3 bedroom cottage for saleBurton End, West Wickham
Withdrawn from Market £550,000
- Hall & Cloakroom
- Refitted Kitchen/Breakfast Room
- Two Reception Rooms
- Three Double Bedrooms
- Ensuite/Family Bathroom
- Generous Plot
- Extensive Parking/Garage
- Breathtaking Views
LOCATION/DESCRIPTION Holly Cottage is a charming sympathetically improved and substantially extended Grade II listed period cottage of immense character and has retained many of its original features including exposed beams and timbers and traditional leaded lattice windows. The property provides versatile and well proportioned accommodation including two reception rooms, one of which incorporates a magnificent Inglenook fireplace, a superb refitted farmhouse style kitchen/breakfast room, three double bedrooms, together with an ensuite to master bedroom and separate family bathroom. The delightful generous mature gardens which back directly onto open farmland and enjoy breathtaking views are a rather special feature. There is an extensive courtyard style driveway and parking area to front adjacent to which is a large detached garage. Holly Cottage is located towards the edge of the popular south Cambridgeshire village of West Wickham which is conveniently positioned just about 12 miles south east of the university city of Cambridge. The larger village of Balsham is located just two miles away and provides more extensive local amenities including a primary school, stores/post office, inn/restaurant and recreation ground and is also within easy reach of Linton Village College which provides secondary schooling including a sixth form and sports centre.
ENTRANCE DOOR to:
ENTRANCE PORCH with tiled floor and door to:
ENTRANCE HALL with stairs off to first floor, radiator, tiled floor.
CLOAKROOM with vanity style unit with wash hand basin and tiled splashback with cupboard below, low level w.c., ceramic tiled floor, heated towel rail.
LIVING ROOM with a most impressive Inglenook fireplace with copper canopy set above a raised brick hearth, recessed area to side, exposed beams, deep built-in storage cupboard understairs, radiator, secondary double glazed leaded lattice windows to front aspect, opening to:
DINING ROOM with exposed timbers, two radiators, secondary double glazed windows to rear aspect and secondary double glazed leaded lattice windows to side and front aspect.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM refitted with a range of attractive oak fronted units comprising an inset one and a half bowl sink unit with cupboards below, extensive fitted base units comprising granite work surfaces with cupboards and drawers below and large fitted granite breakfast bar with further cupboards beneath, range of wall storage cupboards and built-in cupboard housing an oil fired boiler, pull-out shelved larder cupboard, central fireplace style recess with Rangemaster range style cooker with 5 point ceramic hob and canopy above with concealed extractor cooker hood, integrated refrigerator and freezer, further fitted utility cupboard with space and plumbing for washing machine and space and vent for tumble dryer, ceramic tiled floor, integrated dishwasher, French doors to paved terrace and rear garden.
ON THE FIRST FLOOR
LANDING with radiator, built-in shelved linen cupboard, secondary double glazed window to side aspect, exposed timbers.
BEDROOM 1 with fitted wardrobes with shelves and drawers to side, further built-in wardrobe, radiator, secondary double glazed windows to side and rear aspects with glorious views over gardens and farmland/countryside beyond, door to:
ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM with tiled shower cubicle, ceramic tiled walls around and inset wall mounted shower unit and glass door, wash hand basin and low level w.c., heated towel rail, double glazed Velux window to side aspect, ceramic tiled floor.
BEDROOM 2 with sloping eaves and feature secondary double glazed leaded lattice windows to front and side aspect, radiator.
BEDROOM 3 with sloping eaves, radiator, exposed timbers, feature secondary double glazed leaded lattice windows to front aspect.
BATHROOM with stylish white suite comprising bath with shower attachment and ceramic tiled walls around and glass shower screen, wash hand basin with cupboard beneath, w.c., heated towel rail, ceramic tiled walls and flooring, double glazed Velux window to side aspect.
OUTSIDE To the front there is a well kept garden laid to lawn with mature shrubs, trees and hedgerow around and an extensive pebblestone driveway and courtyard style parking/turning area adjacent to which is a large DETACHED GARAGE with semi-vaulted ceiling, windows to rear aspect and door to side leading to paved terrace and garden.
The delightful generous mature rear gardens are a very special feature indeed and back directly onto farmland and countryside. Immediately adjacent to the rear of the cottage there is a large paved terrace leading to a further patio area with oil storage tank and timber workshop/store and implement shed. The gardens are principally laid to lawn with a great variety of mature shrubs, bushes, trees and well stocked borders around. There is also a large feature central pond with a variety of shrubs and a raised timber deck with external power sockets adjacent and this enjoys spectacular countryside views. There is also a shingle area with raised vegetable beds and greenhouse to side.
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