Deceptively spacious grade II listed home in the heart of Stamford with five bedrooms and delightful cottage garden
Grade II listed, this town house dates from the 1700s and is positioned within Stamford town centre's Conservation Area. An alehouse, from which it retains the name, in the mid 1800s, the striking front façade belies a deceptively spacious interior arranged over four floors, coupled with a walled and private south facing garden, with pedestrian access to Austin Street, and a first floor roof terrace, with southerly roof-scape views to wooded countryside.
Well-appointed throughout, the house retains the grace and character of its era, with features like stone flagged and wood flooring, period fireplaces, exposed stonework walls and original beams and timbers to its high ceilings.
Entered into a stone flagged entrance lobby, with a wide and inviting sitting room alongside, with stone fireplace housing a wood burning stove and high timber beamed ceiling, from which stairs rise to first floor and descend to the dining kitchen.
The principal reception room is fabulous, with a high degree of charm. Full width, dual-aspect and split-level, the sitting room has the same high beamed ceiling and stone fireplace, whilst a lower level office/playroom area has garden access.
The limestone flagged kitchen has shaker style units under wooden worktops, with integrated appliances and gas Aga, with ample space for formal dining. A separate utility, with garden access, and a WC/cloakroom adjoining.
At half landing level, the well-appointed family bathroom incorporates a full suite, whilst an office/5th bedroom has French doors to a private south facing roof terrace. There are two elegant double bedrooms, one with an en suite shower room, occupying the main first floor frontage, with a further two second floor bedrooms. each with southerly views.
There is a highly private south facing rear garden, accessed from the house and with pedestrian access from Austin Street. It incorporates paved terraced areas, flowering and shrub borders and a marvellous cherry tree.
Parking Space: Possibility of a car parking space nearby, ask for more details.
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South Kesteven District Council T: 01476 406080. Council Tax Band F
Fixtures & Fittings
All curtains, light fittings and garden statuary are specifically excluded from the sale but may be available by separate negotiation.
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The Oak House is a tardis! So much space on offer and plenty of character too!Charlotte Paton