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3 bedroom cottage for sale

West Street, King's Cliffe, PE8

Sold STC £295,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Deceptively spacious detached cottage
  • Stone with collyweston slate roof
  • Exposed beams, inglenook, open fire place, quarry tiled floors
  • Flexible accommodation 2/3 bedrooms 2/3 reception rooms
  • Fitted kitchen with integrated appliances and large breakfast bar
  • Sitting room with garden views and open fire
  • Large roof terrace with rural views
  • Rear elevation faces due south
  • Village with shops, bakery, doctor's surgery and public house

Full description

A period cottage offering spacious 2/3 bedroom character accommodation within a well serviced Conservation village.

* Entrance hall * Snug/bedroom 3 * Dining room * Shower room/Wc * Kitchen/breakfast room * Sitting room * Landing/study * Bedroom 1 and 2 * En suite bathroom * Rear garden *

Location: King's Cliffe sits above the Willowbrook as it meanders its way to join the Nene near Fotheringhay. The village has many Period properties and West Street is particularly attractive. The local facilities include a couple of shops, a bakery, a post office and a public house. There is also a primary school. A number of footpaths and bridleways provide access to the gently rolling surrounding countryside. Oundle lies about 6 miles to the South and offers a range of traditional, family run shops, businesses and restaurants set around the historic market place. Stamford is another historic market town, about 8 miles to the North-East and provides similar facilities to Oundle. Peterborough offers extensive shopping and leisure facilities as well as main line rail travel, with journey times to London King's Cross of approximately 50 minutes.

A stone cottage with collyweston slate roof and accommodation over two floors.The property dates back some 350 years with later additions. Features include beams, exposed stone work, thumb latch doors, inglenook fireplace and quarry tiled floors.
The entrance hall is a good size with a French window that leads directly onto the rear garden, further doors lead to the snug/bedroom 3 and dining room. From the dining room the enclosed stairs, to the right of the inglenook, lead to the first floor. There are doors to the shower room/Wc and access to the kitchen/breakfast room. The kitchen is fitted with a range of units to include a range oven and various integrated appliances, it also benefits from a large breakfast bar and stable door to the rear garden. There is a later extension that comprises a large sitting room and open fire.
To the first floor there is a large study landing that gives access to the two double bedrooms, one of which benefits from an en suite bathroom. There is window access to a large roof terrace that benefits from a southerly aspect and distant views. Externally the rear garden is fully enclosed and mostly lawn.


Entrance Hall: Quarry tiled floor. Doors off to dining room and snug/bedroom 3. French window to rear garden. Cloaks hanging area. Beams to ceiling.

Snug: Double glazed window to the front. Beams to ceiling.

Dining Room: A pair of double glazed windows to the front. Enclosed stairs rise to the first floor. Under stairs store cupboard. Inglenook with bressumer, flagged hearth and exposed stone work. Door to the shower room/Wc. Quarry tiled floor.

Shower Room/Wc: A white suite comprising corner shower cubicle, semi pedestal wash basin and Wc. Tiled splash area. Natural slate floor. Window to the rear.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room: A range of cream units with wood block effect work tops fitted to three walls to include a peninsular unit and breakfast bar. Stainless steel single drainer sink unit with mixer taps. Stainless steel range oven with extractor hood above, integrated dish washer and fridge. Window to one side and stable style door opposite with window to the garden. Door way to the sitting room.

Sitting Room: Two large windows over looking the garden. A pair of glazed doors to the garden. Exposed stone chimney breast and open fire to one corner of the room.

First Floor Landing: A substantial study landing currently used as a bedroom. Doors off to the two double bedrooms. Double glazed window to the front.

Main Bedroom: A pair of double glazed windows to the front and a further window to the side. Double doors to the en suite bathroom.

En Suite Bathroom: A further white suite comprising panel bath, Wc and wash basin inset to vanity unit. Ceramic tiled walls and floor. PVCu double glazed window over looking the rear garden and farmland beyond.

Outside: The rear elevation of the property faces south and consequently benefits from any available sunshine. Adjacent to the French window and stable door is a private seating area overlooking the mainly lawned garden. There are well stocked borders to one side and a timber shed to the rear. The whole is enclosed by timber panel fencing.
Above the sitting room and accessed from steps via the second bedroom's tilt & turn window, there is a large roof terrace. It is quite private and there are distant views to the south across the neighbouring farm and woodland.

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