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4 bedroom bungalow for sale
Butt Lane, Wymondham, Leics
Offers Over £475,000
SSTC
    FOUR/FIVE BEDROOMED DETACHED FORMER STATIONMASTER’S HOUSE
    SYMPATHETICALLY RESTORED BY PRESENT OWNERS
    SPACIOUS AND FLEXIBLE ACCOMMODATION
    MANY ORIGINAL FEATURES INCLUDING FIREPLACES, SASH WINDOWS AND PINE CLADDING
    QUALITY FIXTURES AND FITTINGS THROUGHOUT
    OAK FLOORING THROUGHOUT
    REFITTED KITCHEN/DINING ROOM
    TWO OF THE BEDROOMS HAVE EN-SUITE FACILITIES & THERE IS ALSO A FAMILY BATHROOM.
    CALOR GAS CENTRAL HEATING
    GENEROUS DRIVEWAY TO FRONT & LAWNED REAR GARDENS
    THE ½ ACRE PLOT CONTAINS A STRETCH OF THE DISUSED RAILWAY LINE NOW A NATURE RESERVE
    IDYLLIC LOCATION NEAR TO THE GRADE 2* WYMONDHAM WINDMILL
    & BERKELEY ARMS PUBLIC HOUSE (WITH MICHELIN CITATION)
    NO UPWARD CHAIN
    Please note

    On 8th September 2016 planning permission was granted to the present owner of this property to relocate a Grade 2 Listed Navvies Cottage which is currently to be seen at the west side of the property. It will be moved a further 80 ft/25 m from this property on to the adjacent paddock where it will be restored to its original build and used as her new residence. [See Melton Borough Council’s Planning Website 16/000236/LBC and 16/00235/FUL]
    Local Area
    Surrounded by beautiful countryside, Wymondham is situated in Leicestershire and lying within the Oakham, Melton Mowbray, Grantham triangle. Rutland Water and Stamford in Lincolnshire are easily accessible. Regular daily bus services operate from the village. Train services to London (65mins) and all major towns and cities can be found at Melton Mowbray and Grantham.
    Wymondham itself has a village C of E Primary School and an active and lively community. Many group activities from exercise classes, film nights, Sunday Breakfasts and everything in between are centred in the Village Hall. The Berkeley Arms is an esteemed public house and restaurant with Michelin citation. Equally popular, the Windmill site offers a range of shops, tearoom and children’s playground.


    Additional Information
    The building has been extended over the years, and given a thorough overhaul by the current owners. The original rooms have been sensitively restored and modernised. All work has been carried out to comply with the latest building regulations. This has involved:
    New water supply
    Re-excavated and extended drainage system
    Calor Gas central heating system
    A complete re-roof of the original building with strengthened rafters
    Maximum insulation below floorboards and in attic space above
    Rentokil treatment with valid certificate
    Re-fitted kitchen
    Added bathroom and en-suites all with fitted tiles and underfloor heating
    Oak wooden flooring throughout
    Multi-fuel burner


    Planning Permission

    Permission has already been granted for further extensions. [See: MMBC 07/00392/FUL] The building is adaptable as a family home, and provides an opportunity for a B&B business. There is also potential for the creation of a home office within the grounds. (All of which would be subject to permissions and consents.)
    Entrance hall
    Entered via double doors, and having oak flooring, sash window, radiator, and door to cloakroom.
    Cloakroom / WC
    Having a low flush WC and wash hand basin with mixer tap over, Calor Gas central heating boiler, built in storage cupboards, radiator and oak flooring.
    Sitting Room
    w: 4.9m x l: 4.83m
    Having an original brick fireplace with cast-iron multi-fuel burner on a Yorkstone hearth, oak mantle, sash windows to the front and rear, French double doors to the garden, radiator, oak wooden flooring and door to the kitchen/diner.
    Kitchen/diner
    w: 3.63m x l: 4.83m
    Having an excellent range of base cupboards, wooden effect working surfaces, Blanco sink unit with mixer tap over, Neff double oven, four ring ceramic hob with extractor unit over, integral dishwasher, space for fridge, dual aspect sash windows, original wood panelled walls. Original brick fireplace with oak mantle, oak wooden flooring and part glazed door to utility.
    Utility
    w: 4.14m x l: 1.5m
    Entered from kitchen and having panelled windows, quarry tiled floor and external door.
    Inner hall
    An Inner Hall giving access to the roof space above the modern extension, and with radiator, oak flooring and oak double French doors opening to the drive, leads to:
    Master bedroom
    w: 3.94m x l: 3.86m
    Large, pleasant room with dual aspect, double-glazed windows overlooking garden, radiator, oak wooden flooring, door to en-suite
    En-suite
    Refitted shower room with fully tiled shower cubicle, wash hand basin in vanity surround, low flush WC, chrome towel radiator, tiled splashbacks and flooring, double-glazed window to side aspect, underfloor heating and extractor fan.
    Bedroom 2
    w: 3.96m x l: 2.59m
    With oak wooden flooring, double glazed windows, radiator, door to ensuite.
    En-suite
    Having a white suite comprising large fully tiled shower cubicle, wash hand basin in a vanity unit with storage and chrome mixer tap over, low flush WC., chrome towel radiator, tiled splashbacks and flooring, double glazed window, underfloor heating and extractor fan.
    Bedroom 3
    w: 2.54m x l: 3.73m
    Double-glazed French door to rear garden, original jib door to adjoining Bedroom 4, oak flooring, radiator and access to roof space.
    Bedroom 4
    w: 3.56m x l: 3.71m
    Exposed brickwork with original cast iron fireplace, original wood panelled walls, original jib door to adjoining Bedroom 3, sash window overlooking the garden, oak wooden flooring, radiator.
    Bedroom 5/Snug
    w: 3.71m x l: 2.62m
    The fifth bedroom is currently used as a snug, having an original sash window overlooking the rear garden, radiator and oak wooden flooring.
    Bathroom
    w: 2.03m x l: 2.64m
    Having a white panelled bath with chrome mixer tap and shower attachment over, wash hand basin, tiled splashbacks, low flush WC, double-glazed multi-paned window and tiled floor with underfloor heating and chrome ladder radiator.
    Outside
    The property benefits from a generous driveway providing off road parking for multiple vehicles and leads to two stables. The gardens are laid to lawn and herbaceous borders surrounded by magnificent, mature native trees. The grounds also include a stretch of the disused railway line – now a nature reserve and of interest to nature lovers. From the house, look north over the orchard and paddock to view the Windmill: look south over the former Goods Yard and Goods Shed to see the village beyond: the property is idyllically set.
    Council Tax Band: F
    Reference: RS0187
     4 3 2
    4/5 bedroom det bungalow with 3 bathrooms, overlooking the conservation village of Wymondham. Erected c1887 this historic building was originally the Stationmaster’s house. The property sits on an approximately ½ acre plot in an elevated position.

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