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A substantial stone country home set with gated off road parking and pleasant well-tended walled gardens. Offering a detached outbuilding in the grounds perfect for a home office / potential for annexe accommodation.
A substantial stone country home set back from the High Street with pleasant well-tended walled gardens. The house dates from 1650 and became a large coaching inn on the Great North Road. It retains a variety of original features. Home Farm House has all the proportions of a country property without being too large, making it easier to maintain.
This spacious accommodation is set over four floors and comprises, on the ground floor, an entrance hall, cloakroom, kitchen/breakfast room with utility room, dining room, a large drawing room with fireplace, study and sitting room. At first floor level, the landing leads to four bedrooms, plus a four piece suite family bathroom, which is adjacent to the dressing room of bedroom two. The master bedroom benefits from built in wardrobes and an en-suite shower room. On the second floor, there is a further bedroom with an en-suite shower room, this would be perfect as an office/study or guest room. There is ample storage in the box room and loft. There are two extensive cellars in the basement, accessed from the conservatory.
Outside, this property has gated access to parking for four vehicles. The rear garden includes a garden room, workshop and store, plus a patio area, ideal for alfresco dining.
Colsterworth is a substantial village with a good range of services, amenities and transport links. They include a doctor’s surgery, a daily Post Office van, a Co-op and a convenience store, two popular nursery schools, and primary schools in Colsterworth and nearby Buckminster. Secondary pupils attend schools in Grantham or Corby Glen Academy, all served by school transport.
Active community and sports groups and the two churches offer a range of activities for all ages. There is ample scope for walking close by in Twyford Woods (a former WW2 airfield) and on a good network of footpaths. At nearby Woolsthorpe Manor, the birthplace of Isaac Newton, the National Trust offers a programme of activities, chances to volunteer, and a coffee shop. The local pub has a deserved reputation for its hospitality and food, as do various restaurants in surrounding villages.
Grantham, eight miles north is easily reached on the A1. It has a good choice of supermarkets, a cinema, many sports clubs, and excellent mainline train connections to London King’s Cross (1 hour 10 minutes), Nottingham, Leeds and York.