4 bedroom character property for sale

Northgate, Oakham

£475,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Charming 18th Century Property
  • Wealth of Inherent Character
  • Historic Town Centre Location
  • 3 Reception Rooms
  • Kitchen, Cloakroom
  • 4 Bedrooms, Bathroom
  • Triple Garage/Workshop
  • 1-bedroom Annexe Above Garage
  • South-facing Garden
  • EPC Exempt (Grade II Listed)

Full description

Beautiful Grade II listed stone-built property providing well-proportioned accommodation, triple Garage/Workshop with Annexe Accommodation above and south-facing gardens set in the historic centre of Oakham.

Retaining many original features, including Inglenook fireplaces and beamed ceilings, this 18th century cottage provides charming accommodation with the benefit of gas central heating.

The interior briefly comprises:

GROUND FLOOR: Lounge, Sitting Room, Inner Lobby, Cloakroom, Dining Room, Kitchen, Rear Entrance Lobby; FIRST FLOOR: four Bedrooms, Bathroom.

OUTSIDE the property is accessed via double metal gates leading to a large driveway which provides ample off-road parking for a number of cars and leads to a detached triple Garage/Workshop with one-bedroom Annexe accommodation above. There is an attractively arranged south-facing garden with summerhouse to the rear of the house.

Description - Beautiful Grade II listed stone-built property providing well-proportioned accommodation, triple Garage/Workshop with Annexe Accommodation above and south-facing gardens set in the historic centre of Oakham.

Retaining many original features, including Inglenook fireplaces and beamed ceilings, this 18th century cottage provides charming accommodation with the benefit of gas central heating.

The interior briefly comprises:

GROUND FLOOR: Lounge, Sitting Room, Inner Lobby, Cloakroom, Dining Room, Kitchen, Rear Entrance Lobby; FIRST FLOOR: four Bedrooms, Bathroom.

OUTSIDE the property is accessed via double metal gates leading to a large driveway which provides ample off-road parking for a number of cars and leads to a detached triple Garage/Workshop with one-bedroom Annexe accommodation above. There is an attractively arranged south-facing garden with summerhouse to the rear of the house.

Accommodation -

Ground Floor -

Lounge - 5.03m x 3.02m (16'6" x 9'11") - Alcove with fitted bookshelves, radiator, window to front with built-in cupboard storage beneath, partially glazed panelled entrance door to front.

Sitting Room - 4.57m x 3.48m (15'0" x 11'5") - Beautiful Inglenook fireplace with large exposed bressumer beam and fire basket with canopy above on raised flagstone hearth, exposed ceiling beam, radiator, wall-light points, window to front.

Inner Lobby - With built-in cupboard.

Cloakroom - White suite comprising low-level WC and hand basin, window to side.

Dining Room - 3.71m x 4.95m (12'2" x 16'3") - Superb Inglenook fireplace with exposed beam, cast-iron grate and tiled hearth, beamed ceiling, radiator, wall-light points, two windows to side.



Kitchen - 3.56m x 2.39m (11'8" x 7'10") - Range of fitted units incorporating roll-top work surfaces, inset single drainer stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, base cupboard and drawer units and eye-level wall cabinet. Tiled splash-backs, radiator, modern wall-mounted gas central heating boiler, plumbing for washing machine, tiled floor, window to rear.



Inner Lobby - With stairs leading to first floor.

Rear Entrance Lobby - Panelled entrance door, tiled floor, window to side.

First Floor -

Landing - Attractive landing area with banister featuring open spindles, two radiators, built-in linen cupboard and loft hatch giving access to Attic Store Room.

Bedroom One - 3.10m x 4.78m (10'2" x 15'8") - Radiator, partially vaulted ceiling, window to front.

Bedroom Two - 4.55m x 2.77m (14'11" x 9'1") - Radiator, vaulted ceiling, dual-aspect windows to front and rear.

Bedroom Three - 2.77m x 2.74m (9'1" x 9'0") - Radiator, window to side, connecting door to Bedroom Four.

Bedroom Four - 2.84m x 2.13m (9'4" x 7'0") - (accessed independently from the landing but also having a connecting door to Bedroom Three)
Radiator, window to rear with exposed timber above.

Bathroom - 1.50m x 2.31m (4'11" x 7'7") - White suite comprising low-level WC, feature roll-top bath on cast-iron feet and inset hand basin with pine vanity cupboard beneath. Partially pine panelled walls, tiled splash-backs, radiator, extractor fan, window to side.

Second Floor -

Attic Store Room -

Outside -

Detached Triple Garage/Workshop - housing:

Ground Floor -

Single Garage - 6.22m x 3.18m (20'5" x 10'5") - Light and power connected.

Single Garage - 6.22m x 3.18m (20'5" x 10'5") - Light and power connected.

Workshop - 3.40m x 3.20m (11'2" x 10'6") - With adjoining Washroom.

First Floor -

Annexe Accommodation -

Living Room/Bedroom - 5.66m x 3.45m (18'7" x 11'4") -

Shower Room - 1.32m x 2.21m (4'4" x 7'3") -

Store Room -

Gardens And Grounds - The property is approached from Northgate through twin metal gates leading to an expansive pressed concrete driveway, which gives access to the detached Garages and Workshop and provides off-road parking for numerous vehicles.

A trellis work screen with opening leads to a garden area with lawns, flanked by borders stocked with various shrubs and flowering plants. The garden includes an attractive summerhouse.

A right of way passes through the garden to give pedestrian access to the neighbouring property.

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





Oakham - Oakham is a lovely market town being the administrative centre for Rutland. It is popular with commuters and is within travelling distance of a number of other centres including Peterborough, Leicester, Nottingham, Melton Mowbray, Grantham, Stamford, Kettering and Corby. In addition there is a British Rail station in the town and there are services to Leicester, Birmingham and Peterborough, where at the latter location there is a good train service to London, King's Cross.

Within the town there is a good range of shops which cater for most needs, together with a produce market each Wednesday and Saturday. There is also a good range of other facilities including doctors, dentists, opticians, veterinary surgery etc. In the town there is a good range of Local Authority schools together with the private Oakham School which caters for children of most ages. Preparatory education on a private basis is available at Brooke Priory.

Sporting facilities in the area are many and varied and include cricket, golf, football, tennis, rugby football, bowls together with a number of leisure pursuits which can be enjoyed at Rutland Water which is just to the east of Oakham and these include sailing, windsurfing and fly fishing.

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.

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

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14 May 2019

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Market Street, Oakham, Rutland, LE15 6DY

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Nearest station

  • Oakham (0.1 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Murray Estate Agents & Chartered Surveyors., Oakham

Market Street, Oakham, Rutland, LE15 6DY

01572 366021 Local call rate

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