4 bedroom detached house for saleWolvey, Hinckley, Leicestershire
Sold STC £375,000
A versatile detached chalet bungalow built and re-modelled over the last 9 years. Comprises of living room, sitting room/bed 3, study/bed 4, oak kitchen/dining room, utility, main bathroom, 2 first floor bedrooms & full bathrooms, double garage and excellent parking, small private side garden, rear courtyard, a mile from the village, no chain.
Introduction - A chance to purchase this versatile detached chalet style house about a mile from the well-served village of Wolvey. Over the last nine years, Donston has evolved from a non standard construction bungalow in to a quality two storey family home with up to 4 bedrooms. The owners during this period have transformed the property into a beautifully maintained family home. The benefits include; gas-fired central heating, fitted alarm system, quality double glazing throughout and is offered for sale in excellent condition. The accommodation comprises entrance hall, sitting room/bedroom 3, office/bedroom 4, kitchen/dining room, living room, utility room and a family bathroom. The first floor provides two pleasant bedrooms both with full en-suite bathrooms. Outside there are tidy low maintenance gardens. There is a double garage with excellent parking to the front and side of the property.
Ground Floor Summary - Beyond the storm porch a double glazed casement door opens to the spacious entrance hall. A turned staircase rises to the first floor with an understairs storage cupboard. There is a coved ceiling, tiled floor, alarm sensor. A combination of solid and glazed oak doors provide access to all of the ground floor rooms (bar the lounge). The original two bedrooms are currently used as a family/play room and a study. The spacious home office has TV and telephone points, laminate flooring and a window overlooking the frontage. The larger adjacent room also has quality laminate flooring, TV aerial point and a front window. This is used as a playroom, but could provide a sitting room or a ground floor bedroom if required.
Continued - The kitchen/dining room has a range of medium oak eye-level cabinets and base units with a drawer set. Appliances include an integrated dishwasher and fridge/freezer unit. Rangemaster fan-assisted double oven with a 5-ring gas hob and extractor hood above. There are ample work surface areas with an inset sink unit and mixer tap. Quality floor and wall tiles with room for a table and chairs in the dining area. There are side and rear windows along with French doors leading to the rear courtyard. A pair of oak glazed doors gives access to the central private living room. The lounge features a flueless gas stove and has quality laminate flooring, two aerial sockets, windows and French doors to the side garden. The spacious utility room provides further oak eye- cupboards and houses the combination gas-fired boiler serving the central heating. Laminate flooring, seat/shoe storage, RCD consumer unit, alarm control panel. Space for plumbing facilities, extractor fan, side window and door. The family bathroom has a white paneled bath with a mixer tap and showerhead attachment. There is a wide pedestal wash-hand basin and a low-level WC. Quality floor and wall tiles, ladder radiator, opaque side window.
Entrance Hall -
Sitting Room/Bedroom 3 - 4.71 x 2.59 (15'5" x 8'5") -
Office/Bedroom 4 - 3.69 x 2.78 (12'1" x 9'1") -
Kitchen/Dining Room - 6.76 x 2.76 (22'2" x 9'0") -
Living Room - 5.63 x 3.57 (18'5" x 11'8") -
Utility Room - 2.66 x 2.04 (8'8" x 6'8") -
Family Bathroom -
First Floor Summary - The bright first floor landing has a side window just off the half landing. The main bedroom has an extensive run of quality Hammonds fitted wardrobes with built in drawer sets and central mirror fronted doors. There is additional under-eaves storage space within the wardrobes. TV point, rear window and two side dormer windows. The en-suite has a white bath with a showerhead attachment, low-level WC and a contemporary washstand. Fully tiled, extractor fan, ladder radiator and a Velux window. The second bedroom is an attractive and bright L-shaped room with a front window providing fabulous views across fields beyond the Lutterworth Road. There is also a side dormer window. This room has an en-suite bathroom with a white bath, showerhead attachment, washstand and a low-level WC. Fully tiled, radiator, extractor fan, Velux window.
First Floor Landing -
Bedroom 1 - 6.53 x 4.91 (21'5" x 16'1") -
En-Suite Bathroom -
Bedroom 2 - 4.93 x 4.26 (16'2" x 13'11") -
En-Suite Bathroom -
Frontage - Across the front boundary are attractive brick piers with inset wrought-iron fencing. There are two wide wrought-iron gates forming an in and out driveway, (one being automatically controlled). Cold water tap, power, supply, there are coach-lamps on the front of the property illuminating the driveway. The property is very secure and private with high-level brick walling and lockable wrought-iron gates on both sides of the house.
Double Garage & Parking - 5.68 x 4.88 (18'7" x 16'0") - The brick built detached double garage has a shallow pitched and tiled roof providing limited storage. It has an automatic roller door with both light and power connected. There is a personnel door leading to the rear courtyard garden. There is an extensive L-shaped shingle driveway to the left and across the frontage. This enables excellent parking facilities which would comfortably allow 15 or more standard vehicles to be parked within the curtilage.
Rear Courtyard - 12.19m x 7.01m (40' x 23') - Behind the property there is a fully paved courtyard with outside lighting, cold-water tap and a power supply. There is a garden shed in the right corner and a large dog run. This area of garden is screened by 7ft close boarded fencing with some trellis fencing on the rear boundary with young climbers.
Side Garden - 13.72m x 7.62m average (45' x 25' average) - To the right of the house is the private and well-maintained formal side garden. There is a paved pathway with edging leading to a modest lawn area measuring 45ft x 25ft. This easily maintained garden does have colourful well-stocked borders with a twisted willow tree, pyracanthas and established Montana clematis. It is fully enclosed by the high-level brick walling and newly erected wooden and trellis fencing. The garden has been designed to keep it very secure, ideal for young children and pets. From here there is some trellis fencing and a pergola leading to the rear courtyard.
Location - Wolvey is a sought after thriving village in north Warwickshire, very close to the Leicestershire borders, with a wealth of amenities including a village shop and post office, three local pubs that serve food, a bowling club, cricket club, primary school, doctors surgery, bus links, 2 churches and a village hall. There are various local fisheries within a few minutes walk/drive and plenty of rural walks on the doorstep. The market towns of Lutterworth, Rugby and Hinckley are within easy reach by car. The village is well placed for access to the M6, M69, M1, Birmingham, Coventry, Rugby (intercity train London Euston under 50 minutes) Nuneaton and Leicester are all commutable. The property itself is approximately a mile away from the village, very close to the new Pesto restaurant (known as The Axe & Compass).
Local Authority - Rugby Borough Council.
Telephone (01788) 533533.
Council tax band E.
Services - Mains electricity, water, drainage, gas, BT (broadband).
Viewing Arrangements - Strictly by the vendors sole agents on (01788) 820062.
Opening Hours - Monday to Friday 9.00 am - 5.30 pm
Saturday 9.00 am - 4.30 pm
Directions - From Rugby, head towards Clifton upon Dunsmore turning right before the church and heading to the Watling Street junction of the A5. Turn left here and continue for exactly 10 miles going straight over two roundabouts. Around 2 miles after driving through Wibtoft, take the left turning signposted to Wolvey. Stay on this road for a mile and you will arrive at the Axe and Compass Roundabout. Go straight over this roundabout (third exit) signposted Nuneaton and Bramcote. Donston can then be found on the right hand side soon after the Pesto restaurant with a Fine & Country for sale board outside.
Agents Notes - All measurements are approximate and quoted in metric with imperial equivalents and for general guidance only and whilst every attempt has been made to ensure accuracy, they must not be relied on. The fixtures, fittings and appliances referred to have not been tested and therefore no guarantee can be given that they are in working order. Internal photographs are reproduced for general information and it must not be inferred that any item shown is included with the property. For a free valuation, contact the numbers listed on the brochure.
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