Substantial character family house set at the very top of St. Leonards Hill set in mature gardens.
North Lodge is believed to have originally been built about 200 years ago as the carpenter's cottage to a large mansion at the top of St.Leonards Hill. This unique property has 5,877 sq ft of flexible accommodation set over two floors. Many of the character features in this property came from the St. Leonards Hill property formally known as Gloucester Lodge.
Of particular note are the property's octagonal rooms. Designed to be the heart of this house the bespoke kitchen with vaulted ceiling has an extensive range of cabinets, marble work surfaces and large central island. The ideal kitchen for culinary enthusiasts. The adjacent garden room with French doors opening on to the garden is the perfect space for informal dining. The impressive 24ft drawing room has wood panelled walls and a stone fireplace creating a striking focal point. The dining room has a wonderful ambiance with beamed ceiling and an ornate feature fireplace. Ideal for family/formal dining. This floor is completed by a study and two cloakrooms.
On the first floor the principal bedroom suite has a balcony overlooking the garden. Additionally it has a comprehensive range of fitted wardrobes, dressing area and en suite with bath, twin vanity sinks and separate shower. There are five further bedrooms, three of which are en suite and a family bathroom on this floor.
To the front of the property the driveway leads to the quadruple garage and workshop. Set above the garage is a large home office which could be converted to an annexe accommodation if desired. The mature garden combine mature shrubs and seasonal planting to create a welcoming entrance.
To the rear of the property the private and secluded garden is principally laid to lawn with established shrubs and trees. A large curvaceous paved terrace adjoins the house creating the ideal space for outdoor entertaining. The property also solar panels and PV panels on a return meter.
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One if the most unique and impressive homes on St. Leonards Hill. Situated right at the top of the hill in a lovely and private position. One to come and see in person.John Henson