This small unspoilt predominantly stone built village is 9 miles north of Stamford, 11 miles south-east of Grantham and 5 miles west of Bourne. Swinstead has excellent road links to all three of these active market towns as well as the Great North Road, A1 approximately 4 miles distance. Swinstead benefits from village church and hall, with the neighbouring village of Corby Glen offering a wide range of facilities including public houses and schooling. Main intercity rail links are available to London and the north from Grantham and localised services and cross country trains available from Stamford to the south.
Situated in the centre of the village with a view towards the church, this seventeenth century double fronted listed cottage is beautifully presented and offers plenty of accommodation combined with large gardens and a range of useful outbuildings/barns. Formerly a public house the current vendors have lovingly maintained the home and enhanced the many period features including beams, floors and fireplaces.
The accommodation briefly comprises of sitting room with wood burning stove, study, dining room with fireplace, breakfast/kitchen, lovely garden room with vaulted ceiling and stove, utility, cloakroom and a useable cellar. There are 2 staircases with 1 giving access to the master bedroom with en-suite cloakroom and the other staircase giving access to 3 bedrooms and a bathroom. The property stands in approximately 1/3 acre of well kept gardens with extensive lawns, soft fruits and vegetable areas. There is also a range of outbuildings and barns with 2 attached to the garden room
Timber front door with glass panels opening through to:-
5.47m(17'11'') x 4.67m(15'4'')
Beautiful room with walk-in secondary double glazed bay window to the front with shutters. Raised Clear View wood burning stove inset within a stone fireplace. Wall light points, beams to ceiling, display recess with wall lighting, concealed staircase off the first floor with stripped doorway and further doorway through to study.
3.00m(9'10'') x 5.60m(18'4'')
Walk in secondary double glazed window to the front with shutters, flagstone flooring, wood burning stove, further window to the rear, radiator, wall light points, telephone point.
Entered via the sitting room with window to the side, door through to dining room and stone steps leading down to the cellar.
3.11m(10'2'') x 3.60m(11'10'')
With arched stone ceiling.
4.90m(16'1'') x 4.70m(15'5'')
Flagstone flooring with carpet runner through to the kitchen. Sash window to the side, recessed open fireplace, beams to the ceiling and concealed staircase leading off to the first floor and the master bedroom. Further doorway through to:
4.64m(15'3'') x 4.33m(14'2'')
Another impressive room with vaulted ceiling, exposed A frame beams, single drainer sink unit with work surface area to side with plumbing and space for dishwasher as well as space for under counter fridge/freezer. Sandyford oven recessed within a brick surround and capable of providing hot water and central heating. Ceramic tile flooring, glass panelled door to outside and further door to:
2.70m(8'10'') x 2.74m(9'0'')
Fitted with a Belfast sink unit, with timber drainer, base and eye level storage units, sash window to the side, plumbing and space for automatic washing machine, ceramic tiled flooring. Built in airing cupboard.
Fitted with handbasin, WC and shower cubicle, ceramic tiled flooring.
7.70m(25'3'') x 3.90m(12'10'')
Stunning room with vaulted ceiling with exposed A frame beams, ceramic tiled flooring, Clear View woodburning stove with stone hearth and mantlepiece surround. Sash windows with shutters to either side of French doors.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING
From the first staircase to the front of the property, with access to loft space and stripped doors leading off through to:
3.70m(12'2'') x 3.30m(10'10'')
An L shaped room with shuttered dormer window to the front to angled ceiling, exposed beams, radiator.
3.00m(9'10'') x 2.48m(8'2'')
With open wide floor boarding, dormer window to the front with shutters, angled ceiling, radiator.
4.32m(14'2'') x 3.59m(11'9'')
With shuttered window to the front, exposed beams and central pillar.
4.46m(14'8'') x 2.24m(7'4'')
Fitted with a 4 piece white suite with free standing 4' roll top bath with mixer taps, WC, bidet and handbasin. Wide floorboard flooring, shuttered dormer window to the rear and radiator.
4.55m(14'11'') x 4.93m(16'2'')
With shuttered dormer windows to the side, radiator, built in wardrobes, access to loft space, feature cast iron fire place, en suite cloakroom with WC and handbasin.
With WC and handbasin. Radiator.
To the front of the property there are double timber doors opening to provide covered area suitable for a small vehicle, which in turn leads to the courtyard area with raised beds and borders. To the back of the property there are 2 useful build stores.
Adjacent to the Garden/Family Room with original brick flooring, stone walls, twin doors to front, electricity connected.
The gardens extend to approximately 1/3 acre with extensive lawns, soft fruits and vegetable areas as well as maturing trees, raised beds and borders as well as a lovely patio area.
Vehicle access via Anchor Way through a 5 bar gate with parking area and detached stone and pantile barn with open car port to side.
Strictly by appointment through Richardson, tel: 01780 762433