4 Bedroom Link Detached House for sale in Main Road, Long Bennington
A fine Grade II listed 4 bedroomed family home believed to date back to circa 1759 with later additions offering spacious living accommodation with charm and character situated in the sought after and well served village of Long Bennington. The main house offers in the region of 2,150 sq.ft of living accommodation and the outbuildings offer further potential to extend subject to the relevant planning permissions. Ideal for a professional couple or family seeking a large period residence with work from home space and a generous sized garden.The living accommodation comprises; entrance hall staircase to the first floor, lounge with a box sash window and fireplace with wood burning stove, open... Read more
A fine Grade II listed 4 bedroomed family home believed to date back to circa 1759 with later additions offering spacious living accommodation with charm and character situated in the sought after and well served village of Long Bennington.
The main house offers in the region of 2,150 sq.ft of living accommodation and the outbuildings offer further potential to extend subject to the relevant planning permissions. Ideal for a professional couple or family seeking a large period residence with work from home space and a generous sized garden.
The living accommodation comprises; entrance hall staircase to the first floor, lounge with a box sash window and fireplace with wood burning stove, open plan family dining kitchen and living room with an AGA range and fireplace with wood burning stove, rear hallway with cloaks area leading to a utility room. Office which was formally a pantry and could convert to a further living room or bedroom if required and adjacent to a ground floor shower room.
On the first floor; landing with fitted bookshelves suitable as a work from home space. bedroom 1, a lovely double bedroom with a box sash window and cast iron hob fireplace. bedroom 2, a further double bedroom with box sash window and built in pine wardrobes. bedroom 3, a comfortable double bedroom with Velux roof light and bedroom 4, a charming single bedroom with Yorkshire sliding window overlooking the rear garden. An 'L' shaped corridor with airing cupboard connects to the family bathroom at the rear of the house with traditional white suite and cast iron bath and well preserved 1930's wall tiling.
Outside the house is set well back from the road and behind a lovely green area, enclosed frontage with lawned area and path leading to the front door. A brick built boundary wall and wooden hand gate. The main garden to the rear enjoys a good degree of seclusion with patio terrace at the back of the house and lawned gardens extending to the rear boundary. A driveway provides off road car parking with access from Sparrow Lane. A range of outbuildings include 2 timber built cabins suitable for home offices or studio, further complimented by the original brick and stone constructed outbuildings including; former stables, coal shed, storage sheds and outside WC, offering further potential to extend the living accommodation of the house subject to the relevant planning permissions.
Viewing is highly recommended to fully appreciate the location, size and quality off this beautiful family home and gardens.
Long Bennington is a well-served village with amenities including primary school, a Co-Op store, medical centre, coffee shop, three pubs, fish and chip shop and an Indian takeaway. The catchment area incorporates Lincolnshire secondary schooling. There are Grammar schools at Grantham and Sleaford. There is easy access to the A1 dual carriageway and Newark Northgate and Grantham railway stations which have fast LNER train services connecting to London King's Cross with journey times in the region of 75 minutes. The nearby town of Newark has supermarkets including Waitrose, Asda, Morrisons, Aldi and a recently constructed Lidl store at Balderton.
The property is constructed of brick elevations with flemish bond brickwork to the front with a tiled roof covering. This part of the house is believed to date from the early 1800's and is Grade II listed. The rear which is believed to date from circa 1750 is brick built with a slate roof covering.
Central heating is gas fired with a new boiler fitted in 2018. The living accommodation is arranged over 2 levels and can be more fully described as follows:-
Ground Floor -
Entrance Hall - 7.54m x 1.85m (24'9 x 6'1 ) - Period wooden panelled front entrance door with fan light above. Stairs off with two storage cupboards below, radiator.
Lounge - 4.47m x 4.29m (14'8 x 14'1 ) - With box sash window to the front elevation, oak flooring, two ceiling beams, fireplace housing a wood burning stove with slate hearth.
Living Room - 4.57m x 4.27m (15' x 14' ) - This room is open plan to the kitchen and has a box sash window to the front elevation. Radiator, two ceiling beams, attractive brick fireplace and hearth with metal fire surround housing a wood burning stove with back boiler, built in shelving in the fireplace recess.
Dining Kitchen - 4.11m x 3.63m (13'6 x 11'11 ) - Open plan to the living room with beamed ceiling, gas fired AGA range, window to the rear elevation, a range of fitted traditional pine and painted pine kitchen units comprising; base cupboards and drawers with granite working surfaces above, Belfast sink, built in pine tall cupboard with shelving, quarry tiled floor.
Rear Hallway - With cloaks area, coat hooks and recess with shoe storage shelving. Original wooden rear entrance door gives access to the garden, tiled floor.
Shower Room - 2.11m x 1.37m (6'11 x 4'6 ) - With fully tiled walls and ceramic tiled floor. Tiled shower cubicle with screen door, wall mounted Triton electric shower, low suite WC and wash hand basin, extractor fan, halogen ceiling lights and chrome towel radiator.
Utility Room - 2.57m x 1.96m (8'5 x 6'5 ) - Window to the rear elevation, stainless steel sink and drainer, working surfaces, plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble dryer, tiled splash backs, Ideal Logic +30 gas fired central heating boiler fitted in 2018. Larder cupboard with shelving.
Office - 3.71m x 2.95m (12'2 x 9'8 ) - Formally a pantry and having quarry tiled floor (cold shelf), Yorkshire sliding sash window to the side elevation, radiator, built in floor to ceiling cupboards with shelving.
First Floor -
Landing - With box sash window to the front and two windows to the rear elevation in the stairwell, allowing for a naturally well lit space with built in floor to ceiling bookshelves along one wall. Room for a desk, making a useful work from home space.
Bedroom One - 4.50m x 4.24m (14'9 x 13'11 ) - Attractive period cast iron hob fireplace, radiator, box sash window to the front elevation, two built in pine cupboards.
Bedroom Two - 4.57m x 4.29m (15' x 14'1 ) - With period cast iron hob fireplace, box sash window to the front elevation, radiator, two built in pine wardrobes in fireplace recess.
Bedroom Three - 4.47m x 3.63m (14'8 x 11'11 ) - UPVC double glazed window to the side elevation, rear facing Velux roof light, radiator.
Bedroom Four - 2.67m x 2.46m (8'9 x 8'1 ) - With Yorkshire sliding window to the rear elevation, radiator.
Rear Corridor - An 'L' shaped corridor connecting to the bathroom. Built in airing cupboard with hot water cylinder and shelving, Velux roof light.
Family Bathroom - 2.87m x 2.08m (9'5 x 6'10 ) - Window to the side elevation, double panelled radiator. Features the original 1930's wall tiling. A white suite with cast iron bath, pedestal wash hand basin and low suite WC. Towel radiator and built in cupboard.
Attic - 10.97m x 3.96m (36' x 13' ) - Subject to the relevant planning permissions this space offers potential to convert to further bedrooms and currently comprises of three un-converted attic rooms with original lime plastered floor.
Outside - To the rear of the house there is a concrete yard area and patio terrace with stone trough and water pump. Herbaceous borders, path leading to the rear most part of the garden which is laid to lawn extending to the rear boundary. Vegetable garden area and green house. The garden is enclosed and enjoys a good degree of privacy.
The drive way has access from Sparrow Lane with parking for up to two cars and access to the rear garden.
Outbuildings - A range of brick and stone buildings with tiled roof extend from the rear of the house and comprise;
Coal Shed - 3.61m x 1.37m (11'10 x 4'6 ) -
Wc - 1.70m x 1.24m (5'7 x 4'1 ) - With low suite WC, wash hand basin with cold water tap and hot water geyser. Quarry tiled floor.
Open Bay Store - 3.96m x 3.05m (13' x 10' ) - With brick floor.
Stable - 5.18m x 3.96m (17' x 13' ) -
Garden Shed - 2.39m x 2.16m (7'10 x 7'1 ) -
Garden Store - 3.18m x 2.13m (10'5 x 7' ) -
Home Office - 4.39m x 3.33m (14'5 x 10'11 ) - Oak clad building with cedar shale roof covering located towards the rear part of the garden and can be accessed along a gravelled path, power and light connected, French doors to the front along with two windows and further window to the side elevation. An ideal work from home space, studio or hobbies room.
Garden Studio/Office - A further timber constructed garden building with French doors to the front along with windows to the front and side. Fully insulated and a further space suitable for work from home or hobbies room.
Services - Mains water, electricity, gas and drainage are all connected to the property.
Tenure - The property is freehold.
Possession - Vacant possession will be given on completion.
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