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The Close, Averham, Newark


  • *Renovated Village Cottage
  • *3 Bedrooms (2 Double Sized)
  • *Sitting Room With Archway & Bay
  • *Fitted Dining Kitchen With Appliances
  • *Separate Utility Rooms/ Downstairs Cloaks
  • *Outside Store & Boiler Room
  • *Oil Central Heating
  • *Field Gate Entrance
  • *Good Sized Plot 594.89 Sq.m
  • *EPC Rating E



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* Renovated Village Cottage
* 3 Bedrooms (2 Double Sized)
* Sitting Room With Archway & Bay
* Fitted Dining Kitchen With Appliances
* Separate Utility Rooms/ Downstairs Cloaks
* Outside Store & Boiler Room
* Oil Central Heating
* Field Gate Entrance
* Good Sized Plot 594.89 Sq.m
*EPC Rating E

A semi-detached late Victorian property dated circa 1890 and believed to originally form part of the Kelham Estate. The cottage is substantially built with red brick elevations, blue string coursing, stone mullion windows, a gabled elevation and slated roof. Internally the property features unique arched ceilings, lounge window bay and many original internal features.

The extensive renovation scheme incorporates internally insulated walls, underfloor central heating downstairs and panelled radiators upstairs. The property has a luxury fitted kitchen with appliances. There are guarantees for the damp and timber treatments carried out. Renovation details also include a new water service pipe. The central heating system incorporates a new Grant oil fired central heating boiler situated externally in the boiler room and a 1,800 litre oil storage tank.

The accommodation provides a sitting room with archway, bay window and vaulted ceiling. The dining kitchen is fitted with cream coloured units, a tiled floor, electric hob, oven, fridge freezer and dishwasher. There is a utility room with provision for washer and dryer. A useful downstairs cloakroom and wc. The first floor is approached by an interesting winding staircase and landing with an old hob fireplace feature. There are two double sized bedrooms, a three quarter sized third bedroom which is equipped as a study with ample power points and TV points. The shower room incorporates a 4ft wide shower and Velux roof light.

Externally the property has a gravelled drive on stone base, field gate entrance and a good sized garden area.

The village of Averham is conveniently midway between Newark and Southwell. This charming small village has the excellent Manners Sutton primary school, the fine St Michael's early Norman church and unusually the Averham little theatre which hosts profession productions.

There are shopping facilities at both Southwell and Newark. Within three miles at Fiskerton there is a railway station with regular rail services to Nottingham. The village is convenient for access points to the A1 and A46. Fast mainline trains are capable of journey times from Newark Northgate to London King's Cross in just over 75 minutes.

The property provides the following accommodation:


SITTING ROOM (4.34m x 3.53m (14'3 x 11'7))
Maximum measurements into the archway and bay. An interesting vaulted ceiling, heat program control and large built-in cupboard under the stairs.

DINING KITCHEN (4.11m x 3.71m (13'6 x 12'2))
Cream coloured kitchen units with cup handles comprising wall cupboards, base units and working surfaces. Integrated appliances include a four ring electric hob, electric oven, fridge freezer and dishwasher. There is a stainless steel sink unit with mixer taps and the units incorporate a tall cupboard. Tiled floor, halogen spot lights, smoke alarm and recessed feature with shelving.


UTILITY ROOM (2.67m x 1.88m (8'9 x 6'2))
With wall cupboards, base units and working surfaces incorporating a stainless steel sink unit with mixer taps, plumbing for a washing machine and provision for a tumble dryer. Tiled floor, panelled entrance door with small pane window. Electric consumer unit.

With low suite wc, pedestal basin and tiled floor.

The winding staircase leads to a first floor landing with an old hob fireplace and hatch to the roof space. Radiator.

BEDROOM ONE (3.23m x 2.59m (10'7 x 8'6))
With TV point and provision for a flat screen, walk-in wardrobe and radiator.

BEDROOM TWO (2.67m x 2.46m (8'9 x 8'1))
With radiator and TV point.

BEDROOM THREE (3.66m x 1.96m (12' x 6'5))
With TV point, double power points, third bedroom or ideal study.

SHOWER ROOM (2.44m x 1.50m (8'0 x 4'11))
With 4ft wide shower, electric shower unit, basin and low suite wc. Velux rooflight and heated towel rail.

There is a field gate entrance from Pinfold Lane and gravelled driveway.

Containing the Grant oil fired central heating boiler.

GARDEN SHED (1.83m x 2.44m approx (6' x 8' approx))
1,800 litre oil storage tank.

Mains water, electricity and drainage are all connected to the property.

The property is freehold.

Vacant possession will be given on completion.

Mortgage advice is available through our Mortgage Adviser. Your home is at risk if you do not keep up repayments on a mortgage or other loan secured on it.

Strictly by appointment with the selling agents.

Please contact our Newark Office on 01636 611811 if you wish to arrange a viewing appointment for this property or require further information.

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