4 Bedrooms Cottage for Sale

Main Road, Shelford, Nottingham


  • Characterful Cottage
  • Four Bedrooms
  • UPVC Double Glazing & OFCH
  • Wealth Of Original Features
  • Beautiful Landscaped Gardens
  • Sought After Village Location. EPC Rating E

Full Description

Built in the 1830s, this characterful cottage offers a wealth of charm, and is situated right in the heart of the beautiful village of Shelford. Enjoying open countryside views, the property is within easy reach of a wealth of local facilities including shops, churches, restaurants, public houses, and schools.

Extended over the years to create a versatile home and provide spacious accommodation, the property has an entrance hall, playroom/family room, living room, dining room, breakfast kitchen, utility room, conservatory, storage/boiler room and w/c to the ground floor, with the first floor landing giving access to three generous size bedrooms, a single bedroom, and the four piece family bathroom.

Benefiting from oil fired central heating and UPVC double glazing throughout, the property has an attractive well stocked and mature landscaped garden with pond and central apple tree to the side, and a large gravelled driveway providing off road parking to the rear (parking area leased from the Crown Estate), plus a further fully enclosed courtyard garden to the rear.

The property also boasts a wealth of characterful features including original internal doors, an open fireplace, a multi fuel burner, and exposed beams.

Early viewing is highly recommended.


Vale Cottage can be located from Shelford Hill and Main Road, Shelford.


Wooden Entrance Door

Giving access into:-

Entrance Hallway

An alarm control panel, tiling to floor, stairs rising to the first floor, wall lights, doors giving access into the dining room, w/c, utility room, playroom/family room, and the:-


Fitted with a range of 'Shaker' style wall, drawer and base units, with under lighting, tiled splashbacks, marble work surface and matching upstands, 'Belfast' sink with mixer tap, integrated dishwasher and under counter fridge, SMEG rangemaster cooker (See note below), with an extractor hood over.

Double glazed windows to the front, side and rear elevations, tiling to floor, radiator, beams to ceiling.

Ground Floor W/C

Fitted with a two piece suite comprising a low level flush w/c and wash hand basin, with tiled splashbacks.

Opaque UPVC double glazed window to the side elevation, ceiling light point, radiator, consumer electric unit.

Dining Room

Wall lights, beams to ceiling, column radiator, UPVC double glazed French doors opening into the:-


Of timber construction and double glazed construction, with tiling to floor, radiator, and glazed panelled doors opening to the rear garden.

Playroom/Family Room

UPVC double glazed window to the rear elevation overlooking the courtyard garden, beams to ceiling, radiator, door into:-

Living Room

Two UPVC double glazed windows to the front elevation, a multi fuel stove set on a tiled hearth with a brick surround, wall lights, beams to ceiling, two column radiators.

Utility Room

Fitted with wall and base units with tiled splashbacks and roll edge work surfaces over, inset stainless steel sink unit and mixer tap, space and plumbing for a washing machine, space for an American style fridge/freezer and tumble dryer.

UPVC double glazed window to the rear elevation, tiling to floor, vaulted ceiling, radiator, ceiling light point, double doors opening out to the rear courtyard, door into:-

Storage/Boiler Room

UPVC double glazed window to the rear elevation, central heating boiler, ceiling light point, pedestrian door into the garden.


First Floor Landing

UPVC double glazed window to the rear elevation with open views of the countryside beyond, ceiling spotlights, radiator, doors giving access to four bedrooms and the family bathroom.

Bedroom One

Two UPVC double glazed windows to the side elevation and a UPVC double glazed window to the rear elevation with fabulous open views of the fields beyond, sloping ceiling, built-in fitted wardrobes, ceiling spotlights, radiator.

Family Bathroom

Fitted with a four piece suite comprising a corner bath with a handheld shower attachment, a corner shower enclosure with an electric shower, a vanity wash hand basin with mixer tap, and a low level flush w/c.

Opaque UPVC double glazed window to the rear elevation, shaver connection point, laminate flooring, heated towel rail, ceiling spotlights.

Bedroom Two

UPVC double glazed window to the front elevation, built-in fitted wardrobes, ceiling spotlights, radiator.

Bedroom Three

UPVC double glazed windows to the front and side elevations, built-in fitted wardrobes, loft access hatch (giving access to the insulated loft space above), ceiling spotlights, radiator, airing cupboard.

Bedroom Four

UPVC double glazed window to the front elevation, built-in wardrobes, ceiling spotlights, loft access hatch, (giving access to the loft space above), radiator.


The beautifully landscaped front garden, is privately enclosed with hedged, timber fenced and walled boundaries.

There is a paved patio seating area adjacent to the property, plus well stocked and mature flower and shrub borders, a central mature apple tree, shaped lawn and fenced pond beyond.

There is a further patio area at the end of the garden with a metal shed and brick outhouse, ideal for additional storage, (power and lighting connected). There is also timber gated access, an oil tank, and a pathway leading to the rear courtyard garden.


The rear courtyard garden is privately enclosed by walled boundaries, and includes paved patio, mature flowering wisteria, and an established fig tree. The courtyard also houses a timber shed.

There is private access for up to three car parking spaces.

Please Note

The driveway is accessed off Pinfold Lane and in turn gives access to two/three car parking spaces which are leased out from Crown Estates at £360.00 per year. The driveway itself has a right of way access which is attached to the deeds.

Referral Arrangement Note

Thomas James Estate Agents always refer sellers (and will offer to refer buyers) to Knights PLC, Premier Property Lawyers, Ives & Co, Curtis & Parkinson, Bryan & Armstrong, and Marchants for conveyancing services (as above). It is your decision as to whether or not you choose to deal with these conveyancers. Should you decide to use the conveyancers named above, you should know that Thomas James Estate Agents would receive a referral fee of between £120 and £240 including VAT from them, for recommending you to them.


Floorplan for Main Road, Shelford, Nottingham



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