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Main Street, Burton Overy
Price Guide £275,000 | 2 bedrooms

Property features

• Charming cottage
• Period features
• 19' dining kitchen
• 2 bedrooms
• Bathroom
• Gas central heating
• Attractive gardens
• Extended to rear
• Village setting
• No chain

A charming two bedroomed brick and slate terraced cottage situated within the highly desirable south east Leicestershire village of Burton Overy.

With the benefit of gas fired central heating, this deceptively spacious cottage includes a sitting room with attractive fireplace, braced & latched door leading through to a good sized dining kitchen with bespoke built-in kitchen units and appliances and French door leading out to the garden, useful pantry with door giving access to the cellar.

On the upper floor off a central landing with large walk-in wardrobe are two double bedrooms with built-in wardrobes and a bathroom/wc with shower over the bath.

Attractive rear garden with paved patio, lawn, variety of trees, hand gate leading through to shared bin store area with timber garden shed.

The picturesque village of Burton Overy is surrounded by some of south east Leicestershire's most attractive open countryside, and has a fine parish church, village hall and public house. The nearby village of Great Glen offers a variety of shops including a Co-op store, delicatessen, cafe and post office, and there is also a doctors surgery, public houses and restaurant. Great Glen has an excellent choice of schools including a local primary school, Stoneygate School and Leicester Grammar. For the commuter, the A6 provides access to Leicester and Market Harborough, both of which have mainline rail services to London St Pancras. The M1 is accessible at Junction 21, and the A14 lies to the south.

With the benefit of gas fired central heating, this charming cottage comprises:


SITTING ROOM 4.83m' x 3.05m (15'10' x 10')
Panelled entrance door with glazed lights, multi pane glazed window to front, attractive fireplace with live flame log effect gas fire on slate hearth, cupboards to either side, radiator, exposed beam, braced & latched door through to:

DINING KITCHEN 5.84m x 4.17m max (19'2 x 13'8 max)
Bespoke range of built-in base and wall cupboards, with a feature oak topped working surface/breakfast bar with spotlights over, wine rack, glazed display cabinet, circular stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap over, Bosch built-in oven, four ring gas hob unit, Russell Hobbs microwave, integral fridge and freezer, dishwasher, brick surrounds, beamed ceiling. Spacious dining area with wood effect flooring, radiators, multi pane glazed door giving access to the rear garden, two windows and boiler cupboard housing a Vaillant gas fired combination boiler.

With free standing shelving, light point and door to CELLAR.


Having high ceiling with exposed A-frame and beam, oak effect flooring, built-in cupboard with plumbing facilities for automatic washing machine, large walk-in wardrobe with hanging rail and shelving.

BEDROOM ONE 4.88m x 2.51m (16' x 8'3)
Multi pane glazed window to front, wood effect flooring, radiator, exposed timbers, built-in wardrobes, dresser and drawer unit.

BEDROOM TWO 4.17m x 2.84m max (13'8 x 9'4 max)
Two multi pane glazed windows to rear, built-in double wardrobes, radiator, wood effect flooring.

BATHROOM 2.39m x 1.70m max (7'10 x 5'7 max)
White suite comprising panelled bath, mains shower unit over with glazed screen, ceramic wash hand basin with chrome mixer tap over, cupboards and drawer beneath, electric shaver socket, low flush wc, exposed timbers, double glaze skylight, ceramic tiled surrounds, radiator and extractor fan.

Attractive rear garden with patio immediately to the rear of the cottage, wooden pergola with climbing Wisteria, lawn with stepping stone path and gravelled path, variety of trees and shrubs including twisted willow, wooden hand gate through to shared bin store area, having timber garden shed and access to Back Lane.

Fixtures and fittings mentioned in these particulars are included in the sale - all other items regarded as owners fixtures and fittings may be removed.

EPC Rating D.

Council Tax Band B. For further information contact Harborough District Council 01858 828282

Stamp Duty Land Tax rates from 1st October 2021
Up to £125,000 Zero
The next £125,000 (the portion from £125,001 to £250,000) 2%
The next £675,000 (the portion from £250,001 to £925,000) 5%
The next £575,000 (the portion from £925,001 to £1.5 million) 10%
The remaining amount (the portion above £1.5 million) 12%

If you're a first-time buyer, you won't pay any tax on homes priced at or below £300,000. However, you will pay five per cent on a property, or the portion of a property, priced between £300,001 and £500,000. However, if the first home you're buying is priced above £500,000, you won't be eligible for a saving and you'll have to pay normal stamp duty rates.

To comply with The Money Laundering Regulations 2007, any successful purchaser/purchasers will be asked to provide proof of identity and we will therefore need to take copies of a passport/driving licence and a recent utility bill (not more than three months old). This information is required prior to Solicitors being instructed.

The tenure is freehold. There is a flying freehold, with the landing walk-in wardrobe located above the adjacent cottage. Further details from the agents.


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