From the road outside, the property is approached over its own tarmac turning area and drive, leading to the detached garage and providing parking for four vehicles. A right of way over a second drive, with hard-core surface, approaches from below the garage and provides further parking with access to the lower level workshop and store.
A detached garage of concrete block construction and local stone cladding on three sides. Up-and-over door. Electric power and light. A wrought-iron gate opens into the garden.
Decks/workshop & storage
An extensive timber deck with three separate levels, linked by wooden stairs. Low-voltage LED up-lighters and free-standing LED exterior lights. A wooden balustrade fence allows views across the woods below the house. Abundant wildlife, including many species of birds, as well as wild deer, are regular visitors.
Steps between the first and second decks descend to a storage area and workroom (with electric power and light) incorporated below the decks.
Beside the triple decks, a wooden slope descends to the garden. Mainly laid to two small areas of lawn, bisected by a brick-block paved path leading to the house.
Behind the house is an oil storage tank and an external boiler (central heating).
Main Deck & Separate office
The path leads to the house and to another decked area running beside the house. This large decked area extends the full length of the house and provides several sitting areas with ample space for entertaining. The deck extends out, balcony-style over the woods below to give another tree-top view over the woods, towards open countryside across the valley – a great vantage-point for watching the birds and wild deer.
At the far end of this decked area is a detached timber cabin-style office/workshop with cedar shingled roof. The cabin incorporates a utility area with plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. Double-glazed window overlooking the woods, Electric power and light.
From the deck, French doors open to bedroom one and a modern double-glazed front door opens into the entrance hall.
Oak floor. Double glazed window to the side with views across the woods. Recessed ceiling lights. Radiator. Doors to living room, kitchen, shower room, bathroom, bedrooms one, two and three. A light well in the ceiling provides natural light to the rear of the hallway. A ceiling hatch gives access to a loft storage area.
Oak floor. Large double-glazed windows to two sides. A wide double-glazed door opens onto the lawn. Fireplace with cast-iron grate on a slate hearth with wooden mantle and surround. Radiator.
Oak floor. Double glazed door and two double-glazed windows to the side. Modern, upright radiator. Conventional radiator. Space for dining table and chairs. Airing-cupboard with hot water tank. Open plan to
Oak floor. Range of wall and base kitchen units with hand-finished slate worktops over (including pull-out corner unit and pull-out larder unit). 1½-bowl, single drainer stainless steel sink with modern chrome mixer tap. Four-ring ceramic hob with extractor hood and light above. Built-in electric oven. Built-in fridge.
Double bedroom. Fitted carpet (with oak floor below). Double-glazed French doors opening onto the rear decking area with lovely views across the woods. Radiator.
Oak floor. Tiled on all four walls. Built-in shower cubicle with wall-mounted electric shower. Low-level flush WC. Pedestal wash basin with mirror above. Extractor unit. Recessed ceiling lights.
Double bedroom. Fitted carpet (with oak floor below). Double-glazed windows to the side with lovely views across the woods. Radiator.
Smaller double bedroom. Fitted carpet (with oak floor below). Double-glazed window to the rear with radiator below.
Tiled floor. Travertine tiles on all four walls. Recessed ceiling lights. Opaque double-glazed windows. Three-piece bathroom suite including: panel-enclosed bath with modern mixer tap and shower attachment; close-coupled WC and wash basin both in a built-in vanity unit with mirror and lights above. Extractor unit. Chrome heated towel rail.
Water & Drainage
Mains water and private drainage (via septic tank).
The house is built of concrete blocks with a concrete tiled roof. All windows and doors are double-glazed. There is a high-degree of insulation including: 250mm of loft insulation; cavity wall insulation; and high-spec exterior wall insulation. 16 Solar PV panels provide electricity and income from the feed-in tariff system. Further heating is provided by oil-fired central heating.
Woodland valley setting,
Low heating/energy costs,
Solar PV panels,
Solid oak floors,
Modern bathrooms & Kitchen.