A fine example of a significant 3/4 DOUBLE BEDROOM, 4/5 RECEPTION ROOM, ‘Wells’ Cottage with VERSATILE ACCOMMODATION, under a tiled roof, retaining a host of original and characterful features, having been SYMPATHETICALLY EXTENDED throughout the years, with recent, additional architectural drawings for a rear two-storey extension (STPP). This beautiful home, set within established park-like gardens to the front and rear, is located in a sought after private lane in the desired village of West Chiltington with accommodation comprising a GRAND DINING ROOM, LIVING ROOM, KITCHEN, BREAKFAST ROOM WITH SITTING ROOM OFF, GROUND FLOOR BEDROOM/STUDY, UTILITY ROOM, CLOAKROOM, 3 FIRST FLOOR DOUBLE BEDROOMS with a large EN-SUITE BATH/SHOWER ROOM to the MASTER. The property has an imposing gravelled driveway leading to a DOUBLE DETACHED GARAGE along with its original and functioning WELL. VENDORS SUITED WITH NO FORWARD CHAIN.
This beautifully presented, sprawling cottage, has been sympathetically extended over the years, with additional, architectural drawings for a rear two-storey extension (STPP), yet has retained much of its unique charm and includes many original features to include a wealth of original ‘Wells’ internal doors complete with their characteristic latches, painted internal exposed brick wall elevations, exposed oak timbers and fireplaces to the dining room and living room. A neutral décor is demonstrated throughout in addition to plain carpeting and hard flooring, all in natural and pale tones. Replacement double-glazed windows are fitted throughout, a selection of which, are of leaded cottage style, in addition to further replacement external doors.
A unique, turret-style, fully enclosed entrance porch laid with a ceramic tiled floor, is entered through a traditional, ledged and braced, solid oak front door into an imposing double-aspect DINING ROOM displaying an open fireplace with an exposed brick surround and tiled hearth. Alongside, is a handy serving hatch to the kitchen with an adjacent connecting door to the sitting room positioned behind. To the far end of the dining room are bi-folding slatted doors opening through to an OCCASIONAL BEDROOM/STUDY (with additional access from the inner hall), ideal as a guest room. Upon leaving the dining room an INNER HALL is entered, laid with a ceramic tiled floor, and where the remainder of rooms are positioned off in addition to accommodating the staircase to the first floor. Nearest the dining room, with a rear and side aspect, is the sizeable KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM/SITTING ROOM being the heart of the house. The KITCHEN, fitted with traditional, country-style, cream coloured units, is finished with contrasting, deep-coloured granite work surfaces and a decorative clay-tiled splashback above, whilst incorporating a Butler-style sink with adjacent draining grooves. The floor displays wood-plank effect ceramic tiling which also flows through to the breakfast room. A gas, cream-coloured Aga has 2 ovens and 2 hotplates, and lastly, there is space for an upright fridge/freezer. The double aspect BREAKFAST ROOM, has an external door and forms part of the kitchen which lays to the property’s rear and displays fine views over the patio terrace and beautiful south-facing garden beyond. A wide and open archway leads through to the cosy, carpeted double aspect, SITTING ROOM which also has a connecting door to the dining room, positioned to the front. Off the inner hall, with a step down, is a UTILITY ROOM with a tiled floor and an external door to the patio. This room houses the Potterton gas boiler and is also complete with a Butler style sink and space for a washing machine. Adjacent is a CLOAKROOM with a small window, and again, a small step down, comprising a white suite of a low-level WC and a wall-hung wash-hand basin upon a ceramic tiled floor. Positio...
|Versatile 'Wells' family home of over 2,000 sq ft enjoying park-like gardens||Living Room with feature woodburning stove|
|Separate Dining Room||Open Plan Kitchen/Breakfast Room/Sitting Room|
|Separate Utility Room & Cloakroom||'Ground Floor Bedroom/Study & 3 Further First Floor Bedrooms|
|Family Bathroom & En-suite Bath/Shower Room||Detached Double Garage|
|EPC for E||Council Tax Band G|