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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Shortheath, Nr Moira, DE12 6BL

Sold STC £450,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Impressive Detached 4 Bed House
  • Idyllic Semi-Rural Setting
  • Circa 1 Acre of Thereabouts
  • Stunning 43ft (13m) Open Living Area
  • 18ft (5.6m) Breakfast Kitchen + Utility Room
  • 3 Bedrooms and En Suite on Ground Floor
  • Main Bedroom and 5-Piece Bathroom on 1st Floor
  • Double Garage and 30' x 20' Workshop
  • Extensive Gardens
  • Ample Parking EER 'E'

Full description

* THE PEAR TREE: A MOST IMPRESSIVELY EXTENDED FOUR-BEDROOMED DETACHED HOUSE nestled in a STUNNING SEMI-RURAL SETTING enjoying a private WOODLAND BACKDROP and a STREAM. There is also a useful 30ft. by 20ft. WORKSHOP, a DOUBLE GARAGE, extensive private lawned gardens and ample off-road parking for several vehicles. The plot measures approximately ONE ACRE or thereabouts. A feature of this spacious, highly individual family home, is the superb open-plan living area measuring almost 44ft. (13.4m) in length, and includes a coffee bar complete with a commercial coffee machine. Much of the ground floor accommodation benefits from attractive engineered oak flooring, and on this level there are three generous bedrooms (one with an en suite), a breakfast kitchen, utility room and a guest cloakroom/w.c. A contemporary-designed metal spiral staircase with beech wood steps rises to the first floor where you'll find the good-sized principal bedroom and the luxury five-piece bathroom. Outside, there is a long lawned garden to the side which includes a stream; and a raised patio to the rear which overlooks a backdrop of mature trees affording a high degree of privacy. Viewing of this unique property is enthusiastically recommended. NO UPWARD CHAIN.

The Location - SHORTHEATH is a small hamlet about three miles from the bustling market town of Ashby-de-la-Zouch. The property lies on the edge of the hamlet with open views to the front, and woodland to the rear. The nearby National Forest is easily accessible and provides many pleasant walks for visitors and local residents. The heart of the forest is the Conkers Visitors Centre which offers woodland walks and is a useful source of information on the local flora and fauna, and past history of the area.

Accommodation In Detail - Electrically-operated gates open onto an extensive Tarmac parking area leading to the double garage and the separate detached workshop. There is tall hedging to the front affording a high degree of privacy. A pathway with granite setts leads to the glazed front entrance door.

Entrance Lobby - With a quarry tiled floor, full-height timber double glazed window and door. A glazed door to the:

Cloakroom / W.C. - 6'1''x 5'10'' - With a wall-hung wash hand basin and dual-flush toilet, a ladder-style towel radiator, wall mirror, timber double glazed window and marble tiled flooring.

Spacious Open-Plan Living Area - 43'10''x 23'10''max - (11' 5" min), A large open-plan living room comprising a lounge area, a dining area and a general living area with a coffee bar. The focal point of the lounge area is the built-in wood-burning fire with a slate hearth and granite shelf. Engineered oak flooring which extends throughout the ground floor (except the kitchen and utility room), Eight double glazed windows facing all sides, halogen downlights, eight uplighters, seven central heating radiators, an alarm keypad, loft access, category 5 computer terminal, and ample space for a dining table and chairs. A full-height recessed cupboard, A semi-circular coffee bar with cupboards and a built-in fridge - the commercial coffee machine is included in the sale, A feature contemporary-style spiral metal staircase with beech wood steps rises to the principal bedroom and the family bathroom on the first floor. Pine panelled doors to the guest cloakroom/W.C., the utility room and bedrooms two, three and four. An open doorway to the breakfast kitchen.

Breakfast Kitchen - 18'7''x 13'0'' - Fitted with a range of birch-fronted base and drawer units with matching wall cupboards, frosted display cabinets and underlighting. Granite worktops, inset stainless steel one and a half bowl sink with water filter, inset into a grooved granite worktop with aluminium splashbacks. A freestanding five-burner stainless steel Britannia gas-fuelled range with electric fan ovens and a warming tray, stainless steel splashback and a stainless steel stylish extractor hood, A centre island with wood-block worktop, cupboards, an integrated fridge and dishwasher and a breakfast bar. Built-in bookshelves, LED ceiling lights, a feature window overlooking the backdrop of trees with a window seat and concealed radiator. Half glazed stable-type door to the sun terrace and private rear garden. Additional windows to both sides. Vinyl realistic wood-effect flooring.

Utility Room - 6'0''x 5'7'' - Fitted with full-height cupboards. The stacked washing machine and vented tumble dryer, and an upright fridge freezer are included in the sale, laminate flooring and a rear window.

Bedroom Two - 14'4''+ doorway x 10'0'' - Engineered oak flooring, two radiators, dual-aspect windows overlooking the woodland backdrop. A sliding door to the en suite.

Four-Piece En Suite Shower Room - 7'4''x 4'9'' - Comprising: a tiled corner shower cubicle with a mains-fed power shower, a pedestal wash hand basin, bidet and a low-flush toilet. Marble tiled floor, fully tiled walls, chrome ladder-style radiator and an extractor fan.

Bedroom Three - 17'0''inc. cupboards x 12'0'' - With a range of freestanding beech veneer cupboards to one wall. Engineered oak flooring, two radiators, low-voltage ceiling lights, telephone point, French windows to the side garden. A feature front window overlooking the countryside beyond.

Bedroom Four - 12'6''x 7'5'' - With engineered oak flooring, a central heating radiator and a double glazed side window.

First Floor Accommodation -

Landing - With a pine panelled door to the bathroom, and an open doorway to the bedroom.

Principal Bedroom - 16'4''x 15'4''max - (10' 11" min). With chestnut staves flooring, two radiators, access to under-eaves storage, and a useful door to a walk-in under-eaves storage cupboard. Double glazed windows to three sides - the front window enjoying commanding views of the surrounding countryside.

Five-Piece Luxury Family Bathroom - 16'5'to low evaves x 8'10''+ doorway - A good-sized family bathroom comprising: a large corner whirlpool bath, a built-in fully-tiled shower cubicle extractor fan with mains-fed power shower, a vanity wash hand basin with cupboards under, a wall-hung low-flush toilet and a wall-hung bidet. Mosaic tiled walls, a radiator, electric shaver point, extractor fan, a chrome heated towel rail, a wall mirror with lighting, chestnut flooring and a rear window.

Outside -

Front And Parking - The house and gardens are set in a plot approaching one acre or thereabouts. Electrically-operated timber gates open onto the Tarmac driveway offering off-road parking for several cars, and leading to the double garage and the workshop. There is also a pedestrian gate and granite sett pathway to the entrance door.

Double Garage - 19'0''x 19'0''approx - With a covered inspection pit, manual up and over door, roof storage, windows to each side, and a wood-burning stove.

Large Timber Workshop / Garage - 30'0''x 20'0'' - A detached, good-sized workshop with power and lighting and six window. The doors can be opened wide enough for a car.

Private Rear Garden - Accessed via a gate from the side of the garage. There's a raised sun terrace made of granite setts enjoying a backdrop of mature trees which afford a high degree of privacy. There is an extensive lawned area, a second paved patio area and an under-cover area. To the left hand side of the property there is a terraced garden area currently laid to lawn which has paving stones for a greenhouse, and has previously been used for growing vegetables.

Extensive Private Side Garden - To the right hand side of the property there is a long lawned garden with tall hedging to the road side, and mature woodland to the right. This leads to a small stream at the bottom of the garden.

And Finally... - A rare opportunity for the discerning purchaser to acquire a spacious individual dormer bungalow in this sought after area - nestled in a stunning semi-rural location with open countryside views to the front and woodland trees to the rear. Internal viewing is highly recommended. NO UPWARD CHAIN.

Council Tax Band - The property is in council tax band: 'E'.

How To Get There - From our NEWTON FALLOWELL office in the heart of ASHBY-DE-LA-ZOUCH: Turn left into Market Street. Straight across two mini-islands into Kilwardby Street. Continue up the hill and onwards through Shellbrook. Carry on for a mile or so to the Daybell roundabout and go straight on through the village. Go past the entrance (on the left) to Moira Furnace and, in 50 yards at the sharp right hand bend, continue straight on and under the brick railway bridge. In about 400 metres, you will pass the sign for Shortheath. The entrance to 185 is a short distance after the sign on the right hand side. Please note: There is NO 'For Sale' board outside the property POST CODE for SAT NAVS: DE12 6BL.

Please Note - SERVICES: All mains are connected - except gas and sewage. The central heating is oil-fired, and drainage is to a septic tank. 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. 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. TENURE: Freehold - with vacant possession on completion. Newton Fallowell recommend 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.

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