A split level and contemporary home with panoramic Gorge views
A truly unique and bespoke split level family house enjoying unrivalled elevated views over the historic Gorge. Avon Heights is a generously appointed home set within the tree canopy and with established woodland gardens, terraces and a swimming pool.
The versatile interior caters well for entertaining, multigenerational living and families young and old. Approached via a large and welcoming reception hall, the principal room is open plan L shaped and with a sprung floor. Bathed in light and featuring floor to ceiling windows with significant solar gain, there are panoramic views and designated functions for dining and day to day living. A discreet bar/pantry, utility and the guest bedroom suite lie directly off. The kitchen/breakfast room is in the core of the house and features a range of wall and base units with granite surfaces, there are Integrated appliances including a range style cooker, microwave, dishwasher and fridge as well as a breakfast area. Adjacent is the snug room, a more intimate space and useful play room for children. A shower room located off the hall and adjacent completes the accommodation but of significance is the sun terrace which spans the rear elevation and can be accessed from the principal room, snug or kitchen. Oriented South west, there are panoramic views over the landscaped gardens and this is a thoroughly enjoyable and relaxing space for lounging and al fresco dining.
The lower ground is equally impressive with a double glazed stained and leaded window on the half landing and inner hall with three bedrooms served by the contemporary bathroom, two of the bedrooms also feature built in wardrobes. The boiler room includes the gas fired boiler supplying the domestic hot water and heating and there is auxiliary plumbing for a washing machine. The master bedroom suite is generously appointed with significant glazing and a door on to its own dedicated balcony. There is a walk in dressing room and a large en suite bathroom with Whirlpool bath, separate shower cubical, WC and pedestal basin.
Integrated to the house is the double garage with an electrically operated up and over door and this is approached via the more recently constructed bridge leading to block paved hardstanding and turning.
Gardens are extensive and tiered and set amongst the established woodland with a wide variety of specimen trees. Notable for their orientation the terraces include the aforementioned sun terrace, below is the ornate parterre with box hedging and Italianate trees. The lower terrace incorporates the swimming pool screened with Bamboos for privacy and pergolas adorned with a Wysteria for dappled shade. Thereafter there are meandering paths through the woodland with recently planted Ferns, Cordylines, Hellebores and many others deciduous plants and shrubs. They culminate in a suspended viewing/dining platform with box planters and a summer house which provides wonderful alfresco dining opportunities. There are strategic seating areas to capture the ambience and dotted amongst the trees strategic up lighting.
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If you like living within the tree canopy, this house is for you, the views are simply epic!Richard Brooks