An imposing seven bedroom country residence of great character with an annexe and swimming pool.
Stocks Farm is an impressive Grade II Listed country property, dating from the 17th Century with later additions. Period features include fireplaces, oak panelling, exposed wall and ceiling timbers, decorative plasterwork, lattice and lead light windows and a striking oak staircase. Complementing the accommodation is a detached annexe/pool house, garage and barn. The property sits within established gardens which provide a wonderful backdrop. There is a swimming pool and three ponds within the grounds, which amounts to about 2.46 acres with additional land available by separate negotiation.
The well-proportioned principal accommodation provides ideal areas for formal entertaining. The triple aspect drawing room has a wood burning stove set within the inglenook fireplace. The sitting room also has a wood burning stove and a charming window seat. The elegant dining room features impressive panelled walls.
The spacious bespoke kitchen/breakfast room is fitted with a comprehensive range of Shaker style base units with a butler sink and further copper preparation sink, a two oven LPG Aga electric companion, two electric ovens and a LPG hob.
Completing this floor is a utility room with storage cupboards, a butler sink, space for appliances and access to outside, and two cloakrooms.
Approached from outside is an office with doors to the north and south and charming views over the gardens.
The first floor can be approached over two separate staircases one of which has impressive solid oak treads.
The principal suite comprises a fully panelled bedroom with an outlook to the south and a fitted wardrobe, a dressing room with fitted wardrobes and an en suite shower room with an attractive wash stand with twin sinks.
There are four further bedrooms, two of which are inter-linked, and one of these has a part-vaulted ceiling and is double aspect.
Two bathrooms serve these bedrooms and complete the floor.
Arranged over the second floor are two further bedrooms and a well-appointed shower room.
The annexe/pool house comprises an open plan living area with well-appointed kitchen, a shower room and separate bedroom.
The house is approached over an electrically operated gated driveway flanked on one side by the orchard. The driveway provides ample parking and leads to the detached garage and on to a barn with a store rooms and W.C.
The wonderful gardens and grounds provide a superb backdrop to the property with views over the adjoining countryside. Paved paths lead around the house with formal gardens and well stocked borders. The west facing terrace provides a wonderful seating area and features a charming well. There are large swathes of lawn interspersed with shrubs and trees and three natural ponds with aquatic planting. The paved pool area provides additional seating and a place to enjoy views over the grounds. Post and rail fencing encloses the gardens and there is further land available by separate negotiation.
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This property gives you the feeling of isolation whist being close to amenities. Inside there is a wealth of character and detail.James Stacey-Clear