Guide Price £650,000
A character, Grade II listed detached cottage, believed to have been built for the Deer Keeper of the Forest of Bere, circa 1750. The accommodation has a number of outstanding character and original features and has been sympathetically maintained by the current owners. The living accommodation is arranged over two floors and comprises; four reception rooms, 15' kitchen/breakfast room, shower room, utility room and cloakroom on the ground floor, with four bedrooms and bathroom on the first floor. Having a shingled driveway leading to a double detached garage block, mature and well stocked gardens extending to approx 0.47 of an acre, as well as backing onto woodland, early internal viewing is strongly recommended to appreciate both the location and property on offer.
PROPERTY SUMMARY A character, Grade II listed detached cottage, believed to have been built for the Deer Keeper of the Forest of Bere, circa 1750. The accommodation has a number of outstanding character and original features and has been sympathetically maintained by the current owners. The living accommodation is arranged over two floors and comprises; four reception rooms, 15' kitchen/breakfast room, shower room, utility room and cloakroom on the ground floor, with four bedrooms and bathroom on the first floor. Having a shingled driveway leading to a double detached garage block, mature and well stocked gardens extending to approx 0.47 of an acre, as well as backing onto woodland, early internal viewing is strongly recommended to appreciate both the location and property on offer.
ENTRANCE Lowered kerb leading to double gates with matching pillars, leading to curved driveway, to the front there is a canopied porch area with shutter style windows, external lighting, main front door leading to:
HALLWAY Feature curved balustrade staircase rising to first floor, skylight windows, understairs storage cupboard with shelving, radiator, high ceiling with ornate coving and architraves to doors, feature arched window over main front door, wall uplighters, doors to primary rooms, power points.
SITTING ROOM 15' 4" x 13' 0" (4.67m x 3.96m) 15'4" x 13'0" Feature twin French doors to front aspect with shutters and overlooking garden, ornate 'fruit and leaf' ceiling coving, power points, telephone point, wall uplighters, surround fireplace with exposed brick inlay, hearth and open fire, double radiator, panelled door with architraves, power points.
CLOAKROOM Low level w.c., wall mounted wash hand basin, ceramic tiled splashback, high level window to rear aspect, radiator, panelled door.
DINING ROOM 15' 10" x 15' 5" (4.83m x 4.7m) Window to side aspect overlooking garden, oak flooring with high skirting boards, picture rail, ceiling rose, panelled door with architraves, power points, feature surround fireplace with inlay and matching hearth and with open fire. Built in dresser to one side of chimney breast with glass fronted doors to upper section and cupboards space to lower section, power points, door to drawing room, door to:
KITCHEN / BREAKFAST ROOM 15' 8" x 11' 10" (4.78m x 3.61m) Comprehensive range of cream fronted 'Shaker' style wall and floor units with roll top work surface over, inset 1½ bowl enamel sink unit with mixer tap and cupboard space under, ceramic tile surrounds, power points. Built-in dishwasher with matching door, woodblock work surface with basket work storage shelving under, sash style windows to side aspect overlooking garden, pine plate rack with shelving over and cup hooks under, free standing eight ring gas range cooker with ovens under, extractor canopy hood over. Matching pine shelving to either side of cooker, cupboards housing boiler supplying domestic hot water and central heating system (not tested), double radiator, polished wooden flooring, high level built in storage cupboard housing electric meter and switch, power points, ceiling spotlights, panelling to one wall, double doors leading to utility room and door leading to:
SHOWER ROOM 8' 3" x 5' 7" (2.51m x 1.7m) Fully ceramic tiled corner shower cubicle with panel door, low level w.c. and 'Heritage' wash hand basin with cast iron legs and shelf under, windows to side aspect, extractor fan, radiator, wall lights.
UTILITY ROOM 19' 1" x 5' 9" maximum (5.82m x 1.75m) Work surface with 'Butler' style sink with mixer tap and space under, wall units, ceiling spotlights, window to side aspect, built-in double doored larder/storage cupboard, ceramic tiled flooring, windows to rear aspect and doors leading to outside with 'cat flap', radiator, power points, access to rear roof space, cloaks hanging area, further built-in storage cupboard with double doors.
DRAWING ROOM 19' 4" x 16' 0" (5.89m x 4.88m) Measurements do not include recessed area for door opening. Door to study/games room, radiator, power points, double doors leading onto garden with window to side aspect, chimney breast with feature surround fireplace and hearth.
GAMES ROOM / STUDY 12' 3" x 7' 8" (3.73m x 2.34m) Door to drawing room, window to side aspect, ceiling spotlights, power points, radiator.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING Balustrade landing overlooking curved staircase, ceiling coving, radiator, twin skylight windows, opening leading to:
INNER LANDING Access to loft space, ceiling spotlight, doors to primary rooms
BEDROOM 1 15' 5" x 13' 0" (4.7m x 3.96m) Twin windows to front aspect with secondary double glazing, ornate ceiling coving, feature surround fireplace, dado rail, power points, radiator, panelled door leading to walk in storage cupboard/wardrobe with small skylight window with range of shelving.
BEDROOM 2 12' 0" x 9' 9" (3.66m x 2.97m) Measurements do not include recessed area for door opening with panelled door, dado rail, ceiling coving, radiator, sash style window to side aspect overlooking garden, power points.
BEDROOM 3 12' 9" x 8' 8" (3.89m x 2.64m) Sash style window to rear aspect overlooking garden towards woodland, surround fireplace with cast iron inlay, some wooden panelling to wall, power points, radiator, panelled door.
BEDROOM 4 9' 5" x 6' 8" (2.87m x 2.03m) Built-in storage cupboard with further storage space over, panelled door, some panelling to walls, windows to side aspect overlooking garden, radiator, power points.
BATHROOM White suite comprising; panelled bath with brass mixer tap and shower attachment, low level w.c and pedestal wash hand basin, tongue and groove style panelling to dado rail level with dado rail over, radiator incorporating towel rail, ceiling spotlights, shaver points, extractor fan, window to side aspect overlooking garden, tiled flooring.
OUTSIDE Plot extends approximately 0.47 of an acre with gardens to either side. To the front of the property is laid to lawn with stone pathway, mature trees, mature shrubs, evergreens and bushes, arched hedge leading to further lawned garden with mature in landscape with mature trees, evergreens and bushes. Shingled driveway leading to detached garage block with woodland at rear and Rhododendron tree, shingled driveway leading to further patio area, pathway and water feature. Trellis work garden with listed wooden and brick built greenhouse, kitchen garden areas, further trellising leading to primary lawned area backing onto trees and pathway around house. To the rear there is further garden area, laid to lawn with mature shrubs, evergreens and bushes. Gateway leading onto woodland, external meters.
DOUBLE DETACHED GARAGE With sliding wooden doors and loggia to one side, pitched roof, storage space, electric lighting and power.
- A Grade II Listed Detached Cottage Built Circa 1750
- Four Bedrooms
- Four Reception Rooms
- Mature Gardens Extending Approx. 0.47 of an Acre
- Shingled Driveway & Parking
- No Forward Chain
- Detached Garage Block
- Viewing Recommended