This refurbished stone cottage lies in an idyllic location opposite Aldwincle Pocket Park. It has a single-storey, brick-built extension to the rear, and benefits from off-road parking for several vehicles, and a good-sized, south-facing courtyard garden. With accommodation set over three floors, it offers a lounge, kitchen/diner and three bedrooms, with the master bedroom occupying the whole of the second floor. Care has been taken to provide plenty of storage space. Newly decorated, and with double-glazed windows, modern electric heaters, underfloor heating to the kitchen and new carpeting, this is a bright and comfortable home in a quiet, picturesque village.
Aldwincle has an active community, with a primary school, pre-school, general stores, and village hall. Surrounded by beautiful Northamptonshire countryside, the village is only five miles from the shops and amenities in the market towns of Oundle and Thrapston. Access to the A14 is available at Thrapston, while Corby and Kettering are within a 14-mile radius and provide good rail links.
The front door opens into the bright and welcoming lounge, which has a bay window overlooking the Pocket Park to the front of the property. An attractive brick fireplace houses a wood burning stove. A door leads into the kitchen/diner.
(Note the woodburner has not been tested)
There is plenty of space for a table and chairs in this light kitchen/diner, which has ceiling spotlights, and a window overlooking the rear garden, there is underfloor heating to the kitchen which is thermostatically controlled. The dove grey wall and base units contrast with the dark floor tiles and black worktop. Integral appliances include a washing machine, and a Beko ceramic induction hob, with oven below and a glass splashback. There is a useful larder, and an under stairs cupboard with a window to the side elevation. Doors lead to the rear lobby and to the stairs.
In the rear lobby are doors to the garden and to the cloakroom. The cloakroom features a two-piece suite, comprising a wall-hung wash-hand basin and low-level WC. There is a glazed window to the rear elevation.
A dog-leg staircase rises to the first-floor landing, where there is a window to the side aspect, and doors to the two bedrooms and the bathroom.
The three-piece white suite comprises a bath with fully-tiled surround and hand-held Mira shower, a wash-hand basin set in a vanity unit with tiled splashback, and a low-level WC. Laminate flooring, downlighters, and a heated towel rail complete the modern feel.
Light floods into this single bedroom through the window overlooking the rear garden. There is a large storage cupboard.
This is a double bedroom, with a window to the front of the property overlooking the Pocket Park. A large under stairs cupboard provides storage, and there is a feature fireplace.
The second-floor landing is approached by a dog-leg staircase, where a restricted-height door opens into the master bedroom.
A good-sized double bedroom with downlighters, a window to the front aspect, and a roof window. A large walk in cupboard houses the water tank, and there is loft access via a ceiling hatch.
The south-facing rear garden is enclosed by brick and stone walls, and fencing. It is mostly gravelled, with a paved pathway, and there is a raised bed and a flower border. There is plenty of scope for personalising the garden, perhaps with a patio, lawn and flower beds. With its south-facing aspect, it could become a lovely outside space to enjoy on warm summer evenings. There is an outside tap, and a side gate opens onto the wide, gravelled driveway, which can accommodate several vehicles. The property has an alarm system that is App linked to your phone if required.
NOTE: The neighbouring attached property has pedestrian access to their rear garden via the driveway and garden of number 7.
Aldwincle is a pretty Northamptonshire village with listed buildings and two churches. The poet, John Dryden, was born here in the village rectory.
Council Tax: Band B
Mains Services Connected - Electric Heating
Alarm System which can be linked to the phone via App
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