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3 bedroom bungalow for sale

Cold Overton Road, Oakham, Rutland

Offers Over £575,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Substantial Detached Bungalow in 1.5 Acres of Paddocks and Gardens
  • Energy Rating C
  • Glorious Elevated Position on the edge of Oakham with Views Towards Rutland Water
  • uPVC Sealed Unit Double Glazing & Oil Fired Central Heating
  • Three Bedrooms
  • En-suite Dressing Room, Bathroom & Further Shower Room
  • 24' x 16' Lounge, Dining Room & Oak Fitted Kitchen with Granite Worktops
  • Large Detached Double Garage
  • Outbuildings Including Stables
  • Small Yard and Other Outbuildings Including Six Kennels

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Enjoying a spectacular elevated position on the very edge of Oakham with views towards Rutland Water, a substantial detached bungalow in 1.5 acres of gardens, orchard and paddock set well back from the road with oil fired central heating and uPVC sealed unit double glazing. Featuring a range of useful buildings including large double garage, stables, yard, kennels and general stores, the property lends itself to extension with a full boarded insulated and plastered attic room providing further potential. The accommodation includes three bedrooms, a dressing room, en-suite bathroom and shower room, together with a 24' x 16' lounge, dining room and oak fitted kitchen with granite worktops. In all, a property with considerable potential in a large plot surrounded by glorious open countryside yet close to Oakham's excellent facilities.

Location

Hawkes Rest is situated less than a mile from Oakham with excellent local facilities including the Rutland Memorial Hospital, local schools, railway station with links to London and shops all close at hand. Oakham offers an excellent range of facilities and amenities and situated within some of the areas most stunning rolling countryside with the added attraction of Rutland Water with its associated activities including sailing, walking and cycling. Situated just outside the town, Hawkes Rest was constructed in 2007 and has been substantially built. The entire roof space has been plastered and boarded and thus provides further potential and the size of plot also creates considerable options for extension and annexed accommodation etc (subject to any necessary consents/approvals). The landholding is ideal for market gardening and for those with equestrian interests and for using the paddock as a pony paddock, the stables and yard will be of particular interest.

Directions


Accommodation 
The property is entered via a uPVC double glazed sliding front door with matching side screens into:

Entrance Porch 
With tiled flooring and further uPVC double glazed inner door with side screens to:

Reception Hall 
With ceramic tiled flooring, coved cornicing, double radiator and off:

Spacious Lounge 
24' 1" x 16' 3"
With a multi-fuel stove by Stovax inset within natural stone chimney breast with oak mantle and flagstone hearth, uPVC double glazed picture windows to front and side overlooking open countryside and elevated views towards Rutland Water, coved cornicing, two double radiators, TV aerial point, double glazed French doors to front and hardwood double doors to:

Dining Room 
12' 2" x 9' 10"
With oak wood strip flooring, double radiator, uPVC double glazed bow window to side with elevated views towards Rutland Water, attractive exposed stonework and off:

Oak Fitted Dining Kitchen 
14' 9" x 12' 2"
Fitted with a range of solid oak fronted units comprising a one and a half bowl single drainer sink within extensive ranges of Star Galaxy granite work surfacing with a full range of base cupboards and drawers under, eye level units over and integrated appliances including a Neff fan assisted split level electric double oven in stainless steel, solid fuel Rayburn stove with twin ovens and hotplates, Neff ceramic hob with extractor hood over and matching canopy, integrated fridge and dishwasher with matching fronts, full height attractive tiling, further work surfacing creating breakfast bar, double radiator, ceramic tiled flooring, coved cornicing and off:

Inner Lobby 
With ceramic tiled flooring, uPVC double glazed door to:

Lean-to Porch 
With a uPVC double glazed double doors windows to side and rear with a tiled floor.

Cloakroom 
With low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, full height tiling to all walls, radiator, extractor fan and uPVC double glazed window.

Utility Room 
11' 4" x 10' 3"
With a full height double cupboard housing the pressurised hot water cylinder and Trianco oil fired central heating boiler. Ranges of work surfacing, double bowl, single drainer sink and further full range of matching base cupboards, drawers, eye level units, tiled splashbacks, plumbing for washing machine and space for tumble dryer, double radiator, ceramic tiled flooring and uPVC double glazed window to rear.

Inner Hall 
With ceramic tiled flooring, two radiators, coved cornicing, off which:

Bedroom One 
15' 9" x 11' 7"
With uPVC double glazed bow window to front, fitted blind, coved cornicing, access to large insulated roof space, fully bordered and offering potential for further accommodation (subject to any necessary consents/approvals). Off:

Dressing Area 
With two built-in double hanging wardrobes with hanging rails, shelving and drawers, ceramic tiled flooring and radiator.

En-suite Bathroom 
With a white three piece suite by Sanitan comprising a panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, full height matching tiling to all walls, extractor fan, coved cornicing, shaver point, uPVC double glazed window to side, ceramic tiled flooring with underfloor heating and chrome towel rail/radiator.

Bedroom Two 
11' 11" x 9' 3"
With coved cornicing, uPVC double glazed window to side and double radiator.

Bedroom Three 
10' 8" x 8' 2"
With double radiator, coved cornicing, telephone point, uPVC double glazed window to rear. This room is currently used as a study.

Shower Room 
With a white three piece suite comprising large fully tiled shower cubicle with Mira fitting and Showerlux door, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC, full height tiling to all walls, ceramic tiled flooring, underfloor heating, chrome towel rail/radiator, uPVC double glazed window to rear.

Attic Room 
51' 10" x 14' 9"
With uPVC double glazed windows in either gable, fully boarded, fitted strip lighting, controls for solar panels, fitted light and power. This roof space could easily be converted to further bedroom accommodation or playroom/hobbies room (subject to any necessary consents/approvals).

Outside 
The property is set well back from Cold Overton Road in a delightful elevated position with spectacular views over Oakham towards Rutland Water. A tarmacadam drive flanked by lawned borders with well planted beds of herbaceous shrubs and plants leads into the front of the property to a block paved driveway providing hardstanding for numerous vehicles and leading in turn to:

Gardens and Paddock 
The garden grounds extend to the side and rear of the property and are extensive. The size of the plot is approximately 1.5 acres and consists of an area of orchard to the side consisting of apple and cherry trees and a garden to the rear with shrubs, areas of lawn, fruit and vegetable beds, in addition to which is an aluminium framed greenhouse and timber built garden shed. Beyond the gardens and orchard is a stock proof paddock enclosed by mature hedge and laid to lawn with several attractive young and old trees including two fig trees and four walnut trees. At the foot of the paddock is a secure yard enclosed by walling and gates, off which are two large stables, each measuring 4m x 4m. These buildings lend themselves to further possible conversion for a variety of other uses or annexed accommodation (again subject to planning). A further range of other buildings include a brick built general purpose store, a timber built former chicken coup, shed and a former (truncated)

Detached Brick Double Garage 
20' 7" x 21' 8"
With roller shutter up and over door, fitted light and power, storage in the roof eaves, double glazed door and window to side and fitted light and power. Given the proximity of this garage to the bungalow, there is ample space to construct new garaging and extend the bungalow to incorporate a garage or for conversion to separate annexed accommodation (subject to planning).

Services 
Mains water and electricity are connected to the property. Central heating is provided by a oil fired boiler and cooking supplemented by a solid fuel Rayburn. Electricity is provided by an 18 panel solar panel system which in the current financial year to 2019 has produced an income of approximately £2,100 in addition to providing electricity for a year. This additional income will be of significant benefit to the new owners for the next 14 years.

Fixtures and Fittings 
All fitted carpets are included.

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Added on Rightmove:
12 May 2019

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Nearest station

  • Oakham (1.6 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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Bentons, Melton Mowbray

47 Nottingham Street Melton Mowbray Leicestershire, LE13 1NN

01664 900110 Local call rate

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