*Detached Family Sized House *Four Double Bedrooms *Two Reception Rooms Plus Conservatory *Family Sized Dining Kitchen *Bathroom & Shower Room *0.4 Acres or Thereabouts *Double Garage & Garden Sheds *Mains Gas Central Heating *EPC Rating D Read more
*Detached Family Sized House *Four Double Bedrooms *Two Reception Rooms Plus Conservatory *Family Sized Dining Kitchen *Bathroom & Shower Room *0.4 Acres or Thereabouts *Double Garage & Garden Sheds *Mains Gas Central Heating *EPC Rating D
Rose Cottage provides well planned, spacious, roomy, light and airy accommodation comprising four double sized bedrooms, two bathrooms, two reception rooms, a family sized kitchen, conservatory, double garage and plot extending to 0.4 acres (0.162 ha) or thereabouts. Originally a stone cottage the property has been substantially altered and extended to provide exceptionally spacious accommodation. The house is nicely decorated and immaculate throughout. The lovely garden runs down to open countryside and there are far reaching views towards the Lincolnshire Ridge.
The accommodation is practical and adaptable for family needs. The accommodation is planned on two floors with ground floor bedrooms separated from the living accommodation by an inner hall and there is a double sized bedroom and shower room. Central heating is mains gas fired, the boiler was replaced only three years ago and the property has attractive leaded light windows throughout in keeping with the white rendered elevations and the hipped roof design. The House stands on a substantial plot frontage with Beech hedging, a field gate entrance and block paviour driveway.
The accommodation briefly provides on the ground floor: a reception hall, sitting room with bay window, dining room with patio doors to the conservatory and a nicely fitted kitchen with fitted dining table for four people, inner hall, three double sized bedrooms (bedroom 3 presently used as a large study) and a bathroom. The first floor provides a master bedroom suite and an en suite shower room. Outside there is a double garage, two garden sheds both with electricity connected, a greenhouse and a pleasant garden mostly grassed for ease of maintenance.
The village of Foston is conveniently situated approximately nine miles south of Newark and five miles north of Grantham. The village with a variety of cottages, houses and period property retains its character and the Church of St Peter with a Norman chancel is the focal point of the village which straggles the edge of a hill. The village is within the catchment area of the Grantham and Lincolnshire grammar and secondary schools. There is a minor road connecting the village of Long Bennington, just over a mile away, where there is an excellent range of amenities including a Co-operative store, doctors' surgery and pharmacy and a primary school. Foston is convenient for mainline railway trains with journey times from Grantham to London Kings Cross in just over 70 minutes. Accessible also is the A52 providing a convenient route to Nottingham.
The property provides the following accommodation:-
Ground Floor -
Reception Hall - With leaded light, single glazed front entrance door, built in cloak cupboard with shelving and hanging space, dado rail, coved ceiling cornice and staircase to the first floor.
Sitting Room - 4.57m x 4.45m (15' x 14'7" ) - overall measurements into the bay window with stone wall feature in the chimney breast recess, fireplace with Jetmaster gas fire, hearth and mantle. Coved ceiling cornice and radiator.
Dining Room - 4.17m x 3.38m plus 3.20m x 2.03m (13'8" x 11'1" pl - with sliding patio doors to the Conservatory, fitted Oak book shelving, radiator, dado rail and coved ceiling cornice.
Dining Kitchen - 4.55m x 3.02m (14'11" x 9'11") - with a pleasant aspect of the rear garden and door to the Conservatory, window also in the north elevation. A pleasant light and airy kitchen with a fitted peninsular table for four people.
Fitted wall cupboards, base units, Corian working surfaces and a one and a half sink unit, fitted tall cupboard, integrated dishwasher and refrigerator. Integrated oven and hob. Ceramic tiled floor and double panelled radiator. Worcester gas fired central heating boiler (installed approximately three years ago).
Conservatory - 4.88m x 4.27m (16' x 14') - constructed on a brick base with double glazed windows and a double glazed glass domed roof with blinds. Double panelled radiator, ceramic tiled floor, centre opening French windows to the patio and garden.
The inner hall with radiator effectively divides the ground floor living accommodation and bedroom accommodation provided as follows:-
Bedroom 1 - 4.24m x 3.96m (13'11" x 13') - with fitted wardrobes the entire length of the room with cupboards above. Radiator and window in the front elevation, dado rail and coved ceiling cornice.
Bedroom 2 - 4.19m x 3.02m (13'9" x 9'11") - with radiator, coved ceiling cornice and aspect of the rear garden.
Bedroom 3/Study - 4.22m x 3.68m (13'10" x 12'1") - with coved ceiling cornice, dado rail, deep window recess in the front elevation and fitted spotlights.
Bathroom - 3.48m x 2.13m (11'5" x 7'32) - with white suite comprising bath, basin and low suite WC, 1.22m (4') wide shower with glass screen and Aqualisa shower, heated towel rail.
Further View Of The Bathroom -
First Floor - The staircase rising from the reception hall leads to a first floor landing with a French window with views towards the Lincolnshire Ridge and a built in cupboard.
Bedroom 4 - 4.27m x 3.63m (14' x 11'11") - measured into the recess. Walk in wardrobe with lots of hanging space and access to roof space and the water tanks. Velux roof light and dormer window. Double panelled radiator.
En Suite Shower Room - 3.51m x 2.03m (11'6" x 6'8") - measured into the recess with twin basins, Corian worktops and quality Shortland units. Corian lined shower cubicle with Aqualisa shower, low suite WC and bidet. Velux roof light, shaver point, twin mirrors and lights, extractor and heated towel rail (dual central heating and electric)
Outside - The property has an attractive Beech hedgerow to the frontage, block paviour paths, shingled and gravelled area to the side of the house with a gate and path to the frontage.
The rear garden extends with lawns, flower beds, a variety of trees and shrubs. There is outside lighting and flood lighting fixed to the pergola.
There are two garden sheds with electricity connected and also a greenhouse.
Garage - 5.79m x 5.69m (19' x 18'8") - constructed with rendered elevations under a tiled roof, electrically operated doors, cold water tap, personal door, power and lights connected. The garage is approached by a field gate entrance and a block paviour driveway.
Rear View Of The Property -
Further Main View Of The Property -
Services - Mains water, electricity, gas and drainage are all connected to the property.
Tenure - The property is freehold.
Possession - Vacant possession will be given on completion.
Mortgage - 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.
Viewing - Strictly by appointment with the selling agents.