Fine Alderley Edge villa set privately in landscaped grounds of nearly 0.9 acre
Underwood is one of the finest villas in Alderley Edge. Set privately on The Edge, within mature landscaped grounds of approaching an acre, this magnificent residence dates originally from 1850 and has been carefully crafted to meet contemporary needs and family living.
Featuring many enchanting architectural flourishes from arched shuttered windows to the hexagonal bay tower this a home of immense character and style.
The superbly proportioned accommodation is arranged over four floors and extends to nearly 6500 sq ft including the full height cellars with light wells, a wine cellar with bins and tremendous scope to create a media room.
The two principal reception rooms are connected by pocket sliding doors creating a fantastic entertaining area and the family living room lies off the kitchen and breakfast room. The wonderful entrance porch opens into the hall and the arched theme extends from the windows to the screen of the main staircase,
A butler's pantry, music room/study and a cloakroom with WC complete the main body of the ground floor. Beyond the breakfast room a side hall with front and rear outside doors leads through to the laundry and a good sized double garage with a games room above, accessed via a third staircase.
On the first floor the gallery landing above the main staircase has similar arches to the ground floor hall and leads through to the principal suite with its hexagonal tower, cherry wood fitted dressing room and en suite bathroom. A guest suite lies to the front with its en suite bathroom and the three remaining double bedrooms on this floor flank a house bathroom with a separate bath and shower.
The second staircase leads up to the second floor with a further double bedroom suite and, across the landing, a large home office/games room leading through to a box room/store.
The grounds extend to about 0.871 acre and are south facing to the rear. Offering tremendous privacy and manicured lawns with deep shrubbery borders, specimen trees and a gated gravelled driveway to the front leads to the garage and across the front of the house to the porch. The property is well screened from this quiet cobbled road behind deep profusely stocked borders.
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A magnificent house in a sublime settingMark Holden