A rarely available detached period cottage situated in the village Conservation Area on a generous plot with private south facing gardens. The property is dated 1788 and offers scope for improvement and extension to provide an enviable home of charm and character. Entrance hall, kitchen/breakfast room, living room, utility room, wet room, utility room ground floor bedroom, large landing/library suitable to create an additional bedroom, two further bedrooms, en suite and bathroom. Off road parking and garage space. Well stocked gardens. In all approximately 0.3 acre. Vacant possession with no chain.
ENTRANCE HALL 2.72m x 1.68m (8'11" x 5'6")
With oak ledged entrance door, intruder alarm panel, exposed stone wall, vaulted ceiling and a radiator. An inner half glazed oak door with leaded light leads through to:
KITCHEN / BREAKFAST ROOM 4.78m x 3.63m (15'8" x 11'11")
With uPVC double glazed bay window to the front elevation, additional uPVC double glazed window to the side elevation, bespoke fitted kitchen units comprising a range of base cupboards with Corian work surfacing which runs into the deep bay and incorporates integrated one and a half bowl sink and drainer, built-in AEG double oven and Hotpoint ceramic hob with extractor hood over, shelved pantry cupboard, glazed display cabinets, tiled splashbacks, double radiator, parquet tiled floor.
INNER HALL / UTILITY 4.62m x 3.38m (15'2" x 11'1")
With two uPVC double glazed windows to the rear elevation, an extensive range of wall to ceiling fitted cupboards, tiled flooring, work surfacing, one and a half bowl stainless steel sink with mixer tap, plumbing for washing machine, external stable style door to the side elevation and Merlin 2000 Series oil fired boiler.
WET ROOM 1.88m x 1.63m (6'2" x 5'4")
Having shower with mermaid style boarding splashback, low level WC and corner wash handbasin, uPVC obscure double glazed window to the front elevation, extractor fan, fitted cupboard containing electrical consumer unit.
STUDY / BEDROOM THREE 3.63m x 2.51m (11'11" x 8'3")
With uPVC double glazed windows to the front and side elevation, radiator.
LIVING ROOM 8.38m x 4.04m (27'6" x 13'3")
An extensive room containing sitting and dining areas with two uPVC double glazed bay windows to the rear aspect each with fitted window seat and radiator, an exposed stone wall with full width stone fireplace with wood burning stove, stone mantel, and niches for log storage, parquet flooring beneath carpet tiles and open tread staircase to the first floor.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING / LIBRARY 5.72m x 4.50m (18'9" x 14'9")
With high vaulted ceiling, uPVC double glazed window to the side and rear elevations, radiator and loft hatch access.
** With the addition of a stud wall, it would be easily possible to create a further bedroom in this space **
BEDROOM ONE 3.78m x 3.40m (12'5" x 11'2")
With uPVC double glazed window to the rear elevation, high vaulted ceiling with exposed oak beams.
EN SUITE 2.69m x 0.74m (8'10" x 2'5")
With shower area (shower not installed), low level WC and wash handbasin.
BEDROOM TWO 2.97m x 2.51m (9'9" x 8'3")
With uPVC double glazed window to the front and side elevation, radiator, two fitted wardrobes.
BATHROOM 2.51m x 1.68m (8'3" x 5'6")
With uPVC obscure double glazed window, panelled bath, wash handbasin inset to vanity unit with tiled surface, wide fitted mirror, spotlighting, radiator.
With obscure uPVC double glazed window, low level WC and radiator.
The property is approached through a 5-bar gate opening to a gravelled driveway providing parking and room for the erection of garaging subject to the necessary permissions being obtained. There are various topiary Yews', deep shrubbery to front with laurel hedging to the boundary and to the side there is box hedging and pathway to the entrance and a cold water tap. To the side there are various shrubs and flowers, brick pathway from St Mary & St Peter's Church, GREENHOUSE, an extensive private south facing garden with brick and paved seating area, a wide variety of shrubs and trees and many fruit trees. A particular feature is a stone well and there is also a garden pond, garden SHED, views to the Church and oil storage tank. At the side is a timber lean-to STORE and oil storage tank.
Mains water, electricity and drainage are connected. The property has oil fired central heating and fibre Broadband is connected. The property also has solar panels fitted.
The property is in Council Tax Band E. Annual charges for 2019/2020 - £2,115.78
The property is best approached from High Street following the signs for Melton Mowbray (A607). From Market Place continue on to Westgate (A52) and on to the A607 Harlaxton Road. Follow the A607 out of Grantham and in to Harlaxton taking the left turn on to Trotters Lane and the property can be located on the right-hand side on the sharp bend.
Harlaxton lies 3 miles south west of Grantham and near to the Nottingham to Grantham canal. It is on the edge of the Vale of Belvoir just off the A607 and is 12 miles north east of Melton Mowbray. The village has a Primary School and local convenience store with Post Office, health centre, sports and social club and public house.
Travel connections in the area are excellent - the A1 passes to the west of Grantham 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.
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.
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.