To the very heart of this reputable Vale village, and dating back to the 17th Century, a substantial thatched Cottage with immense character yet recently modernised throughout. This well-proportioned family home comprises; entrance hallway, two large reception rooms and a stunning bespoke kitchen opening into a superb garden room. Also a ground floor cloakroom and utility room. To the first floor; an impressive principal bedroom with en suite, a second double bedroom (possible to sub-divide) with dressing area and en-suite, and a third single bedroom. Private driveway parking for two vehicles and an attached garage/home office space. Large corner plot, with south-facing gardens. EPC RATING: F.
Summary - To the very heart of this reputable Vale village, and dating back to the late 1800s, a substantial thatched Cottage with immense character yet recently modernised throughout. This well-proportioned family home comprises; entrance hallway, two large reception rooms and a stunning bespoke kitchen opening into a superb garden room. Also a ground floor cloakroom and utility room. To the first floor; an impressive principal bedroom with en suite, a second double bedroom (possible to sub-divide) with dressing area and en-suite, and a third single bedroom. Private driveway parking for two vehicles and an attached garage/home office space. Large corner plot, with south-facing gardens.
Situation - The Conservation Village of St. Hilary is one of the most picturesque Villages in the Vale of Glamorgan with thatched cottages and Historic Church in the centre, together with the thatched, listed Bush Inn public house / restaurant. There are a number of larger, period houses as well as attractive, character cottages and modern detached houses.
About The Property - St. Hilary is widely regarded as one of the prettiest villages within The Vale and Little Hall Cottage is nestled to the very heart of the village, within yards of the church and The Bush Inn Public House.
This thatched property is understood to date back to the 17th Century and is classified as a Vale of Glamorgan 'County Treasure', appearing in the first edition of the ordnance survey map of 1878 as a row of three cottages.
Positioned opposite the Village green and adjoining the quiet Village Hall, Little Hall Cottage is perfect for family life with excellent schooling just two miles away in Cowbridge.
A composite door leads into the entrance hallway with original ceiling beams and offers a newly installed quality oak staircase to the first floor. The hallway, and throughout the ground floor, is laid to 'Porcelanosa' high-gloss large floor tiles, and original stripped doors lead to the ground floor living accommodation.
Just off from the hallway lies the dual aspect sitting room which enjoys a wealth of original features to include ceiling beams, fireplace with flagstone hearth and a walk-in nook with recessed book shelving.
A second, larger family lounge has a window to the front elevation and a second, bay window with stone seat offers a lovely seating area to enjoy an outlook over the sunny garden. This lounge is a fantastic size and enjoys original ceiling beams and an original stone fireplace with flagstone hearth. Additionally there is a composite door which provides access to the garden.
From the lounge, an oak door leads into the impressive kitchen with its own barn door access to the front. This beautiful hand-crafted kitchen by 'Apple Tree Kitchens' offers a range of quality wall and base units with white quartz tops, upstands and splashback. A range of appliances to remain to include; freestanding 'Flavel' Range cooker to remain with double oven, grill, warming drawer and 5-ring hob with fitted extractor hood over; plus an integral dishwasher and a Belfast sunken sink with inset quartz drainer. Each pantry cupboard offers pull-out storage and automatic LED lighting. Further featuring a co-ordinating fitted bench with storage beneath and double cupboard doors conceal an access way into a useful utility room with plumbing for two appliances. The utility also houses an integral fridge, freezer and the freestanding oil-fired central heating boiler (newly fitted with warranty).
The kitchen, and utility, link into the orangery/garden room which is a fantastic new addition to this family home, incorporating the original stone wall within the garden. With ample space for dining furniture, this large reception room offers French doors which lead onto the south-facing rear garden - ideal for entertaining.
Additionally, a modern cloakroom/WC, accessible from the hallway, serves the ground floor.
To the first floor, a galleried landing provides space for a home office area with an outlook to the front aspect over the village green with loft hatch giving access to the loft space.
Bedroom One is a superb generous double room with fitted wardrobes to either side of the chimney breast. A uPVC window enjoys views over the garden and leads into a 3-piece en-suite shower room fitted with a contemporary suite to include; freestanding vanity cupboard and walk-in double shower enclosure with waterfall/handheld shower over and porcelain floor tiles.
Bedroom Two is another good size double room with dressing area and its own 3-piece en-suite shower room (it would be possible to sub-divide to create additional bedroom space).
Completing this first floor is a third single bedroom with uPVC window to the rear aspect.
Gardens And Grounds - Little Hall Cottage sits on an extremely generous plot and retains a picture-perfect frontage, within the middle of the Village opposite the village green, adjoining the quiet Village hall and next to St Hilary church.
Parking is provided to the front of the property with its own private driveway for two large vehicles, with additional on-road parking if required.
To the rear, this corner plot offers a delightful array of evergreen and mature foliage, with tall trees providing a good degree of privacy to this south-facing sunny garden. Enjoying several seating areas to enjoy either the shaded area of the garden, or its most sunniest position, with a Cotswold stone pathway linking to all areas and to a gated access to the rear lane beyond.
This sizeable garden presents ample LED lighting dotted around the garden, a pond, timber storage shed and on offer is a former stone built garage, which offers further scope for a detached home office/hobbies room.
Additional Information - Freehold. Mains electric and water connected to the property. Newly installed Worcester Oil-fired central heating boiler with warranty. Cesspit drainage.
Watts & Morgan