A substantial and imposing grade 11 listed cottage in the very heart of Castle Donington village, originally dating to 1554 with a wealth of characterful features which must be viewed to be fully appreciated. In brief the well presented accommodation comprises:- Entrance hall, sitting room, study, family room, dining room, rear hall with guest cloakroom, utility room, dining kitchen. To the first floor are two landings giving access to four bedrooms, master with large en suite shower room and family bathroom. Outside to the front of the property is a block paved driveway providing off road parking and provides access to the garage. Steps with wrought iron railings lead to the front elevation. To the rear is a stunning raised garden with shaped lawns flanked with borders inset with a variety of shrubs & trees, a garden pond and useful brick store. A particular feature is a secret garden area with arched trellis providing views towards the spire of St Edwards Church.Castle Donington itself enjoys a high standard of amenities including the Co-op superstore, Post office, doctor's surgery and public houses whilst being well placed for the commuter with East Midlands airport, Parkway railway station and major link roads.
- Price was £395,000 - Reduced to 'Offers Over' £385,000
- Detached Grade 11 listed cottage
- Originally dating to 1554 with a wealth of characterful features
- Sitting Room, Family Room & Study
- Dining Room. Breakfast Kitchen, Utility & Guest Cloaks
- Large Master Bedroom with En-Suite Shower Room
- Inner Landing, Three further bedrooms & bathroom
- Off Road Parking & Garage
Accessed via the Georgian era front door. With stairs rising to the first floor.
Sitting Room 18' 4" x 10' ( 5.59m x 3.05m )
Having Yorkshire sash windows to the front and rear elevations, 16th century beamed ceiling, wood burning stove within exposed brick fireplace. Leading off is the wine cellar/store room with exposed beams and wall timbers. Tiled flooring.
Having brick flooring.
Study 7' x 6' 11" ( 2.13m x 2.11m )
Having Yorkshire sash window to the front elevation, central heating radiator, beamed ceiling and brick flooring.
Family Room 13' 2" x 10' 8" ( 4.01m x 3.25m )
Having Yorkshire sash window to the front elevation, clear view of the Northern cruck frame, exposed stone wall, fireplace, beamed ceiling and central heating radiator.
Dining Room 15' 5" x 9' 10" ( 4.70m x 3.00m )
Having Yorkshire sash windows to the front and rear elevation, central heating radiator, book shelving, beamed ceiling, central feature fireplace with ceramic tiled and cast iron inset, mantel surround.
Having tiled flooring and door opening to the rear porch. Leading off is the guest cloakroom: comprising a suite of wash hand basin and WC, extractor fan, tiled flooring and central heating radiator.
Utility Room 7' 11" x 7' 8" ( 2.41m x 2.34m )
Having a view of the Southern cruck frame, window to the front elevation, beamed ceiling, wall and base units, wall mounted condensing central heating boiler, single drainer sink unit, plumbing for washing machine and tumble dyer and tiled flooring.
Dining Kitchen 19' 8" x 8' 5" ( 5.99m x 2.57m )
Fitted with a range of oak units with wood block surface providing storage and appliance space, Bosch stainless steel four ring hob, eye level electric oven, integrated dishwasher, space for fridge/freezer, feature exposed brick to one wall, beamed ceiling, Yorkshire sash windows to the front and rear elevation, tiled flooring and central heating radiator.
Master Bedroom 16' 7" x 14' 2" ( 5.05m x 4.32m )
Having Yorkshire sash window to the front elevation looking towards St Edwards church, central heating radiator, exposed timbers and cruck frame, storage cupboard with access to the loft. Storage recess.
Large En-Suite Shower Room
Fitted with a large walk-in shower plus suite of wash hand basin and WC. Yorkshire sash window to the front elevation, central heating radiator, chrome towel rail, clear view of the cruck fame bearing carpenter marks. Cupboard with hanging rails.
Inner Landing/bedroom 5 10' x 7' 4" ( 3.05m x 2.24m )
Having Yorkshire sash window to the front elevation and central heating radiator. Exposed cruck beam and purlin. This area has been utilised as a bedroom previously.
Bedroom 2 11' 10" x 10' 10" max ( 3.61m x 3.30m max )
Having Yorkshire sash window to the rear elevation and central heating radiator.
Comprising a suite in white of bath with shower attachment off the mixer tap, wash hand basin and WC. View of cruck frame, decorative George 111 era fireplace and central heating radiator. The bathroom connects between the inner and second landing.
Having access to the roof space and window to the rear elevation.
Bedroom 3 11' 7" max x 7' ( 3.53m max x 2.13m )
Having Yorkshire sash window to the front elevation, central heating radiator, early cast iron fireplace and storage recess.
Bedroom 4 7' 9" x 7' 8" ( 2.36m x 2.34m )
Having Yorkshire sash window overlooking the rear garden, central heating radiator and built-in cupboard.
Garage And Garden
The property has a block paved frontage which provides access to the garage, which was cut out of the rock beneath the property cira 1810. Steps with wrought iron railings leading to the front elevation. To the rear is a delightful raised garden with shaped lawns, stocked borders, pond and useful brick store. At the culmination of the garden is a 'secret garden' with arched trellis looking towards the spire of St Edwards Church. There is a cellar under the North end of the house.