Property Features

  • Chocolate Box Cottage
  • Three Double Bedrooms
  • Period Features Throughout
  • Country Style Kitchen Breakfast Room
  • Two Spacious Reception Rooms
  • Utility Room
  • Downstairs Cloakroom
  • Ample Parking

Top Street, Exton

£625,000 Offers Over
Sold STC

Full Details

FULL DESCRIPTION ***Guide Price £625,000 to £650,000*** 'Bakers Retreat' a beautiful mid 17th century, three bedroom chocolate box thatched cottage located in arguably one of the most desirable villages in Rutland. The cottages occupies a good sized corner plot with views across this historic village from every angle. Accessed via two entrances the property oozes character from exposed beams and stonework through to the stunning stone Inglenook fireplace. Entering from the gravelled drive, a spacious kitchen breakfast room greets you with tiled flooring with underfloor heating, a range of eye and base level units, central island with breakfast bar and a generous dining area. A true country style kitchen perfect for both entertaining and cosy Sunday dinners. Passing the utility room with base level units and plumbing for washing machine and downstairs cloakroom, you enter the beautiful living room with stone inglenook fire place, exposed beams, and access to the garden and to the first floor accommodation. The living room further offers exposed stone walls and views across the pretty cottage garden to the front aspect. A spacious dining room ideal for entertaining completes the ground floor and is an extension of the original cottage added by a previous owner.

To the first floor are three generous double bedrooms, all benefitting from in built storage and views over this picturesque village. In addition the principal bedroom offers an en-suite shower room and a family bathroom comprising of white three piece suite completes the accommodation.

Externally a gated gravelled driveway offers parking for several cars, to the rear of the property and leads to the pretty cottage garden wrapping around the side and front of the cottage with patio seating area and woodstore. This time of year the garden is full of seasonal bulbs and is enclosed by mature hedging.

Bakers Retreat is located in the picturesque Rutland village of Exton, which is surrounded by countryside and beautiful walks and offers a primary school, fantastic pub and easy access to the popular market towns of Oakham and Stamford. Exton has been coined as one of the most beautiful villages in Rutland with the village green at it's heart and endless stoned cottages dating back 300 years. Located on the edge of the Exton estate which dates back to the 12th century and is linked to Handel & Shakespeare who both put on performances in the park.

IMPORTANT NOTICE Property Misdescriptions Act 1991 Property details herein do not form part or all of an offer or contract. Any measurements are included are for guidance only and as such must not be used for the purchase of carpets or fitted furniture etc. We have not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixtures or services neither have we confirmed or verified the legal title of the property. All prospective purchases must satisfy themselves as to the correctness and accuracy of such details provided by us. We accept no liability for any existing or future defects relating to any property. Any plans shown are not to scale and are meant as a guide only.


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