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3 bedroom cottage for sale

Main Street, Wardley

£495,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Picture-postcard Thatched Cottage
  • Beautifully Maintained
  • Large Plot, Delightful Gardens
  • Views of Countryside & Church
  • 2 Reception Rooms
  • Kitchen/Diner, Utility, Cloakroom
  • 3 Good-size Double Bedrooms
  • Bathroom
  • Garage, Ample Parking
  • EPC Exempt (Grade II Listed)

Full description

Stunning Grade II listed thatched cottage occupying a large plot adjacent to the church in an unspoiled village location taking in views over paddock land to the rear.

This picture-postcard property has been beautifully maintained and provides well-proportioned accommodation with a wealth of original character, including beamed ceilings and original latch doors.

The interior benefits from calor gas central heating and can be summarised as follows:

GROUND FLOOR: Entrance Hall, Sitting Room with feature fireplace, Dining Room with original fireplace recess, open-plan Kitchen/Diner with oak units, Utility Room, Cloakroom/WC;

FIRST FLOOR: three generously-proportioned double Bedrooms, Bathroom.

OUTSIDE there is an over-sized single Garage with cobble-type driveway and a further area of hard standing to the side of the cottage providing ample off-road parking.

The large, established gardens have been attractively arranged and immaculately maintained and enjoy an open outlook over adjoining paddock land to the rear, as well as delightful view of the village church.

Location - Wardley is a picturesque village located about two miles (3 km) west of Uppingham, close to the A47.

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 - Hardwood entrance door gives access to:

Entrance Hall - Beamed ceiling, staircase leading to first floor.

Sitting Room - 3.77m x 4.29m (12'4" x 14'0") - Feature period-style fireplace with oak surround housing living-flame coal-effect gas fire with marble inset and matching raised marble hearth, radiator, beamed ceiling, wall-light points, window with built-in seat enjoying beautiful outlook to front.





Dining Room - 3.36m x 3.92m (11'0" x 12'10") - Spacious reception room with original fireplace recess, built-in pine storage cupboard, door leading to Utility Room, useful under-stairs storage cupboard and window with built-in seat enjoying beautiful outlook to front.



Kitchen/Diner - 5.62m x 3.71 (18'5" x 12'2") - Attractive open-plan living kitchen featuring a range of fitted oak units with granite-effect work surfaces, inset twin-bowl enamel VILLEROY and BOCH single drainer sink with mixer tap and cupboard and drawer units beneath, matching eye-level wall cupboards and display cabinets.

Plumbing for dishwasher, space for range-style cooker with cooker hood above, tiled splash-backs, exposed brickwork to one wall, radiator, beamed ceiling, modern wall-mounted gas central heating, window to rear overlooking gardens, external stable-style door.



Utility Room - 3.24m x 2.42m (10'7" x 7'11") - Large stone sink with adjoining work surface, plumbing for washing machine, tiled floor, window to side, stable-style door leading to gardens.

Cloakroom - 3.26m x 1.20m (10'8" x 3'11") - White suite comprising low-level WC and hand basin with tiled splash-back, tiled floor, electric storage heater, fitted coat rack, window to side.

First Floor -

Landing - Window overlooking gardens.

Bedroom One - 3.72m x 3.76m (12'2" x 12'4") - Fitted bedroom furniture comprising one double and one single wardrobe, radiator, partially vaulted ceiling, wall-light points, window to rear overlooking gardens and open paddock land beyond.

Bedroom Two - 3.47m x 4.03m (11'4" x 13'2") - Built-in over-stairs cupboard, radiator, vaulted ceiling, window with beautiful views.

Bedroom Three - 4.30m x 3.78m (14'1" x 12'4") - Radiator, vaulted ceiling, window to front providing lovely outlook.

Bathroom - 2.74m x 1.78m (8'11" x 5'10") - Modern white suite comprising low-level WC, pedestal hand basin and panelled bath with MIRA shower above and fitted shower screen. Fully tiled walls, oak-effect laminate flooring, radiator, large built-in airing cupboard with slatted shelving, window to side with view of the village church.

Outisde - The property occupies a large plot in an unspoiled location. Within grounds there are:

Detached Garage - Over-sized single garage with light and power and electric up-and-over door.

Gardens - The front of the property is bounded by post-and-rail fencing and provides an expanse of lawn with feature hand pump and borders stocked with a stunning array of colourful shrubs and flowering plants.

A cobbled-type driveway gives access to the garage and provided ample off-road parking,

The rear garden enjoys a delightful outlook over the village church and adjoins open paddock land taking in unspoiled countryside views. The garden is bounded by metal railings and has been arranged to include large areas of immaculately maintained lawns, a paved patio area, aluminium-framed greenhouse, an old brick outhouse and a sunken seating area.

To the side of the cottage there is a further cobble-type area of hard standing providing additional off-road parking.

Services - - Private water supply;
- Septic tank;
- Calor gas central heating.

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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09 August 2019

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