4 bedroom detached house for saleChapel Street, Eaton
Sold STC £599,950
- Stunning Ironstone Cottage
- Sympathetically Refurbished
- Detached Garden Studio/Annexe
- Beautiful Landscaped Gardens
- Oak Framed Garage
- 4 Double Bedrooms
- 3 Receptions
- 2 Ensuite & Main Bathroom
- Handcrafted Dining Kitchen
- Wealth of Character
Full description** STUNNING IRONSTONE COTTAGE ** SYMPATHETICALLY REFURBISHED ** DETACHED GARDEN STUDIO/ANNEXE ** BEAUTIFULLY LANDSCAPED GARDENS ** OAK FRAMED GARAGE ** 4 DOUBLE BEDROOMS ** 3 RECEPTIONS ** 2 ENSUITE & MAIN BATHROOM ** HANDCRAFTED DINING KITCHEN ** WEALTH OF CHARACTER **
Granary Cottage is a truly stunning, archetypal character cottage sympathetically refurbished to a high specification with a great deal of thought and attention to detail which, in combination with its garden studio, offers a wealth of versatile accommodation which approaches 2800 sq ft.
This unique home radiates character with its beautiful double fronted ironstone facade beneath a pantiled roof with bespoke hand-made replacement cottage style double glazed windows and attractive entrance portico. This continues through into the stunning interior which although modernised, complements the original character of the home including beautiful farmhouse style bespoke pippy oak kitchen with granite work surfaces, Travertine tiled floor and high quality integrated appliances.
In addition many of the rooms offer exposed beams and solid fuel fireplaces including a stunning inglenook to the main sitting room. This beautiful reception space offers a wealth of features with the focal point being the inglenook fireplace and benefitting from a dual aspect with views into the gardens. The dining room/snug again is a wonderfully versatile character-filled space having a stunning green oak addition with high vaulted ceiling and aspect out into the courtyard, with the snug area having solid fuel stove and attractive exposed ironstone elevation. A third reception to the ground floor is ideal as a home office, there is also a ground floor cloakroom and utility. The utility in conjunction with the adjacent ground floor double bedroom and ensuite, could be utilised as a teenage or extended family annexe.
To the first floor there are three further double bedrooms, the master offering a dual aspect and beautiful contemporary ensuite bathroom. A further family bathroom services the two other rooms.
As well as the accommodation on offer the property occupies a stunning landscaped established plot with gated driveway and oak framed field store style double garage which screens the private gardens which have been lovingly established over the years to create a tranquil setting, perfect for outdoor living and entertaining.
Nestled within the garden is a stunning studio/annexe with oak bi-fold doors leading out onto a large terrace and giving access into a spacious reception with kitchen area and ensuite facilities. This room offers an abundance of uses and would be perfect as a home office, artist's studio or games room, even potentially annexe for extended families.
Overall the only way to truly appreciate both the location and accommodation of this wonderful unique home, is by internal inspection.
Eaton lies in the Vale of Belvoir and amenities can be found in the nearby villages of Stathern and Redmile including primary schools. Further facilities can be found in the larger village of Bottesford and market towns of Bingham, Grantham and Melton Mowbray. From Grantham there is a high speed train to King's Cross taking just over an hour, as well as the Kings Grammar and South Kesteven schools. The village is also convenient for commuting via the A52, A46 and A1.
AN ATTRACTIVE TIMBER ENTRANCE DOOR WITH DOUBLE GLAZED LIGHT LEADS THROUGH INTO:
Entrance Hall - 5.13m max x 4.47m max (16'10 max x 14'8 max) - An L shaped entrance vestibule having a wealth of character with exposed beams to the ceiling, solid oak strip wood flooring, deep skirting, large built in cloaks cupboard, staircase rising to the first floor with storage beneath, double glazed French doors leading out into the rear courtyard and further door to:
Cloakroom - 1.68m x 1.35m (5'6 x 4'5) - Appointed with a modern but traditional style Heritage white suite comprising close coupled wc, pedestal wash hand basin with chrome traditional style taps, tumbled marble tiled splashbacks, continuation of the oak flooring, contemporary combination column radiator, inset downlighters and extractor to the ceiling.
Sitting Room - 5.26m x 4.88m (17'3 x 16'0) - A well proportioned light and airy main reception which benefits from windows to three elevations, the focal point of the room is an attractive inglenook fireplace with quarry tiled hearth, exposed brick back and timber mantle over, inset Woodwarm stove which also provides additional hot water, heavily beamed ceiling, deep skirting, two central heating radiators, double glazed windows to the front, side and rear elevations.
Study - 3.23m x 3.20m (10'7 x 10'6) - A versatile reception space currently utilised as a home office but offers potential even as a ground floor bedroom or teenage snug. Having pleasant aspect out into the rear garden, exposed beams to the ceiling with inset downlighters, central heating radiator, double glazed window.
Dining Kitchen - 4.88m x 4.01m (16'0 x 13'2 ) - A beautifully appointed well proportioned farmhouse style kitchen finished to a high specification with a great deal of thought and attention to detail, completed by Country Crafts with a range of pippy oak wall, base and drawer units with butler's pantry, granite work surfaces with under-mounted twin bowl Belfast style sink with chrome swan neck mixer tap and granite splashbacks. Integrated appliances include Falconer five ring stainless steel finish range, Falcon wine cooker, Smeg dishwasher, Samsung American style fridge freezer, attractive Travertine tiled floor, inset downlighters to the ceiling, oak sill, central heating radiator, double glazed window to the front and French doors leading out into the rear courtyard. A pair of part glazed doors lead through into:
Dining Room / Snug - 7.57m x 3.76m (24'10 x 12'4) - A fantastic light and airy space offering a dual purpose having initial snug area with oak strip wood flooring, attractive Town & Country solid fuel stove, exposed ironstone internal elevation, beams to the ceiling with inset downlighters, central heating radiator. This is open plan to the addition of a:
Oak Framed Garden Room - Having full height vaulted ceiling with exposed oak timbers, double glazed lights overlooking the enclosed rear courtyard, continuation of the oak flooring, French doors to two elevations and further door leading through to:
Inner Lobby - Having tiled floor, inset downlighters to the ceiling, exposed beam, double glazed window overlooking the rear courtyard and door to:
Utility Room - 3.73m x' 1.52m (12'3 x' 5'0) - Appointed with a range of oak fronted wall and base units, rolled edge granite effect laminate work surface with inset ceramic one and a third bowl sink and drainer unit with chrome swan neck mixer tap, tumbled marble tiled splashbacks, floor standing Worcester oil fired central heating boiler, tiled floor, exposed beams to the ceiling with inset downlighters, double glazed window and stable door to the rear.
Gf Bedroom / Annexe - 4.09m x 2.92m (13'5 x 9'7) - A versatile space ideal for a variety of purposes and in conjunction with the adjacent utility could be used as an annexe style facility, perfect for teenagers or elderly relative. Having built in storage cupboard, inset downlighters and light tunnel to the ceiling, exposed beam, central heating radiator, deep sill and double glazed window. A door leads through into:
Ensuite Shower Room - 2.01m x 1.22m (6'7 x 4'0) - Having a three piece suite comprising double width shower enclosure with bi-fold door, chrome wall mounted shower mixer with rose over, close coupled wc, pedestal wash hand basin with chrome traditional style taps, tumbled marble tiled walls, inset downlighter and extractor to the ceiling, access to loft space and Travertine tiled floor.
RETURNING TO THE ENTRANCE HALL AN ATTRACTIVE SPINDLE BALUSTRADE RISES TO A:
Split Level Landing - Offering a wealth of character having exposed king post and truss with the initial half landing having double glazed window offering delightful aspect into the gardens.
Master Bedroom - 5.13m x 4.88m (16'10 x 16'0) - A fantastic well proportioned light and airy space benefitting from windows to three elevations, part pitched ceiling with exposed beams, varnished pine floorboards, central heating radiator and double glazed windows to the front, side and rear.
Ensuite Bathroom - 3.15m x 2.39m (10'4 x 7'10) - Having a modern but traditional style Heritage suite with attractive free standing roll top slipper bath, pedestal wash hand basin with traditional style taps, close coupled wc, contemporary shower enclosure with wall mounted shower mixer and rose over, tumbled marble tiled splashbacks, tiled floor, central heating radiator, inset downlighters and extractor, exposed timber purlin, double glazed dormer window overlooking the courtyard.
Bedroom 2 - 4.80m max x 4.06m (15'9 max x 13'4) - A well proportioned double bedroom having attractive part pitched ceiling with exposed timber purlin and useful under-eaves area beneath, central heating radiator and double glazed window overlooking the courtyard.
Bedroom 3 - 3.15m x 2.90m (10'4 x 9'6) - Having delightful aspect into the rear garden, part pitched ceiling with exposed timber purlin, access to loft space, central heating radiator and double glazed window.
Bathroom - 2.08m x 1.83m (6'10 x 6'0) - Having a three piece white suite comprising panelled bath with chrome taps, glass shower screen and chrome wall mounted shower mixer, close coupled wc, pedestal wash hand basin, tiled floor and splashbacks with mosaic border inlay, central heating radiator, part pitched ceiling with exposed timber purlin and downlighters.
Exterior - The property occupies a delightful established, lovingly landscaped plot, offering a high degree of privacy and set back from the lane behind gated access which leads onto a substantial gravelled driveway providing ample off road car standing and leading to a beautiful:
Oak Framed Garage - Having open fronted cart shed/car port, enclosed garage/workshop and useful storage in the eaves, courtesy door to the side.
Gardens - Entered via a handcrafted timber gate is a beautiful well maintained and stocked garden, packed with a variety of trees and shrubs, split level lawn and sweeping block set pathway which runs onto a flagged terrace to the front of the property and in turn the front door. This is encompassed by raised borders with stone wall edging and lawned areas leading up to the Annexe area which is nestled harmoniously within the garden with its bi-fold doors leading out onto a further terrace and lawned area providing a delightful place to sit and relax and admire the attractive aesthetically pleasing facade of the cottage itself.
Studio / Annexe - 5.49m x 5.36m (18'0 x 17'7) - Located within the garden and a fantastic addition to the property which could be utilised for a variety of purposes, would make a fantastic home office or studio, alternatively annexe potential for teenager or extended family. Beautifully appointed with attractive oak bi-fold doors, solid oak strip wood flooring and deep skirting.
Kitchen Area - Fitted with a range of bespoke wall and base units in Farrow & Ball colours, butcher's block work surface over with inset ceramic one and a third bowl sink and drainer unit with chrome swan neck mixer tap, integrated fridge beneath, inset downlighters to the ceiling, electric heater.
Shower Room - 1.75m x 1.65m (5'9 x 5'5) - Beautifully appointed with a contemporary white suite comprising quadrant shower enclosure with curved sliding double doors and wall mounted Triton electric shower, wall mounted wash basin with chrome mixer tap and pop up waste, close coupled wc, stone effect tiled floors and splashbacks, wall mounted electric heater, inset downlighters and extractor to the ceiling, ledge and brace external door.
Rear Courtyard Garden - Situated to the rear of the property this beautifully landscaped courtyard style garden offfers a high degree of privacy, thoughtfully laid out to create a formal courtyard area with seating, attractive ornamental water feature, well stocked perimeter borders and linking back into the house creating a fantastic outdoor living/entertaining space.
Council Tax Band - Melton Borough Council - Tax Band G.
Directions - Enter Chapel Street via Waltham Lane then take the first turning on the left, and immediately left again. Granary Cottage is the first property on this private driveway.
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