5 bedroom detached house for saleChurch Street, Scalford
Sold STC £479,950
- Substantial Detached House
- EPC Rating F
- Five Bedrooms
- Bathroom & Shower Room
- Fitted Kitchen, Utility & Boot Room
- Two Reception Rooms & Study
- Garage, Carport & Log Store
- Over 2,100 sq ft
With FIVE DOUBLE bedrooms, the Old School House is a fine example of Edwardian construction situated in a tree lined street next to St Egelwin's Parish Church in the heart of the village. Occupying a good sized corner plot with grounds extending to approximately 1/5 acre this attractive property comprises, entrance porch, entrance hall, sitting room, family room, study, fitted kitchen, utility room with W.C and useful boot room. On the first floor are three double bedrooms, a spacious family bathroom and separate guest shower room. On the second floor are two further double bedrooms. There is ample off-road parking, a large garage, additional carport and log store with external lighting. Attractive rear gardens are perfect for young children or a mature family. Viewings are recommended.
Vendor Insight - When children draw their first dream house, it usually contains a welcoming front door, surrounded by four windows, a pretty garden to the front and, idyllically, is set next to a church. This, fabulous, three storey spacious home ticks all these boxes, plus it is located in the heart of this delightful village which is adjacent to the breathtaking countryside of the Vale of Belvoir. The village of Scalford has an excellent community spirit, one with residents taking time to say hello. Many social activities take place here, including those in the friendly pub which hosts a party on Bonfire Night and the annual chicken race. There is a well stocked post office/shop, but the market town of Melton Mowbray is just a few miles away, where, apart from supermarkets, there are several independent shops and its Farmers? Market is extremely popular. Nottingham and Leicester are very close, but Grantham is the preferred location for the main line station for journeys into Kings Cross of around one hour. ?The Old Schoolhouse has been our idyllic family home since 2012. Built in 1905 it has been lovingly cared for and maintained by all its previous owners and was in excellent condition when we came to live here. The top floor provides us with two extra bedrooms, which is perfect for teenagers and when the whole family comes to stay at Christmas the house comfortably embraces everyone. Our relaxing and elegant main reception/dining room fits every conceivable purpose. Excellent for large groups, especially in the summertime when its doors are open wide and we can all spill out into the garden. The layout of the house is so flexible and we choose to use what had been a dining room as our second reception room which suits our lifestyle admirably.? ?Whilst living here we have enjoyed an outstanding quality of life. We adore the house, village and its location, especially the many wonderful walks that we have done from the door. We will be extremely sad to say goodbye and will have many happy memories of our time here.?
First Floor Landing - Stairs rising to the first floor landing with uPVC double glazed window to the front aspect offering superb views over the rolling countryside, smoke alarm, access to three bedrooms, bathroom and shower room and staircase off to the second floor.
Bedroom One - 13'1''x 12'0'' - uPVC double glazed windows to the front and side aspects offering lovely views, original cast iron feature fireplace, radiator, two double and one single wardrobe.
Bedroom Two - 13'1''x 12'0'' - uPVC double glazed windows to the front and side aspect, original cast iron fireplace, radiator and fitted wardrobes.
Bedroom Three - 13'3''x 12'0'' - uPVC double glazed window to the rear aspect, original cast iron fireplace, radiator, a range of wardrobes with shelving to recess of the chimney breast
Bathroom - 10'2''x 8'8'' - Modern white suite comprising bath with central mixer tap and shower attachment, wash hand basin, low flush WC and corner shower cubicle with power shower, full tiled surround, tiled floor with underfloor heating, a large mirrored cabinet, additional mirror with lighting, airing cupboard with shelving for storage, spotlighting, radiator, heated towel rail and uPVC double glazed windows to the side and rear aspects.
Guest Shower Room - 9'11''x 7'4'' - uPVC double glazed window to the rear aspect, corner shower cubicle with Mira sports shower, low flush WC and wash hand basin, tiled splashbacks and surround, radiator, underfloor heating and built-in pine cupboard with shelving for storage.
Second Floor Landing - Stairs rising to the second floor with Velux window and doors off to the bedroom accommodation.
Bedroom Four - 15'11''x 11'6'' - Velux style window to the rear aspect and uPVC double glazed window overlooking St Egelwin's Church, an extensive range of storage with two eaves storage areas, additional cupboard with hanging rail, spotlighting and radiator.
Bedroom Five - 12'4''x 11'7'' - Velux style window to the rear aspect and uPVC double glazed window to the side, ample eaves storage space, additional fitted storage cupboard, spotlighting and radiator.
Outside - The property can be accessed via New Street and Church Street with a wrought iron gate giving pedestrian access from New Street and steps through the front garden leading to the front door. There is a slabbed pathway and greenhouse, a lawned side garden with flowers, mature shrubs and patio area with wooden pergola covered in honeysuckle and other climbers. To the rear is a second lawned garden enclosed within a stone boundary wall with pantile finish and a larger slabbed patio area with external lighting. A particular highlight of the garden is the vast array of well maintained flowers and shrubs and a superb wisteria overhanging the rear patio. There are three brick built garden sheds including two garden stores and coal store which incorporates the oil tank. There is also block paved hardstanding for numerous vehicles leading to a large garage.
Entrance Porch - Accessed via a hardwood entrance door with glazed arch, patterned tiled floor, coat hooks and multi-glazed panel door to the entrance hall.
Garage - 20'6''x 16'7'' - A larger than average garage with up and over door, power and light and workshop area, an additional carport with log store and external lighting.
Council Tax Band - Council Tax Band F
Scalford - Scalford lies four miles to the north of Melton Mowbray at the southern end of the Vale of Belvoir and is situated on the Jubilee Way footpath from Melton Mowbray to Belvoir Castle, and a 'stop off' for walkers. Scalford can be reached from Melton or the Vale by regular buses and there are quiet roads suitable for cycling and for the children 'Twinlakes', a recently added fun park close by with very good resources. Scalford Parish Church is on an elevated position in the centre of the village named after St Egelwin. There is a public house and restaurant, tea rooms at The Old Brickyard, a modern village hall which hosts a range of community activities and a very good pre-school and Primary School.
Entrance Hall - Having an understair storage cupboard, radiator, coved ceiling, smoke alarm and the original staircase leading to the first floor.
Sitting Room - 26'10''x 12'3'' - A light and airy room with triple aspect having the original bay window to the front, uPVC double glazed window to the side and uPVC double glazed sliding patio doors to the rear. There is an open fire with brick surround and slate hearth, dado rail, two double radiators, five wall lights, coved ceiling and solid oak flooring.
Family Room - 15'6''x 13'0'' - Having a feature fireplace with tiled insert, wooden surround and marble hearth, double radiator, picture rail and serving hatch to the kitchen.
Kitchen - 13'6''x 12'0'' - Having an extensive range of wall and base units with hand made fronts, roll top work surfaces, tiled splashbacks and surround, stainless steel one and a half bowl single drainer sink unit, uPVC double glazed window with views overlooking St Egelwin's Church, integrated fridge, electric cooker, extractor fan, glazed display cabinet, shelving, radiator, plumbing for dishwasher, coved ceiling and spotlighting. There is also an alarm control in the kitchen.
Study - 6'3''x 5'6'' - Glazed panel window to the boot room, a range of shelving, fitted cupboards, telephone point and tiled flooring.
Boot Room - uPVC double glazed door leading to the rear garden with double glazed side panel window, tiled flooring, in-built window seat, additional storage cupboards, wall mounted lighting and door off to the utility room.
Utility Room - 6'0''x 6'2'' - With matching tiled floor from the boot room, stainless steel single drainer sink unit, roll top work surfaces, tiled splashbacks and surround, wall cupboards, venting for tumble dryer, plumbing for washing machine, low level WC, wall lights and uPVC double glazed window to the the rear aspect.
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