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3 bedroom character property for sale

Clay Lane, Castor, Peterborough

Sold STC £500,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Sought after village location
  • Updated and maintained to a high standard
  • Retains a wealth of character features - exposed beam, brickwork & inglenook fireplace
  • Three bedrooms with en-suite to guest bedroom
  • Dining room - Study - Breakfast kitchen
  • Enclosed front garden - Gravel driveway - Garage

Full description

Tenure: Freehold


SUMMARY
A beautifully presented Grade II Listed cottage, situated in a tucked away position in the sought after village of Castor, near to the village green. The property has been updated to a high standard by the current owners whilst retaining a wealth of character and original features including....


DESCRIPTION
A beautifully presented Grade II Listed cottage, situated in a tucked away position in the sought after village of Castor, near to the village green. The property has been updated to a high standard by the current owners whilst retaining a wealth of character and original features including exposed beams and an inglenook fireplace. Clay Cottage briefly comprises of an entrance hall, sitting room, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, study, three bedrooms and a family bathroom, the property also benefits from good sized front and rear gardens, a gravel driveway and a single garage.

The property is entered via a small entrance porch with door giving access to a spacious entrance hall with limestone tiled flooring, exposed brickwork and beams, stairs giving access to the first floor and doors to receptions rooms and kitchen. The kitchen situated at the front of the property has limestone flooring and is fitted with a range of base and wall units with oak doors and work surfaces over. The kitchen is also fitted with integrated appliances including dishwasher, fridge, freezer and Neff ovens and also has an access door to the garden.

The dining room sits to the rear of the kitchen at the back of the property and has parquet flooring and a feature brick built fireplace with window seats overlooking the rear and side gardens. The sitting room, also with parquet flooring, is dual aspect with windows overlooking the front and rear gardens, with access door to the rear garden, a large inglenook with bressumer beam, exposed stonework, wood burning stove, and door giving access to the rear lobby. The rear lobby with limestone tiled flooring, utility cupboard, door to the rear garden and doors to the study and garage. The study sits at the front of the property and has oak flooring and windows overlooking the front garden.

To the first floor, a galleried landing gives access to two good sized double bedrooms with the guest bedroom having an en-suite shower room, a third large single bedroom and a family bathroom re-fitted with a three piece suite and antique style shower over the bath.


Rooms/Measruements

Entrance Porch
5'4" x 2'8" (1.53m x 0.63m)

Entrance hall

Cloakroom
5' x 2'5" (1.52m x 0.62m)

Breakfast kitchen
20' x 8'10" (6.09m x 2.46m)

Dining room
16'2" x 12'3" (4.88m x 3.66m)

Sitting room
An 'L' shaped room
Alcove 7'5" x 5' (2.14m x 1.52m)
Main sitting area 18' x 13' (5.48m x 3.96m into bay)

Rear lobby
5' x 4'10" (1.52m x 1.24m)

Study
12'10" x 5' (3.68m x 1.52m)

First floor part galleried landing

Bedroom one
17'7" x 12'4" (5.20m x 3.66m)

Bedroom two
13' x 10'8" (3.96m x 3.07m) (overall measurement)

En-suite
8' x 6' (2.43m x 1.82m) (overall measurement)

Bedroom three
10'10" x 7'6" (3.07m x 2.15m)

Family bathroom
8'8" x 8' (2.46m x 2.43m)


Outside
The property is approached by a gravel driveway providing parking for several vehicles and leading to a single garage at the side of the property. There is a large mature flower bed, all enclosed by stone walling. The rear garden is of a good size and is mainly laid to lawn with a variety of shrubs and borders, mature trees, patio area and gated access to the side.

Location
The Village of Castor is within easy reach of excellent local amenities including churches, two public houses, coffee shop and convenience store. The Cathedral City of Peterborough is approximately six miles away, which provides a comprehensive range of shopping facilities, together with the main line train station providing frequent high speed services into London Kings Cross. The Georgian town of Stamford is some ten miles away and offers a further range of amenities and is home to the well-known George Hotel. Both private and state education is well catered for in the area, with the renowned Castor CE primary school a short walk away. Private schools are situated nearby in Oundle, Oakham, Stamford and Uppingham. Sporting and leisure facilities (sailing, biking, walking and fishing) are to be found at nearby Ferry Meadows and Rutland Water, with golf courses at Peterborough, Burghley Park and Greetham



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