- Own Driveway
- Sitting Room & Kitchen/Dining Room
- Some Charming Original Features
- Upvc Double Glazing & Gas Central Heating
- Delightful 2 Bedroom Character Cottage
- Pretty Well Stocked Gardens
A rare opportunity to purchase a 2 bedroom stone built terraced cottage that offers a wealth of attractive period features of the era. The property has gas central heating, beautiful gardens and a parking space too. Inside there are two Inglenook fireplaces, one with an inset wood burning stove while exposed stone walls and timber ceiling beams are a delight to see. Ledge & Brace style antique pine doors, stripped pine floorboards and a feature fireplace upstairs are also evident. Outside the well stocked gardens are all to the front and offer a pretty outlook from the property and which include a lovely old Bramley apple tree. There is a driveway at the top of the gardens currently providing parking for one car.
Set well back from the road, this property is found in Manor Road which is within easy striking distance of the Fishponds Road with its eclectic range of shopping facilities, retail outlets supermarkets, cafes, takeaway outlets and pubs. There is also a popular local primary school close by as well as the Metropolitan Academy. Fishponds has a regular bus service into the city centre while there is the same direct main road access to J2 M32.
ENCLOSED ENTRANCE PORCH
With part glazed outer door with frosted glass and with three double glazed windows. Antique door to:
Having an Inglenook fireplace with an inset woodburning stove, built-in cupboards into the side recess, further recess in next wall ideal for ornaments or books, exposed timber beams, four wall light points, radiator, stairs rising to first floor, double glazed window to front with a deep sill. Opening to:
Feature Inglenook fireplace (display only) with inset work surfaces in keeping with matching work surfaces and a range of floor and wall units, four ring gas hob, electric oven below and wall mounted grill above, one and a half bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, plumbing for a dishwasher, part exposed stone walling and timber beams, recessed shelving, double glazed window to front with deep sill, understairs opening to sitting room, tiled flooring, built-in cupboard, recessed shelving and radiator.
With plumbing for a washing machine, stairs down to the furnished cellar, double glazed skylight and door to:
Attractive white suite comprising of a deep panelled bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, close coupled w.c., pedestal wash hand basin, stripped pine flooring, radiator, extractor fan, exposed timber beam, recessed tiled shelf, double glazed window to rear along with a double glazed skylight above.
LOWER GROUND FLOOR
FURNISHED CELLAR (LEASEHOLD)
Measuring 6'2" high being carpeted with plastered elevations along with recessed ceiling lighting and a radiator. At the far end steps rise up to a upvc double glazed door which allows for some natural light. (This cellar has a leasehold title with a 2000 year peppercorn rent that commenced in 1953).
FIRST FLOOR LANDING
With traditional spindle balustrade and rails. Part pine panelled surrounds, exposed timber beam, access to loft space and a upvc double glazed window to front. Doors to both bedrooms.
A light and bright room with stripped pine floorboards, part exposed stone walls with inset fireplace and grate, built-in cupboard and further wardrobe each with antique pine doors, radiator, dual aspect with upvc tilt 'n turn double glazed windows.
With built-in wardrobe, cupboard housing the Vaillant gas boiler and hot water tank, two recessed shelving areas along with a upvc double glazed tilt 'n turn double glazed window to front.
The long and delightful gardens are all found to the front which means you walk through them to reach the cottage. The property is therefore set well back from the road yet overlooks a mature yet healthy Bramley apple tree along with a small fishpond, an abundance of attractive flowers and shrub borders which include, a Japanese maple, honeysuckle, red robin, and clematis. There are stone wall enclosures and steps down to a paved patio ideal for entertaining and when sitting out. There is a garden shed and adjacent log store.
Parking for one car on a brick-paved surface and beyond a traditional five-bar gate. Adjacent properties have had removed a section of their stone front boundary stone wall to make it possible to have two side-by-side parking spaces - you are advised to consult the local authorities in all such matters.
RIGHT OF WAY
You have a pedestrian right of way which leads from the road at the front and then along the back of the entire terrace, which in turn leads to the furnished cellar. You also have a right of access as required for the purposes of maintaining your property as appropriate.
Council Tax Band: B