- Charming, expansive, double-fronted, end-terrace cottage
- Set in Haigh Country Park and dating back to 1877
- Three generously spacious reception rooms
- Well-appointed breakfast kitchen and separate utility room
- Five first floor bedrooms – three double, two single
- Family bathroom and en suite to master bedroom
- Driveway parking for four and detached single garage
- Separate grazing paddock of some one and a half acres
- Close to commuter access routes and transport links
Set within the stunning Haigh Country Park, this charming end of terrace, double-fronted cottage dates back to 1877 and was built for workers on the Earl of Crawford & Balcarres Estate, Haigh Country Park. Previously two cottages and conjoined in 2009, the accommodation now comprises five bedrooms, three reception rooms, a well-appointed breakfast kitchen, separate utility room, cloakroom, family bathroom and en suite to the master bedroom. There is driveway parking for several cars, a detached single garage and a paddock of approximately one and a half acres which is accessed via a nearby canal-side track.
The uPVC front door, with decoratively stained and leaded glass insert, opens to the porch having an opaque leaded window to either side, a tiled floor and a ceiling light. A second uPVC door with opaque glass insert opens to the hall which is lit by a ceiling light and warmed by a radiator.
An archway leads into the dining room with window to the front, a pendant light and radiator whilst the ingle in the former open fire chimney breast is fitted with an electric point for additional heating if required.
On the opposite side of the hall is a door to the sitting room which also overlooks the front garden via a picture window, has a pendant light and radiator. A further ingle in the chimney breast has a power point.
From the sitting room, broad archway gives way to the lounge which has French windows and a window to the rear garden, a central pendant light and a radiator. The room is further warmed by the Rayburn Rembrandt open fireplace which sits within the tiled ingle and hearth with oak surround and fender and there is a television point to the side. To the side of the room, a painted panelled staircase rises and turns to the first floor.
The well-appointed breakfast kitchen is fitted with ivory-shaded wall and base cabinets with tiled upstands and splash areas between levels, incorporates drawers and an island unit. The granite effect work-surfaces are inset with a graphite-coloured one and a half-bowl sink unit with mixer tap which is set beneath the rear window. Also inset is a Whirlpool four-ring ceramic hob with chimney style extractor fan above and an Electrolux double oven and grill below. Integrated appliances include a recently fitted automatic dishwasher and a fridge freezer and there is ample space for a table and chairs alongside the brick inglenook with oak surround and electric points. The room is lit by recessed downlights and the slate-effect ceramic tiled flooring continues beyond the door with glass inset which opens to the rear hall, the cloakroom and utility room.
The rear hall has a door with glazed insert giving way to the garden, is lit by two pendant lights, warmed by a radiator and has a cupboard housing the energy meters. The cloakroom has an opaque window to the rear, a pendant light, a heated towel rail and is fitted with a white two-piece suite comprising a low flush w.c. and a vanity set wash hand basin.
The adjacent utility room also has an opaque rear window, a pendant light and radiator. The kitchen complementary units encompass a stainless-steel sink unit and mixer tap, there is plumbing for a washing machine, space for further white goods and the recently fitted Worcester oil fired central heating boiler has a ten-year guarantee.
At the top of the stairs, the split-level landing has three pendant lights, a radiator and an access point to the insulated loft with drop-down ladder, power and light. Latch doors open to each of the rooms which are warmed by radiators.
Bedroom two has a picture window to the front, two pendant lights and is a spacious double room with ample space for clothes storage furniture.
Bedroom three has a window to the front, a pendant light and is a double room.
Bedroom four also overlooks the front, has a pendant light and is currently used as a home office. Bedroom five has a window to the rear, pendant light and a high-level built-in linen cupboard. Bedrooms four and five are both single rooms with space for furniture.
The family bathroom is fully tiled in white with a grey mosaic dado and slate-effect ceramic tiled flooring which form the backdrop to the four-piece white suite comprising a corner shower cubicle with sliding door, a vanity set wash basin with Monoblock tap, low flush w.c. and a back-to-wall bathtub with central independent taps. There is a floor standing cabinet for toiletries, recessed downlights, an extractor fan and a chrome ladder style heated rail to warm the towels.
The master bedroom has a window to the rear with superb rural views over adjoining farmland. There are two pendant lights and ample space for wardrobes, drawer banks and night-stands. The adjacent en suite has white tiling with a mosaic dado feature and is fitted with a shower cubicle with sliding doors, a low flush w.c. and a vanity set wash hand basin. The chrome ladder-style heated towel rail warms the room, there are recessed downlights and an extractor fan.
The property is set beyond a low hedge boundary and is approached via a side driveway to No 4 and the neighbouring residence, who have a concession to the first portion of the drive with the private driveway providing parking for four/five cars and leading to a detached single garage with up-and-over door, power and light.
The front garden is laid to two lawn areas with shrub borders and is separated by a paved path accessed through a wrought iron gate and leading to the front door. The rear garden is laid to flagged paving with raised brick-built shrub borders – including specimen fuchsias and acers - and dry-stone walling filled with herbaceous planting. A low privet hedge forms a boundary over which is an extensive and split-level lawn area with stone steps between and further shrub planting to the boundary. The garden also features some mature trees, a greenhouse and timber storage shed. Beyond a further boundary fence and adjoining paddock (owned by a neighbour) is a paddock of some one and a half acres of grazing land which can be accessed along a canal-side track just a short walk away.
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We are reliably informed that the Tenure of the property is Freehold.
Room measurements given in these property details are approximate and are supplied as a guide only. All land measurements are supplied by the Vendor and should be verified by the buyer's solicitor. We would advise that all services, appliances and heating facilities be confirmed in working order by an appropriately registered service company or surveyor on behalf of the buyer as Maria B. Evans Estate Agency cannot be held responsible for any faults found. No responsibility can be accepted for any expenses incurred by prospective purchasers.