Outdoor utility and two brick outbuildings providing useful storage
Secure parking for two vehicles
Mature landscaped rear gardens
Substantially re-thatched in 2019
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An attractive two bedroom Grade II listed thatched cottage which dates back to circa 1650 and is located in the heart of the popular village of Crick. The property is beautifully presented and retains some original features including original floorboards and feature fireplaces. There is secured gated parking for two vehicles and a beautiful landscaped mature rear garden, fully enclosed with an attractive Northamptonshire stone wall.
Crick is a pretty village set within rolling Northamptonshire countryside, some six miles East of Rugby. Within the village itself, local amenities include a supermarket, post office, several public houses and a well regarded primary school. Secondary schooling is available at Rugby and Guilsborough and there is a good selection of private schools at Rugby, Upton, Spratton, and Maidwell. Crick is set on the Grand Union Canal and has a large marina which hosts the annual Crick Boat Show which is always very well attended. The village is well positioned for the commuter thanks to excellent access to the motorway and trunk road networks. Rugby railway station also offers a frequent fast train service to London Euston in just under 50 minutes.
A stable door opens to the entrance hall which has quarry tiled flooring and pine doors leading to the ground floor accommodation. The flooring continues through to the kitchen, which has a range of pine units, drawers and fitted shelves. A Heritage range cooker/oven, which services the heating and hot water, is set into the chimney breast. The units have granite work surfaces with an inset Belfast sink and integrated appliances including an induction hob, fridge and dishwasher. The ground floor family bathroom has a Victorian style white suite including a free standing claw foot bath with shower attachment, WC, wash hand basin and separate shower enclosure. The sitting room features a wood effect electric stove with quarry tiled hearth, wood flooring, a ceiling beam and recess with useful fitted shelves. The first floor accommodation is accessed from the staircase in the dining room which has an original panelled fireplace (currently capped) with cupboard to one side and a central ceiling beam.
From the landing, doors lead to the two double bedrooms. The master bedroom has a window overlooking the front of the property with a window seat below. There is an attractive feature brick wall to one side of the chimney breast with fitted cupboards to the other side along with ceiling beams and original wooden flooring. The guest bedroom has a feature fireplace, wooden flooring and fitted wardrobes to one wall.
Double wooden gates lead to the paved driveway which provides parking for two vehicles and leads to the outbuilding, which is currently being used as a utility room, and provides further storage facilities. A low-level picket gate leads to the attractive rear gardens which have a paved area with mature shrubs to the front and a planted archway with steps leading to the patio and the gardens beyond. The garden is mainly laid to artificial lawn with mature borders, planted with a range of shrubs and flowers, edged with terracotta bricks and fully enclosed by Northamptonshire stone walling. Further attractive features include a pebbled area to the side of the patio, along with a delightful summer house and a Victorian coach lamp.
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