Nestled down a private gated driveway is this fabulous former vicarage of St Aidan's Church. Set within a plot in excess of 1/2 an acre, creating a substantial 7 bedroom family home which also includes a two bedroom top floor apartment - perfect for visiting guests or older teens.
Nestled down a private gated driveway is this fabulous former vicarage of St Aidan's Church. Set within a plot in excess of 1/2 an acre, creating a substantial 7 bedroom family home, which also includes a two bedroom top floor apartment - perfect for visiting guests or older teens. This house displays many beautiful original features which provide character and charm throughout. To the ground floor are three sizeable reception rooms, modern dining kitchen with separate utility room, home study and downstairs WC. The ground floor offers potential to create an annex for an elderly relative if required. The first floor accommodates the master bedroom with en-suite and a further four sizeable double bedrooms alongside the modern house bathroom. The two bedroom apartment offers a dining kitchen, living room and two double bedrooms with modern shower room. The gardens sweep around the property, providing an excellent space for making those childhood memories.
ENTRANCE PORCH Double doors open into a sizeable porch that has excellent storage. Also benefitting from beautiful rustic floor tiling, the original wooden door opens into the magnificent hall.
HALL A truly magical welcome to this substantial family home. Boasting a wide sweeping staircase and a beautiful high ceiling with a warm rich timber floor. A traditional open fireplace creates a wonderful eye-catching feature as well as a warm and inviting atmosphere. A door accesses the good size guest cloakroom and a further door leads to the inner hall which has a deep pantry-style cupboard creating useful storage.
FORMAL DINING ROOM A fabulous place for entertaining on those special family occasions, easily housing a 10-seater dining table and chairs, perfect for large gatherings. A sizeable box bay window reveals stunning views across the front grounds.
DRAWING ROOM This is a sizeable second reception room boasting a traditional coved ceiling and beautiful deep skirtings. An ornate open fireplace with stripped wooden surround creates character and charm. A box bay window gives plenty of natural light and views towards a luscious front lawn.
DINING KITCHEN A modern fitted kitchen finished with black granite work surfaces and Villeroy & Boch sink unit. The room's main focal point is a superb free-standing double cooker with a 6-ring gas hob - perfect for all budding chefs. Also having areas for a dishwasher and fridge, while the dining table and chairs happily sit within the space for more informal dining. A panelled glass door accesses the large utility room having plenty of units, plumbing for a washing machine and a dryer, together with an area for a large fridge/freezer. A wide wooden door opens to the rear garden.
SITTING ROOM A superior size sitting room boasting a fabulous coal-effect fireplace which creates a warm and inviting atmosphere. Sizeable patio doors with box bay windows frame stunning side garden views and create a real 'outdoor in' feel, also excellent for those summer BBQs and parties.
STUDY A lovely study perfect for working from home. A large double glazed window frames attractive views towards the church and the tall fitted cupboard units create an abundance of storage.
GROUND FLOOR ANNEXE POTENTIAL The ground floor is a very generous space and offers potential to create an annex living area for an elderly relative if required.
LANDING The landing is a room within itself benefitting from many wonderful features including stained glass windows with delightful coved arches, dado rails and deep skirting boards.
MASTER BEDROOM Positioned on the south elevation is this gorgeous master suite, benefitting from a traditional fireplace, high coved ceilings and deep skirtings. Also having crisp modern décor and fabulous views over the garden. A door opens into an en-suite shower room.
BEDROOMS/BATHROOM As our measurements suggest, all further four bedrooms are grandly sized doubles which will not disappoint and have beautiful outlooks. A sizeable four-piece modern bathroom suite serves the bedrooms and comprises of a deep panelled bath, double walk-in shower, wash basin and low-level WC. Two obscured double glazed windows give plenty of natural light and a door opens into a large storage/laundry cupboard.
SECOND FLOOR APARTMENT To the second floor is a self-contained two bedroom apartment, perfect for older teens or visiting guests. This is a beautifully styled space with modern décor and comprises of a dining kitchen with good size living room, together with two bedrooms and a fabulous shower room - this really is the perfect hideaway!
GARDENS Set within approximately 1/2 an acre, creating substantial grounds that wrap around the entire property. The front boasts an extensive lawn area with beautiful woodland, whilst the well presented side garden is mainly laid to lawn with a flagged patio and decorative borders. A tarmac drive sweeps to the front and side creating an abundance of off-road parking. There is plenty of scope to build a triple garage without encroaching on the parking space available. To the rear is an enclosed courtyard which leads to a free-standing workshop.