Charming and attractive Victorian family home with an annexe, set in beautiful established gardens with a swimming pool
Combe House is a charming and attractive Victorian house with period features and versatile accommodation. Features include elegant fireplaces, picture and dado rails, sash and casement windows together with a bespoke kitchen and stylish bathroom suites. The house is well presented and proportioned and has a suite of rooms arranged over the ground floor which could serve as a separate annexe if required. Of particular note are the delightful established gardens and grounds which provide an attractive backdrop and amount, in total, to about 1 acre.
The house is approached by an attractive part glazed pitched porch which leads to the dining hall.
The principal reception rooms provide elegant areas for formal entertaining. The double aspect drawing room has double doors leading to the side garden, two arched display recesses with glass shelves, and a fireplace with gas fitment, wooden surround and slate hearth. The dining hall has a bow window to the front with a deep sill and an excellent range of fitted bookshelves.
Providing informal living areas are the delightful sitting room which has a fireplace, fitted cupboard and two arched windows with an outlook to the front, and the recreation room which has direct access to outside.
Adjoining the recreation room is a well-appointed secondary kitchen and shower room together with an adjacent study and side hall. The hall has access to outside and it is considered that this suite of rooms would serve well as an annexe or teenager flat if required.
The generously proportioned conservatory has a wonderful outlook over the rear and side gardens with two pairs of double doors.
The spacious kitchen/breakfast room is fitted with a comprehensive range of bespoke wall and base units by Woodwork. Granite work surfaces incorporate a double butler sink. Appliances include a Falcon range cooker, Bosch dishwasher, microwave and space for a fridge freezer. The room is double aspect with an outlook over the rear courtyard garden and leads to the conservatory.
A spacious rear lobby has a range of fitted shelved cupboards with sliding doors and access to the rear garden.
The utility room has space for appliances and a storage cupboard, and the cloakroom completes the ground floor accommodation.
An elegant staircase rises to the first floor landing which has an outlook to the front.
The impressive master suite comprises a spacious bedroom with an outlook to the front and built-in wardrobe/storage cupboards, a double aspect dressing room with fitted wardrobes, an adjoining walk in wardrobe and a stylishly appointed en suite bathroom with separate shower cubicle and attractive roll top, claw and ball bath.
There are three further double bedrooms, two are double aspect and all have storage/wardrobes.
Completing the accommodation is a stylish bathroom and an additional separate shower room.
The drive leads to the house with an area of garden to the left comprising a level lawn flanked by a flower bed. To the far side of the lawn a laurel hedge screens a further vegetable garden and compost area. To the boundary is a meandering stream. To the front of the house is a small lawn and well stocked shrub beds with a variety of plants, including climbing roses.
The drive leads to the parking area to the side of the house, where one of the double garages is located. A wrought iron gate leads to the charming brick block courtyard garden to the rear of the house with a number of beds and a mature cherry tree. From here is a decked area to one side of the fence enclosed swimming pool which has a summerhouse and a shed housing the plant equipment. The remainder of the garden is to the side and laid to lawn, with high evergreen hedging and deep herbaceous and shrub beds.
The second double garage is located away from the house and accessed by a continuation of the drive.
Agent Note: The drive is owned by Combe House and provides access to the neighbouring properties.
View payable Stamp Duty for this property
A beautiful Victorian home with period features, an annexe and a swimming pool, located on a no through road in the village.Richard Smith