3 bedroom detached house for saleSunbeam Street, Whatton
- Detached Cottage
- Beamed Accommodation
- Two Reception Rooms
- Study / Bed 4
- Large Breakfast Kitchen
- Three Double Bedrooms
- Large Rear Garden
- Double Garage
A VERY ATTRACTIVE BRICK AND PANTILED DETACHED COUNTRY COTTAGE SET ON A PRETTY LANE IN THE OLD PART OF WHATTON IN THE VALE OVERLOOKING A GRASS PADDOCK. THE GAS FIRED CENTRALLY HEATED ACCOMMODATION FEATURES CHARACTER BEAMED ROOMS WITH STRIPPED PINE DOORS AND OTHER PERIOD FEATURES. DECEPTIVE GARDENS AND DOUBLE GARAGE.
A very attractive brick and pantiled detached country cottage set on a pretty lane in the old part of Whatton in the Vale overlooking a grass paddock. The gas fired centrally heated accommodation features character beamed rooms with stripped pine doors and other period features. Former outbuildings at the rear have been converted to create a large living breakfast kitchen over 20ft in length, incorporating hand made pine units, island and range oven. Welsh slate flooring features in the breakfast kitchen and entrance hall and this blends well with some original stripped pine flooring elsewhere.
The versatile layout will no doubt appeal to a wide cross section of buyers with the property featuring a large garden at the rear divided into two distinctive areas, one designed with gravel and ornamental grasses and mature herbaceous borders and the other a large lawned area with mature trees. The property has off street car parking, gravel drive and detached double garage. The property has a security system installed and all carpets and floor coverings are included in the sale.
The old village of Whatton is unspoilt featuring a mixture of interesting period property and more modern homes and lies just off the A52 providing good road access to the cities of Nottingham and Leicester, the A1 and M1. Whatton has its own village hall and other amenities are available in the adjacent village of Aslockton including public house, local shop and post office, primary school and railway station with links to Grantham and Nottingham. The Vale of Belvoir is particularly picturesque with country walks and undulating countryside.
A FRONT ENTRANCE DOOR WITH ORIGINAL DOOR FURNITURE PROVIDES ACCESS TO THE:
With stairs off to the first floor and dado rail and central heating radiator
4.24m(13'11'') x 3.53m(11'7'')
With window to the front elevation with double radiator beneath, open fire with free standing grate, quarry tiled hearth, brick and timber surround, central ceiling beam, three pairs of wall lights and wall mounted dimmer switch.
3.86m(12'8'') x 3.43m(11'3'')
Having a polished and stripped pine floor, window to the front elevation with double radiator beneath and small window to the rear, cast iron living flame gas stove set within a brick recess with brick hearth and beamed mantle, beamed ceiling, built in oak cupboard to one side of the fireplace housing the gas meter with oak shelving above, two ceiling lights.
From the dining room a door provides access to the:
Side Entrance Hall
Which has a door to the exterior with Welsh slate tiled floor from Fired Earth which continues to the breakfast kitchen, the side entrance has cupboard housing the fuse box and light point.
Ground Floor Cloakroom
Again having Welsh slate floor, low level wc and light.
Study / Bedroom 4
3.12m(10'3'') x 2.26m(7'5'')
With three windows to the rear elevation and further window to the side, double panelled radiator, light point and telephone point.
From the side hall access to a large open plan:
8.76m(28'9'') max x 4.62m(15'2'') max 8'4 min
With a dining and living area at one end. The kitchen area has a Belfast sink with double beech drainer and pine cupboard beneath, space under and plumbing for dishwasher and washing machine; wall mounted Worcester gas fired combination boiler, there are further handmade pine cupboards and drawers with wall mounted glass fronted display cabinet, Leisure Rangemaster dual fuel range cooker with four gas burners, griddle and hotplate, two electric ovens and grill, with concealed extractor over and beamed mantle. There is a plumbed in tall American Fridge/Freezer. There is a central island unit with handpainted pine cupboards and granite worktop/preparation surface, double radiator, recessed lighting and access to the roof space.
Dining / Sitting Area
Having a pair of doors opening out on to the patio and rear garden, Morso multi-fuel stove on a raised quarry tiled hearth with exposed brick wall, the Welsh slate flooring continues through to the dining area, there is also a good size window, double radiator, two wall lights and central light point.
FROM THE ENTRANCE HALL A FLIGHT OF STAIRS PROVIDES ACCESS TO THE FIRST FLOOR WITH AN ADDITIONAL ACCESS TO THE ROOF SPACE.
4.01m(13'2'') x 3.56m(11'8'')
With wall to wall stained pine fronted wardrobes with hanging rails and shelving, matching chest of drawers, double radiator, window to the front elevation, cupboard extending over the stairwell with hanging space.
From the bedroom a door provides access to the family bathroom which is also accessed independently from the landing.
3.96m(13'0'') x 3.56m(11'8'')
With a cast iron fireplace with pine surround, window to the front elevation overlooking grass paddock, double radiator.
3.68m(12'1'') x 2.69m(8'10'')
With double radiator, window to the side elevation, cast iron Victorian fireplace.
Having a split level ceramic tiled floor with low level wc with pine seat, inset wash hand basin with cupboard beneath, panelled bath, fully tiled walk-in shower with Mira shower and glass door, airing cupboard with shelving and central heating radiator, glazed window to the rear elevation with radiator beneath.
A gravel drive provides vehicular access from Sunbeam Street to a gravelled car parking area in front of the:
Detached Double Garage
5.74m(18'10'') x 4.88m(16'0'')
Having metal up and over door, equipped with power and light, window to the rear.
Immediately to the rear of the cottage is a paved enclosed patio area with trellis work with climbing plants including jasmine, honeysuckle and clematis, cold water tap. To the side of the garage is a pergola with vine and clematis which provides access to the large rear garden divided into two main landscaped areas, the first having a large area of gravel with shaped wide herbaceous borders, gravel interspersed with ornamental grasses and mature shrubs.
Beyond this area is a good size lawn enclosed on three sides by established hedging and timber fencing with mature trees and shrubs including apple, silver birch, holly and cedar. There is a large:
Cedar Frame Greenhouse
3.96m(13'0'') x 2.74m(9'0'')
With automatic vents.
There is a vegetable garden with raised beds to one side of the greenhouse with soft fruit bushes, mulberry bush and raised beds. There is a timber log store.
To the front of the property is a small garden with established holly hedge, Victorian kerbed edged gravel areas and topiary box shrubs. Virginia creeper climbs the front and side elevations of the cottage. The greenhouse has electricity connected and there is a Summer House also with electric connected.
Further Garden Photo
Further Garden Photo
Leaving our Bingham office via Market Street turn left onto Long Acre and follow the road round to its junction with the A52. Turn left onto the A52 towards Grantham and take the sliproad on the left as signposted to Aslockton and Whatton. Continue into Whatton turning left at the crossroads into the old part of the village, at the fork in the road take the right fork down to the bottom where Sunbeam Street will be seen on your left hand side and the cottage is identified by a For Sale board.
Further Cottage Photo
This photograph is taken from a post card and shows the cottage circa 1908.
Council Tax Band
Rushcliffe Borough Council - Tax Band E
Ground Floor Plan
First Floor Plan
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