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5 bedroom detached house for sale

High Street, Gretton, CORBY

Guide Price £500,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Five Bedroom Detached Home
  • Separate Reception Rooms
  • Extensive Rear Garden
  • Ample Parking, Double Carport & Double Garage
  • Planning Permission For Annexe or Further Development STPP
  • Village Location

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A charming detached stone built cottage situated in the delightful village of Gretton, with pleasant views overlooking a green and village church, boasting a wealth of character, extensive mature garden, ample parking, double garage and outbuildings with planning permission for an annexe STPP.

The quaint and spacious accommodation flaunts many character features ranging from exposed beams, open fireplaces, window seats and high ceilings throughout. Benefitting from a generous size lounge and dining room boasting an inglenook fireplace and an inbuilt bar, a fully equipped cottage style kitchen/breakfast room with space for a range cooker leading through to a utility room and downstairs cloakroom. A further sitting room can be located at the front of the property featuring an open fireplace. To the first floor spacious landing there are two double bedrooms, both benefitting from inbuilt wardrobes, and a spacious five piece bathroom suite offering plenty of inbuilt storage. There are three further bedrooms, two of which are double bedrooms, and a decent size single bedroom with a further bathroom to the upper floor level. Adjoining the property are two outbuildings, one of which is currently used as a further reception room featuring a wood burner, and three stables. Outside there is a low maintenance frontage with an attractive and extensive mature rear garden offering a high degree of privacy and variety of seating areas, leading to a gravelled driveway providing off road parking for several vehicles and a double garage. Three storage rooms can also be located above the kitchen and utility area offering useable storage space. The property is well presented throughout and offers great potential for further expansion and planning permission for an annexe.

Lounge / Diner 25' 6" x 15' 5" max ( 7.77m x 4.70m max )
Entry via a wooden front door, this room features exposed beams, stone walling, an inglenook fireplace with wood burner, two wall mounted radiators, TV point and an under stairs cupboard with a gas point. There are two windows to the front aspect, of which one is a bay window, and a further two windows to the rear aspect. There is door providing access to the sitting room and an open staircase to the first floor landing.

Sitting Room  14' 2" max x 12' 8" excluding fireplace ( 4.32m max x 3.86m excluding fireplace )
This light and airy room features a bay window to the front and side aspect and boasts a stone window seat and an open fireplace with decorative stone surround and hearth, exposed beams and electric storage heater.

Kitchen / Breakfast Room 

Kitchen Area 14' 8" x 11' 7" ( 4.47m x 3.53m )
A fitted kitchen comprising of a range of wall and base units including an asterite sink and drainer unit with roll top work surface over. Further features include space for an Aga with a chimney style cooker hood over, space for an upright fridge/freezer, dishwasher and freestanding cooker. The room also benefits from terracotta floor tiles, exposed beams, stone walling, windows to the front and rear aspects and a wooden door with obscure panes to the front aspect.

Breakfast Area 11' 8" x 6' 9" ( 3.56m x 2.06m )
The attractive breakfast area features a bay fronted window with a stone window seat to the front aspect, a range of wall and base units with roll top work surfaces over, a wall mounted radiator, recessed down lighters, terracotta floor tiles and door to the side lobby leading to the utility room and downstairs cloakroom.

Side Lobby 
Accessible via the kitchen/breakfast room with a wooden external door to the front aspect, leads to an open plan utility area and door to the cloakroom.

Utility Area 11' 7" x 7' 6" into recess ( 3.53m x 2.29m into recess )
This room is accessed via the breakfast area and an external door to the front aspect. Features include a single stainless steel sink and drainer unit with work surfaces over, space and plumbing for washing machine and other appliances, a recessed area for shelving and a window to the front aspect. There is also a loft hatch leading to considerable storage space with potential for additional acccommodation. A door leads to the cloakroom.

A low level wc featuring an obscure window to the side aspect into the utility area.

First Floor Landing 
A spacious landing accessible via a wooden staircase from the lounge, featuring two windows to the front aspect, a wall mounted radiator, an under stairs storage cupboard, exposed beams and wooden staircase to the top floor with doors to all rooms.

Bedroom One 14' 6" x 10' 6" excluding wardrobe ( 4.42m x 3.20m excluding wardrobe )
This light and airy master bedroom features a window to the side aspect, exposed beams, two sets of double inbuilt wardrobes and a wall mounted radiator.

Bedroom Two 10' 1" x 16' ( 3.07m x 4.88m )
This room features a window to the rear aspect, two full height inbuilt wardrobes with a fitted dressing table between, exposed beams and a wall mounted radiator.

First Floor Family Bathroom 12' 9" x 11' 4" max ( 3.89m x 3.45m max )
A five piece suite comprising of a panel bath, a wash hand basin inset into a vanity unit, low level wc, bidet and a shower cubicle with power shower. Further features include two inbuilt cupboards, one of which is an airing cupboard and another houses the water cylinder, exposed beams, wooden flooring and panelling to dado height, and an obscure window to the front aspect.

Second Floor Landing 
A wooden staircase rising from the first floor landing, featuring exposed beams, an integral bookcase and doors to all rooms.

Bedroom Three 14' 8" x 14' 4" max ( 4.47m x 4.37m max )
This light and airy room features two windows, one to the rear and one to the side aspect, a wall mounted radiator, a walk in wardrobe with lighting, loft access and exposed beams.

Bedroom Four 11' 7" x 15' 3" max ( 3.53m x 4.65m max )
A further spacious, light and airy room featuring two windows, one to the rear and one to the side aspect, a wall mounted radiator, two wall mounted lights, exposed beams and stone walling.

Bedroom Five 13' 6" max x 8' 9" ( 4.11m max x 2.67m )
This room features a window to the rear aspect with a window seat, a wall mounted radiator and exposed beams. There is restricted headroom to one side of the room.

Second Floor Bathroom 6' 7" x 3' 7" ( 2.01m x 1.09m )
A three piece suite comprising of a panel bath with an electric shower and screen over, a pedestal wash hand basin and a low level wc. Further features include exposed beams, partial tiling and a wall mounted radiator.


Front Garden 
A low maintenance shrub frontage garden with pedestrian access to the front entrance, kitchen, side lobby, outbuildings and rear garden. There is also off road parking for two vehicles to the front of the property.

Rear Garden 
A deceptively large and mature garden mainly laid to lawn, offering a high degree of privacy and featuring a range of flowers, shrubs and established trees to the borders, with a large sheltered patio area and small pond. The garden is fully enclosed by stone walling and mature trees with access to the outbuildings and gated access to the front entrance. In addition, rear vehicular access is gained via wooden double gates leading to a gravelled driveway, double carport and double garage.

Parking / Double Carport 
A large sweeping gravelled driveway/double carport provides off road parking for several vehicles leading to a double garage.

Double Garage  20' 7" x 14' 7" ( 6.27m x 4.45m )
Accessible via an up and over door.

Outbuildings-Workshop & Room 
Originally the slaughter house for the butchers shop, the area has been split into two rooms; one being the workshop and a further reception room featuring a window to the front aspect and benefitting from an upgraded electrical supply and a wood burner.

There are two stables and an open stable accommodating an oil tank.

Planning Permission For Annexe 
The outbuildings were formely the slaughter house for the butchers shop and the two rooms (workshop and further reception room) combined with two stables, has planning permission for a one bedroom annexe. For further information, please enquire within the branch.

The vendor has advised that gas can be installed into the home from the gas point which can be located within the understairs storage cupboard in the lounge.

1. MONEY LAUNDERING REGULATIONS: Intending purchasers will be asked to produce identification documentation at a later stage and we would ask for your co-operation in order that there will be no delay in agreeing the sale.
2. General: While we endeavour to make our sales particulars fair, accurate and reliable, they are only a general guide to the property and, accordingly, if there is any point which is of particular importance to you, please contact the office and we will be pleased to check the position for you, especially if you are contemplating travelling some distance to view the property.
3. Measurements: These approximate room sizes are only intended as general guidance. You must verify the dimensions carefully before ordering carpets or any built-in furniture.
4. Services: Please note we have not tested the services or any of the equipment or appliances in this property, accordingly we strongly advise prospective buyers to commission their own survey or service reports before finalising their offer to purchase.

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19 March 2016


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