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5 Bedroom Cottage SSTC

Main Street, Hougham, Grantham

Key Features

  • superb 5 bed detached cottage
  • fabulous blend of old & new
  • extended, modernised & enhanced to a high standard.
  • stunning 30ft plus living dining kitchen
  • extended family living/annexe potential
  • four reception rooms & two kitchens
  • ensuite to master & family bathroom
  • generous approx. 3/4 acre plot
  • no upward chain
  • epc rating (tbc) / tenure - freehold
  • council tax: e

Property Description

AGENTS NOTE - Every so often a property will come to the market that enthuses even the most seasoned of agents & that excites even the most discerning of purchasers. Grand Prix Cottage is just such a property.

It is a 5 bed, 4 reception room cottage with at its heart an absolutely stunning 30ft plus living dining kitchen. The accommodation is stylish & finished to a high standard throughout with quality fixtures & fittings. It is also extremely spacious & offers excellent potential for extended family living & even an annexe with two kitchens & two staircases.

Situated in the lovely village of Hougham the property offers a haven from busy modern life yet also a convenient location too. It enjoys ease of access to the A1 with Grantham approx. 7 miles/15 mins & Newark approx. 9 miles/20 mins. Both towns having a wealth of facilities & amenities, including railway stations with with London Kings Cross being a journey of around an hour and an hour and twenty minutes respectively.

The property stands on a generous, level plot of some 0.75 acres with gardens to four sides and garaging. Backing onto a paddock (also owned by the seller) the property enjoys a lovely rural aspect onto fields beyond.

The cottage also offers a wonderful & highly sought after combination of the old & new. It has a blend of charm & character enriched by thoughtful, stylish & high quality extension & modernisation. This includes state of the art heating system & recently comprehensively upgraded interior with refitted bath & shower rooms as well as the hugely impressive living dining kitchen.

The fabulous interior is complemented by the wonderful outside space. With predominantly lawned gardens to all four sides extending to around 3/4 of an acre providing ample off street parking and garage.

If this were not enough, the property is also offered with No Upward Chain!

This is a wonderful family home which in order to avoid disappointment we would respectfully urge you to contact us as soon as possible. Call us now at our Grantham 01476 56 911 or Newark 01636 605 006 offices to reserve your viewing.  

PORCH Open fronted canopied porch. Main entrance door opening to the entrance hall. 

ENTRANCE HALL 15' 5 (exc stairs)" x 8' 0" (4.7m x 2.44m) An impressive welcome to the home, the hall setting the tone of space and quality repeated throughout. High quality Oak effect floor finish. Double glazed window to front. Main stairs off. Doors to living dining kitchen and formal dining room.  

DINING ROOM 12' 4" x 12' 0 max (narrows to 10'0)" (3.76m x 3.66m) One of four generously proportioned and well appointed reception rooms. This room would make an ideal separate formal dining room, ideal for entertaining. A glazed bi-fold door gives good natural light and can be opened to create an even larger through space to the already capacious living dining kitchen. Door to sitting room. 

SITTING ROOM 20' 8" x 14' 10" (6.3m x 4.52m) Notably spacious, principal formal reception room. Lovely feature fireplace comprising a flag stone hearth with free standing cast iron and steel "Woolly Mammoth" wood burning fuel stove. Good natural light entering through double glazed windows to both front and rear. Two central heating radiators.  

MEDIA / FAMILY ROOM 14' 7" x 14' 0" (4.44m x 4.27m) Another generously proportioned reception room that has been created with a multi-media/cinema room in mind. However, due to the overall space of the cottage and the flexibility of the layout this room would also make an ideal play room and or office with lovely aspect and abundance of natural light. This entering the room through a set of bi-fold doors to outside and also by way of a gorgeous, feature double glazed lantern. Bracket and cabling for projector along with HDMI and other multi media feeds. As with the majority of the rest of the property speakers for piped audio too.  

LIVING DINING KITCHEN 31' 2" x 14' 7" (9.5m x 4.44m) This is the primary section of the stunning living dining kitchen. This wonderful contemporary, open plan space forms the enviable hub to this amazing home. The room has ample space for a fabulous fitted kitchen, breakfast dining area and a generous seating/family area ideal for relaxing, studying or cooking together and also for entertaining too.

Despite its size the room has an abundance of natural light this entering through two sets of bii-fold doors which can be thrown open to reveal the lovely garden and rear aspect and thus bringing the outside in. There is also a wonderful pair of feature ceiling lanterns. The whole room having a lovely ceramic tiled floor finish. The living/family area adjoins a breakfast/dining area with fitted seating and breakfast bar. This in turn giving way to a comprehensively fitted kitchen section with an extensive range of both base and eye level units, the base level units being surmounted by marble effect work-surfaces. These being complemented by the additional work space and breakfast bar to the matching island unit with built in wine rack, inset sink unit with filtered water and mixer taps. The kitchen also has a range of built in/integrated appliances including dishwasher and fridge, built in multi-function oven and grill, 5 ring induction hob this with stylish, ornate high gloss splash back leading up to a space saving fan hood over. The kitchen extends into a secondary section (23'9 x 7'5) with a continuation of the tiled floor finish, and further extensive storage including a range of floor to ceiling pantry style units and a door to a generous understairs storage cupboard. There are also further doors to the adjacent "Snug" and second kitchen/utility.  

SNUG 12' 5" x 11' 8" (3.78m x 3.56m) This fourth reception room would make an ideal additional home office/study or a great winter sitting room with a "snug" feel, added to by a living flame effect fire. Double glazed window to front. Radiator. Built in storage cupboard. Door to second staircase leading to first floor. The room could also be used as a separate sitting room in conjunction with the staircase to the first floor and adjacent second kitchen to help form an annexed area for extended family member or teenager. 

SECOND KITCHEN / UTILITY ROOM 15' 9" x 8' 0" (4.8m x 2.44m) With tiled floor finish, well fitted with a range of base and level units, work surface, inset four ring induction hob with fan hood over, inset sink unit with mixer tap. Splash back, space and plumbing for washing machine. Door to rear, door to garage and door to separate wc.  

WC 5' 0" x 3' 2" (1.52m x 0.97m) With wc and wash hand basin, double glazed, obscured glazed window. Tiled floor. Heated towel rail/radiator.  

FIRST FLOOR Returning to the entrance hall, the main stairs rise to the first floor landing which has light wells inset to the ceiling and doors off to the 1st floor accommodation as well as a walk in store/linen cupboard. 


MASTER BEDROOM 20' 6" x 11' 5" (6.25m x 3.48m) Generous double bedroom with en-suite shower room. The bedroom having double glazed windows to front and rear elevations. That to the rear affording a pleasing aspect. Two radiators. Door to en-suite. 

ENSUITE An en-suite shower room with three piece suite comprising, shower cubicle, wash hand basin inset to a vanity unit and close coupled wc. Obscured glazed double glazed window. Combination heated towel rail/radiator. Fitted circular mirror with touchmatic built in vanity lighting  

BEDROOM 2 15' 4" x 7' 6" (4.67m x 2.29m) Good size double bedroom with double glazed window to rear with associated aspect. Radiator.  

BEDROOM 3 12' 0" x 9' 5" (3.66m x 2.87m) Plus recess. Again a well proportioned double bedroom with double glazed window to front and a radiator.  

BEDROOM 4 10' 10" x 9' 4" (3.3m x 2.84m) Another good size bedroom with double glazed window to front. Radiator. Recess with built in storage cupboard.  

BEDROOM 5 7' 5" x 6' 2" (2.26m x 1.88m) Ideal for use as a study or nursery bedroom. Double glazed window to rear with associated pleasing aspect. Radiator.  

FAMILY BATHROOM 8' 2" x 7' 5" (2.49m x 2.26m) With three piece suite comprising wc with concealed cistern, bath with shower over (having fixed drench head and flexi hose head) and screen, as well as a wash hand basin with surrounding vanity unit. Obscured glazed double glazed window. Fitted mirror, again with built in vanity lighting.  

OUTSIDE The property stands roughly centrally (though with more ground to the rear) within a plot understood to be approaching 3/4 of an acre. To the front there is an "in and out" stone chip covered driveway with ample vehicle parking and access to the garage. GARAGE (24'3 x 11'11 (narrows to 9'10 in part)) plus (8'0 x 9,0). With window to rear, power and lighting (sensor activated). Free standing oil fired central heating boiler. Water heating system. Loft hatch. Fronted by two automatic roller shutter doors.

To either side of the property there are lawned sections each with access to the wonderful rear garden. One side has gated pedestrian access to the other the gated access can be opened up wider to provide access for the likes of a ride on mower.

The rear garden is another especially attractive feature of the property having an extensive newly laid porcelain tiled patio, this giving way to a large lawned area enclosed by hedging and fencing as well as, in part by a brick built garden wall. Beyond which are the aforementioned paddock and fields in to the distance.  

These particulars are for the guidance of proposed purchaser/s and do not represent the terms of a contract, they must be accepted as a guide only and are issued without any responsibility for the vendor, Martin & Co. or its employees. Measurements shown in these particulars are approximate and a guide only, they should not be relied upon or taken as correct. We have not tested any services or equipment within this property. We recommend purchasers obtain legal advice & survey/s before committing to purchase. No person representing this firm has the authority to give any warranty or representation in respect of this property. New money laundering regulations require us to verify the identity of any prospective purchaser. 
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