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Church House Cottage, Stour Provost, Gillingham, Dorset SP8 5RZ


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Tenure: Freehold

CHURCH HOUSE COTTAGE is a delightful two bedroom Grade 11 listed detached cottage built C1700s from local stone under a terracotta tiled roof. The property has been sympathetically updated and improved in recent years to create a comfortable and charming character home retaining many period features and is presented in immaculate condition throughout. The large and beautifully maintained  cottage garden is a particular feature of the property with lovely views over the neighbouring church and provides a wonderful setting for the house. Church House Cottage enjoys a quiet and idyllic position being situated on a small grassed private lane nestled among pretty neighbouring mellow stone cottages within the conservation village of Stour Provost. 

Approached via grassy church lane to wooden latch gate opening onto flagstone paved apron, flagstone paved steps lead up onto the garden.
ENTRANCE PORCH: Wooden threshold step, painted wooden latch door with fixed window, terracotta tiled step, mat well, waxed and polished terracotta tiled floor. Painted wooden latch door to:

CLOAKROOM: Low level WC, wall mounted wash hand basin, terracotta tiled floor, radiator, bespoke fitted book shelving, wooden double glazed casement window. 

From the porch a painted latch door with inset glazed panel opens into the

KITCHEN BREAKFAST ROOM: 19’6” x 18’ (narrowing to 7’8”) A light and spacious L- shaped double aspect room with five wooden double glazed casement windows looking out over the pretty cottage garden. Fitted with a good range of wooden floor cupboards with matching drawers and trim, solid wood work surfaces with ceramic tiled splash backs, Belfast sink with chrome swan neck mixer tap, inset four ring Bosch electric hob, split level Bosch stainless steel double oven, space and plumbing for an automatic washing machine and tumble dryer, floor standing Boulter oil fired central heating boiler, cupboard housing hot water cylinder, space for fridge freezer, bespoke fitted open shelving, terracotta tiled floor, ample space for a large family dining table, panel radiator, extractor.

SITTING ROOM: 15’8” x 10’8” Fabulous double aspect character room with exposed painted beamed ceiling, handsome open fireplace of exposed whitewashed stone with brick arch detail, raised flagstone hearth, inset wood burning stove, woodblock parquet flooring, two panel radiators, matching wooden double glazed casement windows enjoying a pleasant outlook onto lane and pretty cottage garden

STAIRCASE: Useful under stairs cupboard with ornate stripped pine door and display shelving, stairs rising to:


LANDING: Sloped ceiling, recessed spotlights, wooden double glazed casement window enjoys outlook onto neighbouring garden, useful built-in linen cupboard with slatted wood shelving, matching cloaks cupboard with large rail and wooden shelving.

BEDROOM 1: 10’ x 8’9” Painted latch door. A bright double aspect room with matching wooden double glazed casement windows enjoying outlook onto lane and pretty cottage garden, loft hatch, painted beams, exposed painted floor boards, panel radiator.

BEDROOM 2: 9’ x 8’2” Painted latch door. A light and airy triple aspect room with matching casement windows enjoying outlook onto pretty cottage garden, panel radiator, exposed painted floor boards.

BATHROOM: Painted latch door., fitted with modern white suite comprising wash hand basin, low level W.C., enamel bath with chrome mixer taps and hand held shower attachment, painted wooden side panel, display sill, attractive deep glazed ‘rustic’ ceramic tiles to bath and shower area with matching splash backs, wall mounted heated electric towel rail, shaver point, wooden double glazed casement window, recessed spotlights, painted beam, extractor. 

THE GARDENS: Are a most attractive and delightful feature, being of a good size and very well maintained, arranged in a traditional cottage style with a large area of shaped feature lawn edged with well stocked flower and shrub beds and well stocked herbaceous borders. Stone steps lead down to a lower terrace with flagstone paved apron that butts up to a further area of level lawn - ideal for outdoor seating, eating ’al-fresco’ and barbecues. There is a useful wooden tool shed with open log store. The garden is planted with an abundance of established flowering plants and shrubs, including flowering clematis, jasmine, varieties of ’old fashioned’ English roses, productive fruiting apple tree and medlar tree. The garden is enclosed by low stone walling and enjoys an idyllic quiet and sunny position with outlook onto the village church.
SERVICES: Water, electricity, drainage, oil and telephone all subject to the usual utility regulations.
Council Tax Band: D
EPC rating: E
Property M²: 62

TENURE:  Freehold       

VIEWING:  Strictly by appointment through the agents.  


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17 September 2016


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