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3 bedroom detached house for sale

The Gravel, Burton Overy, Leicester

Guide Price £445,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached Character Home in an Elevated Position
  • Energy Rating D
  • Highly Desirable & Unspoilt Village
  • Two Reception Rooms
  • Large Dining Kitchen
  • Utility Room & Cloakroom
  • Three Bedrooms
  • Bathroom
  • Double Width Plot Providing Considerable Potential for Extension etc.
  • Large Parking Area for Caravan, Horse Box or Numerous Vehicles

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Situated in a large double plot on the very edge of this highly desirable and unspoilt village with outstanding south facing open views to the rear. Planning permission was granted on 16 February 2007 for a two storey extension which will need renewing. In brief the accommodation comprises sitting room, breakfast/garden room, large dining kitchen, utility room and cloakroom whilst on the first floor are three bedrooms and a bathroom. Outside is ample hardstanding for caravan, horse box, vehicles etc. together with a south facing rear garden with outbuilding. With new gas fired central heating and uPVC double glazing the property has been recently redecorated and is well presented throughout. The property offers an elevated position with outstanding open views and viewing is highly recommended.

Location

Burton Overy is an idyllic and totally unspoilt village nestling within some of Leicestershire’s finest rolling countryside just to the south of Leicester with a delightful selection of cottages and substantial period homes. The village is best described as 'picture postcard' village and offers a popular local public house. The village id ideally placed for fast access to Leicester Grammar School and access also to more extensive local facilities at nearby Wigston, Great Glen and Kibworth. Excellent transport links to Market Harborough, Leicester and Melton Mowbray.

Directions

On leaving the village along Main Street the property can be found situated the left hand side as identifiable by our for sale board.

Accommodation 
The property is entered under an attractive storm porch and through a solid panelled front door into the entrance hall.

Reception Hall 
With oak flooring, stairs off to first floor and off:-

Sitting Room 
16.3ft x 12.8ft
uPVC double glazed windows to side and rear overlooking the rear garden and attractive open views. Facility for a wood burning stove on a slate hearth and oak mantel over. TV aerial point, double radiator and recessed alcove with wall light fittings.

Large Dining Kitchen 
16.7ft x 11.2ft
Fitted with a range of cream fronted units comprising base cupboards and drawers. Belfast sink unit set within butcher's block work surfacing. Reclaimed brick chimneybreast housing a Rayburn oil fired boiler/cooker (not working), attractive oak wood stripped flooring, double radiator, uPVC double glazed window overlooking the rear garden and views beyond, tiled splashbacks, halogen spotlights and off a walk-in pantry with shelving, quarry tiled flooring and window to front elevation).

Breakfast/Garden Room 
12.2ft x 8.6ft
Sealed unit double glazed French doors opening onto patio and garden together with hardwood uPVC double glazed window overlooking the garden and open views beyond. Laminate flooring, double radiator, telephone point and TV aerial point.

Utility Room 
3.6m max x 2.5m - Being 'L' shaped with a Belfast sink set within butcher's block work surfacing with base cupboard under, slate flooring radiator, space and plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble dryer, full height cupboard with top box, door to outside and sliding sash window to front and off:-

Landing 
On the first floor approached via a staircase from the reception hall is the first floor landing with uPVC double glazed window to the front elevation, radiator, access to roof space and off:-

Bedroom One 
12.2ft x 11.0ft
uPVC double glazed window overlooking the rear views and elevated views beyond over open countryside, radiator and full height storage cupboard.

Bedroom Two 
11.0ft x 9.5ft
uPVC double glazed window overlooking the rear garden and elevated views beyond over open countryside. TV aerial point and radiator. Off is a large dressing area/wardrobe with twin hanging rails and shelving, cupboards and fitted light.

Cloakroom 
Fitted with a two piece suite comprising a low level WC and wash hand basin with tiled splashback. Extractor fan and slate flooring.

Bedroom Three 
9.9ft x 7.1ft
uPVC double glazed window to the side elevation and radiator.

Bathroom 
Fitted with a white three piece suite comprising a panelled bath with Victorian style shower over, curtain and rail, pedestal wash hand basin and eye level WC with original oak seat. Part tiling to walls, shaver point, light, cupboard, radiator and uPVC double glazed window to front elevation.

Outside 
A particular feature of the property is both the size of plot and its position on the very edge of the village with open views to the rear. Approximately half the plot is a gravelled driveway to the side which allows off road parking for a large number of vehicles. Planning permission was granted on 16 February 2007 for a two storey extension which will need renewing. Given the size of plot, the property also lends itself to a substantial extension (subject to the necessary consents/approvals).

Rear Garden 
The rear garden is private and south facing and enclosed by hedging and post and rail fencing and is predominantly laid to raised lawn with a full width raised ornamental patio/terrace. There is a brick outbuilding, aluminium framed greenhouse and flowering borders with a variety of shrubs and plants. The property enjoys an attractive open aspect.

Fixtures & Fittings 
All fitted carpets are included.

Services 
Mains water, electricity, gas and drainage are connected to the property. Central heating is provided by a gas fired central heating boiler.

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
14 January 2017

Nearest station

  • South Wigston (5.6 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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47 Nottingham Street Melton Mowbray Leicestershire, LE13 1NN

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Bentons Your Property Experts, Melton Mowbray

47 Nottingham Street Melton Mowbray Leicestershire, LE13 1NN

01664 900110 Local call rate

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Nearest station

  • South Wigston (5.6 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Bentons Your Property Experts, Melton Mowbray

47 Nottingham Street Melton Mowbray Leicestershire, LE13 1NN

01664 900110 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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