Throstle Nest, Old Mount Road, Marsden£285,000
2 bed Cottage, Marsden
This gorgeous 2 bedroom Grade II listed cottage is believed to date back to circa 1670. It is nicely presented throughout and full of character and charm. Outside you will find a lovely area to sit out immediately in front of the cottage which enjoys a southerly aspect and planted beds on top of the stone wall. Just across the lane you will find parking for easily 3 vehicles, a stone outbuilding, and a timber shed.
Full Details3 THROSTLE NEST This gorgeous Grade II listed cottage is believed to date back to circa 1670. It is nicely presented throughout and full of character and charm along with many features including exposed stonework, beams, mullioned windows, painted timber internal doors with cast iron latches, wash basins in both bedrooms, and multi-fuel stoves set into the chimney breasts in the dining kitchen, lounge and bedroom 1. Outside you will find a lovely area to sit out immediately in front of the cottage which enjoys a southerly aspect and has a spring fed water feature, and planted beds on top of the stone wall. Just across the lane you will find parking for easily 3 vehicles, a stone outbuilding, and a timber shed. The current owner also rents some additional garden which we understand can be taken over by the new owners.
At the time of preparing this brochure, we are also launching onto the market the adjoining 1 bedroom cottage, No.4 Throstle Nest, with a guide price of £150,000 which is also owned by our client. There is currently the option to purchase the former allotments field opposite for which offers are invited.
GROUND FLOOR A stable style door leads into:-
DINING KITCHEN 15' 5" x 15' 1" (4.7m x 4.6m) Fitted with an extensive range of traditional style wall, drawer and base units having ample work surfaces over incorporating a Belfast sink with mixer tap. There are matching glass fronted and illuminated display cabinets, vegetable baskets, book shelving, and wine rack. Appliances include the Rangemaster cooker with extractor hood over, and integrated fridge/freezer. There is space for a washing machine, and space for either a dishwasher or tumble dryer. The dining kitchen also has under unit enhancer lighting, tiled splashbacks, tiled floor, exposed beams, mullioned windows, and the feature multi-fuel stove set into the chimney breast with a creel above.
LOUNGE 15' 5" x 15' 1" (4.7m x 4.6m) A nice relaxing room having mullioned windows with seat below, window to the side looking down towards Marsden, exposed stonework, beams, under stairs storage cupboard, multi-fuel stove set into the chimney breast, and a door giving way to the staircase.
CLOAKROOM Fitted with a white suite comprising a low flush w.c., and wash basin with tiled splashback and cupboard beneath. Tiled floor.
LANDING With a storage cupboard and loft access.
BEDROOM 1 15' 5" x 15' 2" (4.7m x 4.62m) A substantial double bedroom featuring a small multi-fuel stove set into the exposed stone chimney breast with stone hearth and exposed stonework walls either side. This bedroom also has a wash basin with tiled splashback, loft access, cupboard housing the Worcester central heating boiler, and mullioned windows to the front offering a pleasant aspect across to the gardens and hills beyond.
BEDROOM 2 15' 5" x 11' 1" (4.7m x 3.38m) Again this is a good sized double bedroom which also has a bank of mullioned windows to the front enjoying those same views. There is a small wash basin with tiled splashback, mirror fronted cabinet over with lights, and cupboard beneath. This bedroom also has a loft access, and a former cupboard in the corner which has had its doors and side taken off leaving open storage/TV shelf.
BATHROOM 10' 1" x 4' (3.07m x 1.22m) Fitted with a white suite comprising a 'sit' bath with telephone style mixer tap and Mira shower over, wall mounted wash basin, and a high flush w.c. There are ceiling spotlights, and frosted window to the front.
OUTSIDE As mentioned earlier, there is a delightful south facing area immediately in front of the cottage providing space to sit out and enjoy listening to the spring fed water feature. There is outside lighting and water tap. The boundary walls have nicely planted tops providing a fair degree of privacy to this area. There is parking for at least 3 vehicles at the opposite side of Old Mount Road and access to a timber shed, stone outbuilding, and to the rented gardens which have been delightfully maintained by our vendor.
VIEWING By appointment with Wm. Sykes & Son.
LOCATION Throstle Nest is the first collection of period cottages you will find on the right as you turn up Old Mount Road.