Cromwell House, Main Street

Claypole, Newark, Lincolnshire NG23 5AD

Guide price  £599,950


Newark - 6 miles (London Kings Cross 82 minutes)

Situated on the edge of this sought after village and with stunning open field views, Cromwell House is a delightful period property, believed to date back to c.1470 and being the old Manor house. Set in around 4 acres (sts), the house is set back from the road in a peaceful setting. The property is bordered on the western side by 500m (sts) of private river frontage, with full fishing rights.

The property provides a four bedroom family home with an array of period features including exposed oak beams, oak doors, high ceilings and hand crafted units, with a stunning open plan reception room comprising exposed limestone and lime plaster walls and inglenook fireplace.

In more detail, the accommodation comprises breakfast room, kitchen/dining room and stunning large open plan reception room, all with high ceilings to the ground floor. On the first floor there are four bedrooms, one with en-suite, and a family bathroom. The loft is partly boarded and accessed via a space saving staircase.

Outside, the property sits in around 4 acres (sts) of grassland paddocks, with lawned gardens around the house. The outbuildings consist of a useful 4 bay open barn, large driveway with ample parking for several vehicles, 3 garages, double car port, 3 stables and a crew yard. The property has stunning open field views from this beautiful setting, as well as views over the medieval St Peter's Church.

Breakfast Room (Utility)

Entrance via stable style solid Greenheart wood door with double glazed wooden windows to side and rear elevations. With quarry tiled flooring, exposed oak beams and bespoke Oak and brick units, plumbed for washing machine and dishwasher.

Kitchen/Dining Room

UPVC glazed windows to front and side elevations. Comprising a range of hand crafted units with Belfast sink and mixer tap, granite work tops, gas Rayburn Nouvelle range cooker with hotplate and two ovens in handcrafted unit, fridge and freezer in hand crafted units, high ceiling with exposed beams, exposed stone and lime plaster walls. The floor is limestone with under
floor heating.

Open Plan Reception Room

With handcrafted Greenheart solid wood door to front elevation with Ancaster stone surround and uPVC glazed windows to front, side and rear elevations. Stunning reception room with high ceilings and exposed carved timber beams, feature Norman Inglenook fireplace with Ancaster stone surround, oak bressumer and original brickwork, part exposed limestone and lime plaster walls. The floor is limestone with under floor heating. A sandstone and limestone staircase with wrought iron banister leads to first floor landing.

First Floor Landing

UPVC glazed window to rear elevation. With oak flooring, exposed blue limestone walls and space saver steps leading up
to loft space.

Bedroom One

UPVC glazed window to front elevation. With bespoke built-in wardrobe, oak flooring and radiator.

En-suite Bathroom

UPVC glazed window to side elevation. Comprising corner shower cubicle, low level WC, wash hand basin with mixer tap
and heated towel rail.

Bedroom Two

UPVC glazed window to front elevation. With bespoke built-in wardrobe, oak flooring and radiator.

Bedroom Three

UPVC glazed windows with Ancaster stone surrounds to front and side elevations and original ornate glazed window to side. With bespoke built-in wardrobe and airing cupboard. Exposed limestone and lime plaster walls, oak flooring and radiator.

Bedroom Four

UPVC glazed window with Ancaster stone surround to rear elevation. With exposed limestone and lime plaster walls, oak flooring and radiator.

Family Bathroom

UPVC glazed window to side and rear elevations. Comprising Oak panelled bath with mixer tap, large corner shower cubicle with fitted head and separate shower attachment, low level WC, wash hand basin and heated towel rail. Norman Ancaster stone and brick fireplace with barrel stove and limestone hearth.


Cromwell House is approached from the road via a wrought iron electric gated access, which leads to a driveway flanked by trees and then to a secondary wrought iron gate, leading to the main house. To the front of the property, there is a driveway which provides ample parking for several vehicles and a three bay garage with open bay car port.

From the garden, there is a five bar gate leading to a small paddock. The property itself is flanked by lawned gardens, leading down to the River Witham at the rear. There is also paved terracing which navigates around the house, with views over the River Witham, ideal for summer entertaining. The gardens have an abundance of fruit trees and hedgerows. Beyond the property to the south elevation, there is a useful 4 bay open barn with five bar gated access which leads to the large grassed paddock with stunning open field views and a delightful pathway which navigates along the 500m (sts) of private River Witham frontage. This tranquil setting has an array of wildlife, along with full fishing rights.

There are no public footpaths on or around the property.


Mains water, electricity and mains gas. None of the services or appliances have been tested by the agent.


Claypole is an attractive and popular village with amenities including a primary school, a convenience store, butcher's
shop, hairdresser and The Five Bells Public House. Claypole is located within approximately six miles from Newark
and within commuting distance of Lincoln, Grantham and Nottingham The property is conveniently located for accessing
the A1, A46 and A17. The pretty market town of Newark on Trent is a short distance away and offers an abundance of
amenities and schooling. The town is steeped in history with a dramatic castle which sits beautifully on the River Trent.
There is a variety of schooling in the district including a highly regarded primary school in the village and two excellent
grammar schools for both girls and boys in nearby Grantham and Sir William Robertson secondary school at Welbourn
Newark's high-speed rail network serves commuters well with a journey time of approximately 82 minutes to London Kings


The Rayburn Nouvelle range cooker provides both heating and hot water supply to the property. The property also
has zoned lighting with dimmer switches in all rooms.


NG23 5AD


The property is sold with fishing and water abstraction rights for the River Witham.


South Kesteven District Council - 01476 406 080
The property is in Council Tax Band E.


Certain additional items may be available for purchase by separate negotiation.


Please note that prior to acceptance of any offer JHWalter 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) Regulation 2017. Further, when a property is for sale by tender an I.D check must be carried out before a tender can be submitted. We are most grateful for your assistance with this.


Ben Kendall

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