4 bedroom cottage for sale

Inglenook Cottage, Whittlebury

Sold STC £435,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Pretty Semi-Detached Cottage
  • Four Bedrooms & Two Bathrooms
  • 20ft x 14ft Sitting room with Inglenook
  • 15ft Dining Hall, Kitchen with Range
  • Breakfast Room, Bathroom, Utility
  • Ground Floor Bedroom / Office
  • Superb 16ft x 15ft Master Bedroom
  • Two Further Bedrooms, Shower Room
  • EPC Energy Rating - E

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

LOCATION: WHITTLEBURY is situated on the A413 approximately 4 miles south of the small historic town of Towcester and 7 miles north of Buckingham. M1 Junction 15A is some 10 miles distant with access to the M40 Junction 10 at Brackley and Junction 11 at Banbury. The village comprises mainly period properties and good quality modern homes. There is a public house, St Mary's Church of England church, the nearest Roman Catholic and Baptist churches are at Towcester. There is a primary school in the village and State secondary education is available at Sponne School, Towcester. Leisure facilities include golf in the village and at nearby Silverstone, motor racing at Silverstone, horse racing at Towcester and the leisure centre at Towcester. Towcester and Silverstone offer day to day shopping facilities whilst Milton Keynes, some 10 miles to the south, has one of the largest shopping complexes in Europe. There is a good, fast rail service from Milton Keynes to London Euston (35 minutes) and the A43 road gives easy access to the major road network.  

ACCOMMODATION: Dining Hall, Sitting Room, Kitchen, Breakfast Room, Bedroom Four / Office, Utility Room, Bath / Shower Room, Study / Landing Three Bedroom, Shower Room. 

DINING HALL: 15' 7" x 10' 3" (4.75m x 3.12m) Entered from an oak door with leaded window either side, this room features a slate tiled floor and part exposed stone walls. Stairs rise to the first floor landing and there is a double radiator, leaded windows either side of the inglenook to the sitting room and a stable style latch door to the inner hall. 

SITTING ROOM: 19' 11" x 14' 2" (6.07m x 4.32m) The focal point of this room is the stone inglenook fireplace with an exposed bressumer beam and pillars and a cast iron canopied fire on a raised quarry tiled hearth. There is a bay with a leaded window to the front elevation and three further windows including one with a seat below and two with deep sills. There are four wall light points, two single radiators, a shelved recess, a TV point and a stable door to: 

INNER HALL: Open plan to the kitchen with an under stairs storage cupboard, a pine corner cupboard and a shelved recess with a wall light point. 

KITCHEN: 11' 10" x 10' 1" (3.61m x 3.07m) (plus 7'5 x 5'10) Designed as a free standing kitchen, featuring a range recess with exposed oak timbers and a fitted four hob range cooker with double oven, grill and griddle. There is an enamel 'Belfast' sink unit with wooden work tops either side, a cupboard below and concealed plumbing for a dishwasher adjacent. Opposite is a free standing shelved cupboard and of particular note, a full sized butchers block. There are slate floor tiles, ceiling beams, a leaded window to the side elevation, a single radiator and a recess suitable for a fridge / freezer. A doorway leads to: 

BREAKFAST ROOM: 11' 11" x 8' (3.63m x 2.44m) With a terracotta tiled floor, the breakfast room has built in storage cupboard housing the Vaillant boiler, recessed ceiling lights, a leaded window and door to the side elevation and a single radiator. 

BEDROOM FOUR / OFFICE: 15' 4" x 11' 11" (4.67m x 3.63m) This is a dual aspect room with two leaded windows to the side elevation and double leaf doors to the rear garden. There are two single radiators, two telephone sockets, three wall light points and a range of solid pine fitted cupboards, drawers and a wardrobe. 

UTILITY ROOM: 7' 11" x 4' 10" (2.41m x 1.47m) Ideal for conversion to an en-suite if required, this room has a single drainer stainless steel sink unit with a cupboard below, eye level storage cupboards and a terrazzo tiled floor. Plumbing is provided for an automatic washing machine and there is a pitched ceiling exposed timbers, a Velux roof light window and an access hatch to a loft area. 

BATHROOM: 8' 5" x 7' 10" (2.57m x 2.39m) Featuring a freestanding roll top slipper bath with ball and claw feet and a hand held mixer tap shower attachment. There is a corner shower cubicle with a height adjustable shower and hinged screen door, a wall mounted wash hand basin and a high flush WC. There is a terracotta tiled floor, a pitched ceiling with exposed timbers, a double glazed Velux roof light window and two tubular radiators. 

LANDING / STUDY AREA: With exposed floorboards and part exposed stone walls, the landing has an access hatch to the loft and doors to the first floor bedrooms. 

BEDROOM ONE: 16' 5" x 15' 2" (5m x 4.62m) With a dual pitched ceiling, exposed cruck timbers and part exposed 'A' frames, there are leaded windows to three aspects, a single radiator and recessed ceiling lights. There is a range of hand-made pine fitted wardrobes, exposed floor boards and part exposed stone walls. 

BEDROOM TWO: 10' 9" x 8' (3.28m x 2.44m) Providing a fitted double wardrobe, a part exposed stone wall, a leaded window to the front elevation and a single radiator. 

BEDROOM THREE: 11' 10" x 10' (3.61m x 3.05m) This room has limited ceiling height with a dual pitched ceiling and exposed centre beams. There is a leaded dormer window to the side elevation, recessed ceiling lights and an access hatch to a 'crawl' loft space. 

SHOWER ROOM: Fitted in a white suite of a square cubicle with a height adjustable shower and hinged screen door, a low level WC and a circular wash hand basin on a washstand with cupboards and drawers below. There is a chrome ladder radiator and a shelved storage cupboard. 

OUTSIDE FRONT: The property stands behind a wood chipped front garden providing flower and shrub borders, with a low stone retaining wall and a pathway leading to the front door.

A gravelled driveway adjacent to the cottage leads to a hardstanding area for several vehicles. 

REAR GARDEN: Next to the parking area is a paved terrace with a timber pergola over and grapevine. Adjacent is a timber garden shed and access to the rear terrace behind bedroom four / office. This terrace is bounded by a low stone wall with shaped flower beds and borders the lawn and a pathway leading beneath colonnade pergolas toward the rear of the garden. There are deep flower, shrub and tree borders and beyond the lawn, a brick based greenhouse.

This area of the garden provides ample space for two sizeable vegetable gardens, either side of the pathway. 

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31 October 2016

Nearest station

  • Wolverton (8.2 mi)
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Town Hall Watling Street East, Towcester, NN12 6BS

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Town Hall Watling Street East, Towcester, NN12 6BS

01327 611010 Local call rate

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Nearest station

  • Wolverton (8.2 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Bartram & Co , Towcester

Town Hall Watling Street East, Towcester, NN12 6BS

01327 611010 Local call rate

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