The Gas Works
- 3 Bedroomed Detached Grade II Listed Private Gas Conversion
- 3 Reception Room
- 2 Bathrooms
- Gated Drive & Ample Parking
- Sunny Enclosed Courtyard & Conservatory
- Approx. 1/3 of Mature Gardens
- Countryside Views
Property SummaryA rare opportunity to acquire this unique and characterful 3 bed Grade II listed private gasworks conversion on the outskirts of this popular village. Set in an elevated location with far reaching views across open countryside, it has a gated drive with ample parking, a sunny enclosed courtyard and conservatory, mature gardens of approx.1/3 acre all within easy reach of major road networks.
Constructed in stone under pitched slate tiled roofs the property was originally built in the 1870s to provide gas for lighting to Goodrich Court, which once stood nearby. Converted in the late 70s it has been cleverly, and very attractively, remodelled with inset hardwood windows and external doors, moulded internal doors, skirting boards, panelling, wood burners, contemporary bathrooms and kitchen and down lighters. The open plan kitchen, utility and conservatory have limestone flooring. An oil fired boiler provides domestic hot water and central heating to radiators throughout. Two solar thermal panels produce hot water.
Entrance over stone paved patio area through hard wood front door with glazed side panels into:
OPEN-PLAN DINING KITCHEN:
DINING AREA: (10'8'' x 13'5'')
Bi-folding doors to Courtyard. Door into Utility Room.
KITCHEN: (11'8'' x 8'11'')
Bespoke kitchen units with drawers and cupboards under and over and matching full high pull out larders. Black marble worktops to two sides, integrated butler sink with mixer tap and separate shower attachment, tiled splash back and window sill. Smeg two oven range with five ring gas hob, stainless steel splash back and extractor unit over. Integrated fridge, AEG dishwasher and microwave. Roof space access hatch. Door to Inner Lobby and door to Inner Sitting Room.
Small window overlooking courtyard. Laminate worktops to two sides with drawers and cupboards under and over, matching broom cupboard and space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. Floor standing oil fired boiler. Chrome ladder style towel rail, extractor fan.
From Kitchen interconnecting door to:
Doors to Hall/Study and:
Roof light. WC, vanity unit with integrated flush box and wash basin with mixer tap and mirror over. Chrome ladder style towel rail and extractor fan.
INNER SITTING ROOM: (10'4'' x 8'8'')
Window to side with views of the garden and open countryside beyond. Wood paneling to all walls and oak flooring. Part glazed doors with hardwood shutters into:
CONSERVATORY: (10'8'' x 10'9'' widening to 12'8'')
Built in stone with part glazed doors to front garden and parking area. Matching window panels. Blinds to windows and roof. Power and light.
From Inner Sitting Room steps and opening to:
DRAWING ROOM: (21'5'' x 15'9'')
Windows to side with views of the garden and open countryside beyond. Protruding chimney breast with inset Jotul wood burner on raised, tiled hearth and stone mantel over. Oak flooring and paneling to dado rail (originally from Goodrich Court. Ornate feature oak door to:
BEDROOM 2: (12'10'' x 8'10'')
Window to side and back, wardrobe. Door to:
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM:
Window to side. Vanity unit with drawers and cupboard under, integrated wash basin with mixer tap and mirrored cabinet with light over. Tiling to all walls. Double shower tray with mixer valve, showerhead on rail and fixed rain style showerhead over. Fixed glazed side panel. Low level WC with concealed flush box and chrome ladder style towel rail. Porcelain floor tiles.
From Drawing Room through glazed doors into:
HALL/STUDY: (12'11'' x 7'4'')
Part glazed doors out onto Courtyard with matching glazed side panels. Vaulted double high oak ceiling. Lime stone flooring. Doors to Gasometer Cellar and Inner Lobby. Door to:
Cupboard housing consumer unit and shelving. Airing cupboard with slatted shelf and hot water tank. Doors to the following:
Window to back. Panelled bath with brass mixer tap with shower attachment. Mosaic tiling to two walls. Vanity unit with composite top with integrated wash basin with mixer tap and mirrored cabinets with lights over, WC with concealed flush box. Ceramic tiled floor. Ladder style towel rail and extractor fan. Roof space access hatch.
BEDROOM 3: (8'3'' x 9'11'')
Window to back. Fitted wardrobe with shelving and hanging rail.
MASTER BEDROOM: (13'3'' x 10'1'')
Windows to back and courtyard. Fitted wardrobes with hanging rails. Recessed vanity unit with cupboards under. Integrated wash basin with mixer tap and tiled splash back. Mirror and light over.
From Hall/Study door to Victorian style spiral staircase with feature stained glass window to courtyard, hatch into master Bedroom. Roof light over leading down to:
GASOMETER/BASEMENT: (18'4'' in diameter)
Protruding chimney breast with recessed Jotul wood burner on raised, tiled hearth and stone mantel over. Roof space access hatch. Power and light.
From Hall/Study door into:
COURTYARD: (14'8'' x 18'4'' narrowing to 9'10'')
Stone paved floor.
Approach from road through electric wooden gate onto generous gravelled parking area with retaining wall. The main terraced gardens are set to the front and side. Mainly laid to lawn with mature flower boarders, shrubs and trees. There is a stone paved patio area to the front, a path leads around to a second seating area to the side and a gravelled terrace to the back. Boundaries are Beech hedges and fencing.
Mains water and electricity, LPC hob, oil fired boiler, private drainage. Council Tax Band F, EPC Rating: C.