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Haughton, Retford

6 bedrooms, £550,000

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Water Mill House is a generously proportioned period residence of considerable character, retaining many original attributes but also enhanced with contemporary accents and fittings. This Grade II Listed property was the original Mill House to the working water mill at Haughton, evidence of which remains.

WATER MILL HOUSE, HAUGHTON, RETFORD, NOTTINGHAMSHIRE, DN22 8DY

DESCRIPTION
Water Mill House is a generously proportioned period residence of considerable character, retaining many original attributes but also enhanced with contemporary accents and fittings.

This Grade II Listed property was the original Mill House to the working water mill at Haughton, evidence of which remains.

Lying directly adjacent to the…

Water Mill House is a generously proportioned period residence of considerable character, retaining many original attributes but also enhanced with contemporary accents and fittings. This Grade II Listed property was the original Mill House to the working water mill at Haughton, evidence of which remains.

WATER MILL HOUSE, HAUGHTON, RETFORD, NOTTINGHAMSHIRE, DN22 8DY

DESCRIPTION
Water Mill House is a generously proportioned period residence of considerable character, retaining many original attributes but also enhanced with contemporary accents and fittings.

This Grade II Listed property was the original Mill House to the working water mill at Haughton, evidence of which remains.

Lying directly adjacent to the River Maun the property is set amidst extensive and versatile grounds approx. 3 Acres offering a combination of informal park land, most generous parking arrangements with excellent vehicle distribution and formally landscaped gardens, ideal for outdoor entertaining...

The living space commences with an original door and elegant portico opening to a generous reception hall with Victorian tiled flooring; two cellar rooms lead off and there is a finely appointed cloakroom with wc. The principle reception rooms span either side of the hall providing sitting room and dining room permitting formal entertaining. A cosy snug is provided with beamed ceiling and attractive views over the grounds towards the river.

The kitchen is luxuriously appointed with contemporary range of quality Poggenpohl units, including central island and an array of quality Miele appliances. There is also a utility room with charming retained original "copper".

At first floor level four bedrooms radiate around the central generous landing. The master bedroom has a well appointed en-suite bathroom. In addition to the house bathroom there is a separate shower room as well. At second floor level there are three useful attic rooms, one of which is used by the present vendor as an office.

The grounds include a generous apportioned workshop / garage building, gated amenity space and kitchen garden with greenhouse and garden.

The property is equipped with majority oil fired central heating.

LOCATION
Water Mill House nestles within the hamlet of Haughton which is a small cluster of dwellings around the historic water mill on the banks of the River Maun. This is gentle undulating North Nottinghamshire countryside where there are a variety of footpaths, lanes and bridleways.

Lying adjacent to the B6387 transport links are excellent with Water Mill House lying just to the west of the A1 from which the wider motorway network is available. Surrounding centres of Retford, Tuxford, Ollerton, Mansfield and Newark are within comfortable driving distance putting an excellent range of facilities on hand. Both Retford and Newark have direct rail services into London's Kings Cross (approx. 1 hour 30 minutes from Retford). Air travel is feasible via conveniently located international airports of Doncaster Sheffield and Nottingham East Midlands. Situated adjacent to the historically important Dukeries area there are a number of country parks and National Trust properties nearby including Clumber Park.

DIRECTIONS
Leave the A1 at Gamston onto the B6387 travelling west. After passing the turning to Bothamsall proceed under a disused railway bridge round the next right hand bend and the property will be found on the right hand side nestling adjacent to the River Maun before the next left hand bend.

ACCOMMODATION

RECEPTION HALL with decorative frieze, substantial inner arch, Victorian tiled floor, radiator.

CLOAKROOM contemporary fitted with vanity units hosting basin and concealing cistern to wc. Half tiled in natural tones, beamed ceiling, radiator.

Stone steps lead down to

LOBBY external door, understair storage cupboards

UPPER CELLAR 15'11" x 12'2" (4.83m x 3.70m) brick and stone, cold shelving.

LOWER CELLAR 16'2" x 15'10" (4.92m 4.83m) vaulted ceiling.

SITTING ROOM 16'0" x 14'1" (4.88m x 4.30m) measured to rear of chimney breast with substantial relief fireplace, tiled inset and multi fuel stove, dual aspect, plaster mouldings to walls and dado rail, exposed floor boarding, radiator.

DINING ROOM 16'0" x 14'1" (4.88m x 4.30m) to rear of chimney breast with stone fireplace, dado rails, exposed floor boarding.

SNUG 13'0" x 11'0" (3.95m x 3.35m) lovely cosy room, dual aspect, natural stone fireplace, open grate, heavily beamed ceiling, radiator

CONTEMPORARY BREAKFAST KITCHEN 17'6" x 16'0" (5.34m x 4.88m) finely appointed with comprehensive range of Poggenpohl high gloss cream units to wall and floor level including coordinating central island. An array of quality appliances by Miele including twin fan assisted ovens, five burner induction hob, dishwasher. Double sink unit, complementing splashbacks. Recess for microwave. Woodburner, beamed accents, large tiled flooring, dual aspect, radiator.

UTILITY ROOM 11'3" x 10'4" (3.43m x 3.15m) further range of fitments and retained original "copper", plumbing for washing machine and space for tumble dryer, oil central heating boiler, external door, vaulted underdrawn ceiling, beamed accent.

Leading from the reception hall an elegant half turn staircase with turned spindles ascends to:-

FIRST FLOOR LANDING substantial inner arch, beamed accents, radiator.

BEDROOM ONE 14'10" x 14'7" (4.53m x 4.44m) maximum measured to rear of chimney breast, including corner set wardrobes, beamed features, radiator, arched opening to

EN-SUITE BATHROOM generously proportioned and well appointed with double ended spa bath, vanity units hosting twin basins, low suite wc. Tiled walls and flooring to contrast, airing cupboard, radiator.

BEDROOM TWO 14'10" x 14'7" (4.53m x 4.44m) measured to rear of chimney breast with traditional basket grate, tiled insert and oak mirrored over mantle. Radiator.

BEDROOM THREE 16'2" x 12'8" (4.91m x 3.87m) dual aspect, radiator.

BEDROOM FOUR 10'5" x 9'9" (3.17m x 2.96m) radiator.

SIDE LANDING Generous linen cupboard, staircase to second floor.

FAMILY BATHROOM attractive with double ended contemporary roll top bath, vanity cupboards with twin basins, low suite wc, part vaulted underdrawn ceiling, dado rail. Radiator.

SHOWER ROOM generous 1200 showering enclosure, tiled walls to coordinate, chrome towel radiator.

Half turn staircase ascends to second floor

LANDING railed balustrade over stairwell, beamed accent.

ATTIC ROOM ONE 16'4" x 13'5" (4.97m x 4.09m) vaulted underdrawn ceiling, side aspect window, access to further eaves storage.

ATTIC ROOM TWO 16'7" x 13'3" (5.05m x 4.03m) vaulted underdrawn ceiling, side aspect window.

ATTIC ROOM THREE with access to further eaves storage.

OUTSIDE
Particular features of this property are its splendid grounds extending to approximately 3 acres or thereabouts. The grounds adjoin the River Maun.

FORMAL GARDENS

Beautifully landscaped with ornately shaped lawns to front, side and rear. The lawned gardens feature perimeter and inset mature shrub borders and a variety of specimen trees and plants. The rear is further hard landscaped with Indian sandstone paths and patios, rustic pergola, decked sitting out area beneath timber pergola.

Additional raised brick shrubberies and crushed slate beds. Of historic interest is the remains of the original vaulted brick mill raised culverts. The landscaping scheme lands itself to al fresco entertaining.

APPROACH AND INFORMAL PARK LAND

Access via splendid gated entrance with limestone sweeping driveway around to the rear parking court offering parking and manoeuvring for numerous vehicles.

Vehicle distribution is good with the continuation of the driveway through another gated entrance into the remainder of the grounds which extend into versatile informal parkland running alongside the River Maun allowing a variety of uses. This is interspersed with a variety of specimen trees.

Kitchen garden with polytunnel, greenhouse and water supply.

Timber garden store. Gated amenity space.

WORKSHOP / GARAGING 32'0" x 21'0" (9.74m x 6.40m) Light, power and inspection pit.

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 G
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 January 2018

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