2 bedroom character property for sale

Cross Lane, Preston, Oakham

Offers in Region of £205,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Grade II Listed Cottage
  • Requires Modernisation
  • Character Features
  • Sitting Room
  • Kitchen
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Bathroom
  • Single Garage
  • Sought-after Village
  • EPC Exempt

Full description

An attractive Grade II listed two bedroom character Cottage with single Garage situated in the heart of this sought after Rutland village situated about four miles from the county town of Oakham and two miles from the market town of Uppingham.

The property is built of local stone under slate roof and benefits from gas fired central heating system. The accommodation requires routine modernisation and offers potential to create a comfortable home in a picturesque village location.

The interior briefly comprises:

GROUND FLOOR: Kitchen, Sitting Room with open fireplace; FIRST FLOOR: two Bedrooms, Bathroom.

OUTSIDE there is a small area of paved garden with shrubbed flower bed adjacent to the rear of the property. There is also a semi detached single Garage located to the rear which is accessed via a shared gravelled driveway further down Cross Lane towards the Uppingham Road.

Description - An attractive Grade II listed two bedroom character Cottage with single Garage situated in the heart of this sought after Rutland village situated about four miles from the county town of Oakham and two miles from the market town of Uppingham.

The property is built of local stone under slate roof and benefits from gas fired central heating system. The accommodation requires routine modernisation and offers potential to create a comfortable home in a picturesque village location.

The interior briefly comprises:

GROUND FLOOR: Kitchen, Sitting Room with open fireplace; FIRST FLOOR: two Bedrooms, Bathroom.

OUTSIDE there is a small area of paved garden with shrubbed flower bed adjacent to the rear of the property. There is also a semi detached single Garage located to the rear which is accessed via a shared gravelled driveway further down Cross Lane towards the Uppingham Road.

Accommodation -

Ground Floor - External entrance door to front elevation leads to:

Kitchen - 4.09m x 2.11m + 1.57m x 1.12m (13'5" x 6'11" + 5'2 - Fitted floor and wall units with formica worktops, inset sink unit with plumbing for washing machine beneath, radiator, wall mounted gas fired central heating boiler, strip lighting, exposed ceiling beams, half glazed external door to rear elevation.

It should be noted that the adjoining property has a flying freehold over part of the kitchen of No. 14.



Pantry - 1.55m x 0.71m (5'1" x 2'4") - With fitted shelving.

Sitting Room - 4.06m x 4.04m max (13'4" x 13'3" max) - A well proportioned dual aspect reception room featuring open fireplace with stone surround and York stone mantel and hearth, fitted alcove cupboard with shelving beneath, exposed ceiling beams, wall light points, stone mullion window and internal door giving access to stairs to first floor.









First Floor -

Landing - 3.02m max x 1.91m max (9'11" max x 6'3" max) - Airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder, radiator, window to rear elevation.

Bedroom One - 3.56m x 2.36m (11'8" x 7'9") - Radiator, window to side elevation.

Bedroom Two - 2.90m x 2.36m (9'6" x 7'9") - Radiator, window to front elevation.

Walk-In Cupboard - 1.45m x 1.83m (4'9" x 6'0") - (accessed from Landing)
Radiator, fitted hanger rail.

Bathroom - 2.03m x 1.98m (6'8" x 6'6") - White suite comprising low level WC, pedestal hand basin and panelled bath with tiled surround and MIRA shower above; radiator, extractor fan, window to rear elevation.

Outside - A shared gravelled driveway provides access to garaging and neighbouring properties.

Semi Detached Single Garage - 5.03m x 2.67m (16'6" x 8'9") - There is a semi detached single Garage located to the rear which is accessed via a shared gravelled driveway further down Cross Lane towards the Uppingham Road.

The garage belonging to the property is the left-hand side garage (as shown on the photo herein) and has lighting, power points and manual up and over door. There is an off-road parking space in front of the garage.

Garden - A traditional wooden hand gate to the rear of the house from Cross Lane provides access to a shared pathway providing pedestrian access to this and the adjoining property. There is a small area of paved garden with an established shrub border adjacent the rear elevation of the property. The shared pathway carries on along the rear elevation of the house to provide access to the adjoining property and also providing pedestrian access round to the Garage and parking space.







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.

Preston - Preston is a delightful Rutland village with many imposing stone properties, a number of which are Grade II Listed, all set into a lovely conservation area. There are a number of facilities including a village hall and church, but for other items these can easily be obtained in the nearby towns of Oakham and Uppingham which include shops, doctors, dentists, library, chemist etc.

In addition schools are readily available in the area, both Local Authority and private with a good range catering for children of most ages. Sporting facilities too are many and varied with clubs for cricket, football, rugby, hockey, tennis, bowls, golf etc. Other sports also available involve the horse, sailing and fly fishing at both Rutland Water and Eyebrook.

For commuters Preston is ideal, being within easy distance of the A47 allowing good commuting to both Peterborough and Leicester and an easy southwards journey to Corby and Kettering, where at the latter there is a good train service to London St Pancras.

Council Tax Band - Enquiries to Rutland County Council, Oakham 01572-722577

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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Added on Rightmove:
19 October 2018

Nearest station

  • Oakham (4.2 mi)
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Market Street, Oakham, Rutland, LE15 6DY

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Nearest station

  • Oakham (4.2 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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