- Detached Edwardian residence
- Seven bedrooms, four bathrooms
- Four reception rooms
- Andrew Macintosh kitchen/breakfast room
- Approximately 7072 sq. ft. in all
- Detached one bedroom cottage
- Kitchen Garden
- Heated indoor swimming pool
- Detached garaging and open parking bays
- Grounds totalling approximately 3.5 acres
A sweeping in and out hedged lined driveway leads to the garaging and the front aspect of Woodlands. The main house is set over three floors and has four reception rooms including a garden room. Within the grounds is the cottage and a heated indoor swimming pool. Beyond the formal gardens are two separate fields. These are designated as an orchard and as a garden.
The current owners have made significant improvements to this family home, yet have successfully retained the character throughout. Examples of the Edwardian era include wide panelled doors with brass furniture, oak staircase, picture rails, tiled fireplaces, restored wooden shutters to the ground floor windows and yew flooring in the dining room.
The entrance hall has windows to the front aspect, stairs rise to the first floor and doors open to the drawing room, dining room, family room, kitchen/breakfast room and the cellar. The drawing room is dual aspect with windows overlooking the rear garden and there is an open fire with a wooden mantle and surround. Double wooden doors open into the dining room which is also dual aspect overlooking the gardens. There is an open fire with an ornate wooden mantle and tile surround and a tiled hearth, stripped wooden flooring and a glazed door to the garden room.
The garden room is of brick base with windows overlooking the gardens on three sides and double doors with a stained glass window above opening onto the patio. There is a feature vaulted beamed ceiling and terracotta tiled flooring and windowsills. The family room overlooks the rear garden. A Victorian style cast iron fireplace with inset tiling sits centrally in the room and to both sides of the fireplace there are built in storage cupboards with shelving.
The kitchen overlooks the front garden and is bespoke, fitted with Andrew Macintosh pale blue floor and wall mounted units topped with black granite work surfaces. Integrated appliances include a Neff double oven, microwave, ceramic hob with extractor hood over and dishwasher. There is a freestanding Bosch fridge and freezer and an integrated drinks fridge. The breakfast area has a part glass roof, glazed double doors opening onto the patio and further storage units. From the kitchen, doors open to a cloakroom and a walk in cupboard with hanging and storage. A further door opens to the utility room which is also bespoke and fitted with Andrew Macintosh units. Door lead to the side access and to a cloakroom. There is a Butlers style sink, space for white goods and a boiler cupboard. The cellar has useful storage and has a window to the rear.
The first floor landing overlooks the rear garden and gives access to the bedrooms, family bathroom and the inner hallway to the second floor. The master suite is dual aspect with a walk in bay window overlooking the rear garden and a window to the side. There is a comprehensive range of built in wardrobes with hanging and shelving. The en suite bathroom has a front aspect and is fitted with a Lefroy Brooks five piece white suite. There is a double shower and the bath is inset within a grey Corian surround.
The guest bedroom overlooks the front garden and has a range of built in cupboards with shelving incorporating the airing cupboard and a further built in wardrobe with hanging and shelving. The en suite three piece shower room also has a front aspect. Bedroom three overlooks the rear garden and has two sets of double built in wardrobes. Bedroom four is dual aspect overlooking the front and side gardens. There are two sets of built in double wardrobes and two built in cupboards with shelving. The family bathroom has a rear aspect and a three piece white suite including the original Edwardian basin.
From the inner hallway the staircase rises to the second floor landing which has a window to the rear aspect and doors open to three further bedrooms and a shower room. Bedroom five is currently used as an office with built in storage cupboards and a desk. There are two Velux windows and eaves storage. Bedroom six has a rear aspect and bedroom seven has a front aspect. The shower room has a three piece suite with a window to the front aspect.
The detached cottage is adjacent to the house. This comprises of an entrance hall, sitting room, kitchen, double bedroom and a bathroom. The sitting room has double doors opening onto a patio area and lawn. The kitchen is dual aspect and is fitted with a range of units and integrated appliances including an oven and hob with extractor over, a fridge/freezer and a washing machine. The bedroom is dual aspect overlooking the gardens. There are built in wardrobes with hanging and shelving and a door leads to the four piece bathroom which houses the airing cupboard.
The sweeping in and out driveway leads to the detached garaging and open parking bay complex. The garage has timber doors, power and light. Adjacent to the garage is a large lock up area with significant storage and is ideal for lawn mowers/classic cars. There is a lawned area to the front of the house with mature trees and hedging. The green Hartley greenhouse is surrounded by a low wooden fence and incorporates a raised kitchen garden. Beyond this area is a log store, timber shed with a stable door and a further storage shed.
A brick path from the rear garden leads to the 9.3 metre indoor swimming pool which is housed in a black weather boarded building with a slate tiled roof. The interior is mellow pine with a shower/changing room, cloakroom and filtration plant. Double doors with a stained glass feature window above open onto a terrace.
The mature and well maintained gardens include a Cedar of Lebanon, Weeping Ash and a Tulip tree. Extensive hedging of yew and holly create a private setting and a wide rhododendron hedge makes a colourful backdrop in April and May. There are two separate fields beyond the gardens, one of which is designated as garden and the second field is designated as an orchard. The grounds in all total approximately 3.5 acres.