Grade II listed family house designed to meet contemporary needs in a village setting.
This unique timber framed Grade II listed family home dates from the early to mid-17th century and boasts a wealth of period features. Of note these include wattle and daub walls, impressive oak beams throughout and wide oak board floors.
The charming property has been lovingly restored and sensitively modernised by the current owners to include rewiring, replumbing, new central heating and internal reconfiguration.
In its current form the property meets contemporary lifestyle needs well with a dual-aspect open plan dining/ kitchen area featuring an LPG wood burning' stove set within a rustic brick surround. The kitchen area boasts bespoke oak door cupboards, integrated appliances, a range cooker, limestone flooring and granite surfaces. This area originally served as the milking parlour and evidence of its past can be seen in the kitchens beams and layout. The dining area retains many of the original features from when it served as the house's original kitchen block including wrought iron hooks in the beams and an unusual under stair jam cupboard .
From the knot garden, the oak front door opens to a stone flagged hall with timbered walls and an inner hall area with impressive oak treaded staircase with Jacobean style turned spindles.
A cloakroom/bathroom lies off with a contemporary suite, travertine tiling and an over bath shower. The property's cellar is accessed via the hall and offers additional storage and great potential to create a wine cellar.
A triple-aspect sitting room with a beamed ceiling lies off the hall to the left and has a real fire set in a stone style surround. A second reception room with dual-aspect and oak sprung floor serves as a sitting room, playroom or generous home office.
There are three double character filled bedrooms on the first floor and a grand boutique bathroom. The two largest bedrooms are dual-aspect and the third benefits from a beautiful wide oak floor. The impressive dual-aspect bathroom boasts oak floors, Travertine tiling, a double ended bath, twin wash hand basins, timbered walls and a separate shower area with a walk-in shower with rain and hand showers.
A laundry room is also located on this floor with a sink and built in cupboards. This room provides great potential for a further bathroom/ shower room.
The second floor is accessed via a staircase from the inner landing and leads up to a study/ library landing area off which there are two further double bedrooms and lovely A framed trusses. The second bedroom has a full width range of bespoke fitted wardrobes, enabling this floor to offer a principal suite with a dressing room if preferred. Attic storage is also accessed via this floor.
The property is set within well-established and substantial grounds extending to 0.44 acres. The grounds have been arranged to provide a formal knot garden to the west, a stone flagged terrace area to the rear, a productive vegetable garden and soft fruit orchard to the east and large grassed area to the side. There is a large garden store to the north of the property.
The property is accessed via a gravel driveway with a large parking area to the south and secondary gated pedestrian access provided from north.
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An amazing village house of characterMark Holden