The epitome of grandeur in this ever popular location due to ease of commute yet rural setting.
All circa 1.41 acres
paddock circa 0.46 acres (by separate negotiation)
A family home set beautifully in its plot well back from the lane and surrounded by mature well maintained gardens, tennis court and swimming pool.
Approached via the quiet lane of similarly grand properties, metal electronic gates open into the grounds. Upon entering you are immediately struck by the grandeur of the property with a very attractive front elevation with the drive leading to either the original front door or to the side/rear of the property to the detached garage or rear paved courtyard. The property dates back to 1925 with some later editions and set over two floors. No expense has been spared and this becomes apparent as soon as you enter the property. The large solid wooded door at the front opens into the impressive entrance hallway with oak panelled walls, ornate cornicing and decorativeceiling panels, also note worthy the detailing of the carved oak architrave.
A solid oak door leads into the formal drawing room 22’0” x 15’9” having a continuation of the impressive oak panelling and even more impressive cornicing and ceiling panel work. A very large picture window to the front elevation gives good natural light and further stained glass windows to the side elevation. A beautiful carved oak surround with inserted gas fire finishes an exceptional formal drawing room.
Double doors give access into the billiard/games room 29’4” x 18’0” having further oak panelled walls. A lovely light room with French doors to both the rear garden and the swimming pool and terrace and further picture window to the third elevation overlooking the rear courtyard. Having a solid cover for the table this room is ideally suited for those wishing to entertain especially during the summer months. A lobby area leads back to the reception hallway having coat hooks giving an ideal storage option and second entrance to the billiard room.
Dining room 17’0” x 14’9” A formal dining room with the feeling of great opulence with ceiling panels decorated with coats of arms, vine scrolled cornicing, marble fireplace and hearth with timber surround and with feature wall tapestry. Unlike many dining rooms the large bay window creates good natural light.
Sitting room 14’8” x 13’1” An ideal addition to the breakfast kitchen for a growing family. A lovely light room with TV sockets and telephone points and direct access into breakfast kitchen.
Doors from the Sitting Room lead to the china/display pantry Having an array of built in glass front units with further cupboard and drawers below.
Cold store/pantry Having a quarry tiled floor, with large amounts of shelving power and lighting a useful addition to the property. A door from the sitting room leads into the family breakfast kitchen 18’8” x 16’0” (extending to 19’0”) A very warm welcoming room with twin plate gas fired aga, a large picture window with views down the driveway and over the front lawn with sink below. An array of wall and floor mounted units including a centre island with electric hob and storage below. A separately defined breakfast area with half oak panelling currently comfortably housing a six seater table and chairs. A ‘stable’ door leads from this area to the childrens play room, a very useful addition to this family house with French doors giving access to the rear courtyard. A half glazed door from the kitchen area gives access into the utility 10’6” x 9’0” again a very light room with windows to two elevations and a partially glazed door giving access onto the rear driveway. An array of wall and floor mounted units, plumbing for washing machine and separate sink. A door leads into WC, a matching suite comprising of WC and wash hand basin.
A beautifully decorative oak staircase with half landing with window above leads from the reception hallway to the large first floor landing. The first floor landing which is magnificent with a large leaded picture window overlooking the grounds to the front, currently with seating area below and doors that radiate off into:
Master bedroom suite 17’0” (incl wardrobes) x 13’0” A large picture window to the rear elevation with views of the lawned area and tennis court beyond. With further decorative coving to the ceiling and ceiling rose and a full wall of built in wardrobes and dressing table. A door leads into the en-suite bathroom having a window to the rear aspect, a high quality matching suite comprising of roll top bath with hand held shower attachment over, pedestal wash hand basin and WC.
Bedroom 2 15’9” (max) x 10’10” Having a large picture window to the front elevation and further small window to the side. A built in wardrobe with space for bed below and door giving access into en-suite shower room a well presented matching suite comprising of shower, WC and ash hand basin.
Bedroom 3: 14’8” (21’2” max) by 10’10” having a view over the rear garden and further window over the swimming pool terrace, further ornate cornicing and again a lovely light bedroom.
Bedroom 4: 11’7” x 10’8” Another delightful bedroom with an array of fitted furniture completing a perfect childs bedroom.
House bathroom, having been recently refitted this very contemporary styled room does not fall short of the quality shown through the rest of the house. Having a matching bathroom suite comprising of double shower with rain effect shower above, jaquzzi bath, WC and wash basin.
Bedroom 5: 11’3” (max into eaves) x 9’0” With the sloped ceilings a character filled room and a lovely child’s bedroom with walk through access in bedroom 6/dressing room 11’2” x 7’4”, with access only via bedroom 5 this would make an ideal study or dressing room for a growing child.
A large detached garage 31’0” x 18’0” is accessed down the side of the property with remote controlled up and over door, lighting, power and windows to two elevations. Tucked around to the side of the property is the outdoor swimming pool and terrace with Roman styled summer house., there are further lawned areas bound by established borders and plenty of space to create football pitches and safely play hide and seek! At the end of the garden is the tournament standard tennis court only recently laid, further garden stores and access to the paddock located to the side of the property with access also off Broome Lane which can be purchased via separate negotiation.
We are advised the property is freehold (not verified)
We are advised the property has mains drainage
We are advised the property has mains electricity and water
The Paddock is available via separate negotiation and subject to a
restrictive covenant over the construction of any permanent structures on
this land in favour of the current vendor.