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499,950

High Street, Collingham, Newark

Features

  • A FINE GEORGIAN HOUSE
  • THREE RECEPTION ROOMS
  • BREAKFAST KITCHEN AND UTILITY
  • FIVE SPACIOUS BEDROOMS
  • GAS CENTRAL HEATING
  • DETACHED DOUBLE GARAGE
  • GARDEN AND ORCHARD
  • IN ALL 0.4 ACRE APPROXIMATELY
  • EPC Exempt

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*A FINE GEORGIAN HOUSE
*THREE RECEPTION ROOMS
*BREAKFAST KITCHEN AND UTILITY
*FIVE SPACIOUS BEDROOMS
*GAS CENTRAL HEATING
*DETACHED DOUBLE GARAGE
*GARDEN AND ORCHARD
*IN ALL 0.4 ACRE APPROXIMATELY

A handsome, three storey Grade II Listed Georgian residence dated 1786 and traditionally built with a central moulded door case, symmetrical box sash window openings, local red brick elevations and a pantiled roof. The rooms with large window openings are light and airy throughout. There are original shuttered windows, contemporary panelling and an elegant dog leg staircase leading to the first and second floors. Indeed this remarkable house is carefully and sympathetically restored with original and period features. The garden and orchard are simple, easily maintained whilst providing wonderful outside space extending in all to 0.4 acre or thereabouts.

The principal accommodation on the ground floor provides: an entrance hall with a graceful dog let staircase; lounge with original window shutters and dog grate fireplace; sitting room with cast iron fireplace, tall cupboards and original window shutters; a family room with heavily beamed ceiling and old range oven; there is a back porch; dairy; kitchen; rear entrance porch and utility room. The first floor provides a galleried landing; two large double sized bedrooms at the front of the house; a single bedroom and the family bathroom. The fine staircase leads to the second floor with bedrooms 4 and 5 both large double bedroom sized rooms with Yorkshire slider windows. The double garage is a modern but traditional construction with two sets of ledged and braced doors. The lovely gardens contain an orchard, walnut tree and an ornamental fish pond. Central heating is gas fired.

Collingham is situated just six miles north of Newark. The village has an excellent range of amenities providing a great degree of self sufficiency which includes a recently built Co-operative store, a One Stop convenience shop, Post Office, family butcher's, a large modern medical centre with doctors, dentists and pharmacy. There is a library and an excellent primary school. The picturesque cricket ground and the village green conservation areas are local landmarks. Social facilities in the village are excellent with many active clubs and societies. Collingham has a railway station and very good services to Newark , Lincoln and Nottingham. Fast mainline trains from Newark Northgate station are capable of journey times to London Kings Cross in just over 75 minutes. Access points to the A1, A46 and A17 trunk roads are approximately five miles.

Interestingly there is a carved inscription "May 14 JL 1786" in the east wall of the house. The property stands with a prominent frontage to the High Street with a forecourt typical of this period. Indeed a fine house offered by the present owners following over 30 years of occupation having well maintained and re-roofed the property during this period.

The following accommodation is provided:-

GROUND FLOOR

GEORGIAN ENTRANCE PORTICO
With panelled entrance door and fanlights.

ENTRANCE HALL
With staircase and cupboard under the stairs. Radiator.

LOUNGE (4.47m x 4.19m (14'8" x 13'9"))
With shuttered Georgian windows and fireplace with dog grate. Two wall lights and central heating radiator.

SITTING ROOM (4.42m x 4.24m (14'6" x 13'11"))
With cast iron fireplace and Pine surround. Built in tall cupboards with Pine doors and beautifully original sculptured shelves within. Quarry tiled floor, dado and original window shutters.

FAMILY ROOM (4.34m x 3.86m (14'3" x 12'8"))
With heavily beamed ceiling, range oven and fireplace. Radiator, old door with gate hinges to the porch extension.

PORCH (2.59m x 1.45m overall measurements (8'6" x 4'9" ov)
Constructed on a brick base with lean to roof and single glazed windows.

HALF CELLAR
Steps lead down to the Half Cellar with thrawl and shelving.

KITCHEN (4.78m x 3.05m (15'8" x 10'))
With wall units, base units, working surfaces and a one and a half sink unit. Integrated double oven and gas five ring hob. Microwave. Tiled floor and space for a breakfast table.

REAR ENTRANCE PORCH
With tiled floor.

UTILITY ROOM (3.05m x 2.49m (10' x 8'2"))
With stainless steel sink unit, low suite WC, shower with electric shower fitting and plumbing for a washing machine.

FIRST FLOOR
The fine dog leg staircase with square newels, carved balustrades leads to a galleried landing and then three steps to a front landing with doors to Bedrooms 1 and 2.

BEDROOM 1 (4.39m x 4.01m (14'5" x 13'2"))
With box sash window in the front elevation and window at the rear. Radiator.

BEDROOM 2 (4.37m x 3.91m (14'4" x 12'10"))
With box sash window in the front elevation, two double wardrobes and radiator.

The back landing leads to Bedroom 3.

BEDROOM 3 (4.06m x 1.96m (13'4" x 6'5"))
With gable window, radiator and lobby containing the condensing gas fired central heating boiler.

BATHROOM
With corner bath, low suite WC, basin, chrome heated towel rail, electric shower over the bath and Yorkshire slider window in the rear elevation.

SECOND FLOOR
The wide and easy, dog leg staircase continues to the second floor.

SECOND FLOOR LANDING

BEDROOM 4 (4.50m x 4.39m (14'9" x 14'5"))
With Yorkshire slider gable window, exposed roof purlins and collars.

BEDROOM 5 (4.42m x 4.65m (14'6" x 15'3"))
With access to the roof, Yorkshire slider gable window, exposed purlins and collars.

OUTSIDE
There is a front forecourt, driveway entrance and ample off street parking space.

The rear garden extends with grassed areas, orchard, a fine walnut tree and ornamental fish pond with terrace.

DOUBLE GARAGE (5.72m x 5.08m (18'9" x 16'8"))
Constructed in brick with a hipped, pantiled roof and two sets of ledged and braced doors, power and light connected.

REAR VIEW OF THE PROPERTY

FURTHER REAR VIEW OF THE PROPERTY

PROMAP
A Promap is enclosed For Identification Purposes Only.

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

TENURE
The property is freehold.

RESTRICTIVE COVENANT
The property is sold subject to a covenant restricting development in the garden and orchard area.

There shall be an overage agreement for a term of 25 years and a clawback payment of 35% of the enhanced value of the land in the event of development taking place.

POSSESSION
Vacant possession will be given on completion.

MORTGAGE
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.

VIEWING
Strictly by appointment with the selling agents.

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

Disclaimer
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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