3 bedroom character property for saleMain Street, Market Overton, Rutland
- Entrance hall
- Sitting room
- Dining room
- Garden room
- Three bedrooms
- Family bathroom
- Private garden
- Home Office
A charming Grade II listed three bed cottage sitting in the heart of this popular Rutland village in a quiet and private position.
Accommodation - Enter the property into the entrance hall offering ample space for the storage of coats and shoes. The accommodation for the cottage comprises of firstly a sitting room to the front of the property with original window and window seat, flag stone flooring, open fire and storage cupboard. The kitchen has a comprehensive range of floor standing and wall mounted cupboards and drawers, sitting under wooden worktops. There is an integrated eye level oven, space for another double oven and hob with extractor over, space and plumbing for a washing machine and space for a tall fridge freezer.
The kitchen flows into the dining room with stairs to the first floor, exposed stone walls, beams and a double sided wood burning stove. At the rear is the garden room which shares the wood burning stove with the dining room. The garden room has a glazed roof and bi-fold doors giving access to the garden beyond. The downstairs of the property benefits from under floor heating and cat 5 cabling throughout the reception rooms.
To the first floor the accommodation comprises three bedrooms, the master being a generous double with original storage cupboards and a feature fireplace. The family bathroom has a P-shaped bath with shower over, low flush WC and a hand basin set in a vanity unit. A useful airing cupboard houses the Worcester Bosch combi boiler.
Planning - Planning has already been granted for a two storey side extension. See planning references APP/2012/0474 or APP/2012/0486
Outside - To the outside there is a pretty front garden and flag stone paving leading to the front door. To the rear there is further flagstone paving on the terrace providing ample space for outside entertaining. The garden has been landscaped to provide raised flower beds, is mainly laid to lawn and enclosed on all sides providing a great deal of security and privacy. To the rear of the garden there is a stone built outhouse with pantile roof that has been converted into a useful home office, complete with wood burner and cat 5 cabling. Another section of the outbuilding offers external garden storage.
Forge Cottage has a wealth of character and features throughout, but it has been sympathetically upgraded retaining many of the character elements associated with this period. The small details like limestone plaster, flagstone flooring and other original features mean that the property must be viewed to be appreciated.
Location - Market Overton is a popular Rutland village located North East of Oakham and has a good range of local services including a village shop, public house and doctors surgery. It is within easy reach of the A1 thus providing good access to Peterborough, London and the north east as well as the East Coast Mainline rail network.
Directional Note - Head out of Oakham on the Burley Road and cross over the roundabout onto the Oakham Road (B668). Continue on this road and head into the village of Cottesmore. Take the left hand turn sign posted to Market Overton. Travel along this road until you reach the village of Market Overton. Continue through the village until you reach the village green. Forge Cottage can be found on the right hand side of the road with the front door for the property being on the left of the house.
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