- Character Property
- Four Bedrooms
- En-suite To Master Bedrooms
- Four Reception Rooms
- Ample Off-Road Parking
- Large Gardens, Approx 0.5 Acres
- Idyllic Countryside Views
- Popular Village Location
The Old Post Office dates back to the 1860s and was originally the cottage and workshops of the village Wheelwright and Postmaster. Since then it has been transformed to create a modern and contemporary family home whilst having many character features to include vaulted ceilings, oak beams and trusses, heritage skylights, period radiators and the old post office safe.
The ground floor briefly comprises of an impressive entrance hall, bespoke kitchen with vaulted ceilings, underfloor heating, granite counters and a range cooker, sitting room with further vaulted ceilings, inglenook fireplace, multi-fuel burner and a generous utility room. Further living space includes a spacious dual aspect lounge with a feature fireplace and a playroom/further sitting room with French doors that lead out to the private landscaped gardens. There is also a generous under stairs storage cupboard and separate WC off the entrance hall. To the first floor there are four bedrooms, the master bedroom having its own four-piece suite en-suite and a family shower room. The guest bedroom benefits from built-in wardrobes and bedroom three having a feature cast iron fireplace.
Externally, this property is accessed via a gravelled driveway that provides ample off-road parking for a number of vehicles and also has planning for a 3-bay garage and a ground floor extension. The plot overall extends to approximately half an acre to include a large wrap around garden to three sides of the property which offer a mixture of formal, private and landscaped gardens starting at the one end via the playroom, through to the gravelled courtyard that is perfect for alfresco dining, followed by a large meadow that is separated by post and rail fencing and has multiple fruit trees (apple, pear, apricot, plum and wild damson) and an abundance of soft fruits (raspberries, gooseberries, rhubarb, redcurrants and blackcurrants).
Staunton is home to a church, an Ofsted outstanding Montessori Nursery School and one of the Vale of Belvoir's finest pubs, the award-winning Staunton Arms. Whilst being in the catchment area for an Ofsted outstanding primary (Orston) and secondary (Toot Hill) with Ofsted outstanding grammar schools nearby in Grantham it also has close links to the nearby villages of Orston, Bottesford and Long Bennington. This makes it an ideal base for those who wish to enjoy a more rural lifestyle but who need to retain easy access to the East Coast Main line to London. The nearby towns of Newark, Grantham and Nottingham are all within easy reach as are the A1 and the A52 trunk roads.
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