Located on the fringe of the village of Gate Burton, circa thirteen miles from the historic Cathedral City of Lincoln, is this superb six bedroomed Edwardian Rectory.
This fine residence sits in a plot of 0.7 of an acre and is screened from the road by a mixture of mature trees and shrubbery with a pillared and gated entrance, which opens onto a broad gravelled reception area which serves the formal entrance to the property and the detached double garage which originates from a coach house and stable with hay loft over. A canopied entrance to the property has a solid wood entrance door with glazed top lights and side windows which open into the entrance hall, with a conveniently placed cloakroom and a spindled staircase to the first floor.
. The spacious sitting room is both comfortable and welcoming with an open fire grate set into the chimney breast: perfect in the cooler months. During the summer season French windows open out onto a patio. Adjacent to the sitting room is an excellent formal dining room which also benefits from garden views and has a fantastic feature solid wood fire surround, with tiled inset and open fire grate.
.. The third reception room currently provides a useful study room and has a period fireplace with open fire grate and tiled hearth; this room could also be used as a children's playroom or second sitting room.
... The reception hall leads along to a second informal staircase, which will have originally been the servant's staircase which also accesses, continuing to the second floor informal staircase to the two second floor bedrooms.
.... The traditional kitchen has space for family dining table and is fitted with a range of wooden fronted cabinets and a stove cooker. From the kitchen is a useful boot room/utility room which has an exterior door to the parking area; an interior door opens to a cold store/storage room.
..... The property benefits from two staircases, as many of this era do. The formal broad staircase leads up to a galleried landing serving four bedrooms, one of which has a Jack and Jill en-suite shower room. A family bathroom is located from the landing together with the second informal staircase; to the two rooms on the second floor one of which is used as a bedroom and the second is currently used as a loft storage room which could provide a sixth bedroom.
OUTSIDE The gravelled broad entrance drive is bordered by a high wall boundary to the side which attaches to the garage block providing two garages with double opening timber doors, to the side and front of the garage block are three stores used as a garden, coal and log stores.
_ To one side of the property there is a deep filled mature tree and shrubbery boundary providing a high amount of privacy screening from the road. The front terrace has a shaped concrete moulded balustrade leading to steps down to the large lawn; the mature garden contains flower beds and a pond with a waterfall and is finished with a tall boundary to the neighbouring farmland.
__ There is a block paved patio which can be accessed from the sitting room and looks onto the ornamental pond with a range of plants and bushes.
___ The main garden is sectioned via a hedged boundary to a further garden which is currently laid to lawn and has been used as a vegetable garden. This area has a greenhouse, a wooden pergola with vines over to the side there is a small orchard which benefits from a range of fruit trees to include Bramley apple, eating apple, pear and plumb. There are hedge boundaries of tall conifers and trees, beyond which is open farmland.