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High Street, Colsterworth, Grantham, NG33

4 bedroom cottage in Colsterworth

£595,000 Freehold

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  • Charming 17th Century Cottage Enjoying Many Original Features to Include 'Captains Room!

Winkworth are proud to offer for sale Rose Cottage, a beautifully presented and wonderfully spacious cottage dating back in parts to the 17th century, oozing much charm and many original features a nod to times gone by. Occupying a truly stunning plot benefitting from breath-taking views across the local undulating countryside having extensive lawned gardens, ample parking, useful stone outbuildings and a two storey stone barn - which the current owners have in the past had full planning permission for conversion to a 3 bedroom residence with its own access. EPC D.

This discreetly positioned property can be found just off the high street within the sought after pretty Lincolnshire village of Colsterworth which is ideal for commuters offering excellent direct road/rail transport links to London.

There are two entrances into the property from the driveway, the main entrance opening directly into an impressive reception hallway with original flagstone floor and providing you with first impressions not only of space but originality that lies within Rose Cottage.

The stone tiled flooring in the hallway leads off into the spacious, bright sitting room benefitting from a dual aspect outlook complete with double doors leading out onto the raised decked seating area with outstanding views over the rear garden and views beyond. The sitting room further benefits from having a log burning stove set into a feature fireplace with raised hearth complete with several ceiling beams, fitted alcove cupboards and shelving.

The dining room offers a great space for entertaining family and friends with the kitchen in close proximity and original spiral staircase to the first floor. The dining area provides ample space for a good size dining table with exposed internal stone walling, double width log burning stove set into an exposed stone fireplace with raised hearth and a feature arched doorway.

The farmhouse style kitchen provides a central preparation island, stylish wood fronted wall and base units, flagstone tiled flooring, granite work surfaces, range master cooking set into an exposed brick fireplace, ceiling beams and an extra sized stripped wood stable door leading out onto the driveway. A good sized utility/boot room and W/C cloakroom complete the layout on the ground floor along with plenty of under stairs storage space.

The first floor landing provides wonderful natural light and gives way for private living arrangements and is currently being used as a library. The spacious landing provides access to bedroom two, three and the family bathroom. Bedroom two – a good size double room - which is located at the rear of the property benefits from outstanding views from the elevated dual aspect position. Bedroom three is also double in size and provides immediate access to the family bathroom which consists of a white three piece suite with shower over bath, vanity style wash hand basin and low level wc with heated towel rail. The master bedroom is a wonderful size double room and continues with the period features including a beamed ceiling and walls and benefits from a dressing area and a large three piece en-suite bathroom. Bedroom four also known as the “captains room’ is currently used as a study and takes in a fabulous view of the local church.

Outside Rose Cottage the gardens bring the property to a stunning conclusion offering well-kept gardens which are separated into three parts. The top is mainly laid to lawn having pond, patio and a large decked area from the French doors to the sitting room. The second section leads down to the summer house, vegetable patch, greenhouses and fruit a an orchard and then finally down to a wilderness area which extends into its own spit into the river Witham and is surrounded by a plethora of mature trees, some of which have been dated at over 400 years old.

Location
Location:
Rose Cottage is located in the heart of Colsterworth, a pretty Lincolnshire village located within commutable distance of Grantham's high speed rail network to London Kings Cross (Approx. 65 minutes by train). The distance to the local train station in Grantham from this property is approx 7miles, 13 miles to Oakham and 14 miles should you prefer to travel to Stamford giving plenty of options for commuting to and from London. Access to the A1 north & south bound is minutes away and provides a straightforward drive south bound to Stamford and Oakham where the excellent and popular public schools reside. Countless fun days can be had in the excellent market town of Stamford – once voted the best place to live in the U.K – whilst the wonderful and world famous George Hotel and Burghley House are close by. Rutland Water offers an array of water based activities as well as the famous Rutland Water cycle route. Hambleton Hall is a Michelin star restaurant with breath taking views of Rutland Water and the peninsula. The ever popular town of Grantham benefits from the picturesque ‘Belton House’ and the well thought of grammar school (known as Kings School) is only a short drive away along with Kesteven & Grantham Girls School (KGGS) which serves the village by a school bus route.

Inside Grantham

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In the area

Grantham is a growing market town best known as being the birthplace of former prime minister Margaret Thatcher. It has a population of approximately 45,000 people and surrounded by beautiful stately homes such as Belton House and Belvoir Castle which provide fun for all of the family. It boasts excellent road and rail links to London where trains can arrive in Kings Cross within 65 minutes.

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Winkworth are proud to offer for sale Rose Cottage, a beautifully presented and wonderfully spacious cottage dating back in parts to the 17th century, oozing much charm and many original features a nod to times gone by. Occupying a truly stunning plot benefitting from breath-taking views across the local undulating countryside having extensive lawned gardens, ample parking, useful stone outbuildings and a two storey stone barn - which the current owners have in the past had full planning permission for conversion to a 3 bedroom residence with its own access. EPC D.

This discreetly positioned property can be found just off the high street within the sought after pretty Lincolnshire village of Colsterworth which is ideal for commuters offering excellent direct road/rail transport links to London.

There are two entrances into the property from the driveway, the main entrance opening directly into an impressive reception hallway with original flagstone floor and providing you with first impressions not only of space but originality that lies within Rose Cottage.

The stone tiled flooring in the hallway leads off into the spacious, bright sitting room benefitting from a dual aspect outlook complete with double doors leading out onto the raised decked seating area with outstanding views over the rear garden and views beyond. The sitting room further benefits from having a log burning stove set into a feature fireplace with raised hearth complete with several ceiling beams, fitted alcove cupboards and shelving.

The dining room offers a great space for entertaining family and friends with the kitchen in close proximity and original spiral staircase to the first floor. The dining area provides ample space for a good size dining table with exposed internal stone walling, double width log burning stove set into an exposed stone fireplace with raised hearth and a feature arched doorway.

The farmhouse style kitchen provides a central preparation island, stylish wood fronted wall and base units, flagstone tiled flooring, granite work surfaces, range master cooking set into an exposed brick fireplace, ceiling beams and an extra sized stripped wood stable door leading out onto the driveway. A good sized utility/boot room and W/C cloakroom complete the layout on the ground floor along with plenty of under stairs storage space.

The first floor landing provides wonderful natural light and gives way for private living arrangements and is currently being used as a library. The spacious landing provides access to bedroom two, three and the family bathroom. Bedroom two – a good size double room - which is located at the rear of the property benefits from outstanding views from the elevated dual aspect position. Bedroom three is also double in size and provides immediate access to the family bathroom which consists of a white three piece suite with shower over bath, vanity style wash hand basin and low level wc with heated towel rail. The master bedroom is a wonderful size double room and continues with the period features including a beamed ceiling and walls and benefits from a dressing area and a large three piece en-suite bathroom. Bedroom four also known as the “captains room’ is currently used as a study and takes in a fabulous view of the local church.

Outside Rose Cottage the gardens bring the property to a stunning conclusion offering well-kept gardens which are separated into three parts. The top is mainly laid to lawn having pond, patio and a large decked area from the French doors to the sitting room. The second section leads down to the summer house, vegetable patch, greenhouses and fruit a an orchard and then finally down to a wilderness area which extends into its own spit into the river Witham and is surrounded by a plethora of mature trees, some of which have been dated at over 400 years old.

Location
Location:
Rose Cottage is located in the heart of Colsterworth, a pretty Lincolnshire village located within commutable distance of Grantham's high speed rail network to London Kings Cross (Approx. 65 minutes by train). The distance to the local train station in Grantham from this property is approx 7miles, 13 miles to Oakham and 14 miles should you prefer to travel to Stamford giving plenty of options for commuting to and from London. Access to the A1 north & south bound is minutes away and provides a straightforward drive south bound to Stamford and Oakham where the excellent and popular public schools reside. Countless fun days can be had in the excellent market town of Stamford – once voted the best place to live in the U.K – whilst the wonderful and world famous George Hotel and Burghley House are close by. Rutland Water offers an array of water based activities as well as the famous Rutland Water cycle route. Hambleton Hall is a Michelin star restaurant with breath taking views of Rutland Water and the peninsula. The ever popular town of Grantham benefits from the picturesque ‘Belton House’ and the well thought of grammar school (known as Kings School) is only a short drive away along with Kesteven & Grantham Girls School (KGGS) which serves the village by a school bus route.

Live like a local

Grantham is a growing market town best known as being the birthplace of former prime minister Margaret Thatcher. It has a population of approximately 45,000 people and surrounded by beautiful stately homes such as Belton House and Belvoir Castle which provide fun for all of the family. It boasts excellent road and rail links to London where trains can arrive in Kings Cross within 65 minutes.

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