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THE PROPERTY

A most attractive, spacious and versatile period family home on the fringe of this picturesque village in an elevated position with a delightful garden and far reaching country views. Situated in the heart of this most peaceful and idyllic village, first glimpses of Locks Hill are very impressive with its pretty rendered/stone faade and pitched slate roof. Dating back to the early-mid nineteenth century, this historic property (which is not listed) has been lovingly and cleverly looked after and updated over the years, now a superb family home situated in an enviable location. Approached by pretty stone steps leading up to the front door, on first entering the property there is a real sense of charm and space. The first room to enter is the magnificent family kitchen with Aga (cream) and dining area which is hugely spacious and open plan - ideal for modern family living. There is also direct access to the south facing garden, with an area directly behind the kitchen ideal for al fresco dining. Alongside the kitchen is a study and utility room (the study would also make a great playroom). Also, on the ground floor is a cloakroom, cinema/playroom/bedroom, boot room and TV/Snug room (please see the floor plan). The real surprise however is the superb, large first floor sitting room which is open and flooded with natural light, with stripped wooden flooring, wooden window seats, a wood burning stove and views over the delightful gardens and grounds. On the first floor is also a large double bedroom with en-suite shower and bathroom. To the other side of the first floor sitting room is an annexe which the present owners currently very successfully let out on Airbnb but it would also be ideal for guests, teenagers or as a 'nanny annexe' with a large double bedroom, shower room, sitting area and separate access from the rear. Like the majority of the rooms in the property it benefits from the fantastic views over the garden and unspoilt countryside beyond. From the sitting room some wooden stairs lead up to the second-floor rooms which include a bedroom ideal for children and separate w/c and bathroom with another bedroom currently used as a study. The garden to the rear of the property is an absolute delight with shared access and right of way over the driveway to a large parking area with ample space for garaging and a large barn which has potential for conversion (subject to the necessary planning consents). The main south facing gardens lie to the rear with open plan fields and far reaching views. The delightful garden is a utopia for children and dogs with a large lawned area, trees and stone walls. There is also a separate paddock which is a former orchard. All in all, this would make a wonderful family home in an idyllic and extremely convenient location.