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Birds Drove, Surfleet

3 Bedroom Cottage

Guide Price £475,000
Sold Subject To Contract


INTRODUCTION Sparrow Cottage has been tastefully and sympathetically renovated by the current owners to provide comfortable accommodation with 3 double bedrooms, spacious living area, a high quality luxury en-suite plus shower room plus ground floor shower/wet room. The property has cottage style gardens, ample parking, open views of farmland and on the opposite side of the lane, a modern brick building comprising triple stable block (4.4m x 3.3m, 4.4m x 3.3m and 4.4m x 2.8m) with versatile usage. Power and lighting and water supply. Adjacent to this is a fenced paddock approx. 1.5 acres (subject to survey) with water supply. The property must be viewed to be appreciated.

Solid timber front door opening into:

ENTRANCE HALL 7' 5" x 5' 5" (2.28m x 1.67m) max - with recessed under stairs store cupboard housing oil fired central heating boiler, small dome topped window to the front elevation, ceiling light, old school Victorian style radiator, walk in shelved pantry, doorway through to:

L SHAPED KITCHEN/DINER 16' 10" x 6' 11" (5.14m x 2.11m) plus 3.80m x 4.07m
Kitchen Area: Attractive range of hand built oak units with Norfolk oak solid worktop with integrated drainer, Belfast sink, mono block mixer tap, metro style tiled splash back, panelled ceiling, three windows to the front elevation and one to the side elevation, old school Victorian style radiator, tiled recess with Rangemaster Classic 90 dual fuel range style cooker with twin ovens and five burner gas hob, York stone flooring.

Dining Area: Log burner set within chimney breast, shelved alcove cupboard, old school Victorian style radiator by Arroll Radiators of Belfast, panelled ceiling, ceiling light, window to the rear elevation, York stone flooring. From the rear of the dining area, door leads to:

REAR ENTRANCE/UTILITY 6' 2" x 5' 9" (1.90m x 1.77m) Herringbone design brick flooring, worktop, cupboard housing washing machine and tumble dryer, coat hooks, half glazed UPVC rear entrance door, radiator. Door to:

STUDY 8' 3" x 4' 0" (2.53m x 1.24m) Half glazed UPVC rear entrance door, ceiling light,

SHOWER/WET ROOM 5' 10" x 8' 5" (1.79m x 2.58m) Herringbone design flooring, metro style tiling around the shower area with full height screen and fitted shower unit, low level WC, hand basin with contemporary mixer tap set within wash stand, radiator and towel rail, recessed ceiling lights, obscure glazed UPVC window, extractor fan.

From the corner of the kitchen, a part glazed inner door leads into:

SITTING ROOM 15' 1" x 15' 7" (4.62m x 4.77m) Triple aspect with UPVC windows to the front and side elevation and UPVC rear door leading into the conservatory (to be described later). Woodgrain effect laminate flooring, 2 x radiators, chimney breast with brick surround, tiled hearth and timber mantle, full height alcove cupboard with bookshelves and drawers, part glazed door to:

CONSERVATORY 8' 0" x 14' 1" (2.45m x 4.30m) UPVC double glazed construction with mono pitched polycarbonate roof, 2 x wall lights, double French doors to rear elevation.

From the corner of the kitchen the carpeted stair case leads past a line of coat hooks to the:

FIRST FLOOR LANDING UPVC rear window, radiator, access to loft space, door to:

SHOWER ROOM 3' 9" x 3' 4" (1.16m x 1.04m) Shower cabinet with Triton shower, hand basin with hot and cold taps, extractor fan, wall light. Door arranged off to:

EN SUITE BATHROOM 15' 4" x 7' 4" (4.69m x 2.25m) Roll top bath with ball and claw feet, side mounted mixer tap, shower attachment, low level WC, hand basin with vanity unit, tiled splash back, exposed floor boards, window to the side and rear elevations, recessed ceiling lights, wall lights, extractor fan, useful built in shelved storage cupboard, radiator/heated towel rail, airing cupboard.

BEDROOM 1 13' 4" x 11' 8" (4.08m x 3.57m) UPVC window to rear elevation, ceiling light, radiator, door with step down to the:

BEDROOM 2 12' 2" x 7' 4" (3.72m x 2.25m) UPVC window to rear elevation, radiator, coved cornice ceiling light.

BEDROOM 3 11' 11" x 7' 3" (3.64m x 2.21m) Dual aspect with UPVC windows to the front and side elevations, ceiling light, coved cornice, radiator.

EXTERIOR To the front of the property there is a delightful cottage style garden with a variety of shrubs, plants and herbs and to the left hand side there is a hand gate leading round to the side where there is a modern oil storage tank and a calor gas bottle (for the range style cooker). From the front garden, wrought iron fencing with a hand gate depicting two sparrows beyond which is a gravelled driveway/turning bay and parking areas for several cars with access to the:

GARAGE/WORKSHOP 16' 4" x 12' 1" (5.0m x 3.7m) Of painted timber construction with twin entrance doors and corrugated roof.

LEAN TO LOG STORE Situated to the front of the garage. Beyond the driveway a fence and hand gate lead round to:

ESTABLISHED REAR GARDENS Approximately south facing, the gardens are laid to lawn with inset trees, shrubs and bushes and attractive views of open farmland beyond.

Directly opposite the property on this quiet lane, a five bar farm style gate opens onto a gravelled parking area for up to 3 cars, along with a concrete apron in front of the:

MODERN BRICK STABLE BLOCK Comprising 3 stables (4.4 x 3.3, 4.4 x 3.3 and 4.4 x 2.8) each with stable style doors, power and lighting. There are views of open farmland beyond and to the eastern side of the outbuilding is a:

GRASS / AMENITY PADDOCK Fully fenced with water on site along with a lean-to store adjacent to the building.

DIRECTIONS From Spalding proceed along the old main road in a northerly direction through Pinchbeck and Surfleet and onto the roundabout. Take the first exit continuing towards Gosberton then take the first left hand turning into Birds Drove. Continue for half a mile and the property is situated on the left hand side with the stables and amenity land on the opposite side of the road.

AMENITIES The popular village of Surfleet is close to the property and offers a range of facilities including primary school, public houses, village hall, shop, fish and chip shop. Surfleet is also home to Spalding Golf Course and Surfleet reservoir has boating, fishing and dog walking opportunities. The market town of Spalding is around 4.5 miles to the south of the property and has a full range of shopping, banking, leisure, educational and medical facilities. The cathedral city of Peterborough is further 18 miles distance and has a fast train link with London King's Cross, minimum journey time 46 mins.


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