4 bedroom detached house for saleLong Lawford, Rugby, Warwickshire
- High Quality Extended Detached Home
- Four Double Bedrooms
- En Suite Bathroom & Family Bathroom
- Porcelain Tiled Flooring
- Indigbo Timber Staircase
- Off Road Parking for 4 Vehicles
- 3 Reception Spaces
- Radiators, Underfloor Heating & Upvc Double Glazing
- Stunning Kitchen with Built In Appliances
- No Chain
A beautiful, refurbished home in a desirable cul-de-sac location situated on a corner plot with south facing views over farmland, with high quality fittings throughout
Introduction - An extended and renovated property which has been meticulously redesigned to incorporate four double bedrooms; including a master bedroom with highly appointed en suite, luxurious fitted family bathroom and large loft space, which with the relevant permissions could extend the accommodation even further. The ground floor has an entrance hall/snug, cloakroom, large living space plus a stunning refitted kitchen with built in appliances, island unit and a separate dining area with vaulted ceiling. The property also benefits from UPVC double glazing, underfloor heating to part of the ground floor, south facing views over farm land and off road parking for several vehicles. There are carefully landscaped gardens that surround the plot and high quality fittings and finishes throughout this outstanding home
Seller's Insight - 2 Livingstone Avenue - Rugby
Beautifully refurbished by the current owners and exquisitely presented to the highest of quality finishes, this superb four bedroom home at 2 Livingstone Avenue offers the utmost of modern countryside living in comfort and style. “We stripped the house back to a mere shell,” say the current owners, “and set about creating the wonderful contemporary interior the house envelops today.”
An open plan layout to the ground floor facilitates everyday family life and easy entertaining. “Every door through to the large lounge, kitchen or dining area is mostly glass,” say the owners, “so you can see right through between the different spaces to enable a light, bright, spacious feeling to the living accommodation.”
With generous front and rear gardens, the outdoor spaces of the property have also been beautifully maintained. “We have a large driveway with parking for multiple cars, ideal for when we have friends or family to visit,” say the owners. “The wraparound garden with shrubbery and laurels is a delight to behold, while the contemporary rear garden is a pleasant place to sit and enjoy the sun with its two lawns and granite slab patio area, the perimeter being neatly bordered with sandstone.”
The local area surrounding the property is extremely desirable, being semi rural yet with easy access to amenities. “Settled close to the River Avon with the Warwickshire countryside beyond, we are not right in the heart of the village,” say the owners, “but set back on a private road which gives a wonderful feeling of seclusion. However, large shops can be reached within 7 minutes, with motorway networks to Coventry and beyond easily accessible. The hospital is also close by, making this a popular location for commuting surgeons and doctors.” Rugby, Warwickshire’s second largest market town, offers a fine selection of shopping and dining facilities, and is well known for its famous public school and the birth of Rugby football, as well as its green open spaces and parkland. The location is also convenient for rail services to Birmingham, Leicester and London Euston in just 50 minutes.
What they will miss most
“When the lights in the house and at the property’s perimeter come on at nighttime, the house looks absolutely stunning, and you cannot help but say ‘Wow!’. Once inside, you are not disappointed, the interior being just as impressive as the façade.”
“We would find it hard to choose just one favourite room, as we put so much love and care into making them all into spaces we love to spend time in.”
Best thing about the grounds
“The gardens, which wrap beautifully around the house, have been exquisitely landscaped using high quality stone to create a tranquil outdoor environment which serves as an extension to the relaxing contemporary interior of the house itself.
“This house is just perfect for entertaining, its huge 20 x 30 ft lounge having served us well for many fantastic family gatherings and events. We often have the whole family over, as ours is the largest house and can easily accommodate everyone.”
Accommodation Summary -
Ground Floor - The entrance hall/snug has a large Idigbo timber entrance door, an African timber staircase leads to the first floor, whilst glazed timber doors, let light lead to the sitting room and kitchen. The snug area has a double glazed window to the front aspect, a floor to ceiling contemporary style radiator and porcelain tiled floor, The large luxurious sitting room offers south facing views via double glazed floor to ceiling windows, there are two floor to ceiling contemporary style radiators, underfloor heating beneath the porcelain tiles, whilst doors lead back into the entrance hall and glazed doors that lead to the kitchen. The stunning refitted kitchen faces the rear garden with dual aspect double glazed windows and has a variety of built in appliances to include a fridge, freezer, two single ovens, microwave, drinks chiller and pan warming drawer. There is also a Neff dishwasher and a built in washing machine. The kitchen was fitted in 2012 and has a quartz granite worksurface, island unit with matching worksurface and a five ring induction hob with hanging extractor fan with LED downlighters. Complimenting the worksurface are the quartz granite upstands and window sills, alongside this there are LED downlighters, floor to ceiling contemporary style radiator and matching porcelain tiled floor. This room in turn leads to the dining area with its impressive vaulted ceiling with LED downlighters, double glazed patio doors to both the front and rear gardens, a porcelain tiled floor and a contemporary floor to ceiling radiator. This is a large entertaining space which can accommodate at least eight people, there is and Indigbo timber door that leads to the cloakroom which has a WC, corner wash basin, tiled floor and also houses the electrical consumer unit.
Entrance Hall/Snug - 5.93 x 4.04 (19'5" x 13'3") -
Sitting Room - 8.67 x 6.08 (28'5" x 19'11") -
Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 5.95 x 4.43 max (19'6" x 14'6" max) -
Dining Room - 5.86 x 3.36 (19'2" x 11'0") -
First Floor - The landing has a variety of oak doors leading to the master bedroom and bedrooms two, three, four the family bathroom and the stairs that lead to the large loft space. There is a grooved, high quality, laminate oak style floor, a window to the front aspect, radiator heating and LED downlighters. The master bedroom has a range of downlighters, double glazed window to the front aspect and a door that leads to the walk in airing cupboard with linen shelves, central heating boiler and water tank. Adjacent to this is a further door that leads to the large ensuite bathroom with glazed double shower cubicle with rainforest style shower over and further attachment, there is also a corner whirlpool bath with tiled splashback and mixer tap, a contemporary style wash hand basin with mixer tap and vanity unit and a low level WC. There is an obscured double glazed window to the rear aspect and LED downlighters. Bedroom three is another large double room which has attractive south facing views of the open fields and farmland beyond Coventry Road. There is a large walk in dressing room, which could easily be converted into an en suite shower room, as the relevant plumbing is in place. Bedroom two also faces the front and has dual aspect views again enjoying views across open farmland and a built in cupboard space. Bedroom four has a double glazed window to the front aspect, LED downlighters and a large built in wardrobe with sliding doors. The family bathroom is particularly attractive with a fitted white suite comprising panelled bath with mixer shower over and mixer tap with glazed shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, a range of floor to ceiling tiles and porcelain tiled floor. The loft void offers an extensive storage space, which with some imagination and the relevant permissions could provide further accommodation to compliment the existing rooms.
Master Bedroom - 5.80 x 3.34 max (19'0" x 10'11" max) -
En Suite Bathroom -
Bedroom 2 - 4.16 x 3.34 (13'7" x 10'11") -
Bedroom 3 - 3.5 x 3.35 (11'5" x 10'11" ) -
Dressing Room -
Bedroom 4 -
Second Floor Landing & Loft Space -
Front & Side Gardens - There is a large driveway which can accommodate at least four vehicles, as you walk to the entrance of Livingstone Avenue there is an attractive storm porch and the rest of the foregarden is laid mainly to lawn with a variety of well placed conifers, shrubs and bark covered flower borders. There is gated access to the rear garden whilst a further pathway goes down the south facing elevation. The garden is laid mainly to lawn with a well shaped laurel hedge providing natural screening plus some shaped bark covered flower borders. There is a variety of external lighting and further gated access that leads to the rear garden.
Rear Gardens - The rear garden has been attractively landscaped with a granite slab patio surrounding a rectangular lawn. There is a variety of external lighting and a large timber shed with power and lighting. There is a further rectangular lawn surrounded by granite slabs just adjacent to the double glazed doors that lead to the dining room.
Location - The village of Long Lawford is situated on the outskirts of Rugby and has local amenities such as shops, a village school and three public houses. The village shop, which is 2 minutes walk from the house, has just undergone an extension and full refurbishment (due to open Feb 2017). There is a wide range of both state and private schooling is available in the area, with Rugby still adhering to the grammar school system. There are primary schools in Long Lawford and Rugby, whilst secondary grammar schools include Lawrence Sheriff School for boys and Rugby High School for girls. Independent senior schools include Rugby, Princethorpe College, Kingsley School for girls in Leamington Spa, Warwick School and Kings High in Warwick, and King Henry VIII in Coventry. Good Preparatory schools include Bilton Grange (Dunchurch), Spratton School in Northants and Arnold Lodge in Leamington Spa. There is a wide range of shopping available in both Rugby, Leamington Spa and Warwick, which are all within easy reach. There is an excellent road network surrounding Warwickshire giving good access to the M1, M6, M69, A5, A14 and the A361. Birmingham International airport is within 35 minutes drive. There is also a fast Virgin train service from Rugby station arriving in Euston, London in just over 45 minutes. There are also many footpaths and bridleways for keen walkers and nature lovers.
Services - Mains gas, mains water, broadband and electricity are connected.
Local Authority - Rugby Borough Council
Council Tax Band E
Viewing Arrangements - Strictly via the vendors sole agents Fine & Country on (01788) 820062.
Opening Hours - Monday to Friday 9.00 am - 5.30 pm
Saturday 9.00 am - 4.30 pm
Agents Notes - All measurements are approximate and quoted in metric with imperial equivalents and for general guidance only and whilst every attempt has been made to ensure accuracy, they must not be relied on. The fixtures, fittings and appliances referred to have not been tested and therefore no guarantee can be given that they are in working order. Internal photographs are reproduced for general information and it must not be inferred that any item shown is included with the property. For a free valuation, contact the numbers listed on the brochure.
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