Set within a secluded conservation area with approximately one acre of woodland this impressive property began its life as a pig barn in the 1850's. "Badgers Brook" is tucked away hidden behind trees and woodland and easily missed from the main access road creating a secluded and private environment.
The property is accessed using a stone built bridge over a babbling brook leading onto a sweeping driveway with a cobbled border providing off-road parking and a detached triple garage. Having cleverly landscaped garden and patio areas to all aspects this makes a great family home and a special place for the keen gardener.
The property boasts four good sized double bedrooms along with a "hidden" room which could be re-opened in order to create and additional bedroom/reception room/annexe. There is a large shower room along with a traditional, victorian style family bathroom.
The most impressive part of the property is by far the colossal farmhouse style kitchen with a curved platform lounge area, Rangemaster cooker and a number of windows playing host to most aspects of the properties glorious views.
There are two further reception rooms currently used and a dining room and a lounge boasting with a number of character features including original beams and stone built fireplaces along with a side porch in addition to the main entrance hall.
This property must be viewed in order to appreciate its magnitude and the beauty of its setting.
5.11m (16' 9") x 2.31m (7' 7")
This impressive property offers a spacious carpeted hallway upon entry with an open staircase leading up to the kitchen and living areas and doors leading to two downstairs bedrooms, the utility room and the downstairs shower room. The door is wooden with stained glass patterned window panels and a double glazed uPVC window to the left hand side. Attention to detail has been paid by the owners who have upgrade all switches within this area to brass, there is an alarm control panel, main ceiling light point, central heating radiator and a smoke detector.
This side of the property was extended in the early 2000's and to the rear of the hall way there is potential to create a further reception room/bedroom/seperate annexe beneath the kitchen area. This "secret room" is currently bricked over however could easily be re-opened either from the hallway or from the exterior of the property and has existing power cables and pipework for ease of conversion.
3.25m (10' 8") x 3.12m (10' 3") (max)
Leading from the downstairs hallway you will find bedroom four which is a double bedroom of good proportions with windows to the two external double glazed uPVC windows providing views looking out onto the garden and the brook that runs across the front aspect of the property. Complete with character features including exposed stone work and solid wood flooring this room is a cosy and relaxing place. The room offers a feature wall with a built shelved framework with inset spot lights above and an integrated wardrobe.
3.40m (11' 2") x 1.65m (5' 5") (max)
A bright and spacious room offering its facilities to the downstairs bedrooms and the breakfast kitchen with a mosaic tiled floor and partially tiled walls with a diamond patterned tiled border. There is a free standing walk in corner unit shower cubicle and curved glazed shower screen, a low level WC and hand wash basin with a fitted cupboard unit beneath complete with complementary chrome finishings and a chrome wall mounted ladder style heated towel rail. The room offers inset downlighters, uPVC, double glazed window with patterned privacy glass, a pull cord light switch and extractor fan.
5.82m (19' 1") x 4.37m (14' 4") (max)
A second bedroom located on the ground floor of the property adjacent to bedroom four this double bedroom is currently used as a home office. Offering good proportions this room could easily house a double bed in addition to a number of furnishings. The room offers neutral decoration and carpets and has inset spotlights to the ceiling providing a fresh and modern feel in this traditional style property. There is a central heating radiator beneath the three double glazed windows looking out onto the front aspect and the room offers internet/phone points.
2.57m (8' 5") x 2.16m (7' 1")
A most useful room located on the ground floor of the property with a range of modern wall and base units with a complementary work surface, partially tiled patterned splash surround and an integral stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap. The room offers plumbing and space for a washing machine and tumble dryer, has a tiled floor and inset lighting to the ceiling.
KITCHEN BREAKFAST ROOM
8.69m (28' 6") x 5.72m (18' 9")
A room of impressive proportions the kitchen breakfast room certainly is the heart of this home. Offering a combination of arched feature windows, velux skylighting, traditional single windows and french doors with an arched window above leading out onto the rear garden and patio area this room offers ample natural light and breath taking views of the surrounding setting and woodland owned by this home. There are magnificent vaulted beams to the ceiling complimented by a mixture of inset spotlights, main ceiling light points and wall light points.
The first section of this spectacular room has a slate effect tiled floor with a range of farmhouse style, oyster base and wall units along with an island all of which are completed with reciprocal granite work surfaces and brushed steel handles. There is a single Belfast sink along with a Rangemaster double oven with multiple gas hobs, a brick effect tiled splash surround with patterned border and an integrated extractor hood.
5.99m (19' 8") x 4.32m (14' 2") (max)
From the magnificent kitchen breakfast room there are timber double doors with glazed privacy panels leading to the dining area. The room offers a carpeted floor and a stone built fire place with a wood burning stove set upon a yorkshire stone hearth and can easily accommodate a good sized dining table ideal for large families, dinner parties and socialising. There is a double radiator to the internal wall and a double glazed window to the rear aspect along with an open staircase with decorative wooden spindles leading into the room from the upstairs bedrooms offering a useful storage cupboard underneath. There is a main ceiling light point, chrome sockets and switches and exposed beam ends peeking into the room from the lounge area. There is a doorway leading to the side porch and also into the main lounge.
5.59m (18' 4") x 4.17m (13' 8")
A cosy cottage style lounge located to the front of the property with original feature beams to the ceiling complemented by the main ceiling light point and oozing character with the stone built fire surround and gas fire place set upon a stone hearth having a hardwood timber lintel above. The room is carpeted with harmonious tall skirting and cottage style decoration with windows complete with wooden sills to the front and side aspect over looking the "hidden" garden.
1.55m (5' 1") x 0.79m (2' 7")
A useful side entrance to the property with yorkshire stone steps leading up to the doorway this room offers a tiled floor, a second security alarm panel, double glazed window and main ceiling light point. There is a further storage cupboard which houses the recently installed "Ideal" boiler complete with original manufacturers warranty and guarantees and the fuse board.
2.90m (9' 6") x 2.79m (9' 2")
As you travel up the sweeping staircase leading from the dining room you are greeted by a spacious landing with a double glazed window to the side aspect and a painted pine balustrade and spindles. This area offers original beams to the ceiling and a main ceiling light point along with access to the loft space via a loft hatch which is insulated and partially borded This space offers solid wooden flooring and chrome sockets and switches and provides an access network to two bedrooms and the bathroom.
2.84m (9' 4") x 2.79m (9' 2")
A traditional and stylish family bathroom with consistent solid wood flooring, original beams and inset downlighting to the ceiling and an exposed stone work feature wall to the side elevation. There is an inset shower cubicle with a tiled surround, glazed splash panel and stepped entry along with a victorian style roll top bath complete with stainless steel taps and shower head. A contemporary feel to this room is further enhanced by the brampton victorian style towel radiator and the "Olde English" hand basin with chrome taps. There is a low level WC, extractor fan and double glazed window with frosted privacy glass.
4.11m (13' 6") x 2.59m (8' 6")
This room is once again a spacious double bedroom with solid wood flooring to the second floor of the property. There are two double glazed uPVC windows with wooden sills with pleasant views onto the side garden and woodland. This room offers fitted wardrobes with mirrored sliding panelled doors and inset spotlighting to the ceiling. There is a single central heating radiator and original beams along with chrome sockets and switches and patterned feature wallpaper.
5.66m (18' 7") x 3.48m (11' 5")
The master bedroom is located on the second floor of the property adjacent to bedroom three and is of pleasing proportions with windows to opposite aspects with wooden sills allowing for a large amount of natural light with radiators beneath. Offering unformed solid wood flooring, original beams and main ceiling light points. This room offers neutral decorations complimented by a patterned feature wall.
6.88m (22' 7") x 5.94m (19' 6")
The property offers an array of off street parking which is combined by a sweeping tarmac driveway with a cobbled surround and a large triple garage. The garage is of useful proportions and has been cleverly designed with ample storage shelving and an addition mezzanine storage level along with power points and lighting. There is an access door from the side elevation and the main door is operated using an electric remote control. The garage along with the house is fully alarmed for security.
The property is accessed by a stone built bridge over the brook, surrounded by trees and greenery having a large sweeping tarmac driveway along with a detached garage. There are gardens to the front, side and rear aspects along with approximately one area of woodland set in a conservation area for privacy. A garden designed for those with green fingers there are a range of separate sections that have been well maintained and offer unique attributes including a stream running along the front aspect of the property, a yorkshire stone staircase leading the "hidden" side gardens separated by pergolas and trellis offering a gravelled area with a circular feature patio area and a plethora of flowers and shrubbery ideal for encouraging nature and wildlife along with a great area for children to play or to relax on a summers day.
To the rear and opposite side aspect there is a large lawned area surrounded by trees and the woodland owned by the property.