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4 bedroom character property for sale

Smisby, Derbyshire, LE65

Guide Price £515,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Character Cottage
  • Delightful Location
  • Three Reception Rooms
  • Four Bedrooms
  • Versatile Accommodation
  • South Facing Gardens
  • Ample Parking And Garage
  • Energy Rating - F

Full description

This character cottage, developed and refurbished from former outbuildings, retains many original features, accommodation in brief comprises: dining hall with open grate and oak floor, beamed sitting room with log burner, large open-plan 18' dining kitchen, separate office/playroom, utility room and separate WC. Principal staircase leads to the first floor landing, master bedroom with vaulted ceiling and mezzanine floor above, together with en-suite shower room/WC, two further bedrooms and family bathroom/WC. Second staircase leads to guest annex with matching mezzanine level above. Outside: integral garage, landscaped gardens to front and south-facing rear gardens, ample off-street parking and garage.

Location - Located at the heart of this popular South Derbyshire village, ideal for commuting with access via the A42 dual carriageway to the M1 motorway corridor, East Midlands conurbations and Birmingham. The nearby market town of Ashby de la Zouch is within a few minutes travelling and provides excellent amenities, shops, schools and supermarkets.

Ground Floor -

Entrance - Half panelled glazed entrance door to dining hall.

Dining Hall - 4.10m x 3.94m - The focal point of the room is the open grate fireplace with a quarry tiled hearth and polished oak flooring with mat well. Ceiling beams, three wall light points, telephone point, radiator and a multi paned window to the front elevation.



Sitting Room - 5.40m x 4.70m - The focal point of the room is the stone fire surround with a quarry tiled hearth and Cotswold multi-fuel burner. Exposed ceiling beams, two wall light points, TV aerial point, telephone point and multi-paned windows to the front and rear elevations. Half panel glazed door to the front elevation and further French doors onto the rear south-facing patio and gardens.



Office/Playroom - 4.20m x 3.10m - With laminate floor, radiator and a multi-paned window overlooking rear south-facing gardens.

Living Kitchen - 5.40m x 5.00m - A light and spacious room with exposed beams and polished slate effect tiled floor. A range of cream country style units with base cupboards and drawers incorporating integrated fridge unit and Smeg dishwasher, work-top with tiled splash-back and matching eye level wall cabinets incorporating coving and cornice work with concealed over counter lighting, plate racks and glass display cabinet. Wood block sink unit with drainer, Victorian style brass mixer tap over and Belfast sink unit. Corner carousel units, further granite topped base units with recess for cooker range. Built-in antique pine dresser unit, radiator and a large under-stairs store cupboard with vinyl flooring and a TV point. Multi-paned windows to the side elevation and half panel glazed door to south-facing rear patio and gardens.



Utility Room - 3.40m x 1.80m - Fitted with work-top having base cupboard below and under-counter space and plumbing for an automatic washing machine. Matching eye level wall cabinet, inset stainless steel sink unit and drainer with a mixer tap over, further space for fridge and freezer, loft space and multi-paned window overlooking gardens.

Separate Wc - Fitted with a two-piece suite comprising low level WC, wall mounted wash hand basin, exposed ceiling beams, radiator and multi-paned window to the side elevation.

First Floor Accommodation - From the dining hall, an enclosed staircase with latch door leads to the first floor landing.

Landing - With radiator, airing cupboard, loft access and window to the side elevation.

Master Bedroom - 5.20m x 4.90m - A magnificent light and spacious room with a vaulted ceiling having a wealth of exposed beams and mezzanine level over, accessed via a traditional open tread timber staircase. Built-in pine double door wardrobes, TV aerial point/Sky feed socket and radiator. Double glazed roof lights with multi-paned windows to both front and rear elevations. Double doors off to en-suite shower room/WC.

En-Suite Shower/Wc - Fitted with a three-piece suite comprising twin glazed entry, fully tiled shower cubicle with a Triton power shower unit. Pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, electric shaver point, extractor fan, half tiled walls and splash-backs.

Bedroom Two - 5.36m x 4.00m - With decorative Victorian fireplace, radiator, bed head light switch, TV point, bulk head storage cupboard and a multi-paned window to the front elevation.

Bedroom Three - 3.80m x 2.52m - With a radiator and multi-paned windows overlooking the side elevation.

Family Bathroom/Wc - Fitted with a four piece Victorian style suite comprising corner panelled bath with Victorian effect mixer tap and shower head over. Glazed entry fully tiled Mira power shower unit served by a pump in the airing cupboard. Victorian effect sink with matching taps and low level WC. Half tiled walls and splash-backs, extractor fan, radiator and a window to the side elevation.

Guest Bedroom/Studio - 5.18m x 3.54m - plus mezzanine
From the sitting room, an enclosed latched door second staircase rises to the guest bedroom/studio
Enjoying a vaulted ceiling with exposed principal purlins and with the added advantage of a mezzanine bed level. This room has a night storage heater, telephone point and windows overlooking the south-facing rear gardens.

Outside - The property is set back from the road behind a low level brick wall with a large open block brick driveway and turning apron. Front lawns with mature hedging incorporate specimen trees, floral beds and borders. There is an outdoor tap and gated access to the side elevation over a shared driveway, which in turn leads to the rear gardens.

Integral Garage - 5.20m x 3.50m - Former farm buildings incorporate double wooden arched entrance doors, block brick flooring, light power supplies and a personnel door to the rear elevation.

Rear Garden - The rear gardens are a particular feature, benefiting from a southerly aspect. Laid to lawn with established shrub, specimen tree beds and borders together with a large paved patio (ideal for outdoor dining). The rear elevation benefits from a walled garden incorporating outdoor lighting and a water supply.





Viewing - Strictly by prior appointment via the agents Howkins and Harrison on 01827 718021.

Local Authority - South Derbyshire Council - 01283 595795

Council Tax - Band - D

Floorplan -

Fixtures And Fittings - Only those items in the nature of fixtures and fittings mentioned in these particulars are included in the sale. Other items are specifically excluded. None of the appliances have been tested by the agents and they are not certified or warranted in any way.

Services - None of the services have been tested and purchasers should note that it is their specific responsibility to make their own enquiries of the appropriate authorities as to the location, adequacy and availability of mains water, electricity, gas and drainage services.

Additional Services - Do you have a house to sell? Howkins and Harrison offer a professional service to home owners throughout the Midlands region. Call us today for a Free Valuation and details of our services with no obligation whatsoever.


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05 May 2016

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