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Main Street, Norwell



  • Detached Period Property Village Location
  • Adjoining Barn Extension
  • Three Reception Rooms
  • Four Double Bedrooms
  • Two Bathrooms Plus En-Suite
  • Carport & Garage
  • Garden with Views
  • Considerable Charm
  • EPC Rating "E"



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* Detached Period Property Village Location
* Adjoining Barn Extension
* Three Reception Rooms
* Four Double Bedrooms
* Two Bathrooms Plus En-Suite
* Carport & Garage
* Garden with Views
* Considerable Charm

Shady Cottage comprises a detached 18th Century double fronted house incorporating an extension and conversion of the adjoining brick and pantiled traditional period barn. The accommodation is well planned and contemporary for modern family living accommodation whilst there is a wealth of character with beamed ceilings, exposed roof rafters and period features. The property stands on the village main street and within the conservation area.

The house features lovely box sash windows in the old part mostly double glazed and the window openings within the barn area echo the period features of the house, these are double glazed. Central heating is an efficient oil fired system by the Rayburn cooking range.

The accommodation provides in the old cottage part of the house a sitting room with hob type fireplace, family room with fireplace, spacious dining kitchen with quality oak units, a barrel vaulted cellar, rear corridor with study area and wet room. The lounge is the original barn with exposed brick walls, arch window openings, French doors to the garden and staircase to a first floor gallery. The master bedroom suite has a separate staircase from the barn and a spacious en-suite bathroom. The family accommodation within the old part of the house comprises bedrooms 2, 3 and 4 together with a family bathroom. The purpose built garaging provides a 2 bay car port and brick built garage.

The village of Norwell is situated approximately 7 miles North of Newark and is approached by country lanes from Bathley, Cromwell or via the A616 and Norwell Woodhouse. This pleasant village nestles in gently rolling countryside adjacent to greenbelt and mature landscaped areas. Norwell Village is a conservation area with a variety of historic old buildings scattered along the main street. Local amenities include a general village store selling reasonably priced produce and The Plough Inn is a popular local pub. The village has an excellent primary school. Ideally situated for commuting to Southwell, Mansfield, Nottingham and Sheffield and access points to the A1 are approximately 2 miles. Fast East coast trains from Newark Northgate to London Kings Cross are capable of journey times in just over 75 minutes.

Traditionally built with brick elevations under a pantiled roof. The property provides the following accommodation:


With pine front door and staircase to first floor accommodation.

SITTING ROOM (3.66m x 3.30m (12'0" x 10'10"))
With open fireplace, hob type grate and wood surround. Beamed ceiling, double panelled radiator and box sash window in the front elevation. Fitted wall lights.

FAMILY ROOM (3.89m x 3.66m (12'9" x 12'0"))
With hob type fireplace with wood surround and heavily beamed ceiling. Box sash window in the front elevation and double panelled radiator. Fitted wall lights.

DINING KITCHEN (7.80m x 3.10m (25'7" x 10'2"))
Overall measurements. With beamed ceiling, brick built chimney breast and fireplace. Stone floor and kitchen units comprising walled cupboards, base units and oak working surfaces incorporating a Belfast sink with mixer tap. Rayburn oil fired cooking range also providing the central heating and hot water system. Door to the cellar.


With barrel vaulted compartment with small window.

REAR CORRIDOR (7.21m x 1.52m (23'8" x 5'0"))
Providing a link to the original barn. Stone floor and Finlock radiator. Front and rear doors.

STUDY AREA (2.03m x 1.93m (6'8" x 6'4"))
With Finlock radiator and Velux roof light.

With fully tiled walls with low suite wc, basin, shower and Velux roof light. Tiled floor.

LOUNGE (9.14m x 4.80m (30' x 15'9"))
The original barn with exposed brick walls and arched window openings. French doors to the garden. Rear entrance door. 5 Finlock radiators, oak floor and halogen lighting. Recently fitted wood burning stove in the corner of the room. Staircase to the first floor gallery.



With access left and right to the main bedroom and the en-suite.

BEDROOM ONE (4.80m x 3.40m (15'9" x 11'2"))
With exposed timbers, exposed brick wall, Velux roof light and sealed unit double glazed gable window.

EN-SUITE BATHROOM (4.67m x 2.82m (15'4" x 9'3"))
With exposed timbers, sealed unit double glazed gable window, Finlock radiator and Velux roof light. Bath with mixer taps and shower attachment, pedestal basin and low suite wc.

With built-in airing cupboard containing the hot water cylinder.

BEDROOM TWO (3.78m x 3.68m (12'5" x 12'1"))
A front bedroom with built-in cupboard and box sash window and double panelled radiator.

BEDROOM THREE (3.73m x 3.66m (12'3" x 12'0"))
A front room with box sash window, hob type fireplace and double panelled radiator.

BEDROOM FOUR (4.09m x 3.20m (13'5" x 10'6"))
Double panelled radiator, secondary glazed window and storage space.

BATHROOM (3.15m x 3.05m (10'4" x 10'0"))
Freestanding claw foot bath, pedestal basin and low suite wc. Finlock radiator, oak floor.

There is shared vehicular access with the adjoining cottages and the tarmacadam driveway leads to the triple garage facilities. The property has a front garden area. The landscaped and planted side area adjoins the driveway. There is an enclosed pvc oil storage tank.
The property has a pleasant garden area adjacent to open countryside beyond.

CAR PORT (5.44m x 4.83m (17'10" x 15'10"))
A two bay brick and pantile traditional building.

GARAGE (4.78m x 4.75m (15'8" x 15'7"))
With a pair of ledged and braced entrance doors, personal door and window.

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.

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

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