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4 bedroom detached house for sale


Sold STC £315,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Rare Opportunity!
  • Detached Period Residence - Village Location
  • Four Double Bedrooms
  • Three Receptions
  • Substantial Plot - Open Aspect
  • Outbuildings & Garage
  • Viewing Essential!
  • Energy Rating: F

Full description

Rare opportunity to buy this real "hidden gem"!

A generously sized, detached period property , occupying a substantial plot in the heart of the popular National Forest village of Overseal. Retaining many original features, this four double bedroom residence enjoys views over fields and woodlands, and offers well presented accommodation including three receptions, kitchen with utility, excellent internal storage, outbuildings, drive and garage. There's also a large, private garden with lawns, established borders, fruit trees and veg patch.


Location - Situated in the heart of the popular National Forest village of Overseal, the property is well placed for local amenities, including a highly rated primary school, local store, pub, post office and doctors, along with numerous National Forest works and activities. Overseal is also well placed for access to the M42, making it an ideal commuter base for Birmingham, Leicester, Nottingham and Derby.

Room Sizes -

Lounge - 18'7''x 12'2'' -

Dining Room - 7'3''x 12'0'' -

Snug - 12'11''x 12'0'' -

Kitchen - 11'10''x 13'9'' -

Utility - 11'11''x 5'5'' -

Master Bedroom - 18'4''x 12'2'' -

Guest Bedroom - 12'1''x 13'9'' -

Bedroom Three - 13'1''x 12'0'' -

Bedroom Four - 7'3''x 11'10'' -

Storage Area - 4'5''x 13'11'' -

Overview - The main access to this impressive and imposing period property - believed to have been built circa 1915 - is to the fornt with a key hole porch and door opening to the spacious entrance hallway with exposed floorboards, an ornate plaster archway, stairs to the first floor and doors to the ground floor accommodation. First off the hall is the snug, a larger room than it may sound, this has an open fire with original tiled fireplace and windows to the front and side. Across the hallway is the lounge, again, a generously sized room with wooden floor, open fire with original tiled fireplace and wooden surround and windows to the front and side - from which there are views over fields and woodland. The breakfast kitchen is located to the rear of the house, with a large window overlooking the impressive garden. The kitchen has a good range of wall and base units with space for a range cooker and a large island with base units and breakfast bar as the focal point. A door to the left leads to a lobby with built in storage and door to the garden, along with a door through to the dining room. Across the kitchen a further door leads into a utility area with plumbing for a washing machine, a wall mounted combi boiler and additional storage. There is also a door to the garden which is currently blocked off.

Overview - First Floor - The stairs from the hall lead to a spacious and light galleried landing, where there are double doors to a large walk in storage area and doors to the bedrooms and bathroom. The master bedroom is a large double with built in wardrobes and windows overlooking the fields and woodland. The guest bedroom is located across the landing, to the front of the property and is also a generous double, as is bedroom three which has windows overlooking the garden and the fields. Bedroom four - currently utilised as an office - is also a double, overlooking the garden. The bathroom completes the accommodation and has a spa bath, separate shower cubicle with mains shower, vanity wash basin and WC.

Outside - The property occupies an elevated position on a substantial plot. To the front ornate double gates provide access to a drive with parking for at least two cars. From here there's a gate to the rear and steps up to the front door and garden, with lawn and borders. There's a further gate to the side providing access to the rear. Continuing to the side from the garage, there is detached garage with an inspection pit and a further gate that opens to the private and not overlooked rear garden. Here there are further outbuildings along with a patio area and large lawn with mature borders, numerous fruit trees and a summer house, beyond which the garden continues, leading to a good sized vegetable garden.

Directions - Travelling along the A444 past Toons towards the A42/M42, proceed to the island taking the second exit, following the road to the village of Overseal. Once in the village continue along Burton Road and eventually turning left into Woodville Road, proceed down Woodville road, taking the third left to Stanleigh Road, where the property can be found at the end of the road on the left hand side, as identified by our Newton Fallowell For Sale Board.

Points To Note - SERVICES: Mains water and electricity are connected. The services, systems and appliances listed in this specification have not been tested by Newton Fallowell and no guarantee as to their operating ability or their efficiency can be given. MEASUREMENTS: Please note that room sizes are quoted in metres to the nearest tenth of a metre measured from wall to wall. The imperial equivalent is included as an approximate guide for applicants not fully conversant with the metric system. Room measurements are included as a guide to room sizes and are not intended to be used when ordering carpets or flooring. TENURE: Freehold - with vacant possession on completion. Newton Fallowell recommend that purchasers satisfy themselves as to the tenure of this property and we recommend they consult a legal representative such as a solicitor appointed in their purchase.

Solar Panels - The property has solar panels which are generate electricity for use in the property with the surplus being sold to the national grid, currently at a rate of 45p per KW. Last year this earned approximately ?1500. The panels are owned outright. Further information available on request.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
24 May 2016


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