• Thorncross Lane, Yafford

    Thorncross Lane, Yafford -  760,000  SOLD

    Wonderful 17th Century Grade II Listed Cottage

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A wonderful Grade II listed thatched property retaining many original features set in a truly superb position with views across fields towards Limerstone Down. Set in around 2 acres of beautiful gardens.

Property Features

  • Wonderful 17th Century Grade II Listed Cottage
  • Approx. 2 acres of mature gardens
  • 3 stables and large timber car port

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Set in a truly superb position this wonderful Grade II listed, recently re-thatched property dating back to the 1640's enjoys views out across the fields towards the sea and up to Limerstone Down. The detached home offers 4 double bedrooms, a large family kitchen/breakfast room and separate dining and sitting room. The property has retained many of its original features such as 17th Century wood panelling and beams. Set within approximately 2 acres of formal gardens in a rural position, located on the quiet Thorncross Lane but still only a few minutes drive from the popular village of Brighstone which has the benefit of local shops, church, restaurant and public house as well as doctors surgery and primary school. The surrounding countryside provides excellent opportunities for walking, mountain biking, riding and gives good access to local beaches.

Yard with 5 stables, outbuildings and paddocks of approximately 12 acres available by separate negotiation.

The drone video shows the property and land available as a whole for £945,000

GROUND FLOOR Wooden stable door with small window inset opening to:

BOOT ROOM Quarry tiled floor and exposed stone walls. Cupboard housing electric meters.

KITCHEN 18' 0" x 17' 0" (5.49m x 5.18m) Quarry tiled floor, oak units and granite worktop with island and space for table. Integrated fridge/freezer and dishwasher. Oil fired AGA, 1 ½ bowl stainless steel sink. Triple aspect deep silled windows with views across the garden to the fields beyond. Radiator. Door to:

BOILER ROOM and utility space. Oak door leads into:

HALLWAY Panelled cupboard house airing cupboard and water tank. A useful space also for hanging up coats. Radiator. Window to side of property. Door leads to:

SHOWER ROOM With white suite, Grohe shower, sink and wc. Tiled floor and radiator. Deep silled window looking out over the side garden.

A door from the Hallway leads through a panelled door to:

DINING ROOM 16' 10" x 14' 9" (5.13m x 4.5m) Light room with understairs storage cupboard, wood panelling. Beamed ceiling with original fireplace surround. Dual aspect windows looking out across the garden. Two radiators. Through to:

LOBBY Front door. Wooden door to:

STUDY 9' 1" x 4' 9" (2.77m x 1.45m) With views across grounds. Single radiator. Through to:

SITTING ROOM 25' 2" x 14' 6" (7.67m x 4.42m) A lovely big room with wood panelling including an unusual linen fold design believed to be Elizabethan. Feature brick fireplace with wood burner. Feature window seats taking advantage of the rural views. Beamed ceiling, dual aspect window. Radiator.

FIRST FLOOR Stairs from the Dining Room lead to the first floor. Bright landing with windows overlooking the back garden. Doors to:

MASTER BEDROOM 18' 11" x 17' 1" (5.77m x 5.21m) Large bedroom with triple aspect with beautiful views towards Limerstone Down. Walk in wardrobe and two radiators. Opening to:

ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM Tiled floor with basin, wc and Briston shower, heated towel rail.

BEDROOM 2 14' 6" x 14' 0" (4.42m x 4.27m) A very good sized double bedroom with built in wardrobes providing useful storage. Beamed ceiling. Windows overlooking the front garden. Radiator.

BEDROOM 3 19' 8" x 11' 9" (5.99m x 3.58m) Light and airy double bedroom with deep window sills looking out over the front and side gardens to the property. Radiator and built in wardrobe. Wooden fire surround.

BEDROOM 4 15' 2" x 10' 10" (4.62m x 3.3m) Good sized light and airy double bedroom with triple aspect enjoying views across the gardens. Lovely feature window with stone surround. Radiator.

BATHROOM 12' 5" x 6' 8" (3.78m x 2.03m) Wood panelling and tiled floor, heated towel rail and white bathroom suite of basin, wc and free standing claw footed bath. Separate fully tiled Briston shower. Window with views across the garden.

Small panelled door leads from the landing to the:

ATTIC With staircase up, boarded for storage and has the potential, subject to planning permissions, to be converted into additional accommodation space.

OUTSIDE The well maintained gardens at Durtshot offer many different areas for entertaining, growing and for sitting in and enjoying the surroundings that this property has to offer. The front garden is superbly presented and is laid mainly to lawn with beds full of vibrant coloured flowers. There is a lovely patio to the front of the property where you can enjoy al fresco entertaining. To the side of the property are several growing areas that have been divided into vegetable patches, fruit cages and greenhouses. There is also an additional separate gated part of the land where chickens can roam freely. Also, with access from either the side of the property or from the gravelled drive is a large

TIMBER CAR PORT 29' 7" x 10' 0" (88.57m x 3.05m) for two cars and a further three

HARLOW BROS STABLES 12' 0" x 31' 5" (3.66m x 9.58m) which are currently used to house garden furniture and storage. A white wooden five bar gate with pedestrian gate provides access to the gravelled drive and car port and path leading to the front door of the property.


TENURE Freehold

SERVICES Mains electric, water and private drainage. Oil fired central


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 October 2014.

Plans are reproduced using photocopying process, and as such may not be relied on as being an accurate scale. Plans are for identification purposes only. Boundaries are approximate. Ordnance Survey plans with the permission of HMSO Crown Copyright. Reserved License Number: ES100011341

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