An intriguing Grade II listed property with spacious and versatile accommodation set within this popular historic town
The Old House is an intriguing Grade II listed property believed to date from the early 18th century with later additions. The house was formerly a public house and now provides spacious and versatile accommodation. Character features include exposed wall and ceiling timbers, good ceiling heights to the majority of the house, brick fireplaces, panelled walls, radiator covers and some decorative coloured glass windows. There is a secluded garden and gravelled parking area together with attractive views towards the church.
The reception rooms provide well-proportioned areas for both formal and family living. The sitting room has an outlook to the front with a number of oak pillars and a striking brick fireplace. The dining area is double aspect and open in part to the sitting room. The orangery has double doors to the garden and a roof light allowing light to flood the accommodation.
The spacious kitchen/breakfast room is well-appointed with a comprehensive range of wall and base units and a matching island unit. Granite work surfaces incorporate a 1½ bowl sink and separate preparation sink. Appliances include a Baumatic range, microwave, Bosch dishwasher and space for fridge freezer.
There is a library with an extensive range of fitted bookshelves and an outlook over the stream to the rear.
The cellar comprises a playroom and separate store room.
The master bedroom is located on the first floor and comprises a spacious bedroom with wardrobes, a fireplace and a charming outlook towards the church. The spacious en suite bathroom is well-appointed and is fitted with a range of wardrobes.
There are two further bedrooms on this floor, together with a family bathroom and a separate shower room.
Arranged over the second floor are two bedrooms with part vaulted ceilings and are approached via two separate staircases.
The property is approached via a tall wooden gate which opens to the gravelled parking area. There is an area of lawn and established shrub borders stocked with a variety of plants including camellia, rosemary and roses, and to the front boundary is a row of lime trees. To the one side of the orangery is a decked area providing a bin store.
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I love the history, age and features. This was once a thriving pub, apparently frequented by Churchill when staying at Chartwell. A special property that's worth viewing!David Johnston