"THE ARCHWAY" offers a rare opportunity to live a truly enviable lifestyle in a PRIVILEGED and EXCLUSIVE LOCATION in the Idyllic and tranquil setting of NEWSTEAD ABBEY PARK GROUNDS. This ENCHANTING and UNIQUE GRADE II LISTED BUILDING showcases CHARACTER CHARM and special features including its own dramatic TOWER. The LOW MAINTENANCE LIFESTYLE retains BEAUTIFUL PERIOD FEATURES whilst also enjoying modern touches including the BESPOKE FITTED KITCHEN DINER, fitted bathroom and shower room suites which all make CONTEMPORARY LIVING possible. Boasting beautifully proportioned rooms which have all been lovingly decorated to the highest standard and exquisitely finished throughout, the extremely impressive accommodation includes attractive ground floor living space, plus THREE BEDROOMS including the PRINCIPAL SUITE which occupies the whole of the first floor, with the luxury of its own WALK IN WARDROBE and EN-SUITE bathroom. The remaining bedrooms command stunning elevated views on the second floor, all situated within a rarely found fairy tale setting.
Newstead Abbey arguably holds one of the most sought after and picturesque addresses in Nottinghamshire. The late 12th century monastic Abbey is steeped in history, most famously known as the former home of Romantic poet Lord Byron. Boasting an exclusive location in these unrivalled grounds, "The Archway" is a distinguished home which forms part of the former stable block, a charming cluster of private properties beautifully arranged around a private courtyard. As it’s name suggests, "The Archway" encompasses the elegant front archway and includes the unique architectural design of a majestic gothic styled tower.
Showcasing many characteristic features including stone windows and fabulous ogival shaped doorways, the period features sympathetically retain the history of the bygone era, yet the accommodation has contemporary touches therefore easily lending itself to modern day living. The layout to the ground floor comprises a beautiful welcoming and spacious kitchen diner with its unique shaped design and bespoke fittings, a useful separate utility room and cloakroom. The elegant living room deserves a special mention as it manages to merge an air of grandeur with a warm and comfortable living space. Three bedrooms enjoy spectacular views over the courtyard, Upper Lake, gardens and grounds, with the accommodation including a principal suite comprising a bedroom, en-suite and its own walk in wardrobe, this breath taking suite completely dominates the first floor. Two further bedrooms are located on the second floor with Jack and Jill en-suite, where more spectacular views are found.
Externally the property offers an easy low maintenance lifestyle with its parking space in the shared courtyard and access to acres of parkland on your very own doorstep in this hugely tranquil and magical setting.
The Archway is a highly individual property, a lovely home of great character and charm, and therefore must be viewed to appreciate its one of a kind accommodation and privileged setting. Viewings are strictly by appointment, all enquiries through Gascoines Ravenshead office.
5.33m x 3.78m (17'6" x 12'5")
The spacious dining kitchen offers a fabulous warm welcome. It is fully fitted with a comprehensive and attractive bespoke range of beautifully crafted solid oak wall and base units, topped with high end Black Star granite work surface offering plenty of preparation space, and featuring clever under counter lighting, plus stainless steel one and a half sink and drainer. With high end appliances including Rangemaster cooker incorporating double oven, grill, pan drawer, plate warmer, and five ring gas hob with wok stand. There is an integrated frost-free fridge freezer and dishwasher. Finishing touches include attractive flag stone flooring, two electric kickboard heaters, and atmospheric downlighting. Two large windows fill the space with natural light and there is a useful personnel door to the communal courtyard. The generous sized room provides ample space for a dining table and chairs. Stone steps lead up to the living room.
2.41m x 1.55m (7'11" x 5'1")
This useful space is fitted with wall and base units to allow for plenty of storage. There is a practical stainless steel sink and drainer, plumbing for washing machine, and low flush w.c. Finished with flag stone flooring, and decorated with part tiled walls. Here you will find the fitted Baxi Combination gas central heating boiler with transferable warranty until 2029.
5.49m x 5.33m (18' x 17'6")
The living room is the heart of the home, its a striking room with a sophisticated feel. The stone feature fireplace with log burning stove creates a warm and homely ambiance and feels exceptionally cosy. The show stopping beautiful double stone window affords glorious and tireless views of Grade I listed Newstead Abbey and the Upper Lake. Additional decorative focal points add lovely touches that remain sympathetically faithful to the buildings period, including the magnificent bespoke fitted alcove bookcases which are particularly striking features, and attractive column radiator. The room features stylish coving to the ceiling with ambient down lighting. The open feature stair case leads to the first floor.
Neatly decorated landing leading to the principal suite, with further attractive stairs leading up and onwards to the further second floor landing.
The principal suite encompasses the entire first floor and includes a beautiful double sized bedroom, with its own walk in wardrobe and an en-suite bathroom.
3.51m x 3.38m (11'6" x 11'1")
A beautiful double sized bedroom can be found located within the principal suite. It is the perfect place to relax with some lovely design features including a decor of relaxing neutral colours, a stylish column radiator, and further feature double stone window with magnificent views across to Newstead Abbey and the Upper Lake.
1.80m x 1.40m (5'11" x 4'7")
The principal suite enjoys the luxurious addition of its own walk in wardrobe. The organised space is with fitted rails and beneficial shelving ideal for storage of clothes and accessories.
3.38m x 1.57m (11'1" x 5'2")
The beautiful contemporary styled en-suite serves the principal bedroom. Fitted with a luxurious double ended P-shaped panelled bath having rainfall shower above, with low flush w.c and wash basin in vanity unit. The room is finished with tiled flooring and decorated with tiled walls. There is a chrome heated towel rail, warm atmospheric downlighting, and double window to the courtyard.
A beautiful traditional gothic stone archway leads to the second floor accommodation, with easy access to the large loft space.
3.81m x 2.59m (12'6" x 8'6")
A second bedroom beautifully decorated with calming tones. Having stylish column radiator, and with views across the courtyard.
3.73m x 2.49m (12'3" x 8'2")
The third bedroom with column radiator and the most beautiful views across the Upper Lake.
2.44m x 1.68m (8' x 5'6")
The Shower room serves the second floor bedrooms. Fitted with a contemporary styled suite comprising shower cubicle, wash basin in vanity unit, and low flush w.c. Decorated with modern tiled flooring and smart tiled walls. Having column radiator, and warm and ambient down lighting.
This magnificent and individual home is accessed from the front parking area, through the impressive archway leading in to the communal courtyard where The Archway has allocated parking for one vehicle. There is a convenient log store for the wood burning stove. The Tower is accessed via a door in the archway making an ideal store. It has a stone staircase to the first floor, ladder to the second floor, with further ladder to the top floor enjoying far reaching unrivalled views of Newstead Abbey, the Upper Lake, and the gardens. There is no garden with The Archway however the picturesque grounds neighbouring Newstead Abbey and formal inner grounds are accessible for use, being ideal for walking, strolling through the impressive woodlands or picnicking in the beautiful surroundings. Importantly, there is no service charge for the property so the splendid nature around you can be explored and enjoyed free of additional residential charges.
This is certainly a privileged location to call home. In a wonderful setting, the house is nestled against the famous Newstead Abbey Upper lake and overlooks the Abbey itself. With lush parkland and acres of woodland, waterfalls, ponds and formal gardens, all reached by beautiful rhododendron lined driveways. The Abbey is home to a select number of prestigious properties with a coveted address and a majestic wooded backdrop. All the conveniences of Ravenshead Village can be easily reached by car and here you will find an excellent selection of shops and amenities. Nearby transport links give easy options for travel to Mansfield and Nottingham, plus the M1 motorway is easy to reach for commuters and for travel further afield. There is an excellent selection of hostelries and places to eat in and around Ravenshead and the renowned Hutt Public House stands opposite the Abbey Gates entrance on Nottingham Road. Excellent schooling is found in the village primary schools whilst there are a number of highly recommended secondary schools, private schooling and colleges locally. Recreational facilities are available with nearby excellent golf clubs, a leisure centre in the village and of course the Abbey itself offers beautiful walks in the gardens and parkland.
Only fixtures and fittings specifically described within these particulars of sale are included.
All dimensions are approximate. There may be some variation between imperial and metric measurements for ease of reference. Dimensions should not be used for fitting out.
Freehold with vacant possession.
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