Found in the village of Staple is this delightful detached Grade II listed two/three bedroom thatched cottage. This lovely home sits on approximately 1 ¼ acres of land and we understand from the vendors, dates back to the 17th century. As you would expect the property boasts many attractive and appealing features and is full of charm and character. Among the many features are exposed beams and brickwork and feature fireplaces. The accommodation briefly comprises to the ground floor an entrance hall, living room, dining room, garden room, snug/bedroom three, kitchen with integrated oven, hob and fridge/freezer and a useful utility room. There is also a bathroom with clawfoot bath. To the first floor there are two double bedrooms, both with wardrobe cupboards and a family shower room.

Externally, the beautiful gardens are laid mainly to lawn with a wide variety of plants, flowers, shrubs and mature trees including fruit trees. There is a wild meadow area and a large vegetable plot. To the front is a large, shingled parking area for numerous cars leading to a car port. There are numerous out buildings to be found including the old stables which consist of an office/studio, storeroom and a workshop, subject to the necessary planning permissions this could provide annex accommodation. There is also a superb detached 40 ft orangery/greenhouse.

Thatch Cottage offers huge potential and properties like this are few and far between and a rare find.

Room Sizes
Living Room 5.89m x 4.45m (19'4 x 14'7)
Snug 4.04m x 3.35m (13'3 x 11'0)
Dining Room 3.71m x 3.53m (12'2 x 11'7)
Kitchen 3.63m x 2.24m (11'11 x 7'4)
Utility Room 2.29m x 1.65m (7'6 x 5'5)
Garden Room 4.83m x 3.53m (15'10 x 11'7)
Bedroom 4.14m x 4.04m plus built-in wardrobe (13'7 x 13'3
Bedroom 4.72m x 3.25m (15'6 x 10'8)
Victorian Orangery 12.19m x 3.18m (40'0 x 10'5)
Workshop 4.06m x 3.99m (13'4 x 13'1)
Studio 3.99m x 3.45m (13'1 x 11'4)

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