Property SummaryKEY FEATURES: -
• Charming, Characterful and Surprisingly Spacious Grade II Listed Cottage.
• Exceptional Plot Approaching a Quarter-Acre of Mature, Fully-Stocked Gardens.
• Uniquely Versatile Accommodation with Room for the Larger Family.
• Over 2,200 Square Feet including Excellent Space for Homeworking.
• Four Comfortable Bedrooms and Five Reception Rooms.
• Rustic Kitchen with Hand-Built Cabinets and Hardwood Counters.
• Bathroom and Shower Room.
• Practical Laundry/Utility Room.
• Driveway and Vehicular Access to the Rear.
• Well-Served Village Convenient for Major Road and Rail Links.
A delightful peg-tiled C17th cottage, well positioned a fine mature plot backing onto open countryside within this sought-after and convenient location. The property has been sympathetically upgraded and improved by the present owners to offer comfortable, characterful accommodation with modern comforts to complement its fine original features, including exposed timbers, latch doors and brick fireplaces.
The front door opens into a lobby area which opens to both the snug and spacious sitting room with brick inglenook fireplace housing a wood burning stove. The kitchen is fitted with a comprehensive range of hand-built cabinets and is separated from the breakfast/dining room by vertical timbers. There is also a large and practical laundry/utility room.
The snug is currently being used a fifth bedroom and features an adjacent shower room. The rear hall provides access to the study and the excellent garden room with wood burning stove and attractive bay window with French doors opening onto the gardens. There is a staircase from the rear hall up to the large second bedroom/studio with washbasin which, with the nearby shower room, makes an ideal guest suite.
A staircase rising from the dining/breakfast room leads to the first floor split level landing. There are three comfortable double bedrooms and a charming bathroom with Heritage suite.
Doors to sitting room and snug.
12' 10" x 10' 10" (3.90m x 3.30m)
Inglenook fireplace housing wood burning stove with backlighting, flagstone hearth and bressumer beam. Oak flooring, exposed ceiling timbers, wall light points.
13' 7" x 12' 8" (4.15m x 3.85m)
Oak flooring, traditional style radiator, exposed ceiling timbers, wall light points. Stairs to first floor. Step up to:
16' 9" x 11' 4" maximum (5.10m x 3.45m)
Fitted with hardwood counters and a range of hand-built cabinets, ceramic one and a half bowl sink and drainer, double oven and hob. Brick floor and recessed ceiling down lighters, stable door to garden.
12' x 7' 7" (3.65m x 2.30m)
Quarry tiled floor, fitted shelving, plumbing for washing machine and space for additional appliances.
15' 5" x 12' 3" (4.70m x 3.74m)
Brick fireplace recess, adjacent alcove cupboards, exposed timbers.
Suite comprising quadrant shower enclosure, contemporary washstand with basin, mixer taps and cupboards, close coupled WC. Quality laminate flooring and Italian limestone tiling, recessed down lighters.
Wood flooring, recessed down lighters, stairs to first floor studio/bedroom two.
9' 10" x 8' 9" (3.00m x 2.67m)
Laminate flooring, recessed down lighters, door to side.
18' 1" x 13' 9" (5.50m x 4.20m)
Wood flooring, three-sided wood burning stove and granite hearth, vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers, French doors opening onto the garden.
First Floor Split Level Landing
15' 5" x 12' 3" (4.70m x 3.74m)
Range of fitted wardrobes, exposed wall timbers.
11' 7" x 10' 2" (3.53m x 3.10m)
Exposed floorboards, conservation rooflight.
10' 2" x 9' 10" (3.10m x 3.00m)
Display niches, conservation rooflight.
Suite comprising bath with shower mixer, WC and washbasin inset in hardwood counter. Oak floor, panelling to half-height, conservation rooflight.
17' 9" x 11' 6" (5.40m x 3.50m) Reached via staircase from rear hall.
Laminate flooring, vanity washbasin, recessed down lighters, eaves storage.
A particular feature of Cannon Cottage is the fabulous outdoor environment, with its formal gardens seating areas, productive vegetable plot, expansive lawn and outstanding field views.
The gardens are extensive yet beautifully private and have been fully landscaped to offer a variety of specimen trees and shrubs, a gravelled seating area accessed from the kitchen as a second brick terrace with pergola and climbing vine accessed via the garden room.
There is a green house/potting shed, a second substantial GREEN HOUSE approx. 9' 10" x 8' 2" (3.00m x 2.50m) and WORKSHOP 13' 9" x 9' 10" (4.20m x 3.00m) with power and light.
The driveway to the left hand side provides vehicular access to the rear.
Grade II Listing
The property is described by English Heritage as:- House, formerly 2 cottages. C17 and later. Colour washed rough cast over timber frame. Old clay tile roof. 3-bay plan, NE bay being later addition. 3 flush sashes with glazing bars to ground floor, 2 2-light horizontal sashes with glazing bars and one 3-light leaded casement to first floor. No. 44: front door in line with red brick double ridge stack. No. 46: door blocked in, red brick integral gable end stack, one storey lean-to addition to gable end. Roof has band of C19 fishscale tiles.
Marketed by Town-and-Country.
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