Exceptional 7 Bedroom House and 3 Bedroom Cottage adjoining Bix Common with ancillary/office accommodation
On entering Mulberry House, the reception hall, with limestone flooring, gives views out to the garden which can be accessed through double doors. On your right as you enter the house, the study is found, which features a limestone floor and two sets of fitted double cupboards. The sitting room has a wall mounted Stovax glass fronted open fireplace and bifold doors to the garden. The spacious kitchen/breakfast and family room boasts an impressive vaulted green oak frame and a bespoke Griggs & Mackay fitted kitchen with high quality wall and floor units with bevelled and flecked marble worktops and distressed glass fronted cupboards. The range of fittings include an electric 4-oven Aga with 4-ring companion electric hob and oven, Miele microwave, Bosch dishwasher, island unit with granite worktop and breakfast bar, oak larder unit with pull-out drawers. The bifold doors open out on to the garden and there is a galleried glass fronted landing above. From the kitchen is a utility room, with marble tops and Belfast sink, work units and space and plumbing for washing machine and also incorporates a WC. The rear hall houses the boiler room with an oil fired boiler and access through an internal door to the integral double garage.
The master bedroom suite on the first floor is a light room with large sash windows, air conditioning and 2 fitted hanging cupboards. The en suite bathroom has a white flecked marble double size walk-in/walk-out shower cubicle, bath, vanity unit, WC and wash hand basin. There are a further two bedrooms on the first floor, both with air conditioning units and an en suites, one with a bath and shower, low level WC and wash hand basin and the other with a shower room.
The second floor has two further bedrooms both with double wardrobes and air conditioning unit. The shared bathroom on this floor has a bath, shower, WC and wash hand basin.
This further accommodation is accessed from the rear hall and features 2 bedrooms, a kitchenette and a bathroom.
The cottage is attached to the main house and provides ancillary dwelling in planning terms, and is separately rated for Council Tax. It comprises an impressive kitchen/breakfast room with a wide range of wall and floor units, granite worktops, sink, Bosch double oven, Bosch 4-ring hob and extractor. The sitting room has 2 sets of bifold doors that open out on to the terrace and garden. There are 2 good sized bedrooms on first floor and a bathroom, a Study/Bedroom on the ground floor with en suite shower room/WC.
Complete with limestone floor, the office/studio that is separate from the main house has its own kitchenette and WC and is discreetly situated to the left of the main entrance with its own parking down the side (also separately rated for Council Tax).
Mulberry House is approached via an impressive in and out driveway with brick piers and 2 sets of double wooden gates, arriving at a landscaped tarmacadam driveway with 2 turning circles and extensive parking. Soft and maturely planted borders complement the hard landscaping with yew planting, various grasses and other herbaceous plants providing a variety of colour and interest. There is a vehicular access around the east boundary past the back of the office, giving access to the rear garden.
The rear garden enjoys an extensive wide Indian sandstone terrace facing south, looking over the principally lawned garden and to the post and rail fenced paddock beyond. There is a separate access with planning permission (planning reference: P16/S0795/HH) for the access off Bix Hill and the erection of a stable block in the paddock if required.
This property comes under the NHBC guarantee.
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C21st design excellence and great ancillary accommodation and home office/studioStephen Christie-Miller