Sensational contemporary home occupying a quiet and secluded position in the sought-after Lower Bourne. The design is perfectly suited for modern everyday living and entertaining.
Foxwood is a unique home occupying a quiet and secluded position in the sought-after Lower Bourne with clean architectural lines and open plan interiors.
This incredible home, which extends to over 5,000 sq ft of accommodation, epitomises mid-century architectural design with a construction of glass, steel, concrete and timber cladding, following simple geometric shapes and clean lines.
The floor-to-ceiling windows with integrate blinds and sliding glass doors. They invite in an excellent amount of natural light and blur the lines between the interior and exterior spaces unifying the structure with its green surroundings.
A glass fronted entrance with handsome pivot walnut door leads into the fabulous entrance hall with a double height atrium above an impressive modern staircase with a galleried landing.
To the left, a wide sliding door reveals the principal living spaces.
Characteristic of modernist design the living room and, dining room are open to the kitchen with the divisions between each created by a change in floor height, texture or careful placement of furniture.
The design is perfectly suited for modern everyday living and entertaining.
The sitting room feels like an intimate living space with a warm coloured wood floor and a veneer clad feature wall with an inset contemporary built in wood burner. Both the sitting room and spacious dining area have glass doors that open the entire space to the terrace and gardens in warmer months.
The modern kitchen has a porcelain tiled floor and is fitted with minimal handless bespoke kitchen units, which house built in appliances including Miele cooking appliances and wine cooler.
There is space for everyday dining and again access via large glass doors to the surrounding terrace.
From both the entrance hall and dining room the ground floor leads to an additional reception area with double height ceiling and galleried landing. This is an impressive space to use for informal seating or entertaining, that feels wonderfully comfortable and private.
Additionally there is a home office with a view and access to the front of the property.
A cloakroom and excellently appointed utility/laundry room completes the ground floor accommodation. The utility room has an outside door providing every day utilities access to the side of the house, where there is bin storage and lockable log and garden stores.
After ascending the striking T shaped floating staircase, there is a spacious landing to enjoy views to the front and rear of the property and down to the living space.
Double doors lead into a magnificent further living and entertaining room. This triple aspect room features a beautiful herringbone oak floor, veneered wall panels and a contemporary wood burner. There is also double aspect balcony overlooking the garden and spectacular bar, complete with suitable appliances.
There are four bedrooms located on the first floor and a fifth bedroom is located on the ground floor. The majority of the bedrooms occupy a corner of the house allowing them to have a wide view of the surrounding garden.
The principal bedroom is located on the first floor and boasts a double aspect view and balcony, a dressing room and en suite four piece bathroom.
Three of the four further bedrooms on this level are en suite and there is a family bathroom with separate shower. The fifth bedroom is located on the ground floor, an ideal guest room with an en suite and access direct to the garden.
The property is approached through contemporary automatic gates which perfectly and dramatically give a great sense of arrival before this magnificent home. There is a generous parking area and a detached single garage with access from the double car port.
Following another key modernist architectural principal, the property is set within a secluded plot measuring just over half an acre which has been carefully landscaped and planted so that the house enjoys scenic views from the interiors and also so that it merges within all the natural greens and textures.
The garden area surrounds the house predominantly on the west side where there is an excellent terrace with thoughtfully placed and planted raised beds and a water feature border.
An expanse of level lawn is bordered by a mature hedge and there is a screen of pleached trees and a collection of single stem silver birch trees, providing a leafy backdrop from every perspective of Foxwood.
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This is a fabulously designed home, perfect for large families, or entertaining, living all together or needing your own space.Rory McKenzieProperty agent