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3 bedroom cottage for sale

Wales Lane, Barton Under Needwood

£479,950 (Guide Price)

  3 bedrooms

  2 bathrooms

  3 receptions

Key Features

  • Wonderful Detached Cottage
  • Grade II Listed
  • Sought After Location
  • Wealth of Character
  • Superb Gardens & Parking
  • Planning for a Detached Garage
  • John Taylor Catchment Area
  • Energy Rating: N/A


A STUNNING GRADE II LISTED half-timbered former farm house, SYMPATHETICALLY RESTORED AND EXTENDED yet retaining a WEALTH OF CHARACTER with EXPOSED BEAMS AND BRICK WORK throughout. The property provides a charming and comfortable family home, SET IN ATTRACTIVE GARDENS within this favoured village.

A glazed entrance door leads into the hallway with timberwork and glazing above having a stone flag flooring and exposed brick work with a fitted guest cloakroom/w.c off.

A decorative leaded half glazed door leads into a pleasant well-proportioned sitting room again with exposed beams, dual aspect windows overlooking the garden and a French door opening out onto the patio.

Adjacent is a character snug with fine inglenook fireplace having inset log burner on a tiled hearth, exposed ceiling beams and wall timbers.

Further off the snug is a separate dining room, again with exposed beams and wall timbers, a decorative fireplace and an interesting redundant decorative staircase off to one corner.

To the front is a pleasant period style breakfast kitchen with a range of bespoke timber units, inset Belfast sink with granite work surfaces, exposed beams and quarry tiled flooring. There is a brick inglenook housing a range style cooker with a tiled splash back over.

Leading off the kitchen is a separate utility area having appliance space, plumbing for a washing machine, wall mounted gas boiler and a door to the rear porch having a stable door to the driveway.

An enclosed staircase rises from the kitchen to a superb spacious study/landing area with magnificent exposed timber work. From here there are two distinctive character double bedrooms together with a period style bathroom.

An inner landing with exposed wall timbers leads to an excellent master bedroom which is equipped with an attractive modern en-suite shower room.

The property enjoys a superb colourful cottage style garden with paved pathways, patio areas, extensive lawns with well stocked borders together with a magnificent ancient apple tree to the centre. There is a further secret garden with pathway which envelops the house to both the side and rear. Useful timber garden shed.

From Wales Lane there is a gated access with a right of way over the gravelled courtyard leading to a newly created drive/parking space, together with the opportunity to extend the drive further to the rear and provide a garage as per the planning permission as described below. The vendor is currently building the new boundary wall as can be seen on the ground.

Planning Permission P/2018/01079 which has recently been granted to create a new driveway for the parking area leading to the rear with permission for a detached single garage.

The vendor will complete the new driveway and boundary treatment but not the garage, which will be the purchasers responsibility in due course if desired.

Note; The property is Grade II listed as being of historic and architectural importance.
Tenure; Freehold (purchasers are advised to satisfy themselves as to the tenure via their legal representative).
Services; Mains water, drainage, electricity and gas are believed to be connected to the property, but purchasers are advised to satisfy themselves as to their suitability. Broadband services are available.
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Ref: JGA/040518 JGB/29012020

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Barton under Needwood Branch

T: 01283 716806
21 Main Street,
Barton under Needwood,
Burton on Trent,
DE13 8AA

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