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Bainton Farm House is a substantial village house occupying an impressive private south facing plot. Constructed of stone with elegant Ashlar stone quoins, set under a collyweston slate roof. The property retains much of its period character & charm and offers ample space and opportunity. Having occupied Bainton Farm House for the last 13 years, the current owners have sympathetically maintained the property throughout to create a welcoming home whose traditional interior features include high ceilings, comfortable entertaining spaces, original features and modern features such as a bespoke kitchen and modern bathrooms. The 0.736 acre grounds are south-facing and enclosed by stone walls and divided into several areas including a landscaped formal garden with an outdoor swimming pool, orchard and a large lawned area. The property further benefits from a selection of outbuildings, including a large 54ft barn.
Bainton Farm House sits in the heart of the village of Bainton, five miles south west of Stamford and ten miles north of the Cathedral city of Peterborough. Bainton itself is predominantly a stone village. Local amenities include a beautiful 13th century church, the 100 year old reading rooms which are home to public and private events, allotments, children’s playground and a regular bus service, whilst Stamford offers a variety of shops, bars and restaurants along with the renowned George Hotel. Nearby Peterborough has further shopping, cultural and leisure facilities. The Burghley House Estate is just a few miles away and hosts a number of events throughout the year, including Burghley Horse Trials; it also has attractions such as open parkland and a Sculpture Park. Bainton Farm House is excellently located for commuting with quick access to the A1 and to the high speed rail link to London which runs through Peterborough. The area offers superb educational choices with private schools at Stamford, Oakham, Oundle and Uppingham whilst local state options include The Kings School in Peterborough. Rutland Water offers outdoor pursuits including fishing, sailing and cycling, there is golf at Burghley Park, and excellent nearby restaurants include The George Hotel in Stamford, Hambleton Hall and the Olive Branch.
The accommodation offers approximately 7000 sq ft of impressive living space. On the ground floor this comprises a drawing room, sitting room, library, music room, spacious entrance hall with cloakroom, including wash basin and WC, plus domestic offices. The sitting room has a southerly aspect and enjoys a large bay window which incorporates French doors that open onto a terrace and formal gardens; the room also benefits from an inglenook fireplace. The drawing room has a similar bay window with French doors and a feature stone fireplace. There is an attractive dining room with exposed beams, stone mullion window, original stone floor and a pantry off. The domestic offices are accessed from the dining room via a glazed walk way and comprise a boot room, bespoke kitchen, pantry/wine store, spacious laundry and second cloakroom with WC and wash basin. The kitchen comprises a dining area, island unit, four oven Aga, integral appliances, fitted cupboards, flagstone floor, arched windows and access to the garden via a stable door. From this area of the house there is access to a large study which is dual aspect. The first floor comprises five double bedrooms including two suites and a family bathroom. The master suite offers views of the garden from the south facing window and benefits from a dressing room with fitted wardrobes and an en suite bathroom which is fitted with a WC, wash basin, bidet, bath and separate shower. A guest suite with integrated wardrobes, south facing window and an en suite bathroom comprising WC, wash basin, bath and double shower. The three further bedrooms all benefit from integrated wardrobes and exposed beams and are served by the family bathroom. The second floor comprises three double bedrooms and a shower room with WC and wash basin. Outside The property is accessed via a graveled carriage driveway and offers parking for several vehicles, the driveway continues wrapping round the east side of the property and is outlined by beautiful gardens, in turn this leads to the three car carport. The gardens predominately to the rear and side of the property have been meticulously maintained and benefit from being south facing and entirely private. A terrace suitable for al fresco dining is accessed from the French windows. The heated outdoor swimming pool is approximately 7 metres by 3.5 metres and positioned to benefit from peak sunshine. From the swimming pool area a door leads to a private orchard and greenhouse. The grounds total approx. 0.736 acres. Outbuildings The former Coach House, presently used for storage, offers further opportunity for ground floor accommodation (subject to planning) or garaging. The property benefits from a large stone barn currently used for recreation activities and storage plus a workshop which together offer a further 1210sq ft of space. This complex, subject to planning permission, could be converted to further living accommodation. Services: Mains water, electricity and drainage. Gas fired central heating and hot water system in main house. Local Authority: Peterborough City Council Council Tax Band: G Tenure: Freehold
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