Substantial detached period property set on a good sized plot in a rarely available location, surrounded by established gardens and enjoying panoramic rural views.
The property is built of stone under tiled roof and retaining to this day much of its charm and character features, including an impressive Inglenook fireplace, exposed ceiling beams and stonework. Church House has been in the same ownership for the past 42 years and offers immense potential to create a comfortable family home in a picturesque location.
The accommodation on offer has gas central heating and mostly secondary glazing and can be summarised as follows:
GROUND FLOOR: Entrance Hall, Cloakroom/WC, Sitting Room, separate Dining Room, Snug, Breakfast Kitchen, Rear Porch/Utility; FIRST FLOOR: Master Bedroom, three further Bedrooms, Family Bathroom. A large loft space offers possibility of conversion into further accommodation, subject to necessary planning permission.
OUTSIDE the property is accessed via gravelled driveway with traditional five bar timber gate leading to the detached double Garage and providing ample off-road parking.
The well maintained gardens are fully enclosed and privately screened by stone walling and an array of mature trees and hedging, The gardens have been attractively arranged to include an area of lawn with original working well and summerhouse, a large bed stocked with a wide variety of shrubs and flowering plants, a vegetable patch with raised beds, a private paved seating area enclosed by original walling left from the old chapel and a further area of lawn.
The property is available with NO CHAIN.
Entrance Hall (3.33m x 1.75m (10'11 x 5'9 ))
Original main entrance door, radiator, staircase leading to first floor, under-stairs store.
Cloakroom/WC (1.78m x 1.35m (5'10 x 4'5 ))
White suite comprising low level WC and pedestal hand basin, radiator, window to front elevation.
Sitting Room (5.82m x 4.24m (19'1 x 13'11 ))
Spacious reception room featuring Inglenook fireplace with fire hood, stone surround, matching hearth and heavy bressumer beam above, two radiators, traditional beamed ceiling, wall light points, two windows to rear elevation and double doors giving access to gardens.
Sitting Room leads through to Dining Room.
Dining Room (2.84m x 5.56m (9'4 x 18'3 ))
Dual aspect room with radiator, exposed stonework to one wall, windows to front and side elevations and internal door leading to Snug.
Snug (3.05m x 3.15m (10'0 x 10'4 ))
Radiator, window to rear elevation with garden views, internal door leading to Kitchen.
Breakfast Kitchen (7.98m max x 2.54m max (26'2 max x 8'4 max))
Range of oak fronted units incorporating granite effect work surfaces tiled splash-backs, inset 1.5 bowl single drainer stainless steel sink unit, base cupboard and drawer units, matching eye level wall cupboards, inset STOWES four ring ceramic hob and STOWES electric double oven beneath. Exposed stonework to one wall, radiator, dual aspect windows.
Rear Porch/Utility (2.44m x 3.84m (8'0 x 12'7 ))
Fitted white formica worktop with inset single drainer stainless steel sink unit and plumbing for washing machine beneath, wall-mounted cupboard, partially tiled walls, tiled floor with mat well, radiator, window and external half glazed door to front elevation.
Landing (3.51m x 2.69m (11'6 x 8'10 ))
Master Bedroom (One) (2.82m x 4.17m + recess 1.24m x 1.30m (9'3 x 13'8)
Entrance Area of 1.85m x 1.24m (6'1 x 4'1 ) leads to Master Bedroom which features radiator and window to rear elevation.
Bedroom Two (2.41m x 3.15m (7'11 x 10'4 ))
Radiator, window to side elevation.
Bedroom Three (2.95m x 2.51m (9'8 x 8'3 ))
Radiator, window to front elevation.
Inner Landing (1.09m x 1.85m (3'7 x 6'1 ))
Built-in airing cupboard with hot water cylinder and pine slatted shelving.
Bedroom Four (2.74m x 4.45m (9'0 x 14'7 ))
Radiator, window to rear elevation.
Family Bathroom (2.84m x 2.29m (9'4 x 7'6 ))
White suite comprising low level WC, pedestal hand basin, panelled bath with tiled surround and separate corner shower cubicle; radiator, two windows to front elevation.
Detached Double Garage
Stone construction under tiled roof with two up and over doors.
the property is accessed via gravelled driveway with traditional five bar timber gate leading to the detached double Garage and providing an area of ample vehicular hard standing.
The property is set centrally on the plot with mature, well maintained and fully enclosed gardens to all sides. The attractively laid out gardens incorporate a lawn with original working well and summerhouse, a large bed stocked with a wide variety of shrubs and flowering plants, an area of vegetable garden with raised beds, a private paved seating area enclosed by original walling left from the old chapel and a further area of lawn.
None of the services, fittings, or appliances (if any) heating installations, plumbing or electrical systems, telephone or television points have been tested by the Selling Agents.
Barrow is a delightful hamlet situated to the north east of Oakham between Cottesmore and Market Overton. This is a village set on the side of an escarpment and enjoys west facing views over the open countryside beyond. Facilities including a junior school, shops and doctors surgery are available in the adjoining villages of Market Overton and Cottesmore. For all other facilities, these are available in Oakham just a few miles away.
Commuting from the village is ideal as it is within easy driving distance of a number of centres including Leicester, Peterborough, Melton Mowbray, Kettering and Corby and is within a few minutes drive of the A1 Great North Road. There is also a British Rail station in Oakham and this links into Peterborough where there is a frequent train service to London Kings Cross, that journey taking approximately 50 minutes.
Leisure activities in the area are many and varied with country rambles or horse rides and sports including golf, football, tennis, bowls etc., all available within the vicinity. Rutland Water, a few miles away is a good location to spend time where there is fishing, sailing, cycling and bird watching.
COUNCIL TAX BAND
Enquiries to Rutland County Council, Oakham 01572-722577
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