Liddicoat & Company are pleased to offer for sale this unique grade 2 listed cottage believed to be approximately 400 years old. This former Inn (The Old Duke William Inn) boasts a wealth of character and original features and is also said to be the birth place of Ralph Allen, the famous post... Read more
Liddicoat & Company are pleased to offer for sale this unique grade 2 listed cottage believed to be approximately 400 years old. This former Inn (The Old Duke William Inn) boasts a wealth of character and original features and is also said to be the birth place of Ralph Allen, the famous postal pioneer in the 1600's. The property is spacious with two large reception rooms, three staircases, four bedrooms and potential to extend into the loft where an original staircase already leads. The Cottage also enjoys a large mature garden and off road parking. EPC Band (awaiting report)
Accommodation The property comprises the following accommodation: Entrance Hall, Living Room, Dining Room, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Rear Porch, Utility Room, Four Bedrooms, Two En-Suites, Family Bathroom, Two Loft Rooms, Gas Fired Central Heating, Gardens & Parking. We highly recommend internal viewing to appreciate its character and charm.
Entrance Hall Character front entrance door, , radiator and turning staircase with half landing to first floor.
Living Room 16' 5" x 15' 8" (5.00m x 4.78m) Secondary glazed window to front elevation, feature beams, stone fireplace and surround with slate hearth, radiator, steps leading down to:
Kitchen/Breakfast Room 18' 9" x 8' 5" (5.72m x 2.57m) 5'2" x 7'8". Open beam ceiling, two windows to rear elevation, Belfast style sink unit with work surface surround, tiled floor, space for range cooker, plumbing for dish washer.
Dining Room 16' 3" x 15' 7" (4.95m x 4.75m) Feature fireplace with fitted wood burner, secondary glazed window to front elevation, radiator, staircase to first floor.
Rear Porch Stable door to rear garden, flag stone flooring, radiator, turning stairs to rear landing
Utility Room/WC 11' x 8' 1" (3.35m x 2.46m) A useful room with plumbing for a washing machine, space for tumble drier, work surface above and large Belfast style sink unit, low level WC, window to rear.
First Floor Main Landing Window to front elevation, door and stairs to attic level
Bedroom 1 16' 1" x 15' 7" (4.90m x 4.75m) L-Shaped. Maximums. Radiator, secondary glazed window to front elevation, door into
En-Suite Low level WC, wash hand basin, shower cubical with glass folding door, part tiled walls, tiled floor, cupboard enclosing hot water cylinder
Bedroom 2 14' 1" x 15' 5" (4.29m x 4.70m) L-shaped maximums. Secondary glazed window to front elevation, radiator, door to bedroom 3 and separate door to:
En Suite Low level WC, wash hand basin, shower cubical, tiled floor.
Rear Landing Window to rear, cupboard enclosing gas central heating boiler, stairs leading down to ground floor porch.
Bedroom 3 16' 2" x 8' 3" (4.93m x 2.51m) Window to rear elevation, radiator
Bedroom 4 8' 8" x 8' 3" (2.64m x 2.51m) Window to rear elevation, radiator
Bathroom Panel bath with electric and mixer shower, low level WC, wash hand basin, tiled floor, part tiled walls, window to rear.
Attic Level Landing With doors to
Attic Room 1 16' 4" x 12' 4" (4.98m x 3.76m) maximum floor space with pitched sloping ceiling (no windows)
Attic Room 2 16' 3" x 13' (4.95m x 3.96m) maximum floor space with pitched sloping ceiling (no windows)
Exterior The gardens and grounds to the cottage are a real feature, with a driveway from the road giving access to double gates and a stone chipped parking area to the rear for 3 to 4 cars. The rear garden is larger than average, boasting many areas of lawn, shrubs, trees a traditional pond as well as a former duck pond and chicken run. Again this needs to be viewed to be truly appreciated in full.