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3 bedroom cottage for sale

Scholes Village, Rotherham

Withdrawn from Market £335,000

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Tenure: Freehold

A charming 18th century cottage sympathetically extended and restored retaining original period features resulting in a spacious family home that presents a wealth of charm and character.

Occupying a delightful position within the heart of this picturesque village backing onto the Wentworth Estate commanding breath-taking rural views. An idyllic location within immediate walking distance of open countryside yet well served by local services and only a 5 minute drive of the M1 motorway network. In short, a charming country home which is highly commutable and enjoys a peaceful highly regarded village position.

*** Solar panels on the initial guaranteed tariff returning approximately £18,000 over the remaining life of the indexed linked scheme for approximately the next 21 years *** 

The accommodation comprises  

Ground Floor A part-glazed entrance door opens to the reception hall which has a radiator and a staircase which leads to the first floor.  

Lounge A delightful room with a window to the front aspect overlooking the garden. This room has a traditional cast iron radiator, original exposed timbers to the ceiling, feature exposed brickwork to one wall and to the opposite wall, a brick fireplace that extends to a room-high chimney breast. An inset gas stove sits on the hearth. Beneath the stairs is a useful storage area. 

Dining Kitchen An L-shaped room with windows to two elevations allowing good levels of good natural light, inset down lighting, full tiling to the floor and exposed brickwork to three walls; one incorporating bespoke pull-out larder-style cupboards. A chimney breast with stone lintel and surround has an inset hob to a granite surround with a tiled splashback, granite upstands, a concealed extractor and pan drawers beneath. The Kitchen is presented with furniture finished in oak comprising base cupboards with black granite work surfaces over that incorporate a drainer. There is a stainless steel, one-and-a-half bowl sink unit with a mixer tap over. The room has granite upstands and window sill, wall-mounted cupboards with under lighting and a centrally-positioned island with a shaped granite surface with cupboards beneath and a double wine rack. Further appliances include an integral oven, a microwave, a dishwasher and a larder-style fridge freezer. The Kitchen has a traditional cast iron radiator, a second radiator and a part-glazed stable door opening to the conservatory at the back. 

Conservatory Constructed with a brick base commanding views over the Wentworth estate. 

Cloaks Room/Utility This room has a wash hand basin set to a vanity surround with a tiled splashback and a low flush W.C. Having plumbing for an automatic washing machine, a wall-mounted cupboard housing the central heating boiler, inset spotlighting to the ceiling, a window and full tiling to the floor. 

Dining Room This room has a traditionally-styled cast iron radiator, an exposed beam, a window to the rear commanding impressive cross valley views and French doors opening onto a stone-flagged seating area.  

Office A well-proportioned versatile room with a window overlooking the front garden, a traditional cast iron radiator whilst original features include exposed timbers to the ceiling and exposed brickwork to two walls. The room is currently used as a home office and has built-in bespoke office furniture to the expanse of three walls.  

First Floor Landing Provides access to the loft space, has a traditional cast iron radiator and a window.  

Master Bedroom An impressive room with a high ceiling height, exposed timbers and windows to front and rear elevations each commanding pleasant outlooks and allowing good levels of natural light. This room has a traditional cast iron radiator, exposed floorboards, feature exposed brick to one wall and a brick chimney breast. 

Bedroom Two A further double bedroom situated to the front aspect of the house with exposed timbers to the ceiling, a traditional cast iron radiator, a window and a built-in wardrobe. 

Bedroom Three A rear-facing double bedroom providing access to the roof void, having a traditional cast iron radiator and a window which commands breath-taking panoramic rural views.  

Bathroom Presented with a traditionally-styled suite consisting of a centrally-positioned, free-standing Victorian roll top bath with claw feet, a step-in corner shower, a pedestal wash hand basin and a low flush W.C. This room has partial tiling to the walls, a radiator, exposed floorboards, a heated brass towel rail, inset down lighting and a frosted effect window.  

Externally To the front elevation of the property is a cottage-style garden consisting of two separate lawned areas with shaped flower, tree and shrub borders incorporating an ornamental pond. A stone-flagged patio and walkway gives access to the front elevation of the house.

To the rear elevation of the property is a stone-flagged patio and a pebbled parking bay with brick walled boundaries and flower borders.

Vehicular access is given to the neighbouring property. The rear garden backs onto unspoilt countryside resulting in outstanding rural views.  

Garage A brick-built detached single garage with a pitched roof having an electronic entrance door, power and lighting. 

Solar Panels The property has solar panels on the initial guaranteed tariff returning approximately £18,000 over the remaining life of the indexed linked scheme for approximately the next 21 years. 

Additional Information A freehold property with mains, gas, water, electric and drainage. 

DIRECTIONS From the A629 Upper Wortley road, turn where signposted towards Scholes Village. Follow the road for approximately half a mile and the property will be found on the right hand side of the road. 

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22 April 2016


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