A handsome Georgian Former Rectory set within fantastic gardens and with views of the village church, with paddocks, stables, swimming pool and tennis court, on the edge of a pretty village.
Set behind private gates and a long sweeping driveway, within beautifully landscaped gardens with St Nicholas Church as a backdrop, Glebe House is a substantial unlisted Georgian Rectory.
With elegant and symmetrical principal rooms, which retain the grace, proportions and sought after features of the Georgian era, the front door opens from a wide terrace spanning the house frontage into a wide and inviting entrance hallway which accesses the four reception rooms. The drawing room is beautiful and impressively proportioned, with a deep bay with French doors within to, and views over, the gardens. The sitting room has fitted bookcases and wood burner, whilst the solid wood floored dining room impact and elegance. The study, close to the kitchen, would double well as a play room, if children are young.
The spacious family kitchen breakfast room has plenty of room for informal dining. It is fitted with a hand-made suite incorporating a two-door Aga and separate hob and oven, along with integrated appliances. There is also a pantry, laundry and utility rooms, with two ground floor cloakrooms.
The first floor landing provides access to the elegant principal bedroom suite and two further double bedrooms, one Jack & Jill to the family bathroom. An an inner landing hallway leads to three further bedrooms and a second full-suite family bathroom.
The second floor would be perfect for teenage children or visiting guests, with three further double bedrooms (one en suite) and a further family shower room.
There is also a good size cellar with plenty of storage.
The gardens wrap around the house and are beautifully presented with landscaped lawns, deep flowering borders and mixed deciduous trees. Partially walled, they include formal and informal areas, kitchen and parterre sections, with terraces for entertaining and tracking the sun. In addition a heated swimming pool, within the walled compound to a stone barn and tennis court ensure fabulous lifestyle opportunities.
The property is approached by gated driveways to the front and rear of the house. The rear driveway also accesses the stone garage block, above which there is a spacious annex flat for guests, or office suite as it is currently utilised.
Adjoining the formal gardens immediately to the south, are four paddocks, with deciduous parkland trees, and stable block with concrete apron. The paddocks have vehicular access from a spur off the main front driveway.
The grounds extend to about 4.3 acres in total.
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A perfectly sized country house set in beautiful gardensTim PhillipsProperty agent