- Restored and refurbished detached former farmhouse
- Located within approximately half an acre of grounds
- Set on a private enclave of new and character properties
- Well-appointed accommodation set over three floors
- Five double bedrooms - all having en suite facilities
- Two reception rooms - one with log burning stove
- Superb, spacious and bespoke living dining kitchen
- Warmed by gas central heating and double glazing
- Wraparound gardens, paddock and driveway parking
- Close to the village amenities and renowned schools
This charming detached former farmhouse has been handsomely restored and refurbished to a high specification and heads a private enclave of character and new properties. Set over three floors, the accommodation comprises five double bedrooms – all having en suites – two spacious reception rooms plus a superb living dining kitchen. With driveway parking, wrap-around gardens and adjacent paddock, the property is close to the excellent village amenities, renowned local schools and within easy reach of commuter transport links.
A painted timber door opens to the hall with recessed downlights, two pendant lights and panelled timber doors to each of the rooms. A spindle balustrade staircase rises to the first floor and has a walk-in storage cupboard beneath for household essentials. A window to the rear allows natural light to filter through and there are two traditional style radiators to warm the area. The engineered oak flooring continues through to the sitting and dining rooms.
The sitting room has a window to the front, a pendant light and also has sockets for lamp lighting - which can be found throughout - to offer evening ambience. An arched ingle fireplace surrounds an Esse wood burning stove resting on its raised slate tiled hearth, creating the focal point of the room whilst alongside there is a built-in cupboard housing the energy meters.
Double doors open to the second reception room with a coved ceiling, a broad window to the rear garden and a decorative ingle fireplace with stone hearth plus a traditional style radiator. A further door leads back to the main hallway and across to the kitchen so this room would make a perfect formal dining room.
The superb triple aspect living dining kitchen, with porcelain tiled flooring in natural shades, has an abundance of light flowing through from two sets of windows each to the front and rear and French doors in the living area plus recessed downlighting. The kitchen area is fitted with a bespoke range of pale green cabinets, drawer banks and an island unit with breakfast bar and pendant lights above. A finishing touch of brushed steel furniture and white quartz work surfaces gives a fresh and clean appearance and an etched drainer sits alongside the white porcelain Butlers sink with a French style swan neck mixer tap over.
The Esprit Rangemaster six-ring cooker is set into a tiled niche and has an extractor fan and exposed beam over. Integrated appliances include a Neff automatic dishwasher, Hotpoint washing machine and Caple tumble dryer whilst a further niche houses a Hi-sense larder-style fridge freezer. The area is warmed by kick board heating and a traditional radiator.
A broad opening leads through to the spacious living room with an engineered oak floor and recessed downlighting. A timber door opens to the driveway and this true family hub has more than ample space for a range of lounge furniture. There is a television point and two further traditional style radiators for warmth.
Completing the ground floor accommodation is the cloakroom, just off the hall and having matching oak flooring. Fitted with a white two-piece suite comprising a wall mounted wash basin and w.c., there is also an extractor fan, recessed downlights and a radiator.
Carpeted stairs rise to the split-level landing with a window to the front, a cupboard houses the hot water cylinder tank and Worcester gas central heating combination boiler, and timber panelled doors open to the rooms.
At the lower-level landing, bedroom two has a window to the front, recessed downlighting and a radiator. Warmed by a chrome ladder style heated rail, the en-suite to bedroom two has recessed downlights, painted wall panelling to dado height and herringbone-pattern porcelain floor tiling forming the backdrop to the white four-piece suite comprising back-to-wall claw foot bathtub, glazed shower cabinet with subway tiling, a vanity set wash basin and a w.c.
Bedroom three has two windows to the front, recessed downlights, a loft access point, eaves storage cupboard and exposed beam. The en-suite has an opaque side window, wood effect porcelain floor tiles and a three-piece white suite of shower cabinet with subway wall tiling, a vanity set wash basin and w.c.
A three-step rise gives way to the upper-level landing with window to the front and doors to bedrooms one and four.
The principal bedroom overlooks the rear garden, has recessed downlighting, a wall mounted television point and a radiator. In the en suite, the wood effect porcelain floor tiling coordinates beautifully with the subway splash tiling behind the white back-to-wall claw foot bathtub and also has a vanity set wash basin, a low flush w.c. plus a chrome ladder heated rail to warm the towels.
Bedroom four has a window to the front, recessed downlights, television and telephone points and a radiator. The en suite has subway tiling to the corner shower cubicle with sliding doors, a vanity set wash basin and a low flush w.c. The wood effect porcelain floor tiles are showcased by the ceiling light and there is an extractor fan and chrome ladder style heated towel rail.
The second-floor landing has a window to the side with rural views and an exposed ceiling beam. Bedroom five is a lovely room with recessed downlights in the vaulted ceiling, exposed ceiling beams and two Velux skylight windows to the front. There is a built-in wardrobe with interior light, eaves storage cupboard and a radiator. The en suite has a ceiling light, extractor fan and subway tiling to the shower cubicle with sliding doors, a vanity set wash basin and low flush w.c. Porcelain floor tiling gives a practical finish and a chrome ladder style heated rail warms the en suite.
Outside, the property is approached via a private driveway, shared with a combination of character and new build properties forming a homestead style development. The driveway to the property provides parking for several cars and gives way to the south-west facing, wrap-around gardens and paddock, measuring approximately half an acre, which are sheltered by a high hawthorn hedge with low level panel fencing to the rear boundary and enjoy rural views. For added convenience, there is external security lighting and an outside tap.
There is a certificate of lawfulness under permitted development rights for a detached single garage adjacent to the property.
There is a system of structured cabling within the property which covers data and communications.
On completion of the remaining properties currently under construction, it is intended that a private management company will be formed by the residents to protect the ongoing upkeep of the communal areas of the grounds.
Viewing is strictly by appointment through Maria B Evans Estate Agents
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.
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