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4 bedroom detached house for sale

The Old Telephone Exchange, Gretton Road, LE16

Sold STC £565,000

Property Description

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Occupying an attractive position overlooking countryside to the front within the sought after village of Rockingham this highly unique property has been extended and considerably improved by the present owners to an extremely high specification throughout. Originally built as a telephone exchange the property perfectly combines original features with modern living which simply must be seen if it is to be fully appreciated. The main building offers features and accommodation to include an imposing reception hall with an oak staircase, ground floor cloakroom/WC and a solid fuel burning stove set to an attractive chimney breast to the lounge. The property continues with a stunning kitchen/dining room with a four oven 'Aga' being a particular feature, granite worktops and separate utility room. There are also two bedrooms to the ground floor with two further to the first floor and a superb bathroom which has been refitted in a range of 'Fired Earth' products. Outside, easy maintenance landscaped gardens offer a good degree of privacy with a driveway providing parking facilities leading to a double garage. The property also offers a superbly converted detached annexe which works perfectly with the main property and is also presented in outstanding condition whilst providing independent accommodation to include a living area, kitchen, bedroom and ensuite bathroom with French doors opening to perfectly take in the stunning views outside. This is a property that is certain to attract considerable interest and therefore we strongly recommend an early visit if its position, presentation and unique accommodation are to be fully appreciated. Energy Rating C.

A leaded light oak entrance door to:

An imposing entrance hall with tiled flooring, an oak staircase rises to the first floor, leaded light double glazed window to side elevation, understairs space, radiator, coving to ceiling, wall lights, doors to:

Refitted to comprise a wash hand basin set to cabinet with cupboard and drawer space under, low level WC, tiling to dado height, tiled flooring, heated chrome towel rail, Velux window to side elevation, downlighters to ceiling.

LOUNGE 13'6 x 12'4 (4.11m x 3.76m)
With an Aga multi fuel burning stove set to a feature recessed chimney breast and hearth with beam over, double glazed leaded light window to front elevation, matching French doors to the rear, downlighters to a coved ceiling, TV point, shelved display recess, radiator.

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM 13'6 x 11' (4.11m x 3.35m)
Kitchen Area: A superbly refitted room comprising a stainless steel Belfast style sink bowl set beneath granite worksurfaces, matching splashbacks and cupboards under, further range of base and eye level units, an electrically operated Aga oven range provides warming, roasting, baking and simmering ovens with hot plates all operated by a remote control, integrated fridge and freezer. An island is set to the centre of the room with further cupboard space and matching worksurfaces, tiled flooring, a leaded light double glazed window to rear and side elevation, wall radiator, downlighters to a coved ceiling, leaded light oak door to rear, walkthrough to:

DINING AREA 9'2 x 7'8 (2.79m x 2.34m)
With a continuation of the flooring, double glazed leaded light window to rear elevation, coving to ceiling, doors to:

UTILITY ROOM 9' x 4'6 (2.74m x 1.37m)
Fitted to comprise a single drainer sink unit with cupboards under, further base and eye level units, plumbing for automatic washing machine, tiled splash surround, tiled flooring, telephone point, leaded light double glazed window to side elevation, downlighters to ceiling.

MASTER BEDROOM 14'6 x 9'6 (4.42m x 2.90m)
With double glazed leaded light window to front and side elevation, radiator, coving to ceiling.

BEDROOM 4/STUDY 7'8 x 6'8 (2.34m x 2.03m)
Double glazed leaded light window to side elevation, radiator, downlighters to a coved ceiling.

With a double glazed leaded light to front elevation, radiator, doors to:

BEDROOM 2 11'8 x 13'2 (max) 8'2 (min) (3.56m x 4.01m (max) 2.49m (min))
With two Velux windows to front and rear elevations with fitted blinds, radiator, access to eaves, telephone point, downlighters to ceiling, fitted wardrobes to one wall.

BEDROOM 3 12'6 x 13'2 (max) 8'2 (min) (3.81m x 4.01m (max) 2.49m (min))
With double glazed leaded light window to front and rear elevations, fitted wardrobes to one wall, downlighters to ceiling, radiator.

A superb room has been fitted in a range of 'Fired Earth' sanitary ware comprising a free standing cast iron bath with pedestal chrome claw feet and shower attachment over, separate shower facility, low level WC, an oval shaped wash hand basin is set beneath a double glazed leaded light window to rear elevation, tiled flooring, downlighters and extractor fan to ceiling, chrome towel rail.

An attractive frontage leads with a gravelled driveway providing off road parking for two vehicles and leads to:

With twin wooden doors.

GARAGE 1 17'8 x 9'2 (5.38m x 2.79m)
Power and light connected.

GARAGE 2/WORKSHOP 17'8 x 14'8 (5.38m x 4.47m)
With window to side elevation, larger than average providing workshop space. Power and light are connected together with an electric car charging point.There is also a water tap.

A fully landscaped garden leads with a decorative patio with a gravelled area beyond and elevated flower bed set to the rear boundary with established small trees, shrubs and bushes with a further elevated patio to the right hand side with trellised edge, lighting via lanterns, gated pedestrian access to the front and water tap. Overall, an easy maintenance garden which affords a good degree of privacy which must be seen to be appreciated.

Set above the double garage with steps leading up to the entrance of French doors to:

LIVING ROOM/KITCHEN 18' x 16'4 (max) 14'2 (min) (5.49m x 4.98m (max) 4.32m (min))
An open plan highly attractive room with Velux window to either side of a vaulted ceiling with ceiling beams, double glazed window to side elevation, two radiators, oak flooring.

With a stainless steel sink bowl set to glass worksurface with mixer tap above, ceramic hob, walkthrough to:

BEDROOM 11'2 x 8'6 (3.40m x 2.59m)
With fitted wardrobe, beams to the vaulted ceiling, exposed brick walls, oak flooring, radiator, French doors to the front forming twin opening doors.

Refitted to comprise a shower cubicle, wash hand basin, low level WC, tiled splash surround, radiator, Velux window to side, shaving point/light fitting, downlighters and extractor fan to ceiling.

Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs)

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
17 November 2016


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