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Guide price 575,000

Chestnut Grove, Radcliffe on Trent, Nottingham



  • A Grand Semi Detached House
  • Late Victorian Period
  • A Wealth Of Character Features
  • Accommodation Of 3,100 sq.ft.
  • 6 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms
  • Original & Refurbished Sash Windows, G.F.C.H.
  • Large Cellars
  • Lovely Walled Rear Garden
  • Drive + Detached Coach House/Garage
  • Superb Central Village Location



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An opportunity has arisen to acquire this substantial Victorian period semi detached property located upon a quiet private cul de sac within the heart of this popular village.

The house provides 3,100 sq.ft. of living space with accommodation arranged over four floors including extensive cellars and grand period features. The house retains much of its original character including high ceilings with ornate cornice and ceiling roses, some wonderful fireplaces, internal panelled doors with deep architraves and skirting. Minton tiled flooring to the entrance hall with a beautiful turning staircase with balustrade to the galleried landing which has a lovely stained glass picture window. Many of the original sash windows have been refurbished and replaced where necessary.

The accommodation includes six bedrooms, five of which are large doubles, a study plus two further store rooms and a huge main bathroom with central free standing bath. On the ground floor the central entrance hall has a staircase rising to a galleried landing, two large reception rooms, a breakfast kitchen, cloakroom, shower room leading to a laundry/utility, and a rear lobby with access to the cellars.

Outside the property is slightly raised and set back from the private road with a lawned frontage. A driveway continues to the side of the house providing space for several vehicles and access to the detached former coach house and stable now used as a garage with loft space above. A wrought iron gate leads to a lovely walled garden, predominantly laid to lawn edged with borders, a paved patio and two further small outhouses.

Steps lead up to the original grand timber panelled main side entrance door with glazed top light sitting beneath an ornate pillared and arched portico opening into the initial lobby.

With Minton tiled flooring, coved ceiling and a further timber panelled and obscure glazed door opening into the entrance hall.

An impressive and spacious central hallway with a beautiful turning staircase and balustrade rising up to the first floor galleried landing. Original coving and arch with corbels, Minton tiled flooring, a cupboard housing the fuse board, several stripped back internal pine panelled doors to various rooms.

LIVING ROOM (4.83m plus bay x 4.37m (15'10" plus bay x 14'4"))
A large reception room with heavily detailed cornice, ceiling rose and picture rails, large secondary glazed sash bay window to front, an imposing marble open fireplace creates a central focal point with tiled surround and hearth, phone point, tv and cable connections .

DINING ROOM (4.75m x 4.45m (15'7" x 14'7"))
This separate reception room has been used as a more formal dining room with a lovely period cast iron open fireplace having a marble surround. Large secondary glazed sash window to front, ornate ceiling rose, cornice and picture rails.

KITCHEN (4.45m max x 4.27m (14'7" max x 14'0"))
The kitchen compliments the period of the property with a number of hand crafted and bespoke pieces including a movable central island with cabinets, drawers and butchers block style work top. A sink unit in pine accommodates a double Belfast sink with a chrome mixer tap. Further tall built-in cupboards house the built-in dishwasher and provide space for a fridge freezer if required, tv aerial. Original double cupboards housing the hot water tank and airing cupboard are built into either side of the chimney breast which houses a range cooker with tiled surround and extractor above. The floorboards have been stripped back and insulated from the cellar beneath, replacement double glazed sash window from the sink overlooks the rear garden and door leads through to the rear lobby.

REAR LOBBY (2.03m x 1.07m (6'8" x 3'6"))
This rear entrance lobby has an external timber panelled door with steps leading out to the rear garden, quarry tiled flooring, glazed door into the entrance hall, obscure window and further door with stairs leading down to the cellars.

The property affords extensive cellars divided into four separate areas providing useful storage, fuel store for the open fires, original brick thrawls, lighting and meters for the utilities including gas, electric and water.

CLOAKROOM (2.49m x 1.63m (8'2" x 5'4"))
The cloakroom branches off the entrance hall and provides the perfect space for coats and shoes. A further door leads to a ground floor shower room.

SHOWER ROOM (3.38m x 2.44m (11'1" x 8'"))
Believed to be the original scullery this room has been converted into a ground floor shower room fitted with a three piece suite including a wc, wash hand basin inset to cupboards with tiling and mirror above. Separate shower with a hinged and glazed screen and Mira power shower fitment. Original quarry tiled flooring, a high level window to rear and a door with steps leading down into the laundry/utility.

LAUNDRY/UTILITY (4.57m x 2.44m (15'0" x 8'0"))
This laundry is located within the original rear outbuilding and wash house. It provides a large utility space housing the white goods fitted with wall and base cabinets, work tops with a stainless steel sink, sash window and external latch door to the patio and garden.

The broad turning staircase with balustrade rises up to an impressive galleried landing with a beautiful arched picture window to rear with etched stained glass and panelling below. The landing has coved ceilings and decorative arch with corbels. It provides access to two double bedrooms plus study, a walk-in wardrobe and large main bathroom. A second turning staircase with balustrade rises to the top floor.

BEDROOM ONE (4.80m x 4.34m (15'9" x 14'3))
This main bedroom has two tall sash windows to front, ceiling with cornice, tv aerial and a period cast iron open fireplace with hearth and tiled panelling.

WALK-IN WARDROBE (2.64m x 1.63m (8'8" x 5'4"))
This walk-in wardrobe/dressing room is adjacent to the main bedroom with a door leading off the landing it's fitted with a run of hand made pine double wardrobes and an arched sash window to side.

BEDROOM TWO (4.72m x 4.45m (15'6" x 14'7"))
With cornice and ceiling rose, two tall sash windows to front, door leading through to a recess beneath the second staircase and a period cast iron open fireplace with hearth and slate surround.

BEDROOM/STUDY (3.38m x 2.46m max (11'1" x 8'1" max))
This single bedroom was originally the main bathroom and has been more recently used as a study, having a chimney breast with a cast iron open fireplace and a sash window to rear.

MAIN BATHROOM (4.37m x 4.27m (14'4" x 14'0"))
This main bathroom of huge proportions was originally the third bedroom and features a period three piece white suite including a wc with a high flush, pedestal wash hand basin, a freestanding roll top bath positioned in the centre of the room with claw & ball feet and period mixer tap and shower fitment. There is an original cast iron open fireplace with hearth and marble surround, exposed painted floorboards, cornice to the ceiling, sash window to rear and airing cupboard housing a recently replaced Zanussi gas central heating condensing boiler.

A second turning staircase with balustrade rises from the main galleried landing up to the top floor with a further spacious landing providing access to four further bedrooms, a bathroom and store room.

BEDROOM THREE (4.85m x 4.45m (15'11" x 14'7"))
A large double bedroom with a partly vaulted ceiling, tiled fireplace and hearth, two lovely arched sash windows affording fantastic elevated views across Radcliffe.

BEDROOM FOUR (4.45m x 4.32m (14'7" x 14'2"))
A double bedroom with a tiled fireplace and hearth, partly vaulted ceiling, sash window to rear.

BEDROOM FIVE (4.57m x 4.52m (15'0" x 14'10"))
A double bedroom, partly built into the pitch of the roof with a sloped ceiling and a recently replaced double glazed sash dormer window with elevated views to front. A feature cast iron fireplace with hearth.

BEDROOM SIX (3.43m x 2.49m max (11'3" x 8'2" max))
A single bedroom built into the pitch of the roof with a partly sloped ceiling, recently replaced double glazed sash dormer window to rear and chimney breast with a feature cast iron fireplace.

TOP FLOOR BATHROOM (2.44m x 1.96m (8'0" x 6'5"))
Serving the four bedrooms on the top floor this bathroom is fitted with a three piece suite including a panelled bath with tiled surround and electric shower over, wash hand basin and a wc. There is a skylight window, hatch providing access to the eaves where a Glow-worm gas central heating boiler provides heating and hot water to the top floor, feeding the fully lagged hot water cylinder in the airing cupboard.

STORE ROOM (2.64m x 1.63m (8'8" x 5'4"))
This room was originally a small kitchenette for the top floor and is fitted with cupboards, work surface and stainless steel sink. It's currently used as a store room with door from the landing, but could be a walk-in wardrobe, dressing room or potential en-suite between bedrooms of four and five.

The property occupies an unrivaled position within the heart of the village upon the highly regarding private road that is Chestnut Grove. The cul de sac has a mixture of impressive late Victorian detached and semi detached properties and more recent dormer bungalows on the opposite side.

The house is slightly raised and set back from the road with a lawned frontage edged with well stocked borders and a retaining brick front wall with stone copings. A tarmac driveway continues to the side of the house boarded by lawn, flanked by brick walls. The driveway provides car standing for several vehicles and leads up to the former coach house/garage, sheltered by mature Silver Birch and Beech Trees. A couple of steps lead up to the main entrance portico and door, plus a wrought iron gate to the rear garden.

The property affords a lovely mature walled garden at the rear, having a paved terrace at the back of the house with steps leading up to the rear lobby, latch door to the laundry and access to further brick built outhouses. The remainder of the garden is laid to a circular lawn edged with a gravelled border and flowerbeds containing a wide variety of mature plants, shrubs and fruit trees. There is a greenhouse and a stable door into the former coach house/garage.

COACH HOUSE/GARAGE (6.55m x 3.68m (21'6" x 12'1"))
This substantial brick built outbuilding sits beneath a pitched slate roof and was formerly the coach house with a stable to the rear and hayloft above. A set of double timber fronted doors open into ideal garaging with power, light, windows and stable door at the rear. There is a drop down loft hatch accessing a boarded roof space providing further storage space and potential for conversion.

Radcliffe on Trent has a wealth of amenities including a good range of shops, doctors, dentists, schooling for all ages, restaurants and public houses, a golf club, bowls club and regular bus and train services. The village is conveniently located for commuting to the cities of Nottingham and Leicester via A52 and A46, M1 South and A1 North plus East Midlands airport.

We are led to believe by Rushcliffe Borough Council the property falls into Council Tax Band E.

By appointment with Richard Watkinson & Partners.

Please contact our Radcliffe on Trent Office on 0115 933 6666 if you wish to arrange a viewing appointment for this property or require further information.

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