A delightful, four-bedroom, period family home in one of Rutland's picturesque villages, with architect designed, award winning green oak extension and extensive gardens.
Enter the property through a solid oak door into an impressive, oak-framed reception hall with flagstone flooring, feature trusses and beams, the full-height picture windows filling the room with light. There are French doors out to the garden, a storage cupboard, a cloakroom with WC and wash hand basin and access to the ground floor accommodation.
The flagstone flooring continues on into the central hall or snug area that has a feature fireplace with wood burner inset, wooden panelling to the walls, traditional fitted cupboards, an exposed ceiling beam, wooden panelling, stairs to the first floor and stairs down to the cellar.
The living room for the property has sash windows on two sides with original fitted shutters allowing plenty of light and an open fireplace with timber lintel over.
A secondary reception room sits to the opposite end of the property with a feature fireplace with slate hearth and timber surround, it has a hard wood floor, wooden panelling to the wall and a sash window to the front with original fitted shutters.
The kitchen has a range of quality units incorporating inset butler's sink with mixer tap over and adjoining granite work surfaces with cupboard and drawer units under, matching eye-level wall cupboards, fitted fridge, fitted dishwasher, fitted coffee machine, feature chimney breast with tiled surround and timber mantel over for a range-style cooker, traditional fitted wooden cupboard, original quarry tiled floor, exposed ceiling beam and a sash window looking out to the garden.
Steps up from the kitchen take you to the dining room where the quarry tiled floor continues, there is a feature brick chimney breast housing a cast iron log burner, an exposed ceiling beam, a window to the side and French doors leading to the rear courtyard.
Another set of steps take you up to the utility room where there is further storage, a secondary sink and space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer.
The ground floor accommodation is completed by the cellar that has a red brick, vaulted ceiling and fitted cupboards to one wall. It is currently used as a games room but could again be used as a traditional cellar.
To the first floor the master bedroom sits to the rear in the oak-framed extension with a vaulted ceiling, exposed trusses and beams, French doors with a Juliet balcony looking over the garden and is complemented by an en-suite shower room with large shower cubicle, wash hand basin, WC and under floor heating.
There are a further three further double bedrooms and a study, which could be used as a single bedroom, all with double glazed windows, fitted cupboards and an array of character features such as original fireplaces and wooden panelling to the walls.
These further bedrooms are served by the family bathroom with a pedestal wash hand basin, cast iron, free standing, roll-top bath, double corner shower cubicle, fitted cupboards and a separate WC next door.
The first floor is completed by the loft hatch accessed from the landing.
To the outside, the property is accessed via electric, double timber gates onto an extensive block-paved driveway providing ample parking and access to the green oak carport with storage area above.
The private large rear garden extends to approximately 1/3 acre and has been beautifully arranged to include York stone steps leading up to a patio area and main area of garden which is predominantly laid to lawn with a variety of mature fruit trees and well-stocked flower and shrub beds, most of which is enclosed by dry stone walling. Wrought iron gates lead through to enclosed cottage garden area with raised feature fish pond with fountain. Boiler Room, further outbuilding with gates which could be used for storage or as dog kennels.
There is also a timber-built garden room in the garden which could be used as a gym or a home office.
The pretty village of Glaston is located just 4 miles east of the market town of Uppingham which provides a good choice of local amenities and facilities including a local market twice a week and a choice of excellent private and state schools. The A47 provides easy access to Peterborough, Leicester and beyond whilst the east coast mainline, running through Peterborough, allows easy access to London and the north-east of England.
Leave Oakham on the Uppingham Road continuing through Preston and taking the first exit at the Uppingham roundabout onto the A47. Continue on the A47 until you reach Glaston and you will find The Hollies immediately on your left after passing The Old Pheasant public house.
SERVICES & COUNCIL TAX
The property is offered to the market with all mains services and gas-fired central heating. Council Tax Band E.
24 Catmos Street Oakham Rutland LE15 6HW
Monday to Friday 9:00am to 6:00pm
Saturday 9:00am to 4:00pm