A perfect home in a perfect position! This beautifully presented and rarely available former railway cottage dates back to the 1870's and has been improved throughout by the present owners to provide a truly wonderful character home that also enjoys an excellent sized plot with stunning, well maintained gardens in a rural setting

Features and accommodation include entrance porch, reception hallway with a lovely painted staircase, living room boasting a multi fuel burner set to a fire surround and hearth and reclaimed oak block flooring, a refitted kitchen/breakfast room, bathroom, inner hallway and rear porchTo the first floor there are three double bedrooms with exposed and painted floorboards. Outside an attractive lawned frontage is complemented by established borders and a gravelled driveway provides off road parking for two vehicles. The rear gardens are however a particular feature due to their excellent size, stunning planting, secluded seating areas and considerable privacy.

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This unique railway cottage is set on the outside of the picturesque village of Little Oakley. This exclusive rural location offers a degree of privacy that truly has to be viewed to be appreciated.


Double glazed window to front elevation, quarry tiled flooring, stripped pine door to:


Reclaimed oak block flooring, painted staircase to first floor landing, pine door to:

Dimensions - 14'4 (max) 12'6 (min) x 12'6 (4.37m ( max) 3.81m ( min) x 3.81m)

With a fitted multi fuel burning stove set to a feature fire surround and brick hearth, reclaimed oak block flooring, double glazed window to front elevation, fitted bookshelves to feature arches to chimney breast recesses, radiator, archway through to:

Dimensions - 10'6 x 9'4 (3.20m x 2.84m)

Having been refitted with a large twin bowl ceramic sink unit with mixer taps over, drawers under, tiled splash surround, pine wood panelling to feature walls, flagstone flooring, pull string ceiling airer, three individual ornamental pine spice/display wall units, painted larder unit, cooker and dishwasher will remain, radiator, archway through to:


Part glazed door to rear porch, continuation of the flagstone flooring, sliding doors to bathroom, door to:


With quarry tiled flooring, window to side and rear elevation, leaded light oak door to garden.


A refitted room is tiled to all sides with a cast iron panelled bath with shower unit over, wash hand basin is set to a vanity cabinet with cupboard space under, low level WC, double glazed window to rear elevation, radiator.


Painted floorboards, access to loft, doors to:

Dimensions - 16'2 (max) 12'4 (min) x 9'2 (4.93m ( max) 3.76m ( min) x 2.79m)

With two double glazed windows to front elevation, radiator, exposed painted floorboards, fitted shelving to recess, exposed beams to ceiling, telephone point.

Dimensions - 13' x 7'6 (3.96m x 2.29m)

Double glazed window to rear elevation, exposed floorboards, radiator, cloaks recess.

Dimensions - 9'6 x 8' (2.90m x 2.44m)

Double glazed window to rear elevation, exposed painted floorboards, radiator, shelving, exposed ceiling beams.


A beautiful frontage enjoys views over farmland to the front from the first floor and is mainly laid to lawn with decorative flower beds set to well maintained borders with a gravelled centre circle and to borders.


A gravelled driveway provides off road parking for two vehicles side by side.


A gravelled footpath leads from the rear porch to a continuation of the gravelled path providing a lovely courtyard area set beneath a patio enclosure with water tap set over a Belfast sink, storage facility and door to utility room with plumbing for automatic washing machine, shelving, window to side elevation, power and light connected. Leading from this lovely enclosed courtyard area onto an excellent sized beautifully maintained rear garden with a further shaded seating area onto an excellent sized beautifully maintained rear garden with a further shaded seating area. Part of the garden is set to wildlife friendly flowers, shrubs, borders and further tree with gravelled surrounds. A garden pond is set to a rockery area, a climbing plant is set to an arched trellis with garden shed beyond. The garden continues to the rear boundary with further established flower beds, shrubs and bushes onto a natural rear boundary with greenery beyond. To the right hand side of this area is a secluded gated area which is being used for storage and composting. A beautiful lawned garden is again complemented by various flowers to decorative borders with a gate through to a highly private secluded seating area with summerhouse which has been fully insulated and clad with power and light connected. Being thoroughly enclosed to all sides this wonderful garden enjoys considerable privacy and if its various areas and thoughtful design are to be fully appreciated it really must be seen first hand.

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Energy Rating E.

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