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Grassthorpe, Newark

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  • Grade II Listed Period House
  • Reception Hall & Fine Staircase
  • 2 Reception Rooms
  • Kitchen With Inglenook & Pantry
  • 3 Spacious Bedrooms
  • Bathroom & Box Room
  • Driveway, Yard & Garden
  • EPC Exempt



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* Grade II Listed Period House
* Reception Hall & Fine Staircase
* 2 Reception Rooms
* Kitchen With Inglenook & Pantry
* 3 Spacious Bedrooms
* Bathroom & Box Room
* Driveway, Yard & Garden

A fine Manor House dated 1697 in the classical William and Mary period architectural style and Grade II Listed. The property is situated within the small settlement of Grassthorpe approached by country roads just 2 miles north of Sutton on Trent.

The symmetrical elevation with deep window openings, glazing bar sashes, colour washed elevations and a steep slate roof is typical of this fine architectural period. A diamond shaped date stone on the chimney stack is inscribed 'MBE 1697'.

The principal accommodation provides on the ground floor an entrance door with glazing bar over lights, reception hall with fine staircase, drawing room, dining room, farmhouse sized kitchen with inglenook and a large walk-in pantry. The oak staircase leads to a first floor landing and stairs to the roof space with potential for conversion in to additional bedrooms. There are three double sized bedrooms, family bathroom and box room.

Outside there is a small walled front garden, brick and pantile store shed, driveway with car parking space and rear yard.

The house has oil fired central heating with panelled radiators.

The house stands well and is set back from the corner of the country road which winds through this small settlement. The village of Sutton on Trent is within 2 miles. Here there is a good range of amenities including a Co-operative store, doctors surgery, primary school, hairdressers, The Lord Nelson Inn and restaurant. Access points to the A1 trunk road north and south are within 4 or 5 miles. The village is approximately 10 miles from Newark which provides an excellent range of facilities including a Waitrose store, Aldi, Morrisons, Asda, Marks and Spencer's and most of the multiples in this unique historic town environment. Fast East coast railway trains are capable of journey times from Newark Northgate to London King's Cross in just over 75 minutes.

The property provides the following accommodation:


RECEPTION HALL (5.59m x 1.80m (18'4" x 5'11"))
With panelled entrance door and glazing bar over lights. Built-in cupboard, pine floor and an archway to the staircase area.

DRAWING ROOM (4.09m x 3.84m (13'5" x 12'7"))
With old hob type fireplace and Victorian surround, two box sash windows, radiator. The wood burning stove is not included (tenant's fixture).

DINING ROOM (5.64m x 5.11m (18'6" x 16'9"))
With old hob type fireplace, two box sash windows and double panelled radiator.

DINING KITCHEN (5.16m x 3.91m (16'11" x 12'10"))
Measured into the inglenook with oak beam, old cupboard and bread oven. The oil fired central heating boiler is situated within the inglenook. Fitted base units, working surfaces and one and a half sink unit, electric hob and electric oven, radiator.

PANTRY (3.81m x 2.46m (12'6" x 8'1"))
With fluorescent light and window.

The fine old oak staircase has square newel posts and turned balustrades.

With door and staircase to the roof space and potential for conversion to additional bedroom accommodation. There is a radiator on the landing.

BEDROOM ONE (4.93m x 4.01m (16'2" x 13'2"))
With old hob fireplace, 2 box sash windows and built-in cupboard.

BEDROOM TWO (4.65m x 3.12m (15'3" x 10'3"))
With old hob type fireplace, 2 box sash windows and radiator.

BEDROOM THREE (3.61m x 2.62m (11'10" x 8'7"))
With radiator, built-in cupboard and box sash window.

BOX ROOM (1.52m x 1.52m approximately (5'0 x 5'0 approximate)

BATHROOM (2.46m x 2.31m (8'1" x 7'7"))
With bath, basin and lows suite wc. Built-in airing cupboard. Radiator.

Domestic store shed of brick and pantile construction and log store.

There is a pvc oil storage tank. There is a front garden with the brick wall noted in the Grade II Listing. Car parking space, outside tap. The front garden is a grassed area. There is a rear yard area.


Mains water, electricity and drainage are all connected to the property.

The property is freehold.

Vacant possession will be given on completion.

Mortgage advice is available through our Mortgage Adviser. Your home is at risk if you do not keep up repayments on a mortgage or other loan secured on it.

Strictly by appointment with the selling agents.

Additional land available by separation negotiation.

Please contact our Newark Office on 01636 611811 if you wish to arrange a viewing appointment for this property or require further information.

Richard Watkinson endeavour to maintain accurate depictions of properties in Virtual Tours, Floor Plans and descriptions, however, these are intended only as a guide and purchasers must satisfy themselves by personal inspection.

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