4 bedroom cottage for sale

Ayston, Uppingham, Rutland

£495,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Beautiful Semi-detached Stone Cottage
  • Character Accommodation
  • Sitting Room, Lounge
  • Open-plan Kitchen/Diner
  • Cloakroom
  • 4 Bedrooms, Bathroom
  • Large Plot, Established Gardens
  • Double Garage, Outbuildings
  • Conservation Area, Picturesque Hamlet
  • Energy Rating: E

Full description

Beautiful stone-built semi-detached cottage dating back to 1891 and situated within the Conservation Area of this picturesque hamlet just outside of the historic market town of Uppingham.

The property is presented to a good standard and provides a well-proportioned accommodation which retains many period features, including stone mullioned windows to the front elevation, superb dressed-stone chimney, cast-iron fireplaces and panelled wood internal doors.

Occupying a large plot with established gardens, Outbuildings and double Garage, the property benefits from gas central heating and offers accommodation which can be summarised as follows:

GROUND FLOOR: Entrance Hall, Cloakroom, Lounge, Rear Hall, open-plan Kitchen/Diner, Sitting Room with open fireplace; FIRST FLOOR: four Bedrooms, refitted Bathroom.

The property is presented to a good standard and provides a well-proportioned accommodation which retains many period features, including stone mullioned windows to the front elevation, superb dressed-stone chimney, cast-iron fireplaces and panelled wood internal doors.

Occupying a large plot with established gardens, Outbuildings and double Garage, the property benefits from gas central heating and offers accommodation which can be summarised as follows:

GROUND FLOOR: Entrance Hall, Cloakroom, Lounge, Rear Hall, open-plan Kitchen/Diner, Sitting Room with open fireplace;

FIRST FLOOR: four Bedrooms, refitted Bathroom.

Uppingham - Ayston is a charming hamlet situated just a few minutes from Uppingham.

Ayston has recently had a dedicated telephony cabinet installed providing Super fast Broadband offering speeds of around 74Mbps.

Uppingham is a jewel of a market town, situated in the southern part of Rutland, it is famous for its independent school and it brings many cultural opportunities to the town for the residents to enjoy.

Within the town centre are a good range of shops catering for most needs together with various services including doctors surgery, opticians, chemist, library, dentist.

For commuters Uppingham is ideally positioned within an easy car drive to a number of centres, including Leicester, Peterborough, Oakham, Stamford, Kettering, Corby and Market Harborough. The A14 A1/M1 link, approximately 10 miles away between Kettering and Corby and there one can access the motorway system of England. For train travellers Kettering station, approximately 20 minutes’ drive offers frequent services to London St Pancras and the north.

Leisure activities in the area are many and varied with some beautiful countryside where one can ramble, cycle or just spend time at Rutland Water where there are further pleasures to be enjoyed including sailing, fishing, windsurfing etc. In addition, there are many sports throughout Uppingham and Rutland catering for most needs.



Accommodation -

Ground Floor - Panelled main entrance door with stained glass leaded light gives access to:



Entrance Hall - 2.44m x 1.40m (8'0" x 4'7") - Radiator, window to front, archway to Lounge.



Cloakroom - 1.37m x 1.42m (4'6" x 4'8") - White suite comprising low-level WC and corner hand basin with mosaic tiled splash-back, plumbing for washing machine, oak-effect floor, window to front.



Lounge - 5.44m x 3.94m (17'10" x 12'11" ) - Spacious room with radiator, window to side and sliding patio doors opening to large rear garden.



Rear Hall - 3.48m x 1.17m (11'5" x 3'10") - Partially wood-panelled walls with dado rail, radiator, window to rear overlooking gardens, partially glazed door leading to patio.

Open-Plan Kitchen/Diner - 5.77m x 3.68m (18'11" x 12'1") - Range of modern fitted units featuring granite-effect work surfaces, corner double sink unit with single drainer and mixer tap, ample soft-close base cupboard and drawer units and matching eye-level wall cupboards. Classic electric twin-oven AGA set in chimney breast recess with oak beam over, space for slot-in cooker with stainless steel cooker hood above, plumbing for slimline dishwasher, space for upright fridge-freezer. Original Victorian quarry tiled floor, high ceiling, original built-in pine alcove cupboard with shelving above, further built-in high-level alcove cupboard housing gas-fired central heating boiler, window to rear overlooking gardens.







Sitting Room - 4.67m x 3.35m (15'4" x 11'0") - Feature period fireplace housing cast-iron grate with tile inset and granite hearth, radiator, useful under-stairs store cupboard, high ceiling, stone mullioned window to front overlooking the village green.

A door opens to a staircase with oak handrail leading to first floor.



First Floor -

Landing - Loft hatch giving access to roof void.

Bedroom One - 5.05m x 3.91m (16'7" x 12'10") - Beautiful dual-aspect Master Bedroom with vaulted ceiling, two radiators, built-in eaves storage areas, window to front overlooking the village green and window to rear enjoying views over the large garden.



Bedroom Two - 3.38m x 3.48m (11'1" x 11'5") - Feature arched alcove, further alcove with built-in wardrobe, radiator, high ceiling, picture rail, superb stone mullioned window to front overlooking the village green.

Bedroom Three - 3.66m x 2.82m (12'0" x 9'3") - Period cast-iron fireplace, radiator, built-in airing cupboard, high ceiling, window to rear overlooking large garden.



Bedroom Four - 2.77m x 2.46m (9'1" x 8'1") - Radiator, high ceiling, window to rear with garden views.

Bathroom - 2.34m x 1.22m + recess (7'8" x 4'0" + recess ) -

Refitted with contemporary white suite comprising low-level WC (in recess), vanity hand basin with cupboards beneath and panelled bath with twin-headed power shower above. Attractive fully tiled splash-backs, heated towel rail, oak-effect floor, window to front with dressed-stone surround.

Outside -

Front Garden - The front garden is laid mainly to lawn and adjoins the village green.

Outbuildings - comprising Workshop and a former WC:

Workshop - 3.07m x 2.67m + recess (10'1" x 8'9" + recess) - Brick-and-slate construction with workbench and light and power connected.

Former Wc - (now used as store place)

Double Garage - 4.90m x 6.07m (16'1" x 19'11") - Light and power, integral maintenance pit, up-and-over door.

Access to the garage lies via an established right of way through adjoining farmyard.

Rear Garden - The rear garden is of generous proportions and features a large paved patio area, shaped lawn with adjoining herbaceous borders stocked with a variety of shrubs, bushes and flowering plants and inset apple tree. Towards the end of the garden there is a further brick-paved sun terrace with attractive summerhouse and garden border.

A rear doorway gives access into the garage, but there is also a pathway leading to the front of the garage.

Services - None of the services, fittings, or appliances (if any) heating installations, plumbing or electrical systems, telephone or television points have been tested by the Selling Agents.

Council Tax Band - Enquiries to Rutland County Council, Oakham 01572-722577

Independent Mortgage Advice - Murray, in conjunction with St. James's Place Wealth Management can offer free independent advice whether you buy through Murray Estate Agents or another agent. St. James's Place Wealth Management have access to over 13,000 mortgage products and are able to find the most competitive products from the whole market. Your home may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage.

N.B. - Interested parties are advised to check with ourselves that these particulars have not been altered or amended in any way since they were issued.

Viewing - By appointment to be made through the Selling Agents please. If you are travelling a long distance please telephone prior to departure to ensure the property is still available and to discuss any particular points which are likely to affect your interest in this property in order that you do not make a wasted journey.

Office Opening Hours - Monday - Friday 9.00 - 5.30
Saturday 9.00 - 4.00
Bank Holidays 10.00 - 2.00


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22 July 2019

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To view this property or request more details, contact:

Murray Estate Agents & Chartered Surveyors., Uppingham

18 High Street East, Uppingham, Rutland, LE15 9PZ

01572 366028 Local call rate

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Nearest station

  • Oakham (5.0 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Murray Estate Agents & Chartered Surveyors., Uppingham

18 High Street East, Uppingham, Rutland, LE15 9PZ

01572 366028 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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