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3 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Corby Road, Bitchfield, Grantham NG33 4DU

Sold STC £155,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Rural location with stunning views
  • In need of some renovation/updating
  • Open plan living/dining/kitchen
  • 3 bedrooms
  • driveway for multiple vehicles and single garage
  • potential for extending with relevant permissions
  • No Chain
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Full description

Tenure: Freehold

With stunning views to the front and pasture to the rear, this home is begging for a family to breath new life into it for future generations. Opportunities like this don't arise often so if you're looking for the rural idyll, prepared for some work & want great transport links too - here it is!

This lovely 3 bedroom semi-detached home has been in the same family for many years. The current owner grew up here and leaves with a heavy heart. It now needs someone with vision to transform what is already an open plan configuration into something just a little more contemporary. Downstairs is a lovely long entrance hall with terracotta tiled flooring which spills over into an 'L shaped' living/dining/kitchen with chimneys at both ends, an open fire at one end and a multi fuel burner at the other. Into the 'L shape' we have a fitted kitchen. Step into the inner lobby which leads in turn to a second kitchen, a lengthy room which begs for some imagination and tlc to turn it into something special. Take the wooden staircase upwards to the first floor and encounter a modern bathroom with bath and shower over, and enjoy the original floorboards throughout, some of which are painted, and some which need a sand and varnish. Each bedroom has built in cupboards/wardrobes and offers staggering rural views. Watch out for those sunsets - they can be spectacular! The house is predominantly upvc double glazed and is offered for sale with no onward chain.

Bitchfield is a rural hamlet located just a few miles to the East of Grantham. It enjoys regular bus services to both Grantham and Stamford and is served by a local parish church. In the middle of gorgeous countryside, locals enjoy the extensive network of footpaths incorporating the Danelaw Way which leads in one direction to the popular Ingoldsby Wood. The footpath from Lower Bitchfield to Burton Coggles is particularly well worn at weekends leading as it does to the renowned Cholmeley Arms pub which offers celebrity chef cuisine and fare farmed from the local piggery

Full amenities are located in the nearby village of Corby Glen which offers shops, pubs, a doctors surgery, Primary and Secondary schools and other amenities. Grantham is only a 10 minute drive in the opposite direction and offers all the facilities you would expect from a market town including easy access to the A1 and the East Coast Main Line service to Kings Cross which gets you to the capital in 70 minutes.

This home includes:

  • Entrance Hall

    4.91m x 1.79m (8.7 sqm) - 16' 1" x 5' 10" (94 sqft)

    Entering via a UPVC front door this entrance has a delightful quarry tiled floor and a white painted wooden staircase leading to the upper floor. There is a modesty glazed window to the rear elevation and a sizeable understairs cupboard with shelving and its own small single glazed window to the rear. Interior wooden doors with georgian styled glazing lead into the kitchen/dining area.

  • Kitchen Diner

    5.56m x 4.48m (24.9 sqm) - 18' 2" x 14' 8" (268 sqft)

    This 'L shaped' room forms the heart of the home with a quarry tiled floor and multi fuel stove nestled in the chimney breast with its herringbone brick tiled surround and hearth. It enjoys staggering views to the front. The kitchen area has a range of wall & floor cupboards with pine doors, gloss worktops and a built in refridgerator, 4 ring electric hob and single oven with extractor over. Dark green ceramic tiles adorn the walls and there is a one and half bowl grey composite sink unit with single drainer beneath a window to the rear elevation.

  • Living Room

    3.64m x 3.04m (11 sqm) - 11' 11" x 9' 11" (119 sqft)

    Adjoining the kitchen/dining space this room enjoys the front elevation with iconic views across the fields to the hamlet of lower Bitchfield and its church spire. The chimney breast houses an open fire with a stone hearth and the floor boards hidden beneath the existing carpet are begging to be revealed

  • Rear Lobby

    2.76m x 0.97m (2.6 sqm) - 9' x 3' 2" (28 sqft)

    The rear lobby is the link between the main house and the second kitchen as evidenced by the exposed brick and render on the walls which are now painted a bright white. The floor is covered in a grey tiled effect vinyl and dark UPVC double patio doors lead to the rear courtyard. This leads to the

  • WC

    1.38m x 0.8m (1.1 sqm) - 4' 6" x 2' 7" (11 sqft)

    which has exposed painted brick walls and a concrete floor with a small window above

  • Kitchen

    4.96m x 2.23m (11 sqm) - 16' 3" x 7' 3" (119 sqft)

    A fully glazed wooden door with georgian style panes leads into the second kitchen. At the rear of the house, this room is fitted with some base cupboards, a stainless steel single drainer sink, worktops which are balancing over white goods and has a concrete floor and a window to the side elevation. This room needs imaginative re-development which could dramatically increase the living space and perhaps open up access to the rear garden with its own rural outlook

  • Landing

    2.74m x 1.79m (4.9 sqm) - 8' 11" x 5' 10" (52 sqft)

    A galleried landing with a window at the top of the stairs overlooking the rear and with lovely white painted floorboards. There is a small hatch in the ceiling giving access to a spacious loft with good headroom - a distinct possibility for conversion to additional living space subject to the relevant consents

  • Family Bathroom

    1.93m x 1.8m (3.4 sqm) - 6' 3" x 5' 10" (37 sqft)

    A contemporary room with a white suite including a bath with Mira electric shower over and a fitted shower screen, low level wc and wash hand basin. There is a large modesty window to the rear letting in lots of light and a double height airing cupboard fitted with shelving and an electric immersion heater. Pale grey ceramic tiles partially adorn the walls and also the floor

  • Master Bedroom

    4.22m x 3.64m (15.3 sqm) - 13' 10" x 11' 11" (165 sqft)

    Measured at its widest points, this room has a large window to the front elevation enjoying lovely views across the fields. There is a built in fitted wardrobe with louvred double doors and shelving in the alcove. The exposed floorboards have been painted around the edges

  • Bedroom (Double)

    3.65m x 3.3m (12 sqm) - 11' 11" x 10' 9" (129 sqft)

    Again measured at its widest points, this room also enjoys views to the front. It has a built in single wardrobe and exposed solid wooden floorboards

  • Bedroom (Single)

    2.93m x 2.18m (6.3 sqm) - 9' 7" x 7' 1" (68 sqft)

    The smaller of the three bedrooms and enjoying the rear elevation, it too has a sizeable built in wardrobe and a shelf on the wall. Sections of the wooden floor have been painted

  • Front Garden

    17m x 15m (255 sqm) - 55' 9" x 49' 2" (2744 sqft)

    Laid predominantly to lawn and bordered with shrubs, the front garden is mainly level and then slopes gradually down towards the road. It is bordered on all sides by picket fencing. Running alongside it is an extensive concrete driveway leading up to and beyond the house to the single garage. Two 5 barred gates signal entry to the property from the roadside.

  • Rear Garden

    17m x 15m (255 sqm) - 55' 9" x 49' 2" (2744 sqft)

    Again laid predominantly to lawn and bordered with shrubs and trees, the rear garden slopes gradually upward beyond the garage to its boundary with neighbouring fields. Hidden behind the garage is a grassy area currently hosting a table and chairs - a perfect and very private spot from which to enjoy those long summer afternoons

  • Single Garage

    7m x 5m (35 sqm) - 22' 11" x 16' 4" (376 sqft)

    Of concrete construction the garage has an up and over door, light and power and a window to the rear

  • Please note, all dimensions are approximate / maximums and should not be relied upon for the purposes of floor coverings.

Additional Information:

  • Council Tax:

    Band A

  • Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) Rating:

    Band F (21-38)

  • Service Included:

    Mains electricity and water (2 bills - please ask for details when viewing)
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