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5 bedroom detached house for sale
Manthorpe Road, Grantham
- VIEWING RECOMMENDED
- Impressive, double-fronted detached house in premier location
- Superb recently new kitchen; all bathrooms completely renewed
- Very Close to Grantham's excellent Primary and Grammar Schools
- High-speed rail commute, to London King X in just over 1 hour
- Tandem garage with space for 2 large cars+;driveway for 6+ cars.
- Large, fully stocked private gardens; Fish Pond, and water feature
- No Upward Chain
Tenure: FreeholdPRICED TO SELL *VENDORS EMIGRATING AND WILL CONSIDER ALL REASONABLE OFFERS*
Just 65 minutes from London Kings Cross, 153 Manthorpe Road was substantially built in mid-1930s. This impressive double-fronted property stands in large and well-stocked gardens, in one of Grantham’s premier and most desirable residential areas, close to schools.
It offers spacious and well-appointed accommodation, with kitchen and garden room overlooking large rear gardens. The house has a high degree of flexibility in that the principal guest bedroom on the ground floor has its own en-suite wet floor bathroom, which could form part of a self-contained suite for perhaps an elderly relative or teenager. Potential for loft extension.
Many features typical of the inter-war period are to be found: for example, professionally refurbished but original cast-iron 4-column radiators, oak wood block flooring in the hall and principal guest bedroom. There is a fine staircase with feature leaded picture window into the dining room. Four large bay windows complement the excellent quality, leaded double glazing. The main sitting room features wall panelling and delft rack, with solid wood-block flooring and window seating having storage beneath.
With heavy-panelled solid oak, double external doors and glazed double internal solid oak doors; tiled floor.
With oak woodblock flooring (currently carpeted), staircase off, having storage cupboard beneath; coving, radiator, telephone point.
Sitting Room 4.64m (15' 3') x 4.50m (14' 9')
with attractive panelled walls and fitted delft rack, coved ceiling; bay window with window seat; open working fireplace in tiled and oak surround; wall lights, radiator; DAB, telephone & TV points.
Bedroom 1 4.57m (15' 0') x 4.35m (14' 3')
with two double fitted wardrobes; coved ceiling, dimmable down-lighting; radiator, bay window; oak block parquet floor (currently carpeted), sliding door leading to:-
With fully tiled walls and white suite, comprising pedestal WC, washbasin, heated & lighted mirror; wet-floor shower area suitable for disabled access; radiator, wall cabinet with shaver point, wall-mounted electric fan heater, extractor fan, ceiling down-lighting.
Dining Room 4.58m (15' 0') x 3.50m (11' 6')
plus large bay window; coal-effect electric fire in tiled fireplace recess; radiator, dimmable ceiling lighting, SKY TV point, glazed double doors leading to:-
Garden Room 4.95m (16' 3') x 2.98m (9' 9')
with picture windows overlooking rear garden; radiator, gas convector heater, d/glazed side door.
With white wash-basin and low-level WC; range of shelving and coat hooks; quality water softener and burglar alarm control unit.
Kitchen 4.27m (14' 0') x 2.97m (9' 9')
with fitted wall and floor units having solid ash fronts, cantilever corner units, granite work surfaces & breakfast bar, inset stainless steel 1.5 sink, triple mixer tap with water filter, large ceramic induction hob, Fisher & Paykel full double oven, extractor unit; radiator with towel rails; ceiling and under-cupboard down-lighting, tiled floor. Large pantry area.
Breakfast Room 3.89m (12' 9') x 3.12m (10' 3')
with corner cupboard plumbed for washing machine; coved ceiling, radiator, cupboard housing central heating boiler (annually serviced), plus useful additional fitted cupboards.
With de-luxe “Slingsby” loft ladder access to insulated and mostly floored and carpeted very large open loft; built-in airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder and programmable immersion heater, coving.
With fully tiled walls, tiled floor with under-floor heating; luxury bathroom cabinet, taps and fittings; wall-hung luxury wash basin; large bath with remote-control Aqua Lisa Quartz shower above, glazed shower screen; heated towel rail/radiator; coved ceiling, down-lighting and extractor.
With wall-hung “Roca” rectangular WC, fully tiled with under-floor heating, coved ceiling with down-lighting & extractor, radiator.
Bedroom 2 4.58m (15' 0') x 3.65m (12' 0')
Currently used as the Master Bedroom, 15’ 0” x 12’ 0” with large bay window; four double built-in fitted wardrobes with cupboards above, built-in oak dressing table to bay window; coved ceiling, radiator with shelving above, telephone point.
Bedroom 3 4.58m (15' 0') x 4.11m (13' 6')
large bay window; two double, built-in wardrobes & cupboards above, coved ceiling, radiator. Potential for en-suite.
Bedroom 4 3.42m (11' 3') x 3.20m (10' 6')
plus entrance lobby; coved ceiling with dimmable lighting, dimmable wall lighting, radiator.
Ensuite Shower Room
Fully tiled with under-floor heating; heated towel rail/radiator; large shower with ShowerLux doors, white pedestal wash-basin and WC, shaver point, lighted and heated mirror.
Bedroom 5 3.73m (12' 3') x 3.59m (11' 9')
(used as office) built-in double fitted wardrobe & cupboards above; radiator, coved ceiling, Virgin Cable broadband & phone.
Detached Garage 11.89m (39' 0') x 2.75m (9' 0')
overall, room for two large cars plus space for a range of domestic appliances, with power and lighting. Wall shelving & cupboards plus ample storage in loft area. Remote-control insulated steel “Hörmann” front door, “Hörmann” steel side access door, triple-glazed, intruder and smoke alarm fitted. “Hörmann” steel side gate.
The property has wide frontage onto Manthorpe Road, with tar Macadam driveway, lawn, borders with shrubs etc. Large and private West-facing rear garden, with lawns, mature trees and shrubs. Two large paved patio areas, water feature, pergola, gazebo, raised fish pond and alpine bed. Large paved utility area, garden store & greenhouse, triple composting bins.
Mains water, drainage/sewerage, gas and electricity
Grantham is an historic and growing market town best known as the birth place of Sir Isaac Newton and Margaret Thatcher. Grantham train station is conveniently located and has an excellent main line linking the town to London (Kings cross) in just over an hour. The town also has excellent services including first class Junior, Secondary, and Grammar Schooling, and a wide range of sports and recreation facilities.
Band G - currently £2364 p.a 2012-2013
All dimensions are approximate and are taken from plaster to plaster or internal wall faces. Photographs are taken using wide-angle lens. Viewings are strictly by appointment only: Phone Open House 01476 347144