3 bedroom semi-detached house for saleMarecroft, Clipston
Full descriptionA well presented 3 bedroomed semi-detached house enjoying views over open countryside on the edge of the popular south Leicestershire village of Clipston.
Based on a 72% shared ownership with the Rural Housing Trust, the spacious interior briefly comprises an entrance hall, cloaks/w.c., sitting room and kitchen/diner. On the first floor are 3 bedrooms and bathroom. Outside is an off road parking area with small front garden. To the rear is a lawned garden with open country views.
Location - The property is located on the edge of the popular village of Clipston which lies close to the borders of Northamptonshire and Leicestershire, and has a reputable primary school, public house, church and bus service. The nearby town of Market Harborough offers more comprehensive shopping and supermarket facilities, schools, bars, restaurants, a theatre and leisure centre. For the commuter, Market Harborough has a mainline rail service to London St Pancras, the A14 is only a short drive away and the M1 is accessible at junctions 19 or 20.
Viewings & Directions - Viewings should be arranged through the agents Andrew Granger & Company on 01858-431315. From Market Harborough, proceed southbound via Northampton Road (A508), passing through the village of Great Oxendon, and after approximately one mile, turn right as signposted to Clipston. Continue into the village taking the second left onto Naseby Road, branching to the left where Marecroft will be found on the right hand side, No.1 will be easily identified on the left hand side with an Andrew Granger & Co 'For Sale' board erected.
Accommodation In Detail - With the benefit of electric radiators and UPVC double glazing, the well presented interior comprises
Ground Floor -
Entrance - Via canopy porch with half obscure paned UPVC door.
Entrance Hallway - Obscure paned UPVC window to front elevation, eye level consumer unit, telephone point, stairs rising to first floor, useful under stairs storage area.
Cloaks/W.C. - Low flush w.c., contemporary wash hand basin with cupboard beneath and chrome mixer tap over, ceramic tiled splashback, obscure paned UPVC window to side elevation.
Lounge - 4.50m x 3.38m (14'9" x 11'1") - UPVC double glazed window to rear elevation with pleasant views over the rear garden and beyond to open rolling countryside. T.V. aerial socket, wall mounted electric old school style radiator. Coving to ceiling.
Kitchen/Diner - 5.33m x 2.74m (17'6" x 9'0") - Oak veneer flooring, range of contemporary wall and base units with granite effect roll top work surface, sink drainer with chrome mixer tap and ceramic tiled splashback, single electric oven with four ring electric hob, ceramic tiled splashback and built-in extractor hood over, space and plumbing for under counter washing machine, space for fridge/freezer. DINING AREA with two fully glazed UPVC patio doors to rear elevation with pleasant views over the rear garden and beyond to open countryside. UPVC window to front elevation.
First Floor -
Galleried Landing - With timber hand rail, UPVC window to front elevation, airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder and slatted shelving for storage, access to loft space.
Bedroom 1 - 3.15m x 3.30m max (10'4" x 10'10" max) - UPVC double glazed window to rear elevation with superb views over rolling open countryside. Built-in wardrobes with sliding doors, wall mounted night storage heater.
Bedroom 2 - 3.96m x 2.51m max (13'0" x 8'3" max) - UPVC double glazed window to rear elevation with superb views over rolling open countryside. Old school style radiator, T.V. aerial socket.
Bedroom 3 - 2.82m x 2.24m (9'3" x 7'4") - UPVC window to side elevation, wall mounted electric panel heater, telephone point.
Bathroom - 2.06m x 1.75m (6'9" x 5'9") - 'P' shaped panelled bath with chrome mixer tap, shower attachment and curved shower screen with ceramic tiled splashback. Contemporary cylinder ceramic sink with chrome mixer tap and decorative ceramic tiled splashback, cupboard beneath, low flush w.c., wall mounted electric shaver socket, obscure paned UPVC window to side elevation, extractor fan.
Front Garden - To the front of the property is a lawned garden with paved path to front door and two off road parking spaces.
Rear Garden - To the rear is a paved patio area, lawned garden with close boarded timber fencing, timber garden shed and paved seating area. Close boarded timber fencing with views over open rolling countryside.
Fixtures & Fittings - Fixtures and fittings mentioned in these particulars are included in the sale - all other items regarded as owners fixtures and fittings may be removed.
Shared Ownership - The purchase price is based on a 72% share of the value of the property and this will be fixed. The remaining 28% share will be owned by the Rural Housing Trust as tenants in common. The Rural Housing Trust are prepared to sell up to 80% share of the property. The joint owner will not be able to purchase more than 80% of the equity but they will not have to pay any rent on the remaining 28% share. The property however is leasehold on a 99 year lease from 2005 with a £139 per month ground rent. One of the conditions states that the property must be sold to a person as their only residence, and it cannot be sold as a buy to let nor as a second home. For further information as a local connection, please liaise with the selling agents or the Rural Housing Trust. Any purchaser may live in the house as if they owned it outright, but they will be responsible for all repairs and maintenance for the buildings insurance. The only restrictions are that they would need to seek consent for any structural alterations, (e.g: replacement windows, doors, addition of a conservatory, etc.) and extensions are usually refused, although each case is looked at individually. Internal improvements that do not affect the external appearance of the property do not need consent. The Rural Housing Trust provide a leaflet (obtaining a mortgage for a shared ownership property) which is available on request from the Rural Housing Trust.
Energy Performance Certificate - EPC Rating E
Council Tax Band - Council Tax Band C - For further information contact Daventry District Council 01327 871100
Stamp Duty Rates - You will pay: nothing on the first £125,000 of the purchase price, 2% on the next £125,000, 5% on the next £675,000, 10% on the next £575,000, and 12% on the rest (above £1.5 million)
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