Water Tower Conversion

Conversion · For Sale
Guide Price £400,000

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.


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.


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.



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.


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.


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.


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.


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


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


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.


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


Access to Reception.


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.


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


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.


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



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.


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.


A useful living space with two Velux roof windows.



Entrance via obscure glazed door.


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.

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


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


With electric doors, alarm, power and lighting.


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.


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.


Freehold with vacant possession upon completion.


The property is offered for sale by Private Treaty,


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


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


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

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