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Main Street, Great Bowden

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Cooper Estates, Market Harborough

Key features

  • Beautiful Detached Thatched Cottage
  • Three Double Bedrooms
  • Character Features Throughout
  • Ample Off Road Parking
  • Large Mature Garden
  • Quaint Village Location

Property description

Tenure: Freehold

"Tinkers Thatch" is a beautiful, Grade II detached cottage situated in the heart of the picturesque Welland Valley. This delightful property has an abundance of period features making it a truly characterful and charming property. Briefly comprising; a large lounge with feature fireplace, a dining room, a kitchen, a family bathroom, and large study to the ground floor, and to the first floor are three spacious bedrooms, a WC, and two dedicated stair cases leading to the ground floor. This property's charm also extends to the front and rear garden, featuring a wealth of mature plants and trees, including an apple and a pear tree to the rear garden, and a selection of outbuildings with plenty of storage space. This property really is an exciting addition to the market and anyone who views will not be disappointed.  

BRIEF HISTORY Tinkers Thatch has grade II listed status and a rich history. Indeed, "the ground floor is one of the best surviving examples of a medieval mud cottage, although its size shows that it was a really substantial house. The upper floor was added in the 17th century, c.1690, and there were further extensions in c. 1840 and 1910 when it became Frederick Morris' bootmaker's shop and Post Office. Mrs Morris was a daughter of Lizzie Berry, the Great Bowden Poetess".  

ENTRANCE HALL 15' 08" x 3' 06" (4.78m x 1.07m) A traditional solid timber door with a lever bell pull, exposed beams and a wooden door leading to the rear garden.  

DINING ROOM/RECEPTION ROOM 14' 08" x 9' 04max" (4.47m x 2.84m) A radiator, a traditional wooden window, an electric fire with exposed brick work surround and a wooden lintel, stairs leading to the first floor and an under stairs cupboard. 

KITCHEN 14' 11" x 10' 03" (4.55m x 3.12m) A mixture of wall and base units, a single bowl single drainer sink, a Rangemaster oven with a 5 ring gas hob and Rangemaster extractor hood, two traditional wooden windows, a radiator, a wooden door leading to the garden and a dining space with feature exposed brickwork.  

LOUNGE 14' 07" x 12' 03max" (4.44m x 3.73m) A radiator, a traditional wooden window, a wooden door leading to the garden, fireplace with brickwork surround and tiled hearth and mantel and a character built in cupboard. 

INNER HALLWAY 14' 04" x 4' 05" (4.37m x 1.35m) A built in cupboard with sliding doors, an under stairs cupboard, space and power for a freestanding fridge freezer and stairs rising to the first floor.  

STUDY 11' 02" x 7' 02" (3.4m x 2.18m) A vanity sink, two wooden windows, a stable style door leading to the rear garden, a wall mounted boiler, a radiator and laminate wood effect flooring.  

BATHROOM 9' 05" x 9' 01" (2.87m x 2.77m) A range of cupboards and drawers with roll top surfaces, an inset sink, a low level WC, space and plumbing for an automatic washing machine, a chrome heated towel rail, a shower enclosure with wall mounted shower and shower attachment, full tiling to the walls, four wooden windows, a radiator and slate tilled flooring.  

BEDROOM ONE 15' 01" x 14' 07max" (4.6m x 4.44m) Dual aspect with two traditional wooden windows, a radiator, a telephone point, access to a WC, a built in wardrobe and stairs leading to the ground floor.  

WC 4' 04" x 3' 09" (1.32m x 1.14m) A wall mounted wash hand basin, tiled splashback and a low level WC. 

BEDROOM TWO 15' 05" x 13' 04" (4.7m x 4.06m) Dual aspect with two traditional wooden windows, a built in wardrobe and a radiator.  

BEDROOM THREE 14' 09max" x 7' 07" (4.5m x 2.31m) Access to an airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder, a hatch to the loft, a radiator, a traditional wooden framed window, and a second set of stairs leading to the ground floor.  

OUTSIDE To the front of the property is a mature front garden with a pathway leading to the front door, off road parking for several vehicles, and gated side access to the rear garden. To the rear of the property is a large mature garden with several mature trees, a lawned area, a brick built storage unit, a garden shed and access to several other outbuildings.  


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Main Street, Great Bowden

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  • Market Harborough Station0.9 miles
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Cooper Estates, Market Harborough

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