Collyweston is pretty village situated in rolling Northamptonshire countryside. Located just outside of Stamford on the A43, it offers excellent road links to the major commercial centres Nottingham, Leicester, Corby, Kettering & Peterborough.
The village itself has a well regarded public house, The Collyweston Slater, which provides good food and a cosy atmosphere. The village also benefits from an award winning and non-for-profit community shop, which provides all the necessities as well as some of the most delicious artisan local produce. More day to day facilities can be found in nearby Stamford, a mere 4 miles away.
The thriving market town of Stamford was once declared to be the finest stone town in England by Sir Walter Scott. It sounds impossible but today not much has changed and the country's first designated Conservation Area regularly appears in the Sunday Times' The best place to live in the UK.
Famed for its Georgian street scene, Stamford supports an active community. The town's traditional weekly market continues, whilst the town centre boasts a great variety of restaurants, bars and boutique shops, as well as all the high street amenities and supermarkets one would expect.
Well-known for its architectural landmarks, including The George Hotel and Burghley House, and its proximity to the varied leisure pursuits afforded by Rutland Water.
Stamford railway station has superb commuter links to London (via Peterborough), Stanstead, Cambridge & Birmingham, whilst the nearby A1 offers links to the A14, A47 and M25.
All within a 20 mile radius of Collyweston there are some great choices for schooling. Some of the countries best public schools can be found at Stamford, Oakham, Uppingham & Oundle. There is a first-rate Grammar school situated at Bourne, Lincolnshire and The King's (Cathedral) School in Peterborough is also well thought of.
There is an equally varied choice for primary and prep schooling. Stamford Junior, part of the Stamford Endowed Schools, Copthill just outside in the village of Uffington and Witham Hall, which has an exceptional reputation. State primary schooling is well catered for in Stamford and nearby Ketton.
The Manor is concealed from the road by a low drystone wall and a bank of mature Lime and Oak trees. On approach through double electric gates and a gravel drive you are greeted by the beautifully symmetrical and impressive façade of The Manor, which is a fine example of its type. Built entirely of limestone inset with stone mullion windows below a Collyweston roof, this extraordinary property dates back to 1695 and previously stood in the High Street before being re-sited in 1912, using the original masonry.
The Grade II listed house has retained its original charm and elegance and throughout the interior are beautiful rooms and historic details such as impressive oak beams and stone fireplaces. At the heart of the house is a welcoming Kitchen & Breakfast Room, adjoining the light-filled Sitting Room where floor-to-ceiling windows make the most of the superb countryside vistas and lead out to the sunny terrace.
Offering a wonderful combination of elegant formal reception space, welcoming family rooms and substantial accommodation set over three floors, the house is a stunning, historic family home in a superb location.
Entering the property from the front door into an elegant reception hall, with two well proportioned reception rooms either side. Further ground floor accommodation includes a snug, study, utility room and pantry.
On the first floor are an impressive principal bedroom suite, three further double bedrooms and a large family bathroom. The rear staircase rises to the second floor which encompasses three further double bedrooms, family bathroom, store room and games room.
The Landscaped grounds to the front of The Manor are large and well kept. It is here that you can access parking to the side of the property or in the large triple garage. The garage also has an attached studio annex with shower room and additional stores.
The secluded west-facing gardens border open countryside and there are panoramic views across the valley from the terrace, hot tub and the summer house.
The south-facing grounds to the front of The Manor are well maintained, maturely planted and includes the tennis court which also benefits from inspiring far reaching views.
Mains water, electricity, gas are connected. Gas central heating. Drainage via a septic tank. None of the services have been tested by the agents.
FIXTURES AND FITTINGS
Only those mentioned in these sales particulars are included in the sale. All others, such as curtains, light fitting and garden ornaments are specifically excluded but may be available by separate negotiation.
East Northamptonshire District Council: 01832 742000
The property may only be inspected by prior arrangement through King West,
Tel: 01780 484520
Upon leaving Stamford on the A43 Kettering Road, pass through the village of Easton on the Hill, continue on through Collyweston, where The Manor can be found on the right hand side just before leaving the village.
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