A period three bed cottage plus a detached three bed annexe providing generous and flexible living accommodation in the heart of this sought after Rutland village.
Enter the property via a covered canopy porch into an entrance hall that has a tiled floor and oak door. There is a downstairs shower room with cupboard housing the central heating boiler, a low flush WC, wash hand basin and shower. There is a galley style kitchen with a comprehensive range of floor standing and wall mounted cupboards and drawers, wooden and granite worktops, Belfast sink, space and plumbing for white goods, an integral dishwasher and fridge and a brand new New World gas range. To the other side of the kitchen there are steps up to the snug. An oak door from the kitchen leads to the dining room.
The dining room has a brand new highly insulated roof. It is glazed on two sides and has French doors leading out to the patio and rear garden. The ground floor is completed by the sitting room which sits to the front of the property. This room features a traditional fireplace with a new wood burning stove. There is a useful under-stairs storage space, built in cupboards and a window to the front.
The first floor accommodation comprises two double bedrooms and one single. There are character features with exposed stone and wood work, solid oak doors and traditional fixtures and fittings. There is a very useful storage cupboard off the landing over the stairs and loft hatch access. The main bedroom has a range of brand new Sharps fitted wardrobes.
The family bathroom for the house has a roll top bath with shower over, WC and wash hand basin.
There is an integrated sound system and the property has been future proofed with CAT-5 cabling. The property has been upgraded and the beautiful double glazed sash windows and period radiators in some of the rooms are a particular feature of note. There is also under floor heating to dining area, hall, dining room, upstairs bathroom and bedroom one.
Double gates lead to a block paved and gravelled driveway with plenty of space for several cars, this also leads round to the rear garden. The garden has been recently landscaped and comprises of a pretty patio area with feature wall and a path leading to an upper level. The garden is well stocked with an array of interesting sub-tropical plants and shrubs. There is a summerhouse called a South African lapa which offers a wonderful area for outside entertaining. The garden is a private sunny spot that flows wonderfully from the dining room out to the lower patio
The detached self-contained annexe known as The Smithy in brief comprises an entrance hall, kitchen with a comprehensive range of floor standing and wall mounted cupboards and drawers, three bedrooms, shower room, separate WC and a sitting room and snug/study. The Smithy provides ideal ancillary accommodation to the house.
South Luffenham is one of the most sought after villages and sits on the edge of Rutland Water. It offers two popular public houses with the local primary school being in the next door village of North Luffenham. The towns of Oakham, Uppingham and Stamford are all within easy reach. Peterborough, less than 30 minutes' drive away, provides easy access to the east coast mainline and thus London and the north east.
From Oakham take the A6003 signposted to Uppingham. At the main Uppingham roundabout take the first exit onto the A47. Continue on this road through the village of Glaston and further on taking a left turn onto the A6121 at Morcott. Continue on this road until you come into South Luffenham. Take a left hand turn at The Coach House onto Back Lane and continue on for a little while until you see a red Royal Mail post box on the right hand side. Bell Cottage will be just a few meters further up on your left hand side.
Mains electricity, drainage & water. Gas heating in the main house and electric heating in the annexe.
Bell Cottage C
24 Catmos Street Oakham Rutland LE15 6HW
Monday to Friday 9:00am to 6:00pm
Saturday 9:00am to 4:00pm