5 bed Detached House


Church Lane, Greetham, Oakham

Property Description


Enjoying a stunning corner plot in the conservation area of this highly desirable village opposite the beautiful village church, a substantial five bedroom detached period property with three reception rooms, integral double garage and home office offering considerable potential to upgrade, alter and extend to suit a purchasers own taste and specification. With gas fired central heating, the property is the former stables and coach house to a large Manor House and is steeped in history. Viewing is highly recommended to appreciate the stunning setting, the side of the accommodation and potential to create a much more valuable and substantial family home.

Accommodation The property is entered via part glazed front door into:

Reception Hall With radiator, stairs to first floor, off which:

Sitting Room14'7" x 15'7" (4.45m x 4.75m). With open fronted fireplace in limestone with matching hearth and mantel, double radiator, coved cornicing, secondary double glazed windows to side and rear overlooking gardens.

Music Room/Inner Hall12'2" x 12'2" (3.7m x 3.7m). With double radiator, telephone point, secondary double glazed window to front, double doors to dining room and door off to:

Cloakroom With low level WC, wash hand basin, part tiling and radiator.

Rear Lobby With door to side.

Dining Room16'1" x 11'2" (4.9m x 3.4m). With secondary double glazed window to side, two double radiators, spotlights, book shelving and off:

Dining Kitchen14'9" x 13'5" (4.5m x 4.1m). With a range of units comprising one and a half bowl single drainer sink, work surfacing, base cupboards and drawers under, eye level units, a focal point of the room being an oil fired Nobel range with twin ovens and hotplates, space for fridge/freezer, tiled splashbacks, secondary double glazed window overlooking the rear garden, multi-pane window to side and radiator.

On the First Floor Approached via a staircase from the reception hall.

First Floor Landing With multi-pane window overlooking the rear garden, radiator, access to roof space, telephone point and off:

Bedroom One15'7" x 14'9" (4.75m x 4.5m). With secondary double glazed windows overlooking the side and rear gardens, double radiator, telephone point.

Bedroom Two13'5" x 11'4" (4.1m x 3.45m). With multi-pane windows to side and rear overlooking gardens and radiator.

Bedroom Three16'2" x 10'2" (4.93m x 3.1m). With double radiator, uPVC double glazed window with delightful views overlooking the church.

Bedroom Four12'6" x 10'2" (3.8m x 3.1m). With uPVC double glazed window, wardrobe and radiator.

Bedroom Five11'7" x 6'11" (3.53m x 2.1m). With radiator, telephone point and secondary double glazed window to side.

Bathroom With white three piece suite comprising panelled bath with shower over and screen, wash hand basin, low level WC, part tiling, chrome towel rail/radiator, uPVC double glazed window, fitted mirror with light and matching ceramic tiled flooring.

Adjacent Separate WC With low level suite, radiator and multi-pane window.

Separate Shower Room With three piece suite comprising shower, vanity unit with cupboards under, bidet, radiator, double glazed roof light and tiling.

Outside A particular feature of the property is its stunning leafy setting in the conservation area of the village with magnificent views over the ancient village church. Double gates leads into Church Lane via a sweeping gravel and block paved driveway which leads into the side and rear of the property providing access in turn to:

Integral Double Garage16'1" x 16' (4.9m x 4.88m). With double doors, fitted light and power, window, electric meters etc, off which:

Useful Utility Room/Store Room11'10" x 8'1" (3.6m x 2.46m). With single drainer sink, cupboards, plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble dryer, Glow-worm gas fired central heating boiler and timer switch, insulated hot water cylinder, tiled flooring and window to side.

Agents Note Being integral to the house, the garage and utility room would lend themselves to conversion to further accommodation, there being ample space outside the property for additional garaging and extension (subject to any necessary consents or approvals).

Chalet Style Home Office15'6" x 12'2" (4.72m x 3.7m). Providing an ideal work from home facility and has double glazed windows with fitted vertical blinds, double doors opening onto a veranda, insulated flooring, lighting on dimmer switches, double electric sockets and TV aerial point.

Gardens The gardens extend to three sides of the property and are delightful being completed enclosed by attractive stone walling, large variety of shrubs, plants and mature trees. A most attractive feature of the property if the delightful brook which leads via a waterfall across the gardens and underneath a bridge which is the former entrance of the property in its previous life as a coach house to the main hall. The sound of the waterfall and the abundance of aquatic life and plants are a particularly attractive feature. The gardens also benefiting from total privacy enjoying the view of the village church and also featuring a raised terrace and deep borders packed with informal summer plants and shrubs. There is considerable potential given the size of the plot for significant extension, or indeed the create of annexed accommodation, (subject of course to any necessary consents/approvals. In all, a fine period property with Collyweston roof ideal for those seeking a substantial home with considerable potential for general upgrading, extension and alteration. The plot extends to approximately 0.5 acres

Services Mains water electricity, gas and drainage are connected to the property. Central heating is provided by gas fired boiler in the utility room. The Nobel range in the kitchen being oil fired.

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