A superbly presented detached period cottage in an elevated setting enjoying far reaching rural views.
Skelder is believed to date back to 1806 and sits in approximately a third of an acre. The property was subject to an extensive renovation in 2009. The cottage offers light-filled rooms with the morning sun on the front of the house, midday over the south facing veranda and afternoon to the rear.
The appealing and flexible accommodation comprises a hallway which leads through to a double sitting room which benefits from a fireplace and multi-fuel stove (back boiler for water heating boost). There is a snug area with some exposed stud work. The bespoke open plan kitchen/dining room provides a Heritage Range stove and floor to ceiling picture windows to the rear. Also on the ground floor are two further bedrooms with the end bedroom having doors out to the south facing gardens and electric awning over. There is a further bedroom, shower room and the utility room.
On the first floor is the principal bedroom with Juliette balcony and en suite shower room. There are a further two bedrooms and a family bathroom.
The rear gardens are mainly laid to lawn with dispersed flower and shrub borders and assorted fruit trees. There is a garden summer house, shed and detached garage with additional private off street parking and gated hard standing.
Further benefits include an efficient H2 advanced boost heating system, that co-ordinates the multi fuel stove back boiler with the main oil fired boiler. In addition the property has been rewired, partially re-roofed, has part under floor heating downstairs and is double glazed.
Mains water & electricity. Oil fired central heating. New private drainage tank.
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The cottage is wonderfully presented and occupies a superb position at the end of a tranquil hamlet with elevated views over particularly attractive undulating countryside.Tom Orford