The Homestead, Finkell Street, Gringley-On-The-Hill, DN10 4SF

Asking Price £745,000

5 Bedroom House For Sale in The Homestead, Finkell Street, Gringley-On-The-Hill, DN10 4SF

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The Homestead is a fine Grade II Listed Georgian farmhouse, standing in large mature grounds extending to 1.710 acres in all. The property stands in the heart of the village and is believed to date from the mid C18 with a late C18 extension. Many original feature remain within the property including a fine Georgian staircase. There are sash windows with shutters to the primary reception rooms, and several open fireplaces. Improvements have been carried out sympathetic to the period of the property, including a handcrafted kitchen with an oil fired Aga.


The Homestead is a fine Grade II Listed Georgian farmhouse, standing in large mature grounds extending to 1.710 acres in all. The property stands in the heart of the village and is believed to date from the mid C18 with a late C18 extension. Many original feature remain within the property including a fine Georgian staircase. There are sash windows with shutters to the primary reception rooms, and several open fireplaces. Improvements have been carried out sympathetic to the period of the property, including a handcrafted kitchen with an oil fired Aga.

The accommodation briefly comprises a reception hall, drawing room, dining room, snug/study and kitchen on the ground floor, 2 useful cellars, with 5 bedrooms on the first and floor. There is an en-suite bathroom to the master bedroom, with a further bathroom and separate shower room, and a nursery/ironing room. There are two attic rooms.

The magnificent gardens extend to 1.315 acres and offer extensive lawns, a wealth of mature trees, an orchard and vegetable garden area. There are a number of outbuildings, and parking and garaging at the rear. In addition there are three small paddocks which extend to 0.395 acres in total.

Reception Hall
Panelled entrance door with glazed upper panels, tiled floor, Georgian staircase rising to the first floor, door beneath to small cellar, steps up to the drawing room and door to the inner hall.

Drawing room
Traditional fire surround with stone inset and hearth, moulded cornice to ceiling, dado rail, window shutters.

Dining Room
Open fire with decorative surround, brick recess and quarry tiled hearth, exposed floorboards, window shutters.

Open fire with pine surround and cast iron basket, built in cupboard and drawers to recess, dado rail, door to the rear.

Inner Hall
Tiled floor, built in shoe cupboard and door to the cellar with two barrel vaulted cellars with original dairy slab.

Handcrafted shaker style cupboards with granite work surfaces over double sink, oil fired Aga with flanking narrow cupboards, tiled floor, exposed beam and timbers with original pig splitting hooks to ceiling, window shutters, built in storage cupboard.

Stairs rise to the first floor from the reception hall with a shower room at mid-level

Shower Room
Shower cubicle, close coupled WC and pedestal wash hand basin, tiled floor and part tiled walls, shaver point, heated towel rail, extractor fan, 3 wall light points, exposed timbers to ceiling.

First Floor


Stairs to the second floor.

Master Bedroom
Painted slate fireplace with cast inset, built in drawers and cupboard, window shutters, dado rail, 3 wall light points.

En-Suite Bathroom
Bath with shower and screen over, close coupled WC and pedestal wash hand basin, part tiled walls.

Dressing Room
Access from the en-suite bathroom with alternative access from the rear staircase, built in and fitted wardrobes, access through to the nursery/bedroom 7.

Nursery/Bedroom 7
Currently used for storage and ironing room.

Bedroom 2
Traditional fireplace with flanking cupboards, window shutters, 2 wall light points.

Bedroom 3
Window shutters, access through to bedroom 4

Bedroom 4
Window shutters, picture rail.

Stairs rise from the landing to the second floor with a bathroom at mid-level.

Bath with shower and screen over, close coupled WC and wash hand basin, tiled floor and walls, shaver point, heated towel rail.

Second Floor

Bedroom 5
Twin built in wardrobes, 3 wall light points.

Bedroom 6
Extensive built in wardrobes, built in airing cupboard with hot water cylinder and shelving.

The property stands in magnificent mature gardens with 3 small paddocks, extending to 1.710 acres in all. The front of the property enjoys a South Easterly aspect over the main, formal gardens. There is gated vehicular access to a gravel drive flanked by flower borders sweeping across the front of the house, with a separate access leading to parking and outbuildings to the rear.

The formal gardens offer extensive lawns, with well stocked flower beds and shrubbery to borders. There is a variety of mature trees including rare, specimen trees. There is a separate vegetable garden area, and a greenhouse, garden store and outside WC. There is a sheltered terrace area immediately to the front of the house.

To the side of the property is an orchard with young fruit trees and berry bushes. The 3 paddocks are located to the East of the house and extend to 0.395 acres in all.
To the rear, a 5 bar gate allows access to parking space and a range of outbuildings. These include a single garage, a further open fronted garage, a workshop and store. There is also utility/boiler room housing the oil fired central heating boiler and with plumbing for an automatic washing machine.

We are given to understand the tenure of the property is Freehold.

Mains water, electricity and drainage are connected. Oil fired central heating is installed.

Rating Assessment
We are advised by Bassetlaw Local Authority that The Homestead is in Council Tax Band G.

The Homestead is located in the heart of the village of Gringley-on-the-Hill, a charming rural village almost midway between Bawtry (6 miles) and Gainsborough (7 miles). On clear days, there are magnificent and far-reaching views from the village across five counties, particularly to the North over the Carrs, and to the South-East, where Lincoln cathedral is visible.

The village has a Doctors Surgery, Primary School, Community Centre and a popular public house, The Blue Bell Inn.

There are excellent commuter links, Retford and Doncaster having main line rail links with London Kings Cross which takes from 1 hour 25 minutes. The Doncaster Sheffield International airport is ideal for business or leisure travel and is located in the village of Finningley. The A1 and the M18 motorways provide excellent links for road commuters to all parts of the country.

Property Features

  • Impressive Grade II listed Georgian Farmhouse
  • Three large reception rooms
  • Five bedrooms plus two attic rooms
  • En-suite bathroom to master
  • Family bathroom and separate shower room
  • Spacious farmhouse kitchen
  • Grounds extending to 1.710 of an acre
  • Range of outbuildings and garaging
  • Highly sought after village location
  • Period features throughout



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