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Richards comprises a delightful Grade II Listed, thatched cottage of considerable age and character, dating back to the 16th century. In recent years the cottage has been the subject of a comprehensive restoration programme and is offered in good order, with modern fixtures and fittings and oil fired central heating. The accommodation includes four reception rooms, five bedrooms and a well fitted kitchen/breakfast room. The property stands in good sized gardens with ample off road parking and there is an option to purchase further land. The vendors own the adjoining field and part of this field is available by separate negotiation.
In summary, the accommodation provides:
Living Room, a light and airy double aspect room with open Minster stone fireplace, tiled floor, three wall light points and French doors open onto the west facing garden and with stunning views over the village and surrounding countryside.
Rear Hallway with Shower Room comprising: white suite with shower enclosure, pedestal wash hand basin and close coupled wc.
Study/Library, a good sized reception room and with French doors opening onto the paved terrace and with stunning views over the village and surrounding countryside.
Sitting Room, a room of immense character with exposed wall timbers, inglenook fireplace with inset wood burning stove and adjacent bread oven, window seat.
Dining Room with exposed wall timbers, window seat, staircase to first floor, fireplace with inset wood burning stove and with decorative plaster work over.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room, fitted with a good range of base units with timber work surfaces over with inset one and a half bowl, china sink unit, electric cooker point, space for breakfast table.
Utility Room providing an excellent range of base units with fitted work surfaces over and with inset one and a half bowl, single drainer stainless steel sink unit, plumbing for automatic washing machine and dishwasher, Grant oil fired boiler serving the domestic hot water and central heating systems, adjacent cupboard housing the hot water cylinder. Door to side drive.
Bathroom 2 with white suite comprising: panelled bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin and close coupled wc.
Stairs from the dining room give access to the Main Landing with exposed floorboards, build in shelved storage cupboards.
Principal Bedroom, a light and airy triple aspect room, with stunning views over the surrounding countryside and French doors opening to a Juliet balcony with views over the adjacent field and to the Quantock Hills, built in wardrobes, exposed timber flooring.
Bedroom 2 with stunning views over the village and surrounding countryside, exposed ceiling timbers, one wall with low level shelved cupboards.
Bedroom 3 with exposed floorboards, chimney breast rising from the sitting room below with display ledge and built in cupboard to one side, hatch to loft space, exposed ceiling timbers.
Bedroom 4 with exposed floorboards, built in wardrobe, exposed ceiling timbers, hatch to loft space.
Bathroom with white suite comprising: free standing, claw ball bath, pedestal wash hand basin and close coupled wc.
The staircase from the kitchen/breakfast Room rises to Bedroom 5/Study, with restricted head height.
The Cottage is set back from the roadway behind low stone walling with flower beds and timber double gates and pathway giving access to the front door. The majority of the garden lies on the west side of the property and here can be found a paved terrace, providing a most attractive dining and sitting area and forming a lovely suntrap with views over the village and surrounding countryside. Beyond the terrace there is an area of lawn. To the east of the property can be found a driveway with parking for numerous cars. Beyond the driveway can be found a further area of garden with orchard. In all, the gardens extend to about 0.3 acres. 3 acres of the adjacent field are available by separate negotiation.
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"A Grade II listed 5 bedroom detached character cottage occupying an elevated position"