A stunning period former Farmhouse positioned at the top of a quiet cul-de-sac, enjoying a private, elevated position.
The property is positioned at the top of a quiet cul-de-sac,
enjoying a private, elevated position. Smeath Farm is so
called after Rushey Smeath, a pond area that used to front
the property when it was originally owned by the well-known Smalley family.
Access to the front of the property from the storm porch with a useful fitted shoe and cloak storage. This leads on to the charming sitting room, featuring a brick built fireplace with oak mantle and an inset log burner. Adjacent to the sitting room, also to the front elevation lies a cosy snug, benefiting an original cast iron open fireplace with a brick hearth and timber surround and mantle.
The superb, open plan kitchen diner occupies the full width of the house to the rear and is accessible via the double doors off the snug and via the sitting room. A high quality Osbornes kitchen designed with the farmhouse in mind, incorporates a range of high quality base and wall units, a glass fronted dresser, granite work surfaces and a breakfast bar area. There are a collection of integrated appliances within the kitchen to include a Rangemaster oven with a 5-burner gas hob and extractor above, a Siemens dishwasher, a built-in fridge freezer and a De Dietrich microwave. The dining area benefits from a sliding door out to the rear and lends access to an internal lobby, off which sits the ground floor W.C, integral garage access and a utility room providing further base and wall storage, and plumbing for additional appliances and a
secondary sink. The kitchen also benefits from underfloor
Stairs ascend from the sitting room to the first floor landing,
allowing access to the four bedrooms at this level and the
family bathroom suite. The master bedroom sits to the front elevation and holds extensive fitted wardrobes, dressing table, chest of drawers and benefits from air conditioning.
Adjacent to the master bedroom, bedroom three also benefits from built-in wardrobes, air conditioning and a front aspect view. To the rear of the property there is a single bedroom and a third double bedroom which boasts a newly fitted three piece en suite shower room. The family bathroom suite has also been
recently refurbished and is fitted with a large walk-in shower with rainfall shower head, a bath, a low level W.C, a chrome heated towel rail and a his and hers wall mounted sink vanity unit.
A block paved drive to the front aspect provides ample off-street parking in addition to the large single garage which
benefits an electrically operated door, internal power and lighting and entry door into the rear hallway. There are two lawned areas to the front in addition to raised bedding areas and mature border planting.
The delightful expansive rear garden has been meticulously
maintained, made up of a central lawn with mature, planted and hedged boundaries, a hidden garden to the foot of the plot, a feature pond with stream and a raised decking platform with fixed seating and sunken hot tub. There is also an original
characterful pigsty useful for extra garden storage.
Mains electricity, gas fired central heating, drainage and water are understood to be connected to the property.
Strictly by appointment with Savills
View payable Stamp Duty for this property
A rare opportunity to acquire a period farmhouse with local history, occupying a delightful 0.25 acre plot.Luke Billson