Asking Price £650,000
Whimpton House is a fine, Grade II listed farmhouse with an extensive range of outbuildings and land extending to in excess of 2 acres in all. Dating from the early C19 with later additions, the property retains original features such as traditional sash windows, open fires and window shutters to the primary reception rooms. The brick construction outbuildings offer terrific flexibility, they currently have planning for workshops and retail space but could also provide further residential accommodation subject to the necessary planning consents.
The farmhouse provides well-presented accommodation comprising an entrance hall, lounge, sitting room, office, kitchen, rear hall, utility room and cloakroom on the ground floor. To the first floor are three bedrooms and a bathroom, the master with a dressing room and en-suite bathroom. To the second floor are two further bedroom along with a shower room. The property has oil fired central heating and a security system installed.
There is a delightful courtyard area to the rear enclosed by an extensive range of outbuildings. These comprise a large two storey barn, former stables used as workshops, an open fronted cart shed used for garaging and further single storey barns used as show rooms.
There is a grass paddock extending to in excess of 1.5 acres.
Entrance Hall, with a panelled entrance door with glazed overlight, stairs rising to the first floor. From the entrance hall is access to the vaulted cellar.
Lounge, open fire with traditional surround and slate recess and hearth, built in cupboard and book shelving to recess, shutters and built in seat to front window, door to the conservatory, moulded cornice to ceiling.
Sitting Room, traditional enamel stove, built in crockery cupboard, shutters and built in seat to front window, moulded cornice to ceiling.
Computer Room/store room, fitted pine desk, cupboards and shelving.
Farmhouse Kitchen, with a bespoke range of traditional cupboards and drawers with hardwood work surface over, electric cooker with flanking drawers set within inglenook recess with heavy oak beam over and integral extractor fan, 1½ bowl sink with mixer tap, matching wall cupboards, part glazed rear door, slate flooring.
Rear Hall, tiling to the floor, half glazed rear door, built in cloaks cupboard with hanging and shelving.
WC, fitted with a two piece suite to include a close coupled WC and pedestal wash hand basin, tiled floor.
Office, having two windows to the side elevation.
Utility Room, fitted cupboards with work surface over, plumbing and space for automatic washing machine, stainless steel sink with mixer tap, matching wall cupboards, tiled floor.
Landing, with stairs continuing to the second floor, side and rear landing areas with built in linen cupboard.
Master Bedroom, a double bedroom with a built in wardrobe with hanging and shelving, shutters to the front window.
Dressing room with a walk in wardrobe.
En-Suite Bathroom, suite comprising bath, shower, close coupled WC and wash hand basin with cupboard beneath, tiled floor and walls, heated towel rail, extractor fan.
Bedroom two, a double bedroom having dual aspect windows with shutters.
Bedroom three, a double bedroom having a window to the front elevation along with a traditional cast iron fireplace with marble inset.
Family bathroom, with the suite comprising of a bath with a shower over, pedestal wash hand basin and close coupled WC, heated towel rail, part tiled walls.
Landing, having a window to the front elevation
Bedroom four, a double bedroom having a window to the front elevation.
Bedroom five, a double bedroom with a window to the front elevation
Shower Room, Suite comprising shower cubicle, close coupled WC and pedestal wash hand basin, part tiled floor and walls, extractor fan.
There is mature hedgerow enclosing lawns to the roadside boundary, with climbing roses to the front of the farmhouse. A decorative gravel area and paved patio extends around the side of the house, with a gate giving access to the paddock. To the rear of the farmhouse is a large granite chippings courtyard enclosed by the farmhouse and the extensive brick and tile outbuildings. These comprise:
A large single storey building providing, two large workshops, a machine shop, small kitchen and WC.
A two storey barn used for storage.
A further single storey barn providing two showrooms and a studio.
A former cartshed providing 5 open fronted garage bays and a closed stable.
All the outbuildings have power connected benefit from a security system. There is an outbuilding attached to the house which houses the oil fired central heating boiler. The paddock extends to in excess of 1.5 acres.
We are given to understand that the tenure of the property is Freehold.
Mains water and electricity are connected. Drainage is to a private system. Oil fired central heating is installed.
We are advised by Bassetlaw Local Authority that Whimpton House is in Council Tax Band E.
The property is located on the A57 almost midway between Darlton and Dunham on Trent, which has two public houses and a primary school. The property is around 4 miles from Tuxford, which has a much wider range of local shops and facilities for everyday needs, including excellent education options for all ages. Retford (9 miles), Worksop (14 miles), Newark (18 miles) and Lincoln (14 miles) offer further facilities.
The commuter is well served by the main line rail link from either Retford or Newark stations into London Kings Cross, taking from around 1 hour 20 minutes, or the regional motorway network with the A1(M) close by. Doncaster Robin Hood, East Midlands and Leeds Bradford Airports all provide regional flights to the continent.
Leaving the A1 at Markham Moor, head East on the A57 towards Lincoln. Continue for around 4 miles, passing through the village of Darlton, and after less than a mile the property will be found on your left hand side.
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