Murray Estate Agents
EST. 1812

Hollygate Road, Ridlington, LE15 9AR

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Property description

Delightful substantial detached character property with double Garage, ample parking and good-sized south-facing gardens enjoying spectacular views over undulating countryside situated on the edge of a popular Rutland village.

The Old Mill is built of stone with quoins under slate roof and offers a spacious and extensive family accommodation which retains to this day a wealth of character features including open fireplaces, exposed stonework and beamed ceilings.

Benefiting from oil-fired central heating, the well-proportioned interior is arranged over two storeys and can be summarised as follows:

GROUND FLOOR: Living Room/Hall with Inglenook fireplace, Boot Room, Inner Hall, Cloakroom/WC, Study/Bedroom Five, Dining Room/Sitting Room with open fireplace, Family Room with gas stove, open-plan Breakfast Room and charming Country Kitchen with shaker-style units and AGA, walk-in Larder, Utility Room;

FIRST FLOOR: Master Bedroom with en-suite Bathroom, three further large Bedrooms, Family Bathroom.

OUTSIDE there is a double Garage, a Log Store, an ample area of vehicular hard standing to the front and south-facing gardens taking in open rural views to the rear.



Recessed Porch
Stone-built porch with two outside lights, two log stores and front entrance door leading to:

Living Room/Hall (9.22m x 5.61m (30'3 x 18'5 ))
Impressive Reception Room of generous proportions featuring Inglenook fireplace with stone surround, flagstone hearth and heavy bressumer beam above housing cast iron fire grate, exposed stonework to part of walls, traditional beamed ceiling, four radiators in decorative covers, wall-light points, recessed ceiling spotlights, built-in under-stairs cupboard, central galleried staircase with open spindles leading to first floor, dual-aspect windows.

Boot Room (4.60m x 1.19m (15'1 x 3'11 ))
Tiled floor, partially glazed external door to side elevation.

Inner Hall (1.24m x 1.57m (4'1 x 5'2 ))
With dado rail.

Cloakroom/WC (3.15m x 1.85m (10'4 x 6'1 ))
Two-piece coloured suite comprising low-level WC and pedestal hand basin, tiled splashbacks, radiator, beam to ceiling.

Study/Bedroom Five (4.55m x 2.69m (14'11 x 8'10 ))
Radiator, beam to ceiling, wall-light points, window to side.

Dining Room/Sitting Room (4.57m x 6.02m (15'0 x 19'9 ))
Feature open fireplace with stone surround and raised hearth housing cast iron dog grate, two radiators in decorative covers, exposed beams to ceiling, wall-light points, dado rail, window to side, French doors with matching glazed side panels leading to south-facing paved patio and providing views over rear garden and countryside beyond.

Family Room (3.91m x 5.59m (12'10 x 18'4 ))
Attractive calor gas stove set in a stone surround with raised hearth and timber mantel above, radiator in decorative cover, wall-light points, triple-aspect windows.

Open-plan Breakfast Room and Kitchen:

Breakfast Room (3.51m x 3.96m (11'6 x 13'0 ))
Radiator in decorative cover, central heating thermostat, wood panelling to dado height, wall-light points, fired earth terracotta tiled floor.

Kitchen (7.42m x 3.99m (24'4 x 13'1 ))
Spacious Country Kitchen tastefully appointed with excellent range of bespoke cream-fronted shaker-style units incorporating ample base cupboard and drawer units with granite work surfaces and matching upstand, inset 1.5-bowl Belfast sink with mixer tap and grooved drainer, four-oven AGA with tiled splashback and display shelf above, fitted plate rack, oak island unit with cupboard and drawer units and incorporating a breakfast bar, two integrated fridge/freezers; fired earth terracotta tiled floor, radiator in decorative cover, recessed ceiling spotlights, two windows providing views over open countryside, external part-glazed door to side elevation.

Walk-in Larder (2.59m x 1.50m (8'6 x 4'11 ))
Fitted shelving, fired earth terracotta tiled floor, window to side elevation.

Utility Room (2.29m x 3.99m (7'6 x 13'1 ))
Range of bespoke fitted units with wooden work surfaces and matching upstand, inset Belfast sink with mixer tap and grooved drainer, plumbing and space for washing machine and tumble dryer, fired earth terracotta tiled floor, floor-standing oil-fired central heating boiler, extractor fan, external door to rear elevation.


Feature exposed stonework, dado rail, ceiling cornice.

Galleried Landing
Large built-in cupboard, radiator, wall-light point, dado rail, ceiling cornice, loft access hatch, two windows.

Bedroom One (4.55m x 5.59m (14'11 x 18'4 ))
Large dual-aspect Master Bedroom enjoying countryside views and incorporating radiator, wall-light points, dado rail and ceiling cornice.

En-suite Bathroom (3.68m x 3.78m (12'1 x 12'5 ))
Five-piece coloured suite comprising inset vanity hand basin with cupboard beneath, concealed-cistern WC, bidet, pedestal hand basin and corner bath with shower fitting; radiator, tiled splashbacks, ceiling cornice, two wall-mounted bathroom cabinets, built-in airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder, immersion heater and slatted shelving.

Family Bathroom (4.57m x 2.62m (15'0 x 8'7 ))
Five-piece coloured suite comprising low-level WC, bidet, pedestal hand basin, central panelled bath and separate shower compartment; fully tiled splashbacks and matching partially tiled walls, radiator, ceiling cornice, shaver point, window to front.

Bedroom Two (4.01m x 5.59m (13'2 x 18'4 ))
Another spacious triple-aspect bedroom enjoying views over countryside to the rear and incorporating two radiators, dado rail and ceiling cornice.

Bedroom Three (3.40m x 4.32m (11'2 x 14'2 ))
Radiator, dado rail, ceiling cornice, window to rear with countryside views.

Bedroom Four (3.30m x 4.29m (10'10 x 14'1 ))
Radiator, wall-light points, dado rail, ceiling cornice, window to rear with countryside views.


Double Garage (5.74m x 5.36m (18'10 x 17'7 ))
Light and power, two up-and-over doors, personnel door to side elevation.

Log Store (4.70m x 4.95m (15'5 x 16'3 ))
With wall-light point.

Front Garden
To the front of the property there is a gated entrance giving access to a large gravel area of hard standing for a number of vehicles and the double Garage.

A gravelled pathway to the side of the property with cold water tap and outside light gives access to the bin storage area and links front and rear gardens.

Rear Garden
The south-facing rear garden takes in views over adjoining countryside and has been arranged to include large brick-paved patio area with cold water tap and flood lighting immediately to the rear of the house and extensive shaped lawn with mature, well-stocked garden borders.

To the other side of the property there is a further area of garden featuring established borders, rose beds and inset fruit trees.

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.

Ridlington is a delightful Rutland village lying about three miles to the north-west of Uppingham and containing many period stone houses, a number of which are scheduled as Grade 2 Listed Buildings of architectural and historic interest. The facilities in the village comprise a church and a good community atmosphere. All others are available in the market town of Uppingham including doctors, dentist, a good range of shops catering for most needs, schools, together with a bus service. For commuters Ridlington is ideally positioned being close to the A47 giving access to both Peterborough and Leicester and southwards to Kettering and Corby where there are good rail connections to London. In addition it is within easy driving distance of other towns including Melton Mowbray, Stamford etc. The sporting facilities in the area are many and varied, ball participating sports including golf, cricket, football, rugby football, tennis, bowls, are all available and the delights of the countryside can also be enjoyed either on horseback or walking and Rutland Water, lying just to the east, is one of the largest manmade lakes in Europe and offers a wide variety of leisure activities. The village therefore is a tranquil haven in the heart of Rutland and is much sought after as a lovely location in which to live.

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

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  • Substantial Period Property
  • Wealth of Character
  • Spacious Accommodation
  • Open Countryside Views
  • 4 Reception Rooms
  • Country Kitchen with Brkft Room
  • Ample Ancilary Accommodation
  • 4/5 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms
  • Dbl Garage, South-facing Gardens
  • Energy Rating: F
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