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Barton-on-Sea - £1,350,000
Beds: 4 Type: Detached house Reference: 2BCL4 Status: Available
  • A Substantial Detached Character House
  • Extended & Refurbished to the Highest Standards
  • Beautifully Presented Throughout
  • 4 Double Bedrooms
  • 3 Bath/Shower Rooms
  • 3 Reception Rooms
  • Oak Framed Double Garage with Home/Office

Full Description

We are delighted to offer for sale this detached character residence, formerly the gardener’s cottage to the Becton House Estate and recently extended and completely refurbished to the highest of standards now forming a substantial family home.

Situated within easy reach of cliff-top walks this attractive property has been thoughtfully re-designed to provide practical well-proportioned accommodation whilst retaining the charm and character of the original cottage. The gardens have been skilfully landscaped and provide a variety of outdoor spaces to suit both the mood and the time of day with areas of well-tended lawn, patios and secluded courtyards.

SUMMARY OF ACCOMMODATION:

* Reception Hall
* Cloakroom
* Sitting Room
* Orangery
* Kitchen/Family Room
* Drawing Room
* 4 Double Bedrooms (2 Ensuite)
* Family Shower Room
* Detached Oak Framed Double Garage
* Home/Office
* Landscaped Gardens


SERVICES: All mains services are available, gas heating and UPVC double-glazing.

EPC BAND: C (76)

COUNCIL TAX BAND: F


VIEWING: Strictly by appointment through:
Littlewood's Estate Agents.


ACCOMMODATION IN DETAIL:

(All measurements are approximate).

Covered Entrance Canopy with overhead courtesy light and a cottage style entrance door with double-glazed side screens leading to the:

RECEPTION HALL: With tiled flooring, radiator, recessed ceiling downlighters and a ceiling light point, staircase to the first floor with under stairs recess, power points and a telephone point.

CLOAKROOM: With recessed ceiling downlighters, tiled flooring, radiator and extractor fan. Hand basin set on a wash stand with towel rail, low flush W.C.

SITTING ROOM: 24’1”x 18’9” (7.34 x 5.72m) narrowing to 11’9” (3.58m) Plain set ceiling with ornate cornice work, recessed ceiling downlighters and an additional ceiling light point, 2 wall light points, double-glazed sliding sash windows overlooking a private patio

with a double-glazed door providing access, additional sliding sash window to the front of the property, 2 radiators, television and power points. Period style stone fire surround with rustic brick recess housing a traditional wood burner. A pair of cottage style glazed doors provides access to the:

ORANGERY: 15’11”x 13’2” (4.85 x 4.01m) Maximum measurements. Constructed in a classic style with double-glazed roof lantern, ceiling and wall light points, 2 radiators double-glazed windows and a pair of French doors providing access to the patio.

REAR LOBBY: Recessed ceiling downlighter, radiator, tiled flooring, cloaks hanging space, stable door providing access at the rear, door to:

UTILITY/BOOT ROOM: Double-glazed sliding sash window to the front, recessed ceiling downlighters, tiled flooring, radiator. Built in shelved utility cupboards, butler sink with storage cupboard below and surmounted by marble work surface with mixer tap and matching upstand. Space and provision for washing machine and tumble drier, power points and additional eye level storage cupboards.

MAGNIFICENT KITCHEN/FAMILY ROOM:

24’3”x 14’ (7.39 x 4.27m) narrowing to 11’9” (3.58m) Double-glazed sliding sash window to the front and double-glazed French doors to the patio and garden, ceramic tiling to the floor, 2 radiators. Attractive panelled wainscoting to match the extensive range of hand crafted, hand finished and painted kitchen units constructed at base and eye level surmounted by granite work surfaces.‘Lacanche’ dual fuel catering range set into a tiled illuminated recess with overhead extractor. Glass fronted and illuminated display cabinets with under unit lighting. Large island unit incorporating a 1½ bowl butler style sink with mixer tap and additional cold water tap, cupboards and drawers under and breakfast bar area. Comprehensive range of additional units constructed along one wall with deep storage drawers and shelved storage cupboards framing a recess for an American style fridge/freezer. Ample room for a dining table and at least six chairs, overhead lighting, plain set ceiling and ornate cornice work, power points and a pair of cottage style glazed doors to the:

DRAWING ROOM: 22’x 14’9” (6.71 x 4.50m) an impressive room of generous proportions with French doors to both the front and rear patios and the garden. Plain set ceiling with ornate cornice work, central ceiling light point, wall light points, sliding sash windows to front and rear, television, telephone and power points at either end. Period style fire surround with brick recess housing a traditional wood burner.

First Floor:

From the reception hall the original staircase rises to the first floor, from which are two landings; to the rear is the:

MASTER BEDROOM: 15’8”x 12’9” (4.77 x 3.89m) Overall measurements with a plain set ceiling, ceiling light point, radiator, double-glazed sliding sash window overlooking the garden, telephone, television and power points. There are useful eaves storage cupboards and a comprehensive range of hand crafted bedroom furniture including deep storage drawers and wardrobes with hanging rails and shelved storage, door to:

ENSUITE BATHROOM: With recessed ceiling downlighters, obscure double-glazed sliding sash windows, tiled flooring, and ladder style radiator/towel rail. Glazed and tiled shower with independent shower, twin wash hand basins set into a vanity unit with storage cupboard below, 2 shaver points and a light point over, panelled bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, low flush W.C.

BEDROOM TWO: 11’10”x 11’10” (3.60 x 3.60m) With plain set ceiling, ceiling light point, double-glazed sliding sash window overlooking the garden, radiator, television and power points.

FAMILY SHOWER ROOM: Recessed ceiling downlighters, extractor fan, obscure double-glazed window, tiling to the walls and floor, ladder style radiator/towel rail. Wash hand basin set into a vanity unit with mixer tap, cupboard below, shaver point, quadrant style glazed and tiled shower cubicle with independent shower, low flush W.C.

The front landing has a double-glazed sliding sash window overlooking the front of the property and doors to:

GUEST BEDROOM THREE: 11’10”x 11’10” (3.60 x 3.60m) Plain set ceiling recessed lighting and ceiling light point, sliding sash double-glazed window to the front, radiator, television and power points, period style cast metal fireplace, door to:

ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM: Recessed ceiling downlighters, obscure double-glazed window, tiling to the walls and floor, ladder style radiator/towel rail. Glazed and tiled quadrant shower cubicle, wash hand basin set into a vanity
unit with storage cupboard below,
shaver point, low flush W.C.

BEDROOM FOUR: 11’10”x 11’10” (3.60 x 3.60m) Plain set ceiling, ceiling light point, sliding sash double-glazed window to the front, radiator, television and power points.

Outside:

Access from Barton Common Lane is via a walled entrance leading to a wide gravelled drive and parking area suitable for several vehicles, boats, caravans etc. before reaching the:

OAK FRAMED DOUBLE GARAGE WITH HOME/OFFICE: 28’x 18’ (8.54 x 5.49m) Constructed in green oak with a pitched and tiled roof and 2 garage bays each with a pair of traditional side hung doors. There is power and light as well as a good degree of loft storage and a very useful Home/Office with its own entrance, power and light.

The gardens have been thoughtfully landscaped and surround the property whilst forming three distinct areas or zones.

From the parking area a brick open archway leads to the more formal garden which is laid for the most part to lawn with rustic brick walling and close boarded fencing retaining deep flower beds, borders and cultivated hedging. There are two areas of paved patio which enjoy the best of the pre-noon sunshine. There is access is from the drawing room and the kitchen/family room.
The patio continues round the property and forms a large and extremely private courtyard garden, which enjoys the best of the afternoon sun, edged by well-tended hedging and shrubbery with access from the drawing room, sitting room and orangery.
There is also a less formal paved courtyard area sited to the rear with access via the rear lobby and leading to the garaging and home/office, where there is a raised planter suitable for vegetables or a herb garden etc.

Outside lighting has been carefully placed for both aesthetic and practical living purposes which further enhance the many pleasing aspects of this characterful home.

Agents’ Notes:

1. The mention of any appliances and/or services within these sales particulars does not imply they are in full and efficient working order.

2. Whilst we endeavour to make our sales details accurate and reliable, if there is any point which is of particular importance to you, please contact this office and we will be pleased to check the information. Do so particularly if contemplating travelling some
distance to view the property.
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