Hawkes House, London Road, Spalding

7 Bedroom


Elegant Grade 2* Listed house dated to circa 1700. Delightfully appointed throughout with accommodation arranged on three floors including 3 Reception Rooms, Study, Kitchen, Cloakroom, Utility Room, Cellar, Seven Bedrooms and Three Bathrooms. Delightful partly walled enclosed gardens and private parking to the rear with vehicular access via Haverfield Road. This delightful property overlooks the River Welland and is convenient for all town amenities.

INTRODUCTION Hawkes House is mentioned in "The Buildings of England (Lincolnshire)" by Nikolaus Pevsner and John Harris as follows: "No.34 is of circa 1700, with a one bay pediment, hipped roof, central stack and nice details, including a pretty cast iron fretwork porch and Adamesque gatepiers. The interior is entirely divided by paneled partitions".

FRETWORK PORCH AND FRONT ENTRANCE DOOR With decorative glazed fan light to:

RECEPTION HALL Staircase rising to the first floor landing and doors arranged off to:

DRAWING ROOM 15' 3" x 13' 3" (4.65m x 4.06m) max - Sash windows with shutters to the front elevation, tiled hearth with fireplace and electric fire, twin shelved alcoves, paneled walls, radiator

SITTING ROOM 13' 9" x 13' 8" (4.20m x 4.17m) plus recess - Sash window with original shutters to the front elevation, feature marble fireplace with electric fire, character paneled walls, two radiators, door with brass lock, doors which could be opened up to give access into the dining room. From the sitting room a further door leads to:

STUDY 11' 1" x 5' 10" (3.40m x 1.79m) Two built in cupboards, ample storage space, radiator, wash hand basin, door to:

CLOAKROOM Sash window with shutters to the front elevation, obscure glazed four panel door, low level WC, wash hand basin, radiator. Also accessed from the reception hall.

DINING ROOM 15' 2" x 11' 6" (4.63m x 3.51m) Secondary glazed sash windows with shutters to the rear elevation, shelved alcove with store cupboard, radiator, display shelving and fitted base cupboard.

KITCHEN 13' 3" x 12' 7" (4.05m x 3.85m) Secondary glazed window with shutters overlooking the rear garden. Traditional range of shaker style units comprising base cupboards, drawers and wall cupboards, sink unit with single drainer, plumbing and space for dishwasher and space for fridge/freezer, Rangemaster range style cooker, partial wall tiling, Worcester gas fired central heating boiler, extractor fan, shelved pantry.

UTILITY/LAUNDRY ROOM 13' 7" x 10' 0" (4.16m x 3.05m) max - Space for washing machine and tumble dryer, garden access door.

Accessed from the reception hall through a door and down a staircase is the:

CELLAR Vaulted ceiling, power and lighting. This provides useful storage with wine cellar and incorporates a former air raid shelter. From the reception hall the staircase rises to the:

HALF LANDING With door to:

CLOAKROOM Two piece suite comprising low level WC and wash hand basin, sash window to the rear elevation.

The staircase continues to the:

MAIN FIRST FLOOR LANDING 12' 11" x 6' 9" (3.95m x 2.06m) max - Two sash windows to the rear elevation, radiator, character paneled walls and staircase off rising to the second floor. Door arranged off to:

MASTER BEDROOM 13' 7" x 13' 1" (4.16m x 4.01m) Two sash windows with shutters to the front elevation with views over the River Welland, fitted window seats, recessed built in wardrobes, oval shaped hand basin with mixer tap, set within a vanity storage cupboard, shaver point, mirror and radiator.

ENSUITE BATHROOM Three piece suite comprising sunken bath with mixer taps and shower attachment, bidet and low level WC, heated towel rail, large walk-in linen cupboard, sash window to front elevation.

BEDROOM 2 13' 11" x 13' 3" (4.25m x 4.04m) max - Two sash windows to the front elevation with shutters overlooking the River Welland and fitted window seats, marble fire place, character paneling to two walls, radiator, recessed built-in wardrobe.

ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM Double shower cubicle, low level WC, hand basin, heated towel rail, shaver point, partial wall tiling and sash window to front elevation with fitted shutters.

BEDROOM 3 13' 3" x 12' 9" (4.05m x 3.89m) max - Two sash windows with shutters to the rear elevation overlooking the garden. Hand basin with hot and cold taps, radiator, character paneling to two walls, recessed fitted wardrobe.

BEDROOM 4 14' 9" x 11' 9" (4.50m x 3.59m) max - Two windows with shutters to the rear elevation overlooking the garden, hand basin with hot and cold taps, character paneling to two walls, radiator, two fitted wardrobes.

From the first floor landing a staircase rises to:

SECOND FLOOR LANDING Radiator, ceiling lights and doors arranged off to:

BEDROOM 5 13' 11" x 12' 2" (4.25m x 3.71m) max - Dorma window to front elevation with views over the River Welland. Radiator, smoke alarm, wash hand basin, wooden ceiling beams.

BEDROOM 6 15' 5" x 12' 2" (4.70m x 3.71m) max (restricted head height) - Dorma window to rear elevation with views over the garden, radiator, ceiling beams.

BEDROOM 7 13' 6" x 9' 0" (4.12m x 2.75m) plus recess, restricted head height, Dorma window to the front elevation with views over the River Welland, ceiling beams, door to:

SHOWER ROOM Three piece suite comprising shower cubicle, wash hand basin, low level WC.

KITCHENETTE 12' 4" x 9' 10" (3.76m x 3.0m) max - Fitted wall and base cupboards, single drainer sink unit, radiator, Dorma window to the rear with views over the rear garden.

AGENTS NOTE The second floor accommodation is designed to currently comprise a semi self-contained two bedroom apartment but the access is through the main house via the two main staircases but, subject to planning and regulations, this may be suitable for sub-letting or for a multi-generational family unit.

EXTERIOR This delightful Grade 2 style listed property has a riverside setting on London Road overlooking the River Welland. There are wrought iron railings with a gated access to the front door and lawned gardens to the front with stocked borders. There is a side entrance door giving access to a storage lobby to the left (potentially subject to a flying freehold).

The generous sized town gardens to the rear are predominantly walled and comprise extensive lawn areas, shaped borders, bushes, plants, flowers, trees and shrubs. There is a patio, covered store, shed and green house and a working external WC. Outside lighting.

VEHICLAR ACCESS From Haverfield Road along a rear driveway there is access to private off-street parking for the property.

GENERAL INFORMATION A rare opportunity to acquire one of Spalding's finest and historic properties, Hawkes House can only be fully appreciated by means of an inspection which can be arranged through Spalding office.

DIRECTIONS From the center of Spalding at the High Bridge, proceed in a southerly direction along the western bank of the River Welland along London Road passing the elegant Welland Terrance, Haverfield Road turning and The Georgians sheltered living facility, the property is situated a little further along on the right hand side commanding views of the River Welland to the front.

AMENITIES The property is within easy walking distance of the center of the historic Georgian market town of Spalding which boasts a twice weekly market along with a number of national and local stores. The town is served by a number of supermarkets including Morrisons, Sainsbury's, Lidl and Aldi, has doctors surgeries, the modern Johnson hospital (Pinchbeck), bus and railway stations, private, primary, secondary and grammar schools. Spalding is linked by train and road to Peterborough (18 miles to the south) and Peterborough has a wide range of facilities along with easy access onto the A1 to all routes north and south and a fast train link with London King's Cross, minimum journey time 48 minutes.

SERVICES All mains services with gas central heating.



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