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An imposing detached residence occupying a prominent plot in one of Stamford's finest locations. Built in 1880 of dressed stone under a blue slate roof, Breadcroft offers extensive accommodation arranged over three floors plus an annexe.
Beautifully proportioned throughout, the property offers some wonderful features such as excellent ceiling height, deep skirting boards, original plaster work and original marble fireplaces. Far reaching views extend South over the Welland Valley and to the rear you will find a large private garden along with a wide driveway and brick built triple garage.
A half glazed original door opens to an entrance vestibule which in turn opens to an impressive reception hall with staircase, original plasterwork and polished wooden floor.
The formal drawing room has a large bay window
flooding the room with natural light. A marble fireplace
houses an open grate and is flanked by open shelving
with cupboard beneath.
The dining room also has a large bay window and original open fireplace with marble surround. A snug sits to the East side of the hallway with cast iron fireplace, views to the rear and a door leading to a side terrace area.
To the rear of the property is the kitchen offering a range of bespoke painted cabinets arranged around a central island with Granite work surfaces over. A four oven gas Aga provides cooking along with a combimicrowave oven, dishwasher and American style fridge freezer. An in-built dresser unit complements the theme while a pantry provides further storage.
A rear lobby allows for access to the rear of the property
and also gives access to a boot room, utility room and WC.
Directly from the kitchen is a wonderful family room which is an excellent space for every day living with stone flooring with underfloor heating, home cinema TV, inbuilt furniture and French doors leading to the rear garden.
From the reception hall the original staircase leads to a half landing from which access can be sought to the annexe or rise again to the first floor bedrooms.
The master suite is a beautiful space with an original fireplace and deep bay window taking in the views across the Welland Valley. The en suite bathroom has tiled flooring and half tiled walls with twin vanity unit with inset sinks and cupboards beneath. A large walk in shower is complemented by a free standing Lit Bateau bath and close coupled WC.
There is a very generous guest bedroom on this floor along with a well-appointed bathroom.
Stairs rise again to a large landing area with three further bedrooms and a family bathroom. All three rooms are very spacious and each have a similar view over the Welland Valley to the South.
The family bathroom is well arranged with a painted twin vanity unit with storage beneath, a large bath, walk in shower and WC.
The annexe can be incorporated into the main house or used as a separate unit. Currently consisting of four rooms including an office, a kitchen and two other rooms.
• Drawing Room
• Dining Room
• Family Room
• Breakfast Kitchen
• Utility Room
• Boot Room
• Master Bedroom with En Suite and Dressing Room
• Guest Bedroom
• Family Bathroom
• Three Further Bedrooms
• Family Bathroom
• Four Rooms including Kitchen
The property sits on an elevated plot with views across the Welland Valley to the fore. A wrought iron gate opens onto a sweeping pathway which borders a central lawn and leads to the original tiled terrace that runs along the property's façade.
A stone terrace runs along the East elevation and returns along the back of the property. Stone steps lead to a large lawn area with a driveway leading to Tinwell Road Lane and to the triple brick built garage with electrically operated doors.
The historic Georgian market town of Stamford boasts a wide range of shops, leisure and cultural facilities, together with a vast array of bars and restaurants, making it easy to find something suitable for all tastes.
There is an excellent choice of well-regarded state schools along with highly regarded independent and public schools within close proximity. Stamford is regularly featured in various national publications as one of the best places to live in the United Kingdom. Both the train station and bus station are within close proximity, Stamford is on the Cambridge to Birmingham train line. Trains to London King's Cross take approximately 45 minutes from the nearby Cathedral city of Peterborough. The A1 is located within 2 miles of the town centre and provides good access to both the North and South.
Electric, water and mains drainage are understood to be
connected. The property has gas fired central heating. (None tested by the agent).
FIXTURES AND 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.
Strictly by appointment through Humberts (Stamford Office), Telephone: 01780 758 090.
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.
South Kesteven District Council.