Charming five bedroom period property in village location with generous, attractive garden and off road parking.
An attractive, Grade II listed thatched house in a central village location with exceptional garden and off road parking. Formally two cottages of ironstone and brick construction, the property now provides a family home with flexible accommodation.
This charming property comprises well-proportioned reception rooms with features including exposed stone walls, beams and an inglenook fireplace.
The dining hall provides room for entertaining as well as access to the other reception rooms and garden. The dual aspect drawing room has a door to the garden, stone fireplace and exposed stone walls and stairs to the first floor.
The sitting room benefits from an inglenook fireplace and leads into the large kitchen / breakfast room. This has fitted base and wall units with granite work surfaces, ceramic sink, in-built microwave, door into the garden and space for a table. There is also a traditional bread oven in the corner.
The utility room leads from the kitchen and benefits from fitted base units, in built cupboards, in built white goods, a door to the garden, a feature window onto the garden with external period stable door. There is ladder access into a storage area / workroom, which sits above the utility room. There is also a study and shower room on the ground floor, enhancing the flexibility of the property.
The first floor, which can be accessed via two separate staircases provides four double bedrooms with exposed beams, a shower room and a family bathroom.
The second floor provides a fifth bedroom leading to an attic storage area, which could potentially be converted into an en suite bathroom, subject to the relevant consents. There is also additional attic storage that could potentially be converted, subject to relevant consents.
The extensive landscaped garden provides the rare opportunity of a substantial enclosed garden in a central village setting. It comprises a courtyard garden, large lawn, flower beds (including an impressive rose bed), pergola, greenhouse, fruit trees and substantial vegetable garden.
A traditional brick outbuilding currently providing two stores, with potential for alternative uses including home office, subject to relevant consents. There is also off road parking for two cars.
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This attractive period house is a rare find: I love the large garden. Its central location in this vibrant village with good transport links to London adds to its appeal.Catherine Scandrett