Bridlegoose is a half timbered detached cottage dating back to the 16th Century, thoughtfully restored by the current owners who have taken great care to preserve and enhance its original character. In recent years they have added an oak framed porch and carport, new gas fired central heating boiler, refurbished the kitchen and utility Room, refitted the bathroom and created a hobbies room/home office on the second floor with an en suite wc. Tastefully presented throughout it is an exquisite country home on a generous plot with gorgeous gardens.Accommodation
Approached from the road gates open to the drive which extends to the side of the property providing ample parking and turning areas. The oak framed Porch opens to the Reception Hall/Snug. This has a stone inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove on slate hearth and original bread oven. With lattice window to side, internal window to Dining area and stairs rising to the first floor.At the front of the house is the Utility Room, appointed with cupboards with work surfaces, inset sink, plumbing for washing machine and space for tumble drier. Secondary glazed windows to front and side and part tiled walls.The Living Room is L shaped with a Sitting Area which has windows and doors opening to the Conservatory and a stone fireplace with wood burning stove on slate hearth. Secondary glazed windows to side. Opening into the Dining Area which has an exposed stone wall, flagstone floor two secondary glazed windows to front with window seats.The Kitchen is appointed with a range of wall and base units with granite work surfaces. Inset sink unit, integrated Gorenje double oven and integrated stainless steel gas hob with extractor over. Space and plumbing for dishwasher, wooden flooring and secondary glazed windows overlooking the gardens.The Conservatory is of UPVC construction with wooden floor and double glazed windows and doors opening to the gardens. Off here is a Cloakroom with wc and wash basin, tiled floor and secondary glazed window to side.On the first floor are Two Double Bedrooms, the Master Bedroom has secondary glazed windows to the front and side and a built in storage cupboard. The Guest Bedroom has original wooden floorboards, exposed stone walls and secondary glazed windows to the front and side.The Bathroom has been refitted with a suite of slipper bath on clawed feet with shower attachment over, wc, wash basin and corner shower cubicle. With wood effect flooring, part wood panelled walls, traditional style towel rail/radiator and built in cupboards. Secondary glazed window to rear.A staircase rises from the Landing with part wood panelled wall up to the converted loft area. A light and airy space ideal as a Study or Home Office with vaulted ceiling and double glazed leaded window to side. A door opens to the wc with wash basin, wood effect flooring and large built in storage cupboard.Outside
Bridlegoose occupies a generous plot of approximately 1/3 acre. The drive leads to the good sized Garage 5.76m x 4.75m with an automatic door. To the side is a log store. The Car Port measures 4m x 3m.On the drive is an original well. Paths lead from the drive into the gardens which extend to the rear and side of the cottage. Beauitfully landscaped with level lawns, deep borders planted with a variety of mature shrubs and plants, various apple trees, a lovely garden pond and several seating areas. Bounded by mature hedges the garden provides total privacy and seclusion. There is a wooden summerhouse and paths through to a wooded area with garden sheds. The Shepherds Hut has a water and electricity supply and offers additional accommmodation for guests. Thoughtfully designed it has a double bed, fitted cupboards, decorative bowl sink, toaster, kettle, microwave, fridge and electric heater. Wood effect flooring and windows to either side. Double doors open to a covered porch area.