A beautiful Grade II listed family home set in about 5 acres with wonderful countryside views
Approached via a long, private drive flanked by lawn and mature trees and centred around a lovely paved and cobbled courtyard with beautiful stone pillars, Stancombe Linhays is a beautiful Grade II listed family home full of charm and character. The covered entrance leads through to the central courtyard as well as the glazed entrance which really sets the tone for what is to come. The sitting room is a fabulous space and full of character with a wooden floor, exposed stonework and a vaulted ceiling and exposed beams. Floor to ceiling windows provide views onto the courtyard with French doors providing access. Also on this floor is the lovely principal bedroom with fitted wardrobes, an en suite shower room and wonderful views over the garden and countryside beyond. This floor also offers a further double bedroom with French doors to the courtyard and a single bedroom with courtyard access. Both of these bedrooms share a Jack and Jill bathroom. From the sitting room, stairs lead down to the dining room which continues the theme of the rest of the living accommodation with exposed stone walls and beams. Again, full length windows maximise the light and French doors to the terrace and garden really do bring the outside, in. The modern kitchen is well equipped with a range of integrated appliances including a dishwasher, fridge/freezer and NEFF steam oven, conventional oven and warming drawer. Fitted into the Maia worktop is an induction hob with extractor over. There is a convenient utility area and door to the south facing, full width terrace which is the perfect spot for alfresco dining.
Beyond the dining room, this floor also offers a further en suite double bedroom with views over the garden and surrounding countryside.
GARDENS AND GROUNDS
Stancombe Linhays sits in around 5 acres of formal gardens and paddock with far reaching countryside views. The wonderful cottage garden is a haven for wildlife and has been thoughtfully created to make the most of its surroundings. Immediately outside the kitchen and dining room is a lovely terrace and beyond this the formal garden is largely laid to lawn with mature borders of shrubs and plants as well as a lovely wildlife pond.
Accessed from several of the principal rooms, the central courtyard is paved, cobbled with beautiful stone pillars. Enclosed on all sides it is a wonderful feature and is the perfect spot for quiet reflection, dining or entertaining. There is a study / home office which is accessed via the courtyard as well as a generous storage area.
There is ample parking as well as a range of outbuildings including a double garage, a workshop, a triple car port, a stable a potting shed and greenhouse.
Beyond the formal gardens and grounds there is a paddock which is currently divided into two with access via gates at the top and the bottom.
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A quintessentially English country cottage in beautiful surroundings. It really is one to see.Amy Hart