*BEST OFFERS TO BE RECEIVED NO LATER THAN 12 NOON ON FRIDAY 19th OCTOBER 2018* Situated in a superb 0. (contd...) Read more
*BEST OFFERS TO BE RECEIVED NO LATER THAN 12 NOON ON FRIDAY 19th OCTOBER 2018* Situated in a superb 0. (contd...)
*BEST OFFERS TO BE RECEIVED NO LATER THAN 12 NOON ON FRIDAY 19th OCTOBER 2018* Situated in a superb 0.3 acre plot with a 65ft boat mooring at the foot of the gardens and outstanding views over the River Soar and valley beyond towards Charnwood Forest, this substantial three double bedroom detached bungalow offers three reception rooms, a brick/double glazed conservatory, fully fitted kitchen and attached double garage capable of conversion (subject to planning).With gas fired central heating and sealed unit double glazing, the property offers immediate vacant possession and is situated on the edge of this highly desirable and well serviced village.Ideal for retirement purchasers seeking a property in a well serviced location with fishing and mooring rights and an outstanding south facing open view to the rear.
The PropertyThis substantial bungalow offers immediate vacant possession and is situated on the very edge of Barrow upon Soar.The property has a rare extensive frontage with the River Soar which provides Riparian Rights for fishing and mooring and in particular affords a spectacular south facing open view to the rear.Offering spacious three double bedroom accommodation with three reception rooms including a study/bedroom four if required, the property has been well maintained with part replacement uPVC double glazing almost throughout and a replaced boiler, although now requires some general upgrading.In all, a substantial property ideal for retirement purchasers, particularly those with boating or fishing interests.
AccommodationThe property is entered via a glazed front door into:
Entrance HallWith windows to front within hardwood surrounds, multi-paned inner door with double glazed side screens into:
Inner Reception HallWith two accesses to roof space, two radiators, mains smoke detector, built-in airing cupboard with insulated hot water cylinder, immersion heater and off:
Living Room19'8" x 11'9" (6m x 3.58m).With uPVC sealed double glazed bay window taking advantage of magnificent views over the gardens, River Soar and open views beyond towards Charnwood Forest, moulded cornicing, two radiators, living flame gas fire within stone surround with matching hearth and side plinths, double glazed sliding doors to conservatory and archway to:
Separate Dining Room10'11"x 11'2" (3.33mx 3.4m).With radiator, moulded cornicing and ceiling rose, door to hall and double glazed sliding patio doors to:
Conservatory7'10" x 21'1" (2.39m x 6.43m).Brick and double glazed conservatory with two double radiators, fitted roof blinds, double glazed doors to living room and hardwood sealed double glazed picture windows and matching double doors opening onto patio gardens and outstanding views towards Charnwood Forest.
Separate Study/Bedroom Four8'6" x 6'6" (2.6m x 1.98m).With attractive fitted corner cupboard in limed oak, full height book shelving, radiator, sealed double glazed window to front and coved cornicing.
Fitted Breakfast Kitchen14'1" x 10' (4.3m x 3.05m).With a range of white fronted units comprising a one and a half bowl single drainer sink inset within ranges of roll edge work surfacing with matching base cupboards and drawers, eye level units, fitted breakfast table and integrated appliances including a refitted Baumatic fan assisted electric oven and in stainless steel and microwave over.Ceramic hob with extractor hood, integrated fridge, freezer and dishwasher with matching fronts, tiled splashbacks, windows to conservatory with open views beyond, radiator, coved cornicing, display cupboards, TV and telephone points, off:
Utility Room8'6" x 6' (2.6m x 1.83m).With Viessmann replaced gas fired central heating boiler with timer switch, roll edge work surfacing with base cupboards and eye level cupboards, larder unit, plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble dryer, stainless steel sink, double glazed window and uPVC replacement double glazed door to side.
Master Bedroom19'8" x 12'2" (6m x 3.7m).With an entrance area with mirror fronted double hanging wardrobe opening through to the main bedroom with two further double hanging wardrobes and a range of top boxes creating alcove for dressing table, double radiator, uPVC replacement double glazed windows overlooking the rear gardens and outstanding views beyond, coved cornicing and off:
En-suite Bathroom8'3" x 6'9" (2.51m x 2.06m).With a four piece suite comprising corner bath, fully tiled separate shower, vanity unit with cupboards under, low level WC, full height tiling towel rail, extractor hood and shaver point.
Bedroom Two11'11" x 13'1" (3.63m x 3.99m).With an excellent range of built-in hanging wardrobes to two walls comprising three double hanging wardrobes, range of top boxes, dressing alcove with cupboards, drawers and vanity unit, radiator, uPVC double glazed bay window to front and coved cornicing.
Bedroom Three11'11" x 10'11" (3.63m x 3.33m).With uPVC double glazed window to front, radiator and coved cornicing.
Family Bathroom5'9" x 6'9" (1.75m x 2.06m).With a three piece suite comprising panelled bath with shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, full height tiling, coved cornicing, uPVC replacement double glazed window, towel rail/radiator, shaver point, mirror and light.
OutsideA particular feature of this substantial bungalow is its position on the very edge of Barrow upon Soar with an outstanding open aspect to the rear over landscaped gardens which descend to the river.The front garden is predominately laid to lawn with paved pathway, tarmacadam driveway providing hardstanding for at least two cars leading in turn to:
Brick Double GarageWith electrically operated up and over door by Homann, fitted light and power, useful storage in the roof eaves with a retractable loft ladder, door and double glazed window to rear.There is also a WC with low level suite and shelving.This garage would be ideal as a hobbies room or given its attachment to the house, part conversion to create further accommodation if required (subject to any necessary consents/approvals).
Rear GardenThe position of this property is its most outstanding feature.Across the rear of the property is a full width paved sun terrace with steps leading down to lawns which cascade down to the River Soar and give an outstanding elevated view over the Soar Valley at the rear and views beyond towards Charnwood Forest.In addition is a covered summer sitting/dining area with tiled roof and decking and a secure storage area to the side of the bungalow and aluminium framed greenhouse.The gardens offer plenty of interest with an ornamental rockery with waterfall and ornamental beds of herbaceous and flowering plants of many differing varieties interspersed with crazy paved steps and terrace area from which to enjoy the views.At the foot of the gardens are more level lawns with Silver Birch trees.The property enjoys a frontage with the River Soar with associated mooring and Riparian Rights.This frontage allows the owners of this property to accommodate a narrow boat of maximum 65ft in length with a pontoon and mooring bollard already in situ.With similar moorings and local marinas costing approximately £2,000 or more per annum, this provides a valuable mooring for those wishing to accommodation a wide beam or narrow boat on the superb Soar navigation at the foot of the garden.
Fixtures and FittingsAll fitted carpets, curtains and light fittings are included.
The Soar NavigationThe River Soar at the foot of the garden is part of the extensive Midlands navigable waterways system with excellent local marinas a Pillings Lock, Loughborough and Barrow upon Soar itself.The River Soar Navigation is part of the Leicester ring and connects to the whole of the UK waterways network, particularly to the North, South and West.
Agents NoteThe property owns a portion of the road in front, with the neighbouring property having a right of access over it.
Offer ProcessAll offers are invited by 12 noon on Friday 19th October and can be made verbally, by email or placed in an envelope clearly marked OFFER - 10 THE PASTURES, BARROW UPON SOAR and submiited to Bentons. Offers are invited unconditionally (i.e. not conditional upon the granting of planning permission for any alterations) and purchasers should please indicate whether the purchase is subject to the sale of another property (if so whether that property is sold) or assets and whether mortgage funding will be required. Buyers will be requested to provide information as to their purchasing position and provide proof of funding should their offer be accepted.