3 bedroom house for saleDairy Yard, Market Harborough
Sold STC £425,000
Full descriptionA beautifully restored and exceptionally spacious 3 bedroomed Grade II Listed Georgian house of character located in the heart of the thriving town of Market Harborough just off the High Street.
Retaining a wealth of period features, the generously proportioned accommodation of just under 2,000 sq ft features a fine Georgian staircase, some high corniced ceilings, sash windows, attractive fireplaces, exposed floorboards and a distinctive stain glass window, and is approached via an entrance hall with oak boarded flooring, spacious living kitchen with quarry tiled floor and part vaulted ceiling incorporating a central island and quality appliances, utility area and cloakroom/w.c. The original entrance with its Georgian facade is located to the rear, with an impressive reception hall with elegant staircase off, and there are two principal reception rooms of excellent size with bay windows overlooking the courtyard garden, the sitting room having a feature Georgian fireplace with cast iron log burner. Also to the ground floor is a large studio/garage with wooden double doors to the front, two windows and two skylights, together with a staircase rising to a mezzanine floor providing excellent storage.
On the upper floor off a central landing are 3 excellent bedrooms with tall sash windows to the rear, the master bedroom having a walk-in wardrobe and cast iron fireplace. The bathroom has been re-designed and includes a fully tiled bath area with shower above, stylish wash hand basin and w.c.
The property is located off a shared courtyard to the rear of the High Street shops. Attractively landscaped enclosed courtyard garden to rear, mainly brick block paved with raised beds, flower borders, variety of climbing plants, water feature, timber garden shed and useful covered storage area with side entrance and gate.
Location - Bennett House is located off Dairy Yard which is approached from the High Street via a shared covered driveway, and is within walking distance of a wide range of local shops and supermarkets, bars, restaurants, cafes, professional services, schools, churches, recreational opportunities and a theatre. There is also a leisure centre located to the south of town, and Market Harborough is surrounded by delightful open countryside. Just to the north of the town is Union Wharf providing scenic walks along the towpath. For the commuter, Market Harborough has mainline rail services to London St Pancras in about an hour, the M1 is accessible at junction 20, and the A14 lies to the south.
Accommodation In Detail - With the benefit of gas fired central heating, the beautifully restored accommodation comprises
Ground Floor -
Entrance Hall - 4.27m x 1.63m (14'0" x 5'4") - Glazed and panelled entrance door, oak boarded flooring, exposed painted brick walls, sloping ceiling with beams, shelving, cast iron radiator, door leading to studio and door to
Living Kitchen - 5.03m x 4.22m (16'6" x 13'10") - With quarry tiled floor, part vaulted ceiling with two double glazed skylights and two multi pane glazed windows to the front, cast iron radiator, range of built-in cupboards and central island with working surfaces, stylish sink unit with central waste bowl and chrome mixer tap over, integral dishwasher, Rangemaster Toledo cooker range with two ovens, grill, five ring gas hob unit and electric hot plate with stainless steel splashback and concealed extractor hood over. An open archway provides access to a freezer area and storage cupboard, with a further archway leading through to
Utility Area - 2.36m x 1.70m (7'9" x 5'7") - White deep glazed Belfast sink with chrome mixer tap over, working surface, plumbing facilities for washing machine and dryer, multi pane glazed window and radiator.
Cloakroom/W.C. - With low flush w.c., radiator, feature upper section of former secondary staircase, extractor fan.
Reception Hall - 3.61m x 2.74m (11'10" x 9'0") - With the original part glazed and panelled entrance door to the rear Georgian facade, elegant Georgian staircase off with polished wood handrail, radiator, panelled doors leading off to the principal reception rooms.
Sitting Room - 5.49m x 4.37m plus bay (18'0" x 14'4" plus bay) - Painted slate Georgian fireplace with cast iron log burner on slate hearth, recently replaced pitch pine boarded flooring, tall skirting boards, picture rail, corniced ceiling with panelled beam, sash bay window overlooking the garden, radiator, recessed display shelving.
Family Room - 4.11m x 4.67m plus bay (13'6" x 15'4" plus bay) - Sash bay window to rear, view over the garden, pine boarded flooring, recessed shelving, corniced ceiling, panelled beams and three radiators.
First Floor -
Landing - Painted balustrade and oak handrail, beautifully restored stained glass and leaded window to front, radiator.
Bedroom 1 - 4.11m x 4.67m (13'6" x 15'4") - Tall sash window to rear and radiator.
Bedroom 2 - 3.81m x 4.80m (12'6" x 15'9") - Tall sash windows to two elevations, panelled beamed ceiling, radiator, period cast iron fireplace, recessed shelving, walk-in wardrobe with shelving and hanging rails.
Bedroom 3 - 3.66m x 2.79m (12'0" x 9'2") - Two tall sash windows and radiator.
Bathroom - Well appointed white suite comprising fully tiled enclosed bath area with mains shower unit over with chrome fittings, wash hand basin within cabinet surround, chrome mixer tap over, low flush w.c., sash window, oak boarded flooring, chrome heated towel radiator.
Outside - Shared courtyard area to front, giving access to
Studio/Garage - 5.03m x 5.82m max (16'6" x 19'1" max) - With a pair of wooden timber doors to front, two multi pane glazed windows together with two double glazed skylights providing additional natural light, painted brick walls, radiator, staircase providing access to mezzanine storage area.
Attractive enclosed courtyard garden with brick block paved areas, raised beds with flower and shrub borders, water feature with old pump, feature stone surround, climbing plants including wisteria, variety of bushes, concrete base with timber garden shed, outside lighting, feature slate sun dial dated 1765. Covered side entrance with gate, ideal for storage.
Tenure - The tenure is freehold. The property is approached via a shared courtyard driveway, further details from the vendors. A small area of flying freehold exists to part of the property, which is Grade II Listed.
Fixtures & Fittings - Fixtures and fittings mentioned in these particulars are included in the sale - all other items regarded as owners fixtures and fittings may be removed.
Council Tax - Council Tax Band B - For further information contact Harborough District Council 01858 828282
Stamp Duty Rates - You will pay: nothing on the first £125,000 of the purchase price, 2% on the next £125,000, 5% on the next £675,000, 10% on the next £575,000, and 12% on the rest (above £1.5 million) A further 3% will be payable on the whole amount if this is an additional property to one that you already own.
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