Nestled in acres of managed Forrestry Commission land Thatch Cottage dates back to 1699 & has been sympathetically extended & beautifully renovated to create a fabulous family home, skillfully fusing original features with contemporary modern comforts. Offering three reception rooms, conservatory & stylish fitted kitchen & 4 bedrooms served by two bathrooms to the second. A detached stable block to the rear of the property is currently utilised as office space but could easily revert to stabling, or indeed be converted (stp) for a multitude of other uses. The extensive grounds boast manicured gardens & superb outside entertainig space, which melt into the substantial plot & the wider countryside beyond.
3' 8" x 5' 3" (1.13m x 1.60m)
Double-glazed uPVC stable-style door to the front elevation leads into the entrance porch with window to the side, doors into the hallway and boot room.
Currently used for storage but fitted with spotlights, tiled flooring and washing facilities for welly boots and muddy dogs! A further stable-style door leads out onto the rear courtyard.
12' 6" x 9' 7" (3.80m x 2.91m)
Window to the front elevation, this charming reception hall benefits beamed ceiling, tiled floor, wall lights and radiator. Stairs rise to the first floor and polished wood, Georgian-style double doors open up into the dining room.
20' 10" x 10' 10" (6.35m x 3.29m) at maximum
This delightful room has windows to two elevations: bow-style and overlooking the rear courtyard and side aspect. Again ceiling beams, wall lights and polished woodwork give this room character. Warmed by radiator and a modern pebble-effect electric fire. A further set of double Georgian-style doors lead in to the lounge with a single door giving access to the kitchen.
16' 10" x 17' 4" (5.13m x 5.28m) at maximum.
This stunning reception room has a uPVC double-glazed window to the front aspect and two further Georgian-style glazed doors leading into the conservatory. A beautiful feature fireplace with brick detailing and stone hearth houses a wood-burning stove which boasts a dual-aspect being also visible and accessible from the conservatory. Beautiful ceiling beams and exposed brick pillars add to the room's character.
27' 11" x 12' 3" (8.50m x 3.74m) at widest overall
Fantastic heart of the home with two picture windows overlooking the rear courtyard, while stunning orangery-style windows to rear and side elevations, with conservatory roof, grace the bottom third of the room. Fitted with quality units, complementary work surfaces, with splashback tiling and a breakfast bar. Composite one-and-a-half bowl sink with antique-style mixer tap and complete with integral dishwasher, freezer and superb Rangemaster cooker; plumbed for washing machine and with space for an American-style fridge-freezer. The room also has a walk-in pantry, broom cupboard, radiator, halogen feature lighting and an Indian stone floor.
17' 4" x 16' 10" (5.28m x 5.13m) at maximum
Of dwarf wall & uPVC construction with French doors opening onto the landscaped garden, with beautiful views and two further sets of wooden Georgian-style French doors lead into the the kitchen to the right and the snooker room to the left. The central wood burning stove warms this room with a feature brick inglenook and stone hearth extending to laminate flooring.
16' 10" x 13' 11" (5.14m x 4.25m)
Great relaxation space enjoying fabulous views to three aspects with bow window (with window seat) overlooking the main entrance, picture window to the front elevation and French door opening into the garden to the side. The vaulted and beamed ceiling, exposed brick pillars and slate-tiled floor add to the charm and the versatility this room could offer.
First Floor Landing
First Floor Landing
T-shaped landing giving access to all first floor accommodation. With feature spindle balustrade and window to the front elevation, loft access and radiator.
16' 10" x 10' 5" (5.13m x 3.17m)
With stunning vaulted, beamed ceiling and windows to the front and side aspects drinking in the glorious views. Raised eaves storage and warmed by a radiator.
13' 9" x 10' 10" (4.20m x 3.30m) overall
Another dual-aspect room with radiator, half-vaulted ceiling, fitted wardrobe and access to en-suite.
With half-vaulted ceiling & uPVC double-glazed window to the side, a three-piece white suite comprising bath with shower over, low-level WC and wash hand basin.
12' 3" x 10' 6" (3.74m x 3.19m) at maximum
L-shaped room with windows to both the rear and side elevations; warmed by radiator.
12' 6" x 9' 9" (3.80m x 2.96m) into eaves
Windows to rear and side aspects, stripped wooden floor and radiator.
9' 1" x 6' 2" (2.78m x 1.88m) excluding walk in shower.
Impressive family bathroom with window to rear plus skylight; fitted with jacuzzi bath, wash hand basin and low-level WC; plus separate walk-in shower with drying area. Complementary tiling and a heated towel rail complete the picture.
Set in extensive grounds, bordering Griffin Wood and with fabulous views over acres of open countryside. Thoughtfully landscaped with creative use of quality groundwork to maximise outside entertaining space: the raised lawn area is complemented by a York stone patios, decking, cobbled courtyard, raised beds, water features and a delightful pond with its own stone bridge. There is also off-road parking for several cars and the gardens have outside lighting.
Detached from the main residence, across the rear cobbled courtyard and originally a twin stable block with two tap rooms; currently used as offices and storage but easily restored to original use.