Warmth of an open fire with rural views

Warmth of an open fire with rural views

Watercress Cottage enjoys a rural location at Hurstbourne Priors and will appeal to those looking for a spacious family home with lots of character. Created from a terrace of four Victorian farm cottages, this lovely home has open fireplaces, wood burning stoves, exposed floorboards and wonderful light flooding in through numerous windows.

The main entrance opens into a fine dining hall with a secondary front door providing potential to keep things tidy with a space to kick off shoes and wipe muddy paws. There are two further good size reception rooms; a superb family room with French doors to the garden, and a comfortable sitting room. At the other end of the house is a large study off an inner hallway, together with a ground floor bedroom and shower room. There is also a utility room and a cloakroom.

The neutral tones of the interior decorations are enhanced by the honey glow of the wooden floors and the cream painted units in the kitchen are highlighted by lovely granite work surfaces.

Upstairs the four principal bedrooms are all double rooms, with pairs of windows looking out over fields, and two bathrooms.

The interior layout is extremely flexible with potential to provide a self contained annexe if required; and with two staircases rising to the first floor and a fifth bedroom linking the two landing areas, this provides further versatility.

The house is approached over a gravel driveway providing parking for several cars and leading to the attached garage. At the rear of the house is a terrace with a wonderful south westerly aspect providing a perfect space for entertaining through the summer months. Steps rise to the main area of garden which enjoys picturesque rural views and has a variety…