Greestone House, Greestone Place

Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN2 1PP

Guide price  £1,950,000

DESCRIPTION

Set in stunning, mature grounds of around 0.65 of an acre and with unrivalled views over Lincoln Cathedral, Greestone House is an outstanding Grade II listed residence originally dating from 1260 and listed in the ancient houses of Lincoln which has been extensively refurbished by the current owners to create a superb family home. One of the finest residences to come to the market in Lincoln, this substantial and imposing stone built house, arranged over three floors of around 8,000 sq.ft. Blends a wealth of character and period charm with contemporary fixtures and fittings throughout, providing light, spacious and versatile living space.

Principal accommodation comprises reception hall, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, study, family room, snug and garden room to the ground floor, with three bedrooms, one with en-suite, a family bathroom and drawing room to the first floor, with three further bedrooms, one with en-suite, a family bathroom and walk in dressing room to the second floor.

Outside, the property is set behind wrought iron railings with formal gardens to the front elevation with electronically operated double gates leading to a large parking area which includes a car port and art studio. A particular feature of the property are the superb grounds, which provide beautifully arranged, private walled gardens, which are principally laid to lawn with flagstone terrace area and an abundance of mature trees with medieval folly and a stunning raised seating area with incredible views over the City of Lincoln and the Bomber Command Memorial

GARDENS

Situated off Greestone Place, which is directly linked to Minster Yard, the property is approached by a paved driveway with an electronically operated double gate, which leads to a private, large brick paved courtyard area with ample parking, turning area, open bay garaging, outbuildings and charming art studio.

To the front elevation, Greestone House is set behind wrought iron railings with lawns and formal gardens, maturing trees and
pathway leading to the house. The gardens of Greestone House provide a beautiful outlook from the house and unrivalled
views up to Lincoln Cathedral. The grounds extend to about 0.65 acre and comprise formal and informal areas. There is a
secluded paved terrace area leading from the garden room, providing an ideal entertaining area. The main gardens lie to the
east and have been beautifully maintained, being principally laid to lawn with a plethora of specimen trees, shrubs, well stocked herbaceous borders and mature trees.

Also forming part of the walled garden there is a bespoke summerhouse with power and lighting and access through to rear yard, which has a range of storage areas.

To the south-east elevation there is a folly which has been professionally refurbished, in part of Romanesque origin, with raised walkway and stunning seating area providing incredible views over the city and Lincoln Bomber Command with
pedestrian access leading onto Pottergate.

SITUATION

Greestone House is located off Minster Yard , in the heart of the historic Cathedral Quarter with unrivalled views over Lincoln Cathedral. The historic Cultural Quarter, Lincoln Castle, cobbled streets of the Bailgate and famous Steep Hill are all within easy walking distance

Lincoln is a vibrant University City which offers a variety of facilities including an excellent choice of shops, restaurants, public houses and leisure facilities including Eastgate Tennis Club and Lincoln County Hospital and the BMI private Lincoln hospital are all easily accessible.

There are an array of excellent nearby schools including the well-respected Minster and St Mary's private schools situated in within walking distance, several excellent secondary schools within the area and also The University of Lincoln whilst the David Lloyd Health and Leisure Club at Burton Waters is only a short distance away.

For access further afield and direct commuting to London, there are several direct daily trains from Lincoln to London Kings Cross and the A15 (North) provides easy access to the M180 motorway network and Humberside Airport, whilst there is also easy access west to the A1 at Markham Moor and Newark (A1) via the A46.

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