Steeped in history and oozing romantic charm this idyllic property comprises two individual detached stone residences which lie discreetly behind a picturesque stone wall on Â¾ of an acre of lush manicured gardens. Mature specimen trees act as a scenic backdrop creating a private, sheltered haven with frontal views of unblemished rolling hills and countryside.
One can be forgiven for assuming the current owners are professional interior designers as the two bedroom cottage in particular has been refurbished with style, flair and painstaking perfection. All the fine characteristics of an old Irish cottage both externally and internally exist whilst defying traditional perceptions one may have. There are generously sized rooms, triple height ceilings in the living room, a master bedroom which is as big as it is bright, showcasing a large walk in dressing room fully fitted out with wall to wall bespoke storage suitable for a nursery/home office or third bedroom. All of the rooms claim ownership of Enid Blyton- esque garden views.
The charming original features which can be found in both properties are in absolute abundance and are beautifully intact such as original windows, panelled ceilings, treated timber ceiling beams and rafters, timber floorboards, granite cills and steps, antique internal doors and cast iron stoves .Everywhere one turns there is an ornate window to be admired, varying in design and size allowing lots of light to enter each room creating an even bigger sense of space.
The Old Forge itself is equally as charming once a working forge right up to the 1960s with historical features intact representing its bygone era. This open plan living space with loft area and separate kitchen makes for comfortable living with a large bedroom and bathroom.
All in all a property that offers great potential satisfying many possible requirements where the second residence offers many uses for a family member/ aupair to reside on the grounds or simply as a rental income provider. The historical element in general adds a magical twist as there is a story behind most of the features suc ...