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Property Features

 Detached Character Cottage
 Three Double Bedrooms
 Three Bath/Shower Rooms
 Parking For Numerous Vehicles
 Exceptional Presentation
 Contemporary Family Kitchen
 Flexible Accommodation
 Original Features Throughout
Cottage - Detached
3BEDS
3BATHS
1RECEPTION
offers in excess of £360,000

“MAID MARIONS COTTAGE” is an apt name for this quaint and characterful THREE BEDROOM DETACHED HOME as it is set in the heart of Robin Hood Country in Old Blidworth. Tucked away in a lovely SOUGHT AFTER VILLAGE LOCATION. Beautifully presented and DECORATED THROUGHOUT, FINISHED TO THE HIGHEST OF SPECIFICATIONS with QUALITY FITTINGS and WONDERFUL HOMELY PERIOD FEATURES living alongside FABULOUS CLASSY AND CONTEMPORARY TOUCHES, offering a perfect synergy between old and new. The FLEXIBLE ACCOMMODATION is functional and really pretty special. The most charming COTTAGE GARDEN has been carefully planted with pretty shrubs and flowers that create a colourful outlook all year round, plus there is a SUNNY SOUTH FACING COURTYARD, PRIVATE GATED DRIVEWAY & CARPORT plus three extra useful PARKING SPACES.

Maid Marion’s Cottage is a most charming and beautifully presented home nestled away in the highly desirable village of Old Blidworth. Full of character and delightful rustic details with wonderful exposed beams, this detached three bedroom property dates back to c.1720 but the quirky character features sit happily alongside contemporary fixtures and fittings. Everything has been extensively refurbished to ensure you can live a modern lifestyle in a quaint country cottage. The interior is in immaculate order throughout and has been completed to an exacting standard with high quality finishes and the most stylish decor. The layout comprises an entrance hall leading into a warm and welcoming open-plan country style kitchen/diner full of charm and character, beautifully styled with a stunning contemporary twist, the spacious area is complete with an on-trend centre island and log burner. There is a useful walk in pantry, plus there is a separate utility room. A sunny spacious lounge is again packed with character features and overlooks a pretty sun-filled courtyard garden. There is also a ground floor bedroom plus a modern shower room offering extremely versatile ground floor living or guest accommodation. Upstairs, there are two more good sized bedrooms, one with a luxury modern en-suite shower room and there is also a stylish bathroom. Located in a village cul de sac setting, the property sits in a gently elevated position set back and tucked away behind an idyllic stone walled cottage garden with its pretty gated entrance and driveway with parking and carport, plus there is the additional bonus of three extra parking spaces to the front of the property. The beautiful grounds also include a lovely sunny and private cottage courtyard garden with established shrubs and planting, providing the prettiest setting to relax, entertain or enjoy al fresco meals in the summer.
Maid Marion’s Cottage is a picturesque must see, and viewings can be made through Gascoines Estate Agents Ravenshead office.

Ground Floor

Entrance Hall

Welcome to Maid Marion's Cottage. The pretty front door greets you as you step into the entrance hall with its practical tiled flooring. There are uPVC windows to the front and it leads straight through into the kitchen diner.

Dining Kitchen

5.66m x 4.55m (18'7" x 14'11")

The open plan dining kitchen achieves the perfect blend of comfortable character charm and contemporary style features with some real “must haves” for any country kitchen. The beamed ceiling sets the cottage scene from the off, and a cosy farmhouse style multi fuel stove set in a feature fireplace with oak mantle and flagstone hearth welcomes you. There are elegant wall cupboards, base units and drawers which all provide ample kitchen storage, complimented with stylish granite worktops and a delightful inset farmhouse style Belfast sink with mixer tap and granite splashback. The contemporary on-trend feature central island incorporates a useful and functional breakfast bar with further base units and drawers for extra storage. Integrated appliances are included, with an oven four ring ceramic hob and extractor hood over, and dishwasher. The versatile family living space offers ample room to fit a dining table and chairs from which to dine and entertain. Stairs lead directly up to the first floor, and there is no shortage of storage thanks to the understairs cupboard and a further useful built-in shelved cupboard. The space is finished with quality Karndean and tiled flooring, and there are two radiators. There is plenty of natural light which comes from the attractive uPVC sash window to the front, and additional uPVC window to the rear where there is access through to the useful walk in pantry.

Walk-in Pantry

4.01m x 1.42m (13'2" x 4'8")

The useful separate walk-in pantry offers additional kitchen storage space or could alternatively be used for a number of uses depending on your own requirements. With two uPVC windows to the rear and radiator.

Utility Room

2.82m x 1.52m (9'3" x 5')

The separate utility room has a worktop counter with plumbing for a washing machine, and space for a tumble dryer under. There is ample storage space in the fitted wall cupboards above. The wall mounted central heating boiler is housed here and there is room for a fridge / freezer. Finished with practical tiling to the floor, with a useful wooden and glazed stable style pedestrian door to side which leads directly outdoors to the covered carport.

Lounge

5.97m x 3.76m (19'7" x 12'4")

Charming and spacious character filled lounge complete with exposed beamed ceiling and picturesque focal point gas log burner set in the original handsome sandstone surround that creates a warm and inviting relaxing space with minimal effort. There are also two radiators that help create a cosy atmosphere in the winter months. It’s a generous sized room with an interesting and quirky "nook" area which has been cleverly fitted with a bank of stylish storage cupboards. The sunny south facing room enjoys plenty of natural light thanks to its double aspect uPVC sash window to the front and further uPVC window to the side. uPVC French doors open directly out into the pretty courtyard garden.

Bedroom Three

2.77m x 2.67m (9'1" x 8'9")

This comfortable and flexible ground floor bedroom is of a good double size. Along with the shower room, it makes for a flexible addition to the home which is ideal for multi-generational use, or handy to host friends or family when they visit. The room is nicely decorated, there is a warm carpeted floor, a radiator, and a bright and airy feel with uPVC doors leading straight out into to the courtyard.

Shower Room

1.70m x 1.52m (5'7" x 5')

A useful ground floor shower room enjoying a luxury modern suite with shower cubicle, wash hand basin with mixer tap, and low flush w.c. There is a chrome heated towel rail and a uPVC window to the side. The room is tastefully decorated with tiled splashbacks and contemporary quality Karndean flooring.

First Floor

Landing

The character features and beamed ceilings continue on the first floor with the large landing leading to the first floor accommodation. There is a radiator, and the airing cupboard which houses the hot water cylinder. There is plenty of natural light from uPVC windows to the side and the rear.

Bedroom One

4.55m x 3.71m (14'11" x 12'2")

A substantial sized principal bedroom enjoying a wonderful sophisticated ambience and boasting plenty of charming character including a further beamed ceiling. The double aspect uPVC windows allow ample natural light to flood the room from the front and side elevations. The room has a useful fitted wardrobe for plenty of storage. The loft hatch is located here, and there is a radiator.

Bedroom Two

3.30m x 3.07m (10'10" x 10'1")

Another lovely double bedroom with beamed ceilings, radiator and uPVC window to the front. There is a bank of useful built-in wardrobes. This room boasts the added benefit of its own en-suite shower room.

En-suite

1.70m x 1.57m (5'7" x 5'2")

Beautiful contemporary en-suite shower room. The quality suite adds a bespoke feel comprising a shower cubicle, decorated with modern tiled splashback, low flush w.c. and contemporary styled wash hand basin with mixer tap set in a vanity cabinet with storage. The room is light and bright thanks to a large velux rooflight, and is finished with quality practical flooring and heated towel rail.

Bathroom

2.49m x 1.93m (8'2" x 6'4")

The family bathroom is fitted with a traditional style suite complete with luxury roll-top bath with mixer tap and shower handset. The bespoke feel continues with a separate shower cubicle with 'rain' shower and tiled splashback. The suite also includes 'Waverley' pedestal wash hand basin decorated with tiled splashback, and w.c with traditional style high level cistern. The room is tasteful and contemporary and has been finished with quality practical flooring. With radiator and a uPVC window to the side.

Outside

The cottage is tucked away in a village cul de sac position. Access is gained via Butlers Drive from which the charming chocolate box appearance is immediately attractive and striking. The property is blessed with a lovely quintessentially English cottage garden featuring thoughtfully planted borders. The beds and borders are well stocked with attractive mature established shrubs and flowers all edging a neat expanse of lawn. A beautiful stone wall with climbing wall flowers runs along the front with a hedged perimeter. A meandering footpath leads to the front door, and secure gated side access leads through to the charming enclosed stone paved courtyard garden which is a sunny south facing sun trap.
The front of the property also benefits from a good size driveway providing ample off-road parking behind a secure classic wooden five bar gate entrance. There is also a useful covered carport which provides shelter from the elements, plus three further useful parking spaces which are located directly in front of the property to allow room for extra vehicles or to welcome your visitors and guests.

Why we love Old Blidworth

Old Blidworth village is steeped in history and folklore and is surrounded by beautiful North Nottinghamshire countryside. This charming cottage benefits from being close to both countryside and the village amenities as it is just a stones throw away from the village centre with its high street of shops. Blidworth also enjoys lovely country pubs and there are also takeaways and eateries in the village plus a useful Tesco express is another handy amenity. Residents of Blidworth enjoy a friendly community feel and have access to a leisure centre, doctors surgery and library in the village. Blidworth church is a beautiful building in close vicinity to the cottage, and for families the location offers access to a primary school whilst the nearest secondary school, Joseph Whittaker is easily reachable by bus. Travel further afield is easy thanks to close-by access transport links.

Measurements

All dimensions are approximate. There may be some variation between imperial and metric measurements for ease of reference. Dimensions should not be used for fitting out.

Fixtures & Fittings

Only fixtures and fittings specifically described within these particulars of sale are included.

Tenure

Freehold with vacant possession.

Council tax band

COUNCIL TAX BAND C

Terms & Conditions

For full Terms and Conditions please visit www.gascoines.co or ask for them in your local branch.

Consumer Protection

IMPORTANT NOTICE RELATING TO THE CONSUMER PROTECTION FROM UNFAIR TRADING (2008)

Gascoines Chartered Surveyors, on its behalf and for the vendor of this property whose agents they are, give notice that: (i) The particulars are set out as a general outline only for guidance of intending purchaser and do not constitute, nor constitute part of, an offer or contract. (ii) All descriptions, dimensions, references to condition and necessary permissions for and occupation, and other details are given in good faith and are believed to be accurate, but any intending purchaser or tenants should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact, but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of them. All photographs are historic. Maps and plans are not to scale.

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