Charming Grade II Listed detached family home at the heart of a highly sought-after village.The Old Thatched Post Office is an attractive timber-framed double fronted home built in the 17th century with later additions and was, as its name implies, for many years a village post office and general store converted from an original laundry house serving Sulhamstead House.Configured to provide an idea…
Charming Grade II Listed detached family home at the heart of a highly sought-after village.The Old Thatched Post Office is an attractive timber-framed double fronted home built in the 17th century with later additions and was, as its name implies, for many years a village post office and general store converted from an original laundry house serving Sulhamstead House.Configured to provide an ideal family and entertaining space, the property offers light-filled flexible accommodation arranged over three floors, sensitively modernised yet with retained character features including a thatched roof, some diamond-leaded casement windows and exposed wall and ceiling beams throughout. The ground floor accommodation comprises a spacious drawing room with quarry-tiled flooring and a feature brick-built open fireplace, a well-proportioned snug with feature brick-built fireplace, a generous dining room with exposed brick wall and feature fireplace, a well-proportioned study and a large breakfast kitchen. The kitchen presents a range of wall and base units, wood effect worktops, a tall integrated John Lewis refrigerator, space for further integrated appliances and a useful neighbouring fitted utility room with Belfast sink, W.C. and a door to the rear garden. The ground floor accommodation is completed by a generous double bedroom with built-in storage and a neighbouring contemporary family bathroom with completely waterproof Karndean flooring, freestanding bath and separate walk-in double shower.The first floor provides a generous principal bedroom with built-in storage and Jack and Jill access to a modern en suite bathroom with twin sinks. There is also an additional double bedroom with steps rising to the second floor and Jack and Jill access to the en suite bathroom and one further well-proportioned double bedroom. The property's remaining double bedroom with vaulted ceiling and useful eaves storage can be found on the second floor.The property is approached over a central gravelled pedestrian path leading to the front door and a block-paved side driveway offering turning and parking space for multiple vehicles and giving access to the detached double garage and to a detached garden office with double doors to the driveway and a door to the rear terrace. The well-maintained garden surrounding the property is laid mainly to level lawn interspersed with specimen trees and screened by mature hedging and features a paved front aspect seating area and a gravelled and paved rear terrace, both ideal for entertaining and al fresco dining.
Sulhamstead Hill, Sulhamstead, England, United Kingdom