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4 bedroom cottage for sale

Main Street, Glooston

Sold STC £290,000

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A most attractive 3/4 bedroomed Grade II listed end of terraced cottage built predominantly of stone and colleyweston enjoying views to the rear over fields within the picturesque and highly desirable south Leicestershire village of Glooston.

Formerly two cottages, the spacious accommodation offers excellent potential for some modernisation and re-configuration, and presently comprises a dining room with exposed beam, breakfast kitchen with large pantry off, sitting room with open fireplace and useful rear porch with built-in cupboard and stable type door out to the rear garden.

On the upper floor off a central landing are 4 bedrooms and family bathroom.

To the front of the cottage is a small garden area with flowerbed, whilst to the side is a tarmacadamed driveway providing off road parking.

To the rear of the house is a good sized garden with patio area immediately to the rear of the cottage, lawned garden with well stocked flower and shrub borders, timber summer house, two timber garden sheds and a former privy.

Location - The picturesque village of Glooston is surrounded by some of south east Leicestershire's most attractive open countryside, with numerous walks along scenic routes. The village has an historic church, village hall and public house/restaurant. The nearby thriving town of Market Harborough has excellent shopping and supermarket facilities, bars, restaurants, schools, a theatre and leisure centre. Primary schools are located in the nearby villages of Church Langton and Hallaton, with an excellent range of both state and private schooling in Great Glen, Market Harborough, Uppingham, Oakham, Oundle, Leicester and Rugby. For the commuter, Market Harborough has mainline rail services to London St Pancras in about an hour, the nearby A6 connects Leicester and Market Harborough, and the M1 is accessible at junctions 20 or 21.

Viewings & Directions - Viewings should be arranged through the agents Andrew Granger & Company on 01858-431315. From Market Harborough, proceed northbound via Leicester Road, passing over the A6 roundabout onto the Melton Road (B6047), turning right at Church Langton, continuing out of the village, turning right at the next 'T' junction, and after approximately one mile, fork left as signposted to Glooston. Continue into the centre of the village, with the property located on the right hand side with an Andrew Granger & Co 'For Sale' board erected to identify the property which is located virtually opposite the Old Barn public house and restaurant.

Accommodation In Detail - Offering excellent potential for further modernisation and possibly extension, subject to planning and building regulations, this predominantly stone and colleyweston cottage benefits from electric night storage heating, and comprises

Ground Floor -

Dining Room - 3.86m x 3.71m (12'8" x 12'2") - Entrance door with mat well, beam to ceiling, multi pane glazed window to front, night storage heater, staircase off.

Breakfast Kitchen - 5.13m x 2.39m (16'10" x 7'10") - Stainless steel sink unit with chrome mixer tap over, oak fronted base and wall cupboards, several drawers, windows to front and rear, beams to ceiling, plumbing facilities for automatic washing machine, extractor fan, dining area with pine skirting boards.

Walk-In Pantry - 3.66m x 1.07m (12'0" x 3'6") - With potential for conversion into a separate w.c., subject to building regulations.

Sitting Room - 3.66m x 3.91m (12'0" x 12'10") - Beams to ceiling, brick fireplace, multi pane glazed window to front with window seat, night storage heater.

Rear Porch - With built-in cupboard, plumbing facilities for automatic washing machine, stable type door out to rear garden.

First Floor -

Landing - With window to rear enjoying views over the gardens and fields beyond, night storage heater.

Bedroom 1 - 3.89m x 2.79m (12'9" x 9'2") - Two built-in double wardrobes, multi pane glazed window to front.

Bedroom 2 - 3.40m x 2.51m (11'2" x 8'3") - Built-in wardrobe, cupboards and drawers, rear window enjoying views over the gardens and fields beyond.

Bedroom 3 - 2.64m x 2.84m max (8'8" x 9'4" max) - Multi pane glazed window to front, built-in cupboards and drawers, corner cabinet.

Bedroom 4 - 3.23m into wardrobes x 1.47m (10'7" into wardrobes - Built-in wardrobe, boarded flooring, multi pane glazed window to front.

Family Bathroom - 2.67m x 2.36m (8'9" x 7'9") - White suite comprising panelled bath, wash hand basin and low flush w.c.

Outside -

Small front garden with well stocked flowerbed.

Off road parking to side of house, mainly tarmacadamed, rockery, electricity pole and wooden side gate.

Good sized rear garden with patio area immediately to the rear of the cottage, stone retaining wall with flowerbeds and steps up to lawned area, flower and shrub borders, TIMBER SUMMER HOUSE, TWO TIMBER GARDEN SHEDS, derelict brick former privy, outside tap and lighting.

Wayleaves, Easement & Rights Of Way - The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all covenants, rights of way, wayleaves and easements that may exist over the property whether or not mentioned in these particulars.

Broadband - Ultrafast Pure Fibre broadband is shortly to be installed by Gigaclear. See website for further details.

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.

Council Tax - Council Tax Band D - 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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31 May 2017

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