Set in the heart of the stunning village of Great Wakering is this beautiful GRADE II, south facing, 2 double bedroom cottage. This cottage is substansial in size and also has so much to offer including many original features that you will want to treasure and remember. This really is so unique and full of charm and fills you with an incredible warmth from the moment you walk through the door...
Offered with NO ONWARD CHAIN & Priced to sell.
This unique cottage is a gorgeous example of a link detached English Heritage cottage that rarely becomes available in the heart of the desirable setting of Great Wakering Village.
Dating back to 1906, this Victorian Grade II listed cottage has been exceptionally looked after and restored to incorporate the original features as well as modern living.
The original features include, a grey slated roof, red ridge tiles and a timber pendant to the road facing side of the house, scalloped barge board and batten decoration to the gable, with and external brick built chimney stack. As cited in the Historic England Website -
This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.
Set over 2 floors which include a central pair of vertically sliding sash windows, there is also potential to add further bedrooms to the loft (stpp) to create further room for the whole family.
In the south facing garden there is a Victorian character lamp post enhancing the quirky charm of the property. The summer house has power and electricity. Also if you are looking for an outdoor room then there are plenty of options here to create an incredible log cabin!
This is an incredibly rare opportunity to own a unique piece of history and heritage.
Stable door leading to:
Black and white tiled floor, carpetted stairs to first floor, original stripped wood doors to:
Sash square bay window to side , further sash window to front, feature wood flooring, radiator with decorative cover. Original glazed front entrance door, original open fireplace with solid wood mantle, tiled heath and surround, with cast iron solid fuel burner. Corner storage cupboard great for storage, T.V aerial point with Sky dish point, picture rail
Dining Room / Day Room
Sash Window to front, feature wood flooring, door to spacious under-stairs storage larder cupboard incorporating freezer to remain, original corner brick built fireplace, picture rail, TV point, Window and doorway to:
Stable style door leading out to Courtyard garden, corner window and further window to front, feature wood flooring. A range of cottage style eye and base level units including drawers with a Butler style sink unit set into work surface. Ceramic tiling around work surfaces, under-counter fridge, dishwasher and washing machine all to remain, radiator, panelled ceiling with downlights, door to:
Comprising of a 3 piece suite including white panelled bath with electric shower over, curtain and rail, Victorian character WC and pedestal hand wash basin in keeping with the charm of the cottage and 2 vanity wall unit for extra storage. Extractor fan, mostly ceramic tiled walls, ceramic tiled floor. curtain and rail.
First Floor Landing
Two feature storage cupboards, carpet flooring with steps leading to bedrooms, wood panelling dado rails, two power points
Sash window to front and One to side creating a dual light aspect, radiator, polished wood floor, picture rail, original clothes alcove, delightful original cast iron fireplace, loft access, door to:
Sash Window to front, Two piece suite comprising of a low level WC and hand wash basin with ceramic tiled shelf and storage area, ornate shelving
Window to rear, polished floorboards, radiator, pull-down staircase providing access up to a useful large Attic Room with custom built pull-down ladder which could potentially be used for further bedrooms, (stpp). Door to storage cupboards and shelving, further cupboard housing modern gas central hearing boiler
The south facing court yard garden is stunning and exceptionally well maintained. Feature Victorian lamp post. Mature shrub and bush borders, decking area, Summer house with power and lighting, with potential to be converted to a log cabin (stpp) Double gates on wheels for ease of access leading to central block paved patio / parking area. Fenced surround
Front of Property
White Picket Fence to boundary with shrub and bush decorative borders, decorative gravel
There is a large loft space with custom built pull-down ladder which could potentially be used for further bedrooms (stpp). This quirky, stunning family home is full of light and character. Viewing is essential to fully appreciate everything there is to offer in this charming cottage
The property is EPC exempt due to its Grade II Listed Status