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Manor house for sale in Folkingham in beautiful Lincolnshire

Beautiful manor house for sale in the picturesque village of Folkingham in Lincolnshire.

Leading the way in Lincolnshire, The beautiful manor house for sale in Folkingham, near Sleaford— a delightful stone village noted for its urbane 18th-century houses—is an impressive survivor from an earlier age. For sale through Strutt & Parker in Market Harborough (01858 433123) and Fine & Country in Grantham (01476 589155) at a guide price of £1.05m, the manor, listed Grade II*, was built in the early 1650s of the local, cream-coloured Ancaster stone, much of it sourced from the ruins of Sempringham Abbey, which was demolished following the dissolution of the Monasteries.

The Manor stands behind a distinctive front wall with pillared gates. It has been well maintained and the layout of the house is ideal for family occupation with four separate floors each making a distinctive contribution and providing ample space for relaxation, study, working from home or entertaining. Outside the generous private gardens and an all-weather tennis court combine to make The Manor very suitable for entertaining and the perfect place for either a party or relaxed country weekend.

Described in Pevsner’s ‘Buildings of England’ as an ‘uncommonly fine Manor House’, the house stands in an acre of private gardens and grounds set back from Folkingham’s historic marketplace. It has four reception rooms, a kitchen/breakfast room, a conservatory, master and guest suites, seven bedrooms and a family bathroom and is ideally located close to leading public schools at Stamford, Oakham and Oundle or State grammars at Bourne, Grantham and Sleaford. High-speed commuting to London is available from Grantham or Peterborough.

The guide price is £1.05m. For further information please contact Strutt & Parker on 01858 433123 or Fine & Country on 01476 589155.