5 bedroom detached house for sale

Church Lane, Wymondham

Sold STC £795,000

Property Description

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A unique opportunity to acquire an individually styled and substantial 19th Century FIVE BEDROOM, TWO BATHROOM detached family house of immense character having stone elevations beneath a Collyweston roof which requires general modernisation and improvement throughout and occupies a well established setting within the heart of this most sought after village between Melton Mowbray and Oakham. ***NO UPWARD CHAIN INVOLVED***

In brief the accommodation may be described as follows: Entrance hall, Cloakroom with W.C, Rear hallway/Family room, elegant Sitting Room 19'6 x 12'9, separate Dining room 13'3 x 13'0, Kitchen with adjoining Breakfast room and Utility/rear porch. Landing, master Bedroom with en suite Bathroom, four further good sized Bedrooms and Bathroom.

Location - The property occupies a well established position within the centre of this much favoured village location which is surrounded by unspoilt open countryside and includes useful day to day amenities including Parish Church, primary school, traditional public house together with the Wymondham Windmill which provides an interesting tourist attraction and tea rooms.

In addition there is easy access to more comprehensive facilities in the neighbouring market towns of Melton Mowbray and Oakham and further road links to Stamford, Grantham and the A1.

Viewings & Directions - By arrangement through the Selling Agents, Andrew Granger & Co telephone 01509 235534.

The Bowery occupies a prominent position on Main Street and the property itself is located between the turnings into Church Street and Chapel Lane.

Accommodation In Detail -

Ground Floor -

Entrance Hall - Impressive oak staircase to the first floor, parquet flooring, window to the front elevation. radiator.

Cloakroom - Two piece suite in white comprising low level W.C. and pedestal wash hand basin, window to the front elevation, tiled floor, vitrolite tiled walls, radiator.

Rear Hallway/Family Room - 5.33m x 3.73m (17'6 x 12'3) - Brickette fireplace with tiled hearth, beamed ceiling, windows to the front and rear elevations, further glazed panel door to the rear garden, feature oak bookcase with concealed access to the cellar, two radiators.

Sitting Room - 5.94m x 3.89m (19'6 x 12'9) - Including oak panelled inglenook having brick fireplace with open grate, fitted oak fronted cupboards, windows to the side and rear elevations, further glazed panel door to the side garden, two radiators.

Dining Room - 4.04m x 3.96m (13'3 x 13'0) - Stone fireplace with open grate and built in storage cupboards to either recess, further built in drinks cabinet with cupboards under, windows to the side elevation, radiator.

Kitchen - 4.72m x 2.21m (15'6 x 7'3) - Stainless steel double bowl double drainer sink unit with mixer tap, metal wall and floor cupboards, electric cooker point, vitrolite tiled walls, window overlooking the private rear garden, floor covering and opening into the:

Adjoining Breakfast Area - 3.66m x 3.51m (12'0 x 11'6) - Including large bay window to the side elevation, oak window seat on stone plinth, two radiators and walk in pantry off with tiled floor, fitted shelving and vitrolite tiled walls.

Utility Room/Rear Porch - 3.66m x 1.45m (12'0 x 4'9) - Belfast sink unit and plumbing for an automatic washing machine, tiled floor.

First Floor -

Landing - Stripped floor, built in airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder, fitted wall mounted mirrors, windows to the front elevation, access trap to the roof space, radiator.

Master Bedroom - 5.94m x 3.89m (19'6 x 12'9) - Fitted double wardrobes with hanging space and cupboards over, windows to the side and rear elevation, three radiators.

En Suite Bathroom - 3.96m x 1.52m (13'0 x 5'0) - Four piece suite comprising panelled bath with shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin, low level W.C. and built in shower cubicle, vitrolite tiled walls, window to the rear elevation, floor covering and chrome heated towel rail.

Bedroom Two - 4.19m x 3.89m maximum (13'9 x 12'9 maximum) - An 'L' shaped room with window to the side elevation and radiator.

Bedroom Three - 3.51m x 3.05m overall (11'6 x 10'0 overall) - Stripped floor, window to the rear elevation, radiator.

Bedroom Four - 3.73m x 2.36m (12'3 x 7'9) - Stripped floor, window to the rear elevation, radiator.

Bedroom Five - 3.96m x 2.36m (13'0 x 7'9) - Stripped floor, window to the rear elevation, radiator.

Family Bathroom - Three piece suite in white comprising panelled bath, bracket wash hand basin and low level W.C, vitrolite tiled walls, windows to the front and side elevations, chrome heated towel rail.

Outside - Forecourt garden laid to lawn behind stone retaining wall with further well established garden to the side of the property including a variety of established trees.

Driveway off Church Lane provides off street car parking and leads to the private and fully enclosed rear garden which is mainly lawned behind stone retaining walls.

Large stone built Summerhouse measuring 18'6 x 13'3.

Stone and pan tiled outhouses adjoining the main house and forming two additional rooms requiring further improvement and measuring 12'0 x 10'3 and 13'3 x 12'9 (both having windows overlooking the enclosed rear garden).

Archway leading to an additional garden area adjacent to Chapel Lane with outbuilding housing the oil fired boiler.

E P C - Energy Rating: 'G'

Purchasing Procedure - If you are interested in any of our properties then you should contact our offices at the earliest opportunity. We offer Independent Financial Advise and as part of our service we will ask our Mortgage Adviser to contact all potential buyers to establish how they intend to fund their purchase.

If you are a cash purchaser then we will need confirmation of the availability of your funds.

Your home is at risk if you do not keep up re-payments on a mortgage or other loan secured on it.

Money Laundering - To comply with The Protecting Against Money Laundering and The Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 any successful purchaser/purchasers will be asked to provide proof of identity and we will therefore need to take copies of a passport/photo driving licence and a recent utility bill (not more than three months old). We will need this information before Solicitors are instructed.

Market Appraisals - If you have a house to sell then we offer a Free Valuation, without obligation.

Surveys - Andrew Granger & Co undertake all types of Valuations including R.I.C.S. Homebuyer Survey and Valuation Reports, Valuations for probate, capital gains and inheritance tax purposes and Insurance valuations. For further information contact our Survey Department on 01162 429933.


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06 October 2016

Nearest station

  • Melton Mowbray (6.1 mi)
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Andrew Granger & Co, Loughborough

2 High Street Loughborough LE11 2PY

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Nearest station

  • Melton Mowbray (6.1 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Andrew Granger & Co, Loughborough

2 High Street Loughborough LE11 2PY

01509 431111 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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