CHARMING CHARACTER COTTAGE OFFERING AN EXCELLENT OPPORTUNITY TO RENOVATE & REFURBISH, SET IN ESTABLISHED GARDENS WITHIN THIS POPULAR VILLAGE
2 Grange Cottages is a charming semi-detached ragstone cottage with brick quoins, built in 1876. Situated in the heart of the sought after village of Shipbourne, this character property offers the incoming purchaser a superb opportunity to renovate and refurbish, subject to the necessary building consents. 2 Grange Cottages has lovely established gardens, with wonderful views over the village green to the front and countryside beyond, and is well located for local towns, road and rail links.
The front door opens directly to the entrance hall, which has a view over the front garden and stairs rising to the first floor.
The reception rooms comprise a light-filled sitting room featuring a generous bay window and window seat, an open fireplace with a brick surround and tiled hearth, a built-in storage cupboard and recessed alcove. The dining room has built-in storage cupboards, a view to outside and access to the greenhouse and the rear terrace.
The kitchen has an outlook to the side and a modest range of base and wall units with a work top incorporating a single sink. There is a Cannon electric oven and space for a washing machine.
Stairs rise to the first floor landing which has a view to the side.
There are two bedrooms on this floor, both benefiting from built-in wardrobes and views to either the front or rear gardens. One bedroom has access to a staircase rising to the second floor/attic bedroom.
The modern shower room is well appointed with a pedestal wash basin and W.C. There is also an airing cupboard.
The second floor comprises an attic room with built-in storage and a boxed in water tank.
The house is approached over a paved driveway, providing parking for several cars, and leading to the rear where the detached garage is located.
To the front of the property is an area of lawn enclosed by hedging and a picket fence. The front elevations are adorned with jasmine and the established borders include peonies, evergreen shrubs, bluebells, wild geranium and spring bulbs.
To the rear of the property is a generous paved area, with a brick store room/utility room. A path of meandering stepping stones leads through the wonderful part walled lawned garden, which is flanked on both sides by well stocked borders, including roses, spring bulbs, palm trees, buddleia, conifer and established evergreen shrubs and trees. In total the plot amounts to about 0.11 of an acre.
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Located in the popular village of Shipbourne, this is a superb opportunity to give this pretty ragstone cottage a new lease of life.David Johnston