Attractive Georgian 4,431 sq ft family home with fabulous garden and adjoining fields totaling 3.78 acres. Includes an attached self-contained one bedroom annex and separate garage.
This is an elevated Georgian property set behind a carriage driveway with two sets of gates, one of which is automated, and a gravel driveway which extends around the front of the property to the garage and parking areas. Well suited to equestrians with the land, stables and access to many bridle paths, this is equally well suited for families who want lots of space for children or pets and land in which to stretch their legs.
The property includes a self-contained annex on the ground floor with its own entrance which offers opportunities for offices, dependent relatives or consulting rooms. It has a private entrance a hall with a quarry tiled floor, cloaks cupboard, a cloaks/shower room, a fitted kitchen with integrated appliances, access to the second lounge and a bedroom currently used as a music room away from the main house.
The property has undergone a substantial amount of upgrading in recent years including the installation of many double glazed quality sash windows and the creation of the substantial orangery with under floor heating off the well-appointed kitchen. The bathrooms have been upgraded with contemporary suites and tiling. There are traditional fireplaces to the principal rooms and a multi-fuel stove in the orangery.
The mature gardens have a good number of specimen trees and shrubs, providing deep screening from the road, and are quite manageable with extensive lawns, an orchard area and a large garage with a rear open bay barn. Perfect for storing garden equipment.
Stone steps lead up to a wraparound stone flagged terrace and the front door enters an enclosed porch with a quarry tiled floor and leads through to the front dual-aspect living room. A traditional staircase leads off and there is a bay to the front with sash windows. A period marble fireplace and hearth has a cast iron inner.
A cellar/basement offers good storage space, a utility area, boiler room with a new boiler and pressurised hot water system, access to under floor storage, a further cellar room and a wine cellar.
A summer lounge' lies at the rear of the house with super views over the garden and land. A bay to the rear has French doors opening to the raised rear terrace and a door leads to the front lounge and to the orangery. With its triple aspect and large roof lantern, under floor heated porcelain tiled floor and French doors to the rear terrace, this is the perfect indoor/outdoor entertaining area throughout the year. A corner multi-fuel stove adds character and warmth and this room lies off the vaulted and well-appointed kitchen.
Finished in a traditional style the kitchen has a triple-aspect overlooking gardens and the fields, has a Rangemaster range with two ovens, a grill and warming drawer. There are two Velux windows, an integrated dishwasher Belfast style porcelain sink and granite surfaces.
The first floor includes a landing with access to the house bathroom. Well-appointed and recently upgraded with a contemporary white suite including a double ended bath, wash stand sink and a separate walk in shower with rain and hand showers, low level WC and porcelain tiling.
The master bedroom is a superb size and has a bay to the front with new sash windows and the room is set off by an ornamental period fireplace with a pewter inner and tiled hearth. A newly fitted en suite bathroom lies off with a walk in shower, rain and hand showers, Duravit sanitary ware and a marble topped wash stand inset with an oval wash hand basin. Under floor heated with porcelain tiles.
There are three further double bedrooms on this floor in addition to the ground floor bedroom, five in total, two overlooking the gardens and one with a bay window to the front.
The gardens are described earlier and include an orchard and gazebo, raised terraces and many specimen trees and shrubs. Manageable with mainly lawn and fenced from the fields and paddocks. The three stables have an adjoining tack room and a turn out paddock, with two further fenced paddock areas. In all about 3.78 acres.
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