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Guide price £450,000 Freehold (Sold Subject To Contract)

Property Features

  • Period Farmhouse
  • 3/4 Bedrooms
  • Scope To Extend & Modernise
  • 2.237 Acres
  • Farmland & Barns
  • E.P.C Rating F
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Brief Description

Guide price £450,000 - £500,000. An extremely rare opportunity to acquire a period farmhouse together with traditional and modern outbuildings, in a quiet and delightful rural location and set in 2¼ acres. Littlegates Farm is surrounded by open farming countryside and yet is only 2 miles from the A1, 3 miles from the community village of Long Bennington, while both Grantham and Newark are within 7 miles. The property offers enormous scope for extension, modernisation and upgrading to suit the individual requirements of the potential buyer. E.P.C rating F.

Main Description

SUMMARY Guide price £450,000 - £500,000. An extremely rare opportunity to acquire a period farmhouse together with traditional and modern outbuildings, in a quiet and delightful rural location and set in 2¼ acres. Littlegates Farm is surrounded by open farming countryside and yet is only 2 miles from the A1, 3 miles from the community village of Long Bennington, while both Grantham and Newark are within 7 miles. The property offers enormous scope for extension, modernisation and upgrading to suit the individual requirements of the potential buyer.

LITTLEGATES FARMHOUSE The Farmhouse is built of brick beneath a clay pantiled roof and is believed to date from around 1910.

ACCOMMODATION The accommodation extends to 1600 sq.ft. and offers:
GROUND FLOOR: Porch (10'00" x 6'0"), Living Room (15'2" x 13'5"), Sitting Room (13'6" x 11'9"), Kitchen (13'3" x 11'2"), Pantry (13'2" x 5'6").

FIRST FLOOR: Bedroom 1 (13'6" x 11'9"), Bedroom 2 (12'3" x 8'8"), Bedroom 3 (13'2" x 9'3"), Study/Bedroom 4 (10'1" x 6'2"), Bathroom (10'0" x 7'5").

Adjoining the Farmhouse and of matching construction are stores and w.c. having overall dimensions of 11'6" x 19'0".

SERVICES Mains electricity and water are connected. Drainage is to a private system. Heating is oil fired for the cooking range together with electric night storage heaters. Gardens surround the farmhouse.



OUTBUILDINGS The principal outbuildings are adjacent to the East of the Farmhouse. Built principally of brick and pantile construction they comprise:
Traditional Barn (30'0" X 16'0"), together with 2 stores measuring 7'0" x 8'0" each. The barn has a good eaves height and features 2 exposed king post trusses.
Calf Pen (16'0" X 16'0")
4 Bay Open Fronted Store (33'0" X 16'0")

In front of the buildings is a covered crew yard (58'0" x 22'0") of timber pole framed construction.

Beyond to the East is a useful and adaptable concrete fronted Dutch Barn ( 68'0" X 34'0") having an eaves height of 17'0". A lean to addition (68'0" x 25'0") has an eaves height of 10'0".

THE LAND The site area extends to 2.237 acres ( 0.905 hectares) and includes a level grass field, ideal as a pony paddock, screened to the west from the road by a mature and established wooded plantation.

CONDITIONS The vendors recognise that the entire property is ripe and ready for repair, improvement, modernisation and upgrading. Nevertheless, the vendors also recognise the enormous potential for a buyer to create a highly desirable, individual and personal residence.

PLANNING No enquiries or applications regarding planning has been made to South Kesteven District Council and interested parties are advised to make their own enquiries into the possibilities and potential to develop and improve Littlegates Farm to serve for ones needs and purposes, prior to submitting an offer to buy.

TENURE The property is owned freehold. Full vacant possession will be granted upon completion.

METHOD OF SALE The property is offered for sale by private treaty inviting offers based on a guide price range of £450,000 - £500,000.

VIEWINGS Viewing is strictly by appointment through the sole agency of Alasdair Morrison and Partners by telephoning 01636 70088 or email Newark@amorrison.co.uk

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