A beautifully presented prominent village house, Grade II listed, built of mellow limestone under a Collyweston slate roof. Accommodation is arranged over three floors plus a cellar. The property offers some wonderful features such as original plaster moldings, sliding sash windows complete with shutters, paneled doors with iron mongery, deep skirting boards and architrave.
The property was skillfully extended a few years ago and now provides a fabulous kitchen living space, perfect for todays lifestyle. There are numerous outbuildings including a large home office, garaging, a large store with feature stable door and a charming garden folly.
Grounds are south facing and extend to almost half an acre of established formal walled gardens, beautifully maintained to provide interest throughout the year.
Ground Floor Accommodation
A welcoming reception hall with original staircase provides access to all the main ground floor reception rooms. A half glazed original door draws the eye to the rear grounds, giving a glimpse of the wonderful south facing gardens beyond. Beneath the staircase is a door leading to a large cellar, arranged in two sections with shelving for wine storage etc.
The Drawing room is located towards the west side of the house and has a marble fire place housing a gas flame fire. A full height sliding sash window complete with shutters looks out over a stone terrace and charming walled garden beyond.
In the center of the property is the sitting room which still retains the original fire place with wooden surround and pretty cast iron grate. French doors open out onto the private stone terrace again with charming views to the rear.
The dining area is open to a vast kitchen living space flooded with natural light thanks to the lantern roof light, French doors and windows to three aspects. The kitchen offers an extensive range of painted cabinets under Silestone work surfaces. A large central Island provides extensive preparation space along with a casualbreakfast seating area. Cooking is via a four oven electric Aga complete with two hot plates and two gas rings. A bank of floor to ceiling larder cupboards provides more storage space with a combination of slide out pantry drawers and shelving along with full height refrigerator and freezer. A dishwasher and pull out bins are conveniently located in the Island along with a Porcelain double butlers sink. Stone flooring with underfloor heating runs throughout the dining, kitchen, and utility area. French doors open to the stone terrace area and the lovely garden beyond, perfect for barbeques and summer gatherings.
The stone flooring continues to a spacious rear lobby where the ground floor wc/ shower room can be found. There is a large utility room with an excellent range of wall and floor standing cupboards with tiled slash backs, extensive work surfaces, sink and space for white goods. A generous boot room is well organised with fitted cupboard and generous hanging space.
The home office is accessed via a separate door and can be used entirely separately from the main house. This pleasant space has a semi-vaulted ceiling, original fireplace and cathedral top feature door providing access to one of the garages with room over. This part of the property has a lapsed planning permission for developing the garage area, including adding a mezzanine floor and a small wc.
First Floor Accommodation
Stairs rise to a half landing before continuing to a bright spacious first floor landing with charming views across to the village Church of St John. On this floor there are three bedrooms; the Master Suite has peaceful views over the rear garden and an en suite shower room with large shower, sink and wc.
The guest suite enjoys dual aspect and has a very large walk in wardrobe with shelving and hanging options. The en suite shower room is tiled and has a shower, sink and wc.
A third bedroom is again dual aspect with view towards the Church and to the east side of the property. This room has a large in built wardrobe and a further cupboard housing the recently installed combi-boiler.
The family bathroom is bright and spacious with a large shower enclosure, sink, wc and cast iron roll top bath tub on ball and claw feet.
Second Floor Accommodation
The staircase rises to the second floor where two further double bedrooms can be found. Both have in built storage wardrobes and views over towards the Church.
Grounds & Gardens
The plot extends to just about half an acre of beautifully tended walled gardens, well stocked flower beds and mature trees and shrubs.
There is a charming three storey stone folly to the far corner of the garden providing a unique feature and setting the scene for this beautiful outdoor space. A further lawn area leads to the vegetable garden, storage and utility area leading to a shingle driveway with electric gates.
There are a number of outbuildings to include a large store with feature stable door and two barn style garages, each with rooms over. One building has stone steps leading up to a first floor storage room while the other has an internal staircase leading to a lovely space that could be used in a variety of different ways.
This beautiful Georgian property comes to the market for only the third time in one hundred years. It has been lovingly updated and improved by its present owners and is an excellent example of Georgian features with modern living and stunning outdoor space.
Barnack is a charming village, with a well-regarded primary school, village hall, public house and a church. There is a nature reserve close by with many varied sporting facilities in the area, with a good local cricket team and bowls club, together with sports clubs in the surrounding district. Excellent schooling for all ages is available, both state and private.
The renowned Georgian market town of Stamford lies just 3 miles way and has a wide variety of shops, restaurants, recreational facilities and excellent schooling. A traditional street market is held each Friday. The Cathedral City of Peterborough is within easy driving distance and has a wider range of recreational and shopping facilities and the mainline train station with direct links to London Kings Cross, journey time approx. 49 minutes.
Electric, water and mains drainage are understood to be connected. The property has gas fired central heating. (none tested by the agent)
Fixtures & Fittings
Every effort has been made to omit any fixtures belonging to the Vendor in the description of the property and the property is sold subject to the Vendor's right to the removal of, or payment for, as the case may be, any such fittings, etc. whether mentioned in these particulars or not.
Peterborough City Council
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