A sophisticated country home with excellent amenities and country views.
Believed to date from around 1900, entered through smart electric gates and up a long gravel drive, Highlands is a beautifully presented and tastefully styled detached Victorian home that offers an abundance of charm and character, yet has many modern amenities including a fantastic open plan kitchen and stunning orangery. The entire property is in excellent condition throughout.
On the ground floor, this substantial property offers impressive and versatile reception rooms including a beautiful sitting room, library, study, office and snug, as well as a gloriously sun-filled orangery, currently used for dining and entertaining. A dry cellar with fitted wine racks is adjacent to the kitchen and also provides further storage space. The hub of the house is the bright open plan kitchen/family space with a range of bespoke fitted units. Many of the rooms flow into the outside entertainment areas and beautiful mature gardens and grounds.
Upstairs there are 5 bedrooms, all of which have en suite facilities, the principal suite has an impressive separate dressing area and a fabulous vaulted ceiling. The substantial loft space above, with two skylight windows could provide further accommodation options, subject to planning.
Outside, the heated swimming pool, terrace and recently updated decking, pool bar and audio speakers offer fabulous family entertaining space. A beautiful rose garden is situated adjacent to the pool area and further secluded gardens surround the property including a landscaped pond. At the end of the gardens there is an enclosed tennis court which has recently been resurfaced and painted. In addition there are various other outbuildings including a stable/gym, car port and storage.
Independent from the main house, the modern coach house annexe comprises of a bedroom suite, bathroom, kitchen and sitting room. This space ideally suits guests or multi generational living.
Adjacent to the gardens there is an open paddock of about 4 acres with a field shelter and water connection, ideal for equestrian enthusiasts.
The property also benefits from direct fibre connectivity, providing superfast internet access with numerous inside and outside access points, as well as state of the art CCTV and ample parking.
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Highlands is a beautiful country house with the perfect blend of modern living with period features. There is also great potential (STP) for equestrian amenities.Felicity WalkerProperty agent