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Offers around 475,000

New Road, Burton Lazars, Melton Mowbray



  • Detached Cottage
  • Four Bedrooms
  • Detached Garage
  • No Upward Chain
  • Generous Plot
  • En-Suite To Master Bedroom
  • Stunning 30ft Living Kitchen
  • Many Original Features
  • Refurbished Throughout in 2008
  • Gas Central Heating



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We are pleased to present to the market a rare opportunity to acquire this four bedroomed detached cottage, offered with the benefit of no upward chain and retaining many character features including cruck beams and inglenook fireplaces. The property occupies a generous plot in the heart of the popular village of Burton Lazars and underwent a full scheme of modernisation and renovation in 2008, therefore offering the perfect proposition for those looking for a home abundant in character but with modern touches throughout.

The internal accommodation comprises a sitting room, dining room, stunning 30 ft living kitchen, study, utility room, downstairs WC, first floor landing, four bedrooms including a master bedroom with en-suite facilities and a family bathroom. Externally the property is surrounded by pleasant gardens with gravelled off road parking for three vehicles, a detached brick and pantile garage and the possible option to rent a further section of garden if required for a nominal sum.

Burton Lazars is situated less than one mile south of Melton Mowbray, sitting on the A606, and being convenient for access to all major towns, particularly Oakham and the surrounding area. The village offers a traditional village living experience and is well connected to Melton Mowbray's wealth of amenities including shops, a thriving market, renowned schools of all grades and a rail station which now provides a through service to London St. Pancras International. A regular bus service connects the town with Oakham, Melton and Nottingham.

A leaded double glazed front door leads to:-

DINING HALL (4.39m x 3.40m (14'5 x 11'2))
Having exposed brick and stonework to some walls, an attractive staircase rising to the first floor landing, UPVC double glazed window to rear elevation with central heating radiator under, exposed beam, recessed spotlights, door to a useful under stairs storage cupboard and a door to:-

SITTING ROOM (6.22m x 3.71m (20'5 x 12'2))
Having a feature brick inglenook fireplace with beam over and stone hearth with multi-fuel stove, two UPVC double glazed windows to front elevation, central heating radiator, UPVC double glazed french doors to the rear elevation, recessed spotlights, two television points and two wall light points.

LIVING KITCHEN (9.17m x 3.73m (30'1 x 12'3))
A beautiful, homely living kitchen having an initial sitting area with ceramic tiled floor, feature brick inglenook fireplace with beam over, stone hearth and multi-fuel stove, UPVC double glazed window to front elevation, central heating radiator, recessed spotlights and doors to the utility room and study. Moving through into the cathedral roofed kitchen area there is a continuation of the ceramic tiled floor, a range of beautifully fitted bespoke hand made hardwood wall and base units with solid oak work surfaces over, undermounted belfast sink with mixer tap over, space for american style fridge freezer, Rangemaster oven set into an inglenook chimney breast with ceramic tiled splashbacks, exposed beams to the roof, recessed spotlights, television point, UPVC double glazed windows to both side elevations and a multi-paned external door leading out to the gardens.

UTILITY ROOM (1.55m x 1.40m (5'1 x 4'7))
The utility room is accessed via a door from the kitchen and has a ceramic tiled floor and is fitted with a butcher's block style work surface with space and plumbing for an automatic washing machine and space for a tumble dryer under, wall mounted Glow Worm gas fired central heating boiler, UPVC double glazed window to rear elevation and a door with exposed beam over leads to:-

Having a ceramic tiled floor and being fitted with a low flush WC, wall mounted wash hand basin with ceramic tiled splashbacks, recessed spotlights, extractor and central heating radiator.

STUDY (2.74m x 2.64m (9' x 8'8))
Accessed via a door from the sitting area in the living kitchen and having a UPVC double glazed window to the front elevation, recessed spotlights, central heating radiator, telephone point, electrical consumer unit and two wall light points.

Returning to the Hallway/Dining Room a staircase rises to the first floor landing, having UPVC double glazed window to rear elevation, exposed beams and brickwork, LED lighting in the skirting boards and doors to:-

MASTER BEDROOM (4.42m x 3.58m (14'6 x 11'9))
Having two UPVC double glazed windows to the side elevation, central heating radiator, recessed spotlights, television point and door to:-

Having ceramic tiling to walls and water sensitive areas and being fitted with a panelled bath with chrome mixer tap over, pedestal wash hand basin with chrome mixer tap over, shower cubicle with Mira shower, low flush WC, heated chrome towel ladder, extractor and double glazed Velux style window.

BEDROOM TWO (3.35m x 3.05m max (11' x 10' max))
Having a double glazed Velux style window, central heating radiator, television point and exposed beams.

BEDROOM THREE (3.45m x 2.13m plus 1.37m x 1.30m door recess (11'4)
Having UPVC double glazed window to front elevation, central heating radiator, exposed beam, television point, recessed spotlights and built in oak storage cupboard.

BEDROOM FOUR (2.24m x 2.87m max (7'4 x 9'5 max))
Having central heating radiator, double glazed Velux style window, exposed cruck beam and television point.

Having tiling to water sensitive areas and being fitted with a panelled bath with chrome mixer tap over, tiled quadrant shower cubicle with Creda shower, pedestal wash hand basin, low flush WC, extractor, shaver point, chrome heated towel rail and an obscure UPVC double glazed window to front elevation.

The property features pleasant and well manicured gardens to three sides including a generous lawned area, mature planted and shrub borders, two flagstoned patio areas, vegetable growing area, Laurel hedging with archway leading out to the road, courtesy lighting, initial gravelled off road parking and a flagstoned footpath leading to another gravelled driveway leading to the attractive detached garage, being of brick and pantile construction, having it's own power, light, remote controlled electric roller shutter door and outside tap.

Please note that the potential purchaser may also have the option to rent a further substantial plot of garden area (not pictured) for a nominal monthly rent.

Nothing herein contained shall be a warranty or condition and neither the Vendor nor ourselves will be liable to the Purchaser in respect of any mis-statement or misrepresentation made at or before the date hereof by the Vendor, his servants or agents or otherwise.

Mortgage advice is available through our association with Wright Mortgage of Bingham, call 01664 431080 for a free appointment at your home or at our office. Your home may be at risk if you do not keep up repayments on a loan secured upon it.

Please contact our Mellton Mowbray Office on 01664 431080 if you wish to arrange a viewing appointment for this property or require further information.

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