Grantham LINCOLNSHIRE

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  • Charming Detached Four Bedroom Family Home
  • Set In Approx. 4 Acres
  • Superb Equestrian Facilities
  • Self-Contained Detached One Bedroom Annexe with Adjoining Garage
  • Range of Harlow Stabling (Five Stables) with Tack Room and Wash Box
  • Manège c. 45m x 20m
  • Level Grazing Paddocks
  • Under Offer

The property has been utilised as an equestrian family home by the current vendors who keep their own horses. There are an excellent range of equestrian facilities comprising Harlow stabling, wash box, manège and level grazing paddock land. A number of equestrian training/competition centres are within easy reach including Arena UK, Vale View, Field Farm and Aylesford. There is excellent outriding from the property with off-road hacking just a few 100yds from the door.

The property is located on the outskirts of the quiet village of Lower Bitchfield to the south east of Grantham. The surrounding area offers a wealth of recreational and leisure opportunities, with a choice of golf clubs and a range of country sports and leisure centres in surrounding market towns. There is a good choice of both private and state schools in the area, including a grammar school in Grantham.

 

 

Price Guide £950,000 Under OfferRef: AR6987

THE RESIDENCE

A charming four bedroom stone built house benefitting from double glazing and LPG central heating. There is the following accommodation, please refer to the floor plan for approx. room sizes

From the front of the property an Entrance Hall has stairs rising to the first floor, wooden floorboards and a radiator. This leads onto a Living Room, Snug/Office and a Kitchen.

The Living Room has windows to three aspects, exposed ceiling beam, wooden flooring and a radiator. The focal point of the room is an attractive multi-fuel stove set in an exposed brick fireplace on a stone hearth, doorway to Conservatory. The Snug/Office has one window, radiator wooden panelling to walls and a brick feature fireplace.

The Inner Hallway has a walk-in Storage Cupboard, exposed ceiling beams, window, radiator, and leads through to a Cloakroom with a WC, wash hand basin, window and radiator.

The Breakfast / Kitchen has a range of fitted units with rolled edge work surfaces, integrated Bosch dishwasher, Smeg cooker with LPG hob and electric ovens and grill. There is a double drainer sink, space for fridge freezer, vinyl tile effect flooring and tiled splashbacks, exposed beam to ceiling, radiator and triple aspect windows. A door leads through to a Conservatory that opens out to the Rear Garden and has a radiator, vinyl flooring, feature exposed stone wall and steps leading up to the Living Room.

The Utility Room is off of the Kitchen and has a wall mounted LPG boiler, plumbing for a washing machine, space for tumble dryer, sink and base units, window, door to outside.

To the First Floor a Landing has a Large Walk-in Storage Cupboard, an airing cupboard, window and radiator, and gives access to Four Bedrooms and a Family Bathroom.

Bedroom One is entered via a Dressing/Wardrobe Area and has dual aspect windows, exposed wooden flooring and a radiator. An Ensuite has a shower cubicle, wash hand basin, WC, part panelled walls, radiator, spotlights and wood effect floor covering.

There are then Three Further Bedrooms each with a window and a radiator. The Family Bathroom has a bath with shower over, wash hand basin in vanity unit,  WC. There are tiled splashbacks, tiled flooring, heated towel rail and a window.

 

THE ANNEXE

The self-contained, One Bedroom Annexe comprises a Utility Room with a range of fitted units, single drainer sink, plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble dryer, window, door to outside, electric heater. This leads on to a Cloakroom with WC and wash hand basin. The Open-Plan Living Room/Kitchen has two windows and a Kitchen Area to one end with fitted units, single drainer sink unit, tiled splashbacks, electric cooker point and space for a free-standing fridge freezer. The Living Area leads on to a Bedroom with a window and Immersion Cupboard. An Ensuite Shower Room comprises an electric shower cubicle, wash hand basin, WC, window and a wall-mounted electric heater.

There are Two Store / Office Rooms, one accessed from the living area and one from the garage, both of which have a door leading into the garage.

The Garage has two windows and benefits from power and light. A door leads through to an Integral Workshop with four windows and a useful Store Room.

Price Guide £950,000Under OfferRef: AR6987

OUTSIDE, OUTBUILDINGS & LAND

 

Accessed from the lane a gravelled driveway provides multiple vehicle parking with ample space for a 7.5 tonne horse box if required.

There is a range of older Stables to the front of the property (Outbuilding 2 on floorplan), previously used for the keeping of miniature ponies, but now utilised for General Storage and as a Log Store. A pedestrian gate leads off into the Formal Gardens and wooden five bar gates lead through to the rear of the property and the Equestrian Facilities.

To the rear of the stables there is a Greenhouse, Timber Garden Shed and a selection of Vegetable Beds.

To the rear of the house there are pleasant Formal Gardens with a lovely Patio Seating Area, extensive lawns and a variety of mature trees and shrubs.

 

EQUESTRIAN FACILITIES

To the rear side of the property there is a range of ‘Harlow’ Timber Stables with power, light and water supplies and a block paved yard to the front. Comprising a Wash Box, Tack Room and Five Stables with rubber matting.

Beyond the rear gardens the mainly level Grazing Land is currently divided into Six Individual Paddocks with some post and rail and some stock fencing. Each paddock is accessed via a perimeter walkway.

The Manège c. 45m x 20m has a sand and rubber surface and a post and rail surround.

 

IN ALL APPROX. 4 ACRES  
(About 1.6 Hectares)

Price Guide £950,000Under OfferRef: AR6987