Peppercorn Cottage is Grade II listed, its origins date back to the 17th Century and formed part of the Gaunts Estate. Built with white washed brickwork and exposed timber with later extension all beneath a wheat reed thatched roof. The property has been in ownership with our client for over 30 years and the cottage has been continuously improved and enhanced over the years; yet retaining many charming features throughout such as exposed beams and timbers, inglenook fireplace and the original ladder staircase.
The cottage's accommodation comprises of a characterful reception room incorporating the sitting and dining room. The kitchen has a range of fitted wall and base units with worksurfaces over and a useful utility room, an inner hall incorporates a staircase to the first floor and access to the bathroom and the more recent extension to the back used as a sitting room with double doors to the garden. On the first floor there are three bedrooms; the main bedroom has built-in wardrobes as does the second bedroom - there is a shower room and spacious landing area.
The cottage gardens are a delight; they have been beautifully landscaped over the 30 years ownership of our client. Attractively stocked with a variety of plants and shrubs including Arbutus and Eucryphia trees. A shaped lawn is intermingled with both flower and shrub borders as well as an ornamental fishpond and rockery. To the rear of the house is a very useful brick built outbuilding. The cottage sits well within the plot, offering a good degree of privacy, abutting open countryside. The cottage is approached through a five bar gate, which leads onto a gravel driveway providing good parking in front of the garage.
The Garage is a timber constructed incorporating a workshop space.