5 bedroom cottage for saleMeasham Road, Acresford, DE12 8AG
Sold STC £399,950
- Substantial Period Family Residence
- Four Bedrooms PLUS Separate 2 Storey ANNEXE
- Spacious Lounge and Dining Room
- Kitchen with Aga
- Utility Room
- Converted Loft Room + Annexe Bedroom
- Extensive Private Lawned Gardens
- Double Garage + Parking for Several Cars
- Popular Hamlet - Open Views
PROSPECT HOUSE 1905: A great opportunity to acquire a SUBSTANTIAL PERIOD HOME boasting spacious accommodation spread over three floors, and a SEPARATE TWO-STOREY ONE-BEDROOMED ANNEXE. The property is situated on the edge of the small hamlet of Acresford, and enjoys open countryside views and a good-sized private mature rear garden. There is gated off-road parking for several cars, and a double garage. A look inside this imposing home reveals, on the ground floor: an entrance porch with Minton tiled floor, a reception hall, spacious lounge with open fire place, a generous dining room with multi-fuel burner, a breakfast kitchen with oil-fired Aga range, a pantry, a utility room and a downstairs cloakroom/w.c. On the first floor: four bedrooms and a modern bathroom. Finally, on the second floor you'll find a newly-converted loft room. To the rear of the main house, there's a detached annexe with accommodation comprising: a lounge, second reception room, and a spiral staircase rising to the bedroom with adjoining dressing room. The annexe would be ideal for use as an office for someone working from home. We anticipate a great deal of interest in this individual character property and respectfully suggest viewing at your earliest convenience. 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.
Accommodation In Detail -
Entrance Porch - With attractive Minton tiled floor. A half glazed door opens into the:
Reception Hallway - With a tiled floor, central heating radiator, moulded cornice, a period-style wall light, stairs rising to the first floor. A UPVC double glazed side exit door to the garden. Pine panelled doors lead to the lounge, dining room and the breakfast kitchen.
Spacious Lounge - 16'6''x 14'6'' - The focal point of this good-sized living room is the ornate cast iron fire surround with open fire grate, decorative tiled inset and tiled hearth. Exposed varnished floorboards, deep skirting, a central heating radiator, fitted shelves in the alcoves, moulded cornice and decorative ceiling rose. A UPVC double glazed bay front window with roller blinds. Open views across the road. A UPVC double glazed window facing the garden.
Dining Room - 16'6''inc. bay x 13'3''min + cupboards - With a feature period slate fireplace incorporating a freestanding cast iron multi-fuel burner resting on a slate hearth. Full-height built-in cupboards either side of the chimney, exposed varnished floorboards, radiator, dado rail, moulded cornice and a UPVC double glazed bay front window.
Breakfast Kitchen - 18'4''x 10'2'max' - A good-sized kitchen fitted with a range of pine fronted base and drawer units and matching wall cupboards. There's a Rayburn range with pine plate rack over, an inset one and a half bowl sink and drainer, a freestanding four-ring ceramic hob with electric oven and overhead extractor hood. Space for a dishwasher, square-edged worktops with tiled splashbacks. Tiled floor, LED ceiling lights. Built-in full-height cupboards with shelves above. Dual-aspect UPVC double glazed windows to both sides. Pine doors to the utility room and the pantry.
Utility Room - 14'4''x 5'6'' - With an inset Belfast sink with mixer tap. Roll-edged worktops with tiled splashbacks. Spaces under the worktop for two electrical appliances. A built-in pine cupboard, radiator, tiled floor. A UPVC double glazed rear window and a side window. A stable-type exit door to the gravelled parking area and the annexe. A door to the cloakroom/w.c.
Walk-In Pantry - With fitted shelves, a light, tiled floor and a UPVC double glazed opaque side window.
Cloakroom / W.C. - Comprising: a wall-hung wash hand basin and a dual-flush toilet. A wall cupboard, tiled floor and part-tiled walls. A UPVC double glazed opaque side window.
First Floor Accommodation -
Landing - With doors leading to the bathroom and the bedrooms. A radiator, a UPVC double glazed side window, a UPVC double glazed rear window garden and a staircase leading to the converted loft on the second floor.
Bedroom One - 14'5''x 13'2'' - With a coved ceiling, radiator, halogen downlights, a front UPVC double glazed window and a side UPVC double glazed window.
Bedroom Two - 11'6''x 10'7'' - With a coved ceiling, LED downlights, built-in wardrobes, radiator and a front UPVC double glazed window.
Bedroom Three - 12'2''x 9'0'' - With LED downlights, radiator and a UPVC double glazed window overlooking the rear garden.
Bedroom Four - 10'7''x 6'8'' - With built-in cupboard / wardrobe, radiator and a UPVC double glazed front window.
Bathroom - 10'2''x 6'0'' - Fitted with a panelled bath, a mains-fed thermostatically-controlled shower over the bath, low-flush toilet and a pedestal wash hand basin. A chrome ladder towel rail, storage cupboard housing the hot water cylinder, electric shaver point, two glass shelves, wall-mounted mirror, fully tiled floor and walls, LED downlights and a UPVC double glazed opaque window.
Second Floor Accommodation -
Converted Loft Room - 9'1''x 8'7'' - With built-in shelving and drawers, a radiator, LED downlights and two Velux skylight windows.
Living Room - 13'0''x 12'1'' - With an electric storage radiator, a spiral staircase leading to the first floor accommodation, a door to the second reception room and two UPVC double glazed front windows.
Second Reception Room - 13'0''x 7'0'' - With an electric storage radiator and a large UPVC double glazed feature window.
Bedroom - 13'0''x 13'0''max to low eaves - With an electric storage radiator, an archway leading to the dressing room and two Velux skylight windows to the front and rear.
Dressing Room - 13'0''x 7'0'' - With an electric storage radiator and a UPVC double glazed side window.
Double Garage And Parking - 16'0''x 16'0''approx - With an up-and-over door and two side windows. There is off-road parking for several vehicles on the gravelled driveway to the side and rear of the property.
Extensive Lawned Garden - The extensive garden is mainly laid to lawn and has a separate paved and lawned area enclosed by picket fencing. There's a useful timber shed, an array of mature shrubs and trees, and open countryside views to the front and rear aspects. To the side of the annexe there's brick outbuilding housing the oil tanks.
Council Tax Band - The property is believed to be in council tax band:
And Finally... - A substantial period residence which is definitely worth viewing to fully appreciate the versatile accommodation on offer.
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 (a large white house) 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. 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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