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Willis Close, Lincoln4 bedroom Detached House for sale

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About this property

This is a rare opportunity to purchase a detached family home positioned in a prime uphill location, close to the Cathedral Quarter and Bailgate area of Lincoln. The property is situated on a larger than average plot with mature landscaped gardens to the front side and rear, with panoramic views over the City of Lincoln and the West Common. The property benefits from having a private sweeping driveway which passes an area of lawned garden that has Outline Planning Permission granted for the erection of a three bedroomed dwelling. There is also a Detached Garage, Workshop with WC and an outbuilding. Internally the property has versatile living accommodation which was architect designed and built by prestigious local builder, Richard Harrison in 1997, to maximise the view from the property across the City. The internal accommodation briefly comprises of Entrance Porch, Reception Hallway, Shower Room, Ground Floor Bedroom/Reception Room, Breakfast Room, Sun Room leading onto the southwest facing Terrace, Sitting Room/Lounge, Kitchen, Utility, Pantry and First Floor Landing leading to a Viewing Area, Master Bedroom with Dressing Room and En-Suite, Bedroom and a Lounge enjoying panoramic views over the City which could be used as a further Bedroom. Viewing of the property is highly recommended to appreciate the accommodation on offer and the position in which the property sits.

LOCATION The historic Cathedral and University City of Lincoln has the usual High Street shops and department stores, plus banking and allied facilities, multiplex cinema, Marina and Art Gallery. The famous Steep Hill leads to the Uphill area of Lincoln and the Bailgate, with its quaint boutiques and bistros, the Castle, Cathedral and renowned Bishop Grosseteste College.

ENTRANCE PORCH 10′ 0" x 2′ 4" (3.07m x 0.72m) With double glazed windows and door to the front aspect, tiled flooring and window and door to the Reception Hallway.

RECEPTION HALLWAY With tiled flooring, window and door to the Front Entrance, radiator and stairs to the First Floor Landing with storage below.

SHOWER ROOM With suite to comprise of shower, WC and wash hand basin, radiator, tiled floor and partly tiled walls.

GROUND FLOOR BEDROOM / RECEPTION ROOM 11′ 5" x 16′ 2" (3.49m x 4.93m) With double glazed windows to the front, side and rear aspects, radiator and doors to the Breakfast Room and Shower Room.

BREAKFAST ROOM 19′ 4" x 10′ 1" (5.90m x 3.09m) With double glazed windows to the side aspects, glass roof, glass panelled doors to the Sun Room and Lounge, tiled floor, radiator, fitted shelving and archway leading into the Kitchen.

SUN ROOM 6′ 7" x 8′ 9" (2.02m x 2.69m) With tiled flooring, radiator and windows, doors overlooking the garden and the City. There is access to the southwest facing terrace from the Sun Room and Lounge shaded by a mature vine.

SITTING ROOM / LOUNGE 16′ 4" x 12′ 2" (4.99m x 3.71m) With double glazed bay windows to the side and rear aspects, radiator, window to the side aspect enjoying views over the City, gas stove with brick surround and decorative coving and ceiling rose.

KITCHEN 11′ 0" x 10′ 11" (3.36m x 3.34m) With double glazed window and door to the side aspect, doors to the Pantry and Utility Room, tiled flooring, archway leading to the Breakfast Room, fitted with a range of wall, base units and drawer with work surfaces over and complementary tiling below, stainless steel sink unit and drainer with mixer tap above, integral oven and grill with four ring gas hob with extractor fan over and radiator.


UTILITY ROOM 6′ 5" x 6′ 6" (1.98m x 2.00m) With double glazed window to the front aspect, tiled flooring, fitted with wooden work surface with ceramic Belfast sink with mixer tap, spaces for an automatic washing machine and fridge, radiator and wall mounted cupboard with complementary tiling below.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING With window and velux window to the side aspect enjoying views over the City, storage cupboard and radiator.

MASTER BEDROOM 11′ 2" x 16′ 2" (3.41m x 4.93m) With double glazed windows to the front and side aspects, radiator, walk-in Dressing Room and door to the En-Suite.


EN-SUITE 7′ 0" x 11′ 3" (2.14m x 3.44m) With attractive leaded glass feature window and velux window to the side aspect, suite to comprise of bath, WC and wash hand basin, radiator and airing cupboard housing the hot water tank and shelving.

LOUNGE / BEDROOM 16′ 4" x 12′ 2" (4.99m x 3.72m) With double glazed windows to the rear and side aspects with fantastic views over the City, radiator and gas fire with decorative fireplace and marble hearth and surround.

BEDROOM 16′ 4" x 15′ 1" (5.00m x 4.60m) With double glazed windows to the front and rear aspects, radiator and walk-in cupboard (which could easily be converted into an En-suite).

OUTSIDE The property is approached via a sweeping gravelled driveway with a *lawned area to the side. There is a Detached Garage and Workshop to the front, along with mature shrubs and trees. To the side of the property there is a mature and well stocked garden. To the rear of the rear/side of the property there is a brick built outbuilding and to the rear of the property there are further well stocked gardens with mature shrubs and trees enjoying views over the City.

DETACHED GARAGE 16′ 11" x 10′ 2" (5.16m x 3.10m) With double wooden access doors, shelving, coal store and door to the Workshop.

WORKSHOP 19′ 2" x 14′ 6" (max) (5.86m x 4.43m (max)) With window and door to the side, power, lighting and door to the WC.
The Workshop or Outbuilding could also serve as an Office/Studio.

WC With WC, wash hand basin and electric heater.

BRICK BUILT OUTBUILDING 13′ 6" x 7′ 11" (4.12m x 2.43m) Windows and doors, power and lighting.

*BUILDING PLOT The *lawned area to the front of the property, which was originally a tennis court, has Outline Planning Permission to erect a three bedroomed detached dwelling and garage. Further details are available upon request.