2 BED Terraced House Sold STC

Uppingham Road, Skeffington, Leicester

£170,000

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Property details

Set back from the roadside, a charming two bedroomed period cottage retaining a wealth of character. The property is located in a Conservation Area and has electric heating and solar panels.

The property briefly comprises of an entrance porch leading through to the fitted breakfast kitchen, attractive sitting room with log burner, sun room and ground floor bathroom. To the first floor there are two double bedrooms. Externally the rear garden is laid to lawn with patio area and enclosed by timber fencing and there are two timber sheds.



LOCATION



The property is set back off the A47 on the edge of the east Leicestershire village of Skeffington, surrounded by attractive countryside. The nearby village of Billesdon offers local facilities including a doctors surgery, shop, post office, primary school, public houses and village hall. Also, Tugby has a village school and public house. The nearby towns of Uppingham, Oakham and Market Harborough offer more comprehensive facilities. The A47 links Leicester with Peterborough.



DIRECTIONAL NOTE



The property is best approached via the A47 from the village of Tugby, and on entering Skeffington, the property is located on the left hand side set behind No 8, with parking available just beyond.



ACCOMMODATION



GROUND FLOOR



ENTRANCE HALL



Double glazed units, connecting door leads through to:



BREAKFAST KITCHEN (4.09 x 2.54)



Fitted with a range of matching base and wall units, stainless steel sink with drainer, electric oven and hob with hood above, column radiator, wood effect flooring, window overlooking the garden.



SITTING ROOM (4.11 x 3.15)



Laminate flooring, wood burning stove set on a raised hearth and timber surround, column radiator, connecting door leading through to:



SUN ROOM (2.51 x 1.98)



French doors to garden.



GROUND FLOOR BATHROOM



Comprising of a reproduction free-standing bath, wc, wash hand basin, heated towel rail, radiator and window to side elevation.



FIRST FLOOR



BEDROOM ONE (3.89 x 3.18 plus recess)



Column radiator, wood flooring and window to side elevation.



BEDROOM TWO (3.86 x 2.54)



Column radiator, wood flooring, airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder and solar panel control, window overlooking the garden.



OUTSIDE



The property is approached via a shared walkway with the neighbouring properties which leads to a private gated entrance opening into the rear garden with patio, lawned area, two timber garden sheds and enclosed by timber fencing.



SOLAR PANELS



The property benefits from solar panels which are owned by the vendor, and contribute towards the hot water bills with the addition of an electric boiler controlling the heating.



FIXTURES & FITTINGS



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



ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE



EPC Rating F.



COUNCIL TAX



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



STAMP DUTY from 23rd September 2022



Normal Rate
Up to £250,000 - 0%
£250,001 to £925,000 - 5%
£925,001 to £1.5 million – 10%
Over £1.5 million – 12%

First Time Buyers
UP to £425,000 – 0%
£425,001 to £625,000 – 5%
Homes above £625,000 - Normal rates apply

You usually pay 3% on top of these rates if you own another residential property. It is recommended buyers check Stamp Duty rates for their particular situation on the government website:
https://www.gov.uk/stamp-duty-land-tax/residential-property-rates



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