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Laxton Road, Egmanton, Newark

5 bedrooms, £495,000

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Truly stunning Georgian family residence, wealth of character yet fully equipped for versatile family living. Generous rooms with high calibre presentation throughout. Sizeable mature grounds. Heart of the village.

ISLAND FARM HOUSE, LAXTON ROAD, EGMANTON, NEWARK, NOTTINGHAMSHIRE NG22 0ET

DESCRIPTION
Island Farm House is a stunning Georgian residence of generous proportions providing a wealth of character and enhanced attributes yet fully equipped for versatile modern family living.

Situated in the heart of the village the property presents an attractive façade indicating the character which lies within. The sitting room is surely the hub of the home, centrally positioned with heavily beamed ceiling and a woodburning sto…

Truly stunning Georgian family residence, wealth of character yet fully equipped for versatile family living. Generous rooms with high calibre presentation throughout. Sizeable mature grounds. Heart of the village.

ISLAND FARM HOUSE, LAXTON ROAD, EGMANTON, NEWARK, NOTTINGHAMSHIRE NG22 0ET

DESCRIPTION
Island Farm House is a stunning Georgian residence of generous proportions providing a wealth of character and enhanced attributes yet fully equipped for versatile modern family living.

Situated in the heart of the village the property presents an attractive façade indicating the character which lies within. The sitting room is surely the hub of the home, centrally positioned with heavily beamed ceiling and a woodburning stove. The music room is a more formal reception room and the dining room is ideal for entertaining; a study is also provided.

Situated towards the rear, the kitchen opens out onto a paved terrace and is comprehensively equipped with units in a warm chestnut style, solid granite working surfaces and an array of integrated appliances. The breakfast room lying adjacent provides more relaxed dining. A useful utility room, hallways with two staircases, and a cloakroom with wc complete the ground floor.

At first floor level the bedrooms radiate around the central landing, the bedrooms are all generously proportioned with the master suite including a dressing room and luxuriously appointed ensuite bathroom. The house bathroom is also located at the first floor. Rising to the second floor two further bedrooms are found, again of character featuring vaulted ceilings and beamed accents.

The exterior grounds are a particular feature, generously proportioned, mature in nature featuring various sitting out areas and lawns, enclosed courtyard with outbuilding. There is a parking court and triple garage.

Island Farm House is Grade II listed and equipped with oil fired central heating via an external Worcester boiler.

LOCATION
Island Farm is situated in the heart of the highly regarded village of Egmanton, an historic village set amidst gently undulating North Nottinghamshire countryside.

The village is largely protected by Conservation Area status and situated nearby is a scheduled ancient monument, being the remains of a former motte and bailey castle.

The local amenities of the small town of Tuxford are on hand where there is secondary schooling (Tuxford Academy), a primary school, range of shops, convenience stores, post office, doctor's surgery etc. Egmanton is ideally placed for accessing the areas excellent transport links. Commuting on the A1 is very convenient with access points at Tuxford and Markham Moor.

Both Retford and Newark have direct rail services into London's Kings Cross (approx. 1hr 30 minutes from Retford). Air travel in catered for by International Airports at Doncaster, Sheffield and Nottingham East Midlands.

Leisure amenities and educational facilities (both state and independent) are also on hand.

DIRECTIONS
From the centre of Tuxford, leave the village via Newcastle street though rolling countryside into Egmanton. Proceed along passing the village pub on the righthand side and bear right onto Kirton Road. The property will be found on the lefthand side in a small cluster of properties forming part of the original Island Farm. Primary access is from Kirton Road, but there is a discreet additional footbridge to Laxton Road.

ACCOMMODATION

ENTRANCE HALL with staircase to first floor. Wainscott panelling, understairs storage cupboard, radiator.

LIVING ROOM 16'9" x 15'6" (5.10m x 4.74m) a charming room of character with rustic brick recess having beamed mantel over hosting a quaint log burner, heavily beamed ceiling, recesses off, doorway and second staircase to first floor, under stairs storage cupboard. Radiators.

MUSIC ROOM 15'4" x 15'4" (4.69m x 4.69m) with rustic brick recess, relief style fireplace surround and contemporary log burner. Adjacent book shelving cabinet, beamed accents, dual aspect, radiators.

DINING ROOM 15'6" x 15'3" (4.74m x 4.65m) with complementing fireplace, contemporary stove in rustic brick recess, dual aspect, beamed accents, oak style flooring, radiators

STUDY 11'9" x 9'1" (3.59m x 2.77m) with heavily beamed ceiling, radiator.

KITCHEN WITH BREAKFAST ROOM

KITCHEN AREA 16'1" x 10'0" (4.90m x 3.05m) appointed in a warm chestnut style featuring bank of larger cupboards, base cupboards surmounted by polished granite working surfaces, glazed china cabinet, illuminated fly over pelmets. 1.5 sink unit. An array of quality integrated appliances include a NEFF induction hob adjacent warming hob, extractor over. NEFF double oven, further microwave and integrated NEFF dishwasher. Tiled flooring in natural tones (underfloor heating). Door to rear patio, traditional finned radiator and opening to

BREAKFASTING AREA 12'0" to 15'4" x 10'0" (3.66m to 4.69m x 3.05m) Ample dining area, vaulted ceiling with beamed accents, useful niche with tv aerial point, complementing flooring, traditional finned radiator.

UTILITY ROOM 9'7" x 5'6" (2.92m x 1.68m) Fitted working surface with appliance recesses having plumbing for washing machine, external door to paved patio amenity area, tiled flooring in natural tones, radiator.

CLOAKROOM with low suite wc, WainScott panelling. Wash basin, tiled flooring, radiator.

FIRST FLOOR

LANDING with spindle balustrade over stairwell, second staircase returning to ground floor sitting room and further staircase to second floor. Radiator.

MASTER BEDROOM SUITE

BEDROOM ONE 15'9" x 10'8" (4.79m x 3.25m) with beamed accents, generous hatch to roof with loft ladder, linen cupboard, radiator.

DRESSING ROOM 15'9" x 8'4" (4.79m x 2.56m) suitable as a nursery/cot room or similar. Feature basket grate, downlighters, radiator.

EN SUITE BATHROOM finely appointed with rolltop bath overball and claw feet with integral ceiling with rainfall shower, two pedestal wash hand basins, low suite wc, feature exposed floorboarding and complementing accents, a traditional finned radiator.

BEDROOM TWO 15'10" x 15'9" (4.82m x 4.79m) with beamed accents, dual aspect, radiator.

BEDROOM THREE 15'9" x 15'9" (4.79m x 4.79m) dual aspect, beamed accents, radiator.

HOUSE BATHROOM with panel bath having bath/shower mixer, square shower enclosure, low suite wc, pedestal wash hand basin, tiled around fittings to complement, part vaulted ceiling.

SECOND FLOOR

LANDING with spindle balustrade over stairwell, beamed accents, radiator.

BEDROOM FOUR 15'10" x 15'9" (4.82m x 4.79m) maximum with vaulted ceiling, beamed accent, Yorkshire sliding sash window to gable, radiator.

BEDROOM FIVE 15'10" x 15'9" (4.82m x 4.79m) maximum with vaulted ceiling, beamed accents, Yorkshire sliding sash window to gable, radiator.

OUTSIDE
The property occupies a delightful position within the village, at the head of the approach to this central village modest cluster of properties lying off a private drive and boasting generous mature grounds to be enjoyed by all the family.

The driveway sweeps round to the side of the property terminating in a vehicle parking court with electric car charging point.

TRIPLE GARAGE BLOCK 24'5" x 17'2" (7.5m x 5.24m) with three sets of double timber doors, light, power.

The formal garden areas extend to front, side and rear. To the front there is a lawned garden set behind traditional metal railings with foot gate and stone flagged pathway leading between box hedging to the front entrance door.

The lawned garden extends to one side passing a useful paved amenity area with raised sleeper veg boarders and perimeter shrubbery. The primary garden area is to the rear on the southern side, again laid to lawn and well screened with mature shrubbery, discreet foot bridge to Laxton Road and hosting fruit trees. There is a stone flagged patio enclosed by rustic brick walling, directly accessible from the kitchen making it ideal for al fresco entertaining.

To the side is an attractive enclosed courtyard with a stone flagged path, gravel bed, log store and attached brick and pantile outbuilding 9'6" x 8'10" (2.90m x 2.70m) with feature arched alcove and doorway connecting to front garden.

External Worcester oil fired central heating boiler. Double bunded UPVC oil tank.

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 F.
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.
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.
Agents Note: Intending buyers will be asked to produce original Identity Documentation and Proof of Address before Solicitors are instructed.
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 November 2018.

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