An elegant Grade II listed village property situated in about 2.5 acres of gardens and grounds.
Marindin House is a beautifully presented, Grade II listed village property exuding elegance offering a wonderful family lifestyle, set in attractive gardens and grounds extending to about 2.5 acres together with an outdoor swimming pool, pool house, coach house and self-contained flat.
The house has an interesting mix of a handsome, classic Georgian façade, with beautiful well-proportioned reception rooms retaining original period features such as sash windows with shutters, decorative plaster work and cornicing; along with a 16th century, Tudor style wing to the back of the house boasting exposed beams and leaded windows.
The house is entered via a pillared porch into the grand entrance hall with oak floorboards and from where the elegant staircase rises to the first floor and the main reception rooms flow.
The drawing room has beautiful decorative cornicing, tall sash windows to two aspects with seats beneath and an Adams style fireplace with detailed carvings which match the cornicing. The dining room has breath taking decorative plasterwork to the ceiling and a handsome fireplace with a stone surround.
The library exudes character with exposed beamed ceilings, bookshelves and an inglenook style, open fireplace of Tudor date with benches to each side.
The kitchen is found in the Tudor part of the house and is well equipped with a range of bespoke oak fronted cupboards and units with granite tops incorporating an oil fired AGA with companion, fridge, freezer, breakfast island with Neff induction hob and extractor above, Siemans self cleaning oven, Bosch microwave oven, dishwasher and inset American style fridge/freezer. A lovely feature of this room is the old bell box which is in working order. There is a useful utility room accessed from the courtyard outside as well as a wine room.
The morning room is adjacent with oak flooring and opens into an oak framed conservatory with French doors onto the terrace. The garden room leads to a good sized office which enjoys plenty of natural light.
From the hall, the staircase rises to a spacious, elegant landing. The principal bedroom suite commands fine views of the garden and has a lovely marble fireplace along with fitted wardrobes, a dressing room, and a spacious en suite with a bath and separate shower.
There are four further double bedrooms including; a spacious double bedroom overlooking the front lawn with a range of fitted wardrobes and a small room off, ideal for use as either a dressing room or nursery; a double bedroom with a fitted cupboard and window seat; a double bedroom with an attractive fireplace with a wood surround benefitting from a Jack and Jill style en suite with a bath and separate shower; leading to a further spacious double bedroom with exposed timbers and a dressing/living area. There is also two family bathrooms, a linen cupboard and secondary staircase leading back to the kitchen.
OUTBUILDINGS, GARDENS AND GROUNDS
Marindin House is accessed through wrought iron double gates to an ample parking area. The gravelled driveway continues past the house to a spacious parking area at the back of the property, bordered by mature yew trees.
The spacious terrace which is accessed from the kitchen is an ideal area for entertaining and alfresco dining with steps leading up to the outdoor pool measuring approximately 30 x 15 ft. The pool is heated by an air-source heat pump and has a pool house comprising two changing rooms and a WC.
The enchanting gardens and grounds at Marindin House are wonderfully private, predominantly laid to lawn with box and yew hedging, along with mature trees including cedar, lime and birch providing a border. A lovely rose and wisteria lined walkway leads to a beautiful, colourful herbaceous bed.
The gardens cater for all ages with a fantastic treehouse as well as a summerhouse which is a peaceful place to enjoy the gardens.
To the back of the grounds is a pond with beautiful lily pads, flanked with hydrangeas and a walnut tree. The garden is enjoyable throughout the seasons, particularly in spring when the bluebells and daffodils are in full bloom.
To the front lawn is an orchard, with a variety of fruit trees.
The brick built coach house was added in 1994 and comprises a central double garage with further garaging to the left side and garden store to the right. There is also a timber car port and log shed to the left side.
Above the coach house is a contemporary, open plan annexe flat boasting a kitchen/living area with a range of fitted units including a fitted oven, fridge and dishwasher, dining area, and continues to a double bedroom with a mezzanine floor above. There is oak flooring throughout, velux windows and a shower room downstairs as well as a private garden with terrace.
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An exquisitely beautiful house in a picturesque village.Tony Morris-Eyton