3 bedroom cottage for sale

1 Main Street, Laxton, Corby

£595,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Stunning Detached Period Cottage
  • Large Plot, Delightful Gardens & Grounds
  • Flexible Interior, Character Features
  • 2 Reception Rooms
  • Kitchen/Diner, Utility
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Shower Room, Bathroom
  • Valid Planning for F/F Bedroom & Garage
  • Open Parkland Views
  • Energy Rating: F

Full description

Stunning stone-built detached cottage with Collyweston roof and beautiful stone chimneys occupying exceptionally large grounds whilst enjoying panoramic views over the adjacent Laxton parkland to the rear.

Situated within the Conservation Area of the picturesque hamlet of Laxton and looking out over the village green to the front, Parkside Cottage retains a wealth of character features including leaded windows, dressed stone open fireplace, natural stained wood skirting boards and pine latched doors.

The property has a valid Planning Permission 98/00596/FUL for an extension to provide an additional bedroom to the first floor and a detached garage.

The flexible interior benefits from oil-fired central heating system and can be summarised as follows:

GROUND FLOOR: Entrance Lobby, Sitting Room, Kitchen/Diner, separate Dining Room, Utility Room, Inner Hall, Guest Bedroom, Shower Room;

FIRST FLOOR: Bedroom One with Dressing Area (currently used as a study), further good-sized double Bedroom, Bathroom, loft storage space with door off landing.

Outside there are exceptional, beautifully maintained wrap-around gardens.

Note: The property has a superfast broadband installed.

Viewing is highly recommended.

Description - Stunning stone-built detached cottage with Collyweston roof and beautiful stone chimneys occupying exceptionally large grounds whilst enjoying panoramic views over the adjacent Laxton parkland to the rear.

Situated within the Conservation Area of the picturesque hamlet of Laxton and looking out over the village green to the front, Parkside Cottage retains a wealth of character features including leaded windows, dressed stone open fireplace, natural stained wood skirting boards and pine latched doors.

The property has a valid Planning Permission 98/00596/FUL for an extension to provide an additional bedroom to the first floor and a detached garage.

The flexible interior benefits from oil-fired central heating system and can be summarised as follows:

GROUND FLOOR: Entrance Lobby, Sitting Room, Kitchen/Diner, separate Dining Room, Utility Room, Inner Hall, Guest Bedroom, Shower Room;

FIRST FLOOR: Bedroom One with Dressing Area (currently used as a study), further good-sized double Bedroom, Bathroom, loft storage space with door off landing.

Outside there are exceptional, beautifully maintained wrap-around gardens.

Note: The property has a super-fast broadband installed.

Viewing is highly recommended.

Accommodation -

Ground Floor -

Entrance Lobby - Arched glazed double doors looking out over the front garden towards Laxton Park, partially vaulted ceiling, tiled floor.

Sitting Room - 3.91m x 6.48m + bay (12'10" x 21'3" + bay ) - Generously proportioned, dual-aspect reception room featuring beautiful dressed atone fireplace with BAXI open grate set on raised tiled hearth, two radiators, ceiling cornice, staircase leading to first floor, lattice double-glazed window to front and original lattice stone mullion window overlooking the village green.



Kitchen/Diner: -

Breakfast Room - 5.51m x 2.59m (18'1" x 8'6") -

Radiator, tiled floor, leaded window overlooking delightful gardens, original external ledged and buttoned door.

Kitchen Area - 4.88m x 3.02m (16'0" x 9'11") - Excellent range of modern shaker-style units incorporating granite-effect work surfaces, inset twin-bowl double-drainer sink unit with mixer tap and InSinkErator, integrated dishwasher, extensive base cupboard and drawer units and matching eye-level wall cupboards. Kick-space heater, tiled splash-backs, tiled floor, beamed ceiling, recessed ceiling spotlights, dual aspect provided by lattice window overlooking the village green and leaded window with views over beautiful, large garden.

Range-style cooker and American-style fridge-freezer are available by separate negotiation.



Dining Room - 3.56m x 3.94m + bay (11'8" x 12'11" + bay) - Spacious room featuring radiator, fitted pine bookshelves with inset pine storage cupboard, exposed ceiling beam, lattice double-glazed bay window overlooking front garden.



Inner Hall - Radiator, herringbone brick floor, partially glazed door giving access to gardens.

Utility Room - 2.06m x 4.24m (6'9" x 13'11") - Solid wood worktop with integrated drainers and deep belfast sink, pine base cupboard and drawer units, plumbing for washing machine, oil-fired central heating boiler and MEGAFLOW hot water cylinder., and duct for tumble dryer.

Tiled floor, partially vaulted ceiling, dual-aspect leaded windows overlooking cobbled patio area and lawn and parkland beyond.



Off Inner Hall: -

Guest Bedroom (Three) - 3.58m x 2.57m (11'9" x 8'5") - Radiator, high ceiling, leaded window overlooking lawn and parkland beyond.



Shower Room - 2.16m x 1.83m (7'1" x 6'0") - White suite comprising low-level WC, inset hand basin with marble surround and vanity cupboards beneath and shower cubicle with fully tiled surround.

Partially tiled walls, radiator, tiled floor, extractor fan, leaded window with parkland views.

First Floor -

Landing - Radiator, built-in wardrobe with further storage, door opening to boarded loft providing ample storage*.

* Planning Permission 98/00596/FUL has been granted for this section of roof to be raised to provide an additional bedroom.

Bedroom One - 3.99m x 2.97m + wardrobes (13'1" x 9'9" + wardrobe - Full-width of fitted bedroom furniture comprising three double and one single wardrobe with cupboard above, radiator, loft hatch with retractable ladder, double-glazed lattice window overlooking lawned garden.





Bedroom Two - 3.18m x 4.01m (10'5" x 13'2") - Radiator, partially vaulted ceiling, leaded window overlooking the village green.

Bathroom - 2.18m x 2.69m (7'2" x 8'10") - Traditional white suite comprising low-level WC, pedestal hand basin and shower bath with mixer shower above and fully tiled splash-backs.

Tiled floor, radiator, built-in pine store cupboard, loft hatch to roof void, extractor fan, leaded double-glazed window overlooking the front garden.

Outside - Wooden double gates lead from the village green to a gravelled driveway, which provides off-road parking for at least two vehicles.

Car Port/Store - Useful covered area providing storage and also housing oil storage tank.

Gardens And Grounds - The large front garden is bounded by clipped hedging and approached through a wooden hand gate with flagstone pathway leading to the double entrance doors.

The garden features an extensive lawn with domed box bushes, clipped hedging, garden border stocked with shrubs and roses and further herbaceous border with an array of colourful shrubs and plants.

To the right of the house there is an area of garden incorporating lawn, borders stocked with shrubs and bushes and well-maintained clipped box hedging.

To the left of the cottage a trellis-work with adjoining beech hedge gives access through to extensive rear and side gardens.

The grounds are flanked by stone walling, timber fencing and hedging and have been arranged to include expanses of lawns with inset fruit trees, raised vegetable bed, banks of clipped hedging and borders stocked with a wide range of established bushes. A particular feature of the gardens and grounds is the outlook over the adjoining parkland.

A large timber summerhouse is available by separate negotiation.

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.

Laxton - The enchanting hamlet of Laxton, with its population of around 130, is situated about 6 miles south-east of Uppingham and within easy driving distance of Corby, Oundle, Stamford, Oakham, Kettering and Peterborough.

At Corby and Peterborough there are British Rail terminals with good services to London, the journey taking just under an hour.

Within the village is a church and a village hall, footpath to Wakerley woods, with main shopping facilities available in either nearby Corby, Oundle or Stamford.

Council Tax Band - Enquiries to East Northants District Council - telephone

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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2. All descriptions, dimensions, area, reference to condition and necessary permission for use and occupation and their details are given in good faith and are believed to be correct, but any intending purchasers should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact, but must satisfy themselves by inspection, or otherwise as to the correctness of each of them.

3. No person in the employment of Messrs Murray has any authority to make or give any representations or warranty whatever in relation to this property or these particulars or enter into any contract relating to this property on behalf of the vendor.

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5. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents. Where any reference is made to planning permission or potential uses, such information is given in good faith.

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Added on Rightmove:
18 September 2019

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Parkside Cottage, 1 Main Street, Laxton, NN17 3AT

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Nearest station

  • Corby (5.7 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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