Exceptional Grade II listed Georgian mansion located in a secluded plot of about 3 acres on the upper reaches of Stanmore Hill.
The Rookery is an exceptional Grade II listed mansion dating from the early 18th Century with later additions and enjoys westerly views over landscaped grounds that extend to about 3 acres. The estate comprises a fine main house of about 11,406 sq ft including swimming pool complex and basement, cottage and outbuildings of about 2790 sq ft and garaging of about 658 sq ft.
A hidden gem, the property is set back from Stanmore Hill behind a high wall and gates and has a large forecourt with garaging and drivers rooms over. The house is laid out over four floors with impressive principle reception rooms enjoying fine garden views, six en suite bedrooms to the first floor, seventh bedroom and bathroom on the top floor and a basement with games room, lounge and store. Leisure facilities include indoor pool and sauna, squash court, tennis court, gym and snooker room.
The parkland gardens are magnificent and slope gently away from the terrace to the rear of the house down to an ornamental lake with bridge and gazebo. The grounds include a tennis court, leisure complex with squash court, gym area and games room and a detached two bedroom cottage.
To the front there are further landscaped gardens and a sheltered courtyard, overlooked by a white weather boarded clock tower with cupola, with an ornamental aviary and covered outside kitchen.
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A hidden gem with beautiful grounds and viewsDouglas Sleaper