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3 bedroom detached bungalow for sale


Sold STC £525,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached Bungalow
  • Two/Three Bedrooms
  • Sitting Room
  • Dining Kitchen
  • Driveway
  • Detached Dbl Garage
  • Stunning Gardens
  • Approx 0.75 acre
  • Panoramic Views
  • Pond & Fountain

Full description

Occupying a magnificent plot within this highly sought-after village is ''Orchards'', an extended bungalow boasting the most stunning of gardens complete with a vast array of trees, shrubs and flowers with breathtaking panoramic views over open countryside to the rear. There is also generous off road parking and a large detached double garage with office section.

General - 'Orchards', in the popular rural village of Walton, is a sizeable detached bungalow positioned on a spectacular plot measuring in excess 0.75 acres with beautifully manicured gardens boasting impressive far reaching countryside views to the rear. The property has been extended over the years by the current vendors to provide generous accommodation which could be further extended upon or even developed into a two storey home subject to the usual permissions. The property is entered via a storm porch into the entrance hall and adjoining hallway. The dining kitchen is well equipped with a range of wall and base mounted units and there is ample space for a dining table.

General Cont. - A useful utility room adjoins the kitchen and give access out to a patio area and driveway. An extended sitting room is located to the rear of the bungalow and boasts a multi-fuel burner and large viewing windows providing breathtaking views over the pretty gardens and countryside views beyond. There are two spacious bedrooms with one benefitting from the use of a Jack and Jill shower room and a dining room which could double up as a third bedroom if needed. A family bathroom completes the internal accommodation.
The garden to the rear of the property is truly stunning and really needs to be viewed in person to be fully appreciated. There are panoramic views of open countryside with glimpses of distant village churches and various seating areas that are designed to provide shelter and rest stops to take in the wonderful array of beautiful trees, manicured hedgerows, shrubs and flowers including Ginkgo, Katsura, Dawn Redwood, Magnolias, Pomegranates and Judas trees to name a few.

General Cont. - Other features of the garden include a small orchard with mature apple and pear trees, a viewing platform high up in a boundary tree, a fabulous patio to the rear of the bungalow taking full advantage of the large pond with an impressive water feature. To the front are more planted borders with a large driveway providing off road parking for several vehicles leading to the larger than average detached double garage complete with an electric up and over door and small home office/study.

Location - The property is located in the popular South Leicestershire Village of Walton with a public house, farm shop and Chapel. Walton is located to the South of Leicester and to the East of Lutterworth. The motorway network can be accessed at Junction 20 on the M1 and there are main-line Railway Stations at Market Harborough, Rugby and Leicester with a regular service to London St Pancras International (approx journey time 1 hour).

Storm Porch - Door leading into

Entrance Hall - Window and door to the front, radiator, loft access, boiler cupboard, telephone point and opens to hallway. Doors to

Dining Kitchen - 19'3" max 18' min x 11'1" (5.87m max 5.49m min x 3 - Window to the front and side aspects, wall and base mounted units with rolled edgework surfaces over, an inset one and a half bowl stainless steel sink and drainer unit, space for a free standing fridge freezer, space and plumbing for a dishwasher, double electric oven, induction hob, contemporary style extractor fan, spotlighting, tiled flooring, part tiled walls, radiator and door to

Utility Room - 9'6" x 5'9" (2.90m x 1.75m) - Window, door to the rear leading to a patio section. Base mounted units with rolled edgework surfaces over, space and plumbing for a washing machine and dryer, shelving and loft access.

Dining Room/Bedroom 3 - 13'9" x 10'5" (4.19m x 3.18m) - Accessed from the hallway via French doors. Window and radiator.

Sitting Room - 23'5" x 13'9" (7.14m x 4.19m) - Accessed from the hallway. Multiple windows to the side aspects and a large semi circular viewing window to the rear with views over the large pond and rolling countryside beyond. Multi fuel burner with a stone hearth and tiled surround, three radiators, tv point and a door to the side leading out to the patio section of the garden.

Bedroom One - 19' into wardobes x 10' (5.79m into wardobes x 3.0 - Window, fitted wardrobes, radiator, tv aerial. Overlooking the gardens and rolling countryside beyond.

Bedroom Two - 12' into bay 9'11" min x 10'11" (3.66m into bay 3. - Bay window, radiator, spotlighting and door to

Jack And Jill Shower Room - 10'1" x 7'11" (3.07m x 2.41m) - Window, low level lavatory, pedestal wash hand basin, double shower cubicle, radiator, tiled flooring, extractor fan, spotlighting, storage cupboard and part tiled walls.

Family Bathroom - Window, low level lavatory, pedestal wash hand basin, enclosed bath with electric shower overhead, tiled walls and a larder style radiator.

Inner Hallway - Patio style doors to the side aspect leading out to a patio section. There is a large storage cupboard and doors leading to the sitting room, dining room/bedroom 3 and bedroom 2.

Outside To The Front - Block paved driveway giving access to the plot itself. There is a walkway leading through a rock garden to the front entrance and storm porch. There is also a brick store. The driveway continues to the side and leads to a detached larger than average, double garage.

Detached Garage - 27'10" x 16' (8.48m x 4.88m) - Larger than average double garage with an electric up and over door, two windows, power, light and door to the office section with a further window and skylight and spotlighting.

Outside To The Rear - The gardens to the rear of the property are not only stunning and offer much privacy, but the panoramic views offered across open countryside with glimpses of some church spires makes this an idyllic retreat.

Within the garden itself there are areas that are designed to provide sheltered sitting places and walkways.

Other features within the garden include a small orchard with mature apple and pear trees. There is a viewing platform high up in a boundary tree and a large patio at the rear of the house with views over the large circular pond and fountain surrounded by mixed varieties of shrubs and hearbaceous borders . Some of the trees and shrub specimens include Ginkgo, Katsura, Dawn Redwood, Magnolias, Pomegranates and Judas trees.

Ref - Jg/lb/3458

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2. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents and Fox Country Properties have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise.

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