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2 bedroom cottage for sale

Measham Road, Acresford

Sold STC £165,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Charming Character Period Home
  • Former Brewery Workers' Cottages
  • Two Bedrooms
  • Edge of Village
  • Open Plan Beamed Lounge/Diner
  • 15ft Fitted Kitchen
  • Refitted Bathroom
  • Conservatory
  • Open Views
  • No Chain

Full description

SUNNYSIDE: A charming character cottage with a lovely beamed open plan lounge/diner, a conservatory to the rear, a low-maintenance garden and a separate woodland area belonging to the property. Formerly workers' cottages for the local brewery, this good-sized period home enjoys a superb edge of village location with open views to the front and is well-presented throughout. Take a look inside and you'll find: a lounge/diner almost 23ft in length with a period range cooker, a 16ft fitted kitchen, UPVC double glazed conservatory, two bedrooms and a refitted bathroom. There's a courtyard rear garden and the delightful wooded area close-by is part of the property and a real bonus. Ideal for a first-time buyer or someone looking to move from the town or city to a pleasant village location. Off-road parking for two cars. Viewing recommended! NO UPWARD CHAIN.

The Location - Acresford - a mile from Donsithorpe, and within easy access of the A444 Junction 11 of the M42 motorway. Several Midland towns and cities are within commuting distance of the property including: Nottingham, Derby, Leicester, Coventry and Birmingham. The East Midlands airport at Castle Donington and the Birmingham International airport can both be reached within 30-40 minutes.

Landing - With a UPVC double glazed side window. New oak doors to the two bedrooms and the shower room. The rooms on this floor have been replastered and have new ceilings.

Bedroom One - 11'9'' x 11'0'' - A well-proportioned main bedroom with a central heating radiator and an oak door to a useful walk-in storage cupboard. A UPVC double glazed window enjoying front views towards open countryside.

Bedroom Two - 10'4''max x 7'7''max - With a central heating radiator and a UPVC double glazed rear window overlooking the low-maintenance paved rear garden, and the extensive lawned area belonging to the neighbouring property. (The woodland area owned by this property leads off this lawned area to the right hand side).

Stylish Refitted Bathroom - 7'5'' x 7'3'' - Comprising: a panelled bath (panel to be fitted) with end chrome mixer tap, a tiled corner shower with mains-fed rainforest showerhead, wash hand basin and a low-flush toilet with concealed cistern. Vinyl wood-effect flooring, a chrome heated ladder towel radiator, a mirrored wall cabinet, tiled walls, recessed LED ceiling lights and a UPVC double glazed opaque rear window.

Outside -

Front Garden - Parking - There is a gravelled driveway which offers off-road parking for two cars. An open aspect looking towards fields. A timber gate leads to the:

Low-Maintenance Courtyard Garden - There is a paved low-maintenance garden to the rear which is enclosed by timber fencing. A gate gives right of access across a public bridal path and through the extensive lawned area to the rear (owned by the neighbouring property) to the woodlands area on the far right hand side which is owned by this property.

Delightful Private Woodland Area - Separate from the cottage, is this superb woodland area - an ideal location to relax and enjoy the wildlife.



About The Cottage - SUNNYSIDE: A charming character cottage with a lovely beamed open plan lounge/diner, a conservatory to the rear, a low-maintenance garden and a separate woodland area belonging to the property. Formerly workers' cottages for the local brewery, this good-sized period home enjoys a superb edge of village location with open views to the front and is well-presented throughout. Take a look inside and you'll find: a lounge/diner almost 23ft in length with a period range cooker, a 16ft fitted kitchen, UPVC double glazed conservatory, two bedrooms and a refitted bathroom. There's a courtyard rear garden and the delightful wooded area close-by is part of the property and a real bonus. Ideal for a first-time buyer or someone looking to move from the town or city to a pleasant village location. Off-road parking for two cars. Viewing recommended! NO UPWARD CHAIN.

And Finally... - Sunnyside: A lovely good-sized character cottage with its own woodland area to the rear. Viewing recommended! NO UPWARD CHAIN.

Council Tax Band - Council Tax Band: 'A'.

How To Get There - From our NEWTON FALLOWELL office in the heart of ASHBY-DE-LA-ZOUCH: Turn left into Market Street, and turn left into Bath Street. In a few hundred yards, turn right into Willesley Road signposted to Donisthorpe. Continue for approx two miles into Donisthorpe. Go straight through the village and follow the road into Acresford. At the far side of the village, turn right at the first crossroads into Measham Road. The property can be found in a short distance on the right (before the A444) - identified by our 'For Sale' board. POST CODE for SAT NAVS: DE12 8AJ.

Please Note: - SERVICES: All mains are connected - except gas. The central heating is oil-fired. 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.

Accommodation In Detail - Draft - The cottage has an open aspect to the front with open fields. There's a lawn to the front and a gravelled area which offers off-road parking for two cars.

Canopied Porch - With an exterior lantern lamp. A half-glazed opaque UPVC wood-style entrance door opens into the:

Superb Open Plan Lounge / Diner - 22'7'' x 15'9''max - The lounge and former scullery have been combined to provide a good-sized room with exposed beams to the ceiling and a feature period range. There is also a second fireplace with dark wood surround and space for an electric fire. Three double central heating radiators, ceramic tiled flooring throughout, TV point (and satellite dish), high-level meter cupboard and stairs off to the first floor accommodation. A UPVC double glazed bow front window with views across the road towards open countryside. Two side windows and a multi-paned glazed exit door to the rear low-maintenance courtyard garden. A decorative opaque half-glazed door leads to the kitchen.



Beamed Cottage-Style Kitchen - 15'10'' x 8'2'' - Fitted with a range of base and drawer units and matching wall cupboards including glass-fronted display cabinets and a built-in plate rack. There's an inset one and a half bowl stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap, an inset stainless steel four-ring electric hob and built-in electric oven/grill. Tiled splashbacks and complementary roll-edged worktops. A Worcester floorstanding oil-fired boiler, washing machine behind doors, an integrated dishwasher, space for two further electrical appliances, beamed ceiling and a central heating radiator. A UPVC double glazed window to both sides, and a half-glazed side exit door. A door to the conservatory.

Conservatory - 9'2'' x 7'4'' - Constructed with a brick base, dark wood-style UPVC double glazed windows and doors and a polycarbonate roof. Laminate flooring, built-in air conditioning unit, halogen ceiling lights and power points. Twin exit doors to the paved rear garden. Returning to the lounge, a spindled staircase rises to the first floor accommodation.

First Floor Accommodation -


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