3 bedroom cottage for saleSudborough, NN14
Sold STC £349,000
- Grade II listed
- Stone and thatch cottage
- Inglenook, log burner, exposed beams
- Original wide polished floor boards to first floor
- Bespoke oak and cream kitchen
- Two large doubles plus spacious single bedroom
- Over 100' rear garden plus garage and off road parking
- Attractive Conservation village with popular pub/resturant
- Access to excellent road network and main line stations for London
Full descriptionRed Kite Cottage is a charming Grade II listed dwelling within a picturesque Rockingham Forest Conservation village.
* Entrance vestibule * Sitting room * Dining room * Kitchen/breakfast room * Rear lobby * Pantry * Bathroom * Large double bedroom * Further double bedroom and single bedroom * Gardens * Off road parking and single garage *
Location: Sudborough is located 3 miles north of the A14, to the west of the A6116. This attractive East Northamptonshire village with its stone and thatched houses is of architectural and historical interest, as such it is designated as a Conservation Village in order to preserve its rural character. Sudborough is recorded in the Domesday Book as Sutberg and is part of the medieval Rockingham Forest Royal Hunting Grounds, now protected as an Asset to the Historic Environment. The church of All Saints is believed to date from the 13th Century and has historical connections with the Crusades. There is an active community supporting the church, The Vane Arms public house and the village hall. The historic Market towns of Oundle and Thrapston provide local shopping and leisure facilities, as well as an excellent choice of schooling. Kettering and Wellingborough provide more extensive facilities, as well as main line rail travel to London St Pancras with journey times from 55 minutes.
A listed two storey cottage believed to be of early 18th and mid 19th century origins. It is constructed of regular coursed limestone with a thatch roof featuring eyebrow dormers and two canted bay windows to the main reception rooms. This three bedroom family home has retained many period features yet offers a bespoke oak and cream painted kitchen, modern bathroom and LPG fired central heating. The enclosed garden is in excess of 100' in length and offers a studio/summer house, single garage and off road parking for several cars.
Entrance Vestibule: Via bespoke oak panel door with striped pine four panel door to the sitting room.
Sitting Room: Large inglenook with bressumer, log burner, former bread oven and quarry tiled hearth. Walk-in bay window to the front aspect. Exposed beams to the ceiling and some exposed stone-work. Glazed door to the rear garden. Stairs rise to the first floor. Doorway to the dining room.
Dining Room: Attractive quarry tiled floor and exposed beams and stone-work. Part glazed door to the kitchen/breakfast room. Bay window with window seat below and further window to the front. Wall light points. Period built-in cupboard to the left of the chimney breast. Under stairs store cupboard.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room: Fitted with a bespoke range of cream painted and oak units to include a Belfast sink and mixer taps. Plate rack, shelving for cookery books and oak mantle shelf above the chimney breast that houses the duel fuel range. Space for fridge/freezer and cupboards for washing machine and dishwasher. Oak floor and tiled splash areas. Window over the sink with views down the garden.Large store cupboard housing an LPG fired boiler. Doorway to the rear lobby.
Rear Lobby: Terracotta tiled floor. Half glazed stable door to the rear garden. Door to the bathroom. Good sized shelved pantry area with space for full height fridge/freezer and a window to the side.
Bathroom: A white suite comprising panel bath with electric shower unit over, pedestal wash basin and Wc. Tongue and groove paneling to dado height. Vanity unit with mirror above. Tiled floor. Heated towel rail and window to the rear.
First Floor Landing: Turned oak balustrade and exposed beams. Stripped pine doors leading to the three bedrooms. Lovely wide period polished floor boards.
Main Bedroom: Windows to both the front and rear aspects. Exposed period floor boards. Large walk-in store cupboard to one side of the chimney breast.
Bedroom 2: Window to the front. Exposed floor boards and beams.
Bedroom 3: Window to the rear. Eaves store cupboard. Slightly reduced head space due to the roof slope.
Outside: To the front there are flower beds to either side of the path leading to the front door. The rear garden is in excess of 100' in length being fully enclosed by close boarded timber fencing . The garden is well stocked with an array of established plants and trees to include Japanese Maple, holly, sycamore and lilacs. Being mostly lawn there is an ornate winding brick footpath to the rear of the garden to the attractive sleeper seating area and ornate pond. A pedestrian gate leads to the off road parking and timber single garage. A pair of timber five bar gates give vehicular access onto Newton Lane. Adjacent to the rear of the cottage is a private seating area and lean-to brick built summer house cum studio with power & light connected and small store to one side.
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