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Town Street, Askham, Newark

6 bedrooms, £395,000

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Charming Farmhouse of character. Original attributes enhanced to reflect its heritage. Well suited to family life with flexible space. Ability to impose own specification and style. Four good reception rooms. Mature gardens, courtyard and Car barn. Favoured rural village.



DESCRIPTION
Brickyard Farm is a generously proportioned residence of character nestled within appealing mature gardens on the periphery of this highly regarded village.

This 6 bedroom farmhouse has been lovingly refurbished by the present vendors, the refurbishment scheme is nearing completion but some elements remain unfinished allowing a purchaser to finalise to their own choices and specification; the guide price reflects this. M…

Charming Farmhouse of character. Original attributes enhanced to reflect its heritage. Well suited to family life with flexible space. Ability to impose own specification and style. Four good reception rooms. Mature gardens, courtyard and Car barn. Favoured rural village.



DESCRIPTION
Brickyard Farm is a generously proportioned residence of character nestled within appealing mature gardens on the periphery of this highly regarded village.

This 6 bedroom farmhouse has been lovingly refurbished by the present vendors, the refurbishment scheme is nearing completion but some elements remain unfinished allowing a purchaser to finalise to their own choices and specification; the guide price reflects this. Much thought has been given to the enhancement of original features to retain the property's heritage.

There are flexible living arrangements over three floors. Accommodation commences with a rustic open entrance porch opening to a reception hall. To one side is a morning room, to the other side a charming sitting room. Useful study is provided and a separate dining room permits formal entertaining. Towards the rear is a breakfasting kitchen hosting Rayburn range and retained original oven to chimney breast. The shower room with wc completes the ground floor. At first floor level there are four bedrooms radiating around a central landing having spindled balustrade, galleried over stairwell. The house bathroom is well appointed. Two further bedrooms are provided at second floor level.

A particular feature of this property is its gardens, there is an excellent driveway for parking, manoeuvring and also giving access to the timber and pantile car barn. The primary gardens extend to the south being mature in nature hosting a variety of trees and shrubs. There is a cottage style garden to one side off Town Street. In addition to this there is a lovely walled courtyard which will be ideal for alfresco entertaining.

LOCATION
The property enjoys frontage to Town Street on the northern approach to Askham. Askham is a highly regarded village in this area presently boasting a church, well known pub and village hall which combined to create the hub of village life. Surrounding countryside is of an undulating nature and there are a variety of bridleways and footpaths which are ideal for countryside walks.

Lying to the north of the A57 Askham is ideally situated for making the most of the areas excellent transport links. The A57 connects to the A1 at nearby Markham Moor from which the wider motorway network is available. Both Retford and Newark have mainline railway stations, Kings Cross from Retford approx. 1 hour 30 minutes. Air travel is feasible via conveniently located international airports of Doncaster Sheffield and Nottingham East Midlands. Leisure amenities and educational facilities (both state and independent) are well catered for.

DIRECTIONS
Leaving Retford southbound via the A638 after the last mini roundabout and after passing through the 's' bend, take the next left turning. In the village of Upton take the first right hand turn towards Askham. As you approach Askham Brickyard Farm is the first property on the left hand side.

ACCOMMODATION

RUSTIC OPEN ENTRANCE PORCH

ENTRANCE HALL with tiled flooring, staircase to first floor, half cellar off.

MORNING ROOM 14'10" x 14'8" (4.53m x 4.48m max) with substantial inglenook fireplace having heavy beam over, rustic brick arch and stove (to be fitted), dual aspect, inbuilt cupboard.

CLOAKS / SHOWER ROOM tiled walls and flooring, low suite wc, pedestal wash hand basin. Aqualisa shower.

SITTING ROOM 14'10 x 14'0" (4.53m x 4.28m max) dual aspect, rustic brick arch recess to chimney breast with log burner over brick flagged hearth.

STUDY 14'7" x 5'10" (4.44m x 1.79m) with side aspect window and feature glass brick walling.

DINING ROOM 14'0" x 13'5" (4.28m x 4.09m) with hexagonal quarry tile flooring, beamed recess to chimney breast hosting Much Wenlock traditional stove, serving domestic hot water and some radiators. Traditional cupboards adjacent


BREAKFAST KITCHEN 20'0" x 9'1" (6.07m x 2.77)range of light oak fronted units to wall and floor level, base cupboards with attractive Corian working surfaces including sink unit. Wine racking, eye level cabinets being corniced with illumination beneath. Flyover pelmets over the dual aspect windows. Tall housing hosting combination microwave and oven, Siemens halogen induction hob with concealed extractor over, Bosch dishwasher. Chimney breast hosts Rayburn Royal range and also retains a traditional oven door now providing access. Tiled flooring, ample breakfasting area.

FRONT LANDING with spindled balustrade around stairwell.

BEDROOM ONE 15'6" x14'10" (4.73m x 4.53m) front right, dual aspect beamed accent off to

ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM (incomplete), Aqualisa shower, fitted shower tray, wash hand basin and wc.

BEDROOM TWO 15'0" x 14'5" (4.56m x 4.39m max) front left, with traditional fireplace.

REAR LANDING with sitting/desk space and staircase to second floor.

BEDROOM THREE 13" x 11'2" (4.34m x 3.40m max) rear left, with wash hand basin, side aspect window, traditional storage cupboard.

BEDROOM FOUR 10'3" x 8'3" (3.11m x 2.52m) left middle.

HOUSE BATHROOM with white suite of panelled bath having Aqualisa shower over, pedestal wash hand basin, low suite wc, tiled around fittings to contrast and coordinating floor tiling. Airing cupboard with pre-lagged copper hot water cylinder.

SECOND FLOOR

LANDING spindled balustrade over stairwell, exposed beamed accents and Velux roof window.

BEDROOM FIVE 15'0" x 14'7" (4.56m 4.44m max - reducing head height) vaulted ceiling, exposed purlins and associated beams, Velux roof windows, gable window. Walk in wardrobe with vaulted ceiling and further access to remaining roof void.

BEDROOM SIX 15'6" x 15'0" (4.73m x 4.56m max - reducing head height) with vaulted ceiling, exposed purlins and beamed accents, Velux roof windows and gable window

OUTSIDE

The property occupies an attractive position in the village nestling within its lovely grounds.

Fronting Town Street there is a cottage style garden being walled and fenced with central lawn. A gated gravel driveway sweeps off Town Street facilitating off road parking, manoeuvring and giving access to the charming timber and pantile 2 BAY CAR BARN.

Principle gardens extend to the south these being well stocked offering a good degree of maturity with a variety of trees and shrubs.

There is an enclosed walled courtyard accessible from the kitchen which is ideal for alfresco entertaining. A brick and pantile outbuilding is provided.

AGENTS NOTE: Interested parties should note that there is to be a Restrictive Covenant on the garden land that prohibits building.

GENERAL REMARKS and STIPULATIONS
Tenure and Possession: The Property is freehold and vacant possession will be given upon completion.
Council Tax: We are advised by Bassetlaw District Council that this property is in Band E.
Services: Please note we have not tested the services or any of the equipment or appliances in this property, accordingly we strongly advise prospective buyers to commission their own survey or service reports before finalising their offer to purchase.
EASEMENTS, WAYLEAVES & RIGHTS OF WAY
The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all rights of way whether public or private, light, support, drainage, water and electricity and all other rights and obligations, easements, quasi easements, quasi rights, licences, privileges and restrictive covenants and all existing and proposed wayleaves for electricity, drainage, water and other pipes whether referred to in these particulars or not.
Floorplans: The floorplans within these particulars are for identification purposes only, they are representational and are not to scale. Accuracy and proportions should be checked by prospective purchasers at the property.
Hours of Business: Monday to Friday 9am - 5.30pm, Saturday 9am - 1pm.
Viewing: Please contact the Retford office on 01777 709112.
Free Valuation: We would be happy to provide you with a free market appraisal of your own property should you wish to sell. Further information can be obtained from Brown & Co, Retford - 01777 709112.
Financial Services: In order to ensure your move runs as smoothly as possible we can introduce you to Fiducia Comprehensive Financial Planning who offer a financial services team who specialise in residential and commercial property finance. Their expertise combined with the latest technology makes them best placed to advise on all your mortgage and insurance needs to ensure you get the right financial package for your new home.
Your home may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage.
Surveys: We naturally hope that you purchase your next home through Brown & Co, but if you find a suitable property through another agent, our team of experienced Chartered Surveyors led locally by Jeremy Baguley MRICS are able to carry out all types of survey work, including Valuations, RICS Homebuyers Reports and Building Surveys. For more information on our services please contact our Survey Team on 01777 712946.
These particulars were prepared in August 2017.

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