GUIDE PRICE £575,000 - £600,000. This delightful Grade II listed stone-built detached period residence occupies a rural location with fabulous panoramic views over the surrounding countryside and beyond. The property was created by combining two cottages into one many years ago and has retained much of the original character with exposed beams and roof timbers, feature stonework walls, stone flagged floors, mullioned windows, exposed fireplaces, etc.
The property underwent a full programme of modernisation during 2006/2007 which included the addition of a fantastic Living/Dining Kitchen extension having a fully glazed rear elevation with oak framing and doors opening out to the rear garden and wonderful views. There is a gas fired central heating system, multi fuel stove in the sitting room, oak internal doors with cast iron latches, and hardwood double glazed windows. There are ample gardens, off road parking, substantial timber workshop, and an adjoining paddock all amounting to around 0.64 of an acre. In all, this is a fabulous family sized rural retreat well worth viewing.
GROUND FLOOR The front entrance door opens into:-
ENTRANCE LOBBY A timber door with glass panel then leads into the sitting room.
SITTING ROOM 18' 1" x 16' 9" (5.51m x 5.11m) This reception room as a wealth of features including mullioned windows to the front with seat below, delightful views, beams, chimney breast housing a multi fuel stove, and cupboards to both sides of the chimney breast. The sitting room also has ceiling spotlights, and wood effect flooring.
DINING ROOM 18' 1" x 16' 9" (5.51m x 5.11m) A good sized dining room again having stone mullioned windows with seat beneath, beams, and a living flame gas fired grate on stone hearth with canopy over set into the exposed stone chimney breast with a recessed display area to one side. This room is finished with ceiling spotlights, and wood effect flooring.
DINING/LIVING KITCHEN 23' x 13' 5" (7.01m x 4.09m) The hub of the house with the kitchen area taking up probably two thirds of the room with the remaining space being left to use as a comfy sitting or casual dining area with lovely views out at the rear. The kitchen is fitted with a range of wall, drawer, base and matching island units having granite work surfaces over incorporating a twin bowl ceramic sink with mixer tap. Appliance include a range cooker set into a mock chimney breast, American style fridge/freezer with water & ice dispenser, dishwasher, and wine cooler. There are ceiling spotlights, glass fronted illuminated display cabinets, and the fully glazed rear elevation lets in plenty of natural light, and a pair of glazed doors open out to the rear patio and garden. A door from the living kitchen then leads through to a run of ancillary rooms as follows:-
CLOAKS/BOOT ROOM A useful area with slate tiled floor and windows to the rear.
W.C. Fitted with a white suite comprising a pedestal wash basin, and low flush w.c. There are ceiling spotlights, extractor fan, and slate tiled floor.
UTILITY ROOM 6' 2" x 4' 10" (1.88m x 1.47m) There is plumbing for a washing machine, and space for a tumble dryer beneath a work surface. Window to the rear, and slate tiled floor.
STUDY HALLWAY 18' 1" x 6' 2" (5.51m x 1.88m) A useable space currently utilised as a study and giving access to the staircase rising to the first floor with useful under stairs storage, and windows to the rear.
LANDING With delightful views to the rear, and being open to the exposed roof timbers and ceiling spotlights.
MASTER BEDROOM 14' 5" x 13' 1" (4.39m x 3.99m) Having a bank of stone mullioned windows to the front providing countryside views. There are some impressive and most unusual roof timbers on display in this good sized master bedroom.
EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM 14' 5" x 4' 7" (4.39m x 1.4m) Fitted with a white suite comprising a pedestal wash basin, low flush w.c., and a good sized walk-in shower cubicle with mains shower over. There are polished sandstone tiled walls and floor, ceiling spotlights, loft access, and an extractor fan.
BEDROOM 2 14' 5" x 9' 2" (4.39m x 2.79m) A good sized bedroom which is open to the roof pitch, and has stone mullioned windows to the front offering fine views.
BEDROoM 3 14' 5" x 9' 2" (4.39m x 2.79m) Another double bedroom again having beams and stone mullioned windows to the front. The original stone chimney breast has been exposed with the fireplace having enhancer lighting inside. There is a former window opening now providing a display niche which also has a spotlight above it.
BEDROOM 4 12' 6" x 5' 7" (3.81m x 1.7m) A generously sized single bedroom with window and views to the rear. Beamed ceiling.
DRESSING ROOM 8' 6" x 6' 2" (2.59m x 1.88m) Accessed off the landing is this very useful room with loft access and houses the central heating boiler.
HOUSE BATHROOM 9' 6" x 5' 7" (2.9m x 1.7m) Fitted with a traditional style suite comprising a roll top bath with mixer tap and hand held shower head, low flush w.c., and wash basin set into a marble vanity top resting on an ornate wooden cabinet. The bathroom also has polished sandstone tiled walls and floor. There are mullioned windows to the rear, exposed beams, and a radiator/towel warmer.
TENURE We are informed that the property is freehold. You should ask your conveyancer to confirm this for you.
OUTSIDE The front garden is mainly lawned with borders planted with trees and shrubs inside the stone boundary wall. There is a wrought iron gate in the wall giving way to the stone path leading to a fuel store and the front entrance door. There is a driveway leading up to a pair of timber gates that give way to further parking at the side of the house and access to the detached timber workshop, with light and power laid on, that measures approximately 20' x 10'. The rear garden is of a good size and is mainly lawned with a flagged patio area in front of the glazed kitchen elevation. There is a summer house to the rear of the workshop. You will find external lighting, electric supply points, and water tap. The adjoining paddock can be accessed either from the driveway, or directly from the road via a 5-bar gate. The house, gardens, and paddock amount to an area of approximately 0.64 of an acre.
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