Property Type:House - terraced
Property Status:For Sale
As one of the oldest properties in Wynyard village, 3 Salter Houses can also claim to be an exemplar of a period cottage reinvented as a stylish and charming home. One of a terrace built around 1900 and thought to have provided homes for staff of the original country estate; its character and original features have been preserved and enhanced to stunning effect within a modern transformation. The traditional Victorian layout of principal reception room to the front remains and is complete with the original door, architrave, cornicing and a feature fireplace in a beautifully presented, elegant room. The rest of the ground floor is where the significant alterations have taken place to create spaces that are in tune with modern life and where shared family time, entertaining at home and access to outdoor space are prioritised. Walls have been removed to create a bright family, with a inglenook fireplace with oak mantel and a contemporary styled log burning stove that leads open plan into Dining kitchen. French doors open out to the garden and, together with skylights, allow light to flood in. The kitchen is a lovely place in which to work or enjoy breakfast sitting at the peninsula island. The units with white granite worktops and work well with integrated stainless steel appliances and contemporary lighting. Travertine flooring runs throughout. A useful utility room has also been created. The original staircase leads to the first floor. A fabulous bathroom with panelling and a free-standing, claw-foot roll-top bath. One of the two beautiful double bedrooms comes with a fully tiled, contemporary en suite shower room and has built-in storage. The third room makes an ideal study. Set back off the road, the property has gardens front and back. At the front a path leads through estate fencing and alongside a lawn to the entrance.