3 bedroom detached house for saleBicker
Sold STC £450,000
- Detached Grade II Listed cottage
- Three double bedrooms
- Sitting room, dining room & snug/study
- Breakfast kitchen & utility room
- Shower room & en-suite
- Detached double garage with room over
- Plot approx. 0.43 acre (STS)
A Grade II Listed detached cottage full of character and on a plot of approximately 0.43 acre, subject to survey. Set in a pleasant village location, the cottage dates back to the 16th century but has been sympathetically extended and improved to provide all the modern comforts but retains period features. Having accommodation comprising: entrance lobby, shower room, sitting room, dining room, study/snug, utility room and a bespoke fitted open plan living kitchen to ground floor. Master bedroom with en-suite bathroom and two further double bedrooms to first floor. Outside the property stands in large attractive mature gardens with a driveway providing ample off-road parking and a detached garage with storage room over providing scope for office space.
Accommodation - Timber front entrance door leading to the:
Entrance Lobby - Having tiled floor, door to lounge and door to:
Shower Room - Tastefully designed with a fully tiled fitted shower cubicle with electric shower fitting, WC & pedestal wash hand basin. Finished off with unique features such as an exposed brick wall and Victorian style radiator.
Sitting Room - 25'3''x 16'1'' - The spacious sitting room offers an ideal location for both relaxing and socialising with the whole family. Views are enjoyed from all angles due to the many windows overlooking the gardens. This feature room is made even more impressive by the bespoke solid oak staircase, original beams to the ceiling & brick built fireplace with slate hearth.
Dining Room - 16'9''x 8'4'' - Located at the heart of the property the formal dining room continues the character feel which can be found throughout the house. The windows to the front & rear aspects of the property allows light to flood in and provides views over the front garden.
Snug/Study - 16'4''x 11'9'' - This versatile room offers the opportunity to create either a snug or office and the inset multi-fuel burner provides an attractive focal point. There are also doors leading to the front of the property, the dining room, utility room & the kitchen making this room an integral part of the house.
Utility Room - 12'10''x 6'10'' - A most practical room offering a hideaway for utilities such as the gas fired boiler, washing machine and tumble dryer. There is also an inset moulded resin bowl sink with drainer, cupboards and work surfaces.
Breakfast Kitchen - 23'0''x 13'9'' - As with all good kitchens this really is the heart of the house. The current owners have spent much time and effort in creating a kitchen that not only provides a practical space to cook and eat but also serves as the hub of the house. Stand out features include the vaulted ceilings and beams, underfloor heating and a bespoke fully fitted farm house style kitchen with solid oak work surfaces. Integrated into the kitchen is the dishwasher and centre island unit housing further cupboards, drawers and a wine rack.
First Floor Accommodation - From the dining room stairs lead up to the:
Master Bedroom - 20'10''x 17'2'' - The master bedroom has part sloping ceilings with original beams and an exposed brick chimney breast. The large size provides scope for more than just a bedroom a could easily facilitate a lounge or dressing area along side the existing en-suite.
En-Suite Bathroom - Fully fitted with a roll edge bath with ball & claw feet and Victorian style mixer taps, shower attachment and WC. There is also a pedestal wash hand basin and shower cubicle.
First Floor Landing - Having window to front elevation, part sloping ceiling with beams, radiator and exposed brick wall.
Bedroom Two - 16'6''x 10'0'' - With views to the front and side of the property this room provides a spacious 2nd bedroom.
Bedroom Three - 11'5''x 9'6'' - Overlooking the rear garden this bedroom also benefits from the character that can be found throughout the house.
Exterior - The property is approached by a gravelled driveway which provides ample off-road parking and leads to the:
Detached Double Garage - 24'11''x 21'9'' - The garage is larger than the average double garage and provides for both work space and vehicle parking. Accessed by two up-and-over doors (one electronically operated) and there is also a service door to the side elevation. The work space is aided by a work bench, storage area & light and power along with three phase electricity. Stairs lead up to the:
Storage Room - 24'11''x 10'4'' - Having massive scope for development this useful space currently provides further storage and is finished with laminate flooring, light and power.
Agents Note - In the agent's opinion the detached double garage has the potential for conversion into an annexe subject to any necessary planning permission.
Front Garden - The front garden is enclosed by timber fencing and mature hedging with a stone footpath and gated access off Morley Lane. To the front of the property there is a lawned garden with mature borders of trees, shrubs and specimen fruit trees. There is a timber built summer house with light & power and a gravelled footpath leads along the width of the property around to a wrought iron handgate which gives access to the:
Rear Garden - A large rear garden with brick wall perimeter and five bar gate providing alternative access to the property from a private road, having shaped lawn with established borders, paved patio area, pond and specimen trees. To one side of the property there is a vegetable plot with a paved path leading to the front garden.
The Plot - The property occupies a plot of approximately 0.43 acre (0.17ha), subject to survey. Whilst we believe the area of the property has been accurately calculated, any prospective buyer who considers this feature to be particularly important is strongly recommended to have the site measurements checked by their own surveyor before submitting an offer to purchase.
Services - The property has mains gas, electricity, water and drainage connected. Heating is via a gas fired boiler served by radiators and underfloor heating. There is also telephone connection and Fibre Broadband. The current council tax is band D.
Viewing - By appointment with Newton Fallowell - telephone 01205 353100.
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