** DELIGHTFUL DETACHED 3 BED CHARACTER COTTAGE ** ** SYMPATHETICALLY EXTENDED ** **WEALTH OF FEATURES ** ** HIGHLY REGARDED VILLAGE ** Read more
** DELIGHTFUL DETACHED 3 BED CHARACTER COTTAGE ** ** SYMPATHETICALLY EXTENDED ** **WEALTH OF FEATURES ** ** HIGHLY REGARDED VILLAGE **
A pretty archetypal double fronted character cottage which has been sympathetically renovated and modernised to an exceptionally high standard with a great deal of thought and attention to detail but has retained much of the original character and features expected of this style of home.
The property is immaculately presented throughout and offers a wealth of character and features with beamed ceilings, reclaimed pine doors, combination of floor coverings including attractive natural slate to the snug, kitchen and dining areas. Timber casement windows with the original renovated sash windows to the front, open and solid fuel fireplaces, handcrafted bespoke kitchen which opens out into a stunning dining/living area with high vaulted ceiling, exposed trusses and French doors out on to the garden. The property also boasts a generous first floor bathroom which again has been modernised with a mainly traditional style suite having high flush wc, free standing roll top bath and marble basin, this is complemented with a contemporary shower enclosure.
Externally the property occupies a delightful landscaped corner plot with the majority of the garden to the front, there is a natural stone paved terrace, lawned area, sunken area housing a hot tub all enclosed by established hedging.
To the opposite side of Church Lane there is a block set driveway belonging to the property which provides off road car standing for several vehicles and, subject to planning, may provide the potential for a garage.
Overall viewing comes highly recommended to appreciate the location and accommodation on offer.
The village of Stathern lies in the Vale of Belvoir and has amenities including primary school, village church, local butchers. There is also a garage and public houses. The village has a great community. Further amenities can be found in the nearby market towns of Bingham and Melton Mowbray and the A46 and A52 are easily accessible for commuting to Nottingham and Leicester.
A TIMBER ENTRANCE DOOR WITH MULTI PANE GLAZED LIGHT, LEADS THROUGH TO THE ENCLOSED:
Entrance Porch - 1.22m x 1.07m - Having pitched ceiling with exposed timbers, deep skirting, quarry tiled floor and open doorway leading through into the:
Entrance Hall - 3.18m x 0.97m - Having continuation of the quarry tiled floor, deep skirting, central heating radiator, staircase rising to the first floor and reclaimed pine doors leading to:
Cloakroom / Utility - 2.77m x 2.18m - The cloakroom has a two piece traditional style suite with low flush wc, pedestal wash basin with integrated towel rail.
The utility area has a range of bespoke storage cupboards with rolled edge surface, plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble drier beneath, integrated fridge, deep skirting, quarry tiled floor, exposed beams to the ceiling with central light point, central heating radiator behind feature cover and obscure multi-pane window to the rear.
Sitting Room - 4.14m max x 4.11m - A stunning character filled room with the main feature being a particularly attractive inglenook fireplace with quarry tiled hearth, timber surround and mantle, inset period grate with open fire, exposed oak beam above, deep alcoves to either side, beamed ceiling, deep skirting, central heating radiator, four wall light points, inset downlighters to the alcoves, understairs storage cupboard, window to the side elevation and sash window to the front.
Snug - 3.91m x 3.66m - The main feature of the room is the exposed brick chimney breast with deep flagstone hearth, timber mantle and inset solid fuel stove, slate flagged flooring, underfloor heating, deep skirting, central heating radiator, inset downlighters to the ceiling, sash window through to the kitchen and further sash window to the front elevation. A single step and reclaimed pine door leads through to the kitchen.
Living Kitchen - 7.92m max x 3.48m max - Sympathetically extended to create a fantastic open plan living/dining space flooded with light from windows to three elevations.
Kitchen Area - 4.65m x 2.82m - Beautifully appointed with a bespoke range of Shaker style base units, timber butcher's block style work surfaces, under mounted Belfast sink with mixer tap, plate rack. Attractive chimney breast with space for free standing gas range, traditional style mantle over and tiled splashback. Integrated appliances include dishwasher, fridge and freezer, continuation of the large flagged slate floor, underfloor heating inset downlighters to the ceiling, multi-pane windows to the side elevation, ironstone internal wall and being open plan to the:
Living Dining Area - 3.48m x 3.23m - A light and airy space benefitting from high vaulted ceiling with exposed trusses, windows to three elevations and French doors leading out on to the terrace. Having continuation of the slate flagged flooring, underfloor heating, deep skirting, ceiling light point, central heating radiator, sash window to the front elevation, additional window to the side and French doors leading out on to the garden.
RETURNING TO THE ENTRANCE HALL, A STAIRCASE RISES TO THE:
First Floor Landing - 6.96m x 1.04m max - Having two multi-pane windows to the rear elevation, access to loft space, two ceiling light points, deep skirting, reclaimed pine doors leading to:
Master Bedroom - 4.47m x 3.40m - Having central heating radiator, ceiling light point and sash window to the front elevation affording superb views across the garden, adjacent properties and Vale countryside beyond.
Bedroom 2 - 3.58m x 3.10m - Having chimney breast with alcoves to either side, central heating radiator, deep skirting and sash window to the front, again with attractive views.
Bedroom 3 - 3.25m x 2.34m - Having sash window to the front elevation with attractive aspect, ceiling light point, central heating radiator, overstairs storage cupboard/wardrobe (4'0 x 2'9).
Bathroom - 4.11m x 2.87m - A stunning well proportioned space fitted with a blend of traditional fittings with an element of contemporary living provided by a large quadrant shower enclosure with double doors, traditional style shower rose over. A three piece more traditional suite comprises ball and claw roll top bath with traditional style mixer tap and integrated shower handset, period vanity unit with marble surface and under mounted wash basin, high flush wc, tongue and groove panelled splashbacks, tiled floor. One elevation has attractive exposed ironstone, built in airing cupboard also housing the hot water cylinder and pump for the shower, vertically mounted chrome contemporary heated towel radiator, inset downlighters to the ceiling, central heating radiator behind feature cover, multi-pane windows to the rear and side elevations with pleasant aspect onto the paddock.
Exterior - The property occupies a delightful position within this highly regarded village, set back from the road behind established hedged and fenced frontage. A pleasant landscaped garden designed for low maintenance living has a large flagstone terrace, circular lawn area and established apple tree with adjacent brick edged sunken area with hot tub.
Driveway - On the opposite side of Church Lane is a block set driveway which belongs to the cottage and provides off road car standing for several vehicles.
Directional Note - Leaving our Bingham office turn right onto Long Acre and at the traffic lights turn left up Tithby Road. Proceed straight over the A52 as signposted to Langar and Harby continuing through these villlages and as you are about to leave Harby take a left hand turn on Stathern Road. Proceed for approximately 2 miles under the disused railway bridge and take a right turn as signposted for Stathern. Upon entering the village along Harby Lane at the T junction turn right onto Main Street and following the road round to the right and then the left. Continue towards the outskirts of the village where the property will be found on the left hand side on the corner of Church Lane, identified by our For Sale board.
Council Tax Band - Melton Borough Council - Tax Band E.