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4 bedroom character property for sale

Hill Road, Orston, Nottingham

Sold STC £725,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Grade II Listed Former Farmhouse
  • Considerable Character & Features
  • Four Generous Double Bedrooms
  • Three Spacious Receptions
  • Many Period Features
  • Total Plot Approaching 1 ACRE
  • Small Grassed Paddock
  • Delightful Formal Gardens
  • Generous Garaging & Parking
  • Highly Regarded Village Location

Full description

**GRADE II LISTED FORMER FARMHOUSE** **CONSIDERABLE CHARACTER & FEATURES** **FOUR GENEROUS DOUBLE BEDROOMS** **THREE SPACIOUS RECEPTIONS** **MANY PERIOD FEATURES** **TOTAL PLOT APPROACHING 1 ACRE** **SMALL GRASSED PADDOCK** **DELIGHTFUL FORMAL GARDENS** **GENEROUS GARAGING & PARKING** **HIGHLY REGARDED VILLAGE LOCATION**

We have pleasure in offering to the market this attractive Grade II Listed home reputed to be one of the oldest dwellings within this highly regarded and much sought after edge of Vale village.

The Gables offers a wealth of character and features expected from a property of its period and is particularly noted for its pretty curved Dutch gable and 17th century staircase, but also boasts high corniced ceilings, deep skirting and architraves, original sash windows and many period fireplaces. The versatile accommodation approaches 3000 sq ft and is perfect for families particularly making use of the local school's excellent reputation, but also the wonderful local community atmosphere.

The accommodation comprises of initial entrance vestibule leading into three well-proportioned receptions, dining kitchen with large walk-in pantry and larder, ground floor shower/cloakroom, additional spacious cloaks cupboard and useful laundry room. The impressive wide tread staircase with half-landing and sash window overlooking the rear garden and paddock, rises to the first floor landing which in turn leads to four generous double bedrooms all offering their own elements of character with attractive fireplaces, spacious main bathroom and first floor cloakroom.

Despite its level of accommodation The Gables offers a lovely homely atmosphere and has been well maintained over the years.

The property occupies a stunning established plot which in total approaches 1 ACRE with more formal gardens lying to north and westerly aspects including a productive vegetable garden and small grass holding paddock which can be approached by foot via The Gables own gardens but also has its own vehicular access on Hill Road.

In addition there are two driveways, one leading on to a pleasant enclosed courtyard where there is a single garage and useful brick outbuildings, with the main detached double garage and workshop located at the foot of the garden all situated within walking distance to the heart of the village.

Overall viewing comes highly recommended to appreciate this beautiful and unique period home.

The village of Orston has a highly regarded primary school, delicatessen and pub and is located just off the A52 between the market town of Bingham and the village of Bottesford where there are further amenities including secondary schooling, shops and restaurants, doctors and dentists. The village is convenient for the A52 and A46 providing good access to the cities of Nottingham and Leicester. There is a railway station just outside the village linking to Grantham and Nottingham and from Grantham there is a high speed train to King's Cross in just over an hour.

AN ATTRACTIVE PERIOD WROUGHT IRON PORTICO PROVIDES A USEFUL COVERED STORM ENTRANCE WITH FLAGSTONE STEP, WALL LANTERN AND TIMBER MULTI-PANE DOOR GIVING ACCESS THROUGH INTO THE:

Entrance Hall - 6.40m max x 4.32m max (21'0 max x 14'2 max) - A well proportioned initial entrance vestibule having attractive wide tread period staircase with half landing and sash window overlooking the rear garden, deep skirting, central heating radiator.

Cloakroom - 2.54m x 1.40m (8'4 x 4'7) - Having ample cloaks hanging area, ceiling light point and door leading through into:

Drawing Room - 5.61m x 4.65m (18'5 x 15'3) - An attractive room offering a great deal of character with high heavily beamed ceiling and dual aspect, the focal point of the room being a chimney breast with exposed brick fireplace, quarry tiled hearth and open grate, alcoves to either side with built in dresser unit and low level storage cupboard, deep skirting, central heating radiator, multi-pane window overlooking the front garden and large sash window with original shutters overlooking the rear.

Sitting Room - 4.90m x 4.67m (16'1 x 15'4) - A further well proportioned reception having large sash window overlooking the rear garden, chimney breast with exposed brick fireplace, quarry tiled hearth and inset open grate, shelved alcoves to either side, deep skirting, two central heating radiators and sash window with shutters to the rear.

Shower Room - 2.90m x 2.51m (9'6 x 8'3) - Having shower enclosure with chrome surround, wall mounted Mira shower mixer with independent handset over, close coupled wc, Heritage wash basin with chrome taps, tiled splashback, deep skirting, central heating radiator, exposed beams to the ceiling and sash window to the front.

Dining Room - 5.41m max x 3.89m (17'9 max x 12'9) - A well proportioned reception located adjacent to the kitchen therefore making an excellent formal dining space, overlooking the courtyard garden to the rear. Having high ceiling with exposed beams, chimney breast with exposed brick fireplace, quarry tiled hearth, built-in glazed display cabinets to the side, central heating radiator, multi-pane sash window and door giving access through into:

Dining Kitchen - 4.39m x 3.66m (14'5 x 12'0) - Large enough to accommodate a breakfast table or small dining table, fitted with a generous range of oak fronted wall, base and drawer units, glass fronted display cabinets, granite work surfaces, inset sink and drainer unit with chrome swan neck mixer tap, granite splashbacks. Integrated appliances include Miele ceramic hob and Siemens single oven, plumbing for dishwasher, exposed beams to the ceiling, central heating radiator, tiled floor, multi-pane window and external door leading out into the rear courtyard. A further multi-pane door gives access through into:

Secondary Entrance Hall - 1.91m x 1.07m (6'3 x 3'6) - Giving access out into the garden as well as a secondary stairwell. A further door gives access into a large:

Cellar - 4.22m x 1.83m (13'10" x 6'0") - A useful space creating a great deal of storage with original brick thralls, part-pitched ceiling with exposed purlin, window to the side.

Leading off the kitchen is a large:

Walk-In Pantry - 4.42m x 2.26m (14'6 x 7'5) - Providing an excellent level of storage with a generous level of shelving, built-in cupboard, low level brick thrall, ceiling light point, electrical consumer unit, multi-pane window.

RETURNING TO THE INITIAL ENTRANCE HALL, AN ATTRACTIVE PERIOD STAIRCASE WITH HALF-LANDING, CENTRAL HEATING RADIATOR AND SASH WINDOW TO THE REAR, RISES TO THE FIRST FLOOR:

Split Level Landing - Having exposed beams to the ceiling, access to attic space and doors leading to:

Bedroom 1 - 5.66m x 4.70m (18'7 x 15'5) - A generous double bedroom affording a delightful aspect into the rear garden and paddock beyond. The focal point of the room being the chimney breast with period fire surround and mantle with inset cast-iron fireplace, alcoves to either side, one of which houses a built-in vanity unit with wash basin, built-in wardrobes with overhead storage cupboards, two central heating radiators, sash window to the rear.

Bedroom 2 - 5.00m x 4.70m (16'5 x 15'5) - Affording an attractive aspect into the rear garden with the main feature being a beautiful period fireplace with alcoves to either side, built-in wardrobe with overhead storage cupboard, two central heating radiators, sash window to the rear elevations.

Bedroom 3 - 5.49m x 3.91m (18'0 x 12'10) - A generous double bedroom having chimney breast with attractive period fireplace, alcoves to the side, one of which has a built-in cupboard, pedestal wash hand basin with vanity unit over, picture rail, central heating radiator, sash window.

Bathroom - 3.84m x 3.68m (12'7 x 12'1) - A well-proportioned family bathroom overlooking the main garden, having a white suite comprising of enamel bath with chrome mixer tap and integrated shower handset, close coupled wc, pedestal wash hand basin with chrome taps, tiled splashbacks, chimney breast with attractive period fireplace and surround, built-in airing cupboard to the side which houses the hot water cylinder, picture rail, central heating radiator, sash window with attractive elevated views into the village.

Separate Wc - 1.42m x 1.17m (4'8 x 3'10) - Having low flush wc, wall light point, windows to the side.

FROM THE MAIN LANDING, A DOORWAY GIVES ACCESS THROUGH INTO AN:

Inner Landing - With split level staircase giving access to:

Bedroom 4 - 4.50m max x 3.73m (14'9 max x 12'3) - A well-proportioned double bedroom, having chimney breast with built-in bookcase to the side, pedestal wash hand basin with chrome taps, central heating radiator, multi-pane window.

The inner landing leads onto a secondary staircase which descends to the ground floor rear entrance hall and has a:

Hanging Galleried Area - 1.83m x 1.40m (6'0 x 4'7) - Providing useful elevated storage space, having exposed purlin and window to the side.

RETURNING TO THE MAIN LANDING A STAIRCASE RISES TO AN:

Attic Room - 6.10m x 3.61m (20'0 x 11'10) - A useful space situated in the eaves and currently utilised as storage but clearly offers great potential for additional accommodation. Having access into two further loft voids, attractive exposed timbers and sliding sash window to the gable end.

Exterior - The Gables occupies a stunning established and generous plot situated within walking distance of the heart of this highly regarded village with gardens in the main sweeping from the north to westerly elevations. Offering a generous size of mainly lawned formal gardens which extend to approximately 0.5 ACRES, within which is a productive vegetable garden, beautifully established and well stocked providing an excellent outdoor space and to the westerly elevation is an attractive terrace which catches the sun and overlooks the property's own paddock as well as the beautiful rear elevation of the property with its mature wisteria. Directly to the rear of the formal gardens is access to a holding paddock with its own entrance off Hill Road approaching approximately 0.4 ACRES.



Main Garage/Barn - 8.15m(max) x 6.50m (max) (26'9"(max) x 21'4" (max) - Situated to the north of the plot and providing a generous level of secure parking and workshop space and, subject to necessary consent, may offer further potential.
Additional attached workshop, which can be accessed via the garage or separate external doors. 14'2 x 11'0"

Courtyard - To the easterly side of The Gables is a secondary gated access which provides additional off road parking in a courtyard setting and also provides access to a single garage and useful brick outbuildings and access into the:

Laundry/Boiler Room - 4.22m x 3.35m (13'10 x 11'0) - Attached to the side of the kitchen, having vaulted ceiling, exposed timbers, power and light, Belfast sink with hot and cold water, plumbing for washing machine, also houses the Gloworm gas central heating boiler.







Council Tax Band - Rushcliffe Borough Council - Tax Band G


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