About this property
A detached Victorian family home situated in mature and attractive generous gardens on the edge of the popular village of Dunston, to the south east of the historic Cathedral and University City of Lincoln. The property boasts many original features including shutters to the sitting room, lounge and first floor landing, doors, fireplaces and six fully working servant bells. All the original features give the property a feeling of period and character. Internally the property offers spacious living accommodation briefly comprising of Entrance Porch, Entrance Hall, Sitting Room, Dining Room, Breakfast Kitchen, Butlers Pantry, Rear Lobby, Cloakroom, Utility Room, Study, Pantry, Garden Room and First Floor Landing leading to Bathroom with Separate WC and Three Bedrooms. Outside the property has gardens and grounds extending to three sides, as well as the additional benefit of a detached stable block, outbuildings, a double carport and a driveway providing ample off road parking. Viewing of the property is essential to appreciate the accommodation on offer and the position it sits within this popular village location.
LOCATION The property is located on the edge of the popular village of Dunston, approximately 9 miles to the south east of the historic Cathedral and University City of Lincoln. The nearby village of Metheringham offers a wide range of local amenities, shops and schooling. There is also a regular bus service and a train station offering a regular train service into Lincoln City Centre.
Mains electricity, water and drainage. Oil fired central heating.
ENTRANCE PORCH With Victorian tiled floor, multi-paned opaque patterned window and door to the entrance hall.
ENTRANCE HALL With radiator, coving to ceiling and stairs to the first floor.
SITTING ROOM 18′ 2" x 15′ 3" (5.54m x 4.65m) , with coving to ceiling, French doors to the side garden, marble fireplace, radiator and a horizontal feature window with vertical shutters.
DINING ROOM 17′ 0" x 15′ 1" (5.18m x 4.6m) , with radiator, marble and tiled fireplace with tiled hearth, picture rail, coving to ceiling and a range of full length panelled vertical windows with shutters and overlooking the front garden.
BREAKFAST KITCHEN 18′ 0" x 12′ 5" (5.49m x 3.78m) , with 1 1/2 bowl sink unit, tiled work surfaces with drawers and cupboards below, oil fired AGA, wall mounted cupboards, glass fronted display cabinets, wall mounted plate rack, stripped pine doors and six working servant’s bells.
REAR LOBBY With external door to the rear garden.
CLOAKROOM With WC, pedestal wash hand basin, shower, window and under stairs storage cupboard.
UTILITY ROOM 11′ 5" x 8′ 9" (3.48m x 2.67m) , with plumbing for washing machine, deep white sink, work surface with cupboard below, window, Hellfire stainless steel oil fired boiler and open staircase up to the study.
STUDY 9′ 0" x 8′ 9" (2.74m x 2.67m) , with corner cast iron fireplace, picture rail, electric heater and window.
PANTRY 9′ 3" x 8′ 11" (2.82m x 2.72m) , with shelving, window and a door to the coal shed and garden store.
GARDEN ROOM 20′ 10" x 10′ 0" (6.35m x 3.05m) , with tiled flooring that incorporates a brass framed well feature which descends under the garden room floor, electric heater, windows to the front and side elevations, built-in bookshelves and a door to the utility room.
SPLIT FIRST FLOOR LANDING With doors to bathroom and separate WC and stairs leading to the main landing.
BATHROOM 13′ 9" x 9′ 10" (4.19m x 3m) , with sunken bath, double vanity unit which is set into blue and white tiles and has cupboards below and triple mirrors with overhead lighting. There is also an airing cupboard with hot water tank and shelving.
With window and low level WC.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING
With radiator, windows with shutters overlooking the front garden, walk-in wardrobe and access to the roof void.
BEDROOM 1 18′ 3" x 15′ 5" (5.56m x 4.7m) , with a range of fitted wardrobes with hanging space, shelving, overhead storage and dressing table recess with knee hole, picture rail, marble fireplace, servants pulleys to both sides of the bed and a window to the side elevation.
BEDROOM 2 17′ 2" x 12′ 10" (5.23m x 3.91m) , with cast iron fireplace with white wood surround and mantle over, picture rail, window overlooking the front garden, pedestal wash hand basin, radiator and servants pulley.
BEDROOM 3 13′ 0" x 10′ 0" (3.96m x 3.05m) , with Victorian style corner mahogany wardrobe and windows with shutters.
OUTSIDE The property is approached via a gravelled driveway which provides ample off road parking and access to the double carport. There are generous and attractive gardens to the front, side and rear of the property with a range of rose beds, a woodland garden area and established plants, shrubs and trees. There is also a raised terrace area with a further range of flowers, plants and shrubs. To the rear of the property there are further lawned gardens and mature fruit trees. There is also a detached stable block, summer house and garden shed, high intensity security lighting and an oil tank which we have been informed can hold 600 gallons.
DOUBLE CARPORT With power.
DETACHED STABLE BLOCK