Believed to date back to the Georgian era, Shelley Cottage is a much-loved and comfortable family home. The property is situated in a sought-after village with beautiful surroundings, yet is perfectly placed for road and rail links. The current owners have undertaken major restoration works ...
Believed to date back to the Georgian era, Shelley Cottage is a much-loved and comfortable family home. The property is situated in a sought-after village with beautiful surroundings, yet is perfectly placed for road and rail links. The current owners have undertaken major restoration works during their fifteen years in residence and now, although truly sad to leave, wish to downsize. This is a genuinely rare opportunity for those seeking to buy into a slice of history and enjoy a particular lifestyle.
In brief, the double-fronted main house is arranged over four floors, with typically well-proportioned rooms and original features throughout. The basement has been lovingly preserved to reflect its origins as an ale-house and inn, yet remains a useful part of everyday life with the tool-store, laundry, pantry and wine cellar all located there. On the ground floor, there is a lounge with wood panelling and open fire and a useful study area. Double-doors open up from the lounge to a separate dining room which has direct access to the basement with its wine cellar. Also at this level, there is an eat-in kitchen with adjacent scullery/boot-room and direct access to the garden room. Three of the bedrooms (one en-suite) and the family bathroom are situated at first-floor level, with the master-suite occupying the whole of the second floor. The attached annex consists of a kitchenette and 'snug' with wood-burner at ground floor and double bedroom with en-suite at first floor. It currently generates £500 per month rental income, and could equally serve as separate guest accommodation for family and friends. Externally, there are several fully restored outbuildings which are currently in use as an art-studio, a garden-tool store and a gardener's loo. There is cobbled off-street parking to the side of the house with double gates leading onto a spacious patio with pizza oven, beyond which is a pretty cottage garden.
Only by viewing the property will prospective purchasers gain an appreciation of Shelley Cottage, as photographs and descriptive narrative are simply not adequate to convey what is on offer.
** Remember with the new temporary changes on stamp duty YOU COULD MAKE A £15,000 SAVING **
Ideal For Working From Home
Character Property in a Desirable Village
Attached One-Bedroomed Annex with Income Potential