Fine and Country Northern Lincolnshire present to the market this stunning home offering everything to suit fine family living - four/five bedrooms, versatile living space to include annex accommodation and triple garaging with gymnasium.
Situated within the exclusive development of Westcote Farm this late eighteenth century Farm House is styled in a blended redbrick and typifies a Georgian country house design. It is the approach that creates the first hint of how special a location this is with a long winding private road surrounded by mature trees and open land meandering down to the Farm House and the now converted barns that have become individual exclusive neighbouring properties which have created a highly desirable private community.
Sympathetic to its origins this Grade II listed building retains many traditional features to include beamed ceilings, sash windows and the inclusion of period style fireplaces whilst embracing modern design most notably in the kitchen with the installation of a feature stone spiral staircase finished with chrome strung spindles with oak handrail which provides access directly to the master suite. The spectacular 24' kitchen has dual access from the front of the property aswell as double opening doors which open wide onto the fantastic paved patio to the rear with ample seating and outside dining area. Superbly fitted in an extensive range of solid wood joiner made cabinets with matching centre Island painted in a soft grey with contrasting ash unit and ends are finished with quality granite working surfaces. An exposed brickwork wall with beamed mantel houses a large four oven gas fired Aga perfect for this stylish farm house kitchen. Arranged open plan is a fabulous day room from the kitchen with a continuation of the limestone flooring that is also laid in the kitchen, utility and entrances areas. The room has an inset wood burning stove and underfloor heating perfect on a winter's day whilst the triple aspect windows creates a light and airy atmosphere. Latched doors open into a utility room fitted with bespoke cabinets and a spacious cloakroom. A second entrance door to the front of the property leads into a reception hallway which is flanked by two formal reception rooms and provides access to the main closed string staircase to the first floor. An elegant comfortable sitting room is arranged around a stone fireplace with multi-fuel burning stove which is tastefully presented with wainscot style panelling to a feature wall, beamed ceiling and polished oak floor. The adjacent formal dining room mirrors the period styling of the sitting room, the vendor reflects on many evenings of entertaining with good food and conversation as well as enjoying numerous family celebrations. The first floor living space is accessed from two staircases, to the top of the spiral staircase is a latch door that opens into the sophisticated master bedroom which has an exposed brick chimney breast wall where the bed naturally fits in front of beautifully presented with exposed beam work to the ceiling and a doorway leads into a luxurious en- suite wet room. A second spacious double bedroom is currently fitted as a dressing room to the master and has a period style painted fire surround. The third bedroom is also beautifully presented with a beamed ceiling, twin storage cupboards and a period style painted fire surround. A return staircase leads to the second-floor landing opening to a linked fourth and fifth bedroom perfect for same sex siblings or for use as a teenage retreat to create a sitting room from a bedroom with Velux windows providing the most amazing views over open farmland to the rear aspect of the property. A latched doorway from the landing opens into a luxurious family bathroom with a fantastic free-standing copper and tin lined slipper bath the remainder of the bathroom is fitted with high quality fittings.
ANNEX To the rear aspect an entrance door leads into an annex accommodation which provides independent living for a family member or the opportunity for a rental income if desired. The living kitchen space is fitted with shaker style modern cabinets in a dark oak effect with granite work surfaces with a comfortable sitting area benefitting from a corner positioned gas coal effect stove set on a flagged hearth. A double bedroom has a fitted wardrobe with drawers and a modern fitted shower room has a double width sliding door shower cubicle and contemporary styled vanity unit with hand wash basin.
OUTSIDE Beyond the shared private driveway are a pair of timber farmyard style gates that open into a cobble style block paved driveway with broad turning and parking areas and access to the detached triple garage. The driveway is bordered by an area laid to lawn with a delightful large feature pond with a raised decked seating area complete with small jetty into the pond and feature octagonal summer house perfect to take in the open views across farmland beyond. Immediately to the rear of the property is a fully enclosed garden space, feature box hedging, gravel walkways and a magnificent stone flagged patio which extends to the side of the property. Beyond the patio is a further formal garden superbly landscaped with covered arched trellis and a bordered terrace lawn, with a selection of seasonal floral beds and boxed hedge walkways providing the feeling of meandering through a stately garden.
. A mature hedge screen opens to a substantial additional area laid to lawn which provides a fantastic children's play space. Complementing the westerly facing rear gardens is a less formal garden with areas laid to lawn, flagged walkways and a pillared cobble style driveway to a gravelled extension which then returns to the rear and side driveway that services the garage.
GARAGE & GYM The triple bay brick-built garage has one remote electric door, two manual doors power and light. An external staircase leads to a first-floor gymnasium/home office above the garage. This versatile space is currently used as a gymnasium with recreational area, feature twin double opening doors look over open farmland and have glazed Juliette balconies, there is a convenient sink area and a door opens into a modern shower room with w.c.