A stunning family house situated in a private yet accessible location with large gardens, paddocks and beautiful views of the surrounding countryside.
The house is beautifully appointed and provides a lovely feeling of a very traditional family home, with a contemporary twist.
A storm porch leads from the graveled and stone flagged front drive into the main hall. A lovely spacious room with quarry tile floor, the stairs rising to the first floor and access to a downstairs cloakroom.
The house has a lovely flow from the centrally positioned main hall. On the right hand side is the drawing room with bay windows creating a lovely light room with tall ceilings and detailed coving, looking into the gardens and a handsome feature open fireplace with a marble surround. Also accessed from the central hall is the dining room. With dual aspect bay windows to the gardens creating a lovely light open room for entertaining. There is lovely detail in the dining room to include beautiful coving, and picture rails creating a very traditional feel.
Accessed from the central hall is the key living space of the house, a superb open plan, fully bespoke kitchen, dining, sitting room that has been beautifully appointed to include a Dayrooms' kitchen, with granite work surfaces with an island, and an electric Aga.
The kitchen is really well appointed to include a built-in electric oven and hob, wine fridge, a dishwasher, Belfast basin, with a second basin in the central island. The room benefits from a lovely engineered oak floor and doors both to the front of the house and onto the patio in the back gardens.
The open plan sitting room and dining room link beautifully to the garden through two sets of French windows creating a lovely large and light open space for family and more informal entertaining with a log burner on a slate hearth.
Next-door to the kitchen is a useful back kitchen which includes a second electric Aga, cupboards for storage and a stable door leading to the front of the house.
Beyond the kitchen is the sitting room with dual aspect windows with lovely views and the perfect room to retreat to in the winter months.
There is a boot room this then leads on through to a wet room and downstairs bathroom. Beyond this is the indoor swimming pool. The swimming pool is approximately 30ft x 15ft and 6ft deep at the deepest part. With two sets of French windows looking towards the garden the swimming pool is a wonderful addition to the house to be used in the summer and winter months, and a great fun space for entertaining.
The stairs rise from the central hall onto a landing which is a light open space with the benefit of a roof light.
The master bedroom is accessed to the right hand side which includes a double bedroom with dual aspect views of the garden and countryside beyond, with the added benefit of electric blinds on all three windows operated from the bed. There are built in wardrobes and a fantastic large en suite bathroom. The landing leads onto a further four double bedrooms and a family bathroom all of which are of good proportions and well-appointed, one with an en-suite bathroom with a roll-top bath with lovely views across the gardens.
Gardens and land
The house stands in approximately 11 acres of gardens and paddocks.
To the front of the house is the gravel and paved drive with a turning circle around a rockery surrounded by lawns and borders with mature trees around the boundary providing wonderful privacy.
To the back of the house is a large patio leading onto the lawns with a wide variety of mature trees and far reaching views beyond. The vendors have planted over 80 trees to include oaks, sycamores, firs, willow, copper beech and acer. From the patio a lavender lined brick path leads down to a water feature with a fountain and then continues with a double yew tree hedge either side leading around the edge of the garden.
The gardens have a variety of well-tended mature borders with a wide selection of flowers and shrubs and beyond the more formal gardens are the wildflower meadows providing an oasis for the wildlife. The garden has the benefit of a greenhouse and vegetable patch, a selection of espalier trained apple trees with a garden shed, a stable and a log store attached.
Adjoining the gardens is a beautiful paddock which is perfectly suited for an equestrian or small holding use, with a mains water supply. There is bridleway adjoining the property providing direct access to wonderful hacking in the surrounding countryside.
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This house is extremely handsome set within breathtaking gardens, grounds and open countrysideTony Morris-Eyton