A period farmhouse dating back to around 1800, delightfully situated on the edge of this desirable village within approximately half an acre of outstanding gardens. Read more
A period farmhouse dating back to around 1800, delightfully situated on the edge of this desirable village within approximately half an acre of outstanding gardens. With an electric gated approach the property offers four reception rooms, fitted kitchen with Aga and a wealth of original features, gas fired central heating and sealed unit double glazing. The delightful well stocked rear gardens are a particular feature along with the extensive secure hardstanding for a number of vehicles and substantial brick quadruple garage block with storeroom. NO CHAIN
The Property The Limes is a highly individual detached family home offering flexible and spacious accommodation with two bathrooms and en-suite shower room. The property has been the current owner's family home for a considerable time and is delightfully situated on a quiet no-through lane on the very edge of Twyford village with a secure setting and grounds ideal for children and pets.
Accommodation The property is entered via a part glazed front door into:-
Entrance Porch Oak wood stripped flooring, double glazed windows to side elevation and through a glazed inner door to:-
Reception Hall Stairs off to first floor with storage cupboard under, panel radiator and off:-
Family Room11'11" x 11'10" (3.63m x 3.6m). Sealed double glazed window overlooking front garden and double panel radiator.
Dining Room12'1" x 11'11" (3.68m x 3.63m). Double glazed window overlooking front garden, double panel radiator and display alcove with shelving.
Living Room23'2" x 15'5" (7.06m x 4.7m). Sealed double glazed windows overlooking rear courtyard and garden. Open fronted fireplace with open grate, stone chimneybreast and exposed matching walling with display shelving. Heavily beamed ceiling, two double panel radiators, secondary staircase to the first floor, TV aerial point and oak wood stripped flooring.
Rear Hall Panel radiator, original door and two leaded iron lattice perpendicular windows to rear.
Oak Fitted Kitchen12'10" max x 12'3" (3.91m max x 3.73m). Fitted with a range of solid oak fronted units comprising base cupboards and drawers and glass fronted display cupboards. Feature oil fired Aga in duck egg blue with twin ovens and hot plates. Oak edged work surfacing, space for fridge/freezer, plumbing for dishwasher, space for microwave and ceramic four ring hob. Tiled splashbacks, heavily beamed ceiling, double glazed windows to front and rear and ceramic tiled flooring.
Rear Lobby Panel radiator, double glazed door to outside and off is:-
Downstairs Bathroom Fitted with a two piece suite comprising a corner bath with Triton electric shower over with curtain and rail and vanity unit with cupboards under. Part tiling to walls, shaver point/light, panel radiator and double glazed window.
Separate Cloakroom Fitted with a low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Part tiling to walls, panel radiator and double glazed window.
Utility Room10' x 7' (3.05m x 2.13m). Plumbing for washing machine, space for freezer, base and eye level cupboards, panel radiator, double glazed window and off:-
Summer Lounge15'5" x 14'10" (4.7m x 4.52m). Wood stripped flooring, a range of oak base cupboards and drawers and work top, double and single panel radiators, uPVC double glazed French doors and windows onto patio and rear garden, TV aerial point and telephone point.
First Floor On the first floor approached via both the main staircase from the reception hall and a secondary staircase from the lounge is the first floor bedroom accommodation which comprises the following:-
Split Level Landing Panel radiator, sealed double glazed window to front elevation and access to loft space. Off which is an inner landing with a full range of double hanging wardrobes, sealed double glazed window and panel radiator.
Master Bedroom20'4" + robes x 15'10" (6.2m + robes x 4.83m). Double glazed windows overlooking side and rear gardens. Panel radiator and a range of three fitted built-in double hanging wardrobes with top boxes and chest of five drawers. Off is:-
En-suite Shower Room Fitted with a three piece suite comprising tiled shower cubicle with Mira shower, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC. Full height tiling to all walls, heated towel rail/radiator, shaver/light point and Velux double glazed roof light.
Inner Landing Access can be gained from the master bedroom to an inner landing with staircase leading to the lounge.
Bedroom Two14'11" x 13' (4.55m x 3.96m). Sealed double glazed window overlooking rear garden, built-in hanging wardrobes, chest of twelve drawers, double panel radiator and access to loft space.
Bedroom Three11'11" x 11'11" (3.63m x 3.63m). Sealed double glazed window overlooking ornamental front garden and double panel radiator.
Bedroom Four12'2" x 12' (3.7m x 3.66m). Sealed double glazed window overlooking ornamental front garden. Double panel radiator and two double mahogany hanging wardrobes with a range of top boxes creating an alcove for bed.
Family Bathroom Fitted with a four piece suite comprising a corner bath, separate shower cubicle, vanity unit with cupboards under and low level WC. Full height tiling to two walls, heated towel rail/radiator, extractor fan, halogen spotlighting and airing cupboard housing the insulated hot water cylinder and shelving.
Outside A particular feature of The Limes is its secluded location on a quiet no-through lane. The property is set well back from the lane and features a most attractive ornamental front garden enclosed by low brick walling with brick pillars and wrought iron railings and featuring two shaped lawns enclosed by most attractive box hedging and deep flowering borders with a variety of shrubs and plants. It also features a paved patio area and pathway to a garden gate and lime trees. A driveway leads to the side and rear via an electrically operated double wrought iron gates affording complete security and private to the rear. The driveway is ornamentally laid to block paving and provides hardstanding for a number of vehicles and leads in turn to an excellent BRICK BUILT QUADRUPLE GARAGE BLOCK comprising two double garages with electrically operated up and over doors, fitted light and numerous power points. In addition is an excellent adjacent STOREROOM (14'9" x 10'2") with light and power.
The Gardens To the side of the property is a lawned garden/former orchard being laid to shaped lawn and enclosed by fencing and brick walling and featuring deep flower beds with a large variety of attractive shrubs and plants of all shapes and sizes. Immediately to the rear of the property are two ornamental block paved patio areas providing a most attractive sitting out area in the summer with circular cobbled features, an original capped well and in addition is a semi-circular patio area under the shade of a large and ancient pear tree.
Rear Garden The rear garden is set behind low brick walling with ornamental box hedging with steps leading up from the patios to a further good sized lawned rear garden again laid to ornamental shaped lawn. Features include an attractive ornamental fish pond with rockery and water fall, a large variety of attractive shrubs and plants, further circular rockery and to the rear is a large productive fruit and vegetable garden with composting area, fruit cage and easily maintainable raised beds enclosed by sleeper style hedging. A crazy paved pathway bordered by French lavender and rose covered pergola, outside lighting, security lighting, a useful sun awning and outside boiler room housing the replacement Ideal gas central heating boiler and timer switch together with useful storage for garden equipment. In all, a substantial family home within stunning garden grounds and on the edge of this desirable and well serviced village. The whole extends to approximately 0.5 acre.
Fixtures & Fittings All fitted carpets and curtains are included.