THE PROPERTY This impressive 1926 detached family house offers character accommodation with high ceilings, feature staircase, mainly leaded glazed windows and with an abundance of character. Approached through electric gated entry to a gravelled driveway and forecourt with detached garage, and magnificent gardens to front and rear. The property has been significantly extended and enlarged with a substantial snooker/day room with full bar facility ideal for parties and entertaining. There is a recreation suite with indoor heated swimming pool having changing facilities, cloakroom, sauna, and with doors opening directly onto the south facing garden. The property has gas central heating throughout with radiators and with some of the accommodation double glazed. Only by a detailed internal visit to the property can full merits of the accommodation be appreciated.
APPROACH Twin electric gates with intercom system, with gravelled driveway to large parking area for numerous cars, detached double garage, large front garden, and pathway leading to
FRONT PORCH Oak beam surrounding supports, York paving, feature lantern, studded original front door with inset glazing leading into
IMPRESSIVE HALL 18' 3" x 7' 6" (5.56m x 2.29m) A great reception area with coved ceiling, panelling, original oak staircase rising to half landing with feature leaded front window and return staircase to 1st floor landing, original doors leading off, and twin leaded glazed doors opening to dining room.
CLOAKROOM 7' 8" x 7' 9" (2.34m x 2.36m) Accessed from the hallway with steps leading down to the lower level cloakroom, attractively fitted with white suite with high level toilet cistern, matching wall mounted wash hand basin with capstan taps, feature circular front leaded glazed window, burglar alarm keypad.
LOUNGE 25' 6" x 13' 11" (7.77m x 4.24m) A magnificent through room with feature Minster stone fireplace with matching hearth and mantle with inset living flame effect coal gas-fire, front leaded bay window, two feature side leaded windows either side of the chimney breast, rear French doors to garden with attractive view and further matching side windows, coving, ceiling and wall lights.
DINING ROOM 13' 10" x 15' 6" (4.22m x 4.72m) Into bay, an atmospheric room with feature leaded bay window overlooking the rear garden, Minster stone carved fireplace with matching hearth and mantle and open grate, leaded glazed door connecting to the lounge, silk lined ceiling, central ceiling rose and light fitting, concealed serving hatch to kitchen.
SITTING ROOM 11' 8" x 18' 2" (3.57m x 5.55m) Carved stone fireplace feature with matching hearth and mantle, oriel window to front and further front window, coving to ceiling, TV aerial point.
CUSTOM FITTED DINING KITCHEN 22' 11" x 14' 4" (6.99m x 4.37m) Ceramic tiled flooring, custom fitted units with distressed painted finish, granite work surfaces, inset 1 and a 1/2 bowl porcelain sink unit with matching drainer and mixer tap, brick chimney breast feature with inset four oven gas-fired AGA in navy blue, integrated refrigerator, freezer, dishwasher and microwave, quality hand built base and wall units, cupboards, drawers, glazed display cabinets, matching island unit with integrated cupboards, wooden worktop with integrated chopping surface, side granite plinth area. Large custom fitted larder unit with shelves, storage and pull-out vegetable baskets. Contrasting "Welsh" dresser unit with open shelving, cupboards, drawers and storage, ceiling down lighting, windows overlooking the rear garden, glazed door to utility room and further door to day room/snooker room.
UTILITY ROOM 10' 10" x 6' 3" (3.3m x 1.91m) The fittings matching to kitchen being custom built with distressed hand painted finish, granite work surfaces, inset Belfast deep glazed sink, appliance space for automatic washing machine and tumble dryer, tall storage cupboards with shelving, further tall cupboard, wall cupboards, matching tile flooring, window overlooking the rear garden and door leading to outside.
SNOOKER/DAY ROOM 29' 0" x 22' 8" (8.84m x 6.91m) A magnificent room ideal for parties and entertaining, with dado panelling, ceiling down lighting, full-sized billiard/snooker table with overhead lighting and a magnificent full width high quality custom-built bar, the likes of which are few and far between. Twin doors with inset coloured leaded glazed panels lead to the recreation suite.
TILED STAIRCASE HALL Feature tiled surfaces, non-slip steps, feature circular leaded glazed window, access to inner hall and twin glazed doors with feature arched glazed fanlight window above lead into the indoor heated swimming pool.
INNER HALL Matching tile flooring.
CLOAKROOM WC 3' 3" x 3' 10" (0.99m x 1.17m) White suite with low-level WC, wash hand basin, matching tile flooring.
CHANGING ROOM ONE 12' 0" x 4' 0" (3.66m x 1.22m) Matching tiled flooring, provision for shower cubicle, and changing area.
CHANGING ROOM TWO 8' 9" x 3' 10" (2.67m x 1.17m) Matching tiled flooring, provision for shower cubicle, and changing area.
PLANT ROOM 8' 9" x 5' 10" (2.67m x 1.78m) With all the filtration equipment for the heated swimming pool together with wall mounted Keston gas-fired boiler for water heating, and Calorex air filtration/extraction system and purification system to prevent condensation.
SAUNA 6' 7" x 4' 9" (2.01m x 1.45m) Traditional Finnish sauna, pine lined with seating, benching and internal lighting.
INDOOR HEATED POOL 33' 5" x 23' 7" (10.19m x 7.19m) A magnificent indoor heated pool room with fully tiled walls, matching tiled flooring, and limed vaulted pine roof with three exposed matching feature roof trusses, two sets of French doors leading to the south facing garden and patio.
SWIMMING POOL 28' 5" x 14' 8" (8.66m x 4.47m) A magnificent in ground mosaic tiled heated swimming pool with two sets of stainless steel steps, and with a depth of 5' reducing to the shallow end of 3' having a feature dolphin motif within the bottom in mosaic tiling. Integrated music system and speakers.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING 37' 3" x 10' 8" (11.35m x 3.25m) From the entrance hall via the original staircase there is a most impressive landing having a library area, built-in airing cupboard with factory insulated lagged copper cylinder with immersion heater, pump for shower, slatted shelving. Adjoining large closet cupboard and storage. Leaded glazed windows to front, coving and doors leading off.
MASTER BEDROOM 23' 7" x 20' 2" (7.19m x 6.15m) A most impressive room with reducing head heights and of irregular shape, leaded glazed windows to front and rear, ceiling down lighting and door to
ENSUITE BATHROOM 12' 4" x 8' 2" (3.76m x 2.49m) Corner panelled bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin, low-level WC, ceramic tiling to half height, wood effect ceramic tiled flooring, towel rail with radiator, obscure leaded glazed window to front.
DOUBLE BEDROOM TWO 16' 0" x 13' 10" (4.88m x 4.22m) Large rear recessed window area 7' 7" x 4'7" overlooking the rear garden with leaded windows, further window to front, pine washstand vanity unit with inset wash hand basin, cupboard beneath, built-in eaves storage cupboard.
DOUBLE BEDROOM THREE 15' 0" x 10' 9" (4.57m x 3.28m) Leaded glazed window overlooking the rear garden, fitted quality wardrobe furniture with five doors with internal hanging, shelving and drawers. Part glazed doors with internal lining.
DOUBLE BEDROOM FOUR 13' 6" x 12' 8" (4.11m x 3.86m) Leaded glazed window to rear, chimney breast, with two double door quality fitted wardrobes to either side with internal fittings.
SINGLE BEDROOM FIVE 9' 4" x 6' 7" (2.84m x 2.01m) Leaded glazed window to front.
LUXURY BATHROOM 11' 0" x 8' 10" (3.35m x 2.69m) A large attractive bathroom refitted with white quality fittings, the feature of which is a cast-iron ball and claw roll top bath with mixer tap and handheld shower fitting, pedestal wash hand basin, low-level WC, ceramic tiling to half height, separate large walk-in shower cubicle with rain head shower and additional handheld shower attachment, glazed shower screen and drying area, three leaded windows to rear, two wall lights, chrome heated towel rail radiator.
OUTSIDE The property is approached through the electric gated entrance with brick gateposts and intercom and remote opening. Gravel driveway leads to a parking forecourt area and to the detached double garage.
DETACHED DOUBLE GARAGE 20' 0" x 18' 0" (6.1m x 5.49m) Built in matching brick and tile construction with up and over door to front and side windows, roof storage and power and light connected.
FRONT GARDENS The front gardens are attractively laid out principally to lawn, with surrounding laurel and conifer hedging ensuring privacy and seclusion in mind, and approached by stone steps with matching retaining stone walls with inset shrubs, trees and planting.
REAR GARDEN The rear garden is simply laid out similarly to the front with mature trees including copper beech, hedges, and boundaries, crazy paved patio and semi-circular steps leading from the swimming pool and rear of the property. A former rockery and sunken garden conceals a cesspit. The property has a side pedestrian access to rear, and a further wrought iron gate from front to rear garden.
SERVICES The property has all main services apart from mains drainage and has a private drainage system, the cesspit of which is located within the concealed sunken rear garden rockery area.
FIXTURES AND FITTINGS All fixtures and fittings as mentioned in our sales particulars are included; all others are expressly excluded.