Savills | Mill Lane, Rockley, Retford, Nottinghamshire, DN22 0QP | Properties for sale
4,178 sq ft(388.15 sq m)
Guide price £1,250,000

Mill LaneRockley, Retford, Nottinghamshire, DN22 0QP


    Key features

    • A stunning Grade II listed period country house
    • Set in approximately 5 acres
    • Six bedrooms, four bathrooms
    • Four bedrooms & Orangery
    • Tennis court
    • Additional Barn used as offices
    • Private cricket ground / potential paddock land
    • Various outbuildings

    Originally dating back to 1826, this fine six bedroom family home blends a wealth of character and period charm with bespoke fixtures and fittings.

    About this property

    • Reception hall - double glazed window and shutters, built-in cupboards, ornate cornicing, parquet flooring, ceiling rose and stairs rising to first floor landing.

      Snug, box bay sash window to front elevation, feature ornate stone fireplace housing cast iron fire with marble back and hearth, ornate cornicing, ceiling rose and three alcoves.

      Rear Lobby, double glazed window to rear elevation, built-in storage cupboards, wood flooring and ceiling mounted meat hooks.

      Shower room, obscure double glazed windows to side elevation, part tiled comprising walk-in shower, low level WC, wash hand basin, heated towel rail and tiled flooring.

      Study / Library, double glazed window to side elevation, built-in cupboards with shelving and stairs rising to bedroom six.

      Sitting room, double glazed windows to front, side and rear elevations, feature fireplace with ornate wooden mantle and
      surround housing wood burning stove with brass fender,
      granite hearth.

      Open Plan living / dining kitchen, double glazed windows and door leading to side courtyard. A bespoke fitted Chiselwood kitchen comprising a range of wall and base units with soft close drawers and granite worktops, stainless steel sink with mixer tap, food waste disposer with separate instant hot water tap, Miele fridge and a range of Miele appliances including a five ring ceramic hob with oven, grill and extractor over, integrated dishwasher, space for microwave, breakfast island with granite worktop and soft close drawers under and built-in wine rack and traditional wood burner.

      Orangery, a stunning room with French double glazed doors leading to formal gardens with triple aspect double glazed sliding sash windows and French doors leading to terrace area. A traditional triple roof lantern, exposed brickwork and tiled
      flooring.

      Boot Room (Accessed off kitchen), built-in cupboards, wood flooring and radiator.

      Dining room, French double glazed doors and separate double glazed door leading to courtyard area with double glazed windows, original feature brick trough, wood flooring, exposed brick work and built-in cupboard.

      First Floor - Principle bedroom, double glazed windows to front and side elevations. En suite shower room, double glazed window to side elevation, bath with side screen and shower above, low level WC, wash hand basin and heated towel rail.

      Bedroom two, double glazed window to front elevation, two
      alcoves, one with wash hand basin in vanity unit.

      Family Bathroom, double glazed window to front elevation, part tiled comprising large walk-in shower, free standing bath with mixer tap, low level WC, wash hand basin, ornate cornicing, tiled underfloor heating, heated towel rail.

      Bedroom three, double glazed windows to side and rear elevations and built-in wardrobes.

      Bedroom four, double glazed windows to side and rear elevations and built-in wardrobes.

      Bedroom five, double glazed window to rear elevation, feature cast iron ornate fireplace.

      Shower room, double glazed window to rear elevation, walk-in shower with large fitted head, wash hand basin in vanity unit, low level WC, heated towel rail and tiled flooring.

      Bedroom six (Accessed from Library), double glazed windows to side elevation and built-in cupboard.

      SELF-CONTAINED OFFICE/ANCILLARY ACCOMMODATION.

      The offices are self-contained from the main residence with
      parking area to the front elevation with small garden area
      leading off and could be used for a variety of uses, including
      annexe and living area subject to gaining the necessary planning consents.

      In brief the barn consists - Ground Floor - Two offices and downstairs WC. To the first floor - A generous boardroom and a further office.

      OUTSIDE - Rockley House is approached via two electronically operated double wrought iron gated access points with pillared entrance which in turn leads to an ‘in and out' tarmacadam driveway leading up to the property and separate access leading to the annexe, providing ample parking for several vehicles. To the front and elevations, there are stunning mature gardens with an array of mature trees and lawned gardens with planted beds, borders and two traditional Kensington lamp posts with security lighting and open field views.

      Leading off the secondary driveway, there is courtyard area to
      the side of the property with double gated access leading to
      a private flagstone paved terrace area and useful outbuilding
      housing two Grant oil fuelled boiler units with space and
      plumbing for washing machines and tumble dryers.

      To the rear, there is a delightful paved terrace area terrace area, ideal for summer entertaining with leads off the Orangery with BBQ area and landscaped ornamental gardens with planted beds, borders and hedging which in turn leads to a tennis court with outside lighting.

      View payable Stamp Duty for this property

    Anyone for cricket? A fantastic opportunity to own your own cricket ground.

    Ian MarriottProperty agent

    Local information

    • Retford - 5 miles (London Kings Cross 85 mins) Doncaster Sheffield Airport - 21 miles
    • Set in this most sought after location in an idyllic rural setting, Rockley House is a stunning Grade II Listed south facing country house set in around 5.2 acres (sts) with stunning and
    • mature grounds.
    • The grounds run alongside the River Maun and are flanked by mature trees, with cricket ground which could be converted into paddocks, with pavilion, formal gardens, floodlit
    • tennis court, an array of useful outbuildings including a large brick and pantile workshop and detached self-contained annexe, currently used as offices which could be used for an array of uses. The versatile layout is perfect for both formal and family entertaining and serves commuters extremely well with excellent links to the A1 and trains to London from Retford.

    Additional information

    • To the North of the property, there is a large paddock area,
    • flanked by mature trees which borders the River Maun which
    • has been used as a delightful Cricket Ground with timber
    • framed pavilion with vaulted ceiling and kitchen area and an
    • array of useful outbuildings including a traditional timber
    • framed glass house and brick and pantile outbuilding with
    • storage unit, changing rooms, WC's and gymnasium which
    • could be used for an array of uses including garaging and
    • stabling.
    • EPC Exempt