Magnificent renovated Grade II listed historic country property dating to 1902. The furniture can be made available by separate negotiation.
The King Edward VII Wing is a spectacular, Grade II listed country residence with important historical connections to King Edward VII. Approached by a long sweeping drive and set in wonderful grounds with far reaching views, the extravagant and luxurious accommodation includes an integrated service flat, leisure complex, swimming pool and sauna. Restored with a meticulous eye for detail by its current owner entrepreneur and TV personality, Hilary Devey.
The Wing enjoys East and South aspects over its own grounds, of around 10 acres with lakes, a summerhouse and outbuildings.
The property is entered through a grand panelled door into the reception hall which has a coved ceiling with decorative wall and ceiling plasterwork, limestone flooring and boot room off. From here, impressive mahogany double doors open to the main reception hall revealing the striking, sweeping staircase.
To the West of the hallway is the Kings Study, serving as a beautifully light sitting room, featuring three bay windows with seating, an original Listed fireplace which has been beautifully painted and wonderful ceiling mouldings. The room has recently been redecorated to preserve the oak panelling behind new plasterwork.
The magnificent drawing room boasts high ceilings, beautifully detailed coving with decorative frieze, cornicing and ceiling plasterwork, large windows with inset shutters and a hand carved marble fireplace. The ballroom is a grand and substantial room, perfect for entertaining with high ceilings detailed with colourful, decorative frieze and tall windows provide natural light and wonderful views of the terrace, parkland and lake.
The bespoke handmade kitchen is beautifully designed with a large island, granite worktops, a four door Aga and two large, bespoke made dressers one of which integrates the fridge, microwave and Miele coffee machine. French doors lead from the kitchen to the terrace area overlooking the wonderful grounds. The ground floor also includes a well-equipped Romanesque style leisure complex with limestone flooring, steps rise to a Jacuzzi and beyond is the tiled, heated swimming pool with three large mirrors behind.
There is a useful laundry room and cloakroom WC.
The principle staircase rises to a half landing off which steps rise to the originally restored King Edward VII bathroom consisting of a mahogany panelled roll top bath and porcelain basin set within a mahogany wash stand. Beyond is a walk through office/library which can have a multitude of uses and leads to the steam room and WC. From here is a spiral staircase which rises to the second floor.
Off the principle staircase is the self-contained flat, which consists of a living room with a fitted kitchen and a double bedroom with an en-suite bathroom. The flat can also be accessed via a spiral staircase on the ground floor.
The staircase rises to the second floor galleried landing. The impressive master bedroom suite is entered through a lobby to the main bedroom. Four large windows to the front and the side overlook the majestic grounds and a luxuriously appointed en suite comprises of a spacious dressing room, useful kitchenette and large bathroom with a champagne bath and walk in shower. The guest suite boasts three substantial windows overlooking the grounds with far reaching views, a walk in dressing room and a separate en suite shower room. The second guest bedroom has a magnificent three bay window with shutters and seating and en suite with an oval bath. The two remaining bedrooms each have en suite shower/ bathrooms and there is also a further dressing room.
The King Edward VII Wing is set in a wonderful parkland setting, approached through electric wrought iron gates along a sweeping drive flanked by mature woodland and attractive ornamental lighting leading to a four car garage and ample guest parking.
To the side of the house is a well-stocked colourful terrace paved with natural stone which is fully secured with railings.
From the terrace, steps lead down to the garden to the striking, original water fountain.
Within the grounds are two lakes, one of which has a summerhouse with wooden decking, kitchen and log fire which could be used as further accommodation.
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A truly stately home which oozes opulence and style.Tony Morris-Eyton