Characterful house with versatile converted barn.
Stockfield House is understood to date from 1710 and has many features associated with its original age and has been added to and redecorated through the years by the current owners.
Steps lead up to the covered porch which leads into the tiled entrance hall with exposed timbers.
From the entrance hall a door leads into the cloakroom area, study and utility room. Adjacent to this is a versatile room which can be utilised as an eating area or study, from here this leads into a well-proportioned playroom.
To the rear of the house is a lovely double aspect formal sitting room, with a log burner. This then opens out into the conservatory with double doors opening out onto the rear gardens.
The dining room features a large inglenook fireplace with log burning stove and tiled floor.
The family kitchen is adjacent to this and benefits from a vaulted ceiling, oil fired AGA, bespoke kitchen units in the shaker style with a central island. Adjacent to this is a breakfast area with window seat overlooking the gardens.
The property has two staircases which lead to the first floor. The master bedroom suite enjoys an easterly aspect and includes a dressing room and en suite bathroom. A further family bathroom serves three bedrooms .
The annexe is an attached barn which has been converted and lends itself to a variety of uses including a self-contained annexe, guest accommodation and office as well as lending itself to entertaining and children's playroom. Accommodation includes a vaulted main sitting room on the ground floor with log burner, a shower room a now redundant dark room which benefits from having water and could be fitted out as a kitchenette. Stairs lead to galleried landing with a mezzanine at either end.
Gardens and grounds
A gate leads into gravelled parking area for numerous cars. There is a double garage with up and over door and gate giving access to the gardens and grounds.
The gardens which immediately surround the house are of a formal nature and include many well planted flower beds and borders, with mature shrubs providing colour throughout the year. The gardens have been designed in a way to identify certain areas and from the kitchen/breakfast room, steps lead up to a gravel path leading to a water feature.
Further away from the house is a flower garden, garden shed and kitchen garden which then leads to a fruit cage. A rose covered trellis opens out into a small orchard and into more informal gardens which are ideal for children. There are a number of mature trees which include beech, oak, pine and silver birch which are scattered over the remaining gardens giving it a park like feel.
One area has been left very much open to lawn, there is also an area of copse, which provides great opportunities for children to enjoy.
There is an additional area of garden which is enclosed by a post and rail fence, two stables. and garden machinery store.
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This is a charming house with a good feeling throughout and is an exceptionally versatile family home.Rory McKenzie