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The Sanctuary is one of the feature homes in this converted former school. It retains architectural features one would hope for in a building of this age complimented by stylish and contemporary decor, fixtures and fittings and bespoke kitchen. The accommodation itself can only be appreciated by a detailed inspection. It comprises: Entrance hallway with full height ceiling and galleried landing area above, downstairs w.c., fabulous lounge with dual aspect windows and wood burning stove, large bespoke designed dining kitchen with granite work surfaces, Belfast style sink and adjoining dining area making this a wonderful open plan sociable eating and entertaining space, three first floor bedrooms and a stylish house bathroom which also incorporates a double shower cubicle. There is lawn and low maintenance gravelled garden. seating area, mature beds and borders and a garage and private parking space opposite. The property enjoys a most convenient and highly accessible location with the advantage of good local amenities and schooling with open countryside only a short distance away. EPC rating C.

The Accommodation Comprises -

Ground Floor -

Entrance - A superb arched period timber door with an opaque high level glazed panel gives access into the property's entrance hallway.

Entrance Hallway - This has the full height apex with the galleried area above. The presentation shows a taster of the standard of presentation throughout, both characterful and contemporary. The staircase on the left hand side also incorporates a useful storage cupboard beneath. It has spindle balustrading and as mentioned a galleried area above on the landing. It has oak flooring with inset mat well, stylish decor and a radiator. Off the hallway on the right hand side is the downstairs w.c.

Downstairs W.C. - This has a continuation of the oak flooring. It is presented to a high standard with two piece white suite including rectangular trough style hand basin with contemporary tap and stylish tiled splashback and low level w.c. There is an upright chrome towel radiator and an extractor fan.

Lounge - Off the hallway on the right hand side is the lounge. A room with the 'wow factor'. A beautiful dual aspect front and side windows. The larger being a walk in bay with exposed stone transom mullioned windows. The side window with further exposed stone work and deep timber sils. These make this room particularly light and bright. It is complimented by the stylish decor, carpeting and colour scheme. A feature of the room being the high quality fireplace set to the chimney breast with deep recessed hearth upon which stands a clear glazed door multi fuel stove. There is detailed internal joinery such as the skirting boards and coving to the ceiling.

Lounge -

Lounge -

Kitchen - Presented to a very high standard and of very high quality. This is individually design oak painted kitchen with extensive units to high and low level, a tall unit with the lower section incorporating drawers with a taller larder style cupboard with opening twin doors with spice rack shelving. There is also built in dishwasher, granite working surfaces incorporating a grooved draining area to the side of the rectangular Belfast style sink, under unit lighting and space for freestanding fridge freezer. The centrepiece of the kitchen itself, recessed and illuminated to the chimney breast with contrasting tiling, is the Rangemaster oven. This has the usual five ring gas hob and ovens beneath. The granite work surfaces also have matching upstands. There is contemporary sockets and switches, ceiling downlighting. The broad double glazed windows have exposed stone detailing. There is oak flooring and this leads through seamlessly into the adjoining dining area.

Dining Area - The dining area, accessed via a wide archway, links these rooms together creating a superb open plan sociable eating and entertaining space. It has feature arched double glazed window. As the photography shows it can accommodate a good sized formal dining table. There is coving to the ceiling. The kitchen has stylish upright radiator whereas the dining area has a traditional radiator.

First Floor -

Stairs And Landing - From the entrance hallway the staircase rises to the galleried landing. This, with spindle balustrading, gives access to all three bedrooms and bathroom. There is a radiator and access to the loft space.

Bedroom One - A very well presented master bedroom. It has to one wall a bank of built in wardrobes with hanging and shelving. The room is particularly light and bright and makes a feature of the superb windows, like those in the bay window within the lounge below. High apex windows with stone mullions and transoms and exposed stonework. The room is stylishly presented and has a radiator.

Bedroom One -

Bedroom Two - A double sized bedroom. It has double glazed side window with exposed stonework. There is also a radiator.

Bedroom Three - A single sized bedroom. It has a low level double glazed window with deep timber sill and exposed stone detailing. It is a well presented room and has radiator.

House Bathroom - A well appointed and luxurious house bathroom with superb floor and wall tiling with one feature wall. The freestanding bath has claw and ball feet with hand held telephone style shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin incorporating a towel rail beneath, and low level w.c. There is ceiling downlighting, central ceiling light point, downlighting within the double shower cubicle and this has a period style shower fitting with a circular overhead waterfall style shower unit. There is also a contemporary upright chrome towel radiator.

House Bathroom -

Outside - Enjoying a courtyard setting, the property is part of the converted former school dating back to the mid 1860's.

Garage - The property has garage within a separate garaging block opposite as well as a parking space.

Gardens - There is a low level perimeter stone wall with planted flower and shrub beds. To one side of the property is a pleasant level lawned garden with mature shrubs and flower beds and a gravelled seating area. The lawn itself then continues around to the front of the property. To the opposite side is a pleasant gravelled area, again with mature shrubs and bushes, this area is ideal for tubs, pots and planters.

Gardens -

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08 July 2016


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