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2 bedroom cottage for sale

Ladds Lane, Maxey, Near Peterborough, PE6

Sold STC £309,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Sold With The Advantage Of No Forward Chain
  • The Property Was Re-Thatched in 2012 & Comes With A Guarantee
  • Grade II Listed Cottage Dating Back To 1640
  • Hidden Away Within A Small Enclave Of Four Properties
  • Refitted Kitchen, Bathroom, and En-Suite
  • Sitting Room With Striking Stone Inglenook Fireplace
  • Exposed Stone Work & Beams Throughout
  • Gravelled Park Area & Double Garage

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

An enchanting, grade II listed thatched cottage dating circa 1640, complimented by beautiful, private southerly facing rear gardens. Sympathetically improved over recent years including re-thatching in 2012 and packed with character. Reportedly built from the stone of Maxey Castle, destroyed after the reign of Oliver Cromwell. A pretty five bar gate with white roses leads a meandering garden path and onto the boot room, used in the summer as a lovely breakfast room, from here you enter the delightful kitchen, refitted and configured with shaker style units, an inviting and comfortable sitting room has a striking stone inglenook with cast wood burner, a resourceful rear hall with utility area, and a neat study and ground floor refitted bathroom. The stairs lead to a guest bedroom and onto the master bedroom with dressing area and en suite shower room. The gardens are a real treat, private and southerly facing lawns to the rear, with an abundance or mature planting, roses and lavender beds, the frontage is also plentiful with long lawns, fruit trees and a handsome old walnut tree. To the side there is off road parking and a double garage. Located in the ever popular village of Maxey, around 6 miles north of the cathedral city of Peterborough; offering advertised train links to Kings Cross London in under 50 minutes, sold with the advantage of no upward chain.




ACCOMMODATION
Hidden away within a small enclave of four properties, you cross the graveled driveway past the double garage and up to the pretty five bar gate flanked by white rose bushes, along the garden path and up to;

BOOT ROOM
11'8 x 6'2 a neat addition to the living space, used in the summer as a breakfast room overlooking the attractive southerly facing rear gardens, with stone floor and bespoke entrance door through to;

KITCHEN
15'9 x 8'6 (min) a delightful and cleverly arranged kitchen, maximizing space and storage, with double glazed timber windows to the front and side aspects, comprising a range of refitted Howdens, shaker style base and eye level storage units, incorporating roll edge work surface with 1 ceramic sink inset and mixer tap over, range space with freestanding range cooker and stainless steel extractor fan over, integrated dishwasher, fridge/freezer space, recessed shelving, exposed timber beams, wood effect flooring, further recessed pantry shelving, radiator and power points

SITTING ROOM
15'8 x 12'2 an inviting and comfortable sitting room with timber double glazed windows to the front and rear aspects, a striking stone inglenook with brick hearth flanking one wall, with timber mantle and cast multi fuel burner inset (the seller informs us the chimney has been lined and certified), exposed timber beams, dual radiators, power points, TV point and wall lights

REAR HALL
A fine illustration of resourcefulness, with bespoke timber latch doors hiding a neat utility area with plumbing and space for washing machine, a second timber latch door leads opens to the stairs to the first floor accommodation, timber double glazed window to the rear aspect, finished with tiled floor, exposed timber beams and power points

STUDY
9'5 x 5' an inspiring room ready for an oak leather top desk and the next best-selling novel, with timber double glazed window to the front aspect, exposed timber beams, radiator, power points and BT point

BATHROOM
with frosted timber double glazed window to the side aspect, comprising a modern three piece suite, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin and panel bath with folding glass screen and shower over, chrome heated towel rail, extractor fan, finished with wood effect flooring tiled splash backs, exposed timber beams, wall light points and shaver point, with recessed boiler cupboard house wall mounted Worcester combination boiler (LPG and fitted in 2007)

Stairs from the rear hall lead to the first floor accommodation, comprising;

GUEST BEDROOM
15'11 x 11'8 an occasional bedroom that could be reconfigured to give more privacy, with timber double glazed window to the side aspect, twin radiators, power points, exposed timber beams, and a concealable curtained bed area, step up and latch door through to;

MASTER BEDROOM
16'1 x 10'5 a great space with timber double glazed window to the rear aspect, exposed timber support beams loft access, radiator, power points and TV point and walk way through to;

DRESSING ROOM
Another cleverly arrange space with timber double glazed window to the rear aspect, bespoke range of fitted wardrobes and storage cupboards, utilizing all the space, glass block work and latch door through to;

EN SUITE
Comprising a modern three piece suite, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin and double shower cubicle with shower over and glass screen, tiled floor and splash backs, extractor fan, chrome heated towel rail and recess shelving

OUTSIDE
A fantastic position within a popular and well regarded village on the outskirts of Market Deeping, hidden away within a small enclave of four properties, vehicle access is along the graveled lane with pedestrian access to the High Street. There is graveled off road parking area leading to a DOUBLE GARAGE with twin up and over doors, power and light connected with pedestrian door to the gardens. A timber five bar gate flanked by white rose bushes opens onto the southerly facing rear gardens, designed to offer a good degree of privacy, there is an abundance of mature trees and bushes, attractive rose bushes and lavender beds, large lawns lead to a timber summer house with brick weave veranda and water feature, to the rear of the cottage is a stone store shed. The side gardens have been previously used as an allotment area with green house and outside tap, a graveled pathway leads via the other side to a timber hand gate that opens through to the generous front gardens, which have been enclosed by mature hedging and wicker fencing, large lawns with a selection of fruit trees, including pear, apple and cherry, and a handsome old walnut tree ideal for a swing on lazy days. A pebbled pathway leads to a timber archway and access to the High Street, and it's just a short walk to the village pub.

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Nearest station

  • Stamford (6.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Winkworth, Market Deeping

5a High Street, Market Deeping, PE6 8ED

01778 776027 Local call rate

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