Truly unique and characterful is this two bedroom detached cottage built in the 1800's, an internal inspection is essential to appreciate the quality of accommodation on offer. Refurbishment work has been carefully carried out by the current owners to ensure the character and charm of the property has not been taken away. Located in Thorpe Hesley the property lies in the heart of the village with local amenities close by along with regarded local schooling. Being well positioned for the M1 Motorway network is a further benefit of this charming home with junction 35 only a short drive away. The living accommodation briefly comprises open plan kitchen/diner/lounge, utility room, downstairs W.C, family bathroom and two bedrooms.
Entrance is gained through a front facing external door that leads directly in to the open plan lounge which has many character features throughout. The whole downstairs accommodation is full of period charm with exposed beams and two striking fireplaces that occupy multi fuel log burners giving the room main its main focal points. In addition, the lounge has three front facing windows as well as a rear window all with original slate window sills which continue throughout the property. The dining area benefits from engineered oak wood flooring with underfloor heating and easily accommodates a larger than average dining table perfect for entertaining. The kitchen also has engineered oak wood flooring with underfloor heating and is of a high specification made up of a range of wall, base and drawer units that are solid wood with contrasting countertops offering ample workspace. It has a range of integrated appliances to include electric oven, induction hob, overhead extraction unit, microwave, wine cooler and double Belfast sink with space for a free standing fridge freezer. The kitchen has a rear facing window and double doors that lead out to the rear garden. To the rear of the lounge is a useful utility room that has plumbing for a washing machine and space for a dryer with double doors that also lead out to the rear garden. In addition there is also a downstairs W.C with pedestal sink.
The first floor landing is of a great size and provides access to the family bathroom and two bedrooms. The second bedroom is located to the rear of the property and has a side facing window, it will comfortably accommodate a single bed with other furniture and is tastefully decorated. The master bedrooms spans the width of the property and again has retained original features with exposed ceiling beams giving the bedroom plenty of character. The room currently houses a king size bed and has space for ample furniture with windows to both the front and rear aspect. The family bathroom is beautifully presented and is tiled to three walls with ceiling downlights. It has a low level W.C, wall hung sink and bath with mains fed ceiling shower head. In addition there is a rear facing window and wall mounted radiator.
Externally the front of the property benefits from an electric security gate with camera intercom system as well as a full CCTV and alarm system. Indian flag stones have been laid making off road parking available for numerous vehicles, there is also side access to the rear garden. The rear garden can be accessed either through the kitchen or utility room and is split across two levels. The lower level again is laid with Indian flag stones whilst the upper tier is mainly laid to lawn with a central patio area. The garden is full enclosed with fencing to the perimeter.
|Property Type||%||Avg. current value||Avg. # beds||Avg. # bathrooms|
|End terrace house||7.4%||£127,688||2.7||0.4|
|Property Type||1 Bed||2 Beds||3 Beds||4 Beds||5 Beds|
|Houses||£110,000 (2)||£97,591 (54)||£132,092 (75)||£219,406 (23)||£284,988 (4)|
|Flats||£47,498 (2)||£73,325 (12)||£100,000 (1)||-||-|
|All||£78,749 (4)||£93,179 (66)||£131,670 (76)||£219,406 (23)||£284,988 (4)|