- Private Parking
- Off Road Parking
Thimbles is a charming and historic Grade II listed property in need of some modernisation set in the heart of Barnham village. Believed to date from around 1920, the cottage still displays a wealth of period features, including an impressive inglenook fireplace, exposed beams and part thatch roof. The thatch was replaced in 2018. There is a private rear garden, parking for at least 2 cars and a detached office.
On entering the property, through the original solid oak front door, the entrance hall leads to a downstairs cloakroom and utility room. There is also a coat cupboard. The kitchen/breakfast room is triple aspect and features a range of wooden units, with a space for oven, fridge, freezer and dishwasher together with double doors to the rear garden. The dual aspect sitting room has exposed beams, a large inglenook fireplace and a storage cupboard housing the gas fired boiler.
To the first floor, the principle bedroom comprises built in wardrobes and an ensuite shower room. In addition, there are two double bedrooms each with a vanity sink. To complete the first floor there is a study/single bedroom with a built-in cupboard, a family bathroom and a storage cupboard on the landing.
GARDENS AND GROUNDS
The property is approached via a tarmacadam driveway which leads to the parking area in front of the Retreat. The Retreat is a detached office complete with bathroom facilities, this used to be a double garage. There is a wooden gate which takes you to the rear garden and the paved pathway leads to a cast iron gate at the front of the property, used as a shortcut to the shops and railway station.
The rear garden is mainly laid to lawn, with established flower beds mature shrubs and bounded by a brick wall and wood panel fencing. There is outside lighting and a garden shed.