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2 bedroom cottage for sale

Husbands Bosworth

Sold STC £225,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Delightful Cottage
  • Beautifully Presented
  • Sitting Room
  • Dining Room
  • Kitchen
  • Two Bedrooms
  • Bathroom
  • Courtyard Garden
  • EPC Rating E

Full description

A magnificent example of a quintessential country cottage having been presented to an exceptional standard and boasting some wonderful original and period features including a wealth of exposed beams, a log burner and a fabulous Rayburn cooker in the kitchen.


General - This magnificent double-fronted cottage offers a convenient village centre location as well as many wonderful features with the property itself thought to date back some 200 years. Access into the cottage is via an entrance hall which leads directly into the formal dining room where initially you notice the abundance of beautifully exposed ceiling beams and then subsequently some of the more intricate details such as the open chimney breast into the sitting room and the dipped and stripped latched internal doors. Both the sitting room and kitchen adjoin the dining room. The sitting room is a generous size yet offers a cosy feel by way of yet more exposed ceiling beams and a fabulous log burner complete with an exposed brick surround and tiled hearth. The kitchen is very well equipped and offers space and plumbing for a dishwasher and washing machine whilst an oil fired 'Rayburn' cooker creates a stylish focal point to the room still in keeping with the cottages' period charm. Accessed via a stable style door off the kitchen is the garden and a useful outer lobby with storage shelving which the current vendor utilises as a log store.

General Cont. - Off the first floor landing is the four piece bathroom and two bedrooms. Both bedrooms could take at least a double bed with the master bedroom also benefitting from a feature cast iron fireplace. The bathroom boasts space for a beautiful free-standing roll top bath and separate shower cubicle. Outside the pretty, south facing garden is positioned to the side of the cottage. There is a walled perimeter with a brick build raised flower beds to one side. The garden is mainly laid to a mixture of block paving and gravel.

Location - The facilities in the village include a primary school, post office and Public House. There are more comprehensive amenities in Market Harborough to the East, Leicester to the North and Lutterworth to the West. Husbands Bosworth is well located for access to the motorway network via Junction 20 of the M1 and the A14 can be accessed at Welford. There is an International Airport at both Birmingham and East Midlands airports and there are mainline rail services to London St Pancras International from Market Harborough station (journey time approx. 1 hour).

Entrance Hall - Door to frontage, exposed ceiling beams, stairs to first floor landing, picture rail and dipped and stripped door leading to the

Dining Room - 13'8" x 9'4" (4.17m x 2.84m) - Window and exposed ceiling beams. The chimney breast has been opened up exposing the log burner which is situated in the sitting room with an exposed brick surround. Radiator, dipped and stripped doors to the sitting room and kitchen.

Kitchen - 13'10" x 9'4" max 6'6" min (4.22m x 2.84m max 1.98m min) - (measurement is plus the door recess). Window, base units, wall mounted decorative wooden storage units, rolled top work surfaces, inset stainless steel single sink and drainer, oil fired Raeburn oven, space and plumbing for a washing machine and slimline dishwasher, space for an upright fridge/freezer, tiled flooring, exposed ceiling beams, storage cupboard, stable style door to the garden and outer lobby where shelving currently provides space for a log store. Telephone point.

Sitting Room - 13'7" x 12'3" (4.14m x 3.73m) - Window, log burner with exposed brick surround and tiled hearth and opens through to the dining room. Exposed ceiling beams, tv point and radiator.

First Floor Landing - Radiator, picture rail, dipped and stripped doors leading to the bedrooms and bathroom. Wooden flooring.

Bedroom One - 13'7" x 12'2" (4.14m x 3.71m) - Window, feature cast iron fireplace, tv and telephone points, wooden flooring and radiator.

Bedroom Two - 13'8" x 9'5" max (4.17m x 2.87m max) - Window, built in wardrobes, airing cupboard, loft access, radiator, wooden flooring, exposed ceiling beam.

Bathroom - 9'8" x 9'9" (2.95m x 2.97m) - Window, low flush lavatory, pedestal sink, free standing double ended roll top bath, shower cubicle with electric shower, wooden flooring, shaving point, part tiled part cladded walls, radiator and an exposed ceiling beam.

Outside To The Front - Door leads directly into the entrance hall and also a gate to the side leads to the garden.

Outside To The Rear - Courtyard style garden which is located to the side of the property. Mainly block paved / paved with some gravelled sections also. There is a paved circular seating area to the centre. Brick built raised flower bed to one side. Trellis section provides storage for the bins and cover for the oil tank. Walled perimeter and there is a gate providing access to the front. The garden is South facing.

Ref -

Fox Country Properties Limited trading as “Fox Sales and Lettings”, their clients and any joint agents give notice that:

1. They are not authorised to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property either here or elsewhere, either on their own behalf or on behalf of their client or otherwise. They assume no responsibility for any statement that may be made in these particulars. These particulars do not form part of any offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact.

2. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents and Fox Sales and Lettings have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise.

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
11 August 2018


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