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A charming three bedroom cottage situated on a LARGE PLOT within this popular and tranquil village location. This delightful home offers CONSIDERABLE SCOPE FOR MODERNISATION AND EXTENSION, subject to the appropriate consents. In addition to the three bedrooms, the property has two spacious reception rooms, kitchen, conservatory and a ground floor shower room. A particular feature of this home is the delightful garden which wraps around the cottage. Available for purchase with NO CHAIN.
Stubton is a small village and civil parish in the South Kesteven district of Lincolnshire. It is situated approximately 8 miles north of Grantham and approximately 5 miles from Newark on Trent. Adjacent villages include Claypole, Dry Doddington, Beckingham and Brandon. The village has amenities including St Martin's church, a village hall and Stubton Hall which is a large Grade II listed country house. There is also a nursery school in the village, called Littlegates. Stubton won the best kept village in 2012 and on two other occasions in the past. Schooling in the area is of a very high standard with the local primary school being located in the nearby village of Claypole (approximately 1 1/2 miles away), and secondary schools being found in Welbourn, Grantham and Sleaford. For the commuter the A1 is close by and the East Coast Railway Line connects into London, Kings Cross from either Newark or Grantham in a little over an hour.
Upon entering the front door, which is located to the side of the property, this leads into:
The porch has dual aspect windows to the side and rear elevations, a ceramic tiled floor and a door leading into the kitchen.
This excellent sized kitchen has a window to the side elevation overlooking the delightful garden, French doors that lead through into the conservatory and further doors into the lounge and the dining room. The kitchen itself is fitted with a good range of wooden base and wall units, with roll top work surfaces and tiled splash backs. There is a stainless steel sink, space and plumbing for a washing machine and further space for a larder fridge. In addition there is a Sandyford oil fired Range cooker which also operates the central heating system. The kitchen has a ceiling light point and a radiator installed.
This well proportioned and charming reception room has a bow shaped window to the front elevation. The room is full of character, having a beamed ceiling and a fireplace with open fire (not tested by the agent). The lounge has a useful storage recess which is sited beneath the staircase, and a door opens to reveal the staircase leading to the first floor. The lounge also has both wall and ceiling light points and a radiator.
This second reception room is also of an excellent size and well proportioned, having a bow shaped window to the front elevation and a further window to the side. The dining room has a heavily beamed ceiling and the focal point of an open fireplace (not tested by the agent). The dining room is complemented with wall light points and has two radiators. A door leads into the ground floor shower room.
The shower room is sub-divided and has a separate WC with a window to the side elevation. The principal shower room has an opaque window to the rear elevation and is fitted with a walk in shower cubicle with electric shower and curved shower screen, and a vanity unit with wash hand basin inset and storage beneath. In addition there is a fitted storage cupboard, two ceiling light points, a radiator and an extractor fan.
The conservatory is of dwarf brick wall construction with a upvc frame. From the conservatory delightful views of the garden can be seen from either side, and French doors provide access out into the garden. The conservatory is centrally heated making it ideal for all year round use, and is further complemented with bespoke fitted blinds.
As mentioned, a door opens from the lounge to reveal the staircase rising to the first floor landing which has a window to the side elevation and provides access to all three bedrooms. The landing has two ceiling light points and a radiator.
Bedroom one has two windows to the rear elevation overlooking the pretty garden. This bedroom has an ornamental fireplace (non working), and a comprehensive suite of fitted wardrobes. There is also a ceiling light point and a radiator.
A further double bedroom with a window to the front elevation, cornice to the ceiling, a ceiling light point and a radiator. The airing cupboard is located in bedroom two, as is access to the roof space.
An excellent sized third bedroom with a window to the front elevation, cornice to the ceiling, a ceiling light point and a radiator.
Home Farm Cottage stands on a superb and sizeable plot which is a real feature of this wonderful home. To the front is a pretty garden, adjacent to which is the driveway leading to the garage. Next to the garage is a carport which provides further off road parking.
The garage has an up and over door to the front elevation.
The gardens to Home Farm Cottage are extensive, exceptionally well maintained and sweep around the side to the rear, having a high degree of privacy. The gardens consist of a number of exceptionally well maintained lawns, edged with well stocked borders containing a vast array of mature shrubs, plants and trees. There is a sizeable vegetable garden, and a tiered patio situated to the rear of the property which provides an ideal outdoor seating and entertaining space. Also within the garden is a greenhouse and a series of timber garden sheds, all of which are included within the sale.
Mains water and electricity are connected. Drainage is via a septic tank and we have been informed by the vendors that they have an agreement with the village hall to allow the waste from the village hall to flow into this tank and the village hall pays to have the tank emptied. The property is double glazed and has oil fired central heating.
Please note that prior to completion of successful transaction, an overage clause will be written into the contract which will state that should any purchaser be successful in obtaining planning permission for any additional dwelling or dwellings, then a payment of 25% of any uplift in the property and land value will become payable within 10 years of completion.
The property is in Band C.