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Hillside Cottages, Beckingham


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Hillside Cottages are situated on a private, shared drive entrance in a very attractive corner of the village. The cottage has a single aspect with a delightful cottage garden. Originally believed to be a row of cottages the property is attached and quite unique in appearance. The brickwork is mellow and rustic. The windows are a combination of box sash and casement. The low eaves are surmounted by a clay pantile roof with two recently rebuilt chimney stacks. The house is believed to date back to the mid 18th Century.

Internally the rooms are cosy and inviting. Old irregular shaped oak beams are a particular feature in the downstairs rooms. The accommodation briefly provides a reception hall, sitting room with old cast iron fireplace, dining room with wood burning stove and a spacious kitchen with a quarry tile floor. Downstairs also there is a utility room and toilet. The first floor accommodation provides four bedrooms, three of which are double sized and a fourth bedroom ideal as a nursery or study. The house bathroom is also upstairs and surprisingly spacious. A conservatory and studio provide additional amenity space to the house and great potential for further development.

Central heating is oil fired and the boiler recently serviced. In addition to rebuilding the chimney pots the flues are relined. External redecoration is also recently completed.

Beckingham village is situated just five miles east of Newark and by-passed by the A17 trunk road. The property is situated on Hillside which runs down to a cut with the River Witham. The village has an interesting website Hillside is a no-through road. The location provides country walks and footpaths for many miles. The village is situated on the Lincolnshire borders and a good location for commuting to Newark, Lincoln, Sleaford, Grantham and Nottingham. Fast trains are capable of journey times from Newark Northgate station to London King's Cross in just over 75 minutes. The A1/A46 intersection with the A17 is approximately five miles.

Internally pine internal doors with latches enhance the character of the property and the following accommodation is provided:-

Ground Floor -

Entrance Hall - With panelled front entrance door, oak floor, double panel radiator and stairscase to the first floor.

Sitting Room - 4.14m x 3.61m (13'7" x 11'10") - Having an old fireplace with pine surround and cast iron inset. A heavily beamed ceiling, oak floor, double panel radiator and cupboard under the stairs.

Dining Room - 4.04m x 3.56m (13'3" x 11'8") - With heavily beamed ceiling, fireplace with wood stove, laminate floor and double panel radiator.

Kitchen - 4.09m x 3.66m (13'5" x 12) - Wthl wall units, base units, working surface and sink unit. A heavily beamed ceiling. There is an integrated electric hob and oven. Stable outside door and door to the utility room and downstairs toilet.

Utility Room - 2.79m x 1.42m (9'2" x 4'8") - With base unit, sink unit, wall cupboards and plumbing for a washing machine.

Toilet - With low suite WC and basin.

Conservatory - 4.06m x 3.23m (13'4" x 10'7") - With radiator, French doors and wooden floor.

Studio - 5.79m x 3.05m approximate measurements (19' x 10' - Constructed with breeze block walls and a polycarbonate roof. Wooden floor.

First Floor - There is a long landing with radiator and obscure glazed windows in the north elevation.

Bedroom 1 - 4.11m x 3.53m excluding the recess (13'6" x 11'7" - With two box sash windows, old hob type fireplace and double panel radiator.

Bedroom 2 - 4.14m x 2.29m (13'7" x 7'6") - With old oak studded wall, radiator and box sash window.

Bedroom 3 - 3.18m x 2.64m overall measurements (10'5" x 8'8" o - Including the bulk head area. Built-in airing cupboard with hot water cylinder. Box sash window.

Bedroom 4 - 2.29m x 2.01m (7'6" x 6'7") - With old oak studded wall. Radiator.

Bathroom - 3.15m x 2.77m (10'4" x 9'1") - Having bath with electric shower, basin and low suite WC. Radiator.

Outside - There are paved paths to the front of the house. A delightful cottage style garden has grassed areas, shingle paths, various shrubs, a decking area and a hedgerow. There is a gravel driveway providing access to car parking within the freehold title area. The driveway is subject to a right of way giving access to garages in separate adjoining ownership.

Services - Mains water, electricity and drainage are all connected to the property.

Tenure - The property is freehold.

Possession - Vacant possession will be given on completion.

Mortgage - Mortgage advice is available through our Mortgage Adviser. Your home is at risk if you do not keep up repayments on a mortgage or other loan secured on it.

Viewing - Strictly by appointment with the selling agents.

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23 January 2017


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