Enjoying an overall plot size approaching 0.6 of an acre, a deceiving, detached cottage situated in a semi-rural location with outstanding views over the surrounding countryside for many miles from the rear. The cottage has been improved and decorated to a high standard by the present owners to provide comfortable family accommodation with the potential for further extension (subject to planning consent and building regulations).
The accommodation comprises -
Canopied entrance porch with outside light and paved step, partly coloured lead light frosted glazed entrance door opening to the reception hall.
Reception Hall - 6.20m x 3.86m reducing to 0.91m (20'4 x 12'8 reducing to 3'0 )
A charming reception hall with an original brick fireplace with brick hearth and decorative display mantel. One double and one single radiator, slate tiled flooring, eight recessed downlighters. To one side of the chimney breast is a built in cupboard housing the oil-fired boiler supplying domestic hot water and central heating. Stairs to the first floor. A feature of the hall is the delightful view through from the entrance door to a glazed wooden door which leads through to the conservatory which has distant views over the surrounding fields for many miles.
Ground Floor Shower Room -
Large white shower tray with wall mounted chromium finished shower controls and overhead shower, opening shower door and matching side panel. Low level flushing wc, white wash hand basin set into a fitted vanity unit with double storage cupboard beneath and chromium finished mixer tap. Double banked radiator. Frosted glazed sealed unit window to the side elevation, four recessed downlighters, further recessed downlighter with extractor fan. The shower room is fully tiled in a light tiling with a vertical patterned tile.
Lounge - 4.27m x 3.68m (14'0 x 12'1 )
A delightful room with views to three sides with a sealed unit window to the front elevation and two sealed unit windows to the side elevation. Lovely views over the rear garden and distant views over the surrounding countryside for many miles through a upvc double glazed sealed unit sliding patio door with matching side panel. Walnut wood finished flooring, double radiator, coved cornice to ceiling.
Study - 2.34m x 1.57m (7'8 x 5'2 )
Sealed unit window to the side elevation, slate tiled flooring, radiator, six recessed downlighters.
Kitchen/Family/Dining Room - 6.76m x 4.11m (22'2 x 13'6 )
A lovely large room with an excellent range of glass work surfaces with cream finished soft closer drawers and cupboards beneath. Set into the worktop is a one and a half bowl white enamel sink unit with chromium finished monobloc tap. Integrated fridge, two pan drawers. Retractable larder cupboard with wire baskets. Lamona stainless steel finished microwave oven with Lamona integrated dishwasher beneath and cupboard above. Smeg cooker range with display mantel above, two ovens and five ring LPG gas hob, concealed extractor hood with light above, storage cupboard to either side. Glass work surface to either side with storage cupboards beneath. Sealed unit window to the front elevation with a fitted glass worktop beneath, three storage cupboards below and corner storage cupboard to one end. Glass upstands to the work surface areas. The work surfaces have been designed in such a way as to act as a room divider between the cooking area and the dining and family area providing a peninsular unit with an oak breakfast table area with two storage cupboards and a corner storage cupboard beneath. Further sealed unit window to the rear elevation providing a wonderful outlook over the gardens and surrounding countryside. Six recessed downlighters, slate tiled flooring.
Family Area -
Sealed unit window to the front elevation, pair of sealed unit glazed French doors opening to and overlooking the gardens with a lovely outlook over the fields. Six recessed downlighters, slate tiled flooring.
Utility Room - 1.65m x 1.52m (5'5 x 5'0 )
Space and plumbing for automatic washing machine, space for tumble dryer, space for upright fridge/freezer. Slate tiled flooring.
Conservatory - 3.43m x 1.70m (11'3 x 5'7 )
Windows to both the rear and side elevation with wonderful views over the garden, glazed stable door leading to the exterior. Sealed unit glass roof, oak finished wood effect flooring, double banked radiator.
White painted spindled balustrading to the staircase and a sealed unit window to the rear elevation from which there are spectacular views over the surrounding countryside for many miles. Wall light point, radiator.
Bedroom One - 4.06m x 2.90m (13'4 x 9'6 )
Sealed unit window to the front elevation with distant views over the countryside towards Purleigh. Radiator, walnut finished wood flooring, TV point, wall light point, dimmer switch. Sliding door to walk-in wardrobe. Sliding door to en-suite bathroom.
Walk-In Wardrobe -
Sealed unit Velux window to the rear elevation. Range of hanging rails, shelving and drawers. Walnut finished flooring.
En-Suite Bathroom -
White bath with wall mounted chromium finished mixer tap, white wash hand basin set into a fitted vanity unit with double storage cupboard beneath and chromium finished monobloc tap. Low level flushing wc. Fitted vanity unit to one wall with one double and one single storage cupboards beneath. Wall mounted chromium finished ladder towel radiator. Frosted glazed window to the side elevation with a coloured glass window sill and a matching coloured glass side panel to the bath. Sealed unit Velux window to the rear elevation with pleasant views over farmland. The bathroom is fully tiled in a white tiling with a vertical pattern mosaic tile and to one wall is a recess with a coloured glass surround.
Bedroom Two - 4.14m x 3.05m (13'7 x 10'0 )
Sealed unit window to the front elevation with views towards Purleigh. Radiator, walnut wood finished flooring. Picture rail, wall light point.
Bedroom Three - 3.73m x 2.54m (12'3 x 8'4 )
Sealed unit window to the front elevation again with views over the surrounding countryside towards Purleigh. Radiator, walnut finished wood flooring. Built in wardrobe cupboard with shelf. Dimmer switch.
Front Garden -
The house is approached via a gravelled, semi-circular driveway with one entrance having a five bar gate and the other entrance having a pair of five bar gates. The driveway leads up to the front of the house providing parking and turning for a number of vehicles including motor home/caravan. To the left hand side is an area of lawn screened by 6ft fencing. The front boundary of the house is screened by established hedging and to the right hand side is a large wooden garage. Outside security lighting. 6ft fencing screens the oil storage tank. Wooden gate leading through to the rear garden.
Rear Garden -
The large L-shaped rear garden is principally laid to lawn. Immediately to the rear of the kitchen/family room is a paved terrace with outside cold water tap which extends around the conservatory to the rear of the lounge providing a further seating and eating area. From here the paving continues to the wooden gate leading to the front garden. Adjacent to the terrace is a vegetable garden. Parts of the terrace have a pebbled shrub bed with railway sleeper edging. To the right hand side is a barked area and a decked seating and eating area. To the rear of the garage is a further paved area. Post and rail fencing and hedging to the rear boundary.
The rear garden is a wonderful feature of the property with outstanding views over the surrounding farmland for many miles.
Double Garage - 7.21m x 5.23m (23'8 x 17'2 )
Two wooden entrance doors, personal wooden entrance door to one side, Sealed unit window to the rear elevation, partially vaulted roof with storage area. Power and light installed. Sealed unit window to the side elevation. Wooden door to the rear garden.
Side Garden -
To the side of the property is a further lawned area screened from the road by established hedging.