Main Street, Slipton


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Main Street, Slipton

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Reference: 12889

* Detached Thatched Period Cottage * Sought - After Village Location * No Onward Chain * Two Double Bedrooms, first floor Bathroom * Farmhouse Kitchen/ Dining Room * Spacious Dual Aspect Reception Room with Inglenook Fireplace * Oversize Garage with Plumbing Shower W/c and Utility Area * Oil-fired Central Heating Double Glazing * Well Presented and Maintained Property * Freehold Tenure * Potential Home Office (above the garage) * Potential for Annex conversion STPP * High speed broadband available within the village (Gigaclear) * Private and Enclosed Cottage Garden to the Rear and Attractive Front Elevation Lawn Garden * Gated Driveway laid to Gravel - Accommodating Multi-Vehicular Parking.

Property Description

Key features of the property:
*Detached Stone Cottage* Village location * Annex Conversion Possibility (subject to planning permission)* Farmhouse Style Kitchen* Triple Aspect Windows*Two Double Bedrooms* Reception with Inglenook Fireplace* Private Gardens* Ample Drive Space* Garage/Workshop and Home Office potential* Delightful, Characterful Property. * Early Viewings Recommended. No Onward Chain.

A wonderfully impressive and characterful detached thatched cottage of stone construction circa 1800's. This picturesque cottage is arranged over two floors offering two double bedrooms with full oil-fired central heating and full double glazing to the windows. In addition, this property retains many original features including inglenook fireplace and exposed ceiling beams. Natural light is enjoyed throughout with triple aspect windows to most of the rooms. A generously proportioned farmhouse styled kitchen/ dining room offers good quality solid wood wall and base units and Belfast sink, triple aspect windows to the gardens. The sitting room features a classic deep recess inglenook fireplace with LPG gas living flame styled wood burner, and windows to three elevations. To the first floor, a family bathroom and two double bedrooms the master benefits from double fitted wardrobes. A theme of character features throughout the property includes exposed beams to the ceilings, solid oak wood internal doors and delightful window seating.

Situated in the much sought-after village of Slipton, the property benefits from pretty corner plot location offering an attractive mainly lawn front garden, bounded by a dwarf stone wall with four bar gate leading to a sweeping gravel driveway. To the rear is a fully enclosed garden with split level patio and attractive timber summer house with power. Gravel infill adds practicality in all
weathers and raised decorative planting areas are arranged to add charm and colour to this pretty cottage garden. A secure personal gate provides access to the front elevation and garden. To the side of the property is a detached stone garage currently used as a workshop and utility room offers base kitchen units. A sink with window outlook and space and plumbing are provided for washing machine and dryer and to the rear, of the garage there's a connecting w.c and shower room. A door leads to an office/store above via a fixed and fully enclosed staircase with plentiful natural light coming from the roof profile windows and a decorative portal window to the front elevation. To the rear of the garage is a useful timber tool shed.

The Accommodation
Upon entering Pepys cottage via the timber main entrance door, is a welcoming hallway with stone tiled flooring and a window to the rear elevation. A return leg staircase offers storage cupboard below. Connecting doors lead to the ground floor accommodation comprising: a cosy yet well-proportioned sitting room - with windows to front and rear and side aspects incorporating fixed window seating. Exposed beams to the ceiling compliment the Inglenook fire-place recess and feature wood burner style LPG gas fired stove. The kitchen is also accessed from the main entrance hallway, comprising several good quality solid wood wall and base cupboards and wall display units, recently updated range style cooker. Welsh dresser. Matching woodwork surfaces complete the theme a classic farmhouse style kitchen, A Belfast sink has a mixer tap over. There is ample space for a freestanding table and a large recess easily accommodates the recently updated range style cooker which is included in the sale. The kitchen benefits from excellent natural light from three windows to the surrounding gardens and additional down lighting to the ceiling. To the rear elevation a door leading to the patio and private garden. To the first floor, a small connecting landing is accessed via the central staircase. Doors lead to a family bathroom with a three -piece suite comprising bath with mains shower over and glass folding screen, low level w.c and wash hand basin. the bathroom has window seating.
Both double bedrooms feature triple aspect windows with window seating and the master bedroom features built-in wardrobes and cupboards over plus a further shelved airing cupboard. Bedroom two has access to the loft via a ceiling hatch with drop down ladder to a fully boarded loft space.

This home represents a rare opportunity to acquire an idyllic cottage in a corner plot village setting, being both fully detached with private gardens front and rear with the benefit of a detached garage/ outbuilding. The Timber Summer house to the rear garden is also included in the sale and external power points serve both front and rear aspect gardens. Pepys Cottage is presented in our opinion to high standard, therefore early viewing is highly recommended to avoid disappointment.

Principal Measurements
Hallway 14'3" X 6'2" (4.35m x 1.89m)
Sitting room 15'6"x 12'11" (4.75m x 3.69m)
Kitchen 14'4" x 12'11" (4.39m x 3.69m)
Master Bedroom 12'11"x 12'5" max (3.69m x 3.81m)
Bedroom 12'11" x 9'7" max (3.69m x 2.95m)
Garage 15'7" x 13'10"(4.78m x 3.99m)
1st floor garage *13'10" x 8"1" max. *Some restricted head height

Agent Notes
All measurements quoted are approximate and offered as a guide only. The property is offered with the potential of no onward chain.
We are advised the property is not a listed building.
Further improvements include works to the thatched roof ridge (The Thatch had a new ridge section circa 2019) and connection to mains services to replace a former septic tank.

General information
Tenure Freehold
Outgoings Council Tax Band D.
Local Authority North Northants District Council
Viewing - Strictly by appointment with Bletsoes

Money Laundering
To comply with current Money Laundering Regulations, any successful purchaser/purchasers will be asked to provide proof of identity and we will therefore need to take copies of a passport/driving licence and a recent utility bill (not more than three months old). This information is required prior to Solicitors being instructed.
Measurements & Other Information
All measurements are approximate. While we endeavour to make our sales particulars accurate and reliable, if there is a point which is of particular importance please do contact Bletsoes who will be pleased to check the information for you, particularly if you are contemplating travelling some distance to view the property.

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