3 bedroom Cottage for sale: Southwick, Near Oundle, PE8


  • reception rooms 1
  • bedrooms 3
  • bathrooms 1
  • showers 1
Reference: UWN0897

Key Features

  • BRAND NEW THATCH COMPLETED SOON
  • A delightful stone cottage
  • Plenty of character
  • Three bedrooms
  • En suite shower room and family bathroom
  • Garden and parking
  • Close to Oundle

Summary

A delightful stone and thatched cottage, with three bedrooms, garden and off-road parking, set in a lovely village, close to Oundle.

Accommodation

Porch | Living Room | Kitchen / Breakfast Room | Three Bedrooms | En suite Shower Room | Family Bathroom | Garden | Parking.

Situation

1 Museum Cottages sits in the heart of Southwick,an attractive rural village which evolved around the local farms and the 14th century manor house. There is evidence of a Saxon settlement in the village.Surrounded by gently rolling countryside, the village is well placed for those seeking a rural life, without being far from shopping facilities. The historic market towns of Oundle (3 miles) and Stamford (12 miles) each offer a good range of shops, businesses and restaurants, as well as excellent schooling, both state and private. The city of Peterborough lies approximately 13 miles to the East and offers extensive facilities as well as main line rail travel (King's Cross 50 mins). 

Description

This beautiful stone cottage dates from the 17th Century and is Listed Grade II. The roof is in the process of being re-thatched and is due for completion shortly, ensuring plenty of longevity for a new owner. The property was originally two cottages, attached to a third, that stands adjacent. The two were made into one property in the late 19th Century. 

The cottage has a wonderful. warm feel, which is apparent when entering through the stone porch. This leads into the  living room, which is a great size and has space for formal dining and relaxation. The fireplace has been closed off, but the chimney is still in situ. The exposed timbers to the ceilings and the polished floor boards create a comfortable atmosphere. The window, with seat beneath, over-looks the garden. 

A door leads through to the kitchen / breakfast room which is fitted with a range of wall and base units with hardwood work surfaces and inset sink. Electric cooker point and space and plumbing for a washing machine. The oil-fired central heating boiler stands beneath the work-surface. A stable door opens to the garden. There is ample space for daily dining. 

The first floor is approached via stairs from the living room. The landing provides access to the well-appointed family bathroom and to each of the three bedrooms. The master bedroom over-looks the front garden. It has an en suite shower room, adjacent. The second bedroom is a comfortable double room with a window to the front. The third bedroom is a  good sized single room with a window to the rear. 

The property is approached via a gated, shared drive and gravelled yard, set behind a stone wall, where there is ample parking for numbers 1 &  2 Museum Cottages. The garden is at the front of the cottage and has a small lawn, with a path to the front door and to the kitchen stable door. 

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Reference: UWN0897

Contact Agent

Woodford & Co
Tel: 01832 274732