Wiseton Hall

Wiseton, Doncaster, DN10 5AE

£3,950,000 Guide price Freehold (2906.66sq m/31287sq ft)
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A prestigious Hall standing within beautiful secluded parkland with open far reaching views


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The original Wiseton Hall was built in 1771 it was demolished in 1960 and was then rebuilt in 1962. Wiseton, was for some generations the residence and property of the Ackloms, a family of considerable consequence in the county, whose representatives took a pride in their estate and spent much time in making improvements. From them it passed into the hands of Earl Spencer, on the death of Lord Spencer, the estate was sold to Mr Neville of Thorney; where it then became the residence of Mr Robert Manners-Sutton, who like his predecessor was a clergyman. Following that it was then home to the Laycock family, where above the main entrance door the Laycock family crest can be found. The current owners have been in residence since 1992.
• Grand reception hall
• 4 reception rooms including the main drawing room, kitchen, dining room and library
• Master bedroom suite with his & hers dressing rooms and en suites
• 7 further bedrooms
• 4 bathrooms
• Swimming pool complex with Jacuzzi and his & hers changing and shower facilities
• Sweeping lawned areas with specimen trees and orchard, Yew hedging, topiary trees, rose garden, central lily pond and stunning wisteria walkway
• Tennis court
• Impressive Grade II listed quadrangle stable block with 21 stables and tack room
• Office with kitchen and cloakroom facilities
• Triple garaging with 2 self contained apartments above
• Three adjoining 3 bedroom cottages
• Further 3 bedroom cottage
• In all 147 acres
The Hall is approached through beautiful electric gates framed with Rhododendron bushes, the tree lined driveway leads to a turning circle in the front of the Hall.
The impressive reception hallway with marble tiled floor and full length sash windows contains doors to all the principal reception rooms, including the beautifully proportioned double aspect drawing room with full length sash windows, tall ceilings and elegant marble fireplace with marble slips and hearth.
Further reception rooms lead from the hallway including the library and dining room, which provide magnificent views to the garden, both have exquisite fireplaces with marble slips and hearth. The downstairs cloakroom is a spacious room with twin basins set in marble vanity units as well as his 'n' hers WC's.
There is a family kitchen with a newly fitted Mark Wilkinson kitchen and granite work surfaces. As well as a being fully equipped with top of the range De Dietrich induction hob, double oven and steamer there is a stainless steel fridge freezer with water and ice making facilities. From the kitchen is a Butler's pantry, which offers ample worktops and shelving.
Passing through into the inner hallway is a breakfast room with an ornamental fireplace and sash windows, as well as a cloakroom, separate WC and stairs down to the cellar with storage space, rooms and power.
From the main reception hallway there is an ornate staircase leading to the first floor where all the main bedrooms lead off from a large landing area.
The double aspect luxurious corner master bedroom suite has his 'n' hers dressing rooms and en suites. There are seven further bedrooms, including four family bathrooms. A further doorway leads through to the east wing and a traditional sluice room with Butler's basin.
Double doors open through to this magnificent indoor swimming pool complex complete with seven full length sash windows and doors offering views of the gardens and cricket pitch. The floor is tiled and houses a beautiful mosaic swimming pool along with inset circular mosaic Jacuzzi. There are ladies and gentlemen's changing rooms with tiled floors and walls, WC, pedestal basin, basin set into a vanity unit and a door through to fully tiled showers.
Past the main gates to the left is a rose garden with central pond feature with lily pads, which leads round to an avenue walkway of wisteria edged with lavender.
The estate totals 147 acres of grazing land, parkland and beautifully maintained gardens, which include a tennis court, sweeping lawned areas and specimen trees including oak, copper beech, maple and mulberry. There is also an orchard home to a variety of fruit trees.
To the rear of the Hall is a beautiful paved terrace with established climbers. This idyllic setting is ideal for entertaining with views stretching across the Ha-Ha to the cricket field and beyond.
Outside also features power points for outside catering. The well renowned Wiseton cricket club was formed in 1877 and is believed to be the oldest in Britain and was for the house staff to play the stable staff and the club continues to this day.
The Ha-Ha surrounds almost the entire boundary and the gardens include mature lime trees, which enhance the secluded grounds.
The Grade II listed stables are approached through a central gatehouse with arched entrance featuring an inset clock, a projecting keystone stating 1899 and a roof topped by a bellcote.
This impressive quadrangle has 21 stables, tack room and vast storage area, which was once the stabling for coach horses. Above the stables is a long corridor for hay storage with intermittent hatches for easy access. Above are offices with cloakroom and kitchen facilities and planning permission has been granted for further offices (tbc). There are also three adjoining cottages (Corner House, Shoot Lodge and Home Cottage) each with a kitchen, reception room and three bedrooms. To the side of the cottages is a workshop and triple garaging with 2 self contained apartments above both with independent entrances.
Adjoining the stables is a further cottage (Stud Groom's House) with kitchen, reception room, three bedrooms and bathroom.
Planning permission has currently been applied for a further 40 stables behind the existing complex, which also has parking for large vehicles and a training area.
There is an automatic generator in the event of a power cut and concealed within the parkland are solar panels, which provide a third of the power for the house.
The property and grounds are extensively secured with monitored CCTV coverage and as well as the house the office and stables also have wireless.
The sale of Wiseton Hall offers the rare opportunity to acquire a magnificent country estate.

Property Reference Number: GBLNSCLIS110082

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  • Sold in February 2013
  • 8 bedrooms - 4 bathrooms
  • Swimming pool complex
  • Quadrangle stable block
  • Further accommodation
  • Land of approx 147 acres
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Rupert Fisher
Savills Lincoln
Doddington Road
+44 (0) 1522 508 900
Rick Westmore
Savills Lincoln
Doddington Road
+44 (0) 1522 508 900
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