**WOW FACTOR** An INDIVIDUAL and MOST IMPRESSIVE FOUR BEDROOMED CHARACTER RESIDENCE with SIX reception rooms - extending to approximately 2,400Sqft. Constructed in 1922, this charming traditional family home has been tastefully and sympathetically modernised to the highest of standard by the present owners, retaining much of the original character, and is beautifully decorated and stylishly improved throughout. Extended to the rear offering three generous reception rooms could easily be converted to a self contained annex providing accommodation for a dependent relative, for example. The superb property is set back from the road behind an extensive tarmac driveway offering off-road parking for up to ten cars including a caravan or motorhome, and occupies an enviable elevated position enjoying stunning rear views overlooking the surrounding countryside. The extensive lawned rear garden benefits from a paved patio area with a brick-built pizza oven and a timber Gazebo - ideal for entertaining friends and family. The boarded loft space offers potential to extend, adding an extra bedroom (subject to the relevant permissions being granted). If you are looking for a substantial family home offering versatile living accommodation then look no further - We anticipate a great deal of interest in this distinctive property, and respectfully suggest viewing at your earliest convenience.
The property lies just off the A511 Ashby to Burton Road. The nearby ancient, historic market town of Ashby (with its famous 15th century castle) almost certainly dates back to Roman times. Later, in the early 19th century, it became a spa town. Many of the Georgian-style buildings that you now see were built to accommodate visitors to the Baths. Today, Ashby de la Zouch is a thriving and bustling town within the National Forest and enjoys a wide range of good shops, schools, pubs, churches and local amenities. The nearby M42 motorway gives easy access to the M1, M5 and M6 and many other Midland towns and cities. The town is also convenient for the Nottingham East Midlands airport.
Take a look inside the property and you'll find: a reception hall, cloakroom with separate toilet, sitting room, lounge, dining room, bespoke fitted breakfast kitchen with handmade units, a laundry room/utility, landing, boarded loft room, four generous bedrooms, a shower room and a luxury bathroom. The annexe comprises: reception room one, cloakroom/w.c., reception room two (bedroom five) and an office.
The property has cream rendered external walls beneath a rosemary clay tiled roof.
A wood-effect UPVC door opens into the:
An impressive entrance hall with oak-style LVT flooring and an oak staircase with spindled balustrade rising to the accommodation on the first floor. A useful under-stairs storage cupboard, central heating radiator and ceiling cornice.
With oak-style LVT flooring continuous from the hall. With a pedestal wash basin, and wall-mounted coat hooks. Leading to the toilet fitted with a low-flush w.c. and Axminister carpet.
The focal point of this delightful living room is the Victorian period open fireplace with raised slate hearth and decorative tiled surround. Two central heating radiator, picture rail, ceiling cornice and a TV aerial point. A leaded bay front window.
A good-sized second reception room enjoying delightful views over the timber decked patio and lawned rear garden. The centre point of the room is the feature brick fireplace with herringbone-patterned hearth incorporating a large cast iron gas-fuelled stove. A central heating radiator, TV aerial point and French double glazed doors leading outside into the garden.
With a central heating radiator, and UPVC double glazed french doors accessing the rear garden.
A bespoke refitted kitchen fitted with a range of base and drawer units and matching wall cupboards. There's an inset sink with mixer tap, granite worktops, a superb cream Aga (available by separate negotiation) with overhead extractor hood, an integrated fridge, a four-ring induction hob and USB plug points. Oak wood flooring, two ceiling beams, two central heating radiators and a TV aerial point. A UPVC glazed exit door. A door leads to:-
Recently refitted with a matching range of base units and wall cupboards. There's an inset Belfast sink with mixer tap and granite worktops. Spaces and plumbing for a upright American style fridge freezer. A wall-mounted Worcester gas boiler, a integrated dishwasher, central heating radiator, quarry tiled floor, a walk-in butlers' cupboard with thrawl, shelves, and space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer.
A good-sized separate dining room fitted with a feature remote controlled gas stove sat on a raised slate hearth. Axminister carpets, two central heating radiators, internet access point and a double glazed leaded French doors leading to the cover patio area.
Fitted with a low-flush toilet, a wall-hung wash hand basin, central heating radiator and tiled flooring.
A further snug reception area with a Axminister carpet, TV point and access to a loft space. A shaker style cupboard neatly concealing a wall-mounted Glow-worm gas boiler, central heating radiator and a rear exit door to outside. A double glazed side window.
Central heating radiators, TV aerial point, tiled flooring, and windows overlooking the garden and open countryside views.
Returning to the hallway; stairs rising to the first floor accommodation.
The oak staircase with spindled balustrade rises from the reception hallway. Access to the loft via a fold-down ladder. A leaded picture window enjoying commanding views over the rear garden and countryside beyond, and an opaque front window.
Subject to the relevant permissions being granted, there is potential here to convert the loft space into a further bedroom. The loft is boarded and there is a skylight window, power points and lighting and a sloping vaulted ceiling with a height of 8ft. (2.45m).
This good-sized main bedroom enjoys commanding views overlooking the rear garden and open countryside. With a central heating radiator, picture rail and a TV aerial point.
A generous second bedroom with two built-in storage cupboards, a central heating radiator, TV aerial point and a leaded bay front window.
With a central heating radiator, picture rail and a leaded front window.
With a picture rail, central heating radiator and dual-aspect leaded windows to the side and rear elevations.
Fitted with a luxury bathroom suite comprising: a roll-top bath with claw feet and mixer tap with shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin, chrome heated towel rail radiator, and an airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder.
Comprising: a tiled shower cubicle with a mains-fed shower, pedestal wash hand basin and a low-flush toilet. A chrome heated towel rail radiator, tiled walls and an extractor fan. An opaque front window
The extension to the rear measuring approximately 450 sqft. is currently divided into three reception rooms and could easily be adapted to provide self-contained accommodation for a depended relative or teenager.
This period house stands back from Ashby Road behind twin electrically operated wrought iron gates. There's a shrub border, a block paved an extensive tarmac driveway with brick paved edgings - offering off-road parking for up to ten cars including a caravan or motorhome. There is external lighting, three external power points and CCTV surrounding the property. A five-bar gate to the side leads to additional parking and the rear garden.
An extensive rear garden, mainly laid to lawn, enjoying open views. There's a timber decked area accessed from the lounge, a brick-built pizza oven, a stone circular patio area with a timber gazebo offering sheltered seating for evening entertaining with power points. Well-stocked shrub borders, two timber summerhouses (available by separate negotiation) and a further paved and stoned patio area. External lighting, water tap and a low-level picket fence to the rear allowing uninterrupted views of the surrounding countryside.
If you're a discerning purchaser looking for a substantial family residence offering spacious and versatile accommodation, then look no further. Ashby Road in Boundary may well tick all your boxes. Please give us a call and we'll gladly arrange a viewing.
The property is believed to be in council tax band: E
SERVICES: All mains are connected. The services, systems and appliances listed in this specification have not been tested by Newton Fallowell and no guarantee as to their operating ability or their efficiency can be given. MEASUREMENTS: Please note that room sizes are quoted in metres to the nearest tenth of a metre measured from wall to wall. The imperial equivalent is included as an approximate guide for applicants not fully conversant with the metric system. Room measurements are included as a guide to room sizes and are not intended to be used when ordering carpets or flooring. TENURE: Freehold - with vacant possession on completion. Newton Fallowell recommend that purchasers satisfy themselves as to the tenure of this property and we recommend they consult a legal representative such as a solicitor appointed in their purchase.
From our NEWTON FALLOWELL office in heart of Ashby de la Zouch: Turn left into Market Street. At the first mini-island turn right. Go past the supermarket and take the first turning left at the next mini-island - signposted towards Burton on Trent. Continue up the hill and straight on at the mini-island with Marlborough Way. In a mile or so, at the roundabout at the end of the A511 by-pass, take the first exit towards Burton. Continue for half a mile or so, past the Greyhound Inn and the property can be found on the left hand side - identified by our 'For Sale' board. POST CODE for SATNAVS DE11 7BY.