School Green
East Leake, LE12

East Leake Office
Heidi Mee
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  • BUILT CIRCA 1879


A very rare opportunity indeed to purchase a slice of East Leake history. This property was constructed circa 1879 and has not been on the market for twenty years. It has been lovingly restored and improved to create character home fused with modern amenities. There is a contemporary bathroom and a stylish breakfast kitchen, with the introduction of a downstairs wc.
The accommodation in brief comprises hall, wc, under stairs cupboard, lounge with open fireplace (not in use at present), dining room with slate patterned floor, feature breakfast kitchen with AEG integrated appliances, whilst at first floor two double bedrooms, a utility area and three piece bathroom. Outside the fore garden is enclosed by metal railing whilst the rear garden is a courtyard arrangement affording privacy, with two external storage outbuildings. A side gate provides easy access to village centre amenities. Gas central heated via a combination boiler, this is a charming period residence.


Access is via the front school entrance, (the house has shared right of way with the school) broad timber front entrance door with single glazed panels above afford natural lighting and access to the hall.


With attractive black and white tiled floor, a modern radiator with temperature control and polished metal single electrical socket. Stairs to the first floor with uniform spindle balustrade and storage space beneath.


This has been added to the property and consists of a low level wc with dual flush and a bracketed wash hand basin with polished metal trap and coloured mosaic tiled splashback. The tiled floor continues from the hallway, wall mounted extractor and a separate door leads to the main under stairs cupboard area (see floorplan).


3.94m x 3.91m (12'11 x 12'10)

Nicely proportioned the lounge is well lit having a large timber framed window which faces west with modern double radiator beneath. The focal point of the room is the open fireplace which has a cast iron back and glazed tiled inserts on a slate hearth with timber surround. Tonal wall décor in light grey and original coving with picture rail and a stripped timber door providing access back to the hall. The ceiling height is approx 8'11 providing the feeing of space and airiness.


3.94m x 3.66m (12'11 x 12'0)

Has an attractive slate patterned ceramic tiled floor, multi-paned side elevation window with timber sill with radiator beneath. Two stripped timber doors from the hallway and kitchen. The ceiling height is approx 8'11 providing the feeing of space and airiness.


3.94m x 3.05m (12'11 x 10'0)

Providing the Wow Factor, it is sympathetic to the period of the property, having half cupped handles to the drawer units and cupboards which are in a light cream finish, (one of the cupboards houses the gas central heating boiler). The splashbacks are multicoloured Spanish tiles and there is a ceramic sink unit, five ring AEG gas hob with extractor hood above and an electric oven and grill, with pull out rack system adjacent. Two rear elevation timber framed windows with views over the courtyard garden and a multi paned side access door. The breakfast bar has seating for four, modern recessed LED lighting, multiple electrical sockets in a brushed metal finish and the same flooring continues form the dining room.


Stairs lead from the hall to the first floor landing with a side elevation multi paned window with radiator beneath, partially vaulted ceiling and access to bedrooms one and two.


3.96m x 3.96m (13'0 x 13'0)

The main bedroom again provides the feeling of space having a partially vaulted ceiling measutring at approx 9ft in height and a front elevation west facing timber frame multi-paned window with views towards the church. Bespoke built in furniture consisting of two double wardrobes and two single with cupboards over. Neutral wall décor and a stripped timber door.


3.63m x 2.79m (11'11 x 9'2)

A second double bedroom with side elevation multi-paned timber framed window with modern radiator beneath with temperature control. Partially vaulted ceiling once more in what is an impressive sized second bedroom with a stripped timber door.


3.10m x 1.27m (10'2 x 4'2)

Open to interpretation with regard to its use but currently with plumbing for automatic washing machine and space for a tumble dryer beneath a work surface. Rear elevation recessed window, partially vaulted ceiling, radiator. Door through to bathroom.


Comprising a modern three piece suite consisting of rectangular pedestal wash hand basin with oval sink and mixer tap over, a 'P' shaped bath with mains shower over and a low level wc with dual flush. rear elevation timber framed window with a view over the courtyard garden. Modern radiator, storage cupboards, ceiling mounted extractor and partially vaulted ceiling.


At the front the property is enclosed by period metal railings. Square shape made by box hedging and a myriad of plants within including climbing roses either side of the entrance door. The rear the garden has been landscaped and is low maintenance, there are brick raised beds with climbing plants on the Victorian wall, a decked area and two detached out buildings both with light and power, the first with cold water feed. Side entry gate to a private road providing access for staff parking at the school.


From East Leake village centre proceed along Main Street towards the church. Opposite turn left in to School Green, continue right to the top where the Old School House is situated directly in front identified by the agents 'For Sale' board.


All mains services are available and connected to the property which is gas centrally heated. The property is freehold with vacant possession upon completion. Rushcliffe Borough Council - Tax Band C. (please confirm)


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We endeavour to make our sales particulars accurate and reliable, however, they do not constitute or form part of an offer or any contract and none is to be relied upon as statements of representation or fact. Any services, systems and appliances listed in this specification have not been tested by us and no guarantee as to their operating ability or efficiency is given. All measurements have been taken as a guide to prospective buyers only, and are not precise. If you require clarification or further information on any points, please contact us, especially if you are travelling some distance to view. Fixtures and fittings other than those mentioned are to be agreed with the seller by separate negotiation.


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