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Southam Road, Long Itchington
Price Guide £425,000, 2 bedrooms, detached


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Property Description

A truly unique opportunity to acquire a recently refurbished canal side cottage providing well appointed two bedroomed accommodation featuring extensive grounds of approximately 0.291 of an acre with considerable scope for extension, garaging and development to purchasers own requirements (subject to the usual consents).

Long Itchington
Is a pleasant village location situated approximately eight miles from Leamington town centre. The village contains a good range of local facilities and amenities including local shops, schools and a variety of recreational facilities and is also convenient for a number of other work centres including Southam, Coventry, Rugby and Banbury. The village is also convenient for access to the motorway network with the M40 and M69 both within easy reach.

Rose Mary Lock Cottage
Is a truly unique opportunity to acquire a detached cottage of historical significance which has recently been subject to complete refurbishment. Believed to have been originally constructed in 1798 as a Lock Keepers Cottage, the property has been subject to complete refurbishment by the present owners including gas fired central heating and new sealed unit double glazing to sympathetically retain much of the property's original character with many notable original features throughout. The property also includes a refitted shower room/WC and kitchen and refitted carpets. The property occupies a charming situation on the periphery of the village adjoining the Grand Union Canal and features a large garden extending to approximately 0.291 of an acre and includes a large car parking facility and ample scope for both extension and garage and development to purchasers own requirements (subject to the usual consents). The agents consider this property to be a quite unique opportunity and inspection is essential for its situation, level of appointment and potential to be fully appreciated.

In further detail the accommodation comprises:-

Entrance Hall
With glazed panelled entrance door, quarry tiled floor, new ledged and braced doors leading off, staircase off.

Lounge 12'6" x 11' (3.81m x 3.35m)
With period cast iron fireplace, quarry tiled floor, radiator, TV point, exposed original timbers.

Dining Room 12'6" x 11'6" (3.81m x 3.51m)
With quarry tiled floor, period fireplace, under stair cupboard, radiator.

Refitted Kitchen 12' x 11'9" (3.66m x 3.58m)
With windows to three aspects including stable type rear door, with a range of base cupboard and drawer units, rolled edged work surfaces, single drainer porcelain sink unit with mixer tap, tiled splash backs, high level cupboards, tiled floor, original cast iron range feature, plumbing for automatic washing machine, dishwasher, gas cooker point, radiator, beamed ceiling, access to roof space and down lighters.

Stairs and Landing
With window overlooking the rear garden.

Bedroom One 11' x 12'3" (3.35m x 3.73m)
With fireplace recess, windows to three aspects, two radiators, wall light points, built in cupboard with shelves.

Bedroom Two 10' x 7'6" (3.05m x 2.29m)
With radiator, built in cupboard with shelves.

Refitted Shower Room/WC 8'10" x 4'6" (2.69m x 1.37m)
Being tiled with wall hung vanity unit, wash hand basin, pedestal mixer tap, over-sized shower cubicle with Triton shower unit, low flush WC, heated towel rail, down lighters.

The property occupies a unique position on the periphery of the village, approached from Stockton Road through the recently constructed Keepers Meadow development, which leads to a gated entrance and large tarmac car parking facility (potential for garaging subject to the usual consents) and a large landscaped garden with extensive two tiered lawned garden with patio, being well screened by established foliage and fencing, with timber built garage/out building and adjoining open summer house with concealed separate WC. To the side of the property is a useful paved area and shallow railed fore court which adjoins the canal towpath, with pleasant views.

The property is understood to be freehold although we have not inspected the relevant documentation to confirm this.

All mains services are believed to be connected to the property including gas, with the exception of mains drainage which is via septic tank. NB. We have not tested the central heating, domestic hot water system, kitchen appliances or other services and whilst believing them to be in satisfactory working order we cannot give any warranties in these respects. Interested parties are invited to make their own enquiries.

The property can be approached by proceeding east from our office via Warwick Street. Proceed for its entirety following onto Willes Road, following onto Radford Road, taking the sign posted left hand turn to Long Itchington. Proceed through the village and on reaching Southam Road, bear right and immediately left, as sign posted to Stockton, turning right through the recently constructed Keepers Meadow development. Proceed through the gated access at the head of the cul-de-sac.

Rose Mary Lock Cottage
Southam Road
Long Itchington

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