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The Green, Orston


  • Attractive Period Cottage
  • Wealth Of Features
  • 4 Bedrooms/ 3 Receptions
  • Stunning Living Kitchen
  • G F Cloaks & Utility
  • Ensuite & Main Bathroom
  • Established Corner Plot
  • Highly Regarded Location
  • EPC Rating - F



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The Old Cottage is an archetypal interesting character home which offers a deceptive level of accommodation and has been reconfigured and sympathetically refurbished to create a stunning family orientated period cottage right at the heart of this highly regarded and much sought after village.

This pretty home offers a versatile level of accommodation which comprises of three main reception rooms and a beautiful open plan living/dining kitchen with a range of hand-crafted farmhouse style units, affords a pretty aspect across to the village church and has bi-fold doors out into the rear garden to create a stunning everyday living/entertaining space. This in turn gives access into a useful cloakroom/utility.

To the first floor there are four bedrooms, the master benefitting from ensuite facilities and pleasant aspect into the village and rear garden.

Overall the property oozes character and offers a wealth of original features with beamed ceilings, live fireplaces and cottage latch doors.

This delightful home occupies a prominent position on a generous corner plot with off street parking and pleasant enclosed established garden to the rear which offers a good degree of privacy as well as a southerly aspect, with additional gated access off Chapel Street which could provide additional parking if this was required.

Overall viewing is the only way to truely appreciate this wonderful character filled and well placed home.

The village of Orston has a highly regarded primary school and pub and is located just off the A52 between the market town of Bingham and the village of Bottesford where there are further amenities including secondary schooling, shops and restaurants, doctors and dentists. The village is convenient for the A52 and A46 providing good access to the cities of Nottingham and Leicester. There is a railway station just outside the village linking to Grantham and Nottingham and from Grantham there is a high speed train to King's Cross in just over an hour.


ENTRANCE HALL (4.50m x 1.85m)
Having spindle balustrade staircase rising to the first floor, alcove beneath with integrated storage cupboards, ceiling light point, wall mounted cupboard concealing the electrical consumer unit. Door to:

SITTING ROOM (4.78m x 4.52m)
A delightful character filled main reception benefitting from a dual aspect with pretty views across to the village church. The main feature of the room being an exposed brick fireplace with slate hearth and inset solid fuel stove, alcoves to either side, heavily beamed ceiling, deep skirting, two central heating radiators, telephone point, double glazed windows to the front and multi-pane window to the side.

FAMILY ROOM (4.67m x 3.91m)
A versatile reception space currently utilised as a playroom. Having pleasant dual aspect, brick fireplace, alcove to the side with low level storage cupboard, heavily beamed ceiling, central heating radiator and wall light points.

SNUG (3.76m x 3.58m)
A pleasant everyday reception space ideal for families and benefitting from a dual aspect. The main feature being attractive inglenook fireplace with slate hearth and inset solid fuel stove, stone lintel over, alcoves to either side and window giving pretty aspect into the rear garden, central heating radiator, ceiling light point and further timber casement window to the side. A stripped pine door gives access through into:

A fantastic open plan living/dining space ideal for everyday living and superb for entertaining, benefitting from a dual aspect with bi-fold doors leading out on to the rear garden and stunning views across the pretty village church.

The kitchen has been sympathetically refurbished with a generous range of bespoke handcrafted units in Farrow & Ball colours with granite work surfaces, under mounted twin bowl Belfast ceramic sink with chrome swan neck mixer tap, complementing central island unit with oak fronted drawers, integrated breakfast bar, dresser unit providing further storage, shelved bookcase and alcove designed for free standing American style fridge freezer and integrated microwave to the side. Space for free standing gas or electric range, tiled splashbacks and concealed extractor hood over, integrated dishwasher, two exposed oak beams to the ceiling, inset downlighters, fully tiled floor with underfloor heating, additional study/breakfast area with oak work surface.

An oak cottage latch ledge and brace door leading through into the:

UTILITY ROOM (3.84m max x 1.73m)
Having plumbing for washing machine and shelved alcove above designed for tumble drier, cloaks hanging area, tiled floor with underfloor heating, ceiling light point, double glazed window to the rear and oak stable door leading out on to the rear garden. A further oak cottage latch door gives access through into the:

CLOAKROOM (1.68m x 0.91m)
Having a two piece modern but traditional style white suite comprising close coupled wc, wall mounted wash basin with chrome taps, tiled floor with underfloor heating, ceiling light point and wall mounted extractor.


Having ceiling light point, access to loft space and solid oak cottage latch ledge and brace doors to:

MASTER BEDROOM (4.37m x 3.73m)
Having built in wardrobes with overhead storage cupboards, central heating radiator, ceiling light point, multi-pane timber casement window to the front elevation with delightful views across the pretty village church and UPVC double glazed window to the rear. An oak cottage latch ledge and brace door leads through into the:

ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM (2.92m max x 1.22m)
Having a modern suite comprising shower enclosure with glass screen, chrome wall mounted shower mixer with independent handset and contemporary rose over, tiled walls, close coupled wc, pedestal wash hand basin with chrome taps, wall mounted extractor, column towel radiator and inset downlighters to the ceiling.

BEDROOM 2 (3.66m x 3.58m)
A well proportioned double bedroom having high ceiling, pitcture rail, light point, central heating radiator and double glazed window to the front.

BEDROOM 3 (4.57m x 3.66m max)
A further double bedroom having pretty dual aspect across to the village church, chimney breast with alcoves to either side, one with built in wardrobe and overhead storage cupboard, central heating radiator, double glazed windows.

BEDROOM 4 (2.84m x 2.69m)
Again having pretty aspect to the front, exposed beam, central heating radiator, ceiling light point and multi-pane timber casement window.

BATHROOM (3.00m x 1.65m min)
Having a three piece white suite comprising panelled bath with chrome taps and wall mounted Dimplex electric shower with glass screen, close coupled wc, built in vanity unit with inset wash basin with chrome taps and tiled spalshback, central heating radiator, ceiling light point, double glazed window.

The property occupies a delightful setting right at the heart of this highly regarded and much sought after village with picturesque views across to the village church. Set back from Chapel Street behind an established beech hedge frontage with timber picket gate giving access onto a pathway leading to the front door.
The gardens run to three sides and to the front church-side is mainly laid to lawn with established borders.

The rear garden is a particularly attractive feature of the property benefitting from a southerly aspect and a good degree of privacy, enclosed by fencing and hedging, well stocked perimeter borders and central lawn, attractive natural stone terrace.

To the foot of the garden a pair of timber ledge and brace gates can potentially give vehicular access off Chapel Street and subject to any necessary consents, may allow for the siting of a garage. An additional driveway is located on the church side of the property providing off road car standing.

Rushcliffe Borough Council - Tax Band E.

Please contact our Bingham Office on 01949 836678 if you wish to arrange a viewing appointment for this property or require further information.

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