A Fine Grade II* Manor House in a delightful village.
Beautifully preserved, this is the perfect place to make happy childhood memories or simply come home to relax in. In a village that seriously rocks this is an ideal choice for people wanting the freedom and space of the countryside, a very English country house and still be able to walk to the shop or pop to the pub for supper. The surrounding countryside is breath taking and perfect for cycling or to enjoy wonderful walks from the door.
Walk across the gravel drive to the dramatic arched door, as soon as you walk through the door you know this is a home that feels welcoming and comfortable with light accommodation, perfect for family living and entertaining. Steeped in history with high ceilings, stone mullioned windows, dramatic stone fireplaces, and a feeling of grandeur, this is a house that will want to enjoy with friends and family. Set over four floors the layout is quirky and allows everyone space to retreat to, on the lower ground floor, the kitchen breakfast room is double aspect with AGA and a large window seat, there is a library, utility room and butler’s pantry.
Built for Lord Clinton by his father, the Earl of Lincoln, shortly after the English Civil War, the house enjoys a whos who of people that have lived and been entertained here. Pevsner appreciated the piano nobile where you will find the dining room, drawing room and study, this level can be accessed through the original front door should you wish to entertain formally. The current family are all musicians and have enjoyed the acoustics in the dining room. Travel to the second floor where there is the master bedroom with en suite bathroom, a nursery bedroom, the guest bedroom which has a beautiful stone fireplace and jack and jill bathroom and a fourth bedroom. On the second floor there are two spectacular vaulted bedrooms and a bathroom, a wonderful space for children of any age, teenagers particularly love the independence of their own floor.
The wooden gates to the road open onto a gravel driveway with room to park several cars.
There are two garages, three former stables, now used as store rooms, a further garden store, a summer house, gardener’s store room with WC and a tennis court.
The gardens and grounds are mostly laid to lawn but with mature plantings.
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