**NO UPWARD CHAIN**DETACHED CHARACTER CONVERSION**4 DOUBLE BEDROOMS, 2 WITH ENSUITE**3 RECEPTIONS**LARGE LIVING KITCHEN**DOUBLE GARAGE WITH ROOM ABOVE**PRIVATE ENCLOSED GARDENS**AMPLE OFF ROAD PARKING** Read more
**NO UPWARD CHAIN**DETACHED CHARACTER CONVERSION**4 DOUBLE BEDROOMS, 2 WITH ENSUITE**3 RECEPTIONS**LARGE LIVING KITCHEN**DOUBLE GARAGE WITH ROOM ABOVE**PRIVATE ENCLOSED GARDENS**AMPLE OFF ROAD PARKING**
The Smithy is a fascinating individual detached character conversion , which offers a considerable level of accommodation,as well as a wealth of character and features.It is located in a secluded position, shared with only a handful of similar bespoke dwellings, all within walking distance of the heart of this highly regarded Vale of Belvoir village.
This wonderful home would be perfect for families either up-sizing or relocating, especially wishing to make use of the excellent local school, but also, the versatile level of accommodation that is on offer, (approaching 3000 sq ft), offers annexe-style facilities to the ground floor which could accommodate extended families, teenagers or guest space.
The property was originally converted from a period stone barn, sympathetically extended at the time to create a traditional feel but with modern fixtures and fittings.Having a generous living/dining kitchen with an extensive range of units, attractive Aga and further integrated appliances, with aspect out into a private garden.This leads through into a versatile reception room, currently utilised as a playroom but could, in conjunction with the adjacent bedroom, ensuite and dressing room, make a perfect ground floor annexe for extended families.
There is a further, well proportioned reception, with dual aspect and beautiful stone fireplace with log burner.There is also a spacious utility and adjacent cloakroom.
To the first floor is a generous landing with space to accommodate a study/seating area and leading to three further double bedrooms; the master benefitting from ensuite facilities, plus separate family bathroom.
The accommodation benefits from a combination of gas and electric heating, with underfloor heating to the ground floor and neutral decoration.
To the rear of the property isa large driveway, providing ample car standing and leading to a detached double garage with exterior staircase, leading to a purpose-built room in the eaves, currently utilised as a home office.
The property occupies a delightful, deceptive and secluded plot, tucked away in a small cul de sac, with initial front garden laid to lawn and with perimeter hedging.To the rear is a landscaped garden with large terrace, lawned area and well stocked perimeter borders enclosed by brick wall and fencing.
Overall, viewing is the only way to truly appreciate this fascinating individual home, located in this much requested village.
Stathern has a wealth of facilities including a well regarded primary school, garage, coffee shop, village hall and public house.The neighbouring village of Harby has a garage with cafe/shop and post office. Further facilities can be found in the nearby market towns of Melton Mowbray, Bingham and Grantham and from Grantham there is a high speed train to King's Cross in just over an hour. The village is also convenient for the A52 and A46 to Nottingham and Leicester with links to the A1 and M1.
A DOUBLE GLAZED STABLE DOOR LEADS THROUGH INTO:
Farmhouse Kitchen - 6.20m x 4.17m (20'4 x 13'8) - A well proportioned space, likely to become the hub of the home, with double glazed French doors leading out into a pretty, enclosed garden at the front.
The kitchen is appointed with a generous range of pippy oak fronted wall, base and drawer units, granite work surfaces, with under-mounted Villeroy Boch, Belfast style, twin bowl sink, tiled splashbacks, electric Aga, integrated Bosch microwave, integral wine cooler, dishwasher, three quarter height larder unit with central alcove designed for American style fridge freezer, part pitched ceiling with conservation skylights, windows overlooking the garden, Travertine tiled floor and door leading through into:
Playroom / Snug - 4.19m x 3.05m (13'9 x 10'0) - A versatile reception currently utilised as a playroom having high coved ceiling with inset conservation skylight and double glazed French door leading out onto the garden.
Bedroom 4 - 5.49m x 3.05m (18'0 x 10'0) - A versatile space, benefitting from ensuite shower and dressing room, perfect for extended families with dependent relative.Having high part pitched ceiling with conservation skylight, double glazed French doors leading into the garden and further door to:
Ensuite Shower Room - 3.28m x 1.63m (10'9 x 5'4) - Having corner shower enclosure with sliding screen and wall mounted Aqualisa shower mixer, close coupled wc, pedestal wash basin, tiled splashbacks, double glazed window.
Dressing Room - 1.93m x 1.65m (6'4 x 5'5) - Having high coved ceiling with access to loft space, double glazed window.
Returning to the entrance hall, a pair of double doors lead through into:
Sitting Room - 7.01m x 6.10m max (23'0 x 20'0 max) - A stunning, well proportioned dual, aspect room with full height glazed windows, overlooking the enclosed front garden and French doors leading out to the rear.The focal point of the room is a chimney breast, with attractive carved stone surround and mantle, exposed brick back, raised flagstone hearth and inset solid fuel stove, alcoves to either side, heavily beamed ceiling, deep skirting and double glazed windows.
Utility Room - 4.60m x 4.01m (15'1 x 13'2) - A well proportioned space, providing an excellent level of storage, generous range of built in pippy oak units, complementing the kitchen, granite effect laminate work surfaces, inset Franke sink and drainer unit, tiled splashbacks, plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble driver, stone tiled floor, wall mounted Glow Worm gas boiler, inset downlighters to the ceiling and double glazed French doors leading out into the garden.
Cloakroom - 1.63m x 1.52m (5'4 x 5'0) - Having close coupled wc, pedestal wash basin, tiled splashbacks and floor, coved ceiling and extractor.
Entrance Hall - A spacious reception, having full height double glazed windows to the front and rear, staircase rising to the first floor, with useful alcove beneath and further area, with slate flooring, giving access to the cloakroom as well as the kitchen.
First Floor Landing - 7.01m x 2.18m (23'0 x 7'2) - Large enough to accommodate a small study or seating area, having low level double glazed windows overlooking the front garden, exposed floorboards, deep skirting, part pitched ceiling, central heating radiator, large built in airing cupboard and doors to:
Master Bedroom - 6.40m x 4.52m (21'0 x 14'10) - A well proportioned room, having dual aspect, with double glazed windows to the front and rear and additional conservation skylight, part pitched ceiling, exposed internal timbers, varnished floorboards, central heating radiator, large built in airing cupboard housing hot water system and additional shelving, door through to:
Ensuite Shower Room - 1.63m x 2.34m (5'4 x 7'8) - Having shower enclosure with sliding glass screen and wall mounted shower mixer, built in vanity unit with close coupled wc and inset wash basin, tiled splashbacks and floor, chrome towel radiator, part pitched ceiling with conservation skylight.
Bedroom 2 - 4.17m x 4.04m(13'8 x 13'3 ) - A further well proportioned double bedroom, having delightful aspect into the rear garden, with low level double glazed window, part pitched ceiling, central heating radiator, useful alcove and additional built in wardrobe.
Bedroom 3 - 2.87m x 3.28m (9'5 x 10'9) - Having aspect into the rear garden, exposed stone internal elevation, low level window with deep sill, built in wardrobe, central heating radiator and coved ceiling.
Bathroom - 3.05m x 2.29m (10'0 x 7'6) - Having P shape shower bath with chrome mixer tap and glass curved shower screen, wall mounted shower mixer with independent handset over, close coupled wc, pedestal wash basin, tiled splashbacks and floor, two chrome towel radiators, part pitched ceiling and obscure glazed window to the front with deep sill.
Exterior - The property occupies a delightful, deceptive, lovingly established plot, tucked away in a secluded setting, with a handful of other similar dwellings and close to the heart of the village.A wrought iron courtesy gate leads on to a flagged pathway to the front door, with pretty, enclosed garden, mainly laid to lawn, paved terrace and well stocked perimeter borders with, established hedging creating a good degree of privacy.
A driveway is located at the rear of the property and provides a generous level of off road parking and gives access to:
Detached Double Garage - Having electric up and over door, power and light.A wrought iron balustrade and external staircase to the side leads up into:
Study Area - Perfect as a home office away from the house.
Rear Garden - The rear garden benefits from a westerly aspect and is well screened by low brick wall and fencing, well stocked perimeter borders, with established trees and shrubs, lawn area and flagstone terrace leading back into the main reception, making an excellent outdoor living/entertaining space.
Council Tax Band - Melton Borough Council - Tax Band G.