A two-bedroom, character cottage set over three floors with off-road parking and garaging.
Enter the property into an entrance hall with built in cloaks cupboard, internal stained-glass window, tiled floor and a Georgian glazed inner door leading to the sitting room.
The sitting room has an original brick fireplace fitted with a cast iron, oil burning stove with oak beam above and raised flagstone hearth. There are also built in antique pine alcove cupboards to either side of the fireplace.
The sitting room opens out into a dining area sitting at the front of the property and overlooking the front garden.
The kitchen is fitted with a great range of handmade, painted floor standing and wall mounted units, under oak worktops, a Belfast sink with stainless steel mixer tap, space for an electric cooker with extractor over, understairs cupboard providing further storage, a door to the staircase and a tiled floor leading to the rear lobby.
The rear lobby has an exposed stone wall, two large windows and two Velux roof windows allowing plenty of light, there is a tiled floor and a stable door leading back into the breakfast kitchen.
The stairs to the first-floor rise from the breakfast kitchen up to a useful landing with the original Victorian panelling, cupboard housing the electricity meter and consumer unit and also providing space for a study area and access to the bedroom and bathroom accommodation.
Bedroom one sits to the front of the property with the original brick fireplace (blocked) with raised brick hearth, antique pine surround and mantel over, there is also a window overlooking the front garden and the lovely countryside views
Completing the first-floor accommodation is the bathroom with low flush lavatory, panelled bath with shower over, pedestal wash hand basin and the airing cupboard housing the hot water tank, slatted shelving and immersion heater.
From the first-floor landing there is a second set of stairs taking you up to the second floor where you will find bedroom two of which is a generous sized double with a dormer window providing extensive countryside views and also access to the loft.
To the outside, there is a landscaped garden to the front of the property overlooking woodland with a wooden hand gate with arch over leading to a pathway to the front door.
To the rear of the property there is additional parking, a garage with up and over door, storage space and a door leading to the first outbuilding. The second outbuilding which is used as the utility room, has fitted cupboards, worksurfaces and space and plumbing for white goods. The third outbuilding houses the oil tank.
This charming character cottage has been lovingly maintained and sits in a quiet corner of this popular Leicestershire village.
Pickwell is a tranquil village on the Leicestershire/Rutland borders. The village is located between the well-serviced market towns of Oakham and Melton Mowbray. The larger neighbouring village of Somerby offers a variety of services, including a village shop and post office, primary school, doctor's surgery and public house.
Head out of Oakham on Stamford Road, at the bypass turn left to Langham. In Langham take the first left turn towards Cold Overton, carry on through Somerby, go around the sharp bend in the road and continue towards Pickwell. On entering the village of Pickwell take the first right onto Main Street. Lavender Cottage is located on the left at the far end of Main Street just before turning the corner onto Stygate Lane.
SERVICES & COUNCIL TAX
The property is offered to the market with all mains services and oil-fired central heating. Council Tax Band B.
24 Catmos Street Oakham Rutland LE15 6HW
Monday to Friday 9:00am to 6:00pm
Saturday 9:00am to 4:00pm