Charming extended country family home with equestrian facilities set within superb landscaped gardens on the edge of this popular village within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
Alderwood is a charming country family home with later additions set in an elevated position with views over its own grounds and beyond. The house has been updated and refurbished to a high standard and provides spacious and well presented accommodation benefiting from modern bathroom suites and a bespoke kitchen by Rencraft. The property is in an idyllic setting located on the edge of the village, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and in the Metropolitan Greenbelt. Within the delightful landscaped gardens and grounds is a swimming pool, pool house, stabling, sand school and garaging.
An attractive pitched porch with front door leads to the generous reception hall featuring an attractive stone fireplace with wood burning stove. Stairs rise to the first floor.
The principal reception rooms provide well proportioned entertaining areas and feature attractive stone fireplaces and wood burnings stoves. They comprise a double aspect dining room and triple aspect drawing room with French doors opening to the rear terrace.
There is a triple aspect study with views over the gardens.
The impressive kitchen/breakfast room is open to the dining room and provides an excellent area for family living with direct access to the terrace and gardens. The kitchen is fitted with a comprehensive range of wall and base cupboards by Rencraft, with work surfaces incorporating a double butler sink and extends to provide a breakfast bar. Appliances include a 4 oven oil fired Aga, Neff dishwasher, a microwave and Hotpoint fridge drawers.
There is a well appointed utility room with space for appliances, storage cupboards, work surfaces with a sink and access to outside. The adjoining boot room provides additional storage, a freezer and could be used as a dog room.
Completing the ground floor accommodation is a stylish cloakroom with a storage cupboard.
The spacious first floor landing has an airing cupboard and an outlook to the rear.
The principal bedroom has views to the south, a walk-in wardrobe and well appointed en suite shower room.
There are three further double bedrooms, two of which have wardrobes.
Completing this floor is a modern family bathroom with shower over the bath and access to an eaves storage room.
The house is approached over a gravel carriage driveway which leads to the side where the detached double garage and workshop are located. To the side of this garage is a timber car port.
The post and rail enclosed stable yard comprises 3 stables and a tack room with an adjoining gymnasium/studio. A path leads from the stables to the post and rail enclosed sand school (20m x 40m) and field shelter.
The gardens are a delightful feature of the property providing a wonderful backdrop with views over the paddocks and adjoining countryside. There is a multitude of established beds, well stocked with a variety of shrubs and flowering plants. A paved terrace stretches the width of the house providing excellent areas for al fresco entertaining. There is an ornamental pond with aquatic planting and a timber arbour providing sheltered seating. The paved pool area is enclosed by a wrought iron fence approached via a lich gate with box hedging and raised beds to either side of the timber pool house. The remainder of the garden is laid to lawn interspersed with trees and shrubs including cedar and magnolias. The vegetable garden is located to one side of the stables and comprises a number of raised beds and a greenhouse.
There is a post and rail paddock and an area of woodland. The total area amounts to about 2.8 acres.
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