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Guide price 550,000

Lowdham Road, Gunthorpe



  • Traditional Country House
  • Period Family Residence
  • Main House Floor Area Approx. 2,400 sq.ft.
  • 4 Double Bedrooms + 3 Bathrooms
  • 3 Separate Reception Rooms
  • Fitted Kitchen With Aga
  • Impressive Entrance Hall & Staircase
  • Substantial Outhouse/Studio Approx 975 sq.ft.
  • Extensive 1.6 Acre Plot
  • Tree Lined Drive + Open Views



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This impressive period family home boasts a wealth of charm of character features as well as a substantial mature plot totalling in the region of 1.6 acres including a tree lined driveway accessed of the main road and well screened lawned gardens with open south facing views across the neighbouring fields. The main house offers internal accommodation totalling in the region of 2,400 sq.ft. including 4 double bedrooms, the main family bathroom plus two en-suites and the ground floor which has an impressive entrance hall and staircase leading to three separate reception rooms, fitted kitchen with Aga, walk-in larder, utility room and a ground floor wc. Many original features inside the house and some beautiful architectural details to its exterior.

In addition to the main house there is a large separate outbuilding which has been constructed in brick and block with a pitched tile roof, formerly providing a double garage, workshop and general stores but has been converted by the current owners into a music studio. The outbuildings provide versatile additional space ideal as a home office/studio, a potential separate annexe or conversion back to garaging/workshop space.

Mains utilities are connected to the property including gas, electric and water. The property has its own private drainage by way of a septic tank (Klargester) located within the plot.

PORCH (3.66m x 1.30m (12'0" x 4'3"))
A central and arched open fronted porch with a slate floor, several windows and provides shelter to the timber panel and glazed front door with leaded side light windows opening into the entrance hall.

ENTRANCE HALL (4.88m x 3.38m (16'0" x 11'1"))
An impressive and spacious hallway central to the house and having a turning staircase with original balustrade rising to the first floor and storage cupboard beneath, exposed floorboards, ornate coving and ceiling rose, additional wall lights and original timber panelled internal doors providing access to the three separate reception rooms.

LIVING ROOM (4.88m x 4.83m (16'0" x 15'10"))
The living room affords a dual aspect having windows to front and side overlooking the surrounding gardens, solid oak parquet flooring, ornate coving and ceiling rose, additional wall lights, tv, cable and phone connections, a feature brick built open fireplace with cast iron grate, tiled hearth and mantle providing a central focal point.

DINING ROOM (4.88m x 4.83m (16'0" x 15'10"))
A similar sized versatile reception room currently laid out as a more formal dining room with a window to front, a feature cast iron open fireplace with decorative tile panelling, timber surround and a tiled hearth, tv point, ornate coving and ceiling rose, solid oak parquet flooring.

BREAKFAST ROOM (4.95m x 4.83m (16'3" x 15'10"))
This third reception room links the entrance hall and has an opening to the kitchen, further doors lead to a walk-in larder and utility room, exposed varnished floorboards, windows to both sides, ornate coving and ceiling rose.

KITCHEN (4.06m x 3.25m (13'4" x 10'8"))
Open plan to the breakfast room the kitchen is fully fitted with a range of traditional cabinets and drawers finished with gloss granite effect work tops and a Belfast sink having a solid timber bench top. Other features include flagstone flooring, vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, gas fueled Aga range with twin hotplate, additional stainless steel electric oven with hob above, glazed display cabinet and plate rack, further integrated appliances include a full size dishwasher and larder fridge.

LARDER (2.67m x 1.83m (8'9" x 6'0"))
Accessed off the breakfast room this walk-in larder is fitted with shelving, window to side and has exposed floorboards.

UTILITY ROOM (3.18m x 1.70m (10'5" x 5'7"))
Also accessed off the breakfast room and providing a laundry and rear lobby with window and external timber panelled door opening out to the rear walled and paved courtyard. The room is fitted with a rolled top work surface having a Glow-worm gas central heating boiler beneath and space and plumbing for a washing machine, quarry tiled flooring and door to the cloakroom/wc.

CLOAKROOM/WC (2.03m x 0.91m (6'8" x 3'0"))
Providing a ground floor cloakroom fitted with a two piece white suite including a wc and wall mounted wash basin with tiled splashback, a continuation of the quarry tiled floor and a radiator.

A staircase rises to a first floor landing providing access to four double bedrooms, steps down to the main family bathroom, window to side, wall lights and loft hatch accessing a large open roof space providing storage and having windows positioned to each gable end.

BEDROOM ONE (4.93m x 4.39m (including en-suite) (16'2" x 14'5")
This L shaped master bedroom affords a lovely outlook over the property's frontage with a large window to front, period cast iron fireplace with tiled panelling and hearth, the corner of the room has been partitioned with an opening through to an en-suite bathroom.

Partly tiled to the walls and fitted with a three piece white suite including wc, wash hand basin with mixer tap and a panelled bath having electric shower over, tiled floor, wall light and shaver point.

BEDROOM TWO (4.83m x 4.83m (including en-suite) (15'10" x 15'10)
A similar sized double bedroom also L shaped with the corner of the room partitioned off to provide an en-suite shower room. There is a period cast iron open fireplace with tiled panels and hearth, large window overlooking the property's frontage and additional wall lights.

Providing an en-suite shower room to the second bedroom, partly tiled to the walls and fitted with a traditional three piece white suite including wc, wash hand basin and shower, combined wall light and shaver point.

BEDROOM THREE (4.88m x 3.66m max (16'0" x 12'0" max))
A third large double bedroom with a window to side, feature cast iron open fireplace with tiled panelling and hearth, built-in double airing cupboard to the recess having a drawer, slatted shelving and housing the hot water cylinder.

BEDROOM FOUR (4.88m x 3.73m max (16'0" x 12'3" max))
This L shaped bedroom also has a feature cast iron open fireplace with tiled panels, wall light and a window overlooking the frontage.

FAMILY BATHROOM (3.10m x 2.69m max (10'2" x 8'10" max))
The main family bathroom is partly tiled to the walls and is fitted with a traditional four piece white suite with chrome fittings including a wc, bidet with mixer tap, pedestal wash hand basin and a cast iron rolled top bath set upon claw and ball feet and having a mixer tap, ceiling downlights, two obscure windows to side.

This substantial detached outbuilding is off set to the house and accessed via the sweeping driveway. It provides additional ancillary accommodation approximately 1,000 sq.ft., was designed and built to accommodate a music studio with adjoining mixing room, store room and former wc. The building has two sets of timber fronted doors which have been sealed and blocked internally however could be reopened into the studio to create double garaging if required. The building would also lend itself well to a conversion into annexed accommodation with power, light plumbing and drainage already connected. Various parts of the outbuilding are described as follows:-

STUDIO (8.23m x 5.69m (27'0" x 18'8"))
A substantial open plan space with windows to side and rear with two sets of sliding glazed doors provide sound proofing to the adjacent mixing room.

MIXING ROOM (5.56m x 3.99m (18'3" x 13'1"))
With a window to rear and connecting door to a store room.

STORE ROOM (4.22m x 1.98m (13'10" x 6'6"))
With window to rear and door leading back to the hallway.

With two windows and main door to the front of the building and access to a former wc which has been disconnected.

The property is set back and secluded from the main road and sits upon a mature and well screened plot totalling in the region of 1.6 acres. The house is accessed via a tree lined driveway continuing up to the impressive front elevation of the house with a stone frontage providing ample car standing and turning space. The driveway continues past the house and up to a substantial outbuilding which was formerly a double garage plus workshop and stores and more recently converted into the music studio.

The plot is laid to lawned gardens predominantly located to the front of the house and well screened and bordered by mature trees and shrubs, the house and gardens are surrounded by neighbouring fields with lovely open views to the south and east aspect.

To the rear of the house there is a walled courtyard paved in natural stone creating a lovely south west facing terrace.

Newark & Sherwood - Tax Band G.

Please contact our Bingham Office on 01949 836678 if you wish to arrange a viewing appointment for this property or require further information.

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