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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Pudding Bag Lane, Thurlaston, Rugby

Sold STC £500,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Grade II Listed
  • Delightful Thatched Cottage
  • Sought After Location
  • Full of Charm and Character
  • Oak Panelling and Exposed Beams
  • Traditional Freestanding Kitchen
  • Three Bedrooms
  • Separate Reception Rooms
  • Superb Cottage Gardens
  • Excellent Road and Rail Links

Full description

As soon as you walk through the door of this three bedroom Grade II listed thatched cottage you will be captivated by its charm and warmth.

Dating back to circa 1350, this period cottage has been finished to a high standard with modern amenities yet retains many original features befitting of its nature. The kitchen/breakfast room is the heart of the home and has a real country cottage feel with the Aga being a focal point and the double aspect windows affording plenty of natural light. During the summer, the property remains cool owing to its construction, yet the warmth is evident during the winter months, which is enhanced when the log burner is lit giving a particularly cosy feeling. The cottage is located on the edge of a cul de sac which ensures a truly tranquil location and is complemented by beautifully maintained cottage gardens which have a variety of shrubs and plants which offer an array of colour throughout the seasons. Divided into sections, the garden has a lovely area for al fresco dining and a pretty mature wisteria meanders over the side elevation.

Thurlaston is a well regarded village and highly sought after as few houses come to the market. A small no-through village which retains a traditional feel with a strong friendly community, the village offers many social activities for those who wish to get involved, including an active fete, walking club, cider club and a progressive supper club. Neighbouring Dunchurch is just 1 mile away and offers many day to day facilities, including a primary and junior school, a variety of restaurants and public houses, florist, doctors surgery and library.

Within easy reach of major road networks in particular the M45/M1, Thurlaston is close to the market town of Rugby which is approximately 5 miles and has a frequent Virgin Rail train service to London which takes just under 50 minutes and wide variety of shopping facilities. Royal Leamington Spa is 8 miles distant, Coventry, 13 miles.

Enter Via - Door to rear entrance porch with attractive oak wall panelling, tiled flooring, glazed panelled door through to

Hall - Quarry tiled flooring, brace and latch door giving access to staircase leading to first floor. Further door to

Cloakroom - Comprising low flush WC, wall mounted wash hand basin, wall mounted gas fired boiler serving the domestic hot water and central heating system, quarry tiled flooring, half height timber wall panelling.

Sitting Room - 4.80m x 4.29m (max.) (15'9" x 14'1" (max.)) - Windows to front and rear elevations. A wonderful inglenook fireplace with fitted wood burning stove with brick surround, flagstone hearth and oak bressumer over, exposed cast iron oven, exposed oak wall and ceiling timbers.

Dining Room - 4.78m x 3.58m (15'8" x 11'9") - Windows to both front and rear elevations, attractive brick built fireplace with shelved recess to one side of the chimney breast and oak bressumer over, fabulous exposed quarry tiled flooring, exposed ceiling beams, oak understairs storage cupboard.

Kitchen / Breakfast Room - 3.78m x 3.76m (12'5" x 12'4") - Windows to front and side elevations. A lovely kitchen, very much in keeping with the nature of the cottage with a number of free standing timber units incorporating cupboards and drawers and ample timber worktop surfaces. A cream gas-fired AGA takes centre stage. Attractive oak ceiling beams, ceiling spotlights, quarry tiled flooring, stable door to outside rear which, in turn, gives access to the utility room and larder.

Utility Room / Larder - Accessed externally with plumbing for an automatic washing machine.

First Floor Landing - Window to rear elevation with lovely views over the rear garden, part oak wall panelling and exposed cruck beam.

Bedroom One - 4.80m x 4.93m (max.) (15'9" x 16'2" (max.)) - Window to front elevation, exposed ceiling and wall timbers, access to loft space, door through to bedroom three - please refer to plan.

Bedroom Three - 3.15m x 2.74m (10'4" x 9') - Window to front elevation, exposed oak cruck beam.

Bedroom Two - 4.80m x 3.25m (15'9" x 10'8") - Window to side elevation, exposed oak wall timbers, access to loft space.

Separate Wc - Low flush WC, exposed floor and wall timbers.

Family Bathroom - Window to front elevation, roll-top Victoriana style bathtub with shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin, shower cubicle, heated towel rail, exposed wall timbers.

Outside - To one side of the property is a gravel driveway, providing off-road parking for two or more vehicles, and giving access to the rear gardens.

Rear Garden - To the rear of the property is a wonderful cottage garden with well stocked and immaculately tended flower, tree, shrub and herbaceous borders. Attractive lawned areas are interspersed with paths joining the different elements of the garden. The formal gardens are divided from a vegetable and fruit garden by a lovely pergola and a recently constructed Victoriana-style glass house continues the cottage garden theme. A converted former outdoor privy now provides an attractive covered area, ideal for al fresco dining, and a large garden shed provides useful storage. These fabulous gardens have an extremely private feel and are bounded by natural borders.

Store - 1.88m x 3.38m (6'2" x 11'1") - A useful store for fuel or garden equipment which is accessed from the outside of the property (please refer to plan).

Garage - 4.67m x 2.67m (15'4" x 8'9") - A single garage is situated to the western end of the property

Viewing - Strictly by prior appointment via the selling agents. Contact 01788 564666.

Services - None of the services have been tested and purchasers should note that it is their specific responsibility to make their own enquiries of the appropriate authorities as to the location, adequacy and availability of mains water, electricity, gas and drainage services.

Fixtures And Fittings - Only those items in the nature of fixtures and fittings mentioned in these particulars are included in the sale. Other items are specifically excluded. None of the appliances have been tested by the agents and they are not certified or warranted in any way.

Local Authority - Rugby Borough Council. Tel: 01788 533533

Council Tax - Band - F

Important Information - Every care has been taken with the preparation of these Sales Particulars, but complete accuracy cannot be guaranteed. In all cases, buyers should verify matters for themselves. Where property alterations have been undertaken buyers should check that relevant permissions have been obtained. If there is any point, which is of particular importance let us know and we will verify it for you.

These Particulars do not constitute a contract or part of a contract. All measurements are approximate. The Fixtures, Fittings, Services & Appliances have not been tested and therefore no guarantee can be given that they are in working order.

Photographs are provided for general information and it cannot be inferred that any item shown is included in the sale.

Plans are provided for general guidance and are not to scale.

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