Wykes Manor Grade ii* listedA HISTORIC GRADE II Wykes Lane DATING FROM THE LATE THLISTED MANOR HOUSE, 17 CENTURY WITH GRADEFORMER HOME OF Donington Lincs II TRAP HOUSE, FURTHERTHOMAS COWLEY, LOCAL OUTBUILDINGS & GROUNDSENTREPRENEUR AND Grantham 20 miles, London OF AROUND 1.25 ACRESFOUNDER OF THE LOCAL King’s Cross one hour’s high (0.8 HECTARE) SET INSCHOOL. NAMED IN THE PASTORALDOMESDAY BOOK & speed rail journey SURROUNDINGS WITH THELISTED IN NICHOLAS POSSIBILITY OF RENTALPEVSNER ONLINCOLNSHIRE. £595,000 OF FURTHER ACREAGE Freehold.
WYKES MANOR BACKGROUND & DESCRIPTIONWykes Manor is an historic Grade II listed manor housedating back to 1680 with more recent additions. Enjoyingtotal seclusion in rural South Lincolnshire countryside.The property retains many fine and original features Drawing Room 20’0 x 18’0centred around the impressive original oak staircase andinner hall. The drawing room, upstairs withdrawing rooms Panelled walls, lime washedand master bedroom all feature fine wall panelling, and boarded flooring. Originalthe main reception rooms have triple sash windows and Victorian fire insert, with impressive moulded surround.French doors with window shutters. Other features French doors to the gardeninclude deep skirting boards, bolection moulded coving and triple sash window, bothand open fireplaces to a number of rooms. The with shutters, moulded coving.accommodation briefly comprises an entrance hall, inner 2 radiatorshall, drawing room, dining room, library, study, kitchen,pantry and cloakroom on the ground floor. There are threebedrooms, one with a dressing room/nursery, twobathrooms and a study on the first floor. The second floorcomprises three further bedrooms. Oil fired centralheating and a security system are installed. C
Entrance HallWide heavy panelledentrance door, tiled floor lightpoint and radiator.Archway into the INNERHALL with magnificent originaloak staircase to the first floor,natural boarded flooring, halfpanelled walls, dado rail, built-in cloaks cupboard, understairs cellar area, radiator.Donington¼mileWykestothe iseastaroundofDonington, a r ural settlement surrounded by opencountryside enjoying tremendous seclusion and privacy. Donington provides an excellent range oflocal facilities including shops, primary and secondary schools. library, and a choice of public housesand other services. The surrounding market towns of Grantham, Sleaford, Bourne, Boston andSpalding are all within 15 to 20 miles and offer further facilities.The property is located within a couple of miles of the A52 providing good road communication to the eastand west of the country, with the A1 accessible at Grantham (approx 18 miles) providing excellent links forthe commuter. There is also a superb rail link from Grantham to London King’s Cross which takes aroundan hour. This can also be accessed at Peterborough approximately 27 miles to the southLeaving the centre in an easterly direction pass the school green on your left and turn leftimmediately into Badgate. Take the first right continuing along Badgate, which runs into Wykes Lane.Travel for about a mile out of Donington and the road bends sharply to the right after which WykesManor is the first property on the left hand side.
Drawing Room 20’0 x 18’0 Panelled walls, lime washed boarded flooring. Original Victorian fire insert, with impressive moulded surround. French doors to the garden and triple sash window, both with shutters, moulded coving.Study 17’1 x 15’9 Moulded fireplace with tiled slips and hearth, triple sash window and French doors with window shutters, deep arched recess, fitted shelves, dado rail, moulded coving. 2 radiators.
st1 Floor Drawing Room/ 20’8 x 18’4 Pine panelled walls, decorative cast iron fireplace,Bedroom built in cupboard to recess. 2 radiatorsDining Room 21’4 x 15’9 Solid oak flooring and part quarry tiled floor, deep fireplace with inset wood burning stove set on terracotta tiled hearth, pine panelling to dado height, exposed beams, door to secondary staircase to the study, 2 radiators.
Kitchen 15’5 x 14’5 Oil fired Aga, cupboards and drawers with beech block work½surfacebowlsinkoverwith.1 chrome mixer tap, plumbing for automatic washing machine/dishwasher, electric cooker point, quarry tiled floor, radiator. Original features include meat hooks in the ceiling and a Sheila Maid traditional laundry airer.Pantry 14’5 x 4’2 With cold slab and fitted shelving.Cloakroom 14’5 x 6’7 With suite consisting of close coupled WC and wash hand basin with cupboard beneath, shaver point, fitted cloaks cupboard, radiator.