Howards are pleased to offer to the market this beautifully presented semi-detached cottage located in the sought after village of Hapton.
Comprising internally of four bedrooms, all of which have space to be used as doubles and one with an en-suite, plus a ground floor layout that offers three reception rooms and a full downstairs bathroom, as well as a further family bathroom upstairs this property offers flexible and spacious family living.
The cottage has been thoughtfully extended for family life but still boasts a wealth of character and original features such as exposed beams to the lounge, a working fireplace and the original cottage style front door which opens into a large entrance porch. The property is heated via oil fired central heating and has the added benefit of uPVC double glazed windows throughout.
A real feature of this property is the lovingly maintained and designed gardens which emulate perfectly a traditional country cottage garden. A safe haven to birds and other wildlife, the garden includes a well-established vegetable garden, a double pond to the front of the property and various seating spaces ideal for outside dining and entertaining.
There is an integral garage and ample driveway parking plus further parking for a larger vehicle or boat. Internal viewing would be highly recommended to fully appreciate this unique and much loved family cottage. The property is offered with NO ONWARD CHAIN.
Entry can be via the original porch to the cottage - from whence the name comes - which has an attractive arch and two stained glass windows and a large oversized timber and obscured glazed and solid wood door through to the entrance hallway.
ENTRANCE HALLWAY11'8 (3.56m) x 5'3 (1.6m)
Ceramic tiled floor, staircase to first floor landing, radiator, coat and boot storage and an array of under stairs storage, double louvre doors through to a further pantry/storage cupboard and coat and boot area which recesses into the under stairs area with continuing ceramic tiled floor, fitted shelving, space for upright appliance and light. Fifteen panel timber and obscured glazed door through to sitting room.
SITTING ROOM17'1 (5.21m) x 12'6 (3.81m)
Part of the original cottage, this room has exposed ceiling timber, red brick fire surround with ornate mantle and tiled hearth (we are advised this is an open and working fireplace), radiator, three wall light points, rear aspect uPVC double glazed window offering unrivalled garden views, front aspect timber and glazed French style doors through to conservatory.
CONSERVATORY13'9 (4.19m) x 11'4 (3.45m)
Base brick construction with sealed unit uPVC double glazed windows above, with top openers, to a high apex Edwardian style triple polycarbonate roof with ceiling light fan, ceramic tiled floor, uPVC double glazed French doors giving access to outside dining seating area and excellent views towards the gazebo covered pond. Two wall light points.
KITCHEN/DINING ROOM17'9 (5.41m) x 12'9 (3.89m)
The kitchen has a full range of fitted base and wall units with roll top work surfaces over, inset stainless steel sink with glass wash area and mixer tap, stone effect tiled splashbacks, plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher, space for cooker (current cooker available by separate negotiation) sitting beneath an extractor fan. Front aspect uPVC double glazed window with beautiful garden views, area for three quarter height fridge or fridge freezer, ceramic tiled flooring and ornate leaded uPVC double glazed door through to front. Telephone point.
The dining area of the room is divided by a peninsula breakfast bar from the kitchen. This area includes a secondary front door, which is the door mainly used to access the property and is a large open area designed for formal dining and entertaining and comfortable houses a large family sized dining table and chairs. Ceramic tiled floor, radiator, door through to boiler room and another door through to the downstairs family bathroom and separate W/C.
BOILER ROOMA walk in room with a floor standing Eurostar oil fired central heating boiler, rear aspect uPVC double glazed window, fitted shelving, drying rack and ceramic tiled floor.
DOWNSTAIRS W/CTwo piece fitted suite in white comprising of W/C and wash hand basin set within a vanity unit with store cupboards beneath. Obscured rear aspect uPVC double glazed stud window, radiator and tiled from floor to ceiling plus ceramic tiled floor.
DOWNSTAIRS BATHROOMThree piece suite in white comprising of bath with centrally situated Victorian style telephone shower mixer attachment, a gloss white vanity wash hand basin with chrome coloured mono-block mixer tap and a separate shower cubicle with mains pressure shower set within a fully tiled area with bio-fold cubicle door. Ceramic tiled floor, radiator, tiled walls and obscured uPVC double glazed window.
FIRST FLOOR LANDINGThe first floor landing is part of the original cottage and has an area to the front which could be used as a small home office or craft area (which is how it currently is used). Front aspect uPVC double glazed window, access to loft void, radiator and built in bookcase. The remainder of the landing has a front aspect uPVC double glazed window enjoying excellent garden and rural views through to Redwings Horse Sanctuary at the rear of the garden, coving and doors through to all rooms.
BEDROOM THREE13'1 (3.99m) x 11'7 (3.53m)
Currently being used as a first floor sitting room or TV room. Front aspect uPVC double glazed window, an array of fitted storage and display area for TV, exposed ceiling timber, coving, exposed wooden floorboard and radiator.
FURTHER HALLWAYDoor through to airing cupboard with pre-lagged hot water tank with slatted shelving and master bedroom.
MASTER BEDROOM16'9 (5.11m) x 13'3 (4.04m)
Full array of fitted bedroom furniture comprising of a large amount of fitted wardrobes, some with mirrored fronts and an area set either side of a king sized bed niche with bedside tables and blanket cupboards above and overhead lighting, plus corner display areas, dressing table area comprising of three drawer chests, either side of a central vanity area with glass top (this furniture is included in the sale of the property). Front aspect uPVC double glazed window offering far reaching rural views, radiator.
BEDROOM TWO16'9 (5.11m) x 12'4 (3.76m)
Front aspect uPVC double glazed window, radiator, timber and obscured glass door through to:
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOMA refitted three piece suite in white comprising of close coupled WC, hand basin set within a high gloss white vanity unit, double sized shower cubicle with glass and chrome cubicle door giving access to a mains pressure shower set within a tiled shower area. Inset spotlights and extractor fan, ceramic tiled floor and chrome heated towel rail.
BEDROOM FOUR10'4 (3.15m) x 7'7 (2.31m)
This room as previously been used as a small double guest room. Radiator, rear aspect uPVC double glazed window with garden views and Red Wings Horse Sanctuary views, wood effect laminate flooring and coving.