Holly Farm, High Street

Girton, Newark, Nottinghamshire NG23 7JA

Guide price  £900,000


Lincoln - 14 miles Newark - 11 miles (London King's Cross around 85 mins) A1 - 9 miles

Set in the heart of this semi-rural village, Holly Farm includes a detached period dwelling of some 2,000 sq. Ft. Currently the property comprises reception hall, three reception rooms, farmhouse kitchen and utility to the ground floor, with four bedrooms, study and bathroom to the first floor.

There is full planning to extend and remodel the property to create a truly impressive country home.

Alongside the principal dwelling is a range of attractive brick and pantile barns with full planning to convert to a separate residential property which, once complete, would comprise reception hall, sitting room, vaulted dining kitchen, study, sun lounge, boot room/utility, three double bedrooms and bathroom to the ground floor, with a further two double bedrooms both en suite to the first floor, extending in all to some 2,364 sq.ft.

Within the grounds is an open fronted agricultural building, parking area and open bay cart shed.

Running to the rear of the property, are a section of the River Fleet, grassland, water meadows and an arable field of some 66 acres. The land is a rich wildlife habitat and a delightful piece of England.

Available as a whole or in three lots:
Lot One: House & 12.53 acres
Lot Two: Barn, Agricultural Building and 49.63 acres
Lot Three: Arable Field 4.08 acres


Holly Farm House is located on the west side of the historic village of Girton, a small village and parish on the east bank of the River Trent. Collingham village is only 3 miles away and has shopping facilities, including a Co-op, three public houses,
a primary school and medical centre.


The farmhouse stands in a site of around 0.87 Acres.


Entrance Hall

Entrance via solid wood door, stained highlight window over, original terracotta tiled flooring, high skirtings, stairs to first floor landing, radiator.

Reception One

Triple aspect double glazed windows to front, side and rear, high skirtings, cornicing, ceiling rose, fireplace with marble surround and cast iron insert.

Reception Two

Dual aspect double glazed windows to front and rear, original cupboard, tiled fireplace, high skirtings, radiator.

Reception Three

Dual aspect double glazed windows to both sides, inglenook fireplace.

Farmhouse Kitchen

Dual aspect double glazed windows to both sides, original built in cupboard, AGA, original brick floor, matching wall and base units, sink and drainer, walk in pantry with double glazed window to side, fitted shelving, floor mounted Worcester oil boiler.


Double glazed window to side, original Belfast sink.

Rear Hallway

Double glazed picture window, solid door to side, storage cupboard.

First Floor Landing

Double glazed window to front.

Bedroom One

Double glazed window to front, cast iron fireplace, original built in cupboard, skirtings, radiator.

Bedroom Two

Double glazed window to front, cast iron fireplace.

Bedroom Three

Double glazed window to side, radiator.

Bedroom Four

Dual aspect windows to side and rear.


Window to side elevation.


Double glazed window to rear, suite comprising hand basin, WC and bath.


Principal gardens run to front and side elevations, lawned area with beds and walled boundary, grassland paddock with mature trees runs to front and side elevations with hedged boundaries, pedestrian gated access to both sides whilst to the rear is grassland extending to some 12.33 acres.


Full planning permission has been granted, giving consent for a ground floor extension. Planning reference: 17/01006/FUL


Holly Farm Barn stands on a site of around 0.49 acres and has planning permission for conversion to a single dwelling.

When converted this will provide around 220 square metres (2,368 square feet) of accommodation including entrance hall, reception room, dining kitchen, study, garden room, boot room and utility along with three bedrooms to the ground floor, whilst to the first floor are a further two double en suite bedrooms.

There is a concrete frame agricultural building of around 13.5m x 13.5m.

The planning permission (ref 17/01005/FUL) allows the brick link between the farmhouse and barn to be removed to create two detached properties. This work has been completed since the photographs were taken.


To the rear lies 49.63 acres of grassland, water meadow along with a section of the river known as the Fleet.



The Holly Farm plan shows up to 66 acres of farmland available to purchase as a whole or in three lots, including a section of the River known as the Fleet, water meadows, grassland and arable land. For further details please contact the selling agents.

Basic Payment Scheme

The selling agents have further details of the Basic Payment Entitlements.

Sporting Rights and Minerals

Further details are available from the selling agents on request.

Easements, Wayleaves & Rights of Way

The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all rights, including rights of way, whether public or private, light, support, drainage, water and electricity supplies and other rights and obligations, easements and quasi easements and restrictive covenants on all existing and proposed wayleaves for masts. Pylon stays, cables, drains, water, gas and other pipelines whether referred to in these particulars or not.

The sellers are entering into a permanent easement for the electricity line and pylons.

Health & Safety

Please take care when viewing to avoid danger and injury, especially in respect of the risks associated with farm buildings, farmland and open water.


If you would like to view this property please contact us to make an appointment.

Fixtures & Fittings

All those items usually regarded as tenants fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale, but may be available by separate negotiation.

Buyer Identity Check

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) 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.


Travel north on the A1133 from Collingham passing through the village of Besthorpe. Leaving Besthorpe take the first left along Tinkers Lane, follow the road into the village of Girton. Follow the road round to the right as you pass through the 30mph sign, the road becomes High Street. Proceed around the left hand bend and as the road bears to the right, turn left onto Proctors Drive.


Simon Smith
01522 504304

Richard L Watkinson
01636 550801

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