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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Main Street Costock LE12 6XD

Sold by Us £310,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Period Cottage
  • Three Double Bedrooms
  • Well Maintained
  • Open Plan Ground floor
  • Double Glazing
  • Gas Central Heating

Full description

Bone Idle Cottage offers a rare chance to purchase a period property in a sought after village location which has been completely remodelled and enhanced with great care by the current owners and therefore offers a cosy high quality living environment. 
In recent years the cottage has been extended, completely re-roofed, insulated to standards exceeding current building regulations, all floors were replaced with modern damp proof membranes & insulation fitted throughout the ground floors at the same time. 
John Carr high efficiency premium wooden double glazed windows have been fitted throughout. The cottage has had new drainage installed and been completely rewired & re-plumbed with a new high efficiency boiler installed.
All of which should ensure future low maintenance & running costs. The cottage has both a smoke detector system & a burglar alarm installed.
A solid wood door with feature glazed panel leads into the entrance hall, there is a wooden double glazed frosted window to the front elevation, a cream carpet, radiator, electrical socket, central heating room thermostat & doorbell. A dog-leg staircase leads to the 1st floor with a large storage cupboard under which contains the electrical consumer unit and is fitted with a light, electric socket and cream carpet. 
Kitchen 4.34m(14'3") x 2.72m (8'11")
Fitted with an extensive range of white base and wall cupboards with beige marble effect worktops and brick style tiled splashbacks. There is an integrated stainless steel fan oven with a 4 ring electric hob over; a ducted extractor and an integrated dishwasher built into the island unit. The white ceramic sink is also set in the island unit which divides the kitchen from the open plan lounge. Karndean vinyl tiles, which are warm to the feet, provide the flooring – a bonus is that crockery bounces rather than breaks! Multiple worktop electrical sockets, worktop lighting & flush ceiling downlighters complete the kitchen. A John Carr double glazed window overlooks the private garden, double glazed French doors lead out to the enclosed private garden.
Lounge 4.29m (14'1") x 3.33m (10'11")
The open plan lounge area has a feature John Carr wooden double glazed bow window to the front aspect, cream carpet, TV and phone points and both wall lights and ceiling downlighters.
Dining Room 3.53m (11'7") x 2.72m (8'11")
Open plan to the lounge and kitchen and having a John Carr wooden double glazed window to the side aspect, TV Point, electrical sockets, ceiling downlighters, radiator and cream carpet.
Utility Room 2.31m (7'7") x 1.80m (5'11")

Fitted with white units and beige marble effect worktops, tiled splash backs, electrical sockets and stainless sink with mixer taps plus plumbing ready for a washing machine. There is space for either a tumble dryer or upright freezer. A glazed external door leads onto the side aspect parking area.


With an airing cupboard which houses the gas central heating boiler, radiator and wooden double glazed window.

Bedroom 1 (Master) 4.06m (13'4") x 2.90m (9'6")

With a feature Velux window to the side elevation, TV point, electrical sockets, ceiling downlighters radiator and cream carpet.


Fitted with a white suite comprising of a large shower cubicle with a Mira electric shower and grey tiling, a pedestal basin and a WC. There is an automatic extractor, ceiling downlighters, a heated towel rail and a frosted John Carr wooden double glazed window.

Bedroom 2 3.33m(10'11") x 2.84m (9'4")

With a John Carr wooden double glazed window, TV point, electrical sockets, radiator and cream carpet.

Bedroom 3 3.35m(11'0") x 2.46m (8'1")

With a John Carr wooden double glazed window, TV point, electrical sockets, radiator and cream carpet.


Fitted with a classic white suite comprising of a panelled bath with shower and glass screen, a pedestal basin and WC. There is a Velux window, built in storage cupboards, automatic extractor, ceiling downlighters and radiator.


Both electrical & gas services are installed into built in external cabinets on the east side of the cottage where an outside tap is provided.
The gravelled driveway on the east side of the house has parking for up to 3 cars & a small garden store. To the front of the house is a small gated garden with a path across the front of the house leading to the private garden. There is a pleasant enclosed garden to the west side of the house which is mainly lawned, it has a patio area and is planted with trees and shrubs. Both the car parking area and the garden are floodlit, the carpark floodlights being automatic to give both convenience and security.

Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs)

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
09 September 2016


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