Britannia House is an iconic detached family home of abundant character located within the heart of this popular village. Read more
Britannia House is an iconic detached family home of abundant character located within the heart of this popular village. The property itself was constructed circa 1690 and has been sympathetically maintained and upgraded over the years by the current owners to provide superb family living accommodation. The property blends practicality and luxury living superbly. The gas centrally heated and uPVC double glazing accommodation briefly comprises entrance hall, lounge, dining/sitting room, family room, refitted breakfast kitchen, utility room, conservatory and ground floor shower room. On the first floor are five good sized bedrooms and a luxury refitted family bathroom. Outside the property has a large double garage with a mezzanine floor above and a large workshop to the rear (all extending to over 1,200 sq.ft. in total) together with a beautifully maintained rear garden. Viewing is highly recommended to appreciate the accommodation on offer.
Accommodation The property is entered under a canopy porch with recessed spotlighting and through a timber panelled front door with a double glazed window over into:
Entrance Hall17'7" x 5'10" (5.36m x 1.78m). Measurements to widest points. Decorative spindle and banister staircase rising to the first floor landing, feature exposed timber beams, dado rail, quarry tiled flooring, an original timber framed arched top picture window to the rear of the hallway looking out into the conservatory and a doorway giving access to the cellar.
Cellar Being vaulted and having power, lighting and radiator thus making it ideal for storage.
Lounge13'7" x 13' (4.14m x 3.96m). uPVC double glazed windows to the front and side elevations, feature recessed gas real flame effect fire set within an exposed brick chimneybreast, dado rail, wall light points, TV aerial point, radiator and display niche with inset lighting.
Dining/Sitting Room13' x 12' (3.96m x 3.66m). A superbly sized room with a grand appearance, incorporating feature exposed beams, cast iron open fronted fireplace with decorative timber mantel, uPVC double glazed window to the front, radiator and glazed double doors leading through to:
Conservatory14'10" x 14' (4.52m x 4.27m). A magnificent conservatory ideal for family living and socialising constructed with a brick base and wood grain uPVC double glazed framework with a mono pitched roof and French doors to the side leading out to the garden. Slate style tiled flooring, radiator and glazed internal double doors leading through to the breakfast kitchen, enabling the kitchen, conservatory and dining/sitting room space to be opened up into a large entertaining area.
Family Room15'8" x 14'1" (4.78m x 4.3m). A large room currently used as a home craft space with uPVC double glazed French doors and windows to the rear leading out to a decking area and a large uPVC double glazed window to the front. Radiator and ample space for living room furniture.
Breakfast Kitchen14'6" x 13' (4.42m x 3.96m). Measurements to the widest points. A stunning breakfast kitchen with an ample range of contemporary base cupboards and drawers, matching eye level units and pan drawers finished in a high gloss cream laminate frontage with brushed stainless steel handles. Solid granite work surfacing with an inset stainless steel sink and drainer with extendable mixer tap over. Integrated four ring gas hob with granite splashbacks and extractor hood over, microwave, electric double oven, dishwasher and a double drawer fridge, all appliances are by Hotpoint. Under unit lighting, contemporary LED kick board lighting, quarry tiled flooring, picture exposed brick wall with inglenook and recessed lighting and a timber beam. Feature exposed beams to the ceiling, uPVC double glazed window to the side and an archway through to the rear lobby.
Rear Lobby With a glazed timber panelled door to the side leading out to the driveway, quarry tiled flooring and access through to:
Utility Room10'1" x 5'1" (3.07m x 1.55m). uPVC double glazed windows to the rear and side, cupboard housing the gas central heating boiler, tiled work tops with an inset Belfast sink with mixer tap over, storage cupboards, space and plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble dryer, space for larder style fridge/freezer, louvre front door cloaks cupboard and access through to the ground floor shower room.
Refitted Shower Room6'7" x 3'8" (2m x 1.12m). Refitted with a contemporary white three piece suite comprising a low level push button WC, wall mounted wash hand basin with mixer tap and walk-in wet room style shower cubicle with tiled flooring and tiled splashbacks and mixer shower with drencher head. Recessed spotlighting to the ceiling, extractor fan, quarry tiled flooring, heated towel rail/radiator and uPVC double glazed window to the rear.
First Floor Landing Approached via a staircase from the entrance hall is the first floor landing with uPVC double glazed windows to the rear, radiator and stairs rising to the second floor.
Bedroom One13'1" x 12'10" (3.99m x 3.91m). Large double bedroom with a uPVC double glazed window to the front, feature exposed timber beams, storage cupboard and radiator.
Bedroom Two13'2" x 12'3" (4.01m x 3.73m). Large double bedroom with built-in cupboard, radiator, feature painted cast iron fireplace, feature exposed beams, uPVC double glazed window to the side and ample space for double bed and bedroom furniture.
Bedroom Three12' x 11' (3.66m x 3.35m). A further double sized bedroom with a feature fireplace, vanity wash hand basin, recessed spotlighting to the ceiling, radiator and uPVC double glazed window to the front.
Refitted Family Bathroom13'8" (4.17m) x 6'5" (1.96m) + door recess. A stunning luxury white refitted bathroom suite comprising a low level push button WC, wash hand basin with mixer tap mounted on a vanity unit with storage under, steps with LED lighting leading to a sunken bath and a double walk in - walk out shower cubicle with wall mounted recessed mixer shower for the drench shower head. There are two uPVC double glazed windows to the rear, heated towel rail/radiator, contemporary high gloss tiled splashbacks, display niches ideal for storage of towels etc., recessed spotlighting to the ceiling and wood laminate flooring.
Second Floor Landing On the second floor approached via a staircase from the first floor landing is the second floor landing with access to:
Bedroom Four13'9" x 13'1" (4.2m x 3.99m). Large double bedroom with uPVC double glazed windows to the front and side enjoying elevated views, feature exposed timber beams, radiator and a large storage cupboard.
Bedroom Five13'2" x 12'7" (4.01m x 3.84m). Large double bedroom with feature exposed timber beams, uPVC double glazed window to the side, feature fireplace, radiator and access to a large storage cupboard, which is shared with bedroom four.
Outside - Front The property sits roadside with an attractive facade with rendering beneath a slate roof and has a raised brick wall, stone steps to the front door, brick pillars with ball top finials, metal railings and exterior carriage lights. To the left hand side of the property is a block paved driveway access which is particularly generous in width and leads to a secure gated access with a continuation of the block paved driveway opening out into a circular hardstanding area for vehicles with floor drainage within a walled courtyard setting with exterior lighting and giving access to the large double garage/workshop.
Double Garage25'10" x 24'10" (7.87m x 7.57m). A large double garage with power and lighting, inspection pit, glazed door and window to the side and gated access into a rear workshop space.
Workshop24'10" x 12'5" (7.57m x 3.78m). With window to the side, power and lighting.
Mezzanine Floor (above garage)25' x 14'8" (7.62m x 4.47m). A magnificent mezzanine storage area with a skylight window to the side and windows to the front and rear, with power and lighting. This floor would make an ideal home office space or similar.
Rear Garden The property has a delightful rear garden, which is beautifully maintained and ideal for entertaining. There is a large decking area immediately to the rear of the property, a walled garden effect with many superb plants and shrubs, shaped lawned area with mature trees, timber pergola, gravelled walkways, gated access to the driveway and exterior lighting. There is a hot tub available for separate negotiation.