A lovely listed detached period house, with west facing views, a cottage, outbuildings, stable yard, manege, paddocks and woodland on the edge of the village.
Godfrees is a house of considerable antiquity, built of ironstone with wonderful internal timberwork and a fine jettied oriel window. Other windows are all stone mullions with leaded lights, some with window seats. Flagstone parquet timber limestone and tile flooring and exposed ceiling timbers. Stone fireplaces with a wood burner to the hall fireplace, triple aspect drawing room and dining room with inglenook. Kitchen with inglenook, Aga with electric companion cooker, timber topped cabinets, double bowl sink, island unit and walk-in shelved pantry. Bedrooms are generous in size; bedrooms two and three with corner Tudor fireplaces, the principal bedroom has a dressing room with en suite, shower room and access to the suite of second floor rooms.
Gardens and grounds
Outside, there is a flagstone terrace facing south and west, lawned garden with shrubs, herbaceous borders and trees including holly, magnolia and rockery. Hard tennis court with chain-link fencing, spinney with holly and yew and spring bulbs. A five bar gate gives access to an ample gravel parking area.
The cottage and stable yard are accessed by a separate entrance with double wooden gates and a brick paved drive. The cottage and stone built barn provides a garage with electric up and over doors and storage. Attractive stable yard, off which are three small paddocks with water and post and rail fencing. Approached by a separate access is lorry parking and further fodder store, all weather manege and access to fields sloping to the west. The are two field shelters and a young woodland, forming part of the property. Footpaths give access to surrounding countryside.
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I have always loved this house because of its architecture, history, gardens and equestrian facilities. A perfect package.Nick Rudge