The Square Shipham Winscombe BS25


3 bedroom House for sale

The Square Shipham Winscombe BS25

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Believed to date predominantly from the 1700's, although possibly with its origins going as far back as the 1500's, The Cottage offers an abundance of character and charm internally with an attractive cottage style rear garden and an attached stable and barn (currently used as a workshop).
Presently arranged as a two bedroom cottage in the main residence, it has the benefit of plenty of reception space plus a guest wing, eminently suitable for dependant relatives, teenagers or visitors, although there is the option to convert this lovely home into a four bedroom property if preferred.
The accommodation is well arranged and comprises reception hall with flagstone floor, inner hallway, rear snug, cloakroom, cottage style kitchen/breakfast room and separate utility room, a delightful character sitting room with dining area along with the guest wing which is accessed from the ground floor and comprises sitting room with steps up to a kitchenette and from the sitting room a staircase leads to the first floor bedroom with en-suite bathroom. The main cottage itself on the first floor has a landing, two further bedrooms and a bathroom with a period style suite.
Outside, The Cottage is located in the centre of the village on The Square and within the heart of village life. The property has evolved over the years and it is evident that it has been lovingly cared for not just by the current owner, but by previous custodians of this little gem of history. Properties such as this rarely present themselves and for those in search of a character home which retains many delightful period features, but which has been sympathetically updated and modernised combining ease of living with character, this lovely cottage could provide just the answer.

3.4m x 2.5m (11'1" x 8'1") Entered via an open pitch tiled and felted storm porch with outside lamp. A heavy timber door opens into the reception hall with flagstone flooring. Curved internal walls and exposed timber wall and ceiling beams. Two side aspect UPVC double glazed cottage style windows with deep sills. Ceiling light. Column style radiator. High level fuse box. Step down to inner hallway with understairs storage space, coat hanging rail and ceiling light. Doorway to

3.4m x 2.6m (11'2" x 8'5") With engineered oak flooring. Two 'Velux' roof windows, rear aspect window and half glazed composite stable door opening on to the rear terrace, all ensuring that this delightful daytime space is flooded with light. Partially sloping ceiling with high level feature gallery. Ceiling light. Wall light. Column style radiator. Built in wooden seat in the opening between the snug and the kitchen.

3.6m x 3.4m (11'11" x 11'2") A gorgeous cottage style kitchen fitted with a generous range of bespoke painted wall, floor and drawer units with exposed large hinges, and with solid wood work surfaces over. Matching dresser with glass fronted display. Deep black composite single drainer sink unit with Victoriana style mixer tap over and tiled splashbacks to water sensitive areas. Fireplace recess housing the cream 'Leisure' electric range cooker. Exposed beam above and wooden mantle. Original polished flagstone flooring. Column style radiator. Part tiled walls. Rear aspect UPVC double glazed window. 'Velux' roof windows. ‘Worcester Bosch’ condensing boiler in the kitchen ceiling void. Door to sitting room and opening to

2.3m x 1.5m (7'5" x 4'11") Cupboards with wooden worktops over. Space and plumbing for a side by side washing machine and tumble dryer. Ceramic tiled floor. Part tiled walls. Recessed ceiling spotlights. Half glazed UPVC double glazed stable door opening onto the rear garden. 'Velux' roof window. Small rear aspect UPVC double glazed window.

4.2m x 3.4m (13'11" x 11'2") Entered via a pine latch door. Inglenook fireplace with timber beam, exposed stone walls and stone hearth housing a wood burning stove. Wall alcoves to either side. Exposed timber beams. Front aspect sash window with deep sill and the original timber entrance door (now unused). Ceiling light. Column style radiator. Door opening to the concealed stairs, leading to the first floor landing. Step up to

3.1m x 2.4m (10'0" x 8'0") Semi divided from the sitting room by its original stable partitioning. Front aspect sash window. Ceiling light. Column style radiator. Part painted wood panelled walls. Recessed fireplace with beam over.

2.2m x 1.2m (7'1" x 4'0") Ceiling light. Column style radiator. Two steps leading into the guest wing. Door to

2.2m x 1.1m (7'1" x 3'6") Fitted with a white suite comprising push button flush close coupled WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Ceiling light. Side aspect UPVC double glazed window. Pretty internal coloured glazed window.

3.6m x 1.4m (11'9" x 4'5") 'Velux' roof window. Loft access door to attic space. Ceiling light. Column style radiator. Part wood panelled walls. Doors to all rooms.

3.6m x 3.5m (11'8" x 11'6") Front aspect sash window. Fireplace with beam over. Ceiling light. Radiator.

3.6m x 2.7m (11'11" x 8'10") Front aspect sash window. Original ornate fireplace with wooden mantle. Ceiling light. Radiator. Latched door.

3.5m x 2.0m (11'7" x 6'5") Fitted with a period style white suite comprising claw foot, roll top bath, pedestal wash hand basin, high level cistern WC and corner panelled shower cubicle with chrome mains fed shower. Tiled walls to water sensitive areas. Part wood panelled walls. Ceiling light. Column style radiator. Extractor fan. Front aspect opaque glazed sash window with a deep sill.

4.0m x 3.8m (13'1" x 12'4") Front and side aspect UPVC double glazed windows. Smoke alarm. Wall light. Radiator. Fireplace with timber mantle and hearth. Stairs leading up to the first floor. Two steps up to

2.4m x 1.7m (7'11" x 5'6") Compact and bijou, yet containing everything you could need to be comfortable. Fitted with wall, floor and drawer units with worktops over. Stainless steel single drainer sink unit with mixer tap over. Built under 'Stoves' oven with inset four ring ceramic hob. Under worktop fridge. Part tiled walls. Vinyl floor. Extractor fan. Eyeballs ceiling spotlights. 'Velux' roof window.

4.4m x 4.1m (14'4" x 13'6") Stairs from the sitting room lead up to this gorgeous galleried bedroom with original painted exposed stone walls and exposed wall and ceiling beams giving it a wealth of charm and character including various nooks and crannies and a built in wooden chest at the top of the staircase. Loft hatch to attic space. Ceiling light. Column style radiator. Window looking out onto the rear garden, 'Velux' roof window. Wide stable style door giving a private access and stone steps onto the outside. Original stripped wood floorboards. Latch door to

2.6m x 2.3m (8'6" x 7'6") Fitted with a white suite comprising wood panelled bath with 'Mira' electric shower over, pedestal wash hand basin and push button flush close coupled WC. Part panelled walls. Part tiled walls. Eyeball ceiling spotlights. Radiator. Extractor fan. 'Velux' roof window.

The frontage of the cottage is enclosed with a low stone wall and iron picket fence. There is a shingled pathway leading to the front door and there are climbing shrubs and small various plants for colour. To the immediate rear of the cottage there a pretty private courtyard garden on two levels. The lower area is paved and shingled with a water feature, trellis with climbing shrubs. Two coach lanterns. Curved steps lead up to a second level which is also paved and shingled with designated seating areas beautifully landscaped with surrounding raised stone rockery borders heavily planted with various shrubs and plant . The whole is enclosed with a rear stone wall and trellis fencing. with a timber gate leading onto the rear parking area, barn and stable.

5.7m x 3.7m (18'7" x 12'1") Original open barn under a tiled and felted sloping roof with power. Plenty of storage space. Light and power. Opening to

3.2m x 2.3m (10'6" x 7'5") Inner barn/workshop with side window, light and power.

5.1m x 3.8m (16'9" x 12'6") Original stable with partially sloping roof and concrete floor.

With shingled drive and partly paved. Double timber gates giving access to the road. Wooden garden shed and chicken house and run. N.B PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE IS PEDESTRIAN AND VEHICULAR ACCESS FOR NEXT DOOR.

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