A unique opportunity to acquire a most distinctive and individually styled 19th century detached family home of immense character having stone elevations beneath a Collyweston roof. (contd...) Read more
A unique opportunity to acquire a most distinctive and individually styled 19th century detached family home of immense character having stone elevations beneath a Collyweston roof. (contd...)
A unique opportunity to acquire a most distinctive and individually styled 19th century detached family home of immense character having stone elevations beneath a Collyweston roof.The property requires general modernisation and improvement throughout and occupies a well-established setting within the heart of this most sought after village between Melton Mowbray and Oakham.The accommodation briefly comprises an entrance hall, cloakroom, rear hall/family room, sitting room, dining room, kitchen, adjoining breakfast area and utility room/rear porch.On the first floor are five bedrooms, an en-suite bathroom and a family bathroom.Outside are gardens to the front, side and rear, outbuildings, stone summerhouse and driveway.The property is offered to the market with no upward chain.
AccommodationThe property is entered via a solid oak front door into:
Entrance HallHaving an impressive carved wood staircase rising to the first floor landing, parquet flooring in Herringbone, radiator and window to the front.
CloakroomFitted with a white two piece suite comprising a low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin.Window to the front, tiled flooring, vitrolite tiling to the walls and a radiator.
Sitting Room17'6" x 12'3" (5.33m x 3.73m).Having a brickette fireplace with a tiled hearth, beamed ceiling, windows to the front and rear, glazed panelled door to the rear garden, two radiators and a feature oak bookcase leading to a concealled access via a staircase to a cellar.
Lounge19'6" x 12'9" (5.94m x 3.89m).Feature oak panelled inglenook with a brick fireplace with open grate, fitted oak cupboards, windows to the side and rear, two radiators and glazed panelled door leading to the side garden.
Dining Room13'3" x 13' (4.04m x 3.96m).With a stone fireplace with open grate and built-in storage cupboards to either side, built-in drinks cabinet with cupboards under, radiator and window to the side.
Kitchen15'6" x 7'3" (4.72m x 2.2m).With a range of metal base cupboards and drawers and matching eye level units.Work surfacing with an inset stainless steel double bowl sink and drainer with mixer tap.Electric cream Aga with four ovens, hotplate and two hobs (not working).Vitrolite tiled walls, floor covering and window overlooking the rear garden.
Adjoining Breakfast Area12' (3.66m) x 11'6" (3.5m) 11'6" (3.51m) measurement to include the bay window..Large bay window to the side, oak window seat on a stone plinth, two radiators and a walk-in pantry with a tiled floor, fitted shelving and vitrolite tiled walls.
Utility Area/Rear Porch12' x 4'9" (3.66m x 1.45m).With a Belfast sink, plumbing for washing machine and tiled flooring.
Stone & Pantile OuthousesThese adjoin the main house and form two additional rooms which need improvement.
Outhouse One12' x 10'3" (3.66m x 3.12m).With radiator and stone mullion window overlooking the rear garden.
Outhouse Two13'3" x 12'9" (4.04m x 3.89m).With stone mullion window overlooking the rear garden and door to garden.
LandingOn the first floor approached via a staircase from the entrance hall is the first floor landing with stripped flooring, built-in airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder, fitted wall mounted mirrors, radiator, window to the front and access to loft space.
Master Bedroom19'6" x 12'9" (5.94m x 3.89m).Windows to the side and rear, three radiators and fitted double wardrobes with hanging rails and cupboards over.
En-suite Bathroom13' x 5' (3.96m x 1.52m).Fitted with a four piece suite comprising a panelled bath with shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC and fully tiled shower cubicle.Vitrolite tiling to the walls, window to the rear, floor covering and chrome heated towel rail/radiator.
Bedroom Two13'9" x 12'9" max (4.2m x 3.89m max).Being an L shaped room with radiator and window to the side.
Bedroom Three11'6" (3.51m) x 10' (3.05m) overall.Stripped flooring, radiator and window to the rear.
Bedroom Four12'3" x 7'9" (3.73m x 2.36m).Stripped flooring, radiator and window to the rear.
Bedroom Five13' x 7'9" (3.96m x 2.36m).Stripped flooring, radiator and window to the rear.
Family BathroomFitted with a white three piece suite comprising a panelled bath, bracket wash hand basin and low level WC.Vitrolite tiling to the walls, chrome heated towel rail/radiator and windows to the front and side.
Outside - Front/SideThe property has a forecourt garden laid to lawn and a stone retaining wall.There is a further well established garden to the side with established trees.
DrivewayThe driveway is accessed via Church Lane and provides off street parking.
Rear GardenThe private and fully enclosed rear garden is mainly laid to lawn behind stone retaining walls.
Large Summerhouse18'6" x 13'3" (5.64m x 4.04m).Constructed in stone.
Archway leads to an additional garden area adjacent to Chapel Lane with an outbuilding housing the oil fired central heating boiler (redundant).
The gardens are edged red on the site plan within these particulars.
Sitting RoomHaving a brickette fireplace with a tiled hearth, beamed ceiling, windows to the front and rear, glazed panelled door to the rear garden, two radiators and a feature oak bookcase leading to a concealled access via a staircase to a cellar.
ServicesThe vendor informs us that gas has been brought to the property.