Fairytale home covered in ivy on the market for £875k

An ivy-covered property has come on the market in Merseyside and it's got a charming exterior that looks like it's been plucked straight from the pages of a fairytale.

The four-bedroom 'Ivy Cottage' looks like it belongs in a children's story book as it's surrounded by luscious foliage.

The cottage in Newton Le Willows is dated circa 18th Century and according to Astons Estate Agency, was previously been occupied by the Estate Manager to Lord Newton.

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The home is arranged over two floors and comprises of four bedrooms, three bathrooms and three reception rooms.

New owners may wish to modernise the property, as the design scheme is a bit dated in places.

As soon as you enter the hallway – with its traditional fireplace and wooden beams – the original features, character and charm of the house come to light.

From there you can go to one of three reception room featuring beautiful French windows that allow light to flood in.

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A traditional fireplace adds to the charm of this cottage

The heart of any home is the kitchen and this large dining and kitchen area has the welcome addition of an 'Aga' range cooker, while also keeping its Red Quarry floor tiles.

There is also a utility room, ground floor W.C and access to a modest cellar on the ground floor.

Original features include the Red Quarry tiles and Aga cooker

Upstairs, there are four large double bedrooms, with the main bedroom boasting its own impressive pink en-suite with large bath and bidet with gold fittings.

What an incredible bathroom!

The family bathroom, which has an amazing sunken bath, mahogany toilet and shaggy carpet, can be accessed from the third bedroom as well as the landing.

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Externally, private regularly maintained gardens surround the property.

Ashtons Estate Agency also says Ivy Cottage has the benefit of full planning approval for a detached dormer bungalow to occupy the southern part of the gardens currently set aside from the formal gardens which serve the existing house.

If you would like more information, click here to see the listing on Zoopla.

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