Wykes Lane, Donington, Spalding, Lincolnshire
- 7 bedrooms
- 4 receptions
- 4 bathrooms
- DETACHED FORMER RESIDENCE OF THOMAS COWLEY.
- 1.2 ACRES (STS) OF GARDENS.
- RURAL LOCATION, OPEN VIEWS.
- GRADE II * LISTED.
- 7 BEDROOMS, 3 RECEPTION.
- EXTENSTIVE RANGE OF OUTBUILDINGS INCLUDING HOLIDAY LET, WORKSHOPS, DETACHED BARN.
- MUST BE VIEWED TO APPRECIATE THE HISTORY, SIZE & LOCATION.
Wykes Manor is the detached former residence of Thomas Cowley and provides prospective purchasers with a unique opportunity to purchase this historic building and its associated outbuildings, which all sit in approaching 1.2 acres of gardens (STS), situated within a rural location enjoying open views. Potential purchasers should be aware that the property is Grade II * listed and was renovated by Thomas Cowley with the original dwelling dating back as far as the Doomsday book. In brief, the accommodation comprises seven bedrooms over two floors, three reception rooms, kitchen, an extensive range of outbuildings including a current holiday let, workshops, trap store and detached barn (used as a chapel by the current vendor). The brochure can only summarise what this fantastic property has to offer and serious potential purchasers are urged to take the time to view Wykes Manor in order to fully appreciate the history, size and location of this prestigious property.
Property ref: 219_2102_4601927
Having a front entrance door, decorative tiled floor, wood panelling to approximately half height and ceiling mounted lighting.
With return wooden staircase, further lighting and access door leading to:-
Having wash hand basin with mixer tap, a variety of base level cupboards, plumbing for automatic washing machine, push button wc, shower cubicle with wall mounted electric shower, radiator, wall mounted coat hooks, ceiling light point and built in storage.
10' x 12' 6" (3.05m x 3.81m) (including staircase)
Providing additional storage space.
17' 7" (maximum) x 19' 4" (5.36m x 5.89m)
Having a window with fitted shutters and further French door with shutters, wooden fireplace with hearth, inset and display surround, built in recess storage to one side, ceiling mounted lighting, moulded coved cornicing with timber detailing to the walls and ornamental ceiling rose.
15' 10" x 17' 2" (4.83m x 5.23m) (maximum measurements)
Having triple sash windows with fitted shutters, French doors with fitted shutters leading to the garden, solid fuel burning stove with tiled hearth, decorative tiled surround and display mantle above, radiator, picture rail, coved cornicing and ceiling light point.
21' 3" x 16' (6.48m x 4.88m) (maximum measurements)
Having a sash window with window seat beneath, part quarry tiled floor, part timber floor, wood panelled timber to approximately half height, radiator, ceiling mounted lighting, large multi fuel burner with exposed brickwork hearth, inset and display surround with mantle above. A latch door leads to a staircase leading to a first floor bedroom.
16' 11" (including staircase) x 16' 2" (5.16m x 4.93m) (with reduced head height)
Having a window, radiator, ceiling mounted lighting, exposed beams and pedestal wash hand basin.
Walk in Pantry
Having an arched latch door, arched window, wall mounted consumer unit and fuse board for the electrics, ceiling light point, a range of wall mounted shelving including flag stones and former cheese store.
15' 4" x 14' 1" (4.67m x 4.29m)
Having a counter top, Belfast sink with mixer tap, a range of base level storage units and further drawer units, a range of wall mounted shelving, plumbing for dishwasher, space for standard height fridge or freezer, space and point for an electric range, further oil fired aga which may be included within the sale subject to separate negotiation and agreement with the vendor. Window, ceiling light point, quarry tiled floor and a door leading to the exterior.
Main Stairs and First Floor Landing
Having a sash window half way up.
Drawing Room (currently used as bedroom one)
18' x 19' 5" (5.49m x 5.92m)
Having dual aspect sash windows, wood panelling to the walls, ceiling light point, radiator, open fireplace with tiled hearth, inset and display surround.
13' 2" x 16' 6" (4.01m x 5.03m) (maximum measurements)
Having dual aspect sash windows, radiator, ceiling light point and fireplace with hearth, inset and display surround. Steps lead up to:-
Nursery Room / Dressing Room (currently being used as a bedroom)
10' 4" x 7' 5" (3.15m x 2.26m)
Having a sash window, radiator, ceiling light point and built in storage.
15' 7" x 10' 2" (4.75m x 3.10m)
Having a sash window, radiator and ceiling light point.
15' 4" (maximum) x 14' (4.67m x 4.27m)
Having a sash window, radiator, ceiling light point, built in storage and additional overhead storage locker.
Having a three piece suite comprising bath with wall mounted electric shower and fitted screen, extended tiled splash back, pedestal wash hand basin and wc. Radiator, ceiling light point, sash window and built in airing cupboard with hot water tank and slatted linen shelving within.
9' 5" x 11' 10" (2.87m x 3.61m)
Having a four piece suite comprising shower cubicle with wall mounted mains fed shower within, fitted screen, tiled splash back, wc, bath with tiled splash back and pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splash back. Exposed wooden flooring, ceiling mounted lighting, radiator and a window.
Staircase and Second Floor Landing
Having exposed ceiling mounted beam and ceiling mounted lighting.
16' 1" x 17' 2" (4.90m x 5.23m) (approximate measurement including reduced head height)
Having a sash window, ceiling light point, exposed beams and vanity wash hand basin.
19' (including reduced head height) x 18' 10" (5.79m x 5.74m)
Having a window, radiator, ceiling light point and exposed beams.
En-suite Shower Room
Having a three piece suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin, push button wc and double shower cubicle with mains fed shower, fitted screen and tiled splash backs within. Exposed beams, light point and built in storage cupboard.
Wykes Manor is approached via gated access leading to the driveway and grounds which approach 1.2 acres (subject to survey). There are a range of external areas including woodland gardens, lawned gardens with shaped beds and borders containing a variety of well stocked plants and shrubs, a further domestic garden with well stocked plants, shrubs and sunken pond. The gardens surround Wykes Manor and provide areas to entertain and enjoy all year round. Within the sale are a range of outbuildings, formally of which had various uses and now provide potential purchasers with scope and potential for additional uses, subject to gaining relevant planning permission and consent.
Included in the adjoining outbuildings to Wykes Manor are the following:-
Small External Office/Studio
5' 6" x 6' 8" (1.68m x 2.03m)
With quarry tiled floor and light point.
With toilet, wash hand basin, window and ceiling light point. This leads round towards the outside door of the kitchen where there is a room the current vendor houses a large fridge freezer and oil central heating boiler. Having lighting within.
Additional Detached Buildings:
Garage / Trap Store
24' x 15' 5" (7.32m x 4.70m) (maximum measurements)
Being fitted with sliding doors. To be used as a garage would need the removal of a permanent window fitting (which sits behind the garage door).
15' 2" x 24' 5" (4.62m x 7.44m) (includes both sections of the workshop)
Served with power and lighting.
Additional Garage / Trap Store
14' 4" x 12' 10" (4.37m x 3.91m)
Having double doors.
External steps lead to:-
First Floor Accommodation:
The current vendor has utilised this accommodation for short term holiday lets.
Having entrance door.
Having light point.
Having heated towel rail, light point, shower cubicle and wall mounted shower within.
Separate Two Piece WC:
Having pedestal wash hand basin, push button wc and light point within.
Living Room with Kitchenette Area:
16' 2" x 15' 3" (4.93m x 4.65m) (maximum including reduced head height)
Having fluorescent strip lighting, roll edge work surface with inset one and a half sink and drainer unit with mixer tap, base level storage units and power points. A latch door leads to:-
16' 7" x 15' 1" (5.05m x 4.60m) (including reduced head height)
Having ceiling fluorescent lighting, power and a window.
14' 1" x 17' 9" (4.29m x 5.41m)
Having power, ceiling fluorescent lighting and log burner.
A door leads out in to a covered walled area with barked beds and borders containing plants and shrubs. A walk way leads to:-
27' x 13' 5" (8.23m x 4.09m)
Having been used as a Chapel by the current vendors. Power, lighting, dual aspect windows and dual aspect doors.
To the rear of the L-shaped outbuildings is a further lawned area to where the current vendor has three single occupant Gîtes which may be included with the sale dependent on potential purchasers requirements and further discussions with the vendor.
Three Bay Open Fronted Cart Store
39' 9" x 11' 8" (12.12m x 3.56m)
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