High Street, Riseley
- Cosy, Characterful Grade II Listed Cottage
- Delightful Plot approaching Half an Acre
- Well Served Village Convenient For Major Road and Rail Links
- Two First Floor Bedrooms
- Versatile Ground Floor Bedroom/Diner/HOME OFFICE
A cosy and characterful cottage, situated on a fine mature plot approaching half an acre backing onto open fields within this popular and well-served village.
Ideal for those looking to enjoy a delightful rural environment that is also convenient for major road and rail links, the property features a versatile second reception room which could double as an occasional bedroom or HOME OFFICE.
4.3m x 4.2m (14' 1" x 13' 9")
Entrance door opens to the living area featuring inglenook recess with flagstone hearth and oak bressumer. Radiator, windows to side and rear. Glazed door leading out to the rear garden.
4.2m x 3.3m (13' 9" x 10' 10")
Radiator, window to front. Currently used by the present owners as an additional bedroom but would equally work as another reception/HOME OFFICE if required.
4.11m x 3.74m (13' 6" x 12' 3")
Fitted with counter tops to two sides and a comprehensive range of cabinets, inset one and a half bowl sink and drainer with mixer tap, splashback tiling, fitted oven and ceramic hob, space for dining/breakfast table. Tiled floor, radiator, windows to front and side and French doors leading out to the rear garden.
Accessed from living room and leading to the snug and the bathroom. Wood flooring.
2.34m x 1.8m (7' 8" x 5' 11")
Wood flooring, radiator. Cupboard housing water cylinder and gas fired boiler which serves the hot water and heating system.
4.19m x 2.7m (13' 9" x 8' 10")
Refitted in recent times to include a free-standing roll top bath, shower mixer taps and attachment, quadrant shower enclosure, pedestal wash basin and low level WC. Laminate flooring, vertical radiator. Window to side and door leading out to the terrace area.
First Floor Landing
Stairs lead off from the living Room to the first floor.
4.2m x 4.2m (13' 9" x 13' 9")
Radiator, dormer window to side.
4.2m x 2.4m (13' 9" x 7' 10")
Radiator, window to front.
Garden and Grounds
The property is well positioned to the front of a delightfully mature plot approaching half an acre, with lawn, formal garden and entertaining areas.
A five-bar and pedestrian gate opens onto the gravel driveway/parking area, with a second gated entrance to the gardens, additional parking and the garage.
The gardens and grounds enjoy a good degree of privacy and feature an attractive gravelled ‘cottage garden’ area with planters and paved patio, an extensive lawn interspersed with a variety of mature trees and shrubs, ornamental beds, Summerhouse and decked area with arbour.
Timber garage with additional storage space.
Marketed by Town-and-Country.
Grade II Listing
The English Heritage website describes Rafters as follows: -
Cottage. C17. Timber framed with colour washed plaster infill. Thatched roof. 3-room plan, one storey and attics. SW elevation: ground floor has one sash window, one fixed light in place of doorway opposite red brick ridge stack, and one 2-light horizontal sash with leaded lights. One dormer with leaded 2-light horizontal sash. C20 door. One storey extensions to NW and NE elevations.
Riseley is a very popular North Bedfordshire village with excellent access to both Bedford’s and Kimbolton’s amenities. There are lots of countryside walks and the village has its own Primary School and is within the catchment of Sharnbrook Upper School. There is a popular Public House/restaurant and a general store with post office. Nearby Bedford and St Neots mainline railway stations offer fast and frequent services to London’s St Pancras International station. Bedford’s southern bypass (A421) links the A1 at the Black Cat roundabout with the M1 at Junction 13.
From our Kimbolton office travel east out of the village. Take the first right turning where signposted to Pertenhall and Bedford. Once through Pertenhall itself there is a right hand turning signposted to Swineshead and Riseley. Upon entering the village of Riseley the property will be found on the right hand side.
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