Stunning four bedroom detached village home in a desirable location with a contemporary finish whilst retaining period features.
Whitegates Farmhouse is an attractive period property, finished to an excellent standard by the current owner occupiers to provide a contemporary family home. Aspects such as the Cat 5 network, CCTV and iPad control centre contribute towards the modern conveniences whilst features such as the exposed beams and hardwood windows and doors retain its original character.
A pleasant, canopied entrance leads off the driveway to the right hand side of the property and into the superb open plan kitchen diner. The dual aspect dining area benefits a vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, two doors out to the rear garden and limestone flooring. Adjacent to the dining area sits the stunning breakfast kitchen which incorporates a range of hand crafted and hand painted solid wood base and wall cabinets with American walnut & granite work surfaces. A central chef's island with breakfast bar houses a Siemens gas domino, four area induction hob and downdraft extractor. There are further integrated appliances within the cabinets including wine cooler, two dishwashers, Liebherr larder fridge, AEG larder freezer, three separate Siemens ovens all with oven/grill, one with steam addition and the other microwave, all WiFi enabled.
An inner hallway off the dining area leads onto a ground floor cloaks and a laundry room with further base and wall storage, plumbing for additional appliances and shower. Off the hallway to the front of the property sits a charming dual aspect snug with full height wood panelling. Adjacent to the snug is the 26ft sitting room enjoying views over the garden featuring a central exposed oak beam. There is a small library area to the south elevation, off which stairs ascend to the first floor accommodation.
To the first floor are two bedrooms and family bathroom; A generous master suite including a dressing room with fitted wardrobes and a contemporary three piece en suite shower room with a large walk-in shower, pedestal wash hand basin and low level W.C. To the opposite side of the landing is a second double bedroom with en suite and under stairs walk-in wardrobe with drawer unit. The main family bathroom is fitted with a high flush Burlington W.C, pedestal wash hand basin and a stone freestanding bath with wall mounted mixer taps and shower head. At second floor level there are a further two double bedrooms, both feature original exposed beams, with the larger of the two bedrooms also benefiting fitted wardrobes and a three piece en suite bathroom including freestanding bath.
Double timber gates lead off Long Street and onto the gravel driveway, providing ample off-street parking in addition to the garage which benefits internal lighting, power and first floor storage. The delightful walled garden is predominately laid to lawn with border planting and raised beds. There is a full width flagstone seating area off the dining room, in addition there are two further gravelled seating areas to the north east and north west border. A brick built and timber clad external office is fitted with a network, heating, power and lighting, providing a useful operating space for those working from home.
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