Magnificent and refurbished four bedroom house forming the major portion of a Victorian Gothic country house with elevated south facing views across the Bourne Valley.
Pine Ridge East is the magnificent and major part of a Victorian Gothic Country House built in1860 which has been carefully and stylishly renovated by the current owner. This is a unique property with classical Gothic characteristics which include a steeply pitched slate roof with fleur de lys ridge cresting, painted brick elevations, stepped gabled parapets with stone capping and finials, narrow lancet windows and mullioned windows.
Throughout the interiors sympathetically enhance the original features which include incredible ceiling heights, tall sash windows, decorative cornicing, and original ornate tile flooring.
The entrance is via the original arched oak door into an impressive entrance hall with a restored vibrant Victorian encaustic tile floor, cloakroom/utility and a grand quarter-turn staircase.
There is an elegant drawing room with high ceilings, tall sash windows, decorative cornicing, ceiling roses, a marble fireplace, and oak floor with underfloor heating. This is a wonderfully light filled room with double aspect southerly views across the garden to the valley beyond, and a bay window with French doors out to the garden.
A wonderful feature of the ground floor is the open plan kitchen, dining and family room, overall 37 ft, with French doors that open out onto the generous terrace. Oak floor with underfloor heating stretches through the dining and family area to the kitchen area which has the original decorative tiles.
The kitchen has been fitted with a bespoke Neptune kitchen with Classic Chichester doors, quartz worktops and splash back, an island with breakfast bar seating, range oven and an American fridge freezer.
Additionally another oak floor and bright reception room provides for a family room, study or 5th bedroom, and also has double doors providing access to the garden.
The impressive staircase leads up to the first floor which accommodates a principal bedroom which enjoys south and east facing views over the garden and to the views beyond, and also has a contemporary full en suite bathroom with walk in shower, and a dressing area.
Additionally there are three further double bedrooms which all have amazing ceiling heights and gothic arched windows, and are served by a family bathroom, also fitted in contemporary style. The bathrooms both have underfloor heating.
Outside, the property is accessed via a gated entrance opening onto a sweeping graveled driveway, bordered by a front garden of lawn, lily pond, and a mixture of mature trees and shrubs.
The driveway also give access to the detached garage and a number of sheds.
To the rear is an attractive south east facing garden with a decorative terrace on two levels providing a great space for alfresco dining, and from where you can enjoy views across the Bourne Valley.
The garden area is mainly laid to lawn with an impressive array of mature trees and planting. There is also a lily pond and greenhouse. From the garden a path leads into an area of private woodland which includes a large clearing, once an orchard.
In total around 1.6 acres.
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Amazing rooms full of light - fabulous!Clive Moon