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4 bed equestrian property for sale

South Lane, Middle Rasen, LN8


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Property features

  • Victorian Residence
  • 4 Bedrooms/1 Bed Annexe
  • 3 Rec.Rooms
  • Stables/Outbuildings
  • Garage/Workshop
  • 10 Acres Grassland

Property location

Property description

A charming, substantial, imposing Victorian residence lying on the outskirts of Market Rasen.
Mount Pleasant enjoys a south facing aspect along with delightful panoramic views over open countryside including north easterly views of the beautiful Lincolnshire Wolds designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
This well-appointed residence dating back to late 1800s has undergone extensive renovation and restoration and now offers spacious well presented and elegant accommodation.
The current vendors have sympathetically extended the original property by adding a snug, utility, cloak room and boot room in more recent years.
Considerable care has been taken to incorporate high quality fittings and appliances throughout this fine residence with noteworthy features including; bathroom suites ex CP Hart of London, bathroom accessories ex. Czech and Speake of Jermyn Street, London and feature heavy oak internal doors throughout the ground floor.
Internal and external viewing is strongly recommended to fully appreciate the potential of this outstanding character property.

The substantial oil centrally heated and part sealed unit accommodation includes:
Main House: Spacious reception hall, Sitting room, Dining room, Cellar, Excellent fully fitted breakfast oak kitchen, snug, utility room, boot room and cloakroom. Four first floor bedrooms plus shower room adjacent to the master bedroom and impressive main bathroom with elegant roll top bath.
Annexe: adjacent to the main accommodation including Sitting room, kitchen, shower room and spacious bedroom.
Outside: the grounds are a particular feature extending to approximately 10 acres including formal gardens surrounding the property to include lawned areas, mature hardwood trees, flower and shrub borders, orchard with a wide variety of fruit trees, Large vegetable garden and post and rail fenced paddock area.

We are delighted to offer for sale Mount Pleasant which offers an excellent opportunity to purchase a substantial period residence situated on the outskirts of Market Rasen set in grounds extending to approximately 10 acres. The current owners have carried out extensive renovation and restoration whilst retaining many fine character features and fittings. More recently with a wraparound extension.

Mount Pleasant lies along South Lane about half a mile equidistant from the dormitory village of Middle Rasen and the small rural town of Market Rasen. Middle Rasen is a medium sized village enjoying facilities including a junior school, church, chapel, village hall, playing field, shop with post office and a bowling green. The town of Market Rasen lies at the crossroads of the main A46 and A431 trunk roads and enjoys a railway link to mainline stations. The town enjoys excellent shopping and banking facilities, health centre, library, good junior and secondary education. Sporting and leisure facilities include an excellent 18-hole golf course, rugby, football, and cricket clubs and the county's only National Hunt racecourse.
The City of Lincoln, the Humber Bank, Humberside International Airport, the Port of Grimsby and the M180 motorway link are within commuting distance.

From Market Rasen proceed west towards Middle Rasen on the A631. South Lane is the next left turning after the Limes Hotel. Proceed along South Lane and at the top of the Hill turn right into the driveway of Mount Pleasant.
*Please be aware that some satellite navigation systems display South Lane as Green Lane*

Main Accommodation:

Entrance Porch:
Entrance Porch with double door to

Reception Hall: 6.64m x 1.98m (21'9" x 6'6")
Having impressive Limestone tiled floor (classical white) door to cellar, radiator, staircase to first floor.

Sitting Room: 6.45m x 4.36m (21'2" x 14'4")
A particularly impressive and elegant room with sash windows to south and west elevations. Ancaster stone feature fireplace with slate hearth and 'Clearview' multi fuel burner, four radiators, down lighters to part of the room, ornate coving to ceiling. Chromium plate light switch and oak door to reception hall both of which feature through the majority of the ground floor accommodation.

Dining Room: 4.36m x 4.29m (14'4" x 14'1")
Having west facing bay window with full height French doors to the side garden, illuminated by two wall lanterns so providing perfect accompaniment for al fresco dining.
A further north facing window, radiator, marble surround fireplace with slate hearth and open grate, fitted cupboards, exposed painted floorboards, picture rail and display shelving in arched chimney recesses.

Cellar: 4.36m x 2.99m (14'4" x 9'10")
Accessed via a staircase from the reception hall.

Breakfast Kitchen: 6.64m x 4.94m (21'9" x 16'2")
An outstanding room with an impressive range of 'Marenda Lindsey' oak fitted units including wall and base cupboards,' Corrine' high quality work surface areas, tiled splash backs, centre breakfast island with cupboards under, integral' Bosch' dishwasher, 'G E' brushed chrome American style plumbed fridge/freezer, double bowl 'Schock' sink unit and drainer with nickel plated tap, 'Sandyford Sherlock' cream cooker with two burners, two ovens, 'Neff' extractor fan with light, finished with classic limestone tiled floor, recessed ceiling down lighting and two radiators. South facing sash windows and two north facing windows.

Snug: 4.30m x 3.74m (14'1" x 12'3")
Having solid oak flooring, south facing sealed unit double sashes, handcrafted storage cupboards housing consumer unit and 'BT open reach' hub, stone hearth with 'Clearview' multi fuel burner, T V point and radiator.

Boot Room:
Having solid oak flooring, sealed unit windows to front and side elevations, radiator and solid oak door with patterned inset to side courtyard which provides access to the annexe area.

Cloak Room:
Having solid oak flooring, low level wc, contemporary hand wash basin with vanity unit below, extractor fan and radiator.

Rear Hall: 7.32m x 2.29m (24'0" x 7'6")
Having solid oak rear door with patterned inset.

Utility Room: 3.74m x 2.36m (12'3" x 7'9")
Having bespoke range of shaker style base units with solid wood work tops, space and plumbing for automatic washing machine, Belfast sink unit with mixer tap over, space for low level fridge, tall freestanding freezer, extractor, vinyl flooring, radiator, double and single bespoke cupboards housing pumps and plumbing servicing the central heating and domestic hot water systems. Double sealed unit window to rear elevation.

First Floor:

North facing window to rear elevation enjoying delightful views to the Lincolnshire Wolds. Down lighting

Master Bedroom: 4.37m x 4.36m (14'4" x 14'4")
Having marble and cast iron fireplace, sash windows to south and west elevations, picture rail and two radiators.

Shower Room: 1.98m x 1.90m (6'6" x 6'3")
Situated adjacent to the master bedroom having shower cubicle having 'Matki' surround and Victorian style 'Aqualisa' shower with large head, white pedestal wash hand basin and low flush WC, extractor fan, 'Myson' heated nickel plated towel rail, oak flooring, ½ tiled walls and window to south elevation.

Bedroom Two: 4.36m x 4.30m (14'4" x 14'1")
Having two sash windows to north and west elevations, marble and cast iron fireplace, picture rail and two radiators.

Bedroom Three: 4.94m x 3.17m (16'2" x 10'5")
Having south facing window and radiator.

Bedroom Four: 4.34m x 3.74m (14'3" x 12'3")
Step down to having south sash and east facing windows, oak flooring and two radiators.

Bathroom: 4.94m x 2.17m (16'2" x 7'1")
Having the most impressive top quality Victorian style suite and comprising a roll top Victorian style bath with claw feet, pedestal wash hand basin, bidet and low flush WC. Double shower cubicle with 'Matki' surround and 'Aqualisa' Victorian style shower unit with large chrome head and tiled splash backs. 'Myson' towel radiator, two radiators, down lighting, oak flooring and access to roof space and two north facing sash windows enjoying delightful views over the Lincolnshire Wolds.

This versatile area is independent of the main building and enjoys two accesses; front and rear.
Also having the benefit of double glazing, outside lighting, a comprehensive oil fired central heating system served by the main system, independent parking and includes the following accommodation:-

Court Yard: 4.92m x 4.88m (16'2" x 16'0")

Sitting Room: 4.78m x 4.26m (15'8" x 14'0")
Having door and window to front and rear elevations, TV point, radiator and down lighting.

Large Double Bedroom: 4.78m x 4.41m (15'8" x 14'6")
Having window to front elevation, radiator and down lighting.

Kitchen: 3.87m x 2.36m (12'8" x 7'9")
Having a range of contemporary fitted units including wall, drawer and base cupboards with solid worktops and tiled splash backs,1 ½ stainless steel sink and drainer, electric hob and integral 'Zanussi' oven, chrome extractor fan, laminate flooring, space for fridge/freezer, space and plumbing for washing machine, window to front elevation, radiator and down lighting.

Shower Room:
Having double shower tray with chrome mains mixer shower over, pedestal wash hand basin and low flush WC. Ceramic tiled flooring, down lighting, extractor fan, radiator.

Mount Pleasant is approached over a gravelled driveway providing ample parking area for several vehicles with sweep round access to the front entrance with turn around beside the central flowerbed and borders.

Extensive formal gardens surrounding the house on all sides laid mainly to lawn with mature trees, hedging, flower and shrub borders. The generous sized front garden is south facing and principally laid mainly to lawn. There is also an orchard area on the western side with a selection of mature fruit trees including apple and pear. On the northern side there is a further lawned garden and vegetable garden .The grounds include a hard standing area used for visitor parking.

The Outbuildings:

The Stables / Storage Barn:
A substantial detached building situated opposite the driveway entrance to the property briefly comprising:

Stable 1: 3.94m x 3.83m (12'11" x 12'7")

Stable 2: 4.00m x 3.83m (13'1" x 12'7")

Stable 3: 4.05m x 3.83m (13'3" x 12'7")

Tack Room: 5.43m x 3.07m (17'10" x 10'1")

Holding Box: 5.48m x 5.43m (18'0" x 17'10")

Internal Covered Stable Area: 18.29m x 12.48m (60'0" x 40'11")

Workshop: 24.17m x 18.29m (79'4" x 60'0")
Accessed from the Internal Covered Stable Area via large double doors

Detached Garage:
Timber garage with space for three cars, two double doors, separate alarm system, two electric heaters, light and power.

Timber Potting Shed:
With electric heater, light and power, work bench, wall shelving.

Greenhouse and oil tank:

The Paddocks:
This extensive area is fenced in post and rail, the majority being in grass, ideal for a variety of livestock and equestrian enterprises. The whole extends to approx. 10 Acres
The land lies in a ring fence, adjoining the residence on the west and north sides and enjoys a separate access from a farm gate directly onto South Lane. The land is currently being split into two fields each housing a field shelter, and a paddock.

Tenure and Possession:
Freehold. Vacant possession will be given on completion on the purchase.

Mains water and electricity are connected, drainage is to a septic tank. Oil fired central heating system serving radiators throughout the house is installed.

The property falls into Council Tax Band F, payable to West Lindsey District Council, Guildhall, Marshall's Yard, Gainsborough DN21 2NA

Fixtures and Fittings:
Only those items described within these sales particulars are included within the sale.

Brochure Details:
This brochure including photography was prepared by Perkins, George Mawer & Co. In accordance with the sellers instructions of January 2018

Strictly through the Selling Agents at their Market Rasen office. Tel: 01673 843011

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Monday to Friday : 9 am to 5.00 pm - Saturday 9 am to 12.00 pm

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