Hasn’t this week been fabulous? Last week’s storms, rain and wind saw me firmly ensconced in front of the fire, yet this week it has felt like a return to summer! I was keen to make the most of the sunshine and so I was thrilled to go on a road trip to Malpas to visit a bungalow that we have for sale.
Arriving at 17 Brereton Close I admired the exceptionally neat brick blockwork driveway and, trotting over it with claws clattering, I headed to the main door at the side of the house.
I entered a hallway and turning left found myself in a further corridor with a door to the right leading in to the sitting room. This is a delightfully spacious room with light flooding in from the double French doors. I ascertained, through astute deduction, that the room is west facing (OK, so it was late afternoon and the sun was flooding in through the windows). What a lovely space for an afternoon snooze…
The bungalow has wood effect laminate flooring all the way through it and, whilst this makes it feel really contemporary and open I did think, with a wry smile, that there would be no creeping in after my secret midnight walks. Opposite the sitting room I found a shower room and further down the corridor led me to the kitchen.
I also found two bedrooms, one of which is fitted with a full suite of fitted wardrobes, drawers and a dressing table. Perfect to store my various pug coats and harnesses (I am not exaggerating to say that I have one for every day of the year - I have a weakness for harnesses in every conceivable colour and fabric!)
Having thoroughly investigated the inside of this compact but charming bungalow, I thought it was time to see what delights it has to offer outside. I had noticed what appeared to be a garage when I arrived but I was delighted to find that a large part of the garage space had been converted into a utility room/ office. I found the entrance to this space outside but only a few “pug steps” from the back door so super accessible (especially for a human with longer legs than mine!).
I spotted a door at the back of the utility and realised that this led in to an additional room which had comprised the rest of the original garage. Nowadays it is a handy store room – what a clever use of space.
Before I left Brereton Close I took myself around the garden. Like the bungalow itself, it is compact but perfectly formed. I had great fun jumping between the 2 tiers of lawn and snuffling around in the plant-filled borders – there were any number of exciting scents and smells with which to distract a pug!
All in all, the bungalow at 17 Brereton Close is quite a find. It is tucked away in a quiet little cul de sac so it is an oasis of calm and tranquility. If you think it may be the perfect new home for you then please call me or one of my team to arrange a viewing.
Until next time
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What Ralph lacks in years, he makes up for in charm, charisma and good looks. There is nothing Ralph likes better than meeting and greeting clients old and new in his office. He may appear to sleep alot on the sofa but his mind never rests, always th…
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