Garrats-Hey is a brick built semi detached cottage believed to date back to the 1930s. The property has been in the current ownership for approximately four years, and has undergone a programme of refurbishment and improvement. The heating system has been recently updated with a new oil fired central heating boiler.
The property is entered via the front door into a bright entrance hall with stairs leading to the first floor with a useful under stairs cupboard. From the entrance hall a door leads to the main Sitting Room, and another leads to the delightful Kitchen/Dining Room.
The open plan kitchen/dining room has a kitchen area comprising of a range of floor units and an island, both with wooden worktops. An electric Leisure Range cooker with electric hob adds an extra character to the modern, open plan style of living. This leads through to the Dining/Family area of the kitchen, which boasts a lovely light outlook with the panel double glazed casements to the wonderful south facing garden. This room offers a fantastic space for families or for entertaining, whilst retaining the feeling of a homely cottage. From here an opening leads on to the Sitting Room with open fireplace, ideal for those chilly winter evenings.
There is a very useful downstairs cloakroom and separate utility/ boot room with plumbing for washing machine and space for tumble dryer, and access to the front and rear of the property, perfect for bringing in the wet dog after a countryside walk easily accessed from the village.
On the first floor, the landing leads to the two bedrooms and bathroom. The master bedroom, being double aspect, gives you a delightful view of the surrounding greenery and gardens. Bedroom two has built in wardrobes providing useful storage space. The bathroom has a bath with shower over, WC and wash hand basin, again finished to a lovely standard.
To the front of the property there is a tarmacadam driveway with a generous shingle area giving ample parking for several cars.
To the rear of the property there is a private and attractive south facing garden. A stone pathway leads you along the lawn area, past the home studio and office, which has both power and light ideal for someone wishing to work from home or as a hobby/craft room. At the far end of the garden, there is another seating area along with garden shed. The garden is fully enclosed with the East boundary being a charming stone wall. The garden features two apple trees, one eating and the other cooking, along with a pear tree and well established shrub borders.
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