An immaculately presented, Grade II listed country house situated in a rural, yet accessible location, set within beautiful gardens and grounds including a stunning spring fed lake.
Stallbrook Hall is an immaculately presented, Grade II listed country house which has been painstakingly resorted to an exacting standard retaining wonderful period features including exposed timbers and original oak flooring along with modern day comforts including double glazing throughout to present beautiful accommodation which flows effortlessly across three floors.
The front door opens in to the entrance hall with quarry tiled flooring and from where the staircase rises to the first floor and the main reception rooms flow. The drawing room boasts original oak flooring, exposed brick and timbers, a beautiful open fireplace with stone surround incorporating the MacNaughton' family crest and a fine aspect across the lake. The dining room is a wonderful room for entertaining with an inglenook style feature fireplace with an exposed brick surround, original tiled flooring, a dual aspect and an interesting curved wall. The study has an exposed wattle and daub wall and French doors opening on to the terrace.
The kitchen is a well equipped with a range of painted faced freestanding pine units with solid wood tops, a 4 oven reconditioned converted to natural gas AGA within an inglenook, Beko oven and flagstone flooring which continues to the walk in pantry and separate utility room, which has further units plus a door to outside. There is also a cloakroom WC & basin off the utility room.
The principal bedroom suite features beautiful exposed timbers, original oak floor a dual aspect and an en suite shower room. From the hall, steps lead up to a double bedroom with pine floor boards, a decorative fireplace, fine views across the lake, a walk in wardrobe and en suite shower room. There is a further double bedroom.
The library/ snug has built in bookshelves and a beautiful pine floor and leads to a further double bedroom with an oak floor and the family bathroom which has a freestanding bath and separate shower and original oak floor.
The staircase continues to the second floor attic rooms, where there are two double bedrooms with apex roofs, built in wardrobes and en suite shower rooms.
Stallbrook Hall boasts a dry, well ventilated cellar.
GARDENS AND GROUNDS
The property is approached by a private gravelled driveway, flanked with post and railed fencing and herbaceous beds which sweeps past one of the paddocks to a parking area revealing the attractive façade. A laurel and beach hedge borders the parking area offering privacy. There is a useful garden store / boiler room access from outside.
The enchanting garden is predominantly laid to lawn with a beautiful spring-fed lake which attracts a variety of wildlife including kingfishers and egrets. The outlet for the water is a real feature with water cascading into the stream. Rose and clematis creep up the handsome south facing façade where there is a lovely terrace, ideal for alfresco dining.
There is a further terrace which can be accessed from the utility room and this leads to the kitchen garden which has a raised bed, planted with a selection of tomatoes, carrots, beetroot and runner beans to name a few. There is also a greenhouse and garden shed.
There are two paddocks situated behind the garden, one with a selection of fruit trees including apple, pear, damson, plum and greengage. They are bordered with a mixture of post and railed fencing and mature hedges and trees.
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I absolutely love the setting with the house overlooking the lake.Peter Daborn