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3 bedroom cottage for sale

Main Street, Flintham

Sold STC £324,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Delightful Cottage
  • 3 Beds, 2 Receptions
  • Conservatory
  • Extended To Rear
  • Wealth Of Charm/Character
  • Ground Floor Cloaks
  • Double Garage, Driveway
  • Pleasant Gardens
  • EPC Rating - D

Full description


Elder Cottage is a truly delightful and interesting character home which offers deceptive accommodation over two floors and approaches 1550sq ft. The main part of the cottage is understood to date back to the 1800's and offers a wealth of charm with exposed beams and stonework, particularly attractive open fireplace to the sitting room and delightful warm and homely atmosphere. In addition to the original part of the accommodation there has been a considerable two storey extension to the rear which provides for a substantial living dining kitchen with utility and ground floor cloaks off and from the kitchen a French door leads into the conservatory offering pleasant views onto the rear garden. To the first floor there are three bedrooms, the master with pleasant vies into the rear garden and dressing / vanity area with bathroom off.

The property is situated on a delightful established plot at the heart of this popular pretty village, fronting Main Street but with double timber five bar gate access leading on to a considerable driveway providing off road car standing for numerous vehicles and leading to a detached double garage. The garden is mainly laid to lawn with well stocked established borders, being enclosed in the main by panelled fencing.

Overall viewing comes highly recommended to appreciate not only the character but versatility of the accommodation on offer which in brief comprises living/dining kitchen, utility, cloakroom, conservatory, study, sitting room and on the first floor three bedrooms and bathroom.

The village of Flintham lies just off the A46 and has a highly regarded primary school, shop, public house and village hall with various clubs and activities. Further amenities can be found in the nearby market towns of Newark and Bingham and the village is convenient for the A46, A52, A1 and M1. There is a railway station at Newark with links to Nottingham and London.


Dining Kitchen - 5.94m x 4.57m - A well proportioned family orientated dining and entertaining space, fitted with a range of base and drawer units, wood trimmed work surfaces with inset one and half bowl sink and drainer unit with mixer tap, ceramic tiled splashbacks, built in double oven, four ring gas hob with concealed hood over. Space for free standing appliances, plumbing for dishwasher, ample room for dining table, tiled floor, two central heating radiators, inset downlighters to the ceiling, wall mounted replacement Worcester gas central heating boiler, UPVC double glazed windows to the side elevation.

UPVC double glazed door leading through to the:

Conservatory - 4.19m x 3.96m - A useful addition to the property having UPVC double glazed side panels with attractive leaded opening top lights, pitched clear glass double glazed roof. Having tiled floor, central heating radiator and further contemporary wall mounted heated towel radiator, UPVC double glazed French doors leading on to the rear garden.

Returning to the kitchen a further door leads through to the:

Utility Room - 3.00m x 1.17m min - Having plumbing for washing machine, fitted base unit with stainless steel sink and drainer with chrome mixer tap over, shelving above, useful cloaks hanging space and sliding door leading through to a:

Cloakroom - 1.04m x 1.02m - Having low flush wc, tiled floor, central heating radiator, wall mounted extractor and downlighter to the ceiling.

From the main kitchen area an open doorway leads to an:

Inner Lobby - L shaped with wall lantern and UPVC double glazed window to the rear elevation, continuation of the tiled floor, three steps lead up to a cottage latch ledge and brace door leading through to:

Study Area - 3.84m x 3.43m - The measurements also include the area for a raised split level plinth providing useful display area and storage, exposed beams to the ceiling, wall light point, central heating radiator, turning staircase rising to the first floor and UPVC double glazed window to the front elevation.

An open doorway leads through to the:

Sitting Room - 3.96m x 3.86m - A truly delightful character room having a wealth of features including an inglenook fireplace with impressive exposed brick chimney breast, wide open hearth with steel canopy over and timber lintel, alcoves to either side with exposed stonework, heavily beamed ceiling, central heating radiator, wall light points, UPVC double glazed windows to both the front and rear elevations.


First Floor Landing - 2.67m x 2.03m - Having pitched ceiling and wall light point, cottage latch ledge and brace doors lead to:

Bedroom 2 - 4.09m max x 4.04m max - An L shaped room with maximum measurements taken. Having pitched ceiling, central heating radiator, UPVC double glazed dormer window to the front elevation.

Bedroom 3 - 4.32m x 2.95m - Having part pitched ceiling with exposed purlins, central heating radiator, UPVC double glazed dormer window to the front elevation.

From the landing a step leads down into the:

Dressing Room / Vanity Area - 3.23m x 2.26m (10'7" x 7'5") - A light space benefiting from a skylight to the part pitched ceiling and creates a dressing area with vanity with inset wash basin and links to the master bedroom and bathroom

'L' Shaped Bathroom - 3.20m x 2.13m (10'6 x 7') - An 'L' shaped room having central heating radiator, part pitched ceiling with inset downlighters and skylight, useful built in storage cupboard, part tiled and part wood effect laminate flooring. Two piece suite in white comprising panelled corner bath with chrome taps, pop up waste and wall mounted chrome shower mixer and rose over, close coupled wc.

This room gives access through to the main bedroom and subject to any necessary consents, may offer the facility to split this room into two creating a further bedroom or dressing area for bedroom 1.

Bedroom 1 - 4.57m x 3.91m - A pleasant well proportioned double bedroom with attractive views onto the rear garden, having part pitched ceiling, central heating radiator, wall light points and UPVC double glazed window to the rear elevation.

Exterior - The property occupies a delightful established plot close to the heart of this popular and ever sought after village, fronting Main Street but with initial raised brick bed with established shrubs. A tarmac driveway leads through a pair of timber five bar gates and becomes a larger stone chipping driveway continuing to the foot of the garden where there is a substantial brick and pantiled:

Double Garage - 5.18m x 4.67m - Having double width up and over door, power and light, useful storage in the eaves, window to the rear elevation and glazed door leading on to the rear garden.

Rear Garden - The rear garden is an attractive feature of the property, well stocked with established trees and shrubs, having large lawn area, gravel and paved pathways, useful timber storage shed and coal bunker, enclosed in the main by panelled fencing. There is exterior lighting and cold water tap.

Directions - Leaving Bingham travelling down Kirkhill and over the level crossing out to the roundabout, take the last exit onto the A46 towards Newark and travel for several miles eventually turning right as signposted to Flintham. Proceed into the village continuing round the left hand corner onto Main Street and after approximately 300 yards Elder Cottage will be found on the left hand side identified by a For Sale board.

Council Tax Band - Rushcliffe Borough Council - Tax Band B

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
25 March 2016


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