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Main Street, Sutton-On-Trent


  • Detached Period House
  • Three Reception Rooms
  • Three Bedrooms and Two Attic Rooms
  • Dining Kitchen
  • Brick Built Barn and Workshop
  • Driveway and Gardens
  • Village Location with Amenities
  • EPC Rating G



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*Detached Period House
*Three Reception Rooms
*Three Bedrooms and Two Attic Rooms
*Dining Kitchen
*Brick Built Barn and Workshop
*Driveway and Gardens
*Village Location with Amenities
*EPC Rating G

Lifford House is a fine double fronted detached three bedroomed family home situated on a generous size plot with a range of brick built outbuildings including a barn and a workshop. The property has a lovely situation in the centre of Sutton on Trent village close to excellent amenities. The living accommodation comprises; entrance hall with lounge and separate dining room with walk in bay windows to the front of the house. Sitting room with brick inglenook fireplace and wood burning stove. Dining kitchen on the first floor. There are two double bedrooms to the front of the house with box sash windows. To the rear there is bedroom three, a rear landing and a bathroom. There is a staircase giving access to two attic rooms which could be easily converted to provide two further bedrooms. The property occupies a corner position with garden areas to the front and side of the house. A driveway with access from Middle Holme Lane gives access to the rear of the house and a car standing area. There is a good range of brick and pantile outbuildings which include a barn which is believed to date from the early 1800's and offers potential for conversion to an annex, home office or garaging subject to the relevant planning permissions. There is also a modern workshop which was built in 1992. Lifford House is believed to date back to the late 1700's with additions in the early/mid 1800's and a further two storey extension being added in the mid 1990's. Viewing is highly recommended.

Sutton on Trent is situated eight miles North of Newark with access points to the A1 dual carriageway close by. The village has amenities which include a butchers shop, a Co-op store, a library, two hairdressers, The Lord Nelson Pub and Restaurant, a primary school and a medical centre. The Tuxford Academy Secondary School is rated outstanding by OFSTED and located only four miles away. There are regular bus services available to Newark, Retford and surrounding villages.

The property is constructed of brick elevations under a tiled roof covering and the living accommodation is more fully described as follows :-

Dining Room (4.21m x 4.22m (13'10" x 13'10"))
Bay window to front, fireplace, door to:


Stairs, door to:

paneled front entrance door, stairs off.

Lounge (4.21m x 4.18m (13'10" x 13'9"))
Bay window to front, fireplace.

LOUNGE (4.88m x 4.17m (16' x 13'8"))
measurement into bay, with walk in bay and box sash window to front elevation, period fireplace.

Sitting Room (5.31m x 5.39m (17'5" x 17'8"))
Window to side, fireplace, Storage cupboard, stairs, open plan to New_Room, door to:

DINING ROOM (1.85m x 4.14m (6'1" x 13'7"))
walk in bay with box sash window to front elevation, moulded ceiling cornice, TV point, cast iron hob, period open fireplace with wooden fire surround.

Window to rear.

SITTING ROOM (4.22m x 4.34m (13'10" x 14'3"))
original beamed ceiling, Yorkshire sliding window to side elevation, entrance door giving access to the rear of the property, useful storage cupboard below stairs, attractive brick inglenook style fireplace with walk in fire side cupboard and a wood burning stove. Television point. Door giving access to cellar. Door giving access to the rear staircase which rises to the First Floor with access to Bedroom 3.

Storage cupboard, open plan to:

this half cellar provides a useful storage area.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room (4.23m x 5.39m (13'11" x 17'8"))
Window to side, window to rear.

DINING KITCHEN (5.13m x 4.22m (16'10" x 13'10"))
Windows to the rear and side elevations, space for a dining table. Fitted kitchen units comprise base cupboards and drawers with working surfaces above, inset stainless steel sink and drainer. There is plumbing for an automatic washing machine, wall cupboards, extractor, electric point and space for a cooker.

with box sash window to front elevation

Bedroom (4.21m x 4.18m (13'10" x 13'9"))
Window to front, fireplace, door to:

BEDROOM ONE (4.14m x 4.17m (13'7" x 13'8"))
with box sash window to front elevation, original fireplace.

Bedroom (4.21m x 4.22m (13'10" x 13'10"))
Window to front, door to:

BEDROOM TWO (4.14m x 4.14m (13'7" x 13'7"))
with box sash window to front elevation.

Bedroom (5.31m x 5.39m (17'5" x 17'8"))
Open plan to New_Room, door to:

BEDROOM THREE (5.31m x 5.26m (17'5" x 17'3"))

Window to rear, door to:

giving access to the ground floor and door and staircase giving access to the attic rooms


REAR LANDING (4.19m x 2.51m (13'9" x 8'3"))
with windows to the rear and side elevation, loft access hatch giving access to loft space and hot water tank.

Window to front.

BATHROOM (4.22m x 2.44m (13'10" x 8'))
with freestanding roll top bath, pedestal basin, low suite WC, window to rear elevation.

Window to side, window to rear.


Attic Room
Window to side, door to:

ATTIC ROOM ONE (3.66m x 3.96m (12'13" x 13'))

Attic Room
Door to:

ATTIC ROOM TWO (4.27m x 4.19m (14' x 13'9"))

to the front of the house there is a walled forecourt which is graveled for ease of maintenance and has path to the front door. There is a lawned garden are to the side of the house with walled frontage to Main Street and return frontage to Middle Holme Lane. There is access from Middle Holme Lane at the rear of the property to a tarmax driveway and a yard area at the rear of the house which provides an area for off road car standing.


WORKSHOP (5.23m x 2.95m (17'2" x 9'8"))
a brick built outbuilding with a tiled roof constructed in 1992. There is an entrance door and two windows, power and light is connected.

this brick and tile constructed outbuilding dates from the 1800's and was re-roofed in the late 1980's.

This building incorporates the following:-

STABLE (4.83m x 3.45m (15'10" x 11'4"))
having flagstone flooring.

GARAGE (4.72m x 4.19m (15'6" x 13'9" ))
with concrete floor.

STORE (4.57m x 2.44m (15' x 8'))
with flagstone floor.

This outbuilding has potential for a variety of uses subject to the relevant planning permissions which may include, conversion to an annex to provide living accommodation for relatives, home office, studio or garaging.



Mains water, electricity and drainage are 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.

A Promap, scale 1:1,250, is attached to these particulars for identification purposes.

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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