This attractive period ‘chocolate box’ cottage dates from circa 1650 and is situated in a delightful edge of village setting with views over adjoining farmland and private well established gardens which extend to approximately 0.37 acres. This charming property benefits from a wealth of period features including exposed timbers, an inglenook fireplace with a multi fuelled stove and pretty lead glazed windows, but also has a light and airy feel thanks to nearly all the rooms enjoying dual aspect over the gardens and farmland. The property has been exceptionally well maintained throughout by the present owners and comprises a sitting room with inglenook, country style kitchen, dining room with open fireplace and door onto a secluded courtyard, rear lobby, cloakroom, study and studio with separate access ideal for anyone wishing to work form home with the added benefit of high speed broadband. The first floor opens onto a large landing that leads into the master bedroom which has stunning views and a large well appointed bathroom. There are two further bedrooms one with an en-suite shower room.
Outside there is ample parking with two garages a summerhouse and beautiful gardens.
***Please not the property is NOT Listed ****
Property is approached via a shared lane that leads to a private gated driveway, which sweeps down to a parking area in front of the garages and a pretty brick paved path to an oak framed covered entrance with exterior lighting and a wooden and glazed front door leading into:-
The entrance does open directly into the sitting room with tiled floor, radiator, understairs storage cupboard, cupboard for fuse box and exposed ceiling timbers.
Fitted with a low level w.c, corner wash hand basin with hot and cold taps, radiator, lead glazed window to front aspect and ceiling lighting.
3.43m x 3.48m (11'3 x 11'5 )
This delightful rooms enjoys a dual aspect to the front and rear of the property via lead glazed windows, has a wealth of exposed characterful beams, tiled floor, radiator, wall mounted lighting and inglenook fireplace housing a multi fueled stove with bressummer beam, directional lighting and feature bread oven.
3.43m x 4.04m (11'3 x 13'3)
Beautifully fitted with a country cottage style of complementing wall and base mounted units with soft close drawers and a granite work surface with matching up-stands and drainer with inset 1 1/2 stainless steel sink with mixer tap, integral eye level Bosch oven double oven, Bosch induction hob with stainless steel cooker hood over, integral dishwasher and Bosch fridge/freezer, tiled floor with under floor heating, inset and under unit lighting, dual aspect via lead glazed window to the front with secondary glazing and further wooden windows with side garden aspect via the lobby.
Wooden and glazed door leading into:-
3.51m x 0.99m (11'6 x 3'3)
Wooden windows with garden aspect, stable style door with garden access, base mounted oil fired boiler, space for washing machine, tiled floor and wall mounted lighting.
Accessed via the kitchen into:-
4.75m x 3.43m in to bay (15'7 x 11'3 in to bay)
Enjoying a triple aspect with wooden French doors leading onto a pretty private courtyard and a large bay window, wealth of exposed beams, open fireplace with exposed brick chimney breast, wall and ceiling mounted lighting, alcove shelving and radiator.
Leading form the Sitting Room:-
Window to front aspect and inset ceiling lighting.
3.25m x 2.29m (10'8 x 7'6)
Dual aspect via lead glazed windows to the front and side of the property with secondary glazing, tiled floor, radiator, wall mounted lighting and double doors leading into:-
2.18m x 1.73m (7'2 x 5'8)
Wooden glazed windows to rear aspect with wooden and glazed door, tiled floor, radiator and ceiling lighting. This and the study would make an excellent home office/work space with clients able to visit via the side gate and door rather than via the main property.
2.46m x 1.85m (8'1 x 6'1)
Split level with windows to front and rear aspect with space for a study/dressing area, radiator, inset ceiling lighting, exposed beams and loft hatch access to a insulated and part boarded.
4.47m x 3.58m (14'8 x 11'9)
Enjoying a dual aspect to the front and rear with stunning views over the garden and adjoining farmland via lead glazed windows with secondary glazing, exposed wall and ceiling timbers, wall mounted lighting, two built-in wardrobes and cupboard housing hot water cylinder and alcove storage and shelving area.
2.54m x 2.77m (8'4 x 9'1)
This spacious suite has ample room as a dressing area with two large built-in cupboards with a combination of shelving and hanging rails. The suite comprises a low level w.c, pedestal wash hand basin with hot and cold taps double ended bath with hot and cold taps, checker board tiled floor with under floor heating, exposed timbers, loft hatch access, traditional radiator with towel rail, inset and wall mounted lighting, shaving point and dual aspect to the front and side with stunning far reaching rural views.
3.73m x 2.95m (12'3 x 9'8)
Dual aspect via wooden glazed window with rural views onto adjoining farmland, ceiling lighting, radiator, built-in wardrobe and door to:-
2.34m x 1.65m (7'8 x 5'5)
Fitted with a low level w.c, pedestal wash hand basin with hot and cold tap, corner shower cubicle with fixed rainfall shower head, traditional radiator with towel rail, checkerboard tiled floor, wooden window with secondary glazing to side aspect with views.
3.48m x 2.26m (11'5 x 7'5)
Pretty box bay wooden lead glazed window to front aspect, ceiling lighting, radiator and built-in wardrobe.
Both with wooden barn doors, power and lighting with an utility area at the back of one with space for fridge./freezer and tumble dryer.
The stunning well established gardens sweep round the property and are enclosed with mature hedgerow. The lawns sweep down towards the property with a number of mature trees one being the properties namesake and herbaceous borders. Gated access leads to the side and rear of the property with a brick outhouse, well and a secluded seating area which enjoys a sunny southerly aspect. To the other side steps lead up to a Victorian style kitchen garden with greenhouse, raised beds, established soft fruit beds and raspberry canes. The gardens also bears fruit to a number of apple trees and a plum tree harbouring back to it market garden roots.
There is exterior lighting, water tap and a timber summerhouse with power and lighting.
None of the services or appliances mentioned in these sale particulars have been tested.
It should also be noted that measurements quoted are given for guidance only and are approximate and should not be relied upon for any other purpose.