- A charming Grade II listed property in the highly desirable Wilfrid Road
- Four double bedrooms two beautifully presented reception rooms
- Great sized south-facing garden to the rear
- Timber garage and further off road parking
- Within level walk of the High Street and Millfield School
- Internal viewing is highly advised
This spacious four bedroom Grade II listed Victorian stone built cottage occupies a commanding position on arguably one of the towns most desirable and sought after addresses. The property is within level walking distance of the town centre amenities and Millfield School.
This charming Victorian Grade II listed cottage has been in the family for 60 years, originally built for Clarks Shoemakers in the late 1800's, having two large reception rooms, four double bedrooms and two first-floor bathrooms this is one of the largest cottages on the road. Ledge and brace doors throughout the house are just one of the many features that add to its charm. An attractive arched storm porch and painted wooden entrance door welcomes you and leads through a vestibule and into the hall, into the delightful principle reception room which features an open fireplace (currently not in use) and large bay window to the front, fitted with concealed roller film screen, perfect for avid film watchers. Continue through to the dining room which has an exposed stone fireplace and exposed floorboards. You also have a useful storage under the stairs. From here you step down into a vestibule off of which is a large pantry and back door into the garden. Continue into the characterful kitchen, fitted with a range of freestanding wooden base units, ceramic sink and a range style cooker. There is ample space for a table and chairs and at one end an opening in to a utility area. From the landing doors lead off to four double bedrooms including the master bedroom which has an en-suite shower room. An attractive family bathroom services the remaining bedrooms and has a large freestanding bath and separate shower. Three out of four bedrooms have the advantage of large built in wardrobes providing the storage space a family home requires.
The front garden is enclosed by a stone wall creating an attractive, low-maintenance courtyard front garden with space for potted plants, a gate and flagstone path to the entrance door. The large south facing rear garden is one of the cottages greatest assets, accessed either from the kitchen or the rear gate, it is fully enclosed and enjoys a good degree of privacy. Mainly laid to lawn with a patio terrace extending from the rear elevation ideal for entertaining and al fresco dining. A painted wooden door opens to a outside WC. An external water source is also available near the rear entrance. At the end of the garden a timber built garage, beyond which is driveway parking accessed via a private no through road.