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Main Street, Staxton

  • Ref: 10279
  • Type: Cottage
  • Availability: Sold STC
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Reception Rooms: 1
  • Tenure: Freehold
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Property Features

  • Period Semi Detached Cottage
  • Extensive Restoration
  • Three Bedrooms Two Bathrooms
  • Gardens And Off Street Parking

Property Summary

TIPPLE UNDERWOOD ARE DELIGHTED TO BRING TO THE MARKET WEST HALL, STAXTON. THIS CHARMING COTTAGE BELIEVED TO BEING BUILT IN THE REIGN OF JAMES THE FIRST IN 1612 AND IS REPUTEDLY ONE OF THE OLDEST COTTAGES LEFT IN THE VILLAGE. This 400 year old property, formally the home of the village blacksmith has been restored and renovated to a very high standard, revealing a wealth of period details such as: early Victorian fireplace, terracotta floors, ledge and brace doors, exposed beams and internal panelling etc. Whilst it maintains modern comforts including upvc windows, recent carpeting throughout, each room redecorated to a high standard, recently installed boiler, the roof has undergone an extensive renovation incorporating the period pan tiles. Attractive modern kitchen and bathrooms in this three bedroom, two bathroom semi detached period cottage.

Full Details

ENTRANCE HALL Via a composite stabled door under a thatched canopy, beamed ceiling, arrow slit window with deep reveal and period wood panelling.

BEDROOM 8' x 8' (2.44m x 2.44m) Currently used as the downstairs hobbies room with window to the frontal aspect overlooking the restored village water pump.

BATHROOM A three piece modern suite in white comprising panel bath, pedestal wash hand basin and w/c. Extensive wall tiling and upvc window to the side aspect.

LOUNGE 14' 4" x 14' 2" (4.37m x 4.32m) Max. A cosy living area with extensive period features, beamed ceiling, believed early Victorian locally made fireplace sits in the feature hearth where the inglenook once was. Ledge And Brace doors, recent carpets over the period terracotta flooring. French doors lead onto a decking area under a sun canopy and into the garden.

KITCHEN 10' 4" x 5' 8" (3.15m x 1.73m) A modern fitted kitchen decorated in neutral tones, tiled splash backs, wooden panelling and dado rail. Electric cooker and hob with stainless steel extractor over, large stainless sink and drainer. Tiled flooring leading through a leaded glass door to the utility sun room.

UTILITY/SUN ROOM 8' 3" x 4' 7" (2.51m x 1.4m) Period terracotta flooring, storage and plumbing for an automatic washing machine. Access to a second loft area.


MASTER BEDROOM 14' 2" x 11' 6" (4.32m x 3.51m) Into recess. Over looking the rear southerly aspect with the pretty cottage garden this lovely room incorporates bespoke hand made storage and airing cupboard facilities. Concealed hatch with pull down ladder to the loft room, with flooring and power.

ENSUITE A modern suite in white incorporating shower stall, wash hand basin and w/c. Extensive storage and opaque upvc window to the side aspect.

BEDROOM 14' 7" x 4' 10" (4.44m x 1.47m) Accessed via its own quirky staircase from the entrance hall this occasional bedroom is situated under the eaves of the pantile roof, with a full length exposed purlin with a deep set floor height window also wardrobe storage.

GARDEN A beautiful south facing terraced cottage garden with mature trees, shrubs, box hedging and ornamental pond. A substantial seating area, surrounded by brick built raised beds and trellis. There is a large wooden shed with outdoor lighting and an undercover seating area, bin store and outside tap.

DRIVEWAY To the front of the property is a driveway allowing accommodation for a reasonable sized vehicle.