Outstanding exquisitely restored country house - Lovely rural location - Two bedroom attached annexe - Beautifully maintained mature gardens of around 1 acre - Attached triple garage with ample parking
Description - The Old Rectory is an exquisitely restored and improved country house set in generous, mature gardens, situated in a lovely rural location surrounded by farmland on the edge of a picturesque village.
Originally dating from 1840, this fine, family house has been the subject of a comprehensive programme of refurbishment and improvement over recent years to create a home of the highest standard, blending a wealth of character and period charm with bespoke fixtures and fittings in harmony with the origins of the original building. The layout of this home makes it perfect for both formal entertaining and also more relaxed, family entertaining.
The property offers light, spacious and flexible living accommodation to create a wonderful family home in this idyllic, rural location within the desirable village of Minting.
The house sits in about one acre of beautifully maintained, mature gardens creating a high quality setting suitable for the house. The grounds include large areas of lawns with raised banks, specimen trees and plants; a pond with seating area; a small Woodland; and several interesting sitting and al fresco dining areas.
Outside - The house sits in about one acre of beautifully maintained, mature gardens creating a high quality setting suitable for the house.
The grounds are partly enclosed with metal park style fencing with an electrically operated, 5 barr wrought iron gate providing easy access from Chapel Lane. This opens to a gravel driveway with ample parking with triple garage to one side and gated access with pretty pathway leading to the entrance porch.
There are large areas of lawns interspersed with raised banks, specimen trees and plants and hedging to the East, South and West aspects of the property. The ornamental pond has a small island with seating area. To the front there is a small Woodland with box hedging and meandering walkway.
The gardens present an array of interesting sitting and al fresco dining areas including a delightful walled, Italian style, garden with decked dining area with purglar, outside light, water tap, electrical points and direct access to the kitchen. The very private Loggia area at the rear of the main house has an outside tap with basin, lighting and electrical points which opens onto a flagstone terraced area. A Summer House with covered sitting area and outside tap and basin; a small Gazebo and a large, flagstoned gated Courtyard area with electrical points and access to Workshop, offer additional places to sit and enjoy different aspects of the grounds. There is an additional area dedicated to cultivating vegetables and flowers with a Greenhouse.
Situation - The Old Rectory is set back from the quiet and rural Chapel Lane on the edge of the desirable village of Minting.
The thriving market town of Horncastle with its attractive market square and numerous antique shops, is situated about 7 miles from Minting on the edge of the Lincolnshire Wolds, designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The town itself has an excellent range of facilities and amenities including shops, doctor and dental surgeries, banks, pubs, takeaways, restaurants, sports clubs, hotels, vets, churches and library as well as the schools including the renowned Queen Elizabeth Grammar School and OFSTED Outstanding Horncastle Infant & Primary School. Grammar Schools are also situated in the nearby towns of Caistor and Louth.
In addition, the smaller market town of Wragby is only 5.5 miles away also with excellent range of amenities including shops, pubs, doctors and dental surgeries, restaurants, take aways, vets, sports clubs and churches.
The historic Cathedral city of Lincoln is about 25 minutes away by car either by main road or through the pretty back lanes with 15 miles being the shortest and quickest route. Lincoln offers the highly regarded Lincoln Minster School, Cathedral Quarter, Cultural Quarter, Bailgate, Steep Hill, the attractive Brayford Waterside area, Eastgate Tennis Club and Lincoln County Hospital all within easily accessible. Lincoln is a vibrant University City offering a variety of facilities including an excellent choice of schools in both the public and private sectors, colleges, shops, restaurants, public houses and leisure activities and provides daily direct trains to London Kings Cross, with additional regular connections to London via Newark-on-Trent in approximately 1 hour 20 minutes. There are very good roads links via the A46, A158, A15, A1 and A17. Regular public buses run to and from Lincoln along the A158 to Horncastle. Call Connect also operate an on demand bus service from Minting to Horncastle, Woodhall Spa and Coningsby.
Directions - From Lincoln take the A158 through Wragby and continue for about 3 miles turning right off the A158 onto Minting Lane, continue on the road as it becomes Chapel Lane and The Old Rectory is located on the left hand side.
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Agent - Ben Kendall
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