Character Property for sale on
Main Street
Foston, Grantham, NG32

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  • Character 4 Bedroom property
  • Former Public House Circa 1726
  • Large Conservatory
  • 4 Bathroom
  • Double Garage
  • Extensive Gardens
  • Self Contained Annexe
  • Village Location
  • 3 Rental Properties Included
  • Superb Income Potential


Tenure: Freehold

Chance for a unique opportunity to own a large four bed cottage, formerly the Black Horse Coaching Inn, dating back to cira 1726, in the popular village of Foston. Along with the main house there are 3 rental properties, available for long and short term rent.
The main house has two reception rooms, good size breakfast kitchen, four bedrooms, two en- suites and two bathrooms and conservatory. Accessed via the main house is a self contained one bedroom annexe. The property has a double garage with workshop and solar panels, along with parking for 4 cars and a further 6 cars by the cottages.
The rear garden is filled with colour and mature plants along with lawn area, a large vegetable patch, orchard, ponds, and covered patio area there is a summer house and hot tub.
Along side the main house are three further properties of two, two bed cottages and two bed flat, these are currently rented as holiday lets, but can be residential properties providing a substantial income.
More 360 tours and floorplans for all properties are available.


To enter the property via a stone porch, the main oak exterior door with bulls-eye glass panel, metal knocker, latch, letterbox, and panel window On entering the hallway there is a further oak door leading to rear garden with obscure glass panels, fully fitted carpet flooring, ceiling light fitting and 2 oak doors leading to further rooms and wooden staircase to first floor.


4.87 x 5.05 (15'11" x 16'6")

Enter via the oak door with metal latch, three wood framed double glazed windows with metal handles under which is cupboard space but can be window seats, large stone fireplace with copper hood, housing a multi- fuel burner, and original oak beam mantel, original oak beams on the ceiling, wooden floors and oak swing doors to the kitchen and oak door to the study.


3.68 x 5.15 (12'0" x 16'10")

From the the lounge down a small set of stairs, the room has two double glazed wood framed windows with side aspect, built in storage cupboard, laminate flooring, radiator, oak ceiling beams.

Inner Hallway

From the lounge, the inner hallway leads from the lounge to the kitchen area, exterior door with the original public house etched glass panel, wooden framed double glazed window, picture display rail, radiator with cover, tiled flooring and sky light. Pantry/ storage area leading to the annexe.


3.26 x 4.51 (10'8" x 14'9")

Recently refurbished with a range of wall and base units in white country cottage style, and oak block worktops, central island housing further units and wine cooler fridge. Built in double oven, and ceramic hob, with built in cooker hood, wood framed double glazed bay window with built in oak block breakfast area, further double glazed window, white porcelain sink and drainer, panel ceiling and ceiling mounted light fittings, part white tiled walls with tiled flooring and radiator. GSC boiler in built in cupboard and built in airing cupboard. Space for fridge freezer.

Downstairs Shower room

2.18 x 1.88 (7'1" x 6'2")

Wet room style room with walk in shower cubicle with glass screen and rainfall shower head, white WC with mid level cistern and hand basin built into shelving unit. Obscure double glazed window, part tiled walls, tiled flooring, extractor fan, and wall and ceiling lighting, and radiator.

Snug/2nd Lounge

2.84 x 5.06 (9'3" x 16'7")

From the hallway via an original oak door, large stone fireplace with multi-fuel burner, with original oak mantel, rear aspect double glazed wood frame windows, fully carpeted, oak ceiling beams and picture wall lights and door with glass leaded panels leading to the conservatory.


6.53 x 4.61 (21'5" x 15'1")

Large conservatory with two set of French patio doors leading to the garden. Tiled flooring, ceiling light fitting and tv point and under floor heating.

Utility Room

2.00 x 2.47 (6'6" x 8'1")

Access from the conservatory, wall and base units in white with grey marble effect roll edge worktop, plumbing and space for a washing machine and dryer. Stainless steel sink and drainer, side aspect windows.

Stairs and Landing

Wooden stairs case leading to the first floor with wood frame double windows, fully fitted carpet, built in shelves, ceiling light fitting, oak door leading to all rooms.

Bedroom 2

3.28 x 3.98 (10'9" x 13'0")

White painted oak door leading to good size double bedroom, front aspect triple window, radiator, built in double wardrobes, stripped wood flooring


2.67 x 1.13 (8'9" x 3'8")

White suite comprising of a low level cistern WC, white hand basin and shower stall with glass screen and shower head, extractor fan, down lights and chrome heated towel rail.


3.28 x 1.80 (10'9" x 5'10")

Family shower room with large double shower with rain fall shower head, and attachment, white WC with built in cistern and built in wash hand basin, chrome heated towel rail, panel roof , extractor fan and ceiling downlights, wood frame obscured window.

Master Bedroom

2.99 x 5.69 (9'9" x 18'8")

Large double room with two double built in wardrobes, wood framed window with window seat and radiator, wall mounted lights, fully fitted carpet.

Bedroom 3

2.28 x 4.13 (7'5" x 13'6")

Single room with side aspect wood frame window, built in cupboard, fully fitted carpet and radiator

Bedroom 4

7.06 x 3.21 (23'1" x 10'6")

Accessed from landing up some stairs to the loft conversion which has created a large double room, Velux windows and fire exit window, access to the eaves for storage, a built in cupboard and ceiling down lights. Fully fitted carpet.

En-Suite 2

1.96 x 2.96 (6'5" x 9'8")

White suite with walk in shower with glass screen, white low level cistern WC and white hand basin. Part tiled walls, Velux window, laminate flooring and ceiling down lights

Garden and Garage

The rear garden is made up of several areas, being a large vegetable plot with greenhouse, lawn area with summer house and hot tub, planting areas with mature shrubs and flowers, orchard area with possibility of two plots subject to planning permission or a small paddock, patio area some of it under cover, pond with water feature, double garage with work shop and storage, with solar panels supplying the house with hot water.
There is also parking for at least 4 cars.


This is reached via the pantry from the main house or via its own front door formally the main door to the public house. It has a porch, large lounge area with log burner, large double room with built in wardrobes, fitted kitchen with dishwasher and cooker, shower room and utility space with plumbing for a washing machine. Can also be rented out.

Black Horse Cottages ( Rental Property)

The former stable and coach house outbuildings have been converted into two beautiful cottages each have an entrance porch with coat hooks, lounge with multi-fuel burner, wall mounted lights, fitted carpet, double glazed window with front aspect. Door leading to the kitchen/diner with freestanding cooker, wall and base units with grey laminate roll edge worktop, stainless steel sink and drainer, tiled flooring with double glazed window, leading to utility space with plumbing for a washing machine, built in storage cupboard and exterior rear door. To the first floor are two double bedrooms both with built in wardrobes, bathroom with a white WC with built in cistern, white basin built in to unit, corner shower cubicle with glass screen, tiled flooring and part tiled walls, double glazed rear aspect window.
To the front is a lovely cottage style garden, to the rear is a rear garden with shingle and patio space. Also parking for 6 cars
Both are currently rented out using AirBnB, but have previously been used for long term rent and are regularly fully booked make use of the local facilities of Belvoir Castle, UK Arena, Lincoln to name but a few.

The Garden View Flat (Rental Property)

This is a self contained flat over the annexe area of the main house, Enter via a metal staircase with a small outside space, inside is a bathroom with white WC white hand basin built into a unit and shower cubicle with glass door, ceiling down lights, from the hallway is a kitchen with white wall and base units stainless steel sink and drainer, built in oven and ceramic hob, cooker hood, plumbing for a dishwasher and space for fridge, vinyl flooring double glazed window. From the hallway into the lounge/diner with built in storage cupboards, radiator, double glazed side aspect window, stone hearth and electric fire, from there into a small hallway with two double bedrooms.
This flat is rent out on AirBnB and is regularly fully booked.

Brochure Disclaimer

We endeavour to make our sales particulars accurate and reliable, however, they do not constitute or form part of an offer or any contract and none is to be relied upon as statements of representation or fact. Any services, systems and appliances listed in this specification have not been tested by us and no guarantee as to their operating ability or efficiency is given. All measurements have been taken as a guide to prospective buyers only, and are not precise. If you require clarification or further information on any points, please contact us, especially if you are travelling some distance to view. Fixtures and fittings other than those mentioned are to be agreed with the seller by separate negotiation.


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