A stunning Grade II character property, fully renovated with a contemporary extension, offering immaculately presented accommodation and sitting in an elevated position in the sought after location of Burley on the Hill.
Enter the property into an entrance hall with doors to the downstairs WC and a storage cupboard housing the boiler. This could also be used as a utility room. The entrance hall gives access to the rest of the ground floor accommodation.
The kitchen has a wide range of floor standing and wall mounted cupboards and drawers with eye-level ovens, a gas hob with extractor over and a sink. There is large central island with a breakfast bar and plenty of space for a table.
The kitchen gives way to a large, vaulted sitting room with engineered oak flooring and a feature fireplace with stone mantle and surround. There is a window to the front and bi fold doors out to the raised terrace and gardens beyond.
The accommodation continues with a dining room that sits in the glazed link between the old cottage and the new extension. This room has wonderful views to the front over the Rutland countryside.
The original cottage has been completely renovated and now comprises a snug with an inglenook fireplace, various storage cupboards and an additional utility space with a sink and plumbing for a washing machine.
There is a ground floor bedroom with feature fireplace, complimented by an ensuite with a bath with shower over, a wash hand basin and WC.
To the first floor there are a further two double bedrooms, one with a walk-in wardrobe and both served by a large family bathroom
To the outside, there is a large gravelled driveway providing ample parking. The driveway gives access to the double garage that has been specifically designed to accommodate larger vehicles. Above the garage sits the fourth bedroom which is a good size with spacious en-suite.
The property has a large elevated terrace affording wonderful views. It is ideal for entertaining. There are raised flower beds around the terrace as well as a lawned area and woodland.
This Grade II listed cottage has been sympathetically renovated and now boasts a contemporary extension creating a unique, high quality property in a sought-after location with glorious views over the Rutland countryside.
Buyers should note that this property is available as a fully turn key property. All furniture, fixtures and fittings can be purchased by separate negotiation.
Burley on the Hill is a hamlet sitting on a hilltop overlooking Rutland Water and occupying the highest point in Rutland. It is located only two miles from Oakham, an attractive market town with many amenities and a train station giving access to major centres such as Leicester, Kettering and Peterborough. These three centres all have main line services reaching London within the hour.
Head out of Oakham on Burley Road taking the 2nd exit at the roundabout. Continue on this road until you reach Burley on the Hill, Church Road will be your 1st right after entering the village. Follow this road round until you reach Wilderness Road and you will find Church Cottage on your right.
SERVICES & COUNCIL TAX
The property is offered to the market with mains gas, electric and water and is connected to the Burley Gardens commercial klargester. The original cottage has traditional central heating and the extension has underfloor heating.
Council Tax Band D
Life at Burley on the Hill offers a fabulous lifestyle. As an owner, you have rights over the 67 acres of managed gardens, ancient woodland and parkland which form the Burley on the Hill Estate. These offer beautiful walks, some around the deer park that lies to the south of the mansion house itself. Further, on an occasional basis the communal rooms of the mansion house itself may be used by agreement, including the Tapestry room, The Garden Salon and The Ball Room.
The 67 acres of grounds and the communal areas including the mansion house rooms are managed by The Burley Gardens Limited, for which there is an annual management charge of £2,545.
24 Catmos Street Oakham Rutland LE15 6HW
Monday to Friday 9:00am to 6:00pm
Saturday 9:00am to 4:00pm