Stylish and well presented, extended family home with delightful gardens and far reaching views.
Ashwood is a stylish and well presented family house which dates from the late 1940s and has been extended since. The property offers spacious family living with the principal reception rooms having wonderful views over the gardens and countryside beyond. Features include oak and tiled flooring, multi pane windows and glazed apex windows in the dining room and breakfast room, modern bespoke kitchen and contemporary bathroom suites. The house sits in established gardens which create an attractive backdrop, with a paddock and views over adjoining countryside. In total the area amounts to about 2 acres.
The principal reception rooms provide excellent spacious entertaining areas for both formal and informal living. The elegant double aspect drawing room has an attractive fireplace with gas fire, the impressive dining room is double aspect with a part vaulted ceiling and bi-folding doors to the rear terrace and double doors to the side. This room has suburb outlook over the gardens and beyond. The family room has double doors to the rear terrace and is open to the kitchen.
A television room, with bookshelves, and a study with a storage cupboard, both have an outlook over the front garden.
The spacious and stylish kitchen/breakfast room is fitted with a bespoke range of wall and base cupboards with a matching island unit providing a breakfast bar. Appliances include a Neff dishwasher, AEG microwave, space for a range style cooker and fridge freezer. The breakfast area has roof lights and bi-folding doors to the rear terrace and a glazed apex to the vaulted ceiling.
A well appointed utility room with space for appliances and a door to the side garden, and a cloakroom complete the ground floor accommodation.
An attractive staircase rises from the reception hall to the first floor.
The master bedroom is double aspect with doors leading to a balcony where views over the rear garden, can be enjoyed. There is a range of fitted wardrobes and a contemporary styled en suite shower room featuring an attractive glass wash stand with coloured glass bowls.
There are five further double bedrooms, one has double doors to a balcony with superb far reaching views, all the bedrooms have wardrobes and attractive outlooks over the gardens.
A well appointed family bathroom comprises a roll top bath, wc pedestal wash basin and separate shower cubicle.
A separate wc with basin completes the accommodation.
The house is approached via a pair of electrically operated wooden gates over a tarmacadam drive providing a turning circle, parking area and leads to the garage with electric up and over door and housing the pool equipment.
The gardens are principally laid to lawn with established and well stocked shaped beds and borders, a variety of trees and shrubs, and outside lighting. A herringbone brick path leading from the drive to the front porch, from here is a timber arbour adorned with established wisteria. To the side and rear is a generous paved terrace which provides an ideal area for al fresco entertaining and where views over the gardens and beyond can be enjoyed. To the rear of the house is the heated swimming pool with an attractive timber summer house. On from here is the fence enclosed tennis court. To one side is a post and rail paddock with a separate road access. In total the area amounts to about 2 acres.
Lapsed planning permission (ref: SE/00/01276/FUL) for the construction of a stable block to comprise two loose boxes and a tack room of timber construction.
View payable Stamp Duty for this property
Tennis court, pool and a paddock for a pony!Richard Smith