Detached House   9 bedroom(s)   5 bathroom(s)   6 reception room(s)
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An elegant Regency property arranged around a courtyard, with impressive ancillary buildings that include a former coach house and cottage, situated in an especially discreet location in mature private grounds, within walking distance of the centre of this popular market town. The property displays fine period detailing throughout associated with this period of architecture that includes sash windows, shutters, detailed cornicing, panelling, open fireplaces and beautifully proportioned principal reception rooms.
The principal residence is approached via a canopy supported on Doric columns, with flagstones beneath, with a wide glazed and panelled door flanked by full height fenestrations. The reception hall is particularly inviting and has half height panelling, a wood burner set within a carved surround bordered by glazed twin bookcases with arch tops. Two French doors with a detailed fanlight above access the inner hall, which runs the entire width of the property, and has panelling, detailed cornice and stairs rising to the first floor. A further panelled and glazed door accesses the formal garden via a second canopy with Doric columns.
The drawing room has a dual aspect with views to the garden, panelling, detailed cornice and a delightful fireplace with a marble surround and brass fender. This is flanked by two recessed bookcases with radiused tops and carved detail. Ornate glazed French doors access an octagonal conservatory which gives access to the garden. The dining room is situated on the opposite side off the inner hall to the rear of the property and has a dual aspect with views to the garden. It is panelled, has detailed cornice to the ceiling and ornate French doors to the kitchen/breakfast room. The study is situated to the front elevation of the property, and provides a cosy, less formal family space. It has panelling and cornice, a wood burner on a tiled hearth which provides a focal point, and this is flanked by bookcases with panelled cupboards beneath.
The kitchen/breakfast room is situated to the rear of the property, adjacent to the dining room, making it ideal for large scale entertaining. It has travertine flooring, and is extensively fitted with a range of painted units, which have marble worktops, and has a large central island unit. Integral appliances include a 'Neff' oven and grill, hob, extractor, combi microwave and two fridge/freezers. A Redfyre range cooking range is set within a recess. In addition, there is a walk-in pantry that has marble cold shelves. Beyond is a practical utility room fitted with the same units which have marble worktops, travertine flooring and a range of built-in cupboards.
The cloakroom is adjacent to the utility room and has panelling, oak flooring and a matching period white suite. There is a practical rear lobby with panelling and a tiled floor which has a door to the courtyard. The cellar is accessed from the inner hall, and has brick flooring, and has recently been used as additional office space.
The first floor is accessed via elegant stairs which rise to an impressive galleried landing, which has a roof light, panelling and two laundry cupboards and detailed. The principal suite is formed by two bedrooms, with a bathroom between. The bedroom has a dual aspect via two sash windows giving views to the garden and a door to the bathroom. The bathroom has a marble floor, a vanity unit, bath, and separate shower enclosure. A further door from the bathroom accesses the dressing room, which has two fully fitted walk in wardrobes with hanging space and shelving. The guest suite is a generously proportioned room, and has an en-suite shower room with a matching white suite.
There are three further bedrooms, all of which have sash windows and views to the grounds, pedestal wash hand basins, with two of the rooms having wardrobes. These three bedrooms are served by a lavishly appointed family bath/shower room.
The property is approached via a private drive, with a five-bar gate accessing the courtyard, which is formed by the principal residence, coach house and detached cottage. The detached cottage is situated to the south and the coach house to the west, there is extensive parking for all three properties, with the cottage having a carport, and there is a detached double garage, with store to the side, which serves the principal residence.
The grounds are delightful and provide a high degree of privacy, with established formal gardens, mature trees and lawns. To the rear of the house is box topiary on the westerly elevation with trees to include maple and sycamore, a gravel path flanks the topiary and leads to wooded areas with laurels and eucalyptus trees. To the side of the main house is a large gravel terrace, bordered by a dwarf wall with stone spheres providing a focal point, beyond the dwarf wall are manicured expanses of lawn which abut further wooded areas which have a variety of specimens to include yew, oak, ash and fir.
A York stone path leads to a sunken terrace, which is flanked by a dwarf wall and herbaceous borders, beyond which is an attractive pond, stocked with water lilies and iris. To the north and west is a mature woodland belt, which provides a haven for wildlife, and is stocked with a variety of trees to include beech, lime and holly.
The Coach House
This is a delightful building with a gault brick façade to the front elevation, and it provides exceptionally well-proportioned accommodation, with high ceilings and attractive period detailing throughout. There is a well-appointed kitchen with attractive brick flooring, and integral appliances set within shaker style units. An attractive staircase divides the room and rises to the first floor, and there are large glazed openings to the courtyard at the front, and a door at the rear to garden.
A lobby segregates the sitting room form the kitchen, and has a door to a well-appointed cloakroom, fitted in a period style. The sitting room is charming, with large windows to the front and doors to the rear garden, there is a fireplace with a wood burning stove and there are beams to the ceiling.
The first floor is equally charming, with a particularly impressive bedroom, with part vaulted ceilings and a Velux rooflight, there are a range of built-in wardrobes. The bedroom is served by a well-appointed bath/shower room, adjacent to which is a laundry room with sink and worktop.
The garden at the coach house is a delight, benefiting from a westerly aspect, and being walled on two sides. There is a central lawn, flanked by paving with semi-circular features, and four Italian cypress trees on each corner. There are raised brick herbaceous borders, and beyond a trellis screen is a greenhouse and vegetable garden.
The cottage offers charming accommodation, with attractive Victorian features associated with the era. There is an entrance hall with stairs rising to the first floor and a delightful cast iron range. The kitchen/breakfast room is truly impressive, with wooden flooring, and a range of modern units with integral appliances and a range cooker. A door accesses a conservatory to the rear, which has a door to a courtyard. There is an attractive sitting room which is part panelled and has a dual aspect, a fireplace, and there is a door to the front garden.
The first floor is equally charming and has three bedrooms, one of which has an en-suite, with the remainder being served by a bathroom.
There is a charming partly walled garden which has raised herbaceous borders which provide interest and colour and a yew hedge to the courtyard. There is a sun terrace immediately to the side of the property and a sand stone path leads to the car port.
The two ancillary properties currently generate a rental income for the owners of £1200:00 and £900:00 pcm for the cottage and coach house respectively.
Either property would be perfect for housing dependent relatives or extended family members. Both buildings would be ideal as a home office space, of for those wishing to run a business from home (subject to any required planning consent being sought).
The Coach House has oil fired heating to radiators. The principal residence and cottage have gas fired heating to radiators.
RECEPTION HALL 17' 0" x 12' 9" (5.20m x 3.90m)
INNER HALL 37' 0" x 12' 1" (11.30m x 3.70m)
DRAWING ROOM 17' 6" x 15' 8" (5.35m x 4.80m)
DINING ROOM 18' 2" x 16' 0" (5.56m x 4.90m)
STUDY 17' 4" x 13' 9" (5.30m x 4.20m)
CONSERVATORY 13' 5" x 9' 10" (4.10m x 3.00m)
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 19' 0" x 13' 1" (5.80m x 4.00m)
UTILITY ROOM 10' 5" x 8' 10" (3.20m x 2.70m)
LOBBY 7' 2" x 4' 7" (2.20m x 1.40m)
CELLAR 17' 8" x 7' 2" (5.40m x 2.20m)
GALLERIED LANDING 26' 10" x 10' 9" (8.20m x 3.30m)
PRINCIPAL BEDROOM 19' 2" x 13' 1" (5.85m x 4.00m)
DRESSING ROOM 18' 0" x 16' 0" (5.50m x 4.90m)
GUEST SUITE 18' 4" x 14' 5" (5.60m x 4.40m)
BEDROOM 13' 1" x 12' 3" (4.00m x 3.75m)
BEDROOM 13' 5" x 11' 1" (4.10m x 3.40m)
BEDROOM 12' 9" x 11' 1" (3.90m x 3.40m)
THE COACH HOUSE
SITTING/DINING ROOM 18' 0" x 15' 1" (5.50m x 4.60m)
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 16' 0" x 15' 1" (4.90m x 4.60m)
BEDROOM 28' 10" x 15' 1" (8.81m x 4.60m)
UTILITY ROOM 6' 6" x 4' 11" (2.0m x 1.50m)
SITTING ROOM 18' 0" x 15' 1" (5.50m x 4.60m)
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 16' 0" x 15' 1" (4.90m x 4.6m)
BEDROOM 23' 7" x 15' 1" (7.20m x 4.60m)
LAUNDRY ROOM 8' 6" x 5' 10" (2.60m x 1.80m)
ENTRANCE HALL 11' 5" x 9' 10" (3.50m x 3.00m)
SITTING ROOM 13' 1" x 11' 9" (4.00m x 3.60m)
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 32' 9" x 9' 6" (10.00m x 2.90m)
CONSERVATORY 27' 4" x 6' 6" (8.35m x 2.00m)
BEDROOM 17' 8" x 11' 5" (5.40m x 3.50m)
BEDROOM 13' 9" x 12' 4" (4.20m x 3.77m)
BEDROOM 9' 7" x 9' 6" (2.94m x 2.91m)
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