• Roud

    Roud -  650,000  SOLD

    Beautiful grade II listed thatched cottage

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A beautiful Grade II listed, thatched cottage in an idyllic setting for those enjoying the rural life and spectacular countryside views. 3/4 bedrooms plus large ensuite double bedroom in the overspill accommodation above the detached double garage and a kitchenette. Many period features. Wonderful gardens.

Property Features

  • Beautiful grade II listed thatched cottage
  • Idyllic country lane setting
  • Spectacular countryside views

A beautiful Grade II listed, thatched country cottage dating back to the 16th century in an idyllic country lane setting for those enjoying the rural life and spectacular countryside views. Roud Cottage is at the end of a lane in a pretty, peaceful hamlet and offers a versatile layout with up to 5 bedrooms distributed as 3 bedrooms upstairs including a master bedroom with en-suite facilities plus a study on the ground floor which could alternatively be used as a ground floor bedroom and offering overspill accommodation comprising large double bedroom, ensuite shower room above the detached double garage and a kitchenette on the ground floor. The cottage and grounds have been maintained to a high standard and upgraded by the current owners with the addition of an attractive Garden Room to the rear. Many period features have been retained including a stone mullion window in the dining room, inglenook fireplace, timber beams, latch doors, exposed stonework and flagstone floors. Wonderful gardens bordered by farmland surround this charming cottage with the rear gardens enjoying privacy and seclusion.

GROUND FLOOR A painted cottage door to a quaint

FRONT PORCH With beamed vaulted ceiling, glazed panels each side and tiled floor. Opening through to:

ENTRANCE LOBBY With beams to ceiling and a flagstone floor, radiator, wall light point. Doors off to dining room and to:

DINING ROOM 15' 6" x 10' 6" (4.72m x 3.2m) This room, along with the sitting room, entrance lobby and porch form part of the original part of the cottage which dates back to the 16th century. Impressive inglenook fireplace with bread oven, flagstone hearth and inset log burning stove, timber beams to the ceiling and timber pillar support. Stone mullion window to front. Aluminium sealed unit double glazed window overlooking the side garden to countryside beyond. Exposed stone to one wall. Radiator. Wooden panelled latch door to hallway.

SITTING ROOM 14' 6" x 12' (4.42m x 3.66m) A charming room with dual aspect to the front and rear. Flagstone floor. Wood-burning stove inset to a stone fireplace. Timber beams to ceiling.

HALLWAY Solid oak door leading to the driveway and garage. A large welcoming hallway with hardwood open tread turned staircase to first floor. Large built in cupboard with hanging space and storage above. Hardwood flooring. Radiator. Exposed stone wall.

STUDY/BEDROOM 4 11' 7" x 11' 2" (3.53m x 3.4m) Aluminium double glazed sliding door to garden room. Hardwood flooring. Radiator.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 15' 6" x 11' 3" (4.72m x 3.43m) A lovely light kitchen with large window enjoying views over the garden to fields and countryside beyond. aluminium double glazed sliding door to the garden room. The kitchen was recently refitted with a John Lewis kitchen comprising cream painted wood units with solid oak worksurfaces over incorporating a ceramic sink and drainer with mixer tap, tiled splashbacks. Integrated fridge and freezer and NEFF dishwasher. Combination oven and fan assisted self clean oven, induction hob with extractor fan over. Wine rack. Unit incorporating vegetable baskets. Glazed display wall unit. Aluminium double glazed sliding door to:

GARDEN ROOM 19' 4" x 8' 7" (5.89m x 2.62m) A charming room enjoying views over the garden to fields and countryside. French doors leading to the paved terrace. Electric wall heater. Beech effect flooring.

UTILITY/WC Plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble dryer. Oil fired 'Worcester' boiler. Tiled floor. Low level wc and pedestal handbasin. Window to side. Built in cupboard with shelving. Radiator.


GALLERIED LANDING Dormer window to side. Access to loft space. Cottage style latch door to:

MASTER BEDROOM 15' 9" x 12' (4.8m x 3.66m) A lovely light room with dual aspect to side and rear enjoying lovely views over the garden, fields and countryside towards Hoy Monument. Radiator. Walk in wardrobe with light and hanging space. Undereaves storage. Door to:

ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM Stylishly refitted with a large walk in glazed shower with rainfall shower head and riser. Wall hung basin with Monobloc tap and low level wc with concealed cistern within a built in unit which also incorporates a cupboard with shelving. Fully tiled walls. Extractor fan. Recessed halogen spotlights to ceiling. Window to side overlooking fields and countryside. Heated towel rail.

BEDROOM 2 15' 6" x 12' (4.72m x 3.66m) Bedrooms 2 and 3 are in the original part of the cottage. A good double room with window to side with shutters. Two built in wardrobes. Radiator. Access to loft space. Part sloped ceiling with beams.

BEDROOM 3 15' 6" x 10' 6" (4.72m x 3.2m) A double room with window and shutters to side enjoying lovely views across gardens to fields and countryside. Access to loft space. Radiator. Part sloped ceiling with beams. Built in wardrobe with hanging space and light.

BATHROOM Fitted with a white suite comprising bath with shower attachment, pedestal basin and low level wc. Part tiled walls. Window to side overlooking the gardens to fields and countryside beyond.

DETACHED DOUBLE GARAGE & BEDROOM/ENSUITE/KITCHENETTE Electric remote control door. Door to store. Light and power. To the side of the garage door is a door which leads to over spill accommodation to the main house which comprises: Ground Floor A kitchenette built in under the stairs with butler sink and wooden cupboards with solid wood work top over. Shelving. Tiled floor. Electric wall heater. Window to side. Stairs to First Floor with small landing and access to loft space. Door to large double bedroom (20'8 x 17'4) with dormer window to front and rear. Electric wall heater. Light wood effect flooring. Built in under-eaves storage. Door to Ensuite Shower Room with 'Mira' electric shower fitted to a tiled and glazed cubicle, pedestal basin and low level wc. Built in cupboards and under-eaves storage. Window to rear enjoying views over the garden to fields and countryside beyond. Heated towel rail. Light and shaver point.

OUTSIDE A five bar wooden gate leads to a large gravel driveway and parking area giving access to the DETACHED DOUBLE GARAGE, outside tap, security lighting. Stone steps lead to the front terrace with further steps up to the lawn area with wooden garden shed and brick built log store. The lawn sweeps round to the generous side garden, which borders farmland, with mature shrubs and trees through to the rear garden. A paved terrace accessed from the garden room enjoys a lovely sunny aspect and is ideal for al fresco dining and entertaining whilst enjoying the lovely views. Summerhouse with terrace, double doors, laminate flooring, light and power. The rear garden is mainly lawned with fruit trees and mature hedging giving the garden privacy and seclusion.

SERVICES Mains electric and water, private drainage. Delivered oil.

HEATING The oil fired Worcester boiler provides central heating and hot water via a radiator system.


TENURE Freehold

EPC Not required as listed.

AGENTS NOTES Our description of any appliances and/or services (including any central heating system) should not be taken as any guarantee that these are in working order. None of these statements contained in these particulars as to the property are to be relied on as statements of fact. These particulars do not form part of any contract. Especially if travelling long distances, if there is any point of particular importance, please contact Hose Rhodes Dickson who will be pleased to clarify the information. Floor plans are schematic and are for guidance only. Measurements are approximate. Please note that our photographs depict the property in a furnished condition. On completion all furnishings will be removed unless specifically mentioned elsewhere as being included in the sale. Details and photographs prepared. May 2018.

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