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2 bedroom cottage for sale

The Dovecote, Main Street, Sutton On Trent


Property Description

Key features

  • Bijou Dovecote Conversion
  • House, Barn & Dovecote Complex
  • Ideal Main or Second Home
  • Two Person/Bedroom Accommodation
  • Patio & Small Garden
  • Private Drive Access & Parking
  • Conservation Area Aspect

Full description


Bijou converted dovecote, very well designed with two bedrooms and pleasantly situated with a shared, private drive access, with a grouping of 18th century property comprising the house and a barn conversion approached from Main Street along a tree lined driveway.

The Dovecote is a quite compact, very well designed two bedroom conversion, pleasantly situated with a shared, private drive access, with a grouping of 18th century property comprising the house and a barn conversion approached from Main Street along a tree lined driveway.

The property has wonderful views of the Conservation Area from the upstairs bedrooms, the front part of the house is within a courtyard area with the barn. The property has a walled patio area adjacent to the house which will enjoy the afternoon sun and a small garden with an adjacent parking space.
The Dovecote features arched window and door openings, dog toothing at the eaves, a Welsh slate roof with weather vane and gabled brick detailing carefully preserved as part of the Listed Building. Windows are double glazed and heating is by electric storage heaters.

The village, situated eight miles north of Newark is one of the larger settlements in the area. Nevertheless the village retains a rural character with a mixture of older properties in the Main Street and High Street areas. There is an excellent range of amenities including a Co-operative Store, the Lord Nelson Inn, an excellent primary school, family butcher's, doctor's surgery and regular bus services and also school bus services to Newark and Tuxford. The village also has a social club and football ground situated on Grassthorpe Road. Access points to the A1 are within two miles and provide excellent north/south communications. Fast mainline trains from Newark Northgate to London Kings Cross are capable of journey times of just over 75 minutes. Many commute from this area to Nottingham, Lincoln and Newark.

The following accommodation is provided:-

Ground Floor - 1.83m x 1.57m -

Sitting Room - 4.47m x 2.67m - plus 1.83m (6') x 1.57m (5'2") with two arched window openings, under stairs cupboard, electric storage heater and a feature dog leg staircase off.
The arched entrance door leads into the courtyard area.

Kitchen - 2.44m x 2.29m - with Pine units comprising wall cupboards, base cupboards, working surfaces, sink unit with built in water filter and mixer tap, electric oven and hood. There are tiled splashbacks to the working surfaces.

First Floor -

Landing Area - with exposed beam and built in airing cupboard.

Bedroom 1 - 2.77m x 2.59m - with arched window, a pleasant aspect across a parkland setting with mature Horse Chestnut trees towards All Saints' Church. There is also a high level window opening.

Bedroom 2 - 2.39m x 1.70m - with a similar open view.

Bathroom - 1.68m x 2.13m - plus the toilet recess. Recently re-fitted with a 1.68m (5'6") wide shower with chrome fittings, wash basin and wash stand, low suite WC, halogen lighting and chrome heated towel rail.

Outside - Small semi circular garden area to the property frontage.
Side entrance door.
Path to the front door and paved patio area adjacent to the former cart shed which belongs to The Barn.
From the gravelled driveway and to the left of the property there is a small garden area enclosed with picket fencing and an adjacent paved parking area.

Services - Mains water, electricity and drainage are all connected to the property.

Maintenance Charge - The driveway is shared by The Dovecote; Holme View; and The Barn.
There is an annual maintenance charge and one fifth maintenance liability on the driveway and the mains services. (20% of total cost, approximately £50).

Council Tax - The property is in Band B for Council Tax purposes.

Tenure - The property is freehold.

Possession - Vacant possession will be given on completion.

Mortgage - Mortgage advice is available through our Mortgage Adviser. Your home is at risk if you do not keep up repayments on a mortgage or other loan secured on it.

Viewing - Strictly by appointment with the selling agents.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
01 March 2012


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