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6 bedroom town house for sale
Tenure: FreeholdImposing Grade II Listed 17th century townhouse with superb character and generous walled gardens.
Cockrells has immense charm and character and a wealth of exposed timbers, with jettied exterior and further exposed timber framing throughout the property.
An arched double braced oak front door leads through to a timbered entrance hall leading through to the reception hall with elegant staircase leading to the first floor accommodation. There is plenty of space for coats and a further door leading to the gardens. Attractive carved arched doors lead through to the two front principal reception rooms.
Firstly the dining room with attractive leaded light windows, exposed timbers and oak flooring with large red brick curved fireplace with pamment tiled hearth and a useful butlers door through to the kitchen. The other is the family room, currently housing a full size snooker table. Again the room has an attractive leaded light window, exposed timbers and a more recent red brick fireplace with oak bressumer and pamment tiled hearth with attractive carved oak door leading through to a walk in drinks cupboard.
The main drawing room is found to the rear of the property with exposed ceiling timbers, red brick fireplace with pamment tiled hearth and a dual aspect with sash window overlooking the gardens and a further bay window with French doors leading out to the terrace.
The kitchen is comprehensively fitted with a range of units with ample storage cupboards and worksurfaces with range of wall mounted cupboards. There is an old red brick chimney breast with inset range and space for fridge and an integral Miele dishwasher.
A door leads through to an impressively large utility room housing the Ideal Concord gas fired boiler and also having a range of cupboards along one wall including a double door airing cupboard, further stainless steel sink and drainer unit, plumbing for a washing machine, space for tumble dryer and further spaces for fridges and freezers.
Finally on the ground floor is a shower room which also has a wash hand basin and low level wc.
Stairs lead up to a spacious landing with split level recess leading to bedrooms one and three. The majority of the rooms on this level have good ceiling heights, most notably in the master bedroom where the ceiling height is 9’7” high. This room enjoys a range of built in wardrobes along the main wall with linen cupboards above. There is an attractive cast iron fireplace with ornate surround and sash window overlooking the gardens.
The second bedroom is found at the front of the property and is again of an excellent size with attractive leaded light window, red brick fireplace and exposed timbers. Again there is range of built in wardrobes, a dressing table and there is also a shelved linen cupboard.
The third bedroom offers similar proportions to the second and has an ornate cast iron fireplace with painted surround, exposed timbers and a walk in storage cupboard with hanging rail for clothes. Adjoining this room is a large shower room with low level wc, bidet, vanity unit wash hand basin and tiled shower cubicle.
The main bathroom measures an impressive 13’4” x 12’8” and houses a panelled bath with shower attachment, low level wc, pedestal wash hand basin and a shower cubicle with Aqualisa shower. There is a useful storage cupboard and two attractive sash windows with ornate decorative patterned ruby glass with frosted centres.
Finally on the first floor is a former bedroom which is now used as a library. The library has a range of built in cupboards and exposed timbers and now houses a wooden turning staircase leading to the second floor attic rooms
At the top of the stairs is a landing/bedroom measuring 26’10” x 13’3”, with two leaded windows overlooking Church Street. This can be used for a variety of purposes such as an additional bedroom or sitting room. On this level are a variety of head rooms predominately 6’5” to 6’11” high, the exception of which is bedroom five where 5’8” is the limit.
The fourth bedroom is an excellent size double bedroom with exposed timbers and leaded light window overlooking Church Street with a curtained wardrobe. A door leads through to an en suite cloakroom with low level wc and wash hand basin. A low door leads from this room through to the room housing the water tanks.
Bedroom five has an attractive view to the rear overlooking the gardens whilst there is a split level entrance leading through to bedroom six which is found at the rear of the property.
Outside and Garden
Behind Cockrells is a wonderful large walled garden with double gates leading out into Queen Street. The vehicular access leads to a range of outbuildings which include a double carport, garden store, workshop and office with toilet facilities. Within the grounds is a covered swimming pool (31’9” x 15’10”) with paved surround, lighting and water slide. There are extensive lawns that lead towards the property where a generous paved terrace has been landscaped with curved raised shrub beds, well stocked with a variety of plants producing an abundance of colour. There is a waterfall leading down to a raised pond. The property is well screened by old red brick walls. Within the walled area is a swimming pool and the range of outbuildings.
An additional area of land adjoining the property was purchased by the current owners with planning consent for a residential dwelling, which has subsequently lapsed. A triple oak framed garage has been subsequently built on the land with two electric up and over doors, and a further manual door as well as having stairs leading up to the storage area above.
IN FRONT OF THE GARAGE IS A CONCRETE HARDSTANDING AFFORDING ADDITIONAL PARKING. THIS LAND AND GARAGING IS AVAILABLE BY SEPARATE NEGOTIATION IF REQUIRED BY PROSPECTIVE PURCHASERS.