This impressive 5 BEDROOM, 4 RECEPTION, DETACHED ‘Wells’ cottage, built in 1936, has been significantly extended throughout its life and provides EXTREMELY GENEROUS AND VERSATILE ACCOMMODATION, whilst offering ANNEXE POTENTIAL ideal for an elderly relative, or equally, young adults. The property is set within GLORIOUS GARDENS with an outdoor swimming pool, a substantial DRIVEWAY for numerous vehicles, a DOUBLE GARAGE with ATTACHED CARPORT, a sizeable SUMMERHOUSE, and an outside WC. The property is PERFECTLY LOCATED in a tucked away lane in the SOUGHT AFTER village of WEST CHILTINGTON.
This beautifully presented and maintained cottage, built in 1936, has evolved during its lifetime in to providing a significant family sized home offering great space and versatility, expertly accomplished whilst preserving its original character and style with sympathetic updating. Cottage-style double glazed leaded windows have been re-fitted throughout in addition to updated bath/shower rooms which are neutral in colour and modern in design. Many of its original internal doors have been retained and restored while replacement ones are in-keeping.
The main and original formal front door entrance of typical ‘Wells’ character, is positioned to the cottage’s southerly aspect and opens into the near corner of the vast sitting room, although further and more convenient access is approached from the rear of the property via semi-circular steps up to a fully enclosed, ATRIUM-STYLE CONSERVATORY entrance with a Spanish-style tiled floor, whilst also providing an all-year-round seating area with access via a step up, directly to the kitchen. The imposing and beamed, dual aspect L-shaped SITTING ROOM, boasts a double aspect formal DINING ROOM off, both of which bear the Wells’ characteristic painted exposed brick walls and feature several windows, one to the living room being a deep rectangular bay complete with a fitted window seat and a feature cabinet contained within. A further focal point to this sizeable yet cosy room is its open fireplace, built of Fittleworth stone. The COTTAGE STYLE KITCHEN, is well-arranged and connects via a doorway with a couple of steps down from the sitting room, comprehensively fitted with pale cream coloured units and complemented with granite effect laminated work surfaces incorporating a breakfast bar with high seating for four, and a 1½ bowl Franke sink with drainer having views over garden beyond through a window perfectly positioned above. A range-style electric Smeg cooker with a 5-ring induction hob, is centrally placed to the far end with an attractive chimney style extractor hood above featuring a stylish single window to either side. Further appliances include an integrated dishwasher and integrated larder fridge with small freezer. A couple of steps up from the kitchen leads to the spacious STUDY which houses one of the three airing cupboards and also contains the burglar alarm control unit.
A further door from the study opens into an INNER HALLWAY where there are storage cupboards, a cloaks cupboard and a UTILITY ROOM with spaces for appliances, a GROUND FLOOR DOUBLE BEDROOM with a large ADJACENT BATHROOM complete with a mains-fed shower above a P-style bath, a pedestal wash-hand basin, low level WC and underfloor heating. This section of the ground floor would be ideal as an annexe to accommodate an elderly relative or young adults.
From the inner hallway, a staircase rises to the extensive, bright and airy, FIRST FLOOR LANDING where there are THREE DOUBLE BEDROOMS with fitted wardrobe cupboards, in addition to a LARGE SINGLE, all charmingly set in to the eaves with eyebrow windows and being most beautifully presented. TWO of the doubles benefit from EN-SUITES, which are fitted with modern and stylish suites and the maste
|Sitting Room, Dining Room & Study||Conservatory|
|Kitchen/Breakfast Room & Utility Room||Spacious Ground Floor Double Bedroom & Ground Floor Bathroom|
|4 First Floor Bedrooms (3 doubles)||2 En-suites and Family Shower Room2 En-suites and Family Shower Room|
|Double Garage and Parking for Several Vehicles||Outbuilding ideal for use as Home Office|
|Secluded Plot of approx half an acre with swimming pool||EPC rating C|