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Situated within this most desirable of Wreake Valley villages, a luxuriously appointed and stylishly extended four bedroom detached property remodelled by the current vendors with the very highest quality materials, Read more
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Situated within this most desirable of Wreake Valley villages, a luxuriously appointed and stylishly extended four bedroom detached property remodelled by the current vendors with the very highest quality materials, specification and attention to detail. Featuring a superb bespoke kitchen by Lewis & Hill opening into a stunning living/dining room extension, the property also features two further reception rooms, two en-suite shower rooms and a luxury four piece bathroom with Villeroy and Boch fittings including a Jacuzzi bath. Situated amongst magnificent landscaped garden grounds, designed for entertaining and privacy, the property also offers oil fired central heating, detached double garage and a wealth of appeal, integrity and character including original doors, ornate stone mullioned windows leaded with stained glass lights, blending beautifully with a highly contemporary extension and luxury fittings.
The Property The Old School dates back to 1871. The property has been the subject of a stylish and thorough restoration and extension programme by the current owners. Only the very best Gaggenau kitchen appliances have been incorporated within a superb Lewis & Hill kitchen with a quality of finish matched throughout the property with luxury bathroom suites, automated lighting and individual room heating control and integrated sound system, the whole blended with some magnificent period original features.
Additional garden has been acquired and an excellent garage block constructed which has also afforded an area between the garage and property to be beautifully landscaped with almost a Mediterranean feel, the extension providing full height seamless bi-folding doors to create an indoor/outdoor living space enjoying afternoon/evening sun and privacy.
Accommodation The property is entered via leaded double doors into:
Magnificent Entrance Porch With exposed brick and two windows with stone lintels and sills and a pair of original panelled doors with cast iron lock leading into the sitting room. Cupboard housing the consumer units with shelving and the kitchen supply and automation.
Sitting Room16'11" x 14'6" (5.16m x 4.42m). With wood burner within Minster style ornate stone surround with flagstone hearth, wood strip flooring, exposed brickwork including ornate window mullions, sealed double glazed windows to front, cast iron radiator and off:
Inner Reception Hall With a return staircase to the first floor with cupboard under featuring a superb stained glass full height mullion window with exposed brickwork, cast iron radiator and off:
Study/Bedroom Five11'3" x 10'7" (3.43m x 3.23m). With oak wood strip flooring with underfloor heating, sealed double glazed windows to side and rear, ceiling speakers and spotlights.
Kitchen17'1" x 15'1" (5.2m x 4.6m). Comprising a feature bespoke luxury kitchen by Lewis & Hill featuring extensive ranges of Quartz work surfacing incorporating double sink units with an extensive range of white high gloss acrylic fronted base cupboards and drawers, eye level units and matching central island in oak, top of the range extensive appliances by Gaggenau including induction ceramic hobs with Teppanyaki inset within central island with separate controls, superb larder style full height fridge/freezer with water and ice dispenser and matching Gaggenau appliances including a split level fan assisted electric oven, steam oven above and warming oven below. Integrated dishwasher with matching front, large wine fridge in stainless steel and feature electric Aga in pewter with matching hotplates and glass splashback. Marble flooring with underfloor heating, recessed central extractor hood within the ceiling in stainless steel with spotlights. This superb modern stylish kitchen is complimented by original architectural features including ornate brick and stone mullion sealed double glazed windows to front and matching columns set within work surfacing creating a division to the living/dining extension.
Open-plan Living/Dining Room Extension24'1" x 13'1" average (7.34m x 4m average). This superb room features a sophisticated lantern roof, integrated sound system, Mitsubishi air conditioning unit, stylish modern wood burner and provision for wall mounted TV. Marble flooring with underfloor heating which matches the kitchen floor. Vertical sealed double glazed windows to front to replicate some of the original architectural windows, further matching vertical windows to side and a range of bi-folding full height seamless doors opening from the living/dining room onto a raised sun deck in which to enjoy the views over landscaped side courtyard garden.
Utility Room7'7" x 4'7" (2.3m x 1.4m). With matching base cupboards, eye level cupboards incorporating a Neff integrated microwave in stainless steel and Franke sink unit, plumbing for washing machine and space for tumble dryer and marble flooring.
Guest Bedroom Four11'1" x 10'8" (3.38m x 3.25m). With oak wood strip flooring with underfloor heating, sealed double glazed windows to the side and rear, spotlights and off:
En-suite Shower Room Being fully tiled in limestone with a white three piece suite with chrome contemporary fittings comprising a corner shower, wash hand basin and low level WC, integrated heated mirror with lighting, underfloor heating, chrome towel rail/radiator, multi-pane windows to side, extractor fan.
On the First Floor Approached via a return staircase from the reception hall:
First Floor Landing With high ceilings showcasing two king post roof trusses and attractive original brickwork, cupboard off and off:
Bedroom One12'2" x 16'9" (3.7m x 5.1m). With Cathedral ceiling, exposed roof truss and beams, double glazed Velux roof light, original window in the end gable with double glazed window to front, provision for wall mounted TV, cast iron radiator, Mitsubishi air conditioning unit, off which:
Dressing Room12'2" x 8'8" (3.7m x 2.64m). With a full length range of built-in hanging wardrobes, double glazed window and roof light and off:
Luxury En-suite Shower Room Having a three piece suite comprising a large walk-in shower with dual shower fittings and four side jets, vanity unit, Hansgrohe with syphonic WC, slate flooring with matching tiled splashbacks, mirror fronted medicine cupboard with lights, shaver points, sealed double glazed window and original stained glass window with triple glazing, contemporary vertical towel rail/radiator and underfloor heating.
Bedroom Two12'6" x 8'5" (3.8m x 2.57m). With cast iron radiator, original window, double glazed Velux roof light, exposed roof truss.
Bedroom Three12'6" x 7'3" (3.8m x 2.2m). With window seat, sealed double glazed window to front, original roof truss, built-in double cupboard, cast iron radiator.
Luxury Family Bathroom12'2" minimum x 11' (3.7m minimum x 3.35m). With a white four piece suite comprising Jacuzzi bath by Villeroy and Boch with air jets and water jets inset within tiled surround with matching panel, large walk-in shower with six side jets and dual shower fittings, low level WC and vanity sink unit with drawer under and heated mirror over, ceramic tiled flooring with underfloor heating, ceiling speakers, spotlights, original stained glass leaded light with triple glazing, shaver point, underfloor heating and towel/radiator. In addition is a useful double linen/airing cupboard.
Outside to the Front A particular feature of the property is its setting within the heart of the village yet offering complete privacy as well as landscaped grounds and extensive parking. A gravel driveway leads into the front with hardstanding for a number of vehicles which leads in turn to:
Large Double Garage With twin up and over doors, side door, fitted light and power and storage in the roof space.
Outside to the Rear The gardens are partly laid to the front being enclosed by mature laurel hedge, magnificent trees and planted borders with a pathway giving access around to the original front doors to the property. The gardens have been accessed from the extension and situated between the house and the garage is a superb landscaped courtyard style garden comprising a raised sun deck, a lower terrace enclosed by box hedging and a deep planted border and with clad to match the extension with ornamental lighting and tropical plants. The side gardens feature a cascading water feature comprising a recirculated pond with two waterfalls and a superb adjacent brick pizza oven with storage space under. There is hard landscaped areas with a wood store. An ornamental pathway leads down the rear of the garage to a more informal good sized garden being completely private and enclosed by mature hedge, timber panel fencing and brick walling. This garden enjoys an attractive view towards the village church, large and productive fruit and vegetable gardens, an area of orchard and lawn with deep flowering borders with a variety of attractive ornamental shrubs, plants and mature trees including copper beech, silver birch and lime tree. The gardens are supplied with lighting, water and the property is also well supplied with CCTV security systems and outside flood lighting. Access can be gained around all sides of the property.
Fixtures and Fittings All fitted carpets, curtains and light fittings (except the chandelier type fittings) are included.
Specification The property benefits from zoned underfloor central heating system to the ground floor (apart from in the lounge and hallway) blending with cast iron radiators and supplemented by sophisticated Mitsubishi air conditioning in the extension and main bedroom. The intelligent electric system includes a CCTV camera system, extensive internal and the lighting system has been designed specifically to ensure the property is as impressive at night as it is during the day. Ideal for a dependant relative or those with extended families, a ground floor bedroom suite ensures maximum flexibility and beyond the landscaped courtyard garden is a further good sized private more informal garden with orchard, fruit and vegetable garden and impressive flowering borders. The leafy setting of the property provides welcome summer shade as well as privacy.