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£675,000Guide price

6 bedroom character property for sale

London Road, Newark

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6 bedroom
4 bathroom

Property features

  • * PRICE GUIDE £675,000 TO £695,000 *
  • Sympathetically Restored & Renovated
  • 6 Principal Bedrooms
  • 2 Ensuites, Dressing Room & 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Reception Rooms & Dining Kitchen
  • Gas Fired Central Heating Throughout
  • Four Bay Open Fronted Garage
  • Attractive Mature Front & Rear Gardens
  • Town Centre & Railway Stations Walking Distance
  • NO CHAIN

Property description

* PRICE GUIDE £675,000 TO £695,000 * NO CHAIN The Old Vicarage, a fine handsome 6 bedroom Victorian house stands within the town Conservation Area with a walled tree lined frontage and gated access. This stunning building is tastefully and sympathetically restored to an exceptionally high standard whilst retaining period features including the gabled elevations, Ashlar stone mullion windows, traditional slated roof, lofty ceilings and moulded ceilings all carefully preserved or recreated. The rooms are particularly commodious with tall window openings especially light and airy.

Majestic London Plane and Scots Pine trees stand in the front garden. There are electric entrance gates and the driveway extends to a courtyard area with a four bay garage and a pleasant enclosed secret garden to the rear. Whilst standing in it's own enclosed areas the house is just a few minutes walking distance from the Georgian market square in the centre of Newark, fountain gardens and the 12th Century Castle. Also within comfortable walking distance of the property are the railway stations at North Gate, with train services to London, Leeds and Edinburgh and Castle Station with train services to Lincoln and Nottingham.

The accommodation is ideal for family living and adaptable with potential for home working and family lifestyle. The ground floor provides a reception hall, drawing room, dining kitchen, dining room, back hall, wash room, office/bedroom, family room, guest bedroom with en-suite and downstairs bathroom. The first floor provides the master bedroom suite, bedrooms 2, 3, 4 and 5 plus the family bathroom. Good quality carpets and blinds were fitted are included in the sale.

Newark on Trent is an attractive place to live. The town has a long and interesting history. Most of the multiples represented in Newark include a Waitrose store, Morrisons, Tesco and Aldi. The communications are excellent and many people commute from Newark to Nottingham and Lincoln and further afield to Leeds and London. The town lies on the intersection of the A1 and A46 trunk roads. There are regular rail services from Newark Northgate to Nottingham and Lincoln. Fast eats coast railway trains are capable of journey times between Newark Northgate and London Kings Cross in just over 75 minutes.

The property is re-wired and there are Bakelight switches in most rooms. The property has gas fired central heating. Complete re-roofing was carried out just over 12 years ago. The four bay garage has a recently slated roof. The property provides the following accommodation:

Gabled Entrance Porch - With ornate Victorian detailing.

Reception Hall - With arched entrance door, leaded lights and coloured glass. There is a pine boarded floor, two Finlock radiators and a fine oak staircase leading to the first floor.

Drawing Room - 5.49m x 4.80m (18' x 15'9) - Excluding the bay window with tall stone mullion windows. There is a window also in the side elevation. Designer radiators, fine moulded ceiling cornice in the original style and centre rose. Fireplace with fire basket and marble surround.

Dining Kitchen - 5.44m x 4.85m (17'10 x 15'11) - Excluding the stone mullion bay window. This tall lofty room provides all day family living accommodation with a dining area, deep sash windows in the side elevation and a range of kitchen units. Range cooker with five ring gas hob, island unit with Belfast sink. There is a fitted gas fire. The units are finished in white with granite working surfaces. There is a pine boarded floor and centre opening doors to the reception hall.

Dining Room - 4.57m x 3.35m (15' x 11) - With three tall mullion windows, moudled ceiling cornice and centre rose. Fitted cupboards in the recess containing a gas fired central heating boiler. Double panelled radiator.

Back Hall - Leading to ground floor living accommodation and bedroom accommodation. Finlock radiator and pine boarded floor.

Wash Room - With Finlock radiator and plumbing for a washer dryer.

Office - 3.33m x 2.95m (10'11 x 9'8) - With two windows, double panelled radiator and coved ceiling cornice.

Family Room - 4.62m x 3.35m (15'2 x 11') - With fireplace opening, double panelled radiator, centre opening outside doors, two windows in the west elevation with fitted shutters. Laminate floor finish.

Bedroom - 4.55m x 3.73m (14'11 x 12'3) - With fitted wardrobes, fitted dressing table, double panelled radiator and three windows in the east elevation.

Ensuite - 3.15m x 1.60m (10'4 x 5'3) - With shower provision, having a glass screen and tiled surround with rain shower. Basin and low suite wc. Chrome heated towel rail and Finlock radiator.

Ground Floor Cloakroom - 2.79m x 2.24m (9'2 x 7'4) - Pedestal basin and low suite wc. Tiled floor and wall tiling. Double panelled radiator and heated towel rail.

First Floor - A wide and easy dog-legged staircase leads to the first floor. There are two windows on the half landing, panelled dado and galleried landing.

Bedroom One - 4.85m x 3.84m (15'11 x 12'7) - Excluding the door recess. Mullion windows in the north and west elevations, moulded ceiling cornice and centre rose. Roof loft access. Radiator.

Ensuite - 3.23m x 1.47m (10'7 x 4'10) - With 4ft wide shower, glass screen, basin and low suite wc. Tiled floor, radiator and chrome heated towel rail.

Lobby Area To Bedroom Two & Bathroom -

Bedroom Two - 4.85m x 3.10m (15'11 x 10'2) - With radiator, moulded ceiling cornice and centre rose. Loft ladder.

Bathroom - 3.28m x 2.26m (10'9 x 7'5) - Bath with shower over, basin and low suite wc, chrome heated towel rail, tiled floor and Finlock radiator.

Bedroom Three - 4.62m x 3.35m (15'2 x 11') - With mezzanine featuring a play platform with hatch access. TV and computer wiring.

Bedroom Four - 4.06m x 2.84m (13'4 x 9'4) - With four windows, double panelled radiator.

Bedroom Five - 4.06m x 2.84m (13'4 x 9'4) - With fitted cupboards and radiator.

Back Landing -

Master Bedroom - 4.55m x 4.47m (14'11 x 14'8) - With box sash window, double panelled radiator, hob fireplace and opening to a dressing room with fitted wardrobes, drawers and shelving.

Ensuite - 3.35m x 2.44m (11' x 8') - With shower cubicle and rain shower, basin, low suite wc, radiator, heated towel rail and Finlock radiator. Pine boarded floor.

Dressing Room - 4.04m x 3.35m (13'3 x 11') - With fitted cupboards and double panelled radiator.

Outside - Remote electrically operated gated access to a tarmacadam driveway. The front garden contains a majestic London Plane tree and Scots Pine trees. There is rear yard area with raised beds, two built-in closets, a gate to a side area with stone steps. Cycle shed with perspex roof.

An archway and entrance iron gates and railings give access to a pleasant enclosed garden with a variety of trees, shrubs and a paved patio area.

Garages - Four bay open fronted garage of brick construction under a slated roof.

Driveway -

Services - Mains water, electricity, gas and drainage are all connected to the property.

Tenure - The property is freehold.

Possession - Vacant possession will be given on completion.

Mortgage - Mortgage advice is available through our Mortgage Adviser. Your home is at risk if you do not keep up repayments on a mortgage or other loan secured on it.

Viewing - Strictly by appointment with the selling agents.

Property information from this agent

  • London Road, Newark
    1. Richard

      Richard Watkinson & Partners - Kirk Gate

      35 Kirk Gate Newark NG24 1AD

      Richard Watkinson & Partners is one of the East Midlands most established estate agencies having had a presence in the area for more than 30 years. Our experienced and trusted agency has offices across the region specialising in residential and commercial sales as well as lettings. With friendly, approachable and knowledgeable staff, Richard Watkinson & Partners is known for its expertise in all areas of property. "I set up Richard Watkinson & Partners is 1988 with just three staff in a small office in North Gate, Newark. "A lot has changed since then - we now have more than 30 members of staff, six offices across the East Midlands as well as dedicated lettings, new homes and commercial agents - but the core values I set out when I started the business have remained. "High levels of customer service, a friendly, personable approach to estate agency and excellent local knowledge are all paramount in delivering a professional and effective service. These are the values upon which I built Richard Watkinson & Partners and I'm proud that these are always at the forefront of our agents' minds when dealing with customers. "Estate agency itself hasn't changed, it's still a business which orientates around people and that is something we instil in all of our staff. People still like to walk into their local estate agency, browse properties and talk to an agent who knows the area and can provide useful advice on how to buy or sell a home. All of our staff live locally and are able to provide the best possible local knowledge, providing customers with a personal service on which they can rely. "I'm proud that we remain a local, family-run business - always putting the customer first - and that our strong roots in the East Midlands continue to enable us to act as one of the region's leading agents across residential and commercial lettings and sales." -  Founder, Richard Watkinson  

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