A delightful 2/3 bedroom Grade II Listed character cottage with over 1/4 of an acre gardens and with plenty of parking and a garage. Stunning period features in abundance. Hall, sitting room with dining and study areas, family room, kitchen/breakfast room, bathroom and cloakroom downstairs. Two bedrooms (one with en-suite shower) and attic room/bed 3. No chain.
Old Fountain Cottage, as the name may suggests, forms a large proportion of what was the original Fountain Pub, set back a little way from the Rusper Road convenient the main line railway station at Littlehaven. The cottage is Grade II Listed and occupies a total plot just a little over 1/4 of an acre. The cottage enjoys a wealth of exposed joinery and character features inherent with a property of this era. The accommodation comprises an entrance hall, sitting room with large dining area and study alcove, additionally there is a family room and a kitchen/breakfast room with adjacent utility and cloakroom. On the first floor there are two large bedrooms one of which has an en suite shower room and there is an original staircase which leads from a cupboard in the corner of bedroom which leads to a useful attic room which has been utilised as an occasional third bedroom. Outside, the gardens are an absolute delight and unusually there is generous off-street parking and also a garage. Viewings are very highly recommended.
Glazed Front Door
to Entrance Hall
With oak flooring and exposed oak joinery to the walls and ceiling, under stairs recess, cloaks cupboard housing the electricity fuse and meter boxes and light, gas point. former boiler cupboard. Pine doors with black latches lead to each room. Dining Area
With oak flooring and an attractive off-set display alcove in former chimney, rear aspect window, wall light point, exposed oak joinery, double radiator, open plan to Study Area
With oak flooring, some fitted shelving and with a useful deep store with cupboard above, wall light point, high level shelving, heating thermostat, open to Sitting Room
With superb exposed oak joinery and with a brick fireplace with “Jetmaster” grate with brick hearth and quarry tiled mantelpiece, oak flooring, front aspect window, three wall light points, double radiator and television point. Family Room
With two rear windows, shelving, dado rail, two spot lights and radiator.
From the Entrance Hall
, an additional door leads to the Bathroom
With a modern white suite of enclosed panelled bath with chrome period style mixer tap and hand shower with tiled splashback to dado height, additional painted panelling to dado height, pedestal wash hand basin and low level w.c., open shelving and medicine style storage with louvered doors, chrome towel warmer/radiator, painted floorboards, two spot lights, window to the front, exposed timbers. Farmhouse Kitchen/Breakfast Room
Fitted in a range of eye and base level storage cupboard with two glazed eye level cabinets, open storage and with drawers and wood trimmed working surfaces, integrated fan assisted electric oven with 4-ring gas hob over and with canopied style hood above, plumbing for dishwasher, space for fridge, inset Carron Phoenix sink unit with mixer tap and drainer, the room is dual aspect with double glazed windows to the side and rear, both with pine windowsills, some wall tiling, tiled flooring, door to Shelved Larder, door to the Family Room and door to Utility Lobby
With appliance space and plumbing for washing machine, stable door to the garden, tiled flooring, door to Cloakroom
With tiled flooring and suite of w.c., corner wash hand basin, wall mounted Worcester condensing combination boiler providing heating and instantaneous hot water, shelf and rear window.
From the Entrance Hall,
stairs rise to the First Floor Landing
Old oak door with black latch opens to Bedroom 1
With a full width of fitted wardrobes, front aspect window, radiator, four spot lights, pine door with black latch to En-suite Shower Room
With a over-sized shower enclosure with glazed pivot door and with thermostatic mixer shower with exposed fittings, wash basin, close-coupled w.c., radiator, oak flooring, side window, two spot lights, extractor fan. Bedroom 2
With exposed oak wall and ceiling timbers, front aspect window, radiator, two wall light points, door with ladder type staircase Attic Room/Occasional Bedroom 3
With sloping ceilings to each side and with oak floor boards, raised recess with shelving, rear dormer window, hatch to loft space. OUTSIDE
The property is accessed over a driveway which is shared with this and the adjoining property and there is a turning/parking forecourt and access to the Garage. There is an additional parking to the front of the house and a picket fence with gate which leads to the front garden and also provides access over a stone pathway to the main area of The Gardens
The total plot extends to over 1/4 of an acre. The measurement to the side is about 150 ft or so, and is an absolute delight with a large paved terrace, a generous area of lawn and with various mature trees and well stocked flower and shrub borders. Additionally, there is a further area of grass flanked by trees offering an extremely good degree of privacy and seclusion and there are various timber storage sheds. At this time of the year the garden is absolutely beautiful and is most uncommon in both size and layout with the a property of this era. There is also a decent sized timber Summer House with lighting and power. Outside tap.
Referral Fees: Courtney Green routinely refer prospective purchasers to Nepcote Financial Ltd who may offer to arrange insurance and/or mortgages. Courtney Green may be entitled to receive 20% of any commission received by Nepcote Financial Ltd.
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