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The Old School, Burton Drive, Retford, Nottinghamshire, DN22

££220,000 - ££230,000 Guide

2 Bedroom Bungalow Sold STC

****GUIDE PRICE £220,000 - £230,000**** 

The Music Room is a beautifully presented two bedroomed bungalow set within the Grade II listed King Edward VII grammar school building. The property is ideally situated for Retford town centre and sits within a secure gated development. The property benefits from two allocated parking spaces within a gated carpark and has the benefit of communal gardens which are maintained and managed by the development management company.

Enjoying frontage onto London Road, Retford town centre and its full range of residential amenities are within a very short walking distance. The property is ideally positioned for accessing the areas excellent transport links. The A1M lies to the west from which the wider motorway network is available and the towns rail station puts London’s Kings Cross within approx. 1 hour 30 minutes.  

Architectural & Historical Note
King Edward VI Grammar school  opened on London Road in 1857 with the buildings designed by builder Decimus Burton, built in red brick with ashlar dressings with Welsh slate roof with ridge tile. Within the grounds is The Fives Court, unveiled in 1924 is  an unusual and poignant memorial to Capt. William Eyre, former student and teacher at the school, who died of wounds in August 1915. The school closed in 2003 and has since been redeveloped and named Burton Drive, in honour of the builder Decimus Burton.

Accommodation comprises entrance hallway, sitting room, kitchen/diner, two double bedrooms, the master benefiting from an en-suite wet room and a further WC.

The property is entered through a communal entrance and then through an oak door which leads into the entrance hallway.

Entrance Hallway
Two sets of fitted cupboards with shelving and hanging rails within as well as a further built in storage cupboard and doors give access to the sitting room, both bedrooms and the WC

Sitting Room
5.35 m x 3.69 m
Sitting Room has a vaulted ceiling with three secondary glazed windows to front aspect, panel radiator, television and telephone points and a timber affect Karndean floorcovering. A door leads from the sitting room through into the kitchen/diner.

7.20 m x 3.34 m
The kitchen comprises base, wall and tall units. The base units consist of cupboards and drawers on soft close fittings under timber effect worksurfaces with matching up stands and panelled splashback. The kitchen has a full size integrated dishwasher, 1 1/4 bowl stainless steel sink with drainer, four ring electric hob with extractor canopy over, Built-in double oven with grill, integrated fridge/freezer and a tall larder storage unit. The kitchen benefits from under cupboard lighting and has a door leading through into a pantry which has fitted shelving within. The kitchen has a timber effect Karndean floor covering which continues through into the dining area.

The dining area has three secondary glazed windows to front aspect, panelled radiator and a television point.

Bedroom One
4.16 m x 3.54 m
Bedroom One has three secondary glazed windows to front aspect, panel radiator, wall mounted television point, a door accessing a good sized walk-in closet with hanging rail shelf and light within and a further door leads through into the en-suite wet room.

En-Suite Wet Room
1.85 m x 1.64 m
The en-suite is a walk in wet room configuration with a mains fed shower, low-level couple dual flush toilet and a pedestal wash hand basin within. The wet room has tiling to full height to all walls, chrome ladder style towel radiator, ceiling mounted extractor and wall mounted shaver point with light.

Bedroom Two
3.09 m x 4.50 m L-shaped max
Bedroom Two has three secondary glazed windows to front aspect, feature vaulted ceiling, wall mounted television point and a panel radiator.

0.90 m x 1.72 m
Two piece suite comprising low-level coupled dual flush toilet and a wash hand basin set into a vanity unit with storage cupboards below. The WC has a chrome ladder style towel radiator, ceiling mounted extractor, tiled splashback to basin and a continuation of the timber effect Karndean floor covering from the hallway. Within the WC is a wall mounted
shaver point with light.

The property benefits from off-road parking with two allocated parking spaces within the developments car park. The development benefits from further visitor parking bays.

The development has several sections of communal gardens for residents to joy, these gardens are managed as part of the management scheme.

Dogs and cats are permitted within the development.

General Remarks and Stipulations
Agents Notes: The Vendors of this property are relatives of an Employee of Nicholson's Estate Agents, such interest is disclosed in accordance with The Estate Agents Act 1979. The site is subject to a Service Charge and we are advised the current annual service/management charge for 2020/2021 is £293.74. This charge is variable. Interested parties are expressly advised to check the service/management charge and all outgoings prior to entering a legal commitment to purchase. The property is Grade II Listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended, for its special architectural and historic importance.
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 B.
Services: Mains water, electricity and drainage are connected along with a gas fired central heating system. Please note, we have not tested the services 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.
Money Laundering Regulations: In accordance with Anti Money Laundering Regulations, buyers will be required to provide proof of identity once an offer has been accepted (subject to contract) prior to solicitors being instructed.
General: Whilst every care has been taken with the preparation of these particulars, they are only a general guide to the property. These Particulars do not constitute a contract or part of a contract.




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