Detached house for sale in Main Street, Hougham, Grantham NG32

£645,000 (£270/sq. ft)
Detached house for sale - 7 bedrooms 7 4 3 222 sq. m*
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Property features

  • Spacious Detached Cottage
  • Delightful Village Location
  • Flexible Accommodation
  • Up to Seven Bedrooms
  • Four Bathrooms
  • Includes Ground Floor Annexe
  • Garage Block with Large Room Over
  • 0.3 Acre Plot
  • Excellent Opportunity
  • Energy Rating tbc

Property description

Ivy Cottage is a delightful brick and pantile built detached home situated in a quiet rural village to the north of Grantham and with convenient access to Newark as well. Standing well back from the road on a plot of approximately 0.3 of an acre the property also enjoys a good level of privacy. The accommodation, which is surprisingly spacious and full of character, includes a self contained ground floor annexe - ideal for the needs of an extended family or those requiring a work from home facility. There is an enclosed porch, entrance hall, kitchen, cloakroom/WC, two charming reception rooms, and six bedrooms, two of which have en suite facilities, as well as Victorian style family bathroom. A garage/workshop block to the rear also benefits from a spacious room above suitable for a variety of uses. There is ample parking for several vehicles and a walled vegetable garden with adjacent potting sheds. Viewing recommended to properly appreciate the many facets of this unique property.


Entrance Porch (2.64m x 1.09m (8'8 x 3'7"))

With external half glazed door and inner door to hall, tiled flooring.

Entrance Hall (5.97m x 1.83m (19'7" x 6'0"))

With herringbone parquet flooring, radiator with cover, stairs rising to the first floor landing, secret bookcase door to annexe.

Sitting Room (4.14m x 4.09m (13'7" x 13'5"))

With uPVC double glazed window to the front elevation, fireplace, heavily beamed ceiling, shelved cupboard, glazed display cupboard, bookshelves, radiator with cover.

Dining Room (4.65m x 4.09m (15'3" x 13'5"))

With uPVC double glazed windows to the side elevations, Victorian style fireplace, laminate flooring, beamed ceiling and radiator.

Kitchen (3.96m x 2.87m (13'0" x 9'5"))

With uPVC double glazed windows to the side elevations, vaulted ceiling, a range of painted base cupboards with work surfacing over and eye level cupboards, inset sink and drainer with high rise mixer tap over, tiled splashbacks, Grant oil fired boiler, range cooker with cooker hood over, space and plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher and space for under counter appliances.

Rear Lobby

With half glazed uPVC door to the garden.


With low level WC, wash handbasin, half tiled walls and radiator.

First Floor Landing

With uPVC double glazed windows to the front and rear elevation, radiator and inner landing off with radiator.

Bedroom One (4.06m x 3.51m plus wardrobes (13'4" x 11'6" plus w)

Having uPVC double glazed window to the front elevation, a range of built-in wardrobes, radiator and attractive fireplace.

En Suite Shower (2.34m x 0.79m (7'8" x 2'7"))

Having shower cubicle, low level WC and wash handbasin, tiled flooring, heated towel rail and tiling.

Bedroom Two (4.19m x 2.54m (13'9" x 8'4"))

With uPVC double glazed window to the side elevation, built-in wardrobes, coving and radiator.

En Suite Bathroom (3.28m x 1.37m (10'9" x 4'6"))

With uPVC double glazed window to the side elevation, a white suite of panelled bath with electric shower over, pedestal wash handbasin and low level WC, heated towel radiator, part tiled and panelled walls, built-in linen cupboard.

Bedroom Three (4.70m x 2.13m (15'5" x 7'0"))

With uPVC double glazed window to the front elevation, radiator.

Bedroom Four (3.30m x 3.02m (10'10 x 9'11"))

With uPVC double glazed window to the front and side elevation, radiator.

Bedroom Five (3.38m x 2.77m (11'1" x 9'1"))

With uPVC double glazed window to the side elevation, radiator.

Bedroom Six (2.67m x 2.06m (8'9" x 6'9"))

With uPVC double glazed window to the rear elevation, radiator and grate.

Bathroom (2.69m x 2.03m (8'10" x 6'8"))

With uPVC double glazed window to the rear elevation, a Victorian style suite comprising slipper bath with ball and claw feet, wash stand with tiled insert and cupboards below, low level WC and bidet, half tiled walls, radiator.

Ground Floor Annexe

Sitting Room (4.67m x 1.85m (15'4" x 6'1"))

With uPVC double glazed window to the front elevation, exposed rafters, radiator and wall lights.

Kitchen / Dining Room (4.65m x 3.33m (15'3" x 10'11"))

With a range of eye and base level cupboards, work surfacing with inset stainless steel sink and drainer, heavily beamed ceiling, tiling, uPVC double glazed window to the front and side elevation.

Bedroom (4.67m x 3.86m (15'4" x 12'8"))

With uPVC double glazed window to the rear elevation, feature fireplace, radiator.

En Suite Bathroom (3.38m x 2.24m (11'1" x 7'4"))

With two uPVC double glazed windows to the rear elevation, a panelled bath, wash handbasin, low level WC and shower cubicle, half tiled walls, built-in shelved cupboard.


The property stands well back from the road behind a long front garden and driveway giving ample parking for several vehicles. The rear garden includes a generous walled vegetable plot with greenhouse and potting shed adjacent, oil storage tank. There is also a lawn and many mature shrubs, trees and plants.


Whilst we believe the area of the property has been accurately calculated, any prospective buyer who considers this feature to be particularly important is strongly recommended to have the site measurements checked by their own surveyor before submitting an offer to purchase.

Garage Block

Garage (5.31m x 3.94m (17'5 x 12'11"))

With up-and-over door and enclosed staircase to the first floor.

Garage / Workshop (4.95m x 2.69m (16'3" x 8'10"))

With up-and-over door.

First Floor Room (8.10m x 4.93m (26'7" x 16'2"))

Served by a separate self-contained staircase and suited to a variety of uses or further conversion etc. Having windows to the front and 2 skylights to the rear.


Mains water, electricity and drainage are connected. The property has oil fired central heating.

Council Tax

The property is in Council Tax Band C. Annual charges for 2021/2022 - £1,622.19


The property can be accessed via the A1 north taking the right turn for Marston which leads through to Hougham. Access can also be made via Barkston (A607)

Hougham Village

There are facilities available in nearby Marston village which has a primary school, community owned pub and village shop offering pub, restaurant and cafe, a well stocked store offering everyday essentials, pantry staples as well as locally sourced meats, bakery products, fruit and veg and also dairy produce and beverages of all kinds.

Travel connections in the area are excellent - the A1 passes to the west of Grantham providing access to major commuter areas with an access point also close to Marston, and the A52 crosses through Grantham taking you east to Boston and west to Nottingham. Grantham station is on the East Coast mainline giving direct services to London Kings Cross with a journey time from around 70 minutes, Newark in 10 mins and Peterborough in 20 mins. Cross country service to Nottingham in just 30 mins.

Grantham has successful Community, Special and Independent schools for children of all ages as well as the town’s two grammar schools: Kesteven and Grantham Girls School and the King’s Grammar School.

Agent's Note

Please note these particulars may be subject to change and must not be relied upon as an entirely accurate description of the property.

Although these particulars are thought to be materially correct, their accuracy cannot be guaranteed and they do not form part of any contract. All services and appliances have not and will not be tested.

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