2 bedroom cottage for saleChurchgate, Hallaton
Sold STC £179,950
A charming Grade II Listed stone fronted and thatched cottage of immense charm and character overlooking the churchyard within a historic part of the picturesque Welland Valley village of Hallaton.
The well presented accommodation retains a wealth of period features including ancient beams, brick inglenook fireplace and exposed stonework, and with the benefit of gas fired central heating includes an open plan split level dining kitchen with staircase off, modern fitted kitchen area with utility store/rear lobby, an attractive sitting room with brick inglenook fireplace and open grate and bespoke built-in cupboards. To the ground floor is the bathroom having a white suite and electric shower over the bath.
On the upper floor off a small landing with exposed beams are 2 bedrooms of good size, one with large built-in wardrobe and the other having a useful storage recess.
Outside is a small enclosed garden, mainly gravelled and paved, together with a timber garden shed. A right of way exists over the driveway of the adjacent cottage to the rear garden which could accommodate off road parking if required.
Location - The picturesque village of Hallaton is set amidst beautiful rolling open countryside within the renowned Welland Valley area some 7 miles from the thriving town of Market Harborough, and has a range of local amenities including two public house, tea rooms, a reputable primary school, fine parish church directly opposite, village hall, recreational facilities including a children's play area, tennis courts, rugby and football pitches and a club house. There is even a small local museum to celebrate the history of the village and the annual Bottle Kicking event which takes place on Easter Monday. The nearby town of Market Harborough has excellent shopping and supermarket facilities and there are mainline rail services to London St Pancras which takes about an hour. The A14 lies to the south, and the M1 is accessible at junction 20. There is an excellent choice of schools including Uppingham Community College, and private schooling at Oakham, Uppingham, Stamford, Leicester Grammar and Stoneygate Preparatory School located in Great Glen.
Viewings & Directions - Viewings should be arranged through the agents Andrew Granger & Company on 01858-431315. From Market Harborough, proceed northbound via Leicester Road passing over the A6 roundabout onto the Melton Road (B664), turning right at Church Langton, and on reaching the next 'T' junction, turn right again following the signs to Hallaton. On entering the village, turn first left just after the church onto Churchgate, with the property located on the right hand side with an Andrew Granger & Co 'For Sale' board erected.
Accommodation In Detail - With the benefit of gas fired central heating, the well presented accommodation comprises
Ground Floor -
Dining Kitchen - 6.65m x 3.00m including staircase (21'10" x 9'10" - A split level room comprising
Dining Area - Part glazed entrance door, exposed stonework, radiator, beamed ceiling, staircase rising to
Kitchen Area - Modern range of built-in units comprising stainless steel sink unit with central waste bowl, wooden working surfaces, plumbing facilities for automatic dishwasher, space for electric cooker, range of base and wall cupboards, ceramic tiled flooring, oak display plinth, multi pane glazed window to rear.
Sitting Room - 3.96m x 3.96m (13'0" x 13'0") - A charming room with brick inglenook fireplace with open grate on tiled hearth, multi pane glazed window to front overlooking the churchyard, recessed glazed display cabinet with double cupboard beneath, radiator, beam to ceiling, ancient recessed cupboard housing electricity meters.
Rear Lobby/Utility Area - With part glazed door out to rear, plumbing facilities for automatic washing machine, glow worm gas fired central heating boiler.
Bathroom - 2.79m x 1.83m (9'2" x 6'0") - White suite comprising panelled bath, chrome mixer tap over with shower attachment, electric shower unit over with fitted rail and curtain, wash hand basin, low flush w.c., built-in linen cupboard, radiator and rear window.
First Floor -
Landing - Multi pane glazed window overlooking the churchyard, deep display sill, exposed beams.
Bedroom 1 - 3.96m x 3.28m max (13'0" x 10'9" max) - Glazed and leaded window overlooking the churchyard, deep display sill, radiator and spacious recessed wardrobe with light point.
Bedroom 2 - 3.35m x 3.15m (11'0" x 10'4") - Windows to rear overlooking adjacent gardens, exposed beams, recessed storage area, radiator and T.V. aerial socket.
Outside - Enclosed rear garden with gravelled and tiled areas, timber garden shed, outside lighting. A right of way exists over the garden in favour of one of the neighbours, in addition to which No.18 has a right of access over the neighbouring property for pedestrian and vehicular use.
Fixtures & Fittings - Fixtures and fittings mentioned in these particulars are included in the sale - all other items regarded as owners fixtures and fittings may be removed.
Council Tax - Council Tax Band C - For further information contact Harborough District Council 01858 828282
Tenure - The tenure is freehold. Flying freeholds exist, further details from the selling agents. Rights of way exist at the rear of the property. A copy of the Land Registry documentation is available for inspection at the agents offices.
Stamp Duty Rates - You will pay: nothing on the first £125,000 of the purchase price, 2% on the next £125,000, 5% on the next £675,000, 10% on the next £575,000, and 12% on the rest (above £1.5 million)
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