About this property
An extensive country residence offering endless character charm, whilst also benefitting from being situated on a superb large plot of approx 0.3 Acres (STS) and enjoying wonderful open field views. Brook Cottage has been thoroughly extended and transformed by the present owners into a spacious family home briefly comprising of three Reception Rooms, Breakfast Kitchen, Utility and four Double Bedrooms, allowing the property to cater for larger, modern day family requirements, but also sympathetically maintaining many noteworthy character features. The ground floor accommodation has a Sitting Room, Dining Room, Breakfast Kitchen complete with bespoke handmade fitted Kitchen and Aga, Rear Reception Hallway, Large Lounge with bespoke window seat and stunning feature fireplace with inset multi-fuel burner as well as a Utility, Storage Closet and WC. The first floor offers a spacious Landing with useful storage/airing cupboards and leads to the Master Bedroom Suite complete with a vast array of fitted bedroom furniture and large En-Suite Bathroom. There are three further good sized double Bedrooms and a Family Bathroom. Externally, there are wonderful, mature and majority lawned wraparound gardens with various patio areas, enabling ease of admiring the outlook and space for those summertime BBQs! There are two separate gated driveways to each side of the property as well allowing for secure, ample off road parking for numerous vehicles. There is also an additional strip of land to the rear elevation that is currently used as a large vegetable plot that may be available subject to separate negotiations if required. Viewing is highly recommended.
LOCATION Middle Rasen is a thriving village situated approx 1 mile west of the larger town of Market Rasen and benefits from a Post Office and Village Shop, Village Bowling Green, Primary School (Ofsted Graded ‘Good’) St Peter’s Church and Methodist Chapel, Village Hall and a variety of community groups and events.
ENTRANCE PORCH 4′ 0" x 4′ 5" (1.23m x 1.35m) A hardwood entrance door opening into the exposed brick walled entrance porch, having ornate double glazed windows to each side elevation, stunning timber panelled vaulted ceiling, feature courtesy lantern, exposed brick floor and leading to the internal entrance door. The Inner Entrance provides access to the staircase to the upper floor and door leading into the Dining Room.
DINING ROOM 11′ 4" x 13′ 9" (3.47m x 4.20m) Having solid Maple wood flooring, double glazed window to the front elevation, three wall lights, high level skirting boards and radiator. There is a beautiful feature fireplace with open grate, walnut surround and decorative insets and a dark feature beam to the ceiling. Door to the Inner Lobby.
INNER LOBBY 6′ 2" x 3′ 1" (1.88m x 0.95m) Having solid Maple wood flooring, open understairs recess with phone point, an open archway leading into the Breakfast Kitchen and door to the Sitting Room.
SITTING ROOM 9′ 10" x 13′ 8" (3.02m x 4.17m) Having solid Maple wood flooring, high level skirting boards, a dark wood feature beam, double glazed windows to the front and side elevations and a wonderful ornate cast iron feature fireplace with open grate. TV point and two wall lights.
BREAKFAST KITCHEN 8′ 8" x 19′ 3" (2.66m x 5.89m) Having tiled flooring, recessed downlighting, double glazed windows to the side and rear elevations, space for large fridge freezer and dining table. The Kitchen has handcrafted bespoke wood units to base level with contrasting work surafces over and complimeting eye level units. There is a large inset ceramic Butler style sink and a mains gas fired Aga which may be included in the sale if required. Door to the Rear Reception Hallway.
REAR RECEPTION HALLWAY 8′ 11" x 12′ 9" (2.74m x 3.90m) Having the original tiled flooring with a set of double doors opening onto the patio, door to a large storage closet, door to the WC and door to Utility Room. There are two steps down to the extended large Lounge with exposed brickwork and a fantastic built-in winery and double opening doors. There is also a beautiful hardwood entrance door with stained glass and leaded ornate inset panel, which opens onto the gravelled side access driveway for the property.
UTILITY ROOM 8′ 7" x 5′ 5" (2.64m x 1.66m) Having recessed downlighting, wall mounted ‘Ideal Logic’ gas fired combi boiler, a range of fitted units for ample storage and inset sink unit with double glazed window to the side elevation. Space for washing machine and freezer.
WC 5′ 2" x 2′ 10" (1.60m x 0.87m) Tiled to majority splash-backs with frosted double glazed window to the side elevation, wash hand basin, WC, radiator, wall light and high level skirting boards.
LOUNGE 18′ 6" x 14′ 7" (5.64m x 4.47m) Having a unique herringbone exposed floor with locally sourced reclaimed bricks and an impressive full length exposed brick feature fireplace with inset display shelves, flagstone hearth and inset multi-fuel burner. Large radiator, dual aspect views provided by double glazed large windows to the rear and side elevations, the rear window having the added feature of a bespoke fitted window seat. TV point, phone point and four wall lights.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING Having two ceiling light points, high level skirting boards, built-in large storage/airing cupboards, window to the side elevation, doors to all principal first floor rooms and feature beam. There is also access to the large loft provided by loft access hatch.
BEDROOM ONE 13′ 8" x 11′ 5" (4.18m x 3.50m) Having high level skirting boards, double glazed window to the front elevation, ceiling light, radiator, additional recess which sits over the stairs and phone point.
BEDROOM TWO 13′ 10" x 10′ 0" (4.23m x 3.06m) Having high level skirting boards, ceiling light, radiator, double glazed window to the front elevation and radiator.
BATHROOM 9′ 0" x 7′ 8" (2.75m x 2.36m) Having laminate flooring, high level skirting boards, cast iron claw foot roll-top bath, corner enclosed shower cubicle with shower, wall light, ceiling light, radiator, double glazed window to the rear elevation, extractor, tiling to majority splash-backs and wash hand basin.
BEDROOM FOUR/STUDY 8′ 8" x 10′ 5" (2.65m x 3.19m) Currently used as a Study, having double glazed window to the side elevation, ceiling light, high level skirting boards and radiator.
MASTER BEDROOM 21′ 5" x 14′ 9" (6.55m x 4.50m) Having dual aspect views provided by large double glazed windows to the rear and side elevations, high level skirting boards, two wall lights, ceiling light, radiator, TV point, an extensive range of bespoke fitted wardrobes and a door to the En-Suite Bathroom.
EN-SUITE BATHROOM 10′ 0" x 9′ 2" (3.07m x 2.80m) Having solid Maple wood flooring, a cast iron claw foot roll-top bath with telephone style mixer tap over, a large corner shower cubicle with direct feed shower with telephone style showerheads, extractor, radiator, part timber panelling to walls, radiator, tiling to splash-backs, shaver point and frosted double glazed window to the side elevation.
OUTSIDE The property has two driveways to each side, one gravelled one concrete and both secured via five bar gates and providing ample off road parking for several vehicles. The front gardens have ornate gravelled decorative pathways and mature flower and shrub beds bordering the pathway to the front entrance. The large gravelled driveway also leads onto the side entrance for the property and onto two hardstanding/paved patio areas, one to the rear of the property and one to the side of the property. The majority of the large gardens (approx 0.3 acres) are set to lawns with mature trees and shrubs, a beech hedge defines the rear boundary and provides a pedestrian archway onto a large additional strip of garden land, presently used as a large vegetable garden having space for greenhouses and various large raised beds. This area is available via separate negotiation if required by a future purchaser which would make the whole plot approx 0.5 acres.