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4 bedroom detached bungalow for sale

Loughborough Road, Costock, Leicestershire, LE12 6XB

Sold STC £345,000

Property Description

Key features

  • (EER:E)
  • Double Garage
  • Devol Kitchen
  • Character Property
  • Beautifully Presented
  • Landscaped Gardens & Patio
  • 1/3 Acre Plot
  • Viewing Recommended

Full description

OCCUPYING A WONDERFUL RURAL POSITION ON A PLOT EXTENDING TO APPROXIMATELY 1/3 OF AN ACRE is this three/four bedroom detached chalet bungalow offering a well proportioned and versatile interior briefly comprising: reception hall, three/four reception rooms, dining kitchen, utility room, W/C, bathroom, two ground floor bedrooms, master bedroom with en suite shower room to the first floor, sweeping driveway approach, double garage, landscaped gardens.(EER:E)


The White Lodge lies approximately 8.8 miles from West Bridgford town centre and is best approached by leaving via the A60 Loughborough Road heading towards the Nottingham Knight roundabout and continuing straight ahead as sign posted towards the village of Ruddington. Proceed through the traffic lights into the open countryside through Bradmore, Bunny and Costock, and on leaving Costock continue past The Nursery on the left hand side to the brow of the hill and the property is situated on the left hand side as denoted by the John German For Sale board.


White Lodge occupies a truly wonderful rural position adjoining and overlooking open countryside to the rear and is situated on a plot extending to approximately 1/3 of an acre of mainly landscaped formal gardens and enjoys a sweeping gravelled driveway approach providing ample off road car/caravan parking and access to the detached double garage. Internally the property boasts a beautifully presented, well proportioned and versatile internal specification enjoying four ground floor reception rooms with the study being an option for bedroom four if required. The heart of the house is centred in the superb dining kitchen comprehensively fitted by DeVol with an aga, whilst to the first floor is a master bedroom with exposed beams and roof trusses and en suite shower room. With oil central heating and UPVC glazing.


Occupying a rural position on the fringe of Costock Village, the property is conveniently placed for ease of access to local amenities in East Leake, Loughborough, Ruddington and West Bridgford which all offer an excellent range of shops, schools of all grades, recreational amenities, centres of employment and frequent public transport services to both Nottingham and Loughborough city centres. The property also lies approximately 10 miles from Nottingham and the main A52 Nottingham ring road.


With access through to the reception hall.


With stairs off rising to the first floor with spindle balustrade and turned newel post, useful under stairs recess, single radiator, and half height dado rail.


A versatile room that could also be adapted for bedroom four if required, with fireplace, double radiator, telephone point and a multi-paned window overlooking the garden.

3.61m x 3.00m (11'10 x 9'10 )


With a Victorian style fireplace, double radiator, multi-paned window overlooking the garden and double opening French doors leading through to the sitting room.

3.05m x 3.66m (10'0 x 12'0 )


With feature fireplace with tiled hearth and open fire grate, TV aerial point, recessed display niche, picture rail and a multi-paned window overlooking the garden.

3.61m x 4.27m (11'10 x 14'0 )


An ideal entertaining room situated directly off the kitchen with double opening UPVC glazed French doors onto the decked patio area and garden beyond, laminate wood floor and radiator.

4.29m x 3.38m (14'1 x 11'1 )


The kitchen being the heart of the home has been comprehensively fitted with free standing units by DeVol, and is characterised by the flag stone floor and the four oven aga (by separate negotiation) set in a brick surround. The room briefly comprises: inset Belfast sink with swan neck mixer tap and adjacent wood strip worktop preparation surfaces, further work surface with granite worktop and storage cupboards under, a freestanding central island and storage cupboards, a floor to ceiling stripped cupboard, revealed ceiling beams, access to loft space, radiator, recessed down lights and useful walk-in pantry.

7.77m x 4.06m (25'6 x 13'4 )


With storage shelving.


With an inset Belfast sink on a brick plinth with storage under, and continuation of flagged stone flooring, radiator, meat hooks, stable door to outside and access through to the cloakroom.

2.03m x 2.06m (6'8 x 6'9 )


Comprising a low flush w/c, radiator and flag stone flooring.


The bathroom has a four piece suite in white comprising a tiled shower cubicle with folding glazed screen, a roll top Victorian bath on claw feet, low flush W/C, pedestal wash hand basin, complementary wall and floor tiling, shaver point and two radiators.

4.98m x 1.57m (16'4 x 5'2 )


With a radiator, and multi-paned window to both the side and front.

2.74m x 5.00m (9'0 x 16'5 )


With a double radiator and multi-paned window to the side.

4.14m x 2.64m (13'7 x 8'8 )


From the main reception hall stairs rise to the master bedroom.


An unusual shaped room having a sloping ceiling with exposed ceiling beams and roof trusses, with built-in storage cupboards, two double radiators, two Velux skylight windows and access into the en suite shower room.

4.83m x 5.79m (15'10 x 19'0 )


Comprehensively fitted by Roca and enjoying a three piece suite in white with tiled shower cubicle, low flush W/C, vanity sink unit with marble surround and storage under, double width built-in wardrobes with hanging rail and two Velux skylight windows.


The property occupies an excellent yet deceptive rural position on a plot extending to approximately 1/3 of an acre or thereabouts and is approached via a five bar timber gate leading onto a sweeping gravelled driveway providing ample off road car/caravan parking for several vehicles and giving access to through to the detached double garage.


With two separate up and over doors, power and light.


To the rear and side are landscaped mature and established well stocked lawned gardens with deep flowering and herbaceous borders with annual and perennial plants, specimen trees and shrubs, and a decked patio area ideally situated for outdoor entertaining. Within the garden there is a substantial vegetable area with raised beds, with the whole of the garden adjoining and overlooking open farmland and countryside.


We are advised that mains water and electricity are connected and drainage is via a separate tank.


Monday - Friday 9.00 - 5.30
Saturday 9.00 - 4.00
Please contact a member of staff on 01159 810003 who will be pleased to assist you in arranging to view.


The local authority have advised us that the property is in Council Tax Band E, which we are advised currently incurs a charge of £1927.81. Prospective purchasers are advised to confirm this.


If you are thinking of selling then please contact our office at WEST BRIDGFORD on 0115 9810003 and we shall be delighted to carry out a FREE MARKET APPRAISAL of your home.


Mortgage advice is provided through our association with DMA Financial Services, who will provide you with independent financial advice. Please call our office on 0115 9810003 and we will arrange an appointment for you to meet and discuss options with our independent advisors.


John German are pleased to offer a comprehensive range of Survey and Valuation Reports in accordance with standards set out under the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.
These include Private Valuations, (including Probate, Matrimonial and Insurance), the popular RICS Homebuyers Survey and Valuation Report.


John German also operate a thriving Lettings Division based in central West Bridgford covering all aspects of lettings and property management. They can be contacted on 01159 070030


MONEY LAUNDERING - Under the Protecting Against Money Laundering & the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002, we must point out that any successful purchasers who are proceeding with a purchase will be asked for identification i.e passport, driving licence or recent utility bill. This evidence will be required prior to solicitors being instructed in the purchase/sale of a property.
MEASUREMENT - Every care has been taken to reflect the true dimensions. Rooms of an irregular shape, alcoves & fitted wardrobes will be indicated separately.
NOTE - Room sizes are quoted in meters to the nearest hundredth of a metre measured from wall to wall. The imperial equivalent is included as an approximate guide. Whilst we endeavour to make our sales details accurate & reliable, if there is any point which is of particular importance to you, please contact the office & we will be pleased to check the information for you, particularly if travelling some distance to view the property.
FLOOR PLANS - Purchasers should note that if a floor plan is included, it is intended to show the relationship between rooms & does not reflect exact dimensions or seek to exactly replicate the layout of the property. Floor plans are produced for guidance only.


These particulars, whilst believed to be accurate are set out as a general outline only for guidance and do not constitute any part of an offer or contract. Intending purchasers should not rely on them as statements of representation of fact, but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to their accuracy. No person in this firms employment has the authority to make or give any representation or warranty in respect of the property.

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27 September 2011


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