An elegant duplex apartment of superb proportions set within this imposing Grade I listed Georgian mansion.
The present Brasted Place mansion dates from 1784-5, having been designed by the celebrated architect Robert Adam for John Turton, physician to Queen Elizabeth I and later George III. Brasted Place was Grade I listed in 1954. An award winning restoration and conversion was undertaken in the mid 1990s under the auspices of English Heritage. This removed the 20th Century additions and created seven individual residential apartments.
Napoleon 3rd Suite is an impressive duplex apartment, set within this magnificent Grade I listed building and offered with no onward chain. The light, elegant and well-proportioned accommodation is arranged over two floors and provides ideal areas for formal entertaining and modern living, with character features including high ceilings, attractive fireplaces, stunning ceiling friezes, some panelled walls and decorative radiator covers. Also of particular note is the generous private terrace offering glorious southerly views, the benefit of about 8 ½ acres of outstanding communal grounds and woodland, together with garaging and visitors parking.
The apartment is approached via the grand communal entrance hall and stairway.
The principal reception rooms comprise a magnificent drawing room of superb proportions, featuring columns designed by Sir Christopher Wren and originating from Enfield Church, an attractive fireplace with a marble surround and full height windows with a window seat affording wonderful views over the grounds. The sitting/garden room is light and of generous proportions, also with a fireplace with a marble surround, built-in cupboards and double doors leading to a generous private terrace which is covered by an impressive Portico.
The bright kitchen/breakfast room is fitted with a comprehensive range of base and wall units and integral appliances appliances.
A well-appointed cloakroom complete this floor.
Arranged over the lower ground floor is the spacious principal suite, comprising a generous double bedroom, dressing area, extensive built-in wardrobes and a modern en suite bathroom with a separate shower.
There are two further double bedrooms, one currently utilised as a study.
A stylish shower room featuring interesting cast iron columns and a utility room with further storage, space for appliances and access to the boiler completes the accommodation.
Brasted Place is approached through electronically operated wrought iron gates which lead via a shared gravel driveway to two separate parking areas and a designated single garage.
The delightful communal grounds are a superb feature comprising formal gardens and woodland, totaling about 8 ½ acres.
Lease: Remainder of a 999 year lease from 1997 with a share of the freehold.
Maintenance charges: £5,981.16 per annum including maintenance of communal grounds and the Estate road, regular exterior redecoration and upkeep of common parts. Peppercorn ground rent.
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I love the spectacular drawing rooms, both have such grand proportionsJames Stacey-Clear