2 BED Cottage For sale

The Green, Great Bowden, Market Harborough


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A beautifully refurbished and deceptively spacious two bedroomed Victorian cottage of character overlooking The Green and historic church within the heart of the highly sought after south Leicestershire village of Great Bowden, handy for amenities in the thriving town of Market Harborough, with rail links in about an hour to London St Pancras.

The stylishly appointed interior benefits from gas fired central heating with a recently replaced boiler, and replacement wooden framed double glazed windows, and is approached via a charming cottage garden and entrance hall with staircase off, attractive sitting room with feature fireplace and bay window to front with wooden shutters, dining room with log burner and bespoke built-in furniture, open plan to the kitchen which is fitted to a high specification having granite working surfaces and appliances including a cooker range.

On the first floor off a small landing with built-in cupboards, there are two double bedrooms each with feature fireplaces and built-in wardrobes. Located off the rear bedroom is a luxury fitted bathroom having a feature free standing panel bath and walk-in shower unit.

A recently installed staircase rises from the front bedroom to a useful attic which has a skylight and radiator, and is currently used as a study.

Pleasant cottage garden to front with wooden storage unit, and attractively landscaped rear garden with two brick stores, wooden covered barbeque area, wooden storage units.


The property is located in the heart of the prestigious and highly desirable south Leicestershire village of Great Bowden, enjoying views over The Green and historic church in the background, and is within walking distance of local amenities including a couple of shops, tea rooms, post office, primary school, recreational facilities, village hall, public houses and bus services. The village is conveniently close to the thriving town of Market Harborough which has more comprehensive shopping and supermarket facilities, schools, bars, restaurants and leisure centre. For the commuter, the nearby railway station has mainline rail services to London St Pancras with its Eurostar facility, the M1 is accessible at Junction 20, and the A14 lies to the south.


With the benefit of gas fired central heating and wooden framed double glazed windows, the beautifully refurbished interior comprises:



With new front entrance door, staircase rising to upper floors.

LOUNGE (3.91 x 3.25)

Attractive fireplace with wooden mantle, live flame coal effect gas fire currently disconnected, bespoke double cupboard to side with shelving and TV display surface over, double glazed bay window with stylish radiators to either side and fitted wooden shutters enjoying views over the front garden and parish church in the background, radiator, TV aerial socket, telephone point, tall skirting boards, picture rail and useful under-stairs store cupboard.

DINING ROOM (4.34 x 3.73)

Brick fireplace with cast iron multi fuel burner, built-in bespoke book shelving, display shelving, cupboard and wine rack, radiator, double glazed window with wooden shutters to rear, open plan to:

KITCHEN (3.76 x 2.08)

Superbly appointed with a range of base and wall cupboards with granite working surfaces, sink unit with adjoining waste bowl and stylish chrome mixer tap over, Rangemaster cooker range with five ring gas hob, two ovens and grill, tall fridge/freezer, washing machine and dishwasher included, double glazed window to side elevation with blinds, timber door leading out to rear garden, Worcester gas fired central heating boiler installed in 2018, tiled floor.



With built-in double wardrobe and cupboard, stripped pine doors off.

BEDROOM ONE (3.73 x 3.43)

Excellent range of built-in wardrobes, with two mirror fronted doors, cupboards over, feature cast iron fireplace with exposed painted chimney breast, radiator, double glazed window to rear with blind, stripped pine door leading through to:

LUXURY BATHROOM (3.76 x 2.08)

Stylishly appointed white suite comprising free standing panelled bath with chrome mixer tap and shower attachment over, fully tiled walk-in shower unit with glazed partition and door having large fixed shower head and adjustable hose, wash hand basin with chrome mixer tap over and two drawers beneath, low flush wc, attractive flooring, radiator, double glazed window and ceiling spotlights.

BEDROOM TWO (4.27 max x 3.68 into recess)

Double glazed window to front with blind, feature brick chimney breast, built-in triple wardrobe with cupboards over, book shelving, radiator. Recently installed staircase rising to:

ATTIC SPACE (2.59 x 3.05 min/4.14 max)

(First measurement taken from 1 metre above floor level). Wooden panelled sloping ceiling, wall light point, LED light strip to ridge, former central floor hatch, painted exposed brickwork and purlins.


Landscaped rear garden, ideal for summer entertaining, with limestone chippings and paved stepping stone path, two brick outbuildings, timber garden shed, wooden storage unit, wooden covered barbeque area, brick walled and fenced boundaries, outside security lighting and power points. There is a right of way across the neighbouring property providing pedestrian access.


Fixtures and fittings mentioned in these particulars are included in the sale - all other items regarded as owners fixtures and fittings may be removed.


EPC Rating D.


Council Tax Band C. For further information contact Harborough District Council 01858 828282

STAMP DUTY from 23rd September 2022

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