A charming semi-detached Grade II listed cottage with parking, set within this picturesque village.
8 Church Cottages is an 18th century Grade II listed semi-detached cottage with flint stone elevations, situated in the sought after village of Shoreham. The characterful accommodation is arranged over two floors and there is planning permission to extend and re-configure the ground floor (16/02386/HOUSE). Of particular note is the substantial home office located within the delightful rear garden. The house benefits from off road parking, and is well located for local towns, road and rail links.
Features include exposed beams, vaulted ceilings, an exposed brick chimney breast, slate tile flooring and thumb latch doors.
The covered porch and front door opens directly to the spacious sitting/dining room, which benefits from a fireplace with wood burner, and has views over the front garden. Stairs rise to the first floor and there is useful under stairs storage.
The kitchen is fitted with Shaker-style wall and base units with work surfaces incorporating a butler sink. Appliances include a range style oven with extractor fan over and an integrated freezer. There is space for a dishwasher and a fridge. The kitchen benefits from a lovely view over the garden and has access to outside.
A large storage cupboard provides space for a washing machine.
There is a ground floor snug with views to the side which adjoins a compact shower room with hand basin and W.C.
There is a useful storage room, which could also be utilised as a study or playroom.
The first floor master bedroom has a vaulted ceiling, views to the rear and benefits from a built-in wardrobe.
The stylish en suite bathroom has a vaulted ceiling and comprises a striking copper roll top bath, feature curved stone shower cubicle, pedestal wash basin, W.C. and built-in storage. This room completes the accommodation.
The house is approached via a gravelled driveway and path, which provides parking and leads to the front door. There are established beds planted with shrubs and plants including lavender, roses and spring bulbs.
The attractive rear garden is predominantly laid to timber decking, which wraps around the house, providing an ideal area for al fresco entertaining. There is also a built-in seating area. A pond is enclosed by a post railing, with a further paved and gravelled area with well stocked borders, including bamboo, evergreen shrubs, vines, forsythia, spring bulbs and an apple tree. There is also a useful garden implement store and an enclosed oil tank.
Within the garden is a substantial and versatile timber clad home office, which has power and lighting connected.
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This delightful cottage is full of character and has the benefit of planning permission and off road parking, right in the heart of this popular village.Oliver Hodges