Railway cottage with an extension and a garden
This cottage located near a village with shops was lived in until recently. It consists of a basic 172ft² kitchen with a sink and a typical 1950’s tiled floor, a separate toilet and a useable 60ft² bathroom. To the right of the kitchen, a 134 ½ ft² dining room and a second 145ft² room, formerly a living room with parquet floors, which can also be converted into a ground floor bedroom.
On the first floor, at the top of the stairs, there is a first 134 ½ ft² bedroom with fitted cupboards, then a second 172ft² adjoining bedroom. There is a magnificent varnished chestnut parquet over the entire floor. Next to the entrance, you will find the old railway keeper’s room. This ca. 54ft² room is the ideal place to store your garden boots or plants during the winter.
The house is supplied with water from a well, like most railway cottages and there is a gas central heating system with the production of hot water, but it will be necessary to set up a new contract and have a new gas tank delivered by the future supplier. The windows have recently been replaced by double-glazed UPVC windows.
OutbuildingsSeveral outbuildings have been built against the existing house. It is up to you whether they can still be used for storage or if they need to be demolished.
GardenThe garden is fairly flat and fully fenced in. The location of the former vegetable garden can still be seen (not forgetting the old dry toilets), all you need is get them going again! The house is in a cul-de-sac. Therefore, there is no traffic, except for the train, of course!
Updating work will also be needed, including the septic tank and electricity, new sanitary facilities, as well as fitting out the kitchen.
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