An immaculate stone property built in 2016 with high-end upgraded fixtures and fittings throughout, parking and stunning views to front and rear aspects. The property was built on the footprint of a previous cattle barn with reclaimed stone from the same building.
This eco-conscious home has underfloor heating on both floors through an air source heating system, has double insulation throughout and has an EPC rating of B.
Styled to perfection, with attention to detail at every opportunity, Lammas Cottages is a low-maintenance, ready to move into, home. An added advantage is that all important open plan living dining kitchen as well as a separate sitting room.
ENTRANCE HALL Entered through a painted wooden stable-style front door into a spacious hallway with open balustrade carpeted stairs rising to the first floor. Neutral toned ceramic tiled flooring continues throughout the whole of the ground floor. An under-stairs cupboard provides storage, and a separate cupboard houses the hot water tank.
CLOAKROOM Recently upgraded sanitary ware includes a close-coupled W.C. and sink, both built into storage cabinets, with composite shelf over and tiled splashbacks.
SITTING ROOM Situated at the front of the cottage, with views over open fields, this good size reception room has the benefit of choices to site furniture due to no radiators encumbering the space.
OPEN PLAN LIVING DINING KITCHEN This fabulous room makes the perfect hub of the home for all to gather. The living dining area is currently set with a settee and associated furniture as well as a large 8-seater dining table and chairs positioned in front of the French doors that open onto the rear garden. The kitchen area is extremely spacious and naturally light, with a glazed door to the side that enters the garden. Light coloured wall and base cupboards have granite worksurfaces with upstands. A large separate floor to ceiling pantry offers a large amount of food storage space, with shelving and lighting. Integrated appliances include a Miele dishwasher, a washer dryer, Aga oven with hot plate and warming oven and a large free-standing fridge freezer. The granite composite sink has a Quooker tap and is positioned under the window to the southerly rear aspect. Brushed steel sockets add the final touch.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING The bright and airy galleried landing has a good-sized cupboard with deep shelves and a hatch accesses the loft.
PRINCIPAL BEDROOM This elegant room has fitted bespoke wardrobes to one wall and under-eaves built-in drawers with vanity surface over fitted along the opposite wall. Luxury vinyl flooring in earthy, natural tones gives a fresh clean feel to the principal bedroom. Far-reaching views towards Deenethorpe can be seen from the dormer window.
EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM Another upgrade is the 'Kuchen Kraft' en-suite which has fully tiled walls and floor as the background to the shower, sink and W.C. that are incorporated into storage cabinets. A heated towel rail and skylight window finish this room.
BEDROOM TWO A good-sized double bedroom is positioned at the rear of the house, giving lovely views over fields towards Brigstock. Bespoke wardrobes to match the principal bedroom have been fitted, as well as matching luxury vinyl tiled flooring.
BEDROOM THREE This smaller double room also has the rear aspect view and luxury vinyl tiled floor.
FAMILY BATHROOM Of good proportions, this naturally light family bathroom has the same floor to ceiling tiling as the en-suite. The bath has a hand-held mixer shower, in addition there is a separate cubicle with shower drencher and mixer, and built-in sink and W.C.
EXTERIOR On approach, there is a low cock and hen stone retaining wall to the frontage with grass verge beyond and path to the front door.
The true south-facing rear garden has been professionally landscaped with Indian Sandstone pavers and bordered with fence surround and gate leading to the rear parking area. This is a low maintenance garden with plenty of room to entertain, with seating areas and planters.
To the side of the property, a driveway leads to a remote-control gate that provides communal parking for the row of five cottages. Two allocated spaces belong to the property as well as room for visitor parking.
Upper Benefield is a popular village and lies approximately 5 miles west of Oundle and with the majority of properties being stone built. Residents enjoy the facilities available at the Cricket Club in the summer months as well as rural walks all year round on the doorstep to neighbouring villages.
The historic market town of Oundle on the River Nene in Northamptonshire is home to the prestigious Oundle School. The town has regular markets and festivals and Barnwell Country Park is on the edge near the marina. There are excellent independent shops, cafes and restaurants and two supermarkets. The rail network can be easily accessed from Corby, Stamford, Kettering and Peterborough, which are all within 15 miles, and there are good links to major roads.
Air Source Heat Pump
Council Tax: Band D