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585,000

Main Street, Lowdham

SSTC

Features

  • Substantial Character Cottage
  • Extended & Refurbished
  • Approaching 3000 sq ft
  • Annexe Facilities
  • Up to 6 Bedrooms, 5 Receptions
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Generous Parking
  • Low Maintenance Garden
  • EPC Rating - D

Floorplan

Description

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Strelley House is an impressive period cottage which has been sympathetically extended to create a generous level of versatile accommodation which approaches 3000 sq ft. This delightful family orientated home has been tastefully renovate retaining much of its character with many rooms having heavily beamed ceilings and live fireplaces, exposed internal brickwork, upgraded bathrooms with modern fixtures and fittings with a traditional style.

The kitchen is beautifully appointed with farmhouse style units and creates a generous open plan dining kitchen with exposed brick elevation and links through to the four main living areas including a gym/sauna suite and the thoughtful conversion of the original garage to create a stunning annexe space, ideal as a home office, guest suite or perfect for extended families. This area comprises a main reception area with integrated kitchen, adjacent shower room and potential bedroom/reception.

To the first floor there are up to five bedrooms, four of which are doubles with the master benefitting from both a large walk-through dressing room and superb ensuite facilities with an additional family bathroom.

The property occupies a convenient location on the edge of this highly regarded and well served village, perfect for commuting and just yards from local amenities and excellent road links. Occupying a plot which has been designed for low maintenance with substantial driveway and enclosed gardens to the side and rear, landscaped to create very usable outdoor space perfect for entertaining at any time of the year, alternatively provides a blank canvas for those looking to place their own mark on an interesting exterior space.

Overall viewing is the only way to truly appreciate this fascinating individual home.

Lowdham is a popular village located between Nottingham and Southwell with excellent facilities including primary school, shops, several public houses, thriving village community, railway station with trains to Nottingham and Newark and excellent road links to the A46 and A52 providing quick access to the A1 and M1, and frequent buses to Nottingham 10 miles away.

A UPVC DOUBLE GLAZED ENTRANCE DOOR LEADS INTO:

STORM PORCH (1.40m x 1.22m (4'7 x 4'0))
Having stone floor, UPVC double glazed window and cottage latch door leading through into:

SITTING ROOM (5.49m max x 7.01m max (18'0 max x 23'0 max))
A fantastic initial open plan light and airy reception benefitting from windows to two elevations as well as French doors leading out into the garden. This area creates both an excellent everyday living space but also perfect for entertaining linking back into the kitchen as well as two other receptions. The focal point of the room is a chimney breast with part exposed brickwork, tumbled marble hearth and inset solid fuel stove, alcove to the side, beamed ceiling, oak strip wood flooring, deep pine skirting, two central heating radiators, staircase with half landing and half cellar beneath.

HALF CELLAR
Providing great storage space, exposed beams to the ceiling, power and light.

DINING / LIVING KITCHEN (7.37m x 3.66m excluding bay (24'2 x 12'0 excluding)
A stunning space which has been tastefully refurbished with a traditional style kitchen with cream units and quartz granite work surfaces and splashbacks, complementing breakfast seating area, under mounted ceramic sink, integrated Siemens dishwasher, space for free standing electric range, alcove designed for American style fridge freezer, oak flooring, central heating radiator, heavily beamed ceiling, UPVC double glazed windows to the front.

DINING AREA
Offering a wealth of character with deep pine skirting, exposed beams, exposed brick elevation and attractive window seat.

From the sitting room a cottage latch door leads through into the:

FAMILY ROOM (6.91m x 3.66m (22'8 x 12'0))
A well proportioned reception benefitting from windows to three elevations including French doors leading out into the garden, previously used as a games/cinema room and is pre-wired for flat screen TV with ceiling mounted projector. The focal point of the room is an attractive rustic pine fire surround, tumbled marbled hearth and inset feature fireplace, deep pine skirting, central heating radiator and UPVC double glazed windows.

DINING ROOM (6.65m x 3.35m (21'10 x 11'0))
A generous space having exposed brick internal elevation, chimney breast with inset cast iron fireplace and grate, deep pine skirting, central heating radiator, UPVC double glazed French doors leading out into the garden and cottage latch door leading through into the:

GYM (6.02m x 3.23m (19'9 x 10'7))
A versatile space currently utilised as a home gym with sauna and shower facilities, potentially this area in conjunction with the previous reception would make an excellent annexe space, perfect for extended families. The initial area having oak effect strip wood flooring, deep pine skirting, UPVC double glazed window and single French door leading into the garden, this are leads onto a Travertine tiled wet area giving access into:

SAUNA (1.96m x 1.96m (6'5 x 6'5))

SHOWER ENCLOSURE
Having tumbled marble splashbacks, flush mounted chrome shower mixer and contemporary rose over, glass screen.

Returning to the Dining Area, a cottage latch door leads through into the;

REAR LOBBY / UTILITY AREA (3.66m max x 2.59m max (12'0 max x 8'6 max))
Incorporating a secondary entrance hall with UPVC double glazed door and window to the front, plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble drier, wall mounted wash basin, cloaks hanging space, central heating radiator, oak flooring, deep skirting.

CLOAKROOM (1.52m x 0.76m (5'0 x 2'6))
Having high flush wc, continuation of the oak flooring, deep skirting and ceiling light point.

BOILER ROOM
Housing an upgraded Worcester Bosch central heating and hot water system.

FROM THE CENTRAL RECEPTION AN ATTRACTIVE STAIRCASE WITH PINE SPINDLE BALUSTRADE AND HALF LANDING RISES TO THE FIRST FLOOR WHERE THERE IS A FURTHER SET OF STAIRS RISING TO A USEFUL:

UNDER EAVES STORAGE AREA (1.85m x 1.27m (6'1 x 4'2))

MASTER SUITE
Including an initial large walk-through dressing area with dual aspect, access to loft space, deep pine skirting, UPVC double glazed windows and door to:

BEDROOM 1 (3.66m x 3.73m (12'0 x 12'3))
Having dual aspect with UPVC double glazed windows to the front and side, deep pine skirting, central heating radiator.

ENSUITE BATHROOM (2.69m x 2.87m (8'10 x 9'5))
A well proportioned light and airy space, beautifully appointed having been tastefully modernised blending both contemporary and period elements including a large walk-in shower enclosure with glass screen, chrome shower mixer with contemporary deluge rose over, separate free standing ball and claw slipper bath with chrome mixer tap and integrated shower handset, high flush wc, pedestal wash basin, tumbled marble mosaic tiled walls, Travertine floor, ceiling light point, wall mounted shaver point, chrome combination column towel radiator, UPVC double glazed window to the rear.

BEDROOM 2 (3.12m x 3.78m (10'3 x 12'5))
A further double bedroom having dual aspect with UPVC double glazed windows to the side and front, deep pine skirting and central heating radiator.

BEDROOM 3 (3.28m x 2.74m (10'9 x 9'0))
A further double bedroom having aspect to the side, built in wardrobe, deep pine skirting, central heating radiator and UPVC double glazed window to the side.

BEDROOM 4 (3.53m x 2.57m (11'7 x 8'5))
Ideal as a child's single bedroom but is large enough to accommodate a double bed, having chimney breast with UPVC double glazed windows to either side, central heating radiator.

BEDROOM 5 (3.53m x 2.16m max (1.30m min) (11'7 x 7'1 max (4'3)
Ideal as a child's single bedroom, first floor office or dressing room, having UPVC double glazed window, deep pine skirting and central heating radiator.

BATHROOM (2.31m x 2.08m max (7'7 x 6'10 max))
Beautifully appointed with a traditional style suite including free standing ball and claw slipper bath with chrome mixer tap and integrated shower handset, high flush wc, pedestal wash hand basin, corner shower enclosure with glass surround, chrome shower mixer and deluge rose over, combination chrome column towel radiator, Travertine tiled floor, tumbled marble mosaic tiled walls, shelved alcove, shaver point and UPVC double glazed window.

ANNEXE
A superb later addition to the property which has been professional converted from original outbuildings to create a self-contained single level space giving approximately 270 sq ft of floor area and would be perfect as a home office or annexe ideal for extended families with dependent relative or teenager. Subject to any necessary consents could also offer bed & breakfast style facilities.

RECEPTION & KITCHEN
Having high vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, flooded with light from three quarter height double glazed windows and French doors, traditional style kitchen area with hand painted door fronts, three quarter height larder unit, oak work surface with inset round bowl stainless steel sink, built in cupboards and drawer units, whitewash effect laminate flooring, overhead storage in the eaves, central heating radiator and oak veneer door giving access to a:

SHOWER ROOM (2.34m x 1.40m (7'8 x 4'7))
Having contemporary suite comprising corner shower enclosure with glass screen, chrome wall mounted shower mixer with independent handset over, close coupled wc, contemporary wash basin, chrome towel radiator, inset downlighters and extractor to the ceiling.

BEDROOM / RECEPTION (3.40m x 2.31m (11'2 x 7'7))
Having central heating radiator, inset downlighters, built in cupboard and UPVC double glazed window.

EXTERIOR
The property occupies a convenient location set back from the road behind brick wall with wrought iron railing frontage behind which is a substantial driveway providing off road parking for several vehicles as well as ample room for a garage, subject to any necessary planning. The gardens have been designed for low maintenance with initial well stocked borders having established trees and shrubs, Victorian diamond brick raised step leading to the front door and further raised beds to the sides.

GARDENS
The front and rear gardens have been designed for low maintenance and are reasonably generous by modern standards including a trellis enclosed section ideal for children or dogs with synthetic grass and flagged seating areas. To the rear of the property is a further synthetic lawn with large raised timber deck and seating area with inset hot tub, useful storage shed, all enclosed by panelled fencing and brick walls.

COUNCIL TAX BAND
Newark & Sherwood Council - Tax Band G.

Viewing
Please contact our Bingham Office on 01949 836678 if you wish to arrange a viewing appointment for this property or require further information.

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