Situated within the conservation area of Old Birstall village and only a short stroll from the river, an immaculately presented four bedroom detached cottage with gas fired central heating and majority sealed double glazing. Read more
Situated within the conservation area of Old Birstall village and only a short stroll from the river, an immaculately presented four bedroom detached cottage with gas fired central heating and majority sealed double glazing. The accommodation comprises a dining hall, living/dining room, sitting room and refitted kitchen. On the first floor are four bedrooms, en-suite bathroom and a family shower room. Outside the property offers a delightful cottage garden to the front and a completely private south facing cottage garden to the rear together with a garage (situated over the road). The property offers a wealth of cottage features including heavily beamed ceilings, inglenook fireplace and stripped doors. All fitted carpets and curtains are included and viewing is highly recommended to appreciate.
Introduction Located in one of Birstall's most sought after post codes, this immaculately presented detached four bedroom cottage was originally two cottages and has been skillfully remodelled and extended to provide a spacious home full of character. The property is particularly well situated close to local shops and in the heart of a conservation area with Watermead Park and the River Soar on its doorstep.
Accommodation The property is entered via a solid panelled front door into:
Spacious Dining Hall14'3" x 10'6" (4.34m x 3.2m). With a heavily beamed ceiling, stairs rising to first floor landing, double radiator and sealed double glazed window to front.
Living/Dining Room14'9" x 10'6" (4.5m x 3.2m). Oak wood stripped flooring, two double radiators, TV aerial point, sealed double glazed window overlooking rear garden and multi-paned French doors opening onto patio and garden.
Refitted Kitchen17'5" x 6'7" (5.3m x 2m). Fitted with an attractive range of wood fronted units with crackle glazed fittings comprising base cupboards and drawers and matching eye level shelving over. One and a half bowl sink and drainer sink with swan neck mixer tap over inset within ranges of roll edge work surfacing. Integrated appliances include a fan assisted electric oven with a Neff four ring gas hob and extractor hood over, Neff dishwasher with matching front and space for fridge/freezer. Tiled splashbacks, two sealed double glazed windows overlooking the rear garden, local wood stripped flooring, double radiator, door to rear and spotlighting to the ceiling.
Delightful Sitting Room16'9" x 14'9" (5.1m x 4.5m). With a heavily beamed ceiling, telephone point, large built-in cupboard with original stripped door, double radiator, provision for wall mounted TV and two sets of multi-paned windows to the front and attractive stained glass window to side. Attractive feature inglenook open fronted fireplace housing a gas stove on a quarry tiled hearth.
Landing On the first floor approached via a staircase from the spacious dining hall is the first floor landing with access to roof space.
Bedroom One14'5" max x 10'8" (4.4m max x 3.25m). This bedroom is currently used as a work room/study with two sealed double glazed windows overlooking the rear garden, radiator built-in book shelving and off is:
En-suite Bathroom Fitted with a white three piece suite comprising a panelled bath with electric shower over, curtain and rail, wash hand basin and low level WC. Radiator, sealed double glazed window to side and extractor fan.
Bedroom Two15'5" x 9'6" (4.7m x 2.9m). With multi-paned windows to front and side, double radiator and built-in pine wardrobe with hanging rails and storage
Bedroom Three11' x 10'8" (3.35m x 3.25m). With a sealed double glazed window to the front and double radiator.
Bedroom Four9'4" x 6'4" (2.84m x 1.93m). With a multi-paned window to front, radiator and full height cupboard with shelving.
Family Shower Room Fitted with a white three piece suite comprising a large fully tiled shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC. Oak wood stripped flooring, sealed double glazed window to rear, radiator, extractor fan and spotlighting to the ceiling.
Outside - Front A feature of the cottage is its delightful elevated position within this conservation area. Steps lead up to the front with deep borders with a variety of shrubs and plants. The property has the benefit of the ownership of a single brick garage opposite the cottage.
Rear Garden The rear garden is completely private and mature and being enclosed by brick walling and timber panelled fencing. The gardens are south facing and feature deep and well stocked borders with a large variety of ornamental shrubs, plants and young trees. Landscaped for easy maintenance, the gardens also offer a brick paved sun terrace and steps leading up to ornamental pathways, an attractive circular water feature with fountain, pergola and a hexagonal summerhouse providing welcomed summer shade. Young specimen trees include an acer and a weeping Katsura. The garden would be of particular interest to those with green fingers. To the side of the property is a covered passageway with access off to:
Utility/Boiler Room6'7" x 6'1" (2m x 1.85m). With a radiator, window, plumbing for washing machine and wall mounted Vaillant gas fired central heating boiler.
Fixtures & Fittings All fitted carpets and curtains are included.