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2 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Rose Lane, Ticknall DE73 7JW

Offers in Excess of £300,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Two-Bedroomed Mews House
  • Superb Breakfast Kitchen
  • Cloakroom/W.C. | Utility
  • Dining Room
  • Bed 1 with En Suite Bathroom
  • Covered Car Port
  • Walled Courtyard Garden
  • Secluded Village Position
  • Viewing Essential!
  • EER: C

Full description

OCTOBER HOUSE: Tastefully and sympathetically converted from former stables in the late 1980s, this delightful two-bedroomed mews house was fully upgraded in 2012 and now boasts a superb new kitchen, a cloakroom/w.c., refitted stylish en suite bathroom on the ground floor, and a refitted contemporary-style en suite shower room on the first floor. The well-proportioned character home once formed part of the Harper Crewe Estate and includes a downstairs reception room and a spacious first-floor lounge. There's a private low-maintenance courtyard-style south-facing garden to the side, a small lawned garden to the front of the property and a covered two-car carport (shared with the neighbouring property). Most of the windows have been replaced with double glazed Idigbo hardwood units. All the window blinds in the property are included in the sale. The mews property enjoys a tucked-away village location and must be viewed to fully appreciate the lovely setting.

The Location - TICKNALL, situated midway between the market towns of Melbourne and Ashby-de-la-Zouch, is a much sought after place to live. The village is a convenient base from which to enjoy many popular country pursuits including walking, horse riding, golf and fishing. The grounds to Calke Abbey and Park (owned by the National Trust) are within walking distance just down the road. There is an excellent pub/restaurant and village shop five minutes' walk away. There are several fine educational establishments in the area including Foremark and Repton schools, and Dame Catherine Harpur's School in the village. The property is within easy access of the A50, and the M1 and M42 motorways, and the East Midlands airport at Castle Donington. There is a regular bus service to Derby, Melbourne and Ashby and the neighbouring villages. Also a fast train service (1 hour 20 minutes) to London St Pancras from East Midlands Parkway.

Accommodation In Detail - The property is approached off Rose Lane in the heart of the village, passing under the car port. A shared access paved pathway leads to the property and the dwelling next door. An oak entrance door opens into the:

Entrance Hall - With engineered oak flooring, Velux skylight, floored roof space storage - access with electric light and drop-down ladder. Doors leading directly to the dining kitchen, utility room, cloakroom/w.c. and the dining room.

Breakfast Kitchen - 6.10m 2.13m x 3.35m 0.91m (20' 7" x 11' 3") - With a range of modern-style base and drawer units and matching wall cupboards. There's a one and a half bowl ceramic Schott sink and drainer with mixer tap, solid wood worktops with matching upstands. A new Neff gas hob and John Lewis double electric oven. An integrated slimline dishwasher. A larder unit, engineered oak flooring extending into the dining area, two central heating radiators, telephone point and recessed halogen ceiling lights. Dual-aspect double glazed hardwood Idigbo windows to the front and side elevations overlook the gardens. New hardwood double glazed French doors access the side courtyard stone walled garden.

Utility Room - 2.13m 2.74m x 1.52m 2.13m (7' 9" x 5' 7") - With spaces and plumbing for a washing machine and a dryer. A wall-hung Glow-worm combi gas boiler. Tiled floor and a Velux skylight. Returning to the entrance hall, steps up to the:

Reception Room / Formal Dining Room - 4.57m 0.00m x 3.66m 1.22m (15' 0" x 12' 4") - With a recessed fireplace (non-working chimney), electric fire, quarry tiled hearth and floor. A painted beamed ceiling and an exposed main ceiling beam, exposed brickwork, feature timber roof support pole, double radiator, two wall uplighters and two double glazed Idigbo hardwood front windows overlook the courtyard garden to the front of the house. Stairs lead to the first floor accommodation. A multi-panel wooden door leads to the ground floor bedroom and en suite bathroom.

Double Bedroom Two - 4.27m 2.74m x 2.13m 2.74m (14' 9" x 7' 9") - With oak engineered flooring, central heating radiator, two exposed ceiling beams, telephone point and a wood double glazed side window and Velux skylight. An open doorway leads through to the:

En Suite Shower Room - With a radiator, wall mirror with light, recessed halogen ceiling lights with PIR sensors, extractor fan, roof space access and a Velux skylight.

Cloakroom/W.C. - With a stylish wall-hung wash basin and low-flush toilet with concealed cistern. Engineered oak flooring, central heating radiator, wood shelf and a Velux skylight.

Spacious Galleried Sitting Room - 6.10m 0.30m x 4.27m 2.74m (20' 1" x 14' 9") - A well-proportioned first-floor living room with exposed ceiling beams and stained and varnished pine floorboards. Three central heating radiators, five wall uplighters, TV and satellite points and a telephone socket. A Velux skylight and four Idigbo hardwood windows to three aspects.

Stylish Lavatory - 2.13m 3.05m x 1.52m 0.91m (7' 10" x 5' 3") - With a central heating radiator, low-flush toilet and a pedestal was hand basin.

Double Bedroom One - 3.66m 1.52m x 2.44m 2.44m (12' 5" x 8' 8") - (11' 0" min). With a central heating radiator and Idigbo hardwood double glazed front window.

Stylish En Suite Bathroom - 2.74m 2.74m x 1.52m 1.22m (9' 9" x 5' 4") - Completely refitted and retiled with a new Pool Thermaform bath, chrome taps and thermostatically controlled mains shower, glazed shower screen, pedestal wash basin and a dual-flush toilet. Twin doors to a substantial built-in wardrobe with hanging rail and shelves. A chrome heated towel radiator, fully-tiled walls and tiled floor and halogen ceiling lights. A wood double glazed side window.
Returning to the dining room, a spindled staircase rises to the:

Outside -

Front Courtyard Garden - To the front of the property you'll find a small well-stocked, lawned garden with roses, cordon fruit trees and large planted containers containing fruit and herbs. A timber gate to the side accesses the:

Walled Garden - A private low-maintenance south-facing and sheltered courtyard garden with stone walling to the boundaries affording a degree of privacy. There is a small shed, a paved south-facing terrace with access through French windows to the dining room. Most of the garden is gravelled with beds containing roses and shrubs, and many well-stocked planters containing fruit trees and vegetables in season.

Covered Car Port - There's a double carport shared with the neighbouring property - providing one parking space. The car port roof space has been floored out to provide ample additional storage.

And Finally... - This fine property has come a long way since its humble beginnings providing shelter for horses. Recently it has been superbly upgraded to provide modern accommodation within a delightful sought-after village setting.

Council Tax Band - The property is believed to be in council tax band: E.

How To Get There - From our NEWTON FALLOWELL office in the heart of MELBOURNE: turn right into Market Place and continue on to Ashby Road. In half a mile turn right at The Melbourne Arms public house into Robinsons Hill. Follow the road to the left. Proceed for a mile or so, across Melboune Common, to the T-junction and turn left. Follow this road into the village of Ticknall. Continue past the village store (on the left hand side), and take the SECOND right turn into Rose Lane. The property can be found on the left hand side through the car port - identified by our 'For Sale' board. POST CODE for SATNAVS: DE73 7JW.

Please Note - FLYING FREEHOLD; Bedroom two is subject to a flying freehold. 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. 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 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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05 October 2016


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