Available for the first time in 27 years, this semi-detached brick built cottage of the highest calibre, has been sympathetically extended and upgraded by the current owners to the highest of specifications, with no stone left unturned in the pursuit of absolute luxury. Located within its own spacious and private grounds, surrounded by spectacular open countryside and on the doorstep of local Duxbury Park walks, this most impressive period residence offers many character features, plus both generous and versatile living space.Set in a simply breath-taking, idyllic rural location, with views from every windows, a babbling stream and a section of a lake, Ducksbry Cottage has to be viewed to appreciate its stunning location. The accommodation affords three well-proportioned first floor bedrooms, three formal reception rooms, garden room, farmhouse style kitchen, separate utility room and a traditional family bathroom. Parking is via a pebbled drive, suitable for four vehicles. Ground FloorReception Rooms
The property is entered via an entrance hall with porcelain terracotta style floor and stone steps leads down to an inner hall with solid oak flooring. The split level ground floor accommodation oozes character with feature fireplaces, exposed wood work, beams and stone work. Steps lead down to the sitting room featuring a splendid Inglenook fireplace with tiled hearth, solid oak lintel with multi fuel burning stove fire. Exposed yellow pine beams to the ceiling, dual aspect views via windows to the side and rear. The floor has central carpet with solid wood perimeter. There is a built wooden book shelves and tv unit. A formal lounge is well lit by windows to both front and rear, there is a feature brick fireplace with multi fuel burning stove fire with oak lintel and ceiling beams. The dining room has a window seat to double glazed window with views to the rear. Further decorative fireplace with brick hearth and ceramic tiled inset and ornate timber surrounds, exposed oak beams to ceiling and the most used room in the house is the garden room which boasts stunning views of the gardens and local countryside via picture windows and sliding doors opening to timber decked patio. The exposed oak yellow pine beams and a wood panelled ceiling.
Farmhouse Style Kitchen & Utility Room
In keeping with the character of the property there is a farmhouse style kitchen with a range of matching units with complementary granite work surfaces and drainer, Belfast sink, built in appliances include four ring induction hob, fan assisted electric oven, integrated dishwasher, there is a useful plinth kick heater, double glazed window to front with further light via internal windows with coloured glass design, solid wood flooring, wood panelled ceiling. The separate utility room is a generous sized room with double glazed window to front and window seat, under storage, ceramic tiled flooring, wall mounted and base level storage cupboards, plumbing for automatic washing machine and dryer.
First FloorBedrooms & Bathroom
Ducksbry Cottage currently offers three well proportioned bedrooms to the first floor. There is further option to create a fourth bedroom (subject to relevant planning and building consent), the loft space is currently boarded with power, lighting and double glazed window to side. The master bedroom has a wealth of natural light via double glazed windows to both front and rear and has an open alcove wardrobes. Bedroom two is a further double bedroom with double glazed window to rear with views of gardens and lake, built in open wardrobes with further storage above. Bedroom three is a generous sized room with double glazed window to front. The family bathroom is of a traditional style, comprising lattice panelled sunken bath with sprinkle head shower and mixer tap shower attachment, low level flush wc, pedestal wash hand basin, tiled splash backs, wood effect laminate flooring, double glazed window to rear, partial wall tiling, exposed oak beams to ceiling.
The garden to the front is a cottage style garden with ornamental fish pond with water fall, rockery bed, laid to lawn areas, conifer hedgerow and stone wall, stone paved path leads to a storm porch with a pitch style roof and stone flagged floor. The garden extends to the side with perimeter railings, external heater lamps, power socket and lamp light, garden shed and two foot bridge leads across a wonderful babbling stream which runs adjacent to the property. The garden area to the rear is principally laid to lawn with established trees and overlooks the lake to the rear of which approximately a third is sold with the property. There is ample parking via pebbled driveway, accommodating four vehicles and accessed via traditional swing latch gate.