Old Nursery House, Wothorpe Hill, Stamford, Lincolnshire, PE9 3JG | Property for sale | Savills
3,316 sq ft(308.07 sq m)
Guide price £1,125,000(€1,312,558)

Old Nursery HouseWothorpe Hill, Stamford, Lincolnshire, PE9 3JG

  • Sale Agreed

Key features

  • A period house within over half an acre of gardens
  • Offering versatile & well-proportioned accommodation
  • Retaining the eras grace, feel & proportions with great access to walks
  • Coupled with generous parking, mature gardens & Outbuilding stores
  • Stamford 1.6 miles; Oakham 11 miles; Uppingham 12 miles; Oundle & Peterborough 15 miles

An attractive and substantial six bedroom detached farmhouse, with outbuildings, in over half an acre of gardens in an exceptional position on Wothorpe Hill, 1.6 miles from Stamford

About this property

  • This beautiful grade II listed mid-17th century stone and collyweston farmhouse offers over 3300 sq ft of accommodation

    The house retain the graceful proportions and feel of its era, with generously proportioned principal rooms, with a neutrally appointed décor scheme combined with exposed wooden beams, ceiling coving, original fireplaces. Well-presented, the property has been let by the selling estate.

    Old Nursery House offers beautifully proportioned principal rooms, with attractive views and features, together with functional modern kitchen, bathroom and shower room suites within large, mature and private gardens.

    The front door opens into a wide and welcoming entrance hall, with cloakroom, flanked by the kitchen and dining room. The dual-aspect dining room is impressively proportioned with a large stone fireplace, wide bay window and garden access, to the south. The large and symmetrical kitchen has ample space for preparation and dining, fitted with wall and base units beneath solid wood worktops, incorporating a 1½ bowl sink with mixer and Leisure Cuisine Master oven range, with space for dishwasher. A useful adjacent utility room houses the central heating boiler, plumbing for white goods and back door to the courtyard. The sitting room is accessed by three steps and a short corridor and is a second well proportioned dual aspect reception room with a south facing bay to the garden and period fireplace.

    The first floor is served by two staircases. The principal staircase accesses bedroom one, a dual aspect double bedroom with stone fireplace, and attractive views, with a second double bedroom served by a full suite family bathroom, with bath and separate shower cubicle. The secondary landing accesses four further bedrooms served by a second family bathroom and third family shower room. All the bedrooms are doubles with attractive views and easy access to one of the three bath or shower rooms.

    The property occupies a generous plot of about 0.52 acres, accessed by a lane that leads to Wothorpe Towers. It is a fabulous area for walking, running and cycling. A gateway accesses a private courtyard with ample parking for a number of vehicles and access to a detached double garage. The gardens lie to the south and west of the house and comprise a large level lawn surrounded by well-established trees and mature shrubs affording an excellent degree of seclusion. There are various outbuildings, including stables and store rooms which are thought to offer potential for conversion(subject to obtaining the necessary consents).

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Old Nursery House offers beautifully proportioned principal rooms, with attractive views and features, together with functional modern kitchen, bathroom and shower room suites within large, mature and private gardens.

James AbbottProperty agent

Local information

  • This property is positioned on Wothorpe Hill, 1.6 miles to the south of Stamford, to which there is a pavement from the bottom of the hill.
  • It is also close to the restored Grade I listed Wothorpe Towers and gardens (https://www.wothorpetowers.co.uk/) and is a wonderful setting for those keen on walking, running and cycling with a network of public rights of way close by linking between Burghley and Easton on the Hill.
  • The Georgian market town of Stamford is well known for its architecture and street scenes. It supports a thriving and active community with a traditional weekly market and a great variety of restaurants, hotels and boutique shops. Well known for its architectural landmarks, including The George of Stamford and Burghley House, amongst others, Stamford also offers a great standard of both state and private education for all age groups.
  • The A1 bypasses the town, whilst the town's train station (1.5 miles from the property) has hourly services to Peterborough (connecting to London Kings Cross services) and Cambridge on the Midlands Cross Country line.

Additional information

  • Services: Mains waters and electricity. Private drainage. Oil fired central heating. Fibre optic broadband.
  • Local Authority: Peterborough City Council.
  • Fixtures & Fittings: Only those mentioned in these sales particulars are included in the sale. All others, such as curtains, light fitting and garden ornaments are specifically excluded but may be available by separate negotiation.
  • EPC Rating: F
  • Tenure: Freehold
  • Council Tax Band: F