Impressive family home, set in superb south-east facing gardens.
Chartwell is an impressive and elegantly presented detached family home, dating from the 1930s and maintained to a high standard by the current owners. The light and well-proportioned accommodation is arranged over three floors, ideal for formal entertaining and family living. Salient points include a superb bespoke kitchen by Wilkinson, superb south-east facing landscaped gardens, which features a swimming pool and a tennis court, together with an integral double garage and ample off road parking. The property is offered with no onward chain and is conveniently situated within approx. 0.7 miles from the station and approx. 1 mile from the town by footpath.
The principal reception rooms comprise an imposing entrance hall with wood panelled walls and an open fireplace, an elegant, multi aspect drawing room of generous proportions with doors to the rear terrace and an attractive fireplace and a dining room with an attractive bay window, a window seat and a feature fireplace. There is a billiards room, also with wood panelled walls, a study with a view to the front gardens, a music room and a conservatory with access to and views over the rear gardens.
The superb, double aspect bespoke kitchen/breakfast room is fitted with a comprehensive range of stylish wall and base units by Wilkinson, with a separate island unit incorporating a breakfast bar and integral appliances, together with a useful pantry.
The adjoining utility room provides further storage and space for appliances.
Completing this floor are two cloakrooms.
Arranged over the first floor is the principal suite comprising a double bedroom, a dressing room with fitted storage and a well-appointed en suite shower room. There are four further bedrooms, three with en suite shower or bath facilities.
A family bathroom with separate shower completes this floor.
A staircase rises to the second floor and a sixth bedroom with a skylight, served by an en suite shower room.
A set of electrically operated wrought iron gates leads onto a sweeping driveway, which is flanked by areas of manicured lawn, established shrubs and trees, culminating in a generous parking area. There is a double open bay car port and an integral double garage which has a changing room and shower room to the rear.
The landscaped rear gardens are a real feature, with a south-easterly aspect and provides a superb backdrop to the property. A generous paved terrace extends the width of the property, providing ideal areas for al fresco entertaining, and incorporates a swimming pool. Steps lead to level areas of lawn, bordered with mature roses, shrubs and mixed evergreen hedging, interspersed with mature specimen trees, providing year round interest and a high degree of privacy. A further set of steps leads to the tennis court and also within the garden is a detached brick building which houses a gym, sauna and a shower room. In total, the plot amounts to about 0.95 of an acre.
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I've always thought this is one of the best looking houses in the areaJames Stacey-Clear