A commanding Grade II listed country home on the banks of the river Severn.
Pool House is a substantial and impressive period Grade II listed country home thought to date back to 1720. The property features tall mellow brick elevations under pitched tiled roofs with sizeable dormer windows and two substantial chimneys. The side elevations feature an enclosed bay feature to one side and a single storey period extension to the other. The classic architecture features tall timber casement windows with arched brick headers and a traditional substantial main door with glazed panels above. There are three floors of accommodation providing substantial reception and bedroom space. Traditional features include impressive fireplaces, tall ceilings in key rooms and exposed timber and flagstone flooring.
Pool house sits in beautiful gardens of about 1.9 acres above the river Severn. The grounds have the benefit expansive lawned areas and a graded garden leading down to a substantial landing stage. The property has good parking and garaging, and there is a further lot available consisting of a commercial building with parking and garden area.
The formal entrance is via the substantial timber front door on the main elevation leading to the entrance hall featuring substantial flagstone flooring. The principal staircase and guest cloakroom are situated to the far end. Day to day access is via the kitchen/breakfast room or the utility room.
The kitchen/breakfast room has wealth of floor and wall mounted cupboards with integrated appliances, Rangemaster cooker, central island and granite work surfaces. The ground floor features the classic Georgian four square layout with the kitchen occupying the south western quadrant. The remaining three quadrants offer superb reception rooms. The dining room features a dual aspect and impressive inglenook fireplace with oak bressumer. An interesting side room links the dining room and the drawing room. This side room is currently used as a library reading room and has access to the garden. The drawing room has an elegant open fireplace and enjoys good natural light with views of the formal garden and river. Across the entrance hall is the large sitting room also with river views and feature fireplace with wood burning stove. There is direct access to the kitchen/breakfast room and beyond is the games room which also leads into the utility room and guest cloakroom.
At first floor level there are 4 impressive bedrooms all with en suite facilities. At second floor level there are five further bedrooms one of which has an en suite facility and there is a family bathroom.
Pool House is accessed via a private driveway from the B4211. The commercial building which is available as Lot 2 is found on the right hand side upon entrance. This is used for storage and office space and also includes a kitchen. Situated to the back of the building is a Hydro Pool Spa and changing room facility.
The driveway carries on round to a parking area and Pool House itself. The property enjoys expansive lawns on the main elevation which face North East and an enclosed garden to the rear which faces south west. There are mature borders around the perimeter of the house and established borders within the garden. The delightful river views are enjoyed from various vantage points including block paved seating and dining area and the long bank landing stage. Mature trees are set to the perimeter of the garden area providing privacy.
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I can imagine enjoying a lovely evening drink on the main lawn with my Georgian house behind me and waving at the passing boats.Christian Swaab