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3 bedroom cottage character property
Grantham Road, Old Somerby, Grantham

Contact Connells at Grantham branch for information

T: 01476 590 050

Ref: GRM306023

The market town of Grantham is a superbly located town set in the centre of a number of larger towns and cities.
Nottingham, Lincoln, Boston, Spalding, Peterborough, Stamford and Leicester are all approximately 30 miles away.
The mainline train station in the town centre takes you to London Kings Cross in 70 minutes.

Grantham itself is steeped in history with The Angel and Royal Inn mentioned in the Doomsday book, the girls grammar school KGGS had Margaret Thatcher as their former head girl, whilst the boys grammar school had Sir Isaac Newton as a former pupil, Saint Wulfams church, the 6th highest spire in England is in the town centre and the Beehive public house having had a living beehive sign outside since 1830.

Town amenities include a sports complex, cinema, two golf clubs, town football club, ten pin bowling, tennis and table tennis clubs and squash club, to name but a few.
Grantham is a charming town with a lot to offer residents and visitors alike, with attractive parks and riverside walks, culture and heritage and an abundance of dining experiences.

In the outlining villages there are a number of historic buildings, such as Belton House, Belvoir Castle, Grimsthorpe Castle and Harlaxton Manor, as well as the birthplace of Isaac Newton at nearby Woolsthorpe.

Key Features

  • A stunning stone and brick cottage
  • Located within the village with field views
  • A large garden and paddock to the rear
  • Stunning garden with studio and workshop
  • With potential for further development (STPP)



Full Details

Auctioneer’s Comments
This property is for sale by the Modern Method of Auction which is not to be confused with traditional auction. The Modern Method of Auction is a flexible buyer friendly method of purchase. We do not require the purchaser to exchange contracts immediately, granting 56 days for completion with an aim to exchange contracts 28 days from the date the buyer’s solicitor is in receipt of the draft contracts. Allowing the additional time to exchange on the property means
interested parties can proceed with traditional residential finance. Upon close of a successful auction or if the vendor
accepts an offer during the auction, the buyer will be required to put down a non-refundable Reservation Fee of 4.2% to a minimum of £6,000 including VAT which secures the transaction and takes the property off the market. Fees paid to the Auctioneer may be considered as part of the chargeable consideration for the property and be included in the calculation for stamp duty liability. Further clarification on this must be sought from your legal representative. The buyer will be required to sign an ‘Acknowledgement of Reservation’ form to confirm acceptance of terms prior
to solicitors being instructed. Copies of the Reservation from and all terms and conditions can be found in the Buyer Information Pack which can be downloaded for free from the auction section of our website or requested from our Auction Department. Please note this property is subject to an undisclosed reserve price which is generally no more than 10% in excess of the starting Bid, both the Starting Bid and reserve price can be subject to change. Terms and conditions apply to the Modern Method of Auction, which is operated by Connells Property Auction powered by IAM Sold. Reservation Fee is in addition to the final negotiated selling price.

The old post office is located in the heat of the village with open field views to the front, within walking distance of the village pub and with easy access to Grantham, the A1 and A52.

The front of the property has frontage that is mainly laid to lawn with a laid hedge to the front. A driveway leading to the garage/ workshop and the rear paddock.

With wooden doors leading into the vestibule and further doors leading into the snug.

Sung 14' 8" Max x 11' 6" ( 4.47m Max x 3.51m )
Having a window to the front aspect, Stairs rising to the first floor, a beautiful feature cast stove, exposed beamed ceilings and original feature storage cupboards.

Kitchen Diner 15' 4" x 11' 8" ( 4.67m x 3.56m )
The kitchen is fitted with a modern country style kitchen with units at base and wall level with an oil fired Aga, feature built in storage cupboards, exposed beams to ceilings. The room has a window to the side aspect and french doors to the front of the property.

Living Room 22' 2" Excluding hallway x 11' 6" ( 6.76m Excluding hallway x 3.51m )
Having a wall of full length windows overlooking the rear garden with a full length glazed door into the rear garden. a feature fireplace with brick inset and wooden surround. parquet flooring and beams to ceilings.

Shower Room
Having a three piece white shower room suite with a low level WC, a wash hand basin and a shower cubicle. complementary tiled splash backs and an extractor.

Ground Floor Bedroom 14' x 9' 8" ( 4.27m x 2.95m )
Having low level windows overlooking the rear garden and a further skylight window. The room has also been paneled, with built in storage.

Having access to the first floor accommodation.

Bedroom 1 13' 7" x 12' ( 4.14m x 3.66m )
Having windows to the side and front aspect and skylight window to the rear aspect. With built in storage along one wall,

Bedroom 2 13' 6" x 8' ( 4.11m x 2.44m )
Having windows to the front aspect and skylight window to the rear aspect. With built in storage along one wall,

First Floor Shower Room
Having a three piece white shower room suite with a low level WC, a wash hand basin and a shower cubicle. complementary tiled splash backs and an extractor. The room has a window to the front aspect.

Garage / Workshop
Having an open doorway to the side giving access for covered parking and further into the workshop area. This has power and lighting and a pedestrian door leading into the garden.

Log Store
Being covered and gives significant log storage.

The studio has previously been used as an artists studio but would also work well as a home office, play room, summer house or relaxation area. The room has windows giving views of the garden and paddock. The studio is heated with a log burning stove.

Victorian Style Greehouse
Having a full bank of windows and a doors and flag stoned floor.

Rear Garden
The rear garden is a mature garden with a wide range of flower shrubs, lawned area and flag stone pathways. the garden continues through to a formal layout vegetable garden. The property then continues onto the rear paddock. The total site in in excess of 2 acres.

The rear paddock which is believed to be just less than 2 acres in total, has previously had planning permission sought and subsequently rejected. The owner of the property has declined not to proceed with the planning application process to allow a prospective purchaser to make their own investigation. Supporting documentation and correspondence may be available upon request. The owner reserves the right to consider an uplift clause dependant on the level of offer. This would be negotiated prior to the agreement of he sale.


Please note that the marker reflects the centre of the postcode rather than the exact property location.

To view this property please contact Connells on

T: 01476 590 050

2 Watergate, GRANTHAM, Lincolnshire, NG31 6PR

While every reasonable effort is made to ensure the accuracy of descriptions and content, we should make you aware of the following guidance or limitations.

  • (1) MONEY LAUNDERING REGULATIONS Intending purchasers will be asked to produce identification documentation at a later stage and we would ask for your co-operation in order that there will be no delay in agreeing the sale.
  • (2) These particulars do not constitute part or all of an offer or contract.
  • (3) The measurements indicated are supplied for guidance only and as such must be considered incorrect.
  • (4) Potential buyers are advised to recheck the measurements before committing to any expense.
  • (5) Connells has not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixtures, fittings or services and it is the buyers interests to check the working condition of any appliances.
  • (6) Connells has not sought to verify the legal title of the property and the buyers must obtain verification from their solicitor.
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