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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Burton Road, Ashby-De-La-Zouch LE65 2LL

Guide Price £650,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Substantial Impressive Victorian Family Residence
  • Four Bedrooms + Separate One-Bedroomed Annexe
  • Tastefully and Sympathetically Upgraded - Character Features
  • Reception Hall with Minton Tiled Floor and Stained Glass
  • Sitting Room
  • Lounge
  • Dining Room
  • Conservatory
  • Refitted Breakfast Kitchen
  • Utility Room

Full description

DUDLEY HOUSE: A RARE OPPORTUNITY TO PURCHASE A SUBSTANTIAL LATE-VICTORIAN FAMILY HOME - TASTEFULLY and SYMPATHETICALLY UPGRADED and conveniently located for the town centre. There is also a separate one-bedroomed annexe to the rear of the property - ideal for a dependent relative, teenager or for use as an office for someone running a business from home. There is also off-road parking to the front and rear providing space for six cars. Believed to have been built in the late-1870s, this imposing period home boasts well-proportioned accommodation and has been superbly upgraded by the present owners over the past five years. It successfully retains many original features including Minton tiled flooring, stained glass windows, sash windows, cornice and picture rails. The versatile accommodation briefly comprises: a pillaried entrance porch, inner porch, reception hallway, sitting room, lounge, refitted breakfast kitchen, utility room, cloakroom/w.c., dining room, conservatory, four bedrooms and a spacious refitted family bathroom. Outside, there's a good-sized mature private garden which includes a useful brick outbuilding and a separate detached two-storey, one-bedroomed annexe with a lounge and kitchen. Early viewing of this magnificent family home is enthusiastically recommended.

The Location - The ancient, historic market town of Ashby (with its famous 12th century castle) almost certainly dates back to Roman times. Later, in the early 19th century, it became a spa town. Many of the Georgian-style buildings that you now see were built to accommodate visitors to the Baths. Today, Ashby de la Zouch is a thriving and bustling town within the National Forest and enjoys a wide range of good shops, schools, pubs, churches and local amenities. The nearby M42 motorway gives easy access to the M1, M5 and M6 and many other Midland towns and cities. The town is also convenient for the international airports at Nottingham East Midlands and Birmingham.

Accommodation In Detail - The house is located about half a mile from the town centre and is set back from the road behind a tall shrubbery planted with mature trees and shrubs affording a degree of privacy. There is parking on the front driveway for up to three cars. Additional off-road parking for a further three cars is available to the rear of the property next to the detached one-bedroomed annexe.

Pillaried Entrance Porch - With an overhead light. An attractive half-glazed leaded stained glass door with matching fan light opens into the:

Reception Hallway - With Minton tiled flooring, lincrusta embossed wallpaper to the lower walls, dado rail, stairs rising to the first floor, two central heating radiators, a storage cupboard with shelves, and wood panelled doors leading to the sitting room, the lounge, breakfast room, dining room and inner passageway.

Sitting Room - 16'6''inc. bay x 13'6''max - The focal point of this fine living room is the feature pine fire surround incorporating a cast iron open fireplace (working chimney) with floral tiled inset and granite-style hearth. Exposed waxed pine floorboards, moulded cornice, picture rail and decorative ceiling rose. A radiator, TV and telephone points and a square-bay double glazed front window.

Lounge - 15'0''max x 13'2'' - With a pine fire surround incorporating a cast iron coal-effect gas fire with floral tiled inset and granite-style hearth. Moulded cornice, picture rail, decorative ceiling rose, radiator, TV aerial point and two wooden front windows with secondary glazing.

Dining Room - 12'5''x 10'8'' - With engineered oak flooring. A pine fire surround incorporating a cast iron coal-effect gas fire with floral tiled inset and granite-style hearth. Picture rail, a radiator, sash window to the inner passageway and a multi-paned door and window to the conservatory.

Refitted Breakfast Kitchen - 13'0''x 11'2'' - Refitted with a range of high-gloss base and drawer units and matching wall cupboards. There's an inset one and a half bowl sink and drainer with mixer tap, a superb freestanding six-burner gas cooker with electric ovens, glass splashback and overhead stainless steel chimney extractor hood. A built-in breakfast bar, space and plumbing for a dishwasher, granite worktops and upstands, LED plinth floor level coloured lighting, tiled floor, halogen recessed downlights and three UPVC sash windows overlooking the private rear garden. A door to the utility room.

Utility Room - Fitted with high-gloss units and a stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap. Spaces for a washing machine and a stacked dryer, and an American-style fridge/freezer in a recess. A louvre-doored cupboard housing the Worcester Bosch floor standing gas combi boiler, an under-stairs storage space, tiled floor, a sash-style window and a half-glazed opaque side exit door.

Inner Lobby - With a half-glazed leaded stained glass door to the:

Conservatory - 15'6''max x 10'0''average - A P-shaped room enjoying lovely views over the private rear garden - constructed with a brick plinth base, UPVC double glazed windows and doors, and a polycarbonate roof. A tiled floor, central heating radiator, power points and lighting. An exit door to the garden, and an internal door to the inner passageway.

Cloakroom / W.C. - Comprising: a pedestal wash hand basin and a dual-flush toilet. A radiator, tiled floor, dado rail and a single-glazed opaque rear window.

Inner Passageway - With a large roof skylight, radiator, dado rail, built-in cupboard for coats, door to the integral garage, and a door to a small walk-in storage room with radiator and shelves. A door to the:

First Floor Accommodation -

Galleried Landing - With a double central heating radiator, dado rail, loft access hatch and glazed windows to both side elevations. Wood panelled doors leading to the four bedrooms and the family bathroom.

Bedroom One - 17'2''x 13'4'' - With a cast iron period fireplace (for display only), laminate pine flooring, and dual-aspect sash windows with secondary glazing to the front and side elevations. TV point, double central heating radiator, picture rail and a wood panelled door leading to the en suite.

En Suite Bathroom - 11'4''x 6'9'' - Comprising: a panelled bath with an end chrome mixer tap and shower attachment, two stylish wash basins supported on wooden feet, mixer taps and tiled splashbacks. A low-flush toilet, LED downlights, tile-effect flooring, heated towel radiator, extractor fan and a half opaque sash window to the front elevation.

Bedroom Two - 12'3''x 13'2'' - With a period cast iron fireplace (sealed), double central heating radiator, laminate oak-style flooring, picture rail and two front windows with secondary glazing.

Bedroom Three - 12'4''x 11'3'' - With a cast iron period-style fireplace, laminate flooring, double central heating radiator and two sash windows to the rear elevation overlooking the mature garden.

Bedroom Four - 9'8''x 8'1'' - Fitted with built-in wardrobes with bi-fold doors, wall lights, central heating radiator and a sash window to the rear elevation.

Spacious Refitted Family Bathroom - 13'1''x 10'8'' - A large four-piece family bathroom comprising: a freestanding roll-top bath with claw feet, centre chrome mixer tap and shower attachment. A tiled corner shower cubicle with a mains -fed shower, low-flush toilet and two pedestal wash basins with hot and cold taps. Two contemporary-style radiators, part-tiled walls, tile-effect laminate flooring and LED downlights. A period cast iron fireplace with a tiled inset. An extractor fan and two double glazed opaque sliding windows.

Front And Parking - The substantial property is set back from the road behind a mature shrubbery - affording a degree of privacy. There is space here to park up to three cars. three further parking spaces are available to the rear.

Large Wide Garage - With an electrically-operated roller door, power and lighting. An internal rear door leads to the inner passageway of the house.

Rear Garden - The property enjoys a good-sized private rear garden with an extensive lawned area, raised timber decked area, a woodland area and a side courtyard paved with blue bricks. At the bottom of the garden you'll find the separate detached one-bedroomed, two-storey annexe and further off-road parking.

Brick Outbuilding - 15'5''x 5'6'' - Recently re-roofed. An extra room suggesting a variety of possible uses. With a vaulted ceiling, power points, lighting and a UPVC double glazed rear window. There's a separate log store at one end.

Detached One-Bedroomed / Two-Storey Annexe - The detached brick-built annexe (formerly the coach house) has accommodation on two floors - a kitchen and living area on the ground floor, and a bedroom and shower room on the first floor. Enter via a UPVC double glazed wood-effect French door into the KITCHEN (10' 9'' x 9' 2'' (3.27m x 2.79m) Fitted with base units and roll-edge laminate worktops, a stainless steel circular sink and a matching drainer. Electric heaters, oak-style laminate flooring and an internal door to a useful under-stairs storage cupboard. An open arch into the LIVING AREA 13' 2'' x 10' 9'' (4.01m x 3.27m) TV point, oak-style laminate flooring, electric heaters, UPVC double glazed window and a UPVC double glazed door leading to the rear patio area. To the first floor accommodation, the BEDROOM 21' 3'' x 13' 5'' (6.47m max x 4.09m) offers oak-style laminate flooring, an electric heater, TV point, smoke alarm and UPVC double glazed windows to both side elevations. A door to the SHOWER ROOM (6' 1'' x 4' 8'' (1.85m x 1.42m) An electric Triton shower, pedestal wash basin with mixer taps, oak-style laminate flooring and tiled splashbacks. A TOILET 3' 3'' x 3' 0'' (0.99m x 0.91m) with a dual-flush toilet and an extractor fan.

Additional Parking To The Rear - A shared access gravelled driveway leads from the main road at the front of the property to the rear where you'll find tall wooden gates opening into an additional parking area for a further three cars. There is separate access here to the one-bedroomed, two-storey annexe at the bottom of the garden.

And Finally... - A substantial and imposing late-Victorian family residence. Early viewing is respectfully suggested.

Council Tax Band - To be confirmed...

How To Get There - From our NEWTON FALLOWELL office in the heart of ASHBY-DE-LA-ZOUCH: Turn left into Market Street. Turn right at the first mini-island into Derby Road and go past the supermarket. At the next mini-island, take the first turning left onto Burton Road. Continue up the hill. The property can be found in a short distance on the right (just past Hill Street on the left) - identified by our 'For Sale' board. POST CODE for SAT NAVS: LE65 2LL.

Please Note - SERVICES: All mains are connected. The services, systems and appliances listed in this specification have not been tested by Newton Fallowell and no guarantee as to their operating ability or their efficiency can be given. TENURE: Freehold - with vacant possession on completion. Newton Fallowell recommends that purchasers satisfy themselves as to the tenure of this property and we recommend they consult a legal representative such as a solicitor appointed in their purchase. MEASUREMENTS: Please note that room sizes are quoted in metres to the nearest tenth of a metre measured from wall to wall. The imperial equivalent is included as an approximate guide for applicants not fully conversant with the metric system. Room measurements are included as a guide to room sizes and are not intended to be used when ordering carpets or flooring. VIEWING: By strict appointment through the selling agent. DISCLAIMER: The details contained within these sales particulars are based on information supplied by the vendor and have not been verified by the agent.


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