Sterndale Cottage is an attractive Grade II Listed thatched property which has recently been comprehensively refurbished retaining many period features including an attractive fireplace with bread oven and exposed timbers and floorboards on the first floor. On the ground floor, there is a quarry tiled entrance hall with door leading to the rear garden and stripped pine doors to the playroom overlooking the front of the property and bathroom with panelled bath with Victorian hand shower attachment and attractive tiled walls, pedestal wash hand basin and WC. A further pine door leads to the sitting room with double aspect, fireplace with raised stone hearth, bread oven and attractive bressimer beam. From the sitting room two openings lead to the kitchen breakfast room with quarry tiled floor, hand built cottage style kitchen with wooden worktops incorporating butler sink, plumbing and space for washing machine and dishwasher, Rayburn oil fired range also providing hot water and central heating, DeDietrich two ring electric hob. From the entrance hall a wooden staircase leads to the spacious landing withwoodstrip flooring, access to roof space, shelved airing cupboard housing hot water tank and doors to the three bedrooms including a good sized master bedroom which is carpeted with the two further bedrooms at the other end. In the middle is an attractive bathroom with roll-top bath, wash hand basin with cupboard below and WC.
The gardens form a particular feature of the property and are well established with a variety of flowering plants and shrubs and are open to the west. Adjacent to the back of the house is a stone path with raised flower and shrub border including roses and an attached store with power and light. Beyond this is a paved terrace area and further sunken seating area. Below this is an old brick and stone outhouse with new oil tank and steps with climbing rose trellis leads to a further area of lawn with a kitchen garden
enclosed by an attractive lawn and further area beyond the yew hedge.
Tenure: Leasehold. 99 years from 29 September 1985, expiring 28 September 2075. Ground rent £291.27 per annum with reviews.
Services: Mains electricity and water. Private drainage shared with 10 properties. Rayburn oil fired
boiler providing hot water and central heating.
Agents Note: The separate traditionally built garage (number 5) may be available to rent separately from the Ilchester Estate.
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