Property with former methodist chapel
Understood to have been built approximately twenty years ago of traditional brick and flint construction beneath a tiled roof-line, this outstanding detached property, in Upper Green, Higham, displays a wealth of high quality features.
Situated in a stunning setting affording spectacular views across undulating countryside, the house comprises a 17ft reception hall enhanced by polished oak flooring and a fabulous English Oak staircase, dining room, stunning 23ft drawing room with a fine Inglenook style fireplace and wood burning stove. There is a superb 16ft vaulted garden room with slate flooring and doors to gardens.
The kitchen breakfast room is fitted with a quality range of storage units complemented by polished stone worktops and flooring, butler sink, space for American style fridge freezer and a traditional fireplace style recess for a range oven.
It has an attractive bay window with French doors opening to the rear gardens and the adjacent utility room has fitted units, plumbing for washing machine, tumble dryer and door to gardens with a nearby cloakroom.
On the first floor is a landing with large airing cupboard and the fine heavy English Oak staircase continuing to the second floor bedrooms. The dual aspect 17ft master bedroom has a bespoke wall to wall range of built in wardrobe cupboards and a stylish en-suite shower room with double shower enclosure.
There are two further large double bedrooms affording breathtaking views across open countryside.
The family bathroom is complemented by stone tiling while fitted with a white suite comprising twin wash basins and a bath with mains shower over.
On the second floor are two further bedrooms.
The property is approached through brick piers with gate opening to a brick weave driveway providing extensive vehicle parking and turning space.
To the side of the house is a 16ft games room / potential double garaging with twin up and over doors and power and lighting connected. The gardens extend in all to approximately 1.5 acres subject to survey and are mostly laid to lawn with paved and timber terracing creating most pleasant seating areas affording stunning views.
The gardens are stocked with a variety of fruit and mature trees together with many types of shrubs and flowering plants.
Included within the sale is a former Methodist chapel in need of refurbishment. It is built of timber frame construction and measures 30ft by 17ft.
There may be potential to convert or rebuild the building to provide a holiday home, accommodation or studio. However, this would be subject to planning permission.
The guide price is £875,000 freehold.
Contact Sheridans, in Whiting Street, on 01284 700018,
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