- LOCATED JUST A SHORT 5 MINUTE WALK TO CENTRAL KINGSTON OR 10 MINUTES TO KINGSTON TRAIN STATION
- SUPERB 3 BEDROOM, COTTAGE CIRCA 1837 THAT HAS BEEN SUBSTANTIALLY RENOVATED MAINTAINING A NUMBER OF ORIGINAL FEATURES
- FRONT OPEN RECEPTION ROOM WITH WONDERFUL SOLID LIMESTONE FIREPLACE SURROUND AND DINING ROOM
- GALLEY STYLE KITCHEN WITH GRANITE WORK TOPS
- LARGE CONCERVATORY SIDE ROOM WITH WOOD CEILING AND PLENTY OF ROOM FOR LARGE FAMILY GATHERINGS
- 2 GOOD SIZED DOUBLE BEDROOMS AND ALSO A GOOD SIZED SINGLE BEDROOM OR STUDY LEADING TO WONDERFUL REAR SUN DECK
- SOLID 9 INCH WIDE WOOD FLOOR BOARDS, SASH WINDOWS, DOORS SKIRTINGS AND ARKITRAVES ALL ORIGINAL OR PERIOD
- LARGE FAMILY BATHROOM WITH SEPARATE SHOWER AND BATH
- GOOD SIZED WEST FACING GARDEN WITH MATURE SHRUBBERY, SUMMERHOUSE, WATER FEATURE AND PLENTY OF NATURAL PLANTS. AL FOR SUN DOWNERS..
- POTENTIAL TO EXTEND TO REAR AND ABOVE SIDE CONSERVATORY SUBJECT TO PLANNING (stpp)
Superb three-bedroom, semi-detached period cottage built circa 1837 that still maintains a number of original features which have been carefully restored and maintained by its current owners. It is located just a short 5-minute walk from the centre of Kingston or 10 minutes to Kingston main line station.
The cottage consists of; entrance hall with storage cupboard, leading to beautiful front lounge with solid limestone fireplace surround and sash window, second reception room or dining room with solid limestone fireplace surround and wood burner. There is access to a small basement which was the original coal cellar and now makes and ideal storage area for all of those come in handy items or is ideal for wine. Just off the dining room is the galley style kitchen with granite worktops and wood units. To the rear of the property is the family bathroom, which is fully tiled and has a separate shower and bath and benefits from side and rear windows giving plenty of natural light. To the side of the property is the 3rd reception room or conservatory and has a wonderful cathedral style timber roof, it has been beautifully constructed and offers plenty of light and floor space for sofas comfortable reading chairs of an extra-large dining table for special occasions. It has a rear door leading to the stunning and mature rear garden.
Upstairs there are 2 very good-sized double bedrooms, and one single or study with access to a beautiful roof terrace, which is decked and walled and faces West, so the perfect sun deck area to relax or watch the sunset. The master bedroom is at the front of the property with sash window and space for a large double bed and large free standing wardrobe it also has an original metal fire place as does each bedroom and a free standing wardrobe, the second bedroom is a similar size but faces to the rear and the single bedroom or study is at the very rear with access to the roof terrace.
To the rear of the property is the most amazing 70ft west facing private, secluded and mature natural garden. The garden is designed for wildlife and there is a small pond at the very rear next to the summerhouse that is occupied by frogs newts and damselflies, a pear tree, stunning wildflower plants and native plants from the area used for their pollen and nectar for insects, plus bushes to give cover for birds.
The property is gas central heated and all wiring has been upgraded it is decorated in period colours and all the woodwork in the property; door frames/skirting/picture rails/doors etc were stripped of paint and restored and either re-painted or treated with tung oil. The floors are 9” boards and stripped and are original to the house and the sash windows have been fully restored and repainted.
At the very rear of the property is a wonderful summerhouse which is just 1 year old and was professionally installed by Cranes, it is double glazed and fully insulated and would make an ideal studio, office or den.
The property also benefits from having access to a resident only car park which is towards the bottom of Mill Street and has approx. 20 parking spaces for the residents on the street.
Alternatively, residents can purchase a parking permit from Kingston Council for area G1 which costs approx. £90 pa.
Mill Street boasts a lively and social residents' association. There is a real sense of community in the street with street parties, festivals and street sales and neighbours looking out for each other. The Cocoanut Pub is a family run, well managed community pub and restaurant with superb Thai food. To the south of the street is a protected, pretty, village green, maintained by residents backing onto the Hogsmill.
In summary, this is a superb cottage with the most amazing of gardens but it really is an outstanding Location on this sought-after central Kingston upon Thames residential no through road, just 0.4 miles from Kingston railway station with trains to London Waterloo taking just 26 minutes, or a 5-minute walk into Kingston town centre with its wide selection of amazing shops, restaurants and bars, or riverside walks along the River Thames footpaths to either Hampton or Richmond.
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