Nell Gwynne House, Squires Drive, Bestwood Village, Nottingham

£500,000 Offers Over
  • Type: Detached House
  • Availability: Sold STC
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Reception Rooms: 5
  • Council Tax Band: F
  • Tenure: Freehold

Property Features

  • Substantial detached house
  • 2.7 acre plot
  • Five reception rooms
  • Four bedrooms & two bathrooms
  • Extensive storerooms
  • Countryside setting
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Property Summary

A unique and charming detached former farmhouse, standing in 2.75 acres of a mature wildlife haven of gardens, field and woodland. Situated near excellent road, rail and tram links and just 5 miles from Nottingham City centre with easy access to the M1 and A1. Viewing is strongly advised!

Full Details

Having been a much loved family home for over thirty years, this property offers huge scope and potential and is full of character. Tucked away down a private driveway, with ample parking for many vehicles and with a secluded front garden with mature oak trees, shrubs and mature banking with a small cave! A side enclosed courtyard then leads through to the rear garden, lined with Poplar trees and with open views over farmland and a field ideal for animals to graze.

The ground floor is extensive, with five separate reception rooms ( the main living room measuring 9.7m 5.6m), plus a downstairs bathroom/WC and an L shaped kitchen with a feature inglenook fireplace and wood-burning stove. The garden room also leads through to two large storerooms and a boiler room with further toilet, which could be converted into additional living space. The upstairs accommodation is split-level, providing four double bedrooms and a bathroom. The main landing has a door leading out to the front balcony overlooking the front garden.

Dining Reception
With front entrance door and floor to ceiling double glazed window. Feature brick inglenook fireplace with multifuel stove, recessed spotlights and illuminated display niches.

Dining Area 4.6m x 2.7m (15'1" x 8'10")
With tiled floor, three wall light points, radiator and high level double glazed louvred windows.

A large L-shaped kitchen with solid pine wall and base units and doors with quarry tiled worktops, concealed worksurface lighting and appliances consisting of integrated electric double oven, four ring halogen hob and filter hood. Inset stainless steel sink unit and drainer, door through to to the downstairs bathroom, door and stairs leading to the first floor and doors also leading to the front sitting room, rear snug and large walk-in 4.5m x 2.4m pantry with the original steps leading down to a multi-coloured tiled floor, with extensive shelving, ceiling hooks and window looking through to the main living room.

Bathroom 4m x 2.4m (13'1" x 7'10")
Consisting of a cast-iron bath with full height wall tiling, pedestal wash basin, tiled shower cubicle with electric shower and recess with toilet. Radiator and ceiling downlights.

Sitting Room 8.4m x 3.6m (27'6" x 11'9")
With window and French doors leading out the front garden, several wall light points, two ceiling light points, two radiators and door leading through to the main living room.

Living Room 9.7m x 5.6m (31'9" x 18'4")
With ample louvred windows to the side and rear, six wall light points, two radiators, door through to a front entrance/store room and double doors leading through to the rear snug.

Entrance/Store Room 5.5m x 2.1m (18'0" x 6'10")
Louvred windows to the front and entrance door.

Snug 5.15m x 4.6m (16'10" x 15'1")
With beamed ceiling, several wall light points, radiator, double doors through to the garden room and UPVC double glazed windows and double doors leading out to the rear patio.

Garden Room 5.15m x 3.6m (16'10" x 11'9")
With floor-to-ceiling picture window and entrance door from the rear garden and patio. Radiator and door leading through to the store rooms.

First Floor Landing
With doors to bedroom one and the bathroom.

Bedroom 1 5.1m x 4.6m (16'8" x 15'1")
Built-in wardrobes along one wall with sliding doors and an internal radiator. Wall light points above the bed space and large louvred side window with views.

Bathroom 2.7m x 2.4m (8'10" x 7'10")
Consisting of an enamelled bath with wooden panel and Victorian style shower mixer. Traditional style pedestal wash basin and toilet, exposed original floorboards, ceiling downlights, radiator and UPVC double glazed side window.

Upper Ground Floor Landing
With a double glazed door leading out to a front balcony, doors to bedrooms two and three and stairs to the upper-level bedroom.

Bedroom 2 6.3m x 3.45m max (20'8" x 11'3" max)
Large built-in store cupboard, double glazed windows to both the front and rear and two radiators.

Bedroom 3 3.65m x 2.25m (11'11" x 7'4")
Double glazed front window, radiator and telephone point.

Upper Level Bedroom 4 3.55m x 2.4m (11'7" x 7'10")
UPVC double glazed rear dormer window, radiator and small landing area with shelved cupboard and loft access.

From the end of Squires Drive, a private driveway leads to extensive car parking and a detached single garage. A footpath then leads to the front of the property and front garden, with a large lawned area surrounded by mature trees and rock banking with a feature small cave/den. Access to the rear is then via either side of the property. To the right, an opening leads through to an enclosed side courtyard in turn leading to the rear garden, with a door leading into the storerooms.

Store Rooms
The first main area which is accessed from the garden room measures 8.4m x 2.5m with light, power, further storage recess and access to the rear storeroom and boiler room.

Boiler Room 4m x 2.2m (13'1" x 7'2" )
With twin Belfast sinks, Worcester oil fired boiler, separate hot water cylinder, meters and recess with toilet.

Rear Store Room 7.4m x 2.7m (24'3" x 8'10")
With extensive shelving and lighting and louvred rear windows.

Rear Garden
Large rear lawn overlooked from the patio, lined with mature Poplar trees extending around to the side. Beyond the Poplar trees is further garden/grassland with views towards Goosedale and open countryside.

Tenure - Freehold
COUNCIL TAX: Band F - Gedling Borough Council

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