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High Street Castor, Peterborough £450,000

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  • Period Cottage
  • Grade 2 Listed
  • Lovely Vaulted Lounge
  • Dining Room
  • Car Port / Garage
  • 2 Bedrooms (See Plan)
  • Beautiful Gardens
  • Gas Central Heating
  • Sought After Village
  • Viewing Essential

This is a lovely 'Chocolate Box Cottage' located within the historic village of Castor, to the west of Peterborough. The original cottage has an abundance of character with exposed beams, deep window cills, and a more recent stone and oak living room complements the cottage and features a high vaulted ceiling. Outside the gardens are beautiful, with many interesting areas, and are a superb feature.

General Description

This stunning country cottage dates from the 1640's and is undoubtedly one of the oldest properties within Castor & Ailsworth, and which has been improved and more recently extended with a fabulous oak and stone built living room featuring a high vaulted ceiling. The cottage has beautiful gardens, and viewing is highly recommended. Upstairs there are 2 bedrooms, although it should be noted that the second is accessed via the master bedroom, although we understand from the vendor that it is possible that this second bedroom would convert to provide an ensuite.


4.35m x 2.40m (14'3" x 7'10")

Entrance door from the rear garden gives access to the cottage and to the kitchen which is fitted with a matching range of base and eye level units and cupboards with drawers and worktop space, sink unit with single drainer, shelved dresser unit, integrated dishwasher, plumbing for washing machine, range cooker with extractor hood over, window to rear, radiator, ceramic tiled flooring.

Dining Room

4.26m x 4.22m (14' x 13'10") max

Window to rear with window seat, window to front with window seat, radiator, exposed ceiling beams, built-in under-stairs storage cupboard. Door to inner lobby which has staircase leading to the upstairs.

Inner Hallway

Radiator, ceramic tiled flooring.

Shower Room

With shower area having fitted Triton electric shower, vanity wash hand basin with cupboards under, concealed flush WC, heated towel rail, window to side, window to front, ceramic tiled flooring.

Living Room

4.42m x 4.32m (14'6" x 14'2")

This is a fantastic room of a stone and oak framed construction and having oak external weatherboarding, with windows to the side and rear, and also having feature triangular windows to front, radiator, exposed wooden flooring, TV point, exposed stonework , French doors to the rear garden. There is a high vaulted and beamed ceiling.

On The First Floor

A staircase leads to the first floor and to the master bedroom. It should be noted that the second bedroom can only be accessed through the master bedroom, and is currently being used as a dressing room with fitted wardrobes.

Bedroom 1

18' 2'' x 14' 0'' (5.53m x 4.26m)

Window to rear, built in seating unit with storage under, radiator, exposed beams and mezzanine storage area, fitted wardrobe cupboards. Note - there is a low level structural beam.

Bedroom 2

4.26m x 2.67m (14' x 8'9")

Window to rear, fitted wardrobe cupboards.


The front garden is laid to lawn and alongside the cottage there is double width gravelled car parking, and this leads via gated access to an:

Open Fronted Garage

16' 0'' x 9' 0'' (4.87m x 2.74m)

Of a timber construction, with light & power connected and with personal door to the side and with window to the rear.

Rear Garden

This is a beautiful feature of the property and set very much in keeping with a country cottage garden, with lawned area and extremely well stocked borders, hedging and shrubs, and having a water feature, paved patio and a pond with waterfall. There is a further patio a boundary hedge and apple tree. Within the garden there is a vegetable / fruit growing area in pea gravel with raised beds, and a SHED 10' x 8'. A stone attached outhouse is shelved and houses the gas fired 'Vaillant' central heating boiler. In addition we understand the SUMMERHOUSE is to remain.

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High Street Castor
Peterborough PE5 7BB
County: Cambridgeshire
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: 00001684

P: 01778 391600

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