Charm­ing cot­tage in idyl­lic lo­ca­tion wait­ing for the right owner to bring it back to life

Ashbourne News Telegraph - - HOT HOUSE -

THIS charm­ing cot­tage in the peace­ful ham­let of Wind­ley is just wait­ing for the right owner to come along and bring it to life. With grounds of over half an acre and stun­ning views of the sur­round coun­try­side and rolling hills,

Laundy Cot­tage has a num­ber of size­able out­build­ings at­tached to it, which make it an in­cred­i­bly ver­sa­tile prop­erty.

Laun­dry Cot­tage will be sold at auc­tion on Mon­day, April 1, un­less sold be­fore­hand, and pre-auc­tion of­fers will be con­sid­ered un­til Fe­bru­ary 1, 2019.

An ex­ter­nal ac­cess door leads to the en­trance hall, which has stairs to the first floor level as well as an in­ter­nal ac­cess door to the din­ing room and sit­ting.

Per­fect for cosy nights in, the sit­ting room has an open fire with fired hearth and sur­round as well as a dou­ble win­dow to the front, while the din­ing room has a dou­ble glazed win­dow to the front and solid fuel ‘Stan­ley’ with dual hot plate, built-in cor­ner cup­board and TV point.

The din­ing room leads to the fit­ted kitchen, which com­prises wall, drawer and base units, tiled splash backs, elec­tric hob and oven, plumb­ing for a wash­ing ma­chine, ter­ra­cotta and black tiled floor, door to the larder and rear porch.

For the fam­ily, the walk-in larder is a god­send, with its cold stone thralls and built-in shelf stor­age.

Ac­cess to the bed­rooms and bath­room can be found off the first floor land­ing, with bed­room one hav­ing views beyond the gar­den across the sur­round­ing coun­try­side.

Bed­room two looks out to the rear and leads to bed­room three, which has views across the coun­try­side and a built-in cup­board.

The bath­room has been re­fit­ted to ac­com­mo­date a walk-in dou­ble shower, low flush WC, pedestal wash­hand basin and built-in cup­board.

Out­side, the prop­erty is ac­cessed through dou­ble gates to the rear, with a drive pro­vid­ing am­ple off road park­ing as well as a de­tached sin­gle garage. The out­build­ings in­clude a work­shop with wa­ter sup­ply, light­ing and first floor stor­age and a gar­den store with doors to the front and rear.

The rear gar­den is en­closed by hedg­ing and bor­ders the lane to one side and neigh­bour­ing farm­land to the other, be­ing mainly grass with ma­ture shrubs and trees through­out and the for­mer brick pig sty in one cor­ner.

The front gar­den has a veg­etable gar­den and green­house as well as an or­chard with var­i­ous fruit trees.

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