Allington

6 beds | 3 baths | 3 receptions | £775,000


  • An excellent family home
  • Sought after village location
  • Superb reception hall
  • Six bedrooms and three bathrooms
  • High quality two bed annex
  • Large double garage
  • Studio/gymnasium
  • Extensive parking
  • Established private plot
  • Energy Rating D

A most impressive individual detached three storey home together with a high quality annex and double garage which extend to approaching 5000 square feet in total. The property was originally built in 2005 by Gusto Homes who at that time were eco-home innovators and incorporated various features into their designs including solar panels, under floor heating, integrating vacuum system and rainwater harvesting. The accommodation is both spacious and well proportioned and ideally suited to family occupation whilst the annex gives additional flexibility and caters for the needs of guests or dependant relatives alike. There is a generous first floor studio/gymnasium which also offers work from home possibilities. A further attraction is a generous private plot of approximately a half acre in area with some lovely open views to the rear.

The accommodation comprises an impressive reception hall with a galleried landing/reading area over, cloakroom, sitting room with inglenook, open plan kitchen with lounge and dining areas off, utility room, master bedroom with an en suite shower room, three further first floor bedrooms and a family bathroom as well as two generous second floor bedrooms and a shower room.

The annex offers good quality ancillary accommodation and includes an open plan kitchen/living room, two bedrooms and a shower room and there is an enclosed staircase to the first floor room which extends to approximately 550 square feet.

ACCOMMODATION
ENTRANCE PORCH
An open entrance porch with wood grain effect entrance door.

RECEPTION HALL 6.20m maximum x 5.97m (20'4" maximum x 19'7")
An impressive reception hall with an attractive oak spindle staircase leading to a galleried landing above, marble tiled flooring, built-in storage cupboard.

CLOAKROOM 1.70m x 1.22m (5'7" x 4'0")
Offering a 2-piece suite by Porcelanosa comprising close coupled WC and pedestal wash handbasin, tiled splashbacks, marble tiled floor, coving and extractor.

FAMILY KITCHEN 8.15m x 7.67m (26'9" x 25'2")
A light and spacious open plan kitchen beautifully appointed with a range of contemporary white fronted base cupboards, working surfaces and matching wall cupboards, quartz granite work surfacing, stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap, tiled splashbacks, integrated dishwasher, Smeg stainless steel range cooker with matching splashback and cooker hood over, coving, spotlighting, marble tiled floor, family area with coving, downlighting and windows to three elevations.

UTILITY ROOM 4.45m x 2.13m (14'7" x 7'0")
With a range of white fronted eye and base level units, built-in larder cupboard, space for American style fridge freezer, wall mounted storage cupboards, quartz granite work surfacing, stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, tiled splashbacks, plumbing for washing machine, tiled flooring, coving and double glazed door to the garden.

SITTING ROOM 6.22m x 4.27m plus inglenook (20'5" x 14'0" plus i
A spacious main reception room with twin aspects and a large walk-in inglenook style fireplace with oak lintel over, marble tiled flooring, coving, two wall light points and French doors to the garden.

FIRST FLOOR GALLERIED LANDING / READING ROOM 6.60m x 5.97m maximum measurements (21'8" x 19'7"
With two windows to the front elevation and a generous seating area, staircase off to second floor, coving, downlighting and radiator.

MASTER BEDROOM 5.99m x 4.50m (19'8" x 14'9")
With two windows to the rear elevation, part vaulted ceiling, built-in wardrobes and leading through to dressing room and en suite.

INNER LOBBY 2.29m x 1.09m (7'6" x 3'7")
DRESSING ROOM 1.63m x 1.40m (5'4" x 4'7")
With fitted hanging rail and overhead storage, radiator and coving.

EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM 2.08m x 1.91m (6'10" x 6'3")
Offering a white suite comprising shower cubicle with bi-folding doors, close couple WC, wall mounted wash handbasin with mixer tap, fully tiled walls, coving and radiator.

BEDROOM TWO 4.32m x 3.71m (14'2" x 12'2")
A large room with dual aspect windows offering pleasant outlook, built-in wardrobes, coving and radiator.

BEDROOM THREE 4.32m x 3.05m (14'2" x 10'0")
Another double bedroom with window to front aspect, built-in wardrobes, radiator and coving.

BEDROOM FOUR 4.32m x 2.77m (14'2" x 9'1")
A double bedroom with windows to the front elevation, built-in wardrobes, radiator and coving.

FAMILY BATHROOM 4.27m x 2.46m (14'0" x 8'1")
Offering a contemporary suite of quadrant shower enclosure, double ended panelled bath with chrome mixer tap, low level WC and wall hung half pedestal wash handbasin with chrome mixer tap, tiled splashbacks, radiator, coving.

SECOND FLOOR LANDING
With access to roof space and storage to include a large walk-in airing cupboard (17'10" maximum x 3'2") slatted shelving, gas central heating boiler and integral vacuum system. There is also a built-in storage cupboard (6'10" x 4'4") containing Vent Axia air filtration system.

BEDROOM FIVE 4.78m x 4.67m (15'8" x 15'4")
A double room with lovely open views to the side, Velux skylights and radiator.

BEDROOM SIX 4.83m x 4.45m (15'10" x 14'7")
With dual aspect Velux skylights and radiator.

SHOWER ROOM 3.05m maximum x 1.30m (10'0" maximum x 4'3")
With a white suite comprising shower cubicle, pedestal wash handbasin and a close coupled WC, tiled splashbacks and radiator.

OUTSIDE
Remote controlled electrically operated gates open to a large block paved driveway providing ample parking for a number of vehicles together with turning space. The generous gardens are laid mainly to lawn with specimen trees and decked area to the front whilst to the rear the gardens back on to open pastureland with lawn, a good sized patio seating area and those far reaching field views. The plot extends in total to approximately half acre.

Whilst we believe the area of the property has been accurately calculated, any prospective buyer who considers this feature to be particularly important is strongly recommended to have the site measurements checked by their own surveyor before submitting an offer to purchase.

DOUBLE GARAGE 8.15m x 6.40m maximum measurements (26'9" x 21'0"
With twin electrically operated roller shutter doors, power and lighting, plumbing for washing machine, gas fired central heating boiler for the annex.

ANNEX
Entrance Lobby
With coving, tiled flooring, built-in cupboard.

Kitchen / Living Room 7.70m x 4.29m (25'3" x 14'1")
An open plan living kitchen containing a range of modern eye and base level units, work surfacing, inset one and a half bowl stainless steel sink and drainer with chrome mixer tap over, tiled splashbacks, inset gas hob with stainless steel chimney style extractor over and single oven beneath, integrated fridge, tiled flooring, coving, spotlights.

The lounge area has windows to three elevations and French doors to a timber decked area.

Bedroom 3.20m x 2.26m (10'6" x 7'5")
Bedroom 3.73m x 2.36m (12'3" x 7'9")
Shower Room 1.98m x 1.83m (6'6" x 6'0")
With a 3-piece suite comprising shower cubicle, low level WC and pedestal wash handbasin, half tiled walls, Travertine tiled flooring and obscure double glazed window.

First Floor Studio / Gymnasium 7.92m x 6.40m (26'0" x 21'0")
A large room which could be utilised as a gymnasium, studio or additional accommodation, having two radiators and tiled flooring.

SERVICES
Mains gas, electricity, water and drainage are connected. Gas fired central heating is installed with under floor heating to the ground floor. The annex also benefits from gas central heating with a separate boiler.

COUNCIL TAX
The property is in Council Tax Band G. Annual charges for 2017/2018 - £2,535.65. Additionally the annex is in Council Tax Band A.

DIRECTIONS
Leave Grantham via North Parade and proceed through Great Gonerby and follow the road to the A1 roundabout. Cross the A1 and then exit the roundabout where signposted Allington. Continue to Allington and upon reaching the first T junction turn left into Bottom Street. At the end of Bottom Street turn right into Main Street and then left into Bottesford Road. West Meadows is then the second turning on the right hand side. The property will be found ahead and is accessed via an electrically operated gate. Post code NN32 2ET

LOCATION
Allington is a thriving village situated just to the north west of Grantham and offers convenient access to the A52 for Nottingham and the A1. The village benefits from a popular local primary school, local shop/post office, village hall, pub/restaurant, church and playing field.

Grantham is an historic market town conveniently located with excellent transport links. The town has its own independent cinema, art centre and theatre, along with an excellent leisure centre with facilities for swimming, fitness training and racquet sports. There is attractive local countryside with numerous quaint villages and historic sites to visit - one of which is Belvoir Castle. The 17th century Belton House is part of the National Trust and offers beautiful grounds with access to walkers, and also the superb Belton Park Golf Club.

There is a selection of tea rooms, cafes, restaurants, traditional style pubs and a great choice of supermarkets. Oldrids Downtown is a very popular superstore and garden centre at the edge of town just off the A1. Next to Belton Woods Hotel is Belton Garden Centre, which boasts a very successful café/restaurant.

Travel connections in the area are excellent - the A1 passes to the west of the town providing access to major commuter areas and the A52 crosses through taking you east to Boston and west to Nottingham. Grantham station is on the East Coast mainline giving direct services to London Kings Cross with a journey time from around 70 minutes, Newark in 10 mins and Peterborough in 20 mins. Cross country service to Nottingham in just 30 mins.

Grantham has successful Community, Special and Independent schools for children of all ages as well as the town's two grammar schools: Kesteven and Grantham Girls School and the King's Grammar School.

AGENT'S NOTE
Although these particulars are thought to be materially correct, their accuracy cannot be guaranteed and they do not form part of any contract. All services and appliances have not and will not be tested.

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