House For Sale13 King Edward Cottages, Kettering Road, Islip, Kettering
Guide price £240,000 Sold
An end of terrace Edwardian cottage on a large plot with potential for development, subject to the necessary consents
- Entrance hall
- Large kitchen/breakfast room
- Sitting room with fireplace
- Two good double bedrooms
- Family bathroom
- Useful brick outbuilding, rear parking area for 2 cars
Islip is a charming rural village lying on the west bank of the River Nene. It is within walking distance of the market town of Thrapston, which offers excellent amenities including a sailing club, doctor's surgery, shops, pubs and restaurants and a weekly market.
Islip has a playing field, a village hall and two public houses. There are some excellent local schools including Thrapston, while nearby independent schools include Oundle, Wellingborough, Kimbolton and Stamford.
Transport links are excellent with the A14 very close by, and both Kettering and Wellingborough offer train services to London in under an hour.
13 King Edward's Cottages is a red brick end of terrace cottage under a slate roof with spacious rooms and good ceiling heights. It sits on good sized plot which extends to approximately one
third of an acre and has significant potential for development subject to the neccessary consents.
There is a pretty front garden and separate area to one side with potential to extend the house or create an additional property, subject to the necessary consents. To the rear there is parking for two or more cars and a large open space with further scope, subject to the necessary consents. There is also a solid brick outhouse to the back of the house, which provides useful storage space.
From the front garden a door opens onto the entrance hall which has a useful understairs storage cupboard. The sitting room has a pretty caste iron fireplace, and a large window overlooking the front garden. The kitchen is particularly light and spacious and has wall and
floor units along two walls incorporating a stainless steel sink unit, a gas central heating boiler and gas cooker with 4 ring hob, plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher. There is a tiled floor and ample space for a table.
On the first floor, the principal bedroom overlooks the front garden. It is a pretty double room with period fireplace, and a large built in wardrobe cupboard. The bathroom has a panelled bath with separate shower cubicle,
wc, heated towel rail and basin. Bedroom 2, another double room is at the back of the house with an open outlook across gardens and a pretty fireplace.
Gardens wrap around the northern and eastern elevations of the house, with the eastern side bounded by the access drive, which also serves other properties in the terrace. Across the access
drive to the south is a large area of open, sunny garden. There is a parking space for two cars behind number 13, a small area of rear garden and a useful brick built store.