A substantial family house set in gardens and grounds of 17 vergees
The beautiful grounds provide the idyllic setting. The architecture is elegant with an imposing entrance. La Chesnaie - Country Mansion provides privacy and seclusion.
The main house provides 9,934 square feet of living space, including four very spacious living rooms, plus a large study, a fabulous conservatory / orangery, a super dining room and lower floor billiard room. On the first floor there are five bedroom suites, including a principal suite with `his` and `hers` dressing rooms and bathrooms and a large sun lounge serving the two main suites. The natural flow of the excellent well- arranged accommodation with its functional living and entertaining spaces makes for an excellent family home, surrounded by unspoilt open St John country side and is protected by some 17 Vergees of its own agricultural land and attractive gardens, with hard tennis court and splendid outdoor swimming pool complex, with adjacent leisure pavilion, gymnasium and extensive leisure terraces.
Separate very generous guest and staff accommodation is provided within separate traditional granite barn complex, now arranged as 3 self contained cottages (2 and 3 bedroomed).
This is a really fine home, in need of updating but so much accommodation and beautiful private gardensGeri O'Brien