Keller Williams UK
7 bed Detached House For Sale

Laughton Hall, Church Road, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire

£1,000,000 Guide Price

Property Description

  • Outstanding Family Residence Established In 1734 Grade ll Listed
  • Refurbished Throughout To Modern Day High Specification While Being Wrapped In 18th Century Charm And Grandeur
  • Sought After Rural Location With Stunning Country Side Views
  • The Heart-Of-The-Home Is A Large Family Kitchen With Warming Dove Grey Aga
  • Picturesque Gardens Wrap Around The Property And Extend To 1.5 acres
  • A Range Of Outbuildings That Offer Various Possibilities
  • Formally A Hunting Lodge And Has A Rich Royal History
  • In The Catchment Area For The Highly Regarded Queen Elizabeth Grammar School
  • An Additional Circa 6 Acres Of Land Available Through Separate Negotiations, Would Make Ideal Grazing Land.
  • Sold with NO ONWARD CHAIN for ease of purchase

LONG DESCRIPTION

LAUGHTON HALL makes a superior family home dating back to 1734, previously a hunting lodge, it has a rich and royal history. The home has been refurbished throughout to a modern high specification standard, while retaining all the original features. Perfectly positioned down a peaceful single track country lane with idyllic country views, it really is a house that dreams are made of. Enter the property through wooden electric gates which open onto a long, luxurious gravel driveway leading to the hall and its impressive stained-glass front door.

The accommodation is arranged over three floors. You enter the property through the imposing hallway with its sweeping Queen Anne staircase, large stone floor tiles, wall panelling, large cornices, chandeliers and stunning stained-glass windows. The heart of the home is the impressive country kitchen with high ceiling and cornices throughout, new hardwood sash windows and stone floor. A range of base and wall units with complimentary granite work surfaces, integrated appliances and an additional electric hob, cooker and double Belfast sink. A large island takes centre stage with a waterfall edged worktop and storage. A separate utility room/boot/room is included in an extension built in the 20th century - where it is rumoured underneath runs a tunnel which links the property to the village church across the field. There is also a large downstairs lavatory with marble topped sink. Modern hardwood conservatory with stone tiled floors and a large usable cellar perfect for the wine connoisseur.

The Sitting Room has two large sash windows with plantation shutters, large Levantina marble fireplace with multi fuel log burner, picture rails and cornices throughout. A formal dining room ideal for holding dinner parties for family and friends, boasts a feature fireplace, sash windows and exposed beams with a ship mask dating back more than 500 years making up the central ceiling beam with picture rails throughout.

FIRST FLOOR
The half landing leads to a snug (previously a library) complete with multifuel stove, large sash windows with original wooden shutters & shelving. The Dramatic Queen Anne staircase with its impressive stain glass window leads you to the first floor landing with sash windows at either end providing a light and airy feel. The large master has original wooden flooring & large sash windows with unspoilt country views, an original fireplace has recently been re-established and includes wood burner and riven slate hearth. Adjoining the master via a hidden door is the large ensuite with double roll top bath, stand in shower, with views to the side garden. One of the bedrooms has been converted to a dressing room. The two further bedrooms on this floor are served by a large family bathroom including footed bath, modern shower and lavatory.

SECOND FLOOR

Up a discrete staircase, the top floor of the property was previously the old servants' quarters which is full of history. Completed in 2021, this section of the house has converted loft vibes, including removing the entire roof structure & re-installing to a modern standard while keeping the original features. There are three double bedrooms, a store room and family bathroom. All have exposed beams throughout, vaulted ceilings and exposed brick work. Large patent glazing has been installed on the inner hips of the roof which deliver light throughout. The two front bedrooms have fabulous un-spoilt country views through the newly installed lead dormers and hardwood sash windows.

OUTSIDE

The private grounds extend to 1.5 acres with the boundary made up of a mature hedge, trees and character wall. From the roadside the property has oak Lincolnshire post-and-rail fencing complete with beech hedging & large electric wooden gates. The property has beautiful mature gardens throughout, paddock, pond, parking for multiple cars, double garage and other outbuildings, one of which is converted to a stunning home office, with feature log burner and beamed ceilings. Large enclosed crew yard to the rear of the property with additional buildings & lean-to and stabling. Extremely RARE listed his and her lavatory block as a separate outbuilding, ideal for kennels or conversion.

This property has been extensively renovated including a new roof, new windows, new central heating, completely re-wired, insulated, new floors, carpets, bathrooms, kitchen, structural alterations, staircases, plasterwork and much much more. Due to the amount of work undertaken, this is an opportunity to have a brand new house with the character & features of an older period property.

All works have been done in accordance with the latest regulations & certificated.

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A stable block and further 5.85 acres of grazing grassland opposite the property is available by separate negotiation.

THE LOCATION

Laughton is conveniently situated close to the market town of GAINSBOROUGH with its array of local shops, eateries and amenities, including Marshall's Yard Retail Park. It is in the catchment for the highly regarded Queen Elizabeth Grammar School and Laughton Primary School.
Council tax band: G

To discuss this property please contact Grahame Barratt – Needham on: