Three beautifully and stylishly appointed, characterful period properties with private parking, delightful gardens set in an idyllic rural setting. Available as a whole or individually.
Walkmill House: Kitchen/breakfast with Utility/boot room
Two Reception rooms
Master bedroom suite
Garden with river frontage
Double carport/equipment store and laundry room
Walkmill Lodge: Open plan kitchen/breakfast/sitting room
Master with en suite, bedroom two and bathroom
Parking, Garden, Orchard
Stone Cottage: Hall, Kitchen/breakfast room
Two reception rooms, Conservatory
Landing study area
Further bedroom and bathroom
Garden with river frontage
About two acres of land
EPC Rating E
Walkmill House is a beautiful Grade II listed period home believed to date back to 1616 and is built of local, mellow Norbury stone. The house retains a host of period features including; exposed ceiling timbers, feature stone walls, inglenook fireplaces, a bread oven and exposed flagstone/quarry tiled and timber floors. The house has been most recently used as a luxurious holiday cottage and is stylishly appointed and beautifully presented throughout.
A light and airy kitchen has views over the garden and river, includes plenty of fitted storage. Appliances include an electric oven and hob, a dishwasher and a fridge. There is plenty of space for informal dining and access to a paved patio for alfresco entertaining. An adjacent dining room is perfect for more formal occasions. A well-proportioned sitting room has a large inglenook with an open fire for cosy winter evenings. Completing the ground floor accommodation is a large utility/boot room and cloakroom.
There are two characterful first floor bedrooms one with en suite bathroom featuring a roll top bath and plenty of fitted storage and the other with contemporary and stylish shower room.
Walkmill House sits within pretty landscaped gardens with an area of lawn running down to the banks of the river Onny. A paved terrace creates a perfect place to sit, relax and admire the view. There is off street parking and detached double open-bay carport with workshop, equipment store and laundry.
Walkmill Lodge is Grade II curtilage listed, and is accessed off a shared driveway through a gated entrance with plenty of vehicular parking on a gravel driveway. Walkmill Lodge has been extended and refurbished to an excellent standard by the current owners. They have created a superb cottage combining period features with contemporary comfort.
Walkmill Lodge is currently used as a holiday cottage and offers excellent single storey accommodation. A stable door opens to a light and spacious country kitchen/breakfast room with plenty of fitted units and ample space for a dining table. Appliances include an electric oven and hob, a dishwasher and fridge with icebox, and space for a fridge/freezer. Exposed wooden flooring throughout gives a seamless contemporary feel and exposed stone walls add texture and character. The breakfast area opens to the dual aspect sitting room with vaulted ceiling and a Clearview wood burning stove, creating a welcoming focal point. French doors open to a private courtyard garden overlooking open countryside beyond.
There are two characterful double bedrooms, one with a contemporary en suite shower room with under floor heating. Bedroom two has French doors opening to a decked patio area overlooking the garden and orchard. There is also an en suite bathroom with elegant slipper bath and under floor heating. Walkmill Lodge is beautifully presented throughout and has the potential to be extended subject to consents.
Stone Cottage is our vendors beautiful country home and is nestled at the rear of the Walkmill properties. Stone Cottage retains an abundance of period features which have been perfectly balanced with modern comfort and style. With an eye for detail and an obvious design flair the vendors have created a very special home.
A contemporary kitchen/breakfast room has plenty of fitted storage and with French doors opens to the pretty landscaped gardens. Appliances include an electric range cooker, dishwasher and space for a fridge/freezer. The principal reception rooms have dual aspect windows which maximise natural light and both have feature fireplaces housing Clearview and Stovax wood burning stoves. The sitting/ dining room retains a period range with original bread oven. A conservatory allows for all year enjoyment of the garden and rural setting, and has French doors opening to a paved patio overlooking the river and countryside beyond.
Stairs rise from the drawing room to the firstfloor landing/study area. The sumptuous master bedroom suite is beautifully appointed with plenty of fitted storage. The high ceiling and dual aspect windows create a light and airy feel. The luxurious open-plan en suite has under floor heating, a large walk-in shower, a separate WC and a sleek double sink unit. Bedroom two is located across the landing with access to a beautifully appointed bathroom. Stone Cottage is subtly decorated, beautifully presented and well-appointed throughout.
There is plenty of private parking and scope for a detached garage/carport. The gardens and grounds are a real feature of Stone Cottage and extend to just under two acres which lie mainly to the rear and are bordered on one side by the meandering river with a series of delightful waterfalls. Stone Cottage has the potential to be extended subject to the usual consents. There are numerous seating areas enjoying fabulous views over the surrounding countryside with the riverbank, mature trees and hedges creating a haven for wildlife. A blanket of spring bulbs covers the floor of woodland. A detached wooden outbuilding is currently used as a workshop but could be used for a studio or summer house.
Lot Acres: 2.45