A superb opportunity to renovate & restore this striking character property, located on the edge of this sought after village.
Fenham House is a most striking detached residence, designed by Mr M Maberly Smith built in 1906. Retaining many character features it is now being offered with no onward chain. Internally the property provides excellently proportion accommodation in excess of 4,000 sq ft arranged over three floors and offers purchasers the ideal opportunity to extensively renovate the property throughout to create a wonderful country home tailored to their own requirements. Salient points include wood parquet flooring to principal reception rooms, impressive staircase, leaded light windows in stone and solid wood surrounds and attractive fireplaces throughout. A particular feature of the property are the delightful grounds, which are well established and provide a wonderful backdrop for the property and amount to just over 1.56 acres and the idyllic semi-rural setting, being located on the edge of the pretty village of Four Elms.
Delightful light reception hall with solid wood staircase leading to a galleried landing and striking window to the front.
The principal reception rooms provide versatile living accommodation and all have attractive views over the gardens and comprise the double aspect drawing room with a stone fireplace and a door leading out to the terrace, the sitting room also with direct access to the rear gardens and an adjoining dining room also with a fireplace.
The kitchen is of good proportions, fitted with base cupboards and an outlook to the garden and has excellent scope to update to modern living requirements.
There are several useful rooms arranged over the remainder of the ground floor and include a study, utility room, second utility room, cloakroom, wine store and further store room currently housing the oil tank.
The long galleried landing to the first floor, leads to four bedrooms all served by two bathrooms with separate cloakrooms. Two bedrooms are of generous proportions with attractive fireplaces and all enjoy an outlook over the gardens and countryside beyond. To one bedroom there is access to an eaves storage area.
Stairs rise to the second floor where there is a spacious landing area and two further bedrooms.
The house is approached over a driveway providing parking and turning space and with areas of lawn to either side. A manicured privet hedge conceals the rear garden, providing privacy and seclusion. The garden is principally laid to lawn, with some established flowering shrubs and a terrace adjacent to the rear of the property. The gardens are enclosed, and in parts separated, by a mixture of hedging and mature coniferous and deciduous trees. There is a useful garden store situated to the far end of the driveway and access to the attached single garage. In total the area amounts to about 1.56 acres.
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I think this is one of the best projects and original homes I've seen for a very long time and I can't wait to see who buys this property to make it a stunning homeDavid JohnstonProperty agent