The Nook, East Leake, Loughborough
Sold Subject to Contract

4 beds | 2 baths | 3 receptions | £340,000

  • BUILT CIRCA 1759

The front of the property has brick stamp of 1759 but is believed the rear of the property could be even older. 2 The Nook provides a substantial period residence within the heart of the village and conservation area. Gas centrally heated and double glazed the layout is deceptive as is the plot with a feature garden and tandem garage incorporating a workshop ideal for the car enthusiast. This works in conjunction with the parking whereby there are three spaces for saloon vehicles, whilst internally the lounge, dining room and kitchen all have beamed ceilings and at first floor the fourth bedroom retains its original Yorkshire sliding sash window. Other features include the retained thrawls in the utility room and wood burner to the lounge, The full accommodation in brief comprises of hall, lounge with dual aspect, dining room, kitchen diner, garden room, ground floor shower room, four first floor bedrooms and family bathroom. Special reference should be made to the site map to fully appreciate the size of the garden which affords excellent privacy for what is a central position. Easy walking distance to village centre amenities, Brookside school catchment. A rare opportunity indeed.

Proximity to the centre and school
Conservation area
Tandem garage and workshop
loft is half boarded with light
Wood burner
Original thralls
Garden Size approx 96' in length by 38' width

Front entrance door with fixed glazed panel above which affords access and natural lighting to the hall.

The hall gives the first indication of the age of the property having stained wood beamed ceiling. A decorative dado rail with contrasting colours above and below, radiator, terracotta coloured tiled floor with inset mat. Stairs to the first floor have a uniform spindle balustrade and a stained wood banister. An under stairs storage cupboard. Light switches are of the nipple design and in banks of three and two, original internal door through to the lounge.

LOUNGE 4.34m x 3.71m (14'3 x 12'2)
The lounge is a delightful room facing East/West and therefore benefiting from morning and evening sunshine and has a focal point of the wood burner on raised tiled hearth with an exposed brick inset and chimney breast. The beamed ceiling oozes character with a height of approximately 7'10 whilst the glazing consists of a front elevation uPVC window with Georgian bar having modern radiator beneath. To the rear of the room is a broad double glazed rear access door out to the patio and feature garden beyond. Exposed timber floor is of narrow plank design and this corresponds with the exposed skirting in a light varnish finish and TV aerial connection.

DINING ROOM 3.53m x 3.66m max (11'7 x 12' max)
The dining room is across the hall from the lounge and has a front aspect replacement double glazed window with exposed timber sill and radiator beneath having temperature control. Open fireplace with lateral tiled hearth and matching tiled back and period surround. Adjacent to the chimney breast is the display cabinet with glazed doors, then to the right a further cupboard at floor level discreetly houses the modern electric circuit breaker and meter. Once more the flooring is of narrow plank design and the beamed ceiling continues the character feel.

DINING KITCHEN 4.90m x 3.28m (16'1 x 10'9)
Impressively proportioned the kitchen diner is yet another feature of the property, here the beams have been sand blasted and treated and the measurements taken don't include the recess for the range cooker space which has arched brick work in exposed finish., extractor built in The timber work surface has an inset Belfast sink unit with a period style mixer tap over, both uPVC side and rear elevation double glazed windows along with a split stable access door which has double glazed upper panels making for a light and airy space. The tiled floor design continues through from the hallway and there is a recess for a fridge freezer, integrated Bosch dishwasher and further right hand elevation window with views onto the driveway. Multiple electrical sockets, TV aerial connection. the kitchen diner provides character and amenity.

SITTING/GARDEN ROOM 3.99m x 3.51m (13'1 x 11'6)
Well proportioned the sitting / garden room is open to interpretation with regards to its use having a partially vaulted ceiling, both rear and side elevation double glazed windows with Georgian bar. Double doors out to the garden, tiled floor, storage cupboard with shelving which is floor to ceiling. Exposed brick work in part. Six angle poised halogen lights and once more there are multiple electrical sockets (four doubles). Vertical radiator.

Located off the garden room the shower room comprises of three elements consisting of inset wash hand basin with cupboard beneath, hidden cistern wc and a shower cubicle that has a retracting door and mains shower over. Rear elevation double glazed window, ceiling mounted extractor and three recessed angle poised halogen lights. Also within the room is a ladder design polished metal electrical heated towel rail.

UTILITY ROOM 3.56m x 2.03m (11'8 x 6'8)
The semi sunken utility room has the original thrawl within the property. Beamed ceiling, two side elevation windows, plumbing for automatic washing machine, brick steps and floor and a further indication of the age of the property. Also within this room is a wall mounted Gloworm combination gas central heating boiler.

Stairs lead from the hall to the first floor landing with uniform spindle gallery balustrade, stained wood banister. Three LED spotlights and a side elevation replacement uPVC double glazed window. Space on the landing for furniture or potentially a study desk. Single electrical socket.

BEDROOM ONE 3.68m x 3.58m (12'1 x 11'9 )
The main bedroom is situated above the dining room and has a front aspect East facing double glazed window (morning sunshine) with double radiator having temperature control. Neutral wall decoration, feature period cast iron grate to the chimney breast and a ceiling height of approximately 7'10 gives the ceiling of space and airiness.

BEDROOM TWO 4.45m x 2.64m (14'7 x 8'8)
The second double bedroom has a dual aspect with both front and rear elevation replacement double glazed windows, the rear window has a view over the feature garden, modern radiator with temperature control, multiple electrical sockets, neutral wall decoration and a stripped timber door back to the landing with period style finger plate and door knob.There is access to roof space with a ladder and light

BEDROOM THREE 3.56m x 2.36m (11'8 x 7'9)
The third double bedroom has a front aspect East facing window with radiator beneath having temperature control. Neutral wall decoration, multiple electrical sockets, a nicely sized third bedroom.

BEDROOM FOUR 3.33m x 2.49m (10'11 x 8'2)
The fourth bedroom retains the Yorkshire sliding sash window and has views out towards the garden in part with exposed timber sill. Partially vaulted ceiling, stripped timber door, radiator and a pleasing camber to the floor. There is storage in the eaves Multiple electrical sockets.

The main bathroom comprises of a three piece suite consisting of period style wash hand basin with cupboard beneath, hidden cistern wc and a panelled bath with a period style shower fitment over. A cupboard which has a heated towel rail acting as an airing capacity with shelving to the right hand side. Wall mounted extractor fan, side elevation double glazed dorma window provides the natural lighting to this room.

To the right hand elevation the block paved driveway allows off road parking for three saloon vehicles. Whilst beneath the dining room and lounge are two raised rockeries supporting plants and shrubs. These front on to The Nook.

At the rear of the property initially beyond the lounge is the afore mentioned patio then beyond this is mature pond, a snaking brick path passes through a timber arbour and to the left of this is the impressive lawn section of the garden. At the very rear are raised beds and special reference should be made to the site map to fully appreciate the size of the garden and its orientation along with proximity to other dwellings. It is south west facing. For the car enthusiast the tandem garage/work shop will be of particular interest having double doors and two side elevation windows and a sink, front to rear measuring approximately 32ft in length., mezzanine for storage. The work shop area has a rear access door and side elevation window along with fitted work bench and a further side elevation access door creates further natural lighting.

From East Leake village centre proceed along the Main Street towards the Church. Opposite the church turn left along School Green turn right into The Nook where the property is situated on the right hand side as 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.

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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