2 bedroom character property for sale

Main Street, Cottesmore

Sold STC £259,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Delightful Thatched Cottage
  • Beautifully Presented
  • Wealth of Character
  • Lovely Landscaped Gardens
  • 2 Double Bedrooms, Bathroom
  • Stone Barn/Outbuilding

Full description

Believed to have been built in 1742, this charming Grade II listed character cottage is constructed of stone under a thatched roof and provides beautifully presented accommodation with a wealth of features, including exposed beams, oak doors with latched furniture and original fireplace recesses.

The cottage has been well maintained and benefits from gas-fired central heating system.

The accommodation is arranged over two storeys and briefly comprises:

GROUND FLOOR: Entrance Hall, Bathroom, Kitchen/Diner, Sitting Room;

FIRST FLOOR: two double Bedrooms.

OUTSIDE: The property is accessed via traditional timber five-bar gate, which leads onto a gravelled driveway providing parking for at least three vehicles.

There are beautifully landscaped gardens to the front and side of the cottage and a detached stone-built Barn/Outbuilding, which could be converted to a home office, studio or gym, subject to planning permission.

Accommodation -

Ground Floor -

Entrance Hall - 2.03m x 1.45m (6'8" x 4'9") - Hardwood entrance door, radiator, beautiful limestone tiled floor, fitted coat rack.

Bathroom - 2.87m x 1.96m (9'5" x 6'5") - Contemporary white suite comprising low-level WC, vanity hand basin with cupboards beneath and 'P'-shaped shower bath with shower above and glass shower screen.

Fully tiled splash-backs and matching partially tiled walls, limestone tiled floor, built-in cupboard with plumbing for washing machine, further cupboard with gas-fired central hearing boiler, window to front.

Off Entrance Hall: -

Kitchen/Diner - 4.34m x 3.56m max (14'3" x 11'8" max) - Excellent range of good quality modern shaker-style units featuring solid oak work surface incorporating inset enamel single drainer sink unit with mixer tap and cupboard and drawer units beneath, matching eye-level wall cupboards and display cabinets, further solid oak work surface with cupboards beneath, integrated dishwasher and fridge.

Tiled splash-backs, original fireplace recess with exposed timber beam and space for range-style cooker, quarry tiled floor, original under-stairs cupboard with buttoned door and metal latched furniture, exposed ceiling beam, door giving access to staircase to first floor, window overlooking front garden.









Sitting Room - 4.19m x 2.87m (13'9" x 9'5") - Original fireplace recess with exposed timber beam housing living-flame coal-effect dog grate on raised flagstone hearth with canopy above, radiator, exposed ceiling beam, fitted alcove shelving, window overlooking front garden.



First Floor -

Landing -

Bedroom One - 4.39m x 3.40m max (14'5" x 11'2" max) - Radiator, partially vaulted ceiling, window (with deep sill) enjoying outlook over private garden.

Bedroom Two - 3.40m x 3.23m (11'2" x 10'7") - Built-in over-stairs cupboard, radiator, loft hatch, partially vaulted ceiling, window to side.

Outside -

Detached Stone Barn/Outbuilding - 3.00m x 3.81m (9'10" x 12'6") - The outbuilding has light and power and lends itself for potential use as a studio, home office or gym, subject to any necessary local authority consent.

Gardens - To the front of the property there is an east-facing sun terrace, adjoining gravelled border with inset jasmine plant and boxed hedging. Beyond that is an expanse of gravelled driveway accessed through a traditional timber five-bar gate and providing off-road parking for at least three vehicles.

To the side of the property there is an area of private garden, well screened by hawthorn hedging and mature trees and featuring a gravelled patio and lawn with adjoining border stocked with shrubs, bushes and inset tree.

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.

Cottesmore - Cottesmore is a lovely village approximately five miles to the north-east of Oakham. It has many facilities including general store/post office together with others including fish & chips shop, etc., a fine church, good public house, sports complex and playing field. There is a local school that serves children of primary age; secondary schools of Casterton and Oakham are within an easy commuting distance with free bus service to former available.

The county town of Oakham being close by offers other facilities including further education, medical, library, good range of shops and produce market.

For commuters Cottesmore is ideally placed being within driving distance of a number of centres including Melton Mowbray, Grantham, Stamford, Kettering, Corby, Leicester, Peterborough and Nottingham. In addition it is a few miles from the A1 Great North Road and there one can enjoy good driving times and connect to the motorway system. For rail travelers, in addition to the station at Oakham, both Peterborough and Kettering have good train services to London.

Sports facilities in the area are many and varied with clubs catering for cricket, football, rugby, tennis, bowls, golf and other ball participating sports, together with Rutland Water a few miles to the south where one can enjoy windsurfing, sailing, cycling or just enjoy a ramble round the shores

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
Sunday & Bank Holidays 10.00 - 2.00


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23 May 2019

Nearest station

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Murray Estate Agents & Chartered Surveyors., Oakham

Market Street, Oakham, Rutland, LE15 6DY

01572 366021 Local call rate

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Nearest station

  • Oakham (4.0 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

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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