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5 bedroom cottage for sale

Middle Bridge Road, Gringley-On-The-Hill

Sold by Us £525,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Cottage Character
  • Two staircases, two first floor areas
  • Sitting Room and Dining Room
  • Family Room and Snug
  • Sizable mature gardens
  • Excellent Patio
  • Good driveway
  • Commutable Bawtry, Doncaster and S Yorks
  • From Retford Kings Cross sub 1hr 30mins

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

HAZEL COTTAGE, Middle Bridge Road, Gringley on the Hill, Doncaster, DN10 4SD

A truly charming and generously proportioned detached cottage of character. The property is ideal for family occupation, those wishing to host guests, alfresco entertaining and develop the substantial brick built garage into ancillary accommodation such as home office, annexe style living arrangement, gymnasium, etc, subject to all appropriate consents and approvals.

Particular features of note include the property's rural position to the periphery of this much desired village and its extensive mature grounds in all extending to approximately 0.80 acres (0.32 hectares) or thereabouts.

The accommodation commences with a fine reception hall off which there is another hallway having elegant staircase to first floor and cloakroom with wc. Four reception rooms are provided, the sitting room has a Minster stone style fireplace, the dining room permits formal entertaining and has two sets of French doors opening onto the rear courtyard patio, a family room aids versatility with its inglenook style fireplace together with a separate and cosy snug with rustic brick fireplace.

The breakfast kitchen is well appointed with oak style units and superb four oven oil fired Aga together with other appliances and ample breakfasting area. The kitchen also has a doorway leading directly onto the rear courtyard patio. A useful utility room is provided.

The rear hall completes the ground floor accommodation with second staircase ascending to the separate first floor area.

The first floor accommodation is divided between front and rear sections making it ideal to accommodate visiting friends and family. The front landing gives access to the master bedroom with comprehensive range of in built furniture and en suite shower room. Two further bedrooms are provided together with a bathroom. The rear first floor has two further bedrooms and a shower room.

The grounds are well laid out and landscaped, ideal for outdoor living, not only the substantial patio and lawn but also productive areas suitable for the cultivation of vegetables and other general amenity areas. There is a good range of summer houses and domestic stores.

The garage is substantially constructed of generous proportions and a good block paved driveway facilitates vehicle movements and additional parking.

Enjoying frontage to Middle Bridge Road on the very periphery of the much desired village of Gringley on the Hill, the location will appeal to those with a country based interest. There are most pleasant walks and footpaths within the immediate vicinity.

Gringley on the Hill is a very popular village within this area, boasting a superfast broadband connection. Local amenities presently include primary school, village hall, public house, etc.

Lying adjacent to the A631 Gainsborough-Bawtry road the village is linked to an excellent transport network. Bawtry, Doncaster and the South Yorkshire conurbation are within commuting distance. The A1M lies to the west from which the wider motorway network is available. Both Retford and Doncaster have mainline railway stations on the London to Edinburgh intercity link (London King's Cross from Retford approximately sub 1 hour 30 minutes). Air travel is convenient via international airport of Doncaster Sheffield.

Leisure amenities and educational facilities (both state and independent) are well catered for.

From the main road network approach the village on the A631 (from west or east) proceed into the centre of the village to High Street/Horsewells Street, turn onto Horsewell Street and proceed down the hill, this becomes Middle Bridge Road and the property will be found on the left hand side.


RECEPTION HALL 12'4" x 10'0" (3.77m x 3.04m) a versatile living space and a fine approach to the property, beamed ceiling, attractive timber flooring opening to rear hall area with double doors to rear courtyard, staircase to first floor with spindled balustrade, radiator

CLOAKROOM low suite wc, pedestal wash hand basin, radiator

SITTING ROOM 22'0" x 12'6" (6.73m x 3.80m) the focal point is a Minster stone style fireplace with open grate and marble hearth, coving, radiators

DINING ROOM 17'4" x 12'6" (5.30m x 3.80m) with two sets of French doors opening on to the rear courtyard, beamed accent, radiators

FAMILY ROOM 18'1" x 16'9" (5.52m x 5.11m) dual aspect, inglenook style rustic brick recess to chimney breast, traditional stove and cabinet adjacent, dual aspect, down lighters.

SNUG 11'0" x 9'2" (3.35m x 2.79m) measured to front of chimney breast with rustic brick fireplace, quaint multi-fuel stove, heavy beamed mantle, radiator

INNER HALL radiator and steps down to

BREAKFAST KITCHEN 19'9" x 12'3" (6.02m x 3.73m) with comprehensive range of oak fronted units, base cupboards surmounted by tiled working surfaces and marble effect surfacing. 1.5 sink unit. The focal point is the red four oven oil fired Aga. Range of supporting appliances including Neff combination oven, halogen hob, integrated fridge. Door to rear courtyard, beamed ceiling, concealed oil fired central heating boiler, ample breakfasting/dining area, radiator

UTILITY 9'3" x 6'2" (2.81m x 1.87m) with oak fronted units to wall and floor level, sink unit with plumbing for washing machine, tiled splash back, tiled floor, radiator

REAR HALL beamed ceiling, second staircase with spindled balustrade, tiled flooring, radiator


FRONT GALLERIED LANDING with spindled balustrade over stairwell above reception hall, coving, airing cupboard, radiator

BEDROOM ONE 13'0" x 12'6" (3.95m x 3.80m) minimum, range of wardrobes to one wall, down lighters, radiator

EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM with quadrant showering enclosure with overhead deluge shower, vanity wash hand basin with base cupboard and drawers, marble vanity surface, low suite wc. Tiled walls to complement, radiator

BEDROOM TWO 12'6" x 10'0" (3.80m x 3.04m) dual aspect, radiator

BEDROOM THREE 10'3" x 9'0" (3.11m x 2.76m) radiator

BATHROOM with suite comprising spa bath within tiled plinth, pedestal wash hand basin, low suite wc, bidet, half tiled to co-ordinate, radiator

REAR GALLERIED LANDING accessed via the rear hall, spindled balustrade over stairwell, radiator

BEDROOM FOUR 18'1" x 11'6" narrowing to 8'11" (5.52m x 3.51m narrowing to 2.72m) with part vaulted ceiling, dual aspect, in built wardrobes, radiator

BEDROOM FIVE 7'8" x 7'3" (2.34m x 2.22m) part vaulted ceiling, radiator

SHOWER ROOM with part vaulted ceiling, square showering enclosure with overhead deluge shower, pedestal wash hand basin, low suite wc, bidet. Tiled splash backs to co-ordinate, radiator

Particular features of this property are its position towards the edge of this much desired village and its grounds in all extending to 0.80 acres (0.32 hectares) or thereabouts.

The grounds are mature in nature with an array of shrubberies, specimen trees and interesting areas. Directly adjoining the rear elevation is the split level patio terrace accessible from the dining room, kitchen and rear hall, nearby is a summer house. Lawned grounds extend beyond and a green beech hedge provides effective screening from the further substantial garden area beyond with large inset border, perimeter shrubberies. In one corner is a productive area with mature fruit trees and area set aside for the cultivation of vegetables and soft fruit bushes plus general amenity areas. Adjacent quality greenhouse.

To one corner is a summer house with further adjacent garden having specimen grasses and trellis protecting additional amenity area. This area also features a timber garden store separated as potting shed and implement store.

A block paved driveway with turning spurs leads off Middle Bridge Road flanked to one side with a mature garden of lawn and perimeter shrubbery with a variety of trees all set behind character brick walling to the lane.

At the head of the driveway is a substantially constructed detached garage 30'6" x 24'9" (9.29m x 7.54m) with excellent storage loft over (this could be utilised for alternate ancillary domestic uses such as home gymnasium, annexe living arrangement, etc subject to all appropriate consents and approvals).

Tenure and Possession: The Property is freehold and vacant possession will be given upon completion.

Council Tax: We are advised by Bassetlaw District Council that this property is in Band D.

Services: Please note we have not tested the services or any of the equipment or appliances in this property, accordingly we strongly advise prospective buyers to commission their own survey or service reports before finalising their offer to purchase.

Floorplans: The floorplans within these particulars are for identification purposes only, they are representational and are not to scale. Accuracy and proportions should be checked by prospective purchasers at the property.

Hours of Business: Monday to Friday 9am - 5.30pm, Saturday 9am - 1pm.

Viewing: Please contact the Retford office on 01777 709112.

Free Valuation: We would be happy to provide you with a free market appraisal of your own property should you wish to sell. Further information can be obtained from Brown & Co, Retford - 01777 709112.

Financial Services: In order to ensure your move runs as smoothly as possible we can introduce you to Fiducia Comprehensive Financial Planning who offer a financial services team who specialize in residential and commercial property finance. Their expertise combined with the latest technology makes them best placed to advise on all your mortgage and insurance needs to ensure you get the right financial package for your new home.
Your home may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage.

Surveys: We naturally hope that you purchase your next home through Brown & Co, but if you find a suitable property through another agent, our team of experienced Chartered Surveyors led locally by Jeremy Baguley MRICS are able to carry out all types of survey work, including Valuations, RICS Homebuyers Reports and Building Surveys. For more information on our services please contact our Survey Team on 01777 712946.

These particulars were prepared in July 2016. 

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