Guide price £800,000
Lincoln - 15 miles Horncastle - 7 miles
Honeywood House is a superb period country house set in generous, mature gardens, situated in a stunning rural location enjoying an idyllic position with extensive views across open countryside. This substantial five bedroom family house has been beautifully restored by the current owners sympathetically blending a wealth of character and period charm with modern fixtures and fittings within this sought after village.
Accommodation comprises grand entrance hall, formal drawing room, dining room, kitchen, sitting room, cellar and WC to the ground floor with five bedrooms and two bathrooms to the first floor.
Outside, there is a wonderful south facing mature garden and grounds of just over an acre, mostly laid to lawn with an array of specimen trees, planted beds and borders, a walled courtyard area and pathways sweeping around the house. There is also a detached double garage and gym with kitchen area and an array of useful outbuildings with the potential to purchase an additional 30 acres by separate negotiation.
Honeywood House is set back off a quiet country road in the desirable village of Gautby.
The thriving market town of Horncastle with its attractive market square and numerous antique shops, is situated about 7 miles from Gautby on the edge of the Lincolnshire Wolds, designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The town itself has an excellent range of facilities and amenities including shops, doctor and dental surgeries, banks, pubs, takeaways, restaurants, sports clubs, hotels, vets, churches and library as well as schools. The renowned Queen Elizabeth Grammar School falls within the catchment area of Gautby.
Woodhall Spa lies 7 miles southeast from Gautby with a wide range of local amenities including a selection of shops, tea rooms, restaurants, doctors, pharmacy, Kinema in the Woods cinema and St Hughs School. The National Golf Centre at Woodhall Spa, the home of English golf offers 2 courses, being the Hotchkin and The Bracken.
The historic Cathedral city of Lincoln is about 25 minutes away by car either by main road or through the pretty back lanes with 15 miles being the shortest and quickest route. Lincoln offers the highly regarded Lincoln Minster School, Cathedral Quarter, Cultural Quarter, Bailgate, Steep Hill, the attractive Brayford Waterside area, Eastgate Tennis Club and Lincoln County Hospital are all easily accessible.
Lincoln is a vibrant University City offering a variety of facilities including an excellent choice of schools in both the public and private sectors, colleges, shops, restaurants, public houses and leisure activities and provides daily direct trains to London Kings Cross, with additional regular connections to London via Newark-on-Trent in approximately 1 hour 20 minutes. There are very good roads links via the A46, A158, A15, A1 and A17. Regular public buses run to and from Lincoln along the A158 to Horncastle. Call Connect also operate an on demand bus service from Minting to Horncastle, Woodhall Spa and Coningsby.
There is also the opportunity to purchase an additional 30 acres of land which encompasses the property. Please contact the agent for further information.
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Ellen Dorman & Ben Kendall
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