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4 bedroom detached house for sale

London Road, Retford

Withdrawn from Market £315,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Ideal for al fresco entertaining
  • Dual aspect lounge with patio doors
  • Playroom/Dining Room
  • Galleried Landing
  • Study / balcony room
  • Sizable gardens, attractively landscaped
  • Excellent transport links
  • Kings Cross Rail Direct Service approx 1hr 30mins

Full description

Tenure: Freehold


River View is located in an enviable position offering beautifully landscaped rear grounds leading directly to the River Idle, beyond there are westerly views over the river and edge of town countryside.

The present accommodation is light and airy making use of picture windows and patio doors flooding the home with natural light and making best use of the fine views.

The property also benefits from planning permission for extension to substantially remodel and extend making it capable of delivering a much larger elegant contemporary home.

Presently the accommodation commences with a good entrance porch leading to a reception hall off which there is a cloakroom with wc. The lounge is double aspect and the separate playroom / dining room is multi-functional. The kitchen has a range of units and integrated appliances and a useful utility room completes the ground floor. At first floor there are presently four bedrooms radiating around the central galleried landing together with front study /enclosed balcony room together with house bathroom and separate wc.

There is excellent vehicle parking and manoeuvring with a generous front driveway and turning circle, single garage. Recent works include the landscaping of the rear grounds and split level terraces in Indian sandstone, timber decking and concrete making this property ideal for alfresco entertaining.

The property is equipped with gas fired central heating.

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

Retford is geographically positioned for excellent transport links. The A1M lies to the west from which the wider motorway network is available. There is a direct rail service into London's Kings Cross (approx. 1 hour 30 minutes). Air travel is convenient via Doncaster Sheffield and Nottingham East Midlands international airports. Many of the town's residents commute to surrounding centres including Bawtry, Doncaster and beyond, Newark and Lincoln are also on hand.

This undulating area of North Nottinghamshire countryside also boasts a variety of leisure amenities and National Trust properties. Educational facilities (both state and independent) are well catered for.

Leaving Retford southbound on London Road (A638) carry straight on at the first mini roundabout, straight on at the second mini roundabout and the property is then immediately on the righthand side.


ENTRANCE PORCH tiled flooring, radiator

RECEPTION HALL staircase to first floor with spindled balustrade to galleried landing over, coving, understairs storage cupboard, radiator.

CLOAKROOM low suite wc, pedestal washhand basin, tiled walls and flooring to coordinate, coving, radiator.

LOUNGE 22'6" x 13'0" (6.85m x 3.95m) dual aspect including patio doors giving access to and views over the rear garden, river Idle and edge of town countryside beyond. The focal point is a contemporary fireplace with open living flame gas fire, radiators

DINING ROOM / PLAYROOM 13'0" x 8'8" (3.95m x 2.64m) front aspect picture window, radiator.

KITCHEN 15'1" x 9'4" (4.60m x 2.85m) comprehensively appointed with a range of oak fronted fitments, base cupboards surmounted by attractive working surfaces, wall cupboards being corniced with pelmets and galleried shelving, concealed lighting beneath, tiled walls, 1.5 sink unit. Range of integrated appliances including double oven, gas hob, concealed extractor over, fridge freezer. Further appliance recesses with plumbing for dishwasher, fine rearward views, Worcester gas fired central heating boiler, tiled flooring.


UTILITY tiled flooring, plumbing for washing machine, separated with useful storage area


LANDING with balustrade over stairwell, coving, cupboard.

BEDROOM ONE 13'3" x 11'0" (4.03m x 3.35m) minimum dimensions measured to front of range of inbuilt wardrobes to one wall, large picture window offering superb views over rear grounds, River Idle and edge of town countryside beyond. Radiator.

BEDROOM TWO 13'8" x 9'5" (4.17m x 2.87m) measured to front of inbuilt double wardrobe, large picture window offering similar rearward views, coving, radiator.

BEDROOM THREE 11'0" x 9'0" (3.35m x 2.73m) measured to range of inbuilt wardrobes to one wall, front aspect picture window, coving, radiator.

BEDROOM FOUR 10'0" x 9'0" (3.04m x 2.73m) front aspect window, coving, radiator

STUDY 14'4" x 4'6" (4.38m x 1.37m) flexible living space including patio doors to front aspect balcony, wood strip flooring, exposed brickwork, radiator.

BATHROOM well-appointed with suite of double ended bath having bath shower mixer, separate quadrant showing enclosure with multipoint shower having handset and deluge rainfall shower over, bidet, pedestal washhand basin. Tiled walls and flooring to coordinate, coving, underfloor heating and towel warmer.

SEPARATE WC tiled walls and flooring, underfloor heating.

The property occupies an enviable position on the southern approach to the town set well back from London Road. To the front there is ample parking and manoeuvring around a central island with adjacent garden area. The driveway terminates at the front of the house with a concrete sectional single garage to one side. The principle garden area lies to the rear, this is west facing and ideal for alfresco entertaining.

The rear grounds have been beautifully landscaped with split level entertaining areas, hard surfaced in concrete, Indian sandstone paving and decking. There is a pergola, raised ornamental pool, artificial turf with steps down to a lower terrace with similar artificial turf, area set aside for child's play area.

Bridge leads over a small water course to the rear lawned grounds which directly adjoin the River Idle.

NB: The property has planning permission for extensive alteration and extension.

NB: The recess hot tub is available by separate negotiation.

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 F.
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: 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.
Agents Note: Intending buyers will be asked to produce original Identity Documentation and Proof of Address before Solicitors are instructed.
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 October 2017


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