Occupying a delightful central village location within this highly desirable and well serviced village, an attractive and substantial period detached farmhouse offering four (potentially six) double bedrooms, bathroom and shower room together with two reception rooms a large farmhouse (contd...) Read more
Occupying a delightful central village location within this highly desirable and well serviced village, an attractive and substantial period detached farmhouse offering four (potentially six) double bedrooms, bathroom and shower room together with two reception rooms a large farmhouse kitchen and double glazed conservatory all within delightful gardens including a former tennis court. Boasting a wealth of original features including heavily beamed ceiling and in-built fireplaces, the property is steeped in history and offers considerable period integrity and character together with considerable potential to both remodel the existing accommodation to include two additional double bedrooms in the attic which both currently have windows. Driveway and open bay double car port. Oil fired central heating (gas available).
AccommodationThe property is entered via a solid panel front door into:
Entrance HallWith an exposed beam, radiator, multi-paned window to front, telephone point and off is:
Spacious Farmhouse Breakfast Kitchen16'9" x 15'5" (5.1m x 4.7m).Fitted with a range of cream fronted base cupboards with granite work surfacing over with inset sink.Feature inglenook housing an Elan range style cooker with twin ovens and four ring hob with extractor hood over.Heavily beamed ceiling, quarry tiled flooring, double radiator, TV aerial point, multi-paned window and door to rear.
Inner LobbyHaving a secondary staircase to the first floor.
Excellent Scullery/Pantry12'8" x 9'10" (3.86m x 3m).Original stone and brick thrawls, space for fridge/freezer etc., shelving and multi-paned window to front.
Walk-in Store CupboardWith full height shelving.
Brick/Double Glazed Conservatory14'1" x 12'7" (4.3m x 3.84m).Constructed in hardwood with sealed double glazed windows overlooking the garden and matching French doors to outside, ceramic tiled flooring, double radiator, ceiling fan and power points.
Living/Dining Room16'5" x 16'5" (5m x 5m).Heavily beamed ceiling, three radiators, three sets of multi-paned windows to front and rear, enclosed staircase to first floor and TV aerial point.Feature inglenook housing an open fronted fireplace within a brick surround with a flagstone hearth and cupboards.
Inner LobbyAccess off to:
Sitting Room16'3" x 12'6" (4.95m x 3.8m).Two built in linen cupboards, double radiator and sealed double glazed window to the side.
Stairway OneThe first floor is approached by two separate staircases with two separate landings serving the bedrooms. The main landing has a boarded up access by a second staircase to an attic bedroom which could easily be reopened if required.
Bedroom One16'9" max x 15'1" (5.1m max x 4.6m).Two double radiators, windows to side and rear overlooking the gardens and heavily beamed ceiling.Off is:
En-suite ShowerFitted with a fully tiled shower cubicle with Mira electric shower.Tiled worktop with cupboard under and access to the family bathroom.
Family Bathroom13'5" x 5'10" (4.1m x 1.78m).Fitted with a three piece suite comprising panelled bath with shower attachment, curtain and rail, wash hand basin and low level WC.Radiator, multi-paned window and electric heater. Airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder and shelving. This family bathroom also interconnects with bedroom one.
Bedroom Two16'3" x 11'8" (4.95m x 3.56m).With double radiator, replacements to the double glazed multi paned window to the side and heavily beamed ceiling currently being stripped by hand.
Bedroom Three15'5" (4.7m) plus recess x 10'4" (3.15m).With a useful 1.7m recess ideal for a wardrobe if required, heavily beamed ceiling, double radiator and window to front.
Bedroom Four15'9" max x 15'1" (4.8m max x 4.6m).With heavily beamed ceiling, expose wall beams, double radiator and multi-paned double glazed window to front.
Stairway TwoTwo staircases lead from the first floor landings to the attic rooms, one access that has been currently boarded over but capable of being re-opened if required. The second floor roof space is extensive with two rooms in the roof space having windows thus providing easy conversion to two further bedrooms if required.
Potential Bedroom Five15'11" x 9'10" average (4.85m x 3m average).With multi-paned window to front.Off is:
Attic Storeroom16'5" x 9'10" average (5m x 3m average).Providing useful storage space.
Second AtticInternal Attic 16'10" (5.13m) x 9'10" (3m) average.
Potential Bedroom Six13'1" x 11'6" average (3.99m x 3.5m average).With multi paned window to side and an adjacent landing giving access via a secondary staircase down to the first floor landing as previously described.
OutsideThe driveway leads in off Hall Gate which provides access also to a single storey barn which is due to be converted and provides hard standing for several vehicles which leads in turn to a newly converted open bay double car port with additional storeroom behind. The front gardens are attractively landscaped with mature shrubs and a delightful mature Holly tree. Agents Note (after Driveway): The farmyard at the rear of the property has been cleared for development to create an attractive development for six new homes and one large converted barn which will all be accessed separately off Shakespeare Drive. The final plot currently a distinguished single storey old barn will be the only property which will share the drive access to the side of the property and it will be a bungalow.
Rear GardenThe rear gardens are a delight and have been well maintained and planted over a number of decades by the current owners. Immediately to the rear of the property is a private landscaped courtyard garden made to paving with attractive planted rockery and borders with a variety of attractive ornamental shrubs and plants. Beyond is an extremely large and productive fruit and vegetable garden with deep beds which having been tendered over many years by the current owners yield an excellent plot. The kitchen gardens are enclosed by a stone wall and mature trees.Adjacent is an area of grassed informal garden having deep planted borders and providing an excellent natural screen with hedging beyond from the new development.Beyond is a large area of lawned garden, partially enclosed by stone walling which constitutes a former tennis court which enjoys sun throughout the day. Agents note: This area of garden will be subject to a standard development covenant.In all, a substantial period family home with considerable potential to create additional accommodation within a delightful village location.