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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Cropwell Road, Owthorpe, Nottingham

Under Offer £375,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Farmhouse in Need of Renovation
  • Energy Rating G
  • Outstanding and Idyllic Rural Location in the Heart of the Vale of Belvoir
  • 1 Acre of Gardens and Paddock
  • Outstanding Open Views
  • Close to Colston Bassett, Cropwell Bishop and Hickling
  • Considerable Potential
  • Large Attractive Gardens
  • Range of Outbuildings with Potential for Conversion
  • Large Open Bay Double Garage

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Situated in glorious open Colston Bassett and the hamlet of Owthorpe countryside just outside the popular village of Owthorpe, a rare opportunity to acquire a three double bedroom former farmhouse within attractive garden grounds, with outstanding open views over some of the Vale of Belvoir's finest hunting countryside and also offering a range of attached single storey outbuildings and a paddock, the whole extending to approximately 1 acre. Needing general upgrading and modernisation, the property enjoys an idyllic rural location with an excellent range of outbuildings capable of conversion to provide further accommodation and in addition a large open bay double car port/garage and attractive approach. There is an additional 2 acre paddock a little further along Cropwell Road which is available by separate negotiation. In all, a property with considerable potential within a stunning rural location ideal for fast access to Nottingham, Leicester, Melton Mowbray and Bingham.


Owthorpe is a small hamlet situated approximately 1 mile south of the A46 near to the picturesque and popular village of Colston Bassett. Mackleys Farm is situated just outside the hamlet in glorious open countryside with outstanding open views to the front and side over the Vale of Belvoir. Excellent local facilities are available at nearby Bingham with local village amenities at Cropwell Bishop, Colston Bassett and Hickling. The A46 just to the north affords fast access to Leicester, Newark and Lincoln and the area is particularly well placed for fast access to Nottingham and Melton Mowbray.


Proceed to the hamlet of Owthorpe, leaving the village towards Colston Bassett, turning right at the crossroads into Cropwell Lane. The property can then be found after approximately 500 meters on the left hand side as identifiable by our for sale board.

On the First Floor 
Approached via an enclosed staircase from the dining room:

First Floor Landing 
With multi-paned window and off:

Bedroom One 
14.4ft x 13.11ft
With airing cupboard and multi-paned window overlooking garden.

Bedroom Two 
12.8ft x 9.1ft
With multi-paned window overlooking garden.

Bedroom Three 
10.1ft x 10.2ft
With multi-paned window to front.

Family Bathroom 
14.1ft x 7.1ft
With freestanding claw foot bath, low level WC, wash hand basin, half height tiling to all walls, multi-paned windows to the side and rear.

A particular feature of the property is its stunning setting in open countryside within this most desirable of locations in the heart of the Vale of Belvoir. Set back from the lane, the gravelled driveway leads into the side and rear providing hardstanding for a number of vehicles and leads in turn to:

Open Bay Barn/Double Car Port 
22.2ft x 16.9ft
Attached to the rear of the property and therefore easily capable of conversion (subject to planning). There is an excellent range of pan-tiled single storey buildings comprising the following.

Former Laundry/Store Room 
13.1ft x 11.8ft
With stainless steel sink, tiled splashback, stable type door onto rear yard and off:

Excellent Store Room 
24.1ft x 11.4ft
With windows to side, fitted light and power and off:

Second Store Room 
10.8ft x 11.4ft
With fitted light and power and access into side passageway.

Third Brick Store Room 
12.0ft x 12.0ft

Tender Process 
Offers are invited in a sealed envelope clearly marked "Informal Tender - Mackleys Farm, Cropwell Road, Owthorpe" to be deposited at the agents offices by 12 noon on Friday, 15 July 2016. Purchasers should indicate whether the purchase is subject to any other property or assets and it would also be helpful to indicate what size of mortgage if any would be required. The offers will be opened by the vendor clients and not Bentons, the selling agents.

Drawing Room 

To the front and side of the property is a lawned garden enclosed by mature hedge featuring a variety of mature trees. The gardens being completely private and south facing. In addition is a further small turning out area. There is an adjacent professional dog kennel and run and brick and pantiled pig sty. Adjacent to the property is an excellent area of adjacent paddock extending to approximately 1 acre enclosed by a row of Poplar trees which commands outstanding open views over open countryside to the front, side and rear.

Breakfast Kitchen 
13.5ft x 10.2ft
With double drainer stainless steel sink, base cupboards, ceramic tiled flooring, open fronted fireplace, multi-paned door to rear, multi-paned window to front, cupboard off under stairs.

Study Area 
14.6ft x 6.11ft
With wood strip flooring, multi-paned windows to front and rear, meter cupboard and beams.

Sitting Room 
13.6ft x 12.11ft
Open fronted fireplace, tiled hearth and mantel, multi-pane windows and door onto the rear garden and beamed ceiling.

Dining Room 
13.7ft x 12.2ft
With open fronted fireplace, brick chimney breast, quarry tiled hearth, beams, multi-paned window overlooking garden, television and telephone points, enclosed staircase to first floor and off:

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
02 June 2016

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