A CHARMING AND APPEALING, THREE/FOUR-BEDROOMED DETACHED, PERIOD COTTAGE, in a desirable Village location. The property has been the subject of sympathetic structural extension and refurbishment in recent years, yet with the retention of many character features such as exposed beams, but incorporating modern contemporary living, with early INTERNAL INSPECTION ESSENTIAL. Having the benefit of gas central heating, double glazing and alarm, the accommodation briefly comprises: -
GROUND FLOOR, canopy Entrance Porch, beamed Dining Room opening to the refitted Kitchen with stylish fitments and integrated appliances, front Sitting Room/Bedroom Four, Inner Hall, Cloaks/WC/Shower Room, rear Lounge, and Conservatory. FIRST FLOOR, landing, Three well-proportioned Bedrooms, and modern Family Bathroom. OUTSIDE, foregarden, driveway to the side, Double Garage with Workshop to the rear, and extensive mature rear garden, being approximately 200-feet in depth. EPC F (2018), COUNCIL TAX BAND D.
A highly appealing and attractive, detached period cottage residence, which in more recent years, has been the subject of sympathetic structural extension to the rear, and an extensive scheme of refurbishment, with early internal inspection highly recommended. The property offers a well-proportioned, and highly adaptable and versatile interior, retaining many character features such as exposed beams, and can be accessed via the canopy entrance porch, with dining room, spacious refitted kitchen affording modern contemporary living, sitting room/double bedroom four, inner hall, modern cloaks/WC/shower room, rear lounge, and conservatory. To the first floor, a landing affords access to master double bedroom, a further two bedrooms, and modern family bathroom. Outside, the property benefits from a fore garden, driveway to the side leading to the detached double garage with workshop to the rear and outside WC, together with mature rear garden being approximately 200-feet in depth.
The property enjoys a pleasant and mature setting within walking distance of the centre of Castle Donington, which offers a good range of local amenities including; day-to-day shopping, schooling, and recreational facilities. Castle Donington lies approximately eleven-miles south-east of the City of Derby, and fifteen-miles south-west of the City of Nottingham, with an excellent road network being close to the A50 and M1 for commuting further afield.
When leaving Derby city centre by vehicle, proceed along the A52 dual-carriageway towards Nottingham, taking the slip-road off signposted for the A6 onto Raynesway, continuing from Raynesway onto the A6 bypass. At the end of the bypass turn left onto the A6 proceeding through the Village of Shardlow, then on leaving Shardlow, at the next traffic island follow the signpost for Castle Donington by taking the fourth exit, and on entering Castle Donington on Station Road turn left into Hillside, and following the road round to the left into Barroon, to find the cottage on the left-hand side.
Strictly by prior appointment with the Sole Agents, Gadsby Nichols. REF: R13003 - 01332 296396.
Having the benefit of gas central heating, UPVC double glazing and security alarm, the detailed accommodation comprises: -
Having UPVC wood-effect leaded-light double glazed entrance door.
These measurements are 'maximum into bay).
Having exposed beamed ceiling, wide UPVC wood-effect leaded-light double glazed square bay window to the front with fitted window seat and storage under, feature fireplace display recess with exposed brick arch and back, stone hearth with oak fitments either side incorporating base cupboards, drawers, and display shelving, and opening to the kitchen affording modern, contemporary living.
Having been refitted in 2017/2018 with a range of quality fitments, comprising; larder unit, two sets of pan drawers, additional drawers, two double base units, three single base units, two double corner wall units, two curved single wall units, seven single wall units, and wine rack, together with integrated Neff electric conduction hob with stainless steel and glass canopy over incorporating extractor hood and light, integrated stainless steel electric oven, integrated stainless steel microwave, integrated dishwasher, integrated washing machine, integrated fridge, integrated freezer, one-and-a-half bowl single drainer sink unit, ample work surface areas with splashbacks and lighting over, exposed beamed ceiling, UPVC wood-effect leaded-light double glazed windows to the rear, double glazed Velux rooflight, UPVC wood-effect double glazed door to the side, and kickspace heater.
These measurements are 'maximum into bay'.
Having exposed beamed ceiling, wide UPVC wood-effect double glazed bay window to the front, oak fire surround with cast-iron fire-grate inset and tiled hearth, central heating radiator, and three wall light points.
Having understairs store.
Having modern white suite comprising; corner low-level WC, wash hand basin on washstand, and wide recessed shower cubicle with rain shower head and tiled surround, together with tiled floor, part-tiled walls, heated towel rail, UPVC wood-effect double glazed window, and two ceiling downlighters.
Having feature part-pitched and exposed beam ceiling, chimney-style electric fire, UPVC wood-effect double glazed bay window to the side, two central heating radiators, stairs to the first floor, four wall light points, and UPVC wood-effect double glazed doors opening to the: -
Having brick base and UPVC wood-effect double glazing over, central heating radiator, and UPVC wood-effect double glazed double French doors opening to the garden.
Having exposed ceiling beam, and UPVC wood-effect double glazed window.
Having full-width fitments, comprising; single wardrobes set either side of a double-bed recess, with bedside cabinets, top cupboards, and shelving, together with UPVC wood-effect leaded-light double glazed window, ceiling coving, central heating radiator, and two wall light points.
Having UPVC wood-effect leaded-light double glazed window, ceiling coving, central heating radiator, and three wall light points.
Having UPVC wood-effect double glazed window, central heating radiator, and ceiling coving.
Having modern white suite, comprising; jacuzzi bath, pedestal wash hand basin, low-level WC, and separate shower cubicle with multi-jet shower heads and steam facility, together with tiled floor, half-tiled walls, UPVC double glazed window, five ceiling downlighters, ceiling coving, and heated chrome towel rail.
Set behind low brick walling, with block-paved driveway to the side leading to the rear.
Of brick construction, having pitched tiled roof, electric remote-controlled up-and-over door, and electric power and light, together with workshop to the rear and outside WC.
A particular feature to note is the rear garden, being approximately 200-feet in depth, having block-paved patio, large lawn, fruit trees, further garden area with lawns, shrub borders, and timber decking sitting area.
We understand the property is held freehold, with vacant possession provided upon completion.
There is a further small, garden area at the end of the rear garden, being approximately 6m in depth, which is currently utilised as additional garden and incorporating summer house and greenhouse, with vegetable garden. However, we understand that this is not within the ownership of the subject property, as per the Land Registry.
From enquiries of the VOA Website, we understand that the property currently falls within council tax band D, with North-West Leicestershire District Council. However, we would recommend any prospective purchasers make their own enquiries with the local authority.
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