This charming early 19th Century, former Lock Keepers Cottage, must be viewed to appreciate the deceptive three storey accommodation on offer. With around 2000 square feet of versatile living space, there is certainly more to this property than you expect and can be anything between 3-5 bedrooms. Combined with ample parking and garden space, this property will suitably appeal to the growing family. The stone built property has many desirable character features including, exposed beams, wood burning stove fire and leaded windows lights. Located in the ever popular Whittle-le-Woods area, the property is not only conveniently placed for commuters and for local amenities, but is also on the fringes of local countryside. Ground Floor
The property is entered via a glazed side porch with stone flagged floor, into an area ideal for social familes or for those considering options for granny/teenage style, self contained living accommodation. An open plan space is split into a living area and a dining area with timber built-in bar ideal for those looking to entertain. The area features exposed beams, a living flame gas fire with brick back, tiled hearth and a stone surround and natural light from a picture window to front and further side window. Behind the bar a communicating door leads to a useful cellar/store. An open stone staircase rises to the first floor accommodation. Adjacent is a ground floor double bedroom with side windows, exposed decorative beams to ceiling and exposed stone wall.
The first floor is accessed from a glazed side porch into a farmhouse style breakfast kitchen, complete with a range of matching base level units and marble effect work surfaces. The kitchen features a range cooker set into a tiled recess with extractor hood over. Integral appliances include; fridge, freezer and dishwasher. The room has plenty of light from rear and side windows, wood effect laminate flooring and an exposed feature stone wall.
Further First Floor Accomodation
The original stone front porch and hall opens to a charming lounge boasting exposed beams, exposed stone wall and the focal point is a splendid open fireplace with wood burning stove fire and an ornate timber surround. A hardwood single glazed side conservatory, provides extra living space and enjoys views of the side garden. Additionally, a multi-use room to the first floor can be used for various purposes. Currently used as a games room, the room can be used as an additional reception room or a 5th double bedroom and is adjacent to a two piece shower room/wc.
Second Floor Bedrooms & Shower Room
The second floor landing has exposed beams to ceiling, loft access and steps lead to a 'chalet' style double bedroom with porthole window and velux roof light. The Master Bedroom is illuminated by windows to both front and rear elevations, built in double wardrobe and exposed beam to ceiling. A third child's bedroom benefits from a built-in cabin bed with under storage and a built-in double wardrobe. A contemporary shower room comprises; a multi-function, state-of-the art shower pod, and a two piece suite in white. Ceramic wall and floor tiling, chrome finish heated towel rail, PVC panelled ceiling with inset spotlights.
Parking & Gardens
A lengthy stone paved and cobbled driveway provides ample parking and leads to a detached single garage with pitched tiled roof. The gardens are a joy to behold, with a raised stone wall garden to front being laid to lawn. A side garden area is an ideal child's play area being mainly lawned with stone paved terraces and a timber deck. A further garden area is stone paved and lawned with hedgerows and stone paved pathway.
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