Under Offer - A CINEMATIC VIDEO TOUR IS AVAILABLE ON THIS LISTING. Church Farm occupies a private elevated position with superb views over numerous miles of unspoilt open countryside. The house offers intriguing accommodation arranged over four floors and is a marvellous family residence full of character with many original features.
The ground and first floor offer excellent entertaining space with a large kitchen breakfast room with an AGA opening directly onto the gardens and a dining room with exposed beams and a stunning feature fireplace. There is a charming internal hallway with a flagstone floor and a large boot room with Belfast sink and generous storage, a large pantry, utility room, WC, Family Room/Gym, and your very own Keller Room for hosting memorable parties.
The first floor comprises a selection of reception rooms, a sitting room/bedroom 8, study, and WC, whilst the second floor includes a master bedroom with an en-suite bathroom, two further bedrooms, and a very well-appointed 5-piece bathroom.
The upper floor has three delightful bedrooms set into the roof and a further bathroom and Bedroom/Office/Storeroom. Outside there is a good range of brick and pantile outbuildings including a garage that has been converted to a dark room/photographic studio. There is a large 23’ glasshouse and kitchen garden.
The grounds consist of several pretty gardens with mature trees and borders all of which enjoy superb views across the open countryside. The property will suit a purchaser seeking a home of unique character in a fine accessible village and outstanding views.
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Church Farmhouse is peacefully located to the rear of the Grade 1 Listed All Saints Church on the edge of this historic conservation village. The property is privately situated, approached by a driveway circling the ancient Motte and Bailey, and there are fantastic views from the house and grounds over the Trent Valley. The village is well known for The Brownlow Arms renowned for its food and hospitality. There is good access to the surrounding centres of Grantham, Newark and Lincoln, each offering a comprehensive range of amenities.
With wooden double glazed window to the side elevation, stone Minster fireplace with open basket, original tiled flooring, exposed beamwork, original cupboards and original stone steps to:
With partially glazed door to the side elevation, wooden window to the side elevation, vaulted ceiling, exposed beamwork, exposed stonework, Sandyford range cooker, bespoke inset eye and base level units, solid wood work surfacing, electric oven, Siemens 4-ring halogen hob, twin stainless steel sink and drainer, tiled splashbacks, tessellated tiled flooring, central island incorporating cupboard and drawer storage, marble worktop and preparation area, solid wood work surfacing, larder housing fridge freezer and space and plumbing for dishwasher. Open to:
Having a vaulted ceiling, wooden sash windows to the side and rear elevations, partially glazed wooden stable style door to the side elevation, original tiled flooring, exposed stonework, exposed beams, exposed brickwork, radiator and broom cupboard off.
Having wooden sash window to the side elevation, exposed beams, bespoke cupboards, shelving and tiled flooring.
Having wooden sash window to the side elevation, exposed beamwork,, bespoke cloaks cupboard, large Belfast sink, solid wood work surfacing and original tiled floor.
With wooden glazed doors to both side elevation, flagstone flooring, exposed beamwork, exposed brickwork, exposed stonework, partially vaulted brick ceiling and wall mounted alarm panel.
Having a 2-piece suite comprising low level WC and pedestal wash handbasin, vaulted ceiling, heated towel rail and tiled floor.
Having wooden sash window to the side elevation, feature arched brick ceiling, radiator and tiled floor.
With wooden sash window to the side elevation, original wine bins, stone plinth, arched brick ceiling and original tiled floor.
Having solid wood entrance door with original transom window over, flagstone flooring, dado rail, spindle staircase to the ground floor and rising to the second floor, understairs storage and radiator.
With wooden double glazed window to the side and rear elevation, stone fireplace surround, open cast iron basket, built-in cupboards to the side, built-in bookcases and two radiators.
Having wooden sash window to the front elevation with working shutters and window seat, wooden sash window to the rear elevation, dado rail, ornate cornicing, fireplace with wooden surround and cast iron basket, two radiators with covers.
A dual aspect room with wooden sash windows to the front and rear elevations with working shutters, ornate wooden fireplace with cast iron basket and marble hearth, dado rail, ornate cornicing and two radiators.
With wooden double glazed window to the side elevation, solid wood work surface with inset Belfast sink, dado rail, exposed beamwork and radiator.
Having a 2-piece white suite comprising low level WC and wash handbasin, exposed beamwork, dado rail and radiator.
Having cornicing and dado rail, leading to inner hallway and door to second floor staircase.
Having wooden double glazed window to the side elevation, feature cast iron open fireplace, exposed beamwork, dado rail and radiator.
Having a 3-piece white suite comprising panelled bath, pedestal wash handbasin and low level WC, heated towel rail, radiator, dado rail, tiled splashback and exposed beamwork.
With wooden sash window to the front elevation, stone fire surround with cast iron basket, cornicing, dado rail, radiator and Jack & Jill walk-in wardrobe shared with bedroom three.
With wooden sash window to the front elevation, stone fireplace with cast iron basket, cast iron radiator, dado rail, cornicing and access to Jack & Jill walk-in wardrobe shared with Bedroom two.
With wooden double glazed window to the side elevation, large cast iron bath with wooden and marble surround, his and hers wash basins set into marble work surface areas with marble splashbacks and vanity storage beneath separated by a tall standing matching linen cupboard, low level WC and a large walk-in shower cubicle with mains fed shower within, cupboard housing water cylinder, ladder style radiator, cast iron radiator, exposed beamwork and ceramic tiled floor.
With wooden picture window to the side elevation, feature exposed beam, exposed brickwork, radiator and vaulted ceiling.
With double double glazed window to the side elevation, vaulted ceiling, radiator and exposed beamwork.
With wooden double glazed window to the side elevation, vaulted ceiling, radiator and exposed beamwork.
With wooden double glazed Velux window to the roofline, vaulted ceiling and exposed beamwork.
Accessed via Bedroom Six and having wooden window to the rear elevation, vaulted ceiling, exposed beamwork, radiator and exposed brickwork.
With wooden double glazed window to the front elevation, a 3-piece suite comprising tongue and groove panelled bath, pedestal wash handbasin and low level WC, tongue and groove splashback, heated towel rail, cupboard housing hot water cylinder, exposed beamwork and radiator.
A cast iron gate leads to a gravelled pathway running to the sides with plated beds and a stone wall surround. To the eastern elevation steps lead on to a large gravelled courtyard offering plentiful parking and with cast iron electric gated access leading to a detached brick and pantile double garage. There is also a walled wild flower garden incorporating original cast iron and wooden botanical glasshouse.
Running to the western elevation there are soft and hard landscaped walled formal gardens which are principally laid to lawn with mature raised beds and lead through to a walled kitchen garden and orchard.
To the rear aspect there are a range of stores and outside bar which form part of detached brick and pantile outbuildings which offer the potential to add additional space to the lower ground floor adjacent to the kitchen.
The property and gardens occupy a plot of just under one acre in total and are available to purchase under two differing titles. The gardens to the northern elevation are known affectionately as the "sunken swimming pool" and were acquired by the current vendor at a later date to that of the acquisition of Church Farm.
Whilst we believe the area of the property has been accurately calculated, any prospective buyer who considers this feature to be particularly important is strongly recommended to have the site measurements checked by their own surveyor before submitting an offer to purchase.
There is a right of access to New Hill entrance.
Mains water and electricity are connected. Drainage is to a septic tank. The property has oil fired central heating.
The property is in Council Tax Band F.
The nearby villages of Caythorpe and Barkston offer primary schooling and Grantham (approximately 7 miles) includes two excellent grammar schools; Kings & Kesteven and Grantham Girls which have achieved some of the best results in the country. The Lincoln Minster and Witham Hall schools are also accessible. In addition there is rail access to the well-known Yorkshire schools including Ampleforth College, Queen Margarets at York and Aysgarth, and the renowned preparatory school.
Grantham station gives access to London Kings Cross via the East Coast Mainline with a journey time of around 70 minutes making this a popular location for commuters. The A1 corridor is only a few minutes to the west and provides very good north-south road communications. East Midlands international airport approximately an hour away and Robin Hood airport is also easily reached.
Local leisure includes the nearby Belton Woods hotel where there is a full range of facilities including golf. The Burghley International Horse Trials are held at Stamford.
Please note these particulars may be subject to change and must not be relied upon as an entirely accurate description of the property.
Although these particulars are thought to be materially correct, their accuracy cannot be guaranteed and they do not form part of any contract. All services and appliances have not and will not be tested.