Property SummaryAn unmistakeably superior family residence prominently positioned at the edge of the village, convenient for road and rail links and yet perfectly secluded amid stunning gardens of approximately one acre.
With a programme of painstaking renovation and extensive refurbishment –- the present owners have conceived a home that is equipped to cater for the demands of large scale entertaining as well as more intimate gatherings; the beautiful gardens and of course the pool and leisure complex have become an important and integral part of the enjoyment of the property.
The property‘s architectural geography provides a truly adaptable layout that includes five bedrooms, each having its own bathroom, seven reception rooms including a fine drawing room, formal and informal dining areas, sun lounge and exciting cinema room – plus a comprehensively fitted 18ft family kitchen with granite worktops and a practical utility room.
Set behind substantial electrically operated double gates, the property enjoys beautifully maintained formal gardens of around one acre, with ample parking, two double garages and a workshop.
Covered Entrance Porch
Exterior coach lamps, double timber doors with leaded glazed panels opening into:
Polished porcelain floor tiles with decorative centre-piece, two radiators, picture lights and recessed ceiling down lighters, moulded cornicing, built-in cloaks cupboard. Double doors into family room and library. Two leaded windows to front.
5' 10" x 5' 8" (1.77m x 1.73m)
Suite comprising close coupled WC and Walnut wash stand with marble counter and inset hand basin, vanity mirror and storage cupboard. Full wall tiling, radiator/towel rail, recessed ceiling down lighters and extractor fan.
21' 5" x 14' 3" (6.54m x 4.34m)
Oak herringbone flooring, radiator, recessed ceiling down lighters and moulded cornicing, window to rear.
6' 5" x 5' 9" (1.96m x 1.75m)
Quarry tiled floor, Oil-fired boiler, energy management and zoned heating control, mains pressure cylinder, linen shelving.
Oak herringbone flooring, radiator, glazed door to garden.
21' 8" x 17' 10" (6.61m x 5.43m)
Open fireplace with calor gas log basket for instant heat, stone surround and granite hearth, two radiators, moulded cornicing and recessed ceiling down lighters, two windows to side and French doors opening onto the rear garden.
16' 5" x 12' 5" (5.04m x 3.80m)
Oak herringbone flooring, radiator, wall light points and picture lights, moulded cornicing. Glazed folding doors to family room and:
14' 5" x 11' 1" (4.40m x 3.41m)
Travertine tiled floor with decorative borders, panelled vaulted ceiling, glazed door to garden.
FAMILY ROOM/INFORMAL DINING
14' 6" x 14' 4" (4.43m x 4.37m)
Radiator, moulded cornicing and recessed ceiling down lighters, windows to front elevations. Archway to kitchen and door to:
16' 11" x 14' 6" (5.15m x 4.42m)
Integrated overhead projector with screen and surround sound system, range of fitted cupboards, two radiators, recessed ceiling down lighters, windows to front and rear elevations.
17' 11" x 15' 7" (5.46m x 4.74m)
Ceramic tiled floor, extensive range of hand-built, painted units with granite counter-tops and inset one and a half-bowl sink and waste disposal, matching wall cupboards, tiled recess with pelmet housing Rayburn range, granite central Island incorporating breakfast bar with storage cupboards and inset sink and waste disposal, integrated appliances to include dishwasher, Neff double oven, ceramic hob and extractor, 'True-cooler' larder fridge and freezer. Radiator, recessed ceiling down lighters, window to front.
10' 2" x 7' 3" (3.09m x 2.22m)
Tiled floor. Butler sink with mixer tap and adjacent drainer, work surface with cupboards and drawers under, matching eye level cupboards, pelmet lighting, plumbing for water softener, fitted washing machine and dryer, radiator, window to front.
15' 6" x 15' 4" (4.73m x 4.67m)
Double doors from reception hall. Radiator, moulded cornicing and recessed ceiling down lighters, window to rear.
10' 10" x 6' 1" (3.29m x 1.86m)
Range of fitted furniture including desk unit and storage cupboards, window to front.
INNER HALL LEADING TO DORMITORY AREA
Accessed via double doors from the library.
Two radiators, recessed ceiling down lighters, three windows to side.
21' 11" x 23' 3" maximum narrowing to 15' 0" (6.68 x 7.08m ~ 4.57m)
With two radiators, moulded cornicing with recessed ceiling down lighters, Oriel and porthole windows to side elevations and window to rear.
With extensive hanging and shelf space.
10' 3" x 7' 7" (3.12m x 2.35m)
Suite comprising panelled bath, walk-in double enclosure with multi-jet shower unit, Vernon Tutbury washbasin with fitted cupboards, mirror and pelmet lighting, WC with concealed cistern. Tiled floor and fully tiled walls, contemporary vertical radiator, recessed ceiling down lighters, window to side.
17' 8" x 10' 5" (5.41m x3.19m)
Two double built-in wardrobes, radiator, window to side.
With extensive hanging and shelf space.
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM
8' x 6' (2.46m x 1.85m)
Suite comprising double shower enclosure with glazed screen, contemporary washstand with basin and mirror, close coupled WC. Full wall tiling, radiator, window to side.
16' 10" x 9' 6" (4.91m x 2.95m)
Double built-in wardrobes, radiator, French doors opening onto the garden.
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM
6' 5" x 6' 5" (1.97m x 1.97m)
Suite comprising corner shower enclosure with glazed screen, pedestal washbasin with vanity mirror and lighting, close coupled WC. Radiator/towel rail, vaulted ceiling with two Velux-style roof lights.
13' 10" x 9' 11" (4.21m x 3.02m)
With radiator, window to side.
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM
6' 6" x 5' 9" (2m x 1.81m)
Suite comprising corner shower enclosure with glazed screen, pedestal washbasin with vanity mirror and lighting, close coupled WC. Radiator/towel rail, porthole window to side.
17' 11" x 13' 10" narrowing to 7' 10" (5.47m x 4.21m ~ 2.38m)
Range of fitted furniture including wardrobes and dressing unit, radiator, recessed ceiling down lighters, window to side.
EN SUITE BATHROOM
6' 8" x 5' 6" (2.03m x 1.68m)
Suite comprising spa bath with shower mixer and glazed screen, pedestal washbasin with vanity mirror and close coupled WC. Tiled floor and full wall tiling, radiator/towel rail, porthole window to side.
The property is situated in one of the most sought-after locations in the area and rests proudly amid grounds of approximately One Acre, fully screened by mature hedging, walling and double timber electrified gates with decorative columns and lighting, which open onto the sweeping driveway providing access to the circular parking and turning space and the two double garages.
The well cared for gardens have been professionally landscaped with a variety of hard and soft landscaping featuring shaped formal lawns, small orchard with of Apple, Pear and Plum, meandering pathways, secluded seating areas and beautifully arranged beds and borders with an abundance and variety of style and colour. There is an attractive private courtyard with paved and gravelled areas with pergola and water features and adjacent to the pool house is a large Flagstone patio and circular deck.
Octagonal SUMMERHOUSE (with power and light) measuring around 18'2" x 18'2" (5.54m x 5.54m).
There is a carp pond to the front with ornamental rockery and filtration system, wild garden, vegetable patch and area ideal for pets or small livestock.
There is a separate, well concealed gated entrance providing access to hardstanding suitable for caravan etc. and for oil delivery.
19' 3" x 18' 9" (5.88m x 5.76m)#
With electric sectional door, light and power.
19' 3" x 7' 10" (5.88m x 2.38m)
Double timber doors, light and power connected.
DETACHED DOUBLE GARAGE
18' 7" x 18' 6"(5.66m x 5.65m)
With electric sectional door, personal door, light and power.
SWIMMING POOL/LEISURE COMPLEX
Pool area measuring 37' 7" x 27' 7" (11.47m x 8.44m) with fully tiled, heated and filtered pool with integrated Jacuzzi/Spa. Three sets of double glazed patio doors lead out to the garden.
Two fully tiled Changing Rooms measuring approx. 5' 11" x 5' 1" (1.80m x 1.56m) and 5' 11" x 5' (1.80m x 1.52m).
Fitness Room measuring 10'3" x 9'0" (3.12m x 2.74m).
Fully-tiled Cloakroom with WC and hand basin.
Storage Room and Plant Room with Oil-fired boiler and filtration unit.
NOTE: - The pool operates on a Calorex vari-heat system which provides heating and eradicates all condensation.
Marketed by Town-and-Country
The exterior of the property is coated in a durable Tyrolean finish that requires no repainting.