Located in the heart of this highly regarded village of Somerby is this charming period property which has a wealth of history and an abundance of character known locally as the former village shop. (contd...) Read more
Located in the heart of this highly regarded village of Somerby is this charming period property which has a wealth of history and an abundance of character known locally as the former village shop. (contd...)
Located in the heart of this highly regarded village of Somerby is this charming period property which has a wealth of history and an abundance of character known locally as the former village shop.The property was the local convenience store for the village throughout the late 1800's and early 1900's selling a range of ales, tobacco and food until it was later converted into family home.The property boasts large proportions withhigh ceilings as well as a substantial vaulted cellar which the current owner has converted and would make an ideal office or family room etc.In brief the accommodation comprises an entrance hallway, large lounge and dining room, refitted breakfast kitchen, vaulted cellar whilst on the first floor is a galleried landing, three double bedrooms, the master bedroom having an en-suite shower room and a further large family bathroom.Outside the property is ideal for any buyer seeking a low maintenance garden which is fully walled and enjoys a good degree of privacy.Early Viewing is recommended.
AccommodationThe property is entered via a solid door with stained glazing into:
Entrance HallwayWith high ceiling, decorative cornicing, stairs rising to the first floor landing, central heating radiator, tiled flooring and doors leading through to:
Dining Room12'7" x 12'6" (3.84m x 3.8m).A commanding room of generous proportions and also benefitting from a high ceiling, continuation of the tiled flooring from the hallway, Heritage style uPVC double glazed window to the front enjoys views into the village, central heating radiator set within a decorative cover and a feature multi- fuel burning stove on a decorative tiled hearth with built-in storage cupboard to either side of the chimneybreast.A large archway leads through to:
Refitted Breakfast Kitchen21'9" (6.64m) x 11'10" (3.60m) max - 9' (2.75m) min.Having been refitted by the present owner to a high standard and fitted with a range of cream fronted base cupboards and drawers and matching eye level units.Granite work tops with inset ceramic Belfast sink and drainer grooves with large mixer tap over.Integrated dishwasher and space for a freestanding cooker and fridge.Concealed behind one of the base units is a Worcester Bosch oil fired central heating boiler, two windows and a stable door overlooking and leading into the garden. Continuation of the tiled floor, under unit lighting, mood lighting over the cooker, ample space for a good sized table and chairs, central heating radiator set within a decorative cover.Door to stairs leading down into the cellar and further door off to the living room.
Living Room22'5" x 12'5" (6.83m x 3.78m).Another large principal reception with a high ceiling, feature curved wall situated in the front corner of the building, there is a replacement heritage style uPVC double glazed window to the front, a further double glazed window to the side, an original stained glass window between the lounge and the kitchen and French doors leading out into the garden.Two central heating radiators, TV aerial point and a feature cast iron multi-fuel burning stove set on a natural stone hearth.
Cellar11'11" x 8'4" (3.63m x 2.54m).The cellar was tanked to a high standard by the current owner and provides a multitude of potential uses and is currently used as a laundry and storage room with a particularly high vaulted ceiling, the original thrawls have been covered over to contain a good level of dryness within the room.There is power and lighting and the original hooks suspended from the ceiling which are believed to be original hooks from the former shop.Archway through to a further vaulted store again providing additional storage.Within the cellar is an electrical consumer unit and electricity meter.
Galleried Landing16' x 6'4" (4.88m x 1.93m).Approached via a staircase from the entrance hallway is the first floor galleried landing which is particularly light and having the benefit of a Heritage uPVC double glazed window to the front, central heating radiator and door off to:
Master Bedroom12'8" x 12'7" (3.86m x 3.84m).A beautiful master bedroom which has high ceiling, exposed wide gauge wood flooring, Heritage uPVC double glazed window to the front, central heating radiator and a cast iron fireplace with decorative Victorian slips and a slate hearth. Door through to:
En-suite Shower Room8'3" x 5'6" (2.51m x 1.68m).Fitted with a white three piece suite comprising a fully tiled double shower cubicle, wash hand basin and low level WC.Tiling to the walls, stripped wood flooring from the bedroom, obscure glazed window to the rear, wall mounted heated towel rail/radiator and spotlighting to the ceiling.
Bedroom Two12'10" x 12'4" (3.91m x 3.76m).This second double bedroom has the signature curved wall to the front elevation, a Heritage uPVC double glazed window to the front, central heating radiator and original exposed pine wood flooring.
Bedroom Three12'2" x 8'6" (3.7m x 2.6m).A naturally light double bedroom benefitting from a dual aspect having sealed glazed windows to both the side and rear elevations and central heating radiator.
Family Bathroom13'4" x 5'4" (4.06m x 1.63m).A particularly large bathroom being fitted with a white three piece suite comprising a panelled bath with mixer tap and shower over, secondary Galaxy electric shower, curtain and rail, pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashbacks and low level WC.Tiling to the bath area, central heating radiator, two windows to the rear, access to the loft space and a large built-in airing cupboard housing floor to ceiling storage.
OutsideThe property has a charming low maintenance garden which is fully enclosed by walling and benefits from a high degree of privacy.The garden is hard landscaped with paving for ease of maintenance with gated side access, small log store, oil tank with doors leading through to the kitchen and double doors leading through to the lounge, outdoor tap and security lighting.