A beautiful double-fronted period stone village house with an in and out' driveway and annex, within attractive south facing gardens of almost an acre.
Cromwell House is a beautiful stone property occupying a discreet position on the edge of West Deeping within mature landscaped gardens.
Grade II listed, the 17th century house had early 19th century extensions, and more recently, since 2008 has been extensively renovated, including the re-plumbing and electrical rewiring of the house.
The house has a pleasing flow to its accommodation for modern family living, whilst also retaining the desired period features along with the era's graceful proportions, and its principal rooms connect well with the gardens. The separate annex, which has been used as an office suite in recent years, requires little alteration for use as an ancillary cottage for guests or relatives, with the use of the secondary drive entrance. The gardens are a delight, partially walled with formal lawns, box hedging and fruit trees, along with a stream; the gardens extend to about 0.96 acres
The attractive front door beneath a fanlight opens within the south facing house's wisteria clad frontage into a large, stone flagged entrance dining hallway, with a stone fireplace and shuttered sash window, which sets the tone for the property's fabulous proportions and feel.
The dining hallway is flanked by a triple aspect drawing room, with light oak parquet flooring, French doors to the garden and stone fireplace, and a 16' symmetrical sitting room which adjoins the kitchen, with a large inglenook fireplace housing a wood burning stove.
The spacious kitchen/breakfast room has French doors to the kitchen courtyard garden and is ideal for informal entertaining with room for a large table. The room is fitted with an extensive suite with large drawers and cupboards, integrated appliances and floor units and island, with inset sinks, under granite worktops.
The ground floor is completed with a utility room, a dual-aspect office (or play room) with fitted bookshelves, two cloakrooms and access to the triple garage.
At first floor, the principal bedroom is fabulously proportioned with large built-in wardrobes and fine views over the garden, with a luxurious full suite en suite, with a free standing roll top bath, double sinks and a separate shower. The guest bedroom has an en suite shower room, whilst the three further bedrooms are served by a well-appointed family bathroom. The staircase rises to a vast attic offering excellent storage.
The separate annex, which has been used as an office suite in recent years, requires little alteration for use as an ancillary cottage for guests or relatives, with the use of the secondary drive entrance. The gardens are a delight, partially walled with formal lawns, box hedging and fruit trees, along with a stream; the gardens extend to about 0.96 acres.
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I was so surprised by the proportions and the flow of this beautiful period house which, on the edge of a village and within the most beautiful gardens of almost an acre, offers so much for families.James Abbott