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Cottage by beautiful downs in Norton
11:55am Thursday 2nd August 2012 in Homes
The Old Cottage, The Downs, Norton, Bromyard Agent: Barry Bufton Offers: £425,000 Call: 01885 482171 THE OLD Cottage is an attractive three-bedroomed property set in about half an acre next to Bromyard Downs.
The house backs onto fields with views to the Frome Valley.
The period cottage has been modernised by the present owners with the original features having been retained, including exposed ceiling timbers and inglenook fireplaces.
The gardens are particularly attractive, being mature and protected by hedges with views to the Frome Valley.
The ground floor comprises a porch, reception hall, cloakroom, large lounge with bread oven, study, dining room, kitchen with oak style floor and a utility with Belfast sink.
Upstairs are three goodsize bedrooms and a luxury bathroom.
Outside, a short stoned track and turning point across the Downs leads to the property through double wooden gates. There is a timber-clad double garage and an adjoining single garage. There is also a lean-to store area.
The large garden is bounded by hedging and fencing to the adjoining field. From the drive, wide natural stone steps and path lead to the front of the cottage with lawns and stone paths.
There are stone retaining walls to borders of shrubs and a cherry tree.
There is a large lawn with borders and a revolving summer house.
To the top side of the drive there is a large garden area of grass, fruit trees and vegetable garden with a silvan backdrop.