4 bedroom town house for sale

Hopes Yard, Uppingham

£379,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Grade II Listed Townhouse
  • Array of Character Features
  • Sympathetically Renovated
  • Sitting Room
  • Dining Room
  • Breakfast Kitchen, Cellar
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Shower Rooms
  • Courtyard Garden
  • EPC Exempt

Full description

An opportunity has arisen to acquire a beautiful Grade II Listed four-bedroom townhouse in the heart of the market town of Uppingham. The Little Crooked House dates back to 16th century and is one of the town's oldest buildings, offering accommodation with an array of character features, including a huge Inglenook fireplace in the Dining Room, a fine Tudor fireplace in the Sitting Room, beamed ceilings throughout and exposed stonework. The property has been sympathetically renovated to preserve its charm and character.

The tastefully appointed interior benefits from gas central heating and can be summarised as follows:

GROUND FLOOR: Entrance Hall, Dining Room, Breakfast Kitchen, Cellar; FIRST FLOOR: Sitting Room, two Bedrooms, Shower Room; SECOND FLOOR: two further Bedrooms, further Shower Room.

OUTSIDE there is a brick-built garden store and an enclosed courtyard garden.

Description - An opportunity has arisen to acquire a beautiful Grade II Listed four-bedroom townhouse in the heart of the market town of Uppingham. The Little Crooked House dates back to 16th century and is one of the town's oldest buildings, offering accommodation with an array of character features, including a huge Inglenook fireplace in the Dining Room, a fine Tudor fireplace in the Sitting Room, beamed ceilings throughout and exposed stonework. The property has been sympathetically renovated to preserve its charm and character.

The tastefully appointed interior benefits from gas central heating and can be summarised as follows:

GROUND FLOOR: Entrance Hall, Dining Room, Breakfast Kitchen, Cellar; FIRST FLOOR: Sitting Room, two Bedrooms, Shower Room; SECOND FLOOR: two further Bedrooms, further Shower Room.

OUTSIDE there is a brick-built garden store and an enclosed courtyard garden.

Uppingham - Uppingham is a jewel of a market town, situated in the southern part of Rutland, it is famous for its independent school and it brings many cultural opportunities to the town for the residents to enjoy. Within the town centre are a good range of shops catering for most needs together with various services including doctors surgery, opticians, chemist, library, dentist. For commuters Uppingham is ideally positioned within an easy car drive to a number of centres, including Leicester, Peterborough, Oakham, Stamford, Kettering, Corby and Market Harborough. The A14 A1/M1 link, approximately 10 miles away between Kettering and Corby and there one can access the motorway system of England. For train travellers Kettering station, approximately 20 minutes drive offers frequent services to London St Pancras and the north. Leisure activities in the area are many and varied with some beautiful countryside where one can ramble, cycle or just spend time at Rutland Water where there are further pleasures to be enjoyed including sailing, fishing, windsurfing etc. In addition there are many sports throughout Uppingham and Rutland catering for most needs.

Accommodation -

Ground Floor - Traditional front entrance door with bell pull and outside light gives access to:

Entrance Hall - 1.60m x 1.73m (5'3" x 5'8") - Built-in cloaks cupboard, column radiator, tiled floor, opening to Dining Room.

Dining Room - 4.09m x 4.70m (13'5" x 15'5") - Well-proportioned reception room dominated by a huge Inglenook fireplace with brick surround and bressumer beam above housing open cast iron fire grate with hood over. Two column radiators, quarry tiled floor, exposed ceiling beams, large built-in storage cupboard, telephone point, two windows, door to staircase to first floor, door to Cellar, door to Breakfast Kitchen.



Breakfast Kitchen - 4.60m x 2.95m (15'1" x 9'8") - Range of attractive fitted units incorporating 1.5-bowl ASTRACAST single drainer sink unit with mixer tap, adjoining granite work surfaces with tiled splashbacks and cupboard and drawer units beneath, matching eye-level wall cupboards with concealed lighting beneath, feature recess with brick surround and timber lintel above housing range cooker with concealed lighting and extractor hood over, plumbing and space for washing machine and dishwasher; fireplace with stone surround housing feature cast iron pot belly stove, flagstone floor, beams to ceiling, column radiator, fitted shelving, double-glazed window and external part-glazed door to courtyard garden with bell pull.



Cellar - 4.60m x 2.54m (15'1" x 8'4") - Useful storage space with radiator and light and power.

First Floor -

Sitting Room - 4.52m x 4.88m (14'10" x 16'0") - Stunning reception room of good size featuring a fine original fireplace with carved stone surround and raised flagstone hearth housing enamel gas-fired stove, heavily beamed ceiling, two column radiators, large built-in cupboard, TV point, telephone point, central heating programmer, two windows, wrought iron spiral open-tread staircase leading to second floor.





Bedroom One - 4.72m x 2.92m (15'6" x 9'7") - Built-in cupboard housing gas central heating boiler and slatted shelving, column radiator, vaulted ceiling, exposed beams, display recess with glass shelving and spotlighting, double-glazed window with built-in window seat.

Bedroom Three - 2.87m x 2.77m (9'5" x 9'1") - Radiator, exposed floorboards, double-glazed window.

Shower Room - 2.26m x 1.96m (7'5" x 6'5") - Modern white suite comprising corner shower cubicle, concealed-cistern low-flush WC, bidet and inset hand basin with adjoining vanity tops and cupboards beneath; tiled splashbacks, heated towel rail, spotlighting, shaver point, mirror-fronted bathroom cabinet.







Second Floor -

Landing - Vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, loft access hatch.

Bedroom Two - 3.35m x 3.76m (11'0" x 12'4") - Radiator, vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, exposed stonework, access to storage loft, Velux window.

Bedroom Four - 1.93m x 3.91m (6'4" x 12'10") - Radiator, vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, spotlighting, window.

Shower Room - 1.04m x 1.17m plus shower cubicle (3'5" x 3'10" pl - Three-piece suite comprising shower cubicle with electric shower above, low-flush WC and vanity hand basin with cupboard beneath; tiled splashbacks, tiled floor, heated towel rail, shaver point.

Outside -

Courtyard Garden - There is a charming paved courtyard garden with cold water tap to the rear of the property, bounded by stone walling with iron railings and hand gate.

Brick-Built Garden Store -





Parking - Residents' Permit Parking is available from Rutland County Council for an annual charge.

Services - None of the services, fittings, or appliances (if any) heating installations, plumbing or electrical systems, telephone or television points have been tested by the Selling Agents.



Council Tax Band - Band D.
Enquiries to Rutland County Council, Oakham 01572-722577

Independent Mortgage Advice - Murray, in conjunction with St. James's Place Wealth Management can offer free independent advice whether you buy through Murray Estate Agents or another agent. St. James's Place Wealth Management have access to over 13,000 mortgage products and are able to find the most competitive products from the whole market. Your home may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage.

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15 August 2016

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  • Oakham (5.8 mi)
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Murray Estate Agents & Chartered Surveyors., Uppingham

18 High Street East, Uppingham, Rutland, LE15 9PZ

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  • Oakham (5.8 mi)
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To view this property or request more details, contact:

Murray Estate Agents & Chartered Surveyors., Uppingham

18 High Street East, Uppingham, Rutland, LE15 9PZ

01572 366028 Local call rate

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