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4 bedroom detached house for sale


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Property Description

Key features

  • Centre of village detached cottage
  • Four first floor bedrooms
  • Bathroom and shower room
  • Aga kitchen with utility
  • Former Village Post office
  • Original ‘hidden’ feature
  • Surrounding gardens
  • Off road parking

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Interesting period detached four bedroom cottage situated at the heart of this picturesque and commutable village. The Old post Office retains a wealth of charm and character whilst being offered in excellent order with oil fired central heating and double glazed windows.

The property

Ground floor
The cottages main entrance door takes you in to a hallway with useful cloaks cupboard. There is shower facilities including a basin and toilet whilst at the front of the cottage is the former Post Office now forming a dining room. The main reception space runs along the front in the form of a large sitting room divided by stairs that lead up to the first floor. There is a wealth of exposed timbers throughout this room, in the corner is a large red brick fireplace with wood burning stove whilst behind is a 'hidden' cupboard which houses the old 'post office' safe. Flowing off the room is the study, again with exposed timbers.

At the rear of the Old Post Office is a long kitchen/breakfast room, beautifully appointed with hardwood work surfaces over cupboard and draw units with matching wall mounted cupboards including display cupboards and plate racks. There is a double bowl stainless steel sink and built in appliances include an AEG fridge. There is a gas fired four oven AGA for cooking. A utility provides an area where there is plumbing for a washing machine as well as space for further freestanding appliances. In the corner is a shelved pantry cupboard.

First Floor
The landing runs along the centre of the cottage providing access to the bedrooms as well as having a recessed area for sitting where the airing cupboard is also found. There is also a further storage cupboard and a high level cupboard with access to the cold water tank. The bathroom has a toilet, basin and bath with separate shower over and also a heated towel rail. At the other end of the landing is a further toilet and wash hand basin.  Along the front of the house are three good size bedrooms all having built in storage. There is a further single bedroom/dressing room at the rear with double door wardrobe.

The cottage sits on a corner plot with railing running round the front and side gardens predominantly laid to lawn with a variety of shrubs, conifer screening and pathway leading to the cottage. Two separate drives provide parking with gateways opening through to the rear garden.

The rear garden itself has a small area of lawn established shrubs and flowers with paved patio area enclosed by red brick wall with hardstanding currently housing a greenhouse. 


Dining room 13' 9" x 12' 6" (4.19m x 3.81m)  

Shower room  

Study 14' x 7' (4.27m x 2.13m)  

Utility room  

Kitchen/breakfast room 19' x 8' (5.79m x 2.44m)  

Sitting room 24' 9" x 13' 10" (7.54m x 4.22m)  

Bedroom one 13' 3" x 9' 6" (4.04m x 2.9m)  

Bedroom two 13' 8" x 10' 11" (4.17m x 3.33m)  

Bedroom three 13' 3" x 7' 5" (4.04m x 2.26m)  

Bedroom four 10' 8" x 5' 9" (3.25m x 1.75m)  


Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
19 January 2016


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