Stunning Georgian house with delightful sea views, formal gardens and coach house/holiday cottage
Manor House is believed to date back to the Regency period and is a beautifully proportioned, classic house of great charm and character. It is set in a delightful position well back from the road at the end of a long drive flanked by several mature trees with a parking sweep fronting the house and a further continuation of the drive leading around the side to a further parking area and fronting The Coach House. The house has had a significant amount of work undertaken in recent years including internal insulation of the external walls, a complete re-wiring, the installation of a new heating and plumbing system, as well as the installation of double and secondary glazing. The accommodation offers spacious and light-filled rooms with high ceilings and large sash windows. There are open fireplaces, a wood burner, wall panelling and arched display recesses in the entrance hall, stunning outlooks over the established gardens and sea views. The central reception hall has double doors out to the gardens and panelled doors to each of the reception rooms as well as to the wine cellar. The kitchen is well fitted with wooden units, an electric Aga, a walk-in larder and opens into the breakfast room with a fireplace and a connecting door leading out to the pool terrace. The first floor has a large galleried landing and gives access to 6 bedrooms, the majority offering built in cupboards and stunning rural and distant sea views from the rooms along the south and east side of the house. The principal bedroom also connects through to a fitted dressing room.
The formal and partly walled gardens lie to the south with established herbaceous beds, wide lawns, a seating area and front open fields. A path leads to the sheltered swimming pool terrace with a run of store buildings to one side housing a sauna, the pool filter and heater and 2 further stores with a kennel area beyond. There is also a productive kitchen garden with raised beds, fruit cage, asparagus bed and espalier fruit trees which divide an area put aside for a ground mounted PV array.
The Coach House is located to the far north eastern corner of the property and was built in 1993 offering triple garaging and a workshop on the ground floor and with a side hall with spiral staircase to the fully self contained holiday cottage which has a separate balcony off the main living room.
Mains water, electricity and drainage. Oil central heating (Main House), Electric boiler (Coach House), PV array with FIT payments at the higher tariff.
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The house is simply one of the nicest houses I have seen. The setting is delightful being tucked away at the end of a long drive and yet within the village. The views are magical and proportions fantastic - a great house to buy.Tom Orford