Water Tower Conversion

Conversion · For Sale
Guide Price £400,000
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Guide: £400k – £450k; A truly unique property, The Water Tower has been converted into an impressive family home with the added benefit of an annexe fitted with kitchen and bathroom allowing owners the ease of working from home.

INTRODUCTION

The Water Tower presents a unique opportunity of living in a beautifully converted late Victorian property, in a sought after Lincolnshire village. Originally built at the start of the 1900s, this superb property enjoys an idyllic position within the much sought after village of Potterhanworth, with views across St Andrews Church, and provides many original and period features including doors, feature fireplaces and exposed timbers, open truss work, a turret stairwell and high ceilings, with the impressive use of the old water tank being converted as a stunning master bedroom.
Accommodation briefly comprises kitchen diner, dining room, summer room, utility and cloakroom to the ground floor, with reception room, two bedrooms and bathroom to the first floor and stunning master bedroom with en-suite bathroom and mezzanine area to the second floor. The Water Tower also includes a useful detached annexe, including a kitchen, shower room and bedroom/office, perfect for working from home.

LOCATION

Potterhanworth is a small village situated some seven miles to the south east of Lincoln and benefits from high speed FTTC broadband. Local amenities include a Primary School, St. Andrews Church, Village Memorial Hall and Parish Council maintained Playing Field. The village lies within easy travelling distance of the nearby historic Cathedral City of Lincoln where the well respected Lincoln Minster School, Cathedral quarter, cultural quarter, Bailgate and Steep Hill are all easily accessible. Lincoln is a vibrant university city offering an excellent choice of schools, shops, restaurants, public houses and leisure activities. Transport link include very good roads links via the A46, A1 and A17. Both Lincoln and Newark North Gate railway stations have a mainline link to London Kings Cross, the latter providing a journey time of approximately 1hour 15minutes.

ACCOMMODATION

FRONT ENTRANCE HALL

Entered through a solid wood door with obscured glazing, the entrance hall includes under stairs storage, tiled flooring and spiral stairs rising to the first floor reception room.

DINING ROOM

66.08m x 5.38m (19’11” x 17’7″)
A stunning dining room, featuring high ceilings, ornate cornicing, dado rail, feature fireplace with cast iron mantle and surround and mirror with wooden frame, brick surround set to tiled hearth housing gas burner, storage cupboard, solid wood flooring, double glazed arch windows to front and side elevations and three cast iron radiators. Access through a solid wood door leads to the front entrance hall and a turret stairwell.

KITCHEN DINER

5.47m x 3.94m (17’11” x 12’11” )
A bespoke kitchen is fitted to include a range of wall and base units with marble worktops, Britannia range cooker with six ring induction hob and extractor over, twin oven with grill and warming drawer, integrated Miele dishwasher and SMEG fridge, part tiled with dresser, open beams to ceiling, tiled flooring, double glazed window to side elevation and radiator. Stairs rising to first floor landing.

SUMMER ROOM

4.32m x 3.19m (14’2″ x 10’5″)
Accessed through the kitchen, the summer room features parquet flooring, double glazed windows to three elevations, part brick with two Velux roof windows, open truss work, ornate wall tie, built-in TV unit, two radiators and french doors leading to the garden area.

REAR ENTRANCE HALL

Accessed through a solid wood door with obscured glazing, tiled flooring and alarm box.

CLOAKROOM

Comprising low level w.c., wash hand basin, tiled flooring, radiator and obscured double glazed window to side elevation.

UTILITY

2.94m x 2.36m (9’7″ x 7’8″ )
Fitted with a range of wall and base units and roll top work surfaces, stainless steel sink and drainer, space and plumbing for a washing machine, storage cupboard housing boiler, tiled flooring and obscured double glazed window to side elevation.

BOILER ROOM

Housing Range Tribune water cylinder, Minimax water softener and tiled flooring.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING

Access to Reception.

RECEPTION ROOM

6.08m x 5.38m (19’11” x 17’7″)
Featuring high ceilings, cornicing, storage cupboards, two radiators, double glazed arch windows to front and both side elevations, and a feature fireplace with ornate wood surround, set to marble hearth, housing a gas fire. A bespoke stairwell with handmade balustrade leads to the second floor Master Bedroom. The Reception Room can be accessed by both the internal staircase from the kitchen and the turret stairs from the dining room.

BEDROOM ONE

3.26m x 2.87m (10’8″ x 9’4″ )
With built-in wardrobes and double glazed window to rear elevation.

BEDROOM TWO

3.10m x 5.45m (10’2″ x 17’10” )
With double glazed window to rear elevation, Velux roof window, two radiators and shower cubicle.

BATHROOM

Fitted with a three piece suite, comprising low level w.c., wash hand basin in vanity unit, bath with shower attachment and radiator.

SECOND FLOOR

MASTER BEDROOM

7.59m x 6.41m (24’10” x 21’0″ )
Accessed from the first floor reception room, the Master Bedroom is set in the Original Water Tank. The room features a vaulted ceiling with feature beams, original wall to wall tie bars, dressing area with cabinet and storage below, built-in wardrobes, solid wood flooring, three radiators and double glazed windows with shutters to the front, rear and both side elevations, permitting superb views over the adjoining countryside and Lincoln Cathedral.

EN SUITE BATHROOM

2.58m x 3.39m (8’5″ x 11’1″)
Fitted with bath and shower attachment, wash hand basin in vanity unity, shower cubicle, low level w.c., solid wood flooring, airing cupboard and radiator.

MEZZANINE

A useful living space with two Velux roof windows.

ANNEXE

ENTRANCE

Entrance via obscure glazed door.

KITCHEN

2.95m x 5.42m (9’8″ x 17’9″ )
Part tiled with a range of wall and base units, roll top work tops, stainless steel sink and drainer, space for fridge and freezer, wiring for a cooker, storage cupboard, radiator, tiled flooring and double glazed windows to rear and side elevations. Stairs rising to first floor and separate alarm system. The annexe has a separate central heating system with the boiler being housed in the kitchen.
SHOWER ROOM

Comprising wash hand basin with splashbacks, shower cubicle, low level w.c., radiator, tiled floor and obscured double glazed window to side elevation.

BEDROOM FOUR/GYM

8.40m x 4.03m (27’6″ x 13’2″ )
Fitted with storage cupboards, solid wood flooring, two radiators and three Velux roof windows.

INTEGRAL DOUBLE GARAGE

With electric doors, alarm, power and lighting.

OUTSIDE

To the front elevation, there is a small walled garden with gated access and pathway which leads to the front door and gardens to the side elevation. The Water Tower further benefits from a delightful rear walled garden with paved terrace area, planted beds, ornamental shrubs and hedging with outside lighting.
The property can also be approached from Barff Road via a shared tarmacadam driveway which leads to an enclosed paved driveway with ample parking and gated access to the property.

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.

TENURE

Freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

METHOD OF SALE

The property is offered for sale by Private Treaty,

PARTICULARS

Drafted and photographs taken following clients’ instruction of March 2018.

VIEWING

By prior arrangement with the Sole Selling Agents (01522 716204).

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

For further details please contact Mount & Minster, Lincoln:
T: 01522 716204
e: info@mountandminster.co.uk

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The Old Farm House, Potterhanworth, Lincoln LN4 2DW, UK