Contemporary family house on the banks of Ginge Brook.
This impressive family home has undergone significant updating and extending by the present owners in recent years. Works have included new staircases, hand crafted joinery, custom built cupboards and wardrobes, new plumbing, and electrical upgrades. Waterside Lodge is now a spacious, modern family home situated on the banks of Ginge Brook.
Set over three storey, the rooms are light and spacious with principal rooms enjoying views of the garden and the Brook. The house is fully networked with a Cat 5 wiring system installed throughout the house with a 3/5 amp lighting system to all principal rooms. There are points for wall mounted TVs in all reception rooms and bedrooms. High end appliances throughout include Bosch in the kitchen and Hansgrohe, Axor, Duravit and Gerberit fittings to bathrooms.
The large, central entrance hall is open to the rafters, with all rooms leading directly off. The dual aspect kitchen/breakfast room is fitted with contemporary metallic effect and textured wood units beneath dark worktops. A large island incorporates a breakfast bar to two sides. Bosch appliances include: built in dishwasher, a large induction hob, two ovens, grill, steam oven, two warming drawers and fully integrated larder fridge. Also fitted are a stainless-steel sink with waste disposal unit, a Quooker boiling tap, wine fridge and contemporary Falmec extractor fan.
The dining/orangery room, fitted with bi-fold doors and windows to the whole of the west facing garden makes the most of the views beyond of the garden and Brook.A roof lantern floods this room with natural light. Also enjoying views of the garden with French doors opening onto the large terrace is the sitting room, which features a contemporary wood burning stove.
The large cinema room is fitted with a Grandview screen to one wall with a Sony projector (excluded from the sale), surround sound and mood lighting. Also on the ground floor is a study fitted with large storage cupboards, a utility room and cloakroom.
From the hall, stairs rise with glass balustrading, maximising natural light, to a generous galleried landing. On this floor is a spacious bedroom suite with French doors opening to a balcony overlooking the garden, large dressing room and en suite shower room. There are four further bedrooms, one with an en suite shower room, and a family bathroom with a stylish, freestanding slipper bath.
Stairs rise again to the the principal bedroom suite which spans the whole of the second floor. Open to the eaves, the end wall of this striking room is fully glazed with French doors opening to a Juliet balcony, with stunning views over the garden and Ginge Brook. There is a large dressing area with full height, hand crafted fitted wardrobes and dressing table. The bathroom has a freestanding slipper bath, double vanity unit and separate shower.
The delightful gardens are very well proportioned and feature a large terrace, gazebo with a grape vine twining through it, and a pond. A tall bank features raised vegetable beds and a greenhouse with wooden steps leading down to the main garden. Ginge Brook babbles through the northern boundary of the garden making a delightful setting to entertain. There are also two garages to the front of the property, with further parking for 4 cars.
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What a house. Unrecognisable from its origins, this stunning home has everything the modern family would want. Style, space, and location.Charles Elsmore-WickensProperty agent