THE PROPERTY Castle Hill Cottage occupies an enviable elevated position on Malthouse Lane. The gas centrally heated accommodation is arranged over two floors and has the additional benefit of a single chamber cellar. The cottage offers scope for further modernisation and extension/alteration. You enter into the central reception hallway inner staircase hall with doors off to the lounge, dining room and kitchen. There is an easy rising dogleg staircase to the first floor spacious landing. The generous 26' 5" lounge has dual aspect windows and an attractive fireplace with inset cast iron wood burning stove and the separate dining room looks onto the front of the property. There is a rear sitting room with vaulted ceiling and patio doors into the sun room which leads onto the rear garden and patio. From the inner lobby you access the cloakroom and fitted breakfast kitchen with integrated appliances and utility room and rear porch. On the first floor are three well proportioned bedrooms, study/ nursery, en suite shower room to one bedroom and a family bathroom.
Set behind a dwarf retaining wall and formal lawn with the symmetry of the property being a particularly attractive feature. To the side of the cottage is a direct driveway that provides hardstanding for a number of vehicles and leads to the double detached garage. With twin up and over doors, large roof storage and a communicating door into the rear garden. Flanking the drive is a large side garden that is enclosed with hedged boundaries having development potential (STPP). A pedestrian access provides access to the cottage rear gardens which are enclosed by panelled fencing, and mainly laid to lawn and has well stocked borders. Viewing is highly recommended to appreciate all that this fine house offers with the scope to alter, improve and adapt to ones personal requirements.
THE APPROACH The property is approached over a crazy paved pathway and is flanked by a formal lawn with a sandstone retaining wall. Rose and shrub borders lead you to the canopied entrance porch.
RECEPTION HALL With a Georgian style entrance door into the central hallway. Radiator, easy tread dogleg staircase rises to the first floor landing with understairs storage cupboard and access to cellar and doors off to:
CELLAR Approached by steps from the under stairs area to a passage with radiator leading to a single chamber with side ventilation window.
DINING ROOM 12' 5" x 11' 8" (3.81m x 3.58m) With single glazed window to the fore with a radiator beneath, dado rail and ceiling beam. The focal point is provided by a cast iron fireplace with an Adams style surround.
LOUNGE 26' 5" x 11' 1" (8.07m x 3.40m) The generous lounge has single glazed windows to dual aspects, two radiators, ceiling beam and a brick fireplace with oak mantel and a dual fuel cast iron and glazed stove set on a tiled hearth. Three wall light points and a small side study area with a wall light point. Georgian style door into the inner hallway.
REAR LOBBY With coats cupboard, radiator and doors off to
CLOAKROOM With a close coupled wc, wall hung wash hand basin, radiator, tiled flooring and a single glazed window to the side.
VAULTED SITTING ROOM 13' 1" x 11' 7" (4.01m x 3.54m) With dual aspect windows, radiator, vaulted beamed ceiling and an exposed brick chimney breast and a recessed electric coal effect fire. Sliding patio door into the sun room.
SUN ROOM 6' 8" x 7' 8" (2.04m x 2.34m) In grey with tiled flooring and double glazed windows and door onto the rear. Also accessed from the inner hallway through patio doors.
BREAKFAST KITCHEN 11' 10" x 13' 0" (3.62m x 3.98m) Fitted with a range of white and whisper grey piped units to wall and base. The base units have a rolled edged work surface with an inset single drainer stainless steel sink unit set beneath the window to the rear. Tiling to splashbacks. Eye level double brushed steel double oven and halogen hob, integrated fridge freezer, dishwasher. Ceiling light, spotlights and opening into the utility room
UTILITY ROOM With double base and wall units. Roll topped work surface and plumbing for an automatic washing machine and space and venting for a tumble dryer. Radiator and doorway into the rear lobby with the Worcester Bosch boiler and door onto the rear garden and terrace.
LANDING With skylight window, double radiator and all doors off to
DOUBLE BEDROOM ONE 12' 6" x 15' 0" (3.83m x 4.58m) With a vaulted ceiling, single glazed window to the fore with a radiator beneath, two wall lights and built in wardrobes to the chimney recess.
DOUBLE BEDROOM TWO 12' 6" x 11' 1" (3.82m x 3.40m) With a vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, single glazed window to the fore with a radiator beneath and three wall spotlights.
DOUBLE BEDROOM SUITE THREE 13' 1" x 13' 6" (4.00m x 4.13m) With a single glazed window to the side with a radiator beneath, fitted furniture that include wardrobes, chest of drawers and dressing table. Coving to ceiling and a door into the en suite.
EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM Fitted with a suite that comprises a corner shower cubicle with electric shower, wash hand basin and a close coupled wc. Shaver point, medicine cabinet and a single glazed window to the rear.
STUDY/NURSERY 6' 4" x 5' 8" (1.94m x 1.74m) Secondary glazed window to the rear and downlighting.
FAMILY BATHROOM 9' 10" x 6' 11" (3.00m x 2.11m) Refitted with a modern white suite that comprises a panelled bath with mixer shower, close coupled wc and a pedestal wash hand basin. Tiling to full height and to splashbacks, shaver point, single glazed window to the rear, heated towel rail and an airing cupboard.
REAR COTTAGE GARDEN There is a paved patio directly from the property with steps up to the formal lawns will well stocked shrub borders. The garden is enclosed by panelled fencing. There is side gated access and a communicating door into the double garage.
DOUBLE GARAGE With twin up and over doors, shelving and generous loft storage.power and lighting laid on.
DRIVEWAY There is a large block driveway that provides parking for a number of cars and leads to the double garage.
SIDE GARDENS To the side of the driveway is a separate garden having development potential to add additional accommodation (STPP) currently mainly laid to lawn with front mature boundary hedge and with rear gate connecting to the cottage garden and with a timber and tiled log store.
FIXTURES AND FITTINGS All fixtures and fittings as mentioned in our sales particulars are included; all others are expressly excluded.