Beautifully presented EXTENDED FOUR BEDROOM CHARACTER COTTAGE, set in grounds of ONE THIRD OF AN ACRE on CHAPEL LANE in the sought after village of RAVENSHEAD. Boasting PERIOD FEATURES with CONTEMPORARY FITTINGS AND FIXTURES. SPACIOUS, VERSATILE and MODERNISED FLEXIBLE ACCOMMODATION with QUIRKY LAYOUT, possible SELF CONTAINED GROUND FLOOR ANNEX, plus THREE BEDROOMS and BATHROOM to first floor. DRIVEWAY with AMPLE PARKING leading to DOUBLE GARAGE and DOUBLE CARPORT. DELIGHTFUL PRIVATE ENCLOSED REAR GARDENS, useful VERSATILE STUDIO BUILDING, all backing onto fields with fabulous UNSPOILT COUNTRYSIDE VIEWS. Available with NO ONWARD CHAIN. Contact Gascoines Ravenshead office to book an appointment.
Rarely available cottage with the desirable address of Chapel Lane, Ravenshead having no onward chain. This beautiful family home is deceptively spacious and is filled with an abundance of character and charm. Although it dates back approximately 200 years, it has been lovingly brought up to date with a wonderful stylish contemporary interior with everything you need for modern day living. The flexible accommodation is set over two floors with a versatile layout. The ground floor has the option of easily re-instating a self-contained annexe if you wish, or the substantial floor plan can comfortably be occupied as a generous single dwelling, whichever layout suits your needs best. The accommodation comprises entrance hall, kitchen with doors through to the lounge, and the annexe could be situated where the ground floor bedroom is located along with the current dining room, separate utility room and shower room. The layout has great potential and many possibilities depending on your personal requirements. To the first floor there are three further generous sized bedrooms and a family bathroom.
Externally, the cottage boasts a charming welcome on Chapel Lane, with a driveway leading through a gated entrance. Further driveway parking leads to a detached double garage and useful covered double carport. The rear cottage garden patio is lined with herbaceous borders, and a pretty paved path leads past attractive landscaping with lawned garden and secure fence surround. A further gated opening through the carport leads to an additional large hidden lawned garden edged with trees. Tucked away at the bottom of the garden is a fantastic detached studio standing adjacent to open fields. Altogether the grounds measure approximately 1/3 of an acre and enjoy a peaceful tranquil privacy and beautiful, far-reaching countryside views.
Viewing is essential to appreciate the wonderful lifestyle opportunity on offer with the substantial and versatile accommodation in this beautiful setting.
The welcoming entrance hall leads you from the courtyard directly into a cottage setting with a contemporary and elegant dcor. There is practical tiled wood effect flooring, and radiator.
The inner hall has quality solid wood flooring and stairs lead to the first floor.
3.48m x 3.25m (11'5" x 10'8")
A beautiful space showcasing a fabulous contemporary styled kitchen. The smart range of modern fitted units offer plenty of storage and have sleek granite effect work tops over with inset one and a half bowl sink and drainer. There is a useful and functional breakfast bar to offer additional space for informal relaxed kitchen seating. Fittings include Neff double oven, Miele microwave, four ring hob with pop-up extractor to the side and a boiling water tap. There is also plumbing for a dishwasher. The kitchen is light and bright with a fully glazed surround giving copious amounts of natural light, and there are double doors opening directly out to the rear to offer an indoor - outdoor lifestyle. The room is is finished with practical tiled flooring.
5.38m x 3.91m (17'8" x 12'10")
The stylish lounge with its tasteful decor is the centrepiece of this really special home. The generously sized room is nicely laid out and full of natural light thanks to the attractive uPVC bow window to the front and fabulous stylish bi-folding doors that open directly into the kitchen cleverly designed to flow as one. The multi fuel stove with feature tiled hearth is the focal point of the room and adds a relaxing homely feel amongst the contemporary touches. Atmospheric lighting from the downlighters add extra style value along with the contemporary designed tall column radiator and the quality solid wood flooring.
3.51m x 3.30m (11'6" x 10'10")
The dining room is the oldest part of the house, lying at the heart of the cottage and believed to date back to approx. 1810. This characterful reception room oozes history and boasts a pretty feature fireplace with tiled surround, and is graced with an exposed beamed ceiling. There is a radiator, and useful storage cupboard. The versatile room could have multiple uses.
3.48m x 3.30m (11'5" x 10'10")
The versatile ground floor bedroom is also useful for multi generational living or for friends or guests to stay. The flexible room is smartly decorated and has a tall column radiator, and uPVC window and door to the rear.
2.82m x 1.93m (9'3" x 6'4")
Useful utility room with large space for coats and shoes, having practical tiled flooring. There is a uPVC window to the front, and a utility area with central heating boiler. There is plumbing for a washing machine and a small butler sink.
The useful ground floor shower room comprises a walk in shower cubicle with "rainfall" shower, secondary hand shower and practical seat. There is a wash basin with tiled splash back, and low flush w.c. With heated towel rail, and finished with tiled flooring.
The landing has a large storage cupboard, and a uPVC window to the front.
3.89m x 3.45m (12'9" x 11'4")
Double bedroom with tasteful neutral decor and a relaxing ambience. There is a radiator, and uPVC window to the rear with views over the garden.
3.81m x 3.33m (12'6" x 10'11")
Another double room, nicely decorated, with radiator, and uPVC window to the rear.
3.81m x 1.96m (12'6" x 6'5")
Bedroom three having radiator, and uPVC window to the front.
3.05m x 1.78m (10' x 5'10")
The beautiful contemporary bathroom is of a good size and is fitted with a modern four piece white suite comprising a panelled double ended bath with shower fitting, a fabulous large separate double shower cubicle, wash basin in vanity unit, and low flush w.c. With uPVC window to the front, and a circular feature window to the side. With heated towel rail, and decorated in a contemporary theme with part tiled walls.
Externally, the cottage greets you with an attractive appearance and an abundance of kerb appeal. The property is accessed via a gated driveway leading to a substantial hard standing parking area for numerous vehicles and a double garage and double open carport. (A right of way is given over the drive for next door.) The inviting rear garden is of a generous size and features a sunny cottage courtyard patio seating area. A pretty pathway leads past attractive landscaping and on to the delightful cottage garden with landscaped beds brimming with flowers and shrubs. The garden is private and well maintained, laid to lawn, with mature shrubs and trees, and all within a secure fence surround. Through the double carport is a hidden secondary garden with further substantial lawned area edged with an established canopy of trees. There is also a fabulous studio outbuilding at the bottom of the garden that would suit a variety of needs and has power, water and lighting. The gardens enjoy a serene setting with beautiful far reaching countryside views.
The studio has been an ideal art room for numerous years, having tranquil views up to Old Blidworth hill with the church in view. Backing on to fields, it couldn't be better placed for peace and tranquillity. The studio has power, lighting and water all supplied, making it perfect as an art or craft studio / hobby room / man cave / garden room. For those now needing to work from home it would be an ideal home office cutting your work commute to the bottom of the garden! There are so many flexible uses. It is a light and bright space and has double doors that open to bring the countryside in. The mezzanine floor creates more useful flexible space and use.
The Cottage lies on a picturesque stretch within the premier address of Chapel Lane on the outskirts of sought after Ravenshead village. Chapel Lane is backed by glorious open countryside and it is a short drive away to the village shops where you will also find a post office, chemist, and lots of other useful amenities. The popular village is a great place to live. The village hall offers a busy calendar of events, and the church, leisure centre and doctors surgery are also in easy distance. There are a number of lovely village pubs to enjoy as well as some fantastic places to eat. For families, the village has two highly reputable primary schools and buses run to secondary schools. Ravenshead is ideally situated for quick access to Mansfield and Nottingham along with fast links to transport routes leading further afield. There is beautiful open countryside on the doorstep and many woodland walks close by.
Only fixtures and fittings specifically described within these particulars of sale are included.
All dimensions are approximate. There may be some variation between imperial and metric measurements for ease of reference. Dimensions should not be used for fitting out.
Freehold with vacant possession.
COUNCIL TAX BAND D
For full Terms and Conditions please visit www.gascoines.co or ask for them in your local branch.
IMPORTANT NOTICE RELATING TO THE CONSUMER PROTECTION FROM UNFAIR TRADING (2008)
Gascoines Chartered Surveyors, on its behalf and for the vendor of this property whose agents they are, give notice that: (i) The particulars are set out as a general outline only for guidance of intending purchaser and do not constitute, nor constitute part of, an offer or contract. (ii) All descriptions, dimensions, references to condition and necessary permissions for and occupation, and other details are given in good faith and are believed to be accurate, but any intending purchaser or tenants should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact, but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of them. All photographs are historic. Maps and plans are not to scale.