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4 bedroom terraced house for sale

High Street, Somerby, Melton Mowbray

£375,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Charming Character Cottage
  • Energy Rating E
  • Dating Back to the Early 1840's
  • Three Storey Accommodation
  • Four Bedrooms
  • En-suite Shower Room & Family Bathroom
  • Two Large Reception Rooms
  • Contemporary Kitchen
  • Cloakroom & Utility Room
  • Highly Private Enclosed Rear Garden

Full description

Dating back to the early 1840's, Hillborough House was the village's convenience shop up until the 1970's when it was converted into a large family home. The property is set over three floors and has a wealth of character and original features and offers sizeable rooms including an entrance hall, cloakroom, large dining/family room, lounge with multi-fuel stove and bi-folding doors to garden, full fitted breakfast kitchen with vaulted ceiling, utility room. On the first floor is a master bedroom with en-suite shower room, further bedroom and family bathroom and on the second floor are two further bedrooms. Externally the property has a highly private and fully enclosed rear garden, rear access to a driveway with off street parking and a carport. Viewing is essential to appreciate the internal presentation with contemporary fittings and original features.

Location

Somerby is situated close to the Rutland/Leicestershire border and is a hilltop village offering a good range of local facilities including primary school, health centre, well known pub with restaurant, village hall, children's play area, sports pitch, church and post office/general store. The village is within the Catmose College catchment area and also has long established ties with equestrian activities being well known for a large riding school with livery stables. The village is also particularly well placed for fast access to Melton Mowbray, Oakham, Leicester, Stamford, Market Harborough, Peterborough and London via the A1. The village is made up of a large number of stone and brick period properties and cottages. The local beauty spot of Burrough Hill is also nearby.

Directions

Leave Melton Mowbray along Burton Road (A606) continuing through the village of Burton Lazars. Turn eventually right as signposted for Somerby. On entering the village turn right into High Street where the property can be found situated on the left hand side as identifiable by our for sale sign.

Accommodation 
The property is entered via a solid door into the entrance hall.

Entrance Hall 
With stairs rising off to the first floor landing, understairs storage cupboard, tiled floor, radiator and original exposed painted beams to the ceiling.

Cloakroom 
6.3ft x 4.5ft
Fitted with a white two piece suite comprising a low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Tiled floor, tiled splashbacks to wall, radiator and obscure glazed uPVC double glazed window to the rear elevation.

Dining/Family Room 
14.8ft x 13.9ft
A good sized reception room with three multi-panelled windows to the front elevation, two radiators set into decorative cover, original exposed painted beams to ceiling, bespoke bookcase and fitted desk unit to divide this room from the lounge.

Lounge 
19.0ft x 12.4ft
uPVC double glazed bi-fold doors open fully onto the garden and further uPVC double glazed window to the side elevation. Cast iron multi-fuel burning stove set on a brick and slate raised hearth. Exposed beams to ceiling and evidence of beams set within the walls, TV aerial point and opening through to the fitted kitchen.

Fitted Kitchen 
23.5ft x 7.3ft
The feature of the room being the particularly high vaulted ceiling with oak exposed beams. The kitchen has been refitted to a high standard comprising a range of high gloss fronted units comprising base units and matching eye level units. Roll top laminate work surfacing with inset ceramic one and half bowl sink with mixer tap. Integrated dishwasher, fridge and a double Rangemaster cooker (available by separate negotiation) and Belling extractor hood over. Slate effect tiled floor throughout, tiled splashbacks, two Velux windows to the side elevation, two large uPVC double glazed windows and French doors opening into the garden. Step down to the utility room.

Utility Room 
9.1ft x 7.1ft
Butler's Belfast ceramic sink, solid wood work surfacing with cupboard under, space and plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble dryer, radiator and tiled flooring. Two Velux windows to the side flooding natural light into the room and further uPVC double glazed windows to the side and rear elevations.

Landing 
Approached via a staircase from the entrance hall is the first floor landing with the feature of the original exposed stone walling, beam to ceiling, uPVC double glazed window to the rear elevation, radiator and stairs rising to the second floor.

Master Bedroom 
13.8ft x 10.3ft
This master bedroom enjoys a high level ceiling and an exposed stone wall. uPVC sliding sash window to the rear overlooking the rear garden and open countryside beyond. Radiator, access to loft space, a recess providing an ideal space for clothes storage and door through to the en-suite shower room.

En-suite Shower Room 
3.7ft x 3.5ft
Fitted with a white three piece contemporary suite comprising an enclosed shower cubicle with Mira shower, wall mounted wash hand basin with chrome mixer tap and a corner low level WC. Tiled splashbacks, gloss tiled flooring, wall mounted heated towel rail/radiator and a uPVC obscure double glazed window to the rear elevation.

Bedroom Two 
14.1ft x 9.4ft
Sealed glazed window to the front elevation, exposed beams to ceiling and radiator.

Family Bathroom 
9.6ft x 9.4ft
Fitted with a contemporary suite comprising a 'P' shaped panelled bath with mixer tap and curved glass shower screen and Mira shower over, Roca low level WC and wall mounted wash hand basin with mixer tap. Tiled splashbacks and tiled flooring. Built-in airing cupboard housing a large hot water cylinder and linen storage. Wall mounted heated towel rail/radiator, exposed beam and sealed glazed window to the front elevation.

Second Floor 
Approached via a staircase from the first floor landing is the second floor landing with door leading to:-

Bedroom Three 
15.0ft x 9.7ft
Sealed glazed window to the front elevation and Velux window to the rear, radiator, access to loft space, bespoke fitted wardrobes and overbed cupboards.

Bedroom Four 
14.9ft x 10.5ft
With a sealed glazed window to the front elevation and Velux window to the rear elevation. Radiator, built-in wardrobe, cupboards and shelving display unit.

Outside - Front 
The property has wrought iron railings to the front boundary and a step down to the front entrance door.

Rear Garden 
This delightful rear garden is mainly enclosed by brick walling and enjoys a high degree of privacy. Paved patio terrace area accessed from the bi-fold doors in the living room or the French doors from the kitchen. The garden is hard landscaped for easy maintenance. From the patio terrace steps lead down to an Astro turfed garden surrounded by raised beds made from railway sleepers. There is access through to storage set beneath the utility room via two double doors. A feature of the garden is the appearance of a fireplace set within a neighbouring stone wall. Outdoor tap, security lighting and pathway leading round to the carport/former garage.

Carport 
Being accessed off a side street labelled No. 40-42 High Street, the carport was formerly a garage however the vendors removed the front and part of the side wall to enable them to park a second vehicle in front of the former garage. There is now concrete hardstanding for two vehicles, the garage itself has inset spotlighting and is connect to power and houses the oil tank with a lockable door leading through to the rear garden. There is a further covered storage area located along the right hand side of the property.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
10 February 2016

Nearest station

  • Oakham (4.9 mi)
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Nearest station

  • Oakham (4.9 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Bentons Your Property Experts, Melton Mowbray

47 Nottingham Street Melton Mowbray Leicestershire, LE13 1NN

01664 900110 Local call rate

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Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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