Charming cottage in a quiet village, tranquil village setting with established gardens.
The Homstead is believed to date from the late 17th century and is built of a timber frame, rendered under a thatched reed roof. The property is Grade II Listed being of special architectural or historical importance. Many period features remain such as exposed timbers, open fireplaces, mullion windows, tiled and oak floors and original doors. Over the years the property has been sympathetically extended and enhanced, retaining many period features, whilst offering a peaceful village life. The property is set well back from the road with well-proportioned rooms and good ceiling heights.
The ground floor accommodation comprises; an open plan dining room/reception with an open fireplace. A light and bright sun room lies off the reception room with exposed timbers and a wooden floor. The family room is directly behind the reception room and affords a wood burning stove and has an opening into the kitchen/breakfast room. The kitchen has a range cooker, base and wall mounted units. French doors give access through to the conservatory. The conservatory faces the delightful gardens, which is accessed through French doors. Adjacent to the conservatory is a bedroom/playroom with an en suite shower room.
The first floor is reached via two separate staircases. The principal bedroom is partially vaulted and has a delightful triple aspect and walk in cupboard. There are a further three bedrooms, one with an en suite shower room and a family bathroom.
The property is approached over a gravel entrance with a gravelled area providing ample parking and turning area. Directly in front of the house is a lawned area with a charming rose arbour leading from the front gate up to the front door. The rear garden is mainly laid to lawn with established beds as well as mature trees providing a high degree of privacy seclusion. There is also a pond and brick well. A patio is situated off the conservatory, perfect for al fresco dining.
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The Homestead is a delightful property in a very lovely hamlet setting surrounded by unspoiled countryside.Tom OrfordProperty agent