900′. The border features to the front are made up of established hedgerows.

The driveway accommodates multiple vehicles and leads up to the garage with a single up-and-over door onto a concrete floor with electricity connected and additional storage in the eves.

Next to the garage, there is a side-gate that connects the driveway to the rear garden which is mainly laid to lawn. A paved patio area is located next to the main house. A pedestrian door to the garage is located a short walk from the back door and there is an additional outhouse.

At the end of the garden there is an additional paved area ideal for outdoor eating and entertaining. Further garden features include small trees, shrubs, flowerbeds, hedgerows and a large chicken run.

Services – The property is centrally heated throughout with mains water, gas, electricity and drainage all connected to the property.

Council Tax – Band E

Energy Performance – Rating: G

Method Of Sale – The property is offered for sale by Private Treaty.

Tenure – Freehold with vacant possession on completion.

Particulars – Drafted and photographs taken following clients’ instructions of February 2018.

Viewing – By prior arrangement with the Sole Agents (01476 515329).

Additional Information – For further details, please contact Mount & Minster, Grantham:
T: 01476 515329



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