Situated at the end of a private lane within approximately 2. Read more
Situated at the end of a private lane within approximately 2.9 acres of rolling gardens with lake and outstanding open countryside on all sides, an imposing detached country residence of style and quality featuring a magnificent reception hall with galleried landing, four large reception rooms and Oak fitted kitchen with Aga. Designed with entertaining in mind, the property enjoys an impressive approach, large double glazed/centrally heated 5,600 sq.ft. outbuilding ideal for offices or classic car collection etc. and features and a master bedroom suite with two large "His & Hers" en-suite bathrooms. Viewing is highly recommended to appreciate the spectacular setting of the property.
Accommodation The property is entered via large double doors into the entrance hall.
Entrance Hall Having a cathedral ceiling, halogen spotlighting, ceramic tiled flooring, window to the side and multi-paned double doors with brass furniture into the magnificent galleried hall. Off the entrance hall is the cloakroom.
Cloakroom Fitted with a two piece suite comprising a low level WC and wash hand basin with period fittings. Window to the front.
Magnificent Galleried Hall23'2" x 15'1" (7.06m x 4.6m). Having a wide central staircase rising to a full galleried landing. Three radiators, telephone point, built-in pine fronted cupboards and bespoke book shelving, Half of the hall is given over to a sitting area with two windows, entry phone for electric gates and double doors to the drawing room. A focal point of this hall is the open fronted fireplace with tiled slips, antique pine surround and mantle and a stone hearth.
Drawing Room28'3" x 22'5" (8.6m x 6.83m). With a heavily beamed ceiling, having a triple aspect comprising bow windows to the front and side and four further windows to the rear. TV aerial point and telephone point. Triple fronted fireplace in reclaimed brick with decorative cobbling.
Informal Dining Room22'4" x 15'1" (6.8m x 4.6m). Heavily beamed ceiling, three radiators, windows to the front and double doors opening onto the sun terrace and patio. Open fronted fireplace set within an attractive reclaimed brick surround with matching hearth.
Conservatory14'11" x 11'10" (4.55m x 3.6m). With sealed double glazed picture windows, double glazed roof and two sets of double doors opening onto both the terrace and covered outside dining area, quarry tiled flooring and provision for wall mounted TV.
Outside Dining Area20' x 12' (6.1m x 3.66m). With decking, aspect onto the adjacent pond, large honeysuckle plant and access from the lounge.
Oak Fitted Kitchen22'5" x 11'1" (6.83m x 3.38m). Fitted with a range of base cupboards and drawers and matching eye level units. Work surfacing with an inset double bowl single drainer sink with mixer tap over. Integrated appliances to include a dishwasher, fridge/freezer and ceramic hob. There is a feature four oven red oil fired Aga set within an inglenook brick surround with a stone lintel over and tiled splashbacks to the rear. Tiled splashbacks, ceramic tiled flooring, telephone point and windows to the side and rear.
Utility Room14'2" x 4'4" (4.32m x 1.32m). With ceramic tiled flooring, shelving, space and plumbing for washing machine, space for fridge/freezer, door to side and a Camray oil fired central heating boiler.
Formal Dining Room24'11" x 18'1" (7.6m x 5.51m). Attractive recessed ceiling with moulded cornicing, three double radiators, windows to the side and further window and door leading to the terrace and patio, low voltage downlighting and double doors to the office.
Office16'2" x 12'6" (4.93m x 3.8m). Telephone point (broadband Internet access), moulded cornicing to the ceiling, radiator, low voltage downlighting and windows to the side and rear.
Galleried Landing On the first floor approached via a central staircase from the magnificent hall is the first floor galleried landing with a cathedral ceiling with exposed roof trusses and beams, display alcove, windows to the rear, four radiators and leaded lights to front.
Master Bedroom22'6" x 13'3" (6.86m x 4.04m). Windows to front and rear and a door onto a rear balcony. Built-in wardrobes with hanging rails and storage, dressing table, moulded cornicing to the ceiling, telephone point and low voltage downlighting.
En-suite Bathroom One13'9" x 7'7" (4.2m x 2.31m). Fitted with a white three piece suite by Vernon Tutbury with period style fittings comprising a panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC. Half height tiling to the walls, moulded cornicing to the ceiling, window to the front, airing cupboard housing the insulated hot water cylinders and twin electric immersion heaters and adjacent is a full height cupboard.
En-suite Bathroom Two13'9" x 7'8" (4.2m x 2.34m). Fitted with a white three piece suite by Vernon Tutbury with period style fittings comprising a panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC. Half height tiling to the walls, radiator, heated towel rail/radiator, windows to side and rear and a triple built-in cupboard with hanging rail and shelving.
Guest Bedroom22'6" x 11'2" (6.86m x 3.4m). Windows to the front and rear, moulded cornicing to the ceiling, radiator and two built-in double wardrobes with hanging rails and storage over.
Guest En-suite Bathroom15'3" x 9'3" (4.65m x 2.82m). Fitted with a white five piece suite with chrome fittings comprising a fully tiled shower cubicle,. bidet, low level WC, wash hand basin and a corner bath. Half height tiling to the walls, heated towel rail/radiator, windows to the front, halogen low voltage downlighting, built-in airing cupboard with insulated hot water cylinder and a full height linen cupboard. This bathroom also serves bedroom three.
Bedroom Three13'9" (4.20m) + robes x 9'5" (2.88m). Two windows to the front, moulded cornicing to the ceiling and double wardrobes with hanging rails and top boxes.
Outside A particular feature of this property is its spectacular rural location situated in a shallow valley amongst open countryside. A long private driveway approach leads into the front of the property to a driveway providing hardstanding for a large number of vehicles. Situated amongst approximately 2.9 acres of garden grounds, the rear gardens are laid to rolling lawn with herbaceous/flowering borders. Immediately to the rear are three separate sun terraces/patio areas laid to decking, stone paving and quarry tiles. These three separate areas are paved providing an all year sitting out area covered partly by retractable awning and also partly by glass. The sun terrace and patio surrounds an attractive ornamental fish pond enclosed by rockery with willow tree and flowering herbaceous borders. The front garden are also extensive and are laid to rolling lawns, which lead down to an ornamental lake with two fountains, a back drop of mature trees and screened by banks of planted fir trees. The lake and gardens are floodlit as is the main house.
Summerhouse11'6" x 9'10" (3.5m x 3m). With double doors, veranda area, fitted light and power, electric heating and TV aerial point.
Substantial Outbuilding Set well away from the main house with its own large car park is a large single storey building with has double glazing and heating, this used to house a large private car collection but is now sub-divided and sub-let for storage and has potential for offices/dance studio. Extending to over 5,600 sq. ft., the building is ideal to run a business from home or for a multitude of alternative uses, subject to any necessary consents/approvals.
Services Mains water and electricity are connected to the property. There is no gas and the central heating is by oil. The property benefits from a CCTV, electrically operated gates and has a Heli-pad at the bottom of the lawn.