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A Grade II listed 17th century thatched four bedroom detached cottage with planning permission to extend, gardens and off street parking in the village of Maids Moreton

Property Highlights

  • Grade II listed 17th century cottage
  • Four bedrooms, three reception rooms
  • Planning permission to extend
  • New thatch July 2017
  • Refurbished since 2010
  • Off street parking, mature gardens
  • Village location
  • Royal Latin School catchment

Chestnut Cottage has been refurbished since 2010, was re-thatched in July 2017 and has many period features including exposed beams, stonework and inglenook fireplaces. It features a kitchen/dining room, family room, study, sitting room, utility room, four bedrooms and a bathroom. There is a detached studio, off street parking and enclosed mature gardens. There is planning permission for a three room single storey extension. The property is connected to fibre broadband.

Entrance and Rear Hallway

An oak front door opens into an entrance hall with quarry tiled flooring. The rear hallway has stairs to the first floor and a door into a storage room.

Open Plan Kitchen/Dining Room and Family Room

The kitchen/dining room/family room has Travertine flooring, a double sink and drainer set into a base unit, a further range of base units and a central island unit. There is a gas fired Aga set into an inglenook, a Neff induction hob, a Neff combination integral fan oven, grill and microwave, and space for appliances. The family room area has a quarry tiled floor, a storage cupboard and an inglenook fireplace. From the family area a door opens into a utility room that has a Butlers sink, space for appliances and a WC.

Further Reception Rooms

The sitting room has stairs rising to the master bedroom and a wood burner set onto a stone hearth. There is also a study with a tiled floor that is accessed from the family room.

First Floor

The master bedroom has built-in storage and is accessed from the landing and also from the stairs that rise from the sitting room. There are three further bedrooms, one of which has built-in wardrobes. The bathroom has a WC, a wash basin, a shower cubicle and a roll top bath.

Outside

Timber gates lead to a gravel area providing parking for four cars. The enclosed rear garden is mainly laid to lawn with a patio area, a range of mature planting and a garden shed. There is also a detached oak frame office that has power and network connections.

Planning Permission Details

There is planning permission for a single storey extension that was granted under application Ref. No: 16/01303/APP

Situation and Schooling

Maids Moreton has a public house and a primary school and is in the catchment for the Royal Latin Grammar School in Buckingham. There are private schools in Akeley, Thornton, Thornborough and Stowe. A range of shopping and leisure facilities, GP and dental surgeries, and a golf club can be found in Buckingham which is approximately 3 miles away.