Dykes End, Collingham, Newark, Nottinghamshire

7 bedroom property for sale

Guide price £995,000
A fine Grade II Listed seven bedroom period property of 5,563 sq.ft - Set in stunning & mature private gardens - Situated in the desirable village of Collingham - Wealth of contemporary & traditional fixtures and fitting - Sympathetically restored to exacting standards by the current owner - Double garage with ample parking & outbuildings

Description - Newark - 6 miles (Direct daily trains to London Kings Cross) Lincoln - 14 miles

Set in stunning and mature private gardens within the desirable village of Collingham, The Lodge is a unique opportunity to acquire this attractive seven bedroom detached Grade II Listed period property of around 5,563 sq.ft which has been sympathetically restored to exacting standards by the current owner, combining a wealth of contemporary and traditional fixtures and fittings.

Believed to date back to the late 18th century, The Lodge is laid out over three floors and enjoys grand proportions with tall ceilings, sash windows and a variety of handcrafted fireplaces with an array of reception rooms, a handcrafted kitchen and wonderful entertaining spaces to create a stylish and spacious family home.

Outside, The Lodge sits on a beautifully presented south facing private plot which is flanked by mature trees with manicured gardens and pretty pathways which navigate around the property, with a delightful Victorian conservatory, a private paved terrace area, an array of useful outbuildings and brick and pantile double garage with ample parking to the rear.

Outside - The Lodge is approached from Dykes End via a walled entrance with circular gravelled driveway which provides ample parking and in turn leads to a large brick and pantile double garage with two double side hung doors and vaulted ceiling which provides power and lighting. Beyond the driveway, there is an enclosed walled garden area with fruit and specimen trees, planted beds and borders, creepers, and a small lawned area and pathway with gated access leading to the road and pathway which leads around the side of the main house with external door and access to the cellar.

To the front of the main house, there is a stunning and private south facing landscaped garden which is principally laid to lawn and surrounded by variety of mature trees with beautifully established gardens incorporating a variety of planted beds, borders specimen shrubs and manicured hedges with pathways which navigate around the property. Accessed off the kitchen, there is a paved terrace seating area which is ideal for summer entertaining and there is also a stunning Victorian conservatory which is accessed off the sitting room with door leading to a gravelled area. There is also an attractive pathway which is flanked by hedging which leads to a driveway with double gated access and walled boundary which leads to the main road and into the village.

To the east of the property, there is a pathway which navigates around the gardens and up to an array of useful brick
outbuildings with timber lean to, a glasshouse, log store and courtyard area which leads to the rear of the garages with
separate door leading to the side main house.

To the far south of the gardens, there is a raised garden area with mature trees and pillared steps leading up to a former outdoor pool and summer house which has planning permission for the erection of a pool house over the existing swimming pool. Please contact the agent for more information.

Situation - The sought after village of Collingham is situated 6 miles from Newark and provides an excellent range of amenities including a primary school, two public houses with restaurant facilities, a modern Co-Operative store, convenience shop, family butchers, post office, library and purposes built medical centre incorporating doctor, dentist and pharmacy services.

The village also offers a variety of social amenities. The Collingham cricket club, Tennis Club and sports ground is a local landmark within the village Conservation Area and close to the village green. Country lanes and footpaths offer miles of pleasant walks. There are public bus services and buses for secondary schooling to Newark and Tuxford. The Collingham John Blow primary school has a good reputation and Collingham is the catchment area for the Tuxford Academy for secondary
education.

The village has a railway station with services to Newark, Nottingham and Lincoln and the A1 is situated close by at Newark which also provides a fast rail link to London (Kings Cross from 80 minutes).

The nearby market town of Newark borders the River Trent Newark-on-Trent boasts one of the finest Georgian market squares in the UK and has many wonderful places to stay. It is a market town steeped in history with a dramatic castle and
two museums. There is a large selection of independent retailers and high street stores offering an eclectic mix of goods and services. Many of the shops face onto the historic market place which has regular open air markets.

Buyer Identity Check - Please note that prior to acceptance of any offer, Brown&CoJHWalter are required to verify the identity of the
buyer to comply with the requirements of the Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the
Payer) Regulations 2017. Further, when a property is for sale by tender, an ID check must be carried out before a tender can be submitted. We are most grateful for your assistance with this.

Agent - Ben Kendall

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