A substantial house extending to over 12,000 sq ft of accommodation sitting in 2 acres of beautiful gardens and grounds.
Aldgate Lodge is a large imposing village house in the highly sought after and pretty village of Ketton in the county of Rutland. The current owners have spent considerable time and effort to bring the house firmly into the 21st century and the property is excellently presented both inside and out.
The house is approached through impressive pillared stone columns with a large wrought iron electric gate leading down a gravel driveway to a turning circle and parking area. A spur leads off to the garage block to one side. The house is extensive with just under 12,200 sq ft with the accommodation arranged predominantly over two floors. There is a large central reception hall with doors off to all the principal rooms and an impressive cantilevered wooden staircase rises up to a galleried landing. Of particular note is the large two-part drawing room with high ceilings, period features and views out over the terrace and gardens. Adjoining music room. The dining room is also large with grand proportions. The newly extended and renovated kitchen/breakfast room is a three-part room being entirely bespoke and containing all the up-to-date modern appliances. The study is well proportioned and gives access to the garden room with a high pitched glass roof and door out to the gardens. There is also a gym, two sitting
rooms, snug, secondary study/playroom and family room.
The first floor has numerous bedrooms, all with their own individual character. The principal bedroom suite has a large dressing room and en-suite bathroom. There are five further bedroom suites, two additional bedrooms and a shower room.
Either accessed from separate entrances or from the first floor of the main house the secondary accommodation is extensive and comprises of 1 flat and 1 cottage. One being a 1 bed staff/guest flat with en-suite bathroom and open plan living space. The other being larger with 2 bedrooms and a bathroom as well as a first floor sitting room and ground floor kitchen/breakfast room.
Gardens and Grounds
The gardens and grounds surround the house on 3 sides. Across the western façade is a large entertaining terrace with stone balustrade and wide steps lead down to the lawn. Off to one side of the terrace is the swimming pool and pool house and the terrace stretches around to the north side with additional seating areas and mixed flower and shrub borders. The courtyard area to the north has an ornamental fish pond and fountain. Beautiful mature trees and shrubs surround the gardens offering a high degree of privacy. The River Chater flows past the western boundary offering a quintessentially English scene
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A perfect family house, the house and the grounds are so impressive and mature and the river Chater running through is just delightful.Tim Phillips