Offered to the market for the first time in 60 years, this is a great opportunity to acquire Rosedene, a wonderful 4/5 bedroom extended 18th century cottage of immense charm & character, which occupies a fantastic plot with a long rear garden with summer house and rear vehicular access onto Drum & Monkey Lane. Requiring general cosmetic improvement with huge potential to further extend and improve(stp) the property dates back in part to the 18th century and has over the passage of time been further extended, providing a spacious versatile interior of over 2300 sq ft incl the garage over 3 floors, retaining much of the period charm with revealed ceiling beams, inglenook fireplaces and original salt boxes.
An entrance porch welcomes you into the versatile dining hall with an inglenook fireplace, an extended sitting room provides a relaxing space whilst the cosy lounge is perfect for winter evenings. The extended dining kitchen to the rear overlooks the garden and enjoys a walk in pantry, utility room and cloakroom/wc. On the first floor are 4 good sized bedrooms and main re-fitted family bathroom, whilst the second floor attic room is a versatile space that can be easily adapted into a wide variety of uses. Distinctive from the front and set back behind a screening beech hedge there is ample parking to the front and access to the single garage. The long rear garden is an absolute delight, with an established garden with a willow tree, summer house, greenhouse and rear vehicular access to the side leading to the back of the garden providing further car/caravan parking.
Rosedene is perfectly placed on Normanton Road in the heart of the village, which enjoys a host of excellent local amenities, including a highly regarded Ofsted rated "Good" Primary School (Packington C of E), Public House (The Bull and Lion), modern village hall and a well-stocked village shop. The village lies 1.5 miles from the historical market town of Ashby de la Zouch and is within easy access of the National Forest with its many country walks and cycle paths, including Hicks Lodge, Moira Furnace and Conkers. The M42 is close at hand, giving swift and easy access to many towns and cities across the Midlands, including Tamworth (13 miles), Leicester (18 miles), Nottingham (25 miles), Derby (27 miles) and Birmingham (29 miles).
TENURE The property is Freehold
COUNCIL TAX The property is in Band E