- Traditional 19th century three bedroom cottage
- Ample parking, double garage & outbuildings
- Substantial off-set rear garden
- Lounge with multi-fuel log burner
- Dining room with traditional working fire place
- Six metre galley kitchen
- Downstairs WC
- Family bathroom with shower over
- Solar panels, mains gas and UPVC DG
** WITH NO UPWARD CHAIN & VACANT POSSESSION ** This delightful 19th Century double-fronted three bedroom semi-detached cottage which boasts a substantial plot in the highly sought after pretty rural village of Coton In The Elms. Lovingly restored and improved by the current owners, the property has plenty of off-road parking, a large double garage and two outbuildings, beyond which is a very large back garden. With natural wooden doors throughout, on the ground floor there are two reception rooms both with fully working chimneys, a long galley kitchen and a downstairs WC. On the first floor are two generous double bedrooms and a good sized single, plus a spacious family bathroom with a shower over the bath. The property also benefits from solar panels to the roof which has generated £12,000 of TAX FREE income over the last eight years, mains gas central heating and double glazed UPVC windows throughout. These investments in energy efficiency have resulted in the property now having a very high energy rating of B84.
About The Location:
A quintessential pretty English rural village with a nearby brook and green which is home to a resident family of ducks! There is a 'Good' primary school and a pre-school, local church, community centre, 'Coton-In-Bloom' group, two good pub/restaurants, one being a 'Gastro' pub and excellent nearby forest walks in Coton Woods. The village is ideally located within easy reach of the A444, the A38 and the M42 offering rural living but convenient commuting.
External & Approach
The property sits directly on Mill Street and can be accessed via a wooden front door leading in to the entrance hall. To the left hand side of the property is a shared access driveway which takes you round to the car parking area, the large double garage and the rear entrance to the property, which has a large tiled roof porch with wooden double glazed windows..
Lounge 3.55m x 3.64m (11'7" x 11'11")
The main highlight of this delightful traditional room is the large open fireplace with a cast iron multi-fuel log burner, brick surround and a stone hearth. There are original wooden beams to the ceiling, a window to the front aspect, a TV aerial point and one radiator.
Dining Room 2.68m x 3.61m (8'9" x 11'10")
Leading off from the kitchen, this is a spacious room with a lovely fully working traditional fireplace with a black hearth and a natural wooden surround. You will also find; a window to the front aspect, wooden beams to the ceiling and one radiator.
Kitchen 6.06m x 1.80m (19'10" x 5'10")
The kitchen has dark grey ceramic tiles to the floor, original wooden beams to ceiling and is fitted with a range of white base and wall units with metal handles. The composite work tops are finished in gloss grey/brown granite effect with high gloss red ceramic tiles above and spaces for appliances below. There is an integrated electric oven, a ceramic hob, an extractor fan and there is a contemporary modern wall-mounted black radiator. You will also find; a handy under-stairs storage cupboard, space for a free-standing fridge freezer, two windows to the rear elevation and a door through to the downstairs WC.
With the same ceramic tiles to the floor continuing through from the kitchen, the downstairs guest cloakroom is fitted with a low-level WC with a chrome push flush and a white hand wash basin with a chrome mixer tap set on matching worktops to the kitchen and a wooden vanity unit. There is a high level wooden cupboard which houses the fuse board and the electricity meter, an opaque window to the left hand aspect and one radiator.
Stairs & Landing
With a wooden door to the airing cupboard that houses the gas boiler, there is a smoke detector and doors off to the bedrooms and the family bathroom.
Bedroom One 3.61m x 3.66m (11'10" x 12'0")
To the front of the property is a very generous double bedroom with fitted wardrobes in the recess to the left of the chimney breast, a window to the front aspect, a TV aerial socket and one radiator.
Bedroom Two 2.70m x 3.64m (8'10" x 11'11")
Also to the front of the property is another good size double bedroom with a single built-in wardrobe above the stairs, dual aspect windows, a TV aerial socket and one radiator.
Bedroom Three 3.56m x 1.87m (11'8" x 6'1")
A good size single bedroom which can take two single beds, with a window over looking the rear and one radiator.
Family Bathroom 2.65m x 1.79m (8'8" x 5'10")
A lovely and bright room with an opaque window to the rear and a white three-piece suite comprising; a large 'P' shaped bath with a wall-mounted chrome mixer shower and riser, a low-level WC and a pedestal sink with chrome hot and cold taps. The walls around the WC, sink and bath are fitted with white ceramic tiles with blue motifs, there is an extractor fan and one radiator.
Outside & Gardens
There is a breeze block constructed out-building with what used to be the coal shed (1.75m x 3.12m) and there is a larger section (3.15m x 3.08m) with a separate door which is a useful storage room and has a light and power sockets. There is potential to convert these outbuildings into an office or a studio etc... There is a large detached double garage (5.95m wide x 4.45m deep) with an up-and-over metal door, a side pedestrian door, a light and power sockets. The extensive rear garden enjoys a lovely rural setting and is mainly laid to lawn with a mature hedge about one third of the way down. There is a paved path down the right hand side taking you to the second part of the garden where there is a patio area at the far end.
Local Authority & Council Tax Band
South Derbyshire District Council
Believed to be Band D
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