2 bedroom cottage for saleHigh Street, Great Easton
Guide Price £265,000
A most attractive stone fronted Grade II Listed 18th Century cottage of character having the advantage of a good sized rear garden, located within the heart of the picturesque Welland Valley village of Great Easton.
Dating back to circa 1760 with later Victorian additions, the deceptively spacious interior is approached via an entrance hall with staircase off, dining room with feature stone built fireplace, inner hall with rear door leading out and good sized utility cupboard with plumbing facilities and Belfast sink, large sitting room with beam to ceiling and brick fireplace with cast iron burner, fitted kitchen with views over the gardens and downstairs bathroomj/w.c. with shower over the bath.
On the upper floor off a rear landing with stripped pine doors off are 2 double bedrooms with built-in wardrobes.
Plans have been drawn up to extend the property, subject to planning.
The gardens form a most attractive feature of the property, being of excellent size with a brick courtyard area immediately to the rear of the cottage with useful store and former water pump, mainly lawned rear garden with patio area, variety of mature trees, two useful brick stores.
Location - The property is located adjacent to the village shop/post office in the heart of the charming village of Great Easton, which is surrounded by delightful open countryside within the highly regarded Welland Valley area. The village also has a public house, fine parish church and reputable primary school located just out the village at Bringhurst. Nearby centres include Oakham, Uppingham, Corby, Kettering and Market Harborough, all of which offer more comprehensive amenities. For the commuter, Market Harborough, Corby and Kettering have rail services to London, the A14 lies to the south, and the M1 is accessible at junction 20.
Viewings & Directions - Viewings should be arranged through the agents Andrew Granger & Company on 01858-431315. From Market Harborough, proceed eastbound via Rockingham Road, crossing over the A6 roundabout onto the A427 Corby Road, turning immediately left onto the B664 passing through the villages of Sutton Bassett, Weston by Welland, Medbourne and Drayton. On reaching Great Easton, proceed to the centre of the village, turn left onto High Street, with Poppy Cottage lying on the right hand side next door to the village shop.
Accommodation In Detail - With the benefit of oil fired central heating, this deceptively spacious cottage retains a wealth of period features including beamed ceilings and feature fireplaces, and comprises
Ground Floor -
Entrance Hall - Panelled entrance door, radiator, staircase off with pine handrail, stripped pine door leading through to
Dining Room - 3.81m x 3.30m (12'6" x 10'10") - Feature stone built fireplace with raised hearth, radiator, window to front with deep display sill, stripped pine door through to
Inner Hall - With door leading out to the rear courtyard, useful under stairs cupboard with Belfast sink .
Sitting Room - 4.42m x 4.78m (14'6" x 15'8") - Attractive brick fireplace with cast iron burner on stone hearth, shelving to recess, beam to ceiling, window to front with in-built seat, panelled and glazed additional entrance door, wall light points and skirting radiators.
Kitchen - 3.61m x 2.74m (11'10" x 9'0") - Range of built-in units comprising base and wall cupboards, several drawers, stainless steel twin bowl sink unit with mixer tap over, built-in oven and ceramic hob, extractor hood, plumbing facilities for automatic washing machine, multi pane glazed windows to two elevations, views over the garden, slate tiled flooring, central heating boiler with digital programming control unit, two radiators.
Bathroom - 2.44m x 1.75m (8'0" x 5'9") - White three piece suite comprising panelled bath, chrome mixer tap over with shower attachment, wash hand basin, low flush w.c., fully tiled walls, side window and radiator.
First Floor -
Landing - With window to rear, skirting radiator, telephone point and stripped pine doors off.
Bedroom 1 - 4.70m x 4.11m (15'5" x 13'6") - Window to front with pleasant views, window seat, beams to ceiling, screened fireplace, skirting radiators, recessed wardrobe and wall light points.
Bedroom 2 - 3.43m x 3.10m (11'3" x 10'2") - Window to front with pleasant views and deep display sill, exposed brick chimney breast, skirting radiator, built-in double wardrobe, shelving, cupboard and dimmer light switch.
Outside - Brick courtyard area immediately to the rear of the cottage with useful outside store and former water pump.
Good sized rear garden, mainly lawned with well stocked flower and shrub borders, patio area, variety of specimen shrubs and trees, several fruit trees, two useful brick stores, enclosed patio to rear of house, wooden hand gate providing access to right of way over adjoining property.
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.
Tenure - The tenure is freehold. The property is Grade II Listed. A flying freehold exists, further details from the vendors or selling agents.
Council Tax Band - Council Tax Band A - For further information contact Harborough District Council 01858 828282
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) A further 3% will be payable on the whole amount if this is an additional property to one that you already own.
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