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5 bedroom detached house for sale

London Road, Retford

Sold by Us £695,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 5 Bedrooms
  • Detached House
  • River Idle frontage and Super Views
  • Living Dining Kitchen
  • Double Garage
  • Games Room & Gym
  • Gardens
  • Gas Central Heating
  • Viewing Strongly Advised
  • Edge of Town Location

Full description

Tenure: Freehold


Waters Edge is a truly stunning residence, highly specified, direct rear frontage and jetty to the River Idle, beautifully landscaped grounds and an array of features delivering high end family living space.

The property has been substantially improved by the current vendors since original build with much thought given to attention to detail and quality of appointment.

The accommodation flows particularly well and is ideally suited for indoor / outdoor living and alfresco entertaining. In brief there is a fine oak accented entrance porch, reception hall and lounge with double French doors to rear, a separate dining room permits formal entertaining but is equally suited as a second sitting / family room. A study is provided. The substantial and luxuriously equipped kitchen is the hub of this home with bespoke glazed balustraded stairway leading off to a superb games and bar area over.

At first floor level the accommodation radiates around the central landing, the master bedroom suite has a beautiful shower room and quite stunning stainless steel and glass balcony commanding views over the River Idle and edge of town countryside. Two further bedrooms are provided, one with en suite, the other presently devoted to gymnasium, together with an elegantly equipped house bathroom. At second floor level there are two further bedrooms both with en suite facilities.

The exterior is a particular feature of this property, beautifully landscaped grounds with terrace down to the River Idle. There is an outdoor entertaining area, summer house with adjacent jetty adjoining the River Idle and attached to the property off the secure electric gated driveway is the garage and leisure complex, again the leisure room being suitable for a variety of uses.

This high calibre property is equipped with cctv and security system together with the usual benefits of gas fired central heating and double glazing. Air Conditioning is also fitted to selected rooms.

Nestled within a handful of other residences on the town's southern arterial route the property occupies an enviable position. It boasts proximity to countryside, rear frontage to the River Idle yet town centre amenities are a short car journey away.

Retford itself is an attractive Georgian Market town, geographically positioned to allow ready access to the areas excellent communication links. The A1M lies to the west from which the wider motorway network is available. Londons Kings Cross is sub 1 hour 30 minutes from the town's railway station. Air travel is convenient via Doncaster, Sheffield and Nottingham East Midlands International Airports which are both within comfortable driving distance. Many residents commute to surrounding centres including Bawtry, Doncaster, Sheffield and South Yorkshire conurbation in general, the country city of Nottingham is within striking distance and over the River Trent Lincoln is convenient too.

The undulating North Nottinghamshire countryside also hosts a variety of leisure amenities, National Trust properties together with a good range of educational facilities (both state and independent).

Leaving Retford town centre market square via Grove Street, turn right at the lights onto Arlington Way. Proceed over the pedestrian lights to the next lights bearing left onto London Road. Proceed out of town and after the second mini roundabout Waters Edge will be found immediately on the right hand side.


A beautiful open entrance porch with oak accents protects the contemporary double doors opening to

RECEPTION HALL corniced ceiling, downlighters, elegant staircase with spindled balustrade, oak flooring, understairs storage cupboard, radiator.

LOUNGE 21'0" x 14'0" (6.38m x 4.25m) corniced ceiling, downlighters, double doors and picture windows offering views over the landscaped rear garden, river and edge of town countryside beyond. Air conditioning unit, radiators and double doors opening to

DINING ROOM 18'8" x 11'9" (5.69m x 3.59m) corniced ceiling with downlighters, further double doors opening onto paved patio and similar rearward views, oak flooring, radiator and double doors to the living dining kitchen

STUDY 11'9" x 8'11" (3.59m x 2.72m) corniced ceiling, downlighters, oak flooring, radiator.

LIVING DINING KITCHEN 24'6" x 19'8" to 13'0" (7.46m x 5.69m to 3.95m) comprehensively appointed with range of shaker oak units, base cupboards surmounted by granite working surfaces, coordinating central island with breakfast bar and corniced eye level cabinets with concealed lighting beneath. The island includes wine cooler and Siemens dishwasher. Comprehensive appliance package with brushed steel six burner dual fuel cooking range, stainless steel splashback and contemporary extractor over. American fridge freezer, Bosch coffee machine and Bosch microwave oven. Feature accent lighting travertine tiled flooring, ample dining and living space. Dual aspect radiator. In the living dining space the ceiling opens to full height being vaulted with roof lights and a bespoke staircase having glazed balustrade and floating landing provides access to the

GAMES ROOM AND BAR 23'2" x 14'6" (7.05m x 4.42m) vaulted ceiling, roof lights and substantial air conditioning unit. Prepared for fully equipped bar servery, display niche and media area to one end. Cylinder cupboard. Hatches to internal roof void.


LANDING the elegant staircase with spindled balustrade continues to second floor, coving, downlights, radiator.

MASTER BEDROOM 21'0" x 14'0" (6.40m x 4.25m) coving, downlighters, bi-fold doors open onto substantial stainless steel wedge wire balcony with complimenting steel and glazed balustrade overlooking landscaped rear garden, River Idle and edge of town countryside beyond, radiator and off to

EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM walk in fameless showering enclosure having multi point shower, vanity wash hand basin with base cabinet, low suite wc, tiling, downlighters, chrome towel warmer

BEDROOM TWO 18'8" x 14'4" (5.69m x 4.38m - 2.79m) coving, downlighters, rearward views as before, radiator, off to

EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM frameless showering area having multi point shower, vanity wash hand basin with base cabinet, low suite wc, tiling, downlights, chrome towel warmer.

BEDROOM FIVE 18'8" x 11'4" (5.69m x 3.47m) presently utilised as gymnasium featuring full height mirrored panelling to two walls, coving, downlighters, radiator.

HOUSE BATHROOM luxuriously appointed double ended bath having bath shower mixer with handset, vanity wash hand basin and cabinet, low suite wc, tiled flooring, downlighters, chrome towel warmer.

SECOND FLOOR with galleried landing over stairwell, vaulted ceiling, featured triangular window and roof light, radiator.

BEDROOM THREE 19'2" x 8'8" (5.83m x 2.65m) part vaulted ceiling, Velux roof lights with rearward views, access hatch to roof void, downlighters, radiator. Off to

EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM quadrant showering enclosure having multi point shower, low suite wc, pedestal wash hand basin, flooring, roof light, chrome towel warmer.

BEDROOM FOUR 15'9" x 15'2" (4.81m x 4.61m) with vaulted ceiling, dual aspect with roof lights to either side, downlighters, radiator and off to

EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM frameless showering enclosure, multi point shower, pedestal wash hand basin, low suite wc, tiling, chrome towel warmer.


A part shared driveway leads off London Road to substantial pillared electric gated entrance opening onto block paved parking forecourt offering manoeuvring and parking for numerous vehicles and giving access to the garage and leisure complex:

GARAGE 19'0" x 17'4" (5.30m x 5.77m) electrically operated up and over door, in built storage, rear hallway with external door.

UTILITY ROOM 9'2" x 4'11" (2.79m x 1.50m) with oak fronted base cupboard, stainless steel sink unit, working surface, plumbing for washing machine, Worcester gas fired central heating boiler, off to

CLOAKROOM low suite wc, pedestal wash hand basin, chrome towel warmer.

LEISURE ROOM 15'7" x 14'6" (4.74m x 4.43m) most versatile space suitable for a variety of uses having front bi-fold doors, side personal door, full height vaulted ceiling with roof lights and downlighters, radiator.

The front grounds are enclosed by substantial walling being fully and professionally landscaped with lawn a brick wall edged stocked shrubberies and bespoke water feature. Mood lighting. Gated pathways provide excellent circulation space to either side of the property leading to the fabulous rear garden.

The rear garden is extensively professionally landscaped again and laid out for alfresco entertaining to allow its riverside setting to be enjoyed by all the family. A paved patio terrace extends along the rear elevation and directly accessible from the lounge dining room and in part spanned over by the first floor stainless steel balcony. Terraced lawned gardens cascade beyond bordered by shrubberies, further water feature and amenity store to one side. Steps lead down to the lower terrace feature further lawned areas, formal box hedged borders.

OUTDOOR ENTERTAINING AREA extensively decked with spindled balustrade, spanning over small stream with accent lighting beneath.

OUTDOOR ENTERTAINING BUILDING 23'0" x 10'0" (7.02m 3.04m) bespokely built, fitted seating to one end, light, power, versatile tiled surfaces with log store beneath and integrated fridge, storage cupboard.

A five-bar gate and foot gate lead down to the lower terraced garden laid to lawn, perimeter border and directly adjoining the River Idle with jetty.

SUMMERHOUSE 12'3" x 9'3" (3.74m x 2.83m) with substantial veranda including breakfasting bar a range of fitted cupboards. Light, power.


Tenure and Possession: The Property is freehold and vacant possession will be given upon completion.

Council Tax: We are advised by Bassetlaw District Council that this property is in Band G.

Services: Please note we have not tested the services or any of the equipment or appliances in this property, accordingly we strongly advise prospective buyers to commission their own survey or service reports before finalising their offer to purchase.

Floorplans: The floorplans within these particulars are for identification purposes only, they are representational and are not to scale. Accuracy and proportions should be checked by prospective purchasers at the property.

Hours of Business: Monday to Friday 9am - 5.30pm, Saturday 9am - 1pm.

Viewing: Strictly by appoitment only. Please contact the Retford office on 01777 709112.

Free Valuation: We would be happy to provide you with a free market appraisal of your own property should you wish to sell. Further information can be obtained from Brown & Co, Retford - 01777 709112.
Financial Services: In order to ensure your move runs as smoothly as possible we can introduce you to Fiducia Comprehensive Financial Planning who offer a financial services team who specialise in residential and commercial property finance. Their expertise combined with the latest technology makes them best placed to advise on all your mortgage and insurance needs to ensure you get the right financial package for your new home.
Your home may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage.
Surveys: We naturally hope that you purchase your next home through Brown & Co, but if you find a suitable property through another agent, our team of experienced Chartered Surveyors led locally by Jeremy Baguley MRICS are able to carry out all types of survey work, including Valuations, RICS Homebuyers Reports and Building Surveys. For more information on our services please contact our Survey Team on 01777 712946.

These particulars were prepared in July 2017

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