Set in approximately 1½ acres of its own land as a registered smallholding and with stone stables ripe for conversion, subject to planning. Approached by a private drive and set well back from the road securely behind electric wrought iron gates and having breath-taking far reaching rural views.
Entrance A charming pitched roof porch, which creates excellent cloak and boot space, leads to the opulent hallway with sumptuous wood panelling and matching grand staircase and beamed ceiling.
Dining Kitchen A traditional farmhouse kitchen which has room to accommodate a large family dining table in addition to a separate seating area to allow a more open plan contemporary style of living. The solid oak bespoke hand painted kitchen is finished with a Corian work surface and features a brand new Aga Rayburn cooking range with the usual hot plates enhanced by a separate Bosch double oven and Bosch five burner gas hob. This large social space benefits from windows to front and overlooking the rear courtyard both with quaint window seats, either side of the inglenook fireplace which houses a cast iron log burning stove.
Sitting Room & Snug The sitting room is an especially large principle reception room with delightful views over the garden and countryside beyond creating a private elegant room warmed by a cast iron log burning stove housed in an inglenook fireplace. The snug is a cosy space which protrudes out into the courtyard enhancing the social element to that area.
Utility / Cloaks / WC A spacious well equipped utility room benefits from large pantry cupboards which leaves space and plumbing for a washer and separate dryer combined with plenty of cloakroom and boot space. This leads to a W.C. which is fitted with a traditional white suite.
Master Bedroom A stunning room with open cathedral ceiling displaying the A cross beam and equally impressive far reaching elevated views to both front and rear in addition to quaint built in robes. Having an opulent ensuite with slate flooring and under floor heating, double shower cubicle with mains shower in addition to separate double ended bath and regal fitted bathroom furniture.
Other First Floor Rooms The superb galleried landing area with beamed ceiling, window seats and quirky alcove lead to three further double bedrooms which all have the aforementioned views and substantial walk-in wardrobes. These three bedrooms are served by the house bathroom which has a luxury white and chrome suite with a shower over the bath and under floor heating.
The Stables and Other Outbuildings So much of the appeal of Butts End Cottage lies in the potential uses of its outbuildings, subject to the necessary consents. The stone stable block encloses the courtyard and offers scope to be converted into a self-contained cottage or additional living space to the main house perhaps as a grand entertaining area which spills into the courtyard. The same applied to the car port and the store room given the property has a substantial double garage with twin electric roller shutter doors in addition to secure hard standing parking for horse box or caravan. The stone stables are currently utilised as a dog grooming parlour and gymnasium with store as a dog kennel which extends into a run. In addition to all the above, the property has a timber stable block comprising, two stables, tack room, large chicken coop with cavernous chicken run all located behind the secure gated paddock to the rear.
The Land Approximately one acre of good quality flat grazing land is in three paddocks, one to the front, one to the side and the other to the rear of the property which incorporates a raised decking area with an attractive water feature. There is also formal gardens and the impressive courtyard which offer great potential to dine alfresco and entertain friends and family.
Agents Notes We are informed that the property has oil fired central heating, LPG, mains electricity and mains water with a septic tank.