A spectacular family home finished to an exacting standard throughout and boasts a magnificent contemporary rear extension.
Northcote, is a fine example of a period house that has undergone a meticulous schedule of refurbishment and extension. The end result is simply captivating providing a very comfortable and impressive family home.
The accommodation comprises; an inviting entrance hallway with fitted storage and an impressive wine cooler; sure to be a hit with oenophiles, a comfortable and pleasant living room featuring a beautiful bay window and cosy wood burner, a good sized study with storage and integral access to the garage, a spacious utility room with exterior side access and WC. There is a large sociable dining room which leads directly into the stunning kitchen. This generous open plan space is the epicentre for modern living creating a sociable space and a pleasurable cooking environment. The kitchen has been intelligently designed to flow around a central island including a sit up bar. Of particular note is the garden room which was designed by the well renowned architects, Apropros. This spectacular area spans the full width of the house providing the feeling of being outside owing to the large amount of glass. The space draws in the seasons of the garden and in the colder months one can remain cosy and warm next to the large wood burner. In the warmer months, the outside is invited in through large sliding doors.
To the first floor and the accommodation comprises five good sized bedrooms and two bathrooms. Four of the largest bedrooms are all fitted with high quality fitted wardrobes and storage, one of the bedrooms boasts a sumptuous en suite shower room. Also to the first floor is an outstanding family bathroom finished to a fabulous standard and includes a roll top bath, large separate shower enclosure and eye catching metro tiling.
The property is accessed via electrically operated security gates which provides access to a very good sized drive allowing space to park numerous vehicles. The area has been sympathetically landscaped to compliment and soften the façade and includes; a herringbone path border, a shingle drive and borders stocked with evergreen shrubs. There is a garage and side access to the rear of the property.
To the rear is a good sized paved terrace, perfect for entertaining late into the evening in the summer months owing to the south west aspect direction of the garden. There is a good sized lawned area for the children with mature borders and paved paths to either side leading to the studio at the rear of the garden. The studio is a recent addition and is an eye catching structure which blends perfectly with its timber cladding. This flexible space could suit many needs; a gym, a work from home office, a summer house or a teenagers den to name but a few.
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The moment you pass through the entrance gates you know you're about to see something special. The flow of the house is impeccable and I just love the juxtaposition of the period façade and ultra modern rear extension, a real crowd pleaser.James LambProperty agent