An elegant 18th Century Grade II Listed home, set in an outstanding location adjoining farm land
Folly Cottage is a delightful Grade II listed cottage. Believed to have been built in the 18th century and extended over the years and is now beautifully presented, having been extensively refurbished and updated by the present owners.
The property is entered via a welcoming entrance hall with cloakroom featuring limestone walls and flooring. The hand painted country style kitchen/breakfast room offers spotlighting, limestone flooring and granite work surfaces. The kitchen appliances consist of a built in dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer, oven and hob. Further along the hall a cosy dining room can be found with solid oak flooring and exposed timber beams which are a feature throughout the property. The dual aspect living room features a charming fireplace and study area. French doors provide access out into the gardens which is great for entertaining.
The master bedroom provides wonderful views of the neighbouring farmland and offers a range of built in wardrobes, Seagrass flooring and exposed timber beams. There is also an en suite bathroom with Porcelanosa floor tiles, Fired earth a roll top bath, toilet and basin with Hans Groh taps. Along the hallway there is a dual aspect guest bedroom with exposed timber beams, Seagrass flooring, built in wardrobes and an en suite featuring Porcelanosa wall and floor tiles and large glass shower with a skylight taking full advantage of the natural daylight. The third bedroom has built in wardrobes and a country style hand painted en suite bathroom.
The property is approached through double electric timber gate leading to a gravel parking area for several cars. The gardens are partly walled and screened with hedging to provide privacy and enhance the wonderful far reaching views over the surrounding countryside. They have been creatively landscaped and terraced giving an area of paddock, lawned gardens, flower beds and are ideal for entertaining and enjoying the beautiful setting.
The main features include; the heated swimming pool with sun terrace, pool house and changing room. Paddock, screened with hedging to three sides. Part walled lawned garden with specimen trees and flowerbeds. A stone terrace surrounds the cottage interspersed with raised beds. In all the gardens and grounds extend to 0.7 acres. The triple garage has been converted into an annexe and comprises a bedroom, snug, kitchen and shower room, a single garage remains as well as a separate detached single garage.
Photos taken October 2017
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Elegant house in a private rural location and yet easily accessible to Windsor and LondonStephen Christie-Miller