A particularly broad timber impressive entrance door, with glazed side panels being recessed to provide shelter, gives access through to the internal entrance hallway. This has beautiful parquet flooring, a chandelier point, and a staircase which rises up to the first-floor landing, with feature arch-topped glazed window. A beautiful timber staircase with spindle balustrading also leads down to the lower ground floor level. Twin glazed doors give a spectacular view via the adjoining room out over the property’s gardens and fabulous views over the valley beyond.
4.27m x 3.56m (14'0" x 11'8")
The adjoining room is a continuation of the entrance hallway and is currently used as an impressive dining room. It could also be used as a further sitting room. It has two concealed central heating radiators, a chandelier point, coving to the ceiling, and broad glazing with glazed sliding door giving access out to the upper terrace and gardens beyond. Twin glazed timber doors once again lead through to the sitting room.
3.96m x 6.86m (13'0" x 22'6")
This, with a beautiful minster-style fireplace, is decorated to a high standard, has coving to the ceiling, two chandelier points, two banks of windows giving a large amount of natural light, and lovely views out to the driveway and gardens. There is also a further window to the side. The room has two wall light points and concealed central heating radiators. Across the hallway, through a period internal door, (and all the other doors throughout the home being period in nature), gives access through to the breakfast kitchen.
2.31m x 1.96m (7'7" x 6'5")
3.56m x 4.27m (11'8" x 14'0")
The kitchen area is fitted with a full range of high-quality units, these being to both to the high and low level, and a large array of fabulous features including a huge amount of granite working surfaces with decorative tiled splashbacks, inset one-and-a-half bowl stainless steel sink unit with stylish mixer taps over, and an island unit with granite surface. There is an integrated microwave, drawers, cupboards, and wine racking. There is a concealed central heating radiator, a housing point for an American-style fridge/freezer, integrated dishwasher, and a Smeg stainless steel and glaze-fronted range oven with two warming ovens, six-ring gas hob, and matching stainless steel extractor fan over. There is under-unit lighting, and the room is also fitted with an air conditioning unit.
ADJOINING FAMILY ROOM/SNUG
3.71m x 3.15m (12'2" x 10'4")
2.34m x 4.27m (7'8" x 14'0")
The utility room has a continuation of the fabulous flooring from the kitchen. It is, once again, blessed with a long-distance view down the valley. There is inset spotlighting to the ceiling, coving, a continuation of the high-quality units with granite working surfaces and stainless-steel sink unit, plumbing for an automatic washing machine, provision for a dryer, and a cupboard housing the property’s gas-fired central heating boiler. A doorway gives access to the downstairs w.c.
SIDE ENTRANCE DOOR
The utility room has a side entrance door. This has a covered walkway across to the triple garage/personal door. Therefore, access to the home, without going out into the rain, is easily available.
LOWER GROUND FLOOR LEISURE COMPLEX
From the entrance hallway, a staircase leads down to the lower ground floor, and the staircase leads down to a lower lobby which has ceramic tiled flooring and attractive lighting points. A doorway then leads to a further lobby which has glass-blocked walling and a glazed door. This leads through to the spectacular lower ground-floor level with wonderful swimming pool and other recreational facilities available at this level. The pool is superbly fitted. It has integrated lighting, easy access steps, and a large circular spa jacuzzi. There is a gym and sitting area, changing room, shower room, two storerooms (one being the pump room), wonderful fittings and a particularly pleasing pool. The room is very sizeable and has windows to two sides and, indeed, a bank of four patio doors giving direct access out to the stone-flagged terrace and the gardens beyond. Being exceptionally private, the southerly views over the gardens and the valley really must be viewed to be fully appreciated. The pool room has the option of being used for alternative purposes and could, without much ado, be sub-divided to create a cinema room/snooker room or whatever may be required for the family’s needs.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING
4.80m x 4.88m (15'9" x 16'0")
A beautiful double room with fabulous views overlooking the gardens and beyond. High specification décor, a fabulous bank of inbuilt wardrobes, centrally located dressing table with mirror backcloth and inset spotlighting above, concealed central heating radiator, two wall light points, central ceiling light point, air conditioning unit, and coving to the ceiling.
EN-SUITE BATHROOM TO BEDROOM ONE
3.96m x 1.83m (13'0" x 6'0")
With inset spotlighting, ceramic tiling to the floor, and ceramic tiling to the full ceiling height, the en-suite is fitted with a four-piece suite and comprises of a good-sized shower with chrome fittings, low-level w.c. of Villeroy and Boch manufacture, as is the stylish wash hand basin, and there is a high specification double-ended bath. The room also has an extractor fan, central heating radiator, and shaver socket.
3.25m x 3.56m (10'8" x 11'8")
3.66m x 3.25m (12'0" x 10'8")
2.69m x 3.76m (8'10" x 12'4")
BEDROOM FIVE/GUEST BEDROOM
3.66m x 2.44m (12'0" x 8'0")
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM TO BEDROOM FIVE
1.88m x 2.44m (6'2" x 8'0")
The en-suite is of a good size and is fitted with a three-piece suite comprising of low-level w.c., pedestal wash hand basin, and shower cubicle. There is inset spotlighting to the ceiling, a shaver socket, ceramic tiling to the floor and to the full ceiling height, extractor fan, and obscure glazed window.
2.79m x 2.44m (9'2" x 8'0")
The house bathroom is of a good size and has two obscure glazed windows, inset spotlighting to the ceiling, delightful ceramic tiled flooring, ceramic tiling to the full ceiling height, double-ended high specification bath, low-level w.c., stylish wash hand basin, and corner shower. There is a shaver socket, and an extractor fan.
Off the first-floor landing there is a fold-down high-quality ladder giving access to a good storage loft facility.
The triple garage has a covered walkway giving direct access through to the property itself. It has three automatically operated up-and-over doors, is fitted with power, light and water, and has a personal door to the side. There are also windows to the roadside giving natural light, and the garage has a loft area above.
To the roadside there are pleasant lawned gardens with mature laurel hedging. The view or garden side enjoys a southerly aspect and has a wonderful balance of mature shrubbery and trees, and there is a fabulous lawn, and sitting-out areas. Beneath the garage is a storage area and a virtual full-width terrace with wrought-iron balustrading. It is a fabulous feature and one where views across the valley can be achieved with ease. The gardens have a large amount of external lighting, a lower stone flagged terrace which is partially covered, and with granite cobbles acting as feature pathways. There is a beautiful set of stone steps, these being particularly broad, and giving access down to the lawned gardens, with further gardens beyond. The home has a wonderful carp pond which, of high-quality construction, must be viewed to be fully appreciated. The gardens are exceptionally well contained by high timber fencing and shrubbery and the views over the valley are, quite simply, superb. With a high degree of privacy, this substantial three-storey family home has all of the principal rooms overlooking these wonderful gardens and views beyond.
It should be noted that the property has gas fired central heating, double glazing, and an alarm system. The property is also covered by a security system with camera.
This property is a freehold property.
EPC Rating - C
Council tax band - G