Located in a favoured position on the edge of Desford on an individual and highly private plot, The Croft is a large executive detached property which has been comprehensively extended and remodelled by the present owner and boasts four large double bedrooms all with luxurious ensuite (contd...) Read more
Located in a favoured position on the edge of Desford on an individual and highly private plot, The Croft is a large executive detached property which has been comprehensively extended and remodelled by the present owner and boasts four large double bedrooms all with luxurious ensuite bathrooms/shower rooms. The main family living space is large and partly open plan to allow for modern day living and entertaining. The kitchen itself has a huge central island and breakfast bar with dining area and bi-fold doors to the garden. Situated off is a sitting area, family room and a separate garden room with high vaulted ceiling and full floor to ceiling glazing. There is also a separate home office. In addition there is a welcoming entrance hallway, WC and utility room and internal access to a double garage. There are three ground floor double bedrooms, the master bedroom having a walk in wet room and there is a Jacuzzi whirlpool bath in the third bedroom. On the top floor is a fourth double bedroom and an enormous bathroom with large circular bath tub. Outside the property has a superb offering, the plot itself is approximately 3.2 acres, consisting of large formal gardens and paddock land with two timber stables, a feed store and a private access track to the paddock. In addition to the formal gardens is a summer house and orchard. Early viewing of the property is strongly advised.
AccommodationThe property is entered via individual solid wood double doors into:
Entrance Hallway16'7" x 9'9" (5.05m x 2.97m).With a high quality natural stone tile flooring with matching upstands. There is an oak, glass and stainless steel contemporary staircase rising to the first floor landing. Spotlights to the ceiling, uPVC window to the front elevation and doors that lead through to:
Utility8' x 9'10" (2.44m x 3m).Fitted with a range of base units, large butler's ceramic Belfast sink, space for white goods, coat hanging, shelving, uPVC glazed window to the front, central heating radiator and a continuation of the stone tile flooring.
WC6'5" x 2'11" (1.96m x 0.9m).Fitted with a two piece RAK ceramic suite comprising a WC and stylish wash hand basin with chrome mixer tap and vanity cupboard beneath.Natural stone tiling to the wall, wall mounted towel heater and spotlights.
Living/Dining Kitchen24'2" x 19'10" (7.37m x 6.05m).
Kitchen AreaThe kitchen is highly individual and comprises a range of mainly fitted base units, high quality granite worktops and matching upstands to the wall with an inset Blanco one and a half bowl sink with mixer tap and Quooker instant boiling hot water tap and drainer grooves.A bank of units includes a range of built in Neff appliances including three ovens, one being a microwave oven, coffee machine, dishwasher, larder fridge and larder freezer.There is a five ring gas burner and stylish extractor hood over. The focal point within the kitchen is the large central island and breakfast bar with ample seating beneath and set within the island is a large Neff warming drawer and plate heater. Suspended over the island there is a feature light fitting and further spotlights to the ceiling.
Living/Dining AreaBeyond the kitchen is ample space for a large dining table and chairs, sliding bi-folds leading out to the patio terrace and the garden, two contemporary wall mounted heaters.Another focal point within the room is the twin sided cast iron wood burning stove surrounded by Cotswold stone and a natural York stone hearth, the fireplace itself was featured within Countryside La Vie and the burner itself heats the entire living space within window views to both the kitchen and the family room.
Sitting Area13'5" x 9'7" (4.1m x 2.92m).A relaxed and informal sitting area which is accessed immediately off the kitchen with a continuation of the natural stone tile flooring, spotlights to the ceiling, central heating radiator and fully glazed double French doors opening out into the garden.Set within the centre of the room is a circular wine well which has a display capability for numerous wine and champagne bottles with LED feature lighting and mirror. TV aerial point and door through to:
Home Office17'5" x 13'7" (5.3m x 4.14m).Measurements are average. A highly useful reception room currently used as a home office/gym area with uPVC glazing to both the front and rear elevations, high level ceiling and central heating radiator. Door through to:
Family Room17'9" x 13'11" (5.4m x 4.24m).A highly flexible reception room currently used as a games room with a central pool table.There is a continuation of the natural stone tile flooring from the hall and kitchen and an oak door leading to an internal hallway and the bedrooms. This room also has the central wood burning stove with the highly attractive Cotswold sandstone fireplace with central heating radiator and spotlights throughout. Opening through to:
Garden Room18'2" x 11'4" (5.54m x 3.45m).This naturally light reception room is particularly impressive with a vaulted high ceiling and floor to ceiling glazing, two windows overlooking the rear garden and double French doors opening out onto the patio terrace, a continuation of the natural stone tile flooring, underfloor heating and central heating radiator.This room also has a nice mixture of Cotswold sandstone and painted plaster work.
Bedroom One22' x 10'4" (6.7m x 3.15m).A commanding master bedroom benefitting from a dual aspect with a uPVC glazed window to the front and double doors leading to the garden. There are two central heating radiators, a particularly high ceiling with central beam, spotlights surrounding the edge of the room, TV aerial point and door through to:
En-suite Wet Room7'9" x 9'6" (2.36m x 2.9m).Having been refurbished recently, this is a sizeable walk-in wet room with natural stone tiling to the wet area and fully tiled walls and floor, twin shower head with the main one providing a rain water style shower, an RAK high quality WC and individual and large circular stone wash hand basin set on a solid wood top and sandstone plinth.Spotlights to ceiling, heated towel heater and obscure glazed window to the rear.
Bedroom Two11'4" x 12'11" (3.45m x 3.94m).A second double bedroom which has the benefit of a uPVC double glazed window to the front, central heating radiator, spotlights to the ceiling and solid oak flooring. Door through to:
En-suite Shower Room10' x 5'1" (3.05m x 1.55m).A stylish and contemporary shower room with a walk in double shower cubicle with twin shower head, WC and a highly individual circular natural stone wash hand basin with wall mounted waterfall style chrome mixer tap. Travertine tiling to the floor, splashback to the wall, obscure glazed window to the front, spotlights to the ceiling and central heating radiator.
Bedroom Three16'4" (4.97m) max x 12' (3.65m) min.A sizeable third bedroom which has a walk in wardrobe, fitted with shelving and clothes hanging rails. uPVC glazed window to front elevation and central heating radiator. Door through to:
En-suite Bathroom9'2" x 6'7" (2.8m x 2m).Fitted with a luxurious Jacuzzi whirlpool bath there is also a shower with twin shower head over and glass screen, WC and contemporary circular glass bowl with mixer tap over.Gloss tiling to the walls and floor, extractor fan, spotlights and central heating radiator.
Laundry Cupboard7'3" x 5'4" (2.2m x 1.63m).Housing the wall mounted gas central heating boiler and having generous space for laundry storage and clothes hanging with shelving and clothes rail. Tiling to the floor.
First Floor LandingApproached via a staircase from the entrance hallway is the first floor landing.
Bedroom Four14'10" x 8'7" (4.52m x 2.62m).Having two roof windows to the rear with blackout blinds, a range of fitted wardrobes with sliding mirrored doors, central heating radiator and TV aerial point.
Bathroom13'10" x 11'9" (4.22m x 3.58m).A fabulous bathroom with a large central circular bath with free standing chrome mixer tap and shower head, a low level WC and wash hand basin with full tiling to the floor. Two roof windows to the rear, two chrome heated towel rails/radiators, further central heating radiator and spotlights to the ceiling.
Outside FrontThe property has a substantial frontage with gravelled driveway providing off street parking for numerous vehicles. There is a five bar gate on the left hand side with access to the paddock. The rest of the frontage consists of a large gravelled driveway with access to the double garage. The driveway continues along the right hand side of the property where there is ample parking space for a horsebox, trailer or caravan. The right hand side of the garden is an established orchard with a number of apple, damson, plum and pear trees. There is a five bar gated access leading to the formal rear garden.
Double Garage16'5" x 16'2" (5m x 4.93m).With one large up and over door to the front, the garage is connected to power and lighting and has eaves storage with a uPVC door leading out to the rear garden.
Rear GardenThe rear garden is delightful and enjoys a high degree of privacy with established hedge-rows to all boundaries and a number of small and medium sized trees throughout the garden itself. Being mainly laid to lawn with a large outdoor summerhouse, which has power, and a particularly large terrace patio accessible from the garden room, living kitchen and also the sitting room. There are outdoor power points, lighting, tap and a shed. Located to the rear of the garden is the paddock land which totals approximately 3.18 acres with a paddock currently measuring 1.66 acres.
Paddock LandThe paddock itself is well maintained and fenced with post and rail fencing, accessible from both the garden via five bar gate and also from the access lane. At the front of the paddock is a double timber stable with pent style roof, wide metal gates and rubber matting, there is also a pent style open fronted hay and feed store with a rubber hardstanding in front of the stabling and the feed store. There is electricity and water to the stabling. Agents note: there is a bridal path which runs along the left hand side of the properties boundary which is along the access track to the paddock and is fully enclosed and fenced from the main garden and the paddock land itself.