Murray Estate Agents
EST. 1812

Ketton Road, Hambleton, LE15 8TH

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Property description

RUTLAND WATER PENINSULA: An attractive five bedroom Barn Conversion set on a good sized plot, located approximately 3/4 mile to the east of the village of Hambleton, on the peninsula and enjoying panoramic views over Rutland Water.

The property is semi detached and built of red brick under tiled roof offering spacious and flexible family accommodation with an abundance of character arranged over two storeys. The accommodation features exposed roof trusses, beams and brickwork and benefits from an oil fired central heating system, as well as fast fibre optic broadband.

The interior can be summarised as follows:

GROUND FLOOR: Reception Hall, Cloakroom/WC, Utility Room, Living Kitchen, Sitting Room with log-burning stove, three double Bedrooms, one with en-suite Shower Room, Family Bathroom;
FIRST FLOOR: Master Bedroom Suite of Bedroom, Dressing Area and Shower Room, further double Bedroom.

OUTSIDE: Access is from Ketton Road via a track which leads to the neighbouring farm and Swallow Barn.

The sweeping drive leads to the front garden providing parking for six vehicles and has fenced boundaries with timber latticed tops. The garden has been landscaped to include a block paved terrace, a raised shaped bed and a lawn with well stocked borders. There are two passageways which link the front and rear gardens of the property.

The rear garden is laid mainly to lawn with a large timber decked patio area adjoining the house and enjoying far reaching, panoramic views over Rutland Water.



Reception Hall (2.95m x 2.57m (9'8 x 8'5 ))
Glass panelled main entrance door, fitted cupboard and shelving, ceramic tiled floor with mat well.

Cloakroom/WC (1.19m x 2.03m (3'11 x 6'8 ))
White suite comprising low level WC and wash hand basin, radiator, ceramic tiled floor, window to rear elevation.

Utility Room (2.06m x 1.57m (6'9 x 5'2 ))
WORCESTER oil fired central heating boiler, plumbing for washing machine, fitted shelving, ceramic floor.

Living Kitchen (7.82m x 4.72m overall (25'8 x 15'6 overall))
The dual aspect Living Kitchen is the hub of this home and enjoys views over gardens and Rutland Water.

Ceramic tiled floor, double glazed doors to both elevations.

Kitchen Area (4.65m x 4.32m (15'3 x 14'2 ))
The spacious kitchen area features exposed brickwork to part of walls and exposed roof trusses and is appointed with excellent range of oak fronted units incorporating inset single drainer stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, adjoining tiled work surfaces with cupboard and drawer units beneath, matching wall mounted cupboards, built-in BOSCH electric oven and DE DIETRICH four ring ceramic electric hob set in a recess with tiled surround and heavy bressumer beam above, two inset BAUMATIC wine coolers, plumbed-in MIELE dishwasher, further fitted oak worktop with cupboard units beneath and display cabinet above, under-counter space for fridge and freezer.

Dining Area (3.56m x 4.57m (11'8 x 15'0 ))
Radiator, external French doors to rear with views over gardens and Rutland Water beyond, internal double glass panelled doors leading through to Sitting Room.

Sitting Room (8.00m x 4.72m (26'3 x 15'6 ))
Generously proportioned reception room enjoying lovely views over rear garden and Rutland Water beyond and featuring a log-burning stove, three upright radiators, travertine tiled floor, exposed brickwork to part of walls, oak dogleg staircase leading to first floor and arched French doors with matching side panels giving access to timber decking area and rear garden.

Access corridor to bedrooms (9.02m x 1.02m (29'7 x 3'4 ))

Bedroom One (2.97m x 3.45m (9'9 x 11'4 ))
Radiator, window to front garden.

En-suite Shower Room (1.02m x 2.69m max (3'4 x 8'10 max))
White suite comprising low level WC, wash hand basin and shower cubicle with tiled surround and mains shower; upright radiator, ceramic tiled floor.

Bedroom Two (3.40m x 2.95m (11'2 x 9'8 ))
Radiator, window to front garden.

Bedroom Three (2.97m x 4.85m (9'9 x 15'11 ))
Radiator, window to front garden, French doors giving access to front elevation.

Family Bathroom (3.38m x 1.75m (11'1 x 5'9 ))
White suite comprising panelled bath with tiled surround and hand held shower, low level WC, pedestal hand basin and shower cubicle with tiled surround and mains shower; ceramic tiles to half wall height, ceramic tiled floor, radiator, extractor fan.


Landing (1.14m x 0.81m (3'9 x 2'8 ))
With fitted cupboard and Velux window.

Master Bedroom Suite:

Bedroom Four (Master) (4.62m max x 4.60m into eaves (15'2 max x 15'1 in)
Upright radiator, fitted shelving to one wall, Velux windows and a step leading up to Dressing Area.

Dressing Area (4.34m x 2.26m plus eaves storage (14'3 x 7'5 plu)
With Velux windows.

En-suite Shower Room (2.08m x 2.24m (6'10 x 7'4 ))
White suite comprising low level WC, pedestal hand basin and shower cubicle with tiled surround; radiator, ceramic tiled floor, Velux window, internal door giving access to useful roof storage space.

Bedroom Five (4.93m max x 4.55m into eaves (16'2 max x 14'11 i)
Feature glass panelling to part of one wall, Velux windows.


Front Garden
The property is accessed via a sweeping gravelled driveway flanked by shaped lawns and providing parking for six vehicles. From the driveway the front garden of Swallow Barn is accessed via two wrought iron hand gates. The garden is bounded by brick and timber latticework fence and has been attractively arranged to include an area of lawn with well stocked borders, a shaped raised bed and a block paved terrace giving access to the front entrance door.

Side Passageway (4.95m x 1.45m (16'3 x 4'9 ))
A covered passageway which links the front and rear of the property, providing extra storage for garden tools and equipment.

Rear Garden
The good sized rear garden is bounded by timber fencing and established hedging to make the most of the lovely views over Rutland Water. The garden is laid mainly to lawn with a large triangular timber decked area immediately to the rear of the house.

Mains water, septic tank, electricity. The property also currently benefits from fast fibre optic broadband.
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.

Hambleton is one of the most sought-after and unspoilt villages in Rutland located on a peninsula surrounded by Rutland Water.

The village contains many delightful period houses and cottages and the local facilities include the village hall, a 12th century church, a public house and an award-winning hotel and restaurant, Hambleton Hall.

There is a view across to Burley-on-the-Hill House from the north side of the village and from the south one can see across to the sailing club at Edith Weston on the far shore. The track around the peninsula along the lakeside takes walkers and cyclists through bluebell woods.

Oakham is about three miles away where all main amenities are available, including a wide range of shops, produce markets, medical facilities, library, etc.
The schools in the area are good with a range of local authority schools in Oakham catering for children of most ages together with private schools in Oakham, Uppingham and Stamford.

For commuters there is a railway station in the town with regular services to Leicester, Birmingham and Peterborough. At Peterborough there are frequent connections to London Kings Cross taking approximately 50 minutes. The area benefits from good transport links with easy access to a number of centres including Leicester, Peterborough, Corby, Kettering, Nottingham, Melton Mowbray and Stamford. The A1 Great North Road by Stamford feeds into the motorway system of England.

Leisure facilities in Rutland are varied and plentiful with the usual clubs for cricket, golf, rugby, tennis, bowls football, as well as bird watching, cycling and water sailing at Rutland Water.

Band G.
Enquiries to Rutland County Council, Oakham 01572-722577

Murray, in conjunction with St. James's Place Wealth Management can offer free independent advice whether you buy through Murray Estate Agents or another agent. St. James's Place Wealth Management have access to over 13,000 mortgage products and are able to find the most competitive products from the whole market. Your home may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage.

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  • Attractive Barn Conversion
  • Panoramic Views Over Rutland Water
  • Extensive, Flexible Accommodation
  • Wealth of Character
  • Sitting Room
  • Living Kitchen, Utility, Clkrm
  • 5 Dbl Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms
  • Good-sized Plot, Lovely Gardens
  • Parking
  • Energy Rating: E
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