2 bedroom detached house for saleDrury Lane, Bicker, Boston
Sold STC £185,000
- Ideal Project To extend and/or renovate
- Standing In Overgrown Grounds Of Over Half An Acre/0..23 Ha
- Accommodation In Need Of Repair and Extensive Updating.
- Scope For A Substantial Replacement Dwelling.
- Some Potential For Residential Development (Subject to Planning).
- Extensive Road Frontage Of About 97m/318ft.
- Very Pleasant Location In This Attractive Village.
- Just Off The A52 (Boston - Grantham Road)
- Early Vacant Possession. No Forward Chain.
- Range Of Village Facilities.
Full description* The accommodation of this detached cottage is in need of repair and extensive updating.
* Early vacant possession.
* An ideal project for a buyer seeking an interesting property to extend and/or renovate.
* There is potential to extend the accommodation subject to obtaining planning permission and complying with restrictions.
* Standing in overgrown grounds of over half an acre (subject to a measured survey).
Living Room - 3.79m x 3.43m (12'5" x 11'3") - Modern wood burning stove to the fire place which has a brick surround. Three double power points. TV aerial socket. Beamed ceiling.
2nd Living Room/Study - 3.51m x 3.56m (11'6" x 11'8") - Night storage heater. Two double power points. Cupboard containing the electricity consumer unit. Door to the front garden.
Dining Room - 3.82m x 3.42m (12'6" x 11'2") - Beamed ceiling. Night store heater. Two double power points. Sliding double doors to....
Kitchen - 3.81m x 1.81m (12'5" x 5'11") - Range of base units with tiled work surfaces. Inset stainless steel sink. Matching wall cabinets. Panel for electric cooker with power point plus a double power point.
Entrance Lobby - Stable door to the exterior. Shelved PANTRY CUPBOARD OFF.
Shower Room - Shower tray and electric shower unit. Vanity hand basin. Low level WC. Wall mounted electric fire.
Utility Room - 2.72m x 2.53m (8'11" x 8'3") - Base units with a double drainer stainless steel sink. Double power point and a single power point. BT socket.
Side Entrance Lobby - Door to the side garden.
Inner Hall - 3.83m x 1.84m (12'6" x 6'0") - Night storage heater. Power point. Staircase off. Smoke detector.
First Floor Landing - Double power point. BT socket. Shelved airing cupboard off containing an immersion heater to the hot water cylinder.
Bedroom 1 - 3.81m x 3.44m (12'5" x 11'3") - Original cast iron pretty fire place. Fitted shelved wardrobe cupboard to one side of the chimney breast. Two double power points.
Bedroom 2 - 3.84m x 3.40m (12'7" x 11'1") - Fitted range of cupboards and display shelves above. Two double power points.
Spacious Bathroom - 2.97m x 1.88m (9'8" x 6'2") - Partly under a sloping ceiling. Panelled bath. Pedestal hand basin. Low level WC. Wall mounted electric fire.
Outside - The property has a neat hedge to the front and a small front garden. Large and overgrown side garden areas. The large and overgrown rear garden measures approx. 65'/20m from the back wall of the cottage (scaled from the Conveyance Plan) x 220'/67m wide. Scope to re-establish what in the past comprised charming wildlife grounds.
Services - Mains water and electricity installed. There is a public sewer in Drury Lane. and the property is probably connected to mains drainage (based on our local enquiries) but prospective buyers must make their own enquiries of Anglian Water. Mains gas may not be available in the village.
Council Tax - Council Tax Band B . Please contact Boston Borough Council for details of the Council Tax. (Tel: 01205 314200).
Energy Performance Certificate - EPC RATING: Band F. If you would like to view the full EPC then please enquire at our Long Sutton Office.
Planning Note - The insert which forms part of this sales brochure comprises an Assessment published in January 2016 as part of the public consultation process in respect of the proposed South East Lincolnshire Local Plan. The Assessment identifies those sites in Bicker which have been put forward for development. Some of these sites are considered 'Developable' whilst most are considered by the planning process as 'Undevelopable'.
It will be noted from the assessment that part of Friest Cottage comprising 0.1 Ha (a quarter of an acre) is considered 'Developable' in year 6 to 10. (Nb the development period started in 2011). Subject to complying with restrictions, in our opinion there will be prospects of obtaining planning approval to redevelop the whole site and not just that part to the left hand side of the cottage, once the local plan has been approved (anticipated during 2017). In the meanwhile, the Local Planning Authority is unlikely to support a planning application based on enquiries already made.
The buyer will be expected to exchange contracts within a reasonable time-scale. Proposals to exchange contracts conditional on the grant of planning permission will not be entertained.
Directions - Turn off A52 (Boston to Grantham) at the signpost to Bicker (Drury Lane junction, not the Donington Road/Red Lion junction). The cottage is about 200 yards on the left, just past the bus stop.
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