Holbeach St Johns

5 Bedroom Fenland Manor & Commercial Buildings

Guide Price £850,000

ACCOMMODATION This substantial Victorian former farmhouse has:

ARCHED FRONT ENTRANCE PORCH Cupboard housing electricity meters, tiled floor, part glazed front entrance door with 'Lion' door knocker into:

RECEPTION HALL 24' 7" x 7' 10" (7.5m x 2.4m) Coat hooks, telephone point, radiator, picture rail, staircase off, doors arranged off to:

DRAWING ROOM 18' 0" x 14' 1" (5.5m x 4.3m) An elegant room with picture rail, ceiling rose, dual aspect, 2 radiators.

SITTING ROOM 14' 1" x 15' 1" (4.3m x 4.6m) Fireplace with log burner and timber mantle, 2 radiators, TV point, picture rail, dual aspect.

DINING ROOM 15' 1" x 18' 0" (4.6m x 5.5m) Dual aspect, radiator, picture rail, built-in shelved store cupboards.

KITCHEN 11' 9" x 8' 6" (3.6m x 2.6m) plus arched recess (with space for refrigerator). Range of oak style base cupboards and drawers, eye level wall cupboards, intermediate wall tiling, one and a half bowl single drainer sink unit with mixer tap, fitted breakfast bar, telephone point, electric cooker point, glazed display cabinets.


UTILITY/REAR LOBBY 10' 2" x 8' 2" (3.1m x 2.5m) Plumbing and space for washing machine, shelving, rear staircase to the first floor, external entrance door (the staircase is included within the room measurement).

BATHROOM 10' 2" x 6' 10" (3.1m x 2.1m) Three piece suite comprising panelled bath, wash hand basin with vanity splashback and mirror over, low level WC, fully tiled walls, shaver point, radiator.

From the Rear Hallway a door connects to:


ANNEXE KITCHEN 8' 10" x 6' 2" (2.7m x 1.9m) Fitted base cupboards and drawers, wall units, worktops with inset double drainer sink unit, electric cooker point, plumbing and space for washing machine.

BED/SITTING ROOM 13' 5" x 9' 6" (4.1m x 2.9m) TV point, radiator, wall light points, coved and textured ceiling, door to the front garden.

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM 5' 5" x 5' 8" (1.66m x 1.74m) Fully tiled floor and walls, fitted three piece suite comprising Newlec shower, wash hand basin, low level WC, extractor fan, coved and textured ceiling.

From the Main Reception Hall the staircase rises to:

FIRST FLOOR LANDING Doors arranged off to:

BEDROOM 1 15' 1" x 18' 0" (4.6m x 5.5m) Dual aspect, hot water cylinder with immersion heater, picture rail.

BEDROOM 2 14' 1" x 18' 0" (4.3m x 5.5m) Dual aspect, coved cornice.

BEDROOM 3 14' 1" x 15' 1" (4.3m x 4.6m) Coved cornice.

BEDROOM 4 12' 1" x 8' 6" (3.7m x 2.6m) Fitted wardrobe with shelving to the side and over head cupboards over the bed recess.

REAR LANDING/BEDROOM 5 12' 1" x 6' 10" (3.7m x 2.1m) Access to large roof space with windows, staircase leading down to the rear lobby.

Also from the Landing a door gives access into:

SHOWER ROOM 8' 2" x 9' 6" (2.5m x 2.9m) Shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback and vanity mirror, low level WC, electric shaver point.

EXTERIOR The property is approached between twin gates with a decorative shaped wall to a tree lined driveway opening on to an extensive driveway and multiple parking area with access to:


DETAILS OF THE BUILDINGS & YARD (Measurements/Areas reflect Gross Internal and are approximate/for guidance only)

12.6m x 27m - 340.2m2 (3660 ft2) Built of brick with steel trusses and asbestos roof incorporating a corner office

11.70m X 11.7m - 136.87m2 (1472 ft2) of steel and profile construction.

5.4m x 27.0m (Internal Overall) - 145.80m2 (1568 ft2) built of brick with asbestos roof and sub-divided into various sections.

20.40m x 17.14m - 349.65m2 (3762 ft2) built of part-brick, asbestos roof and incorporating inspection pit.

6.45m x 8.82m + 8.25m x 7.48m - Total 118.59 m2 (1276 ft2) with rear entrance door

With surface water drainage incorporated including extensive display areas and long frontage to Jekils Bank, fenced and gated.

Building 1 and 1a: These are let to three different occupiers with a cumulative annual rent of £10,200. Two of the occupations are on Contracted Out Leases and the third is by way of Licence. Further information on these are available upon request.

The remaining buildings (No. 2 & 2 (Workshops) are occupied by the Vendor and will therefore be available with Vacant Possession. However, the vendor will rent back the small workshop for a period of 6 months following completion on Terms to be agreed.

The Vendor has also suggested that if the house annexe was available for six months following completion of the sale that he would be interested in taking a Shorthold Agreement Lease for such a period on terms to be agreed.

ATTACHED DOUBLE GARAGE 22' 3" x 22' 3" (6.8m x 6.8m) Sliding door, cold water tap, recess housing the oil fired central heating boiler serving the domestic hot water system and part central heating system.

THE GARDENS The house is approached along a sweeping gravelled driveway from Jekils Bank leading to a circular gravelled area in front of the house with a central garden laid to lawn with a flower bed, specimen Cedar tree and 8 palm trees. Shrubbery to the southern side offers privacy.

The garden to the north is laid to lawn with further sunken lawn and shrubbery to the west side of the main drive.

The gardens to the east are established with lawns, stocked borders and trees.

GENERAL INFORMATION This is a fine example of Victorian architecture comprising a substantial red brick detached house with delightful established and well maintained gardens, ample parking and garage facilities.

DIRECTIONS The property is situated adjacent to a commercial premises and the Fenland Air Field along Jekils Bank. From Spalding proceed along the B1165 Austendyke Road in an easterly direction continuing into Hurdletree Bank and on to Ravens Bank. At Whaplode St Catherine turn right into Cranesgate South, continue to the 'T' junction with Jekils Bank, turn right and the property is situated on the left hand side before the Fenland Air Field.

AMENITIES Along with the nearby Air Field for light aircraft which also has a café/restaurant, the nearest main amenities are at the market town of Holbeach which is around 5 miles from the property. Holbeach offers a range of shopping, leisure, educational, medical and commercial facilities. The larger town of Spalding is around 8 miles from the property and the cathedral city of Peterborough approximately 20 miles to the south. Peterborough has a fast train link with London's Kings Cross minimum journey time 46 minutes.

SERVICES Mains water and electricity. Private drainage system. Part oil central heating.



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