Lilac Cottage is an outstanding central village property, newly built in approximately 1994 using quality materials throughout and enhancing the attractive stone built construction. The accommodation is both bright and airy, with the majority of the rooms having an attractive outlook and is set back from the road over a large gravelled parking and turning area, bordered by traditional stone wall, beech hedging and entered through double five bar gates.
The tiled entrance hall has doors to the cloakroom, as well as the superb kitchen/breakfast room, newly fitted by the current owners in 2014 and naturally divides into a kitchen and dining area with a range of wall and floor units with attractive Minerva worktops, incorporating drainer and inset stainless steel sink, Bosch dishwasher, Bosch four ring electric hob with extractor above, pan drawers below, Whirlpool double oven, plumbing and space for washing machine and fridge freezer, stable door to outside and attractive views over the front garden. The sitting room is a particularly pleasant and well proportioned room with attractive brick fireplace with oak beam and LPG gas stove, French doors to the garden and glazed double doors to the superb garden room, again with French doors to the garden, glazed door back to the tv/dining room with attractive corner fireplace. Off this room is an excellent kitchenette with white wall and floor units with worktop incorporating stainless steel sink, Fagor four ring electric hob with Neff oven below, an extractor hood, attractive tiled splashbacks and a door to a well-fitted shower room with Mira shower in tiled cubicle, pedestal wash handbasin, heated towel rail, shelved cupboard, WC and fully tiled walls. Off the tv/dining room is the fourth bedroom or study, which together with the kitchenette and ground floor shower room were converted by the present owners in approximately 2010, and provides great versatility for the incoming purchaser to provide an annexe for an independent relative.
A staircase in single flight leads to a spacious landing with windows to the front and rear, access to roof space, shelved cupboard housing MegaFlow hot water cylinder and doors to the three bedrooms, including the spacious master bedroom with wonderful leafy views over orchards, gardens and countryside beyond, two double hanging and shelved cupboards and a door to the ensuite bathroom with tiled floor, attractive part-tiled walls, panelled bath with hand shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin and WC. Also on the first floor is a spacious fully tiled family bathroom with panelled bath with Mira overhead shower, pedestal wash hand basin, heated towel rail and WC. Overall the accommodation is both stylish and light, ideal for modern day family living and taking full advantage of the superb village location.
To the front of the property is a large gravelled parking and turning area with lawn to one side, with attractive eucalyptus tree and beech and timber fencing, and to the front an attractive stone wall with beech hedging behind. To one side of the property is the oil tank and outside boiler (new in 2010) To the other side and adjacent to the kitchen/breakfast room door is a further paved area for bin and bottled LPG storage.
The main gardens are to the rear of the property and are bounded by an attractive stone wall, enjoying a good deal of seclusion whilst at the same time have been landscaped for ease of maintenance but planted with a variety of shrubs and plants giving colour throughout the season, adjacent to an area of level lawn, with paving adjacent to the property and a larger paved terrace area, ideal for outside dining. In the corner of the garden is an attractive timber summer house with power and light.