Significantly enlarged and completely refurbished in 2014 The Old Shop is an extremely spacious 2-bedroom cottage on a large South East facing plot with uninterrupted views over open country
The front door leads into the porch which in turn leads into the open plan downstairs living area. Immediately to the left is the cloakroom. The L shaped open plan kitchen area has a porcelain tiled floor, Shaker style wall and floor units, wood block work surfaces and a 2 Hob 2 Oven Electric Aga. From the kitchen, through an open doorway, is a secondary kitchen area or Butler's Pantry fitted with the same Shaker style wall and floor units and fitted with an integrated Neff double over with counter top ceramic hob and sink along with space for a large Fridge Freezer. The sitting and dining room area has engineered oak flooring. In the lounge area the corner granite fireplace with recessed wood burner is the main feature whilst the dining area is in a Box Bay with views and access directly on the rear terrace and garden.
An oak staircase leads to the first floor landing off which are the two double bedrooms and bathroom. The larger of the two bedrooms has a Juliet balcony which affords quite splendid views out across the fields to the sea, whilst the second has views out over open countryside a built-in wardrobe and access to under eaves storage. The bathroom has a modern white suite, separate quadrant shower and underfloor electric heating
Accessed via the rear terrace is the Storage & Utility room which is fitted with both floor and wall mounted units, sink, washing machine with ample space for a tumble drier if required. This is also the engine room of the house as the GeoThermall Heat pump, Hot Water cylinder, Private Water treatment (UV light and filter) are all located here.
GARDENS & THE EXTERIOR
FRONT: - The property sits at a slightly lower level than the lane and is partially hidden by both Spotted Laurel and Grisilinia hedges. The approach to the front door is by a shared driveway with a small gravelled area to the left of the front porch and to the right, entrance via a gate, to the side patio and rear terrace and gardens.
REAR GARDEN: - To the side of the property is the secluded patio area, which is a real suntrap, flanked by the Spotted Laurel hedge and a raised dry stone wall well stock flower bed. Continue round to the rear of the house to the terrace which extends the full width of the house with. From here there are steps leading up to the parking area There is further access at the top of the garden via a 5-Bar gate which is directly opposite a further 5-Bar gate leading into the paddock. The Garden is square in shape and is mainly laid to lawn with a Cornish Hedge planted wall being the outstanding feature
Mains & Private Water, Private Drainage & Electricity
GeoThermal Ground Source Heat Pump providing underfloor heating downstairs
Electric Heating upstairs
(Note: The property receives payments of £250 per quarter for not using grid energy and cutting CO2 emissions. This will remain for a further 5 years)
Broadband: BT Superfast Fibre 2 available
Strictly by prior appointment with Savills.
FIXTURES AND FITTINGS
Only those mentioned in these sales particulars are included in the sale. All others such as curtains, light fittings, garden ornaments, etc. are specifically excluded but may be available by separate negotiation.
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2. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, images and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents and Savills have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise.
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A beautifully presented bright and spacious two-bedroom cottage in an idyllic rural location with far reaching views over open countrysideGeorge Hill