Detached early Victorian cottage with garaging, garden and outdoor pool.
Maple Lodge is pretty detached house, believed to date from the early to mid-nineteenth century with later additions; it has chequered brick elevations under a recently refurbished clay tiled roof and predominantly sash windows with some double glazing. The property is beautifully presented, and extremely well suited to family life. The floorplans give an excellent overview of the full extent and layout of Maple Park Lodge, and should be referred to as a comprehensive guide to the accommodation.
The drawing room is of particular note; it is dual aspect to either side of the house and has a large inglenook fireplace set with a woodburning stove. It is complemented by a cosy family room, which could be used a study; the dining room is open to the kitchen, which is fitted with bespoke wood cabinets set under granite worktops. It is well-equipped with a seven burner calor gas-fired range stove with two ovens, two integrated dishwashers each sited either side of the double Butler sink, a central island offering a breakfast bar, and space for a fridge freezer. The dining room has plenty of space for table and chairs, and the adjoining conservatory gives access to the boot room, cellar and rear garden. A utility room and a cloakroom are accessed via the entrance hall and complete the ground floor.
There are five bedrooms situated on the first floor, one with en suite shower room, and a family bathroom with a contemporary fittings including a freestanding bath and separate walk-in shower.
The principal suite occupies the second floor; there is a dual aspect galleried dressing area with fitted wardrobes, an impressive dual aspect bedroom and a luxury bathroom with copper bath and walk-in shower.
Maple Park Lodge is approached from Golf Club Lane via a gravelled drive, offering parking ahead of the detached outbuilding which comprises car port, bike store and workshop with power connected. The front door is set in the eastern elevation, sheltered by an impressive oakframed open porch.
The gardens are laid out in distinct areas, with the main garden lying to the south of the house and planted with a range mature shrubs, fruit trees and flowers planted, with a sandstone terrace adjoining the house. The heated outdoor pool is surrounded by decking.
To the north of the house is a spacious terrace giving access to the boiler room, with an elevated levelled lawn beyond, which could be laid out as kitchen garden. The house is well-screened to the north by mature hedging. In all, about 0.54 of an acre.
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