Enjoying an idyllic location next to the ancient Village Church yet close to the edge of this unspoilt pretty village, a substantial Grade II Listed detached period property believed to date back to the 1500's. (contd...) Read more
Enjoying an idyllic location next to the ancient Village Church yet close to the edge of this unspoilt pretty village, a substantial Grade II Listed detached period property believed to date back to the 1500's.Offering a substantial range of outbuildings/barns and a delightful landscaped west facing garden, the property offers four double bedrooms plus a large first floor landing/sitting room/dining room, three reception rooms, large dining kitchen with a four oven Aga and an Amdega conservatory.A wealth of original features including heavily beamed ceilings, inglenook fireplaces, exposed stonework including a mullion window and in addition is extensive hardstanding for a number of vehicles, double garage/workshop and separate summer lounge and playroom within the outbuildings.In all, a substantial period property within a delightful village setting.
The PropertyThis substantial stone farmhouse offers accommodation over three floors and is believed to date back to the early 1500's with a number of later additions.This provides a property of large proportions and considerable period integrity and character which has been considerably improved by the present owners who have occupied the property over the last 35 years.Ideal for a large family and still offering further potential for the conversion of existing outbuildings.The property offers a wealth of original features including original vaulted cellar, heavily beamed ceilings and inglenooks and also offering two access driveways and therefore space for a caravan/motor homes, horse boxes or other commercial vehicles.In all, a substantial family home in a delightful setting with considerable potential.
AccommodationThe property is entered via a front door into a lounge area.
Inner HallWith oak flooring, stairs off to first floor, window to front elevation with stone sill and off is an understairs storage cupboard with fitted light.
Lounge22'1" x 16'1" (6.73m x 4.9m).Featuring a magnificent beamed ceiling.Deep stone window sills with multi-paned windows to front and rear elevations together with a door to the front elevation.Inglenook fireplace with stone surround and hearth and open grate.Oak flooring, two double radiators and TV aerial point.
Off is an enclosed secondary staircase providing access to the first floor.
Sitting Room17'3" x 15'6" (5.26m x 4.72m).Multi-paned window overlooking the Churchyard and rear garden.Open fronted fireplace set within an ornate hardwood surround and mantel and stone hearth.Exposed beam and two radiators.
Study9'10"x 8'10" (3mx 2.7m).Stone mullioned window to front elevation with stone sill, telephone point, oak flooring, radiator and meter cupboard.
Fully Fitted Dining Kitchen21'10" max x 16'1" (6.65m max x 4.9m).Fitted with an extensive range of oak fronted base cupboards and drawers and matching eye level units and larder unit.Granite works surfacing with an inset stainless steel sink and drainer and swan neck tap over. Four oven oil fired Aga in English Racing Green. Integrated appliances to include a four ring ceramic hob, an electric double oven/grill, fridge and dishwasher, both having matching fronts.Ceramic tiled flooring, heavily beamed ceiling, multi-paned windows to front, side and rear, provision for wall mounted TV and access off to an excellent original cellar.Original bakers oven, original stone walling, attractive porch to the front and double glazed double doors leading through to the superb conservatory.
CellarWith a barrel vaulted ceiling.
Amdega Conservatory/Sun Lounge13'1" x 13'1" (3.99m x 3.99m).With steps up to an oak floor, double glazed picture windows and French doors opening onto the rear gardens taking advantage of the attractive aspect to the rear towards the village Church.Double glazed lantern roof with two opening roof lights, ceiling fan and fitted light and power points.
Large Rear Hall/Utility Room18'6" x 11'4" (5.64m x 3.45m).With ceramic tiled flooring, single drainer stainless steel sink, space and plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble dryer, roll edge work surfacing, base cupboards and drawers and ample space for an American style fridge/freezer, chest freezer etc.Stable type door and multi-paned window to front elevation, door to the rear garden and interconnecting door to the large garage/workshop (see later).Tiled splashbacks and off is a cupboard housing the oil fired central heating boiler.Off is:
CloakroomFitted with a two piece suite comprising a low level WC and wash hand basin. Half height tiling, ceramic tiled flooring and window.
LandingOn the first floor approached via two staircases, one from the inner hall to the main first floor landing and a secondary staircase to the rear landing.The main landing has latch access to roof space, beams and an opening through to large inner landing.
Large Inner Landing17'3" x 15'1" (5.26m x 4.6m).Unusually, this enormous landing area is currently used as a separate dining room but equally could be used as a first floor sitting room or potentially partitioned to create further bedroom accommodation if required.The room has exposed stone walling, beams, multi-paned windows to front and rear elevations, access to the secondary staircase in addition to which is a further enclosed staircase leading to the second floor.
Bedroom One22'5" x 9'6" (6.83m x 2.9m).Two sealed double glazed windows to the rear.Two ranges of fitted bespoke solid oak built wardrobes with hanging rails and storage, chest of drawers and display shelving, matching fitted window seat with chest of drawers under and matching bedside chests of three drawers and corner unit with linen cupboard.Beams to ceiling and radiator.
Bedroom Two17'2" x 15'11" (5.23m x 4.85m).Two multi-paned windows to the side and rear elevations enjoying delightful views over the garden, Church and Churchyard.High ceiling, beam to ceiling, attractive shelving, double radiator and original cast iron open fronted fireplace with ornate surround and mantel.
Bedroom Three14'9" x 10'2" (4.5m x 3.1m).Secondary double glazed multi-paned window to front elevation, double radiator and high ceiling with exposed beam.
Spacious Bathroom15'1" x 7'4" (4.6m x 2.24m).Fitted with a white four piece suite by Heritage with period fittings comprising a large corner bath, fully tiled shower cubicle with Mira shower, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC.Half height tiling to two walls, radiator, sealed double glazed multi-paned window to front elevation, exposed beam and off is large airing cupboard housing an insulated hot water cylinder and full height shelving.
Second Floor LandingApproached via an enclosed staircase from the large inner landing is a half landing leading in turn to the second floor landing with useful storage in the eaves, access to roof space and exposed roof trusses.
Bedroom Four14'10" x 11'7" (4.52m x 3.53m).Radiator and secondary double glazed multi-paned window overlooking the rear garden and Churchyard.
Second Bathroom10'9" x 10'4" (3.28m x 3.15m).Fitted with a three piece suite with period style fittings comprising a panelled bath with shower attachment, low level WC and wash hand basin.Radiator and multi-paned window enjoying elevated views over the village and open countryside beyond.
OutsideThe property enjoys a most delightful setting adjacent to the ancient village Church and Church yard at the end of a no-through lane.A five bar gate leads into the front of the property to a large block paved driveway providing hardstanding for a large number of vehicles and being flanked by lawned front gardens and enclosed by natural stone walling.The front garden features a number of well stocked deep flowering borders and a variety of herbaceous shrubs and plants.The driveway in turn leads to a large attached garage.
Large Garage/Workshop25'11" x 16' (7.9m x 4.88m).With remote control up and over door, fitted light and power and multi-paned window to front, overhead heater and the workshop area having a workbench.The garage/workshop also houses the 600 oil tank for the central heating in the house.
Range of Stone OutbuildingsA detached range of stone and pantiled outbuildings provide further excellent amenity to include the following:-
Summer Lounge/Sitting Room21'9" x 13'11" (6.63m x 4.24m).Being carpeted with exposed beams, a Hunter wood burning stove set on a quarry tiled hearth, radiator and two full height sealed double glazed picture windows and matching sliding door with fitted vertical blind to the front elevation.
Games Room22'3" x 13'8" (6.78m x 4.17m).With two radiators, exposed oak beams, fitted light and power, sealed double glazed door and window to front elevation and new floor.This room houses the Myson Velaire oil fired central heating boiler for this annex facility.The room has been completely replastered and is now ready for decoration.
Adjacent Barn/Former Stables26'7" x 15'10" (8.1m x 4.83m).Being partly cobbled and re-roofed with fitted light, door and window to onto drive and housing the 300 gallon oil tank.
Second Adjacent Stone Barn23'9" x 17'1" (7.24m x 5.2m).With an interconnecting door to the first barn, again re-roofed with fitted light, power and door and window to front elevation.
Single Garage12'6" x 12'2" (3.8m x 3.7m).With double doors.
AGENTS NOTEWe consider that this excellent range of barns provide considerable potential for offices/ further annexed accommodation, subject to any necessary consents/approvals).
Rear GardenThe rear garden is delightful and west facing thus enjoying afternoon and evening sun.A second driveway leads into the rear of the property from The Green providing useful access for hardstanding for motorhomes, caravans or other vehicles etc.The formal garden immediately to the rear is enclosed by stone walling, part laid to lawn with deep and well stocked flowering borders, a large variety of shrubs and plants and in addition features a large flagstoned sun terrace with pond and waterfall leading to a lower pond enclosed by rockery.A gate leads from this garden to the adjacent Churchyard.Beyond is a further large area of informal lawned garden amenity with fruit trees.
Fixtures & FittingsAll fitted carpets are included.
ServicesMains water, electricity and drainage are connected to the property.Central heating is provided by an oil fired central heating boiler.