Wimsey Wharf House, Ashwood Lower Lane, Kingswinford, DY6 0AE

£625,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 2
Wimsey Wharf House is a beautifully presented two bedroom detached bungalow situated within stunning landscaped grounds comprising 0.656 hectares. The bungalow comprises: porch, entrance hall, spacious open plan lounge dining area with log burning stove, modern re fitted kitchen, conservatory with multi fuel burner, two bedrooms, modern re fitted shower room and a further wetroom/utility. Located close to the bungalow is large detached self contained brick built workshop/office, which has been insulated throughout and has a fitted log burner with an external flue. This outbuilding is ideal for anyone looking to work from home or for families looking for a separate annexe. Access to driveway to bungalow is via an electric gate, the frontage and driveway are bounded by 6ft heavy duty close board treated timber fencing, access to car parking area for boaters is via a large single opening manual gate secured with a combination padlock. The driveway was re laid in 2017 with cotswold stone and provides ample parking. Surrounding the bungalow are beautiful grounds which comprise: to the left, access the rear of the bungalow is gated and leads to an outside WC with wash hand basin; a large private paved area leading to the Japanese garden. To the right there is a gravel garden off the patio and steps to a higher level with mature trees, a steel bench facing south overlooking the garden, and a wooden tree house. The garden at the front of the bungalow, beyond the walled patio area, and is the view from the lounge is mainly lawn, having mature trees, flower beds and a 10m x 8m freshwater pool with an ornamental wrought iron bridge. There is also a view to the southern end of the moorings and the Staffs and Worcs canal down to Rocky lock. The property also benefits from an active Moorings business which is licenced by Canal & River Trust. These are Leisure Moorings for narrowboats and the access to the 6 moorings is via a manual gate off Ashwood Lower Lane this gives access to parking for 12 vehicles. From the carpark is a gentle gradient to the lower open grassed area which is set with mature oaks and bounded by shrubs. The linear off-towpath steel-piled mooring, approximately 106m (350ft), is secluded, private, secure and is a haven for birds and wildlife. Viewing is essential to fully appreciate the truly outstanding beauty of Wimsey Wharf House and the surrounding views.

FRONT OF THE PROPERTY

Access to driveway to bungalow is via an electric gate, the frontage and driveway are bounded by 6ft heavy duty close board treated timber fencing, access to car parking area for boaters is via a large single opening manual gate secured with a combination padlock. The driveway was re laid in 2017 with cotswold stone and provides ample parking.

PORCH

With a double glazed door leading from the side, double glazed window to front, further double glazed windows to side and double glazed door to entrance hall.

ENTRANCE HALL

With a double glazed door leading from the porch, laminate floor, storage heater, sliding door to the kitchen, storage cupboard and doors to various rooms.

KITCHEN

With a sliding door from the entrance hall this modern kitchen is fitted with a range of soft close wall and base units, work surfaces with matching splash back, induction hob, electric oven, stainless steel cooker hood, integrated fridge, freezer, microwave and dishwasher, ceramic sink and laminate floor.

LOUNGE DINING ROOM

6.71m (22' 0") x 5.26m (17' 3") including kitchen area

With a door leading from the entrance hall, log burning stove, chestnut oak laminate flooring with underfloor heating, two double glazed windows to side, storage heater, recessed spotlights, two double glazed patio doors off the lounge, one leading to a large paved patio area at the front of the bungalow, and the second leading to a UPVC double glazed conservatory.

CONSERVATORY

6.88m (22' 7") x 2.49m (8' 2")

With a double glazed sliding door from the lounge dining room, double glazed windows to rear and side, double glazed sliding door to the rear garden, there is a raised hearth and chimney breast with fitted, multi fuel, vintage 'Classic' cast stove having small oven and hot plate.

BEDROOM ONE

3.35m (11' 0") x 2.87m (9' 5")

With a door leading from the entrance hall, double glazed sliding door to rear, laminate floor, recessed spotlights, built in wardrobes and door to the wet room.

WET ROOM/UTILITY

3.89m (12' 9") x 1.96m (6' 5")

With a door leading from bedroom one, waterfall shower and separate shower attachment, storage heater, WC, wash hand basin, plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble dryer, double glazed window to side, skylight window and recessed spotlights.

BEDROOM TWO

2.79m (9' 2") x 2.24m (7' 4")

With a door leading from the entrance hall, double glazed window to side, laminate floor, recessed spotlights and storage heater.

SHOWER ROOM

With a door leading from the entrance hall this modern fitted shower room has a walk in shower with waterfall shower head and separate shower attachment, WC, wash hand basin, tiled floor and walls, storage heater, extractor fan, double glazed window to side and recessed spotlights.

WORKSHOP/OFFICE/STUDIO

7.24m (23' 9") x 4.24m (13' 11")

This is a large detached brick and tiled building. It is insulated throughout to the same high standard as the bungalow and has ash-coloured laminate flooring. Lighting is via LED ceiling spotlights. Windows are double glazed UPVC to match the bungalow and furnished with matching neutral coloured vertical blinds. The patio door opens onto a large paved area. There is a raised hearth and a fitted log burner with an external flue; a wall mounted electric timer-controlled panel heater and a small corner sink unit and cupboards with cold water. The patio outside has a Belfast garden sink.

GARDENS

To the left, access the rear of the bungalow is gated and leads to an outside WC with wash hand basin; a large private paved area leading to the Japanese garden; and access to a 20ft x 8ft steel shipping container. The container has shelving storage on two sides and houses a Cub-Cadet, zero turn petrol ride-on mower included in the sale. To the right there is a gravel garden off the patio and steps to a higher level with mature trees, a steel bench facing south overlooking the garden, and a wooden tree house. The bungalow has wall mounted exterior lighting all the way around. The garden at the front of the bungalow, beyond the walled patio area, and is the view from the lounge is mainly lawn, having mature trees, flower beds and a 10m x 8m freshwater pool with an ornamental wrought iron bridge. There is also a view to the southern end of the moorings and the Staffs and Worcs canal down to Rocky lock. The greenhouse is 8ft x 18ft powder coated aluminium framed and has aluminium growing troughs, potting and storage bench. The eastern end of the garden, adjacent to the carpark and driveway is lawned and suitable for caravan. There is an ornamental standard lamp on the driveway and outdoor electric sockets.

MOORINGS

These are Leisure Moorings for narrowboats and the access to the moorings is via a manual gate off Ashwood Lower Lane, from the splayed roadway pull-in; The steel framed close-boarded gate is secured with a steel bar with a combination padlock. There is enough parking for 12 vehicles, equivalent to two per mooring. From the carpark is a gentle gradient to the lower open grassed area which is set with mature oaks and bounded by shrubs. The linear off-towpath steel-piled mooring, approximately 106m (350ft), is secluded, private, secure and is a haven for birds and wildlife. Currently let to six vessels, each mooring has an electricity connection and access to potable water. Electricity is pre-paid by coin meter located in a locked concrete pebble dash shed; this is also used by the boaters for dry storage.

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