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Detached 4 bed Canalside Cottage, Clayworth, Retford, Nottinghamshire [Ref: 0119]

Price: £Offers IRO £325,000
Status: On the market Thursday, 15 March 2018 23:20

The Smithy
Wheatley Road
DN22 9AL

The Smithy is a charming period cottage providing accommodation retaining many traditional features.


The property enjoys an enviable location in the highly regarded village of Clayworth, adjacent to the Chesterfield canal. Previously the village Post Office, the property benefits from versatile four bedroomed accommodation which may suit alternative uses.


The accommodation briefly comprises an entrance hall, inner hall, lounge, dining room, kitchen and bathroom on the ground floor with four bedrooms and a shower room on the first floor.

There is an attached outbuilding which was a former blacksmiths, used presently as a single garage with large store room and gym/workshop area. There is parking space for three cars, enclosed gardens to the front and side, and a delightful terrace overlooking the canal at the rear.




Entrance Hall
Hardwood entrance door with sealed unit double glazed panels, exposed timbers to ceiling, tiled floor, built in cloaks cupboard.

Inner Hall
Stairs to the first floor, tiled floor, exposed timbers to ceiling, wall light point, door to the rear garden.

Brick inglenook fireplace with raised quarry tiled hearth and inset multi fuel stove, exposed beam and timbers to ceiling, built in cupboard with natural pine doors, bow window to the rear, 3 wall light points.


Dining Room
Brick fireplace with raised tiled hearth and inset multi fuel stove, exposed beam and timbers to ceiling, built in crockery cupboard, 3 wall light points and picture light.


Fitted with a range of cupboards and drawers with work surface over, 1½ bowl stainless steel sink with mixer tap, integrated fridge, electric oven, induction hob and extractor hood above, plumbing and space for dishwasher, matching wall cupboards, glazed display cabinets and corner shelving units, exposed timbers to ceiling, open shelving.


Suite comprising corner bath with mixer shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin and close coupled WC, plumbing for automatic washing machine, tiled walls, built in low level storage cupboards.

First Floor

Loft access.

Bedroom 1
Extensive fitted wardrobes, bedside cabinets and drawers, wall light point, window to the rear overlooking the canal.


Bedroom 2
Window to the rear overlooking the canal.


Bedroom 3
Exposed timbers to ceiling, airing cupboard with hot water cylinder and immersion heater, window to the front overlooking fields.


Bedroom 4
Window to the front overlooking fields.


Shower Room
Corner shower cubicle, close coupled WC and pedestal wash hand basin, tiled walls, extractor fan, heated towel rail.


There are gardens to the front of the property enclosed by low walling with railings over. There is parking space for 3 cars, and gated pedestrian access to both sides. Attached to the property is an expansive outbuilding used as a single garage with double doors to the front and stable door to the rear, an open workshop area off and an integral store room with cupboards and shelving and storage space above.

To the South East elevation are the main gardens which offer lawns surrounded by borders, vegetable patches and enclosed to the front and side by mature hedgerow.


To the rear is a delightful paved terrace overlooking the Chesterfield canal, flower beds and established shrubbery.


We are given to understand that the tenure of the property is Freehold.

Mains water, electricity and drainage are connected. Electric heating is installed.

Rating Assessment
We are advised by Bassetlaw District Council that The Smithy is in Council Tax Band E.

Clayworth is a highly sought after village located around 6 miles to the North East of Retford, and a similar distance from Bawtry and Gainsborough. The village has two public houses, The Blacksmiths and Brewers Arms, and Worksop and Retford Boat Club which all act as meeting places for the villagers as well as attracting clientele from the surrounding area.

The village is also well located for the highly regarded private schools in the area.

The commuter is well served by the excellent main line rail link from Retford station into London Kings Cross which takes less than an hour and a half, or the regional motorway network with the A1(M) and M18 within easy reach. Robin Hood Airport is close by providing flights to the continent.

The property is located on the Southern fringes of Clayworth. As you leave the village to the South, the road splits towards North Wheatley to the left and over the canal bridge on the right towards Retford. Bearing left towards North Wheatley the property is the first house on the right.

Contact details: Fine & Country 01302 591000

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