Molly's Lodge is an attractive Grade II Listed former gate house to the Weston Park Estate. Dating to 1834, the property was designed by Edward Blore who is most notable for his completion of John Nash's design of Buckingham Palace.
The property features squared and shaped coursed limestone, polygonal corner turrets, embattled parapet, a pyramidal slate roof with carved finial and stone mullion windows.
Approached over a gated gravel driveway, access to the property is gained over a paved pathway. A glazed oak door leads to the rear lobby from which can be accessed a bathroom fitted with white sanitary ware and a tiled floor.
A stone archway gives way to the kitchen which is fitted with a range of wall and base units as well as appliances including; Neff halogen hob, high level oven, extractor & Bosch dishwasher. Stone mullion windows overlook a cottage garden with box hedging and a gravelled seating area.
The dining room is accessed from the kitchen with stone mullion window, decorative Victorian cast iron fireplace over a stone hearth.
A generous dual aspect sitting room features a wonderful brick built inglenook fireplace fitted with a wood burning stove.
The entrance hall features the original front door and has a stone alcove fitted with shelving and a wrought iron spiral staircase that ascends to the first floor and double bedroom. This room has a vaulted ceiling with exposed roof timbers as well as a bank of fitted wardrobes.
Situated adjacent the property is Molly's Mews, a detached timber framed building incorporating a single garage, two open bay carports and a secure home office. External stairs provide access to a self contained one bedroom annexe with living space, kitchenette, double bedroom and separate bathroom.
The mature plot and gardens are laid out to distinct areas including formal lawns, an ornamental pond, as well as a cottage garden with box hedging and gravelled seating area. There are raised vegetable patches, a chicken run with shed, a green house and a potager garden planted with soft fruits, vegetables and herbs. In addition there is a hard standing area with garden shed and seating area. A small orchard has plum, pear and apple trees, whilst yew hedges, honeysuckle and herbaceous borders provide structure, scent and a variety of colour all year round.View payable Stamp Duty for this property