An elegant Grade II listed detached period property situated opposite the ancient village church within the heart of the conservation area of Queniborough yet with outstanding south facing views with just over half an acre of magnificent gardens and open countryside beyond. Read more
An elegant Grade II listed detached period property situated opposite the ancient village church within the heart of the conservation area of Queniborough yet with outstanding south facing views with just over half an acre of magnificent gardens and open countryside beyond. Offering a wealth of period integrity and character, three large reception rooms, five bedrooms, refitted bathroom and en-suite shower room, particular features include the drawing room, master bedroom with high ceilings and in addition a remodelled fitted dining kitchen with granite worktops and a delightful range of outbuildings including a bespoke home office, garage, former Coach House and store with hayloft above, all capable of conversion to an annexe (subject to any necessary consents/approvals). Original features include deep bay windows with vertical shutters systems, open fronted fireplaces, original doors, cornicings and fine staircase.
Accommodation The property is entered via an original impressive panelled door into:
Reception Hall With staircase to the first floor with elegant bannister and spindles, attractive tiled flooring, moulded cornicing, double radiator and the hall opening through all the way to the rear to double doors opening onto patio and gardens.
Drawing Room26' x 13'8" (7.92m x 4.17m). Featuring an open fronted fireplace with marble surround and matching mantel and slate hearth, deep moulded cornicing and picture rail, three double radiators, bay window overlooking the rear gardens complete with original vertical shutters and French door opening onto rear patio, display alcove and off:
Separate Dining Room16'9" into bay x 13'1" (5.1m into bay x 3.99m). With open fronted fireplace with flagstone hearth, timber surround and mantel, two double radiators, bay window overlooking the front garden and views towards church, moulded cornicing and doors to hall and drawing room.
Family Room16'5" into bay x 15'1" (5m into bay x 4.6m). With open fronted fireplace with timber surround and mantel, slate hearth, adjacent cupboards and shelving, two double radiators, doors to reception hall and kitchen, moulded cornicing and attractive bay window overlooking rear gardens complete with original shutter system.
Remodelled & Enlarged Dining Kitchen20'4" x 14'7" (6.2m x 4.45m). Fitted with a bespoke range of cream fronted units with chrome fittings comprising a double bowl stainless steel sink within extensive ranges of granite work surfacing with base cupboards and drawers under, eye level units over, integrated appliances including a Rangemaster Toledo cooker with twin ovens, grill, five ring gas hob and warming plate, tiled splashback and Stoves stainless steel extractor hood, integrated Bosch dishwasher and larder fridge both with matching fronts, ceramic tiled flooring, beamed ceiling, sealed double glazed sash window to front and spotlights. The dining area has further ceramic tiled flooring, built-in book shelving and cupboard, two radiators, window overlooking the front garden and off:
Utility Room/Butlers Pantry11'2" x 7'3" (3.4m x 2.2m). With single drainer sink, work surfacing, base cupboards and eye level cupboards, original multi-paned sash window, built-in full height double cupboards, retractable clothes horse, space for fridge/freezer, plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble dryer.
Cellar With a barrel vaulted brick ceiling and original thrawls providing an excellent wine cellar/storage.
Rear Lobby With door to rear, window, ceramic tiled flooring and off:
Downstairs Cloakroom With low level WC, wash hand basin, tiled splashbacks, double radiator, window to front, built-in double cloaks cupboard.
On the First Floor Approached via the elegant staircase from the reception hall:
Galleried First Floor Landing With a further fine bannister and spindles, radiator, multi-paned window to front with views to church, book shelving, cupboard off under stairs and off:
Superb Master Bedroom21'8" x 13'6" (6.6m x 4.11m). Featuring 4.1m high ceiling, deep moulded cornicing, two multi-paned windows overlooking rear gardens and magnificent views beyond, two double radiators, TV aerial point, full length range of built-in hanging wardrobes comprising three double wardrobes and a range of top boxes and off:
En-suite Bathroom With a white four piece suite comprising panelled bath, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, fully tiled separate shower cubicle with Mira Sport shower, combined radiator/towel rail, multi-paned window, built-in double and single cupboards and half height tiling.
Bedroom Two13'8" (4.17m) x 11'7" (3.53m) plus wardrobes. With built-in wardrobes, drawers and top boxes, double radiator, double glazed window overlooking rear gardens with open views beyond, built-in shelving and TV aerial point.
Bedroom Three13'5" (4.1m) x 10'2" (3.1m) plus recess. With bespoke hanging wardrobes, hanging rails and drawers, radiator, TV aerial point, double glazed sash window overlooking the rear garden with open views beyond, further multi-paned window to side and radiator.
Bedroom Four13'7" x 10'10" (4.14m x 3.3m). With built-in double and single hanging wardrobes with top boxes, radiator, multi-paned window to front overlooking church.
Refitted Family Shower Room Having a white suite comprising large corner shower by Mira, low level WC, wash hand basin, chrome fittings, full height tiling to all walls, spotlights, extractor fan, ceramic tiled flooring, multi-paned window to front, vertical towel rail/radiator, mirror fronted medicine cupboard.
On the Second Floor Approached via a staircase from the first floor landing:
Second Floor Landing With access off:
Bedroom Five15' x 7'3" (4.57m x 2.2m). Formerly believed to be a servants bedroom and featuring a circular porthole multi-paned window to the front overlooking the church and off which is access to various roof spaces, one providing excellent storage with fitted light.
Outside The property is delightfully situated in the centre of the conservation area of the village yet enjoys spectacular uninterrupted open views to the rear. Situated opposite the ancient village church, a driveway leads into the front providing hardstanding for at least two vehicles and leads via double gates into the side of the property to a tarmacadam yard ideal for parking cars with outside tap and with access also off to the Coach House/outbuildings.
Single Garage18'4" x 12'6" (5.59m x 3.8m). With up and over door, fitted light and power, side door and window, off which:
Useful General Purpose Store/Wine Store11'4" x 5'3" (3.45m x 1.6m). With fitted light and shelving.
Adjacent Implement Shed/Coach House12' x 8'4" (3.66m x 2.54m). With fitted light, power, shelving, beams and cobbled floor.
Excellent Professional Studio/Office13'7" x 11'6" (4.14m x 3.5m). With ceramic tiled flooring, built-in shelving, double radiator, bi-folding doors and double glazed window onto the patio and rear gardens enjoying attractive south west facing view. This room is ideal as a work from home office/studio and in addition above the former Coach House is:
Hayloft13'1" x 12'3" (3.99m x 3.73m). The Coach House, hayloft above and office would be ideal for conversion to a self-contained annexe if required (subject to planning).
The Gardens The front gardens are attractively laid and enclosed by brick walling. A particular feature of the property is its stunning setting and rear gardens which are laid to large areas of shaped lawn with deep and well stocked borders packed with a variety of informal summer shrubs, plants and trees providing a display of all year round colour, particularly in the Spring and early Summer. The gardens enjoy a view of the multi-gabled rear elevation of the property which is most attractive and beyond over towards the spire of the village church and beyond the more formerly laid gardens is the large areas of informal gardens laid to lawn and old fruit trees with banks of daffodils and the gardens being enclosed by original brick walling, hedge and fencing and enjoying uninterrupted open views to the rear over adjacent open countryside. There are two areas of flagstone patios, one off the study with outside light and power and brick wood store, the second accessed from both the rear of the reception hall and the drawing room. In all, a fine and elegant period property in a stunning setting with wonderful gardens, the whole extending to approximately just over half an acre of magnificent gardens.
Services Mains water, electricity, gas and drainage are connected to the property. The property is equipped with a sophisticated CCTV security system, alarm system, outside lighting and is Grade II listed.
Fixtures and Fittings All fitted carpets and most curtains are included.