An impeccable Grade II Listed period property surrounded by verdant lawns and woodland. This stunning 8 bedroom mansion house oozes an abundance of character and charm with many fabulous traditional and original features. One only needs to step inside to appreciate the magnificence of this superior home.
ENTRANCE A wide glass-panelled door opens into this sensational entrance hall with fabulous, cantilevered sweeping stone staircase and a sensational domed skylight which allows natural light to flood through and provides a fitting introduction to this impressive home. A beautiful wooden door accesses the downstairs cloakroom.
MORNING ROOM A stylish room, perfect for Sunday mornings with fresh coffee and a morning newspaper. Boasting fabulous coved ceilings and beautiful wooden flooring with an eye-catching open fire providing a stunning setting for relaxing. Two original shuttered sash windows frame breathtaking views across the luxuriant grounds.
DRAWING ROOM Another breathtaking room boasting a stylish sash bay window with original wooden shutters, commanding views across the wondrous woodland and the large side lawn. Also benefitting from a high traditional coved ceiling, beautiful wooden flooring and a fabulous fireplace which creates a warm and inviting atmosphere. This is the perfect room for pre-dinner drinks and after-dinner games.
STUDY A generous additional space currently used as a large home office, however, this does offer a very flexible space for many different uses. There is a continuation of the fantastic features here which will not disappoint.
FORMAL DINING ROOM A truly stunning space which will simply take your breath away. Words cannot describe the intricate details of this impeccable room. Many magical memories can be made on those special occasions and one can only imagine what history has been created between these walls.
DINING KITCHEN A spacious dining kitchen, having an abundance of wall and base units with a built-in oven and microwave. The room's main focal point is a fantastic five-door Aga which provides a warm and friendly atmosphere. Also having plumbing for a dishwasher. A sizeable sash window gives beautiful views over the original tennis courts. An archway leads through to the generously sized pantry which could be described as the size of a large kitchen and a further wide door opens to reveal another generously proportioned room, currently used as a utility.
INTERNAL HALL Having an abundance of storage comprising of a large fitted boot cupboard. Here a second staircase, originally for the servants, leads up to the first floor landing.
PLAYROOM, STUDIO OR FURTHER RECEPTION ROOM Another flexible space, having tastefully styled décor with blond wood flooring as well as sizeable sash windows that cascade plenty of natural light.
CELLAR A collection of cellars offer an abundance of additional space for gyms/cinema rooms and workshops, depending on the individual's needs.
FIRST FLOOR - MASTER SUITE A grand master suite which commands stunning views across the grounds as well as having a beautiful traditional high coved ceiling. A door leads to the sizeable dressing room with a further door accessing the luxurious bathroom suite, comprising of a deep sunken double-ended bath, separate step-in shower, 'his and hers' wash basins and low-level WC. This room is tastefully styled with modern décor.
LANDING The landing itself provides a certain sophistication with its sweeping corridors and characterful coving together with a second domed skylight. All is tastefully styled with beautiful panelled cream doors and deep skirting boards. Plenty of storage is given with a shoe cupboard and a walk-in airing cupboard as well as a separate bag cupboard.
BEDROOMS/BATHROOM Having a further seven bedrooms, all very individual in space and size, one of which has an en-suite shower room. The rest are served by a further two house bathrooms, both of these being beautifully presented and comprising of a four-piece suite.
ATTIC LIBRARY The 'piece de resistance' is this remarkable attic. This is currently used as a fabulous library, having exposed stone walls with a feature fireplace and a beautiful sloping beamed ceiling. Tranquility and charm simply ooze from this space. A door opens to the bathroom, comprising of a modern Heritage suite.
THE GROUNDS A sweeping gated driveway reveals this stunning period property with lavish lawned grounds, together with picturesque woodland and paved patios, perfect for al-fresco dining. Also benefitting from a double garage and outhouses with a stable block. The park and woodland are alive with deer, pheasants, badgers and other wildlife. The grounds are planted with specimen trees, bulbs and beds all delightful to behold as the seasons change with space to play, relax and entertain in complete privacy.