Uppingham is a charming market town on the southern side of Rutland, situated between Rutland Water and the Eye Brook Reservoir. The centre of the town is a conservation area with many fine stone houses. There are a variety of shops within the town and schools catering for children of most ages. For commuting the town is conveniently situated with easy access to major roads and train services to London.
Situated a short-levelled walk from Uppingham town centre this most attractive family home retains much of its original features with spacious family accommodation over two floors.
The property comprises:
A feeling of space and character is evident on entering the reception hall with its own fireplace and central dogleg staircase with galleried landing above. The two principle reception rooms are positioned to the rear of the property with bow windows and southerly aspect over the extensive gardens. Both these rooms have open fireplace in attractive strone surround. The kitchen has an Aga with butler/serving/preparation area, cellar and large utility room with a pantry.
To the first floor:
To the first floor there are four double bedrooms, family bathroom, as well as separate shower room, WC and further bathroom. The property requires general updating and modernisation but has gas fired central heating with many of its original features.
The property is set behind a high hedge off Stockerston Road with a carriage driveway.
Glass panelled front door through to
Quarry tiled flooring and further doorway through to
17' 9'' max x 16' 9'' max (5.4m max x 5.1m max )
With dogleg staircase leading off to the first floor with turned balustrades, parquet flooring, open fire to the corner with a mantlepiece, skirting boards and oak architraves, beamed ceiling with doors off through to
Quarried tiled flooring, built in cloaks cupboard, door to garage and
Two piece suite, WC, hand basin, window to the front.
17' 11'' x 15' 5'' (5.47m x 4.70m)
Lovely room with fireplace in an attractive stone surround with hearth and mantel-piece, moulded coving and picture rail, bow window to the rear overlooking the gardens, strip floorboards and doorway to the outside.
16' 0'' x 16' 0'' (4.87m x 4.88m)
Further bow window to the rear overlooking the gardens, fireplace, moulded coving, picture rail, open floor boards and open window to the side.
10' 10'' x 6' 3'' (3.3m x 1.9m)
Window to the side, open floor boards, steps down to the cellar and doorway through to
13' 9'' x 12' 6'' (4.2m x 3.8m)
Fitted with double drainer, stainless steel sink unit with stripped timber units under, spice drawers, further dresser unit and plate rack, pantry, recessed twin hot plate gas fired Aga, window to the front, quarried tiled flooring and doorway through to
11' 2'' x 7' 10'' (3.4m x 2.4m)
Good size room with single drainer sink unit, cupboards under, wall mounted Vaillant boiler providing domestic hot water and heating, quarried tiled flooring, door to the outside, walk in pantry with shelving and window to the front. Concealed secondary stairs leading off to the first floor.
7' 7'' x 11' 2'' (2.3m x 3.4m)
Access from the serving/pantry area. With a gas meter and cold shelf.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING
Impressive galleried landing with skylight over stairwell and turned balustrades.
18' 1'' x 17' 9'' (5.5m x 5.4m)
Open timber flooring with window to the rear, inset sink unit, built in wardrobes and fireplace.
17' 9'' x 16' 1'' (5.4m x 4.9m)
Window to the rear, floorboards, and fireplace.
17' 9'' x 11' 6'' (5.4m x 3.5m)
Window to the side, and fireplace, radiator.
13' 5'' x 11' 10'' (4.1m x 3.6m)
Currently used as a TV room, window to the front, radiator, open timber flooring, fireplace, built in cupboard, shelving, doorway giving access to the secondary staircase down to the Utility.
Fitted with a three piece suite, corner bath and WC and hand basin, window to the side.
SEPARATE SHOWER ROOM
With panelled bath, mixer taps above and pedestal hand basin, built in airing cupboard.
The property is set back from the Stockerston Road behind a high hedge with carriage driveway in, providing off road parking leading to a double garage. Gated side access to a paved area with large shed and lean-to greenhouse. To the rear of the property there is a paved patio area with dwarf walls surround leading off to gardens of a southerly aspect which principally laid to lawn with wide borders, mature shrubs and trees and there is also a disused swimming pool.
20' 8'' x 20' 4'' (6.3m x 6.2m)
Up and over door with power and lighting connected and work benches.
There will be a claw-back provision and further details of which will be available from Richardson.
Strictly by appointment through Richardson.