Knights Keep is an impressive unique home designed by the renowned architect Rod Hackney, a nationally recognised member of the riba (Royal Institute of British Architects). Designed and built in late 1970s, located in a highly desirable and sought after position within a short walk of the village centre, the property occupies a magnificent elevated position on the outskirts of Alderley Edge and is set in just under 1 acre of mature grounds with rolling lawns, mature shrubberies, south facing patios abutting local countryside. Knights Keep is approached via electric gates up along a sweeping driveway through the grounds of the property, giving direct access to a triple garage, visitor parking for several vehicles is provided. The generously proportioned flexible accommodation includes circular entrance hallway, entrance vestibule, lounge, bespoke kitchen by Christians Kitchens including marble work surfacing, family/sun room, dining room, fully fitted cinema room, indoor swimming pool with steam/shower room and dressing area, master bedroom suite incorporating Jacuzzi luxury en suite facilities and walk-in dressing room, five further bedrooms, first floor study area, second kitchen and laundry room/utility. The layout is ideal for either a professional couple or family with the main entertaining rooms radiating out from the impressive galleried entrance hall. This attractive house is contstructed with stone dressings, mullioned stone window frames surmounted by a tiled roof. The house is truely breathtaking with well thought out spacious accommodation ideal for 21st century living. The rooms are all expansive in nature with excellent ceiling height. Internally the specification is outstanding.
Pool Complex Room
En Suite Bathroom Area
En Suite Bathroom
Recessed Study Area Vestibule
Front Door With cast iron detail and glazed panels.
Galleried Entrance Hallway Amtico floor covering. A spectacular circular reception hallway with a bespoke oak staircase and balustrade with newal posts, curved handrail and spindles. High ceiling light. Victorian style cast iron radiator. Off entrance hallway through two pillars and archway through to entrance vestibule. Stairs to basement.
Vestibule13'5" x 11'9" (4.1m x 3.58m). Ornate marble fireplace. Decorative coving to ceiling. Double doors with security code through to pool room.
Entertaining Lounge26'6" x 35'6" (8.08m x 10.82m). A splendid triple aspect main reception room having feature marble fireplace inset with living flame gas fire in brass surround. Amtico flooring. Decorative coving. Windows to three aspects giving views over garden with deep display sills. Three detailed Victorian style cast iron radiators. TV aerial connection socket. Bang & Olufsen surround sound system. Fully equipped bar with display shelving and storage and three slim castle style windows and circular down lights and star lights. Square arch through to ...
Family Room24'2" (7.37m) x 11'6" (3.5m) maximum measurement (24'2" (7.37m) x 11'6" (3.5m) maximum measurement). Feature windows and sliding doors ensure this room benefits from plenty of natural light and allows direct access to the decking area and rear garden. Amtico style flooring with under floor heating. TV aerial connection socket. High Velux skylight. Archway through to.
Kitchen15'8" x 18'7" (4.78m x 5.66m). A bespoke kitchen designed by Christians Kitchens incorporating a central island unit with granite work surfaces with up stands. The island houses a stainless steel sink with mixer tap and benefits from power. The kitchen design is a Shaker style with crystal handles. Deep shaped marble work surfacing and tall splash backs with under lighting. Base and eye level units incorporating ample storage. Bang & Olufsen surround sound system. Food preparation area and display space. Double Aga Companion providing eight ring hob and four ovens beneath. Extractor hood with two lights. Fitted dresser style unit incorporating recess for large American style fridge freezer with water cooling system. Integral dishwasher. Detailed Victorian style cast iron radiator. Ceiling down lighters. Wooden door with glass panels through to entrance hallway.
Dining Room24'2" (7.37m) x 14'5" (4.4m) maximum measurement, note irregular shape (24'2" (7.37m) x 14'5" (4.4m) maximum measurement, note irregular shape). A delightful room having the benefit of four windows giving views over the sweeping lawns and well stocked gardens. Amtico floor covering. Detailed marble fireplace. Detailed cast iron Victorian style radiator. Ornate coving to ceiling. Doors to garden. Double glazed hardwood door with glazing through to main entrance hallway.
Cinema/Media Room19'9" x 21'4" (6.02m x 6.5m). Wall fixed furniture with display shelving by Bang & Olufsen incorporating high definition Plasma screen with surround sound. Recessed fire in a modern Swedish design. Wall mounted telephone point with a video entry screen.
Pool Complex Room44'5" (13.54m) x 49'8" (15.14m) maximum (44'5" (13.54m) x 49'8" (15.14m) maximum). Travertine tiled floor with steps down to level deck main pool. Bang & Olufsen surround sound system. Small staircase is in a fashionable brushed stainless steel and tempered glass design. Non-slip floor covering around pool. Stretched ceiling is self cleaning. The pool has a non-slip base. Two sets of double doors to outside.
Spa Room The tiled spa is tiled in a luxurious mosaic style. The spa incorporates steam room, cloaks/WC, wet room with open shower. Glazed doors giving direct access to the rear garden.
Cloakroom Off entrance hallway. Cloaks cupboard with sliding glazed doors providing hanging and shelving space. Windows to two elevations. Pedestal wash hand basin with mono tap. Low level WC. Mosaic half wall tiling.
Staircase to First Floor Landing A magnificent bespoke turned staircase. Galleried landing. Vaulted ceiling. Feature cathedral style window with wrought iron detail. Ornate coving.
Master Suite18'3" x 18'3" (5.56m x 5.56m). Double doors leading to Juliet Balcony to side elevation with wrought iron retainer. Feature luxury spa bath with marble surround and display and storage shelving. Castle style windows. Sunken down lighters with star lights above. Heated towel rail. TV aerial connection socket. Coving to ceiling. Ceiling down lighters with dimmer switch. Through to further bedroom area.
Master Bedroom17'7" x 17'3" (5.36m x 5.26m). This room benefits from windows to three elevation affording fabulous views over the rear garden and beyond. Fitted down lighters. Ornate coving to ceiling. Central heating radiators. TV aerial connection socket. Open archway to ...
Dressing Room16'2" x 8'9" (4.93m x 2.67m). Double glazed window to rear elevation with deep display sill. Ceiling down lighters. Fitted hanging rails and shelving providing superb storage and display space. Door to landing area.
En Suite Bathroom Area With sunken vanity sink unit with mono tap over. Fitted cupboards beneath providing ample storage. Display cabinets with glazed panels with bevelled glass and down lighters over fitted mirror area. Double glazed window to the rear elevation. Ornate radiator cover. Wall mounted hairdryer. Fully tiled walls and floors. Door to further facilities. Bidet. Low level WC and double sized walk-in shower cubicle. Ladder style wall mounted towel rail. Access to loft storage space above.
Bedroom Two23'9" (7.24m) x 20'7" (6.27m) note irregular shape (23'9" (7.24m) x 20'7" (6.27m) note irregular shape). Double doors leading to Juliet balcony. Three further windows ensuring this room has plenty of natural light. Access to loft storage space. Two central heating radiators, one curved. Walk-in dressing room/wardrobe with hanging and shelving rails served by light. Ornate curving to ceiling. Down lighters. Door to ...
En Suite Bathroom Walk-in shower cubicle fitted with wall mounted shower. Vanity sink unit with storage cupboards beneath. Fitted mirror over with over lighting and side cabinet. Wall-mounted hairdryer. Low level WC. Bidet. Curved bath. Three windows giving views over garden and ensuring this room has plenty of natural light. Curved ladder style heated towel rail. Fully tiled to walls and floor. Down lighters.
Bedroom Three23'6" (7.16m) x 14'3" (4.34m) maximum note irregular shape. (23'6" (7.16m) x 14'3" (4.34m) maximum note irregular shape.). The bedroom has five windows giving views over the gardens. Ceiling light point. Central heating radiator.
First Floor Landing Stairs to second floor . Open square archway through to ...
Recessed Study Area Vestibule Ideal is an informal open-plan study area if required. Double glazed window to side elevation. Ceiling light points. Down lighters to study area. Deep storage area.
Second Floor Landing Turned staircase to second floor . Small galleried landing overlooking vestibule area with skylight. Central heating radiator. Deep cupboard providing ample storage for suitcases or similar. Step up to further landing leading to bedroom.
Bedroom Five12'5" (3.78m) x 16'6" (5.03m) maximum (12'5" (3.78m) x 16'6" (5.03m) maximum). Window to rear elevation. Central heating radiator. Ceiling light point. Two wall mounted bedside directional lights. Further ceiling light point.
Bedroom Six14'4" (4.37m) x 6'9" (2.06m) maximum (14'4" (4.37m) x 6'9" (2.06m) maximum). Skylight style window. Central heating radiator. Door to giving access to eaves storage.
W.C. Low level WC and metal circular feature wash hand basin with mono tap over and small display shelf. Skylight window to rear elevation. Central heating radiator.
Shower Room Circular wash hand basin by Duravit with mono tap over. Tiled shower cubicle with fitted wall mounted shower over. Window to rear elevation. Fitted shelving for storage or display. Central heating radiator.
Bedroom Four16'9" (5.1m) x 13'8" (4.17m) maximum, note irregular shape (16'9" (5.1m) x 13'8" (4.17m) maximum, note irregular shape). Step down into bedroom. Double wooden doors to Juliet balcony with cast iron surround. Two windows. Ceiling light point. Vaulted ceiling giving this room an elegant feel, ideal as a guest suite.. Central heating radiator.
Basement Fire door through to inner hallway. Personal door through to garage.
Inner Hallway Radiator with detailed cover. Door through ...
Kitchen10' x 13'2" (3.05m x 4.01m). Fitted with a comprehensive range of base units and single wall mounted unit with glazed display cabinets with a blue pale granite work surface. Single drainer sink unit. Recess for fridge/freezer if required. Kharndine flooring. Radiator. Door through to ...
Utility Room Plumbing for automatic washing machine. Space for tumble drier if required. Airing space. Sunken down lighters. Kharndine style flooring through. Radiator.
Garage28'2" (8.59m) x 28'8" (8.74m) maximum measurements (28'2" (8.59m) x 28'8" (8.74m) maximum measurements). Benefiting from electric up and over door. Two wall mounted Glow Worm micro combination boilers serving domestic hot water and central heating supply. Power and light. Personnel door through to basement area.
Outside Knights Keep is approached through double electric gates having video entry, this leads to a sweeping driveway with parking and turning area to the front of the property an direct access to the garage beneath the living accommodation. The lawns are bordered by mature specimen trees, plants and flowering shrubs providing privacy and a very pleasing back drop to this fine home, full irrigation system. There are mature trees, several Indian stone flagged patio areas and pathways taking full advantage of the well proportioned gardens. The property benefits from a walk way to either side of the house and there is also outside lighting controlled via a Lutron lighting control. All main services are connected. Adt Alarm System, full CCTV coverage and system of property and grounds.
Outside cont There is a decking area off the family room and patio area round the property and pathways. There is a wooden summerhouse and a further flagged patio and children's play area. A further patio area at the top of the garden to take full advantage of the sun all day if required.