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3 bedroom property for sale

Milk Street, Frome


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*A beautiful, comprehensively and sensitively restored late Victorian cottage*Exhibiting the perfect blend of modern features combined with original period detailing to create a characterful and practical family home*Landscaped south facing rear garden and no onward chain


"Crabbe Cottage" is situated within the Trinity conservation area of Frome. It  i just a short walk from the towns centre and the  acclaimed St Catherine's area renowned  for its independent shops, cafes and the monthly Artisan market. Frome is a charming town boasting more Grade II listed properties than any other town within Somerset and has grown enormously in popularity over the last 10 years. Being less than 13 miles from Bath it is an easy communing town. Thee is a main line rail station from Frome and Bath announces its less than one- hour service to London at the end of this year.

Having been in the same family for nearly 100 years the property has been comprehensively restored by craftspeople ensuring that as many of the original features are retained such as open fire places, internal doors and panelling. These sit side by side with a beautiful fitted kitchen with integrated appliances and spacious bathroom which includes a separate shower enclosure and large bath with adjacent window, commanding views towards Westbury White Horse. Externally the property has been re-pointed with traditional lime mortar and new conservation grade guttering and down pipes installed. Internally the property has been re-plumbed, re-wired and re-plastered top to bottom. Original wood mouldings were retained where ever possible throughout and all new joinery has been made in sympathy with the original. Heating is via a new gas fired system with a pressurised hot water cylinder. The attention to detail is clearly evident when entering this lovely home which will provide the purchaser with many enjoyable and trouble free years. 

Accommodation: All dimensions being approximate.

Entrance Hall:
With a half double glazed, hardwood front door, original tiled floor, single radiator, deep cloaks cupboards with shelf and light and door to:

Sitting Room:
11'3"x11'5" (3.43m x 3.48m) With a double glazed sash window to the front elevation, stripped wood floor, double radiator, fireplace (with a flue lining  and registration plate ready to accept a wood burning stove) with a tiled hearth and a cupboard to the left hand side with electricity meter, access through to:

Dining Room:
11'3"x12'1" (3.43m x 3.68m) average. With an original stripped wood floor, fireplace recess with hearth, double radiator, shelved understairs storage cupboard with light, shelved recess, staircase with exposed wood treads rising to the first floor and a wall mounted Plumis sprinkler system. Access through to:

11'3"x8'9" (3.43m x 2.67m) 
Brand new extension with a sloping roof rising to 10' (3.05m) with a double glazed roof light, double glazed window to the rear and a half glazed door. Comprehensive range of green-grey conservation colour fitted units with solid, rustic ash work surfaces, comprising of a porcelain butler's sink with mono bloc mixer tap and work surfaces to either side, further work sufraces with an integrated four ring gas hob, electric fan assisted oven, integrated dishwasher, space and plumbing for a fridge and freezer, range of eye level cupboard units incorporating a stainless steel extractor hood and glazed splash back, ceramic tiled floor, double radiator and door to:

With a cupboard with space and plumbing for a washing machine, WC, pedestal wash basin with a tiled splash, ceramic tiled floor, double glazed window to the rear and double glazed roof light.

First Floor:

With a single radiator, staircase rising to the second floor and doors to:

Bedroom 1:
14'7"x11'3" (4.44m x 3.43m) With a stripped original floor, double radiator and double glazed sash window to the front elevation.

Spacious Bathroom:
11'3"x9' (3.43m x 2.74m) With a corner entry tiled shower enclosure with thermostatic shower, pedestal wash basin with a tiled splash, panelled bath with a tiled splash, painted wood floor, double radiator, double glazed sliding sash window and airing cupboard housing a Worcester gas fired boiler and pressurised hot water cylinder with time control.

Second Floor:

Bedroom 2:
14'7"x10'10" (4.44m x 3.3m) (floor measurments) With a sloping ceiling, exposed beam, single radiator and double glazed window to the front slope.

Bedroom 3:
11'9"x11'9" (3.58m x 3.58m) With an original stripped wood floor, single radiator, double glazed dormer window to the rear from which far reaching views may be enjoyed Frome and Westbury white horse and beyond, exposed beam, single radiator and storage cupboard.

To the rear of the property is a freshly landscaped garden measuring approximately 28' (8.53m) in length by 18' (2.44m) with a paved patio, lawn and flower beds, steps from the kitchen door with powder coated wrought iron railings and a store cupboard. Timber fencing encloses the garden and there is a right of access for the adjacent property and number 26 into Welshmill.

From our offices in the Market Place proceed to the top of North Parade turn left into Welshmill Road turning left into Welshmill Lane under the bridge and take the turning left into Milk Street which is half way up Welshmill Hill and the property will be found immediately on the left hand side marked by a for sale sign.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
09 January 2017


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