Farm House for saleKing's Cliffe, PE8
A beautiful Georgian house with gardens and parking, set within a favoured village.
Hall | Cloakroom | Drawing Room | Dining Room | Farmhouse Kitchen | Conservatory Utility | CellarFive bedrooms | Two Bathrooms | Shower Room | Gardens | Parking
Location: Kings Cliffe is a much sought after village. It is situated in attractive Northamptonshire countryside almost equidistant between the Georgian market town of Stamford to the north and the market town of Oundle to the south.
The village of Kings Cliffe has a church, a primary school, a public house, The Cross Keys Inn, and two village shops. Kings Cliffe is accessible to the Cathedral City of Peterborough, with excellent shopping and leisure facilities, and a mainline station with frequent train services to London Kings Cross taking some 50 minutes. The A1 lies
approximately 5 miles to the east and gives access to the north and south and the A47 lies to the north giving access to the east and west. Excellent schooling is available in the area at Uppingham, Oakham, Stamford and Oundle. Leisure facilities include golf at Luffenham Heath, Burghley, Greetham Valley. Rutland Water is nearby and has sailing and cycling.
The Property: Rosary Farmhouse is a beautiful Georgian, village house, built in coursed limestone and Listed Grade II. The house offers comfortable and versatile accommodation that is set over three floors. There are many original features in situ, including shutters to most of the sash windows, stone floors and a superb staircase.
The wide timber door opens to the stone floored hall which has the main stairs leading to the first floor. There is a recess beneath for coats.
The drawing room enjoys a double aspect with shuttered windows to the garden. Book shelves are fitted to either side of the fireplace which houses a wood burning stove.
The dining room also enjoys a double aspect and has a bay with French doors opening to the terrace. A wood burning stove stands upon a quarry tiled hearth.
The inner hall, with its quarry tiled floor, provides access to the useful cellar and to the former servant’s staircase to the first floor.
The hall continues on to the farmhouse kitchen which also has a quarry tiled floor. A window with seat beneath is set to the front elevation. A four oven Aga with companion is set to one end of the room. The fitted furniture has a hardwood work surface and inset butler sink. There is ample space for a farmhouse table for dining. A door leads off to the utility room which in turn provides access to the WC and to the garden.
A second door leads through to the superb conservatory that was constructed by Amdega. This has a tiled floor and French doors opening to the terrace. Its double glazed construction allows for year round use.
The first floor is approached via two staircases. The main stairs have a beautiful mahogany handrail. The landing is wonderfully light with a number of west facing windows with seats beneath. Both sets of stairs continue to the second floor. On the first floor there are three double bedrooms, two of which have fireplaces and fitted cupboards. They each enjoy a view over the garden. The family bathroom is well-appointed with bath, WC wash basin and tiled shower cubicle.
On the second floor there are two further double bedrooms, one of which has an en suite shower room / WC. The other bedroom has a large bathroom set across the landing. There is useful storage beyond.
The house enjoys a wonderful garden to the rear. An attractive terrace spans the rear of the house before projecting into the lawn with a circular seating area. The lawn has a number of specimen trees planted upon it, including magnolia and apple. A gate leads through to the raised vegetable beds, the greenhouse and the timber store. There is ample parking within the gated, gravelled yard, accessed via Walker’s Field.
Services: All mains services are connected. Gas fired central heating.
Tenure: Freehold, with vacant possession upon completion.
Local Authority: East Northants District Council. Tel 01832 742000
Viewing: Strictly by appointment with Woodford & Co.
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