5 BED Cottage For sale

High Street, Great Easton

£725,000

5 2

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A delightful stone fronted Grade II Listed country cottage of immense charm and character located in the heart of the picturesque and highly sought after Welland Valley village of Great Easton surrounded by beautiful south east Leicestershire countryside.

Believed to date back to circa 1760, this beautifully restored and deceptively spacious cottage retains a wealth of period features, with circa 1,750 sq ft of accommodation, and is approached via an impressive reception hall with stone flagged flooring, feature fireplace with cast iron log burner and attractive staircase off, and an inner hall leads through to a fitted cloakroom/w.c. The sitting room also has a feature brick fireplace with book shelving to the recess and windows to the front and rear with wooden shutters and beamed ceiling. A stripped pine panelled door leads through to a charming snug/T.V. room. The exceptionally spacious open plan dining kitchen is located to the rear of the house with a superbly appointed kitchen area with oak and granite working surfaces and built-in appliances, whilst the dining area has French double doors leading out to the gardens and side door leading out to a rear lobby.

Approached via an attractive dog leg staircase is the landing which has excellent storage space, off which is the principal bedroom enjoying views over the gardens to the rear, and having a separate dressing room with a range of full height wardrobes, and en-suite bathroom with mains shower above the bath. There are 3 further good sized bedrooms and a stylishly appointed family bathroom. Wooden paddle steps rise from the landing to a further small attic bedroom with double glazed window to rear and skylight.

The gardens form a most attractive feature of the property. Immediately to the rear of the cottage is an extensive stone paved patio providing fabulous entertaining space with stone retaining walls rising to a further brick block and cobbled sun terrace with flower and shrub borders, and a useful brick outbuilding with an adjoining sitting area. To the side of the cottage, a shared gravelled driveway rises to an extensive off road parking area with potential to create garaging, subject to planning, and there is a further raised garden area with beautifully stocked flower and shrub beds, lawns and sun terrace enjoying stunning views.



LOCATION



Walnut Tree Cottage is located close to the heart of one of south east Leicestershire's most picturesque villages which is surrounded by delightful open countryside within the renowned Welland Valley area close to the borders of Northamptonshire and Rutland. There are a host of scenic walks with nearby beauty spots such as Eyebrook Reservoir, Rockingham Castle and Rutland Water. The village has a farm shop open 7 days a week, fine parish church, a thriving village gastropub and primary school on the edge of the village, and is handy for the neighbouring centres of Oakham, Uppingham, Corby, Kettering and Market Harborough. For the commuter, Market Harborough, Corby and Kettering has mainline rail services to London St Pancras with its Eurostar link, and the A14 provides access to both the M1 and A1.



ACCOMMODATION IN DETAIL



With the benefit of gas fired central heating and mostly double glazed windows, the beautifully presented interior includes:



GROUND FLOOR



RECEPTION HALL



SITTING ROOM (4.50 x 4.11)



SNUG (2.79 x 4.57 max)



INNER HALL



CLOAKROOM/WC



DINING KITCHEN (6.40 x 3.71 max)



FIRST FLOOR



LANDING



PRINCIPAL BEDROOM (4.01 x 3.81)



DRESSING ROOM (2.36 x 1.52 max)



EN-SUITE BATHROOM (2.01 x 1.98)



BEDROOM TWO (2.44 x 3.15)



BEDROOM THREE (3.35 x 2.74)



BEDROOM FOUR (3.05 x 2.31)



FAMILY BATHROOM (2.95 x 2.06 max)



ATTIC BEDROOM (3.71m x 2.34m max measured 0.99m above floor)



OUTSIDE



Attractively landscaped gardens with extensive stone paved patio immediately to the rear of the kitchen with stone and rendered retaining walls with steps rising to a raised garden area with brick block and cobbled patio, flower and shrub borders, climbing wisteria, useful brick outbuilding with adjoining suntrap entertaining area, wood store. Wooden hand gate leading to gravelled driveway to rear.

Further garden area with stone retaining walls, lawn, beautifully stocked flower and shrub borders, several fruit trees, sun terrace with pleasant views.

Beautifully laid out front garden with a host of specimen bushes and plants, with gravelled car standing and arched gateway through to rear garden.

To the side of the cottage, a shared gravelled driveway leads to an extensive car standing area to the rear of the outbuilding providing off road parking for several cars. The property to the rear and No. 8 have vehicular and pedestrian rights of way over this driveway. Further details from the selling agents.



EPC Exempt



As the property is Grade II Listed, it is exempt from EPC regulations.



TENURE



The tenure is freehold. The driveway to the side and rear of the house is shared with the detached house to the rear and No. 8. Further details from the vendor or selling agents.




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