A rare offering to the open market is this most impressive bespoke family residence, beautifully designed by the owners and built by Pearson Property Developments Limited 10 years ago. Read more
A rare offering to the open market is this most impressive bespoke family residence, beautifully designed by the owners and built by Pearson Property Developments Limited 10 years ago. This vast home offers over 7,000 sqft of accommodation and has a beautiful mix of materials with prominent oak frames and beams throughout. Located in the heart of Swithland village centre and set behind electric gates, a tree lined and lit driveway leads to the impressive entrance. On the ground floor is a commanding reception hallway with double height ceiling, a large living dining kitchen with oak and glazed dining room onto an external dining veranda with wood burning stove. There are three further reception rooms and a luxury spa with steam room, sauna, shower room and a large gym. In addition is a pantry, utility and internal access to the triple garage with studio above. On the first floor is a gallery landing providing access to five bedrooms with the principal bedroom having a 'wow' factor with intricate exposed oak beams, a glazed external balcony, impressive bathroom and walk-through dressing room, bedroom two has a dressing room and en-suite bathroom, bedroom three with en-suite bathroom with Japanese soak tub and bedroom four and five are served by a 'Jack & Jill' shower room. Externally the property sits in a private plot of 0.75 acres abutting open countryside to the rear. There is a triple garage as well as a double oak framed car port with significant storage in the roof space. Situated at the front is an attractive copse with the Swithland brook winding through with a bridge over. Properties of this nature are a rarity and early viewing is recommended.
Reception Hall38' (11.58m) maximum 23'6" (7.16m) minimum x 27'8" (8.43m) maximum 22'6" (6.86m) minimum. With access via a solid oak door to the front elevation into a commanding entrance hall with an abundance of glazing. There is a decorative oak staircase to the first floor galleried landing with double height ceiling, central open fireplace with stone surround and decorative herringbone brick detail, cast iron grate, large built-in cupboard housing the Control 4 brick hub with Cat6 and an electricity consumer unit. Sealed glazed windows to both the front and rear elevations, French doors opening into the rear garden and doors off to:
WC5'6" x 4'1" (1.68m x 1.24m). With floating wash hand basin with Geberit wall mounted flush, vanity unit with storage beneath and glazed window to the side elevation.
Living Dining Kitchen The heart of the home with fabulous architectural features, built with entertaining and family living in mind.
Kitchen Area23'11" x 17'5" (7.3m x 5.3m). A hand crafted bespoke Chalon kitchen comprising a range of painted units with large central curved island and granite tops. Set within the island is a triple Belfast ceramic sink with mixer tap, Quooker hot water tap, waste disposal, two pull-out dishwashers and general storage. Built into the kitchen is a Lacanche range with five ring gas burner and hotplate, integrated extractor, American style fridge/freezer and integrated lighting on numerous lighting circuits, glazed windows to both the front, side and rear elevations. Access to the cellar.
Walk-in Pantry6'2" x 5'10" (1.88m x 1.78m). Fitted with shelving units and lighting.
Living Area15'10" x 15'5" (4.83m x 4.7m). Having a window to the rear elevation, television point, decorative cornicing and wall mounted surround sound.
Dining Area25' x 15' (7.62m x 4.57m). A most impressive and commanding reception space with a double height exposed oak frame, over 5m in height. This naturally light reception space has a fully glazed rear elevation, roof lights and two sets of French doors leading directly into the garden. Within the rear oak and glazed wall is a bi-folding door leading out to the covered dining verandah.
Dining Verandah15'8" x 15'5" (4.78m x 4.7m). A magnificent sheltered seating area with a continuation of the large exposed oak frame, multi-fuel burning stove with herringbone brick detailing making this an all-year-round space to enjoy with direct views and access to the garden.
Utility Room16'3" x 7'10" (4.95m x 2.4m). With bespoke hand crafted units with oak work surfaces, twin Belfast ceramic sink, plumbing and appliance space for concealed washing machine and tumble dryer, integrated clothes hanging and drying unit with sealed glazed windows to each side elevation, built-in service cupboard housing the underfloor manifolds and a further electricity consumer unit. There is a side entrance door to the driveway and a door through to the garage and studio above.
Cellar16'5" x 6'7" (5m x 2m). Accessed via a trap door from the kitchen with tread-step staircase leading down into the wine cellar with spotlights to the ceiling, display wine shelving unit. Connected with power and lighting.
Inner Hall With doors off to:
WC5'1" x 4'4" (1.55m x 1.32m). Fitted with a Kohler suite comprising a floating toilet with wall mounted controls, wash hand basin with vanity unit beneath.
Home Office19'10" x 14'9" (6.05m x 4.5m). A versatile reception room currently used as a home office but has a potential of uses benefiting from a dual aspect with sealed glazed windows to the front and side elevations, decorative cornicing, built-in audio speakers and integrated lighting on multiple circuits.
Living Room29'8" x 16' (9.04m x 4.88m). A large principal reception room also benefiting from an abundance of natural light with two sets of French doors leading to the garden. There is a central fireplace with decorative stone mantelpiece and herringbone brickwork with chimney insitu for an open fire, television point and lighting on multiple circuits, door through to:
Leisure Complex A superb leisure complex which includes a large gym with direct access into the garden and a steam sauna, shower room and toilet.
Gym27'7" (8.4m) maximum x 21'11" (6.67m) maximum. A beautifully light reception room with French doors to both the rear and side elevations leading directly into the garden. Within the ceiling are recessed spotlights and integrated audio speakers. There is an air conditioning heating unit and the television points. Door to:
Home Spa A contemporary and attractive home spa with full natural stone tiling, a central changing area, wall mounted heater and contemporary frosted glazed doors lead through to:
Steam Room5'3" x 3'3" (1.6m x 1m). With decorative curved tiled seating, handheld water attachment and recessed spotlights. There is a touch point wall mounted control panel. The heat for this room is set within the tiling with the steam generated by the water attachment.
Sauna7'5" x 4'11" (2.26m x 1.5m). A beautifully appointed 6/8 person sauna with integrated lighting and wall mounted temperature control.
Shower Room5'7" x 2'11" (1.7m x 0.9m). With a walk-in shower with rainwater shower head and handheld attachment, extractor fan with PIR sensor and spotlights to ceiling.
WC5'3" x 4'1" (1.6m x 1.24m). Having a two piece Kohler suite consisting of a floating toilet with wall mounted flush, wash hand basin with vanity unit, spotlights to ceiling with PIR sensor.
Triple Garage34'8" x 18'6" (10.57m x 5.64m). Accessed via three individual electrically operated doors, connected with power and lighting and having an obscure glazed window to the front elevation, wall mounted dog shower and drainage, open-plan staircase rising to the first floor studio. First floor landing with a door through to boiler room and the studio.
Studio28' x 11'5" (8.53m x 3.48m). Having Velux windows to each side elevation, two radiators, spotlights to the ceiling, television point. A versatile space currently used as a teenage den and music room. Door through to:
Boiler Room13'7" x 8'11" (4.14m x 2.72m). Housing two wall mounted Vaillant gas central heating boilers, two large water cylinders, underfloor heating manifolds and pressurised water tank.
First Floor Landing48'4" x 13'9" (14.73m x 4.2m). A galleried landing spanning over 14m in length with oak glazed gables to both the front and rear elevations creating beautiful light throughout the house and offering elevated views across the rear garden and countryside beyond. Doors off to:
Principal Suite This vast and impressive principal suite comprising the main bedroom, central hallway, bathroom and walk-through dressing room.
A large hall with glazed windows to the side elevation and openings through to:
Bedroom27'11" x 16'9" (8.5m x 5.1m). With architectural designed and interesting exposed oak frame, integrated audio speakers, French doors leading onto a partially enclosed external balcony with views across the garden and countryside beyond.
Bathroom13'6" x 10'7" (4.11m x 3.23m). A beautifully appointed and light bathroom fitted with Carrara marble, 'His & Hers' wash basins with glazed shelving units, a walk-in shower with frosted glazed screen. The focal points of the bathroom being the Ashton and Bentley twin sided bath with central mixer tap and showerhead.
WC Accessed via an obscure frosted glazed door with a Kohler two piece suite comprising a floating wash hand basin and toilet with wall mounted controls, Velux roof light and PIR sensor spotlight to the ceiling.
Dressing Room14'10" x 10'4" (4.52m x 3.15m). A walk-through dressing room with beautifully handcrafted wardrobes with hanging and integrated shelving with mirrored doors, Velux window to the side elevation.
Bedroom Two15'8" x 12'6" (4.78m x 3.8m). Benefiting from a dual aspect with sealed glazed windows to the front and side elevations, partially vaulted ceiling with integrated audio speakers, archway through to:
Dressing Room11'3" x 6'9" (3.43m x 2.06m). With a partially vaulted ceiling and window to the side elevation. Door to:
En-suite Bathroom10'1" x 7'2" (3.07m x 2.18m). Fitted with a four piece suite consisting of a corner shower cubicle with rainwater shower head, roll top and claw foot bath with central mixer tap and shower head, Kohler floating toilet with wall mounted flush and wash hand basin and vanity unit, vaulted ceiling with recessed spotlights and extractor fan.
Bedroom Three15'3" x 13'10" (4.65m x 4.22m). Having a partially vaulted ceiling with integrated audio speakers and glazed window to the front elevation overlooking the front garden. Door through to:
En-suite Bathroom12' x 4' (3.66m x 1.22m). With a Japanese soak tub with integrated jet spas and rain drench shower head above, attractive natural stone tiling to the walls and floor, Kohler suite consisting of a floating toilet with wall mounted controls, wash hand basin and vanity unit, spotlights and extractor fan into the ceiling with a sun tube and towel heater.
Bedroom Four16'3" x 16'2" (4.95m x 4.93m). An impressive bedroom with high vaulted ceiling, Velux windows to the front and rear elevations, fitted with a vast range of integrated hand crafted wardrobes. Door through to:
Jack & Jill Shower Room10' x 5'11" (3.05m x 1.8m). With large walk-in shower, rainwater and handheld shower attachment, Kohler floating toilet with wall mounted flush, wash hand basin and vanity unit, chrome towel rail, spotlights to ceiling and Velux roof light.
Bedroom Five13'11" x 13'6" (4.24m x 4.11m). A fifth double room with sealed glazed window overlooking the front garden. Door through to the 'Jack & Jill' shower room.
Outside The property is approached via a sweeping gravel driveway with access via electric wooden double gates. The driveway approach is tree lined with low level lighting with an attractive granite wall to the front boundary and established copse with beautifully established and mature trees with the Swithland Brook and bridge over running through the copse. On the opposite side of the copse is a fruit orchard. The gravelled drive leads directly to the front of the property with parking for numerous cars leading in turn to the triple garage and a double oak framed car port. There is access to the property via the main entrance door and side door. Wide gated access at the side of the property to the rear garden.
Oak Framed Car Port18'4" x 17'1" (5.6m x 5.2m). With a high ceiling, electric car charger point and access via a pull-down ladder to a loft with significant storage space.
Outside WC8'10" x 4'7" (2.7m x 1.4m). Fitted with a toilet and wash hand basin, electric panel heater, lighting and extractor fan.
Rear Garden A highly private and beautifully designed garden focuses on a central courtyard with steps leading up to a large raised lawn abutting open countryside beyond. Within the courtyard is an ornate pond with water feature, granite set stones, paving and gravel borders with topiary hedging, numerous seating areas with outdoor lighting, access to the dining veranda and three sets of steps lead up to a large raised lawn with low level hedging to the rear boundary taking full advantage of the views across open countryside beyond. Established trees are dotted along the boundary, numerous outdoor taps, power points and lighting and beautifully stocked and colourful flower beds.