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4 bedroom cottage for sale
The Square, Dunchurch
- Charming Period House
- Late 18th Century
- 2 Reception Rooms
- Recently Fitted Kitchen
- Laundry & Wine Cellar
- 4-5 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms
- Garage & Workshop
- 85ft X 26ft Walled Garden
'The Nook' is a delightful late 18th century period house arranged over 3 floors. It has been very well maintained and updated with a new main bathroom and bespoke kitchen only just completed. It has many character features with exposed beams and fireplaces and is both a versatile and interesting family home. The ground floor has a welcoming entrance hall with a front cosy living room. There is a generous dining room and the aforementioned new kitchen. There is also a useful wine cellar and a laundry room. The first floor has three bedrooms with a very smart newly installed bathroom, as well as an en-suite shower room. The second floor has an open plan lounge/bedroom area as well as a separate area, which could provide an en-suite, a study area or connecting bedrooms. Outside there is a garage/workshop and an 85ft x 26ft predominantly south facing walled garden.
Ground Floor Summary
The property is entered via a casement door with Georgian fanlight, which leads into the entrance hall. Stairs rise to the split-level first floor landing. There is a useful storage cupboard and a second glazed casement door leading to the side passage. The main lounge has an attractive Italian marble fireplace with a newly installed coal-effect gas fire with a black slate hearth and surround. This cosy room has picture rails, a telephone point and a large sash window overlooks the original market square. The generous dining room also has a marble fireplace surround and hearth with an inset coal-effect gas fire with inset tiling. There are wall light points, a telephone point and a picture rail. This fabulous entertaining room has double glazed French doors leading onto the terrace and the garden. The kitchen has been skilfully designed and re-fitted with a range of cream fronted Magnet units. It includes deep pan drawers and soft closing cabinets with an integrated fridge/freezer unit.
There are wood block effect work surface areas with a Franke stainless steel sink unit and swan neck mixer tap. AEG electric fan-assisted double oven with an extra wide five-ring ceramic hob with a concealed extractor hood above. Behind the electric hob there is a co-ordinated toughened glass splash back. The room has quality floor tiles, with a radiator and low energy down lighters. There is a window overlooking the rear courtyard with steps up to the laundry room. It has a range of oak base and eye-level cabinets with fitted shelving and vinyl flooring. There is plumbing for a washing machine with space for a tumble dryer, double-glazed window. From the kitchen double doors lead down to the wine cellar, which houses the RCD consumer unit and the electricity meters as well as the Potterton gas-fired central heating boiler. This generous room has plenty of storage for most wine connoisseurs with the original coal shoot and a window.
4.60m(15'1'') x 4.17m(13'8'')
4.85m(15'11'') x 3.68m(12'1'')
3.48m(11'5'') x 2.97m(9'9'')
6.78m(22'3'') x 2.29m(7'6'')
2.44m(8'0'') x 2.29m(7'6'')
First Floor Summary
The first floor has a split-level landing with two staircases leading to the larger landing and the original bathroom door (currently not used). There is a smoke alarm, picture rail and an opaque sash window. There is a further door and staircase leading to the upper floor. The principle bedroom is a fabulous well-lit room with wall light points, a telephone point and a picture rail. It has a radiator beneath the double glazed sash window, which provides views over the garden. The second bedroom is also a generous bedroom with a radiator and a double-glazed sash window overlooking the square. This would make an ideal visitors room as it has a fully fitted en-suite with a fully tiled shower enclosure with Aqualisa power shower. There are fully tiled walls, pedestal wash hand basin and a low-level flush WC, airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder, ladder radiator and an opaque rear window.
The third bedroom has a double-glazed window overlooking the square and could be used as a study if preferred having a telephone point with internet access. The main bathroom has just been re-fitted with an Imperial Bathroom white suite. It has a double width walk-in shower enclosure with an Aqualisa power shower. There are fully tiled walls, a low-level flush WC, bidet and a washstand. There is a large oval shaped bath with an ornate mixer tap, radiator/towel rail and down lighters. There is a built in bathroom cabinet with glass doors, opaque side window.
First Floor Landing
6.02m(19'9'') x 3.73m(12'3'')
4.34m(14'3'') x 3.05m(10'0'')
En-Suite Shower Room
2.36m(7'9'') x 1.75m(5'9'')
3.35m(11'0'') x 3.05m(10'0'')
3.58m(11'9'') x 2.97m(9'9'')
Second Floor Summary
A turned staircase ascends to the second floor, which has a fabulous open plan area featuring a Queen-post, exposed beams and a central chimney breast with an inset wood burning stove. The main lounge area has built in shelving with beams, two radiators and a dormer window. There is a larger sash window providing views of the neighbouring cottages and a peek at the garden. There is attractive exposed brickwork and vertical beams as well as a storage cupboard housing the cold-water header tank. A step leads down to a separate area, which currently has a sink unit with base units beneath. This section has exposed beams and purlins with under eaves storage on both sides. This could make a wet room or en-suite shower room with a rear window. This good-sized and versatile upper floor could be ideal for a live in family member or could provide a fabulous working space.
6.25m(20'6'') max x 4.50m(14'9'') max
3.58m(11'9'') x 2.97m(9'9'')
Fore Garden & Parking Bay
To the front of the house is an attractive newly laid red block paved forecourt, providing wide off road access parking, enclosed on two sides by distinctive wrought iron railings and gate.
4.50m(14'9'') x 2.82m(9'3'') max
There is an automatic roller door giving access to the brick built garage/workshop, which has a part pitched and tiled roof. The garage does take a standard car and has a mezzanine storage area above.
Workshop & Store
7.32m(24'0'') max x 2.36m(7'9'') ave
There is a useful workshop area with a sink unit, shelving and a workbench. There is both light and power connected, side windows and a door. At the far end of the workshop there is a useful gardener's loo with further double doors off the rear, with storage above.
25.91m(85'0'') x 7.92m(26'0'')
Just outside of the dining room there is sunken private terrace with a well-stocked rockery and an adjacent wood store. As the photographs show the garden is split into two sections the first being completely lawned with well-stocked flower borders on both sides. There are established bushes and climbing plants screening the brickwork as well as the fine selection of roses with a holly bush. Half way down the garden there are low metal railings with a gate leading into a shingled garden, which has a circular raised flower border and hazelnut tree. This far section of the garden has a membrane covered in shingle and is the ideal place for pots as well as offering good storage and compost facilities. It is fully enclosed by some original brick walling and enjoys plenty of sunshine and a good degree of privacy. The garden measure approximately 85ft x 26ft average.
Mainly South Facing
A Private Sun Trap!
Dunchurch is rightly one of the most sought-after villages with all the facilities you would need on a day-to-day basis. There is a selection of restaurants and pubs, a village post office/store, two hairdressers, newsagents and a beauty salon. There is a village library, chemist, a doctor's surgery and a well regarded village junior school within walking distance, with private schooling available in either Rugby or Bilton Grange as well as highly acclaimed Grammar schools. Sainsburys is just over a mile away, and there is a wide range of shopping available in nearby Rugby, situated around three miles away, with a regular bus service. Within Rugby there is a Virgin Train service giving access to Euston, London in under 50 minutes. Due to the excellent road network surrounding Rugby, there is also good access to Southam, Daventry, Leamington, Northampton, Warwick, Coventry and further afield in Milton Keynes.
Rugby Borough Council.
Telephone (01788) 533533.
Council tax band 'F'.
Mains water, electricity, drainage, gas, BT.
Monday to Friday 9.00 am - 5.30 pm
Saturday 9.00 am - 4.30 pm
Strictly via the vendors sole agents Fine & Country on (01788) 820062.
For more information visit the property's unique website address www.fineandcountry.com/50016461.
All measurements are approximate and quoted in metric with imperial equivalents and for general guidance only and whilst every attempt has been made to ensure accuracy, they must not be relied on. The fixtures, fittings and appliances referred to have not been tested and therefore no guarantee can be given and that they are in working order. Internal photographs are reproduced for general information and it must not be inferred that any item shown is included with the property. For a free valuation, contact the numbers listed on the brochure.
All measurements are approximate and quoted in metric with imperial equivalents and for general guidance only and whilst every attempt has been made to ensure accuracy, they must not be relied on. The fixtures, fittings and appliances referred to have not been tested and therefore no guarantee can be given that they are in working order. Internal photographs are reproduced for general information and it must not be inferred that any item shown is included with the property. Free valuations available - please contact Fine & Country on 01788 820062