This unique and interesting property would suit anyone looking for a traditional country lifestyle including growing their own vegetables and plants and keeping hens. It is located in the country lane of Station Road and next to the Blackminster Garden Centre so new plants are also on the doorstep. Dating back to the early 1900s, the house is of red brick construction with STONE MULLIONED WINDOWS and occupies a GOOD SIZED PLOT with cottage gardens wrapping around three sides.
The house is set back from the road and grass verge by a front garden fully enclosed by fencing with a decorative gate opening onto a wide paved pathway which leads to a crazy paved pathway extending around the side and there are mature trees and shrubs with the front area laid to Cotswold pea gravel and a front border planted with a variety of flowering shrubs and spring bulbs. Pathways lead around both sides of the house to well stocked cottage style gardens. A double glazed door with exterior light to the side opens to:
Tiled flooring. Exposed brick wall. Timber cladded ceiling. Double glazed windows to side elevation fitted with vertical blinds and with wooden sills. Painted STONE MULLION DOORWAY with ORIGINAL TIMBER FRONT DOOR with ORIGINAL LOCK and HANDLE opening to:
Dining Hall (22'10'' x 12'3'' > 7'11'' / 3.72m x 3.73m > 2.42m)
Two double glazed windows to front elevation both fitted with vertical blinds. Ceramic tiled flooring. Timber ceiling beams. Staircase to first floor. UNDERSTAIRS STORAGE CUPBOARD. Decorative PERIOD RADIATOR and further radiator. Ample power points. EXPOSED TIMBER BEAM. Door to ground floor bedroom and door to:
Living Room (12'3'' + Bay x 12'3'' max / 3.75m + Bay x 3.75m max)
Double glazed WALK IN BAY WINDOW to side elevation fitted with vertical blinds overlooking side garden. Centre ceiling light. PICTURE RAILS. Radiator. TV point. Telephone point. Recessed panelled shelving with glass shelves. ORIGINAL ATTRACTIVE TILED OPEN FIREPLACE housing open fire grate with feature tiled hearth and metal fender with painted solid wood surround incorporating deep shelf.
Door from Dining Hall to:
Bedroom 1 ( 15'2'' x 9'3'' / 4.63m x 2.84m)
Double glazed window fitted with vertical blind to side elevation and further double glazed door with window to the side, also fitted with vertical blinds, to side elevation opening on to side garden. 3 wall lights. 2 DOUBLE BUILT IN WARDROBES with attractive stencilling incorporating deep shelves and hanging rails with shelving over. Radiator. AIRING CUPBOARD housing water tank with fitted shelving over. Double doors opening to:
En-Suite Bathroom (8'11'' x 6'8'' / 2.72m x 2.04m)
Double aspect room with 2 recessed obscure double glazed windows to side and rear elevation both fitted with roller blinds. Tiled flooring. Half tiled walls. Coved ceiling. White suite comprising panelled bath with central gold tone taps, wall mounted wash hand basin set on to VANITY UNIT incorporating cupboards with shaver light point over and low level WC. CORNER SHOWER ENCLOSURE with sliding doors housing wall mounted mains shower. Radiator.
Deep stone archway from Dining Hall to:
KItchen (15'11'' x 9' max / 4.87m x 2.74m max)
Double glazed window fitted with roller blind to side elevation overlooking garden. Tiled flooring. Radiator. Inset ceiling spot lights. Coved ceiling. Range of country style fitted base and wall units with co-ordinating worktops incorporating stainless steel single bowl single drainer sink unit with chrome mixer tap. Space for free standing double electric oven with tiled splashback and STAINLESS STEEL CHIMNEY EXTRACTOR HOOD over. Space for American or tall fridge freezer. Soft close doors. Heating control panel. Double glazed door to side elevation opening on to pathway leading on to side garden. Wood framed French Doors with step down to:
Breakfast Room (14'3'' x 9'7'' > 8'1'' / 4.36m x 2.93m > 2.47m)
Double aspect room with double glazed windows to both sides. Tiled flooring. Coved ceiling. Radiator. 2 wall lights. Double glazed door with central arched obscure leaded panel to side elevation leading on to side garden.
Door and step down from kitchen to:
Tall storage unit. Space and plumbing for washing machine with shelf over and space for tumble drier. Ceiling light. Tiled flooring. Fully tiled walls. Sliding panelled door to:
Tiled flooring. Extractor fan. Wood cladded walls and ceiling. Wall mounted wash hand basin set on to VANITY CUPBOARD with tiled splashback. Low level WC. Wall mounted 'GLOW-WORM' GAS FIRED STANDARD BOILER.
Dog Leg Staircase from Dining Hall to:
First Floor Landing
PERIOD PINE DOORS to:
Bedroom 2 (12'4'' max. x 11'10'' / 3.76m max. x 3.61m)
L-Shaped room with double glazed window fitted with vertical blind to side elevation. Range of FITTED WARDROBES incorporating hanging rail with shelf and storage cupboards over. Fitted wall shelves. Telephone point. Radiator.
Bedroom 3 (11'10'' max. x 8'5'' / 3.60m max. x 2.57m)
Double glazed window fitted with vertical blind to side elevation with OPEN COUNTRYSIDE VIEWS. Radiator. PINE DOUBLE FITTED WARDROBE with range of fitted cupboards over.
Large Family Bathroom ( 9'3'' x 8'7'' / 2.83m x 2.63m)
Double glazed window fitted with vertical blind to front elevation. Tile effect vinyl flooring. Matching suite comprising panelled bath with chrome mixer tap and hand held shower fitment and tiled splashbacks, pedestal wash hand basin with chrome taps and tiled splashback and low level WC. Radiator. Ceiling light. Hatch to ROOF STORAGE SPACE. Plenty of space for the installation of a shower enclosure if required.
With pitched corrugated roof and up and over door. Strip lighting. Power points. Concrete floor. Good workshop space.Timber personal door to the side of the garage leads to:
Double Car Port
Timber construction with tool storage and security lighting. Metal gate opening on to pathway leading around the side garden.
Wrapping around the front and both sides of the house the gardens are well stocked with a variety of pathways, deep well-stocked borders planted with a variety of flowering shrubs, plants, spring bulbs, roses. SUNKEN FISH PON. There is a lawned area to the left side with a central feature raised bed planted with spring bulbs and a standard Weeping Willow. RUSTIC ROSE ARBOUR WALK with overhead lighting planted with a variety of climbing plants including Clematis and climbing roses. Exterior security lighting on the side of the house. BRICK BUILT FUNCTIONING WATER WELL with pitched and tiled roof. Crazy paving round the edge of the property. BRICK BUILT BARBEQUE. Mature shrubs at the front of the house. Front border planted with spring bulbs and shrubs. To the right there is a raised BRICK BUILT FISHPOND with water feature. Deep well stocked borders with a variety of flowering shrubs, evergreens and a Magnolia. A path leads to a shaped lawned area with further deep beds planted with heather, Azaleas, evergreens, Rhododendrons. Trellis on the side fence with climbing plants. Rose Arbour with Love Seat. Further raised bed with evergreens and Euonymous. Picket fence and gate leading to a low maintenance area laid pea gravel with inset stepping stones. Outside water tap. Raised timber bed which is well stocked with shrubs, bedding plants and mature trees. Further rose arbour leading to a paved patio area covered with a PERGOLA with polycarbonate roofing, trellis to the side planted with Clematis and Honeysuckle and Hydrangea. Further OUTBUILDING, with exterior lighting, which is divided into 2 areas with base and wall units. Electricity and lighting. Archway through to further storage area with fitted shelving. Underneath this area is the SEPTIC TANK. To the rear of the outbuilding there is a green aluminium, pitched roof GREENHOUSE on hard standing, with power and lighting and timber staging for potting. To the rear of the greenhouse is a further good potting area with outside lighting switch. Further raised timber edged bed with spring bulbs and plants.
A pathway around the rear of the garage leads to:
VEGETABLE GARDEN. Space for composting.
CHICKEN COOP with TIMBER HEN HOUSE. This area is also planted with Cherry, Pear, Apple and Plum Trees. Further chicken run to the side.
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