A TIMELESS BEAUTY!...Many of us have dreams and desires, for some it is owning a detached house that is packed with character. If so, you really do need to come and take a closer look at this substantial detached house. We never get bored of visiting properties like this and we are sure you will be just as excited as we were!
This charming cottage is believed to have been part of the Rufford Abbey Estate and date back to the early 1800's, therefore, bursting with character and some wonderful features that will make this a home to be proud of.
There is so much that we adore about this home but in particular, the true blend of old and new which creates a lovely homely feel in our opinion. If you are looking for an individual property that stands proudly with pristine accommodation then your search will probable end her in our opinion.
We do not know where to start when trying to describe this home to you but we will start with what the outside has to offer. Firstly, you will find there are some enviable sash windows which just add to the charm. You will then find the property benefits from having a garage/workshop, use it how you wish! Additionally, there is a gated hard standing area which leads nicely into the rear garden that provides a nice degree of privacy. There is a patio which lends itself well for a seating area with the rest being laid to lawn. A great surprise to the outside is the home office which is perfect for those buyers who work from home. Finally, there is a useful outside WC.
Moving on inside, you will be greeted by the entrance that provides access into the gorgeous fitted kitchen. Presented to an exceptional standard in our view, this breakfast kitchen provides contemporary living. There is then a comfortable reception room that serves well as a lounge/diner.
The first floor hosts further well planned accommodation which includes the three inviting bedrooms and family bathroom that is nicely appointed.
This is one not to be missed!
Inner Entrance Hall
There is a useful solid wood, storage solution which remains in keeping with the properties country house theme. A solid wood door with traditional style black Suffolk latch, provides access to the kitchen/diner.
Kitchen/Diner (7.6 x 2.3)
Solid wood kitchen cabinetry is enhanced by roll-edged black granite work surfaces with matching granite splash-black up-stand and inset stainless steel sink with mixer tap featuring pull down spray. Dark grey slate floor tiles continue the traditional theme. Kitchen appliances include integrated dishwasher and Cannon Range with six ring gas hob with extractor fan over. Wooden beams and neutral decor provide a timeless scheme. Farrow and Ball Heritage Green, Barn Door and matching, custom made cupboard door provides further storage. There are four double glazed, sash windows with matching door casings and a central heating radiator.
Lounge/Diner (8.7 x 3.3)
Spacious and airy reception room where the neutral decor and solid wood beams continue. Stunning oak flooring and a solid wood open plan stair case complement this room well. The focal point is the brick fireplace with multi-fuel stove, boasting a solid oak mantle and black granite hearth. Four windows to the front elevation and a central heating radiator.
Staircase To First Floor
The split level, solid wood staircase boasts traditional runners and rods. A beautiful feature, triangle bay windows adds plenty of charm to this impressive space.
Character sash window to the rear elevation and central heating radiator. Solid oak doors lead onto;
Master Bedroom (3.7 x 3.3)
Character features include a custom built window seat and period fireplace, with solid wood flooring and traditional sash windows to the front and side elevation, there is also a central heating radiator and the benefit of fitted wardrobes.
Bedroom Two (3.7 x 3.3)
Also boasting fitted wardrobes, ornate fireplace, wooden flooring, sash window to the front elevation and central heating radiator.
Bedroom Three (4.2 x 2.3)
With two sash windows to the rear elevation, this neutral space provides a lovely cottage feel. There is also fitted storage and a central heating radiator.
Family Bathroom (2.8 x 1.35)
Victorian inspired fitted suite in white comprises wood panelled bath with ornate taps, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC, with elegant, high level pull chain cistern. Solid wood flooring, central heating radiator and sash window to the rear elevation. There is also a feature stain glass window which adds delightful character.
Outside - Partially Enclosed Veranda
A tranquil outside space benefitting from the shelter of an ornate glazed roof, offering the perfect solution for our changeable British weather.
Outside - Home Office (2.6 x 1.6)
This fabulous, versatile home office boasts vaulted beamed ceilings, picture windows and glazed french doors which provide access to the enclosed Veranda.
Outside - Utility Room (2.7 x 1.5)
This space provides a useful laundry room, with fitted wall units and working surface with complementary tiled splash backs. There is space and plumbing for a washing machine and further space for a tumble dryer. This handy space also offers a ground floor WC comprising low level WC and wash hand basin. Accessed via the enclosed veranda.
Outside - Gardens
The outside space features a paved Al Fresco area. Large solid wood, double gates provide external access to the side f the property. Steps up to a pretty patio area with lawn gardens beyond. Mature plants ensures a nice, secluded feel and a hedged border provides access through to a secret garden. Perfect for gardening enthusiasts this working vegetable garden offers a nice size working space, which also accommodated the timber greenhouse.
Garage (5.4 x 3.6)
Full of character and charm, this impressive space boasts beamed ceilings, mullioned windows and solid wood, coach style double doors. Offering secure, off road parking and would also make the perfect space for a workshop.