The property is situated within the charming village of Hambleton on the peninsular of Rutland Water, 12 miles west of Stamford amidst attractive countryside.
The village has an active community with a well renowned hotel, church, pub with Michelin-starred restaurant. Further amenities including a hospital, superstores, boutique shops and excellent state and private schooling are available in nearby Oakham (3 miles). Rutland Water surrounds the village on three sides, where one can enjoy sailing, bird watching, fishing, windsurfing or fine walks, among many other activities and interests.
The commute to London Kings Cross from Peterborough station (25 miles) is from 50 mins, whilst Stamford station has hourly Midlands Cross Country services to Cambridge.
This Arts and Crafts style property is Grade II listed and notable for it's half timber elevations, Collyweston roof and mullioned windows with small decorative panes.
Internally the character features continue, with wood floors, doors and exposed beams and original fireplaces with a wood burner. The interior décor has been modernised in a complementary style to the age of the house and includes a traditional country-style kitchen with original pantry and blue slate slab, with oil-fired range cooker, cast iron radiators, character light switches and attractive heritage colours throughout.
On the ground floor, a hallway leads to the two main reception rooms with a staircase rising to the first floor. There is a spacious sitting room, a formal dining room and a kitchen/breakfast room to the rear with adjoining bathroom/WC. The layout has good flow with the three reception spaces interconnecting.
Upstairs there are two good size double bedrooms, one having a built-in cupboard.
The cottage is set back from the road with a pretty front garden and central tree. There is an attractive paved space to the front with wood store. The rear garden is a low maintenance lawned design, with a paved patio. Access to the detached office with power and water and fibre optic broadband, is through the rear garden. There is also a shed/and log store and bin store. Both the house and office have fibre optic broadband up to 700 Mbps by Gigaclear.