Property SummaryKEY FEATURES: -
• Picturesque and Characterful Detached Cottage
• Beautifully Modernised, Extended and Improved
• Enjoys much of its Original Charm
• Sitting Room Extension with Vaulted Ceiling
• Refitted Kitchen with Quality Cabinets and Appliances
• Dining Room/Snug
• Two Bedrooms
• Fully Tiled Bathroom with Free-Standing Roll Top Bath
• Gas Radiator Heating
• Cottage Garden and Extensive Off-Road Parking
Set back from the road, this fine cottage enjoys much of its original charm with Inglenook, brick pamments and exposed timberwork. The present owners have made significant improvements, such as the additional of spacious new reception room and remodelled kitchen with quality cabinets and two Bosch ovens and a useful outside store shed with fitted cupboards, shelving, light and power.
Grade II Listed
Previous known as Three Bears Cottage, the property is recorded by English Heritage as ‘Low Thatch’ and described as: - ‘Cottage. Circa 1700. Colour washed rough cast over timber frame and brick. Thatched roof. 2 bays, one storey and attics. SW gable attic has 2-light horizontal sash with glazing bars, casements elsewhere. Plank door to RH bay. Red brick ridge stack. Lean-to addition to SW gable end’.
12' 6" x 12' 2" (3.80m x 3.70m)
13' 9" x 13' 1" (4.20m x 4.00m)
12' 6" x 9' 10" (3.80m x 3.00m)
First Floor Landing
10' 2" x 8' 10" (3.10m x 2.70m)
8' 10" x 6' 7" (2.70m x 2.00m)
Enclosed by mature hedge boundary with extensive gravelled driveway providing ample car standing/turning space. Access from both sides of the property leads to enclosed rear garden which offers gravel pathway, raised and paved ornamental patio area with pergola and climbing plants, borders, two timber sheds and insulated storage shed/summer house.
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. Nearby Bedford’s mainline railway station offers fast and frequent services to London’s St Pancras International station. Bedford’s southern bypass links the A1 at the Black Cat roundabout with the M1 at Junction 13.
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