Trentside Former Farmhouse In A Three-Quarter Acre Plot
Extensive Range Of Brick Outbuildings
Three Reception Rooms With Fireplaces
Five Bedrooms Two With EnSuite
Farm House Traditional Breakfast Kitchen
Second Floor Bedroom & Sitting/Study Room
Formal Family Gardens & Orchard
Situated between the villages of East Butterwick & Susworth this South facing Trentside former farmhouse enjoys a three-quarter acre plot consisting of private gardens, orchard and an extensive range of brick and pantile outbuildings with no near neighbouring property.
The traditional farm house has a white colour washed façade and is full of charm and character throughout with spacious light living rooms and is perfect for a family providing five bedrooms two with en-suite facilities. The formal entrance to the property looks onto an enclosed garden and a canopied entrance. Inside A solid wood entrance door with glass panels opens into a reception hall with beamed ceiling and feature patterned period tiled floor is flanked by two forward facing formal reception rooms. The first being a comfortable sitting room enjoying a view over the garden set around a tiled fire surround with open grate. The adjacent forward-facing lounge is a light and welcoming room with light exposed beams to the ceiling and for during the cooler seasons an inset fireplace to the chimney breast has a multi-fuel burning stove with beamed mantel over; doors connect into the kitchen and dining room. To the rear of the hall is the return spindled staircase and a door opens into the farmhouse kitchen; fitted with a range of pine wood fronted cabinets with glazed display cabinets, a traditional Rayburn Range stove cooker is inset to the wall. The kitchen has a dining area and is finished in terracotta tiled floor a door opens to the rear of the property. A practical utility retains hooks to the beamed ceiling from days gone by and a pine cabinet houses a Belfast style sink with polished wood top. A two storey extension thought to have been added over 100 years ago to house farm workers now provides a 21' third reception room which currently provides a spacious dining room set around a feature chimney breast fireplace with raised multi-fuel burning stove with timber mantel over, there is a door into the lounge from this room; this versatile space could provide a spacious family room depending on a family's needs there are two exterior doors to the rear entrance and side of the house. A staircase gives access directly into a spacious bedroom (there is a connecting door to a bedroom off the main landing) benefitting from an en-suite bathroom with ball and claw-footed bath. The principal staircase leads to a split landing accessing four double bedrooms. There are two forward facing bedrooms and two rear-facing, which are served by the family bathroom. One of the rear facing bedrooms has a storage area with louvred doors that houses the hot water tank with airing cupboard and a door that links into the bedroom to the extended part of the property. The master bedroom has twin sash windows which look onto the front of the property and louvred doors opens to storage cupboard and steps up to a cleverly concealed impressive en-suite bathroom fitted with a modern freestanding bath. A family bathroom serves the remaining three bedrooms. To the second floor there is a vaulted ceilinged sitting room with Velux window with panoramic views providing potential for a home office, away from the main part of the house the sitting room has fifth bedroom arranged from it which the current owners utilise as guest room and could provide a hobby room. Outside The house sits side-ways on to the road adjacent to the riverbank, double opening gates open into the tarmac and gravel entrance drive to the rear aspect. The house has an attached garage with up and over door, power and light. A flagged path runs around the outside of the rear entrance to the property from the drive where there are entrance doors into the kitchen and dining room. The drive also opens to a former crew yard with a large selection of original brick-built outbuildings which are currently used for workshops and storage. A second selection of outbuildings carry additional storage and garaging with a former dovecote above. To the side of the property is a brick-built storage building which houses the oil tank. These outbuildings represent an ideal opportunity for either conversion to holiday accommodation, development into workshop/office space or the possibility to convert to a boarding kennels or cattery subject to planning. To the front aspect of the property there is an enclosed garden with paved patio which is surrounded by a privacy hedge border with some mature trees and accesses the front entrance door. The hedge border does open to a paved pathway into an orchard with several trees to include apple, pears, quince, walnut and plum surrounded by a hedge border to the adjacent open land.