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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Langham, Gillingham, SP8

£625,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Beautifully Extended & Refurbished Period Property
  • Highly Sought After Area
  • Rural Location
  • Four Bedrooms (3 Doubles)
  • Bespoke Kitchen
  • Period Features
  • Refitted Bathroom & Ensuite Wet Room
  • Double Glazed & Central Heating
  • Large Garden & Garage

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

The Property
SUNDIAL COTTAGE:
This property is an aesthetically pleasing period stone cottage, constructed from local stone c1800's and located in a highly sought after rural location three miles from Gillingham. The cottage has been much improved by the current owners, yet has retained many of its original character features, including exposed beams, an inglenook fireplace and a bespoke 'Sundial' feature window. In recent years, the cottage has been extended, creating a spacious and comfortable family home, with versatile living accommodation arranged over three floors. Both the interior and exterior of this property have been maintained to a high standard and it is presented in excellent decorative order throughout. Outside the property has pretty cottage gardens of half an acre and glorious countryside and meadow views.

Accessed via driveway to front with parking area for two cars and further paved drive for additional cars. Flagstone paved pathway leads to entrance porch of natural stone construction with a clay tile roof, flagstone floor, solid hardwood front door with fixed glazed window panes leads into:


Ground Floor
LOUNGE / DINING ROOM: (25'5 x 16') A wonderful family room, well proportioned with good ceiling height, exposed beams, impressive inglenook fireplace with Bressumer beam, natural stone reveals and floor standing wood burning stove creates a cosy focal point. Attractive flagstone flooring, wall lights, matching wooden replacement double glazed windows to the front and rear aspects, enjoying outlook onto front with pleasant views out onto rear gardens. An impressive ash staircase divides the room to create a dining area (LHS), making a comfortable area with Ample space for a dining table and chairs, feature fireplace with brick arch detail inset, wood burning stove, panel radiator, enjoys pleasant outlook onto rear garden. Hardwood door leading to a rear porch area and the patio. Internal original stripped pine door open into inner lobby. Small paned wooden double glazed casement window, panel radiator, stripped pine latch door opens into:

UTILITY ROOM: Attractive handmade terracotta floor tiles, oak work top with inset single bowl stainless steel sink and drainer, swan neck mixer taps, floor cabinets, space and plumbing for a washing machine, ceramic tiled splashbacks, panel radiator, LED spotlights, double glazed window enjoying outlook to the front with field views beyond. Wall hung space saving 'ironing board', hardwood stable door to inner hall and to the outside.

CLOAKROOM:Pine latch door, white suite comprising low level WC with wooden seat, panel radiator, obscure double glazed window to the front aspect, wall hung Worcester boiler serving gas central heating and domestic hot water. Terracotta floor tiles.



Kitchen
KITCHEN: (24' x 13'10) A fabulous character room, finished in a charming rustic farmhouse style. Handmade terracotta tiled floor continues through to the lobby and utility room. An inset sink, sits atop hand painted floor cabinets with matching drawers, with composite quartz work tops and counters with chrome swan neck mixer tap. Centre island again with painted floor cabinets and quartz work surface There is a fully integrated dishwasher, gas fired Aga (LPG) cooker finished in cream with chrome lids. Additional oven with a Siemens induction hob and Neff oven. Ceramic tiles, splashbacks, panel radiator and stripped pine door open into pantry store cupboard with light and shelving. Space for an American fridge freezer. LED Downlighters. Wooden double glazed windows to the side and rear aspect enjoying a pleasant outlook onto the cottage gardens. A pair of full height glazed French doors enjoy outlook and access onto paved terrace and gardens.

First Floor
MASTER BEDROOM 1: (16' x 14') A bright airy room, nicely proportioned with good ceiling height, dual aspect double casement windows enjoying pleasant outlook onto gardens, panel radiator. LED Downlighters. Carpeted.

EN SUITE: Recently refitted Wet room with fully tiled walk-in double shower cubicle with Grohe chrome shower fittings and glazed door. Pedestal wash hand basin, Roca low level wall hung W.C, humidifan extractor vent, chrome towel rail/radiator, LED spot lights and double glazed casement window to the side aspect. Inset mirror.

FAMILY BATHROOM: Again recently updated a wonderful character room with attractive floor tiling and finished in a Victorian style with floor standing roll top bath with claw feet, chrome telephone mixer taps and shower spray attachment, low level wall hung W.C, pedestal wash hand basin and fully tiled walk-in shower cubicle with chrome shower fittings, drench head and glass screen. Chrome towel rail, small school house style radiator. Front aspect double glazed window enjoying outlook onto meadows. LED Downlighters and humidifan extractor.

BEDROOM 2: (12'9 x 9'4) Original period door, nicely proportioned double bedroom with wall lights, exposed beams, panel radiator, rear aspect double glazed window (safety fire access opening) with seat enjoying pleasant outlook onto garden.

BEDROOM 3: (12'10 x 12'11) A nicely proportioned double bedroom with original painted door, good ceiling height, original beams, wall lights, panel radiator, rear aspect double glazed window (safety fire access opening) with wooden seat enjoys pleasant outlook onto garden.

Original painted door opens into second staircase, winding wooden stairs rise to:



Second floor
The attic is divided into two rooms by a wooden plank partition with original painted period door. Original painted panelled door and exposed roof timbers and rafters run the entire length of the attic.

BEDROOM FOUR: (16' x 9') Wonderful character room with original exposed rafters, sloping ceiling velux sky light window, small obscure double glazed casement window to the side aspect, colour washed stone wall and panel radiator. Carpeted.

HOME OFFICE: (9'7 x 9) Sloped ceiling with exposed beams, colour washed stone wall to return wall, inset display niche, panel radiator, velux skylight window and power points. Carpeted.

Outside
The gardens are a particularly attractive and delightful feature of the property and are of a generous size, extending to approximately half an acre. A small area of garden lies to the front (lane side of the cottage and is laid to lawn and enclosed by established clipped hedgerow. A five bar wooden gate opens onto a separate area of brick pavioured driveway.
A second double width brick pavioured driveway creates ample off road parking for two cars and leads to a large detached garage of block and render under a clay tiled roof, with cedar wood up-and-over door, light and power and personal door.
A second door opens into useful tool store/work shop, a pair of wooden gates open onto the rear garden.

SOUH FACING REAR GARDEN: This is an extremely good size and fully enclosed. The gardens are laid out in a traditional cottage style and extend to approximately half an acre and are predominately laid to lawn, interspersed with a variety of established flowering plants and shrubs providing colour and interest throughout the season. A large flagstone paved apron with ornamental pond provides an area of patio and sun terrace, creating pleasant areas to relax and eat al fresco. There is a green house and useful log store positioned close to the house. The gardens are enclosed by established hedging, post and rail and timber panel fencing and enjoying a tranquil and sheltered sunny position.

NB: A LPG gas cylinder is positioned in the garden.





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27 March 2019

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  • Gillingham (Dorset) (2.3 mi)
  • Templecombe (4.5 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Gillingham (Dorset) (2.3 mi)
  • Templecombe (4.5 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

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Suite 7, First Floor, Cranmore Place, Cranmore Drive, Shirley, Solihull, B90 4RZ

0121 396 0900 Local call rate

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