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Town Street, Askham, Newark

4 bedrooms, £375,000

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Blacksmith's Cottage is a rare opportunity to own your dream home in the highly regarded, sought after and rarely available village of Askham.

BLACKSMITH'S COTTAGE, TOWN STREET, ASKHAM, NEWARK, NOTTINGHAMSHIRE, NG22 0RS

DESCRIPTION
Blacksmith's Cottage is a rare opportunity to own your dream home in the highly regarded, sought after and rarely available village of Askham. This four double bedroomed, detached family home was a bespoke build and was designed to tie in with the rich history of Askham and the many period buildings that it incorporates. This efficient modern home has the creature comforts and feel of a cottage whilst enjoying modern living. A brief internal inspection reveals a large living room, a large dining/kitc…

Blacksmith's Cottage is a rare opportunity to own your dream home in the highly regarded, sought after and rarely available village of Askham.

BLACKSMITH'S COTTAGE, TOWN STREET, ASKHAM, NEWARK, NOTTINGHAMSHIRE, NG22 0RS

DESCRIPTION
Blacksmith's Cottage is a rare opportunity to own your dream home in the highly regarded, sought after and rarely available village of Askham. This four double bedroomed, detached family home was a bespoke build and was designed to tie in with the rich history of Askham and the many period buildings that it incorporates. This efficient modern home has the creature comforts and feel of a cottage whilst enjoying modern living. A brief internal inspection reveals a large living room, a large dining/kitchen area, utility room, WC, master bedroom with en-suite and walk-in wardrobe, three additional double bedrooms and house bathroom. Externally the property benefits from a double garage and a good-sized rear garden with open countryside and fields to the rear.


LOCATION
Blacksmith's Cottage is located on the periphery of the village of Askham which benefits from a public house, village hall and an active local community. Nearby Tuxford has a range of amenities including Post Office, butchers, Co-operative Store, Doctor's surgery and the Tuxford Academy (current OFSTED report 2012: 'Outstanding'). The neighbouring village of East Markham has a local primary school.

Communication links are excellent with the A57 being within easy reach, the A1 is accessible at the Markham Moor interchange with the wider motorway network being available beyond. The market town of Retford has a full range of facilities and a mainline railway station on the London to Edinburgh Intercity Link (London King's Cross in under 1 hour 30 minutes).

Leisure amenities and educational facilities (both state and independent) are well catered for.

DIRECTIONS
Leaving Retford south on the A638 continue until reaching the village of Rockley, turn left onto Holme Lane and continue until reaching Askham. Turn left onto Town Street and the property will be found on your left-hand side towards the periphery of the village.

ACCOMMODATION

ENTRANCE HALL/STUDY AREA surprisingly spacious with a large study area to the rear of the stairs, central heating radiator, and ceiling mounted light.

LOUNGE 20'5" X 14'1" (6.22m X 4.29m) with front and rear aspect double glazed windows with bay window to the front, multi-fuel burning stove with brick and stone hearth surround with beamed mantelpiece, exposed beam work, dado rails, sliding doors to rear patio area, central heating radiator, ceiling mounted lights.

KITCHEN 13'1" x 7'9" (4.00m x 2.37m) with tiled flooring, ceiling mounted lights, a range of traditional style wall and base storage cupboards with granite work surfaces, inset porcelain sink with central mixer tap, granite upstands, tiled splashback, ceiling mounted spotlights, 5-ring gas Rangemaster range, double glazed windows to rear, space for dishwasher, space for fridge freezer.

DINING ROOM 13'5" x 10'0" (4.08m x 3.06m) with tiled flooring, ceiling mounted light, double glazed window to side elevation.

UTILITY ROOM with base storage cupboards, space and plumbing for washing machine and dryer, stainless steel sink, tiled splashback, side aspect double glazed window, ceiling mounted light.

REAR LOBBY with door to rear garden, ceiling mounted light, central heating radiator and door to

CLOAKROOM with low level flush, rear aspect double glazed window, central heating radiator, corner hand wash basin with central mixer tap, ceiling mounted light

FIRST FLOOR

LANDING with loft access to part-boarded loft.

MASTER BEDROOM 14'9" x 11'7" (4.50m x 3.52m) with front aspect double glazed windows, central heating radiator, ceiling mounted light, door to spacious walk in wardrobe with ceiling mounted light.

EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM with low level flush WC, double glazed front aspect frosted window, central heating radiator, shower cubicle with wall mounted chrome thermostatic shower, mermaid boarding splashback, LED spotlights, hand wash basin with tiled splashback and vanity unit under, electric shaving point, extractor fan.

BEDROOM TWO 12'4" x 10'2" (3.76m x 3.09m)with front aspect uPVC double glazed window, ceiling mounted light, central heating radiator, inbuilt storage cupboard over stairs.

BEDROOM THREE 12'3" x 7'10" (3.73m x 2.40m) with rear aspect uPVC double glazed window, ceiling mounted light, central heating radiator.

BEDROOM FOUR 9'1" x 8'8" (2.77m x 2.63m) with rear aspect UPVC double glazed window, ceiling mounted light, central heating radiator.

HOUSE BATHROOM with low level flush WC, hand wash basin and pedestal, part tiled walls, claw foot, roll top bath with handheld electric shower over, laminate flooring, extractor fan, rear aspect double glazed window, central heating radiator.

OUTSIDE

Externally the property benefits from a DOUBLE GARAGE 16'2" x 15'10" (4.94m x 4.82m) with power, light and electric doors. In front of which is an ample driveway providing parking for multiple vehicles which extends to the side of the house.

The good-sized rear garden is mainly laid to lawn, well stocked with mature shrubbery and plants with growing area and two greenhouses. Immediately to the west-facing rear of the house is a patio area leading up steps to the garden as well as a raised decking area.

GENERAL REMARKS and STIPULATIONS
Tenure and Possession: The Property is freehold and vacant possession will be given upon completion.
Council Tax: We are advised by Bassetlaw District Council that this property is in Band E.
Services: Please note we have not tested the services or any of the equipment or appliances in this property, accordingly we strongly advise prospective buyers to commission their own survey or service reports before finalising their offer to purchase.
Floorplans: The floorplans within these particulars are for identification purposes only, they are representational and are not to scale. Accuracy and proportions should be checked by prospective purchasers at the property.
Hours of Business: Monday to Friday 9am - 5.30pm, Saturday 9am - 1pm.
Viewing: Please contact the Retford office on 01777 709112.
Free Valuation: We would be happy to provide you with a free market appraisal of your own property should you wish to sell. Further information can be obtained from Brown & Co, Retford - 01777 709112.
Agents Note: In accordance with the most recent Anti Money Laundering Legislation, buyers will be required to provide proof of identity and address to the selling agent once an offer has been submitted and accepted (subject to contract) prior to solicitors being instructed.
Financial Services: In order to ensure your move runs as smoothly as possible we can introduce you to Fiducia Comprehensive Financial Planning who offer a financial services team who specialise in residential and commercial property finance. Their expertise combined with the latest technology makes them best placed to advise on all your mortgage and insurance needs to ensure you get the right financial package for your new home. Your home may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage.
Surveys: We naturally hope that you purchase your next home through Brown & Co, but if you find a suitable property through another agent, our team of experienced Chartered Surveyors led locally by Jeremy Baguley MRICS are able to carry out all types of survey work, including Valuations, RICS Homebuyers Reports and Building Surveys. For more information on our services please contact our Survey Team on 01777 712946.
These particulars were prepared in September 2019.

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