A fine Edwardian country house with elegant proportions and extensive accommodation, situated in a private and rural location with delightful gardens and grounds.
Galleys Wood is an imposing Victorian/Edwardian property set in established gardens and grounds with the benefit of a detached converted Coach House comprising a three bedroom annexe. The house provides elegant well proportioned accommodation arranged over five floors. Features include high ceilings, striped wooden floorboards, impressive oak staircase, sash windows some with shutters, Adams style fireplaces, ceiling roses, cornice and a delightful south facing veranda to the front of the house.
Elegant formal entertaining areas are provided by the principal reception rooms and generous reception hall. The drawing room has a bay window to the side and decorative windows to either side of the fireplace featuring coloured glass. The dining room also has a bay window and window to the side and Adams style fireplace.
The family room has an outlook to the front and adjoins the kitchen/breakfast room.
The kitchen/breakfast room is fitted with an attractive range of wall and base cupboards with a matching island unit and dresser style cupboards with work surfaces incorporating a butler sink. There is space for a range style cooker, dishwasher and fridge-freezer.
Completing this floor are a playroom with extensive storage, a utility room with space for appliances and two cloakrooms.
To the lower ground floor is a cinema with bar area, spacious game room, an office area with adjoining kitchen, wine cellar, store room and boiler room. There is direct access to outside from the kitchen.
The principal bedroom accommodation is arranged over the first floor and comprises a well proportioned bedroom with bay window and stylish en suite bathroom with separate shower cubicle and his and hers vanity unit.
Four further bedrooms all have attractive outlook over the gardens and are served by a spacious family bathroom with separate shower cubicle. There is a store room/walk in wardrobe completing this floor.
The second floor provides flexible accommodation comprising a sitting room with kitchen area, three bedrooms and a bathroom. This floor could be used as a flat with access provided by a secondary staircase.
A spiral staircase with paddle treads rises to the third floor recreation room and access to the attic.
The Coach House
Arranged over the ground floor is the spacious double aspect sitting room with brick fireplace with wood burner stove and direct access to the front. The generous triple aspect kitchen/dining room has a range of wall and base units with appliances including electric oven and hob, space for fridge, washing machine and tumble dryer. A cloakroom is accessed from the hall which also provides access to the rear garden.
To the first floor are three bedrooms and a well appointed bathroom with separate shower cubicle.
The house is approached via a pair of brick pillars with wrought iron gates over a gravel drive which sweeps around to the front of the house and on to the rear where a single garage can be found.
The gardens and grounds provide a high degree of privacy to the property with areas of woodland stocked with deciduous trees, located to the perimeter of the grounds. Level areas of lawn extend from an attractive flag stone semi circular terrace flanked by banks of heather beds and a low stone wall. There is established planting in the garden including specimen trees, beech hedging, rhododendrons and oak, beech and a variety of conifer trees. To the south boundary is a superb tree house approached via a timber staircase and comprises a room with mezzanine area. There is also a childs play area in the grounds and an additional tree house located in the main area of the woodland. There is a paddock measuring about 3.5 acres.
In total the acreage measures about 12 acres.
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