0117 946 6690
- 3 bedroom grade II listed character cottage
- Delightful garden
- 2 off street parking spaces
An unexpected hidden gem. A 3 bedroom grade II listed character cottage with a delightful garden and the rare advantage of 2 off street parking spaces. Tucked away in a quiet secluded spot, yet near all facilities.
Originally believed to have been part of a range of farm buildings but long since converted to residential use this property has tremendous character and a cottage atmosphere whilst providing all the creature comforts of modern day living.
Tucked away in a quiet backwater off Blackboy Hill and enjoys an especially convenient location, near the green open spaces of the Downs and close to all the amenities and bus connections of Whiteladies Road.
Ground Floor: front porch, entrance hall, sitting room, fitted kitchen/dining room, rear porch providing a handy rear access.
First Floor: 3 bedrooms, bathroom/wc with shower.
Outside: delightful level garden with westerly and south westerly aspects - ideal for sitting out, 2 off road parking spaces.
A beautiful period home in a discreet yet highly convenient location.
up St Vincents Hill, towards the top of the road you will find a gravelled parking area to the left hand side with attractive stone wall and central garden gate leading into the gardens. Through pathway to the main entrance to the property.
entrance porch entered via a timber and latched door to the front, windows to both front and side, partially glazed timber door leading into the entrance hall.
coved ceiling, tiled floor, gas meter cupboard complete with shelving and hanging space, radiator with cover, staircase rises to the first floor landing, doors radiate to sitting room and kitchen/breakfast room.
SITTING ROOM: 15' 6'' x 15' 0'' (4.72m x 4.57m)
(irregularly shaped but well-proportioned with main max dimensions) sash window to the front elevation, double glazed window to the side, engineered oak finished floor, fireplace with granite inset and hearth with an open grate, exposed beamed ceiling complete with downlighters, wall light points, understairs cupboard, 2 radiators with radiator covers.
KITCHEN: 15' 6'' x 13' 9'' (4.72m x 4.19m)
sash window to the front elevation, fitted kitchen in a cream gloss finish comprehensively laid out with a range of wall and base units and working surfaces, inset 11/2 bowl sink unit complete with mixer taps, inset 4 ring ceramic hob with extractor hood over, built in eye level double oven, integrated appliances include fridge, freezer, dishwasher and washing machine, tiled floor, exposed beamed ceiling complete with downlighters, shelved pantry cupboard, radiator with radiator cover, glazed door leading to rear porch.
half glazed timber door leading to the rear providing a handy pedestrian access, windows to both side and rear, ceramic tiled floor.
access to the loft, coved ceiling complete with downlighters, cupboard housing Baxi gas central heating boiler and time clock, window to the rear elevation, doors radiate off to bedroom 1, bedroom 2, bedroom 3 and bathroom/wc.
BEDROOM 1: 15' 0'' x 13' 10'' (4.57m x 4.21m)
(irregularly shaped but well-proportioned with main max dimensions) sash window to the front, double glazed window to side, coved ceiling complete with downlighters, radiator with radiator cover, a range of bespoke oak finished wardrobes complete with shelving and hanging rail.
BEDROOM 2: 9' 2'' x 7' 9'' (2.79m x 2.36m)
(measured to wall below sloping ceiling at approx. 3'4"/1.02M min height above floor level) window to the side, coved ceiling complete with downlighters, radiator with cover, fitted wardrobe with hanging rail and shelving.
BEDROOM 3: (slightly irregularly shaped measuring apprxo 8' 0'' x 7' 5'' (2.44m x 2.26m)
measured into wall below sloping ceiling at approx. 2'6"/0.76m min height above floor level) sash window to the front, radiator with cover, coved ceiling with ceiling downlighters.
BATHROOM/WC: 5' 11'' x 5' 5'' (1.80m x 1.65m)
(measured into wall below sloping ceiling at approx. 2'6"/0.76m min height above floor level) white suite comprising panelled bath with over bath shower and shower screen, pedestal wash hand basin, low level wc, tiled splashback, ceiling downlighters, sash window to the front elevation, ceramic tiled floor.
beyond the wall at the top of the garden there is generous parking space for two vehicles with vehicular access down the upper side of St Vincent's Hill and onto Grove Road.
providing considerable amenity to the property, the garden is secluded and private with slightly irregular triangular shaped dimensions approx 52ft x 44ft reducing to 31ft (15.85m x 13.41m/9.45m); in courtyard style with extensive paved sitting out terraces, numerous shrub and flower borders, stone boundary walls, garden shed.
VIEWING & FURTHER INFORMATION:
available exclusively through the sole agents, Richard Harding Estate Agents, tel: 0117 946 6690.
FIXTURES & FITTINGS:
only items mentioned in these particulars are included in the sale. Any other items such as carpets etc. are not included but may be available by separate arrangement.
it is understood that the property is freehold. This information should be checked by your legal adviser.
1. As of the 1st April 2018 there is a general requirement for any properties rented out in the private rented sector to have a minimum energy performance rating of E on an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC). The regulations came into force for new tenancies and renewals of existing tenancies with effect from 1st April 2018 and will also come into force for all existing tenancies on 1st April 2020. It will be unlawful to rent a property which breaches the requirement for a minimum E rating, unless there is an applicable exemption. The energy performance rating of a property can be upgraded on completion of certain energy efficiency improvements. Please visit the following website for further details: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/the-private-rented-property-minimum-standard-landlord-guidance-documents 2. The photographs may have been taken using a wide angle lens. 3. Any services, heating systems, appliances or installations referred to in these particulars have not been tested and no warranty can be given that these are in working order. Whilst we believe these particulars to be correct we would be pleased to check any information of particular importance to you. 4. We endeavour to make our sales details accurate and reliable but they should not be relied on as statements or representations of fact and they do not constitute any part of an offer or contract. The seller does not make any representation or give any warranty in relation to the property and we have no authority to do so on behalf of the seller. 5. Please contact us before viewing the property. If there is any point of particular importance to you we will be pleased to provide additional information or to make further enquiries. We will also confirm that the property remains available. This is particularly important if you are contemplating travelling some distance to view the property. 6. Any floor plans provided are not drawn to scale and are produced as an indicative rough guide only to help illustrate and identify the general layout of the property. 7. Any reference to alterations to, or use of, any part of the property is not a statement that any necessary planning, building regulations, listed buildings or other consents have been obtained. These matters must be verified by any intending buyer. 8. Please be aware that firstly, areas of first priority (AFP) for schools do change and, secondly, just because a property is located within an AFP this does not mean schooling is guaranteed for resident children. Please make appropriate enquiries of the local authority to ensure you are fully aware of the exact position prior to exchange of contracts.