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2 bedroom detached bungalow for sale

Colby Drive, Thurmaston

Sold STC £259,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Spacious Detached Bungalow
  • Hall & 2 Large Reception Rooms
  • Breakfast Kitchen & Utility Lobby
  • 2 Good Beds, Bathroom & En-Suite
  • Extensive Off-Road Parking
  • Long Rear Garden with Workshop

Full description

A surprisingly spacious, well appointed, gas centrally heated, sealed unit double glazed, two double bedroomed, detached bungalow on a long, approximately 1/4 acre plot with outbuildings including a large brick workshop. The flexibly arrangeable accommodation includes two large reception rooms, fitted breakfast kitchen, utility lobby, master bedroom with en-suite shower room, second bedroom and bathroom, together with extensive off-road parking and a lovely, long rear garden with decking and feature pond, situated in this convenient north Leicester suburb. EPC D.

General Information: - The sought-after suburb of Thurmaston is located adjacent to the City boundary to the north and is well known for its popularity in terms of convenience for ease of access to the afore-mentioned City centre and all the excellent amenities therein, the A46\M1\M69\M42 major road network for travel north, south and west, the adjoining Charnwood Forest with its many scenic country walks and golf courses, the East Midlands International Airport at Castle Donington and the market towns of Loughborough, Melton Mowbray, Oakham and Uppingham.

Thurmaston also offers a fine range of local amenities including shopping for day-to-day needs, schooling, a wide variety of recreational amenities and regular bus services to the Leicester City centre.

General Description: - Occupying a plot of approximately one quarter of an acre, this surprisingly spacious, detached bungalow offers well appointed accommodation briefly comprising two reception rooms, breakfast kitchen, utility lobby, two double bedrooms, bathroom and en-suite. The property offers extensive off-road parking and the long rear garden incorporates decking and feature pond, and benefits from outbuildings including a large brick workshop.

The flexibly arrangeable, gas centrally heated, sealed unit double glazed accommodation, all on the ground floor, is as described in detail below:-

Detailed Accommodation -

All On The Ground Floor: - UPVC framed and panelled side entrance door with stained glass sealed unit double obscure glazed inset provides access to:

Entrance Hall - With oak laminate flooring, central heating radiator, two wall light fittings, central heating thermostat, ceiling light fitting and roof void access. The hall leads to:

L-Shaped Breakfast Kitchen - Comprising:

Breakfast Area - 10'10 x 10'10 (3.30m x 3.30m) - With ceramic tiled floor, central heating radiator, t.v. point, quadruple spotlight fitting and sealed unit double glazed side window with blind. The breakfast area is open-plan to:

Kitchen Area - 9'3 x 7'9 (2.82m x 2.36m) - With units and equipment including one-and-a-half bowl polycarbonate sink and drainer unit with hot and cold mixer tap inset to granite effect rolled edge worktop with range of drawers and cupboards under, tiled splashback and sealed unit double glazed window fitted with blind over. Integrated appliances including built-in 'Neff' oven and microwave with drawer under and cupboard over, 'Whirlpool' five-plate gas hob with cooker hood over inset to two double wall cupboards and further range of wall cupboards over. Also with ceramic tiled floor, integrated wine racking, quadruple spotlight fitting and 'Xpel-Air' extractor fan.

Utility Lobby - 6'0 x 10'1 (1.83m x 3.07m) - With rolled edge worktop having cupboard space and plumbing for washing machine and dryer under. Also with ceramic tiled floor, central heating radiator, wall-mounted gas fired central heating boiler also supplying domestic hot water, coved ceiling with striplighting and UPVC framed and panelled part sealed unit double glazed external side door with matching side window and overlight.

From the breakfast area, an archway leads to:

Dining Room - 13'8 x 17'1 max. (4.17m x 5.21m max.) - With oak laminate flooring, central heating radiator, two wall light fittings, built-in double shelved storage cupboard, sealed unit double glazed high level window, coved ceiling with light fitting and twin sealed unit double glazed French doors with matching side screens to:

Rear Lounge - 23'0 x 12'8 (7.01m x 3.86m) - With feature beamed inglenook fireplace incorporating wood burning stove to arched brick recess with matching side plinths, together with twin wall lights to fireplace recesses, central heating radiator, t.v. and telephone points and twin sealed unit double glazed double French doors with matching side screens opening onto rear garden decking.

From the entrance hall, there is also access to:

Bedroom 1 - 11'10 x 14'0 max. (3.61m x 4.27m max.) - With sealed unit double glazed bow picture window fitted with vertical blinds, central heating radiator, sealed unit double glazed side window fitted with vertical blinds, telephone extension point and range of furniture comprising part mirror-fronted quadruple hanging and shelved wardrobes with tall-boy shelved storage cupboard adjacent. Door to:

En-Suite Shower Room - Being fully tiled with three-piece white suite comprising wash hand basin inset to vanitory unit with hot and cold mixer tap and cupboard under, low level w.c. and fitted shower cubicle with shower handset fitted to sliding track, together with glazed shower doors and screens. Also with ceramic tiled floor, coved ceiling with light fitting and 'Xpel-Air' extractor fan.

Bedroom 2 (Front) - 12'0 max. x 11'0 (3.66m max. x 3.35m) - With sealed unit double glazed bow picture window fitted with vertical blinds, central heating radiator and range of double and two single built-in hanging and shelved wardrobes with matching over cupboards.

Family Bathroom - With three-piece suite to half tiled splashback areas comprising corner panelled bath with hot and cold mixer tap incorporating shower handset, low level w.c. and wash hand basin inset to vanitory unit with hot and cold mixer tap and three cupboards under. Also with laminate wood effect floor covering, ceiling light fitting, 'Xpel-Air' extractor fan and sealed unit double obscure glazed side window fitted with vertical blind.

Attic Room - With potential for conversion into additional bedroom accommodation subject to the usual consents. The current vendors are using this room for storage, however, Planning Permission\Building Regulation consent has not been granted and, as such, this room cannot be classified or used as a permanent bedroom until such permission has been obtained. This room offers potential for use as Bedroom 3, subject to the appropriate consent being obtained. (See later note about Planning Permission).

Outside: - The property is set back from Colby Drive behind a walled gravelled forecourt providing off-road parking for at least four vehicles and giving side gated access to further vehicle parking and a side CAR PORT.

Rear Gardens - The rear garden is of a generous size and enjoys a split-level decked patio area, feature fish pond with rockery adjacent and pergola over. The long garden extends into an area of shaped lawn with raised flower beds and a rear tree screen, beyond which can be found a range of outbuildings around a paved yard comprising a timber garden shed, a substantial BRICK BUILT WORKSHOP with electric power, light and double entry doors, adjoining open storage and a greenhouse. Beyond the greenhouse is a further good sized area of natural garden with fenced surrounds.

Services: - All mains services are understood to be available. Central heating is gas fired and electric power points are fitted throughout the property which is double glazed with sealed units.

Fixtures And Fittings: - All fixtures and fittings mentioned in the sales particulars, together with fitted floor coverings, light fittings and blinds, are included in the sale.

Planning Permission: - An application to convert the roof space to provide two further bedrooms, bathroom and en-suite facilities was granted Building Regulation consent in 2008 but this has now expired. The original plans are available for inspection with the current vendor should any future purchaser be considering these adaptations to the bungalow (subject to the appropriate consent being granted).

Viewing: - Strictly through Moore & York Ltd., who will be pleased to supply any further information required and arrange appropriate appointments.

Floor Plans: - Purchasers should note that if a floor plan is included within property particulars it is intended to show the relationship between rooms and does not reflect exact dimensions or indeed seek to exactly replicate the layout of the property. Floor plans are produced for guidance only and are not to scale. Purchasers must satisfy themselves of matters of importance by inspection or advice from their Surveyor or Solicitor.

Agents Notes - The property has potential for a loft conversion subject to applying for the relevant planning application. The owners have had previous plans passed for the loft conversion which would of added two bedrooms, bathroom and en-suite. These plans were passed in 2008.

N.B these plans have now since expired and new plans would have to be submitted to Charnwood borough council.

Making An Offer: - As part of our service to our Vendors, we have a responsibility to ensure that all potential buyers are in a position to proceed with any offer they make and would therefore ask any potential purchaser to speak with our Mortgage Advisor to discuss and establish how they intend to fund their purchase. Additionally, we can offer Independent Financial Advice and are able to source mortgages from the whole of the market, helping you secure the best possible deal and potentially saving you money.

If you are making a cash offer, we will ask you to confirm the source and availability of your funds in order to present your offer in the best possible light to our Vendor.

Important Information: - Although we endeavour to ensure the accuracy of property details we have not tested any services, heating, plumbing, equipment or apparatus, fixtures or fittings and no guarantee can be given or implied that they are connected, in working order or fit for purpose. We may not have had sight of legal documentation confirming tenure or other details and any references made are based upon information supplied in good faith by the Vendor.

The Vendor(s) of this property has (have) completed a Property Information Questionnaire which provides prospective purchasers with important information about the property which you may wish to consider before viewing or making an offer. Please enquire with the relevant office if you would like to view a copy.

Please would you contact Moore & York to check the availability of any property and make a viewing appointment via ourselves before embarking on any journey to see a property to avoid disappointment.

Directions - Proceed out of the Leicester City centre in a northerly direction via the A607 Melton Road, continuing through Belgrave, towards Syston. Continue into Thurmaston along the dual carriageway, passing over the junction with Troon Way into Newark Road, and turn right at the next major traffic light junction into Humberstone Lane. Proceed up Humberstone Lane, crossing over the railway bridge, and almost immediately take the first turning left into Colby Road. At the crossroads, turn left into Colby Drive and the property can be found eventually on the left hand side, as identified by the agent's 'for sale' board.

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