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4 Bedroom house
  • Character and Charm
  • Exposed beams, wonderful presentation and spec
  • Sitting Room, Snug and quaint Study area
  • Generous Dining kitchen with island
  • Perfect for alfresco dining
  • En suite Shower Room and luxurious House Bathroom
  • Stunning gardens, landscaped and divided into
  • Excellent parking and brick Double Garage
  • Popular village with active community and facilities
  • London Kings Cross Service from Retford (approx 1 hour 30 minutes)

Delightful and generous cottage, immense character and beautifully landscaped grounds, approx 0.36 Acres

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About this property



Set within stunning, landscaped grounds of approx. 0.36 acres, this
is a delightful, detached cottage of immense character.
Cottage attributes of beamed ceilings, rustic brick fireplaces,
stoves, etc. successfully combine with a wonderful standard of
presentation and quality specification for ease of modern life
The flowing living space commences with good Reception Halls to
both front and rear. There are two reception rooms of Sitting
Room and Snug both of character, with a separate Study area
leading off the Snug.

The Breakfast Kitchen is lovely and sizable, comprehensively fitted
with Ivory cream country units, solid woodblock worktops, and
coordinating island. Ancillary accommodation of Utility Room and Cloakroom,
complete the ground floor.

The first floor delivers four good bedrooms, the main bedroom
having an entrance lobby and ensuite Shower Room with
generous shower enclosure. The House Bathroom is luxuriously
appointed including roll top bath and walk in rainfall shower.
The outside grounds are a particular feature of The Old Cottage,
heavily planted and landscaped into a variety of "garden rooms"
interconnected by flowing paths delivering secluded areas for
relaxation, sitting and alfresco entertaining. There is also a useful
rear amenity area.

Vehicle parking is excellent on the red granite driveway which
terminates at a good brick Double Garage.
The property is equipped with oil fired central heating via an
external boiler.


The Old Cottage is situated towards the edge of this popular
village. Sturton le Steeple presently boasts an active community and a
variety of amenities, including Primary School, church, recreation
ground, public house and Village Hall. Further facilities are
available in nearby North Leverton presently including
convenience store/post office and Doctor's surgery.
The villages is ideal for accessing the areas excellent transport
links by road rail and air. Retford has a direct rail service into
London King's Cross (approx. 1 hour 30 mins). Leisure amenities
and educational facilities, but state and independent, are well
catered for.


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RECEPTION HALL feature cast iron fireplace, beamed ceiling,
wainscot panelling.

SITTING ROOM 18'9" x 11'7" (5.69m x 3.53m) measured to rear of
chimney breast featuring rustic brickwork and stove, front aspect,
exposed floor boarding

SNUG 12'2" x 12'0" (3.71m x 3.66m) measured to rear of chimney
breast with log burner in rustic brick fireplace, bespoke cabinetry of
cupboards and display shelving, tiled flooring, part Wainscott
panelling, front aspect and off to

STUDY 7'8" x 6'0" (2.33m x 1.82m) beamed ceiling, tiled flooring, rear

BREAKFAST KITCHEN 17'6" x 15'11" (5.33m x 4.85m) lovely and
comprehensively fitted with range of Ivory cream country units and
solid wood block worktops, coordinating substantial island.
Appliances including five burner LPG range cooker and dishwasher.
Double Belfast sink unit, front and rear aspect, double doors to side
terrace beautifully landscaped for alfresco dining, ample internal
dining/living space

REAR RECEPTION HALL beamed ceiling, tiled flooring.

CLOAKROOM with WC basin, tiled flooring.

UTILITY 10'10" x 7'8" (3.31m x 2.32m) Ivory country cream base
unit, Belfast sink unit, solid woodblock worktops, beamed ceiling,
tiled flooring and under stairs cupboard off.



Entrance lobby
Bedroom 19'8" x 9'10" (6.00m x 3.01m) maximum dimensions,
dual aspect, exposed floor boarding, and off to

En suite shower room with generous tiled shower enclosure, basin,
WC, Wainscott panelling, exposed floor boarding.

BEDROOM TWO 12'6" x 12'2" (3.82m x 3.71m) measured to rear of
chimney breast, quaint fireplace with basket grate.

BEDROOM THREE 12'0" x 8'2" (3.66m x 2.48m) minimum
measured to front of inbuilt wardrobe, front aspect.

BEDROOM FOUR 11'8" x 8'4" (3.55m x 2.56m) front aspect,
exposed floor boarding.

HOUSE BATHROOM luxuriously appointed with rolltop bath having
bath shower mixer, walk in tiled showering area, glazed side
shower screen, and overhead rainfall shower with additional
handset, vanity basin, WC, wainscot panelling, combined
radiator/towel warmer.


Beautifully landscaped in true cottage style, heavily planted and
designed with a number of "garden rooms" interlinked by
meandering pathways. In all approx. 0.36 acres, subject to
measured site survey. Front cottage garden with foot gate and
sweeping path to front entrance door.
Side terrace, direct accessible from Breakfast Kitchen and flowing
through to rear grounds.

Rear garden with Indian sandstone patio running along the rear
elevation, heavily planted pergolas, water feature with mini
stream, thoroughly established planting, paved paths meandering
through the "garden rooms".
Planted and trellis divide separates the rearmost area, again
featuring variety of trees, shrubs and plants with further walkways
and raised beds. Nestled within one corner is a useful amenity
area, presently fenced with a covered area and timber store.

DOUBLE GARAGE 17'9" x 17'3" (5.41m x 5.25m) brick built, roller
door, light and power.

Tenure and Possession: The Property is freehold and vacant possession will be given upon
Council Tax: We are advised by Bassetlaw District Council that this property is in Band D.
Services: Please note we have not tested the services or any of the equipment or appliances in this property, accordingly we strongly advise prospective buyers to commission their own survey or service reports before finalising their offer to purchase.

Floorplans: The floorplans within these particulars are for identification purposes only, they are
representational and are not to scale. Accuracy and proportions should be checked by prospective purchasers at the property.

Hours of Business: Monday to Friday 9am - 5.30pm, Saturday 9am - 1pm.

Viewing: Please contact the Retford office on 01777 709112.
Free Valuation: We would be happy to provide you with a free market appraisal of your own
property should you wish to sell. Further information can be obtained from Brown & Co, Retford - 01777 709112.
Agents Note: In accordance with the most recent Anti Money Laundering Legislation, buyers will be required to provide proof of identity and address to the selling agent once an offer has been
submitted and accepted (subject to contract) prior to solicitors being instructed.
Financial Services: In order to ensure your move runs as smoothly as possible we can introduce you to Fiducia Comprehensive Financial Planning who offer a financial services team who specialise in residential and commercial property finance. Their expertise combined with the latest technology makes them best placed to advise on all your mortgage and insurance needs to ensure you get the right financial package for your new home. Your home may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage.

These particulars were prepared in September 2023.

To arrange a viewing contact

29-33 Grove Street, Retford, Nottinghamshire, DN22 6JP

01777 709112

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