GUIDE PRICE 1,100,000 to 1,150,000
TUDOR - A delightful former farmhouse, believed to date back to circa 1530, with later additions and offered with the advantage of various outbuildings to include a large detached barn, home office, games room, and a large detached garage. Listed Grade II.
Situated in a semi-rural location, the property stands in an established and well screened plot of approximately one third of an acre backing onto neighbouring paddock land.The interior boasts a simply remarkable level of original character features, including; exposed brick fireplaces; original mullion windows to the master bedroom and landing; an original 16th Century newel post; leaded windows; and astonishing joinery. The timberwork is superb throughout, with chamfered timbers in the living room, for example; considered to be an extravagance in Tudor times.History records that Sir Geoffrey Nightingale, a prominent doctor and relation to Florence Nightingale, once owned and occupied the property. Further features include leaded light windows and carved oak internal doors, which are believed to be the work of Sir Geoffrey, with each one featuring a different carving and wrought iron furniture.
Accommodation comprises an entrance hall with beautiful parquet flooring, dining room, lounge with 17th century red brick fireplace, kitchen/breakfast room by Christians, beautiful bathroom (recently fitted) with freestanding bath, and to the first floor - which is accessed via surprisingly wide staircase for the era - there are three bedrooms with an en-suite bathroom to the master.The master and third bedrooms offer fabulous vaulted ceilings. Read more