Modern features, Thatched charm

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Withams Cottage is a picturebook timber-framed 17th century thatched cottage with all the beams and inglenooks matched to modern features.

That is because over recent years the cottage in Ousden has been renovated, extended and modernised, whilst retaining many original features.

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It offers surprisingly spacious, light and airy accommodation and sits in beautiful gardens which adjoin farmland.

It has a farmhouse kitchen/breakfast room as its hub with exposed timbers and a range of base and eye-level units, butler sink, integrated oven and hob with an extractor above plus an oil fired Aga for cooking only.

Radiators and hot water are heated by a solid-fuel burner in the sitting room’s inglenook fireplace. The room also has a window to front aspect and door leading out to the rear gardens plus, wooden flooring and exposed timbers.

A conservatory is a splendid addition with vaulted glazed ceiling and door giving access to the rear garden.

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The garden room is triple aspect with wooden floor, spiral staircase leading to the first floor and French doors leading to the outside

There is a large downstairs shower room and a ground floor guest bedroom.

The 15ft master bedroom has windows to front and rear aspects affording fabulous countryside views. It boasts a vaulted ceiling, built-in storage, exposed timber, brick chimney stack and en-suite bathroom with whirlpool bath.

Bedroom 2 has a window to front aspect, storage cupboard with immersion heater and exposed brickwork. There are two other bedrooms, one en-suite.

The guide price is £525,000. Contact Sheridans Estate Agents on 01284 700 018.