A fine example of a PERIOD Grade II Listed DETACHED COTTAGE, with FOUR BEDROOMS (EN-SUITE to MASTER) and 2 SEPARATE RECEPTION ROOMS. The property enjoys a beautifully arranged SOUTH-FACING REAR GARDEN, DETACHED GARAGE and DRIVEWAY PARKING, and set within the sought after OLDER PART of WEST CHILTINGTON. PLANNING PERMISSION GRANTED for a single storey rear extension.
This period and sizeable cottage with origins dating back, we believe, possibly to the late 1500s, lovingly maintained and beautifully presented, offering modern living within a truly enchanting setting, Modern benefits include secondary glazed windows throughout, roof insulation, as well as gas-fired central heating and hot water. This cottage also benefits from having PLANNING PERMISSION GRANTED for a rear SINGLE STOREY EXTENSION which would become a kitchen/dining room.
To the cottage’s front façade is a quaint main FRONT ENTRANCE door opening into a dual ended entrance lobby where the sitting room is positioned to one end whilst the dining room to the other, a significant feature, we believe, to this bygone era. An additional external door is conveniently located to the rear and allows direct access to and from the side aspect driveway. The generously sized SITTING ROOM, laid with a solid woodblock herringbone floor and features a beamed ceiling and a magnificent inglenook open fireplace retaining its original bread oven. From here is an open doorway with a step down to a REAR HALLWAY laid with a beautiful natural stone tiled floor flowing through to both the kitchen and bathroom which are positioned directly off, whilst also giving access to the rear garden and gated driveway entrance. The FAMILY BATHROOM is bright and airy and fitted with a white Victorian style suite complete with a claw foot double ended slipper bath incorporating a shower above and an elevated window complete with textured glass. Positioned to the property’s southerly rear and overlooking the pretty garden is the cottage style KITCHEN complete with a larder storage cupboard and fitted with bespoke solid pine units, which to one side have a painted finish, and complemented with black sparkle granite work surfaces incorporating an inset butler style white ceramic sink and a black ceramic electric 4-ring hob with extractor hood above. To the opposite wall is an integrated electric double oven and grill and space for a free standing upright fridge/freezer. An opening leads into the dining area with its herringbone wood block flooring and exposed and painted brick open fireplace providing feature of the room. A ledged and braced door from here conceals one of the cottages two staircases where there are two bedrooms, the double aspect MASTER BEDROOM with an ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM fitted with a white modern Victorian style suite complete with a generous corner shower, a low level WC and a stylish floor standing vanity wash hand basin. BEDROOM TWO is a large and delightful, double aspect room with notable and exposed beams to the walls and a walk-in storage cupboard housing the hot water cylinder, while furthermore, a connecting door to BEDROOM THREE which has its own staircase rising from the kitchen. From the dining room, a door leads into a dual aspect GROUND FLOOR FOURTH BEDROOM with its solid herringbone wood block flooring and window to side overlooking the side garden. A raised UTILITY AREA complete with three windows is approached via a few wooden steps up from the kitchen and accommodates spaces for a washing machine and tumble dryer, whilst in addition, providing cupboard storage space. Beneath this trap-style staircase is a concealed CELLAR with stone steps leading down to this spacious area ideal for storage with light and power. A SECONDARY STAIRCASE with deep sills positioned to its top, perfect for displaying books, leads to bedroom three, a double and dual aspect room which also features s... Read more
|Beautiful Grade II listed family home set in the heart of the village
||Four bedrooms - one being on the ground floor
|Two bathrooms - one ensuite to the main bedroom
||Two reception rooms
|Generous sized Southerly aspect secluded rear garden
||Large wooden garage - big enough to house a family sized estate car
|Planning permission granted for an additional extension and accommodation to the rear