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5 bedroom house for sale
11 Melton Road, Langham, Oakham, Rutland
OFFERS CONSIDERED A spacious, well-maintained village house steeped in history and charm. 3 reception rooms, kitchen/breakfast room, utility room, WC, 5 bedrooms, 2 ensuites, shower room and integral garage.
The house has been constructed over various periods with the original stone elevation of the Bakehouse facing towards Church Street whilst the 1970s extension is to the existing front elevation as the house is used today. The house was originally a single story building but in the 1800s, the thatched roof was removed, the walls built up and the second storey added.Internally the property retains much of its period charm to include a large inglenook fireplace with log burner in the drawing room and exposed timbers around the house. Improvements to the kitchen, bedrooms and window casements have been sympathetic to remain in keeping with the character of the house.The accommodation comprises a luxurious breakfast/kitchen room, drawing room, sitting room, dining room, WC with store and utility room to the ground floor. The first floor comprises two bedroom suites, three further bedrooms and a further shower room arranged around a central landing. It is understood that the attic is accessible via a ladder from the first floor landing and is boarded out for storage purposes.GardenThe property is approached either from Church Street via a pedestrian gate or from Melton Road via double electric gates to a large parking area.The garden has been carefully laid out to provide a flagstone terrace perfect for summer dining and an adjacent lawn with herbaceous borders to the north elevation, and a garden shed and log storage area to the east of the house. The parking and turning area is to the south elevation of the house and with access to the integral single garage with additional storage space for bicycles and garden equipment.SituationThe Old Bakehouse is in the heart of Langham village with access onto both Church Lane and Melton Road. Langham is a popular family village with a renowned Church of England Primary School and Nursery. There is also a public house (The Noel Arms), two Churches and a village hall. Langham is approximately Â½ mile north of Oakham which is a bustling market town with supermarkets, shops and the newly built Catmose College Secondary School.Rutland Water is some 3 miles distant and has a fantastic range of land and water based activities available. Further afield, the Georgian market town of Stamford has some excellent shopping and restaurant facilities. The regional centres of Leicester (24 miles), Nottingham (25 miles) and Peterborough (27 miles) provide more extensive facilities and services.Oakham has a station with direct trains west to Birmingham New Street (from 1hr 17 minutes) and east to Peterborough (from 28 Minutes) and Stansted Airport (from 1hr 53 minutes). The A1 lies 13 miles to the east and the M1 lies 30 miles to the west.
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i) The description and photographs are for guidance only and are not a complete representation of the property.
ii) Plans are not to scale, are for guidance only and do not form part of the contract.
iii) Services and any appliances referred to have not been tested, and cannot be verified as being in working order.
iv) No survey of any part of the property has been carried out by the Vendor or Smiths Gore.
v) Measurements are approximate and must not be relied upon. Maximum appropriate room sizes are generally given, to the nearest 0.1 metres. Outbuildings are measured externally (unless otherwise stated) to the nearest 0.5 metres. For convenience, an approximate Imperial equivalent is also given.
vi) Only those items referred to in the text of these particulars are included.
vii) Nothing in these particulars or any related discussions forms part of any contract unless expressly incorporated within a subsequent written agreement.