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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Orchard House, Vicarage Lane, Long Bennington

Sold STC £375,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Popular Village Location
  • Detached Family Home
  • Six Bedrooms
  • Four Reception Rooms
  • Ensuite, Bathroom & WC
  • Double Garage & Driveway
  • Generous Rear Garden
  • No Onward Chain - EPC 'TBC'

Full description

Situated within the extremely popular and well served village of Long Bennington, Orchard House is a substantial six bedroom house enjoying a lovely private, non estate location with generous gardens to the front, rear and side elevations. Requiring a degree of modernisation, the spacious accommodation comprises to the ground floor of an entrance hall, WC, dual aspect lounge, separate dining room, fitted breakfast kitchen with pantry and utility facilities, library/family room and a study. To the 1st floor there are six double bedrooms, en suite to master and a family bathroom with separate WC. The property has a double garage, double gated driveway with potential for a second driveway to the other side of the property and generous wrap around gardens. The property is marketed with no onward chain.

Storm Canopy - Over solid wood front entrance door with glazed side windows opening into:

Entrance Hall - With stairs rising to first floor, central heating thermostat, PIR alarm sensor, smoke detector, single panelled radiator, useful under stairs storage cupboard and doors giving access to lounge, dining room and downstairs cloakroom.

Downstairs Cloakroom - 2.69m x 2.06m (8'10" x 6'9") - Being a generous size with push button low level w.c. and pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splash back, opaque secondary double glazed window to front elevation, coat hanging facilities, single panelled radiator and door to storage cupboard which offers shelving and light.

Dining Room - 4.80m x 3.35m (15'9" x 11'0") - With feature bay window to rear elevation, double panelled radiator, coved ceiling, wall lighting, PIR alarm sensor and double doors leading through to the lounge and single door leading into the kitchen.

Breakfast Kitchen - 4.62m x 3.76m (15'2" x 12'4") - Fitted with a range of drawer line base units with work surfaces, complementary wall units, inset double bowl stainless steel sink unit with drainer with double glazed window to rear elevation over, secondary double glazed window to side elevation, rear entrance door, provisions for cooker and dishwasher, breakfast bar, single panelled radiator, part tiled walls and door to pantry providing shelving.

Dual Aspect Lounge - 7.44m x 3.94m (24'5" x 12'11") - Accessed via entrance hall, dining room and library/reception room with secondary double glazed windows to front and rear elevations, two double panelled radiators, stone open fireplace, wall lighting, coved ceiling, double doors to library/family room and French doors out to the rear garden.

Library/Family Room - 4.93m x 4.42m (16'2" x 14'6") - With parquet wood flooring, feature bay window to rear elevation, coved ceiling, wall lighting, built in book shelves with storage cupboard beneath, double panelled radiator and door through to:

Study - 4.42m x 3.53m (14'6" x 11'7") - With continuation of parquet flooring, aluminium double glazed window to front elevation, single panelled radiator, wall lighting and panelled walling.

Covered Walkway - With door out to rear garden ad sliding door to:

Utility Room - 2.51m x 1.88m (8'3" x 6'2") - With tiled flooring, Belfast type sink unit, fitted kitchen units, provisions for washing machine and dryer and opaque window to side elevation.

First Floor Galleried Landing - 4.90m x 3.68m (16'1" x 12'1") - Spacious landing with secondary glazed window to front elevation, single and double panelled radiators, loft access point, wall lighting and double sliding doors to the airing cupboard which houses a lagged cylinder and slatted shelves and giving access to the six bedrooms, separate w.c. and the family bathroom.

Master Bedroom - 4.45m x 3.76m (14'7" x 12'4") - Being dual aspect with secondary double glazed windows to rear and side elevations, single panelled radiator, built in 'his & hers' wardrobes with storage cupboards over, coved ceiling and door leading into:

En Suite Bathroom - 2.13m x 1.83m (7' x 6' ) - Fitted with coloured 3 piece suite comprising of panelled bath with shower mixer tap, tiled work surface with inset sink unit with mixer tap and low level w.c., single panelled radiator, shaver point, coved ceiling and opaque window to side elevation.

Bedroom 2 - 4.47m x 4.42m (14'8" x 14'6") - Sited at the end of the landing with secondary glazed window to rear elevation, double panelled radiator, wall lighting, built in 'his & hers' wardrobes, dresser unit and storage cupboards over, coved ceiling and wall lighting.

Bedroom 3 - 3.76m x 3.63m (12'4" x 11'11") - With wall lighting, secondary double glazed window to rear elevation and single panelled radiator.

Bedroom 4 - 4.42m x 2.21m (14'6" x 7'3") - With secondary double glazed window to front elevation, single panelled radiator and built in double wardrobes with storage cupboards over.

Bedroom 5 - 3.96m x 2.64m (13'0 x 8'8") - With secondary double glazed window to front elevation and single panelled radiator.

Bedroom 6 - 3.76m x 3.07m (12'4" x 10'1") - With secondary double glazed window to rear elevation, coved ceiling, single panelled radiator and built in double wardrobe with storage cupboard over.

Separate W.C. - With secondary double glazed window to front elevation and low level w.c.

Family Bathroom - 2.77m x 1.83m (9'1" x 6'0") - Fitted with three piece blue suite comprising of panelled bath, separate tiled shower cubicle and pedestal wash hand basin, tiled flooring, part tiled walls, extractor fan, coved ceiling, double panelled radiator and opaque window to front elevation.

Double Garage - 5.82m x 5.13m (19'1" x 16'10") - With personal door to the front and two sliding doors, generously proportioned with power and lighting. To the rear of the garage there is a boiler room which houses the wall mounted boiler and central heating and hot water controls.

Outside - Double five bar gates gives access to a tarmacked double driveway which provides off road parking for 3-4 vehicles and leads to a DOUBLE GARAGE. There is a privately screened hedged front garden which is predominantly laid to lawn with borders containing a variety of shrubs. To the opposite side of the property there is potential for a second driveway which would provide further off road parking for motor home, caravan etc. (subject to planning). The generous rear garden is again predominantly laid to lawn with feature walled rear boundary, paved patio area and well stocked borders. To the side there is an additional lawn together with mature fruit trees. A brick built store to the rear of the garden provides good dry storage for lawn mowers, garden furniture etc.

Directions - On leaving our office on Middle Gate follow road around to the right onto Stodman Street, turn right into Castle Gate, at mini roundabout take 2nd exit onto Bar Gate, turn right onto Queens Road, go over roundabout, through pedestrian lights, past the Police station on the left up to next mini roundabout, continue straight over onto Sleaford Road, turn right onto Beacon Hill Road, continue through lights up the hill and continue onto Beckingham Road, turn left towards A1, merge onto A1 via the slip road to Grantham, continue for approximately 5 miles and take exit towards Long Bennington, continue onto Main Road, turn right onto Vicarage Lane and 'Orchard House' will be found on the left hand side identified by our for sale board.

Local Information - Long Bennington is within the catchment for the Grammar Schools of Grantham and so is very popular with families (buses to Grantham and Newark schools), also the local village primary school is extremely well respected. There are several highly rated public houses/restaurants, a village Post Office and convenience store, butchers, newsagents, fish and chip shop and dispensing surgery. There are also local sports facilities such as a bowling green, tennis courts, football pitch and a local park.

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07 November 2016


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