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8 bedroom house for sale in High Street, Fillingham, Gainsborough, DN21

Asking price £1,195,000

  • 8
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  • Garden
  • Outbuildings
  • Swimming Pool
  • Detached
  • House
  • Freehold
  • Triple Garage

Originally having been built during the 1700’s and having been restored and enlarged in 1853 by the renowned architect Sir George Gilbert Scott, this Grade II listed former rectory, stands in grounds and paddocks of just under 2.5 acres, opposite the Church just 20 minutes north of the Historic Cathedral City of Lincoln.

The property itself benefits from versatile living accommodation and grand rooms featuring many original stone windows, internal shutters on the ground floor windows and numerous open fireplaces, some of stone in traditional Victorian style as designed by Sir George Gilbert Scott, similar to the ones he designed for the Houses of Parliament. A wonderful feature of this property is the gothic arched doors and hallways on both the ground and first floor.

Ground Floor
Formal Entrance Hallway with staircase to second floor
Panelled Library
Formal Dining Room
Kitchen Breakfast Room
Pantry/ Store used as an office
Formal Sitting Room with original panelling
Music Room
Downstairs WC
Utility Room
Modern Vaulted Rear Entrance leading to hallway and staircase to second and third floors

First Floor
2 Guest Bedrooms with en-suite
Master suite with en-suite and separate dressing area, also with built in storage and airing cupboard
Bedroom 2 with en-suite
Bedroom 3 with separate cut room/ dressing room
Further Double bedroom
Family Bathroom
Hallway that links the two staircases

Second Floor
2 Further double bedrooms with built in storage

Fully boarded loft

Grounds & Gardens
The property itself is approached from the high street through wrought iron gates, leading onto a block paved driveway and hard standing for several vehicles, leading in turn to a detached quadruple garage. To the side of the garage there is a detached stable block providing stabling for four horses, a timber shed and a semi walled kitchen garden/ orchard. To the rear of the property, is a grass paddock, whilst to the front and far side of the property, there are wonderful formal gardens with shrub and tree borders and views over the Ha Ha onto open countryside. There is also a well maintained outdoor swimming pool with polytunnel. There are also several paved dining areas surrounding the property.

Agents Notes
In our opinion this is a truly rare opportunity to reside in a wonderful former rectory originally dating back to the 18th century, with Victorian additions, that has been well maintained throughout the years to provide wonderful family accommodation throughout.

Local Amenities
The property is situated in the heart of this semi-rural village which lies approximately 11.5 miles north of the historic Cathedral City of Lincoln. The next door village of Ingham has a doctors' surgery, 2 public houses, a mini market and a primary school. Whilst the village itself is also within the catchment area for Gainsborough Grammar School and a beautiful lake. For access further afield, the M180 motorway network is easily accessible to the north via the A15 as is Humberside Airport.

Services
Mains water, electricity, and drainage are understood to be connected. Oil fired central heating & cooking facilities. None of the services or appliances have been 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. All fixtures specifically mentioned in these particulars are included in the sale and the fixtures normally designated as tenant’s equipment are excluded.


Directions
From Lincoln take the A15 north in the direction of Scunthorpe, continuing past the signpost for Hackthorne and Spridlington and then look for the signpost for Ingham on the left hand side. Turn left and continue until the next road junction and take a right hand turn signposted Fillingham and Glentworth. Continue on out of Ingham and look for the signpost on the left for Fillingham. Continue into the village and the property will be situated on the left hand side.

Possession
Vacant possession upon completion.

Viewing
Strictly by appointment through Humberts (Lincoln), Telephone: 01522 546444

Plans
The site and floor plans forming part of these sale particulars are for identification purposes only. All relevant details should be legally checked as appropriate.

Local Authority
West Lindsay District Council

Tenure
Freehold for sale by private treaty.

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