THE MANOR. An impressive and HISTORIC Grade II Listed Farmhouse within approx 2/3 acre grounds in the Woldside village of Horkstow. The home offers generously proportioned 5 bedroom family accommodation with 3 Reception rooms and a 22' Breakfast Kitchen which links to the rear Courtyard. In addition to the 4 Attic Rooms there are a series of useful outbuildings, double Garage and extensive reception parking. The home has a proven link to the artist George Stubbs.
Standing in approx 2/3 acre of primarily lawned grounds and mentioned in Pevsners' guide to the historic houses of Lincolnshire this Grade II Listed late 17th century farmhouse is named as being the temporary residence of the artist George Stubbs whilst he prepared his ground breaking Anatomy of The Horse. The home remains true to its Farm House roots with the 22' Kitchen, forward facing Sitting Room and the Dining Room catering for everyday family life whilst the impressive Hallway and dual aspect Drawing Room hint at former social standing of note. In addition to the Master Suite there are 4 further double bedrooms together with a spacious Family Bathroom and the substantial Attic Rooms could easily provide further accommodation or work space if required.
The extensive lawned gardens are linked to the home by a broad flagged courtyard which is ideal for relaxed entertaining and extensive reception parking and a double Garage easily cater for those inevitable guests.
The Manor - where your Family history begins.
A superbly welcoming Hall centred on the inglenook style fireplace with raised flagged hearth and inset beam.
This beautifully lit double aspect room with its splay bay window to the front and additional sash window to the side offers a taste of gentle elegance ideal for more formal family celebrations and includes an arched study recess with fluted timber pillars, 2 radiators in ornamental grilles and a stripped timber fire surround with marble back and hearth.
Including open well return staircase with slender spindle balustrade and store cupboard under, radiator and sash window.
A delightfully relaxed familly room with splay bay sash window overlooking the front lawn, fireplace with curving mantle beam, quarry tiled hearth and ornate hexagonal cast iron stove, cornice, tv aerial point and radiator in ornamental grille.
A traditionally appointed room with central ceiling beam, sash window to the side aspect and sliding sash to the rear, radiator in an ornamental grille and striking dark oak fire surround with ornate carved mantel and brick lined fire recess
The undoubted informal social heart of the home opening to the rear courtyard and appointed with an extensive range of farmhouse oak effect fronted units with inset 1 1/2 bowl stainless steel sink with cupboards under, 6 further base units together with space for a dishwasher and refrigerator, freestanding electric cooker (available by separate negotiation) with extractor over, an additional 5 units at eye level together with display shelving, 2 ceiling beams, tiled splash areas and floor, radiator, walk-in shelved PANTRY, door to Drawing room, rear entrance door and arched, fixed window into the Hall.
With radiator, tiled floor and side entrance door.
Appointed with a rope edged suite in white to include pedestal wash hand basin, close couple wc, radiator, tiled splash areas and floor, built in store cupboard.
A most practical space with plumbing for a washing machine, space for a tumble drier, store cupboards, tiled floor, multi pane window and floor standing oil fired central heating boiler.
With spindle balustrade rail, sash window on the half Landing and beam to the ceiling.
A generous, rear facing double room with sliding sash window, central beam, tv aerial point and radiator.
Enjoying views to the front with radiator, tv aerial point, sash window, deep wardrobe and Georgian style fire surround with inset marble panels, decoratively tiled slips and cast iron grate.
A further forward facing double room with slate and marble fireplace with decoratively tiled slips and open grate, radiator, tv aerial point, built in wardrobe and additional deep store.
With radiator and door to the Attics.
With sliding sash window to the rear, central beam, radiators, telephone point and pine fire surround with cast iron fireplace.
Appointed with a traditional suite in white to include close couple wc, bidet, bath with mahogany effect side panels, marble topped wash stand with inset oval basin and cupboards under, sash window to th erear, exposed floor boards, central beam, tiled splash areas, radiator and door to separate, fully tiled Shower area with glazed door, extractor fan and sash window.
An impressive dual aspect room with windows to the front and side aspects, decorative fire surround with marble insets and tiled slips, radiator, tv aerial point and deep wardrobe.
Appointed with a traditional suite in white to include bidet, close couple wc, bath in tiled recess with timber side panel, wide wash stand with marble effect top, inset oval basin and cupboards under, exposed floor boards, sliding sash window and radiator.
A return stair leads to a central corridor which provides access to :
with window to the side aspect and beams.
The Manor is discreetly situated beyond mature beech hedging and approached over a a driveway which leads past a side lawn with inset apple and pear trees to a broad side reception area which not only extends across the front of the home but also leads to the double GARAGE. The grounds are primarily laid to lawn with inset mature trees and shrub beds. Immediately to the rear of the home there is a full width flagged courtyard with brick lined Well which forms an outstanding outdoor entertaining space with views across Wold paddock land to the rear. The property is completed by a series of outbuildings with covered walkway which includes Store 1 ( 4.32m x 4.42m ) with stone sink, chimney breast, beamed ceiling with hooks. ( This room is widely believed to be the room in which George Stubbs worked .) Store 2 ( 4.46m x 2.31m ) with quarry tiled floor, beams and opening through to the Tank Room which houses the oil storage tank, store 3 which would be ideal as a log /coal store.
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