THE FARMHOUSE (BYTHEL) This offers spacious, high quality, character accommodation, parts of which are believed to date back to the 17th Century. It has been the subject of careful restoration over the years, yet has modern, up to the minute facilities. It is briefly described as follows:
LIVING/DINING ROOM27'5" x 17'5" overall (8.36m x 5.3m overall). with four windows south east, one north east and one north west, stable doors to kitchen, extensive exposed timbers, three radiators, TV and telephone points, recess lighting, oak staircase to first floor, steps up to sitting room/snug, door to:
CONSERVATORY12'10" x 10'6" max (3.91m x 3.2m max). with far reaching views east, windows to three elevations, exposed stonework, radiator, ceramic tiled floor, ceiling fan with three lights and remote control.
SITTING ROOM/SNUG16'11" x 15' (5.16m x 4.57m). with large oak 'front' door north west, windows north west and south east, extensive oak framing, stone slab floor, recessed bread oven, fireplace with Resolute wood burning stove with stone slab over, oak staircase to first floor, TV and telephone points, radiator, door to living/dining room.
STUDY/DINING ROOM15'3" x 9'10" (4.65m x 3m). (possible fourth bedroom) with windows north west and south east, exposed beams and timbers, stone slab floor, Victorian fireplace with cast iron surround, spot lighting, radiator, TV and telephone points.
FARMHOUSE KITCHEN21'2" x 13'9" (6.45m x 4.2m). with glazed double doors south west to patio, three windows and roof light north east, extensive revealed attractive A-framed timbers, fitted floor and wall units with Beech worktops, oil fired Rayburn, display shelving, part tiled walls, double Belfast sink with mixer taps over, UPVC sink with mixer taps over, fitted fridge, dishwasher, radiator, TV and telephone points, Britannic dual fuel range cooker with six gas rings and two electric ovens, double extractor hood, traditional slatted pulley clothes airer, larder/crockery store.
UTILITY ROOM10'3" x 6' max (3.12m x 1.83m max). with window and outside door north east, Worcester Greenstar A-rated oil fired boiler, tiled floor, plumbing for washing machine, access to attic.
CLOAKROOM with window south west, low flush WC, pedestal hand basin, tiled splashbacks, radiator, tiled floor.
FIRST FLOOR (carpeted)
LANDING AREA with roof light north east, recess lighting, DRESSING AREA with wardrobes to either side, access to attic.
MASTER BEDROOM14'6" x 12'6" (4.42m x 3.8m). (plus low headroom area) with windows north east and south east with magnificent views, full length fitted wardrobes with timber doors, raised area for bed, recess lighting, two radiators, TV and telephone points.
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM10'10" x 3'3" (3.3m x 1m). (plus low headroom area) with roof light south east, low flush WC, bidet, Victorian style pedestal hand basin with tiled splashbacks, shaver point, recess lighting, towel rail, extractor fan, recently renewed shower cubicle.
. Second staircase from the sitting room/snug leads to:
FIRST FLOOR (exposed oak floorboards throughout)
SMALL LANDING AREA with doors to:
BEDROOM 216'7" x 9'11" (5.05m x 3.02m). with window north west, spotlighting, pull down ladder to second floor, two radiators, TV point.
BEDROOM 312'3" x 9'9" (3.73m x 2.97m). with window south west with views, exposed timbers, spotlighting, radiator, wardrobe with hanging rail and shelf, TV point.
BATHROOM12'3" x 7'1" (3.73m x 2.16m). with window north west, WC, Victorian style pedestal hand basin, original bath with claw feet, bidet, recess lighting, radiator, towel rail, shaver point, extractor fan, door to Airing Cupboard with hot water cylinder, immersion heater and shelving.
SECOND FLOOR via ladder stairs to:
ATTIC ROOM23'9" x 3'3" (7.24m x 1m). (plus low headroom area) with conversion possibilities, roof light north west and south east, extensive exposed roof timbers and trusses, TV points, cold water tank.
PIG-COTE This houses the recently refurbished/renewed operating kit for the water supply. Behind the pig-cote is a newly installed patio and sunken 600 gallon reserve water tank.
DETACHED BARN (now two cottages) The barn has been converted to provide two self-contained, two bedroomed self-catering units and could be used as overflow accommodation for the house, holiday or Bed & Breakfast, to let to produce an income or used for extended family, nanny annexe, etc.
COTTAGE 1 (THE GRANARY) (carpeted throughout)
ENTRANCE HALLWAY with staircase to first floor, understairs storage cupboard with rail and shelf, radiator.
SHOWER ROOM7'1" x 5'3" overall (2.16m x 1.6m overall). with window south west, low flush WC, tiled corner shower cubicle, shaver light/point, pedestal hand basin, tiled splashbacks, extractor fan, Airing Cupboard with slatted shelves and radiator.
KITCHEN15'3" x 9'8" (4.65m x 2.95m). with two windows north west, a good range of floor and wall mounted units, stainless steel sink unit, cooker with four ring hob. spotlighting, radiator, exposed timbers and store cupboard, steps leading down to:
BEDROOM 1/DINING ROOM14'5" x 9'2" (4.4m x 2.8m). with window north west, two arrow slit windows south east, exposed stonework, radiator, telephone point, door through to Cottage 2. This room can be incorporated into either of the two cottages, simply by locking either one of the access doors.
ATTIC LOUNGE15'3" x 9'9" (4.65m x 2.97m). (plus low headroom area) with two roof lights west, door south leading to granary steps with railings, two radiators, TV and telephone point, spotlighting.
BEDROOM 214'9" x 9'6" (4.5m x 2.9m). with two arrow slit windows east and west, roof light west, radiator, TV point, exposed stone walls.
COTTAGE 2 (BARN'S LEE) (carpeted throughout)
ENTRANCE HALLWAY6'2" x 6' (1.88m x 1.83m). with glazed door south east, radiator, door to:
LOUNGE14'8" (4.46m) x 13'2" (4.01m) plus 4'11" (1.5m) x 4'2" (1.28m). with glazed screen south east, double doors north overlooking the pond, exposed stonework, floor and recessed wall units, QA cooker with four ring hob, stainless steel sink unit, built-in fridge, TV point, two radiators.
UTILITY ROOM/WALK-IN WARDROBE7'8" x 6'5" (2.34m x 1.96m). with tiled floor, shelving and clothes rails, extractor fan, power points, plumbing for washing machine, radiator.
LANDING AREA with roof light west, exposed stonework, shelving area, radiator, exposed timbers.
BEDROOM 113'10" x 11'2" (4.22m x 3.4m). with window north overlooking the pond, two arrow slit windows east, exposed stonework and timbers, TV point, two radiators.
BEDROOM 212'1" x 7'1" (3.68m x 2.16m). (plus low headroom area) with two roof lights south east, exposed timbers and stonework and radiator.
SHOWER ROOM with rooflight west, low flush WC, pedestal hand basin, tiled splashbacks, shaver light and point, fully tiled shower cubicle, extractor fan, radiator.
. To the rear of this building is an:
ATTACHED LEANTO/WORKSHOP22'4" x 11'6" (6.8m x 3.5m). (which is capable of being partially incorporated into Cottage 2 to separate kitchen from lounge), with two windows west, window south, light and power, two oil fired boilers for the cottages.
OUTSIDE The property is approached via a recently installed cattle grid flanked by stone walls, through wooden gates and along a hedged, lit driveway where a gated access leads to the gravelled turning/parking area. The gardens, grounds and paddocks at the property amount to 5.5 acres in all and include some well maintained gardens, kitchen garden and an extensive area of lawn. A very special feature is the large, attractive, well stocked with fish and fully lined pond with central water fountain and stream, having extensive planted areas around. The orchard comprises a number of fruit trees to include plum, cherry, apple and pear trees with a greenhouse, garden shed and vegetable plots with sand beds. Two pony paddocks adjoin the property and lie to the east and west giving control over the adjoining area. There are useful additional areas for wildlife, composting, storage, etc.
. Alongside the parking area is a:
DETACHED BUILDING with GARAGE17'1" x 11'6" (5.2m x 3.5m). with window north, double doors to front, light and power, concrete floor, and GAMES ROOM/GYM/STUDIO 6.13m x 5.23m (20'1" x 17'1") to side with fully glazed door and three windows east. dimmer switch and staircase to first floor. The room above the studio is presently used for storage and has further conversion possibilities. The garage is presently used as a gardeners shed.
. Behind is a recently constructed, very high quality DETACHED QUADRUPLE GARAGE BLOCK about 10m x 6m externally with four electric up and over doors, pedestrian door, multiple power points and two access points and lights to loft space above (capable of further conversion). Both buildings have external PIR lighting.