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2 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

The Green, Great Bowden

Sold STC £285,000

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A beautifully refurbished and deceptively spacious 2 bedroomed Victorian semi-detached cottage of character overlooking The Green and parish church within the highly desirable south Leicestershire village of Great Bowden.

With the benefit of gas fired central heating and replacement wooden framed double glazed windows, the beautifully presented interior includes an entrance hall, sitting room, open plan dining room and kitchen fitted to a high specification. On the first floor is a small landing area with 2 double bedrooms and a stylishly appointed bathroom. Wooden steps provide access to a large boarded attic space with double glazed skylight and radiator. To the front of the property is a pleasant cottage style garden with lawned area and mature planting. To the rear is a low maintenance gravelled garden with paved steps, brick outbuildings and seating areas.

Location - The property is located in the heart of the prestigious and highly desirable south Leicestershire village of Great Bowden. Enjoying views over The Green and historic church in the background, and is within walking distance of the wide range of local amenities including a couple of shops, one of which has a post office and tea rooms, public house, primary schools, recreational facilities, village hall and bus services. The village is conveniently close to the thriving town of Market Harborough, which has more comprehensive shopping and supermarket amenities, schools, bars, restaurants and cafes, together with a theatre and leisure centre. For the commuter, the nearby railway station has mainline services to London St Pancras, the M1 is accessible at junction 20 and the A14 lies to the south.

Viewings & Directions - Viewings should be arranged through the agents Andrew Granger & Company on 01858-431315. From the offices of Andrew Granger & Co, proceed northbound via High Street, turning right into Bowden Lane and left into Burnmill Road, continue out of the town and on reaching Great Bowden, turn right onto Main Street, proceeding along turning right again, on reaching The Green, turn left just before the church with the property located on the left hand side with an Andrew Granger & Co 'For Sale' board erected.

Accommodation In Detail - With the benefit of gas fired central heating and double glazed windows the beautifully refurbished interior briefly comprises

Ground Floor -

Small Entrance Hall - Via timber period door with glass portal, stairs rising to first floor.

Lounge - 3.91m x 3.25m (12'10" x 10'8") - Period stripped pine flooring, feature fireplace with timber surround and mantle, tiled hearth, living flame gas fire in situ, double glazed bay window to front elevation with pleasant views across the front garden and beyond to the fine parish church, old school style radiator, T.V. aerial socket, telephone point, picture rail, useful under stairs storage area.

Dining Room - 4.34m x 3.73m (14'3" x 12'3") - Feature period fireplace with exposed brick surround and mantle, cast iron multi fuel burner in situ, old school style radiator, multi paned double glazed windows to rear elevation with pleasant views to the rear courtyard. Open plan to

Kitchen - 3.76m x 2.08m (12'4" x 6'10") - Fitted with a range of contemporary wall and base units with solid granite work surface, space for five burner Rangemaster cooker with stainless steel extractor hood over, one and a half bowl sink drainer, space and plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher, integral fridge/freezer, double glazed multi paned windows to side elevation, period timber door to side, wall mounted gas fired boiler, ceiling downlights.

First Floor -

Small Landing Area - Carpeted ladder stairs rising to spacious boarded attic.

Bedroom 1 - 3.73m x 3.43m (12'3" x 11'3") - Feature cast iron fireplace with exposed painted brick wall, old school style radiator, multi paned double glazed timber framed window to rear elevation.

Luxury Bathroom - 3.76m x 2.08m (12'4" x 6'10") - Original period stripped pine flooring, multi paned double glazed timber framed window to side elevation, old school style radiator, ball and claw footed roll top bath with chrome mixer tap, large corner shower cubicle with glazed shower screen and mains shower over, old school style high flush w.c., contemporary vanity sink unit with cylinder style sink and chrome mixer tap over, ceiling downlights.

Bedroom 2 - 4.27m max x 3.68m into recess (14'0" max x 12'1" i - Exposed former fireplace with exposed brick wall, old school style radiator, telephone point, double glazed timber framed window to front elevation with pleasant views over the garden and beyond to the fine parish church.

Attic Space - 2.59m x 3.05m min/4.14m max (8'6" x 10'0" min/13'7 - First measurement taken from 1 metre above floor level. Wooden panelled sloping ceiling, boarded flooring with carpets, large double glazed skylight, old school style radiator, wall lights, central floor hatch and painted exposed brick and purlins.

Outside -

To the front of the property is an attractive cottage style garden approached via a wooden hand gate and shared path with lawned area, planted borders and an array of shrubs and bushes set behind a low level brick wall with pleasant views across The Green towards the local parish church.

To the rear of the property is a landscaped garden with low maintenance limestone chippings and paved stepping stone path, two brick outbuildings. There is a right of way across the neighbouring property providing pedestrian access.

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.

Energy Performance Certificate - EPC Rating E

Council Tax - Council Tax Band C - For further information contact Harborough District Council 01858 828282

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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01 February 2016

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