Located within the conservation area of this highly sought-after village, this delightful detached character cottage dating back to the early 1800s offers a perfect combination of period features and modern convenience. (contd...) Read more
Located within the conservation area of this highly sought-after village, this delightful detached character cottage dating back to the early 1800s offers a perfect combination of period features and modern convenience. Following a comprehensive, high specification refurbishment, Penny Cottage benefits from a new gas central heating system and boiler, brand new kitchen, replacement hardwood windows and double glazing, full rewiring and new consumer unit. There are two ground floor reception rooms with quarry tiled flooring and central multi-fuel burning stove serving both rooms; fitted kitchen with vaulted ceiling, range cooker and Belfast sink; utility room and downstairs bathroom. On the first floor are two double bedrooms. Outside the property has newly landscaped and low maintenance gardens with private, south-facing rear/side garden and patio. A large gravelled driveway provides off road parking for three vehicles. The property benefits from security alarm system and double plot offering potential to extend. Unexpectedly brought to the market after a change to the vendors' plans, viewing is highly recommended. No upward chain.
Accommodation The property is entered via a recently fitted solid oak door into:
Dining Room12'8" x 10'6" (3.86m x 3.2m). This charming reception room which has the benefit of a dual aspect with a walk-in bay window to the front elevation and further glazed window to the side. Newly fitted quarry tiled flooring, central heating radiator, TV aerial point, telephone point, painted exposed beams to the ceiling and staircase rising to the first floor landing with small understairs storage cupboard. The main focal point of the room is the double sided cast iron multi-fuel burning stove with wooden lintel over. There is a built-in cupboard housing the electricity consumer unit which was installed in February 2017. Door leading through to:
Sitting Room9'7" x 8'11" (2.92m x 2.72m). With a continuation of the attractive quarry tiled floor from the dining room, double French doors leading out into the garden and glazed window to the rear. There are exposed and painted beams to the ceiling, again the focal point of the room is the cast iron double sided multi-fuel burning stove with wooden lintel over. Central heating radiator and opening through to:
Kitchen9'2" x 6'10" (2.8m x 2.08m). Newly fitted kitchen with a range of shaker style painted base cupboards and drawers and matching wall units with under cupboard lighting and soft close doors. Amtico work surfacing with matching upstands to the walls and an inset ceramic Belfast sink with mixer tap over. Integrated slimline dishwasher, a double range Belling cooker with seven gas burners and three ovens. Space for a freestanding fridge/freezer. Vaulted ceiling, Velux roof light, window to the side allowing an abundance of natural light into the kitchen and enjoying views over the rear garden. Flagstone flooring and central heating radiator.
Utility Room6'5" x 6' (1.96m x 1.83m). With fitted work top, space and plumbing for washing machine and space for tumble dryer/fridge, larder unit housing the Worcester Bosch gas central heating boiler, sealed double glazed window to the front elevation, central heating radiator and flagstone flooring. Panelled and latch door through to:
Bathroom6'9" x 6'7" (2.06m x 2m). Having been refitted with a white three piece suite comprising a panelled bath with mixer tap and shower over with twin shower head, pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap and low level WC. Neutral tiling to the walls, flagstone flooring, large Velux roof light to side, tall chrome towel heater/radiator and extractor fan.
Galleried Landing Accessed via a staircase from the dining room is the galleried first floor landing with solid oak balustrading and exposed timber wall beams. Doors lead through to:
Bedroom One12'9" (3.88m) x 11'7" (3.54m) max - 6'9" (2.05m) min. Having two double glazed windows to the front elevation, central heating radiator, TV aerial point and space for a double bed.
Bedroom Two12'7" x 9' (3.84m x 2.74m). A second double bedroom with double glazed window overlooking the rear garden, central heating radiator, cupboard situated over the landing ceiling and floor to ceiling fitted wardrobes with hanging rails and storage.
Outside The property has a charming front garden with established hedging to the front boundaries and picket gate and pathway leading to the front door together with a lawned area. There is a useful area to the left hand side of the property for bin storage. There is picket fencing along the side boundaries and a large gravelled driveway providing parking for up to three vehicles.
Gated access leads to the private rear/side garden which has a sunny aspect and fencing to the boundaries. This has been recently landscaped with a lawned area and flower beds raised with railway sleepers. There is a new timber garden shed and a flagstone patio area.