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Constructed in around 1835, this HIGHLY INDIVIDUAL & WELL APPOINTED 'PERIOD' THREE BEDROOM DETACHED COTTAGE enjoys a delightfully picturesque location upon an attractive canal side and is well placed for local amenities.Near by Audnam provides a good selection of amenities, with local schooling, shops and regular public transport services all within easy reach. There are also beautiful canal side walks to be enjoyed, out towards Kinver and surrounding areas.Planning Permission has been approved for a single storey rear extension with a pitched roof, plus a second floor extension over the existing accommodation, to create an additional reception room, bedroom with en-suite and a family bathroom. Plans can be viewed on the DMBC website, Ref: P16/1218.The property enjoys a very generous and attractive rear garden which has the pleasant feature of a weir, which feeds overflowing water from the neighbouring canal into the river Stour.Offers around: £265,000The front reception room is currently being used as a large free play space for the current owners children, however there is ample room for a large dining table meaning that the kitchen could be used as a breakfast room. The kitchen boasts a wooden stable door to patio area, under cabinet lighting and marble worktops.The large utility room has a Belfast sink with antique-style mixer tap, fitted wall and base units, Worcester Bosch Greenstar 32CDi combi boiler, plumbing for a washing machine, ducting for a tumble dryer, a ceiling mounted traditional cottage 5 lath clothes rack and a wall mounted ladder-style heated towel rail.The living room has a slate hearth with log burner and oak beam. A useful alcove under the stairs provides out of sight storage. TV aerial, telephone and Virgin Media 'fibre to the premises' broadband points. Engineered oak flooring runs continuous throughout the kitchen, hallway and both reception rooms.Family bathroom has a roll top bath, close coupled WC, traditional style sink and spacious shower cubicle with thermostatic mixer shower and bi-fold doors.Bedroom One has double aspect windows, chimney breast and walk-in cupboard with downlight.Bedrooms Two and Three have canalside views.All radiators throughout the home have TRVs and all rooms and bedrooms have a minimum of six electrical sockets.The garage has been split in two with two thirds currently being used as a home office/garden room with separate electric consumer unit, CAT cable point, log burner, engineered oak flooring and ceiling downlights and the remaining third as a garage storage area, retaining the up-and-over garage door. Above the entire space is a large mezzanine style loft with lighting, accessed via a ladder up to a stable type wooden door with latch.The garden offers a wealth of wildlife, from the families of ducks that use the pond to raise their young to the pairs of kingfishers that sit on the wall to spy their food. The French doors opening from both reception rooms offer the perfect opportunity to watch it all. Canada Geese, moorhens, coots, the Greater Crested Grebe, kingfishers, foxes and badgers have all been observed on the water course. Enjoying patio areas with bespoke decorative iron railings and natural stone paving offering vantage points across the extensive gardens. Gated access to both sides of the property link the front and rear areas. A decorative dwarf front wall with matching iron rails border the canal towpath. The front door faces the canalside whilst at the rear, there is vehicular access to the garage and a gravel driveway. Read more

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Midcalf Nicholls

42 Hagley Road


West Midlands


United Kingdom

Tel: 01384 443434

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