ONE OF A KIND DETACHED FAMILY RESIDENCE WITH TWO SEPARATE FULL PLANNING APPLICATIONS IN PLACE.
A truly unique stand alone, extended family residence that has been sympathetically restored, enjoying a picturesque, non-estate setting within the quiet village of Staythorpe. 'The Cottage' has a tasteful blend of contemporary design and original character that dates back to 1716. The property holds a versatile layout comprising: Inviting entrance hall, ground floor WC, spacious double bedroom and a modern bathroom, a delightful lounge with bi-fold doors providing open access through to a stunning fitted kitchen with an array of integrated appliances and granite finished island, an inner hall leading into the original part of the cottage with a beamed dual-aspect sitting room with quarry tiled flooring and a tasteful multi-fuel burner, furthermore, there is a useful dual-aspect study with log burner that could be utilised into a fourth bedroom, if required. The first floor enjoys two further DOUBLE bedrooms, a dressing room with fitted wardrobes and a stylish fitted shower room. Externally the property provides an extensive driveway with electric gated entrance, a detached barn with open workshop and secure garaging with two attached log stores. The beautifully maintained wrap around garden sits on approximately 0.5 acres with a mix of re-planted fruit trees, a vegetable garden and a natural pond. Further benefits of this superb property include TWO full sets of agreed planning permission: One for a gable end extension that will be in-keeping to the original character and offer an additional reception room and separate study with an oak frame and pitched glass roof. Footings are already in place for this to be completed. The second approval offers the opportunity to build a detached outbuilding . Internal viewings are highly advised to gain full appreciation of the idyllic location.
Access into the inviting entrance hallway is via
Entrance Hall 2.46m x 1.88m (8'1 x 6'2)
With oak effect double glazed windows adjacent to the door, stone flooring with underfloor heating, part tiled walls, alarm control panel, pir alarm sensor, inset ceiling spotlights, ceiling smoke detector, opening into inner hallway and oak doors opening into the ground floor w.c., and the lounge.
Ground Floor W.c. 1.78m x 1.19m (5'10 x 3'11)
Fitted with low level push button w.c. and fitted ceramic wash hand basin with under counter vanity storage unit with chrome mixer tap, part brick style walling with splash back, fitted vanity storage cupboard, obscure oak effect double glazed window to the rear elevation, inset ceiling spotlights, coat hanging provisions and continuation of the stone tiled flooring with under floor heating from the hallway.
Bedroom 3 3.68m x 2.82m (12'1 x 9'3)
With continuation of the stone tiled flooring with under floor heating, double glazed French doors opening onto a paved pathway to the rear garden, inset ceiling spotlights, exposed oak beam, pir alarm sensor and tv point.
Inner Hall 2.29m x 0.94m (7'6 x 3'1)
With useful storage facilities and access into a bedroom and ground floor bathroom.
Bathroom 2.29m x 1.78m (7'6 x 5'10)
Fitted with three piece white suite comprising of low level push button w.c., inset ceramic wash hand basin with chrome mixer tap and under counter vanity storage and large panelled bath with majority floor to ceiling white patterned tiles with feature central tiling and chrome mixer tap and mains shower with rainfall effect shower head above, exposed beam, inset ceiling spotlights, wall mounted extractor fan, oak effect obscure double glazed window to the side elevation, useful fitted high level vanity storage cupboard and continuation of the stone tiled flooring with under floor heating.
Being part brick with Eastern European sourced Oak with pitched pantile roof over a door which opens into:
Dual Aspect Sitting Room 4.24m x 3.71m (13'11 x 12'2)
With exposed original beams, oak effect paned double glazed windows to the front and rear elevations, part obscure door into the storm porch and oak internal door opening outwards to the carpeted stairs rising to first floor landing with wall mounted handrail, pir alarm sensor, two wall mounted light fittings, part exposed brickwork, double panelled radiator, telephone point and a feature exposed brick fireplace with raised stone hearth and housing a multi fuel burner which controls the central heating system.
Open access into the original part of the cottage dating back to 1716 into:
Inner Hall 1.63m x 0.79m (5'4 x 2'7)
With useful open under stairs storage provisions, quarry tiled flooring which continues into the sitting room.
Open Plan Kitchen Breakfast Room
KITCHEN - 11'10 x 10'5 (3.61m x 3.18m)
A beautiful modern fitted kitchen comprising cream high gloss wall and base units with oak top work surfaces over the base units, separate island incorporating multi fuel four ring Induction hob with concealed extractor fan above, two ring gas hob and under counter base and drawer units with granite work surfaces over, continuation of the stone tiled flooring with under floor heating, fitted appliances to include integrated dishwasher, two fridge freezers, two fan assisted electric ovens, stainless steel sink with chrome mixer tap and large part wall Violet tiled splash back with oak effect paned effect double glazed window to the side elevation and open access into a UTILITY AREA - 10'4 x 6'8 (3.15m x 2.03m) With continuation of stone tiled flooring with under floor heating, paned effect double glazed window to the side elevation, two double glazed Velux roof lights, continuation of the roll top work surfaces over part wall large tiled Violet splash back, provision for under counter washing machine and tumble dryer, large fitted larder cupboard, large ceramic Belfast double sink with chrome mixer tap and wall light fitting.
Lounge 4.52m x 4.22m (14'10 x 13'10)
With inset ceiling spotlights, access to loft, double glazed light blue bi fold doors opening outwards onto what could potentially be the extension or as is current onto the rear garden, continuation of the stone tiled flooring with under floor heating, wall mounted electrical rcd consumer unit, telephone point, pir alarm sensor, central heating thermostat and open access into:
Reception Room 3.58m x 3.02m (11'9 x 9'11)
This is a versatile room and could be used for study or bedroom, carpeted flooring, low level double panelled radiator, oak effect paned double glazed window to the front elevation and two further paned effect double glazed windows to the side elevation. original exposed beams, two wall mounted light fittings, telephone point, pir alarm sensor, exposed fireplace with raised stone hearth and housing a stainless steel log burner.
First Floor Landing
Original part of the cottage with carpeted flooring, small loft access opening, inset ceiling spotlights, smoke detector, oak internal doors to the master bedroom and bedroom two, open access to dressing room and the shower room.
(please note there is part low level restricted height in the centre of the landing).
Master Bedroom 4.14m x 3.56m (13'7 x 11'8)
(max measurements) With cream carpeted flooring, tv point, inset ceiling spotlights, low level double panelled radiator, oak effect paned double glazed window to front elevation, extensive fitted wardrobes comprising two doubles, single and attached drawer unit with oak effect work surface over, high gloss Violet doors and oak effect frontage, part exposed brickwork, part exposed brick built chimney breast and feature exposed brick built fireplace,
Dual Aspect Bedroom 2 3.48m x 3.20m (11'5 x 10'6)
With carpeted flooring, low level double panelled radiator, tv point, inset ceiling spotlights, oak effect paned double glazed windows to the front and rear elevations with part exposed brickwork.
Dressing Area 2.29m x 1.78m (7'6 x 5'10)
With fitted wardrobes and fitted drawer unit with wall mounted shaver point, fitted light tube, inset ceiling spotlights, wall mounted chrome heated towel rail and door into:
Shower Room 2.18m x 1.45m (7'2 x 4'9)
Fitted with three piece suite comprising of low level push button w.c., pedestal wash hand basin with chrome mixer tap and majority wall white tiled splash back, shaver point and wall mounted vanity storage unit, wall mounted extractor fan and large double shower with white floor to ceiling tiled splash back and clear glass sliding door housing mains shower with rainfall effect shower head above, high level chrome heated towel rail, tile effect flooring and oak effect obscure double glazed window to the side elevation.
'The Cottage' sits on approximately 0.5 acre wrap around plot offering a high degree of privacy and non estate location with a five bar Electric stable gate with personal pedestrain gate giving vehicular access onto an extensive gravelled driveway which gives off street parking for multiple vehicles including caravan/motor home. There is a lovely tiered garden which is predominantly laid to lawn with an array of mature apple and fruit trees, small 'all English' fruit garden with raspberry canes and assorted fruits, miniature open orchard, raised vegetable garden and enclosed with full high level hedged wrap around boundary. An additional gravelled area offers hard standing for a garden shed with mature tree providing an element of privacy and raised block paved patio/outdoor entertainment area and a lower level patio area. There is also, to be completed June/July 2019, hard standing to the side elevation with planning permission agreed (details in file) for a large single storey extension to create reception room and additional study space leading onto an additional extensive paved patio. There is an extensive wildlife pond with gravelled pathway leading to a single wrought iron gate from Pingley Road providing further access. A paved pathway wraps around the whole of 'The Cottage' and there are several useful outdoor sockets, outdoor tap and fitted cctv cameras.
With pitched pantiled roof with open workshop, garage (could become further workshop if required) and log stores with power, light and water supply.
Garage 5.23m x 2.57m (17'2 x 8'5)
Open Workshop 5.23m x 2.74m (17'2 x 9'0)
Log Stores 5.23m x 1.12m (17'2 x 3'8)
Open stores with part pitched pantiled roofs.
Planning permission has been agreed for single wrought iron gate from Pingley Lane to be altered to create an additional driveway if required. Approved by the Highways Agency.
There is additional hard standing and planning permission agreed for a detached 8m x 5m single storey outbuilding which has permission to be used as a storage and play area.
Mains water, electricity and drainage are connected.
The property has an lpg gas supply for heating which is concealed underground.
The property has oak internal doors throughout and where stone flooring is laid there is under floor heating.
On leaving our office on Middle Gate, proceed down and bear right onto Stodman Street, turn right onto Castle Gate/B6166, at the mini roundabout, take first exit over the bridge, take 2nd exit onto Kelham Road A617, continue for a couple of miles and then turn left onto Staythorpe Road and then left to stay on Pingley Lane in Staythorpe.
Staythorpe is a small rural village nestled between the market towns of Southwell and Newark on Trent where there are many amenities including market days and an assortment of individual shops together with super markets and sports facilities. The slightly larger village of Averham nearby offers a small primary school and a thriving theatre group with the locally known Robin Hood Theatre staging numerous plays.