Gatenby Lodge comprises a former farmhouse which has been renovated and extended over recent years. It has retained many of the original beams and has been modernised to a high standard. It comes onto the market as the vendors are looking to downsize. The property is complemented externally by gardens and grounds, a range of outbuildings and garaging. There is even a unique bunker in the garden – ideal as a feature or a home for a pet!The whole property extends to 5 acres approx. including 4 acres of grass paddocks.
On the ground floor you enter into an entrance lobby which has access to the first floor. This leads to the snug and gym. Both rooms have feature beams with the gym having an electric fire and the snug an electric stove. The snug leads to a large sitting room where there is a wood burning stove in an original fireplace. Off the gym you enter into the utility which is fully fitted out as a 2nd kitchen complete with Lamona integrated appliances and access to the outside. Off the utility is a downstairs cloakroom with WC. The utility leads to the dining room where there are feature beams, a cast iron electric stove and a tiled floor. The main kitchen is situated off the dining room with access to the first floor. The kitchen has a range of fitted wall and floor units with a central island and oil fired Range. As the property has two staircases to the first floor, there is the potential to split the property and have a separate annexe, subject to obtaining necessary planning consents. On the first floor, there are four double bedrooms and one single bedroom together with two family bathrooms. One of the double bedrooms has the benefit of its own en-suite. There is also an office on the first floor.
To the outside of the property, a gravel driveway leads to the main steading where there is a front garden and parking for a number of vehicles. Beyond the house there is a detached barn which has been converted into an entertainment area looking onto the patio and the timber gazebo with hot tub. The rear garden is laid to lawn with mature shrubs and trees as well as summer house that has the benefit of electricity with views over the open countryside. The property is ideal for an enthusiastic gardener as there is a greenhouse, raised beds, commercial size Poly Tunnel and a gardener’s toilet.
Accessed via a separate gravel driveway are a range of buildings including a triple garage, stores and 6 stables alongside a shipping container. This separate access also offers potential for those wishing to run a business from the buildings/part of the property. The property has the benefit of 4.24 acres approx. of grassland, making this property ideal for someone with an equestrian interest.